KNUST fees 2020/2021: Masters, distance learning, freshmen

KNUST fees 2020/2021: Masters, distance learning, freshmen

There are many reasons to pursue further studies as a graduate. You could be after career prospects or even have the desire to develop a new skill for personal satisfaction. Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) is one of the popular institutions you can think of in such times. Other than offering quality education, the KNUST fees structure is also reasonably priced for both full time and part-time learning.

KNUST fees

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KNUST was established in 1951. It offers a total of 21,285 undergraduate courses and 2,306 postgraduate programs across all its campuses and affiliate schools. Here is the KNUST fees schedule for masters, distance learning, and freshman.

KNUST fees for freshmen

As a new local student to the institution, you will be required to shell out the following amounts for the specified programs.

1. Master of Science, Arts, Fine Arts, MBA, and Public Health

  • Social Sciences, Publishing Studies, Biochemistry. and Biotechnology, Optometry, Environmental Science - GHC. 5,419.05
  • Chemistry, Pharmacy, Medicine, Biology - GHC. 6,775.25
  • Computer Science, Mathematics, Actuarial Science, Climate Science, Statistics, Physics - GHC. 5,419.05
  • Art, Architecture, Land Economy, Planning, Agriculture, Natural Resource, Medical Laboratory - GHC. 5,419.05
  • Engineering GHC. 6,040.05
  • Health Service Planning and Management, Health Education and Promotion, Population and Reproductive Health - GHC. 13,075.00
  • MSc. Transportation Planning, Facilities Management. - GHC. 15,673.13
  • Construction Management, Procurement Management - GHC. 19,141.00
  • Economics - GHC. 10,228.00
  • LLM. LAW - GHC. 14,612.00
  • MSc. Finance, Accounting, and Finance - GHC. 14,665.00
  • Business - MBA (Full Time) - GHC. 7,763.00
  • Business - MBA (Top-Up, Part-time, Weekend, Obuasi) - GHC. 8,863.00
  • Business - MSc. (All Areas of Specialisation) - GHC. 14,665.00

Weekend programmes in the Department of Planning offered under this category include:

  • Planning, Development Studies, Development Policy and Planning, Development Planning and Management - GHC. 15,673.13

2. Master by Research (MPhil)

  • Social Sciences, Publishing Studies - GHC. 5,419.05
  • Science (Biochemistry. and Biotechnology, Optometry, Environmental Science, Chemistry, Pharmacy, Medicine, Biology) - GHC. 6,775.25
  • Science (Computer Science, Mathematics, Actuarial Science, Climate Science, Statistics, Physics - GHC. 5,419.05
  • Art, Architecture, Land Economy, BT, Agriculture, Natural Resources, Medical Laboratory - GHC. 5,419.05
  • Human Anatomy and Cell Biology - GHC. 8,000.00
  • Human Anatomy and Forensic Science - GHC. 8,000.00
  • Mortuary Science and Management. - GHC. 8,650.00
  • Health Service Planning and Management, Health Education and Promotion, Population and Reproductive Health - GHC. 13,075.00
  • Engineering - GHC. 6,240.05
  • Business - (All Areas of Specialisation, Logistics) - GHC. 8,811.05
  • Textile and Fashion Design Technology. - GHC. 8,003.00
KNUST fees

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Weekend programmes in the Department of Planning in this category include;

  • Planning, Development Studies, Development Policy and Planning, Development Planning and Management. - GHC. 15,673.13

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3. KNUST postgraduate fees for freshmen

  • Social Sciences, Publishing Studies - GHC. 6,553.05
  • Science (Biochemistry and Biotechnology, Optometry, Environmental Science, Chemistry, Pharmacy, Medicine, Biology) - GHC. 8,099.05
  • Science (Computer Science, Mathematics, Actuarial Science, Climate Science, Statistics, Physics - GHC. 6,820.05
  • Art, Architecture, Land Economy, BT., Agriculture, Natural Resources, Medical Laboratory - GHC. 6,820.05
  • Planning, Development Studies - GHC. 16,180.00
  • Textile and Fashion Design Technology. - GHC. 15,000.05
  • Construction Management., Procurement Management. - GHC. 11,141.00
  • Health Service Planning and Management, Health Education and Promotion, Population and Reproductive Health - GHC. 13,468.00
  • Engineering - GHC. 7,653.05
  • Public Health - GHC. 16,180.13
  • Business - GHC. 18,000.00
  • Business(DBA) - GHC. 18,000.00

Other than the above, you will also be required to pay the cost of chest x-ray examination at the KNUST Hospital.

KNUST graduate school fees for continuing students

You will shell out the following according to the programme you are undertaking:

1. Master of Science, Arts, Fine Arts, and MBA

  • Social Sciences, Publishing Studies - GHC. 5,322.45
  • Biochemistry and Biotechnology, Optometry, Environmental Science, Chemistry, Pharmacy, Medicine, Biology - GHC. 6,678.65
  • Computer Science, Mathematics, Actuarial Science, Climate Science, Statistics, Physics - GHC. 5,673.45
  • Art, Architecture, Land Economy, Planning, BT., Agriculture, Natural Resources, Medical Laboratory, Law (LLM) - GHC. 5,673.45
  • Engineering - GHC. 6,294.45
  • Business - MBA (Full Time) - GHC. 7,113.45

2. MPHIL

  • Social Sciences, Publishing Studies - GHC. 4,221.45
  • Science (Biochemistry and Biotechnology, Optometry, Environmental Science, Chemistry, Pharmacy, Medicine, Biology) - GHC. 5,272.45
  • Science (Computer Science, Maths, Actuarial Science, Climate Science, Statistics, Physics - GHC. 4,823.45
  • Art, Architecture, Land Economy, BT., Agriculture, Natural Resources, Medical Laboratory - GHC. 4,823.45
  • Health Service Planning and Management, Health Education and Promotion, Population and Reproductive Health - GHC. 4,321.45
  • Engineering 4,823.45
  • Business - (All Areas of Specialisation, Logistics) - GHC. 7,113.45
  • Human Anatomy and Cell Biology - GHC. 7,945.40
  • Human Anatomy and Forensic Science - GHC. 7,945.40
  • Mortuary Science and Management - GHC. 8,500.00

3. Postgraduate PhD

  • Social Sciences, Publishing Studies - GHC. 5,404.45
  • Biochemistry and Biotechnology, Optometry, Environmental Science Chemistry, Pharmacy, Medicine, Biology) - GHC. 6,742.45
  • Computer Science, Mathematics, Actuarial Science, Climate Science, Statistics, Physics - GHC. 5,693.45
  • Art, Architecture, Land Economy, BT, Agriculture, Natural Resources, Medical Laboratory - GHC. 5,693.45
  • Engineering - GHC. 6,294.45
  • Social Sciences, Publishing Studies - GHC. 6,454.45
  • Science (Biochemistry and Biotechnology, Optometry, Environmental Science, Chemistry, Pharmacy, Medicine, Biology) - GHC. 6,742.45
  • Science (Computer Science, Mathematics, Actuarial Science, Climate Science, Statistics, Physics - GHC. 5,693.45
  • Art, Architecture, Land Economy, BT, Agriculture, Natural Resources, Medical Laboratory - GHC. 5,693.45
  • Planning, Development Studies - GHC. 16,083.45
  • Textile and Fashion Design Technology - GHC. 4,903.45
  • Construction Management, Procurement Management - GHC. 13,564.45
  • Engineering - GHC. 7,556.45
  • Public Health - GHC. 16,083.58
  • Business - GHC. 17,903.45
  • Business(DBA) - GHC. 17,903.45

KNUST graduate school fees for international freshmen

New students from other countries are supposed to pay the following amounts:

1. PhD students

  • Social Sciences, Publishing Studies - USD. 5,301.90
  • Science (Computer Science, Biotechnology, Optometry, Mathematics, Environmental Science, Chemistry, Actuarial, Meteo, Statistics, Physics) - USD. 5,811.90
  • Art, Architecture, Land Economy, Planning, BT., Agriculture, Natural Resources, Medical Laboratory, Nursing, Biology, Biochemistry - USD. 5,726.90
  • Engineering - USD. 7,001.90
  • Pharmacy - USD. 5,811.90
  • Business - USD. 7,001.90

2. KNUST masters’ programme fees for science students

  • Social Sciences, Publishing Studies - USD. 5,349.90
  • Science (Computer Science, Biotechnology, Optometry, Mathematics, Environmental Science, Chemistry, Actuarial, Meteo, Statistics, Physics) - USD. 5,349.90
  • Art, Architecture, Land Economy, Planning, BT., Agriculture, Natural Resources, Medical Laboratory, Nursing, Biology, Biochemistry - USD. 5,264.90
  • Construction, Procurement, Project Management - USD. 6,539.90
  • Engineering - USD. 6,539.90
  • Pharmacy - USD. 5,349.90
  • Business - USD. 6,539.90

3. MPHIL

  • Social Sciences, Publishing Studies - USD. 5,359.40
  • Science (Computer Science, Biotechnology, Optometry, Mathematics, Environmental Science, Chemistry, Actuarial, Meteo, Statistics, Physics) - USD. 5,444.40
  • Art, Architecture, Land Economy, Planning, BT., Agriculture, Natural Resources, Medical Laboratory, Nursing, Biology, Biochemistry - USD. 5,359.40
  • Construction, Procurement Management - USD. 5,359.40
  • Engineering - USD. 6,634.40
  • Pharmacy - USD. 5,444.40
  • Business - USD. 6,634.40

Other than the above, you should also pay residential charges as follows:

  • 2 in 1 Room - USD. 1,300.00
  • 2 in 2 Room - USD. 1,200.00
  • 3 in 1 Room - USD. 1,100.00

KNUST fees for continuing international students

International scholars reporting will pay the following amounts:

1. Master of Science

  • Social Sciences, Publishing Studies - USD. 4,757.35
  • Science (Computer Sc., Biotechnology, Optometry, Mathematics, Environmental Science, Chemistry, Actuarial, Meteo, Statistics, Physics) - USD. 4,757.35
  • Art, Architecture, Land Economy, Planning, BT., Agriculture, Natural Resources, Medical Laboratory, Nursing, Biology, Biochemistry - USD. 4,672.35
  • Engineering - USD. 5,947.35
  • Pharmacy - USD. 4,757.35
  • Business - USD. 5,947.35

2. Master of Research

  • Social Sciences, Publishing Studies - USD. 4,766.85
  • Science (Computer Sc., Biotechnology, Optometry, Mathematics, Environmental Science, Chemistry, Actuarial, Meteo, Statistics, Physics) - USD. 4,851.85
  • Art, Architecture, Land Economy, Planning, BT., Agriculture, Natural Resources, Medical Laboratory, Nursing, Biology, Biochemistry - USD. 4,766.85
  • Construction, Procurement Management - USD. 4,766.85
  • Engineering - USD. 6,041.85
  • Pharmacy - USD. 4,851.85
  • Business - USD. 6,041.85

3. Postgraduate PhD

  • Social Sciences, Publishing Studies - USD. 4,709.35
  • Science (Computer Sc., Biotechnology, Optometry, Mathematics, Environmental Science, Chemistry, Actuarial, Meteo, Statistics, Physics) - USD. 5,219.35
  • Art, Architecture, Land Economy, Planning, BT., Agriculture, Natural Resources, Medical Laboratory, Nursing, Biology, Biochemistry - USD. 5,134.35
  • Engineering - USD. 5,134.35
  • Pharmacy - USD. 5,219.35
  • Business - USD. 6,409.35

Accommodation charges are as follows:

  • For 2 in 1 room - USD. 1,300.00
  • 2 in 2 room - USD. 1,200.00
  • 3 in 1 room - USD. 1,100.00

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KNUST fees for distance learning students

KNUST fees

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Only a few courses are offered in the postgraduate distance learning school. They include the following together with their respective fees:

  • MSc. Security and Justice Administration - GHC. 14,000
  • MSc. Procurement and Supply Chain Management - GHC. 14,000
  • MSc. Logistics and Supply Chain Management - GHC. 14,000
  • M.Phil. Logistics and Supply Chain 1 - GHC. 14,000
  • M.Phil. Logistics and Supply Chain 2 - GHC. 5,000
  • MSc. Project Management - GHC. 16,000
  • MSc. Information Tech - GHC. 14,000
  • MSc. Industrial Math - GHC. 12,520
  • MSc. Industrial Finance and Investment - GHC. 14,000
  • M.Phil. Industrial Finance Year 1 - GHC. 14,000
  • M.Phil. Industrial Finance Year 2 - GHC. 5,000
  • MSc. Accounting and Finance - GHC. 14,000
  • MSc. Technology Management and Entrepreneurship - GHC. 12,573
  • MSc. Tourism and Hosp. Management - GHC. 14,000
  • MSc. Health Informatics Year 1 - GHC. 8,000
  • MSc. Health Informatics Year 2 - GHC. 6,000
  • MSc. Forensic Science - GHC. 14,000
  • MSc. Food Quality Management, - GHC. 14,000
  • MSc. Environmental Science - GHC. 14,000
  • MSc. Educational Innovation - GHC. 13,000
  • MSc. Economics - GHC. 14,000
  • MSc. Development Management - GHC. 14,000
  • MSc. Business Consulting and ERM - GHC. 14,000
  • M.Phil. Business Consulting and ERM Year 1 - GHC. 14,000
  • M.Phil. Business Consulting and ERM Year 2 - GHC. 5,000
  • MSc. Applied Statistics - GHC. 14,000
  • MSc. Actuarial Science - GHC. 12,570
  • MBA International Bus Year 1 - GHC. 8,000
  • MBA International Bus Year 2 - GHC. 6,000
  • MBA Top Up (One Year) - GHC. 8,952
  • Master of Public Admin (MPA) - GHC. 14,000
  • Ma. Sociology - GHC. 14,000
  • MSc. Agribusiness - GHC. 14,000
  • M. Education - GHC. 13,000
  • MSc. Insurance and Bus Continuity - GHC. 14,000
  • MSc. Funds and Portfolio Management - GHC. 12,643
  • MSc. Strategic Management and Leadership - GHC. 14,000
  • MSc. Energy and Sustainable Management - GHC. 14,000
  • CEMBA/PA Year 1 - GHC. 8,000
  • CEMBA/PA Year 2 - GHC. 6,000
  • MSc. Human Nutrition Year 1 - GHC. 8,000
  • MSc. Human Nutrition Year 2 - GHC. 6,000
  • M.Phil. Post Harvest Year 1 - GHC. 8,000
  • M.Phil. Post-Harvest Year 2 - GHC. 6,000
  • MSc. Mechanical Engineering - GHC. 14,000
  • MENG Programmes - GHC. 14,000
  • MSc. Development Finance - GHC. 14,000
  • MSc. Cyber Security and Digital Forensics - GHC. 15,000
  • MSc. Management and Human Resource Strategy - GHC. 14,000
  • MSc. Marketing - GHC.14,000
  • MSc. Environmental Resource Management - GHC. 14,000
  • M.Phil. Business and Management - GHC. 16,000
  • MSc. Planning Monitoring and Evaluation - GHC. 14,000

Additionally, a commitment fee of GHC. 5000 is payable within 14 days of acceptance to secure admission and register. This is a part of the total payable fees. You should have paid for a minimum of 70% of your respective course charges before taking any exam.

KNUST fees payment details

You can deposit the required amounts using any of the following information:

Local students

Pay your fees in the KNUST main fees collection account in any of the following:

  • GCB Bank
  • ECOBANK
  • Republic Bank
  • UBA Bank
  • CAL Bank
  • Consolidated Bank
  • Barclays Bank
  • GT Bank
  • Standard Chartered Bank
  • Ghana Post

International students

  • A bank wire should be done using the following details:

Ghana Commercial Bank LTD

  • Account name: KNUST FOREX ACCOUNT
  • Account number: 6031620000208
  • Swift code: GHCBGHAC

UBA

  • Account name: KNUST MAIN COLLECTION A/C
  • Account number: 02008315903213
  • Swift code: STBGHAC

ECOBANK

  • Account name: KNUST FOREIGN STUDENTS USD COLLECTION ACCOUNT
  • Account number: 2441001525280
  • Swift code: ECOCGHAC

Ghana International Commercial Bank

  • Account number for USD: 4158-01-000119 8: 102
  • Account number for GBP: 4056-01-0001198: 101

KUST contacts

KNUST fees

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For any inquiries or uncertainties, reach out via the following regional offices:

Kumasi

  • Location: Hayford Building
  • Phone 1: 0204743271
  • Phone 2: 0245077483
  • Phone 3: 0509314350
  • Phone 4: 0279857058

Accra

  • Location: Old KNUST Guest House near ECOBANK HQ or KNUST City Campus
  • Phone 1: 0500482875
  • Phone 2: 0546924824.

VRA Academy

  • Location: Akuse
  • Alfred Okang: 00208802435

The College Of Energy And Natural Resources

  • Location: Sunyani
  • Mr Alfred Appiah: 0500482877

Techiman Baccsod

  • Mr Toura: 020 578 2024

Ho Technical University

  • Location: Volta Region
  • Mr Stephen Gbena: 050 048 2873

Takoradi City Campus

  • Location: Kansawrodo
  • Mr E. Opintan-Baah: 0500482883

Koforidua

  • Location: Ghana Highway Authority
  • Mrs Fidelia Teayo Akumiah: 0209377707

Tamale Technical University

  • Dr Abubakari Abdul-Razak: 0500482879

Bolgatanga

  • Location: Bolga Secondary School
  • Mr Mukasa Zoogah: 0500482880 or 0208288666

Jihann Training College

  • Location: WA
  • Mr Dominic Wanaa: 0500482878

Cape Coast Tech University

  • Location: Cape Coast
  • Mr K. A. Simpson: 0500482882

KNUST fees structure is relatively cheap compared to the quality of education you will enjoy as a part-time, full time or distance learning student. This allows you to easily advance your industry credibility and expertise in the current evolving workforce.

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