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Kumasi Technical University Introduces Four New Bachelor of Technology Programmes

Kumasi Technical University has introuced four new programmes. These programmes are as follows:

  1. Bachelor of Technology in Mechanical Engineering (Options in Automotive Engineering, Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Metallurgy and Materials Engineering, and Plant Engineering)
  2. Bachelor of Technology in Chemical Engineering
  3. Bachelor of Technology in Computer Technology
  4. Bachelor of Technology in Oil & Gas Engineering

i. Bachelor of Technology in Mechanical Engineering

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

a. W ASSCE/SSSCE Candidates
Credit passes (A1-C6/A-D respectively) in six (6) subjects comprising credit passes in three (3) core subjects: Core English Language, Core Mathematics and Integrated Science plus credit passes in three (3) of the following subjects: elective Mathematics, Physics, Technical Drawing, Engineering Science, Chemistry, Metal Work, Auto Mechanic, Basic Electronics and Applied Electricity with aggregate 36/24 or better in the relevant area of study. OR.

b. Advanced Level Applicants
Five (5) credit passes at O’Level including English and Mathematics, plus, passes at ‘A’ in two (2) of the following subjects: Pure Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics. Such candidates will be admitted to year one (1) of the programme.

c. Technical School Applicants
Credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Integrated Science plus credit passes in paper I and paper II in any of the following areas:
Mechanical Engineering Craft Practice, Industrial Mechanics, Advanced Welding, Auto Mechanics, Heavy Duty, Refrigeration, and Agricultural Engineering. Such candidates will be admitted to year one (1) of the programme.

d. Mature Applicants
i. The applicant must be at least 25 years old and show proof of age with birth certificate or any legitimate documentary proof of date of birth which is at least five (5) years old at the time of application.

ii. Must have two (2) years professional experience (A letter from employer is required).

iii. Must pass an entrance exams conducted by the Department.

iv. Such candidates will be admitted to year one (1) of the programme.

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e. HND Applicants
i. Applicants must have graduated with a Higher National Diploma (HND) in Mechanical Engineering with at least Second Class (Lower Division), and
ii. The applicant must have acquired a two-year post-HND qualification with relevant working experience at the time of submitting the application forms,
iii. Should pass an interview to be conducted by the Department.
iv. Such applicants will be admitted to year three (3) of the programme.

f. MVT 3, MET 3 and Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Part 3 Technicians Certificate Holders
i. Applicants must have acquired Motor Vehicle Technicians Part 3 (MVT 3) or Mechanical Engineering Technicians Part 3 (MET 3), Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Part 3, Certificate of London City & Guilds/Ghana Education Service (Technical Examinations Unit) and

ii. The applicant must have acquired a one-year post MVT/MET 3 and Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Part 3, qualification working experience in a recognised garage or related industry at the time of submitting the application forms and

iii. Must undergo a one (1) semester bridging programme and pass all the bridging courses with an average score of at least 50%.

iv. They will be admitted to year three (3) of the programme after the bridging programme.

g. Diploma in Mechanical Engineering Holders
i. Applicants must have graduated with a Diploma in Mechanical Engineering with at least second class lower division, and
ii. The applicant must have acquired a one-year post-Advanced Diploma qualification with relevant working experience at the time of submitting the application forms,
iii. Should pass an interview to be conducted by the Department.
iv. They will be admitted to year two (2) of the programme.

h. Foreign or International Students
All foreign qualifications will be referred to National Accreditation Board (NAB) for determination of equivalences and eligibility for admission.
Please Note: HND, MET 3, and MVT 3, will join year three (3) of the programme as top-up.
Diploma in Mechanical Engineering will join in year two (2) of the programme.


ii. Bachelor of Technology in Chemical Engineering

Entry Requirements

a. W ASSCE/SSSCE Candidates
Candidates with Credit passes (A1-C6/A-D) in six (6) subjects comprising three (3) core subjects: English Language, Core
Mathematics and Integrated Science plus a minimum of (C6/D) in three (3) elective subjects which include Chemistry, Elective Mathematics and any other science based elective subject such as Physics.

b. GCE ‘O’ Level / ‘A’ Level
GCE ‘O’ Level credit passes in five (5) subjects including English, Mathematics and Chemistry plus three (3) passes in GCE ‘A’ Level Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics.

c. Mature Applicants
i. Must be at least twenty-five (25) years old.
ii. Must have at least four (4) credits and two (2) passes (with science background).
iii. Must have at least five (5) years working experience in chemical and allied industry.
iv. Must pass written aptitude test (English Language, Mathematics,General Knowledge), and an interview.

d. HND Applicants
i. HND Chemical Engineering applicants with a minimum of one (1) year post-graduation industrial experience will be admitted at third year.
ii. HND Chemical Engineering applicants with first class and second class upper honours may be exempted from interview. All applicants with second class lower and pass will have to pass an interview.
iii. Applicants with other Engineering and Chemistry backgrounds would be required to take relevant Chemical Engineering and Chemistry courses as prerequisites.

e. Transfer from other sister Institution
Students who might have completed certain competencies in other institutions may be allowed to join the programme at a level to be determined by the department board.

f. Foreign Applicants
Foreign applicants with foreign certificates will be referred to National Accreditation Board for determination of equivalences and eligibility of
certificates.


III. BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY IN COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY

Entry Requirements

a. WASSCE/SSSCE Candidates
Credit passes (A1-C6/A-D) in three (3) core subjects including Core English Language, Core Mathematics and Integrated Science/Social Studies plus credit passes in three (3) elective subjects, namely Elective Mathematics, Physics and any other elective subjects.

b. Other Certificates and Diploma Applicants
i. Five (5) GCE ‘O’ Level credit passes including English Language and Mathematics plus at least two (2) GCE ‘A’ level passes.
ii. NAB accredited holders of Diploma in Information Technology, Hardware and Networking or Web Application and Database Management related field from an accredited institution. These applicants will be admitted at year two.

c. Mature Applicants
i. Applicants must be 25 years old with legitimate documentary proof. Mature applicants will be admitted at year one.
ii. Must have two (2) years working experience (A letter from the employer is required).
iii. Must pass a written examination in English language and Mathematics conducted by the University or pass an interview.

d. The following category may join in the third year
i. Higher National Diploma or Higher Diploma in Computer Science or Information Technology or equivalent area with second class lower division or higher from a recognised Institution.
ii. A pass in Higher National Diploma or Higher Diploma in Computer Science or Information Technology or equivalent area with two (2) years working experience. (A letter from the employer is required).

e. The following category may join in year two
A pass in Higher National Diploma or Higher Diploma in Computer Science or Information Technology or equivalent area without the
required work experience

f. Transfers
i. The applicant should provide his transcript or statement of results, to check the course he/she has done. He may be required to take additional courses and be placed at the appropriate level or year.
ii. For international applicant, qualifications will be referred to NAB for determination.


ix. Bachelor of Technology in Oil and Gas Engineering

Entry Requirements

a. WASSCE/SSSCE Candidates
Credit passes (A1-C6/A-D) in three (3) core subjects including Core English Language, Core Mathematics and Integrated Science plus credit passes in three (3) elective subjects namely Elective Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.

b. Mature Applicants
i. Applicants must be twenty-five 25 years old with legitimate documentary proof.
ii. Have at least four (4) credits and two (2) passes (with science background).
iii. Five (5) years experience in an oil/gas company.
iv. Pass written aptitude test (English Language, Mathematics, General Knowledge), and an interview.

c. Foreign Applicants
Foreign applicants from accredited/recognised institutions with equivalent qualifications will be considered for admission.

d. International Baccalaureate
Applicants with international Baccalaureate in science are eligible to apply. Such applicants must also possess a proficiency certificate in English. Please note that all certificates should be translated into English.

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