Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the following programmes:

  1. A) BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY PROGRAMMES


  1. Bachelor of Technology in Accounting (2 years Top-Up Programme)
  2. Bachelor of Technology in Procurement and Supply Chain Management (2 years Top-Up Programme)
  3. Bachelor of Secretaryship and Management Studies (2 years Top Programme)
  4. Bachelor of Technology in Marketing (18 Months Top-Up Programme)
  5. Bachelor of Technology in Automotive Engineering (2 years Top-Up Programme)
  6. Bachelor of Technology in Civil Engineering (2 years Top-Up Programme)
  7. Bachelor of Technology in Renewable Energy Systems Engineering (2 years Top-Up Programme)

Options:

  • Wind Energy Technology
  • Mini-Hydro Energy Technology
  • Solar Energy Technology
  • Bioenergy Technology
  1. 8. Bachelor of Technology in Telecommunication Engineering (2 years Top-Up Programme)
  2. Bachelor of Technology in Mechanical Engineering (2 years Top-Up Programme)

Options:

  • Plant
  • Production
  1. Bachelor of Technology in Building Technology (2 years Top-Up Programme)
  2. Bachelor of Technology in Applied Statistics (Financial Statistics option) 2 years Top-Up programme (in collaboration with Kumasi Technical University
  3. Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (2 years Top-Up programme) (in collaboration with Valley View University)
  4. Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (2 years Top-Up programme) (in collaboration with Valley View University)

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY PROGRAMMES

(I) BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY (B.TECH) IN ACCOUNTING – (2 YEARS TOP-UP PROGRAMME)

  1. Graduates of Higher National Diploma (HND) in Accounting and students transferring from similar programmes run at other accredited/recognized institutions with a minimum of Second (2nd) Class Lower Division plus at least one (1) year working experience. OR
  2. Applicants with Level II qualification of ICA-Gh and ACCA Foundation (F1 to F9) or CIMA Level II examinations. OR

iii. HND Graduates with passes lower than the minimum Second (2nd) Class Lower Division requirement indicated above but have worked in relevant fields for at least one (1) year may apply. Such applicants will be admitted based on interview performance. OR

  1. HND graduates from other fields or disciplines with a qualification lower than the minimum Second (2nd) Class Lower Division requirement with at least one (1) year working experience in accounting related fields.

 

(II)  B.TECH. IN PROCUREMENT AND SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT – (2 YEARS TOP-UP PROGRAMME)

  1. HND graduates in Purchasing and Supply, HND Building Technology and students transferring from similar programmes run at other accredited institutions with a minimum of Second (2nd) Class Lower Division plus at least one (1) year working experience. Or
  2. Applicants with Level 4 Foundation Diploma of Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply (CIPS-UK) qualifications or equivalent of Chartered Institute of Builders, UK may apply. Or
  • HND graduates with passes lower than the minimum 2nd Class Lower Division requirement indicated above but have worked in relevant fields for at least one (1) year may apply. Such applicants will be admitted based on interview performance. Or
  1. HND graduates from other fields or disciplines with a qualification not lower than the minimum 2nd Class Lower Division requirement with at least one (1) year working experience in procurement related fields.

 

(III) BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY (B.TECH) IN SECRETARYSHIP AND MANAGEMENT STUDIES – (2 YEARS TOP-UP PROGRAMME)

  1. Graduates of Higher National Diploma (HND) in Secretaryship and Management Studies and students transferring from similar programmes run at other accredited/recognized institutions with minimum of Second (2nd) Class Lower Division plus at least one (1) year relevant post qualification experience in the relevant field. Or
  2. Applicants with Private Secretaryship Certificate who have one (1) year working experience in secretarial field shall be admitted after passing a qualifying examination. Or
  • Applicants with level one (1) qualification of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA) qualifying examinations. Such applicants (ICSA applicants) shall be admitted based on an entrance examination and interview performance. Or
  1. HND Secretaryship and Management Studies graduates with passes lower than the minimum Second (2nd) Class Lower Division requirement indicated above but have worked in relevant fields for at least two (2) years may apply. Such applicants will be admitted based on interview performance. Or
  2. Other HND graduates from other related fields of disciplines with a qualification lower than the minimum Second (2nd) Class Lower Division with at least five (5) years working experience in Secretaryship related fields. Such applicants shall be admitted based on interview performance.

 

(IV) BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY (B.TECH) IN MARKETING– (18 MONTHS TOP-UP   PROGRAMME)

  1. HND graduates in Marketing, and students transferring from similar/related programmes run at other accredited institutions with a minimum of Second (2nd) Class Lower Division plus at least one (1) year working experience. Or
  2. Applicants with professional Diploma from CIM (UK/Ghana) Or
  • HND graduates with passes lower than the minimum 2nd Class Lower Division requirement indicated above but have worked in relevant fields for at least one (1) year may apply. Such applicants will be admitted based on interview performance. Or
  1. HND graduates from other fields or disciplines with a qualification not lower than the minimum 2nd Class Lower Division requirement with at least one (1) year working experience in Marketing related fields.

 

(V)    BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY IN AUTOMOTIVE ENGINEERING – (2 YEARS TOP-UP PROGRAMME)

  1. HND Automotive Engineering, HND Mechanical Engineering (Plant and Production Options) with at least Second (2nd) Class Lower Division plus a minimum of one (1) year post-HND relevant industrial experience in an automobile or related field. Or
  2. KNUST Diploma plus a minimum of one (1) year post-Diploma relevant industrial experience in an automobile or related field.

iii. City and Guilds of London Institute (Part III)

  1. Motor Vehicle Technician Part III (MVT III)

(VI)   BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY IN BUILDING TECHNOLOGY – (2 YEARS TOP-UP PROGRAMME)

  1. HND graduates with a minimum of Second (2nd) Class Lower Division in Building Technology or Civil Engineering. Or
  2. HND Graduates with passes lower than the minimum Second (2nd) Class Lower Division requirement indicated above must pass a selection interview to be conducted by the University. Or
  • Holders of Construction Technician Part III. Or
  1. Holders of Construction Technician Part II (old scheme)

 

(VII) BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY (B.TECH.) IN CIVIL ENGINEERING –(2 YEARS   TOP-UP PROGRAMME)

  1. HND graduates with a minimum of Second (2nd) Class Lower Division in Civil Engineering or Building Technology. Or
  2. HND Graduates with passes lower than the minimum Second (2nd) Class Lower Division requirement indicated above must pass a selection interview to be conducted by the University. Or

iii. Holders of Construction Technician Part III. Or

  1. Holders of Construction Technician Part II (old scheme)

(VIII)  BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY IN RENEWABLE ENERGY SYSTEMS ENGINEERING – (2 YEARS TOP-UP PROGRAMME)

  1. Entry is limited to holders of at least Second (2nd) Class Lower Certificate in Higher National Diploma (HND) in Renewable Energy Systems Engineering or HND Mechanical Engineering (Production and Plant options) Or
  2. HND in Electrical/Electronics Engineering or Chemical Engineering. Equivalent entry requirements are the KNUST Diploma in Mechanical Engineering/Physics. In addition, applicants must have at least one (1) year relevant industrial experience in an energy related field.

(IX) BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY IN TELECOM ENGINEERING – (2 YEARS TOP-UP                      PROGRAMME)

  1. Graduates of Higher National Diploma (HND) in Electrical/Electronics Engineering or Computer Science and students transferring from similar programmes ran at other accredited/recognized institutions with a minimum of 2nd Class Lower Division plus at least one (1) year working/industrial experience. HND Computer Science certificate holders without appropriate course content in Electrical/Electronics technology in their programme will be required to do the requisite bridging courses. Or
  2. Applicants with Diploma in Electrical and Electronic related courses from recognized institutions with a minimum of one (1) year industrial working experience. Or
  • Foreign students with qualifications equivalent to Ghana HND Electrical/Electronics Engineering certificate. Or
  1. Holders of Electrical/Electronics Engineering Technician Part III

(X) BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY IN MECHANICAL ENGINEERING –(2 YEARS TOP-UP PROGRAMME)

  1. HND Mechanical Engineering (Plant or Production Options) with at least Second (2nd) Class Lower Division plus a minimum of One (1) year post-HND relevant industrial experience in a Mechanical or related field. Or
  2. HND Graduates with passes lower than the minimum Second (2nd) Class Lower Division requirement indicated above must pass a selection interview to be conducted by the University.

Other Recognized Diplomas

  1. Mechanical Engineering Technician Part III (MET III)
  2. KNUST Diploma in Mechanical Engineering plus a minimum of one (1) year post-Diploma relevant industrial experience in a Mechanical or related field.

 

(XI)BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY (B.TECH) IN APPLIED STATISTICS (FINANCIAL STATISTICS OPTION) – (2 YEARS TOP-UP PROGRAMME)

  1. Applicants must have HND (First Class or Second Class Upper Division) in Statistics with a minimum of two years working experience. Applicants with Second Class Lower Division will have to attend and pass an interview.
  2. Diploma qualifications from elsewhere assessed to be equivalent to HND may be similarly considered.

 

(XII) BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN COMPUTER SCIENCE

  1. Applicants with Higher National Diploma (HND) in the following areas with a minimum of 2nd Class Lower Division are eligible to apply:
  2. HND Computer Science
  3. HND Electricals/Electronics
  4. HND Computer Network Management
  5. Also, applicants with Electrical Engineering Technician Part III (EET III) may also apply

 

(XIII) BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Applicants with Higher National Diploma (HND) in the following areas with a minimum of 2nd Class Lower Division are eligible to apply:

  1. HND Information Technology
  2. HND Computerized Accounting/Marketing/Statistics/Secretaryship
  3. HND Computer Science
  4. HND Computer Network Management
  5. Other related qualification in Computer Science/Engineering

 

 

  1. B) HIGHER NATIONAL DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES -3YRS (REGULAR, EVENING AND WEEKENDS)

 

  1. HND Accountancy (Morning, Evening and Weekend Sessions)
  2. HND Marketing (Morning, Evening and Weekend Sessions)
  3. HND Purchasing & Supply (Morning, Evening and Weekend Sessions)
  4. HND Secretaryship & Management Studies (Morning, Evening and Weekend Sessions)
  5. HND Automotive Engineering (Morning only)
  6. HND Civil Engineering (Morning only)
  7. HND Electrical/Electronic Engineering (Morning and Weekend Sessions only)
  8. HND Mechanical Engineering (Morning only)
  9. HND Renewable Energy Systems Engineering (Morning only)
  10. HND Statistics (Morning, Evening and Weekend Sessions)
  11. HND Computer Science (Morning, Evening and Weekend Sessions)
  12. HND Network Management (Morning, Evening and Weekend Sessions)
  13. HND Hospitality Management (Morning, Evening and Weekend Sessions)
  14. HND Food Technology (Morning only)
  15. HND Postharvest Technology (Morning only)
  16. HND Building Technology (Morning and Weekend Sessions only)
  17. HND Environmental Management and Technology (Morning only)
  18. HND Biomedical Engineering Technology (Morning only)
  19. HND Medical Laboratory Sciences (Morning only)
  20. HND Fashion Design and Textiles (Morning, Evening and Weekend Sessions)

 

GENERAL ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR HND PROGRAMMES

 

  1. SSSCE/WASSCE APPLICANTS
  • SSSCE Candidates: Passes (A-D) in three (3) core subjects namely English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science/Social Studies; and must possess a minimum of D in any three (3) of the passes relevant to the area of specialization.
  • WASSCE Candidates: Passes (A-D7) in three (3) core subjects namely English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science; and must possess a minimum of C6 in any three (3) of the passes relevant to the area of specialization.
  1. GBCE/ ‘O’/A’LEVEL/ABCE APPLICANTS

Five (5) GBCE /GCE‘O’-Level credit passes (including English Language and Mathematics) plus at least two (2) GCE ‘A’ level/ABCE passes excluding General Paper.

  • APPLICANTS FROM TECHNICAL SCHOOLS (CERTIFICATE II APPLICANTS)

Applicants must have passes in three (3) subjects including English Language and Mathematics and Integrated Science plus three (3) relevant elective subjects/trade courses.

  1. DBS APPLICANTS

Four (4) SSSCE/WASSCE passes including English and Mathematics plus at least three (3) passes in relevant DBS subjects.

  1. TEACHER’S CERTIFICATE.

Applicant must have Three- Year Post-Secondary Certificate or Four Year Certificate ‘A’ with a minimum of two (2) years teaching experience, plus three (3) GCE O-Level or SSSCE/WASSCE passes in relevant elective subjects.

  1. MATURE APPLICANTS
  • Applicants must be twenty-five (25) years old and must show proof of age with birth certificate or any legitimate documentary proof of date of birth which is twenty-five (25) years old at the time of application.
  • Must pass a written test in English Language, Mathematics and General Knowledge to be conducted by the Koforidua Technical University.

 

     NB:

     ADMISSION OF DIPLOMA IN BUSINESS STUDIES (DBS) GRADUATES TO LEVEL    200 OF THE HND PROGRAMMES OF STUDY

Applicants who hold Diploma in Business Studies (DBS) certificates with Distinction or Credit passes from any of the Ghana Education Service (GES) accredited institutions are eligible for admission to Level 200 to pursue any of the relevant Business/Science related programmes of study at the HND level. Similarly, applicants who hold DBS certificates with a minimum of pass(es) from any of the GES accredited institutions are eligible for admission to Level 100 to pursue any of the relevant business/science related programmes of study at the HND level.

The above requirements should be backed with at least four (4) WASSCE/SSSCE credit passes including English Language and Mathematics.


*The Technical Examinations Unit (TEU) has changed the titles of the Intermediate Fashion Design & Textiles and Cookery 812/1 to Certificate II in Fashion Design and Textiles and Catering Certificate II respectively and  students who will be successful in all the courses at their final examination shall qualify for direct admission  into relevant HND programmes. The duration is (2) years.

 

 

  1. TERTIARY DIPLOMA PROGRAMME

 

  1. Diploma in Public Administration                                                  Morning, Evening and Weekend

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENT FOR DIPLOMA IN PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION

  • Five (5) SSCE/WASSCE passes (Including English Language and Mathematics) or
  • Five (5) GCE O-Level passes (Including English Language and Mathematics) or
  • Five (5) GBCE (RSA II) passes (Including English Language and Mathematics) or
  • Mature Applicants must be twenty-five (25) years old and must show proof of age with birth certificate or any legitimate documentary proof of date of birth which is twenty-five (25) years old at the time of application. And must pass a written test in English Language, Mathematics and General Knowledge to be conducted by the Koforidua Technical University.

 

  1. NON TERTIARY PROGRAMMES

 

  1. Diploma in Business Studies (DBS) (Accounting Option)                         Morning/Evening
  2.   Diploma in Business Studies (DBS) (Secretaryship Option)                      Morning/Evening    

       iii. Diploma in Business Studies (DBS) (Management Option)                      Morning only

  1. Diploma in Business Studies (DBS) (Marketing Option)                           Morning/Evening
  2. Diploma in Business Studies (DBS) (Purch. & Supply Option)                 Morning/Evening
  3. Diploma in Business Studies (DBS) (Banking & Finance)                       Morning only

vii. Diploma in Business Studies (DBS) (Entrepreneurship)                           Morning only

viii. Diploma in Business Studies (DBS) (Statistics)                                        Morning only

  1. Diploma in Business Studies (DBS) (Information Technology)                Morning only


  1. EET Part I, II & III                                                                            Morning only
  2. MVT Part I, II & III                  Morning only

xii. Certificate II in Fashion Design and Textiles*                                           Morning only

xiii. Advanced Fashion Design and Textiles                                                     Morning only

xiv. Catering Certificate II (formerly Cookery 812/1)*                                    Morning only

  1. Cookery 812/2                                                                                           Morning only

xvi. CISCO                                                                                              Morning and Weekend only       xvii. CTC Part I, II &III                                                                         Morning only

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  1. DBS–(Accounting/ Management/Marketing/Purchasing & Supply/ Entrepreneurship/ Secretarial Options)

 

  • Four (4) SSSCE/WASSCE passes (including English and Mathematics) Or
  • Four (4) GCE O-Level passes (including English Language and Mathematics) Or
  • Four (4) GBCE (RSA II) passes (including English Language & Business Mathematics) Or
  • NACVET/NVTI Typist/ 2 or 3 passes in Stenographer Certificate (for Secretarial option)

 

  1. DBS–(Statistics and Information Technology Options)
  • Four (4) SSSCE/WASSCE passes (including English, Mathematics plus elective Mathematics or Physics) Or
  • Four (4) GCE O-Level passes (including English Language and Mathematics, additional Mathematics or Physics)

 

  1. Certificate II in Fashion Design and Textiles:-2-Years
  • Passes in SSSCE/WASSCE/GBCE/’O’ Level subjects.
  • V.T.I Fashion Certificate Grade I or Grade II or equivalent.
  • JHS Graduates with knowledge and skills in Dressmaking
  1. Advanced Fashion Design and Textiles:-2-Year
  • Holders of City and Guilds Certificate in Fashion & Designing (Dressmaking and Tailoring) Or
  • Intermediate Dressmaking/Fashion Certificate plus at least one (1) year relevant practical experience Or
  • Four (4) passes in SSSCE/WASSCE subjects including English Language, Mathematics and any other elective subjects plus basic knowledge and skills in Dressmaking Or
  • Four (4) passes in GCE ‘O’ Level including English Language Mathematics plus knowledge in Dressmaking.
  1. Construction Technician Certificate (CTC) Part I
  • Four (4) SSSCE/WASSCE passes including English, Mathematics and Technical Drawing.
  • Technical Construction option Subjects: Craft (B/C, C/J, P/D, and Plumbing) and Advanced (B/C, C/J, P/D, and Plumbing.)
  • Passes in General Course in Construction (GCC)
  1. Mechanical Engineering Technician (MET) Part I
  • Four (4) SSSCE/WASSCE passes including English, Mathematics and Science
  • Technical Option Subjects :Engineering Crafts, Intermediate General Engineering (GE), MECP
    • Technical Option Subjects: MVM, Intermediate General Engineering (GE)

 

  1. Electrical Engineering Technician (EET) Part I
  • Four (4) SSSCE/WASSCE passes including English, Mathematics and Science and any two of the following – Applied Electricity/Electronics, Physics, Mathematics.

 

  1. Catering Certificate II (formerly Cookery 812/1)- 2years
    • Passes in relevant SSSCE/WASSCE/GBCE/ GCE O-Level subjects.
    • NVTI Grade II or JHS Certificate with working experience.

 

  1. COOKERY 812/2
  • Holders of Cookery 812/1

 

  1. CISCO
  • Passes in English and Mathematics
  • Passes in WAEC,ABCE (IT), GBCE (IT)
  • Basic knowledge in computer application
  • Any higher qualification(s) than above


  1. ACCESS COURSE /PRE-HND PROGRAMME

The National Board for Professional and Technicians Examinations (NABPTEX) has designed an access    course for Technical/Vocational Institute graduates into HND Programmes. NABPTEX will conduct a final      external examination after which successful applicants shall proceed to enroll in the under listed HND PROGRAMMES:

    

     AVAILABLE PROGRAMMES:

  • Automotive Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical/Electronics Engineering
  • Renewable Energy Systems Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Building Technology
  • Hospitality Management

 

Duration – One (1) academic year (i.e. Two (2) semesters of 16 weeks per semester)

Note: Candidates would be required to obtain at least 50% in each of the three (3) subjects namely: English Language, Mathematics and Science.

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

 

  1. Applicants must have a minimum of Craft Course. Or
  2. Applicants must have MET I, MVT I and EET I or its equivalent. Or
  • Applicants should have a minimum qualification of Intermediate or Craft Certificate or its equivalent from a recognized examinations body. With regards to Hospitality Management, applicants must have Cookery 812/2.

 

  1. PROFESSIONAL PROGRAMMES

 

The University has re-introduced the following professional programmes to be run on WEEKENDS on the   main campus of the polytechnic.

 

AVAILABLE COURSES


  • ICA (Ghana) :-Levels I – III
  • ACCA (UK)  :-F I – P5
  • CIB (Ghana) :-Levels I – IV
  • CIPS (UK)     :- Levels I – VI

 

To qualify to write any of the professional examinations above, the candidate SHOULD first register as a student of an appropriate professional body.

 

      Entry Requirements: The basic educational qualifications include:

 

  • PART I:

 

REGULAR ENTRY:

 

5 GCE ‘O’ Level credits or 5 RSA II or 5 GBCE or

5 WASSCE/SSSCE passes including English Language and Mathematics. PLUS any of the following:

  • 3 ‘A’ Level passes with at least a grade ‘D’ in one subject excluding General Paper Or

 

  • 3 RSA III Or LCCI III or 3 ABCE or DBS in relevant subject areas Or
  • HND in relevant subject areas Or
  • Post- Secondary Certificate Or
  1. A very good first degree in a relevant subject area from a recognized tertiary institution Or
  2. 6 Passes at WASSCE with at least aggregate 20 including English and Mathematics
  • A Masters degree in a relevant subject area from a recognized tertiary institution Or
  1. 6 GBCE with at least aggregate 20 and including English and Mathematics
  2. Mature Applicants should be 25years of age minimum and must possess the relevant basic academic qualification.

EXEMPTIONS

Exemptions may be granted in appropriate papers at Levels I &II to deserving applicants with relevant qualifications.

Study time: Friday 5.30pm – 8.30pm                Saturday 6.00am- 5.00pm Sunday 6.00am-2.00pm

Duration:     Four (4) months for every level

 

  1. G) CERTIFICATE PROGRAMME IN SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISES – 3 MONTHS (SATURDAYS ONLY)

        

         ENTRY REQUIREMENT

(i)  Applicants with a minimum of Junior High School Certificate

(ii) Mature Applicants must be at least twenty-five (25) years old and must have relevant working experience.

 

  1. H) MODE OF APPLICATION

Applicants can only apply online via Koforidua Technical University online application portal. The procedure is as follows:

 

  • Ghanaian Applicants for HND and Non-HND programmes are to make a payment of One Hundred and Fifty Ghana Cedis (GH¢150.00) and B’Tech applicants are to make a payment of One Hundred and Sixty Ghana Cedis (GH₵160.00) for the Koforidua Technical University On-line Serial Numbers (OSN) E-Vouchers at Koforidua Technical University Campus – Cash Officeor at any Ecobank, HFC Bank, Agricultural Development Bank (ADB), Ghana Commercial Bank (GCB), Universal Merchant Bank, Prudential Bank, Cal Bank, UniBank and Fidelity Bank branches throughout the country.
  • To apply by MTN Mobile money, visit ktu.edu.gh/applyonline (for MTN Mobile money services instruction).
  • Foreign Applicants can purchase On-line Serial Numbers (OSN) E-Vouchers online by visiting www.ktu.edu.gh/applyonline using any VISA Card enabled for online purchase at the cost ($50.00).
  • Access the Online forms by visiting our online application portal at ktu.edu.gh/applyonline after payment.
  • In completing the on-line forms, applicants will be required to upload their passport size photographs and result slips/certificates. Note: Photographs must be of a white background.

For further details on the on-line application process and the available programmes of study for the 2017/2018 academic year, please visit www.ktu.edu.gh. Applicants can only apply online via Koforidua Technical University online application portal.

  • Applicants awaiting results are eligible to apply.

On-line applications should be submitted not later than Friday, 29th September, 2017.

For general admission enquiries call: 0204616371, 0262232710, 0244784540, 0200639163, 0244633647, 0243129514, 0200044258, 0208173734

 

SIGNED

REGISTRAR