Admission Requirements for all Programmes

ADMISSION OF APPLICANTS TO BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY (BTECH), HIGHER NATIONAL DIPLOMA (HND), NON-TERTIARY AND PROFESSIONAL PROGRAMMES FOR 2017/2018 ACADEMIC YEAR

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

1. TERTIARY PROGRAMMES

(A) BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY PROGRAMMES

  1. Bachelor of Technology - Automobile Engineering
  2. Bachelor of Technology - Building Technology
  3. Bachelor of Technology - Civil Engineering
  4. Bachelor of Technology - Electrical/Electronics Engineering
  5. Bachelor of Technology - Fashion Design and Textiles
  6. Bachelor of Technology - Science Laboratory Technology
  7. Bachelor of Technology - Procurement and Supply Chain Management

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY PROGRAMMES

  • Higher National Diploma (HND) certificate in a relevant field with a minimum of Second Class Lower Division.
  • Applicants must have at least two (2) years post-HND qualification working experience.

 

(B) HIGHER NATIONAL DIPLOMA (HND) PROGRAMMES (FULL-TIME)

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY PROGRAMMES

  1. HND Building Technology
  2. HND Civil Engineering
  3. HND Electrical/Electronics Engineering
  4. HND Furniture Design and Production
  5. HND Mechanical Engineering
  6. HND Hotel, Catering and Institutional Management (HCIM)
  7. HND Science Laboratory Technology (SLT)
  8. HND Statistics
  9. HND Computer Science

 

BUSINESS AND ARTS PROGRAMMES

  1. HND Accountancy
  2. HND Marketing
  3. HND Purchasing and Supply
  4. HND Secretaryship and Management Studies
  5. HND Bilingual Secretaryship and Management Studies
  6. HND Fashion Design and Textiles

(C) HIGHER NATIONAL DIPLOMA (HND) PROGRAMMES (PART-TIME)

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY PROGRAMMES

  1. HND Building Technology
  2. HND Civil Engineering
  3. HND Electrical/Electronic Engineering
  4. HND Mechanical Engineering
  5. HND Hotel, Catering and Institutional Management (HCIM)
  6. HND Science Laboratory Technology (SLT)
  7. HND Computer Science

BUSINESS AND ARTS PROGRAMMES

  1. HND Accountancy
  2. HND Marketing
  3. HND Purchasing and Supply
  4. HND Secretaryship and Management Studies
  5. HND Fashion Design and Textiles

  ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR HND PROGRAMMES

A.        SSSCE / WASSCE APPLICANTS FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY PROGRAMMES

    1. SSSCE applicants must have SIX (6) passes (A – D) in all subjects including English Language and core Mathematics; and at least three (3) of the passes must be relevant to the area of specialisation.

    2. WASSCE applicants must have SIX (6)  passes (A1 – D7) in all subjects including English Language and core Mathematics; and must possess a minimum of C6 in any three (3) elective subjects which must be relevant to the area of specialisation.

    B.          SSSCE / GBCE/WASSCE APPLICANTS FOR BUSINESS AND ARTS PROGRAMMES

    1. SSSCE/GBCE applicants must have SIX (6) passes (A- D) in all subjects including English Language and Mathematics; and at least three (3) of the passes must be relevant to the area of specialisation.

    2. WASSCE applicants must have SIX (6) passes (A1- D7) in all subjects including English Language and Mathematics; and must possess a minimum of C6 in any three (3) elective subjects which must be relevant to the area of specialisation.

    INTERPRETATIONS OF WASSCE/SSSCE/GBCE

    WASSCE

    SSSCE/GBCE

    GRADE

    INTERPRETATION OF GRADES

    A1

    A

    1

    Excellent

    B2

    B

    2

    Very Good

    B3

    C

    3

    Good

    C4

    D

    4

    Credit

    C5

    -

    5

    Credit

    C6

    -

    6

    Credit

    D7

    -

    7

    Pass

    C.         PRE-HND (ACCESS COURSE) APPLICANTS

    Applicants must pass all subjects (English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science) in the NAPBTEX Access Course Programme, plus a technician certificate in the relevant field of study.

    D.         TECHNICIAN APPLICANTS

    Passes in Part I and Part II certificates or a pass in Ordinary Technician Diploma (OTD)

    E.         CERTIFICATE II APPLICANTS (TECHNICAL SCHOOL GRADUANDS)

    Passes in SIX (6) relevant subjects comprising three (3) core subjects (English Language, Mathematics, Integrated Science/Social Studies), plus three (3) passes in relevant elective subject areas.

    F.        DIPLOMA IN BUSINESS STUDIES (DBS) CANDIDATES

    DBS qualification with passes in all five (5) subjects, plus Four (4) WASSCE passes (A1 –D7) or four (4) SSSCE/GBCE passes (A – D) or GCE ‘O’/GCE ‘A’ Level, including credit passes in English Language and Mathematics.

    G.        gce ‘A’ level /aBCE applicants

    • FOUR (4) GCE ‘O’ Level/GBCE credits passes including English Language and Mathematics.

                AND

    • A minimum of two (2) GCE ‘A’ Level or two (2) ABCE passes in relevant subjects.

    H.         Other certificateS and Diploma Applicants

    i.          A Diploma from a recognised higher institution.
    OR
    ii.         Institute of Chartered Accountants (Ghana) Level I
    OR

    • A degree in relevant area.

    i.          Mature applicants

    Candidates must be at least twenty-five (25) years of age and must attach proof of age with birth certificates or other legitimate documentary evidence to the completed application forms. Mature applicants must pass the Entrance Examinations to be conducted in English Language, Mathematics and General Knowledge. The mature candidate must have the relevant working experience in the subject area.

    Eligible mature applicants are required to obtain two (2) separate bankers’ drafts with sum of GH₵ 160.00 and GH₵ 350.00 respectively, covering the cost of the application form, tuition (classes) and Mature Entrance Examinations, payable to Accra Technical University.

    Tuition (Classes) for the Mature Entrance Examinations would be held from Monday, June 12, 2017 to Friday, July 07, 2017 @ 4:30 p.m. on the Campus. The Mature Entrance Examinations would be conducted on Saturday, July 15, 2017 @ 7:30 a.m. prompt.

    J.          FOREIGN APPLICANTS

    All foreign qualifications must be referred to the National Accreditation Board (NAB) by the applicant, for the determination of the equivalences and eligibility for admission into the tertiary programmes. All foreign applicants are expected to show proof of their registration or possession of the Non-Citizen Ghanacard, issued by the National Identification Authority (NIA), Ghana.

    nb:      in all cases candidates will be expected to meet THE departmental requirements for admission into the programmes

    2.         NON-HND PROGRAMMES

    1. Construction Technician Course (Part I & II )
    2. Mechanical Engineering Technician Part I
    3. Motor Vehicle Technician Part I
    4. Electrical Engineering Technician ( Part I & II )
    5. Refrigeration Technician Part II
    6. Diploma in Business Studies in the following Areas: Accounting, Secretarial, Management, Purchasing & Supply, Marketing, Statistics, Entrepreneurship and ICT
    7. Advance Business Certificate Examination (ABCE)
    8. General Business Certificate Examination (GBCE)
    9. Advanced Fashion
    10. Advance Cookery (812/2)
    11. Science Laboratory Technician Part I
    12. TVET certificate ii in business studies (accounting/secretarial/ict options)

    ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

    CTC I

    Passes in all General Course in Construction (GCC) subjects or passes in four (4) GCE ‘O’ Level subjects including English Language and Mathematics or four (4) SSSCE/WASSCE passes including English Language and Mathematics.

     

    MVT I
    Pass in Motor Vehicle Mechanics (intermediate) or General Engineering or passes in four (4) SSSCE/WASSCE subjects including English Language and Mathematics.

    EET I
    Four (4) passes in SSSCE/WASSCE subjects including English Language, Mathematics and any two (2) elective science subjects or pass in Telecommunications Part I or four (4) GCE ‘O’ Level credit passes including English Language, Mathematics or a pass in Electrical Installation Work (Course B) or General Engineering.

    MET I

    Mechanical Engineering Craft Practice Certificate with passes in all three (3) subjects or General Engineering or passes in four (4) SSSCE/WASSCE subjects including English Language and Mathematics.

    CTC II/ EET II

    Applicants should be holders of CTC I/MVT I/EET I/ MET I certificates respectively.

    Refrigeration Technicians Part II

    • Passes in four (4) SSSCE /WASSCE/GCE ‘O’ Level subjects including English Language and Mathematics and any two (2) science related subjects.

                                                                OR

    • Refrigeration Mechanics Certificate

                                                                OR

    • General Course in Engineering

    Diploma in Business Studies (Accounting/Secretarial/Marketing/Purchasing and Supply/Statistics/Entrepreneurship/ICT Options)

    Four (4) gce ‘o’ Level credits including English Language and Mathematics or rsa stage ii/GBCE with four (4) passes including English Language and Mathematics or passes in four (4) SSSCE/WASSCE subjects including English Language, Mathematics and two (2) elective subjects.

    Advanced Fashion

    A pass in the Intermediate Dressmaking/Fashion Certificate Examination plus one year industrial experience or four (4) passes in SSSCE/WASSCE subjects including English Language, Mathematics and any other elective subjects or  NVT I Grade II and Grade I certificates  or four (4) credits in GCE ‘O’ Level including English Language and  Mathematics.

    Science Laboratory Technician Part I

    Four (4) gce ‘O’ Level credits including English Language, Mathematics and any of these two (2) subjects, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Elective Mathematics and Additional General Science or Passes in four (4) SSSCE/WASSCE subjects including English Language and Mathematics and any two elective subjects, such as Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Elective Mathematics or four (4) GCE ‘O’ Level credits including English Language, Mathematics and any two (2) science related subjects.

    Advance Cookery (812/2)
    Pass in Basic Cookery (812/1) or City and Guilds (706/2) and a minimum of one year working experience.

                    tvet certificate ii in business studies (accounting/secretarial/ict options)

    A good pass in English Language, Mathematics, Social Studies plus two (2) other subjects at the Basic Education Certificate Examinations (BECE).

                duration: three (3) years

    3.   ACCESS (PRE-HND) COURSE TO HND SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING PROGRAMMES

    The access course (English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science) is organized by the National Board for Professional and Technician Examinations (NABPTEX) for applicants with technician certificates in the related fields in order to foster their enrolment into the following HND programmes:

    • Furniture Design and Production
    • Mechanical Engineering
    • Electrical/Electronics Engineering
    • Civil Engineering
    • Building Technology
    • Hotel Catering and Institutional Management
    • Fashion Design and Textiles

     

    Duration – one (1) Academic year (i.e. two (2) semesters of 16 weeks per semester)

    Entry Requirements for the Access Course (Pre-HND)

    Technician applicants with minimum qualification of Craft/Intermediate or Advance Certificate or MET I, MVT I, CTC I, EET I (without credit passes in English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science), Advanced Cookery 812/1, 812/2 and Advanced Fashion (without credit passes in English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science).

    4.         PROFESSIONAL PROGRAMMES

    Certificate in Logistics and Transport (CILT)

    I)         The programme consists of four (4) modules, including:

     

    • Business Theory
    • Business Application
    • Warehousing and Stores Operations
    • Freight Operations
    • Transport Planning
    • Port Operations

     

    II)         target group

    • Supervisors and First Line Managers in the field of Logistics and Transport, Supply Chain, Procurement, Stores Administrators, etc.
    • Any individual who wants to pursue a career in the above but has no Basic Knowledge.

    iii)        entry requirements

    • Senior High School (SHS) graduates with at least four (4) passes, including English Language and core Mathematics.
    • Ordinary level graduates with at least six (6) passes including English Language and Mathematics.
    • Advance level graduates with at least two (2) passes.
    • Equivalent Professional Qualifications at level three (3) of the UK National Qualification Framework.

    diploma in Logistics and Transport (dILT)

    I)          The programme consists of six (6) modules, including:

    • Managing Transport and the Logistics Operations
    • Managing Resources
    • Transport Economics and Finance
    • Inventory and Warehouse Management
    • Passenger Transport
    • Logistics and Supply Chain

     

    II)         target group

    • Individuals in Middle Management positions who seek to develop a more Strategic view of Logistics and Transport Operations, Supply Chain, Procurement, Stores Administration etc.

     

    iii)        entry requirements

    • International Certificate in Logistics and Transport.
    • HND / degree holders
    • Equivalent professional qualifications.

    iv)        duration

      • Two (2) semesters of Fourteen (14) weeks each
      • Lectures times are three (3) Evenings in the week