Location: Kumasi - Ashanti Region, Ghana, W/A
Postal Address: P. O. Box 854, Kumasi Fax: +233 (0)3220-22387
Tel: Admissions: +233(0)322 496 534, +233(0)322 496 380
Vice-Chancellor's Office: +233 (0)3220-22387
BTech Accounting with Computing Programme has been designed generally to fulfil the objectives of government converting the Polytechnics to Technical University which is to give students hands on skills to enable them solve day to day accounting and finance problems in industry. Students will be equipped with various competencies in the areas of Database Management Systems, Network Technology, Business Information Systems Audit, Spread Sheet, Accounting Information Systems, Logic and Critical Thinking, Spreadsheet Design, Enterprise Resource Planning, etc. and this is expected to enable them develop basic business solutions for application in industry. Also, critically, as part of the collaboration with industry, students will also have the opportunity to be exposed to the world of work by having industrial attachment in relevant industry.
This programme has been designed to cater for the needs of students graduating from Senior Secondary School into the university to offer degree in Accounting. This is to take advantage of the growing number of people who will be graduating from the free Senior High School Education. It is also targeted at post diploma students who would be joining the programme at various levels.
It is additionally, targeted at candidates who will be enrolling through the matured entry level. Students who also hold Intermediate qualifications from Institute of Chartered Accountants Ghana (ICAG) and Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA) can have access to the programme.
The sectors of the economy our graduates could be employed are varied and wide ranging from public to private, including Accounting and Audit, Banking and Financial services, Construction, Pharmaceutical firms, Insurance, Merchandising, Mining, Oil and Gas, Timber, Manufacturing, Health, Agriculture, Education, Hospitality and Leisure, Engineering, Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) etc. and this is so because essentially every business activity undertaken involves financial implications.
To be admitted into the Bachelor of Technology programme, an applicant must have:
a. WASSCE /SSSCE/GBCE Candidates
Credit Passes (A1-C6 /A-D) in three (3) core subjects including English Language, Core Mathematics and Integrated Science plus credit passes in three (3) related elective subjects.
b. GCE ‘O’ Level Candidates
Five (5) credits including English Language, Mathematics and two (2) elective subjects.
c. Mature Candidates
i) Must be 25 years old with legitimate documentary proof which is at least five (5) years old at the time of application.
ii) Must have at least two (2) years work experience (A letter from employer is required)
iii) Must pass a written examination or show proof of two (2) credit passes in English language and Mathematics in SSSCE/WASSCE or any other nationally recognised standard high school level examinations.
iv) A pass in any two (2) subjects at Senior High School, ‘O’ and ‘A’ levels, GBC, RSAII.
d. HND Candidates
i) Applicants with HND certificate will be admitted to level 300.
e. Advanced Level and Professional Candidates
i. Candidates with part of Professional Certificates with a minimum of Part 1 of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, Association of Certified Chartered Accountants, Chartered Institute of Marketing, Chartered Institute of Bankers, Chartered Institute of Taxation, Chartered Institute of Secretaries and Administrators, London Centre of Marketing, Institute of Commercial Management, the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (Diploma or level 4) etc. may be considered for admission.
ii. Candidates with Teachers' Certificate 'A' and a pass in English, Mathematics and two business related subjects at the GCE 'O' level or Senior High School or GBC or RSAII etc may be considered for admission.
iii. RSAIII/ABC holders with passes in at least three (3) subjects may be considered for admission into level 100 or 200.
f. DBS or other Non-Tertiary Diploma holders
i) Candidates with passes in at least four (4) subjects may be considered for admission to level 100 or 200.