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Undergraduate Admissions


Information for Undergraduate Applicants

Undergraduate Applicants Ghanaian

(WASSCE/SSSCE/ADVANCED LEVEL/MATURE/ABCE/GBCE AND IB CANDIDATES)

It is announced for the information of prospective Applicants (as specified above) and the general public that applications to Degree/Top-Up Programmes of Study at the University for the 2017/2018 Academic Year are now open.

APPLICANTS WHO HAVE EXAMINATION RESULTS AS AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION AND APPLICANTS WHO WILL BE WRITING WASSCE IN MAY/JUNE, 2017 ARE ELIGIBLE TO APPLY.

The Sale of E-Voucher for the online Application is open to the following Applicants:

1. WASSCE/SSSCE Holders who have credits (A1-C6/A-D) in the following Three (3) Core Subjects: English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science plus credits (A1-C6/ A-D) in Three Elective Subjects with an Aggregate Score of 24 or better in the relevant Area of Study.

OR

GENERAL BUSINESS CERTIFICATE (GBCE) Holders who possess passes in Three compulsory Subjects including English Language and passes in any Three Elective Subjects including Business Mathematics.

2. ADVANCED LEVEL Holders with credits in at least Five (5) subjects at the GCE ‘O’ Level (or its equivalent) including English Language and Mathematics plus at least two passes in the relevant subjects at the Advanced Level.

OR

ADVANCED BUSINESS CERTIFICATE EXAMINATION (ABCE) Holders with passes in Three compulsory Subjects plus Three optional subjects relevant to the Programme of study, OR Applicants with Stage I of ACCA, ICA, Associate of Chartered Institute of Bankers (ACIB), Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) with credits at WASSCE/SSSCE in Three (3) Core Subjects and credits in Three (3) Elective Subjects or Six (6) credits at GBCE or ABCE or GCE O’ Level including English Language and Mathematics.

3. MATURE STUDENTS who have attained the age of 25 years or above at the time of Application and have credits in Five (5) GCE ‘O Level subjects including English Language and Mathematics, in addition to passing an Entrance Examination and /or Interview.

OR

A. WASSCE/SSSCE Holders who have credits (A1-C6/ A-D) in the    following Three (3) Core Subjects: English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science plus credits (A1-C6/A-D) in Three Elective Subjects with an Aggregate Score of 24 or better in the relevant Area of Study.

OR

B. HND Holders with Three (3) years relevant working experience in addition to the Minimum Entry Requirements at WASSCE/SSSCE or Five (5) GCE O’ Level Credits including English Language and Mathematics.

4. FOREIGN APPLICANTS (online application only) and all others who have any of the above qualifications or their equivalent from an accredited/recognised institution.

Points of Sale:

All Ghana Post Regional and Designated Post Offices

Cost of E-Voucher

GHANAIAN APPLICANTS
The cost of Online Application Voucher (E-Voucher) and Prepaid EMS Envelopes is GH¢ 180.00.
FOREIGN APPLICANTS
The cost of Online Application Voucher (E-Voucher) is USD 150.00.

APPLICANTS ARE REQUIRED TO PURCHASE THE E-VOUCHER FROM THE GHANA POST OFFICES.

APPLICANTS ARE REQUIRED TO SUBMIT TWO (2) COPIES OF THE ONLINE APPLICATION AND OTHER RELEVANT DOCUMENTS.

FOREIGN APPLICANTS ARE TO GENERATE AN E-VOUCHER FROM THE UNIVERSITY’S WEBSITE, www.knust.edu.gh AND FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS. 

ALL COMPLETED APPLICATION SHOULD BE SUBMITTED BY POST (EMS/DHL/UPS/FEDEX) TO THE DEPUTY REGISTRAR (ACADEMIC AND STUDENT AFFAIRS) KNUST, KUMASI, GHANA ON OR BEFORE JULY 31ST, 2017.

Any HAND DELIVERED Application shall not be PROCESSED.      

ANY APPLICATION THAT IS NOT FULLY AND/ OR PROPERLY COMPLETED AT THE TIME OF SUBMISSION SHALL NOT BE PROCESSED AND/OR CONSIDERED.

Download the 2017/2018 Entry Requirements and Guidelines

Programmes of Study

COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE AND NATURAL RESOURCES

BSc Agriculture
BSc Natural Resources Management
BSc Post Harvest Technology
BSc Dairy and Meat Science and Technology
BSc Landscape Design and Management
BSc Agricultural Biotechnology
BSc Agribusiness Management
BSc Forest Resources Technology
BSc Aquaculture & Water Resources Management

COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

BA Economics
BA Geography and Rural Development
BA Sociology
BA Social Work
BA Religious Studies
BA History
BA Political Studies
BA French
BA Akan
BA Culture and Tourism
BA English
BSc Business Administration ((Human Resource Management/Management)
BSc Business Administration (Marketing/International Business)
BSc Business Administration (Accounting/Banking and Finance)
BSc Business Administration (Logistics and Supply Chain Management/Business Information Technology)
BSc. Hospitality and Tourism Management
LLB (4 years for WASSCE/SSSCE/GBCE and Equivalent Holders)
LLB (4 years for Degree Holders only) (Fee Paying only)

COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

BSc Agricultural Engineering
BSc Chemical Engineering
BSc Civil Engineering
BSc Geomatic Engineering (Geodetic Engineering)
BSc Materials Engineering
BSc Mechanical Engineering
BSc Electrical & Electronic Engineering
BSc Computer Engineering
BSc Aerospace Engineering
BSc Petroleum Engineering
BSc Telecommunications Engineering
BSc Geological Engineering
BSc Biomedical Engineering
BSc Petrochemical Engineering
BSc Metallurgical Engineering

COLLEGE OF ART AND BUILT ENVIRONMENT

BSc Architecture
BSc Construction Technology & Management (Building Technology)
BSc Quantity Surveying & Construction Economics (Building Technology)
BSc Development Planning
BSc Human Settlement Planning
BSc Land Economy
BSc Real Estate
BFA Painting and Sculpture
BA Communication Design (Graphic Design)
BA Industrial Art
BA Textile Design and Technology
BA Fashion Design
BA Integrated Rural Art and Industry
BA Publishing Studies (Book Industry)

COLLEGE OF SCIENCE

BSc Biochemistry
BSc Food Science and Technology
BSc Biological Sciences
BSc Environmental Science
BSc Chemistry
BSc Computer Science
BSc Mathematics
BSc Statistics
BSc Physics
BSc Actuarial Science
Doctor of Optometry (OD), Six (6) years
BSc Meteorology and Climate Science

COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES

Pharm D (Doctor of Pharmacy) Six (6) Years
BSc Herbal Medicine
BSc Human Biology (Medicine- to be followed by a 3-year Clinical Programme leading to
MBChB Degree)
BSc Medical Laboratory Technology
BSc Sports and Exercise Science
BSc Nursing
BSc Midwifery
BSc BDS Dental Surgery (Three (3) years of BSc Human Biology to be followed by a
3-year Clinical studies leading to the award of BDS Degree) (Fee Paying only)
DVM (Doctor of Veterinary Medicine)
BSc Sonography
BSc Disability & Rehabilitation Studies (opened to Candidates with General Science; General
Arts; Business; Visual Arts and Vocational/ Home Economics background)

ALL TOP- UP PROGRAMMES ARE FEE-PAYING ONLY

TOP-UP PROGRAMMES

Contact:  +233 (0) 3220 61831/ 60444 / +233 (0) 500 482 807 / +233 (0) 240 130 946

Fee-Paying Applicants

A Fee-Paying Facility is available to Applicants who do not meet the Competitive Departmental/Faculty Requirements and Cut-Off Points but satisfy the Minimum Entry Requirements of Aggregate 24 or better. Applicants who wish to take advantage of this facility should indicate this when filling online Application forms.

Applicants should take Note of The Following:

  1. Only results and/or documents provided by applicants at the time of submission of applications shall be considered.
  2. Applicants (excluding awaiting results candidates) shall include in their application forms photocopies of their results slips and/or certificates.
  3. Applicants shall include a certified true copy of their birth certificate.
  4. Applicants shall include one passport size photograph with a light green background.
  5. An applicant’s failure to input examination details (i.e. Index number and year of exams) and/ or other relevant information properly online shall deny the applicant admission to a programme of study at the university.
  6. Admissions to all programmes of study at the university are transparently administered by the central Undergraduate admissions board without any other considerations and/ or solicitations. Any applicant who makes any form of solicitation to any person or group of persons for the purpose of influencing and/or gaining admission into the university does so at his/her own risk.
  7. Mandatory requirement: all applicants are required to visit the universiy’s website (www.knust.edu.gh) to complete their application process online. Applicants are to use the login and pin number provided on the e-voucher for this purpose. Failure to do so renders the application invalid.
  8. Applicants are to note that upon release of the waec results, the admission portal would be opened for one (1) week for applicants to make any amendments with respect to their names, index numbers, year of exam, choice of programmes etc.

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