Location: Kumasi - Ashanti Region, Ghana, W/A
Postal Address: P. O. Box 854, Kumasi Fax: +233 (0)3220-22387
Tel: +233 (0)3220-22387, +233 (0)3220-22388
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:
c. GENERAL CERTICIATE OF EDUCATION (GCE) A-LEVEL APPLICANTS
Passes in three (3) subjects (at least, one of the passes should be Grade D or better). Also the applicant must have had credit passes (Grade 6) in five GCE Ordinary Level subjects including English Language, Mathematics and a Science student (for non-science students).
d. ABCE APPLICANTS
Full Diploma Certificate in ABCE. Also, the applicant must have had credit passes in five (5) subjects including English Language, Mathematics, Integrated Science or Social Studies in the General Business Certificate (GBCE) or Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSSCE) or West African Senior Secondary School Certificate Examinations (WASSCE). ABCE candidates may be considered for admission at level 200 of a degree programme.
e. MATURE CANDIDATES
i. Must be 25 years old with legitimate documentary proof which is at least five (25) years old at the time of application.
ii. Must pass Mature Students Entrance Examinations conducted by the Institution (English Language, Mathematics and an Aptitude Test).
f. HND/DIPLOMA AND PROFESSIONAL APPLICANTS FOR ADMISSION TO LEVEL 200
i. Holders of SSSCE/ WASSCE with at least four credits including English, Core Mathematics and Integrated Science or Social Studies plus a DCA certificate will be admitted to level 200.
ii. Holders of Full HND Certificate in other business-related disciplines will be admitted to level 200.
iii. Holders of ICA or ACCA level 1 or equivalents will be admitted to level 200.
iv. Holders of CAT or GAT certificate or equivalents will be admitted to level 200.
h. HND/DIPLOMA AND PROFESSIONAL APPLICANTS FOR ADMISSION TO LEVEL 300
i. Holders of HND Accountancy certificate will be admitted to level 300.
ii. Holders of SSSCE/ WASSCE with at least four credits including English, Core Mathematics and Integrated Science or Social Studies plus a PDCA certificate will be admitted to level 300.
iii. An applicant with passes in 9 or more subjects in ICAG, ACCA or equivalents will be admitted to level 300.
i. FOREIGN APPLICANTS
All foreign applicants from accredited institutions will be considered for admission in consultation with National Accreditation Board for equivalent qualifications.