ADMISSION OF CANDIDATES TO DEGREE/HND PROGRAMMES FOR THE 2017/2018 ACADEMIC YEAR

 

Applications are invited from prospective applicants for admission into Degree/HND programmes of the Sunyani Technical University, Sunyani, for the 2017/2018 Academic year.

 

PROGRAMMES ON OFFER FOR THE 2017/2018 ACADEMIC YEAR

 

DEGREE PROGRAMMES

  

  • Bachelor of Technology (B-Tech) Degree in Building Technology (In Collaboration with Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology) (Regular and Weekend) (18 months top-up)  

Entry Requirements

  • Applicants must hold a good HND (Second Class Upper Division or Better) in Building Technology or allied programmes with at least two years relevant post HND qualification experience. Applicants with HND Second Class Lower Division must pass a selection interview before they could be considered. The programme duration is 18 months consisting of 3 semesters. 
  • To be eligible for admission to the Pre-B-Tech programme, candidates are required to have one of the following qualification:
  1. CTCIII Certificate Part III (CTCIII – New Scheme) or
  2. CTCIII Certificate Part III (CTCII – Old Scheme).  

  • Bachelor of Technology (B-Tech) Degree in Accounting With Computing (Regular and Weekend) (18 months top-up)

Entry Requirements

a. HND Accountancy Applicants

                   Holders of HND Accountancy Certificate

b. ACCA and ICA Applicants

Applicants with 7 passes or more papers of ICAG, ACCA, CIMA or equivalents

 c. Advanced Diploma in Computerised Accounting

Holders of Professional Diploma in Computerised Accounting with credit passes (SSSCE A- D), WASSCE (A1 C6) in the three core papers of English Language, Core Mathematics and Social

Studies/Integrated Science or Equivalent from a recognized Tertiary Institution

d. First Degree 

Applicants holding NAB Accredited degrees will be interviewed.  The programme duration is 18 months consisting of 3 semesters.

  

  • Bachelor of Technology (B-Tech) Degree in Procurement Management  (Regular and Weekend) (2 years top-up)

Entry Requirements

A candidate must have an HND with second class division or better and satisfy all conditions that the Technical University will require.

  1. A candidate must have an HND in Purchasing and Supply, Procurement Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Freight Forwarding, Stores Management, etc; or its equivalent.
  2. Applicants with Diploma in Procurement & Supply from the Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply (CIPS UK) qualification may apply.
  3. HND Graduates from other fields or disciplines with a qualification not lower than a minimum of 2nd Class Lower Division with at least five (5) years working experience in procurement related fields.
  4. First degree graduates from other fields or discipline may apply.
  • Bachelor of Technology (B-Tech) Degree in Hospitality Management (Regular and Weekend) (2 years top-up)

 

          Entry Requirements

HND graduates of Hospitality management and students transferring from similar Programmes run at other institutions with a minimum of 2nd Class Lower and must have had two years working experience, qualify to apply. Admission would be based on an interview performance.

Additionally, HND Hospitality graduates who are 30 years and above but do not satisfy the above class requirements may also apply.

  • Bachelor of Technology (B-Tech) Degree in Civil Engineering (Regular and Weekend) (2 years top-up)

 

Entry Requirements

The entry requirements for the programme is an HND (Civil Engineering) certificate or allied programmes and a minimum of two years industrial experience. Preference would be given to first and second class upper holders.

  • Bachelor of Technology (B-Tech) Degree in Management and Entrepreneurial Studies (Regular and Weekend) (2 years top-up)

 

Entry Requirements

i) Applicants must have qualification in HND Secretaryship and Management Studies, Purchasing and Supply, Accountancy or Marketing as well as students transferring from similar programmes run at other institutions with accreditation/recognition and with a minimum qualification of Second (2nd) Class Lower Division plus at least two (2) years relevant post qualification experience in the relevant field.

OR

HND Secretaryship and Management Studies, Purchasing and Supply, Accountancy, and Marketing graduates possessing lower than the minimum Second (2nd) Class Division requirement as indicated above, but have worked in relevant fields for a minimum of two (2) years may apply. Applicants in this category will be admitted based on interview performance.

OR

Other HND graduates possessing lower than the minimum Second (2nd) Class Division requirement as indicated above, but have worked in relevant fields for a minimum of two (2) years may apply. Applicants in this category will be admitted based on interview performance.

  • Bachelor of Technology (B-Tech) Degree in Marketing Management (Regular and Weekend)

(2 years top-up)

Entry Requirements

  1. Graduates of Higher National Diploma in Marketing and students transferring from similar programmes ran at other accredited/recognized institution with a minimum of second class lower division plus at least one (1) year working experience/ first degree from any recognized institution

ii.    HND graduates from other fields or disciplines with a Qualification lower than the minimum second class lower but have worked in relevant fields for at least one year

  • Bachelor of Technology (B-Tech) Degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering (Regular and Weekend) (2 years top-up)

Entry Requirements

(i)         The B-Tech degree programme is a top-up programme designed for holders of the Higher National Diploma (HND) Certificate in Electrical and Electronic Engineering or related field. To be eligible for the B-Tech in Electrical/ Electronic Engineering programme, candidates must hold a good HND certificate (Second Class Upper Division or better) with two years relevant post-qualification experience. Candidates with second class lower division must pass a selection interview to be conducted by the Technical University in additional to two years post qualification experience in a relevant field.

  1. Electrical Technicians Course Part III or Part II old scheme holders with four (4) or three (3) credit passes including Electrical Principle, Electrical Regulations, Electrical Practical and Electrical Drawingplus four (4) G. C. E ‘O’ Level passes (English, Mathematics) and any other two subject

                                                                         OR

  1. Final Electrical Technicians Course as stated above plus two (2) or more credit

               passes of SSCE/WASSCE (SHS) (English and Mathematics). 

               Applicants admitted based on entry requirements (ii and ii) are supposed to go through some bridging course or Pre - BTech programme organized by the department and pass the stipulated courses before enrolled fully on the BTech programme.

 

  • Bachelor of Technology (B-Tech) Degree in Mechanical Engineering (Regular and Weekend)

(2 years top-up)

Entry Requirements

(i)         The B. Tech degree programme is a top-up programme designed for holders of the Higher National Diploma (HND) Certificate in Mechanical Engineering or related field. To be eligible for the B. Tech in Mechanical Engineering programme, candidates must hold a good HND certificate (Second Class Upper Division or better) with two years relevant post-qualification experience. Candidates with second class lower division must pass a selection interview to be conducted by the Technical University in addition to two years post qualification experience in a relevant field.

  1. Mechanical/Motor Technicians Course Part III or Part II old scheme holders with four (4) or three (3) credit passes in the relevant courses plus four (4) G. C. E ‘O’ Level passes (English, Mathematics) and any other two subject

                                                                         OR

  1. Mechanical/Motor Technicians Course as stated above plus two (2) or more credit passes of SSCE/WASSCE (SHS) (English and Mathematics). 

               Applicants admitted based on entry requirements (ii and iii) are supposed to go through some bridging course or Pre – B. Tech. programme organized by the department and pass the stipulated courses before enrolled fully on the B. Tech. programme.

 

  • Bachelor of Technology (B-Tech) Degree in Agriculture (Regular and Weekend) (2 years top-up)

Entry Requirements

To be eligible for admission to the Bachelor of Technology in Agriculture programme, candidates shall obtain the following qualifications:

  1. Higher National Diploma (HND) in Agriculture or other equivalent certificate in related areas
  2. Obtain a minimum of Second Class Lower Division
  3. Worked in an agricultural industry or any other related industry for two years
  4. Pass an interview conducted by the Technical University
  5. Work experience may be waived for exceptional students with agricultural Science background and a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 3.0 (Second Class Upper Division).

 

HND PROGRAMMES

FACULTY OF BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT STUDIES

  • HND Accountancy (Regular, Weekend and Evening)
  • HND Computerised Accounting (Regular, Weekend and Evening) 
  • HND Marketing (Regular, Weekend and Evening)
  • HND Purchasing and Supply Chain Management (Regular, Weekend and Evening)
  • HND Secretaryship and Management Studies (Regular, Weekend and Evening)

FACULTY OF ENGINEERING

  • HND Civil Engineering
  • HND Electrical/Electronic Engineering (Computer Engineering Option)
  • HND Electrical/Electronic Engineering (Medical Engineering Technology Option)
  • HND Electrical/Electronic Engineering (Power Systems Option)
  • HND Electrical/Electronic Engineering (Telecommunication Options)
  • HND Materials Engineering 
  • HND Mechanical Engineering (Automobile Option) 
  • HND Mechanical Engineering (Plant Option) 
  • HND Mechanical Engineering (Production Option) 
  • HND Mechanical Engineering (Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Option) 

 

FACULTY OF BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND APPLIED ARTS

  • HND Building Technology 
  • HND Ceramic Arts
  • HND Fashion Design Technology
  • HND Textiles Technology
  • HND Interior Design and Technology 

 

FACULTY OF APPLIED SCIENCES AND TECHNOLOGY

  • HND Computer Science 
  • HND Pharmacy Technician
  • HND General Agriculture
  • HND Hotel, Catering and Institutional Management (Regular, Weekend and Evening)
  • HND Information and Communication Technology (ICT)

ADMISSION ELIGIBILTY FOR HND PROGRAMMES

Admission is opened to:

  1. SSSCE holders with credit passes (A-D) in English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science/Social Studies plus credit passes (A-D) in Three Elective subjects relevant to the programme of study  
  2. WASSCE holders with credit passes (A1-D7)  in English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science/Social Studies plus credit passes (A1-C6)  in Three Elective subjects relevant to  the programme of study  
  3. CERTIFICATE II HOLDERS: Certificate II Applicants with Passes in six (6) subjects comprising three (3) core subjects (English, Mathematics and Integrated Science/Social Studies) plus three (3) passes in relevant elective subjects are eligible for HND Programmes
  4. ADVANCED LEVEL holders with credit in at least Five (5) subjects at the GCE ‘O’ Level (or its equivalent) including English and Mathematics, plus at least two passes in the subjects relevant to the programme of study.
  5. TECHNICAL SCHOOLS APPLICANTS: Technical School applicants with Passes in English Language, Mathematics, Integrated Science plus three (3) relevant elective subjects.
  6. POST SECONDARY TEACHER TRAIN ING CERTIFICATE APPLICANTS: Passes at the final Post–Secondary Teacher Training Examination plus five passes at the GCE O’Level/SSSCE/WASSCE including English and Mathematics.
  7. DIPOMA IN BUSINESS STUDIES (DBS)  APPLICANTS: Applicants who hold DBS with Distinction or Credit from GES accredited institutions are eligible for admission to level 200 to pursue Business related programmes at the HND level. DBS applicants who hold a Pass would enroll at level 100. In all cases applicants would be required to have four (4) credit passes in WASSCE/SSSCE/ RSA II including English and Mathematics.
  8. MATURE APPLICANTS
    1. Must be at least 25 years old.
    2. Must have at least two (2) years relevant industrial experience.
    3. Must pass a written examination and an interview.
    4. Must show proof of date of birth with any national document which is at least 5 years old at the time of application.

OR

  1. Must be at least 25 years old 
  2. Must have at least two (2) years relevant industrial experience.   
  3. Must show proof of credit passes in English Language and Mathematics in SSSCE/WASSCE
  4. Must show proof of date of birth with any national document which is at least 5 years old at the time of application.

MATURE CANDIDATES ENTRANCE EXAMINATION

Note: All mature candidates will be expected to pay an additional amount of GH¢50.00 on or before the day of the entrance examination at the Technical University Campus. This amount covers the cost of the entrance examinations. Mature Candidates Entrance Examination will take place on Friday, July 28, 2017 at the Sunyani Technical University. The starting time for the examination is 10:00 a.m. prompt.

PRE-HND (ACCESS) COURSE FOR TECHNICAL AND VOCATIONAL SCHOOL STUDENTS

The National Board for Professional and Technicians Examinations (NABPTEX) has designed an access programme 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 following HND programmes:  

  • HND Building Technology
  • HND Civil Engineering
  • HND Computer Science
  • HND Electrical/Electronic Engineering
  • HND General Agriculture 
  • HND Hotel, Catering and Institutional Management
  • HND Ceramic Arts
  • HND Fashion Design Technology
  • HND Textiles Technology
  • HND Interior Design Technology 
  • HND Pharmacy Technician
  • HND Materials Engineering
  • HND Mechanical Engineering 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR PRE-HND COURSES

Applicants should posses a minimum qualification of Intermediate Certificate or its equivalent in the relevant area of study. 

ACCESS PROGRAMME FOR SSSCE/WASSCE

In the case of SSSCE/WASSCE Science applicants for Access course, they must have passes in three (3) subjects comprising at least one (1) core subject plus at least one (1) science elective subject and any other science related subject.

PROFESSIONAL PROGRAMMES 

 PROFESSIONAL DIPLOMA IN COMPUTERISED ACCOUNTING

Entry Requirements

Diploma in Computerised Accounting

INSTITUTE OF CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS (ICA) GHANA – PART 1

Entry Requirements

a. SSSCE /WASSCE APPLICANTS: 6  Passes in with at least aggregate 20 and including English Language and Mathematics.  

b. GBCE APPLICANTS (RSA) – Six GBCE passes including English Language, Business Mathematics, with at least aggregate 20.

 THE ACCOUNTING TECHNICIANS SCHEME WEST AFRICA (ATSWA) FORMERLY GAT 

Entry Requirements for HND Programmes

  a. SSSCE /WASSCE APPLICANTS: 6  Passes in with at least aggregate 20 and including English Language and Mathematics.  

b. GBCE APPLICANTS (RSA) – Six GBCE passes including English Language, Business Mathematics, with at least aggregate 20.

 

CHARTERED INSTITUTE OF BANKERS (GH) LEVEL 1 – 4  

Entry Requirements for HND Programmes

(i)         School Certificate (6 credits) or GCE ‘O” level with 6 credit in English Language and mathematics, Plus “A” level in 3 subject, 2 which should not be below grade D.

(ii)        WASSCE or SSSCE; 3 core Subjects including Core Mathematics and core English plus 3 Elective from either (1) Business Programme or (2) General Arts Programme (Economics, Government, Science & Mathematics).

(iii)       Minimum 5 Credit passes at the General Business certificate Exam including English Language and Mathematics plus 3 passes at the advanced Business Certificate Exam.

(iv)       Any other equivalent professional certificate

DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES

  1. Diploma in Computerised Accounting (DCA) (2-year Programme)
  2. Diploma in Banking Technology & Accounting (DBTA) (2-year Programme)
  3. Diploma in Electronic Marketing (2-year Programme)
  4. Diploma in Business Administration (2-year Programme)
  5. Diploma in Public Relations (2-year Programme)
  6. Diploma in Procurement & Materials Management (2-year Programme)
  7. Diploma in Business Studies (Accounting Option) (1-year Programme)
  8. Diploma in Business Studies (Secretarial Option) (1-year Programme)
  9. Diploma in Business Studies (Management Option) (1-year Programme)
  10. Diploma in Business Studies (Marketing Option) (1-year Programme)
  11. Diploma in Business Studies (Purchasing and Supply Option) (1-year Programme)
  12. Diploma in Business Studies (Statistics Option) (1-year Programme)

Entry Requirements for 1 – 6: Five (5) SSSCE/ WASSCE passes including English Language and Mathematics/ GBCE passes

Entry Requirements for 7 – 12 : Four (4) SSSCE/ WASSCE passes including English Language and Mathematics/ GBCE passes

TECHNICIAN AND ADVANCED PROGRAMMES

  • Construction Technicians Course (CTC) Part I 
  • Construction Technicians Course (CTC) Part II
  • Construction Technicians Course (CTC) Part III
  • Electrical Engineering Technicians (EET) Part I
  • Electrical Engineering Technicians (EET) Part II
  • Electrical Engineering Technicians (EET) Part III
  • Mechanical Engineering Technicians (MET) Part I
  • Mechanical Engineering Technicians (MET) Part II
  • Mechanical Engineering Technicians Part III
  • Motor Vehicle Technicians (MVT) Part I
  • Motor Vehicle Technicians (MVT) Part II
  • Motor Vehicle Technicians Part III (MVT III)
  • Advanced Blocklaying and Concreting 
  • Advanced Carpentry and Joinery
  • Advanced Cookery (8122)
  • Advanced Furniture 
  • Advanced Painting and Decorating
  • Advanced Fashion and Designing
  • Advanced Furniture Design & Construction   

Entry Requirements

Passes in Intermediate, SSSCE/WASSCE, Part I and Part II of that particular programme.

CRAFT PROGRAMMES/COUNCIL FOR TECHNICAL AND VOCATIONAL EDUCATION AND

TRAINING (COTVET) PROGRAMMES

The Technical University also runs programmes of the Council for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (COTVET) at the Certificate II and Advanced levels. The programmes are:

  • Agric Mechanics Work                         
  • Autobody Inter/COTVET 
  • Blocklaying and Concreting Inter/COTVET 
  • Catering Inter/COTVET            
  • Electrical Installation Work        
  • Electrical Machine Rewinding and   Repairs
  • Fabrication and Welding                      
  • Fashion and Designing Intermediate  
  • Furniture Craft Inter/COTVET 
  • General Textiles 
  • Heavy Duty and Diesel Mechanics     
  • Industrial Maintenance Technology               
  • Industrial Mechanics                          
  • Mechanical Engineering Craft Practice  
  • Motor Vehicle Mechanics Work     
  • Painting and Decorating Inter             
  • Refrigeration & Air-conditioning Mechanics                                           
  • Small Engines Repairs                          
  • Textiles Technician      

Entry Requirements

  • SSSCE/WASSCE and JHS certificates

OTHER PROGRAMMES

General Business Certificate Examination (Formerly Ghana Commercial Examinations or RSA Stage II)

Entry Requirements

  • SSSCE/WASSCE and JHS certificates

Advanced Business Certificate Examination (Formerly Ghana Commercial Examinations or RSA Stage III) 

Entry Requirements

  • RSA Stage II

PROFICIENCY CERTIFICATES

  • Architectural  and Engineering Draughtmanship
  • Proficiency in Chinese Language    
  • Proficiency in English  Language
  • Proficiency in French Language           

 SALES OUTLET

Prospective Applicants must purchase Sunyani Technical University ADMISSIONS FORMS from the following centres:

  1. The Finance Office, Sunyani Technical University
  2.  Regional and District POST OFFICES throughout the country
  3.  Fidelity Bank, Zenith Bank, Ghana Commercial Bank, Ecobank, Stanbic Bank, Sunyani and all other Branches throughout the Country. 

COST OF APPLICATION FORMS

  1. Bachelor of Technology Applicants       - GH¢130.00
  2. HND Programmes (Direct Applicants)    - GH¢120.00
  3. HND Programmes (Mature)                            - GH¢130.00
  4. Access (Pre-HND), Diploma, Technician and Advanced Programmes  - GH¢120.00
  5. Craft programmes and Proficiency Certificates    - GH¢80.00 

HOW TO APPLY

ONLINE ADMISSION INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Go to admissions.stu.edu.gh on the internet after you have purchased the Sunyani Technical University admissions documents
  2. Log onto the Online Admissions System with the E-Voucher Number and Pin
  3. Follow steps on the Online Admissions system to complete your application
  4. printed copy of your completed online application must be enclosed in your envelope before posting together with photocopies of Certificates or Results slips to be returned to: The Registrar, Sunyani Technical University, P. O. Box 206, Sunyani 

COMPLETED FORM

A completed ADMISSION FORM should be sent to the Post Office together with photocopies of certificates or result slips and in the case of Mature Applicants, birth certificates and any other relevant document(s) should also be attached and sent to the address below: 

THE REGISTRAR,

SUNYANI TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY,

P.O. BOX 206, 

SUNYANI - B/A

For general enquiries contact the Deputy Registrar in-charge of Academic and Admissions on 0352023278/0352027052 or 0264485858