BTECH IN RENEWABLE ENERGY

BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY IN RENEWABLE ENERGY

1 ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

The programme intends to target applicants with the following qualifications:

  • SSSCE/WASSCE APPLICANTS

SSSCE holders:

Credit Passes (A-D) in Six (6) subjects comprising three core subjects, including English Language, Integrated Science and Mathematics, plus three (3) relevant elective subjects. Relevant elective subjects including Elective Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Building Construction, Technical Drawing, Engineering Science, Economics and Geography.

WASSCE Holders:

Credit Passes (A1-C6) in Six (6) subjects comprising three core subjects, including English Language, Integrated Science and Mathematics, plus three (3) relevant elective subjects. Relevant elective subjects including Elective Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Building Construction, Technical Drawing, Engineering Science, Economics and Geography.

  • GCE ‘A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS

Credit passes in Five (5) O’ Level subjects including English Language, Mathematics, plus Passes in Three (3) subjects (at least, one of the passes should be Grade D or better) at A’ Level.

  • TECHNICAL / VOCATIONAL CERTIFICATE APPLICANTS
  1. Construction Technician Certificate Part I & II (CTC I & II) with passes in all subjects.
  2. Ordinary Technician Diploma (OTD) Certificate in Renewable Energy, Electricals, Mechanical, Building and Civil Engineering with Pass in all subjects.
  3. Credit Passes in Intermediate or equivalent Certificate in Renewable Energy, Electricals, Mechanical, Building and Civil Engineering courses plus SSSCE (A-D) or WASSCE (A1-C6) or GCE Ordinary level (Credit) or CTVET (Credit) Certificates in three (3) core subjects, including English Language and Mathematics.
  4. CTVET Diploma Certificate in Renewable Energy, Electricals, Mechanical, Building and Civil Engineering courses with a minimum of 2nd Class Lower Division shall be admitted into the 2rd Year of the programme. Applicants with a “Pass” shall be admitted into the 1st Year of the programme.  
  • PROFESSIONAL AND OTHER ENTRY QUALIFICATIONS

All professional certificates and any other qualifications beyond the ones specified above must be referred to the National Accreditation Board for the establishment of their equivalences, to determine their eligibility for admission to tertiary education institutions-universities, university, colleges, polytechnics, etc.

  • MATURE APPLICANTS 
  1. Must be at least 25 years old and should provide a birth certificate or any legitimate documentary proof of date of birth.
  2. Pass a written examination and an interview.
  • TEACHER APPLICANTS
  1. Three (3) year certificate ‘A’

OR

  1. Five (5) GCE ‘O’ level credits including English Language, Mathematics and two (2) Science Subjects or Five (5) SSCE/WASSCE passes including English language, Mathematics and two (2) elective science subjects.

AND

  1. A minimum of three (3) years teaching experience.
  2. Foreign Qualification

All foreign qualifications should be referred to Ghana Tertiary Education Commission (GTEC) for determination of equivalences and eligibility for admission to tertiary institutions in Ghana (National Accreditation Board) Act, 2007 {Act 744 (2(2b)}).

       1. Higher National Diploma (HND) Qualifications

For HND holders willing to be admitted to undergraduate programmes, the applicant must have graduated with a good HND certificate (i.e. at least 2nd Class Lower Division). Also, the applicant must have acquired a 2-year post HND qualification working experience Institutions under mentorship should follow their Mentor Institution Practice concerning entry levels for HND applicants.

Other Diploma qualification from elsewhere assessed to be equivalent to HND may be similarly considered.

       2.Professional and Other Entry Qualifications

All professional certificates and any other qualifications beyond the ones specified above must be referred to the National Accreditation Board for the establishment of their equivalences, to determine their eligibility for admission to tertiary education institutions-universities, colleges, polytechnics, etc.