BTECH and HND Civil Engineering

BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY (BTECH) CIVIL ENGINEERING (4-YEAR)

SSSCE/WASSCE APPLICANTS

A    SSSCE Holders:

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

B    WASSCE Holders:

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

GCE ‘A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS

Five (5) credits (at least Grade 6) at O’ Level including English Language Mathematics, and two (2) of the following: Additional Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Technical Drawing and Building Construction, plus, Two (2) A’ Level passes in Mathematics and either Physics or Chemistry.

TECHNICAL CERTIFICATE APPLICANTS

  1. Certificate in Construction-related Course from Technical Institutes with Credit passes in all subjects, plus SSSCE (A-D) or WASSCE (A1-C6) or GCE Ordinary level (Credits) or CTVET (Credits) Certificates in three (3) core subjects, including English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science.
  2. Construction Technician Certificate Part I & II (CTC I & II) with Credit passes in all subjects, plus Credit passes in three (3) core subjects including English language, Mathematics, and Integrated Science from SSSCE (A-D) or WASSCE (A1-C6) or GCE Ordinary level (Credits) or CTVET (Credits).
  3. Construction Technician Certificate Part I, II & III (CTC I, II & III) with Credit passes in all subjects, plus at least three (3) years relevant experience may be admitted to Level 300 upon successful completion of a 6-month bridging course.

 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. Must show evidence of completion of Second Cycle education.
  3. Must have at least three (3) years relevant work experience and show proof with a recommendation letter from the employer
  4. Must pass a written examination and an interview.

DIPLOMA APPLICANTS

  1. HND Certificate in Civil Engineering with a minimum of Second Class (Lower Division) may be admitted to Level 300 of the programme. HND applicants with a “Pass” must pass a selection interview.
  2. HND in Building Technology, Construction Technology or Construction-related programme may be admitted to Level 300 upon successful completion of a 3-month bridging course.
  3. 2-year Diploma Certificate in Civil Engineering with a minimum of 2nd Class (Lower Division) from any Accredited Institution may be admitted to Level 200 of the programme. However, applicants with deficiency in Level 100 courses will be required to register and successfully complete those courses. Applicants with a “Pass” may be admitted to Level 100 of the programme.

TEACHER APPLICANTS

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

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

International students with SSSCE/WASSCE certificate or its equivalent in relevant areas as defined under Sections 8.1.1, 8.1.2, 8.1.3 and 8.1.5 are eligible for admission.

PROFESSIONAL AND OTHER ENTRY QUALIFICATIONS

All professional certificates and any other qualifications beyond the ones specified above will be referred to the Ghana Tertiary Education Commision for the establishment of their equivalences, to determine their eligibility for admission into the programme.

FOREIGN QUALIFICATIONS

Foreign qualifications shall be referred to the Ghana Tertiary Education Commision (GTEC) for determination of equivalences and eligibility for admission into the programme.

BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY (BTECH) CIVIL ENGINEERING (TOP-UP)

Applicants should possess any of the following qualifications:

  1. HND in Civil Engineering with a minimum of Second Class (Lower division). HND in Civil Engineering with “Pass” Division must pass a selection interview.
  2. HND in Building Technology, Construction Technology or Construction-related programme may be admitted upon successful completion of a 3-month bridging course.
  3. Construction Technician Certificate Part I, II & III (CTC I, II & III) with Credit passes in all subjects, plus at least three (3) years relevant experience may be admitted upon successful completion of a 6-month bridging course.

HIGHER NATIONAL DIPLOMA (HND)

 

  1. Non-SSSCE/WASSCE Graduates.

Applicants may qualify with any of the following groupings

  1. General Course in Construction (GCC), Construction Technician Certificate I & II (CTC I&II)Certificate II Applicants
    1. Craft certificate in Blocklaying and Concreting / Carpentry and Joinery / Plumbing plus passes in English Language Mathematics and Science in Access Course organized by NAPBTEX.
    2. Craft certificate in Blocklaying and Concreting / Carpentry and Joinery / Plumbing. Must have in addition a minimum of three SSSCE/WASSCE passes in core Mathematics, English and Integrated Science.
    3. Construction Technician Part II Certificate (New Scheme). Candidates must have in addition a minimum of for SSSCE/WASSCE passes including Core English, Mathematics and Physics or four GCE ‘O’ Level passes including English mathematics and Physics.
    4. Final Construction Technician Certificate (CTC I/CTC II). Candidates must have, in addition, GCE ‘O’ level passes in English, and Additional Mathematics or SSSCE/WASSCE passes in Core English and Elective Mathematics or GCC four(4) credits.
    5. OTD Certificate in Building/Civil Engineering
    6. CTC I and CTC II with passes in all subjects

Passes in six subjects comprising three core subjects (English, mathematics and Integrated Science) plus three passes in relevant elective subjects

  1. Two (2) GCE ‘A’ Level passes in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry or Engineering Drawing. If a pass in ‘A’ Level Chemistry is not obtained, credit in GCE ‘O’ Level Chemistry will be a prerequisite. Applicants with two ‘A’ Level passes with a minimum of grade ‘C’ in Mathematics and Physics may be considered.

AND

Five (5) credits at GCE ‘O’ Level including English Language, Mathematics and a Science subject.

(b)       SSSCE Applicants:   

Six passes (A-D) in all core subjects including English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science and at passes (A-C) in at least three relevant elective subjects like Elective Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Building Construction, Technical Drawing, Woodwork, Engineering Science, Agricultural Science/Biology, Economics, Geography and other relevant subjects.

  1. WASSCE Applicants

Three passes (A1-D7) in three core subjects including English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science and a minimum of (C6) in any three relevant Elective Subjects like Elective Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Building Construction, Technical Drawing, Woodwork, Engineering Science, Agricultural Science / Biology, Economics, Geography and other relevant subjects.

1.Teacher Applicants

Four-year certificate A

OR

Three-year Post-Secondary Teachers Certificate

2. Mature Applicants:

Must be at least twenty-five years old with a minimum of two (2) years of work experience. Must pass a written examination and an interview.

Note: Applicants with failures in SSSCE/WASSCE elective subjects can substitute them with passes in Technician Part I and II courses and vice versa.