School of Applied Sciences & Technology
The School of Applied Sciences and Technology (SAST) emerged out of the School of Applied Sciences and Arts (SASA) in September 2020. This was done when a new Department, Department of Food Science and Postharvest Technology was created and in conformity with the institution’s vision of expanding Cape Coast Technical University. Departments that were offering Applied Sciences and Technology related programmes were segregated from those involved in Applied Arts.
The mission is to provide quality applied sciences, vocational and technological education that inspire learners to be creative and driven towards technology-based intervention for communities and industries within the country and globally.
The vision is to position Cape Coast Technical University as the leading educational pivot for applied sciences and technological innovation in the Country.
The School is headed by a Dean. He/she is responsible for the administrative and academic development of the School. The Office of the Dean has staff strength of three (3). They are as follows:
Prof. Rita Elsie Sanful
Assistant Registrar (School Officer)
Mrs. Felicia Doku
Ms. Jennifer Bentil
Currently, the School of Applied Sciences and Technology is made up of four (4) academic departments namely:
Department of Hospitality Management
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Department of Food Science and Postharvest Technology
Department of Computer Science and Technology
The School runs Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech), Higher National Diploma (HND) and
DEPARTMENT OF HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT
Bachelor of Technology in Hotel, Catering and Institutional Management (4-Year Degree)
Bachelor of Technology in Hotel, Catering and Institutional Management (2-year top-up-weekend)
Higher National Diploma in Hotel, Catering and Institutional Management (Regular and weekend)
Diploma in Hospitality Management (2-year –regular)
DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Bachelor of Technology in Statistics (4-Year Degree-weekend)
Bachelor of Technology in Statistics (2-year top-up-weekend)
Higher National Diploma in Statistics (Regular)
DEPARTMENT OF FOOD SCIENCE AND POSTHARVEST TECHNOLOGY
Bachelor of Technology in Food and Postharvest Technology (4-Year Degree)
Diploma in Food and Postharvest Technology (2-year regular)
DEPARTMENT OF COMPUTER SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
The School had a collaboration with Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship, Canada to developed a curriculum in Bachelor of Technology in Culinary Arts and Restaurant Management.
The School wrote a proposal on the creation of the Hotel School that has been approved by Academic Board and the Governing Council of Cape Coast Technical University.
The Department of Food Science and Postharvest Technology received donation of laboratory equipment worth three thousand, nine hundred and fifty dollars ($3,950.00) from Prof. Benjamin Simpson, McGill University in Montreal.
The School has developed the underlisted academic programmes and awaiting accreditation from Ghana Tertiary Education Commission (GTEC). The School intends to provide a wide range of market-driven programme opportunities for students to choose from.
Master of Technology (MTech.) in Hospitality and Sustainable Event Management
Master of Philosophy (MPhil.) in Postharvest Science and Technology
Master of Philosophy (MPhil.) Food Science and Technology
Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech.) Culinary Arts
Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech.) Restaurant Management
Bachelor of Science (BSc.) Sustainable Agricultural
Bachelor of Science (BSc.) Laboratory Technology
Diploma in Laboratory Technology