Faculty of Business and Management Studies

Are you interested in applying for any of the Programmes listed under Faculty of Business Management Studies? Congrats! The Management of Koforidua Technical University has open Admissions of Faculty of Business Management Studies Programmes to the general public and applicants who wish to apply.

The following are a list of all Faculty of Business and Management Studies Programmes, that are offered in Koforidua Technical University and their respective entry requirements.

List of Faculty of Business and Management Studies Programmes

  • BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY (B.TECH) IN ACCOUNTING – (2 YEARS TOP-UP PROGRAMME)
  • BTECH. IN PROCUREMENT AND SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT – (2 YEARS TOP-UP PROGRAMME)
  • BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY (B.TECH) IN SECRETARYSHIP AND MANAGEMENT STUDIES – (2 YEARS TOP-UP PROGRAMME)
  • BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY (B.TECH) IN MARKETING – (18 MONTHS TOP-UP PROGRAMME)

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ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE FACULTY OF BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT STUDIES PROGRAMMES

The following include the entry requirements for all Faculty of Business and Management Studies Admissions:

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY PROGRAMMES:

BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY (B.TECH) IN ACCOUNTING – (2 YEARS TOP-UP PROGRAMME)

  • Graduates of Higher National Diploma (HND) in Accounting and students transferring from similar programmes run at other accredited/recognized institutions with a minimum of Second (2nd) Class Lower Division OR
  • Applicants with Level II qualification of ICA-Gh and ACCA Foundation (F1 to F9) or CIMA Level II examinations. OR
  • HND graduates from other fields or disciplines with a qualification not lower than the minimum Second (2nd) Class Lower Division requirement with at least one (1) year working experience in accounting related fields.

BTECH. IN PROCUREMENT AND SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT – (2 YEARS TOP-UP PROGRAMME)

  • HND graduates in Purchasing and Supply, HND Building Technology and students transferring from similar programmes run at other accredited institutions with a minimum of Second (2nd) Class Lower Division. Or
  • Applicants with Level 4 Foundation Diploma of Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply (CIPS-UK) qualifications or equivalent of Chartered Institute of Builders, UK may apply. Or
  • HND graduates from other fields or disciplines with a qualification not lower than the minimum 2nd Class Lower Division requirement with at least one (1) year working experience in procurement related fields.

BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY (B.TECH) IN SECRETARYSHIP AND MANAGEMENT STUDIES – (2 YEARS TOP-UP PROGRAMME)

  • Graduates of Higher National Diploma (HND) in Secretaryship and Management Studies and students transferring from similar programmes run at other accredited/recognized institutions with minimum of Second (2nd) Class Lower Division Or
  • Applicants with Private Secretaryship Certificate who have one (1) year working experience in secretarial field shall be admitted after passing a qualifying examination. Or
  • Applicants with level one (1) qualification of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA) qualifying examinations. Such applicants (ICSA applicants) shall be admitted based on an entrance examination and interview performance. Or
  • Other HND graduates from other related fields of disciplines with a qualification not lower than the minimum Second (2nd) Class Lower Division with at least five (5) years working experience in Secretaryship related fields. Such applicants shall be admitted based on interview performance.

BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY (B.TECH) IN MARKETING – (18 MONTHS TOP-UP PROGRAMME)

  • HND graduates in Marketing, and students transferring from similar/related programmes run at other accredited institutions with a minimum of Second (2nd) Class Lower Division. Or
  • Applicants with professional Diploma from CIM (UK/Ghana) Or
  • HND graduates from other fields or disciplines with a qualification not lower than the minimum 2nd Class Lower Division requirement with at least one (1) year working experience in Marketing related fields.
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GENERAL REQUIREMENTS FOR HIGHER NATIONAL DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES

SSSCE/WASSCE APPLICANTS

  • SSSCE Applicants: Passes (A-D) in three (3) core subjects namely English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science/Social Studies; and must possess a minimum of D in any three (3) of the passes relevant to the area of specialization.
  • WASSCE Applicants: Passes (A-D7) in three (3) core subjects namely English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science/Social Studies; and must possess a minimum of C6 in any three (3) of the passes relevant to the area of specialization.

The aggregate of the six (6) subjects must not exceed 24 for SSSCE and 39 for WASSCE

GBCE/ ‘O’/A’LEVEL/ABCE Applicants

  • Five (5) GBCE /GCE‘O’-Level credit passes (including English Language and Mathematicsplus at least two (2) GCE ‘A’ level/ABCE passes excluding General Paper.

APPLICANTS FROM TECHNICAL SCHOOLS (CERTIFICATE II APPLICANTS)

Applicants must have passes in three (3) subjects including English Language and Mathematics and Integrated Science plus three (3) relevant elective subjects/trade courses.

  • DBS APPLICANTS Four (4) SSSCE/WASSCE passes including English and Mathematics plus at least three (3) passes in relevant DBS subjects.
  • TEACHER’S CERTIFICATE. Applicant must have Three- Year Post-Secondary Certificate or Four Year Certificate ‘A’ with a minimum of two (2) years teaching experience, plus three (3) GCE O-Level or SSSCE/WASSCE passes in relevant elective subjects.

MATURE APPLICANTS

  • Applicants must be twenty-five (25) years old and must show proof of age with birth certificate or any legitimate documentary proof of date of birth which is five (5) years old at the time of application.
  • Must pass a written test in English Language, Mathematics and General Knowledge to be conducted by Koforidua Technical University.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR HND SECRETARYSHIP AND MANAGEMENT STUDIES

SSSCE/WASSCE APPLICANTS

  • SSSCE Applicants: Passes (A-D) in three (3) core subjects namely English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science/Social Studies; and must possess a minimum of D in any three (3) of the passes relevant to the area of specialization.
  • WASSCE Applicants: Passes (A-D7) in three (3) core subjects namely English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science/Social Studies; and must possess a minimum of C6 in any three (3) of the passes relevant to the area of specialization.

The aggregate of the six (6) subjects must not exceed 24 for SSSCE and 39 for WASSCE

GBCE/ ‘O’/A’LEVEL/ABCE Applicants

  • Five (5) GBCE /GCE‘O’-Level credit passes (including English Language and Mathematicsplus at least two (2) GCE ‘A’ level/ABCE passes excluding General Paper.

DBS APPLICANTS

Four (4) SSSCE/WASSCE passes including English and Mathematics plus at least three (3) passes in relevant DBS subjects.

DIPLOMA IN OFFICE MANAGEMENT (DOM)

  • Diploma in Office Management (DOM) organized by WAEC, plus four (4) GCE O’ level SSSCE/WASSCE passes including English Language and Mathematics
  • STENOGRAPHER CERTIFICATE
    • Holders of Stenographer certificate are eligible to apply
  • DIPLOMA FROM OTHER INSTITUTIONS
    • Holders of Diploma from recognized higher institutions are eligible to apply.

MATURE APPLICANTS

  • Applicants must be twenty-five (25) years old and must show proof of age with birth certificate or any legitimate documentary proof of date of birth which is twenty-five (25) years old at the time of application.
  • Must pass a written test in English Language, Mathematics and General Knowledge to be conducted by Koforidua Technical University.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR NON-HND PROGRAMMES

DBS–(Accounting/ Management/Marketing/Purchasing & Supply/ Entrepreneurship/ Secretarial Options)

  • Four (4) SSSCE/WASSCE passes (including English and Mathematics) Or
  • Four (4) GCE O-Level passes (including English Language and Mathematics) Or
  • Four (4) GBCE (RSA II) passes (including English Language & Business Mathematics) Or
  • NACVET/NVTI Typist/ 2 or 3 passes in Stenographer Certificate (for Secretarial option

DBS–(Statistics and Information Technology Options)

  • Four (4) SSSCE/WASSCE passes (including English, Mathematics plus elective Mathematics or PhysicsOr
  • Four (4) GCE O-Level passes (including English Language and Mathematics, additional Mathematics or Physics)

NB: ADMISSION OF DIPLOMA IN BUSINESS STUDIES (DBS) GRADUATES TO LEVEL 200 OF THE HND PROGRAMMES OF STUDY

Applicants who hold Diploma in Business Studies (DBS) certificates with Distinction or Credit passes from any of the Ghana Education Service (GES) accredited institutions are eligible for admission to Level 200 to pursue any of the relevant Business/Science related programmes of study at the HND level. Similarly, applicants who hold DBS certificates with a minimum of pass (es) from any of the GES accredited institutions are eligible for admission to Level 100 to pursue any of the relevant business/science related programmes of study at the HND level.

The above requirements should be backed with at least four (4) WASSCE/SSSCE credit passes including English Language and Mathematics.

PROFESSIONAL PROGRAMMES

The University has re-introduced the following professional programmes to be run on WEEKENDS on the   main campus of the polytechnic.

AVAILABLE COURSES

  • ICA (Ghana) : – Levels I – III
  • ACCA (UK)  : – F I – P5
  • CIB (Ghana) : – Levels I – IV
  • CIPS (UK)     :- Levels I – VI

To qualify to write any of the professional examinations above, the candidate SHOULD first register as a student of an appropriate professional body.

Entry Requirements: The basic educational qualifications include:

  • PART I:

REGULAR ENTRY:

5 GCE ‘O’ Level credits or 5 RSA II or 5 GBCE or

5 WASSCE/SSSCE passes including English Language and Mathematics. PLUS any of the following:

  • 3 ‘A’ Level passes with at least a grade ‘D’ in one subject excluding General Paper Or
  • 3 RSA III Or LCCI III or 3 ABCE or DBS in relevant subject areas Or
  • HND in relevant subject areas Or
  • Post- Secondary Certificate Or
    • A very good first degree in a relevant subject area from a recognized tertiary institution Or
    • 6 Passes at WASSCE with at least aggregate 20 including English and Mathematics
    • A Masters degree in a relevant subject area from a recognized tertiary institution Or
    • 6 GBCE with at least aggregate 20 and including English and Mathematics
    • Mature Applicants should be 25years of age minimum and must possess the relevant basic academic qualification.

EXEMPTIONS

Exemptions may be granted in appropriate papers at Levels I &II to deserving applicants with relevant qualifications.

Study time: Friday 5.30pm – 8.30pm  Saturday 6.00am- 5.00pm Sunday 6.00am-2.00pm

Duration:     Four (4) months for every level

Access the Online forms by visiting our online application portal at applyonline.ktu.edu.gh after payment.

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