Ghana Communication Technology University.
Formerly, Ghana Telecom Training Centre(GTTC), Ghana Communication Technology University was established by the Post and Telecommunications Department as a telecommunications training school by the then British Administration.
The purpose for the establishment of the training centre was to train technicians and linesmen to operate and maintain telecommunication equipment and plants.
Established in November 2005, Ghana Communication Technology University (GCTU) is a technology-directed tertiary institution committed to providing a high quality educational experience.
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The Ghana Communication Technology University was accredited on 30th March, 2006 by the National Accreditation Board(NAB). It was officially launched on the 15th August, 2006 and granted Presidential charter on 13th August, 2022 to operate as a fully fledged university.
GCTU has campuses located at Tesano (main campus), Abeka, Kumasi, and learning centers in Ho, Koforidua, Takoradi, and Nungua.
Ghana Communication Technology University Mission, Vision And Core Values.
GCTU is a center for academic excellence providing an enabling environment for quality teaching and learning, research, intellectual creativity, innovation and service to community.
The university will promote relevant cutting-edge technology, leadership development and an enterprise culture to deliver value to Ghana and the world.
GCTU aspires to be a world class university promoting scholarship, innovative research, cutting edge technology, entrepreneurship and developing outstanding students and staff for national and global development.
- Academic Freedom.
Entry Requirements Into Ghana Communication Technology University.
- SSSCE/WASSCE APPLICANTS:
Holders of SSSCE/WASSCE with credit passes in English Language, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science / Social Studies and three (3) elective subjects relevant to the chosen program with aggregate 24/36 respectively or better. Foreign applicants with WASSCE should include a scratch card which could be used to verify their results.
An applicant applying for admission to a degree program must have at least credits (A1 – C6 in WASSCE and A – D in SSSCE) in English Language, Core Mathematics and Integrated Science (for Science related programs) or Social Studies (for non-science programs) and three elective subjects.
- O-LEVEL/ A-LEVEL APPLICANTS:
O- LEVEL / A – LEVEL holders with credits in at least five (5) subjects at the GCE “O” Level (or its equivalent) including English Language and Mathematics, plus at least two (2) passes in the relevant subjects at the advanced level. Such applicants are placed at level 200 of a degree program.
- GENERAL BUSINESS CERTIFICATE EXAMINATIONS (GBCE) APPLICANTS:
Applicant must have credit passes in six (6) subjects including English Language, Mathematics, Integrated Science or Social Studies plus three (3) relevant elective subjects.
- ADVANCE BUSINESS CERTIFICATE EXAMINATION (ABCE) APPLICANTS:
Advanced Business Certificate Examination (ABCE) holders must have credit passes in five (5) subjects including Mathematics and English Language, Integrated Science or Social Studies plus three (3) optional subjects relevant to their program of study. Such applicants are placed at level 200 of a degree program.
- MATURE APPLICANTS:
Applicants must be at least 25 years old at the time of application and show proof of age with birth certificate which is at least 5 years old or any legitimate documentary proof of date of birth.
They will then go through an access course in their area of study after which an examination would be conducted. Successful applicants will then be written to commence their studies.
- INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE (B) / DIPLOMA APPLICANTS:
Applicants with International Baccalaureate (IB) / Diploma must obtain a distinction, credit or pass as decided by the jury. They should also be proficient in English. This is checked through written exams, verbal interview and certification from a recognized language institution. Their results will also be verified by GHANA TERTIARY EDUCATION COMMISSION (GTEC.) Admission will be conditional subject to evaluation from GTEC.
- TECHNICAL AND VOCATIONAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING (TVET) AND NATIONAL BOARD FOR PROFESSIONAL AND TECHNICAL EXAMINATIONS (NABPTEX) APPLICANTS:
Applicants with Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) and National Board for Professional and Technician Examinations (NABPTEX) will be placed at level 100 in relevant area of study.
- PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE APPLICANTS:
Prospects with ACCA, ICA, Associate of Chartered Institute of Bankers (ACIB), Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) , Chartered Institute of Management Accountant (CIMA) plus SSSCE / WASSCE (five (5) credits at GBCE or GCE ‘O’ Level including English Language and Mathematics).
- AMERICA GRADE 12 APPLICANTS:
Prospects with American grade 12 will be placed at level 100 in a relevant area of study.
- INTERNATIONAL GENERAL CERTIFICATE AND SECONDARY EDUCATION (IGCSE) ‘O’ AND ‘A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS:
Applicants must have three relevant subjects at the Cambridge ‘A’ Levels. In addition, they must have at least five (5) passes including English Language and Mathematics at the Cambridge ‘O Level. Such applicants will be placed at level 200.
- CITY AND GUILDS TECHNICIAN DIPLOMA / ADVANCED DIPLOMA APPLICANTS:
City and Guilds Technician Diploma / Advanced Diploma in relevant area of study will be placed at level 200.
- HIGHER NATIONAL DIPLOMA (HND) APPLICANTS:
Applicants must have graduated with a good HND certificate (i.e. at least 2nd Class Lower Division). In addition, the applicant must have acquired a 2- year post – HND work experience.
- UNIVERSITY DIPLOMA APPLICANTS:
Holders of University Diploma with GPA score of 2.5 and above will be placed at level 300 in a relevant area of study and GPA score from 2.0 to 2.49 will be placed at level 200 in relevant area of study.
Minimum Admission Requirement for Diploma Programs:
WASSCE applicants must have passes (i.e., A1-D7) in three core subjects including English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science/Social Studies in addition to passes (i.e., A1-D7) in any three elective subjects. Note that at least three (3) of the core and three (3) of the elective courses should be credit passes (A1-C6). A credit pass is required for the relevant elective.
SSSCE/GBCE applicants must have grades “A-D” in both their core and elective subjects. This includes English Language, Mathematics, and Integrated Science/Social Studies and any three elective subjects which are relevant to the applicant’s area of study.
NOTE: ALL PROFESSIONAL AND FOREIGN CERTIFICATES MUST BE EVALUATED BY GTEC BEFORE AN ADMISSION LETTER COULD BE ISSUED.
Ghana Communication Technology University Faculties And Programmes.
- Faculty of Computing & Information Systems (FoCIS).
- Diploma in Information Technology (2 Years).
- BSc. Informatics (4yrs/Top up).
- BSc. Information Technology (4yrs/Top up).
- BSC. Mobile Computing (4yrs/Top up).
- BSc. Computer Science.
- BSc. Software Engineering.
- BSc. Business Information Systems.
- Faculty of IT Business (FolTB).
- BSc. Accounting with Computing.
- BSc. Economics.
- BSc. Procurement and Logistics.
- B.Sc Banking and Finance.
- Bsc. Management.
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration:
Special areas include:
- HRM Option.
- Marketing Option.
- Accounting Option.
- Management Option.
Diploma Programmes (2years).
- Diploma in Public Relations Management
- Diploma in Management
- Diploma in Accounting
- Diploma in marketing
- Faculty of Engineering (FoE).
- BSc. Telecommunications Engineering.
- BSc. Computer Engineering.
- BSc. Mathematics.
- BSc. Electrical and Electronic Engineering.
- Postgraduate Programmes.
- MBA Finance.
- MBA Logistics.
- Oil and Gas Management.
- MSc Business Decision Management.
- Engineering Project Management.
- Engineering and Management.
- Supply Chain Management.
- MSc. Management Information Systems.
- MSc Information Technology for Management.
- MBA International Trade.
- Access Courses.
- ABCE / GBCE.
- Diploma in Procurement & Logistics (NAPBTEX).
- Diploma in Electrical & Electronic Engineering (CITY & GUILDS).
- Mature Access Course.
Ghana Communication Technology University Contact Details.
Main Campus, Tesano-Accra.
Tel: +233(0)302 221479
Digital Adress: GA-167-2927
The Graduate Admissions Office Telephone:
+233(0)302 917152/302 969020 +233(0)2698352/3
Ho Learning Centre Telephone:
Kumasi Campus Telephone:
0501341932-University Relations Office.
0202698348- Graduate School.
Koforidua Learning Centre Telephone:
Takoradi Learning Centre Telephone:
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