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KNUST Engineering Courses

Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) is a science and technology-focused public university in Ghana. The university is one of Ghana’s and West Africa’s top science, innovation, and technology institutions. The university is divided into six colleges:

  1. College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANR)
  2. College of Art and Built Environment (CABE)
  3. College of Engineering (CoE)
  4. College of Health Sciences (CHS)
  5. College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CoHSS)
  6. College of Science (CoS )

However, this article is to give details on the college of engineering courses and their cut off points.

College Of Engineering.

The College of Engineering emerged from the former School of Engineering. It comprises eleven academic Departments, and two Research Centres.


Academic Programmes in the College are run under the following Departments:

» Department of Chemical Engineering

» Department of Materials Engineering

» Department of Petroleum Engineering

» Department of Civil Engineering

» Department of Geomatic Engineering

» Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering

» Department of Computer Engineering

» Department of Geological Engineering

» Department of Mechanical Engineering

» Department of Agriculture Engineering Research Centres

Undergraduate engineering courses

Undergraduate Programmes

Undergraduate Programmes offered in the College are:

 Aerospace Engineering

Agricultural Engineering

Biomedical Engineering

» Chemical Engineering

» Civil Engineering

» Computer Engineering

» Electrical/Electronic Engineering

» Geological Engineering

» Materials Engineering

» Mechanical Engineering

» Petroleum Engineering

» Petro-chemical Engineering

» Geomatic (Geodetic) Engineering

» Telecommunication Engineering

» Metallurgical Engineering

All the Programmes are of a four-year duration, leading to the award of a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) Degree.

Research centres.

» Technology Consultancy Centre (TCC)

» Energy Centre


Programmes And Their Cut Off Points

BSc. Aerospace Engineering – 12

BSc. Agricultural Engineering – 17

BSc. Automobile Engineering – 16

BSc. Biomedical Engineering – 07

BSc. Chemical Engineering – 12

BSc. Civil Engineering – 12

BSc. Computer Engineering – 12

BSc. Electrical/Electronic Engineering – 09

BSc. Geological Engineering 14

BSc. Geomatic (Geodetic) Engineering – 15

BSc. Industrial Engineering – 16

BSc. Marine Engineering – 14

BSc. Materials Engineering – 15

BSc. Mechanical Engineering – 12

BSc. Metallurgical Engineering – 17

BSc. Petrochemical Engineering – 10

BSc. Petroleum Engineering – 09

BSc. Telecommunication Engineering – 14

postgraduate engineering courses

Postgraduate Programs

Mphil programme is a one year taught courses and a one year research leading to thesis (a total of 24 months). There are modules to be taken during these 12 months with each module lasting between three weeks and fours weeks. Each module has between two and three courses. KEEP will offer admission for applications every year from Ghana and the West African Countries to pursue 24-months full-time MPhil programme in the following specializations:

  • MPhil Computer Engineering
  • MPhil Material Engineering
  • MPhil Power and Energy Systems Engineering
  • MPhil Renewable Energy Technologies
  • MPhil Telecommunications Engineering
  • MPhil Cyber Security and Digital Forensics

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