ADMISSION OF CANDIDATES TO DEGREE/HND PROGRAMMES FOR THE 2020/2021 ACADEMIC YEAR

ADMISSION OF CANDIDATES TO DEGREE/HND PROGRAMMES FOR THE 2020/2021 ACADEMIC YEAR

Applications are invited from prospective applicants for admission into Degree/HND programmes of the Sunyani Technical University, Sunyani, for the 2020/2021 Academic year.

DEGREE PROGRAMMES (4-YEAR)

Bachelor of Technology (BTech) Fashion Design Technology

Entry Requirements

1. Senior Secondary School Certificate Examinations (SSSCE) and West Africa Senior Secondary School Certificate in Visual Art and Home Economics options.

The Requirement for admission of WASSCE, SSSCE in Visual Art and Home Economics options candidate to the Fashion Design programme is three (3) credits passes in core subjects and three credits in relevant elective passes.

  1. SSSCE Candidates: Credit passes (A-D) in six subjects comprising three core subjects including English Language and Mathematics, plus three (3) relevant elective subjects.
  2. WASSCE Candidates: Credit or better (A1-C6) in six subjects comprising three core subjects including Core English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science or Social Studies plus three of the following subjects: Clothing and Textiles, Textiles, Management in Living, Leather Work, Picture Making, Graphic Design and General Knowledge in Art.
2. General Certificate of Education (GCE) Advanced Level Candidates

Passes in three (3) subjects including Art (at least, one of the passes should be Grade D or better). Also, the applicant must have had credit passes (Grade 6) including Art, English Language, Mathematics and three (3) GCE Ordinary Level subjects with three credit or better in the following subject: Clothing and Textiles, Textiles, Management in Living, Leather Work, Picture Making, Graphic Design and General Knowledge in Art.

3. Science and Technology Programmes
  1. SSSCE Candidates: Passes (A-D) in six (6) subjects comprising three core subjects. English Language, Integrated Science and Mathematics, plus three (3) relevant elective subjects.
  2. WASSCE Candidates: Credit Passes (A1-C6) in six (6) subjects comprising three (3) core subjects; English Language, Integrated Science and Mathematics, plus three (3) elective subjects.
4. Arts, Business and Humanities Programmes
  1. SSSCE Candidates: Passes (A-D) in six (6) subjects comprising three core subjects, including English Language and Mathematics, plus two (2) elective subjects.
  2. WASSCE Candidates: Credit Passes (A1-C6) in six (6) subjects comprising three core subjects, including English Language and Mathematics, plus three (3) elective subjects
  3. GBCE Candidates: Credit Passes (A-D) in six (6) subjects comprising three (3) core subjects including English Language and Mathematics plus three (3) relevant elective subjects
5. Admission of Higher National Diploma (HND) Candidates to the B-Tech Fashion Design Programme.

Applicant must have graduated with a good HND certificate (i.e. at least 2nd Class Lower Division) in Fashion Design Technology or its equivalent. Applicants with a Pass will be assessed before admitting such applicants into the Programme.

Other Diploma qualifications from elsewhere assessed to be equivalent to HND Fashion Design may be similarly considered.

6. Advanced Fashion and Textiles Certificate Examination (AFTCE) Candidates.

Also, the applicant must have had credit passes in five (5) subjects including English Language, Mathematics, Integrated Science or Social Studies in their Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSSCE) or West African Senior Secondary School Certificate Examinations (WASSCE) plus three of the following subjects: Clothing and Textiles, Textiles, Management in Living, Leather Work, Picture Making, Graphic Design and General Knowledge in Art. AFTCE candidates may be considered for admission to level 200 of the degree programme.

7. Advanced Fashion and Designing Cotvet.

Applicant must have had passes in six (6) subjects including English Language, Mathematics, Integrated Science or Social Studies in their final examination Certificate plus three of the following subjects: Clothing and Textiles, Textiles, Garment Construction, Pattern Drawing or Pattern Drafting, Dress Design, with practical/project. 

8. Mature Students Entry

Mature students entry avenues to tertiary education provide opportunities for people who could not do so earlier in their lives to further their education at the tertiary level after some years in the workplace.

  1. The applicant must be at least 25 years old, and show proof of age with birth certificate or any legitimate documentary proof of date of birth which is at least 25 years old at the time of application;
  2. For admission into the degree programme, applicant must pass Mature Students’ Entrance Examinations conducted by the Sunyani Technical University (English Language, Mathematics and Aptitude Test);
  3. In lieu of such examinations, the applicant should show proof of credit passes in English Language and Mathematics in WASSCE or any other nationally recognised standard High School Level examinations (for qualifications from countries outside WAEC’s aegis).
9. PROFESSIONAL AND OTHER ENTRY QUALIFICATIONS

All professional certificates and any other qualifications beyond the ones specified above will be referred to the National Accreditation Board for the establishment of their equivalencies, to determine their eligibility for admission to the B-Tech Fashion Design programme.

10. FOREIGN QUALIFICATION

All foreign qualifications shall be referred to the National Accreditation Board (NAB) for determination of equivalences and eligibility for admission to the Fashion Design programme.

Bachelor of Technology (BTech) Electrical and Electronics Engineering

Entry Requirements

The programme targets the following group of graduates:

  • SSSCE/WASSCE graduates
  • General Certificate of Education (GCE)
  • Technical School graduates with NABPTEX Certificate Examination (Certificate II)
  • HND holders
  • International or Foreign Applicants
  • Electrical Technicians ( Part EET II and EET Part III)
  • Technical Professionals who are presently working
  • Matured applicant in the field of Electrical and Electronics Engineering

Applicants seeking admission into the B.Tech Degree in the proposed Electrical and Electronics Engineering Programme must possess one of the following categories of qualifications:

a. Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSCE)
Graduates with at least credit passes (A-D) in Core English, Core Mathematics,   Integrated Science, Elective Mathematics, and any two of the following: Physics, Technical Drawing, Applied Electricity and Chemistry can apply. 


b. West African Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) 
Graduates with at least credit passes (A1-C6) in Core English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science, Elective Mathematics, and any two of the following: Physics, Technical Drawing, Applied Electricity and Chemistry can apply.

c. NABPTEX Certificate Examination (Certificate II)
Passes in all elective subjects and passes in three core subjects (English, Mathematics and    Science (Integrated/ Core Science).


d. General Certificate of Education (GCE)
Applicants who hold two (2) GCE ‘A’ level passes in Mathematics, Physics or Chemistry     and a pass in General Paper, plus five (5) GCE ‘O’ level credits in English Language, Mathematics, Additional Mathematics, Physics and General Science or Chemistry can apply.


e. HND applicants
Holders of HND Electrical and Electronics Engineering with at least Second-Class Lower Division in a relevant field will join the programme at Level 300 (third year).


f. Technician Certificate
Applicants must have acquired Part 3 or part 2 in Electrical and Electronics certificate of London City & Ghana Education Service (Technical Examination Unit) and the applicants must have acquired a one-year post EET III  or two-year post EET II qualification working experience in a recognized civil engineering firm or related industry at the time of submitting the application forms. EET III and EET II applicants must undergo a one semester and two semesters bridging programme respectively, that covers all the prevailing first-year courses of the HND in Electrical and Electronics Engineering and pass all the bridging courses with an average score of at least 50%. After successful completion of the bridge programme, applicants will start at level 300 after the bridging programme.


g. Mature applicants

  • Applicants who are 25 years or above (and show proof of age with a birth certificate or any legitimate documentary proof of date of birth, which is at least five (5) years old at the time of application) with a minimum of two (2) years working experience in a relevant power, telecommunication and allied engineering field can apply.
  • Applicants who are 25 years or above (and show proof of age with a birth certificate or any legitimate documentary proof of date of birth, which is at least five (5) year old at the time of application) with a minimum of 2 years work experience in a relevant power, telecommunication and allied engineering field, plus a certificate in any of the following programmes can apply:
  1. Electrical Installation Work (Old Scheme)
  2. Electrical Works NVTI (Grade I and II)
  3. Electrical Works (TVET)
  4. Electrical Installation Works (City and Guilds of London)

Additionally, a pass in a written examination and a selection interview to be conducted by the university is required to determine the acceptance of a mature applicant.

h. Foreign Applicants  

  • Required subjects for Sciences: English, Mathematics, Biology/Agriculture, Physics and Chemistry, Further Mathematics and a pass in one arts subject. At least passes with equivalencies of WASSCE or SSSCE shall be required.
  • Other Qualifications: Other qualifications acceptable for consideration for admission include International Baccalaureate (IB), IGCSE, GCSE, American Grade13 examinations and other external qualifications, which have equivalences to the WASSCE/SSSCE and the GCE (A Levels).

International students whose first language is not English are required to have one of the following English Language qualifications before they can register on the programme:

  • IELTS 6.0 (no less than 5.0 in any element)
  • TOEFL paper-based 550 (no less than 4.0 in TWE)
  • TOEFL IBT 79 (no less than 17 in any element)

However, applicants from English speaking countries may have these requirements waived.

The equivalencies of such foreign qualifications will always have to be determined and certified by the National Accreditation Board (NAB).

Bachelor of Technology (BTech) Civil Engineering

Entry Requirements

The programme targets the following group of graduates:

  • SSSCE/WASSCE graduates
  • General Certificate of Education (GCE)
  • Technical School graduates with NABPTEX Certificate Examination (Certificate II)
  • HND holders
  • International or Foreign Applicants
  • Construction Technicians (CTC Part II and Part III)
  • Technical Professionals who are presently working
  • Matured applicant in the field of Civil Engineering

Admission Requirements

Applicants seeking admission to the B. Tech Degree in Civil Engineering Programme must possess one of the following categories of qualifications:

a. Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSSCE)
  1. At least credit passes (A – D) in English, Mathematics and Science (Integrated/ Core Science)
  2. Also, at least credit passes (A – D) in any three of the following elective subjects: Engineering Science, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Geography and Technical Drawing.  The cumulative aggregate must be 24 or better.
b. West African Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (WASSCE)
  1. At least credit passes (A1 – C6) in English, Mathematics and Science (Integrated/ Core Science) in addition to
  2. At least credit passes (A1 – C6) in any three of the following elective subjects: Engineering Science, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Technical Drawing. The cumulative aggregate must be 36 or better.

c. NABPTEX Certificate Examination (Certificate II)

Passes in all elective subjects and passes in three core subjects (English, Mathematics and Science (Integrated/ Core Science)

d. General Certificate of Education (GCE)

  1. Advanced Level:  Passes in two subjects in Mathematics, Physics or Chemistry.
  2. Five credit passes at ‘O' Level including English and Mathematics, and Technical Drawing.
e. HND applicants

Applicants with HND in Civil Engineering (second class lower or better) will start at level 300.

f. Technician Certificate

Applicants must have acquired Part 3 or part 2 in Construction certificate of London City & Guilds/Ghana Education Service and the applicants must have acquired a one-year post CTC III  or two-year post CTC II qualification working experience in a recognized civil engineering firm or related industry at the time of submitting the application forms. CTC III and CTC II applicants must undergo a one semester and two semesters bridging programme respectively, that covers all the prevailing first-year courses of the HND in Civil Engineering and pass all the bridging courses with an average score of at least 50%. After successful completion of the bridge programme, applicants will start at level 300 after the bridging programme.

 g. Mature applicants

Applicants may be considered on mature student’s status if they satisfy the following three criteria:

Passes in Construction Technician Part II

OR

Passes (GCE ‘O’ Level, SSSCE or WASSCE) in any two of the following:

Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry, and Technical Drawing,

  1. Must be at least 25 years old and show proof of age with a birth certificate or any legitimate documentary proof of date of birth, which is at least five (5) years old at the time of application.
  2. Must have at least two years’ experience in a related field.
h. Foreign Applicants
  1. Required subjects for Sciences: English, Mathematics, Biology/Agriculture, Physics and Chemistry, Further Mathematics and a pass in one arts subject. Passes with equivalencies of WASSCE or SSSCE shall be required.
  2. Other Qualifications: Other qualifications acceptable for consideration for admission include International Baccalaureate (IB), IGCSE, GCSE, American Grade13 examinations and other external qualifications, which have equivalences to the WASSCE/SSSCE and the GCE (A Levels).

International students whose first language is not English are required to have one of the following English Language qualifications before they can register on the programme:

  • IELTS 6.0 (no less than 5.0 in any element)
  • TOEFL paper-based 550 (no less than 4.0 in TWE)
  • TOEFL IBT 79 (no less than 17 in any element)

However, applicants from English speaking countries may have these requirements waived.

The equivalencies of such foreign qualifications will always have to be determined and certified by the National Accreditation Board (NAB).


NOTE

All qualified applicants are expected to start the programme in the first year except for applicants with HND, CTC 3 or CTC 2 who will start at level 300 or 200 respectively, as the case may apply.

Bachelor of Technology (BTech) Mechanical Engineering

Entry Requirements

The programme targets the following group of graduates:

  • SSSCE/WASSCE graduates
  • General Certificate of Education (GCE)
  • Technical School graduates with NABPTEX Certificate Examination (Certificate II)
  • HND holders
  • Matured Applicants
  • Construction Technicians (CTC Part II and Part III)
  • International or Foreign Applicants

For admission into the programme, the following are required:

a. West African Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) Applicants
  1. At least credit passes (A1 – C6) in English, Mathematics and Integrated Science.
  2. At least credit passes (A1 – C6) in any three of the following elective subjects: Engineering Science, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Metalwork, Auto Mechanics and Technical Drawing. The cumulative aggregate must be 36 or better.

b. Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSSCE) Applicants

  1. At least credit passes (A – D) in English, Mathematics and Science (Integrated or Core Science)
  2. At least passes (A – D) in any three of the following elective subjects: Engineering Science, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Metalwork, Auto Mechanics and Technical Drawing. The cumulative aggregate must be 24 or better.
c. NABPTEX Certificate Examination (Certificate II)

Passes in all elective subjects and passes in three core subjects (English, Mathematics and    Science (Integrated/ Core Science).

d. General Certificate Examination (GCE) Applicants
  1. Advanced Level: Passes in two subjects in Mathematics, Physics or Chemistry.
  2. Five credit passes at ‘O' Level including English and Mathematics, Technical Drawing, Auto Mechanics and Metalwork.
e. HND Applicants
  1. Applicants with HND in Mechanical Engineering will start at level 300.
f. Technician Certificate

Applicants must have acquired Part 3 or part 2 in Technician certificate of London City & Guilds/Ghana Education Service and the applicants must have acquired a one-year post MET III  or two-year post MET II qualification working experience in a recognized Mechanical Engineering firm or related industry at the time of submitting the application forms. MET III and MET II applicants must undergo a one semester and two semesters bridging programme respectively, that covers all the prevailing first-year courses of the HND in Mechanical Engineering and pass all the bridging courses with an average score of at least 50%. After successful completion of the bridge programme, applicants will start at level 300 after the bridging programme.

g. Mature applicants

Applicants may be considered on mature student status if they satisfy the following three

criteria:

Passes at Technician Part III

OR

Passes (GCE ‘O’ Level, SSCE or WASSCE) in any two of the following:

  1. Physics, Mathematics, Technical Drawing, etc
    Must be at least 25 years old and show proof of age with a birth certificate or any legitimate documentary proof of date of birth, which is at least five (5) years old at the time of application.
  2. Must have at least two (2) years working experience in a mechanical, electrical and computer engineering fields or related field.
h. Foreign Applicants 
  1. Required subjects for Sciences: English, Mathematics, Science, Physics and Chemistry, Further Mathematics and a pass in one arts subject.
  2. Other Qualifications:

Other qualifications acceptable for consideration for admission include International Baccalaureate (IB), IGCSE, GCSE, American Grade13 examinations and other external qualifications which have equivalences to the WASSCE/SSSCE and the GCE (A Levels).

International students whose first language is not English are required to have one of the following English Language qualifications before they can register on the programme:

  • IELTS 6.0 (no less than 5.0 in any element)
  • TOEFL paper-based 550 (no less than 4.0 in TWE)
  • TOEFL IBT 79 (no less than 17 in any element)

However, applicants from English speaking countries may have these requirements waived. The equivalencies of such foreign qualifications will always have to be determined and certified by the National Accreditation Board (NAB).

Bachelor of Technology (BTech) Construction Technology

Entry Requirements

The programme targets the following group of graduates:

  • SSSCE/WASSCE graduates
  • General Certificate of Education (GCE)
  • Technical School graduates with NABPTEX Certificate Examination (Certificate II)
  • HND holders
  • Matured Applicants
  • Construction Technicians (CTC Part II and Part III)
  • International or Foreign Applicants

For admission into the programme, the following are required:
a. Senior High School Certificate Holders:

  1. At least credit passes (A – D) in English, Mathematics and Science (Integrated/ Core Science)
  2. At least credit passes (A – D) in any three of the following elective subjects: Engineering Science, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Geography and Technical Drawing, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Building construction, Woodwork, Metalwork, Applied Electricity, Metalwork.  The cumulative aggregate must be 24 or better.
b. West African Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (WASSCE)
  1. At least credit passes (A1 – C6) in English, Mathematics and Science (Integrated/ Core Science) in addition to
  2. At least credit passes (A1 – C6) in any three of the following elective subjects: Economics, Geography, Elective Maths, Technical Drawing, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Building construction, Woodwork, Metalwork, Applied Electricity, Metalwork. The cumulative aggregate must be 36 or better.
  3. COTVET Certificate Holders: Three passes in core subjects including Maths, English, Integrated Science and three passes in the Technical subjects (Construction practice, Construction materials and processes, Practical and/or Technical drawing).

General Certificate of Education (GCE) ‘O’ and ‘A’ Level Certificate Holders:

Advanced level applicants must have passes in three (3) subjects (at least one of the passes should be grade D or better).  Also, the applicant must have had credit passes (at least Grade 6) in five (5) GCE Ordinary Level subjects including English Language, Mathematics and a Science subject or General Science (for non-science students) and an Arts subject (for Science students).

Higher National Diploma (HND) Holders:

Candidates with HND in Building Technology certificate and similar construction related certificates at the same level with HND will join at level 300.

Mature Students:

Applicants may be considered on mature student’s status if they satisfy the following three criteria:

Passes in Construction Technician Part II

OR

Passes (GCE ‘O’ Level, SSSCE or WASSCE) in any two of the following:

Physics, Core Mathematics, Chemistry, and Technical Drawing, Elective Mathematics

  1. Must be at least 25 years old and show proof of age with a birth certificate or any legitimate documentary proof of date of birth, which is at least five (5) years old at the time of application.
  2. Must have at least two years’ experience in a related field.
  3. They must pass an entrance examination and/or interview organised by the University.

Construction Technician Certificate (CTC) Holders:

Candidate with construction technician final certificate (CTC II old scheme and CTC III) will join at level 300 upon passing an entrance examination and/or interview organized by the University.

CTC II certificate holders will join at level 200 upon passing an entrance examination and/or interview by the University.

Other certificate holders like CTC I, Advanced in construction related certificates holders will be admitted to level 100 upon passing an entrance examination and/or interview by the University. 

Foreign qualifications:

  1. Required subjects for Sciences: English, Mathematics, Biology/Agriculture, Physics and Chemistry, Further Mathematics and a pass in one arts subject. Passes with equivalencies of WASSCE or SSSCE shall be required.
  2. Other Qualifications: Other qualifications acceptable for consideration for admission include International Baccalaureate (IB), IGCSE, GCSE, American Grade13 examinations and other external qualifications, which have equivalences to the WASSCE/SSSCE and the GCE (A Levels).

International students whose first language is not English are required to have one of the following English Language qualifications before they can register on the programme:

  • IELTS 6.0 (no less than 5.0 in any element)
  • TOEFL paper-based 550 (no less than 4.0 in TWE)
  • TOEFL IBT 79 (no less than 17 in any element)

However, applicants from English speaking countries may have these requirements waived.

The equivalencies of such foreign qualifications will always have to be determined and certified by the National Accreditation Board (NAB).

SALES OUTLET

Prospective Applicants must purchase Sunyani Technical University ADMISSIONS FORMS from the following centres:

  1. The Revenue Office, Sunyani Technical University
  2. Regional and District POST OFFICES throughout the country
  3. Fidelity Bank, Zenith Bank, Ghana Commercial Bank, Stanbic Bank, Sunyani and all other Branches throughout the Country.
  4. Through mobile money short code *447*160# on all mobile phone networks.

COST OF APPLICATION FORMS

  1. Bachelor of Technology Applicants - GH¢110.00  
  2. HND Programmes (Direct Applicants) - GH¢100.00  
  3. HND Programmes (Mature)            - GH¢110.00  
  4. Access (Pre-HND), Diploma, Technicianand Advanced Programmes - GH¢100.00
  5. Craft programmes and Proficiency Certificates - GH¢60.00  

HOW TO APPLY

ONLINE ADMISSION INSTRUCTIONS  

  1. Go to admissions.stu.edu.gh on the internet after you have purchased the Sunyani Technical University admissions documents
  2. Log onto the Online Admissions system with the E-Voucher Number and Pin
  3. Follow steps on the Online Admissions system to complete your application
  4. A printed copy of your completed online application must be enclosed in your envelope before posting together with photocopies of Certificates or Results slips to be returned to: The Registrar, Sunyani Technical University, P. O. Box 206, Sunyani

COMPLETED FORM  

A completed ADMISSION FORM should be sent to the Post Office together with photocopies of certificates or result slips and in the case of Mature Applicants, recommendation letter from employer, birth certificates or JHS Certificate should also be attached and sent to the address below: 

 

THE REGISTRAR,

SUNYANI TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY,

P. O. BOX 206, SUNYANI – BONO REGION

 

For general enquiries contact the Admissions Secretariat on 0352023278/0352027052 or 0501512556 or 0209189632