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Accra Technical University (ATU) Admission Requirements 2023/2024

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The Accra Technical University (ATU) admission requirement for all the courses at the Undergraduate, Postgraduate level has been released for the 2023/2024 academic session.

The management of Accra Technical University (ATU) has released the Application Requirement/Registration Requirement for the Student Studying in the institution.

Accra Technical University (ATU) Admission Requirements

Entry requirements for an Undergraduate degree Programme

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY PROGRAMMES
  • Higher National Diploma (HND) certificate in a relevant field with a minimum of Second Class Lower Division.
  • Applicants must have at least two (2) years post-HND qualification working
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR HND PROGRAMMES
A. SSSCE / WASSCE APPLICANTS FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY PROGRAMMES
  1. SSSCE applicants must have SIX (6) passes (A – D) in all subjects including English Language and core Mathematics; and at least three (3) of the passes must be relevant to the area of specialisation.
  2. WASSCE applicants must have SIX (6) passes (A1 – D7) in all subjects including English Language and core Mathematics; and must possess a minimum of C6 in any three (3) subjects which must be relevant to the area of specialisation.
B.   SSSCE / GBCE/WASSCE APPLICANTS FOR BUSINESS AND ARTS PROGRAMMES
  1. SSSCE/GBCE applicants must have SIX (6) passes (A- D) in all subjects including English Language and Mathematics; and at least three (3) of the passes must be relevant to the area of specialisation.
  2. WASSCE applicants must have SIX (6) passes (A1- D7) in all subjects including English Language and Mathematics; and must possess a minimum of C6 in any three (3) subjects which must be relevant to the area of specialisation.
INTERPRETATIONS OF WASSCE/SSSCE/GBCE
WASSCE SSSCE/GBCE GRADE INTERPRETATION OF GRADES
A1 A 1 Excellent
B2 B 2 Very Good
B3 C 3 Good
C4 D 4 Credit
C5 5 Credit
C6 6 Credit
D7 7 Pass
C. PRE-HND (ACCESS COURSE) APPLICANTS:
  • Applicants must pass three (3) subjects (English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science) in the NAPBTEX Access Course Programme, plus three (3) passes in the technical subjects.
D.   TECHNICIAN APPLICANTS
  • Passes in Part I and Part II technical subjects or a pass in Ordinary Technician Diploma
E.  CERTIFICATE II APPLICANTS (TECHNICAL SCHOOL GRADUANDS)
  • Passes in SIX (6) relevant subjects comprising three (3) core subjects (English Language, Mathematics, Integrated Science/Social Studies), plus three (3) passes in relevant subject areas.
F.   DIPLOMA IN BUSINESS STUDIES (DBS) CANDIDATES
  • DBS qualification with passes in all four (4) subjects, plus two (2) WASSCE passes (A1 –D7) or two (2) SSSCE/GBCE passes (A – D) in English Language and Mathematics.
G.   GCE ‘A’ LEVEL /ABCE APPLICANTS
  • FOUR (4) GCE ‘O’ Level/GBCE credits including English Language

AND

  • A minimum of two (2) GCE ‘A’ Level or two (2) ABCE passes in relevant subjects.
H.   OTHER CERTIFICATES AND DIPLOMA APPLICANTS
  • A Diploma from a recognised higher institution. OR
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants (Ghana) Level I OR
  • A degree in relevant studies.
I. MATURE APPLICANTS
  • Candidates must be at least twenty-five (25) years of age and must attach proof of age with birth certificates or other legitimate documentary evidence to the completed application forms.
  • Mature applicants must pass the Entrance Examinations to be conducted in English Language, Mathematics and General Knowledge.
  • The mature candidate must have the relevant working experience in the subject area.
J. FOREIGN APPLICANTS
  • Foreign applicants may be admitted on the basis of qualifications from their home countries for which equivalence shall be determined by the National Accreditation Board (NAB) of Ghana and submitted to the University.
  • Evidence of proficiency in English Language will be required in the case of applicants from non-English speaking countries.
  • Foreign applicants are also requested to acquire Non-Citizen Ghanacard as a pre-requisite for offer of admission.
  • Foreign applicants who fail to provide evidence of having acquired this card will not have their applications processed.

NB:  IN ALL CASES CANDIDATES WILL BE EXPECTED TO MEET THE DEPARTMENTAL REQUIREMENTS FOR ADMISSION INTO THE PROGRAMMES

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR PROFESSIONAL COURSES
CTC I
  • Passes in all General Course in Construction (GCC) subjects or passes in four (4) GCE ‘O’ Level subjects including English Language and Mathematics or four (4) SSSCE/WASSCE passes including English Language and Mathematics.
MVT I
  • Pass in Motor Vehicle Mechanics (intermediate) or General Engineering or passes in four (4) SSSCE/WASSCE subjects including English Language and Mathematics.
EET I
  • Four (4) passes in SSSCE/WASSCE subjects including English Language, Mathematics and any two (2) elective science subjects or pass in Telecommunications Part I or four (4) GCE ‘O’ Level credit passes including English Language, Mathematics or a pass in Electrical Installation Work (Course B) or General Engineering.
MET I
  • Mechanical Engineering Craft Practice Certificate with passes in all three (3) subjects or General Engineering or passes in four (4) SSSCE/WASSCE subjects including English Language and Mathematics.
CTC II/ EET II
  • Applicants should be holders of CTC I/MVT I/EET I/ MET I certificates respectively.
Refrigeration Technicians Part II
  • Passes in four (4) SSSCE /WASSCE/GCE ‘O’ Level subjects including English Language and Mathematics and any two (2) science related OR
  • Refrigeration Mechanics Certificate OR
  • General Course in Engineering
Diploma in Business Studies (Accounting/Secretarial/Marketing/Purchasing and Supply/Statistics/Entrepreneurship/ICT Options)
  • Four (4) GCE ‘O’ Level credits including English Language and Mathematics or RSA STAGE II/GBCE with four (4) passes including English Language and Mathematics or passes in four (4) SSSCE/WASSCE subjects including English Language, Mathematics and two (2) elective subjects.
Advanced Fashion
  • A pass in the Intermediate Dressmaking/Fashion Certificate Examination plus one year industrial experience or four (4) passes in SSSCE/WASSCE subjects including English Language, Mathematics and any other elective subjects or NVT I Grade II and Grade I certificates or four (4) credits in GCE ‘O’ Level including English Language and Mathematics.
Science Laboratory Technician Part I
  • Four (4) GCE ‘O’ Level credits including English Language, Mathematics and any of these two (2) subjects, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Elective Mathematics and Additional General Science or  Passes  in four  (4)  SSSCE/WASSCE subjects including English Language  and Mathematics and any two elective subjects, such as Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Elective Mathematics or four (4) GCE ‘O’ Level credits including English Language, Mathematics and any two (2) science related subjects.
Advance Cookery (812/2)
  • Pass in Basic Cookery (812/1) or City and Guilds (706/2) and a minimum of one year working experience.
TVET Certificate II in Business Studies (Accounting/Secretarial/ICT Options)
  • A good pass in English Language, Mathematics, Social Studies, plus two (2) other subjects at the Basic Education Certificate Examinations (BECE).
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR ACCESS COURSES (PRE-HND)
  • Technician applicants with minimum qualification of Craft/Intermediate or Advance Certificate or MET I, MVT I, CTC I, EET I (without credit passes in English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science), Advanced Cookery 812/1, 812/2 and Advanced Fashion (without credit passes in English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science) and pure science and agricultural science graduates with at least three (3) passes of the elective subjects.
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR PROFESSIONAL COURSES
  • Senior High  School  (SHS)  graduates  with  at  least  four  (4)  passes,  including  English Language and core
  • Ordinary level  graduates  with  at  least  six  (6)  passes  including  English  Language  and
  • Advance level graduates with at least two (2)
  • Equivalent Professional Qualifications at level three (3) of the UK National Qualification

International Diploma in Logistics and Transport (DILT) Entry Requirements

  • HND / degree holders
  • Equivalent professional

INTERNATIONAL ADVANCED DIPLOMA IN LOGISTICS AND TRANSPORT – (ADILT) ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • International Diploma in Logistics & Transport (DILT).
  • Degree/ Masters in Logistics & Transport, Supply Chain or procurement related discipline with any accredited institution.
BIOMEDICAL EQUIPMENT MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
  • Four (4) passes in WASSCE/SSSCE/GCE ‘O’ Level subjects including English Language, Mathematics any two (2) Science related subject
  • Certificate II Applicants: Passes in relevant subject areas as such Electrical/Electronics/Mechanical Engineering or General subject
  • Diploma, HND and Degree graduates in Science Laboratory Technology, Electrical/Electronics/Mechanical Engineering or General Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Information Technology or Computer
  • Mature Access

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