KNUST top-up programmes

KNUST top-up programmes

KNUST top-up programmes. The KNUST top-up programmes allow applicants with the needed prerequisite qualifications to further advance their knowledge and skills through the school’s top-up courses which are usually run by the KNUST institute of distance learning (IDL). In this post,  we will explore the KNUST top-up programmes and how to apply for KNUST admission online via the KNUST admission portal.

KNUST top-up degree and diploma courses

Explore a list of all top-degree and diploma programmes offered by KNUST via the institute of distance learning (IDL)

KNUST top-up degree programmes

Here is a list of all the top-up degree courses offered at KNUST 

College of Arts and Built Environment

  • BSc. Construction Technology & Management
  • BSC. Quantity Surveying and Construction Economics

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College of Engineering

  • BSc Agricultural Engineering – (5semesters)
  • BSc Chemical Engineering –  (5 semesters online only)
  • BSc Civil Engineering – (5semesters)
  • BSc Computer Engineering – (5semesters)
  • BSc. Electrical And Electronic Engineering – (5semesters)
  • BSc. Geomatic Engineering – (5semesters)
  • BSc. Mechanical Engineering – (5semesters)
  • BSc. Petroleum Engineering – (5semester Online Only)
  • BSc. Telecommunication Engineering- (5semester)

College of Humanities and Social Science

  • BA Social Work – (3 years)
  • BA Sociology – (3 years)
  • BSc Business Administration – Accounting (2 years)
  • BSc. Business Administration – Banking and Finance (3 years)
  • BSc. Business Administration – General Management  (3 years)
  • BSc Business Administration – Human Resource Management (2 years)
  • BSc. Business Administration – Logistics and Supply Chain Management (2 years)
  • BSc Business Administration – Marketing  (2 years)

College of Science

  • BSc Actuarial Science (2 years)
  • BSc Computer Science (3 years)
  • BSc. Information Technology (3 years)
  • BSc. Physics  (3 years)
  • BSc. Statistics (2 years)

KNUST top-up diploma programmes

Here is a list of all the top-up diploma courses offered at KNUST 

  • Diploma in Architectural Technology (2 years)
  • Diploma in Business Administration (2 years)
  • Diploma in Computer Network Engineering (2 years)
  • Diploma in Horticultural Management (2 years)
  • Diploma in Information Technology (2 years)
  • Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (2 years)

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How to apply for KNUST top-up admission

Ghanaian applicants

Ghanaian applicants can purchase online application e-vouchers at the following places:

  • Ecobank
  • GCB
  • Consolidated Bank Ghana -CBG

Applicants must ensure that they purchase Distance Learning e-vouchers and NOT regular stream undergraduate/postgraduate e-vouchers to avoid complications.

E-Vouchers may be purchased by bankers draft payable to KNUST Institute of Distance Learning (IDL).

Cost of KNUST admission form

The cost of KNUST admission form for top-up programmes:

  • Diploma & Certificate programmes: GH¢150.00
  • Top-up undergraduate programmes: GH¢240.00

How to buy KNUST admission form online

You can buy the KNUST application e-voucher on your phone with the following steps:

  1. Dial *447*160# on all networks in Ghana
  2. Select option 2 for Forms and E-vouchers
  3. Select option 2 for KNUST
  4. Select programme category:
    • option 1 for Undergraduate IDL or
    • option 2 for IDL Diploma or
    • option 4 for Postgraduate
  5. View the cost price of the selected category and select option 1 to continue
  6. Enter your firstname and lastname and continue
  7. Review transaction details and select option 1 to confirm payment.

Documents required for KNUST online application:

You will require the following documents during your KNUST online application process

  • Passport picture soft copy (Dimension 470 by 470 pixels – JPG/JPEG/PNG format, with a light green background)
  • A certified true copy of your:
    • WASSCE/SSCE/ ‘A’ Level certificate – Diploma & Certificate applicants only (PDF format)
    • HND/Diploma certificate – Top-up undergraduate applicants only (PDF format)
    • Undergraduate certificate – Postgraduate applicants only (PDF format)
  • Copy of your birth certificate (PDF format)
  • Scanned copy of recognized National ID (JPG/JPEG/PNG/

Contact Admissions office

For more information and enquiries please contact:

Tel: 0247274661 / 0500482885 / 0501102650

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