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KNUST Courses, Cut-Off Points, And Admission Requirements 2020

This page provides information about kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana (KNUST) courses, cut-off point, and admission requirements.

KNUST Courses And Cut Off Point

This list below are for general arts courses, engineering courses, business courses, medical courses, etc. offered in KNUST

  • Agricultural Biotechnology – 19
  • Agricultural Management – 18
  • Agriculture – 24
  • Aquaculture and Water Resources Management – 24
  • BDS (Dental Surgery) (Fee-Paying Only) – 08
  • Biochemistry – 10
  • Biological Science – 12
  • Environmental Sciences – 17
  • Herbal Medicine – 16
  • Human Biology (Medicine) – 06
  • Midwifery – 10
  • Natural Resources Management – 20
  • Nursing – 09
  • Physician Assistantship – 07
  • Medical Imaging – 10
  • Physiotherapy and Sports Science – 14
  • Doctor of Optometry – 06
  • (DVM) Doctor of Veterinary Medicine – 15
  • Pharm D (Doctor of Pharmacy) – 06
  • Actuarial Science – 11
  • Automobile Engineering – 14
  • Biomedical Engineering – 07
  • Chemical Engineering – 10
  • Chemistry – 18
  • Civil Engineering – 10
  • Computer Engineering – 09
  • Computer Science – 11
  • Electrical/Electronic Engineering- 07
  • Geological Engineering – 13
  • Geomatics (Geodetic) Engineering – 14
  • Industrial Engineering – 15
  • Marine Engineering – 12
  • Materials Engineering – 14
  • Mathematics – 18
  • Mechanical Engineering – 10
  • Metallurgical Engineering – 16
  • Meteorology and Climate Science – 21
  • Petrochemical Engineering – 09
  • Petroleum Engineering – 07
  • Physics – 21
  • Quantity Surveying and Construction Economics – 14
  • Statistics – 16
  • Telecommunication Engineering – 11
  • Agricultural Engineering – 16
  • Aerospace Engineering – 09
  • Akan Language and Culture – 24
  • Ed. Junior High School Specialism – 24
  • Communication Design (Graphic Design) – 14
  • Communication Studies – 12
  • Culture and Tourism – 16
  • Economics – 13
  • English – 20
  • French and Francophone Studies – 15
  • Geography and Rural Development – 14
  • History – 18
  • Linguistics – 22
  • Fashion Design – 16
  • Ceramics Design Technology – 24
  • Metalsmithing and Jewellery Technology – 24
  • Textile Design and Technology – 18
  • Integrated Rural Art and Industry – 19
  • Painting and Sculpture – 20
  • Political Studies – 11
  • Publishing Studies – 16
  • Religious Studies – 24
  • Sociology – 14
  • Business Administration ((Human Resource Management/Management) – 10
  • Business Administration (Marketing/International Business) – 12
  • Business Administration (Accounting/Banking and Finance) – 09
  • Business Administration (Logistics and Supply Chain Mgt/Bus. Info. Tech.) – 12
  • Hospitality and Tourism Management – 13
  • Construction Technology and Management – 14
  • Development Planning – 12
  • Human Settlement Planning – 16
  • Land Economy – 09
  • Real Estate – 13
  • LLB – 06
  • Disability and Rehabilitation Studies – 17
  • Architecture – 09
  • Food Science and Technology – 14
  • Forest Resources Technology – 24
  • Landscape Design and Management – 22
  • Medical Laboratory Technology – 08
  • Social Work – 15

WASSCE/SSSCE grades and their equivalent values in KNUST

WASSCE SSSCE Point (Value)
A1 A 1
B2 B 2
B3 C 3
C4 D 4
C5 D 4
C6 D 4
D7
E8
F9 F

NB:

D7, E8 AND F9 ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE FOR ANY ADMISSION PURPOSES.

KNUST Admission Requirements

Most first degree Programmes of study are of Four (4) Years duration

  1. WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS

An applicant for admission to a degree Programme in the University must have CREDITS in the THREE WASSCE/SSSCE Core Subjects (English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science), and CREDITS in THREE WASSCE/SSSCE Elective Subjects or its equivalent relevant to the chosen Programme with aggregate 24 or better (WASSCE: A1-C6/SSSCE A-D) D7, E8 & F9 ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE FOR ADMISSION PURPOSES.

It is worth noting that the THREE CORE SBJECTS are prerequisite for all Programmes of study at our University

  1. GENERAL BUSINESS CERTIFICATE EXAMINATION (GBCE)

Applicants must have passes in THREE Compulsory Subjects including English Language and passes in THREE Elective Subjects including Business Mathematics.

  1. GCE/IGCSE (CAMBRIDGE) ‘A’ & ‘O’LEVELS/MATURE APPLICANTS

Applicants must have FIVE credits at the GCE/IGCSE O’ Level including English Language and Mathematics (or its approved equivalent), plus passes in at least THREE (3) subjects at the Advanced Level/Three Credits in the case of mature applicants. In addition, the applicant must fulfill the appropriate Faculty or Departmental requirements.

  1. ADVANCED BUSINESS CERTIFICATE EXAMINATION (ABCE)

Applicants must have passes in THREE Compulsory Subjects plus THREE (3) Optional Subjects relevant to the Programme of study.

  1. INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE (IB)

International Baccalaureate holders should have a minimum of grade 4 at the Higher Level (HL) in Three (3) Subjects relevant to the Programme of choice and minimum of grade 5 in Chemistry for Health and Allied Sciences. For Engineering at least, grade 5 at the Higher level (HL) in Mathematics. In addition, one must have a minimum of grade 4 in English Language and Mathematics at the Standard Level (SL) and at least grade C in a Science subject at the IGCSE.

Applicants from French speaking Countries must provide a minimum of one year English Proficiency Certificate.

For more information, kindly visit https://web.knust.edu.gh/

Bolarinwa Olajire

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One Comment

  1. Akosah Antwi says:

    Can I persuade geomatic engineering with
    English language B3
    Social studies B3
    Integrated science C6
    Core mathematic B3
    Economics C5
    Geography B3
    History B3
    Government B3

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