University of Kwame Nkrumah

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About Us

Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology has the vision to be globally recognised as the Premier Centre of excellence in Africa for teaching in Science and Technology for development; producing high calibre graduates with knowledge and expertise to support the industrial and socio-economic development of Ghana and Africa.Also has the mission to provide an environment for teaching, research and entrepreneurship training in Science and Technology for the industrial and socio-economic development of Ghana, Africa and other nations. KNUST also offers service to community, is opened to all the people of Ghana and positioned to attract scholars, industrialists and entrepreneurs from Africa and other international communities.

Programs Offered

College of Agriculture and Natural Resources

  • Faculty of Agriculture
  • Department of Agricultural Economics, Agribusiness and Extension
  • Department of Animal Sciences
  • Department of Crop and Soil Sciences
  • Department of Horticulture
  • Faculty of Renewable Natural Resources
  • Department of Agroforestry
  • Department of Fisheries and Watershed Management
  • Department of Silviculture and Forest Management
  • Department of Wildlife and Range Management
  • Department of Wood Science and Technology
  • Faculty of Forest Resources Technology (Sunyani)
  • Department of Ecotourism and Forest Recreation
  • Department of Land Reclamation and Rehabilitation
  • Department of Social Forestry
  • Department of Wood Processing and Marketing

College of Health Sciences

  • Faculty of Allied Health Sciences
  • Department of Medical Laboratory Technology
  • Department of Nursing
  • Department of Sonography
  • Department of Sports and Excercise Science
  • Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Dental School
  • School of Medical Sciences
  • School of Veterinary medicine

College of Art and Social Sciences

  • Faculty of Art
  • Department of Communication Design
  • Department of General Art Studies
  • Department of Industrial Art
  • Department of Integrated Rural Art and Industry
  • Department of Painting and Sculpture
  • Department of Publishing Studies
  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of Social Sciences
  • Department of Economics
  • Department of English
  • Department of Geography and Rural Development
  • Department of History and Political Studies
  • Department of Modern Languages
  • Department of Religious Studies
  • Department of Sociology and Social Work

College of Architecture and Planning

  • Department of Architecture
  • Department of Building Technology
  • Department of Land Economy
  • Department of Planning
  • Centre for Settlements Studies
  • Centre for Land Studies

College of Engineering

  • Department of Agricultural Engineering
  • Department of Aerospace Enginering
  • Department of Chemical Engineering
  • Department of Civil Engineering
  • Department of Computer Engineering
  • Department of Electrical Engineering|Electrical/[[Electronic Engineering]& Telecommunication Engineering]
  • Department of Geological Engineering
  • Department of Geodetic Engineering
  • Department of Geomatic Engineering
  • Department of Materials Engineering
  • Department of Mechanical Engineering
  • Department of Petroleum Engineering
  • department of Petrochemical Engineering

College of Science

  • Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology
  • Department of Chemistry
  • Department of Computer Science
  • Department of Environmental Science
  • Department of Food Science and Technology
  • Department of Mathematics
  • Department of Optometry and Visual Science
  • Department of Physics
  • Department of Theoretical and Applied Biology

Admission and Applications

Information for Undergraduate Applicants

(Advanced Level/Mature/ABCE/GBCE/IB and WASSCE/SSSCE Candidates)

It is announced for the information of prospective Applicants (as specified above) and the general public that Application Forms for Admission t o Degree/Diploma/Top-Up Programmes of Study at the University for the 2014/2015 Academic Year are now on sale.

The Sale of Admission Forms is open to the following Applicants:

  • Candidates who have Examination results as of the time of application.
  • Candidates Awaiting Results, DO NOT QUALIFY to apply.


  • WASSCE/SSSCE Holders who have credits (A1-C6/ A-D Respectively) in the following Three (3) Core Subjects: English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science plus credits (A1-C6) in Three Elective Subjects with an Aggregate Score of 24 or better in the relevant Area of Study.


GENERAL BUSINESS CERTIFICATE (GBCE) Holders who possess passes in Three compulsory Subjects including English Language and passes in any Three Elective Subjects including Business Mathematics.

  • ADVANCED LEVEL Holders with credits in at least Five (5) subjects at the GCE ‘O’ Level (or its equivalent) including English  Language and Mathematics, plus at least two passes in the relevant subjects at the Advanced Level obtained not more than Three (3) years ago


ADVANCED BUSINESS CERTIFICATE EXAMINATION (ABCE) Holders with passes in Three compulsory Subjects plus Three optional subjects relevant to the programme of study, OR Applicants with Stage I of ACCA, ICA, Associate of Chartered Institute of Bankers (ACIB), Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) with credits at WASSCE/SSSCE in Three (3) Core Subjects and Three (3) Elective Subjects or credits at GBCE or ABCE or GCE O’ Level including English Language and Mathematics.

  • MATURE STUDENTS who have attained the age of 25 years or above at the time of application and have credits in Five (5) GCE ‘O Level subjects including English Language and Mathematics, in addition to passing an Entrance Examination and /or Interview.


WASSCE/SSSCE Holders who have credits (A1-C6/ A-D Respectively) in the following Three (3) Core Subjects: English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science plus credits (A1-C6/A-D) in Three Elective Subjects with an aggregate score of 24 or better in the relevant area of study.


HND Holders with Three (3) years relevant working experience in addition to the Minimum Entry Requirement at WASSCE/SSSCE or Five (5) GCE O’ Level credits including English Language and Mathematics.

  • FOREIGN APPLICANTS (online application only) and all others who have any of the above qualifications or their equivalent from an accredited/recognised institution.

POINTS OF SALE: All Ghana Post Regional and Designated Post Offices

Cost of application form

A set of Application Forms, comprising copies of Admission Requirements for the various Programmes of Study, Guidelines for the Completion of Application Forms, Prepaid EMS Envelopes and Forms costs GH¢150.00 (one hundred and fifty Ghana Cedis, non-refundable).