What courses does Ghana Technology University College offer?
About Ghana Technology University College
Ghana Technology University College (GTUC) is a technology oriented institution of higher learning, committed to providing an educational experience of the highest quality. Established in November 2005, GTUC was granted accreditation by the National Accreditation Board (NAB) on March 30, 2006 and officially inaugurated on August 15, 2006. The University College is governed by a nine-member University Council, supported by the President, Registrar, Deans of Faculties and staff.
GTUC is affiliated to the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana and has partnerships with Aalborg University, Denmark, University of the West of Scotland, Staffordshire and Coventry Universities, UK, CASS Europe, Luxembourg, Anhalt University of Applied Sciences and Wildau University in Germany, Maharaja Agrasen University and M. S. Ramaiah University of Applied Sciences, India.
The University College is working to carve an outstanding reputation as a leader in teaching excellence, and a world-class centre of research and intellectual creativity.
GTUC offers world class Certificate, Diploma and Degree programme under three core faculties: the Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Informatics and Faculty of IT Business. The University also runs a Graduate School which delivers postgraduate programmes in the areas of Engineering, Business Administration, Management and Information Communication Technology.
Nearly 8,000 students are pursuing various programmes at the University College.
Courses and programmes of the University College are carefully structured and taught by seasoned lecturers with modern training equipment in a conducive learning environment.
These prepare students for meaningful and rewarding careers which are key to the nation’s economic growth and social well-being.
GTUC is committed to excellence in teaching and service. The University College takes pride in being a place where students and faculty can pursue knowledge without boundaries, a place where theory and practice combine to produce a better understanding of our world and ourselves.
Graduates of GTUC’s have the theoretical knowledge and hands-on experience that equip them for successful careers in the telecommunications, business and ICT industries.
The University College has campuses located at Tesano (main campus), Abeka, Kumasi and learning centres in Ho, Koforidua, Takoradi and Nungua.
The focus on preparing graduates for the telecommunications and ICT profession is the hallmark of GTUC.
GTUC has 4 faculties namely Graduate School, Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Informatics and Faculty of IT Business.
Graduate School Programmes
Ghana Technology University College had accreditation to run Graduate programmes in 2006. Within the same year, it delivered the premier postgraduate master’s programmes in Information Communication Technology with a total of nineteen (19) programmes. In September 2008, the Graduate School introduced new programmes in telecommunications engineering and management.
Currently, the University College delivers over twenty graduate programmes in collaboration with six international partners and Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), our mentor university in Ghana. The School has graduated over 4,063 students as at September 2016 including international students from China, Nigeria, Ethiopia, Gambia, Gabon, Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Guinea and Iraq.
Our graduate programmes have been designed to equip graduates with essential knowledge of very current theory and related practical experience, giving our students a head start in the real business world.
FACULTY OF ENGINEERING
A warm welcome to the Faculty of Engineering, the premier faculty at Ghana Technology University College! Established in August 2006, our mission has been to be the leading Telecommunications and Computer Engineering Faculty in Ghana and the Sub-region, to be the first choice for undergraduate and post-graduate students and to attract best quality academic staff and research personnel. Faculty of Engineering offers programs in BSc. Telecommunication Engineering, BSc. Computer Engineering as well as Diploma in Telecommunication Engineering.
Our faculty members are rigorously trained and they have practical experiences to prepare students and to require supporting global economy demands of highly skilled educated and innovative workforce. I encourage you to explore the faculty of engineering website and to visit our campus at Tesano. We hope you will choose to come to GTUC and share a remarkable career journey with us because we are student centered and student friendly university college.
Our core function is to provide a comprehensive and top-quality engineering education that engages our students in the discovery of new knowledge through basic and applied innovative research and broad-based scholastic instructions.
Faculty members provide academic leadership to the University, primarily through demonstrating and fostering excellence in research, teaching, professional activities and policy development at a variety of levels – within the academic discipline, within the academic unit, within the institution and within the wider community.
Individual faculty members also serve on internal committees and advisory boards, offer mentoring and advice to students, consulting activities, hold administrative appointments such as program coordinators etc.
Faculty of Informatics
The Faculty of Informatics spans Information Technology (IT), Computing and Humanities at the Ghana Technology University College (GTUC). We currently operate with the department of Information Technology (IT) and the General Studies unit. We provide a larger percentage of all instructions offered at GTUC; as every undergraduate student takes foundational classes the Faculty of Informatics – the hallmark of technology. Our diverse curricula are made up of relevant core disciplines that enable students to transform the world around them. We review our programs periodically to ensure their viability, relevance and employability in today’s ever evolving cyber-markets.
Our ultimate goal is to redefine the future of Information Technology with Informatics. Our focus is to exploit the benefits of inter-disciplinary fusion of science-technology and humanities to create employable IT graduates. We enhance our students experience by offering them career counseling, industry internships and placement services.
In terms of enrolment, the faculty continues to grow and attract talented local and international students into our degree and diploma programs. A good number of these students complete with either first class honors or second class upper each year. Our feedback indicates that our alumni mostly compete and excel in the industry, since they leverage on the unlimited opportunities accorded them by the Faculty.
As regards our Faculty, we are privileged to have five (5) full-time PhD’s, and augmented with six (6) adjunct PhD’s. We leverage on their diverse expertise to create impressionable student experiences. The Faculty of Informatics boosts of cutting-edge and student centric technology education, offering industry relevant diploma and degree programs in Information Technology.
We collaborate with the Center for Professional Development CPD) in offering postgraduate certificate in management information systems (MIS) and related programs.
In research and scholarship, we are well published with over a hundred international peer-reviewed journal papers in total. The faculty has four (4) main research units, namely the Networking & Systems Administration (NSA) group, Business Computing & Information Systems (BCIS), Cyber-Security (CS) group and the Software Development (SD) group.
FACULTY OF IT BUSINESS
The Faculty of IT Business is dedicated to the training of leaders with the potential to impact the development of their nations and communities. While teaching and research is a primary focus of the faculty, efforts are constantly made to engage in activities and programs that enhance student experience. Such activities are designed to develop career-ready graduates and, to build entrepreneurial capacity.
The faculty has dedicated teacher-scholars who bring both expertise and experience to the business classroom. From varied fields of expertise, our faculty members engage students to conduct innovative research into theory and practice that continually transforms the way business is understood. They also share direct insights into how products are developed, assets are invested, managing people and organizational structures.
The primary focus of GTUC’s IT Business Faculty is always our students, with a student centered approach we are committed to provide an enabling environment for the next generation of business leaders. This is to enhance the attitudes and aptitudes needed to be successful in today’s competitive and global business world.
Where is Ghana Technology University College located?
Ghana Technology University College
Off the Kwame Nkrumah Circle- Nsawam Rd,adjacent to the police Training Sch, Tesano. Accra ACCRA Greater Accra