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Tuition Fees:$1,146 /year
Applications Begin:January 2021
Final Award:Bachelor of Science in Information and Communication Technology
Start Date:September 2021
Academic Unit:School of Technology
Campus:Greenhill
Application Deadline: June 2021
Programme Overview

The BSc Information Communication Technology is a four-year programme which aims to equip graduates with a strong and broad technical skills and knowledge to take on appropriate positions in industry, and to grow into leadership positions or to pursue research or graduate studies in the IT field.
By the end of the programme, graduates should be able to:
– Explain and apply appropriate information technologies and employ appropriate methodologies to help an individual or organization achieve its goals;
– Anticipate the changing direction of information technology and evaluate and communicate the implications of these changes to an individual or organisation; and live and work as contributing, well rounded, members of society.

Curriculum

Courses offered
Level 100:
Economic Science
Accounting Foundations
Fundamentals of Computing
Object-Oriented Programming I
Communication Skills I
Calculus II
Calculus I
Communication Skills II
Programming Fundamentals
Reading Seminar in Humanities

Level 200:
Object oriented-Programming II
Linear Algebra
System Analysis and Design
Web technologies
Discrete Mathematics
Probabilities & Statistics
Computer Org. & Architecture I
Database Design I
Management and Org. Behaviour
Electronic Circuits

Level 300:
IT Research Methods
Software Engineering I
Database Design III
IT Project Management
Data Communication& Networks
Human Computer Interaction
Mobile Programming
Advanced Data Communication & Networks
Operating Systems I
Systems Administration

Level 400:
Ethical & Legal Issues in Computing I
Electronic Business
Management Info. Systems
Computer & Information Security
Project 1
Project II
Elective Course I
Elective Course 2
Elective Course 3
Elective Course 4

Wireless Networks
Data Warehousing and Mining
Information Technology Auditing
Advanced Database Design

Admission Requirements

– SSSCE: Aggregate score of 24 or better. Credit passes (A-D) in 6 Subjects includingCore Mathematics, Core Science & English.
– WASSCE: Aggregate score of 24 or better. Credit Passes (A1-C6) in 6 Subjects including Core Mathematics, Core Science & English.
– GCE A‘ Level: Aggregate 12 or better with a pass of D or better in Physics or Mathematics
– Diplomas/Certificates from local and foreign institutions authenticated by the National Accreditation Board (NAB)
– Mature Students must be at least 25 years at the time of applying and must write a qualifying exam and score an average of 50% in it. They must also have relevant working experience plus credit passes in Mathematics and English.
– HND holders in relevant disciplines may be admitted to Level 200.
– Certificate in Information and Communication Technology from GIMPA with an average score of not less than 55%. They must equally satisfy the requirements above for entering a tertiary institution

Application Process
Application Fees for Ghanaian Students: $26
Application Fees for International Students: $100

How to Apply:
Application forms may be purchased from the Cashier’s Office at the Greenhill campus of GIMPA, or downloaded.
The following documents should be included:
– Certified Copies of certificates and any other relevant academic records(Original Transcript).
– Original Transcripts not Result Slip. Must be in a sealed envelope with the signature and stamp of Registrar across envelope
– Three (3) recent Passport sized Photographs, one of which should be affixed to the form. The other 2 should be endorsed by a Senior Public Officer above the rank of Assistant Director, Lawyer or a Medical Doctor.
– Two self-addressed envelopes with a local express stamp

**Ghanaian Students pay an Application fee of GHS.150, while International Students pay GHS.577
Career Opportunities

Some career opportunities for this programme include:
– Analyst Programmer
– AV Technician.
– Business Analyst.
– Chief Information Officer.
– Database and Systems Administrator and ICT Security.
– IT Manager.
– IT Sales Assistant.
– IT Sales Professional

Tuition Fees Details
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Tuition Fees for Ghanaian Students: $1,146
Tuition Fees for International Students: $3,006

Tuition Fees per year for Ghanaian students = GHs.6,600
Tuition Fees per year for International students (Africans) = GHs.17,313
Tuition Fees per year for International students (Non-Africans) = GHs.25,970

Payment Plan-Percentage of Annual Fee:
Fresh Students = First Semester : 60%, Second Semester: 40%
Continuing Students = First Semester : 50%, Second Semester: 50%

Lecturers

Below are lecturers in the School of Technology:
Joseph K. Adjei, PhD
Senior Lecturer / Dean, School of Technology

Gamel O. Wiredu, PhD
Associate Professor / Head of Department / Head of Quality Assurance

Eric Kuada
Lecturer /HOD, Department of Computer Science

Dr. Emmanuel S. Adabor
Senior Lecturer

Felicia Nana Ama Engmann
Lecturer

Kwasi Boakye-Boateng
Lecturer

Samuel Tweneboah-Koduah
Lecturer

Joseph Budu
Lecturer

Nana M. A. Assyne
Lecturer

Julius Azasoo
Lecturer

Daniel N. Treku
Lecturer

Kofi Arhin
Lecturer

Emmanuel Antwi Boasiako
Lecturer

DR. OTENG GYASI KWAME
Lecturer

MR. EMMANUEL AYITEY DJABA
Assistant Lecturer

Silas Gah
Assistant Lecturer

Solomon Odei-Appiah
Assistant Lecturer

Raphael Amponsah
Assistant Lecturer

Justice Nueteh Terkper
Assistant Lecturer

Relevant Contact

 
Dr Joseph K. Adjei
Dean School of Technology
 
Admissions Office
Admission Enquiries
 
School Office
General Enquiries