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WPCS 2.1.2
Tuition Fees:$2,282 /year
Applications Begin:January 2021
Final Award:Master of Science in Information and Communication Technology
Start Date:September 2021
Academic Unit:School of Technology
Campus:Greenhill
Application Deadline: June 2021
Programme Overview

This programme is primarily informed by ICT knowledge generation and application (skills). It takes a scientific approach to the study of ICT and is therefore guided principally by the understanding and application of theory.
Thus, the programme aims:
1. equip students with scientific knowledge for analytical thinking in ICT development and management
2. produce professionals that are able
– to engage in systematic thinking about the relationship between ICT and social systems, and
– to suggest innovative solutions.
3. to produce ICT academics and professionals required at various levels of the social, economic and industrial development of Ghana and elsewhere.
4. to prepare students for advanced research and dissemination of knowledge at the PhD level.

Curriculum

COURSES OFFERED
Below, there is a summary of the titles of all courses within the programme. All the courses have 3 credits except the MSc Project which has 6 credits.

First Year:
– Computer Systems
– Decision Support Systems
– Advanced Data Communication & Computer Networks
– Wireless Network Architecture & Design
– Research Methods
– Software Engineering
– Professional Issues in ICT

Second Year:
– ICT Project Management
– Organisational Study of IS
– Information and Network Security
– Elective 1
– Dissertation

IS Electives (4 credits each)
– IS in Public Administration (E-Government)
– E-Business
– Artificial Intelligence Applications

Admission Requirements

Applicants must have a minimum of 2nd Class Lower degree in ICT, Computer Science or ICT related discipline from an accredited university.
A formal interview may be used to determine the ability of all applicants to take and pass courses of the programme.

Application Process
Application Fees for Ghanaian Students: $35
Application Fees for International Students: $150

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.200, while International Students pay GHS.865
Career Opportunities

Career opportunities for this programme include:
– Database Analyst
– Privacy Coordinator
– Computer & Information Systems Manager
– Web Marketing Manager
– Information Security Analyst
– Digital Strategist
– Staff Technologist
– Computer Support Specialist
– Mobilization Specialist
– Government Technologist
– Information Assurance Analyst

Tuition Fees Details
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Tuition Fees for Ghanaian Students: $2,282
Tuition Fees for International Students: $5,987

Tuition Fees per year for Ghanaian students = GHs.13,200
Tuition Fees per year for International students  = GHs.34,627

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