Admissions 2016/2017


SUNYANI POLYTECHNIC

ADMISSION OF CANDIDATES TO DEGREE/HND PROGRAMMES FOR THE

2016/2017 ACADEMIC YEAR

 

Applications are invited from prospective applicants for admission into Degree/HND programmes of the Sunyani Polytechnic, Sunyani, for the 2016/2017 Academic year.

 

PROGRAMMES ON OFFER FOR THE 2016/2017 ACADEMIC YEAR

 

DEGREE PROGRAMMES

  

  • Bachelor of Technology (B-Tech) Degree in Building Technology (In Collaboration with Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology) (Regular and Weekend)

Entry Requirements

  • Applicants must hold a good HND (Second Class Upper Division or Better) in Building Technology or allied programmes with at least two years relevant post HND qualification experience. Applicants with HND Second Class Lower Division must pass a selection interview before they could be considered. The programme duration is 18 months consisting of 3 semesters. 
  • To be eligible for admission to the Pre-B-Tech programme, candidates are required to have one of the following qualification:
    1. CTCIII Certificate Part III (CTCIII – New Scheme) or
    2. CTCIII Certificate Part III (CTCII – Old Scheme).  

 

  • Bachelor of Technology (B-Tech) Degree in Accounting With Computing (Regular and Weekend) 

Entry Requirements

 

a. HND Accountancy Applicants

                   Holders of HND Accountancy Certificate

 

b. ACCA and ICA Applicants

Applicants with 7 passes or more papers of ICAG, ACCA, CIMA or equivalents

 c. Advanced Diploma in Computerised Accounting

Holders of Professional Diploma in Computerised Accounting with credit passes (SSSCE A- D), WASSCE (A1 C6) in the three core papers of English Language, Core Mathematics and Social

Studies/Integrated Science or Equivalent from a recognized Tertiary Institution

 

d. First Degree 

Applicants holding NAB Accredited degrees will be interviewed.  The programme duration is 18 months consisting of 3 semesters.

 

 

  • Bachelor of Technology (B-Tech) Degree in Procurement Management  (Regular and Weekend) 

Entry Requirements

A candidate must have an HND with second class division or better and satisfy all conditions that the polytechnic will require.

  1. A candidate must have an HND in Purchasing and Supply, Procurement Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Freight Forwarding, Stores Management, etc; or its equivalent.
  2. Applicants with Diploma in Procurement & Supply from the Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply (CIPS UK) qualification may apply.
  3. HND Graduates from other fields or disciplines with a qualification not lower than a minimum of 2nd Class Lower Division with at least five (5) years working experience in procurement related fields.
  4. First degree graduates from other fields or discipline may apply.

Bachelor of Technology (B-Tech) Degree in Hospitality Management (Regular and Weekend)

 

·         Entry Requirements

HND graduates of Hospitality management and students transferring from similar Programmes run at other institutions with a minimum of 2nd Class Lower and must have had two years working experience, qualify to apply. Admission would be based on an interview performance.

Additionally, HND Hospitality graduates who are 30 years and above but do not satisfy the above class requirements may also apply.

 

  • Bachelor of Technology (B-Tech) Degree in Civil Engineering (Regular and Weekend)

 

Entry Requirements

The entry requirements for the programme is an HND (Civil Engineering) certificate or allied programmes and a minimum of two years industrial experience. Preference would be given to first and second class upper holders.

 

  • First degree graduates from other fields or discipline may apply.

 

 

  • Bachelor of Technology (B-Tech) Degree in Entrepreneurship  (Regular and Weekend)

 

Entry Requirements

Good passes in the new venture creation, consulting for small business, electives and other courses specific to higher national diploma (HND), Entrepreneurship and finance (ENF) will be introduction to prerequisite. Experience in running a business may be following admission requirements should be satisfied:

 

Application With HND (Enf) Candidates must have second class lower or better with competence in the new venture creation, consulting for small businesses and other courses specific to HND Entrepreneurship and Finance (ENF)

 

Other HND/ Degree Applicants

Candidates must have second class lower or better in other HND/Degree programmes. The following courses are a prerequisite: Introduction to Entrepreneurship, Strategic Entrepreneurship, Business in Ghana, Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management. However, candidates without credits in these courses which are specific to the HND Entrepreneurship and Finance programme, will be taken through an intensive 4-week access programme before the start of the top-up.

 

HND PROGRAMMES

 

SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT STUDIES

  • HND Accountancy
  • HND Computerised Accounting  
  • HND Marketing
  • HND Purchasing and Supply 
  • HND Secretaryship and Management Studies (Regular, Weekend and Evening )

SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING

  • HND Building Technology 
  • HND Civil Engineering
  • HND Electrical/Electronic Engineering (Computer Engineering Option)
  • HND Electrical/Electronic Engineering (Medical Engineering Technology Option)
  • HND Electrical/Electronic Engineering (Power Systems Option)
  • HND Electrical/Electronic Engineering (Telecommunication Options)
  • HND Industrial Arts (Ceramic Arts)
  • HND Industrial Arts (Fashion Design Technology)
  • HND Industrial Arts (Textiles Technology)
  • HND Interior Design and Technology 
  • HND Materials Engineering 
  • HND Mechanical Engineering (Automobile Option) 
  • HND Mechanical Engineering (Plant Option) 
  • HND Mechanical Engineering (Production Option) 
  • HND Mechanical Engineering (Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Option) 

SCHOOL OF APPLIED SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

  • HND Computer Science 
  • HND Pharmacy Technician
  • HND General Agriculture
  • HND Hotel, Catering and Institutional Management
  • HND Information and Communication Technology (ICT)

 

ADMISSION ELIGIBILTY FOR HND PROGRAMMES

Admission is opened to:

  1. SSSCE holders with credit passes (A-D) in English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science/Social Studies plus credit passes (A-D) in Three Elective subjects relevant to the programme of study  
  2. WASSCE holders with credit passes (A1-D7)  in English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science/Social Studies plus credit passes (A1-C6)  in Three Elective subjects relevant to  the programme of study  
  3. CERTIFICATE II HOLDERS: Certificate II Applicants with Passes in six (6) subjects comprising three (3) core subjects (English, Mathematics and Integrated Science/Social Studies) plus three (3) passes in relevant elective subjects are eligible for HND Programmes
  4. ADVANCED LEVEL holders with credit in at least Five (5) subjects at the GCE ‘O’ Level (or its equivalent) including English and Mathematics, plus at least two passes in the subjects relevant to the programme of study.
  5. TECHNICAL SCHOOLS APPLICANTS: Technical School applicants with Passes in English Language, Mathematics, Integrated Science plus three (3) relevant elective subjects.
  6. POST SECONDARY TEACHER TRAIN ING CERTIFICATE APPLICANTS: Passes at the final Post–Secondary Teacher Training Examination plus five passes at the GCE O’Level/SSSCE/WASSCE including English and Mathematics.
  7. DIPOMA IN BUSINESS STUDIES (DBS)  APPLICANTS: Applicants who hold DBS with Distinction or Credit from GES accredited institutions are eligible for admission to level 200 to pursue Business related programmes at the HND level. DBS applicants who hold a Pass would enroll at level 100. In all cases applicants would be required to have four (4) credit passes in WASSCE/SSSCE/ RSA II including English and Mathematics.
  8. MATURE APPLICANTS
    1. Must be at least 25 years old.
    2. Must have at least two (2) years relevant industrial experience.
    3. Must pass a written examination and an interview.
    4. Must show proof of date of birth with any national document which is at least 5 years old at the time of application.

OR

  1. Must be at least 25 years old 
  2. Must have at least two (2) years relevant industrial experience.   
  3. Must show proof of credit passes in English Language and Mathematics in SSSCE/WASSCE
  4. Must show proof of date of birth with any national document which is at least 5 years old at the time of application.

MATURE CANDIDATES ENTRANCE EXAMINATION

Note: All mature candidates will be expected to pay an additional amount of GH¢50.00 on or before the day of the entrance examination at the Polytechnic Campus. This amount covers the cost of the entrance examinations. Mature Candidates Entrance Examination will take place on Friday, July 29, 2016 at the Sunyani Polytechnic. The starting time for the examination is 10:00 a.m. prompt.

 

PRE-HND (ACCESS) COURSE FOR TECHNICAL AND VOCATIONAL SCHOOL STUDENTS

The National Board for Professional and Technicians Examinations (NABPTEX) has designed an access programme for Technical/Vocational Institute graduates into HND programmes. NABPTEX will conduct a final external examination after which successful applicants shall proceed to enroll in the following HND programmes:  

  • HND Building Technology
  • HND Civil Engineering
  • HND Computer Science
  • HND Electrical/Electronic Engineering
  • HND General Agriculture 
  • HND Hotel, Catering and Institutional Management
  • HND Industrial Arts 
  • HND Interior Design Technology 
  • HND Pharmacy Technician
  • HND Materials Engineering
  • HND Mechanical Engineering
  •  

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR PRE-HND COURSES

Applicants should posses a minimum qualification of Intermediate Certificate or its equivalent in the relevant area of study. 

 

ACCESS PROGRAMME FOR SSSCE/WASSCE

In the case of SSSCE/WASSCE Science applicants for Access course, they must have passes in three (3) subjects comprising at least one (1) core subject plus at least one (1) science elective subject and any other science related subject.

 

 

PROFESSIONAL PROGRAMMES 

 

 PROFESSIONAL DIPLOMA IN COMPUTERISED ACCOUNTING

Entry Requirements

Diploma in Computerised Accounting

 

 

INSTITUTE OF CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS (ICA) GHANA – PART 1

Entry Requirements

a.SSSCE /WASSCE APPLICANTS: 6  Passes in with at least aggregate 20 and including English Language and Mathematics.  

b.GBCE APPLICANTS (RSA) – Six GBCE passes including English Language, Business Mathematics, with at least aggregate 20.

 

THE ACCOUNTING TECHNICIANS SCHEME WEST AFRICA (ATSWA) FORMERLY GAT 

Entry Requirements for HND Programmes

  a.SSSCE /WASSCE APPLICANTS: 6  Passes in with at least aggregate 20 and including English Language and Mathematics.  

b.GBCE APPLICANTS (RSA) – Six GBCE passes including English Language, Business Mathematics, with at least aggregate 20.

 

DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES

  1. Diploma in Computerised Accounting (DCA) (2-year Programme)
  2. Diploma in Banking Technology & Accounting (DBTA) (2-year Programme)
  3. Diploma in Electronic Marketing (2-year Programme)
  4. Diploma in Business Administration (2-year Programme)
  5. Diploma in Public Relations (2-year Programme)
  6. Diploma I Procurement & Materials Management (2-year Programme)
  7. Diploma in Business Studies (Accounting Option) (1-year Programme)
  8. Diploma in Business Studies (Secretarial Option) (1-year Programme)
  9. Diploma in Business Studies (Management Option) (1-year Programme)
  10. Diploma in Business Studies (Marketing Option) (1-year Programme)
  11. Diploma in Business Studies (Purchasing and Supply Option) (1-year Programme)
  12. Diploma in Business Studies (Statistics Option) (1-year Programme)

Entry Requirements for 1 – 6: Five (5) SSSCE/ WASSCE passes including English Language and Mathematics/ GBCE passes

Entry Requirements for 7 – 12 : Four (4) SSSCE/ WASSCE passes including English Language and Mathematics/ GBCE passes

 

 

TECHNICIAN AND ADVANCED PROGRAMMES

  • Construction Technicians Course (CTC) Part I 
  • Construction Technicians Course (CTC) Part II
  • Construction Technicians Course (CTC) Part III
  • Electrical Engineering Technicians (EET) Part I
  • Electrical Engineering Technicians (EET) Part II
  • Electrical Engineering Technicians (EET) Part III
  • Mechanical Engineering Technicians (MET) Part I
  • Mechanical Engineering Technicians (MET) Part II
  • Mechanical Engineering Technicians Part III
  • Motor Vehicle Technicians (MVT) Part I
  • Motor Vehicle Technicians (MVT) Part II
  • Motor Vehicle Technicians Part III (MVT III)
  • Advanced Blocklaying and Concreting 
  • Advanced Carpentry and Joinery
  • Advanced Cookery (8122)
  • Advanced Furniture 
  • Advanced Painting and Decorating
  • Advanced Fashion and Designing
  • Advanced Furniture Design & Construction   

Entry Requirements

Passes in Intermediate, SSSCE/WASSCE, Part I and Part II of that particular programme.

 

 

CRAFT PROGRAMMES/COUNCIL FOR TECHNICAL AND VOCATIONAL EDUCATION AND

TRAINING (COTVET) PROGRAMMES

The Polytechnic also runs programmes of the Council for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (COTVET) at the Certificate II and Advanced levels. The programmes are:

  • Agric Mechanics Work                         
  • Autobody Inter/COTVET 
  • Blocklaying and Concreting Inter/COTVET 
  • Catering Inter/COTVET            
  • Electrical Installation Work        
  • Electrical Machine Rewinding and   Repairs
  • Fabrication and Welding                      
  • Fashion and Designing Intermediate  
  • Furniture Craft Inter/COTVET 
  • General Textiles 
  • Heavy Duty and Diesel Mechanics     
  • Industrial Maintenance Technology               
  • Industrial Mechanics                          
  • Mechanical Engineering Craft Practice  
  • Motor Vehicle Mechanics Work     
  • Painting and Decorating Inter             
  • Refrigeration & Air-conditioning Mechanics                                           
  • Small Engines Repairs                          
  • Textiles Technician      

Entry Requirements

  • SSSCE/WASSCE and JHS certificates

OTHER PROGRAMMES

General Business Certificate Examination (Formerly Ghana Commercial Examinations or RSA Stage II)

Entry Requirements

  • SSSCE/WASSCE and JHS certificates

Advanced Business Certificate Examination (Formerly Ghana Commercial Examinations or RSA Stage III)

Entry Requirements

  • RSA Stage II

 

PROFICIENCY CERTIFICATES

  • Architectural  and Engineering Draughtmanship
  • Proficiency in Chinese Language    
  • Proficiency in English  Language
  • Proficiency in French Language           

 

 

SALES OUTLET

Prospective Applicants must purchase Sunyani Polytechnic ADMISSIONS FORMS from the following centres: i.    The Finance Office, Sunyani Polytechnic

  1.  
    1. Regional and District POST OFFICES throughout the country
    2. Fidelity Bank, Zenith Bank, Ghana Commercial Bank, Ecobank, Stanbic Bank, Sunyani and all other Branches throughout the Country.

COST OF APPLICATION FORMS

  1.  
    1. Bachelor of Technology Applicants       - GH¢130.00
    2. HND Programmes (Direct Applicants)    - GH¢120.00
    3. HND Programmes (Mature)                       - GH¢130.00
    4. Access (Pre-HND), Diploma, Technician and Advanced Programmes  - GH¢120.00
    5. Craft programmes and Proficiency Certificates    - GH¢80.00

 

HOW TO APPLY

ONLINE ADMISSION INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Go to admissions.spoly.edu.gh on the internet after you have purchased the Sunyani Polytechnic admissions documents
  2. Log onto the Online Admissions system with the E-Voucher Number and Pin
  3. Follow steps on the Online Admissions system to complete your application
  4. A printed copy of your completed online application must be enclosed in your envelope before posting together with photocopies of Certificates or Results slips to be returned to: The Registrar, Sunyani Polytechnic, P. O. Box 206, Sunyani

COMPLETED FORM

A completed ADMISSION FORM should be sent to the Post Office together with photocopies of certificates or result slips and in the case of Mature Applicants, birth certificates and any other relevant document(s) should also be attached and sent to the address below:

 

THE REGISTRAR,

SUNYANI POLYTECHNIC,

P.O. BOX 206, 

SUNYANI - B/A

 

For general enquiries contact the Senior Assistant Registrar in-charge of Admissions on 0352023278/0352027052 or 0264485858