Colleges and Universities Offering Higher National Diploma in Civil Engineering in Ghana

  • Course Name: Higher National Diploma in Civil Engineering(Civil Engineering)
  • Major Subject: Civil Engineering
  • Course Category: Higher Diploma Courses

Institutions Offering Higher National Diploma in Civil Engineering

  • Cape Coast Technical University Cape Coast Technical University, Cape Coast  
    Course entry requirements:
    Non-SSSCE/WASSCE Graduates.

    Applicants may qualify with any of the following groupings
    -General Course in Construction (GCC), Construction Technician Certificate I & II (CTC I&II)Certificate II Applicants
    -Craft certificate in Blocklaying and Concreting / Carpentry and Joinery / Plumbing plus passes in English Language Mathematics and Science in Access Course organized by NAPBTEX.
    -Craft certificate in Blocklaying and Concreting / Carpentry and Joinery / Plumbing. Must have in addition a minimum of three SSSCE/WASSCE passes in core Mathematics, English and Integrated Science.
    -Construction Technician Part II Certificate (New Scheme). Candidates must have in addition a minimum of for SSSCE/WASSCE passes including Core English, Mathematics and Physics or four GCE ‘O’ Level passes including English mathematics and Physics.
    -Final Construction Technician Certificate (CTC I/CTC II). Candidates must have, in addition, GCE ‘O’ level passes in English, and Additional Mathematics or SSSCE/WASSCE passes in Core English and Elective Mathematics or GCC four(4) credits.
    -OTD Certificate in Building/Civil Engineering
    -CTC I and CTC II with passes in all subjects

    Passes in six subjects comprising three core subjects (English, mathematics and Integrated Science) plus three passes in relevant elective subjects

    Two (2) GCE ‘A’ Level passes in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry or Engineering Drawing. If a pass in ‘A’ Level Chemistry is not obtained, credit in GCE ‘O’ Level Chemistry will be a prerequisite. Applicants with two ‘A’ Level passes with a minimum of grade ‘C’ in Mathematics and Physics may be considered. AND

    Five (5) credits at GCE ‘O’ Level including English Language, Mathematics and a Science subject.

    SSSCE Applicants:
    -Six passes (A-D) in all core subjects including English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science and at passes (A-C) in at least three relevant elective subjects like Elective Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Building Construction, Technical Drawing, Woodwork, Engineering Science, Agricultural Science/Biology, Economics, Geography and other relevant subjects.

    WASSCE Applicants:
    -Three passes (A1-D7) in three core subjects including English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science and a minimum of (C6) in any three relevant Elective Subjects like Elective Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Building Construction, Technical Drawing, Woodwork, Engineering Science, Agricultural Science / Biology, Economics, Geography and other relevant subjects.

    Teacher Applicants:
    -Four-year certificate A OR

    Three-year Post-Secondary Teachers Certificate

    Mature Applicants:
    -Must be at least twenty-five years old with a minimum of two (2) years of work experience. Must pass a written examination and an interview.

    Note: Applicants with failures in SSSCE/WASSCE elective subjects can substitute them with passes in Technician Part I and II courses and vice versa.
  • Dr. Hilla Limann Technical University Dr. Hilla Limann Technical University, Wa  
    Course entry requirements:
    a. Direct entry

    i. SSSCE/WASSCE HOLDERS SSSCE with Passes (A-D) or WASSCE with passes (A1-D7) in three (3) core subjects (English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science). In addition, applicants must have credit passes (A-D)/ (A1-C6) in any three (3) of the following: Elective Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Building Construction, Technical Drawing, Woodwork and Engineering Science.

    ii. General Construction Course (GCC)

    iii. Construction Technician Certificate (CTC I , II, III); With CTC I, applicants must have passes in all four (4) papers. In addition, applicants must have passes in English Language and Mathematics. With CTC II, applicants must have passes in all four (4) papers with credits in at least two (2) papers. iv. Ordinary Technician Diploma (OTD).

    v. Advanced Craft Certificate (B & C) , C & J, FC, P & D, and Plumbing): In addition, applicants must have passes in three (3) core subjects at the SHS Level (including English Language and Mathematics).

    b. Mature entry

    Applicants must be at least twenty five (25) years old at the time of submitting the application (show proof of age with birth certificate or any legitimate document) and must have at least three (3) years relevant industrial experience plus one (1) of the following:

    i. Five (5) GCE “O” level credit passes including English Language, Mathematics and Physics or SSSCE passes including Core English Language, Elective Mathematics and Elective Physics .

    ii. Construction Technician Certificate Part I . iii. Construction Technician Certificate Part II (CTC II)

    iv. Construction Technician Certificate Part III (CTC III)

    v. General Certificate of Education with at least two GCE ‘A’ level passes in Physics and Mathematics or Chemistry, with ‘O’ Level passes in Science, Technical Drawing or Metalwork. In all cases applicants must pass written examinations/interviews, submit photocopies of birth certificates and show evidence of industrial experience with a Civil Engineering related firm.
  • Wa Polytechnic Wa Polytechnic, Wa  
    Entry Requirements:

    i. SSSCE/WASSCE HOLDERS SSSCE with Passes (A-D) or WASSCE with passes (A1-D7) in three (3) core subjects (English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science). In addition, applicants must have credit passes (A-D)/ (A1-C6) in any three (3) of the following: Elective Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Building Construction, Technical Drawing, Woodwork and Engineering Science.

    ii. General Construction Course (GCC) iii. Construction Technician Certificate (CTC I , II, III); With CTC I, applicants must have passes in all four (4) papers. In addition, applicants must have passes in English Language and Mathematics. With CTC II, applicants must have passes in all four (4) papers with credits in at least two (2) papers.

    iv. Ordinary Technician Diploma (OTD). v. Advanced Craft Certificate (B & C) , C & J, FC, P & D, and Plumbing): In addition, applicants must have passes in three (3) core subjects at the SHS Level (including English Language and Mathematics).

    Mature Entry Requirements:

    i. Five (5) GCE “O” level credit passes including English Language, Mathematics and Physics or SSSCE passes including Core English Language, Elective Mathematics and Elective Physics .

    ii. Construction Technician Certificate Part I .

    iii. Construction Technician Certificate Part II (CTC II)

    iv. Construction Technician Certificate Part III (CTC III)

    v. General Certificate of Education with at least two GCE ‘A’ level passes in Physics and Mathematics or Chemistry, with ‘O’ Level passes in Science, Technical Drawing or Metalwork.
  • Ho Technical University Ho Technical University, Ho  
    Course entry requirements:
    I. SSSCE HOLDERS
    a. Five (5) passes (A-C) in all subjects, including English Language and Mathematics and at least two (2) of the passes must be relevant to the area of specialization.
    Or
    b. Six passes (A-D) in all subjects, including English Language and Mathematics; and at least three (3) of the passes must be relevant to the area of specialization.

    II.WASSCE HOLDERS

    a. Five (5) passes (A1-C6) in all subjects, including English Language and Mathematics; and at least two (2) of the passes must be relevant to the area of specialization
    or
    b. Six passes (A1-D7) in all subjects, including English Language and Mathematics; and must possess a minimum of D7 in any three (3) of the passes relevant to the area of specialization.

    III. DBS HOLDERS
    Four (4) SSSCE/WASSCE Credits including English Language and Mathematics plus at least three DBS passes in relevant courses.

    IV.GBCE HOLDERS
    Five (5) GBCE credits including English, Business Mathematics and Integrated Science/Social Studies.

    V. TECHNICIAN PART II/III HOLDERS
    Certificate holders with four SSSCE/WASSCE credit including English Language and Mathematics.

    VI.TECHNICAL SCHOOL (CERTIFICATE II) HOLDERS
    Passes in English Language, Mathematics, Integrated Science plus any three (3) relevant trade courses.

    VII. MATURE CANDIDATES
    a. Must be at least 25 years old by the time of application.
    b. Must pass a written aptitude test (English, Mathematics and General paper in relevant area)
  • Bolgatanga Technical University Bolgatanga Technical University, Bolgatanga  

    Mode of study:Full time
  • Takoradi Technical University Takoradi Technical University, Takoradi  
  • Accra Technical University Accra Technical University, Accra  
  • KAAF University KAAF University, Accra  
  • Koforidua Technical University Koforidua Technical University, Koforidua  
  • Kumasi Technical University Kumasi Technical University, Kumasi  




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