Colleges and Universities Offering Bachelor of Science in Computer Science in Ghana

  • Course Name: Bachelor of Science in Computer Science(Computer Science)
  • Major Subject: Computer Science
  • Course Category: Degree Courses

Institutions Offering Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

  •  Central University, Miotso  
    Admission requirements:

    An applicant must have credit passes (A1-C6) in core English, core Mathematics, and either core Integrated Science or Social Studies and three elective subjects, with an overall aggregate score of Thirty-six (36) or better. In addition, candidates must satisfy the specific requirements of the relevant Faculty/School. The entry is at Level 100:

    a.Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSSCE).

    An applicant must have credit passes (A-D) in core English, core Mathematics and either core Science or Social Studies and three elective subjects, with an overall aggregate score of Twenty-four (24) or better. In addition, candidates must satisfy the specific requirements of the relevant faculty/school. Entry is at Level 100.

    b.General Certificate of Education (GCE) Ordinary and Advanced Levels.

    An applicant must have at least credit passes in 5 subjects (including English Language and Mathematics at the GCE Ordinary Level and at least 2 passes at the GCE Advanced Level. One of the Advanced Level passes must be grade ‘D’ or better. A pass in General Paper must also be obtained. Entry is at Level 100.

    c.Professional qualifications/Tertiary Diplomas (Entry at levels 200 and 300).

    The level of placement of professional certificate and tertiary level diploma holders will depend on the assessment of their certificates or diplomas in relation to the programme desired. All professional certificate and tertiary level diploma holders must have either G.C.E. “O” Level credit passes in English Language and Mathematics or SSSCE/WASSCE credit passes in English Language and Core Mathematics to qualify for admission. The placement level of candidates will depend on assessment of their certificates by the relevant Faculty/School or Department.



    d.Admission through Mature Students’ Entrance Examination.

    The candidate must be at least 25 years old by 31st December of the year preceding the examination. A certified copy of birth certificate is required. The date of issue of the birth certificate should not be less than five years from the date of the completion of the admission forms. The submission of fraudulent certificates is grounds for withdrawal at any point in a student’s enrolment.

    Mature Students’ Entrance Examinations consist of a General Paper for all candidates and two papers in the area(s) of specialization desired.



    e.Applicants with foreign certificates.

    Foreign applicants must have qualifications equivalent to the above to be considered for admission. Their results must also be translated into English and they should be able to read and write in English. Additionally, all foreign certificates validated by the National Accreditation Board. Applicants may also be required to pass an entrance examination/interview.

    In addition to the general admission requirements, Schools, Faculties and Departments may have special entry requirements. The academic catalogues of the Schools and Faculties must be consulted for up-to-date information.



    f.Entry requirements for Diploma programmes

    To be admitted to a Diploma programme, a candidate must satisfy the following minimum requirements besides conditions stipulated for the particular programme:
  •  Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration, Accra  
    Course entry requirements
    (i) Senior Secondary School Certificate Examinations (SSSCE), and West African Senior School Certificate Examinations (WASSCE) candidates:
    -SSSCE Candidates: Credit Passes (A-D) in six (6) subjects comprising three (3) core subjects, including English Language and Mathematics, plus three (3) relevant elective subjects.
    -WASSCE Candidates: Credit Passes (A1-C6) in six (6) subjects comprising three (3) core subjects, including English Language and Mathematics, plus three (3) relevant elective subjects.

    (ii) General Certificate of Education (GCE) Advanced Level candidates:
    -Passes in three (3) GCE Advanced Level subjects (at least one of the passes should be Grade D or better).
    -Also, the applicant must have had credit passes (Grade 6) in five GCE Ordinary Level subjects including English, Mathematics, a Science subject (for non-science students) and an Art’s subject (for science students).

    (iii) Admission of Higher National Diploma (HND) candidates to first-degree programmes:
    -Applicant must have graduated with a good HND certificate (at least second class lower division). In addition, the applicant must have acquired a minimum of two (2) years post-HND qualification working experience. Other diploma qualifications from elsewhere assessed to be equivalent to HND by the National Accreditation Board (NAB) may be similarly considered.

    (iv) Advanced Business Certificate Examination (ABCE) candidates:
    -Passes in three (3) subjects (at least one of the passes should be Grade D or better). Also, the applicant must have credit passes in five (5) subjects including English, Mathematics, Integrated Science or Social Studies in the General Business Certificate Examination (GBCE)

    (v) Mature Students’ entry:
    -Mature students entry avenues to tertiary education provide opportunities for people who could not do so earlier to further their education at the tertiary level after years in the workplace.
    -The applicant must be at least twenty-five (25) years old, at the time of registration and show proof of age with birth certificate or any legitimate document.
    -An applicant must pass the mature students’ entrance examinations conducted by GIMPA in English, Mathematics and an Aptitude test

    (vi) Foreign Qualifications:
    -All foreign qualifications would be referred to the National Accreditation Board (NAB) for determination of equivalences and eligibility for admission to tertiary institutions in Ghana in accordance with the National Accreditation Board Act, 2007 [Act 744 (2(2b)].Note should be taken however that the American SAT, TOEFL etc. cannot in themselves be acceptable as entry qualifications into GIMPA.
  •  Dominion University College, Accra  
    Course Name: Bachelor of Science in Computer Science with Management

    Course entry requirements
    (i) Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSSCE)
    Compulsory Subjects – Grade D or better in three (3) core subjects, including English, Mathematics (Core) and Social Studies or Integrated Science and three Elective Subjects including Elective Mathematics with a minimum of Grade D.

    (ii) West Africa Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE)
    Compulsory Subjects – Grade C6 or better in three (3) core subjects, including English, Mathematics (Core) and Social Studies or Integrated Science and three Elective Subjects including Elective Mathematics with a minimum of Grade C6.

    (iii) General Certificate of Education (GCE) Advanced Level
    Passes in three (3) subjects (at least, one of the passes should be Grade D or better). Also, the applicant must have had credit passes (Grade 6) in five GCE Ordinary Level subjects including English, Mathematics and a Science subject (for non-science students) and an Arts subject for Science students.

    (iv) Advanced Business Certificate Examination (ABCE)
    Passes in three (3) subjects (at least, one of the passes should be Grade D or better). Also, the applicant must have credit passes in five (5) subjects including English Language, Mathematics, Integrated Science or Social Studies in General Business Examination (GBCE).

    (v) Mature Students’ Entry
    The mature students’ entry requires applicants to;

    i be at least 25 years old;
    ii show proof of age with birth certificate
    iii provide introductory letter from employer or show any other proof of employment;
    iv pass the Mature Students’ Entrance Examinations conducted by the Dominion University. The examination covers English Language, Mathematics and an Aptitude Test. In lieu of this examination, the applicant should have proof of credit passes in English and Mathematics in any of the nationally recognized examinations (WAEC Examinations).

    Course duration: 4 years

    Mode of delivery
    -Weekend
    -Part time
    -Full time
  •  Valley View University, Adentan  
    Admission requirements:
    Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSSCE): Compulsory Subjects - Grade D or better in three (3) core subjects (English, Mathematics, Integrated Science) and Elective Subjects – Grade D or better in three (3) elective subjects. The two electives should be science subjects. For Non science students, elective mathematics is required.

    ·West Africa Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE): Compulsory Subjects - Grade C6 or better in three (3) core subjects (English, Mathematics, Integrated Science) and Elective Subjects – Grade C6 or better in three (3) elective subjects. The two electives should be science subjects. For Non science students, elective mathematics is required.

    ·General Certificate of Education (GCE) Advanced Level: Passes in three (3) subjects including Mathematics and/or Science (at least, one of the passes should be Grade D or better). Also, the applicant must have had credit passes (Grade 6) in five GCE Ordinary Level subjects including English, Mathematics and a Science subject (for non-science students) and an Arts subject for Science students.

    ·HND holders in Computer Science from recognized institutions with at least Second Class Lower Division may be considered for admission into level 200 or 300 in their area of specialization depending on the subjects passed. The applicant must have acquired a two-year post HND qualification working experience.

    ·Diploma or other certificates from recognized institutions assessed to be equivalent to (1), (2) or (3) may be considered for admission.
  •  Catholic University College of Ghana, Sunyani  
    Admission requirements:
    SSSCE: Interested and qualified applicants should have aggregate 24 or better with credit passes in six subjects: (3) Core subjects including Mathematics, English and either Integrated Science or Social Studies; and any other (3) electives
    WASSCE: Interested and qualified applicants should have aggregate 36 or better with credit passes in six subjects: (3) Core subjects including Mathematics, English and either Integrated Science or Social Studies; and any other (3) electives;
    GBCE/ABCE: Holders with passes in English and Mathematic, and any other (3) electives can apply.
    GCE ‘O’ & ‘A’ Levels: Applicants must have passes in (2) subjects and a General Paper plus (5) passes at ‘O’ Level including English, Mathematics, Arts or Science subject.
    Other Qualifications: Professional Certificate and Diploma holders of: HND, ICA, CIM, CIMA (I&II), SRN, RGN, RM, TEACHER’S CERT. ‘A’/DIPLOMA, CHN, EN, DBS, etc. can apply and may be considered for higher placement. (Please, enclose transcript(s) and result slip(s) of SSSCE/WASSCE/GCE, etc).
    Mature Applicants: Interested applicants, who do not satisfy the above criteria but are 27years and above or with work experience, can apply. The applicants will be considered to write Entrance Examination and attend Interview. You will be admitted upon passing the Examination and Interview sessions.
  •  Ghana Technology University College, Accra  
    Bsc. Computing Science

    Course entry requirements
    (a) WASSCE/SSSCE applicants
    Senior Secondary School Certificate (SSSCE) and WASSCE holders: Passes in three (3) core subjects with an aggregate including English Language, Mathematics, Integrated Science, or Social Studies plus three (3) passes in Elective Mathematics and any other two elective subjects in the relevant areas of study.

    (b) GCE
    General Certificate of Education (GCE) holders: Five (5) credit passes at GCE Ordinary Level including English and Mathematics. Passes at the GCE Advanced Level in three (3) subjects with grade D or better in the relevant field of study.

    (c) International Baccalaurette
    -International Baccalaureate (IB), IGCSE, GCSE, the American Grades 12 and 13 examinations, which are equivalent to the SSSCE and GCE.

    (d) Mature applicants
    -Must be 25 years and above at the time of submitting the application, be in gainful employment and pass an entrance examination and interview.

    (e) International students may be considered for admission if they hold qualifications equivalent to those stated above and demonstrate a competence to study using the English Language. In addition to the above entry qualification, the applicant shall be required to produce two letters of recommendation from his/her high school.
  •  Kings University College, Accra  
    Admission requirements:
    G.C.E. "O" Level, G.C.E. "A" Level

    SSSCE, WASSCE

    HND Computer Science and Information Technology Certificate holders

    MATURE STUDENTS



    G.C.E. "O" Level:
    The candidate must have credit passes (1-6) in six (6) subjects including English Language, Mathematics , Science and three other subjects.



    G.C.E. "A" Level:
    The candidate must have passes(A-D) in two (2) subjects excluding general paper.



    SSSCE, WASSCE:
    The candidate must have credit passes (A-D; A1-C6) in three core subjects including Mathematics, English Language , Integrated Science and three Elective subjects including Additional Mathematics.

    HND (from recognized tertiary institutions):
    The candidate must have credit passes in Mathematics and English Language. The HND must be at least a second class lower.





    MATURE STUDENTS:

    These candidates must satisfy the following requirements:

    be at least 25 years at the time of admission

    show evidence of date of birth( eg. birth certificate, passport,etc). The birth certificate should not be less than five years old.

    produce an introductory letter from employer
  •  University of Ghana, Accra  
    Admission requirements:
    All admissions will be to Level 100.

    Senior Secondary School Certificates (SSSCE/WASSSCE)
    Baccalaureate (French)
    International Baccalaureate (IB)
    GCE (Cambridge) - 'A' and 'O' Levels
    GCSE & 'A' Levels
    American High School - Grade 12 examinations
    Other external qualifications which have equivalences to the WASSSCE/SSSCE and the GCE (A Levels)
    All applicants who have ever attended or graduated with Certificate/Diploma from the University of Ghana from 1996 to date should indicate their **STUDENT IDENTITYNUMBERS** on their application forms. The same number will be used in the intended programme of study if admitted.

    Since the 2007/2008 academic year, the University of Ghana has ceased to admit applicants with the West African Examination Council’s Ordinary and Advanced Level Certificates

    All Applicants must take note that the process for admission to the University of Ghana is very transparent. Applicants should therefore beware of any persons who may approach them on the pretext of assisting them gain admission for a fee.
  •  Webster University Ghana Campus, Accra  
    Admissions Requirements:
    American High School Diploma: A minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.5 on a 4 point scale, or its equivalent in other grading systems (academic achievement in programs that use a grading or assessment scale other than a 4.0 is evaluated in the context of the relevant academic system)
    WASSCE: Credit passes (A1-C6) in six (6) subjects comprising three core subjects including English Language and Mathematics, plus three (3) relevant subjects
    SSSCE: Credit passes (A-D) in six (6) subjects comprising three core subjects including English Language and Mathematics, plus three (3) relevant subjects
    ‘A’ Levels , IB and its equivalent
    The English language proficiency minimum requirement is a TOEFL score of 575 points on the Paper-based test (PBT) or 89 points Internet-based test (iBT) or an IELTS score Overall band 6.5
  •  Catholic Institute of Business and Technology, Accra  
    Admission requirements:
    he following qualifications are also acceptable for admission to degree programmes in the Department of Business Administration at the Catholic Institute of Business and Technology

    Diplomas from a recognized university
    Post-Secondary Teacher Training College certificate from a recognized institution
    Higher National Diploma (HND)

    Candidates applying as Mature Students must be at least twenty five (25) years at least two (2) years’ working experience and/or evidence of any other educational upgrading. Note that all matured students will be invited for an interview.
  •  Accra Institute of Technology, Accra  
    Admission requirements:
    Senior Secondary/High School Certificate Examination (SS/HSCE) or West African Senior Secondary School Certificate (WASSCE) or equivalent With an aggregate score of 24 or better in six subjects including passes in: Three Core Subjects (including Core English, and Core Mathematics) plus Three Electives.
  •  University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast  
    Course entry requirements
    -Applicants must have passes any three (3) of the following elective subjects: Elective Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

    Mode of study: regular

    Course duration: 4 years
  •  University for Development Studies, Tamale  
    Admission criteria
    -At least a grade C6 in Mathematics (Elective

    Program duration: 4 years
  •  Christian Service University College, Kumasi  
  •  Technical University College Ghana, Tamale  




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