Colleges and Universities Offering Higher National Diploma in Information Communication Technology in Ghana

  • Course Name: Higher National Diploma in Information Communication Technology(Information Communication Technology)
  • Major Subject: Information Communication Technology
  • Course Category: Higher Diploma Courses

Institutions Offering Higher National Diploma in Information Communication Technology

  • Tamale Technical University Tamale Technical University, Tamale  
    Course entry requirements:
    (a) General Entry Requirements for HND Programmes (Direct Entry)
    (i) SSSCE Applicants: passes (A-D) in three (3) core subjects namely English Language, Mathematics and Integrated science; and must possess a minimum of D in any three (3) of the passes relevant to the area of specialisation.
    (ii) WASSCE Candidates: passes (A1-D7) in three (3) core subjects namely English Language, Mathematics and Integrated science; and must possess a minimum of C6 in any three (3) of the passes relevant to the area of specialisation.
    (iii) GBCE/ABCE/A’LEVEL/O’LEVEL Candidates: Six (6) GBCE/GCE’O’ – Level Credit passes (including English Language and Mathematics) Plus at three (3) of the passes relevant to the area of specialisation
    (iv) DBS/RSA III /Senior Stenographer Applicants: DBS, RSA III certificate plus four WASSCE passes (A1-D7) or four SSSCE, RSA II passes (A-D) including English Language and Mathematics.
    (v) Applicants from Technical Schools (Certificate II Applicants): applicants must have passes in three (3) subjects including English language and mathematics and Integrated Science plus three (3) relevant elective subjects.
    (vi) Teacher’s Certificate: Applicant must have Three-year Post-Secondary Certificate or Four-year Certificate “A’ with a minimum of two (2) years teaching experience, plus three (3) GCE ‘O’-Level SSSCE/WASSCE Passes in relevant elective subjects.

    (b) Entry Requirements for Mature HND Applicants:
    -Applicants must be twenty-five (25) years old and must show proof of age with birth certificate or any legitimate documentary proof of date of birth which is five (5) years old at the time of application.

    (i) Must pass a written examination and an interview to be conducted by the University.
    (ii) Must provide evidence of at least two (2) years’ work experience.
  • 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)
  • Dominion University College Dominion University College, Accra  
    Admission criteria
    -Applicants must have at least have a second-class (Lower Division) certificate to qualify to enrol of this programme. He/she must have at least 2 years post HND working experience. Other Diploma qualifications with equivalence of HND may be considered.

    Course duration: 3 years

    Mode of delivery
    -Part-time
    -Weekend
    -Full time

    Course content
    -Systems Administration I and II
    -Programming using Java
    -Research Methodology
    -E-Commerce
    -Computer Graphics
    -Artificial Intelligence Research Project
    -IT Project Work
    -IT Entrepreneurship
    -Information Systems Security I and II
    -Operating Systems
    -Systems Analysis and Design
    -Programming with Visual Basic Net
    -Introduction to Software Engineering
    -Data Structures and Algorithms
    -Management Information Systems
    -Industrial Attachment
    -Programming using Visual Basic 6.0
    -Data Management Systems (Oracle)
    -Web Technology I and II
    -Data Communication and Networks I and II
    -Discrete Mathematics
    -African Studies
    -Programming Using C++
    -Hardware and Software Installation
    -Digital Electronics
    -Calculus
    -Introduction to Accounting
    -Industrial Attachment
    -Fundamentals of Information Technology
    -Introduction to Programming
    -Probability and Statistics
    -Database systems and Applications
    -Introduction to Economics
    -Communication Skills I and II
  • Dr. Hilla Limann Technical University Dr. Hilla Limann Technical University, Wa  
    Course entry requirements:
    a. Direct entry

    i. SSSCE/WASSCE HOLDERS: SSSCE holders with Passes (A-D) or WASSCE holders with Passes (A1-D7) in three (3) core subjects comprising English Language, Integrated Science and Mathematics, plus Passes (A-D) for SSSCE holders or (A1-C6) for WASSCE holders in any three (3) elective subjects preferably under any of the following areas:

    General Arts, Business, Science or Technical ( Electrical /Electronics) courses.

    ii. GCE HOLDERS: Applicants must have passes in two (2) ‘A’ Level subjects (at least one of the passes should be grade D or better). Also the applicant must have five credit passes in GCE”O” Level including English Language and Mathematics and a Science subject (for non Science graduate) and an Arts subject ( for Science graduate).

    b. Mature entry

    The applicant must:

    i. Be at least 25 years of age.

    ii. Have credit passes in English Language and Mathematics in SSSCE/WASSCE or any recognised examination.

    iii. In the absence of any of B. (ii) above, applicants should pass written selection examinations in the area she or he is deficient (i.e. Mathematics or English Language or both) to be conducted by the polytechnic.

    iv. Have the requisite working experience of at least three (3) years. v. All applicants should pass a selection interview.

    vi. Submit photocopy of birth certificate, relevant document and show evidence of industrial experience.
  • Wa Polytechnic Wa Polytechnic, Wa  
    Admission Requirements:

    i. SSSCE/WASSCE HOLDERS: SSSCE holders with Passes (A-D) or WASSCE holders with Passes (A1-D7) in three (3) core subjects comprising English Language, Integrated Science and Mathematics, plus Passes (A-D) for SSSCE holders or (A1-C6) for WASSCE holders in any three (3) elective subjects preferably under any of the following areas:

    General Arts, Business, Science or Technical ( Electrical /Electronics) courses.

    ii. GCE HOLDERS: Applicants must have passes in two (2) ‘A’ Level subjects (at least one of the passes should be grade D or better).

    Mature Entry Requirements:

    i)The applicant must: i. Be at least 25 years of age. ii. Have credit passes in English Language and Mathematics in SSSCE/WASSCE or any recognised examination. iii. In the absence of any of B.

    (ii) above, applicants should pass written selection examinations in the area she or he is deficient (i.e. Mathematics or English Language or both) to be conducted by the polytechnic

    iv. Have the requisite working experience of at least three (3) years.

    v. All applicants should pass a selection interview vi. Submit photocopy of birth certificate, relevant document and show evidence of industrial experience.
  • Sunyani Technical University Sunyani Technical University, Sunyani  
    Mode of study: Regular and Weekend
  • Presbyterian University College Presbyterian University College, Abetifi  
    Course duration: 3 years
  • Takoradi Technical University Takoradi Technical University, Takoradi  




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