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WPCS 2.1.5
Tuition Fees:$674 /year
Applications Begin:January 2020
Final Award:Diploma in Information Technology
Start Date:September 2020
Academic Unit:School of Computing and Technology
Campus:Main Campus
Application Deadline: August 2020
Programme Overview

A graduate of the Diploma in Information Technology programme will be able to:
– Analyze and resolve basic information technology problems through the application of systemic approaches.
– Support the analysis, planning, design, development and implementation of computer systems and networks.
– Design, install, configure, troubleshoot and manage components of computer systems and networks.
– Apply basic knowledge of software application development.
– Apply basic knowledge of database connectivity issues and concepts.
– Apply principles of data management to ensure the integrity of information.
– Complete all work in compliance with relevant policies, practices, processes and procedures.
– Participate as an effective individual and member of a team.
– Interpret, produce, and present work-related documents and information effectively and accurately.
– Identify and implement strategies to improve job performance and promote personal and professional growth.
– Install, configure, and optimize microcomputer operating systems and network application software.
– Install, manage, and maintain web servers; design and develop websites.
– Implement cross-platform integration among PC/LAN and mid-range computing

Admission Requirements

Eligibility:
West African Secondary School Certificate (WASSCE & SSSCE)
Candidates require five credits (including English and Mathematics) in WASSCE (A1-C6) and SSSCE (A-D) to be admitted to the Diploma programme.Candidates with less than five credits may be enrolled onto a Certificate programme. Such candidates would have to improve their WASSCE results to qualify for admission into a Diploma or Degree programme.

Mature Students
Candidates must be at least 25 years old and must write and pass an entrance examination in English, Mathematics, IT and General Business. They may also be required to attend an interview.

Others
Applicants with GCE, ICGSE, GBCE, ABCE, Baccalaureate, Professional Courses (ICA, ACCA, CIM etc) and HND, among others may contact us for levels of placement.

Application Process
Application Fees for Ghanaian Students: $26
Application Fees for International Students: $50

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply online, purchase an OSN (Online Serial number) using one of the following options:

Option 1
Via Interpay (Mobile Money, Credit Card)
Click here to purchase the OSN using Mobile Money or Credit Card.

As soon as you’re done making the payment, you’ll instantly receive the OSN via email.
Once you have the OSN, click here to apply.

Option 2
Go to any of the following bank branches to purchase OSN (Online Serial number) ADB,Ecobank,Consolidated Bank, Golden Link Savings & Loans, Access Bank  (Please insist to speak with the  branch manager if voucher not available or subsequently email info@wiuc-ghana.edu.gh with any complaints)

Career Opportunities

Career opportunities for this programme include:
– Information Systems Officer
– Database Administrator
– Applications/Software Programmer
– Systems Analyst/Engineer
– IT Systems Support Officer
– Network Administrator
– Business Intelligence Officer
– Games Designer

Tuition Fees Details
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Tuition Fees for Ghanaian Students: $674
Tuition Fees for International Students: $1,361

Tuition Fees per year for Ghanaian Students = GHS.3,900
Tuition Fees per year for International Students = GHS.7,872

Fee Payment Options:

**Local students – They can either pay at any branch of Access Bank, CBG Bank, and  ADB bank or at the bank on campus. You’re required to present your Fullname, Student ID, Programme to the teller.
**International Students – All international students are advised to pay their fees from their home countries. Please have your Student ID. Number to hand to the Branch Staff.

NB:
– The University will bear the application cost for the non-citizen ID Card and the Immigration permit for all international students after he/she has paid, 75% (for freshers) or 50% (for continuing students) of the total school fees and registered for the semester. Students are encouraged to submit completed application forms together with all their relevant documents to the International Relations Office for processing. Students are also to note that late registration penalty still stands as the University policy and are requested to settle any outstanding immigration penalties, if any, to be in good standing and enjoy this privilege. Please contact the International Relations Office at aroland@wiuc-ghana.edu.gh for questions or concerns.
– Nigerian students can pay naira into Zenith Bank and Access Bank in Nigeria

Lecturers

1. DR. OFORI DWUMFOUR Dean (Law) / HOD (Law) / Lecturer
2. DR. GEORGE AKORFU HOD, Business Computing / Lecturer
3. MR. KYEI LEONARD HOD, Math Applications / Lecturer
4. MR NATHANIEL MILLS HOD, Information Technology / Lecturer

Relevant Contact

 
School office
General Enquiries
 
International Relations Office
Responsible for Enquiries from International Students