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Course Information

  • Course Location: Koforidua Main Campus
  • Course Delivery: Regular
  • Course Duration: 4 Years

B.Tech Telecommunication Engineering is a four (4) year programme designed to equip students with the requisite knowledge and skills in Telecommunication and expose them to industry based training so as to use their managerial and Technical Skills to fill the middle level manpower requirement in the telecommunication industries. Students participate in a balanced programme of instruction covering the basic principles of the design and application of Telecommunication systems. The programme includes coverage in breadth and depth of basic science, engineering, and abstract concepts of information handling. Students specialize in and are prepared for careers in the design, analysis and use of fault diagnosis, maintenance and systems. The programme is structured to ensure that graduates have a clear understanding of the design and the applications of telecommunication systems, as well as the ability to apply this knowledge throughout their professional careers. In particular, within a few years after graduation, graduates in B. Tech in Telecommunication Engineering should be able to:

  1. Work in industry or government producing or evaluating components of Telecommunication systems.
  2. Work in teams to design, implement, and/or maintain components of Telecommunication systems.
  3. Stay current through professional conferences, certificate programmes, post-baccalaureate degree programmes, or other professional educational activities. Employers of the graduates of this programme include; MTN, Vodafone, Tigo, Glo, Banks, Academic Institutions, Huawei, Ericson, Government communication agencies.


Employment Prospects of Graduates

  • Ministries, agencies and departments such as;

Ministry of Energy, Ministry of Environment, Science and Technology, Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies, Ghana Energy Commission and Energy Foundation, the National Communication Authority.

  • Electric Utilities such as;
  • Volta River Authority, Bui Hydro Authority, Electricity Company of Ghana, Ghana Grid Company Limited and the Northern Electricity Development Company as well as Independent Power Producers.
  • Telecommunication firms such as;

Vodafone, MTN, Globacom, Airtel-Tigo, Huawei Ericson, and Eaton Towers etc.

  • Oil and Gas Industries
  • Mining Industries
  • Intelligence Units and Security Services
  • Aviation Industries
  • Manufacturing Industries
  • Non-Governmental Organizations, etc.
  • Automotive and Transportation Services


SSSCE Candidates

The applicants must have  Passes (A–D) in three (3) core subjects including, English Language, Mathematics, Integrated Science plus three(3) passes in  relevant elective subjects: Engineering Science, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology, Engineering Drawing, Applied Electricity,  Applied Electronics with an aggregate not exceeding 24.

WASSCE Candidates

The applicants must have  Credit Passes (A1–C6)  in six (6) subjects comprising three(3) core subjects, English Language, Mathematics, Integrated Science plus three (3) relevant elective subjects:  Engineering Science, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology, Engineering Drawing, Applied Electricity,  Applied Electronics with an aggregate not exceeding 36.

Applicants from Technical Institutes

Applicants from Technical Institutes with Passes in the Relevant Elective Courses: Installation Technology and Regulation, Technical Drawing, Practical, Electrical &Electronic Principles and Core Courses in Mathematics, English Language and Integrated Science and Social Studies Plus a 3 months bridging programme in Physics and Elective Maths.

GCE  “A”LEVEL Applicants

Five(5) “O” Level credits in English, Modern Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Add Maths, in addition to two (2) GCE “A” Level passes in any of the following subjects: Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Modern Mathematics, Add Maths and other science related subjects.

Technician Applicants

At least Part II and III Technicians Certificate Holders in EET or Radio & Television or Telecommunications Technician plus English, Mathematics and Science. OR

EET II or Radio & Television Technician II or Telecommunication Technician II with passes in English, Mathematics & Science at the SSSCE/WASSCE level.

Teachers Certificate “A” Applicant

  • Four-year Certificate “A” or three-year Post-Secondary Certificate

In addition to any of the following:

  • Four (4) GCE O-Level credit passes including English, Mathematics and Technical Drawing plus any Science subject ,OR
  • Four (4) SSSCE/WASSSCE Passes including English and Mathematics with any of the following Elective: Mathematics, Physics Technical Drawing, Chemistry, and Applied Electricity and Applied Electronics.
  • Holders of Diploma in Education Certificate in Elective Mathematics, Physics Technical Drawing, Chemistry, and Basic Electronics.

Matured Applicant

  • Must be at least 25 old at the time of submitting the Application and should have five (5) GCE (O) level /SSCE/WASSCE passes in the relevant subject including English and Mathematics, or
  • Technician part 1 Certificate.

Applicants must have a minimum of two (2) years relevant working experience, and must pass a writing aptitude test in English Language, Mathematics and General Knowledge conducted by the university.

International Students

 Students with relevant qualifications in related Engineering Programme.