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Course Information

  • Course Location: Koforidua Main Campus
  • Course Delivery: Regular & Weekends
  • Course Duration: 3 Years

Aim of Programme

The target market of this programme includes graduates with science backgrounds from all Senior High and Technical Schools in Ghana. Graduates from Technical schools who have studied Technician programmes such as Motor Vehicle Technician, Electrical and Electronics Technicians, Mechanical Engineering Technician with English, Science and Mathematics also qualify to apply.

Entry Requirements

  • SSSCE Candidates: 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 following elective subjects: Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Engineering Science, Applied Electricity/Electronics, Technical Drawing, Biology, Metal Works, Auto Mechanics, Basic Electronics, Wood Works, ICT.
  • 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 in relevant elective subjects.
  • Alternatively, SSSCE/WASSCE Applicants with passes (A-D)/(A1-C6) in three core subjects namely Englis­­h Language, Mathematics, and Integrated Science and a minimum of D/C6 in any two (2) of the passes relevant elective subjects are eligible to apply.

Applicants must have passes in three (3) subjects including English Language and  Mathematics and Integrated Science plus three (3) relevant elective subjects/trade  courses.


Five (5) ‘O’-Level credit passes, including English Language, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry. In addition to Two GCE “A” Level credit passes in any two of the following subjects:  Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry

  • Applicants must be twenty-five (25) years old and must show proof of age with Birth Certificate and Ghana Card.
  • Applicants must pass a written test in English Language, Mathematics and General Knowledge to be conducted by the Koforidua Technical University.

The Department may admit applicants who have D7 in any of the three (3) core subjects (i.e. English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science plus three (3) relevant electives subjects including Physics and Elective Mathematics with an aggregate not exceeding 36 to undergo a two (2) month intensive bridging programme prior to formal admission into the programme after passing a selection examination.

Employment Opportunities for Graduates

Graduates from the Department’s Renewable Energy Systems Engineering programme are set on course for a wide range of exciting career opportunities. They could be employed in the following sectors of the economy:
a. Ministry of Power
b. Ministry of Energy and Petroleum
c. Ministry of Environment, Science and Technology
d. Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDA’s)
e. Energy Commission
f. Environmental Protection Agency
g. Private Renewable Energy Companies
h. Energy Foundation
i. Power generation companies e.g. Volta River Authority, Electricity Company of Ghana etc.
j. Waste to Energy industries
k. Environmental Management Industries
l. Oil companies
m. Process Industries
n. Research and Academic institutions: Technical Universities and Conventional Universities
o. Solar installers and technicians
p. Bio-gas system technicians
q. Non-profit organizations
r. Volta River Authority, and Bui Hydro Authority.
s. Private companies such as Sonic Biogas Limited, Eleyson Ghana Limited, Peg Solar Energy, Burro Solar Energy, Biogas Technology Limited Deng Solar, Black Star Energy, HPW Fresh and Dry, Process Industries, etc. could also employ graduates from this programme.

Moreover, with the inclusion of strong lessons in entrepreneurship, graduates will be trained to establish their own businesses either in groups or as individuals.
Graduates can also pursue further education to become certified Energy Engineers, Energy Analysts, Energy Managers and Energy Auditors.

Graduates from our 4- Year BTech Renewable Energy Systems Engineering programme can also pursue graduate programmes in MTech, MSc, MEng, MPhil if they wish to.

Contact Details:

Dr Divine Kafui Atsu (Head of Department)

Phone: 024 146 3736