KsTU Dept Of Mathematics And Statics New Programmes For Admission

By | June 20, 2018

KsTU Dept Of Mathematics And Statics New Programmes For Admission

  1. STUDENTS’ ADMISSION, PROGRESSION AND GRADUATION:

To be admitted into B. Tech.  Applied Statistics (4years)  with options in

  • Environmental Statistics
  • Financial Statistics
  • Health Statistics

a candidate must, satisfy the minimum University and the Department of Mathematics and Statistics entry requirements.
Students Admission and its Equivalence
WASSCE/SSSCE Holders who have credits (A1-C6/A-D Respectively) in the following Three (3) Core Subjects: English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science plus credits (A1-C6/ A-D) in Three Elective Subjects with an Aggregate Score of 24 or better in the relevant Area of Study (Including Agricultural Science or General Science or General Arts with Geography and Economics options or Business with Elective Mathematics option).
OR
MATURE STUDENTS who have attained the age of 25 years or above at the time of Application and have credits in Five (5) GCE ‘O Level subjects including English Language and Mathematics, in addition to passing an Entrance Examination and /or Interview.

  • WASSCE/SSSCE Holders who have credits (A1-C6/A-D Respectively) in the following Three (3) Core Subjects: English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science plus credits (A1-C6/ A-D) in Three Elective Subjects with an Aggregate Score of 24 or better in the relevant Area of Study.

OR
ADVANCED LEVEL Holders with credits in at least Five (5) subjects at the GCE ‘O’ Level (or its equivalent) including English Language and Mathematics, plus at least two passes in the relevant subjects at the Advanced Level obtained in Five (5) years and above.
Retention and Withdrawals
Candidate may carry a minimum of fifteen (15) credit hours and a maximum of twenty one (21) credit hours per semester. For continuing standing in the programme, full- time candidates must generally obtain a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of not less than 1.5 at end of every semester of the programme.
A student who obtains a CGPA of less than 1.5 and trailing more than 4 courses at the end of the resit examinations shall be withdrawn.
There shall be Semester by Semester resit for students who have repeated to redeem themselves.
Employment:   Successful graduates from the B.Tech. Applied Statistics programme will be able to take jobs in;

  1. Ghana Statistical Service
  2. Hospitals and Clinics
  3. Ghana Health Service (District and Regional Health Directorates)
  4. Banks
  5. Insurance Firms
  6. Research Institutions
  7. Environmental Agencies and other governmental and private agencies that require statistical consulting and application.
  8. Ministries: Education; Environmental Health; Water Supply and Sanitation; Health
  9. Waste Management Departments of Local Government, and MMDAs
  10. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  11. Cocoa Research Institute of Ghana (CRIG)
  12. Centre for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)
  13. Savanna Agricultural Research Institute (SARI)
  14. Mining Industries/Firms
  15. Ghana Ports and Harbor
  16. Manufacturing Firms
  17. Ghana Statistical service
  18. Water Related Institutions
  19. NGO’s involved in Agriculture and Sanitation
  20. Commercial Banks
  21. Insurance firms
  22. Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning
  23. Bank of Ghana
  24. National Health Insurance Authority
  25. Ghana Stock Exchange
  26. Savings & Loans firms
  27. Microfinance companies
  28. Ghana Statistical Service
  29. Manufacturing Firms

CONSULTATIONS:
Environmental Protection Agency; Ministry of Environment, Science and Technology; Zoomlion Ghana Limited, Ashanti Region Health Directorate; Ghana Health Service, Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Commercial Banks, Ghana Statistical Service , Savings & Loans Firms , Microfinance Firms , Insurance Firms Ghana Stock Exchange
COMPONENTS OF THE PROGRAMME:

  • Semester – By- Semester Structure/ Schedule of Courses, Showing the Credit Value of Each Course

A full semester course ranges between fifteen (15) and twenty-one (21) credit hours. No student shall register for less fifteen (15) or more than twenty- one (21) hours without the approval of the Dean of the faculty.

  • A Course of one (1) hour theory per week for a semester is worth one (1) credit.
  • A course of two (2) hours practical activities per week for a semester is worth one (1) credit hour.

The table shows the courses offered under the programme with individual hours per week in T (Theory), P (Practical) and C (Credit hours)

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