About The KNUST (Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology)

About The KNUST (Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology)

The Act establishing the University defines its mandate, which essentially is to provide higher education, undertake research, disseminate knowledge and foster relationships with the outside persons and bodies. The strategic mandate of the University is derived from Science and Technology in its name.

Our Vision

To be globally recognised as the Premier Centre of excellence in Africa for teaching in Science and Technology for development; producing high calibre graduates with knowledge and expertise to support the industrial and socio-economic development of Ghana and Africa.

In summary, the vision can be stated as “Advancing knowledge in Science and Technology for sustainable development in Africa”Read More

Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology Academic Programmes

Undergraduate Courses


BSc Natural Resources Management

BSc Landscape Design and Management

BSc Agricultural Biotechnology

BSc Agribusiness Management

BSc Forest Resources Technology

BSc Aquaculture & Water Resources Management


BA Economics

BA Geography and Rural Development

BA Sociology

BA Social Work

BA Religious Studies

BA History

BA Political Studies

BA French

BA Akan

BA Culture and Tourism

BA English

BSc Business Administration ((Human Resource Management/Management)

BSc Business Administration (Marketing/International Business)

BSc Business Administration (Accounting/Banking and Finance)

BSc Business Administration (Logistics and Supply Chain Management/Business Information Technology)

BSc. Hospitality and Tourism Management

LLB (4 years for WASSCE/SSSCE/GBCE and Equivalent Holders)

LLB (4 years for Degree Holders and Fee Paying only)


BSc Agricultural Engineering

BSc Chemical Engineering

BSc Civil Engineering

BSc Geomatic Engineering (Geodetic Engineering)

BSc Materials Engineering

BSc Mechanical Engineering

BSc Electrical & Electronic Engineering

BSc Computer Engineering

BSc Aerospace Engineering

BSc Petroleum Engineering

BSc Telecommunication Engineering

BSc Geological Engineering

BSc Biomedical Engineering

BSc Petrochemical Engineering

BSc Metallurgical Engineering

BSc. Automobile Engineering.

BSc. Industrial Engineering.

BSc. Marine Engineering.


BSc Architecture

BSc Construction Technology & Management (Building Technology)

BSc Quantity Surveying & Construction Economics (Building Technology)

BSc Development Planning

BSc Human Settlement Planning

BSc Land Economy

BSc Real Estate

BFA Painting and Sculpture

BA Communication Design (Graphic Design)

BSc. Ceramic Design and Technology (BA. Industrial Art)

BSc. Metalsmithing and Jewellery Technology (BA. Industrial Art)

BSc Textile Design and Technology (Industrial Art)

BSc Fashion Design (Industrial Art)

BA Integrated Rural Art and Industry

BA Publishing Studies


BSc Biochemistry

BSc Food Science and Technology

BSc Biological Sciences

BSc Environmental Science

BSc Chemistry

BSc Computer Science

BSc Mathematics

BSc Statistics

BSc Physics

BSc Actuarial Science

Doctor of Optometry (OD), Six (6) years

BSc Meteorology and Climate Science


Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm D), Six (6) Years

BSc Herbal Medicine

BSc Human Biology (Medicine- to be followed by a 3-year Clinical Programme leading to MBChB Degree)

BSc Medical Laboratory Technology

BSc. Physiotherapy and Sports Science (BSc. Sports and Exercise Science)

BSc Nursing

BSc Midwifery

BSc BDS Dental Surgery (Three (3) years of BSc Human Biology to be followed by a 3-year Clinical studies leading to the award of BDS Degree) (Fee Paying only)

BSc. Physician Assistantship

DVM (Doctor of Veterinary Medicine)

BSc. Medical Imaging (BSc. Sonography)

BSc Disability & Rehabilitation Studies (opened to Candidates with General Science; General Arts; Business; Visual Arts and Vocational/ Home Economics background)




Postgraduate Courses

Admission of Candidates to Research or Higher Degree Programmes for 2020 / 2021 Academic Year

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission to research and higher degree programmes (MSc/MFA/MA/MCOMM/MBA/EMBA/MPA/MPH/ LLM/MPHARM/ MPHIL/PhD)

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  • I. Masters Programmes

At the time of application, applicants should possess a Bachelor’s Degree or its equivalent from a recognized Institution in the relevant field of study. Preference will be given to applicants with a FIRST CLASS OR SECOND CLASS

  • II. PhD Programmes

Candidates applying for Doctor of Philosophy degree must have an MPhil degree or its equivalent from a recognized Institution and shall submit evidence of adequate training and ability to undertake the proposed programme.


Unless otherwise stated,

Masters Programmes (Full-Time) are of Two (2) Calendar Years and (Part-Time) Three (3) Calendar Years duration.

PhD Programmes (Full-Time) are of Four (4) Calendar Years and (Part-Time) are of Five (5) Calendar Years duration.


Sale of E-Vouchers/Forms for admission shall commence on 1st February, 2018.

  1. First of all, candidates must purchase an eVoucher by paying an application fee of Two Hundred and Twenty Ghana Cedis (GH¢220.00) at the following banks: GCB, Ecobank or uniBank.
  2. Upon payment of the application fee, candidates will receive an eVoucher containing an application number and PIN that will grant access to the online admissions portal.
  3. Candidates should then proceed to online admissions website: https://apps.knust.edu.gh/admissions/and begin the application process.
  4. Once the process has been completed, candidates must print out 3 copies of the completed application form from the portal and submit them (by post) to the School of Graduate Studies along with all relevant documents (Photocopies of Certificates, Recommendation Letters, and [Transcript for those attending KNUST for the first time]) to the following address:

The Secretary

School of Graduate Studies



Deadline for the submission of application forms is Monday, 30th April, 2018.

Application forms submitted after the deadline will not be processed.

Only candidates who successfully gain admission will be notified subsequently.

NB:  All International Applicants must apply online. International applicants who are admitted will be required to pay an application fee of USD 200.00 before registration.

View Postgraduate Admissions Requirement and other Information

School of Graduate Studies

Institute of Distance Learning

2020 – 2021 KNUST Admission forms Cut Off Points

If you are looking for Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) Cut Off Points 2020/2021 academic session, you are in the right place to get an understanding of it. This page provides the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology Cut Off Points 2020/2021.

This Page is updating the current Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) Cut Off Points 2020/2021 academic session. See KNUST Cut Off Points for all Courses and Programmes

Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology Cutoff points are used to determine who gets admitted into the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology and which course the person is offered.

The following are the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology cut-off points to consider before applying for Admission to any academic programme available at KNUST for the 2020/2021 Academic Year.

Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology Cut Off Points 2020

Details of Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology Cutoff points 2020:

 1 LL.B 09
 2 BA Sociology 15
 3 BA Social Work 16
 4 BA History 19
 5 BA Political Studies 16
 6 BA Geography & Rural Development 16
 7 BA English 18
 8 BA Religious Studies 20
 9 BA French 16
 10 BA Akan 23
 11 BA Economics 17
 12 BA Culture and Tourism 17
 13 BA Communication Design (Graphic Design) 19
 14 BA Industrial Art 20
 15 BA Integrated Rural Art & Industry 21
 16 BA Publishing Studies 14
 17 BFA Painting and Sculpture 22
 18 BSc (Business Administration) 10
 19 BSc Land Economy 13
 20 BSc Quantity Surveying & Construction Economics 18
 21 BSc Construction Technology & Management 18
 22 BSc Architecture 13
 23 BSc Human Settlement Planning 19
 24 BSc Development Planning 15
 25 BSc Real Estate Management 18
 26 BSc Aerospace Engineering 10
 27 BSc Biomedical Engineering 08
 28 BSc Chemical Engineering 14
 29 BSc Mechanical Engineering 14
 30 BSc Civil Engineering 14
 31 BSc Computer Engineering 11
 32 BSc Geological Engineering 18
 33 BSc Electrical/Electronic Engineering 09
 34 BSc Materials Engineering 17
 35 BSc Petroleum Engineering 09
 36 BSc Petrochemical Engineering 11
 37 BSc Telecommunication Engineering 14
 38 BSc Agricultural Engineering 23
 39 BSc Geomatic (Geodetic) Engineering 18
 40 Bsc Metallurgical Engineering 19
 41 BSc Mathematics 23
 42 BSc Statistics 15
 43 BSc Biochemistry 11
 44 BSc Environmental Science 18
 45 BSc Food Science and Technology 15
 46 Doctor of Optometry (OD) 08
 47 BSc Computer Science 15
 48 BSc Physics 24
 49 BSc Biological Science 15
 50 BSc Actuarial Science 13
 51 BSc Chemistry 20
 52 BSc Meteorology & Climate Science 21
 53 BSc Human Biology (Medicine) 06
 54 Pharm D (Doctor Of Pharmacy) 08
 55 BSc Medical Laboratory Technology 09
 56 BSc Sports and Exercise Science 21
 57 BSc Nursing 08
 58 BSc Herbal Medicine 15
 59 BSc BVM (Veterinary Medicine) 13
 60 BSc BDS (Dental Surgery)(Fee Paying Only) 08
 61 BSc Disability and Rehabilitation Studies 17
 62 BSc Midwifery 12
 63 BSc Sonography (Fee Paying Only) 18
 64 BSc Agriculture 24
 65 BSc Post Harvest Technology 24
 66 BSc Natural Resource Management 24
 67 BSc Forest Resources Technology 23
 68 BSc Landscape Design and Management 24
 69 BSc Agribusiness 14
 70 BSc Agricultural Biotechnology 21
 71 BSc Dairy and Meat Science & Technology 23
 72 BSc Aquaculture and Water Resource Management 23
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KNUST Contacts:

Admissions website: http://admissions.knust.edu.gh/
Tel:   03220-6183; 03220-60444
Email: admissions@knust.edu.gh
Fax:  03220-60444

Important: This page will be updated with the latest information as the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) publicize it official cut-off points.

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KNUST Contact Details

General Information on the University:

The Registrar
Tel:   +233 -3220- 60331
Fax:  +233-3220- 60137
E-Mail: registrar@knust.edu.gh

Academic Matters including Admissions, Examinations and Student Affairs:

The Deputy Registrar (Academic & Student Affairs)
Tel:   +233 -3220- 60444
+233-3220- 61831
Fax:  +233 -3220- 60137
E-Mail: admissions@knust.edu.gh

General Administration and Municipal Services:

The Deputy Registrar (General Administration)
Tel:   +233-3220- 60438
Fax:  +233-3220- 60137

Human Resource Development
Staff Training/Continuous Professional Development Programmes, Liaison/Industrial Attachments, and Scholarships:

The Deputy Registrar (Human Resource Development)
Tel:   +233 -3220- 60352
Fax:  +233-3220- 60137
E-Mail: hrd@knust.edu.gh

General Personnel and Staff Welfare, including Appointments and Promotions:

The Deputy Registrar (Personnel & Welfare)
Tel:   +233 -3220- 60333
Fax:  +233-3220- 60137

Matters concerning University Properties including Land Lease, etc:

The Estate Officer
Tel:   +233-3220- 60316
Fax:  +233-3220- 60137

Alumni Affairs

The University Alumni Officer, University Alumni Centre
Tel:   +233-3220- 60021
Fax:  +233 -3220- 60137

University Relations including External Linkages and Visits to the University:

The University Relations Officer, University Relations Office
Tel:   +233-3220- 60021
Fax:  +233 -3220- 60137
E-Mail: uro@knust.edu.gh

All Correspondence to the University must be addressed to:

The Registrar
Kwame Nkrumah University Of Science & Technology
Private Mail Bag
University Post Office
KNUST – Kumasi