List of KNUST Masters Courses Offered & Requirments

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KNUST Master Courses: List of KNUST Masters Courses Offered & Requirments for admission.
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Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology Kumasi Masters Courses

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, SECOND CLASS (UPPER OR LOWER

DIVISION)

Department of Integrated Rural Art and Industry

i.Master of Integrated Art Degree (MIA) (Full Time/Part Time)

Admission Requirements:

a)Applicants must have a first degree in Integrated Rural Art and Industry preferably a First Class or Second Class Honors (Upper Division) or a first degree in a closely related field. Applicants with Postgraduate Diploma in Integrated Art will be admitted to the Second Year of the Masters Degree programme. Candidates with a second class lower division and considerable relevant professional experience may also apply.

b)Applicants must be successful at an interview and assessment of portfolio in the areas of research.

Areas of Specialization:

Fibres and Fabrics Technology; Leather Technology; Clay and Earthenware Technology; Woodworking Technology; Metals Fabrication Technology; Bamboo and Rattan Technology and Product Design Technology.

c)Study in Product Design Technology is equally available to candidates with good first degree in relevant 3D based programmes, such as; Graphic Communication, Painting, Architecture, Computer Science and Engineering.

FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES

Department of Economics

MSc

Admission Requirements

A One (1) – Year Programme

MSc. Economics

MSc. Economics (Money, Banking and Finance Option)

MSc. Economics (Energy and Resource Economics Option)

A good first degree at least Second Class Lower Division in the following discipline; BA/BSc Economics, BA/BSc Economics ( with Finance, Mathematics, Statistics, Geography, Law, Sociology, Political Science and History);Bachelor of Business Administration,BScMathematics/Statistics/Engineering/Physics/Actuarial Science/Environmental Science/ Land Economy/Natural Resource Management; BA/BSc Geography/ Geography and Resource Development/Geography and Rural Development/Geography and Regional Planning; BA/BSc Development Studies; and related disciplines. Admission is subject to passing an interview.

Master of Business Administration (MBA)-WeekendClasses.

i.Bachelor’s degree of at least 2nd Class Lower Division or its equivalent from a recognised institution in any relevant area

ii.Possess a minimum of 5yrs post first degree work Experience in senior management/leadership position.

iii.Pass a selection interview/written examination.

Areas of Specialization

Human Resource Management

Mgt and Organization Development

Accounting

Finance

Marketing

Strategic Management & Consulting

Management Information Systems

Entrepreneurial & Small Business Mgt

Logistics & Supply Chain Management

Hospitality and Tourism Mgt.

Operations Management

International Business

 MBA-International Management Resources & Environment.

Admission Requirements

1.Bachelor’s degree of at least 2nd Class Lower in Science or Engineering from a recognised Institution.

2.Passes a Minimum of 2 years post first degree work experience.

D.MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management Admission Requirements: Applicant with background in

Business, logistics, shipping, procurement, retailing, marketing, project management, pharmacy and engineering.

One Year Top-Up MBA Specialization

Admission Requirements:

Candidates must hold a good bachelor’s degree (Second Class-LowerDivision or better)

Candidates must in addition possess a Masters degree in Business Administration (MBA) or Commonwealth Master of Business Administration (CEMBA) from a recognized institution.

Admission to the programme will be preceded by an interview.

F. MPhil Business Administration

Department of Building Technology

M.Sc /MPhil – Construction Management 12 months for MSC and 2yrs for MPhil.

Admission Requirements

Candidates must hold a good bachelor’s degree in Architecture,

Building Technology, Quantity Surveying and Civil Engineering.

Candidates must have a minimum of two years relevant industrial or research experience.

Admission to the programme will be preceded by an interview.

M.Sc/MPhil (Procurement Management) 12 months for MSC and 2yrs for MPhil.

Admission Requirements

Candidates must hold a good bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Building Technology, Quantity Surveying Civil Engineering,

Land Economy and Business Administration (with at least 2yrs working experience).

Admission to the programme will be preceded by an interview.

Department of Planning

M.Sc (Development Policy and Planning)–REGULAR M.Sc(Development Policy and Planning)-WEEKENDS M.Sc.(Development Planning and Management) –SPRINGPROGRAMME. -REGULAR

M.Sc. (Development Planning and Management) –SPRINGPROGRAMME. –PART TIME

MSc. Development Planning and Management (SPRING) and MSc. Development Policy and Planning

I.The programme is open to planners, managers and administrators from

Africa who have a good bachelor’s degree or its equivalent in Planning,

Agriculture, Architecture, Economics, Engineering, Geography, Sociology, Social Studies, Integrated Development Studies, Land Economy, Administration, Agricultural Engineering, Environmental Studies and Natural Resource Management from institutions recognised.

COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES

FACULTY OF PHARMACY & PHARMACEUTICAL

SCIENCES

1.Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry

MSc 

Pharmaceutical Analysis and Quality control; Medicinal Chemistry; Phytochemistry including Bioactivity and Safety testing of Photochemicals; Pharmacokinetics and Drug Metabolism; Kinetics of Drug Decomposition and Stability of Drug products; Powder Technology; Gum Technology and Stability Studies; Formulation and Stability Studies; Herbal Medicinal Plants Research;

Antimicrobial Agents and their actions; Microencapsulation; Preservation Pharmaceuticals; Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics and Drug Delivery.

Admission Requirements

Candidates with a good first degree in Pharmacy, Chemistry or Biochemistry may be considered for admission.

Pharmaceutical Microbiology MSC

Admission Requirements

Candidates with a good first degree in pharmacy, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Microbiology or other related disciplines of this University or an approved institution may be considered for admission.

Department of Clinical & Social Pharmacy

MSc

MSc Clinical Pharmacy – Part-time (Taught & Research)

Requirements:

MSc/MPhil degree in Clinical or Social Pharmacy or relevant health-relateddiscipline.

MSc- a First degree in Pharmacy or relevant health-related discipline.

SCHOOL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES

MSc/ MPH – Health Services Planning and Management MSc/ MPH – Health Education and Promotion

MSc /MPH – Population and Reproductive Health MSc/MPH – Disability, Rehabilitation and Development

Admission Requirements

MSC/MPH

Candidates must possess a good first degree in any of the life sciences such as Medicine, Nursing, Veterinary Medicine, Public Health, Environmental Health, etc.

Department of Clinical Microbiology

MSc – Clinical Microbiology

Candidates for the M.Phil/PhD programmes should contact the Head of Department on their proposed research projects before applying

Department of Molecular Medicine

MSc Chemical Pathology/ Immunology

Good degree in Biochemistry, Chemistry or pharmacy. A degree in Medical Laboratory Technology, Human Biology and Herbal Medicine.

Department of Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat:

M.Sc – Audiology- 2-year

Admission Requirements

Candidates must hold a good bachelor’s degree in Science,

Nursing, Linguistics, Psychology, Medicine and Special Education.

Candidates with equivalent degrees are also legible to apply.

Admission to the programme will be preceded by an interview

COLLEGE OF SCIENCE

  Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology

MSc. Biotechnology

Admission Requirements

Students applying for the programme should have adequate background in Biological Sciences/Biochemistry and/or in an appropriate related Sciences or Engineering such as Chemistry, Pharmacy, Agricultural Sciences, Chemical Engineering and Renewable Natural Resources.

MSc. Biotechnology

Admission Requirements

Students applying for the programme should have adequate background in Biological Sciences/Biochemistry and/or in an appropriate related Sciences or Engineering such as Chemistry, Pharmacy, Agricultural Sciences, Chemical Engineering and Renewable Natural Resources.

Students with little or no background in Biological Sciences would be expected to take selected undergraduate courses which should include at least two semesters of Cell Structure, Plant and Animal

Physiology, Genetics and Biophysics or Analytical Biochemistry as pre-requisitesand to remove other deficiencies.

  Department of Food Science and Technology

MSc/M.Phil Food Science and Technology

Prospective candidates in the following discipline are eligible to apply: BSc Food Science and Technology, BSc Food Science and

Nutrition, BSc Biochemistry, BSc Biology, BSc Agric, BSc Natural Resources, BSc Chemistry, BSc Agricultural Engineering,

BSc Chemical Engineering and all other BSc equivalent courses. Some candidates may audit some courses in BSc Food Science and Technology alongside the Post graduate courses.

MSc Food Science and Technology

Candidates for admission shall be required to have a BSc degree in Nutrition, Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Agricultural Science, Agricultural Engineering, Chemical Engineering and Natural Resources Management.

Or

Higher level professional qualifications or an advanced degree and relevant work experience in food related establishment could be considered where applicant is assessed individually on their own merit through interview.

MSc Food Quality Management

a.Candidates for admission shall be required to have a BSc degree in Food Science and Technology, Biochemistry, Nutrition

Science, BSc Biology and BSc Chemistry.

b.Higher level professional qualifications or an advanced degree and relevant work experience in food related establishment could be considered where applicants have not reached the standard entry requirements, though every applicant is, assessed individually on their own merit through interview.

Must audit Basic Metabolism and their Food Microbiology/Food Hygiene

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