Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology KNUST for short is undoubtedly Ghana’s second-best tertiary institution according to the 21st edition of the Webometrics Ranking of Universities. KNUST is popularly known for offering some of the best courses in Africa.
KNUST Distance Learning Masters Programmes are among the highly desired options for part-time students due to the manner in which they are structured. They enable you to study during the evenings and on weekends during your free time.
Here is everything you need to know about the courses offered by the Institution’s Distance Learning(IDL).
KNUST distance learning masters programmes
The courses offered under the Institute of Distance Learning (IDL) include:
Commonwealth Executive Master of Business Administration (CEMBA)
MBA International Business
MPhil Post-Harvest Technology
MPhil/MSc Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation
MPhil/MSc Industrial Finance and Investment
MPhil/MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management
MSc Procurement and Supply Chain Management
MPhil/MSc Business Consulting and Enterprise Risk Management
MPhil/MSc Educational Innovation and Leadership Science Master of Education Degree (MEd)
MPhil/MSc Actuarial Science
MSc Applied Statistics
MSc Geography and Sustainable Development
MSc Accounting and Finance
MSc Health Informatics
MSc Information Technology
MSc Project Management
MSc Actuarial Science
MSc Applied Statistics
MSc Human Nutrition and Dietetics
MSc Food Quality Management
MSc Development Management
MSc Energy and Sustainable Management
MSc Hospitality and Tourism Management
MSc Strategic Management and Leadership
MSc Corporate Governance and Strategic Leadership Master of Public Administration (MPA)
MSc Insurance and Business Continuity
MSc Agribusiness Management
MSc Mechanical Engineering
MSc Development Finance
MSc Cyber Security and Digital Forensics
MSc Management and Human Resource Strategy
MSc Environmental Resource Management
MSc Economics (ACCRA CENTRE ONLY)
MPhil/MSc Forensic Science Professional Master of Engineering with Management (MEng)
Here are the minimum requirements to be met for the courses above:
You must hold a good bachelor’s degree.
The degree must be from a recognized tertiary institution.
The degree should be in a field related to the master’s course you wish to pursue.
You may be considered to pursue a degree in an unrelated field if you have worked in the study area of that course for over 3 years.
Some courses listed require a two-year relevant industrial or research work experience.
Applicants who have a first-class or second-class division will be preferred over applicants who do not.
Steps to apply for the KNUST distance learning masters programs
The first step should be purchasing an e-voucher available in the following centres:
You will require the following equipment to facilitate the application process:
A computer, phone, or tablet
Active internet connection
A web browser
An academic certificate
Follow the steps below to apply:
Connect to the internet using a stable and reliable network.
Open your web browser preferably Google Chrome optimum user experience.
Visit the application portal using the official address provided by the school.
Login to your account using the serial number and PIN in your e-voucher.
Input the required details, ie. your email, phone number, first name, sir name, and educational background.
Cross-check for errors and omissions in order to avoid complications.
Print out two copies of your application forms .
Submit your application forms together with your certificates and the required documents. via post to the Director IDL, KNUST, KUMASI.
Institute of Distance Learning contacts in case of technical difficulties:
1. General contacts
Phone 1: 0247274661
Phone 2: 0500482885
Phone 3: 0501102650
2. Kumasi Physical location:
The Office of the Director, Institute of Distance Learning, Casely-Hayford Building, KNUST Campus.
Phone 1: 0204743271
Phone 2: 0245077483
Phone 3: 0509314350
Phone 4: 0279857058
3. Accra Physical location:
Old KNUST Guest House near ECOBANK Head Quarters.
Contact: Michael Phone number: 0500482875
Physical location 2: KNUST Accra City Campus, Kwabenya
Contact: Luke Phone number: 0546924824.
4. Akuse Physical location:
Contact: Alfred Okang
Phone number: 0208802435
5. Sunyani Physical location:
The University of Energy and Natural Resources.
Contact: Mr Alfred Appiah
Phone number: 0500482877
6. Techiman Physical location:
BACCSOD Techiman Branch Office
Contact: Mr Toura
Phone number: 020 578 2024
7. Ho Physical location:
Ho Technical University, Volta Region
Contact: Mr Stephen Gbena
Phone number: 050 048 2873
8. Takoradi Physical location:
Sekondi-Takoradi City Campus, Kansawrodo
Contact: Mr. E. Opintan-Baah
Phone number: 0500482883
9. Koforidua Physical location:
Ghana Highway Authority
Contact: Mrs Fidelia Teayo Akumiah
Phone number: 0209377707
10. Tamale Physical location:
Tamale Technical University
Contact: Dr. Abubakari Abdul-Razak,
Phone number: 0500482879
11. Bolgatanga Physical location:
Bolgatanga Secondary School
Contact: Mr. Mukasa Zoogah,
Phone 1: 0500482880
Phone 2: 0208288666
12. Wa Physical location:
Jihann Training College
Contact: Mr Dominic Wanaa,
Phone number: 0500482878
13. Cape Coast Physical location:
Cape Coast Tech University
Contact: Mr K. A. Simpson
Phone number: 0500482882