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Overview

Knutsford School of Humanities and Education (KSHE)

Knutsford School of Humanities and Education (KSHE) is a new School established in September 2017. The School comprises four departments namely: Department of Economics and Political Science, Department of Psychology and Sociology and Department of Communication Studies. The departments offer a course that is designed to meet emerging demands for innovative skills in the increasingly diverse and job markets.

The School provides modern teaching and learning avenues such as state-of-the-art facilities, and very qualified and experienced lecturers.

Departments

Department of Economics and Political Science

  • BSc Economics
  • BA Economics and Political Science

Department of Sociology and Psychology

  • BA Psychology and Sociology

Department of Communication Studies

  • BA Communication and Media Studies

Admission Requirements

Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSSCE) Applicants:

Credit Passes (A-D) in six (6) subjects comprising three core subjects, including English language and Mathematics, plus three (3) relevant elective subjects. Applicants should have an aggregate score of 6-24 in the West Africa Examination Council Examinations.

West African School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) Applicants

Credit Passes (A1-C6) in six (6) subjects comprising three core subjects, including English language and Mathematics, plus three (3) relevant elective subjects). Applicants should have an aggregate score of 6 – 36 in the West Africa Examination Council Examinations.

General Business Certificate Examination (GBCE) Applicants

Credit passes (A-D) in six (6) subjects comprising three core subjects including English Language and Mathematics plus three (3) relevant elective subjects.

General Business Certificate Examination (GBCE) Applicants

Credit passes (A-D) in six (6) subjects comprising three core subjects including English Language and Mathematics plus three (3) relevant elective subjects.

General Certi?cate of Education (GCE) Advanced Level Applicants

Passes in three (3) subjects (at least, one of the passes should be Grade D or better). Also, the applicant must have had credit passes (Grade 6) in five GCE Ordinary Level subjects including English Language, Mathematics and a Science subject (for non-science students) and an Arts subject (for Science students). A pass in the General paper required. Successful candidates will be placed at Level 200.

Advanced Business Certificate Examination (ABCE) Applicants

Full Diploma Certificate in ABCE. Also, the applicant must have had credit passes in five (5) subjects including English Language, Mathematics, Integrated Science or Social Studies in the General Business Certificate Examination (GBCE) or Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSSCE) or West African Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (WASSCE). ABCE candidates may be considered for admission at Level 200 of the degree programme.

Higher National Diploma (HND) Applicants

HND holders must have graduated with a good HND certificate (i.e. at least 2nd Class Lower Division). First-class HND holders may be admitted to level 300 if they are pursuing the same programme. First-class HND holders may be admitted to level 200 if they are pursuing a different programme. Second Upper and Second Lower HND holders may be admitted to level 200 irrespective of whether they are pursuing the same or different programmes.

Post-Secondary Teacher’s Certificate ‘A’/Diploma Holders

Applicants with Post-Secondary Teacher’s Certificate ‘A’/Diploma awarded by any institution accredited by the National Accreditation Board may apply for consideration for Level 200.

University Diploma Holders

Holders of University (Tertiary) Diplomas in relevant fields (e.g Communication Studies, Journalism) awarded by institutions accredited by the National Accreditation Board (NAB) may apply. Applicants with a Final Grade Point Average (FGPA) of at most 2.99 and at least 3.0 shall be considered for Level 200 and Level 300 respectively.

Mature Students

KNUTSFORD education provides opportunities for people who could not do so earlier in their lives to further their education at the tertiary level in all its programmes after some years in the workplace. The applicant must be at least 25 years old, and show proof of age with birth certificate or any legitimate documentary proof of date of birth which is at least 5 years old at the time of application; All applicants must pass Mature Students’ Entrance Examinations conducted by Knutsford University College in English Language, Mathematics and an Aptitude Test for entry into all programmes and at all levels; iii. The applicant should show proof of passes in English Language and Mathematics in SSSCE/WASSCE. Any other standard High School level examinations (for qualifications from countries outside WAEC’s aegis should be referred to the National Accreditation Board (NAB) for determination of equivalences and eligibility for admission.

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS

International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE): Applicants should have credit passes in five (5) GCE ‘O’ Level subjects (including English and Mathematics) and three (3) passes in the relevant subjects at the Advanced Level. International Baccalaureate (IB): Applicants should have a minimum of grade 4 at the Higher Level in three (3) subjects relevant to the programme of choice (minimum of grade 5 for Health and Allied Sciences). Applicants should, in addition, have a minimum of grade 4 in English/Literature and Mathematics (SL). American High School Grade 12 Examinations: Applicants should have at least Final Grade point of 3.0.

Faculty

Knutsford’s faculty and staff are among the world’s finest academics and researchers who serve as role models and mentors to students and the Knutsford Community. They are dedicated and committed to the Knutsford vision and philosophy in building a new generation of students with innovative and global mind-sets who are eager to find solutions to societal problems.

Curriculum

Knutsford degrees and programmes are well accredited, well-rounded, thorough, and rigorous. The degrees’ main objective is to produce graduates who are:

‘* All-round’ scholars particularly in their chosen field of study or specialisation to provide intelligent solutions to societal challenges.
* Skilful, competent, practical oriented, entrepreneurial, and internationally focused in their chosen field of study or specialisation toward providing technical solutions to societal problems.
* Honest, responsible, dependable and trustworthy and are committed to moral principles, professional ethics and religious values to deepen hope in society.

Knutsford continuously reviews its curricular to ensure the production of graduates who meet the demands of the continually changing needs and expectations of employers, industries, economies, nations.

Its continuous curricular review ensures the production of graduates who meet the demands of a continually changing needs and expectations of employers, industries, economies, countries and society.

A candidate admitted to a degree programme shall be required to follow the approved programme of study over the prescribed time. Any change of programme of study shall be approved by the Dean of Studies after recommendation by the appropriate Head of School or Department.

The minimum and maximum period for completing a Bachelor’s degree programme shall be four and twelve semesters respectively from the date of first registration.

Career

The Career and Professional Development department of Knutsford University College is committed to the growth and achievement of our graduates. It provides hands-on guidance, career-building tools, and access to an extensive network of students, alumni, and employers.

Financial Aid

Financial Aid:

Financial aid is provided ‘as and when’ the aid is available. Students would be informed of all available aid and of the criteria for accessing them. It is the student’s responsibility to apply for such aid. Financial aid provided by the college is strictly for tuition and is not refundable under any circumstance. Students may contact the Students Services Office for details.

Types of Financial Aid Programme

SSNIT Students Loan:
Ghanaian students interested in study loans can access the SSNIT student loans provided by the Government of Ghana through SSNIT. Interested students may contact the Students Services Office for details.

Knutsford Scholarship:
Knutsford scholarship is available for Ghanaian students requiring financial aid. The award is based on financial need, academic merit and achievements.

Learning Outcome

Upon completion of the bachelor of science in economics, students are expected to demonstrate:

A command of basic characteristics of the American and global economy by using this knowledge to critically evaluate economic outcomes;
A command of basic economic theory by using this theory to make predictions and to analyze alternative economic policy options;
The ability to communicate in both oral and written forms by presenting arguments and evidence clearly and concisely;
The ability to engage in and understand moral reasoning with respect to economic issues by recognizing the implicit value conflicts present in all economic policy debates;
The ability to engage in problem-solving using basic economic theory; The ability to engage in critical thinking as a part of the analysis of economic problems;

Open Admission Year Round (24/7)

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  •  Upcoming Deadline: Monday 31/08/2020
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