Courses Offered at Takoradi Technical University (TTU) and How To Apply For Admission

As one of the most sought-after universities in Ghana, every year, thousands of students who aspire to study various courses under different programs send in their applications to Takoradi Technical University (TTU). The university was established in 1954 as a Government Technical Institute and became part of the State Tertiary Education System. In 2016, Takoradi Technical University was one of the six polytechnics in Ghana converted into fully-fledged Universities after unanimous approval from the legislators in Ghana.

For several years, TTU has continued to provide top-quality education and training to its students. For individuals considering TTU as their preferred tertiary institution, having full knowledge of the various programs offered will help them make more informed decisions. Additionally, it is essential to be aware of the entry requirements into TTU and its process to apply for admission.

Courses Offered at the Takoradi Technical University (TTU)

The Takoradi Technical University (TTU) offers a wide range of courses under different programs. The programs run by TTU include degree programs, Higher National Diploma, Pre-HND Access Programs, Masters, and Evening HND programs. Below is the list of courses offered by the TTU as approved by the National Accreditation Board (NAB).

Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) Degree Courses

These are the courses offered by the Takoradi Technical University under its degree programs:

  • Bachelor of Technology in Civil Engineering
  • Bachelor of Technology in Electrical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Technology in Building Technology
  • Bachelor of Technology in Fashion
  • Bachelor of Technology in Graphic Design
  • Bachelor of Technology in Marketing
  • Bachelor of Technology in Mechanical Engineering (Plant and production, Auto)
  • Bachelor of Technology in Hospitality Management
  • Bachelor of Technology in Tourism
  • Bachelor of Technology in Textiles
  • Bachelor of Technology in Telecommunications Engineering
  • Bachelor of Technology in Procurement Management
  • Bachelor of Technology in Statistics (Environmental Statistics, Health Statistics, and Financial Statistics)
  • Bachelor of Technology in Secretaryship and Management Studies
  • Bachelor of Technology in Accounting with Computing.

Higher National Diploma Courses

For individuals interested in pursuing a higher national diploma from the TTU, five faculties offer various courses. Below are the multiple faculties, along with the courses offered under each faculty.

Faculty of Applied Arts

  • HND Commercial Art – Graphic Design
  • HND Commercial Art – Painting
  • HND Commercial Art – Ceramics
  • HND Commerical Art – Sculpture
  • HND Commercial Art – Textiles Technology
  • HND Fashion Design and Technology

Faculty of Applied Sciences

  • HND Tourism Management
  • HND Hotel, Catering, and Institutional Management
  • HND Information and Communication Technology
  • HND Mathematics and Statistics

Faculty of Engineering

  • HND Civil Engineering
  • HND Electrical/Electronics Engineering
  • HND Construction Engineering & Management
  • HND Mechanical Engineering (Production, Air-conditioning, Refrigeration, Plant, and Automobile Options)

Faculty of Business Studies

  • HND Purchasing and Supply
  • HND Marketing
  • HND Secretaryship and Management
  • HND Accountancy

Faculty of Built and Natural Environment

  • HND Building Technology
  • HND Estate Management
  • HND Interior Design and Technology

Evening HND Courses

The following are the list of courses available to candidates that wish to apply for the Evening HND program at Takoradi Technical University (TTU):

  • HND Mathematics and Statistics
  • HND Secretaryship and Management
  • HND Purchasing and Supply
  • HND Mechanical Engineering
  • HND Marketing
  • HND Accounting
  • HND Civil Engineering
  • HND Building Technology
  • HND Fashion Design and Technology
  • HND Hotel, Catering & Institutional Management
  • HND Commercial Art (Ceramics, Sculpture, Textiles, Graphic Design, Painting)
  • HND Electrical/Electronics Engineering

Takoradi Technical University Masters Program

Takoradi Technical University offers post-graduate study options for candidates that wish to pursue a master’s degree. The courses offered under its Master’s programs are:

  • Master of Technology (M-Tech) in Graphic Design
  • Master of Technology (M-Tech) in Printing
  • Master of Technology (M-Tech) in Textiles

Certificate Programs

  • Advance Painting and Decoration
  • Certificate in Graphic Design (6 months)
  • Certificate in Ceramics (1 year)
  • Certificate in Fashion Design and Technology (1 year)
  • Certificate in Traditional Ghanaian Cottage Textiles and Craft (6 months)

How To Apply For Admission To Takoradi Technical University (TTU)

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Different universities usually have different styles of application. For Takoradi Technical University, the application procedure combines an online and offline process. It means that after completing the online process, there is a crucial offline process required before the application can be deemed complete. The steps below outline how to apply for admission to the TTU:

  1. Purchase your Takoradi Technical University Admission Voucher (how to purchase a TTU admission voucher will be explained later in the article).
  2. Visit the URL admissions.ttuportal.com on your browser after purchasing your TTU Admission Voucher.
  3. Log in to the Online Admissions System with your E-Voucher number and PIN.
  4. Ensure you follow the steps provided in the Online Admissions System to complete your application.
  5. Proceed to print your completed online application.

The last process completes the online phase of your application for admission. It means you are not through with your application, and you need to carry out the following offline steps to ensure you complete your application successfully:

  1. Put a printed copy of the completed application form in an envelope.
  2. Include photocopies of certificates and result slips in the envelope as well.
  3. Write the generated application number shown to you after completing your online application at the back of the envelope.
  4. Proceed to post the envelope to the following address:

The Registrar,

Takoradi Technical University,

P. O. Box 256,

Takoradi.

Admission Process for International Student into TTU

The application process is slightly different for international students. If you reside outside Ghana or you are a foreigner, and you have the ambition to study at TTU, follow the steps below to complete your admission application:

  • Visit the URL admissions.ttuportal.com and download the International Students’ application forms.
  • Ensure to fill the form with relevant and correct information accurately
  • Attach a copy of your international passport or any form of national identification.
  • For further clarity, contact the number +234203322251

How to Purchase the TTU Admission Voucher

The first step towards applying for admission at TTU is to purchase the admission voucher. Prospective candidates can buy the TTU Admission voucher from different avenues, and they include:

  • The TTU Directorate of Finance
  • All regional post offices
  • The following banks – Zenith Bank, United Bank for Africa, Any Cal Bank branch
  • E-Voucher – dial *365# from your phone on any network. Select option 6. Proceed to follow the steps to purchase the E-Voucher using mobile money.

The Cost of Admission Vouchers Depends on the Program

The cost of the admission vouchers for TTU differs depending on the program a candidate is applying for. Some admission vouchers are more expensive than others.

  • Masters of Technology Programs – GHC 250
  • Bachelor of Technology Programs – GHC 150
  • HND Programs – GHC 150
  • HND Mature – GHC 150
  • Diploma – GHC 150
  • Proficiency in the English Language – GHC 100

Requirements For Admission Into Takoradi Technical University (TTU)

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Although there are course-specific requirements that all applicants must meet, the first step is to meet the general requirement the university has laid down. It is hard for applicants to get admission without meeting these requirements, and their application might be deemed unsatisfactory.

For any prospective student applying to Takoradi Technical University, educating yourself on the general entry requirements is essential. It helps you decide if you can go ahead to put in your application or not. Check out the general entry requirements below:

  1. Certificates applicants should have at least four passes in relevant subjects and any other related qualifications.
  2. All diploma prospective applicants need to have passed three core subjects along with one elective subject.
  3. All mature applicants must be over 25 years of age and must provide evidence of work experience.
  4. Degree candidates who possess a diploma or an HND must have graduated with a second class lower in any related field.
  5. Every Master applicant should have a reputable first degree.
  6. Every certificate presented during the application process must be from an accredited institution.
  7. International students should possess either a residence permit or immigration clearance. Ghanaian citizens should have their Ghanaian passport or birth certificate to prove their citizenship.
Adeola Seun
I am a writer who is inspired daily to seek out knowledge and hidden gems, wherever it resides, with the aim of bringing to the limelight, the resources, talents, capabilities, and ideas that abound in this great continent.
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