Bsc Actuarial Science Catholic University College of Ghana
To develop a dedicated and innovative Faculty of researchers and engineers that will train graduates for the competitive job market in Ghana: graduates that are comfortable working in such disciplines as Computer Engineering, Software Development, Business Information Systems, Network Engineering, etc;
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To provide computer/network service in data processing, communication and information technology support for CUCG in areas such as Research and Development, the University Library, Administration, Student Academic Records, Accounting and Computing.
The ICST Programme is designed to be relevant and innovative and able to produce graduates with a strong foundation in Information and Communication Sciences and Technology with the technical skills to provide solutions to scientific and technological problems in industry and business. As the Faculty matures, it will develop additional departments. The present Faculty Programme offers courses that might properly belong to a Department of Computer Science and are designated as Computer Science (CS) courses.
Presently the Faculty offers a BSc. Computer Science, but students will be able to choose some electives among courses offered in other faculties. In the near future, students will be given the opportunity to specialize in the following areas from the second year:
From second year, the student pursues the study of the prescribed core courses in Information and Communication Sciences and Technology (ICST) with concentration on network technologies;
Information Systems: From the second year, the student pursues prescribed core courses in the Faculty of ICST with concentration on information systems and their applications in a variety of areas. More attention will be given to business information systems;
From the second year, the student selects core courses of ICST with concentration on software engineering processes and techniques.
The University will assist in finding placement in industry and business during the vacation period for students who have completed the second and third year. In their final year students will undertake a project and write a long report, which shall count as one paper.
BSc Computer Science course structure
BSc. Actuarial Science
BSc. Mathematics with Finance
BSc. Mathematics with Economics
Students seeking admission to the Bachelor’s Degree Programme of the Catholic University College of Ghana must have any of the following:
- SSSCE: Interested and qualified applicants should have aggregate 24 or better with credit passes in six subjects: (3) Core subjects including Mathematics, English and either Integrated Science or Social Studies; and any other (3) electives
- WASSCE: Interested and qualified applicants should have aggregate 36 or better with credit passes in six subjects: (3) Core subjects including Mathematics, English and either Integrated Science or Social Studies; and any other (3) electives;
- GBCE/ABCE: Holders with passes in English and Mathematic, and any other (3) electives can apply.
- GCE ‘O’ & ‘A’ Levels: Applicants must have passes in (2) subjects and a General Paper plus (5) passes at ‘O’ Level including English, Mathematics, Arts or Science subject.
- Other Qualifications: Professional Certificate and Diploma holders of: HND, ICA, CIM, CIMA (I&II), SRN, RGN, RM, TEACHER’S CERT. ‘A’/DIPLOMA, CHN, EN, DBS, etc. can apply and may be considered for higher placement. (Please, enclose transcript(s) and result slip(s) of SSSCE/WASSCE/GCE, etc).
- Mature Applicants: Interested applicants, who do not satisfy the above criteria but are 27years and above or with work experience, can apply. The applicants will be considered to write Entrance Examination and attend Interview. You will be admitted upon passing the Examination and Interview sessions.
- Applicants with similar qualification or its equivalence (as specified above) can apply for admission consideration.
- International applicants should have a valid passport.
- Should be ready to acquire a resident permit and abide by the regulations governing the status of foreigners in Ghana.
Applicants should note the following Principles:
- While the University will as much as possible respect applicants’ choice of discipline or Faculty, the admission and placement of applicants will will be determined essentially by the extent to which the courses of applicant’s Diploma/Certificate are cognate and of comparable level with or related to the subject area of the programme for which admission is being sought;
- where this is not the case, the applicant with requisite qualifications in this category will be admitted to a lower level as may be deemed appropriate;
- there will be no exemptions from courses generally, instead, students courses as well as any courses required by the Faculty (as pre-requisite) for the programme at the relevant level;
- For the integrity of the University’s certificates and bearing in mind challenges with the harmonization of grades of transferred students, an applicants shall not be admitted to Level 400 under any circumstances.