BSc Administration – Banking and Finance Option

Duration

Students must complete eight semesters in four years to earn Bachelor Degree in this programme. Top Up students must only take four to six semesters to graduate for the award.

Fees

Freshers

Fees for fresh and top-up students (Ghanaian Students) is GH¢1,500.00

Fees for Fresh and top-up students (International Students) is US$1,250.00

Continuing Students

Fees for continuing students (Ghanaian Students) is GH¢1,327.00;

Fees for continuing students (International Students) is US$1,080.00

Cohort

There are two intakes in an academic year. They are;

  • September(mainstream) intake
  • January intake

Note: The January intake completes it 2nd semester in August (summer school) and merges with the mainstream in September.

Campuses and learning centres where programmes are available

This programme is available on all GTUC- Satellite campuses in Ghana. They are:

  • Accra(Greater Accra Region)
  • Kumasi(Ashanti Region)
  • Koforidua(Eastern Region)
  • Takoradi(Western Region) and
  • Ho(Volta Region)

Entry requirements

4-yr Degree Programmes

Admission to level 100 would require the following entry qualifications:
Senior Secondary School applicants seeking admission must have passes in six subjects with an aggregate score of 20 or better in the WASSCE/SSSCE including core subjects such as Must have passes in core subjects such as English, Mathematics and Integrated Science or Social Studies with passes in 3 electives such as Physics, Mathematics, Geography, Literature, French, Economics, Cost Accounting, Business Studies, Business Mathematics, Typing, Clerical Office Duties, Literature in English etc.

OR

Three passes in Advanced Business Certificate Examinations in addition to five passes in GCE ‘O’ Level or GBCE including English and Mathematics
Applicants with American Grade 12 school certificate must obtain a minimum of Credits in relevant subjects.
Holders of GTUC 6-month Certificate Programmes with a minimum Cumulative Weight Average of 80%.
Five passes in General Business Certificate Examination including English and Mathematics and three passes in Advanced Business Certificate Examination in relevant subjects.
Candidates with GCE Advanced Level must have passes in 3 subjects of which at least one must be grade D.
Holders of International Baccalaureate (IB).

Mature Students

Candidates who apply as mature students must meet the following requirements:
i. Be at least 25 years of age
ii. Have at least three (3) years work experience
iii. Have a relevant professional or work experience, or have authored some work in a relevant field.
iv. Must have passes in three (3) core subjects’ i.e. English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science plus a pass in any two elective subjects that are relevant to faculty requirements.
v. Must have credits in 5 ‘O’ Level subjects including English Language and Mathematics.
vi. Diploma from a Teacher Training College

In addition, mature students must go through a compulsory mature access course for a period of at least 2 months. The applicant must also pass a competitive Mature Students Entrance Examination in order to gain admission. The examination comprises:
Papers in Mathematics and English Language.
ii. Papers in Physics for candidates applying for programmes in Telecommunication Engineering and Computer Engineering. Applicants to other faculties must write papers that are specific to the requirements of the faculties as well as papers in Logic and topical issues.

2½ yr Top Up Degree

Candidates must have an HND qualification with a minimum grade of Second Class Lower Division from a recognized Polytechnic.
Holders of GTUC Diploma with a minimum Cumulative Weight Average (CWA) of 65%.

Offline Application Procedure

Application forms for admission could be obtained at the GTUC Information Centre, Tesano – Accra, the Kumasi Campus near Ahodwo roundabout, Koforidua Campus Charley Junction, Ho Learning Centre, Vodafone Regional Head Office, Takoradi Learning Centre, Vodafone Regional Office  and at our website www.gtuc.edu.gh here.

Applicants should please note that application submitted will not be processed until the cost of application form of GH¢120.00 is settled with banker’s draft from any bank.

Completed application forms with certified copies of Certificates / result slips should be submitted to the admissions offices before the closing date.

Online Application Procedure

  1. Purchase a voucher nationwide at Ghana Commercial Bank (GCB) at GH120.00  through the SMART _  PAY platformVisit GTUC website: www.gtuc.edu.gh and click on online application
  2. Enter the Serial Number and Pin on the voucher
  3. Complete application form, scan and attach your passport sized photograph and relevant documents
  4. Print a copy of the completed form and submit to GTUC Admissions Office

You can also obtain a hard copy of the Application Form from our various campuses (Remember to attach your passport sized photograph)

NOTE: Applicants with statement of results from West African Examination Council (WAEC)  must add WAEC SCRATCH card(s) to their application form depending on the number of sittings

Course content

First Year

FIRST SEMESTERCREDIT HOURSSECOND SEMESTERCREDIT HOURS
INTRODUCTION TO ACCOUNTING PRINCIPLES3FRENCH II3
INTRODUCTION TO MATHEMATICS3INTRO TO ECONOMICS3
INTRODUCTION TO MICROCOMPUTER

APPLICATIONS

3LOGIC AND CRITICAL THINKING3
INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS ADMINISTARTION3PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT3
INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY3COMPUTER APPLICATION IN MANAGEMENT3
INTRODUCTION TO FRENCH I3COMMUNICATION SKILLS3
COMMUNICATION SKILLS I2

 

Second Year

FIRST SEMESTERCREDIT HOURSSECOND SEMESTERCREDIT HOURS
FINANCIAL ACOUNTING I3ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOUR3
BUSINESS LAW3BANKING OPERATIONS & REGULATIONS3
PRINCIPLES OF MARKETING3INTRO TO OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT3
E-COMMERCE3KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT3
MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS3COST ACCOUNTING3
BUSINESS MATHEMATICS3PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION3

 

Third Year

FIRST SEMESTERCREDIT HOURSSECOND SEMESTERCREDIT HOURS
BUSINES FINANCE I3RESEARCH METHODS3
CENTRAL BANKING I3LAW RELATING TO BANKING3
FINANCIAL MARKETS3BUSINESS FINANCE II3
QUANTITATIVE METHODS3MONEY AND BANKING3
COMMERCIAL BANKING3BUSINESS ETHICS3
FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING II3ELECTRONIC BANKING3

 

Fourth Year

FIRST SEMESTERCREDIT HOURSSECOND SEMESTERCREDIT HOURS
INTERNATIONAL TRADE FINANCE3RISK MANAGEMENT3
INVESTMENT ANALYSIS3TREASURY MANAGEMENT3
PROJECT WORK3STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT3
SERVICE MARKETING3CREDIT MANAGEMENT3
COMPUTER APPLICATION IN BANKING3PROJECT WORK3
ENTREPRENEURSHIP3