ENGINEERING PROGRAMMES

The Management of the Pentecost University College has introduced two Engineering programmes to add up to the various programmes on offer at the Sowutuom Campus of the University.

 

The University as from September 2014 will admit its first batch of students to pursue the 4-year degree programme leading to the award of the following certificates as shown below:

 

  • BSC HONS BUILDING QUANTITIES AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT
  • BSC (HONS) CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY AND ENGINEERING MANAGEMENT

 

PROSPECTS AFTER GRADUATION

The growing national economy offers a wide range of opportunities for graduates in the construction and infrastructure industry. Graduates of this programme will therefore have opportunities directly or indirectly in the following sectors, but to mention a few:

  • Building Industry
  • Services industry
  • Civil Engineering Industry
  • Oil and Gas Industry
  • Telecommunication Industry
  • Infrastructural and Services Industry
  • Real Estate Industry
  • Manufacturing Industry and
  • Supply Chain management

 

OPPORTUNITIES FOR FURTHER STUDIES

Graduates from the two programmes on completion of the programme can find themselves in the follow fields of higher education:

 

  • Construction Economics
  • Construction Management
  • Materials Engineering & Technology
  • Project Management
  • Procurement Management
  • Contract Management etc.


The course is designed to enable students to successfully take the professional examination and become Professional Members in the following Professional Programmes:

  • Project Management Institute (PMI)
  • Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB, UK)
  • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE, USA)
  • Association for the Advancement of Technology(AACE)
  • Ghana Institution of Surveyors (GhIS, Ghana)
  • Institute of Chartered Cost Engineers (IQSCE, USA)
  • Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS, UK)

 

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

 

As consultants or employees, graduates of the BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying and Construction Economics could serve under a number of capacities including:

  • Quantity Surveyors
  • Estimators
  • Project Manages
  • Construction Economists
  • Value Engineers
  • Arbitrators
  • Cost Engineers
  • Supply Chain Managers
  • Procurement Experts etc

 

As consultants or employees, graduates of the BSc (Hons) Construction Technology and Engineering Management could serve under a number of capacities including:

  • Construction Project Management and
  • Construction Site Engineers and Supervision
  • Services engineers 
  • Material Engineers
  • Construction Managers 
  • Project risk management
  • Contract Management
  • Procurement services

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

A.  STRAIGHT ENTRY FOR THE FIRST YEAR

WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS

Students are expected to have a maximum of aggregate 36 - WASSCE examination and 24 in the SSCE. Candidates must have credits in THREE (3) core subject in English Language, Integrated Science and Mathematics AND credits in THREE (3) elective subjects according to the following combinations:

 

Group A:         Elective Mathematics and any TWO (2) of these subject, Chemistry, Physics,

Geography, Economics, Technical Drawing and Building Construction

Group B:         Elective Mathematics, Technical Drawing and Building Construction

 

GCE ‘O’ & ‘A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS

Candidates must have FIVE (5) Credits at the Ordinary Level in the GCE including English, Modern Mathematics and the Science subject: Physics, Additional Modern Mathematics, Chemistry or General Sciences. With three passes at the ‘A’ levels either:

  • Mathematics and any TWO (2) of these subjects: Chemistry, Physics, Geography, and Economics
  • Additional Mathematics, Technical Drawing and Building Construction

 

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS REQUIREMENT

For all foreigners, credit or better grades are required in the following subjects;

FURTHER MATHS plus any of the following:

  • Economics
  • Technical drawing
  • Geography
  • Physics

Building Construction

 

MATURE APPLICANTS

Applicants must have attained the age of 25 years at the time of submitting the application and should fall within any of the categories below:

 

  • At least FIVE (5) Credits at the Ordinary Level in the GCE including English Language, Mathematics and a Science subject (Physics, Chemistry or Additional Modern Mathematics or General Science)
  • WASSCE/SSSCE passes in THREE (3) Core Subjects (English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science) plus credits in any THREE (3) of the following Electives:
  • Mathematics and any TWO (2) of these subject, Chemistry, Physics, Geography, Economics
  • Mathematics, Technical Drawing, Building drawings, and Building Construction
  • At least FIVE (5) Credits at the Ordinary Level in the GCE including English Language, Mathematics and a Science subject (Physics, Chemistry or General Science)
  • Students with the Final part of the Construction Technician’s certificate (CTC) and have worked for at least 5 years in related field in senior position.

 

  1. B.     HND TOP UP –SECOND YEAR SEMESTER TWO

Higher National Diploma (HND) In Building Technology/ Civil Engineering

Candidates with SECOND CLASS Lower or better may be admitted into the first semester of the third year, after passing an oral and written examination. HND candidates who entered the Polytechnic with D7 before 2010 are eligible to apply. The above candidates shall however be expected to have duly passed the requisite SSSC, WASSCE, O’ Level or A’ level examinations as indicated above.

 

SESSIONS:    Regular Session (Monday to Friday 7:00am-4:30pm)

Week End (Starting from Thursday & Friday Evening, Saturday whole day (5:00pm-8:00pm & 7:00am-5:30pm)

 

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