Bolgatanga Polytechnic 2019/2020 Programmes and Requirements

By | November 12, 2018

Bolgatanga Polytechnic 2019/2020 Programmes and Requirements

Bolgatanga Polytechnic 2019/2020 Programmes and Requirements, Below is the list of courses offered in Bolgatanga Polytechnic. All interested applicants should take note.

B. HND Programmes in Bolgatanga Polytechnic
The official language of instruction at the Bolgatanga Polytechnic is English, and all the High National Diploma (HND) programmes are taught in English.
Applied Science and Arts
HND Statistics
HND Hotel Catering & Institutional Management
HND Ecological Agriculture
HND Industrial Art
Business and Management Studies
HND Accountancy
HND Marketing
HND Secretaryship & Management Studies
HND Procurement & Logisitics Management
HND Agricultural Engineering
HND Civil Engineering
HND Building Technology
Non-Tertiary Programmes
1. Diploma in Banking Technology & Accounting (Evening School)
2. Diploma in Business Administration (DBA) (Evening School)
3. Diploma in Computerized Accounting (Evening School)
4. Diploma in Business Studies (DBS) Programmes:
DBS Business and Management Studies option
DBS Accountancy option
DBS Secretaryship and Management Studies option


Bolgatanga Polytechnic 2019/2020 Entry Requirements

Bolgatanga Polytechnic 2019/2020 Entry Requirements, below are the admission requirement for Bolgatanga Polytechnic 2019/2020 .

Bolgatanga Polytechnic 2019/2020 Admission Requirements

i.  Accounting option;
ii. Secretarial option;
iii. Management option and
iv. Marketing option
i. Five (5) GCE ‘O’ Level credit/passes including English Language and Mathematics
ii. Ghana Commercial Examination Stage II (formerly RSA II) with passes in four (4) subjects including Mathematics
and English Language
iii. Four SSSCE/WASSCE passes comprising two core subjects (Mathematics and English Language) and two (2) relevant
elective subjects.
i.  Holders of City and Guilds Certificates in Fashion and Design (Dressmaking and Tailoring)
ii. Intermediate/Certificate II Dressmaking/Fashion Certificate plus at least one (1) year relevant practical experience.
iii. Four (4) passes in SSSCE/WASSCE subjects including English Language, Mathematics and any other elective subject plus basic knowledge and skills in Dressmaking
iv. Four (4) GCE ‘O’ Level passes including English Language and Mathematics plus knowledge in Dressmaking
v. NVTI Grade II and Grade I Certificates
 i.  A pass in Basic Cookery (812/1) or City and Guilds (706/2) and a minimum of one (1) year working experience.      ii.  Intermediate Cookery/Certificate II Cookery
iii. Passes in relevant SSSCE/WASSCE/GBCE/GCE ‘O’ Level subjects
iv. NVTI Grade II with working experience.

 The Access Course for technical and vocational school graduates has been designed to offer students the opportunity to pursue a one-year (i.e. two semesters of sixteen (16) weeks each) Access Course in English Language, Mathematics and Science.  The final Examination will be conducted by the National Board for Professional and Technician Examinations (NABPTEX) after which successful candidates will be qualified to enroll into some specific HND programmes in any of the Polytechnics in Ghana. A minimum of 50% pass in each of the three subjects is required for qualification into the HND programme.
The following HND programmes are available in Bolgatanga Polytechnic for successful candidates:

  • HND Hotel, Catering & Institutional Management
  • HND Industrial Art
  • HND Civil Engineering
  • HND Agricultural Engineering
  • HND General Agriculture (Ecological)
  • HND Building Technology


  • Applicants should possess a minimum qualification of Intermediate Certificate or its equivalent in the relevant areas of study. (Catering 811/2, CTC II; MVT II & III and MET II & III or its equivalent) In the case of SSSCE/WASSCE Science applicants for Access course, they must have passes in three (3) subjects comprising at least one (1) core subject plus at least one (1) science elective subject and any other science related subject

NOTE: Only technical and vocational school and SSSCE/WASSCE Science graduates are qualified to apply for the Access Course.