Wa Polytechnic 2019/2020 Programmes and Cut off Points
Wa Polytechnic 2019/2020 Programmes and Cut off Points, The following are all the list of Courses and Programmes offered in Wa Polytechnic. Applicants should take note.
B. HND Programmes in WA Polytechnic
School of Applied Arts, Design, and General Studies
The School of Applied Arts, Design, and General Studies has two academic departments namely:
- HND Industrial Arts
- HND General Liberal Studies
School of Applied Science and Technology
The School of Applied Science and Technology has six academic departments namely:
- HND Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
- HND Building Technology and Estate Managment
- HND Dispensing Technology
- HND Cosmetology
- HND Science Laboratory Technology
- HND Fashion Design and Modelling
- HND Catering, Hospitality & Institutional management
School of Business
The School of Business has two academic departments namely:
School of Engineering
List of WA Polytechnic Departments
- Department of Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
- Department of Building Technology and Estate Managment
- Department of Dispensing Technology
- Department of Cosmetology
- Department of Science Laboratory Technology
- Department of Fashion Design and Modelling
- Department of Catering, Hospitality & Institutional management
- Department of Accountancy
- Department of Secretaryship and Management Studies
- Department of Agricultural Engineering
- Department of Civil Engineering
- Department of Mechanical Engineering
Wa Polytechnic Admission Cut-Off Points
Wa Polytechnic Cut off points 2019. This cut-off point is difficult to get even from the school.
According to Wa Polytechnic, cut off points are only used when a lot of people apply for a particular program.
In effect, the school does no have any standard cut-off point for applicants. The admission requirements are rather used instead of the cut of points. Students are however to take note that the cut of aggregate is aggregate 24 accumulated from three core subjects and three elective subjects relevant to the program of choice.
Wa Polytechnic Admission Requirements
A. DIRECT ENTRY
Passes in three core subjects (English Language, Mathematics, and Integrated Science or Social Studies) plus credit passes in three (3) relevant elective subjects.
For SSSCE Candidates: Passes (A—D) in six (6) subjects comprising three (3) core subjects, including English and Mathematics, and three (3) relevant elective subjects.
For WASSCE Candidates: Passes (A1—D7) in three (3) core subjects, including English and Mathematics, and Credit passes (A1-C6) in three (3) relevant elective subjects.
The aggregate of the six subjects (i.e. three (3) core and three (3) electives) should not exceed aggregate thirty-nine (39) for WASSCE and aggregate 24 for SSSCE.
Candidates with a combination of the two grading systems will be treated on a case-by-case basis.
RSA Stage III/ ABCE Holders: Passes in two (2) subjects (at least, one of the passes should be a Grade D or better). Also the applicant must have had credit passes in five subjects including English Language, Mathematics, Integrated Science or Social Studies in the GBCE (old programme).
GBCE HOLDERS (New programme): Applicants must have passes (A-D) in three (3) core subjects (English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science or Social Studies ) plus passes (A-D) in three (3) relevant elective subjects. The aggregate of the six subjects should not be more than twenty-four (24).
DBS Holders: DBS Holders’ applicants must hold at least five (5) DBS passes for Secretarial Option, or four (4) DBS passes for Accounting Option. Applicants must also hold four (4) WASSCE passes (A1-D7) or four (4) SSSCE passes (A-D) including English Language and Mathematics.
i. Applicants must be at least 25 years old and have three (3) years professional practice in the relevant study area ii. Applicants must pass an Entrance Examinations to be conducted by the Polytechnic in English Language and Mathematics.
iii. In lieu of such examinations, the applicants should have credit passes in English Language and Mathematics in WASSCE or any other nationally recognised standard High School level examinations.
IN ALL CASES, APPLICANTS MUST ALSO SATISFY DEPARTMENTAL REQUIREMENTS
(N.B. Passes in WASSCE and SSSCE range from A1-E8 and A-E respectively).
Applicants must possess passes in NVTI, NACVET or their equivalence
Access is a one-year full-time intensive non-residential Programme. The Access Programme is designed to provide opportunity to the under-mentioned categories of graduates to pursue Higher National Diploma (HND) in Applied
Science and Engineering Programmes. The subjects of study during the period of the programme are Core Mathematics, English Language and Science.
VOCATIONAL/ TECHNICAL GRADUATES
i. Holders of NVTI Certificates
ii. Holders of Intermediate or Craft Certificates
iii. Holders of Certificate II with problems with core Mathematics, English Language and Integrated Science. The National Board for Professional and Technician Examinations (NABPTEX) will conduct the end of year Examinations. Successful applicants shall proceed to enrol in the Higher National Diploma Programmes of their choice.
Please note that the Access Programme is not limited to Programmes offered at the Wa Polytechnic. It is a Nationwide Programme, hence, applicants who may wish to prepare for Programmes offered in other Polytechnics in Ghana are welcome