Ghana Technology University College - GTUC • Accra, Ghana
Ghana Technology University College (GTUC) in Accra runs bachelor and graduate courses primarily in the areas of Telecommunications Engineering and ICT. It did, however, open its business school in 2009, just four years after the institution itself opened in 2005. GTUC’s business school conducts programmes such as its BSc in Entrepreneurship, BSc in Business, and an MSc in Entrepreneurship and Technology. GTUC is a private entity.
The university was set up by the national telecommunication company, Ghana Telecom, so as well as offering degree programmes, it also runs workshops and seminars for professionals in the telecommunications sector.
Comprising of mostly undergraduate students, around 7,000 people attend GTUC. The university’s motto is ‘knowledge comes from learning.’ It maintains partnerships with many other institutions such as Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology (KNUST), The Open University (in the UK), and St. Mary’s College of Maryland (USA), to name a few.
The university’s main campus can be found in Accra, specifically the Tesano section. It also has a campus close to main campus in Abeka. Satellite campuses are locates in Nungua, Kumasi, Koforidua, Takoradi, and Ho.
Academically, the university as a whole is divided into 3 faculties, namely IT Business, Engineering, and Computing & Information Systems.
GTUC offers a study abroad option and is well connected to institutions in Europe, America, and Asia. Students may choose to study abroad in 3 capacities: through a summer programme, by spending one semester abroad, or by undertaking a year abroad.