Ghana Technology University College

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Ghana Technology University College
Motto Knowledge comes from learning
Type Private
Established 2005
President Dr. Osei Darkwa
Undergraduates

5,500[1] Post graduate = 1,500

Total number of students = 7,000
Location Accra, Greater Accra Region, Ghana
Website www.gtuc.edu.gh

Ghana Technology University College (GTUC), formerly Ghana Telecom University College is a university founded in 2005[2] by Ghana Telecom, the national telecommunications company.

Summary[edit]

The university provides bachelor's degrees and graduate programs, particularly in Telecommunications Engineering and Information and Communications Technologies. It also offers certificate programs, with courses that provide credit for the bachelor's degree, and other professional development seminars and workshops.[3]

Its school of Business opened in January 2009. First degrees in business include Bachelor of Science in Business and Bachelor of Science in Entrepreneurship. A Master of Science in Entrepreneurship and Technology is offered.[4]

The school maintains partnership with Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology (KNUST), Ghana; AFRALTI, Kenya; The Open University, United Kingdom; DePaul University, USA; Aalborg University, Denmark; St. Mary's College of Maryland, USA; Antioch University, USA; University of California, Santa Barbara, California; Information Communication Technology (ICU), South Korea; University of Hertfordshire, United Kingdom; Wildau Institute of Technology, Germany.

Since its first class of 350 students matriculated in 2006, GTUC has increased its enrollment to about 1,500 students, with 2,000 expected in 2009.

GTUC's main campus is in the Tesano section of Accra, Republic of Ghana. A second campus has been opened in nearby Abeka, a nearby Accra suburb and a satellite campus at Nungua. Apart from Accra there are satellite campuses in Kumasi, Takoradi, Koforidua & Ho.

The 9-member University Council comprising distinguished educators, business executives and government officials was inaugurated on August 23, 2010.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Inauguration of Ghana Telecom University College". Ghana Technology University College Website. Ghana Telecom University College. August 15, 2006. Archived from the original on September 27, 2007. Retrieved 10 March 2007. 
  2. ^ "History". Ghana Technology University College. Archived from the original on 1 February 2014. Retrieved 19 January 2014. 
  3. ^ "Ghana Technology University enters Volta Region". Retrieved 2015-07-09. 
  4. ^ "Ghana Technology University College to produce top scholars |". Retrieved 2015-07-09. 

Coordinates: 5°35′59″N 0°14′10″W / 5.5998°N 0.2362°W / 5.5998; -0.2362