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General Arts Courses offered in KNUST and Their Cut Off Points

Are you a student in any of the senior high schools in Ghana and eager to explore the General Arts courses offered in KNUST and their respective cut off points? Be rest assured that your question will be answered in this article.

This article will provide a step-by-step guide on General Arts courses offered at KNUST and their corresponding cut off points. It will also include a comprehensive guide on KNUST admission requirements and careers related to field of study.

Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology is one of the leading universities in Ghana that offers a wide range of arts and humanities programmes. The institution also provides students a well-rounded education and expose them to the latest scientific and technological advances.

General Arts Courses offered in KNUST

KNUST offers a wide range of general arts-related courses to students who meet the minimum admission requirements for the program of study. These courses include:

  • BSc. Human Settlement planning
  • BSc. Land Economy
  • BSc. Real Estate
  • BSc. Quality Surveying and Construction Economics
  • BSc. Construction Technology and Management
  • BSc. Development Planning
  • BSc. Architecture
  • BA. Communication Design
  • Integrated Rural Art and Industry
  • BA. Publishing Studies
  • BA. Industrial Arts ( Ceramics, Textiles, Fashion Design
  • BA. Communication Design (Parallel)
  • BA. Publishing Studies (Parallel)
  • BA. Industrial Rural Art and Industry (Parallel)
  • BFA. Painting and Sculpture (Parallel)
  • BFA. Painting and Sculpture
  • BSc. Business Administration (Logistics and Supply Chain Management BIT)
  • BSc. Hospitality and Tourism Management
  • LLB (Degree Holders Only) (Fee-Paying)
  • BA. Culture and Tourism
  • BA. History
  • BA. Political Studies
  • BA. French and Francophone Studies (BA. French)
  • BA. Akan Language and Culture (BA. Akan)
  • BA. Linguistics
  • BA. Communication Studies
  • BA. Geography and Rural Development.
  • BA. English
  • BA. Economics
  • BA. Sociology
  • BA. Social Work
  • BA. Religious Studies
  • B.Ed. Junior High School Specialism (Maths, Science, ICT.)
  • BSc. Packaging Technology

KNUST Postgraduate Courses

The postgraduate degree courses offered in KNUST ranges from science, technology, arts, communication, history to politics. KNUST offers a wide range of postgraduate degree courses in general arts. These courses include:

  • Department of History and Political Studies
  1. MA Chieftaincy and Traditional Leadership Studies
  2. MPhil Chieftaincy and Traditional Leadership Studies
  3. Center for Cultural and African Studies
  4. Doctor of Philosophy in Historical Studies (PhD.)
  5. Master of Philosophy in Political Science
  6. Master of Philosophy in Historical Science
  7. Master of Public Administration on Political Science
  8. MA Asante History
  9. Certificate of Participation in Chieftaincy and Traditional Leadership Studies
  10. Postgraduate Diploma in Chieftaincy and Traditional Leadership Studies
  11. Postgraduate Certificate in Chieftaincy and Traditional Leadership Studies
  • Department of English
  1. Mphil in English
  • Department of Geography and Rural Development
  1. PhD Geography and Rural Development
  2. MPhil Geography and Rural Development
  3. MSc Geography and Sustainable Development
  • Department of Religious Studies
  1. MPil Religious Studies
  2. MA Religious Studies
  3. PhD in Religious Studies
  • Department of Communication Design
  1. MPhil Integrated Art (Full Time/ Part- Time)
  • Department of Integrated Rural Art and Industry
  1. Master of Philosophy (Mphil Comm. Design)
  2. Masters in communication design (MCOMM)
  • Department of Educational Innovation in Science and Technology
  1. Education (Top-Up)
  2. African Art and Culture (Top-Up)
  3. MPhil Art Education (Top-Up)
  4. MSc/MPhil Creative Art Therapy
  5. PhD in African Art and Culture
  6. PhD in Art and Culture
  7. MPhil African Art and Culture
  8. MA African Art and Culture
  9. MPhil Art Education
  • Department of Sociology and Social Work
  1. MA/MPhil in Social Work
  2. MA/MPhil in Sociology
  3. PhD Sociology
  • Department of Economics
  1. MSc Economics (Health Economics)
  2. MSc Economics (Energy and Resource Economics)
  3. MSc Economics
  4. MSc Economics (Health Economis)
  5. MPhil Economics PhD in Economics
  • Department of Language and Communication Science
  1. MPhil French (Translation and Interpreting)
  2. MPhil French (Applied Linguistics)
  3. MPhil French (Literature and Society)

General Arts Courses offered in KNUST and their Cut Off Points

Applicants are to note that it is important to consider the cut off points when choosing a general arts course at KNUST. The table below includes the list of undergraduate courses offered in KNUST and their respective cut off points.

Programme Cut Off Points
BA. Human Settlement Planning 16
BSc. Land Economy 09
BSc. Real Estate 13
BSc. Quality Surveying and Construction Economics 14
BSc. Construction Technology and Management 14
BSc. Development Planning 12
BSc. Architecture 09
BA. Communication Design 14
BA. Publishing Studies 16
BA. Culture and Tourism 16
BA. Economics 13
BA. English 20
BA. French and Francophone Studies 15
BA. Geography and Rural Development 14
BA. History 18
BA. Linguistics 22
BA. Integrated Rural Art and Industry 19
BA. Religious Studies 24
BA. Sociology 14
BSc. Hospitality and Tourism Management 13
BA. French and Francophone Studies 15
BA. Akan Language and Culture 16
B.Ed. Junior High School Specialism 24
BSc. Disability and Rehabilitation Studies 17
BA. Social Work 15
BSc. Landscape Design and Management 22
BSc. Food Science and Technology 14
BSc. Forest Resources Technology 24
BA. Sociology 14
BSc. Medical Laboratory Technology 08
LLB 06

 

KNUST General Arts Admission Requirements

To be eligible for admission to pursue a general art-related course at KNUST, you must meet the following requirements:

WASSCE/SSSCE Applicants:

  • Candidates must obtain credits in three compulsory core subjects, including English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science.
  • You must also earn credits in three elective subjects or its equivalent relevant to your chosen program.
  • Candidates must obtain an aggregate of 24 or better
  • D7, E8 and F9 are not accepted

GENERAL BUSINESS CERTIFICATE (GBCE) Applicants:

  • Holders must possess passes in three core subjects including English Language and Mathematics, and passes in any three elective subjects.

Can a General Art Student Do Nursing at KNUST?

No, a general arts student cannot read nursing programme at KNUST. Applicants should note that nursing falls under science-related programmes at KNUST.

Can a General Art Student Do Engineering at KNUST?

No, You cannot pursue an engineering-related programme at KNUST with a general arts background. However, there are various similar courses under the college of arts that you can easily opt for. This include Architecture, Construction Technology, Quantity Surveying, Real Estate Design, Land Economy, amongst others, which all aligns with the field of construction.

What Are The Careers in General Arts Courses?

There are numerous job opportunities for graduates of General Arts in Ghana and other countries. These include:

  • Arts and Culture
  • Music and entertainment
  • Customer care
  • Pilot
  • Police office
  • Immigration officer
  • Publisher
  • Author/Writer
  • Journalist/Broadcaster
  • Advertising Representative
  • Archivist
  • Librarian
  • Artist
  • Musician
  • Air Hostess
  • Nursing
  • Midwifery
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Social Media Marketer
  • SEO Writer
  • Blogger/Content Marketer
  • Actor
  • Events Director
  • Film Maker
  • Comedian
  • Financial Analyst
  • Human Resource Specialist
  • Administrator
  • Politician
  • Lawyer
  • Marketing Executive
  • Public Relations Specialist
  • Project Manager
  • Research Analyst
  • English Teacher/Professor
  • Mathematics Teacher
  • Economics Teacher
  • Government Teacher
  • Religious Studies Teacher
  • History Teacher
  • Geography Teacher
  • Social Worker
  • Lecturer
  • Security analyst
  • Security personnel
  • Government agencies
  • Computer programmer
  • Researcher
  • Teaching Assistant
  • Headmaster of an institution
  • Entrepreneur

How do I buy KNUST forms?

General Arts students who wish to pursue a degree programme at KNUST can obtain an application voucher from any of the following banks and vendors:

  • Ghana Post office
  • GCB Bank
  • GT Bank
  • Republic Bank
  • ARB Apex Bank
  • Zenit Bank
  • Cashier’s office, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology
  • Prudential Bank

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