KNUST Distance Learning Courses

The official list of KNUST distance learning Courses Offered | Kwame Nkrumah University of Technology Courses offered in the Institute of Distance Learning. This is the list of available courses/programmes offered at KNUST IDL and approved by NAB.

KNUST distance learning Courses

The following is the list of available distance learning postgraduate courses/programmes offered at KNUST that has gained National Accreditation Board (NAB) accreditation.



The KNUST distance learning programmes are divided into three categories viz-a-viz Top-Up Programmes, Postgraduate Programmes and Diploma programmes.

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Postgraduate Degree Programmes

  1. Doctor of Business Administration (DBA)
  2. MSc Mechanical Engineering
  3. MSc Agribusiness Management

Professional Engineering Programmes

  1. MEng in Oil and Gas with Management (Mid and Downstream)
  2. MEng in Industrial Operations with Management
  3. MEng in Building Services Engineering with Management
  4. MEng in Energy Systems Engineering with Management
  5. MEng in Municipal Engineering with Management
  6. MEng in Information and Communication Technology with Management.

Undergraduate Top Up Programmes (Five (5) Semesters)

  1. BSc Civil Engineering
  2. BSc. Geomatic Engineering
  3. BSc. Agricultural Engineering
  4. BSc. Mechanical Engineering
  5. BSc. Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  6. BSc. Telecommunication Engineering
  7. BSc. Computer Engineering
  8. BSc. Petroleum Engineering (online only)
  9. BSc. Chemical Engineering (online only)

2-Year Undergraduate Diploma Programmes

  1. Diploma in Business Administration
  2. Diploma in Information Technology
  3. Diploma in Horticulture
  4. Diploma in Mechanical Engineering
  5. Diploma in Computer Network Engineering
  6. Diploma In Computational Data Analysis For Business And Finance


  1. Please I have Diploma in Basic Education and also Diploma in Computer Hardware, Network Technician and System Adminstration. I would like to know if I can get admission to pursue degree in ICT. Thank you

  2. Hi,im an HND holder in building technology. what degree programmes are available for me?
    It would really be helpful to hear from you.
    Thank you.

  3. please i hold an HND in purchasing and supply management and wanted to do degree at knust Idl. Please i wanted to ask if forms are still selling please.

  4. I am having Only ABCE in Information Technology,Hardware and Neworking, and Office Administration, in addition with NVTI Electricals. Am I qualified to apply for the Diploma in information technology and computer networks security?? Please.

  5. I am a pioneer at IDL in your university(KNUST)graduated in 2013 with PASS(BSC in mechanical Engineering) am now a transport manager.Can the institution consider and accept by given me admssion to persue the course of Msc in Loigistics and Supply Chain Management?

    • Please an HND holder in hotel, catering and institutional management, please can I offer a degree program in nutrition or a nutritionist.
      Please I also want distance learning

  6. Please I have pass in community health nursing(certificate). I want to apply for degree in community health nursing(distance). Is that possible

  7. Please I have 2nd class upper in diploma in basic education, can I apply for Bsc in health information management on either sandwich or weekend class (distance learning)?

  8. I am charles, I have a diploma in social administration and want to offer a degree in either social work/sociology, and I want to know the course duration

  9. I isa abubakar with HND in Electrical / telecom engineering, Grade lower credit want apply Bsc in electrical engineering , witch level are you giving to me as distance leaner.

  10. Please l hold Diploma in social work and I want to apply for Degree in social work, distance. how many years will it be and do l have a chance?

  11. Please am have HND in Civil Engineering
    And I want to do my Top up. Please I want to known its two years or three years?

  12. Please am Peter
    Am holding a Diploma in Management Studies but I want to pursue either Degree in Accounting or Computer Science. So I want to know if there is any chance and if possible how many years will it take me to complete my degree program.(either the Accounting or the Computer Science)
    Please reply me now. Thanks.

  13. i have HND in ICT and i want to apply for distance Education in ICT or MIS. Please is there any course like that in the distance education? i ask because i have not seen the course in the courses outlined on the site. Please how many years would i do the top-up course?

  14. i have a master of education in information technology. I don’t have IT in the first degree. can I apply with m.ed cert for the Bsc in IT. Thanks

  15. Good day,
    Although I had e8 in physics when computing three cores and three electives, my lowest grade at University was d7. Do I stand the chance for a diploma in information technology?

  16. Is it possible to use a third class certificate in electrical and electronics engineering for admission into the distance learning programme in order to read electrical and electronics engineering? If yes, what level will the person starts from? Please I need a reply. I need a better result with a very good practical knowledge before going for my master and PhD. Thanks.

    • I am holding diploma in basic education and wanted to Top-up in information communication technology ( Bsc) for 5 semesters. but I can only see computer Engineering there. is there anyother programs like the above stated.?if yes how and when do I apply ? thanks

    • Just buy the institute of distance learning form and apply. Be sure to apply for the same or similar course u did at the HND level. Your SSSCE or WASSCE grades should also not an F or a grade lower than D7 in there.

      • Please I have a pass in Diploma in Basic edu.and I want to apply bsc in communication and information technology do I have a chance


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