In this guide, we’ll be looking at the list of universities offering electrical and electronic engineering in Ghana. We’ll also look at career opportunities for electrical and electronic engineering graduates in Ghana as well as the requirements of becoming an electrical engineer in Ghana.
Electrical engineering has always been the core of most engineering discipline. This discipline can be traced back to centuries. They’re often trained with the application of electricity in all forms.
This alone has made electrical engineering one of the highest paying engineering specialty in the world. You’ll find an electrical engineer in almost every industry in the country.
What is Electrical and Electronic Engineering?
Electrical & Electronic Engineering deals with the study and application of electricity, electronics and electromagnetism. Electronics engineering is that branch of electrical engineering concerned with the uses of the electromagnetic spectrum and with the application of such electronic devices as integrated circuits and transistors.
Electrical & Electronics Engineering has the following specializations:
- Signal Processing
- Computer Engineering
- Power Electronics
- Embedded Systems
- Biomedical Imaging
- Power Systems engineering (including renewable energy)
What Do Electrical Engineers Do?
EEE Engineers focuses on the analysis, design, development and manufacture of electrical equipment, electronic devices, Mechatronics technologies, and automation and control systems
- Electrical Engineers deal with power generation and transmission systems.
- EEE engineers, design circuits for electrically operated vehicles, computers, digital devices, electronic memory storage devices, industrial robots and CNC machines.
- EEE Engineers setup & operate the telecommunication, wireless and internet networks.
Job Opportunities for Electrical Engineers
Some of the areas you can work in as an electrical engineer include but are not limited to the places specified below :
- Manufacturing Industries
- Aviation Industries
- Governmental agencies
- IT companies
- Universities (as an academic)
- Companies within the power sector
- Telephone companies
Entry Requirements for Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Credit Passes in THREE (3) Core Subjects: English Language, Mathematics, Integrated
Science and Credit passes in THREE (3) of the following Elective Subjects: Elective Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry/Applied Electricity/Applied Electronics
A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS
FIVE (5) credits at O’ Level including English and Mathematics, plus,
EITHER Passes at A’ Level in: Pure Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, and Physics with an ‘O’ Level credit in Chemistry.
Passes at A’ Level in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry
Applicants must be 25 years at the time of submitting the Application.
EITHER Five (5) credits at the O’ Level including: English Language, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.
WASSCE/SSSCE credits in THREE (3) Core Subjects (English Language, Mathematics and
Integrated Science), plus credits in THREE (3) Elective Subjects (Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry). For Programme e. Applicants must have at least THREE (3) years working experience.
Universities Offering Electrical and Electronic Engineering in Ghana
Below is the list of universities offering undergraduate programme in Electrical and Electronic Engineering in Ghana.
- University of Energy and Natural Resources
- KAAF University
- Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology
- University of Mines and Technology
- Ashesi University
- All Nations University College
- Regent University of Science and Technology
- Accra Institute of Technology
- Regional Maritime University
- Academic City University College
- Akenten Appiah Menka University Of Training Skills And Entrepreneur Development
If you feel, we have left out any school please let us know in the comment section.