Besides the regular and fee-paying mode of admission, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology admits students through a parallel program application window. what is these Parallel Programs in KNUST?
KNUST’s parallel programs are currently run by the Faculty of Social Sciences and the Business school. Applicants who are interested in Social Sciences and Business Administration (All specializations) are required to apply through the admission portal.
This window of opportunity is usually given to students who fail to be admitted via the regular student admission system. Formerly, KNUST’s admission window was focused on regular and fee-paying modes however, with the coming of the parallel programs, potential students may be at peace to give this opportunity a shoot.
It is also worth noting that in terms of fee categories, the parallel programs are relatively cheaper compared to the fee-paying option. Nevertheless, a regular option is the most moderate.
Fee below the 2022/2023 freshmen parallel fee schedule
Despite the differences, students admitted to any of the admission options enjoy the same privileges except for the time differences in lectures. This is why.
a) The duration of the program?
Ans: Equally 4 years
b) Lectures time for the program
Ans: Lectures start at 4 pm each day
c) Will students in the parallel program obtain the same certificate as those on regular and fee-paying?
Ans: Yes, the same certificate
d) Who will be teaching the program
Ans: Same lecturers as regular and fee-paying
e) Will students on the parallel program write the same examination?
f) What is the cut-off for the program
Ans” Minimum requirement for admission into the university (Aggregate 24 or better)
G) What programs are available?
Ans: All social sciences programs