Courses Offered At Knust

Are you a Wassce graduate and would like to know the courses offered at KNUST? If yes, this article would guide you identify all the courses offered in the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology.

Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) was established in year 1952. Since then, KNUST has been one of the best universities in Ghana, Africa and the world at large. KNUST is located in Kumasi in the Ashanti region of Ghana.

Its motto is in the Akan language “Nyansapɔ wɔsane no badwenma” which means the knot of wisdom is untied only by the wise. The colours of this noble school are red, black, forest green and yellow.

In November 2019, KNUST was ranked as the best university in Ghana and West Africa by U. S. News and World Report. And with a global score of 42.2, it was ranked 14th in Africa and 706th in the world. In November 2020, it was ranked best for the second time by U. S. News and World Report. But this time it was ranked 12th in Africa.

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These days, everyone has to know the courses most of the universities offer before buying their application forms. In this article, we’ve complied a list of all the courses offered in KNUST. Courses offered in KNUST are categorized into colleges which have their faculties. Every faculty under each college has it own courses offered in KNUST.

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Below are the courses offered at KNUST:

College of Agriculture and Natural Resources

List of courses offered in KNUST by its college of agriculture and natural resources:

  • BSc Agriculture
  • BSc Natural Resources Management
  • BSc Post Harvest Technology
  • BSc Dairy and Meat Science and Technology
  • BSc Landscape Design and Management
  • BSc Agricultural Biotechnology
  • BSc Agribusiness Management
  • BSc Forest Resources Technology
  • BSc Aquaculture & Water Resources Management

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

List of courses offered in KNUST by its college of humanities and social sciences:

  • BA Economics
  • BA Geography and Rural Development
  • BA Sociology
  • BA Social Work
  • BA Religious Studies
  • BA History
  • BA Political Studies
  • BA French
  • BA Akan
  • BA Culture and Tourism
  • BA English
  • Business Administration
  • LLB (4 years for WASSE/SSSCE/GBCE and Equivalent Holders)
  • LLB Part-Time, (4years for Degree Holders only)
  • BA Economics (Parallel)
  • Business Administration (Parallel)
  • BA Geography and Rural Development (Parallel)
  • BA Sociology (Parallel)
  • BA Social Work (Parallel)
  • BA History (Parallel)
  • BA Political Studies (Parallel)
  • BA French (Parallel)
  • BA Culture and Tourism (Parallel)
  • BA English (Parallel)
  • BA Religious Studies (Parallel)

College of Engineering

List of courses offered at KNUST by its college of engineering:

  • BSc Agricultural Engineering
  • BSc Chemical Engineering
  • BSc Civil Engineering
  • BSc Geomatic Engineering (Geodetic Engineering)
  • BSc Materials Engineering
  • BSc Mechanical Engineering
  • BSc Electrical & Electronic Engineering
  • BSc Computer Engineering
  • BSc Aerospace Engineering
  • BSc Petroleum Engineering
  • BSc Telecommunication Engineering
  • BSc Geological Engineering
  • BSc Biomedical Engineering
  • BSc Petrochemical Engineering
  • BSc Metallurgical Engineering

College of Art and Built Environment

List of courses offered in KNUST by its college of art and built environment:

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  • BSc Architecture
  • BSc Construction Technology & Management (Building Technology)
  • BSc Quantity Surveying & Construction Economics (Building Technology)
  • BSc Development Planning
  • BSc Human Settlement Planning
  • BSc Land Economy
  • BSc Real Estate
  • BFA Painting and Sculpture
  • BA Communication Design (Graphic Design)
  • BA Industrial Art (Ceramics, Metal Work, Textiles, and FashionDesign)
  • BA Integrated Rural Art and Industry
  • BA Publishing Studies (Book Industry)
  • BA Integrated Rural Art and Industry (Parallel)
  • BA Publishing Studies (Parallel)
  • BA Communication Design (Parallel)
  • BFA Painting and Sculpture (Parallel)

College of Science

List of courses offered in KNUST by its college of science:

  • BSc Biochemistry
  • BSc Food Science and Technology
  • BSc Biological Sciences
  • BSc Environmental Science
  • BSc Chemistry
  • BSc Computer Science
  • BSc Mathematics
  • BSc Statistics
  • BSc Physics
  • BSc Actuarial Science
  • Doctor of Optometry(OD), Six (6) years
  • BSc Meteorology and Climate Science
  • BSc Computer Science (Parallel)

College of Health Sciences

List of courses offered in KNUST by its college of health sciences:

  • Pharm D (Doctor of Pharmacy) Six (6) Years
  • BSc Herbal Medicine
  • BSc Human Biology (Medicine); to be followed by a 3-year Clinical Programme leading to MB ChB Degree)
  • BSc Medical Laboratory Technology
  • BSc Sports and Exercise Science
  • BSc Nursing
  • BSc Midwifery
  • BSc Midwifery (Sandwich Programmes)
  • BSc Emergency Nursing (Fee-Paying only)
  • BSc BDS Dental Surgery(Three (3) years of BSc Human Biology to be followed by a-year Clinical studies leading to the award of BDS Degree) (Fee Paying only)
  • DVM (Doctor of Veterinary Medicine) (6 years)
  • BSc Sonography (Fee-Paying only)
  • BSc Disability & Rehabilitation Studies (opened to Candidates with General Science; General Arts; Business; Visual Arts and Vocational/ Home Economics background)
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Also, to add to the above courses are the courses offered in KNUST, Obuasi Campus.


  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Material Engineering
  • Metallurgical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Geomatic Engineering
  • Geological Engineering
  • Environmental Science
  • Business Administration (Human Resource Management)
  • Business Administration (Accounting/Banking and Finance)
  • Business Administration (Logistics and Supply Chain Management/Business Information Technology)
  • Business Administration (Marketing/International Business)

Applicants who wish to apply to this noble institution can now go ahead make their choice upon the above listed courses offered in KNUST. All courses mentioned in this article is the accredited list of courses offered in KNUST by the National Accreditation Board (NAB).


The data provided above are all the courses offered at KNUST. There is a need for you to know the courses offered by a school before you buy a form. We hope this article has helped you chosen your dream course.

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