Bsc Actuarial Science Catholic University College of Ghana

The Faculty of Information and Communication Sciences and Technology (ICST) has two (2) basic objectives:

To develop a dedicated and  innovative Faculty of researchers and  engineers that will train graduates for the competitive job market in Ghana: graduates that are comfortable working  in  such disciplines  as Computer Engineering, Software Development, Business  Information Systems, Network Engineering, etc;

To provide computer/network service in data processing, communication and information technology support for CUCG in areas such as Research and Development, the University Library, Administration, Student Academic Records, Accounting and Computing.

The ICST Programme is designed to be relevant and innovative and able to produce graduates with a strong foundation in Information and Communication Sciences and Technology with the technical skills to provide solutions to scientific and technological problems in industry and business. As the Faculty matures, it will develop additional departments. The present Faculty Programme offers courses that might properly belong to a Department of Computer Science and are designated as Computer Science (CS) courses.

Presently the Faculty offers a BSc. Computer Science, but students will be able to choose some electives among courses offered in other faculties. In the near future, students will be given the opportunity to specialize in the following areas from the second year:

Network Engineering

From second year, the student pursues the study of the prescribed core courses in Information and Communication Sciences and Technology (ICST) with   concentration on network technologies;

Information Systems: From the second year, the student pursues prescribed core courses in the Faculty of ICST with concentration on information systems and their applications in a variety of areas. More attention will be given to business information systems;

Software Engineering

From the second year, the student    selects core courses of ICST with concentration on software engineering  processes and techniques.

The University will assist in finding placement in industry and business during the vacation period for students who have completed the second and third year. In their final year students will undertake a project and write a long report, which shall count as one paper.

BSc Computer Science course structure
BSc. Actuarial Science
BSc. Mathematics with Finance
BSc. Mathematics with Economics

Entry Requirements

Students seeking admission to the Bachelor's Degree Programme of the Catholic University College of Ghana must have any of the following:

  1. SSSCE: Interested and qualified applicants should have aggregate 24 or better with credit  passes in six subjects: (3) Core subjects including Mathematics,  English and either Integrated Science or Social Studies; and any other (3) electives
  2. WASSCE: Interested  and qualified applicants should have aggregate  36 or better with credit passes in six subjects: (3) Core subjects including Mathematics,  English and either Integrated Science or Social Studies; and any other (3) electives;
  3. GBCE/ABCE: Holders with passes in English and Mathematic, and any other (3) electives can  apply.
  4. GCE ‘O’ & ‘A’ Levels: Applicants must have passes in (2) subjects and a General Paper plus (5) passes at ‘O’ Level including English, Mathematics, Arts or Science subject.
  5. Other Qualifications: Professional Certificate and Diploma holders of: HND, ICA, CIM, CIMA (I&II), SRN, RGN,  RM, TEACHER’S CERT. ‘A’/DIPLOMA, CHN, EN, DBS, etc.  can apply and may be considered for higher  placement. (Please, enclose transcript(s) and result slip(s) of SSSCE/WASSCE/GCE, etc).
  6. Mature Applicants: Interested applicants, who do not satisfy the above criteria but are 27years  and above or with work experience, can apply. The applicants will be considered  to write Entrance Examination and attend Interview. You will be admitted upon  passing the Examination and Interview sessions.


      International  Students:

  1. Applicants with similar  qualification or its equivalence (as specified above) can apply for admission  consideration.
  2. International  applicants should have a valid passport.
  3. Should be ready  to acquire a resident permit and abide by the regulations governing the status  of foreigners in Ghana.

Applicants should note the following Principles:

  • While the University will as much as possible respect applicants' choice of discipline or Faculty, the admission and placement of applicants will will be determined essentially by the extent to which the courses of applicant's Diploma/Certificate are cognate and of comparable level with or related to the subject area of the programme for which admission is being sought;
  • where this is not the case, the applicant with requisite qualifications in this category will be admitted to a lower level as may be deemed appropriate;
  • there will be no exemptions from courses generally, instead, students courses as well as any courses required by the Faculty (as pre-requisite) for the programme at the relevant level;
  • For the integrity of the University's certificates and bearing in mind challenges with the harmonization of grades of transferred students, an applicants shall not be admitted to Level 400 under any circumstances.

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