PhD in Artificial Intelligence Introduced at Kumasi Technical University
Kumasi Technical University (KTU) has announced plans to introduce three new Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programs very soon.
The programs are Artificial Intelligence, Architectural Engineering, and Chemical Engineering.
Prof. Nana Osei-Wusu Achaw, Vice-Chancellor of KTU, said with these new developments, the University is firmly on track to become a credible global player in delivering academic programs.
He added that the school had radically designed the curriculum, placing greater emphasis on the acquisition of practical skills, entrepreneurship, industrial training and the acquisition of soft skills to meet global and industrial demands. industry.
Speaker at 17and At KTU’s congregational ceremony in Kumasi, the Vice Chancellor noted that the school, in line with its vision of becoming a world-class technical university, has redoubled its efforts to reach out to academic institutions around the world.
KTU has established 26 international collaborations with institutions in the areas of joint research, student and staff exchange, and study program management.
A total of 2,793 students who completed in the 2020/2021 academic year received certificates.
The program categories were Master of Technology, Bachelor of Technology, Higher National Diploma, Vocational Diploma, Ordinary Diploma, and Council for Technical Education and Vocational Training (CTVET) Diploma.
The VC for students offering TVET programs noted that 47% of the student population of 12,000 fell into this category.
This, he said, was evident as the school approached the 60% threshold that was mandated to enroll in their programs.
Prof. Osei-Wusu Achaw advised graduating students to use the training acquired in school to be able to integrate into society.
Professor Ben Baffoe Bonnie, chairman of the university council, said the university is not relenting in its efforts to fully deploy the various ICT strategies in teaching and learning in order to admit as many students as possible. .
He indicated that the school, through its strategic means, has maintained its top position among technical universities in Ghana and 8and among the many universities in the country.
Mrs. Gifty Twum Ampofo, Deputy Minister of Education in charge of TVET, reiterated the government’s desire to make TVET more attractive by re-equipping the institutions with the necessary equipment to train young Ghanaians.
This, she believed, would breed skilled technicians and technologists for national development and encourage all Ghanaians to have a different view of the TVET system.