Courses, Credit hours offered at BlueCrest University College
ACADEMICS INFORMATION, DEPARTMENT AND PROGRAMMES
BlueCrest College Ghana has three (3) Faculties/School with five (5) Departments as of January
School of Information Technology (SoT)
Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (BSc IT)
School of Business and Communication (SBC)
Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) (Specialization in Human Resources)
Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) (Specialization in Banking & Finance)
Bachelor of Business Administration in Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication & Journalism (BAMJ)
Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) (Specialization in Information Systems)
School of Fashion & Design
Bachelor of Science in Fashion Design (BSc FD)
Details of the programmes are available at bluecrestcollege
Credit weights for courses
Each Course in the College is given a value (weight) on the basis of the number of contact hours
per week (theory, practical, fieldwork) as follows:
i. One (1) hour lecture is equivalent to one (1) credit hour.
ii. Two (2) to three (3) hours practical is equivalent to one (1) credit hour.
iii. Four (4) hours practical is equivalent to two (2) credit hours.
Minimum and Maximum Load
The minimum course load for a full-time student is 17 credits and a maximum of 21 credits in a
semester. However, the minimum and maximum credits are peculiar to programmes approved
by BlueCrest College Academic Board.
Category A: Senior High School (SHS) Certificate holders
Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSSCE) applicants must have six (6)
credit passes (A-D) including three (3) Core Subjects: English Language, Mathematics,
Social Studies and Science/Integrated Science. An applicant must also have three (3)
ii. Senior High School (WASSCE) applicants with an aggregate score of 36 or better with 6
credit pass (A1 – C6) in 6 subjects comprising three (3) core subjects (English,
Integrated Science or Social Studies) and three (3) elective subjects in their WASSCE.
Category B: Mature Applicants
- i. Must be at least 25 years by 1
- st February or 1st September of the academic year one
- wants to enrol.
- ii. Must hold:
- a. Teacher’s Certificate ‘A’ or
- b. SHS Certificate or a Certificate of Professional Training from a recognized
- iii. Must have credit passes in Mathematics (core) and English.
- iv. Must pass an interview.
Category C (Level 200/ 300) : Diploma Holders
i. Must possess a two/three years Diploma in IT from any NIIT centre or any other
recognized institution provided it is recognized by the government/competent withority.
ii. AND must meet minimum entry requirements (A, B or D) for Level 100.
Category D: School Certificate/GCE Holders
i. Five (5) credits at GCE ‘O’ Level including English Language and Mathematics as well as
two (2) ‘A’ Level passes other than General Paper in relevant subjects.
ii. Applicants with ‘A’ Level results which are more than five (5) years old should apply as
If it is discovered and established that student does not possess the qualifications by virtue of which
he/she has been offered admission to the programme ofstudy, he/she will be withdrawn from the College.
In addition, he/she will be barred from entering or seeking admission from the College for three years.
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