School Of Graduate Studies

Diploma Programmes

 

DIPLOMA IN BANKING TECHNOLOGY AND ACCOUNTING.

 

This program aims at creating a pool of competent techno-bankers for the Banking & IT Sector by imparting in-depth knowledge and expertise to the students through innovative learning supported by extensive hands-on experience in labs as well as in real banking environments. By bridging the gap between industry and academia, the DBT program aims at creating Techno Bankers. 

 

The course delivers a combination of classroom instruction and practical work at the computer laboratory. The computer-based courses should be delivered hands-on with an emphasis on syndicate group studies, case studies, practical work, and student presentations. Seminars may be organized regularly, where IT and Banking practitioners are invited to talk to students about current issues in IT and Banking. 

 

BENEFITS TO YOU

At the end of the program, graduates; 

  • Will be able to provide an effective contribution to integrating Accounting skills with Banking Software Applications in a practical working environment.
  • Should have practicing knowledge in Accounting Principles, Banking Operations, and Risk Management. 
  • Will be engaged in regular practitioners forums where IT and Banking practitioners will be invited to talk to students about current issues in IT and Banking Technology.
  • Will be able to provide support to the ever-increasing financial sector requirements of modern organizations using the power of Banking Technology. 
  • Upon successful completion of the program, applicants may be admitted into level 200 of the B.Sc. Accounting Program of the University.

 

WHAT IS COVERED

Subjects offered include:

  • Accounting and related subjects. 
  • Banking Operations.
  • Risk Management.
  • Spreadsheet Applications.
  • Database Management System.
  • Networking and Internet Technology.

DIPLOMA IN COMPUTERIZED ACCOUNTING

 

This programme provides students with core accounting skills as well as working knowledge of Accounting applications software. The course delivers a combination of technology and business-related modules every academic year for two academic years. All Accounting Software courses are designed around accredited material from our Software Partners such as Sage 50 Accounting, Pastel, Tally Solutions, Intuit UK, Sage 50 Accounting. This affords students the opportunity to complement academic studies with hands-on Accounting software applications. 

BENEFITS TO YOU

At the end of the programme, graduates; 

    • Will be able to provide effective contribution to integrating Information Technology (IT) with Financial Reporting to fulfill roles such as: Accounts clerks, Bookkeepers, IT Technicians, Tax support, Payroll clerks etc. in almost every sector which requires accounting services.
    • Should have practicing knowledge in Accounting principles, Managerial accounting, Financial Accounting, Spreadsheet Accounting, Taxation, Database Management Systems, Networking and Internet Technology among others. 
    • Will be able to integrate Accounting skills with relevant Accounting Software Applications in real working environments.  
    • Will be engaged in regular Practitioners’ forums where IT and Accounting practitioners will be invited to talk to students about current issues in IT and Accountancy.
    • Will be able to provide support to the ever-increasing financial reporting requirements of modern organizations using the power of Information Technology. 

 

  • Upon successful completion of the programme, applicants may be admitted into level 200 of the B.Sc. Accounting Programme of the University.

 

WHAT IS COVERED

Subjects offered include:

  • Principles of Accounting
  • Cost Accounting
  • Management in Accounting
  • Spreadsheet Accounting
  • Database Management Systems
  • Computerized Accounting Software Training I
  • Networking & Internet Technologies etc.

GENERAL ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

 

  • Three (3) Core Subjects: English, Mathematics and Integrated Science /Social Studies plus credits (A1-D) in three elective Subjects in General Arts, Home Economics, Visual Arts, Business or General Science with an aggregate score of not less than 36 on the WASSCE scale or not less than 24 on the SSSCE/ NECO Scales or better.  
    1.   O’LEVEL/GBCE AND A’LEVEL/ABCE APPLICANTS 
    • General Certificate of Education (GCE) Holders: Applicants must have credits in at least five (5) G.C.E ‘O’ Level subjects including English Language and Mathematics, plus at least three (3) Advanced Level passes in relevant subjects.

    Or

    OTHER QUALIFICATIONS:  Other qualifications including;

    1.  International Baccalaureate (IB) with a minimum note of 10/20 in each of the relevant subjects.
    2. Combined IGCSE and Cambridge – GCE ‘A’ and ‘O’ levels holders must have three relevant subjects at the Cambridge ‘A’ Levels, in addition to at least five (5) passes including English and Mathematics at the Cambridge ‘O’ Level.
    3.  American Grades 12 with a Final Grade Point of at least 3.0.
    4. Level 2 of Professional Accounting bodies such as ICAG, ICMA, ACCA etc.  

    1. MATURE APPLICANTS
    2. Must be at least 25 years at the time of application.
    3. Must have 5 credit at the GCE ‘O’ Level, including English Language, Core Mathematics,

    Integrated Science and three Elective subjects at the SSSCE/WASSCE level.

    1. Must provide documentary evidence of relevant work experience
    2. Must pass a Departmental examination and interview

    DURATION OF COURSES 

    The total duration for the Programmes (Diploma in Accounting and Banking Technology and Diploma in computerized Accounting) is two years (Four Semesters). All students who pass all courses with a total CGPA of at least 1.5 at the end of the second year will be awarded a Diploma in Banking Technology or Diploma in Computerized Accounting.

    NOTE: Students who obtain a minimum Grade Point Average of 2.0 will have the option to progress to the second year HND Accounting with Computing.

2 YEAR DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES (FOR SCIENCE / TECHNICAL STUDENTS)

        a.  DIPLOMA IN MARINE ENGINEERING

        b.  DIPLOMA IN NAUTICAL SCIENCE

        c. DIPLOMA IN ELECTRICAL & ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING 

 

GENERAL ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • WASSCE/SSSCE/NECO holders: Applicants must have six [6] passes (A1-D7/A-D) in all subjects including English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science and a minimum of C6 in three (3) passes in relevant subjects (e.g. Elective Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Applied Electricity, Geography etc).

Or

  • General Certificate of Education (GCE) Holders: Applicant must have credits in at least five (5) GCE ‘O’ Level subjects including English Language and Mathematics plus at least two (2) Advanced Level passes in relevant subjects.  (e.g. Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics, Technical Drawing, Metal Work, Applied Electricity etc).            

Or

Other Qualifications including;

    i. International Baccalaureate (IB) with a minimum note of 10/20 in each of the relevant subjects,

   ii. American Grades 12 with a Final Grade Point of at least 3.0.

  iii. Combined IGCSE and Cambridge – GCE (Cambridge) – ‘A’ and ‘O’ levels must have two relevant subjects at the Cambridge ‘A’ Levels and in addition must have five (5) passes including English and Mathematics           at the Cambridge ‘O’ Level.

   iv. City and Guilds Technician Part II and Advanced Technician Diploma, etc. in relevant subjects which are equivalent to the SSSCE/WASSCE/NECO or the GCE will be considered.

   v.  National Board for Professional and Technical Examination (NAPTEX) holders with three (3) passes in    the Core Subjects and three (3) area of specialization will be considered

Target Group: Diploma in Marine Engineering and Nautical Science programmes are ideal for those interested in developing Professional Careers in the Merchant Marine and Oil & Gas Industry

 

NOTE:

i. All candidates must satisfy specific Departmental requirements in addition to the general requirements.

ii. Final Admission onto all programmes is based on successful completion of physical and medical examinations at the Regional Maritime University Sick Bay.

 

NOTE: 

i. Candidates for these programmes must equally meet the conditions for Cadetship training.

ii. Candidates for these programmes have very bright opportunities for ready employment as Cadets on board ships of very renowned companies. These companies also offer full employment as “Officers” on board their vessels after acquisition of Certificate of Competency

2-YEAR DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES (BUSINESS/ SCIENCE/ GENERAL ARTS/ TECHNICAL STUDENTS AND OTHERS)

a. DIPLOMA IN PORT & SHIPPING MANAGEMENT (REGULAR/WEEKEND)

b. DIPLOMA IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (REGULAR/WEEKEND)

 

GENERAL ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • WASSCE/SSSCE/NECO holders: Applicants must have six [6] passes (A1-D7/A-D) in all subjects, including English Language and Mathematics and a minimum of C6 in three (3) passes in any elective subjects.

Or

  • G.C.E. ‘O’ Level Credit in five [5] subjects (including Mathematics & English Language), plus G.C.E. ‘A’ Level passes in any two (2) subjects.

Or

  • GBCE Candidates: credit passes (A-D) in five (5) subjects comprising three (3) core subjects including English Language and Mathematics plus two (2) relevant elective subjects.

 D. MATURE STUDENTS’ ENTRY ROUTE (ALL PROGRAMMES)

i. Applicants must be at least 25 years old, and would have to show proof of age with birth certificate or any legitimate documentary proof of date of birth, which is at least 5 years old at the time of application.

ii. Applicant must also pass Mature Students’ Entrance Examinations conducted by the University in (English Language, Mathematics and Aptitude Test).

iii. Applicants intending to offer the Diploma in Electrical and Electronic Engineering programme must have a science background.

 

SPECIAL FEE DISCOUNT WILL BE OFFERED TO APPLICANTS FOR B.SC. MECHANICAL ENGINEERING, COMPUTER ENGINEERING, AND COMPUTER SCIENCE PROGRMMES

 

HOW TO APPLY

[I]       DOMESTIC APPLICANTS

All applicants for the 2020/2021 Academic Year admissions are required to use the Regional Maritime University [RMU] online application portal.  The procedure for the online application process is as follows:

 

 

[a]       Make appropriate payment as indicated below at the various sales centers for the RMU E-Voucher:

Diploma / Vocational programmes:                             GH¢130.00 or $40.00

 

 Sale Centers

[i]         Regional Maritime University, Nungua – Accra, Cash Office

[ii]        All Branches of the Ghana Commercial Bank

 

DOMESTIC APPLICANTS 

[a]        The E-Voucher contains the Pin and Serial Number required in completing the online form.

[b]        Access the online form by visiting the University’s online admissions portal at www.rmu.edu.gh/admissions  soon after payment.

[c]        In beginning the online application, students must click “APPLY” to start. Applicants are required to upload their passport size photographs.

[d]        A completed form is not considered until it is SUBMITTED.

[e]        Applicants are advised to check thoroughly all details entered before finally submitting their online applications. A form, once submitted, can be viewed, but cannot be edited.

[f]        Applicants must print out application summary; attach transcriptscertificates and all other relevant documents.  These documents should be forwarded to the Academic Registrar.

[g]        Candidates are strongly advised to visit Courier Companies in their Countries for assistance towards the return of the application documents [see f].

[h]      The application documents as specified in [g] above should be addressed to:

 The Academic Registrar

Regional Maritime University

Post Office Box GP 1115

Accra – Ghana

[II]    INTERNATIONAL APPLICANTS 

[a]        Log onto the admission portal : www.rmu.edu.gh

[b]        Click on International Applications and follow the instructions displayed on the page for the completion of the form.

[c]        Applicants must print out application summary, attach transcriptscertificates and all other relevant documents.  These documents should be sent to the Academic Registrar.

 

CLOSING DATE

The closing dates for submission of applications  is Wednesday, 30th September, 2020.  Candidates should note that no applications will be accepted after the deadline.  

 

For further information, please contact:                                                                            

Telephone Numbers          : +233 302  712343 / 712775 / 719390 / 714070

Fax Numbers                     : +233 302 714070 / 712047

E-mail Address                   : admission@rmu.edu.gh , marketing@rmu.edu.gh  
RMU WhatsApp line       : +233 20 500 33 66

 

 

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