Garden City University College (GCUC)
The Garden City University College is one of the private universities in Ghana. It is located at Kumasi in the Ashanti Region. It was established in 2001. as the College of Information Technology and Management Systems. The College was converted into the Garden City University College in 2004. It has been granted accreditation by the National Accreditation Board.
The Garden City University College was established as the College of Information Technology and Management Systems (CITMAS) in 2001 and was after due accreditation, granted permission to operate as a University College in January 2004.
A vast area was acquired at Kenyase, near Kumasi, to construct an ultra-modern campus.Which was constructed with facilities to meet every identified need. Among these facilities are internet connectivity with Wi-Fi accessibility, a fully equipped library, office equipment,state of the art hostel,stimulation rooms,dental lab,fully dedicated satellite system and many more.
The College commenced in October 2002 with four main courses:
Certificate in Auto Cad
Certificate in Integrated Business Computer Applications
Diploma in Computer Programming and Operations
Diploma in Network Information Systems
In January 2004, the Board of Directors voted to convert the College into a University College . This was done to broaden the scope of the college and utilize the vast resources that had been assembledSome of the initial accredited programmes were:
BSc. Accounting with Computing
BSc. Economics and Statistics
BSc. Finance and Entrepreneurship
Since then many more programs have been accredited and are currently running.
As it`s vision the Garden City University College seeks “To become the premier University in West Africa with distinctive scholarship and competence in the four core areas of education, research, and enterprise and community service”.
To this end, the University College aims to be a world renowned center of research and scholarship, learning and teaching, intellectual creativity and innovation and to contribute to regional, national and international communities we serve.
Our Mission Statement
The mission of the University College is to effectively blend communication and information technology, business managerial education in arts and sciences as the engine of development and change in the Ghanaian and the world.
“Developing the Next Generation of Innovators.”
The university has three faculties at present. The current faculties are:
Faculty of Business Studies
The programmes run in this faculty are:
- BSc Accounting with Computing
- BSc Economics and Statistics
- BSc Economics
- Bachelor of Business Administration:
- Bachelor of Human Resource Management
- Bsc of Marketing
- Bsc in Accounting
- Bsc in Management
- Bsc in Banking and Finance
Faculty of Applied Sciences
There are five courses offered in this faculty.
- BSc Computer Science
- BSc. Information Technology
- BSc. Mathematics And Statistics
- BSc. Environmental Science
- Diploma in Computer Science (Network Management and Security)
Faculty of Health and Allied Sciences
- BSc Nursing
- BSc. Midwifery
- BSc Physician Assistantship Studies
- BSc. Medical Laboratory Technology
- Diploma Nursing
The university plans to add two more schools. They are:
- School of Engineering and Applied Sciences – degree programs in Chemistry,Physics, Biological Systems.
- Faculty of Electrical and Computer Engineering for courses in Electrical, Computer, Systems and Software Engineering
- Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology
- Nursing and Midwifery Council Ghana
All Correspondence to the University College must be addressed to:
GARDEN CITY UNIVERSITY COLLEGE
P.O BOX KS 12775
KUMASI – GHANA
General Information on the University College :
Tel: +233-30221-96382/(03220) / (03220) 739271
Tel: +233-5455-43589 / +233-50788-2827