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Admissions are open for Postgraduate, Undergraduate Top up & Diploma

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Why Choose IDL-KNUST

From our unparalleled academics to our excellent facilities to promote E-learning, we strive to offer the best resources to the next generation of leaders.

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Our goal is to expand access to continuing and tertiary education and training through the distance learning mode.

Which programme are you interested in?

Diploma & Certificate

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Postgraduate degree

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Areas of study.

Arts & Humanities
Information Technology
Social Science

Frequently asked questions

What Is The Duration Of Distance Programmes?

It depends. Top-up programmes lasts for two and half years. Postgraduate programmes spans for 2 years and specialized programmes lasts for a year.

How Does A Student Register?

Registration is done at the beginning of each semester. To register,

Students are required to pay their fees before you can register.

First year and continuing students are permitted to pay at least 60% and 50% respectively of their fees for the entire academic year to enable them register for the First Semester.

The remaining amount, that is, balance of the fees, MUST be paid before registration can be done for the second semester.

           Payment of fees can be done at any of the following banks: ECOBANK, HFC BANK, MERCHANT BANK, GCB, FIDELITY BANK and UBA.

           After payment, students are to submit their Pay-In–Slips to their Centre for official KNUST receipt.

           First year students/Freshmen & women will be given their usernames and passwords by the University Information                   

           Technology Services (UITS) to enable them register their courses for the semester online.

NOTE that, after payment of the required amount of fees, students will receive an email or an SMS which will give the details of username, password and website for registration purposes.

Visit your Centre for assistance if you encounter any difficulty.

What Programmes Are Offered In Distance Learning?

IDL KNUST offers a variety of programmes ranging from Undergraduate, Top-Up, Diploma and Post Graduate programmes.

For more information, visit the Distance Learning page on the main KNUST website at

Do You Conduct Orientation For Fresh Students?

YES. At the beginning of each academic year, orientation is organized for fresh students. Students get to know more about the Institute as well as KNUST. Students are also introduced to their course of study, as they get to interact with some of their Lecturers and Facilitators. Orientations are held at Kumasi, Accra and also Online (YouTube and Facebook) at the beginning of the academic year. In some cases, orientations take place at other designated centres. More information will be given before the scheduled date for orientation.