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Accra Based Degree Programmes for Students

Sep 27th 2015 at 9:26 PM

he need for high quality education is growing with changing times and the world has become competitive like never before. A good educational institution can really shape the future of the student and prepare her or him for a successful career in their chosen paths.

There are many institutions that provide degree programmes in areas such as information technology, business and mass communication but to choose the right institution is very important. There are various criteria that are used in selecting an institution such as its physical infrastructure, quality of lecturers, programmes offered, teaching methodology and aids used etc. However, an important parameter prospective students should consider is the testimonials of current students and alumni and the success stories of the students of the college. The comments and opinion of the current students and alumni will give a true picture of what happens at the institution and is critical in determining the quality of education offered.

Academic City College, formerly known as SMU Ghana, is an institution that offers programmes in business, mass communication and technology in Accra, Ghana. Academic City College is known for its academic excellence, successful alumni base across West Africa, diverse student body, its state of the art campus and its research work. It has a strong focus on developing the entrepreneurial skills of students besides core subject knowledge in the areas of Information Technology, Business & Journalism and Mass Communication. The College aspires to become the premier institution for business, technology and mass communication education in the West African region.

Besides core degree programmes such BBA with options to specialize in Accounting, Marketing, Human Resources Management & Banking & Finance, BSc in Information Technology, BSc in Business Information Systems and BA in Journalism and Mass Communication, Academic City College offers students an opportunity to get dual certifications. The College has partnered with the Chartered Institute of Bankers Ghana (CIBG), Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), SAP and other bodies to give students the opportunity to get professionally certified in relevant areas alongside their degree programmes.

The College follows a blended learning approach with classroom teaching by highly qualified lecturers and a technology based learning approach that creates a blended learning environment.

Advantages of Blended learning:

Flexible timing

Opportunity to revisit lectures through class notes, presentations etc.

Flexible study location

No competition for pace. Learn at your pace

Intensive contact with the teacher on the learning platform besides just the classroom

Learning with multimedia elements

In conclusion, it is critical that the student makes the right choice of which College she/he wants to study at. This one decision can make or break a student’s future and it is important to understand what an institution has to offer and research in this regard is essential.

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