ITCS

WELCOME MESSAGE FROM THE DEAN

Welcome to the Faculty of Information Technology and Communications Studies (Faculty of ITCS) at the University of Professional Studies, Accra

The Faculty of ITCS is distinctive in the Ghanaian tertiary education landscape and is widely recognised as a faculty of excellence in producing communication and IT scholars and professionals of the highest competence. The Faculty of Information Technology and Communications Studies has two main departments offering four distinct academic programmes for our students. Our Bachelor of Science Degree in Information Technology Management and Bachelor of Arts degree in Public Relations Management have trained and continue to train outstanding graduates who are excelling in various industries in the country and elsewhere in the world.

Our Diploma programme in Public Relations Management and Information Technology Management provide solid technical training to make our graduates competitive in the rapidly changing world of work. In the near future, the faculty hopes to introduce more undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in the areas of Advertising, Journalism, Corporate Communications, IT Education, Health Informatics and Cyber Security.

Taking a course at our faculty is more than just the attainment of an academic qualification but a process of personal growth and development since the faculty promotes critical thinking and creativity. Consequently, by the time our students are through with their programmes of study, they are industry-ready. I urge you to study the information on this page and find out what the Faculty of ITCS has on offer. We are ever ready to have exciting learning experience and strong relationships with present and prospective students.

 

ABOUT US 

The Faculty of Information Technology and Communications Studies is situated on the third (3) floor of the Justice Aryeetey building of the University. The faculty was established in 2008 to provide teaching and learning in Public Relations Management and Information Technology Management. The Faculty has two departments; namely, the Department of Public Relations and the Department of Information Technology Studies. Currently, the Faculty runs a Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations, Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Management.  It also runs Diploma programmes in Public Relations Management and Information Technology Management. The Faculty is headed by an academic Dean with a Faculty Officer who provides administrative support. The two departments are each headed by an academic Head of Department, each of whom is assisted by a Departmental Officer. 

The Faculty of ITCS strives to provide students with a stimulating environment for learning and research. One way of achieving this is; student-lecturer ratio is always kept low. Lecturers and academic advisors are willing to provide relevant support to students when needed. Our collaboration with industry practitioners brings practicality to learning experiences in the lecture hall. Regularly, students pay industry visits and undertake internship programmes to acquire practical experience. The faculty’s participating in the university’s Annual Master Class Programme, also brings students into contact with industry giants in the fields of IT and Communication. This ensures that our students combine theory with practice and become relevant and competitive in the labour market. 

 

QUALITY STATEMENT

Our faculty fully complies with the university’s quality standards spelt out in the Quality Manual. The Faculty of ITCS known for training not only scholars but professionals in the fields of IT and Communications that meets contemporary human resource needs. We have a well-tested mechanism to continuously measure and improve our programmes and service delivery. Our students are taken through rigorous formative and summative assessments in their various academic disciplines. 

 

OUR VISION

To be a distinguished faculty known for providing unique and excellent education and training in Communications and Information Technology Management.


OUR MISSION

Our mission is to provide excellence in communication and Information Technology education through quality teaching, research and community service.


How we achieve our mission

• Nurturing independent intellectual curiosity, creativity and academic excellence
• Research by our academics is meant to improve practice and advance knowledge
• Forming close ties and collaboration with the professional community for social progress


OUR SHARED VALUES

People: Listen to, respect, and care for faculty, staff, students, one another both professionally and personally; Communalism and collaboration with stakeholders including students, parents and alumni; Knowledge generation and sharing. 

Innovation: Encourage creative and critical thinking.

Continuous Improvement: Strive for excellence, professionalism. 

 

OUR CREDO 

Efficient communication and IT for professionalism.



DEPARTMENTS

The faculty has two main Departments:


• Department Information Technology Studies

• Department of Public Relations



PROGRAMMES OFFERED:

Undergraduate Programmes: 

•Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) Information Technology Management

•Bachelor of Arts (B.A) Public Relations Management


Diploma Programmes:

*Diploma in Information Technology Management

*Diploma in Public Relations Management

 

RESEARCH AREA

*Advertising 

*Artificial Intelligence 

*Audience Research

*Crises Communication

*Cyber security

*Diplomatic Relations

*Gender Studies

*Informatics

*Corporate Social Responsibility

*Information Systems

*Language Studies

*Marketing Research

*Media Studies

*New media

*Computer Science

 

FACULTY AND STAFF

 
Dean 

Godwin Adagewine Esq.


Vice Dean 

Mr. James Ami-Narh


Heads of Departments

• Dr. John Bosco - Department of Information Technology Studies (ITS)

• Dr. Kweku Rockson – Department of Public Relations (PR)


Administrative Staff

• Mr. Bob Nakuku Baduon  - Faculty Officer 

• Mrs. Sadia Mahama - Departmental Officer, ITS

• Mrs. Belinda Evelyn Adzomani – Departmental Officer, PR 


CONTACT US

Faculty of Information Technology and Communication Studies
3rd and 4th Floors, Justice Aryeetey building; Room 310 /311 /410 /411 /412
P.O. Box LG 149
Accra – Ghana

Tel: 0303961753 

 

 

 

 

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Our Address

Postal Address: P.O.Box LG 149, Accra – Ghana
Tel numbers:  +233 302 500 171, +233 302 500 722, +233 302 500 723
Fax Number: +233 302 501174
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