About FAST

JOHN OWUSU Dean, of Applied Sciences and Technology (FAST)

Dr. John Owusu
Dean, of Applied Sciences and Technology (FAST)

As the Dean of the Faculty of Applied Science and Technology I welcome you to the Faculty.

The Faculty of Applied Science and Technology, formally, known as the School of Applied Science and Technology was established to provide vocational practical and hands-on education for students.   The Faculty is the second largest in terms of student population and also the send oldest in the Polytechnic.  The faculty is one of the best in the Polytechnic because of its ground breaking research and the ability to communicate why this research matters, not only to our students, but also to the community at large.

Vision
The Faculty’s vision is to become a world class Centre of innovation in Applied Science and Technology through the provision of Scientific and Technological solutions.

Mission
Its mission is to provide a conducive environment to promote teaching, research and learning among staff and students of the Faculty by developing tailor-made programmes of study geared towards imparting the requisite scientific and technological skills for national development.

Governance Structure
 The Faculty is headed by the Dean who is the Academic and Administrative head.  He is supported in running the Faculty by the Administrator, Accountant and the Academic Heads of the various Departments of the Faculty.

Staff & Student Population
The Faculty of Applied Science and Technology currently has:

  • A staff population of sixty five (65) i.e. non –teaching and teaching staff and
  • A student population of one thousand (1000).

Departments/Academic Programmes
The Faculty has five (5) Departments:

  • Applied Mathematics Department
  • Computer Science Department
  • Hospitality Management Department
  • Food / Postharvest Technology Department
  • Fashion Design and Textiles Department

These Departments run Bachelors’\degree, Higher National Diploma (HND) programmes in regular (morning), Evening and Weekend session.

  1. Applied Mathematics Department
  • Tech Applied Statistics (Financial Statistics Option)
  • HND Statistics
  1. Computer Science Department
  • BSc Computer Science
  • BSc Information Technology
  • HND Computer Science
  • HND Computer Network Management
  • CISCO
  1. Hospitality Management Department
  • HND Hospitality Management
  • Cookery Certificate II
  • Certificate in Food & Beverage Service
  1. Food/Postharvest Technology Department
  • HND Food Technology
  • HND Postharvest Technology
  1. Department of Fashion Design &Textiles
  • HND Fashion Design & Textiles in collaboration with Cape Coast Polytechnic
  • Advance Fashion Design & Textiles
  • Fashion Design & Textiles Certificate II

Collaborations

This faculty is in collaboration with the following institutions

  • MCGILL University, Canada
  • Ghana Statistical Service
  • Capital View Hotel
  • Bedtime Hotel
  • Koforidua Guest Hotel

I hope you will find out about the wonderful things that are happening at the Faculty.