Admission requirements for University of Ghana, Legon

Admission requirements for University of Ghana, Legon

Admission requirements for University of Ghana, Legon is very important for applicants who wish to apply to legon. So without wasting time, i am listing below the Admission requirements for University of Ghana, Legon

CHOICE OF PROGRAMME OF STUDY FOR WASSCE/SSSCE AND GHANAIANS WITH FOREIGN EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUNDS

 

  1. 1.     COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES

School of Medicine and Dentistry

  1. Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
  2. Bachelor of Dental Surgery

 

School of Pharmacy

  1. Bachelor of Pharmacy

 

School of Biomedical and Allied Health Sciences

  1. Bachelor of Science in Dental Laboratory Sciences
  2. Bachelor of Science in Dietetics
  3. Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory
  4. Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy
  5. Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy
  6. Bachelor of Science in Radiography

 

School of Nursing

  1. Bachelor of Science in Nursing

 

  1. 2.     COLLEGE OF BASIC AND APPLIED SCIENCES

School of Engineering:

  1. Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Engineering
  2. Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering
  3. Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering
  4. Bachelor of Science in Food Process Engineering
  5. Bachelor of Science in Material Science and Engineering

 

School of Agriculture

  1. Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
  2. Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Extension
  3. Bachelor of Science in Family and Consumer Sciences

 

School of Veterinary Medicine

  1. Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

 

 

School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences

  1. Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Science
  2. Bachelor of Science in Chemistry
  3. Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
  4. Bachelor of Science in Earth Science
  5. Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
  6. Bachelor of Science in Mathematics
  7. Bachelor of Science in Physics
  8. Bachelor of Science in Statistics

 

School of Biological Sciences

  1. Bachelor of Science in Animal Biology and Conservation Science
  2. Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology
  3. Bachelor of Science in Botany
  4. Bachelor of Science in Marine and Fisheries
  5. Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Food Science
  6. Bachelor of Science in Psychology

 

  1. 3.     COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES

Business School

  1. Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

 

School of Law

  1. Bachelor of Laws (LLB)

 

School of Arts – Bachelor of Arts

  1. Department of Religions
  2. Department of Philosophy and Classics
  3. Department of History
  4. Department of Archaeology and Heritage Studies

 

School of Languages – Bachelor of Arts

  1. Department of English
  2. Department of French
  3. Department of Modern Languages
  4. Department of Linguistics

 

 

 

School of Social Sciences – Bachelor of Arts

  1. Department of Economics
  2. Department of Political Science
  3. Department of Sociology
  4. Department of Geography and Resource Development
  5. Department of Social Work
  6. Department of Psychology

 

School of Performing Arts – Bachelor of Fine Arts

  1. Department of Dance Studies
  2. Department of Theatre Arts
  3. Department of Music

 

  1. 4.     COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

School of Continuing and Distance Education

Business School

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

 

Bachelor of Arts – Distance Learning

Department of Economics

Department of Political Science

Department of Sociology

Department of Psychology

Department of Information Studies

Department of Adult Education and Human Resource Studies

 

Department of Computer Science Distance Learning

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

 

School of Nursing – Distance Learning

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (For professional nurses who already have a Diploma in Nursing from a recognized Nursing Training College)

 

 GENERAL ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLICANTS WITH     WASSCE/SSSCE AND OTHER FOREIGN QUALIFICATIONS

 

  1. 1.     Duration of Programmes

With the exception of The Bachelor of Laws (LLB), Bachelor of Bachelor of Dental Surgery, Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery and the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine programmes, all first degree programmes of study are of four (4) years duration.

 

The Bachelor of Laws (LLB) programme may be followed by a-two year professional course at the Ghana School of Law.

 

The Bachelor of Dental Surgery and Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery programmes may be followed by a three-year clinical programme for the DBS and the MB. ChB Degree.

 

The Doctor of Veterinary Medicine is a straight six-year programme.

 

2.     University of Ghana Campuses

The University’s teaching and research is carried out across four (4) campuses, namely:

  1. a.     Legon (Main) Campus

The Legon Campus, which is the main campus, is located 13 kilometers northeast of Accra. This campus houses the central administration and all the university halls and hostels (both university owned and privately owned.  The main campus houses all foreign students and Ghanaians admitted into programmes on the main campus.

 

  1. b.    Accra City Campus

The Accra City Campus is located within the Central Business District of Accra. Currently, the campus offers on full time basis, two (2) programmes which are also offered on the main campus. These are:

  • The Bachelor of Science in Administration programme
  • The Bachelor of Arts programme

 

All regular Diploma programmes are also run at the Accra City Campus.

All programmes offered at the City Campus are non- residential.

 

  1. c.      Korle-Bu Campus

The Korle-Bu Campus is located three (3) kilometers from the Accra Central Business District and houses the College of Health Sciences.

 

  1. d.    Distance Education Regional Centres

The Distance Education programme is run by the School of Continuing and Distance Education, Legon and its ten (10) Regional Centres. As these programmes will be run in the regions, applicants will be given the opportunity to pursue a University of Ghana from the comfort of their homes. Programmes offered are:

 

  • Bachelor of Science in Administration programme
  • Bachelor of Arts programme
  • Bachelor of Science in Information Technology programme
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing programme (For professional nurses who already have a Diploma in Nursing from a recognized Nursing Training College). These professional nurses can remain at post while pursuing their degree programmes.

 

The Distance Education programme is nonresidential

 

1.     Qualifications acceptable for admissions include the following:

  • Senior Secondary School Certificates (SSSCE/WASSSCE)
  • Baccalaureate (French)
  • International Baccalaureate (IB)
  • GCE (Cambridge) – ‘O’ and ‘A’ Levels
  • IGCSE (Cambridge) – ‘O’ and ‘A’ levels
  • American High School Grade 12
  • Other external qualifications which have equivalences to the WASSSCE/SSSCE and the GCE (A Levels)

 

                   All admissions will be to Level 100.

 

 

3.     Minimum/General Entry Requirements

  • WASSCE/SSSCE Applicants

An applicant for admission to a degree programme in the University of Ghana must have at least credits (A1 – C6 in WASSCE and A – D in SSSCE) in English, Core Mathematics and Integrated Science (for Science applicants) or Social Studies (for non-Science applicants) and three elective subjects in Science for applicants applying to Science or Agriculture related disciplines or three elective subjects in General Arts/Business for applicants applying to non-Science related disciplines, with the total aggregate not exceeding 24. In addition, Science applicants should have at least a grade C6 in WASSCE/D in SSSCE in Social Studies/Life Skills and non-Science applicants should also have at least a grade C6 in WASSCE/D IN SSSCE in Integrated Science/Core Science.

  • WASSCE/SSSCE Applicants from the West African Sub-region

An applicant for admission to a degree programme in the University of Ghana must have at least credits (A1 – C6 in WASSCE and A – D in SSSCE) in English, Core Mathematics and Biology or Agriculture and three relevant elective subjects, with the total aggregate not exceeding 24.

  • IGCSE/GCE (Cambridge) – ‘O’ and ‘A’ Levels

Applicants must have at least five (5) credits passes including English and Mathematics at the IGCSE/Baccalaureate/Cambridge ‘O’ Level and three relevant subjects at the ‘A’ Levels.

  • International Baccalaureate (IB)

Applicants must have at least credits passes in three relevant subjects.

  • American High School Grade 12

An applicant for admission to a degree programme in the University of Ghana must have and a Final Grade Point of at least 3.0

Admissions will be to Level 100.

 

 

                                     COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES

 

Short-listed applicants into programmes at the College of Health Sciences must pass an entrance examination and/or interview.

 

  1. a.     Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
  2. b.    Bachelor of Dental Surgery
  • WASSCE//SSSCE Applicants

Credit passes in Three (3) of the following Elective Subjects:

Chemistry and two from Physics, Biology and Elective Mathematics

 

  • WASSCE/SSSCE Applicants from the West African Sub-region

Credit passes in Three (3) of the following Elective Subjects:

Chemistry and two from Physics, Biology and Further Mathematics

 

  • IGCSE/GCE (Cambridge) – ‘O’ and ‘A’ Levels

Credit passes in Three (3) of the following ‘A’ Level Subjects:

Chemistry and two from Physics, Biology and Mathematics

  • International Baccalaureate (IB)

Credit passes in Three (3) of the following ‘A’ Level Subjects:

Chemistry and two from Physics, Biology and Mathematics

 

  1. c.      Bachelor of Pharmacy
  • WASSCE//SSSCE Applicants

Credit passes in Three (3) Electives comprising Chemistry, Biology and either Physics or Elective Mathematics

 

  • WASSCE/SSSCE Applicants from the West African Sub-region

Credit passes in Three (3) Electives comprising Chemistry, Biology and either Physics or Further Mathematics

 

  • IGCSE/GCE (Cambridge) – ‘O’ and ‘A’ Levels

Credit passes in Three (3) subjects comprising Chemistry, Biology and either Physics or Mathematics

  • International Baccalaureate (IB)

Credit passes in Three (3) subjects comprising Chemistry, Biology and either Physics or Mathematics

 

  1. d.    Bachelor of Science in Dental Laboratory Sciences
  2. e.      Bachelor of Science in Dietetics
  3. f.      Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory
  4. g.     Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy
  5. h.    Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy
  6. i.       Bachelor of Science in Radiography
  • WASSCE//SSSCE Applicants

Credit passes in Three (3) Electives comprising Chemistry, Physics and either Biology or Elective Mathematics

 

  • WASSCE/SSSCE Applicants from the West African Sub-region

Credit passes in Three (3) Electives comprising Chemistry, Physics and either Biology or Further Mathematics

 

  • IGCSE/GCE (Cambridge) – ‘O’ and ‘A’ Levels

Credit passes in Three (3) subjects comprising Chemistry, Physics and either Biology or Mathematics

  • International Baccalaureate (IB)

Credit passes in Three (3) subjects comprising Chemistry, Physics and either Biology or Mathematics

 

  1. j.       Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • WASSCE//SSSCE Applicants

Credit passes in Three (3) Electives from any of the combinations below:

  • Chemistry, Physics, Biology or Elective Mathematics
  • General Agriculture, Physics & Chemistry
  • Three General Arts Electives
  • Two General Arts Electives plus Food & Nutrition
  • Any three of the following Electives: Economics, Management in Living, Food & Nutrition, Chemistry, General Knowledge in Art and French.

 

  • WASSCE//SSSCE Applicants from the West African Sub-region

At least credits (A1 – C6 in WASSCE and A – D in SSSCE) in English, Core Mathematics and Biology andcredit passes in Three (3) Electives from any of the combinations below:

 

  • Chemistry, Physics & Elective Mathematics
  • Three General Arts Electives
  • Two General Arts Electives plus Food & Nutrition
  • Any three of the following Electives: Economics, Food & Nutrition, Chemistry and French.

 

  • IGCSE/GCE (Cambridge) – ‘O’ and ‘A’ Levels

Credit passes in any Three (3) of the following ’A’ Level subjects: Chemistry, Biology, Physics and Mathematics

  • International Baccalaureate (IB)

Credit passes in any Three (3) of the following subjects:

Chemistry, Biology, Physics and Mathematics

 

COLLEGE OF BASIC AND APPLIED SCIENCES

 

  1. a.     Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Engineering
  2. b.    Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering
  3. c.      Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering
  4. d.    Bachelor of Science in Food Process Engineering
  5. e.      Bachelor of Science in Material Science and Engineering
  • WASSCE//SSSCE Applicants

Credit passes in Three Electives comprising Chemistry, Physics and Elective Mathematics (at least B2)

 

  • WASSCE/SSSCE Applicants from the West African Sub-region

 

 

  • IGCSE/GCE (Cambridge) – ‘O’ and ‘A’ Levels

Credit passes in Three (3) ’A’ Level subjects comprising:

Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics

  • International Baccalaureate (IB)

Credit passes in Three (3) ’A’ Level subjects comprising:

Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics

 

  1. f.      Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
  2. g.     Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Extension
  • WASSCE//SSSCE Applicants

Credit passes in Three (3) of the following Elective Subjects:

Chemistry, Physics, Elective Mathematics, General Agriculture or Biology, Geography or Economics

 

  • WASSCE/SSSCE Applicants from the West African Sub-region

Credit passes in Three (3) of the following Elective Subjects:

Chemistry, Physics, Further Mathematics, General Agriculture or Biology, Geography or Economics

 

  • IGCSE/GCE (Cambridge) – ‘O’ and ‘A’ Levels

Credit passes in Three (3) of the following ’A’ Level subjects:

Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics, Biology and Geography or Economics

  • International Baccalaureate (IB)

Credit passes in Three (3) of the following ’A’ Level subjects:

Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics, Biology and Geography or Economics

 

  1. h.    Bachelor of Science in Family and Consumer Sciences

There are two (2) options available:

  • Food and Clothing – For Science Students
  • Family and Child Studies –For Home Economics and General Arts Students

 

  • Food & Clothing Option – For Science Students
    • Ø WASSCE//SSSCE Applicants

Credit passes in Three (3) of the following Electives Subjects:

Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Elective Mathematics and General Agriculture

 

  • Ø WASSCE/SSSCE Applicants from the West African Sub-region

Credit passes in Three (3) of the following Electives Subjects:

Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Further Mathematics and General Agriculture

 

  • Ø IGCSE/GCE (Cambridge) – ‘O’ and ‘A’ Levels

Credit passes in Three (3) of the following ’A’ Level subjects:

Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics

  • Ø International Baccalaureate (IB)

Credit passes in Three (3) of the following ’A’ Level subjects:

Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics

 

 

  • Family & Child Studies Option

For Home Economics & General Arts Students

 

Home Economics applicants:

  • Ø WASSCE//SSSCE Applicants

Applicants must have Three Electives Subjects comprising Management in Living and any two of the following:

  • Food and Nutrition
  • Textiles and Clothing
  • General Knowledge in Art
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Economics

 

  • Ø WASSCE/SSSCE Applicants from the West African Sub-region

Home Economics applicants:

Applicants must have Three Electives Subjects comprising Management in Living and any two of the following:

  • Food and Nutrition
  • Textiles and Clothing
  • General Knowledge in Art
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Economics

 

  • Ø General Arts applicants:

Applicants must have any three elective

 

  • Ø IGCSE/GCE (Cambridge) – ‘O’ and ‘A’ Levels

Credit passes in Three (3) of the following ’A’ Level subjects:

Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics or any three (3) General Arts subjects

 

  • Ø International Baccalaureate (IB)

Credit passes in Three (3) of the following ’A’ Level subjects:

Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics or any three (3) General Arts subjects

 

  1. Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
  • WASSCE/SSSCE Applicants

Credit passes in Three (3) Electives subjects comprising Biology, Chemistry and either Physics or Elective Mathematics

 

  • WASSCE/SSSCE Applicants from the West African Sub-region

Credit passes in Three (3) Electives subjects comprising Biology, Chemistry and either Physics or Further Mathematics

 

  • IGCSE/GCE (Cambridge) – ‘O’ and ‘A’ Levels

Credit passes in Three (3) Electives subjects comprising Biology, Chemistry and either Physics or Mathematics

  • International Baccalaureate (IB)

Credit passes in Three (3) Electives subjects comprising Biology, Chemistry and either Physics or Mathematics

 

  • Degree Holders

An applicant who hold a Bachelor of Science Degree in Animal Science, Biological or Allied Sciences, with a class not lower than 2nd Class Lower division is eligible to apply. Such an applicant would be admitted to level 200 of the programme after passing an interview organized by the School of Veterinary Medicine.

 

  1. j.       Bachelor of Science in Animal Biology and Conservation Science
  2. k.    Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology
  3. l.       Bachelor of Science in Botany
  4. m.  Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and  Food Science
  • WASSCE/SSSCE Applicants

Credit passes in Three (3) Electives subjects comprising Biology, Chemistry and Physics

 

 

 

  • WASSCE/SSSCE Applicants from the West African Sub-region

Credit passes in Three (3) Electives subjects comprising Biology, Chemistry and Physics

 

  • IGCSE/GCE (Cambridge) – ‘O’ and ‘A’ Levels

Credit passes in Three (3) ‘A’ Level subjects comprising Biology, Chemistry and Physics

  • International Baccalaureate (IB)

Credit passes in Three (3) ‘A’ Level subjects comprising Biology, Chemistry and Physics

 

  1. n.    Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
  • WASSCE/SSSCE Applicants

Credit passes in any Three (3) Electives subjects

 

  • WASSCE/SSSCE Applicants from the West African Sub-region

Credit passes in any Three (3) Electives subjects

 

  • IGCSE/GCE (Cambridge) – ‘O’ and ‘A’ Levels

Credit passes in any Three (3) ‘A’ Level subjects

  • International Baccalaureate (IB)

Credit passes in any Three (3) ‘A’ Level subjects

 

  1. o.     Bachelor of Science in Earth Science
  2. p.    Bachelor of Science in Marine and Fisheries
  3. q.    Bachelor of Science in Psychology
  • WASSCE/SSSCE Applicants

Credit passes in any Three (3) of the following Electives Subjects:

Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Elective Mathematics

 

  • WASSCE/SSSCE Applicants from the West African Sub-region

Credit passes in any Three (3) of the following Electives Subjects:

Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Further Mathematics

 

  • IGCSE/GCE (Cambridge) – ‘O’ and ‘A’ Levels

Credit passes in any Three (3) of the following ‘A’ Level Subjects:

Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics

  • International Baccalaureate (IB)

Credit passes in any Three (3) of the following ‘A’ Level Subjects:

Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics

 

  1. r.      Bachelor of Science in Chemistry
  • WASSCE/SSSCE Applicants

Credit passes in Three (3) Electives subjects comprising Chemistry and any two (2) of Biology, Physics and Elective Mathematics

 

  • WASSCE/SSSCE Applicants from the West African Sub-region

Credit passes in Three (3) Electives subjects comprising Chemistry and any two (2) of Biology, Physics and Further Mathematics

 

  • IGCSE/GCE (Cambridge) – ‘O’ and ‘A’ Levels

Credit passes in Three (3) ‘A’ Level subjects comprising Chemistry and any two (2) of Biology, Physics and Mathematics

  • International Baccalaureate (IB)

Credit passes in Three (3) ‘A’ Level subjects comprising Chemistry and any two (2) of Biology, Physics and Mathematics

 

  1. s.      Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Science
  • WASSCE/SSSCE Applicants

Credit passes in Three (3) Electives subjects including Elective Mathematics (A1)

 

  • WASSCE/SSSCE Applicants from the West African Sub-region

Credit passes in Three (3) Electives subjects including Further Mathematics (A1)

 

  • IGCSE/GCE (Cambridge) – ‘O’ and ‘A’ Levels

Credit passes in Three (3) ‘A’ Level subjects including Mathematics (A)

 

  • International Baccalaureate (IB)

Credit passes in Three (3) ‘A’ Level subjects including Mathematics (A)

 

  1. t.       Bachelor of Science in Mathematics
  2. u.    Bachelor of Science in Statistics
  • WASSCE/SSSCE Applicants

Credit passes in Three (3) Electives subjects comprising Elective Mathematics (at least B2), Physics and either Chemistry or Biology

 

  • WASSCE/SSSCE Applicants from the West African Sub-region

Credit passes in Three (3) Electives subjects comprising Further Mathematics (at least B2), Physics and either Chemistry or Biology

 

  • IGCSE/GCE (Cambridge) – ‘O’ and ‘A’ Levels

Credit passes in Three (3) ‘A’ Level subjects comprising Mathematics (at least Grade B), Physics and either Chemistry or Biology

  • International Baccalaureate (IB)

Credit passes in Three (3) Electives subjects comprising Mathematics (at least Grade B2), Physics and either Chemistry or Biology

 

  1. v.     Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
  • WASSCE/SSSCE Applicants

Credit passes in Three (3) Electives subjects comprising Physics, Elective Mathematics (at least B3), and either Chemistry or Biology

 

  • WASSCE/SSSCE Applicants from the West African Sub-region

Credit passes in Three (3) Electives subjects comprising Physics, Further Mathematics (at least B3), and either Chemistry or Biology

 

 

 

  • IGCSE/GCE (Cambridge) – ‘O’ and ‘A’ Levels

Credit passes in Three (3) ‘A’ Level subjects comprising Physics, Mathematics (at least Grade C), and either Chemistry or Biology

  • International Baccalaureate (IB)

Credit passes in Three (3) ‘A’ Level subjects comprising Physics, Mathematics (at least Grade C), and either Chemistry or Biology

 

  1. w.   Bachelor of Science in Physics
  • WASSCE/SSSCE Applicants

Credit passes in Three (3) Electives subjects comprising Physics, Elective Mathematics and either Chemistry or Biology

 

  • WASSCE/SSSCE Applicants from the West African Sub-region

Credit passes in Three (3) Electives subjects comprising Physics, Further Mathematics and either Chemistry or Biology

 

  • IGCSE/GCE (Cambridge) – ‘O’ and ‘A’ Levels

Credit passes in Three (3) ‘A’ Level subjects comprising Physics, Mathematics and either Chemistry or Biology

 

  • International Baccalaureate (IB)

Credit passes in Three (3) ‘A’ Level subjects comprising Physics, Mathematics and either Chemistry or Biology

 

COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES

 

  1. a.     Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
  • WASSCE/SSSCE Applicants

Credit passes in any Three (3) Electives subjects

 

  • WASSCE/SSSCE Applicants from the West African Sub-region

Credit passes in any Three (3) Electives subjects.

 

  • IGCSE/GCE (Cambridge) – ‘O’ and ‘A’ Levels

               Credit passes in any Three (3) ‘A’ Level subjects

  • International Baccalaureate (IB)

Credit passes in any Three (3) ‘A’ Level subjects.

 

  1. b.    Bachelor of Laws (LLB)
  • WASSCE/SSSCE Applicants

Credit passes in any Three (3) Electives subjects

 

  • WASSCE/SSSCE Applicants from the West African Sub-region

Credit passes in any Three (3) Electives subjects.

 

  • IGCSE/GCE (Cambridge) – ‘O’ and ‘A’ Levels

               Credit passes in any Three (3) ‘A’ Level subjects

  • International Baccalaureate (IB)

Credit passes in any Three (3) ‘A’ Level subjects.

 

  1. c.      Bachelor of Arts
  • WASSCE/SSSCE Applicants

Credit passes in any Three (3) Electives subjects

For the following subjects, applicants must have at least B2 in Elective Mathematics.

  • Economics
  • Mathematics

Applicants must have at least B3 in French to qualify to read French.

 

  • WASSCE/SSSCE Applicants from the West African Sub-region

Credit passes in any Three (3) Electives subjects.

For the following subjects, applicants must have at least B2 in Further Mathematics.

  • Economics
  • Mathematics

Applicants must have at least B3 in French to qualify to read French.

 

  • IGCSE/GCE (Cambridge) – ‘O’ and ‘A’ Levels

               Credit passes in any Three (3) ‘A’ Level subjects

For the following subjects, applicants must have at least B in Mathematics.

  • Economics
  • Mathematics

Applicants must have at least C in French to qualify to read French.

  • International Baccalaureate (IB)

Credit passes in any Three (3) ‘A’ Level subjects.

For the following subjects, applicants must have at least B in Mathematics.

  • Economics
  • Mathematics

Applicants must have at least C in French to qualify to read French.

 

  1. d.    Bachelor of Fine Arts
  • WASSCE/SSSCE Applicants

 

Credit passes in any Three (3) Electives subjects.

The programme is open to applicants interested in the Performing Arts with aggregate 24 or better. They will be expected to attend an audition or interview.

 

  • WASSCE/SSSCE Applicants from the West African Sub-region

Credit passes in any Three (3) Electives subjects.

The programme is open to applicants interested in the Performing Arts with aggregate 24 or better. They will be expected to attend an audition or interview.

 

  • IGCSE/GCE (Cambridge) – ‘O’ and ‘A’ Levels

               Credit passes in any Three (3) ‘A’ Level subjects

The programme is open to applicants interested in the Performing Arts with aggregate 12 or better. They will be expected to attend an audition or interview.

  • International Baccalaureate (IB)

Credit passes in any Three (3) ‘A’ Level subjects.

The programme is open to applicants interested in the Performing Arts with aggregate 12 or better. They will be expected to attend an audition or interview.

 

                                                               COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

Distance Learning

 

1. WASSCE//SSSCE Applicants

  1. a.     Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Credit passes in any Three (3) Electives subjects with the total aggregate not exceeding 24

 

  1. b.    Bachelor of Arts

Credit passes in any Three (3) Electives subjects with the total aggregate not exceeding 30

 

  1. c.      Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

Credit passes in any Three (3) Electives subjects with the total aggregate not exceeding 30

 

  1. Bachelor of Science in Nursing***     

Applicants must be holders of a Diploma awarded by a recognized                      University, with a Final Grade Point Average (FGPA) of 3.25 or better.

                                     

This programme is open to applicants who have participated in the top-up programme since   AUGUST 2008. Applicants will also be expected to take an aptitude test organized by the University of Ghana.Successful applicants will be admitted into the Bachelor of Science programme in Nursing.

 

 

                   DIPLOMA/HND/OTHER QUALIFICATIONS TO DEGREE PROGRAMMES

 

Diploma to Degree Applicants

 

1. Applicants in Possession of University of Ghana Diplomas

 

Holders of University of Ghana Diplomas or recognised equivalents, with a Final Grade Point Average (FGPA) of 3.25 or better (for Legon Campus and City Campus programmes) and 3.0 or better (for Distance Learning programmes) in any of the under-listed programmes, are eligible to apply to the SAME area of study, and supported with two other subjects in a related field, for admission. In addition, such applicants MUST have WASSCE/SSSCE passes in three (3) Core subjects and two (2) electives in the appropriate subjects or  credit passes in five subjects including English Language, Science and Mathematics at the GCE ‘O’ Level as well as passes in two subjects at the GCE ‘A’ Level.

 

All Diploma holderswill be admitted to Level 200 in the same subject area as their diploma qualification

 

          Area of Study

Accounting                                       Commonwealth Youth Programme (CYP)

Adult Education                                Library and Archives Administration

General Music                                   Dance Studies

Public Administration                       Social Administration

Theatre Arts                                                Study of Religions

Nursing**                                          Medical Laboratory Technology

General Agriculture                           Statistics

Home Science (Family & Consumer Sciences)

 

 

          Other Diplomas accepted by the University of Ghana

 

          Diploma                                  Degree Programme to be admitted into

Diploma in Animal Health (Distinction) – Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

Diploma in Laboratory Science                  – B.Sc. Medical Laboratory Sciences

 

Programmes Offered

  • Accounting
  • Public Administration

Qualified applicants will be admitted into the B.Sc. Administration Programme. Campus offered will depend on FGPA obtained at the Diploma Level.

 

  • Commonwealth Youth Programme (CYP)
  • Adult Education                             
  • Library and Archives Administration
  • Social Administration                     
  • Study of Religions                 

Qualified applicants will be offered the Bachelor of Arts programmes.

 

  • Statistics

Qualified applicants will either be offered the Bachelor of Science or the Bachelor of Arts programme.

 

  • General Music                                 
  • Dance Studies              
  • Theatre Arts

Qualified applicants will be admitted into the Bachelor of Fine Arts programme.

 

  • Medical Laboratory Technology

Qualified applicants will be admitted into the Bachelor of Science programme in

Medical Laboratory Sciences

 

  1.     i.    First Degree Holders:

An applicant with a Bachelor’s degree in Biological or Physical Sciences from a recognized University may be considered for admission on the recommendation of a special committee appointed by the Dean. The special committee shall vet the transcript of the applicant as well as course contents of the degrees, with a view to determine suitability of previous training and make recommendations to the University’s Admissions Board.

 

  1. ii.   Other Qualifications:
    1. Applicants in possession of Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology (DMLT) awarded by the University of Ghana with a minimum FGPA of 3.25 (Grade B) may be considered for admission to Level 200 of the B.Sc.(Medical Laboratory Science) degree programme. Applicants shall be required to attend a selection interview.

 

  1. Applicants in possession of the 3-year Post-Secondary Certificates in Radiography and Medical Laboratory Technology may be considered for admission to Level 100 of the B.Sc. (Diagnostic Radiography/Therapy Radiography) and B.Sc. (Medical Laboratory Sciences) degree programmes respectively. In addition, such applicants MUST have WASSCE/SSSCE passes in three (3) Core subjects and two (2) electives in science or  credit passes in five subjects including English Language, Science and Mathematics at the GCE ‘O’ Level as well as passes in two science subjects at the GCE ‘A’ Level. Applicants will be required to sit an entrance examination and pass an interview.

 

  1. Applicants in possession of a Diploma in Laboratory Science with a minimum FGPA of 3.25 (Grade B) may be considered for admission to Level 200 in Medical Laboratory Sciences. Applicants will be required to sit an entrance examination and pass an interview.

 

  • General Agriculture

Qualified applicants will be admitted into the Bachelor of Science programme in

Agriculture

 

  • Veterinary Medicine

Diploma Holders

Applicants must have Diploma in Animal Health (Distinction)

 

First Degree Holders:

Holders of B.Sc. Degree in Animal Science, Biological or Allied Sciences are eligible to apply

 

  • Bachelor of Public Health

The Bachelor of Public Health programme is designed with the view to develop capacity to improve the implementation of public health programmes and interventions. It is intended to help develop middle-level public health practitioners who will work at the district level and programme level in the Ghana Health Service and its Allied Institutions.

 

The undergraduate programme is also to offer opportunities for these middle-level health professionals to upgrade themselves and promote continuing professional development.

 

Applicants should have been recommended by the Ministry of Health (MOH)/ Ghana Health Service (GHS) to pursue the Bachelor of Public Health programme.

 

The following programme options are available:

  • Ø Applied Environmental Health Sciences
  • Ø Disease Prevention & Control
  • Ø Health Information Systems
  • Ø Health Promotion
  • Ø Nutrition
  • Ø Public Health Nursing

 

Admission requirements (peculiar to the School) are as follows:

  1. Applicants with Diplomas awarded by the University of Ghana, Institutions recognized by or affiliated to the University of Ghana and Institutions under the Ministry of Health, shall require an FGPA of 3.25 or better/equivalent and shall attend a selection interview organized by the School of Public Health.
  2. Diplomas awarded by institutions other than those indicated in (i) above, may be considered eligible on recommendation by a special Committee. Shortlisted applicants shall be required to sit an entrance examination and attend a selection interview.
  3. Applicants would be credited with courses undertaken at the diploma level. All successful applicants will be admitted to Level 200.

 

  • Home Science (Family & Consumer Sciences)

An Applicant in possession of a Diploma with a B+ grade in any of the following areas is eligible to apply.

  • Ø Textiles & Clothing
  • Ø Human Development
  • Ø Family Resource Management
  • Ø Food & Nutrition

Qualified applicants will be admitted into the Bachelor of Science programme in

Family and Consumer Sciences

 

  • Nursing***         

Applicants must be holders of a Diploma awarded by a recognized University, with a Final Grade Point Average (FGPA) of 3.25 or better.

                                     

This programme is open to applicants who have participated in the top-up programme since   AUGUST 2008. Applicants will also be expected to take an aptitude test at the University on the Saturday April 18, 2015 at 8.00 a.m. The deadline for applicants who have participated in the top-up programme to submit their on-line application form is Friday April 10, 2015.

 

Applicants will receive Index Numbers and venues for the examination immediately they successfully submit their applications on-line. They are expected to print out the information for their reference only. They are not to bring them to the examination centre.

 

Successful applicants will be admitted into the Bachelor of Science programme in Nursing.

 

                            Higher National Diploma (HND) to Degree Applicants

 

Holders of Higher National Diplomas (HND) from a recognized Polytechnic with a Final Grade Point Average (FGPA) of 4.00 or better (for Legon Campus and City Campus programmes) and 3.25 or better (for Distance Learning programmes) in any of the under-listed programmes, are eligible to apply to the SAME area of study, and where required, supported with one other subject in a related field, for admission.  In addition, such applicants MUST have WASSCE/SSSCE passes in three (3) Core subjects and two (2) electives in the appropriate subjects or  credit passes in five subjects including English Language, Science and Mathematics at the GCE ‘O’ Level as well as passes in two subjects at the GCE ‘A’ Level.

Applicants may be asked to write an entrance examination and/or attend an interview as part of the admission process. All HND holders will be admitted to Level 200 in the same subject area as their HND qualification  

 

 

Area of Study – HND Programme Available for Study
College of Health Sciences – School of  Biomedical and Allied Health Sciences
  • Science Laboratory Technology
  • Laboratory Science
B.Sc. Medical Laboratory Science
College of Basic and Applied Sciences
  • Laboratory Science
B.Sc. in Natural Sciences Options

Animal Biology & Conservation Science Option

Biochemistry, Cell & Molecular Biology Option

Botany Option

Fisheries Science Option

Food Science Option

Nutrition Option

Oceanography Option

 

  • Computer Science / Network Management
B.Sc. in Natural Sciences (Computer Science)
  • Statistics
B.Sc. in Natural Sciences, Statistics Option
  • Fashion Design & Technology
  • Fashion Design & Textiles Production
B.Sc. Family and Consumer Sciences (Food & Clothing Option)
  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Automotive Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
B.Sc. Engineering (Agricultural Engineering).
  • Civil Engineering
B.Sc. Engineering (Material Science Engineering)
  • Electrical/Electronic Engineering
B.Sc. Engineering (Computer Engineering)
College of Humanities – Business School
  • Bilingual Secretaryship

 

  • Liberal and General Studies

 

  • Hotel, Catering & Institutional Management

 

  • Public Administration

 

  • Purchasing & Supply

 

  • Secretary & Management Studies

 

 

  • Statistics

 

  • Tourism
B. Sc. Administration

 

Public Administration Option

 

Public Administration Option

 

Public Administration Option

 

 

Public Administration Option

 

Public Administration Option

 

Human Resource Management

Public Administration Option

 

Public Administration Option

 

Public Administration Option

E-Commerce and Customer Management Option

  • Accounting
Accounting Option
  • Marketing
Marketing Option
  • Estate Management
E-Commerce and Customer Management Option

 

  • Hospitality/Hotel, Catering &

Institutional Management

E-Commerce and Customer Management Option