Admission requirements for University of Mines and Technology, Tarkwa

Admission requirements for University of Mines and Technology, Tarkwa

Admission Requirements for Undergraduate Programmes

Faculty of Mineral Resources Technology

BSc. in Geomatic Engineering
BSc. in Geological Engineering
BSc. in Mining Engineering
BSc. in Mineral Engineering and
BSc. in Petroleum Engineering (Fee-paying Programme)
BSc. in Environmental and Safety Engineering
Diploma in General Drilling

Applicants must have at least credits in the following subjects for the various programmes in this Faculty.
At least Credits in Core Subjects At least Credits in Elective Subjects
English Language Physics
Core Mathematics Chemistry
Integrated Science Elective Mathematics

Faculty of Engineering

BSc. in Mechanical Engineering
BSc. in Electrical and Electronicsl Engineering
BSc. in Mathematics Engineering
BSc. in Computer Science & Engineering

Applicants must have at least credits in the following subjects for the various programmes in this Faculty.

BSc. in Mechanical Engineering
At least Credits in Core Subjects At least Credits in Elective Subjects
English Language Physics and Mathematics
Core Mathematics plus Chemistry or Technical
Integrated Science Drawing or Metal Work

BSc. in Electrical and Electronicsl Engineering and BSc. in Computer Science & Engineering
At least Credits in Core Subjects At least Credits in Elective Subjects
English Language Physics and Mathematics
Core Mathematics plus Chemistry or Applied
Integrated Science Electricity or Electronics

BSc. in Mathematics Engineering
At least Credits in Core Subjects At least Credits in Elective Subjects
English Language Physics
Core Mathematics Chemistry
Integrated Science Elective Mathematics

UMaT uses the new grading system of WASSCE for the selection of candidates and in the system, grades aggregate of 36 is the minimum entry requirement of UMaT. The following table shows this new grading system and the SSSCE equivalent grades.

Grade Aggregate System for WASSC and SSSC Holders
WASSCE SSCE GRADE INTERPRETATION OF GRADES
A1 A 1 Excellent
B2 B 2 Very Good
B3 C 3 Good
C4 D 4 Credit
C5 5 Credit
C6 6 Credit

The minimum entry requirement is aggregate 36 for applicants with WASSCE and 24 for applicants with SSSCE.

Applicants with Ordinary and Advanced Level Certificates
Applicant must have GCE Ordinary Level Certificate or its equivalent with passes in five subjects including English Language, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry, and GCE Advanced Level Certificate with passes in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.

Mature Applicants
Applicants should be at least 25 years of age and should have SSS or GCE ‘O’ Level Certificate with credits in five subjects including English Language, Mathematics and a Science subject plus experience in the relevant area of study in addition to passing an Entrance Examination and/ or an interview. Mature applicants must also possess birth certificates which are, at least, five (5) years old after the date of issue.

Fee-Paying Applicants
Applicants who satisfy UMaT’s minimum entry requirement of aggregate 36 but cannot meet the competitive departmental cut-off aggregate can apply for admission provided they have sponsorship to cover their full fees throughout their study at UMaT. Such applicants should complete the sponsorship form and add it to the completed application form for admission. All fee paying applicants must clearly write “Fee-Paying” on their completed applications forms.

Foreign Students
Foreign applicants from an accredited/recognized institution with equivalent qualifications will be considered for admission.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL PROGRAMMES
GCE O’Level and A’Level
Five (5) credits including English Language and Mathematics and credits in three other relevant subjects plus three passes at the A/Level in the relevant subjects.

INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE
Applicants with international Baccaleureate in science are eligible to apply. Such applicants must also possess a proficiency certificate in English. Please note that all certificates should be translated into English. Equivalences with regard to the certificates would be sought at the National Accreditation Board.

SSSCE/WASSCE
Six (6) credits with aggregate 24 or better at the West African Senior School Certificate Examinations (WAEC/SSSCE) including English Language and Mathematics and the elective subjects relevant to the choice of programme or their equivalent.