2019/2020 Entry Requirements- Ghana WASSCE

        UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSIONS FOR THE 2019/2020 ACADEMIC YEAR

The University of Ghana announces for the information of the general public that applications are open for the admission of prospective applicants into various undergraduate programmes for the 2019/2020 academic year. Applicants should take note of the following:

 

GHANA WASSCE/SSSCE

Minimum/General Entry Requirements

General Entry Requirements into Legon Campus, Accra City Campus and Korle Bu Campus.

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 related programmes) or Social Studies (for non-Science related programmes) 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.

 

Minimum/General Entry Requirements for:

 

COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES

GHANA WASSCE/SSSCE Applicants

 

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

 

School of Medicine & Dentistry

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
  • Bachelor of Dental Surgery

Entry requirements:

Core:  Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies

Electives: Credit passes in Chemistry and any two from Physics, Biology and Elective Mathematics

 

 

 

School of Pharmacy

  • Doctor of Pharmacy

Entry requirements:

Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies

Electives: Credit passes in Chemistry, Biology and either Physics or Elective Mathematics

 

School of Biological & Allied Health Sciences

  • Bachelor of Science in Dietetics
  • Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory
  • Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy
  • Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy
  • Bachelor of Science in Radiography
  • Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Therapy

Entry requirements:

Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies

Electives: Credit passes in Chemistry, Physics and either Biology or Elective Mathematics

 

School of Nursing and Midwifery

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Entry requirements:

Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies

Electives: Credit passes in three 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.

 

  • Bachelor of Science in Midwifery

Entry requirements:

              Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, and Integrated Science or Science

              Electives: Credit passes in three 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 and   Nutrition, Chemistry, General Knowledge in Arts and French

 

 

COLLEGE OF BASIC AND APPLIED SCIENCES

GHANA WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS

 

School of Physical & Mathematical Sciences

  • Bachelor of Science in Physical Sciences

Physical Sciences

Physics, Chemistry, Geophysics

       Entry requirements:

             Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies

Electives: Credit passes in Physics, Chemistry, Elective Mathematics

 

  • Bachelor of Science in Mathematical Sciences

Mathematical Sciences

Mathematics, Statistics, Actuarial Science, Computer Science, Biomathematics, Physics

Entry requirements:

Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies

  • Credit passes in Elective Mathematics and any other two subjects

 

  • Bachelor of Science in Earth Sciences

Earth Sciences

Geology, Applied Geology, Applied Geophysics     

Entry requirements:

Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies

             Electives: Credit passes in Chemistry and any two of Physics, Elective Mathematics and Biology/Geography

 

  • Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

Entry requirements:

Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies

Electives: Credit passes in any three subjects

 

School of Biological Sciences

  • Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences

Biological Sciences

Animal Biology and Conservation Science, Biochemistry Cell and Molecular Biology, Nutrition, Food Science, Plant and Environmental Biology, Marine Science, Fisheries Science, Psychology, Microbiology.

Entry requirements:

Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies

Electives: Credit passes in Chemistry and Biology, and either Elective Mathematics or Physics.

 

School of Agriculture

  • Bachelor of Science in Agriculture

Animal Science, Crop Science, Soil Science, Agriculture Economics, Agribusiness, Agriculture Extension, Post-Harvest Technology.

Entry requirements:

Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies

Electives: Credit passes in Chemistry, and any two of Physics, Biology/Agriculture Science, Geography and Elective Mathematics.

 

  • Bachelor of Science in Family & Consumer Sciences

Family and Consumer Science (Food and Clothing Option)

Entry requirements:

Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies

Electives: Credit passes in Chemistry and any two subjects.

 

  • Bachelor of Science in Family & Consumer Sciences

Family and Consumer Science (Family and Child Studies Option)

Entry requirements:

Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies

Electives: Credit passes in any three electives from

  • Science
  • General Arts (except Languages and Visual Arts)
  • Home Economics/Science (Credit pass in Management in Living and any two of Food and Nutrition, Textiles and Clothing, General Knowledge in Art, Biology or Chemistry.

 

School of Engineering Sciences

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering Sciences

Material Science and Engineering, Computer Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Food Process Engineering, Agriculture Engineering.

Entry requirements:

Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies

Electives: Credit passes in Elective Mathematics and any two of Chemistry, Physics or Biology.

 

School of Veterinary Medicine

  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

Entry requirements:

Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies

Electives: Credit passes in Biology, Chemistry and either Physics or Elective Mathematics.

 

COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES

GHANA WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS

 

School of Social Sciences/ School of Arts/ School of Languages

  • Bachelor of Arts

Entry requirements:

Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies

             Electives: Credit passes in any three elective subjects

 

Applicants must have the following WASSCE subjects to qualify to read the under listed courses:

  • Economics, Mathematics or Statistics            -  Elective Mathematics
  • Computer Science                                           - Elective Mathematics
  • French                                                             - French
  • English                                                            - English Literature
  • Geography                                                      - Geography

 

University of Ghana Business School

  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Entry requirements:

       Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies

       Electives: Credit passes in any three elective subjects

University of Ghana School of Law

  • Bachelor of Laws (LLB)

Entry requirements:

Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies

             Electives: Credit passes in any three elective subjects

 

School of Performing Arts

  • Bachelor of Fine Arts

Entry requirements:

Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies

             Electives: Credit passes in any three 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.

 

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

 GHANA WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS

 

School of Education & Leadership

  • BA Education (English)

Entry requirements:

          Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies

          Electives: Credit passes in any three elective subjects including English Literature.

  • BA Education (Non-Teaching)

Entry requirements:

         Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies

         Electives: Credit passes in any three elective subjects.

  • BA Sport and Physical Culture Studies

Entry requirements

         Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies

         Electives: Credit passes in any three elective subjects

 

  • B.Sc. Education (Mathematics)

Entry requirements:

          Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies

          Electives: Credit passes in Elective Mathematics. and any other two elective subjects

  • B.Sc. Education (Biology)

Entry requirements:

         Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies

          Electives: Credit passes in Biology and any other two elective subjects

  • B.Sc. Education (Chemistry)

Entry requirements:

          Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies

          Electives: Credit passes in Chemistry and any other two elective subjects

  • B.Sc. Education (Physics)

Entry requirements:

          Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies

  • Credit passes in Physics and any other two elective subjects

 

 

School of Continuing & Distance Education

  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Entry requirements:

            Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies

            Electives: Credit passes in any three elective subjects with the total aggregate not exceeding 24

 

  • Bachelor of Arts

             Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies

Electives: Credit passes in any three elective subjects with the total aggregate not more than 30

 

  • Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

             Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies

Electives: Credit passes in any three elective subjects with the total aggregate not exceeding 30

 

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Applicants must be professional nurses who already have a Diploma in Nursing from a recognized Nursing Training College, with a Final Grade Point Average (FGPA) OF 2.5 or better.

 

 

All interested applicants should register at any of the Learning Centres of the School of Continuing and Distance Education below, after payment into the following account: Account Name and number: (UG Learning Centre A/C, ECOBANK. A/C Number 0160134485305902).

All interested applicants should register at any of the Accounts offices of the School of Continuing and Distance Education below, after payment into the following account: Account Name and number: College of Education, ECOBANK. A/C NUMBER 0160094485305901.

Accra  UG Learning Centre

0302 228182

Tema UG Learning Centre

0244818069

Takoradi UG Learning Centre

0312 023476

Kumasi  UG Learning Centre

0322 023726

Sunyani UG Learning Centre

0352 027153

Tsito/Ho  UG Learning Centre

0303 938851

Koforidua UG Learning Centre

0342 290824

Tamale UG Learning Centre

0372 022238

Bolgatanga UG Learning Centre

0382 022315

Cape Coast UG Learning Centre

0332 132100

Wa UG Learning Centre

0392 022189

 

For further information, please contact the Department of Adult Education and Human Resource