2018/2019 Entry Requirements- Ghana WASSCE

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 2018/2019 academic year. Applicants should take note of the following:

 

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 - 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

  1. Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
     

  2. Bachelor of Dental Surgery

  • Core:  Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies
  • Electives: Credit passes in Chemistry and any Two (2) two from Physics, Biology and Elective Mathematics

 

School of Pharmacy

Doctor of Pharmacy

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

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

 

School of Biological & Allied Health Sciences
 

  1. Bachelor of Science in Dietetics
     

  2. Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory
     
  3. Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy
     
  4. Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy
     
  5. Bachelor of Science in Radiography
  • Core:  Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies
  • Electives:  Credit passes in Three (3) Electives comprising Chemistry, Biology and either Physics or Elective Mathematics

 

School of Nursing & Midwifery

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

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

 

COLLEGE OF BASIC AND APPLIED SCIENCES - WASSCE/SSSCE Applicants

School of Engineering Sciences

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering Sciences

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

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

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

 

School of Agriculture

  • Bachelor of Science in Agriculture

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

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)

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

           Electives: Credit passes in Chemistry and any two subjects.

 

           Family and Consumer Science (Family and Child Studies Option)

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

           Electives: Credit passes in any three electives from Science, General Arts and Home Science

     

    School of Veterinary Medicine

    • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

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

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

     

    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.

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

    Electives: Credit passes in Chemistry, and any two subject. At least one of which should be Biology, Elective Mathematics or Physics.

     

    School of Physical & Mathematical Sciences

    • Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

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

               Electives: Credit passes in any three subjects

     

    • Bachelor of Science in Earth Sciences

               Earth Sciences

               Geology, Applied Geology, Applied Geophysics     

               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 Mathematical Sciences

               Mathematical Sciences

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

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

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

     

    • Bachelor of Science in Physical Sciences

               Physical Sciences

               Physics, Chemistry, Geophysics

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

               Electives: Credit passes in Physics, Chemistry, Elective Mathematics

     

    COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES - WASSCE/SSSCE Applicants

     

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

    Bachelor of Arts

    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

    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)

    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

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

    Electives: Credit passes in any three elective 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

    School of Education & Leadership

    1. BA Education (English)

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

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

     

    2. BA Education (Non-Teaching)

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

    Electives: Credit passes in any three elective subjects.

     

    3. B.Sc. Education (Mathematics)

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

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

     

    4. B.Sc. Education (Biology)

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

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

     

    5. B.Sc. Education (Chemistry)

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

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

     

    6. B.Sc. Education (Physics)

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

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

     

    School of Continuing & Distance Education

    1. Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

    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

     

    2. 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 more than 30

     

    3. 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.

     

    4. 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

     

    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