2017/2018 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 2017/2018 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 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.

 

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

  • Credit passes in Chemistry and any Two (2) two from Physics, Biology and Elective Mathematics

 

School of Pharmacy

Bachelor of Pharmacy

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

 

School of Nursing & Midwifery

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

  • 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

  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

  • Credit passes in Three Electives comprising Elective Mathematics and any two of Chemistry, Physics and Technical Drawing

 

School of Agriculture

  1. Bachelor of Science in Agriculture

  2. Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Extension

  • Credit passes in Three (3) Elective comprising
    • Chemistry and Two Electives from Physics, Elective Mathematics, General Agriculture or Biology, Geography or Economics

      3. Bachelor of Science in Family and Consumer Sciences

        There are two (2) options available:

  • Food and Clothing – For Science Students

    Credit passes in any Three (3) of the following Electives:
    Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Elective Mathematics and General Agriculture

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

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

    Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Elective Mathematics and General Agriculture

 

School of Veterinary Medicine

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

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

 

School of Biological Sciences

  • Bachelor of Science in Animal Biology and Conservation Science
  • Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology
  • Bachelor of Science in Botany
  • Bachelor of Science in Marine & Fisheries Sciences
  • Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Food Science
    Credit passes in Three (3) Electives subjects comprising Physics, Chemistry and Biology/General Agriculture
     
  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology
    Credit passes in Biology and any Two (2) Electives Subjects from Chemistry, Physics and Elective Mathematics

School of Physical & Mathematical Sciences

  • Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
    Credit passes in any Three (3) Electives subjects
     
  • Bachelor of Science in Earth Science
    Credit passes in Three (3) electives comprising Physics, Chemistry and either Biology, Elective Mathematics or Geography
     
  • Bachelor of Science in Chemistry
    Credit passes in Three (3) Electives subjects comprising Chemistry, Physics and Elective Mathematics
     
  • Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Science
    Credit passes in Three (3) Electives subjects including Elective Mathematics
     
  • Bachelor of Science in Mathematics
  • Bachelor of Science in Statistics
    Credit passes in Three (3) Electives subjects comprising Elective Mathematics and any other Two (2) elective subjects
     
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
    Applicants must have Credit passes in Three (3) Electives subjects comprising Elective Mathematics and any other Two (2) elective subjects
     
  • Bachelor of Science in Physics
    Credit passes in Three (3) Electives subjects comprising Physics, Elective Mathematics and Chemistry.

 

COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES - WASSCE/SSSCE Applicants

 

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

Bachelor of Arts

  • Credit passes in any Three (3) 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

  • Credit passes in any Three (3) Elective subjects

 

University of Ghana School of Law

Bachelor of Laws (LLB)

  • Credit passes in any Three (3) Elective subjects

 

School of Performing Arts

Bachelor of Fine Arts

  • 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.

 

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

School of Education & Leadership

1. BA Education (English)

  • Credit passes in any Three (3) Elective subjects including at least at least grade B3 in English Literature.

 

2. BA Education (Non-Teaching)

  • Credit passes in any Three (3) Elective subjects.

 

3. B.Sc. Education (Mathematics)

  • Credit passes in any Three (3) Elective subjects including at least at least grade B2 in Elective Mathematics.

 

4. B.Sc. Education (Biology)

  • Credit passes in any Three (3) Elective subjects including at least at least grade B3 in Biology.

 

5. B.Sc. Education (Chemistry)

  • Credit passes in any Three (3) Elective subjects including at least at least grade B3 in Chemistry.

 

6. B.Sc. Education (Physics)

  • Credit passes in any Three (3) Elective subjects including at least at least grade B3 in Physics.

 

School of Continuing & Distance Education

1. Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

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

2. Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

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

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