Entry Requirements - IB Minimum Entry Requirements

Minimum/General Entry Requirements -International Baccalaureate (IB)

 

The University of Ghana welcomes applications from students who follow the IB Diploma Programme and meet the following college requirements. Admissions will be to Level 100.

 

Minimum/General Entry Requirements for:

 

COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES

 

IB students who wish to apply to the College of Health Sciences should meet the following subject specific requirements:

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
  • Applicants must have at least Grade 5 in Chemistry and either Biology or Physics at the Higher Level.
  • In addition, applicants must have at least grade 4 in English Language/Literature (SL) and Mathematics SL and at least grade C for the third science at the IGCSE or equivalent.

 

School of Pharmacy

Bachelor of Pharmacy

  • Applicants must have at least Grade 5 in Chemistry, and either Biology or Physics at the Higher Level.
  • In addition, applicants must have at least grade 4 in English Language/Literature (SL) and Mathematics SL and at least grade C for the third science at the IGCSE or equivalent.
     

School of Biological 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
  • Applicants must have at least Grade 5 in Chemistry, and either Biology or Physics at the Higher Level.
  • In addition, applicants must have at least grade 4 in English Language/Literature (SL) and Mathematics SL and at least grade C for the third science at the IGCSE or equivalent.

 

School of Nursing & Midwifery

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

  • Applicants must have at least Grade 4 in Chemistry, and either Biology or Physics at the Higher Level.
  • In addition, applicants must have at least grade 4 in English Language/Literature (SL) and Mathematics SL and at least grade C for the third science at the IGCSE or equivalent.

 

 

COLLEGE OF BASIC AND APPLIED SCIENCES

 

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
  • Applicants must have at least Grade 5 in Math HL and a Grade 4 in Chemistry and Physics at the HL.
  • In addition, applicants must have at least Grade 4 in English Language/Literature (SL), and at least C in a science subject at the IGCSE or equivalent.

 

School of Agriculture

  1. Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
     
  2. Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Extension
  • Applicants must have at least Grade 4 in any Three (3) of the following HL Subjects: Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Geography and Economics.
  • In addition, they must have at least Grade 4 in English Language/Literature (SL), Mathematics (SL) and a Science subject at the IGCSE or equivalent.

 

      3. Bachelor of Science in Family and Consumer Sciences

There are two (2) options available:

  • Food and Clothing – For Science Students

    Applicants must have at least Grade 4in any Three (3) of the following HL Subjects: Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Geography and Economics.

    In addition, they must have at least Grade 4 in English Language/Literature (SL), Mathematical Studies SL and a Science subject at the IGCSE or equivalent.
     

  • Family and Child Studies –For General Arts Students

    Applicants must have at least Grade 4 in any Three (3) HL Subjects.

    In addition, they must have at least Grade 4 in English Language/Literature (SL), Mathematical studies (SL) and a Science subject at the IGCSE or equivalent.

 

School of Veterinary Medicine

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

  • Applicants must have at least Grade 4 in HL Biology, Chemistry and Mathematics (SL).
  • In addition, they must have at least Grade 4 in English Language/Literature (SL) and Physics at the IGCSE or equivalent.

 

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
    • Applicants must have at least Grades 4 in Physics, Chemistry and any other subject at the HL.
    • In addition, they must have at least Grade 4 in English Language/Literature (SL), Mathematics SL and Biology at the IGCSE or equivalent

       

  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology
    • Applicants must have at least Grades 4 in Biology and Physics or Chemistry and any other subject at the HL.
    • In addition, they must have at least Grade 4 in English Language/Literature (SL), Mathematics SL and Biology at the IGCSE or equivalent

  School of Physical & Mathematical Sciences

  • Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
    • Applicants must have at least Grade 4 in any Three (3) Subjects at the HL.
    • In addition, applicants must have at least Grades 4 in English Language/Literature (SL), Mathematics (SL) and a Science subject at the IGCSE or equivalent.
       
  • Bachelor of Science in Chemistry
    • Applicants must have at least Grade 4 in Higher Level Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics 
    • In addition, they must have at least Grade 4 in English Language/Literature (SL) and a Science subject at the IGCSE or equivalent.
  • Bachelor of Science in Mathematics
  • Bachelor of Science in Statistics
    • Applicants must have at least Grade 5 in Mathematics (HL) and any two (2) HL Subjects.
    • In addition, they must have at least Grade 4 in English Language/Literature (SL) and a Science subject at the IGCSE or equivalent.
       
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
    • Applicants must have at least Grade 4 in Mathematics and any Two (2) Subjects at the HL.
    • In addition, applicants must have at least Grades 4 in English Language/Literature (SL), Mathematics (SL) and a Science subject at the IGCSE or equivalent.
  • Bachelor of Science in Physics
    • Applicants must have at least Grade 4 in Higher Level Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics 
    • In addition, they must have at least Grade 4 in English Language/Literature (SL) and a Science subject at the IGCSE or equivalent.

School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences

  • Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
    • Applicants must have at least Grade 4 in any Three (3) Subjects at the HL.
    • In addition, applicants must have at least Grades 4 in English Language/Literature (SL), Mathematics SL and a Science subject at the IGCSE or equivalent.
       
  • Bachelor of Science in Earth Science
    • Applicants must have at least Grade 4 in Physics, Chemistry and either Mathematics or Geography at the HL.
    • In addition, applicants must have at least Grades 4 in English Language/Literature (SL), Mathematics SL and a Science subject at the IGCSE or equivalent.
  • Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Science
    • Applicants must have at least Grade 5 in Mathematics (HL) and any two (2) HL Subjects.
    • In addition, they must have at least Grade 4in English Language/Literature (SL) and a Science subject at the IGCSE or equivalent.

 

 

COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES

 

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

Bachelor of Arts

  • Applicants must have at least Grade 4 in any Three (3) HL subjects.
  • Applicants must have the following subjects to qualify to read the under listed courses:

Economics, Mathematics or Statistics -  Mathematics

Computer Science                                           - Mathematics

French                                                             - French

English                                                            - English Literature

Geography                                                      - Geography

 

  • In addition, they must have at least Grade 4 in English Language/Literature (SL) and Mathematics (SL).

 

University of Ghana Business School

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

  • Applicants must have at least Grade 5 in any Three (3) HL subjects
  • In addition, they must have at least Grade 4in English Language/Literature (SL) and Mathematics (SL).

 

University of Ghana School of Law

Bachelor of Laws (LLB)

  • Applicants must have at least Grade 6 in any Three (3) HL subjects.
  • In addition, they must have at least Grade 4 in English Language/Literature (SL) and Mathematics (SL).

 

School of Performing Arts

Bachelor of Fine Arts

  • Applicants must have at least Grade 4 in any Three (3) HL subjects
  • In addition, they must have at least Grade 4 in English Language/Literature (SL) and Mathematics (SL).
  • They will be expected to attend an audition or interview.

 

 

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

School of Education & Leadership

Bachelor of Arts in Education (English)

  • Applicants must have at least Grade 4 in any three HL subjects including English Literature.
  • In addition, they must have at least Grade 4 in English Language/Literature (SL) and Mathematics (SL).

 

Bachelor of Arts in Education (Non-Teaching)

  • Applicants must have at least Grade 4 in any three (3) HL subjects.
  • In addition, they must have at least Grade 4 in English Language/Literature (SL) and Mathematics (SL).

 

Bachelor of Science in Education (Mathematics)

  • Applicants must have at least Grade 4 in any three (3) HL subjects including Mathematics.
  • In addition, they must have at least Grade 4 in English Language/Literature (SL) and Mathematics (SL).

 

Bachelor of Science in Education (Chemistry)

  • Applicants must have at least Grade 4 in any three (3) HL subjects including Chemistry.
  • In addition, they must have at least Grade 4 in English Language/Literature (SL) and Mathematics (SL).

 

Bachelor of Science in Education (Biology)

  • Applicants must have at least Grade 4 in any three (3) HL subjects including Biology.
  • In addition, they must have at least Grade 4 in English Language/ Literature (SL) Mathematics (SL).

 

Bachelor of Science in Education (Physics)

  • Applicants must have at least Grade 4 in any three (3) HL subjects including Physics.
  • In addition, they must have at least Grade 4 in English Language/ Literature (SL) Mathematics (SL).

 

School of Continuing & Distance Education

Bachelor of Arts

  • Applicants must have at least Grade 4 in any Three (3) HL subjects
  • In addition, they must have at least Grade 4 in English Language/Literature (SL) and Mathematics (SL).

           

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

  • Applicants must have at least Grade 4 in any Three (3) HL subjects
  • In addition, they must have at least Grade 4 in English Language/Literature (SL) and Mathematics (SL).

 

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

  • Applicants must have at least Grade 4 in any Three (3) HL subjects.
  • In addition, they must have at least Grade 4 in English Language/Literature (SL) and Mathematics (SL).