Entry Requirements- West Africa WASSCE

UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSIONS FOR THE 2020/2021 ACADEMIC YEAR

WASSCE/SSSCE RESULTS FROM THE WEST AFRICAN SUB-REGION

 

Minimum/General Entry Requirements

WASSCE/SSSCE Applicants from the West African Sub-region

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, a Social Science subject, a Science Subject and three relevant elective subjects, with the total aggregate not exceeding 24 for the sciences and 30 for the humanities.

 

COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES

 

University of Ghana Medical School

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery

Entry Requirements

Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics and a Science subject such as Agriculture, General Science or Health Science

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

 

University of Ghana Dental School

  • Bachelor of Dental Surgery

               Entry Requirements

               Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics and a Science subject such as Agriculture, General Science or Health Science

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

 

School of Pharmacy

  • Doctor of Pharmacy

Entry Requirements

Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics and a Science subject such as Agriculture, General Science or Health Science

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

 

School of Biological and 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 and a Science subject

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

 

School of Nursing and Midwifery

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing with options in:
    • General Nursing
    • Community Health Nursing
    • Paediatric Nursing
    • Mental Health Nursing

 

Applicants are expected to select one (1) option

 

Entry Requirements

Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics and Biology.

Electives: Credit passes in Three (3) Electives from any of the combinations below:

  • Chemistry, Physics &Further Mathematics
  • Three General Arts Electives
  • Two General Arts Electives plus Food & Nutrition
  • Any three of the following Electives: Economics, Food & Nutrition, Chemistry and French.

 

  • Bachelor of Science in Midwifery

Entry Requirements

Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics and Biology

Electives: Credit passes in Three (3) Electives from any of the combinations below:

  • Chemistry, Physics, and Further Mathematics
  • General Agriculture, Physics and Chemistry
  • Three General Arts Electives
  • Two General Arts Electives plus Food and 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

 

The following programmes at the College of Basic and Applied Sciences are FIRST CHOICE programmes: Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Bachelor of Science in Information Technology, Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering and Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering.

 

School of Physical & Mathematical Sciences

  • Bachelor of Science in Physical Sciences

Bachelor of Science degree in any one of the following subjects:

Physics, Chemistry, Geophysics

    Entry requirements:

    Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics and a Science subject

    Electives: Credit passes in Physics, Chemistry, Further Mathematics

 

  • Bachelor of Science in Mathematical Sciences

       Bachelor of Science degree in any one of the following subjects:

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

          Entry requirements:

          Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics and a Science subject

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

 

  • Bachelor of Science in Earth Sciences

      Bachelor of Science degree in Earth Sciences with one of the following options:

      Geology, Applied Geology, Applied Geophysics     

           Entry requirements:

           Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science &a Science subject.

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

 

  • Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

           Entry requirements:

           Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science &a Science subject.

           Electives: Credit passes in any three subjects

 

School of Biological Sciences

  • Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences

Bachelor of Science degree in any one of the following subjects:

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 &a Science subject.

Electives: Credit passes in Chemistry, and any two subject. At least one of which should be Biology, Further 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 &a Science subject.

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

 

  • Bachelor of Science in Family and Consumer Sciences (Food and Clothing)

              Entry requirements:

Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science &a Science subject.

Electives: Credit passes in Chemistry and any two subjects.

 

  • Bachelor of Science in Family and Consumer Sciences (Family and Child Studies)

             Entry requirements:

Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science &a Science subject.

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 Agricultural Engineering

             Entry requirements:

Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science &a Science subject.

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

  • Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering

     Entry requirements:

Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science &a Science subject.

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

 

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering

             Entry requirements:

Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science &a Science subject.

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

 

  • Bachelor of Science in Food Processing Engineering

             Entry requirements:

Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science &a Science subject.

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

 

  • Bachelor of Science in Material Science Engineering

              Entry requirements:

Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science &a Science subject.

Electives: Credit passes in Further 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 &a Science subject.

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

 

 

COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES

 

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 subjects to qualify to read the under listed courses:

  • Economics, Mathematics or Statistics      - Further Mathematics
  • Computer Science                                    - Further 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 &a Social Science subject.

Electives: Credit passes in any Three (3) Elective subjects.

 

University of Ghana School of Law

  • Bachelor of Laws (LLB)

Entry Requirements

Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics& Social Science subject.

Electives: Credit passes in any Three (3) Elective subjects

 

School of Performing Arts

  • Bachelor of Fine Arts

Entry Requirements

Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics &a Social Science subject.

Electives: Credit passes in any Three (3) 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

  • Bachelor of Arts in Education (English)

Entry Requirements

Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics & a Social Science subject.

Electives: Credit passes in any Three (3) Elective subjects including English Literature

 

  • Bachelor of Arts in Education (Non-Teaching)

Entry Requirements

Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics & a Social Science subject.

Electives: Credit passes in any Three (3) Elective subjects.

 

  • Bachelor of Arts in Sport and Physical Culture Studies

Entry Requirements

Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics & a Social Science subject.

Electives: Credit passes in any Three (3) Elective subjects.

 

  • Bachelor of Science in Education (Mathematics)

Entry Requirements

Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics & a Science subject.

Electives: Credit passes in any Three (3) Elective subjects including Further Mathematics.

 

  • Bachelor of Science in Education (Biology)

Entry Requirements

Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics & a Science subject.

Electives: Credit passes in any Three (3) Elective subjects including Biology.

 

  • Bachelor of Science in Education (Chemistry)

Entry Requirements

Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics & a Science subject.

Electives: Credit passes in any Three (3) Elective subjects including Chemistry.

 

  • Bachelor of Science in Education (Physics)

Entry Requirements

Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics & a Science subject.

Electives: Credit passes in any Three (3) Elective subjects including Physics.