Entry Requirements- West Africa WASSCE

WASSCE/SSSCE RESULTS FROM THE WEST AFRICAN SUB-REGION

Minimum/General Entry Requirements

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.  

Minimum/General Entry Requirements for:

 


COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES

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 Three (3) of the following Elective Subjects:

Chemistry and two from Physics, Biology and Further Mathematics

 

School of Pharmacy

Doctor of Pharmacy

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

 

School of Biological and 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
  • Credit passes in Three (3) Electives comprising Chemistry, Physics and either Biology or Further Mathematics

 

School of Nursing

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

  • At least credits (A1 - C6 in WASSCE and A – D in SSSCE) in English, Core Mathematics and Biology and credit passes in Three (3) Electives from any of the combinations below:

Chemistry, Physics & Elective Mathematics

Three General Arts Electives

Two General Arts Electives plus Food & Nutrition

Any three of the following Electives: Economics, Food & Nutrition, Chemistry and French.

 

COLLEGE OF BASIC AND APPLIED SCIENCES

 

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 and a Science subject

Electives: Credit passes in Physics, Chemistry, Further 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 and a Science subject

Electives: Credit passes in Further 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, Further 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 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
  • Entry requirements:

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

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

 

School of Agriculture

  1. 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 Further Mathematics

      2. Bachelor of Science in Family and Consumer Sciences

There are two (2) options available:

i. Food and Clothing – For Science Students

 

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

Electives: Credit passes in Chemistry and any two subjects.

ii. Family and Child Studies

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

  • Applicants must have Three Electives Subjects.

 

School of Veterinary Medicine

a. 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 Further Mathematics.

 

 

b.Degree Holders

  • An applicant who hold a Bachelor of Science Degree in Animal Science, Biological or Allied Sciences, with a class not lower than 2nd Class Lower division is eligible to apply. Such an applicant would be admitted to level 200 of the programme after passing an interview organized by the School of Veterinary Medicine.

 

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

    Entry requirements:

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, Further Mathematics or Physics.

 

  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology
    Credit passes in Biology and any Two (2) Electives Subjects from Chemistry, Physics and 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

 

Business School

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

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

 

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) 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)

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

 

Bachelor of Arts in Education (Non-Teaching)

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

 

Bachelor of Arts in Education (Mathematics)

  • Credit passes in any Three (3) Elective subjects including Further Mathematics

 

Bachelor of Arts in Education (Biology)

  • Credit passes in any Three (3) Elective subjects including Biology

 

Bachelor of Arts in Education (Chemistry)

  • Credit passes in any Three (3) Elective subjects including Chemistry

 

Bachelor of Arts in Education (Physics)

  • Credit passes in any Three (3) Elective subjects including Physics