Entry Requirements - IB Minimum Entry Requirements

UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSIONS FOR THE 2020/2021 ACADEMIC YEAR

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.

 

COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES

 

Short-listed applicants into programmes at the College of Health Sciences must pass an interview and/or an entrance examination.

 

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

 

University of Ghana Medical School

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
  • Entry requirements:
  • Applicants must have at least Grade 5 in HL Chemistry and a HL grade and a SL grade in two of the following: Biology, Mathematics or Physics.
  • 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.

 

University of Ghana Dental School

  • Bachelor of Dental Surgery
  • Entry requirements:
  • Applicants must have at least Grade 5 in HL Chemistry and a HL grade and a SL grade in two of the following: Biology, Mathematics or Physics.
  • 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

  • Doctor of Pharmacy

Entry requirements:

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

  • 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 Respiratory Therapy

Entry requirements:

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 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:

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.

 

  • Bachelor of Science in Midwifery

Entry requirements:

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

 

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:

Three (3) HL subjects comprising:

At least Grade 4 in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics

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

 

  • 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:

Three (3) HL subjects comprising:

At least Grade 4 in Mathematics and any other two (2) subjects.

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

 

  • 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:

Three (3) HL subjects comprising:

At least Grade 4 in Chemistry and any two of Physics, Mathematics and Biology/Geography.

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

 

  • Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

Entry requirements:

At least Grade 4 in any three (3) HL subjects

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

 

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, Microbiology.

Entry requirements:

At least Grade 4 in three (3) HL subjects comprising:

Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics

In addition, they must have at least Grade 4 in English Language/Literature (SL), Mathematics (SL) and at least C inPhysics.at the IGCSE or equivalent.

 

  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology

Entry requirements:

At least Grade 4 in three (3) HL subjects comprising:

Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics

In addition, they must have at least Grade 4 in English Language/Literature (SL), Mathematics (SL) and at least C inPhysics.at the IGCSE or equivalent.

 

School of Agriculture

  • Bachelor of Science in Agriculture

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

Entry requirements:

At least Grade 4 in three (3) HL subjects comprising:

Chemistry, and any two (2) of Physics, Biology, Geography and Mathematics.

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

 

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

Entry requirements:

At least Grade 4 in three (3) HL subjects comprising:

Chemistry and any two (2) subjects.

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

 

 

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

Entry requirements:

At least Grade 4 in any three (3) HL subjects.

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

 

School of Engineering Sciences

  • Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Engineering

Entry requirements:

At least Grade 4 in three (3) HL subjects comprising:

Mathematics and any two of Chemistry, Physics, Biology.

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.

 

  • Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering

Entry requirements:

At least Grade 4 in three (3) HL subjects comprising:

Mathematics and any two of Chemistry, Physics, Biology.

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.

 

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering

Entry requirement