Kintampo College of Health 2018/2019 Admission Requirements

Kintampo College of Health 2018/2019 Admission Requirements, The College of Health and Wellbeing,Kintampo, formerly known as the Rural Health Training School runs about 14 different programmes.These programmes range from Certificate through to the Bachelors level and cover both preventive and curative health care. Some of the programmes are direct entry programmes (for SSSCE graduates) whilst others are Post basic Entry Programmes (for serving officers)

 

 ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

 

Certificate Programmes

  1. Field Technician (Community Health)
  1. Health Records Management

 

Requirements for Certificate Programmes

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
WASSCE SSSCE
Age 18 – 35 years
Overall Aggregate A cutoff aggregate score of Forty Eight A cutoff aggregate score of Thirty
(48) or better in six subjects, comprising Six(30) or better in six subjects,
3 core and 3 elective comprising  3 core and 3 elective
Core Subjects and Minimum AT LEAST credits(A1-E8) in three core AT LEAST Passes (A-E) in three core
Grades subjects subjects
i.e. English, Mathematics and i.e English, Mathematics and
Integrated Science. Integrated Science.
Elective Subjects and Minimum AT LEAST passes (A1-E8) in three AT LEAST passes (A-E) in three
Grades Elective subjects Elective subjects

 

Diploma Programmes

 

Requirements for entry into these programmes vary according to the programme offered.

  • Direct Entry (using SSSCE or WASSCE) Programmes requiring General Science as an elective
  • Direct Entry (using SSSCE or WASSCE) Programmes which do not require General Science as an elective
  • Post Basic Entry (for serving officers)
  1. Direct Entry Diploma Programmes

Programmes Requiring General Science as an Elective Technical Officer (Medical Laboratory Technology)

 

 Requirements for Programmes which require General Science as an Elective

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
WASSCE SSCE
Age 18 – 35 years
Overall Aggregate An aggregate score of thirty (30) or An aggregate score of Twenty Four
better in six subjects, comprising  3 (24) or better in six subjects,
core and 3 elective comprising  3 core and 3 elective
Core Subjects and Minimum Credits (A1 C6) in three Core Credits (A– D) in three Core Subjects
Grades Subjects i.e. English, Mathematics i.e. English, Mathematics and
and Integrated Science. Integrated Science.
Elective Subjects and Minimum Credits (A1 C6) in three Science Credits(A– D) in three Science
Grades Elective Subjects. i.e. Biology, Elective Subjects. i.e. Biology,
Physics, Chemistry Physics, Chemistry

 

 

  1. Programmes which do not Require General Science as an Elective 
  1. Technical Officer (Health Information Option)
  1. Technical Officer (Community Health – Disease Control & Surveillance Option)
  1. Technical Officer (Community Health- Nutrition Option)
  1. Technical Officer (Health Promotion and Social Marketing Option) – Direct Entry
  2. Technical Officer (Dental Surgery)

 

 Requirements for Programmes which do not require General Science as an Elective

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
WASSCE SSCE
Age 18 – 35 years
Overall Aggregate An aggregate score of thirty six (36) or An aggregate score of Twenty Four
better in six subjects, comprising 3 core and (24) or better in six subjects,
3 elective comprising  3 core and 3 elective
Core Subjects and Minimum Credits (A1 C6) in three Core Subjects i.e. Credits (A– D) in three Core Subjects
Grades English, Mathematics and Integrated i.e. English, Mathematics and
Science. Integrated Science.
Elective Subjects and Minimum Credits (A1 C6) in three Elective Subjects. Credits (A D) in three Electives
Grades Subjects.

 

Post Basic Entry Programmes 

  1. Technical Officer (Health Information Option)
  1. Technical Officer (Community Health – Disease Control& Surveillance Option)
  1. Technical Officer (Community Health- Nutrition Option)
  1. Technical Officer (Health Promotion and Social Marketing Option)
  2. Community Mental Health

 

Age: Not more than 50 years, Subject to medical fitness

 

PROGRAMME SERVICE REQUIREMENT QUALIFICATION REQ
Technical Officer (Health Information
Option) a.   At least one year
rotation/internship/national
Technical Officer (Community Health – Certificate as a
Disease Control& Surveillance Option) service
b.   Two years’ experience in a 1. Field Technician
relevant Basic area OR one
Technical Officer (Community Health- 2. Community Health Nurse
year work experience upon a
Nutrition Option) 3. Health Assistant Clinical
request from a facility after
4. Health Records Assistant
internship.
Technical Officer (Health Promotion and
Social Marketing Option)
Technical Officer (Dental Surgery)
Community Mental Health

 

Diploma Community Mental Health – 2 Years

( Previously Community Mental Health – 1 year)

 

 Requirements for Diploma Community Mental Health

PROGRAMME SERVICE REQUIREMENT QUALIFICATION REQ
i. A practising officer and Certificate as a
must  have served two 1. Field Technician
years minimum in 2. Community Health Nurse
Community Mental Health deprived areas or three 3. Health Assistant Clinical
years minimum in non-
4. Health Records Assistant
deprived areas.
5. Environmental Health
Assistant

NB: Foreign students may be considered for admission if they hold qualification equivalent to those stated above, proved they are proficient in English, Equivalent qualifications include; A-levels, High School Certificate. Applicants will be required to pass an entrance examination before gaining admission to the programme

 

 Direct Entry Bsc. Community Medicine and Health – 4 years

(Previously Direct Medical Assistant)

 

Requirements for Direct Entry Bsc. Community Medicine and Health

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS (BSc.Community Medicine & Health – Direct Entry)
WASSCE SSCE
Age 18 – 35 years
Overall Aggregate An aggregate score of thirty (36) or better An aggregate score of Twenty Four
in six subjects, comprising  3 core and 3 (24) or better in six subjects,
elective comprising  3 core and 3 elective
Core Subjects and Minimum Credits (A1 C6) in three Core Subjects i.e. Credits (A– D) in three Core Subjects
Grades English, Mathematics and Integrated i.e. English, Mathematics and
Science. Integrated Science.
Elective Subjects and Minimum Credits (A1 C6) in three Elective Subjects, Credits (A D) in three Electives
Grades Physics, Chemistry and Biology only Subjects. Physics, Chemistry and
Biology only

 

Post Basic BSc. Community Medicine and Health -2 years

 

(Previously Post Basic Medical Assistant)

Age: Not more than 50 years, Subject to medical fitness

 

 Programme Specific Requirements for Post basic programmes

PROGRAMME SERVICE REQUIREMENT QUALIFICATION REQ
Community Medicine & Health a.   At least one year Diploma as a
rotation/internship/national service 1. Registered General Nurse
(BSc) b.   Two years’ experience in a relevant 2. Registered Mental Nurse
Basic area OR one year work 3. Registered Midwife
experience upon a request from a
facility after internship.

NB: Graduate Nurses from the Universities can also apply for the Post Basic Programmes

 

Direct Entry BSc. Community Mental Health – 4 Years

Requirement for Direct Entry Bsc. Community Mental Health

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS (BSc.Community Mental Health – Direct Entry)
WASSCE SSCE
Age 18 – 35 years
Overall Aggregate An aggregate score of thirty (36) or better An aggregate score of Twenty Four (24) or
in six subjects, comprising  3 core and 3 better in six subjects, comprising  3 core and
elective 3 elective

 

Core Subjects and Minimum Credits (A1 C6) in three Core Subjects i.e. Credits (A– D) in three Core Subjects i.e.
Grades English, Mathematics and Integrated English, Mathematics and Integrated Science.
Science.
Elective Subjects and Minimum Credits (A1 – C6) in three elective subjects Credits (A D) in three elective subjects the
Grades the following: General Arts, General following: General Arts, General
Science, Home Economics (Food Science, Home Economics (Food
and Nutrition Option) and and Nutrition Option) and Agricultural
Agricultural Science (excluding crop Science (excluding crop and animal
and animal husbandry). husbandry).

 

NB: Foreign students may be considered for admission if they hold qualification equivalent to those stated above and prove that they are proficient in English. Equivalent qualifications include; A-levels, High School Certificate, Bachelors Degree in Science (BSc.).

 

BSc. Dental Therapy

Requirements for BSc. Dental Therapy

PROGRAMME SERVICE REQUIREMENT QUALIFICATION REQ
i. Registered Dental Certificate as a
Surgery Assistants with
BSc. Dental Therapy two years work 1. Registered Dental Surgery
experience will be
Assistant.
admitted to level 300

NB: In the case of foreign students, their equivalent qualifications may be considered for admission by the college.

The applicant should prove they are proficient in English.

 

Requirements for MSc. Community Medicine and Health (Clinical Psychiatry Option)

 

PROGRAMME SERVICE REQUIREMENT QUALIFICATION REQ

 

 

i. Applicants must have
BSc. in Community
Medicine and Health Certificate as a
MSc. Community Medicine and (Physician Assistant) BSc. in Community Medicine
Health (Clinical Psychiatry Option) and must have worked
and Health.
for at least two (2)
years.
NB: Applicants must add their research proposal to the Application Form when submitting.