UHAS 2020/2021 Cut off Points and Requirements

UHAS 2020/2021 Cut off Points and Requirements, The following is the UHAS cut-off points to consider before applying for admission to any academic programme available at UHAS for the 2020/2021 Academic Year. These cut-off points are only to guide us and hence are not fixed.

Cut Off Points (WASSCE) For Last Academic Year 

SCHOOL OF NURSING AND MIDWIFERY

 Bachelor of Nursing17
 Bachelor of Midwifery18
 Bachelor of Public Health Nursing19

SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

 Medical Degree (MB ChB)08
 Bachelor of Physician Assistantship12

SCHOOL OF PHARMACY

 Doctor of Pharmacy08

SCHOOL OF ALLIED HEALTH SCIENCES

 Bachelor of Medical Laboratory 15
 Bachelor of Dietetics 17
 Bachelor of Physiotherapy 17
 Bachelor of Diagnostic Imaging 16
 Bachelor of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences19

SCHOOL OF BASIC AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES

 Medical Biochemistry and Molecular Biology18

SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH

Science BackgroundNon-Science Background
 Disease Control2725
 Nutrition2725
 Health Promotion2725
 Health Information2725

NB: All applicants are to note that the above cut off aggregates are to serve as a guide only and not 2020/2021 cut off aggregates.

UHAS Admission Requirements

The University of Health and Allied Science, UHAS Admission Requirements has been released for the 2020/2021 academic year.

The Authority of University of Health and Allied Science (UHAS) has publicized the Entry Requirement AKA Admission Requirement for prospective candidates that seek admission into the institution for the 2020/2021 academic year.

These requirements are for various programmes offered in the institution, it serves as a guide in the application process. All interested applicants are to read through carefully making sure that they fulfil the requirements before putting in an application.

University of Health and Allied Science UHAS Admission Requirements

UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSIONS (WASSCE/SSSCE/A-LEVEL/MATURE APPLICANTS)

DEADLINE FOR WASSCE APPLICATION – JUNE 29, 2020

It is announced for the information of prospective Applicants (as specified above) and the general public that E-vouchers for application forms for programmes for the 2020/2021 Academic Year are now on sale at GH¢ 220.00. The 2020/2021 Academic Year is expected to commence in August, 2020.

FEE PAYING:WE ALSO OFFER FEE-PAYING ADMISSIONS

THOSE WHO HAVE THEIR EXAMINATION RESULTS AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION AND THOSE WHO WILL BE WRITING WASSCE IN MAY/JUNE, 2020 ARE ELIGIBLE TO APPLY

1. WASSCE / SSSCE ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL PROGRAMMES

Passes (A1-C6 / A-D) in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science and Social Studies (input all the four core subjects when applying) in addition to three elective subjects applicable to the programme of choice

(Applicants should note that they are expected to have at least C6/D in Social Studies. However, the core subjects considered for calculating their aggregates are English Language, Core Mathematics and Integrated Science)

2. LEVEL APPLICANTS

Candidates must have the General Certificate of Education at Ordinary Level in five (5) subjects, including English and Mathematics, in addition to: Chemistry, Physics and Biology; additionally, General Science and any other subjects plus the General Certificate of Education at Advanced Level or its equivalent in the following subjects: Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics.

3. MATURE APPLICANTS ( SCHOOL OF PHARMACY)

Applicants must have obtained a Higher National Diploma (HND) in Dispensing Technology/ Pharmacy Technician Course or its equivalent from an accredited institution with at least three (3) years relevant working experience.

OR

Applicants must have attained the age of 25 years at the time of submitting the application forms and must have five (5) credits at O-level including English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics

1. GENERAL ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR OTHER EDUCATIONAL CREDENTIALS

a) IGCSE/IB – To be admitted to the Programme, IGCSE/IB holders must possess at least Grades A*/A-C in English, Mathematics and Biology at the Standard (SL/’O’ Level), in addition to three Higher Level (HL-A to C)/’A’ Level (A to d)/IB2 (A-C) grades in Chemistry, Physics, Biology and Mathematics.

b) General Certificate of Education (GCE) Advanced Level: Applicants should, in addition to credit passes in five (5) GCE ‘O’ Level subjects (including English and Mathematics), have three (3) passes in Chemistry, Biology and Physics or Mathematics at the Advanced Level.

c) American High School Grade – Grades 12&13 examinations

2. International Applicants and Ghanaians with External Educational Credentials in the following:

i. Senior Secondary School Certificates (WASSCE/SSSCE)
ii. International Baccalaureate (IB)
iii. GCE (Cambridge) – ‘O’ and ‘A’ Levels
iv. IGSCE (Cambridge) – ‘O’ and ‘A’ Levels
v. American High School Grade – Grades 12&13 examinations
vi. Other external qualifications which have equivalences to the WASSCE/SSSCE and the GCE (A Levels)

d) Baccalaureate (From French-speaking countries), and other Foreign High School Diploma equivalent to WASSCE. Other International Students having equivalent qualifications may apply for admission. NB: Foreign Certificates must receive authentication and equivalencies from Ghana National Accreditation Board, Foreign students must have their high school certificates and diplomas translated into English if they are not written in English.

The point of entry for all admitted applicants is Level 100.

SCHOOL OF ALLIED HEALTH SCIENCES (REGULAR) – HO CAMPUS

  • Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science
  • Bachelor of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences
  • Bachelor of Dietetics
  • Bachelor of Physiotherapy
  • Bachelor of Medical Imaging (Radiography)

Entry Requirements:

a. Ghanaian Applicants with WASSCE / SSSCE ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:

English Language, Mathematics, Integrated Science, Social studies plus three (3) credits in any of the following elective subjects:

i. Chemistry, Biology and Physics or Elective Mathematics
ii. Biology or Chemistry, Food & Nutrition, Management in Living and General Agriculture and Animal Husbandry (This is for prospective Dietetics Students).

b. General Entry requirements for other Educational Credentials is detailed above

c. Other Qualifications: Graduate Entry (Top-Up)

Bachelor’s degree in any of the Life Sciences (e.g. Biological Sciences, Biochemistry, Human Biology, Nutrition, and Food Science) from accredited Universities. Generally, graduate applicants must have an FGPA of not less than 2.50 (Second Class Lower Division) or its equivalent.

NB: All shortlisted applicants, irrespective of the entry route, MAY be required to pass a selection interview and/or entrance examination for admission into the programme.

SCHOOL OF BASIC AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES (REGULAR) – HO CAMPUS

  • BSc. Medical Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Entry Requirements:

WASSCE / SSSCE OR ITS EQUIVALENT

English Language, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science plus three (3) credits in the Elective Subjects as follows:

a. Pure Science Students: Chemistry, Biology and Physics or Elective Mathematics
b. Agricultural Science Students: General Agric/Animal Husbandry/Horticulture, Chemistry and Physics or Elective Mathematics
c. General entry requirements for other educational credentials as enumerated above

NB: All shortlisted applicants, irrespective of the entry route, MAY be required to pass a selection interview and/or entrance examination for admission into the programme.

SCHOOL OF MEDICINE (REGULAR) – HO CAMPUS

  • Medical Degree (MB ChB) (6 years)
  • Bachelor of Physician Assistantship (Clinical)(4 years)

Entry Requirements:

a) WASSCE / SSSCE OR ITS EQUIVALENT

Applicants must have obtained three (3) credits (at least Grade A1-C 6 in WASSCE and A-D in SSSCE) in the following Core Subjects:
English Language, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science plus three (3) credits in the following Elective Subjects: Chemistry, Biology, Physics or Elective Mathematics.

b) GENERAL ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR OTHER EDUCATIONAL CREDENTIALS AS INDICATED ABOVE.

NB: All shortlisted applicants, irrespective of the entry route, MAY be required to pass a selection interview and/or entrance examination for admission into the programme.

SCHOOL OF NURSING AND MIDWIFERY (REGULAR) – HO CAMPUS

  • Bachelor of Nursing
  • Bachelor of Midwifery
  • Bachelor of Public Health Nursing

Entry Requirements:

WASSCE / SSSCE OR ITS EQUIVALENT

English Language, Core Mathematics and Integrated Science plus any three (3) of the following: Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Elective Mathematics, Economics, Geography, Government, History, Christian Religious Studies or Islamic Religious Studies, Literature-in-English, French, Ghanaian Language, General Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Food and Nutrition and Management in Living.

NB: All shortlisted applicants, irrespective of the entry route, MAY be required to pass a selection interview and/or entrance examination for admission into the programme.

SCHOOL OF PHARMACY (REGULAR) – HO CAMPUS

  • Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm D) (6 years)

Entry Requirements:

Three categories of applicants will be admitted to pursue the programme. They are:

1. WASSCE/ SSSCE APPLICANTS

Applicants must have obtained three (3) credits (at least Grade A1-C 6 in WASSCE and A-D in SSSCE) in the following Core Subjects:
English Language, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science plus three (3) credits in the following Elective Subjects: Chemistry, Biology, Physics or Elective Mathematics.

2. A – LEVEL APPLICANTS

Candidates must have the General Certificate of Education at Ordinary Level in five (5) subjects, including English and Mathematics, in addition to: Chemistry, Physics and Biology; additionally, General Science and any other subjects plus the General Certificate of Education at Advanced Level or its equivalent in the following subjects: Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics.

3. MATURE APPLICANTS

Applicants must have obtained a Higher National Diploma (HND) in Dispensing Technology/ Pharmacy Technician Course or its equivalent from an accredited institution with at least three (3) years relevant working experience.

OR

Applicants must have attained the age of 25 years at the time of submitting the application forms and must have five (5) credits at O-level including English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics.
All admitted applicants will start from Level 100.

NB: All shortlisted applicants, irrespective of the entry route, MAY be required to pass a selection interview and/or entrance examination for admission into the programme.

SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH (REGULAR) – HOHOE CAMPUS

Bachelor of Science in Public Health (BSc. PH) with the following options:

  • Disease Control
  • Health Information
  • Health Promotion
  • Nutrition

Entry Requirements:

Applicants must have obtained three (3) credits (at least Grade A1-C 6 in WASSCE and A-D in SSSCE) in the following Core Subjects: English Language, Core Mathematics and Integrated Science plus

  • Chemistry, Biology and Physics or Elective Mathematics for Science students. Science students are eligible to apply for all BSc. PH progammes.
  • Government, Literature in English, Economics, Ghanaian Language, CRS (other religious studies), History, French, Geography, and Elective Mathematics), Agricultural Science (Crop & Soil Science, Animal Husbandry, and Horticulture), Home Economics (Management in Living, General Knowledge in Art, Food and Nutrition), Visual Arts (General Knowledge in Art, Clothing and Textiles, Picture Making and Graphic Design) for Non-Science Students.

The above notwithstanding, each category of non-science students need the following combinations of courses to be eligible for the following specific programmes;

• General Arts Students:

General Arts Students are only eligible to apply for BSc. PH (Health Information), BSc. PH (Health Promotion), and BSc. PH (Nutrition).

General Arts Students must have passes in Elective Mathematics and any other two elective courses to be eligible for BSc. PH (Health Information).

Elective Mathematics is not a prerequisite for General Arts students that opt for BSc. PH (Health Promotion).

• Home Economics Students:

Home Economics Students are only eligible to apply for BSc. PH (Disease Control), BSc. PH (Nutrition) and BSc. PH (Health Promotion).

Home Economics Students must have passes in Biology or Chemistry and any other two electives to be eligible for BSc. PH (Disease Control).

Biology/Chemistry is not a prerequisite for Home Economics Students that opt for BSc. PH (Health Promotion).

• Visual Arts Students:

Visual Arts students are only eligible to apply for BSc. PH (Health Promotion)

Closing Date for Completion of Application Form (WASSCE/SSSCE/A-Level/Mature Applicants).
The deadline for completion of the online application form is Friday June 29, 2020.

2020 ACCESS COURSE REQUIREMENTS

It is announced for the information of prospective Applicants and the general public that E-vouchers for Access Course for 2020 are now on sale at GH¢ 220.00.

SCHOOL OF ALLIED HEALTH SCIENCES ACCESS – HO CAMPUS (From June, 2020 to July, 2020)

Access Course in the School of Allied Health Sciences is an eight (8) week programme to enable interested applicants with Certificate in Medical Laboratory Technology; Radiologic Technology; or certificate holders in Audiology and Speech Therapy as well as certificate holders in other health related programmes from accredited institutions to enroll onto degree programmes (regular / Sandwich).

Applicants with FGPA of not less than 2.5 with a minimum of three (3) years certified working experience, will enter degree programmes through an eight (8) week Access Course in the School of Allied Health Sciences.

Successful Candidates from the Access Course MAY be required to pass a selection interview and enroll at Level 200 (Sandwich i.e. 6-Long Vacations) or Full-time (regular) for those who show evidence of having obtained a study leave approval.

Programmes on offer upon a successful completion of the Access Course are:

  • Bachelor of Dietetics
  • Bachelor of Medical Imaging (Radiography)
  • Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Sciences
  • Bachelor of Physiotherapy
  • Bachelor of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences

The deadline for completion of the online application form for Access Course in School of Allied Health Science is 30th April, 2020.

SCHOOL OF NURSING AND MIDWIFERY ACCESSS COURSE – HO CAMPUS (Between May 2020 & July, 2020)

Access Course in the School of Nursing and Midwifery is an eight (8) week programme to enable auxiliary Nurses, Midwives and Community Health Nurses, who already hold certificates and Auxiliary Identification Number (AIN) or Professional Identification Number (PIN) in Post-basic Midwifery from the Nursing and Midwifery Council (N&MC) Ghana to enroll onto degree programmes (Sandwich) in the School of Nursing and Midwifery. The point of entry will be Level 100 / 200 depending on applicant’s professional background and choice of programme.

Only Successful Candidates from the Access Course will be offered the opportunity to apply for their desired degree programmes (sandwich).

Programmes on offer upon a successful completion of the Access Course are:

  • Bachelor of Nursing
  • Bachelor of Midwifery
  • Bachelor of Public Health Nursing

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • All applicants MUST hold a certificate accredited by Nursing and Midwifery Council, Ghana
  • Applicants MUST hold certificate(s) in any of the following: Nurse-Assistant Clinical (NAC)/Health Assistant Clinical (HAC); Nurse-Assistant Preventive (NAP)/Community Health Nurse (CHN); and post NAC/HAC; NAP/CHN Midwifery.
  • Applicants MUST have practised in their chosen fields for three (3) years or more.
  • Crossing over from one programme to another (e.g. General Nursing, Public Health Nursing and Midwifery) is allowed but the point of entry is Level 100 instead of Level 200.
  • Health Assistant Clinical (HAC) / Nurse Assistant Clinical (NAC) applicants will progress in General Nursing programme and write the Nursing and Midwifery Council (N&MC) Licensing Examination to be qualified as Registered General Nurses (RGN). The entry point is Level 200.
  • Community Health Nurses (CHN) / Nurse Assistant Preventive (NAP) applicants will progress in Public Health Nursing programme and write the Nursing and Midwifery Council (N&MC) Licensing Examination to be qualified as Registered Community Nurse (RCN). The entry point is Level 200.
  • Post NAP/CHN and post NAC/HAC Midwifery applicants will progress in Midwifery programme and will not have to write the Nursing and Midwifery Council (N&MC) examination. Entry point is Level 200.
  • All applicants will be required to provide their Auxiliary Identification Number (AIN) and Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) certificates instead of their transcripts

The deadline for completion of the online application form for Access Course in School of Nursing and Midwifery is 9th March, 2020.

SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH – HOHOE CAMPUS (Between March, 2020 & April, 2020)

Access Course in the School of Public Health is an eight (8) week programme to enable certificate or diploma holders with GPA below 2.0 in Public Health and other related areas to enroll onto degree programmes (Sandwich) in the School of Public Health, University of Health and Allied Sciences, Hohoe Campus. The point of entry will be Level 200.

Bachelor of Science in Public Health (BSc. PH) with the following options:

  • Disease Control
  • Health Information
  • Health Promotion
  • Nutrition

Entry Requirements

GHANAIAN APPLICANTS

  • A holder of a certificate from Ministry of Health and Ghana Health Service training schools, Ministry of Local Government institutions and other accredited health training schools who have practised for three years or more may apply. These shall include: Community Health Nurses, Auxiliary Nurses and Midwives, Health Assistants (Clinical) certificate holders working as Environmental Health Officers, certificate or diploma holders working as Environmental Health Assistants, Nutrition Officers, Disease Control Officers and Health Information Officers as well as Officers in closely related fields such as Statistics, Sociology and Demography.
  • A holder of a diploma in any Health Care discipline or Environmental Health discipline with a minimum FGPA of 1.50 or above who has served in a Health Care position or an Environmental Health position for three years or more may apply.
  • A holder of certificate / diploma awarded by recognised teacher training colleges, who has taught for three years or more, may apply.
  • The duration of the course is eight (8) weeks.

INTERNATIONAL APPLICANTS

  • Holders of Certificates/Diplomas in any of the health care disciplines or environmental health disciplines and related fields who have practised for three years or more may apply.
  • Evidence of proficiency in English Language will be required in the case of applicants from non-English speaking countries.
  • In addition, international applicants must satisfy the professional entry requirements determined by the relevant professional body

The deadline for completion of the online application form for Access Course in School of Public Health is 20th February, 2020.

2020/2021 Admissions Requirements – Top-Up Applicants

It is announced for the information of prospective Applicants and the general public that E-vouchers for application forms for programmes for the 2020/2021 Academic Year are now on sale till 30th April, 2020 at GH¢ 220.00

The 2020/2021 Academic Year is expected to commence in August, 2020.

SCHOOL OF NURSING AND MIDWIFERY (TOP UP – WEEKEND) – HO CAMPUS

  • Bachelor of Nursing
  • Bachelor of Midwifery
  • Bachelor of Public Health Nursing

Entry Requirements

  • Applicants must have certification by Nursing and Midwifery Council, Ghana.
  • Applicants must hold a Diploma in their professional area of practice i.e. Nursing / Midwifery with Final Grade Point Average (FGPA) of 2.50 or better.
  • Applicants must hold Certificate(s) in any of the following areas: SRN and Public Health Nursing (PHN), Midwifery and Mental Health Nursing / Registered Mental Health Nursing (RMN).
  • Short-listed applicants may be required to attend a selection interview.
  • Applicants MUST have practiced in their chosen fields for three (3) years or more.
  • The point of entry will be Level 300.
  • Crossing over from one programme to another (e.g. General Nursing, Public Health Nursing and Midwifery) is allowed but the point of entry is Level 200 instead of Level 300 and they must write the Licensing Examination.
  • Post NAC/NAP Midwifery applicants will progress in the field of Midwifery and are exempted from writing the Licensing Examination. The point of entry is Level 300 but this is at the discretion of the University. The University may decide to put an applicant at Level 200.

Closing Date for Completion of Application Form (Top-Up Applicants).
The deadline for completion of the online application form is Friday June 29, 2020.

SCHOOL OF ALLIED HEALTH SCIENCES (TOP UP REGULAR/SANDWICH – WEEKEND) – HO CAMPUS

Mature applicants with the relevant qualifications can apply to pursue a Top-Up programme in any of the five (5) Bachelor degree programmes (Dietetics; Medical Laboratory Sciences; Medical Imaging (Radiography); Physiotherapy and Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences) in the School of Allied Health Sciences.

General Entry Requirements

  • Applicants must have attained the age of 25 years at the time of submitting the application forms.
  • Applicants MUST hold a certificate accredited by the AHPC, Ghana (where applicable)
  • Applicants should upload a scanned copy of their Licensing Certificates showing their Identification Number (PIN), Academic Certificate and Transcript.
  • A proof of a minimum of three (3) years working experience.
  • Short listed applicants will have to pass a selection interview.
  • All successful applicants will be admitted as fee-paying students.

The entry path for applicants into top-up programmes is outlined below:

A. Diploma Holders

Interested applicants with any Professional Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology; Nutrition/Dietetic Technology; Physiotherapy Technology; Radiologic Technology; Audiology and Speech Therapy, from recognised institutions with FGPA of not less than 2.5 with a minimum of three (3) years certified working experience, will have to pass a selection interview to be conducted by the School of Allied Health Sciences, University of Health and Allied Sciences, Ho, for admissions.

Successful Applicants will enroll at Level 300 Sandwich (4-Long Vacations) or Full-time (for those who show evidence of having obtained a study leave) degree programme in the School of Allied Health Sciences, University of Health and Allied Sciences, Ho.

B. HND Holders/Diploma in a Non-Health Related Profession

Interested applicants with any HND in Science Laboratory Technology; Hospitality Management, or any non-profession related health programme, from recognized institutions,with FGPA of not less than 2.5 with a minimum of three (3) years certified working experience, will have to pass a selection interview to be conducted by the School of Allied Health Sciences, University of Health and Allied Sciences, Ho.

Successful Applicants will enroll at Level 200 Sandwich (Six-Long Vacations) or Full-time (for those who show evidence of having obtained a study leave approval).

Closing Date for Completion of Application Form (Top-Up Applicants).
The deadline for completion of the online application form is Friday June 29, 2020.

SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH (TOP UP – SANDWICH) – HOHOE CAMPUS

Bachelor of Science in Public Health (BSc. PH) with the following options:

  • Disease Control
  • Environmental Health
  • Health Information
  • Health Promotion
  • Nutrition
  • Mental Health

Entry Requirements

  • Candidates with Diploma awarded by accredited Health Institutions and Institutions under the Ministry of Health shall require an FGPA of 2.50 or better/equivalent.
  • Short-listed applicants shall be required to attend a selection interview.
  • A holder of a two year or three year diploma in any Environmental Health discipline with a minimum of FGPA of 2.50 may apply for Bachelor of Science in Public Health (Environmental Health option).
  • Applicants MUST have practiced in their chosen fields for three (3) years or more.
  • The point of entry will be Level 300.
  • In addition to the above requirements, applicants for BSc. PH (Mental Health) should possess any of the following qualifications:
  • Diploma in Nursing (General / Psychiatry Nursing and Midwifery.
  • Diploma in either Disease Control, Nutrition, Health Promotion or Health Information
  • Any other Diploma awarded by accredited Health Institutions

2020/2021 Admissions Requirements – MPhil/MPH Applicants

It is announced for the information of prospective Applicants (as specified above) and the general public that E-vouchers for application forms for programmes for the 2020/2021 Academic Year are now on sale till 30th March, 2020.

SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH (REGULAR) – HOHOE CAMPUS

MASTER OF PHILOSOPHY (MPHIL REGULAR) IN APPLIED EPIDEMIOLOGY

Duration: The programme will be full time for a period of 24 months

Entry Requirements

  • A good first degree in a relevant discipline such as Medical Laboratory Science, Human and Veterinary Medicine or any health related field.
  • Candidates with three (3) years relevant working experience are preferred
  • Candidates should have a background or interest in Public Health
  • Candidates may be required to pass an entrance examination and or interview

MASTER OF PUBLIC HEALTH (MPH – REGULAR) with the following options:

  • MPH (General)
  • MPH (Epidemiology and Disease Control)

Duration: The programme will be full time for a period of 12 months

Entry Requirements

  • A good first degree, in relevant health and health related field.
  • Candidates with three (3) years relevant working experience are preferred
  • All candidates should have a background or interest in Public Health.
  • Candidates may be required to pass an entrance examination and or interview

Closing Date for Completion of Application Form (MPH / MPhil Applicants).
The deadline for completion of the online application form is March 30, 2020.

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