University of Ghana 2020/2021 Admission Requirement

University of Ghana 2020/2021 Admission Requirements; The University of Ghana announces for the information of the general public that applications are open for the admission of prospective applicants into various undergraduate programmes for the 2019/2020 academic year. Applicants should take note of the following:

Minimum/General Entry Requirements

General Entry Requirements into Legon Campus, Accra City Campus and Korle Bu Campus.

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 and Integrated Science (for Science related programmes) or Social Studies (for non-Science related programmes) and three elective subjects in Science for applicants applying to Science or Agriculture related disciplines or three elective subjects in General Arts/Business for applicants applying to non-Science related disciplines, with the total aggregate not exceeding 24. In addition, Science applicants should have at least a grade C6 in WASSCE/D in SSSCE in Social Studies/Life Skills and non-Science applicants should also have at least a grade C6 in WASSCE/D IN SSSCE in Integrated Science/Core Science.

Minimum/General Entry Requirements for:

COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES

GHANA WASSCE/SSSCE Applicants

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

School of Medicine & Dentistry

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
  • Bachelor of Dental Surgery

       Entry requirements:

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

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

School of Pharmacy

  • Doctor of Pharmacy

       Entry requirements:

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

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

School of Biomedical & 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, Integrated Science & Social Studies

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

School of Nursing and Midwifery

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing

       Entry requirements:

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

Electives: Credit passes in three electives from any of the combinations below:

  • Chemistry, Physics, Biology or Elective Mathematics
  • General Agriculture, Physics & Chemistry
  • Three General Arts Electives
  • Two General Arts Electives plus Food & Nutrition
  • Any three of the following Electives: Economics, Management in Living, Food & Nutrition, Chemistry, General Knowledge in Art and French.
  • Bachelor of Science in Midwifery

Entry requirements:

              Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, and Integrated Science or Science

              Electives: Credit passes in three electives from any of the combinations below:

  • Chemistry, Physics, Biology or Elective Mathematics
  • General Agriculture, Physics & Chemistry
  • Three General Arts Electives
  • Two General Arts Electives plus Food & 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

GHANA WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS

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, Integrated Science & Social Studies

Electives: Credit passes in Physics, Chemistry, Elective 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, Integrated Science & Social Studies

              Electives: Credit passes in Elective 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, Elective 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 Biological Sciences

  • Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences

   Biological Sciences

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 & Social Studies

 Electives: Credit passes in Chemistry and Biology, and either Elective 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 & Social Studies

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

  • Bachelor of Science in Family & Consumer Sciences

                Family and Consumer Science (Food and Clothing Option)

        Entry requirements:

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

 Electives: Credit passes in Chemistry and any two subjects.

  • Bachelor of Science in Family & Consumer Sciences

                 Family and Consumer Science (Family and Child Studies Option)

        Entry requirements:

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

             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 Engineering Sciences

   Material Science and Engineering, Computer Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Food Process Engineering, Agriculture Engineering.

       Entry requirements:

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

Electives: Credit passes in Elective 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 & Social Studies

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

COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES

GHANA WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS

School of Social Sciences/ School of Arts/ School of Languages

  • Bachelor of Arts

       Entry requirements:

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

             Electives: Credit passes in any three elective subjects

Applicants must have the following WASSCE subjects to qualify to read the under listed courses:

  • Economics, Mathematics or Statistics            –  Elective Mathematics
  • Computer Science- Elective 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 & Social Studies

             Electives: Credit passes in any three elective subjects

University of Ghana School of Law

  • Bachelor of Laws (LLB)

       Entry requirements:

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

             Electives: Credit passes in any three elective subjects

School of Performing Arts

  • Bachelor of Fine Arts

       Entry requirements:

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

             Electives: Credit passes in any three electives 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

 GHANA WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS

School of Education & Leadership

  • BA Education (English)

       Entry requirements:

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

             Electives: Credit passes in any three elective subjects including English Literature.

  • BA Education (Non-Teaching)

       Entry requirements:

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

             Electives: Credit passes in any three elective subjects.

  • BA Sport and Physical Culture Studies

       Entry requirements

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

             Electives: Credit passes in any three elective subjects

  • B.Sc. Education (Mathematics)

       Entry requirements:

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

             Electives: Credit passes in Elective Mathematics. and any other two elective subjects

  • B.Sc. Education (Biology)

       Entry requirements:

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

             Electives: Credit passes in Biology and any other two elective subjects

  • B.Sc. Education (Chemistry)

       Entry requirements:

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

             Electives: Credit passes in Chemistry and any other two elective subjects

  • B.Sc. Education (Physics)

       Entry requirements:

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

             Electives: Credit passes in Physics and any other two elective subjects

School of Continuing & Distance Education

  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

       Entry requirements:

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

            Electives: Credit passes in any three elective subjects with the total aggregate not exceeding 24

  • Bachelor of Arts

       Entry Requirements:

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

Electives: Credit passes in any three elective subjects with the total aggregate not more than 30

  • 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 elective subjects with the total aggregate not exceeding 30

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Applicants must be professional nurses who already have a Diploma in Nursing from a recognized Nursing Training College, with a Final Grade Point Average (FGPA) OF 2.5 or better.

All interested applicants should register at any of the Learning Centres of the School of Continuing and Distance Education below, after payment into the following account: Account Name and number: (UG Learning Centre A/C, ECOBANK. A/C Number 0160134485305902).

All interested applicants should register at any of the Accounts offices of the School of Continuing and Distance Education below, after payment into the following account: Account Name and number: College of Education, ECOBANK. A/C NUMBER 0160094485305901.

Accra  UG Learning Centre0302 228182
Tema UG Learning Centre0244818069
Takoradi UG Learning Centre0312 023476
Kumasi  UG Learning Centre0322 023726
Sunyani UG Learning Centre0352 027153
Tsito/Ho  UG Learning Centre0303 938851
Koforidua UG Learning Centre0342 290824
Tamale UG Learning Centre0372 022238
Bolgatanga UG Learning Centre0382 022315
Cape Coast UG Learning Centre0332 132100
Wa UG Learning Centre0392 022189

For further information, please contact the Department of Adult Education and Human Resource

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