University of Ghana 2020/2021 Distance Education Admission Forms

University of Ghana on-line application E-VOUCHERS can be obtained by Ghanaian applicants at the following banks: Ecobank, HFC BankAgricultural Development Bank, Ghana Commercial Bank, Zenith Bank, Merchant Bank, UniBank and Fidelity Bank.

Ghanaian applicants in the following categories are expected to apply using the E-VOUCHER:

o WASSCE/SSSCE Applicants
o Diploma to Degree Applicants
o HND Holders

At the Bank, applicants will be required to indicate their names, mobile phone numbers and e-mail addresses on the bank voucher before they are served. Those without e-mail addresses will however not be disadvantaged.  A confirmation of their PIN will be sent to their mobile phones. Applicants should buy the University of Ghana E-VOUCHER and CAREFULLY follow the instructions given.

After the application has been submitted on-line,  the e-voucher should be kept in a safe place as the PIN and Serial number may be required by applicants when assessing their admission status at a later date.

Applicants are also required to present the e-vouchers to their selected Learning Centres for a copy of the University’s prospectus.

After submission of the online application, Diploma to Degree and HND applicants are expected to submit the following documents to the address below.

i. One (1) original copy of Diploma/HND transcript
ii. Where applicable, one (1) certified copy of ‘O’ and ‘A’ Level certificates/result slips.

University of Ghana Distance Admission Requirments

A.  WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS

General Entry Requirements
To be admitted to any programme, Senior High School graduates must possess:  
At least credits (A1 – C6 in WASSCE and A – D in SSSCE) in English, Core Mathematics and Integrated Science (for Science applicants) or Social Studies (for non-Science applicants) and three elective subjects in General Arts/Business/Science/ Vocational, with a total aggregate not exceeding 30. 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.

The required subjects for specific programmes (in calculating aggregates) are as follows:

1.  Bachelor of Arts

  • Core Mathematics, English & Social Studies
  • Any Three Electives

Applicants must have at least C6 in Elective Mathematics to read Economics.

2.   Bachelor of Science in Administration

  • Core Mathematics, English & Social Studies
  • Any Three Electives

3. Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

  • Core Mathematics, English & Integrated Science
  • Any Three Electives

B. APPLICANTS IN POSSESSION OF UNIVERSITY OF GHANA DIPLOMAS OR RECOGNISED EQUIVALENT DIPLOMAS

Holders of University of Ghana Diplomas or recognised equivalents, with a Final Grade Point Average (FGPA) of 3.00 or better in any of the under-listed programmes, are eligible to apply to the SAME area of study, and supported with two other subjects in a related field, for admission. In addition, such applicants MUST have WASSCE/SSSCE passes in three (3) Core subjects and two (2) electives in the appropriate subjects OR credit passes in five subjects including English Language, Science and Mathematics at the GCE ‘O’ Level as well as passes in two subjects at the GCE ‘A’ Level.

1. Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Applicants must be holders of a Diploma in Nursing from a recognized university, with a Final Grade Point Average (FGPA) of 3.00 or better.  In addition, such applicants MUST have WASSCE/SSSCE passes in three (3) Core subjects and two (2) electives in the appropriate subjects or  credit passes in five subjects including English Language, Science and Mathematics at the GCE ‘O’ Level as well as passes in two subjects at the GCE ‘A’ Level.

All Diploma holders will be admitted to Level 200 in the same subject area as their diploma qualification

C. HOLDERS OF HIGHER NATIONAL DIPLOMAS (HND)

Holders of Higher National Diplomas (HND) from a recognized Polytechnic with a Final Grade Point Average (FGPA) of 3.25 or better in any of the under-listed programmes, are eligible to apply to the SAME area of study, and where required, supported with one other subject in a related field, for admission.

In addition, such applicants MUST have WASSCE/SSSCE passes in three (3) Core subjects and two (2) electives in the appropriate subjects or  credit passes in five subjects including English Language, Science and Mathematics at the GCE ‘O’ Level as well as passes in two subjects at the GCE ‘A’ Level.

All HND holders will be admitted to Level 200 in the same subject area as their HND qualification. 

Areas of Study (HND)                       Corresponding Programme at the University of Ghana

Accounting                                          –           B.Sc. Administration (Accounting Option)

Estate Management                             –           B.Sc. Administration (E-Commerce and Customer Management Option)

Hospitality/Hotel, Catering &
 Institutional Management                  –           B.Sc. Administration (E-Commerce and Customer Management Option)

Marketing                                            –           B.Sc. Administration (Marketing Option)

Tourism                                               –           B.Sc. Administration (E-Commerce and Customer Management Option)

Secretaryship & Management Studies –           B.Sc. Administration (Human Resource Management Option)

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