University of Health and Allied Sciences Undergraduate Admission (Sandwich Applicants) Admission Requirements 2019/20

Below is the entry requirements for Undergraduate (Sandwich Applicants) into the University of Health and Allied Sciences. All applicants are to make sure they qualify before applying to the university.

SCHOOL OF ALLIED HEALTH SCIENCES (SANDWICH) – HO CAMPUS

Mature applicants with the relevant qualifications can apply to pursue a sandwich programme in any of the following three (3) Bachelor programmes (Dietetics; Medical Laboratory Sciences; and Physiotherapy) 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 sandwich programmes is outlined below:

A. Diploma Holders

Interested applicants with any Professional Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology; Nutrition; Radiologic Technology and Physiotherapy Assistantship from accredited 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, except for Physiotherapy Assistants who will enroll at level 200 (June-August, 12 weeks and November-December, 4 weeks each year) and for Radiologic Technology (Full-time for applicants working and showing evidence of having obtained a study leave approval) 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 accredited 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 degree programme in the School of Allied Health Sciences, University of Health and Allied Sciences, Ho.

The Sandwich programmes in the SCHOOL OF ALLIED HEALTH SCIENCES will run for 12 weeks from May 25 to August 17, 2019 for the first session and 4 weeks from November 23 to December 21, 2019 for the second session in Ho Campus. 

The deadline for completion of the online application form for Sandwich is February 28, 2019.

SCHOOL OF NURSING AND MIDWIFERY (SANDWICH) – 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 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) applicant will progress in General Nursing programme and write the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) Licensing Examination to be qualified as Registered General Nurse (RGN). The entry point is Level 200.
  • Community Health Nurse (CHN) / Nurse Assistant Preventive (NAP) applicant will progress in Public Health Nursing programme and write the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) Licensing Examination to be qualified as Registered Community Nurse (RCN). The entry point is Level 200.
  • Post NAP/CHN and post NAC/HAC Midwifery applicant will progress in Midwifery programme and will not have to write the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) examination. Entry point is Level 200.
  • Applicants will be required to provide their Auxiliary Identification Number (AIN) and Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) certificates instead of their transcript.

The Sandwich Programme in the SCHOOL OF NURSING AND MIDWIFERY will run for 12 weeks starting from May 25 to August 19, 2019 in Ho. 
The deadline for completion of the online application form for Sandwich Programme is February 28, 2019.

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

The Sandwich programmes in the SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH will run for 18 weeks for the Academic Year (9 weeks at each of the Semester) from June 8 – August 10, 2019 for the first module at Hohoe Campus and January 4 – March 7, 2020 at Worawora Learning Centre for the second module. 
The deadline for completion of the online application form for Sandwich Programme is February 28, 2019.

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