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2021/2022 Admission Forms and Requirements for KNUST

Most first degree programmes of study are of Four (4) Years duration

Minimum/General Entry Requirements

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WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS

An applicant for admission to a degree Programme in the University must have CREDITS in the THREE WASSCE/SSSCE Core Subjects (English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science), and CREDITS in THREE WASSCE/SSSCE Elective Subjects or its equivalent relevant to the chosen Programme with aggregate 24 or better (WASSCE: A1- C6/SSSCE A-D). D7, E8 & F9 ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE FOR ADMISSION PURPOSES.

**It is worth noting that the THREE CORE SBJECTS are prerequisite for all Programmes of study at our University.

GENERAL BUSINESS CERTIFICATE EXAMINATION (GBCE)

Applicants must have passes in THREE Compulsory Subjects including English Language and passes in THREE Elective Subjects including Business Mathematics.

  • GCE/IGCSE (CAMBRIDGE) ‘A’ & ‘O’LEVELS/MATURE APPLICANTS Applicants must have FIVE credits at the GCE/IGCSE O’ Level including English Language and Mathematics (or its approved equivalent), plus passes in at least THREE (3) subjects at the Advanced Level/Three Credits in the case of mature applicants. In addition, the applicant must fulfill the appropriate Faculty or Departmental requirements.

ADVANCED BUSINESS CERTIFICATE EXAMINATION (ABCE)

Applicants must have passes in THREE Compulsory Subjects plus THREE (3) Optional Subjects relevant to the Programme of study.

INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE (IB)

International Baccalaureate holders should have a minimum of grade 4 at the Higher Level (HL) in Three (3) Subjects relevant to the Programme of choice and minimum of grade 5 in Chemistry for Health and Allied Sciences. For Engineering, at least grade 5 at the Higher level (HL) in Mathematics. In addition, one must have a minimum of grade 4 in English Language and Mathematics at the Standard Level (SL) and at least grade C in a Science subject at the IGCSE.

  • Applicants from French Speaking Countries must provide a minimum of one year English Proficiency

COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE AND NATURAL RESOURCES

BSc. AGRICULTURE

AGRICULTURAL BIOTECHNOLOGY

WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS

Credit passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects including Chemistry, and any TWO (2) of the following Elective Subjects: Physics, Mathematics, Biology, General Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Crop and Horticulture, Fisheries, and Forestry.

‘A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS

FIVE (5) credits at the O’ Level or equivalent qualification including English Language and Mathematics, PLUS

THREE passes at the A’ Level or equivalent including Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics and Biology or Agricultural Science.

MATURE APPLICANTS

Applicants with certificate in Forestry/Fisheries must have attained the age of 25 years, at the time of submitting the Application Forms, and a minimum of TWO (2) years post qualification experience in a related field of Natural Resources Management, and EITHER FIVE (5) credits at O’ Level including English Language and Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics, OR

Credits in WASSCE/SSSCE Core Subjects (English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science), plus THREE (3) Electives in Chemistry, and Physics or Elective Mathematics, Biology or General Agriculture.

Short-listed applicants must pass an interview.

BSc. NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

FOREST RESOURCE TECHNOLOGY

WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS

Credit Passes in THREE (3) of the following Elective Subjects: Chemistry, Biology or General Agriculture, and Physics or Mathematics.

‘A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS

FIVE (5) credits at O’ Level including Mathematics and English Language plus THREE (3) A’ Level passes in Chemistry, Physics and any one of the following: Biology, Agricultural Science and Mathematics. Applicants with Agricultural Science or Mathematics must have a credit in O’ Level Biology.

MATURE APPLICANTS

Applicants with certificate in Forestry/Fisheries must have attained the age of 25 years, at the time of submitting the Application Forms, and a minimum of TWO (2) years post qualification experience in a related field of Natural Resources Management, and EITHER

FIVE (5) credits at O’ Level including English Language and Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics, OR

Credits in WASSCE/SSSCE Core Subjects (English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science), plus THREE (3) Electives in Biology or General Agriculture, Chemistry, and Physics or Elective Mathematics.

Short-listed applicants must pass an interview.

DIPLOMA HOLDERS

Diploma holders with Distinction from KNUST may be eligible to continue up to degree level without a break. Other diploma holders may be admitted after a minimum of TWO (2) Years post diploma field experience. Additionally, applicants must have FIVE (5) credits at O Level including English Language, Mathematics, and three (3) of the following: Chemistry and Physics, Biology or Additional General Science or General Science. OR

Credit passes in THREE (3) of the following Electives subjects, Biology or General Agriculture, Chemistry, and Physics or Mathematics.

Short-listed applicants must pass an interview.

BSc. AGRIBUSINESS MANAGEMENT

WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS

  1. Science Applicants with the SSSCE/WASSCE certificate (Science Option), must in addition to credit in the three core subject (English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science), obtain credits in THREE (3) Electives: Chemistry plus either Physics or Mathematics and Biology or General Agriculture.
  2. Business Applicants with the SSSCE/WASSEC certificate (Business Option), must in addition to credits in the three core subjects (English language, Mathematics and Integrated Science), obtain credits in THREE (3) Electives: Economics, Accounting, Business Management, Business Mathematics and Costing or Elective Mathematics. Applicants with this combination must have a minimum of C (for SSSCE applicants) and B3 (for WASSCE Applicants) in Integrated Science.
  • General Arts Applicants with the SSSCE/WASSCE certificate (General Arts Option) must in addition to credit in the three core subjects (English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science), obtain credits in THREE (3) Electives: Economics, Geography and Elective Mathematics. Applicants with this combination must have a minimum of C (for SSSCE applicants) and B3 (for WASSCE Applicants) in Integrated
  1. General Agriculture Applicants with the SSSCE/WASSCE certificate (General Agriculture Option), must in addition to credit in the three core subject (English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science), obtain credits in THREE (3) Electives: Chemistry plus either Physics or Mathematics and Biology or General Agriculture or Crop and Horticulture or Forestry or

‘A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS

FIVE (5) credits at the O’ Level or equivalent qualification including English Language and Mathematics, PLUS

THREE passes at the A’ Level or equivalent including Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics and Biology or Agricultural Science.

MATURE APPLICANTS

Applicants with certificate in Forestry/Fisheries must have attained the age of 25 years, at the time of submitting the Application Forms, and a minimum of TWO (2) years post qualification experience in a related field of Natural Resources Management, and EITHER

FIVE (5) credits at O’ Level including English Language and Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics, OR

Credits in WASSCE/SSSCE Core Subjects (English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science), plus THREE (3) Electives in Chemistry, and Physics or Elective Mathematics, Biology or General Agriculture.

Short-listed applicants must pass an interview.

BSc. LANDSCAPE DESIGN AND MANAGEMENT

WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS

    1. Science Applicants with the SSSCE/WASSCE certificate (Science Option), must in addition to credit Passes in the three (3) core subject (English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science), obtain credits in THREE (3) of the following Electives subjects: Chemistry, Biology, General Agriculture, Physics, Elective Mathematics, and Crop and Horticulture.
    2. General Arts Applicants with the SSSCE/WASSCE certificate (General Arts Option) must in addition to credit passes in the three (3) core subjects (English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science), obtain credits in any THREE (3) of the following Electives subjects: Elective Mathematics, Geography, Economics, Technical Drawing and General Knowledge in Art.
  • Visual Art Applicants with the SSSCE/WASSCE certificate (Visual Art Option) must in addition to credit passes in the three (3) core subjects (English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science), obtain credits in any THREE (3) of the following Elective subjects: General Knowledge in Art, Graphic Design, Chemistry, Picture Making and Sculpture.

‘A’LEVEL APPLICANTS

FIVE (5) credits at the O’ Level or equivalent qualification including English Language and Mathematics, PLUS

THREE passes at the A’ Level or equivalent including Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics and Biology or Agricultural Science.

MATURE APPLICANTS

Applicants with certificate in Forestry/Fisheries must have attained the age of 25 years, at the time of submitting the Application Forms, and a minimum of TWO (2) years post qualification experience in a related field of Natural Resources Management, and EITHER

FIVE (5) credits at O’ Level including English Language and Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics, OR

Credits in WASSCE/SSSCE Core Subjects (English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science), plus THREE (3) Electives in Chemistry, and Physics or Elective Mathematics, Biology or General Agriculture.

Short-listed applicants must pass an interview.

BSc. AQUACULTURE AND WATER RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS

 Applicant with the SSSCE/WASSCE certificate (Science Option) must in addition to credit in the three core subjects (English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science), obtain credits in Chemistry plus either Physics or Mathematics and Biology or General Agriculture or Crop and Horticulture or Forestry or Fisheries.

‘A’LEVEL APPLICANTS

 Applicants must have FIVE (5) credits at the GCE O’ Level including English Language, and Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, and Physics, plus passes in at least THREE (3) subjects at the Advanced Level. Applicants with Agricultural Science or Mathematics must have a credit in O’ Level Biology.

Mature Applicants must have attained the age of 25 years at the time of submitting the application forms.

HND AND OTHER DIPLOMA HOLDERS

Applicants who have a relevant Diploma with Distinction may be admitted to Year Two (2) of the Programme after successful completion of their National Service. Other categories of relevant Diploma holders may be admitted following Two (2) years’ Work Experience and subsequent interview or selection examination as may be deemed necessary. HND holders must have met all the requisite passes in English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science at GCE O’ Level, WASSCE or equivalent.

MATURE APPLICANTS

Applicants with certificate in Forestry/Fisheries must have attained the age of 25 years, at the time of submitting the Application Forms, and a minimum of TWO (2) years post qualification experience in a related field of Natural Resources Management, and EITHER

FIVE (5) credits at O’ Level including English Language and Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics, OR

Credits in WASSCE/SSSCE Core Subjects (English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science), plus THREE (3) Electives in Chemistry, and Physics or Elective Mathematics, Biology or General Agriculture.

Short-listed applicants must pass an interview.

BSc. PACKAGING TECHNOLOGY

  1. WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS

Credit Passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects from any of the following options: Science, General Arts, Visual Arts, Technical and Home Economics.

A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS

Applicants must have FIVE (5) credits at O’ Level, including English Language and Mathematics, plus THREE (3) A’ Level or equivalent passes from any of the following options: Science, and General Arts.

MATURE APPLICANTS

Applicants should be a least 25 years at the time of submitting the Application, EITHER

FIVE (5) credits at O’ Level, including Mathematics and English Language, OR

WASSCE/SSSCE Credit passes in THREE (3) Core Subjects plus credits in THREE (3) Elective Subjects in Science, General Arts, Technical, and Home Economics.

Short-listed applicants may take an Entrance Examination and pass an interview.

COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

Faculty of Social Sciences

BA. HISTORY

POLITICAL STUDIES

WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS

Credit passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects including History or Government and any of the following: Economics, Geography, French, Ghanaian Language, Literature in English, Religious Studies and any other General Arts Elective and a Pass in Social Studies.

‘A’LEVEL APPLICANTS

Applicants must have FIVE (5) credits at O’ Level, including English Language and Mathematics, plus THREE (3) A’ Level passes including History and/or Government and any One (1) or Two (2) of the following: Economics, Geography, French, Religious Studies and Ghanaian Language. Applicants must also have a pass in General Paper.

MATURE APPLICANTS

Applicants should be a least 25 years at the time of submitting the Application. EITHER

FIVE (5) credits at O’ Level, including Mathematics and English Language, History and/or Government, OR

WASSCE/SSSCE credits in THREE (3) Core Subjects plus credits in THREE (3) Elective Subjects including: Government and/or History. Applicants must also pass a written examination and an interview.

BA. GEOGRAPHY AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT

WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS

Credit passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects including Geography, (At A1-B3) and any TWO (2) of the following: Economics, Government, French, English Literature, Religious Studies, History, Elective Mathematics, Akan, and any other General Arts Elective.

‘A’LEVEL APPLICANTS

Applicants must have FIVE (5) Credits at the O’ Level, including English Language and Mathematics, plus THREE (3) A’ Level Passes including Geography and TWO (2) other Subjects from the following: History, French, English, Akan, Religious Studies, Elective Mathematics and Economics. They must also obtain a pass in General Paper.

MATURE APPLICANTS

Applicants should be at least 25 years at the time of submitting the Application Form, EITHER

FIVE (5) Credits at O’ Level, including English and Mathematics OR

WASSCE/SSSCE credits in THREE (3) Core Subjects English Language, Mathematics, and Integrated Science, and credits in THREE (3) Elective Subjects including Geography. Applicants must pass a written examination and an interview.

BA. ENGLISH

WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS

Credit passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects including Literature in English, and any TWO

  • of the following Elective Subjects: French, History, Government, Economics, Geography, Akan, Religious Studies, and any other subject in General

‘A’LEVEL APPLICANTS

Applicants must have FIVE (5) credits at O’ Level, including English and Mathematics, plus THREE (3) A’ Level Passes, including Literature in English and TWO (2) other Subjects from the following: History, French, English, Akan, Religious Studies and Economics. They must also obtain a pass in General Paper.

Applicants should be at least 25 years at the time of submitting the application. EITHER

FIVE (5) Credits at O’ Level, including English Language, Mathematics and Literature in English. OR

WASSCE/SSSCE credits in Three (3) Core Subjects (English Language, Mathematics, and Integrated Science), plus credits in THREE (3) Elective Subjects including Literature in English, and any TWO (2) of the following: French, History, Economics, Government, Religious Studies, Geography and any other General Arts Elective.

Applicants must also pass a written examination and an interview.

BA. FRENCH AND FRANCOPHONE STUDIES

(b) AKAN LANGUAGE AND CULTURE

WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS

  • Credit passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects one of which shall be French (at Grade A1- B3) and any two from the following: History, Religious Studies, Economics, Geography, Government, Literature in English, Business Management, Ghanaian Language and any other General Arts Elective.
  • Credit passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects one of which shall be Akan and any two from the following: History, Geography, Literature in English, French, Economics, Religious Studies, Government and Business Management.

‘A’LEVEL APPLICANTS

Applicants must have FIVE (5) credits at O’ Level, including English and Mathematics, plus THREE (3) A’ Level passes, including French and/or Akan, and any TWO (2) of the following Subjects: Literature in English, Economics, Geography, Government, History, Business Management, any other Ghanaian Language, and Religious Studies. They must also have a pass in General Paper.

MATURE APPLICANTS

Applicants must be at least 25 years at the time of submitting the Application. EITHER

FIVE (5) Credits at the O’ Level, including English and Mathematics, French and/or Akan. OR

WASSCE/SSSCE credits in THREE (3) Core Subjects (English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science), plus credits in THREE (3) relevant Elective Subjects including French and/or Akan and any ONE (1) or TWO (2) of the following: History, Literature in English, Economics, Government, Religious Studies, Business Management, Geography, Ghanaian Language and any other General Arts Elective. Applicants must also pass a written examination and an interview.

BA. LINGUISTICS

MEDIA AND COMMUNICATION STUDIES

WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS

  • Credit passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects from any ONE (1) of the following
    1. Three (3) Electives from Group A OR
    2. Two (2) from Group A and One (1) from Group B OR
  • One (1) from Group A and Two (2) from Group B:

Group A: English Literature, Ghanaian Language (e.g. Twi, Fante, Ewe, and Ga), Foreign Language (e. g. French, Igbo, Wolof, and Yoruba)

Group B: History, Geography, Economics, Religious Studies, Government, Business Management.

  • Credit passes in any THREE (3) Elective Subjects

‘A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS

  • Applicants must have FIVE (5) credits at the O’ Level, including English Language and Mathematics plus THREE (3) A’ Level passes or equivalents in the TWO (2) Subject Groups below:
    1. Either all Subjects from Group A or
    2. Two (2) subjects from Group A, and one (1) subject from Group B
    3. One (1) subject from Group A, and Two (2) subjects from Group B

GROUP A: English Literature, Ghanaian Language (e.g. Twi, Fante, Ewe, and Ga), Foreign Language (e. g. French, Igbo, Wolof, and Yoruba).

GROUP B: History, Geography, Economics, Religious Studies, Government,

Business Management. They must also have a pass in General Paper

  • Applicants must have FIVE (5) credits at O’ Level, including English and Mathematics plus, THREE (3) A’ Level They must also have a pass in General Paper.

MATURE APPLICANTS

  • Applicants must be at least 25 years at the time of submitting the , EITHER

FIVE (5) Credits at the O’ Level, including English and Mathematics, plus credits in THREE (3) of the following: English Literature, Ghanaian Language (e.g. Twi, Fante, Ewe, and Ga), Foreign Language (e. g. French, Igbo, Wolof, and Yoruba) and other general Arts subjects. OR

WASSCE/SSSCE credits in THREE (3) Core Subjects (English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science), plus Credit passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects from any ONE (1) of the following options.

  • THREE (3) Electives from Group A, OR
  • Two (2) from Group A and One (1) from Group B, OR
  • One (1) from Group A and Two (2) from Group B:

Applicants must also pass a written examination and an interview. EITHER

FIVE (5) Credits at the O’ Level, including English and Mathematics. OR

WASSCE/SSSCE credits in THREE (3) Core Subjects (English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science) plus credit passes in any THREE (3) Elective Subjects.

Applicants must also pass a written examination and an interview.

DIPLOMA APPLICANTS

(H) Applicants must have a diploma (Second Class Lower or better) in Communication Studies or a related course; e.g. Archival Studies, Journalism and International Relations.

BA. SOCIOLOGY

  1. SOCIAL WORK

WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS

Credit passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects, including any ONE of the following: History, Geography, Literature in English, French, Ghanaian Language, Government, Business Management, Elective Mathematics, Economics and other General Arts Elective and Science Electives.

‘A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS

FIVE (5) credits at O’ Level, including English and Mathematics, plus THREE (3) A’ Level passes, including any of the following: Government, Religious Studies, History, Economics, Literature in English, French, Ghanaian Language and Elective Mathematics. They must also have a pass in General Paper.

MATURE APPLICANTS

Applicants should be at least 25 years at the time of submitting the Application. EITHER

FIVE (5) credits at the ‘O Level including English and Mathematics. OR

WASSCE/SSSCE credits in THREE (3) Core Subjects: (English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science), plus THREE (3) Elective Subjects.

Applicants must pass a written examination and an interview.

DIPLOMA APPLICANTS

Applicant must possess Diploma in Social Work/Social Administration and any other relevant Diploma from an accredited university or Institution. Applicant must pass a written examination and interview. Such Applicant would be admitted into the second year of the Programme

BA. RELIGIOUS STUDIES

WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS

Credit passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects in General Arts.

‘A’LEVEL APPLICANTS

Applicants must have FIVE (5) credits at ‘O’ Level, including, English and Mathematics, plus a minimum of THREE (3) passes in the following ‘A’ Level subjects: Christian Religious Studies, History, Literature in English, French, Economics, Government and Geography.

MATURE APPLICANTS

Applicants should be at least 25 years at the time of submitting the Application. The evidence of age should be supported by the submission of a valid Birth Certificate. EITHER

FIVE (5) credits at the ‘O’ Level including English Language and Mathematics. OR

WASSCE/SSSCE Credit passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects in General Arts.

DIPLOMA APPLICANTS

Applicants who possess Diploma or Higher National Diploma in Religious Studies or Theology with a Minimum Grade “B+” from an Accredited University or Theological Seminary will be admitted into the SECOND YEAR of the Programme subject to passing an entrance examination and interview.

BA. ECONOMICS

WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS

Credit passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects including Economics and Elective Mathematics, plus any One (1) of the following: History, Geography, Government, French, Literature in English, Ghanaian Language, Business Management, Costing, and Accounting. Applicants must have a minimum of grade C/B3 in Economics.

A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS

FIVE (5) credits at O’ Level, including English and Mathematics, plus a minimum of TWO (2) A’ Level passes, including Economics and any of the following: Geography, French, Literature in English, Business Management, History, Government etc. Applicants must also have a pass in General Paper.

MATURE APPLICANTS

Applicants must be at least 25 years at the time of submitting the application. EITHER

FIVE (5) credits at the O’ Level, including Economics, English and Mathematics. OR

Credit passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects including Economics and Elective Mathematics plus any ONE (1) of the following: Geography, French, Government, History, Literature in English, and Business Management. Applicants must pass a written Examination and interview.

Faculty of Law

BACHELOR OF LAW (LLB)

WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS (Category I)

Credit passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects in the following groups; General Arts; Business; Visual Arts or General Science.

‘A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS (Category 1)

FIVE (5) credits at the O’ Level, including English Language and Mathematics, plus THREE (3) A’ Level or equivalent passes in General Science, Business, Visual Arts or General Arts.

MATURE APPLICANTS (Category I)

Applicants should be at least 25 years at the time of submitting the application. EITHER

FIVE (5) O’ Level subjects including English Language, and Mathematics. OR

WASSCE/SSSCE Credits in THREE (3) Core Subjects, English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science plus credits in THREE (3) Elective Subjects in General Arts, Science, Visual Arts and Business.

Short-listed Applicants shall take an entrance examination and pass an interview. Applicants in this category will be required to pursue the Programme for Four (4) Years.

 OTHER APPLICANTS (Category II)

Degree and/or Higher Degree Holders in Any Discipline:

Applicants with the above qualification in any discipline may apply. Short-listed applicants shall take an entrance examination and pass an interview.

Applicants in Category II will be required to pursue the Programme for Four (4) years. Mature applicants with Diploma with more than Ten (10) years working experience may apply under this category.

KNUST School of Business

BSc. BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT/MANAGEMENT)

BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (MARKETING/INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS)

BSc. HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM MANAGEMENT

WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS

Credit Passes in THREE (3) Core Subjects: English Language, Mathematics, Integrated Science or Social Studies, and Three (3) Elective Subjects in the following groups; Business, General Arts, General Science, and Vocational/Home Economics.

‘A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS

FIVE (5) credits at the O’ Level including English Language and Mathematics, plus THREE (3)

A’ Level or equivalent passes in General Arts, Business, and General Science.

 MATURE APPLICANTS

Applicants must be 25 years at the time of submitting the application. EITHER

FIVE (5) credits in O’ Level including English Language and Mathematics. OR

Credit passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects in Business, General Arts, General Science, and Vocational/Home Economics.

Short-listed applicants may take an Entrance Examination and pass an interview.

OTHER APPLICANTS

  1. Applicants holding the General Business Certificate (GBCE) and/or Advanced Business Certificate (ABCE) must have credits in at least SIX (6) subjects including English Language and Business Mathematics at the GBCE, or THREE (3) passes in the relevant Compulsory Subjects Plus THREE (3) Optional Subjects at the ABCE.
  2. Applicants holding any of the Stages of ACCA, ICA, ACIB or CIM, must in addition have credits at WASSCE/SSSCE in THREE (3) Core Subjects and THREE Electives or FIVE

(5) credits at the O’ Level including English Language and Mathematics. Applicants in this category are admitted into year one.

  • Applicants holding HND with Second Class (Lower Division) and above must in addition have credits at WASSCE/SSSCE in THREE (3) Core subjects and THREE (3) Electives or FIVE (5) credits at O’ level including English language and mathematics. These applicants would be placed in either Year Two (2) or Year Three (3) after passing an entrance examination/interview.

BSc. BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (ACCOUNTING/BANKING AND FINANCE)

BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (LOGISTICS AND SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT/BUSINESS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY)

WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS

Credit Passes in THREE (3) Core Subjects: English Language, Mathematics, Integrated Science or Social Studies, and Three (3) Elective Subjects in the following groups; Business, General Arts, and General Science.

‘A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS

FIVE (5) credits at the O’ Level including English Language and Mathematics, plus THREE (3)

A’ Level or equivalent passes in General Arts, Business, and General Science.

MATURE APPLICANTS

Applicants must be 25 years at the time of submitting the application. EITHER

FIVE (5) credits in O’ Level including English Language and Mathematics. OR

WASSCE/SSSCE Credits in THREE (3) Core Subjects, English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science plus Credit passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects in the following groups: Business, General Arts, and General Science.

Short-listed applicants may take an Entrance Examination and pass an interview.

OTHER APPLICANTS

  1. Applicants holding the General Business Certificate (GBCE) and/or Advanced Business Certificate (ABCE) must have credits in at least SIX (6) subjects including English Language and Business Mathematics at the GBCE, or THREE (3) passes in the relevant Compulsory Subjects Plus THREE (3) Optional Subjects at the ABCE.
  2. Applicants holding any of the Stages of ACCA, ICA, ACIB or CIM, must in addition have credits at WASSCE/SSSCE in THREE (3) Core Subjects and THREE Electives or FIVE

(5) credits at the O’ Level including English Language and Mathematics. Applicants in this category are admitted into year one.

  • Applicants holding HND with Second Class (Lower Division) and above must in addition have credits at WASSCE/SSSCE in THREE (3) Core subjects and THREE (3) Electives or FIVE (5) credits at O’ level including English language and mathematics. These applicants would be placed in either Year Two (2) or Year Three (3) after passing an entrance examination/interview.

COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

A. BSc. AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING

B. CHEMICAL ENGINEERING

C. BSc. CIVIL ENGINEERING

D. MATERIALS ENGINEERING

E. BSc. MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

F. AEROSPACE ENGINEERING

G. BSc. PETROLEUM ENGINEERING

H. GEOLOGICAL ENGINEERING

I. BSc. GEOMATIC (GEODETIC) ENGINEERING

J. ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING

K. BSc. COMPUTER ENGINEERING

L. TELECOMMUNICATION ENGINEERING

M. BSc. BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING

N. PETROCHEMICAL ENGINEERING

O. BSc. METALLURGICAL ENGINEERING

WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS

Credit Passes in THREE (3) Core Subjects: English Language, Mathematics, Integrated Science and Credit passes in THREE (3) of the following Elective Subjects: Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry.

For J, K, L, and M, Programmes, the same requirements as above except that Applied Electricity or Electronics is acceptable in place of Chemistry. Also, in the case of programme (M), Biology is acceptable in place of Chemistry.

For Programme I, Geography is acceptable in place of Chemistry.

Furthermore, for Programmes E, and F any of the following is acceptable in place of Chemistry; Metal Work, Auto Mechanics, Applied Electricity, Technical Drawing and Engineering Science.

For Programme A, any of the following are acceptable in place of Chemistry; Technical Drawing and Engineering Science, General Agriculture and Biology.

Applicants in this category who do not have Chemistry must obtain Grade B3 in Integrated Science.

‘A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS

FIVE (5) credits at O’ Level including English and Mathematics, plus, EITHER

Passes at A’ Level in: Pure Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, and Physics with an ‘O’ Level credit in Chemistry. OR Passes at A’ Level in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.

For Programme (I), EITHER passes at ‘A’ Level in Pure Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, and Physics with an ‘O ‘Level credit pass in Chemistry or Geography OR passes at ‘A’ Level in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry or Geography, is required.

For programme C, passes at A’ Level in Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, and Physics with credit in ‘Chemistry at O’ Level.

MATURE APPLICANTS

Applicants must be 25 years at the time of submitting the Application. EITHER

Five (5) credits at the O’ Level including: English Language, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry. OR

WASSCE/SSSCE credits in THREE (3) Core Subjects (English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science), plus credits in THREE (3) Elective Subjects (Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry).

For Programme (I), Geography is acceptable in place of Chemistry.

For Programme E. Applicants must have at least THREE (3) years working experience.

HND APPLICANTS

For programme K, HND Certificate applicants shall have at least Second Class Honour from any accredited Computer Engineering oriented programme such as Electrical and Electronic Engineering.

In the case of programme M, applicants shall have at least Second Class Honour from any accredited Biomedical Engineering oriented programme such as Biomedical Engineering, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, and Medical Technology.

Admission would be based on assessment of Academic Transcript.

P. BSc. AUTOMOBILE ENGINEERING

Q. INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING

R. BSc. MARINE ENGINEERING

WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS

    • Credit Passes in THREE (3) Core Subjects: English Language, Mathematics, Integrated Science and,
    • Credit passes in THREE (3) of the following Elective Subjects: Physics, Mathematics and any one of the following:
  1. Chemistry
  2. Metalwork
  3. Auto Mechanics
  4. Applied Electricity
  5. Technical Drawing
  6. Building Construction
  7. Woodwork

WASSCE/SSSCE applicants without Chemistry shall obtain at least B3 in Integrated Science.

‘A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS

  1. A’ Level Certificate applicants shall have at least credits in Mathematics, Physics and
  2. Applicants shall    have    credits    in    English    and    Mathematics    using    either WASSCE/SSSCE or ‘O’ Level as substitute for Requirement 1.1

MATURE APPLICANTS

  1. Mature applicants must be at least twenty-five (25) years at the time of submitting the
  2. Mature applicants must have a minimum of three (3) years of relevant working experience at the time of submitting the application.
  3. Mature applicants must have acquired WASSCE/SSSCE, A’ Level Certificate or an HND from a recognised institution.
    1. WASSCE/SSSCE mature applicants shall meet requirements 1 and 1.2 above.
    2. A’ Level Certificate mature applicants shall meet requirements above.
    3. HND mature applicants shall meet requirements above.

HND APPLICANTS

  • HND Certificate applicants shall have at least Second Class Honour in any Mechanical Engineering orientated programme, such as:
    1. Mechanical Engineering with any option
    2. Agricultural Mechanization
    3. Automobile Engineering
  • Assessment shall be based on the applicants’
  • Applicants shall    have    credits    in    English    and    Mathematics    using    either WASSCE/SSSCE or ‘O’ Level as substitute for Requirement 1.

INTERNATIONAL AND OTHER APPLICANTS

  1. International Baccalaureate applicants may apply with contents of programmes equivalent to the Ghanaian WASSCE/SSSCE or the Ghanaian A’ Level
  2. Credits of International Baccalaureate applicants shall meet requirements 1 and 1.2 with equivalent certificates.

COLLEGE OF ART AND BUILT ENVIRONMENT

Faculty of Built Environment

BSC. ARCHITECTURE

  1. WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS

Credit passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects including Elective Mathematics and any

Two (2) from the following options:

Technical                                                                  Visual Art

Technical Drawing or Engineering Science                General Knowledge in Art

Woodwork                                                                 Graphic Design

Building Construction                                                Picture Making Metalwork

General Science                                                       General Arts

Chemistry                                                                    Economics

Physics                                                                        Geography

A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS

  • FIVE (5) credits at O’ Level including English Language and Mathematics; plus
  • THREE (3) passes at the A’ Level examination or its equivalent in the following two Subject Groups below:
  1. Either Three (3) Subjects from Group A
  2. Three (3) Subjects from Group B or
  • Three (3) Subject Combinations from Groups A and B GROUP A GROUP B

Physics                                    Art

Chemistry                                Building

Mathematics                            Carpentry

Statistics                                  Geography

A pass in General Paper is mandatory.

MATURE APPLICANTS

Applicants must be 25 years at the time of submitting the Application, EITHER

FIVE (5) credits at the O’ Level, including English Language, Mathematics and a Science Subject OR

WASSCE/SSSCE credits in THREE (3) Core Subjects (English Language, Mathematics, and Integrated Science) plus credits in THREE (3) Electives from the options stated above. In addition, applicants must have shown interest in the area of Architectural Design. It must be noted, however, that experience at an Architect’s Office or familiarity with computer drafting techniques alone is no special advantage. The Department shall not regard these as substitutes for the minimum entry requirements to pursue a degree Programme. Applicants may be required to pass a written and an oral examination after pre-qualification exercise.

BSC. CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT (BUILDING TECHNOLOGY)

WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS

Credit passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects including Elective Mathematics and any Two (2) of following Electives: Chemistry, Economics, Geography, Technical Drawing, Building Construction and Physics.

A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS

FIVE (5) credits at the O’ Level including English Language, Mathematics and a Science Subject (Physics or Chemistry or General Science), plus THREE (3) passes at A’ Level in Elective Mathematics and any Two (2) of the following: Physics, Chemistry, Geography, Economics, Building Construction and Technical Drawing.

MATURE APPLICANTS

Applicants must have attained the age of 25 years at the time of submitting the Application EITHER

FIVE (5) credits at the O’ Level including English Language, Mathematics and a Science subject (Physics, Chemistry or General Science) OR

WASSCE/SSSCE credit passes in any THREE (3) of the following Electives: Economics, Geography, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Technical Drawing, and Building Construction.

Applicants may be required to pass a qualifying examination which shall form the basis for short-listing of candidates for an interview. Candidates must also pass an interview.

BSC.    QUANTITY    SURVEYING    AND    CONSTRUCTION    ECONOMICS (BUILDING TECHNOLOGY)

WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS

Credit passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects including Elective Mathematics and any Two (2) of following Electives: Chemistry, Economics, Geography, Technical Drawing, Building Construction and Physics.

A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS

FIVE (5) credits at the O’ Level including English Language, Mathematics and a Science Subject (Physics or Chemistry or General Science), plus THREE (3) passes at A’ Level in Elective Mathematics and any Two (2) of the following: Physics, Chemistry, Geography, Economics, Building Construction and Technical Drawing.

MATURE APPLICANTS

Applicants must have attained the age of 25 years at the time of submitting the Application EITHER

FIVE (5) credits at the O’ Level including English Language, Mathematics and a Science subject (Physics, Chemistry or General Science) OR

WASSCE/SSSCE credit passes in any THREE (3) of the following Electives:

Elective Mathematics and any Two (2) of the following Electives: Economics, Geography, Physics, Chemistry, Technical Drawing and Building Construction. Applicants may be required to pass a qualifying examination which shall form the basis for short-listing of candidates for an interview. Candidates must also pass an interview.

BSC DEVELOPMENT PLANNING

WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS

Credit passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects from any ONE (1) of the following options. THREE (3) Electives from Group A or Two (2) from Group A and One (1) from Group B:

Group A: Economics, Geography, Government or History, Elective Mathematics, General Knowledge in Art.

Group B: Introduction to Business Management, Accounting, Business Mathematics and Costing, Graphic Design and Picture Making.

A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS

Applicants must have FIVE (5) credits at the O’ Level, including English Language and Mathematics plus THREE (3) A’ Level passes or equivalents in the TWO (2) Subject Groups below:

  • Either all Subjects from Group A or
  • Two (2) subjects from Group A, and one (1) subject from Group B GROUP A: Economics, Geography and Government

GROUP B: Mathematics, Statistics, General Knowledge in Art, Government, Accounting and Business Management, Plus a pass in General Paper.

MATURE APPLICANTS

Applicants must have attained the age of 25 years at the time of submitting the application. EITHER

FIVE (5) credits at the O’ Level including English Language and Mathematics and a Science Subject. In addition, applicants must show interest in the area of development and planning. OR

WASSCE/SSSCE credit passes in THREE (3) of the following Elective Subjects: Economics, Geography, Mathematics, General Knowledge in Art and Introduction to Business Management.

Applicants are required to pass qualifying examination and interview.

BSC. HUMAN SETTLEMENT PLANNING

WASSCE/ SSSCE APPLICANTS

Credit passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects including Geography and Economics, plus One (1) of the following Subjects, Government, Elective Mathematics, Technical Drawing, Graphic Design, General Knowledge in Art, and History.

A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS

Applicants must have FIVE (5) credits at the O’ Level, including English Language, and Mathematics plus THREE (3) A’ Level passes or equivalents in Geography, Economics, and a third Subject from the following: Government, Mathematics, Statistics, General Knowledge in Art, plus a pass in General Paper

MATURE APPLICANTS

Applicants must have attained the age of 25 years at the time of submitting the application. EITHER

FIVE (5) credits at the O’ Level including English Language, and Mathematics, Geography, Economics, and a Science Subject. In addition, applicants must show interest in the area of development and planning. OR

WASSCE/SSSCE credit passes in THREE (3) Core Subjects, (English Language, Mathematics, and Integrated Science), plus credits in Three (3) Elective Subjects, including Economics, Geography, and a third subject from the following: Mathematics, General Knowledge in Art, and Introduction to Business Management.

Applicants are required to pass qualifying examination and interview.

BSc. LAND ECONOMY

REAL ESTATE

WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS

  • Credit passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects including Economics, Geography and a third subject relevant to the Land Economy Programme, preferably Accounting, Business Management, Government, Business Mathematics, French, Literature in English, History, Building Construction, Technical Drawing and Mathematics.
  • Credit passes in THREE (3) elective subjects including Economics, and two (2) other subjects from the following: Elective Mathematics, Geography, Accounting, Business Management, Business Mathematics, Government, French, Building Construction, Technical Drawing, and General Knowledge in Art.

A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS

FIVE (5) credits at the O’ Level including English Language and Mathematics, plus THREE (3) A’ Level passes, two of which shall be Economics and Geography, at a grade not below C. Preference will be given to a third A’ Level pass in Mathematics, Government or History. Candidates must also pass the General Paper. OR

Diploma in Estate Management holders with at least FIVE (5) credits at O’ Level including: English and Mathematics.

MATURE APPLICANTS

Applicants should be at least 25 years at the time of submitting the application. EITHER

FIVE (5) credits at the O’ Level including English Language and Mathematics. OR

WASSCE/SSSCE credits passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects including Economics and Geography OR should hold a Diploma/HND in Estate Management. In the case of Diploma holders, THREE (3) years working experience, irrespective of age, may be required.

DIPLOMA HOLDERS

Candidates with the Ordinary National Diploma (OND) or Higher National Diploma (HND) in Estate Management or other relevant Diploma qualification from a recognized University or Polytechnic with Cumulative Weighted Average (CWA) of 70% and above after a successful interview would be admitted into the second year of the Programme. Other Diploma holders with less than 70% as their CWA would be required to have three years’ work experience in the real estate industry and in addition pass an interview to be admitted into first year of the Programme.

Faculty of Art

BFA. PAINTING & SCULPTURE

WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS

Credit passes in THREE (3) electives from the following groupings:

  1. VISUAL ART: General Knowledge in Art, and any TWO (2) Visual Arts Elective
  2. HOME ECONOMICS: General Knowledge in Art, and any TWO (2) Home Economics Elective
  3. TECHNICAL: General Knowledge in Art, plus any TWO (2) Technical Elective
  4. SCIENCE: General Knowledge in Art, plus any TWO (2) Science Elective
  5. GENERAL ARTS: General Knowledge in Art, plus any TWO (2) General Arts Elective
  6. BUSINESS: General Knowledge in Art, plus any TWO (2) Business Elective

A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS

  1. FIVE (5) credits at O’ Level, including English Language, Art and Mathematics and passes in TWO (2) passes at A’ Level Subjects.

MATURE APPLICANTS

Applicants must have attained the age of 25 years at the time of submitting the application, with at least THREE (3) years working experience. EITHER

FIVE (5) credits at O’ Level including English Language, Mathematics, and Art OR

Credit passes in General Knowledge in Art, and any TWO (2) Subjects in the categories indicated in 1 above.

IN ADDITION, Applicants must pass an interview and practical examination.

HND APPLICANTS

Applicants who possess an HND in Creative Art or Equivalent Diploma will be admitted into SECOND (2nd) Year of the Programme. Applicants must also pass an interview.

DIPLOMA CERTIFICATE IN EDUCATION IN ART AND RELATED FIELDS

Applicants may be admitted to start the SECOND or THIRD YEAR based on performance at the

BA. COMMUNICATION DESIGN (GRAPHIC DESIGN)

WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS

Credit passes in Graphic Design, General Knowledge in Art and any other Visual Arts Elective Subject excluding Leatherwork, Basketry and Bead making.

A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS

FIVE (5) credits at O’ Level including: English Language, Art, and Mathematics, plus at least TWO (2) passes at A’ Level including Art, preference would be given to applicants with THREE (3) passes at the A’ Level with grade A or B in Art.

MATURE APPLICANTS

Applicants must have attained the age of 25 years at the time of submitting the Application with at least THREE (3) years working experience. EITHER

FIVE (5) Credits at O’ Level Subjects including English Language, Mathematics and Art. OR

Credit passes in General knowledge in Art, Graphic Design and any other Visual Arts Elective Subjects excluding Leatherwork, Basketry and Bead Making.

Mature Applicants must also pass an interview and a practical examination.

BA. INTEGRATED RURAL ART AND INDUSTRY

WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS

Credit passes in THREE (3) of the following elective Subjects: Picture Making, Leatherwork, Graphic Design, Textiles, Jewellery, Basketry, Sculpture, Ceramics, General Knowledge in Art, Management in Living, Clothing & Textiles, Food and Nutrition, Physics, Chemistry, Elective Mathematics, Biology, Technical Drawing, Woodwork, Metalwork, Religious Studies, Construction, Economics, History, Akan, Geography, Literature in English, Business Management, Accounting, and Costing.

‘A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS

FIVE (5) credits at O’ Level, including: English Language, Mathematics, and Art plus a pass in A’ Level Art.

MATURE APPLICANTS

Applicants must have attained the age of 25 years at the time of submitting the application with at least THREE (3) years working experience. They must also pass an interview at which they must submit a portfolio of Artworks showing interest in Rural and Industrial Art. EITHER

FIVE (5) credits at O’ Level subjects including English Language, Mathematics and Art, OR

Credit passes in WASSCE/SSSCE elective subjects in the categories indicated in 1 above.

DIPLOMA HOLDERS

Applicants who possess the Diploma in Rural Art and Industry, High National Diploma (HND) in Education will be admitted into SECOND or THIRD YEAR of the Programme. Applicants must also pass an interview or written examination or both.

BA. PUBLISHING STUDIES

WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS

Credit passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects from any of the following groupings:

  1. VISUAL ARTS: General Knowledge in Art, Picture Making and/or Graphic Design plus Textiles or Sculpture or
  2. GENERAL ARTS: Geography, Economics, Government, English Language, History, Religious Studies, French, Ghanaian Languages
  3. BUSINESS: Economics, Accounting, Introduction to Business Management, Business Mathematics and Principles of Costing and Elective
  4. VOCATIONAL/HOME ECONOMICS: General knowledge in Art, Management in Living plus either Food and Nutrition or Clothing and Textiles
  5. SCIENCE: Biology, Chemistry plus Mathematics or Physics

A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS

FIVE (5) credits at the O’ Level including English Language, Mathematics and a Science Subject plus at least TWO (2) passes at the A’ Level in the relevant subject areas as indicated in 1 above.

MATURE APPLICANTS

Applicants must have attained the age of 25 years at the time of submitting the Application with at least FIVE (5) years working experience. EITHER

FIVE (5) Credits at O’ Level including English Language and Mathematics. OR

Credits passes in THREE related Elective Subjects as stated in 1 above. Applicants must also pass a written examination and an interview.

METALSMITHING AND JEWELLERY TECHNOLOGY (Industrial Art)

SSSCE/WASSCE APPLICANTS

Credit passes in Three (3) SSSCE/WASSCE Core Subjects; Including English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science, plus credit passes in any three (3) electives from the following disciplines: Visual Art, Home Economics, Technical, Science, General Arts and Business.

A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS

FIVE (5) credits at GCE ‘O’ Level (or its equivalent) including English Language and Mathematics, plus TWO (2) passes at the Advanced Level.

MATURE APPLICANTS

Applicants must have attained the age of 25 years at the time of submitting the Application. In addition to passing a written and oral examination, applicant must have; EITHER

FIVE (5) credits at GCE ‘O’ Level (or its equivalent) including English Language and Mathematics; OR

Credit passes in THREE (3) SSSCE/WASSCE Core Subjects; including English Language, Mathematics (Core) and Integrated Science or Social Studies, plus credit passes in any THREE (3) Electives from any of the following disciplines: Visual Art, Home Economics, Technical, Science, General Arts, and Business.

HND AND DIPLOMA CERTIFICATE IN RELEVANT AREAS

Applicants may be admitted to start either from the SECOND or THIRD YEAR based on performance at the interview.

BSC. TEXTILE DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY

FASHION DESIGN

WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS

Credit passes in Three (3) SSSCE/WASSCE Core Subjects; Including English Language, Mathematics, and Integrated Science or Social Studies, plus credit passes in any three (3) electives from the following disciplines: Visual Arts, Home Economics, Technical, Science, General Arts, and Business.

A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS

FIVE (5) credit passes at GCE O’ Level including English Language, and Mathematics, plus TWO (2) passes at the A’ Level.

MATURE APPLICANTS

Applicants must be 25 years at the time of submitting the application. In addition to passing a written and oral Examination, applicants must have; EITHER

FIVE (5) credit passes at GCE O’ Level (or its Equivalent) including English Language and Mathematics. OR

Credit passes in three (3) SSSCE/WASSCE core subjects including English Language, Mathematics, and Integrated Science or Social Studies, plus credit passes in any three (3) elective subjects from the following disciplines: Visual Arts, Home Economics, Technical, Science, General Arts, and Business.

HND AND DIPLOMA CERTIFICATE IN RELEVANT AREAS

Applicants may be admitted to start either from the SECOND or THIRD YEAR based on performance at the interview.

BFA. CERAMICS

WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS

Credit passes in Three (3) SSSCE/WASSCE Core Subjects; Including English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science or Social Studies, plus credit passes in any Three (3) electives from the following disciplines: Visual Art, Home Economics, Technical, Science, General Arts, and Business.

A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS

FIVE (5) credits at GCE ‘O’ Level (or its equivalent) including English Language and Mathematics, plus Two (2) passes at the Advanced Level.

MATURE APPLICANTS

Applicants must have attained the age of 25 years at the time of submitting the Application. In addition to passing a written and oral examination, applicant must have; EITHER

FIVE (5) credits at GCE ‘O’ Level (or its equivalent) including English Language and Mathematics; OR

Credit passes in THREE (3) SSSCE/WASSCE Core Subjects; including English Language, Mathematics (Core) and Integrated Science/ Social Studies, plus credit passes in any THREE (3) Electives from any of the following disciplines: Visual Art, Home Economics, Technical, Science, General Arts, and Business.

 HND AND DIPLOMA CERTIFICATE IN RELEVANT AREAS

Applicants may be admitted to start either from the SECOND or THIRD YEAR based on performance at the interview.

BSC. CERAMIC TECHNOLOGY

WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS

Credit passes in Three (3) SSSCE/WASSCE Core Subjects; Including English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science or Social Studies, plus credit passes in any Three (3) electives from any ONE of the following groupings: Visual Art, Science, Technical, Home Economics, General Arts, and Business.

A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS

FIVE (5) credits at GCE ‘O’ Level (or its equivalent) including English Language and Mathematics, plus TWO (2) GCE “A” Level passes.

MATURE APPLICANTS

Applicants must have attained the age of 25 years at the time of submitting the Application. In addition to passing a written and oral examination, applicant must have; EITHER

FIVE (5) credits at GCE ‘O’ Level (or its equivalent) including English Language and Mathematics; plus, THREE (3) Electives. OR

Credit passes in THREE (3) SSSCE/WASSCE Core Subjects; including English Language, Mathematics (Core) and Integrated Science or Social Studies, plus credit passes in any THREE (3) Electives from any of the following: Visual Art, Home Economics, Technical, Science, General Arts, and Business.

HND AND DIPLOMA CERTIFICATE IN RELEVANT AREAS

Applicants may be admitted to start either from the SECOND or THIRD YEAR based on performance at the interview.

Faculty of Educational Studies

B.Ed. JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL EDUCATION

(With the following Options):

  1. Mathematics
  2. Science
  3. I.C.T.
  4. Agricultural Science
  5. Visual Art
  6. History and Geography

WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS

Credit passes in Three (3) SSSCE/WASSCE Core Subjects; Including English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science, plus credit passes in any THREE (3) elective subjects from the following programmes:

  1. Science
  2. General Agriculture,
  3. Visual Art
  4. General Arts including History or Geography.

A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS

FIVE (5) credits at GCE ‘O’ Level (or its equivalent) including English Language and Mathematics, plus THREE (3) GCE “A” Level passes in subjects form the following programmes:

  1. Science,
  2. General Agriculture,
  3. Visual Art
  4. General Arts including History or Geography.

COLLEGE OF SCIENCE

BSc. BIOCHEMISTRY

WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS

Credits in THREE (3) Elective Subjects including: Biology, Chemistry, and Physics or Mathematics.

‘A’LEVEL APPLICANTS

FIVE (5) credits at GCE’O’ Level, including Mathematics and English Language and any of the following: Chemistry, Physics, and Biology.

MATURE APPLICANTS

WASSCE/SSSCE Credit passes in THREE (3) Core Subjects plus credits in any THREE (3) of the following: Chemistry, Physics, and Biology or General Agriculture. OR

FIVE (5) credits at GCE’O’ Level, including Mathematics and English Language and any of the following: Biology, Chemistry, and Physics.

Short-listed applicants may take an Entrance Examination and pass an interview.

DIPLOMA/HND (TOP-UP)

HND applicants in a science related Programme from a recognized polytechnic with Second Class (Upper Division) and (Lower Division), together with credit pass at WASSCE OR ‘O’Level in Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology, and Physics or Mathematics, may be admitted to SECOND YEAR of the Programme after a successful entrance examination. Such applicants must also satisfy the university’s general admission requirement for degree Programmes.

BSc. FOOD SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS

Credits in THREE (3) Elective Subjects including: Biology, Chemistry, and Physics or Mathematics.

‘A’LEVEL APPLICANTS

FIVE (5) credits at GCE’O’ Level, including Mathematics and English Language and any of the following: Chemistry, Physics, and Biology or General Agriculture.

MATURE APPLICANTS

FIVE (5) credits at GCE’O’ Level, including Mathematics and English Language and any of the following: Chemistry, Physics, and Biology or General Agriculture., OR

WASSCE/SSSCE Credit passes in THREE (3) Core Subjects plus credits in any THREE (3) of the following: Chemistry, Physics, and Biology or General Agriculture.

Short-listed applicants may take an Entrance Examination and pass an interview

DIPLOMA/HND (TOP-UP)

Applicants with Diploma or HND in Food Manufacturing or Food Science or Food Technology from a recognized institution(s). Applicants that offered course content (evidenced by their transcripts) close to our degree content may be offered admission to the 2nd Year subject to passing an interview.

BSc. CHEMISTRY

WASSCE APPLICANTS

Credits in THREE (3) Elective Subjects including: Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics or Biology

‘A’LEVEL APPLICANTS

FIVE (5) credit passes at GCE O’ Level including English Language, and Mathematics and Additional/Elective Mathematics plus THREE (3) passes at the A’ Level Chemistry, Biology, Physics or Mathematics

BSc. PHYSICS

METEOROLOGY AND CLIMATE SCIENCE

WASSCE APPLICANTS

  • Credits in THREE (3) Elective Subjects, including Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry or Electronics.
  • Credits in THREE (3) Elective Subjects, including Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry

‘A’LEVEL APPLICANTS

FIVE (5) credit passes at GCE O’ Level including English Language, and Mathematics and Additional/Elective Mathematics plus THREE (3) passes at the A’ Level Physics, Mathematics, and Chemistry or Electronics [for (D)]

MATURE APPLICANTS

  • Credit passes in Elective subjects including Physics, Mathematics, and Chemistry or Electronics at G.C.E ‘Level/SSSCE/WSSSCE, and a minimum of THREE YEARS working experience in relevant area
  • Credit passes in Elective subjects including Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics at
  • G.C.E ‘Level/SSSCE/WSSSCE, and a minimum of THREE YEARS working experience in relevant area or in meteorological applications (i.e., staff of GMeT).

BSC. MATHEMATICS

ACTUARIAL SCIENCE

BSC. STATISTICS

WASSCE APPLICANTS

For (F), credits in THREE (3) Elective Subjects including: Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry or Biology.

For (G), credits in Elective Mathematics and any TWO (2) of the following Electives Subjects: Physics, Chemistry, Economics, Business Management, Principle of Costing, and Accounting.

For (H), credits in Elective Mathematics and any TWO (2) of the following Electives Subjects: Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Economics, Geography, and Technical Drawing.

‘A’LEVEL APPLICANTS

FIVE (5) credit passes at GCE O’ Level including English Language, and Mathematics and Additional/Elective Mathematics plus THREE (3) passes at the A’ Level including Mathematics.

MATURE APPLICANTS

Credit passes at G.C.E ‘O‘ Level/SSSCE/WSSSCE Elective subjects including Mathematics.

HND/ DIPLOMA APPLICANTS

For (G) and (H), Applicants must have a minimum of 2nd Class Lower Division in the following programmes: Statistics, Mathematics, Engineering, Economics, or any programme with the Mathematical Sciences with evidence of Mathematical or qualitative ability.

BSc. COMPUTER SCIENCE

WASSCE APPLICANTS

Credits in THREE (3) Elective Subjects in Mathematics, Physics and either Chemistry or Applied Electricity or Electronics.

‘A’LEVEL APPLICANTS

FIVE (5) credit passes at GCE O’ Level including English Language, and Mathematics and Additional/Elective Mathematics plus THREE (3) passes at the A’ Level including Mathematics.

MATURE APPLICANTS

In addition to passing a written and oral Examination, applicants must have FIVE (5) credit passes at GCE O’ Level (or its Equivalent) including English Language and Mathematics. Possession of ‘A’ Level certificate will be an added advantage. Applicants must have Science background.

DOCTOR OF OPTOMETRY (OD)

WASSCE APPLICANTS

Credits passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects from the following: Chemistry or Mathematics, Physics, and Biology.

Short-listed Applicants are expected to pass an interview.

‘A’LEVEL APPLICANTS

FIVE (5) credit passes at GCE O’ Level including English Language and Mathematics plus, passes in THREE (3) subjects at the A’ Level including Biology, Physics, and Chemistry or Mathematics. Short-listed Applicants are expected to pass an interview

MATURE APPLICANTS

Applicants must be at least 25 years at the time of submitting the application. In addition to passing a written and oral Examination, applicants must have; EITHER

FIVE (5) credit passes at GCE O’ Level (or its Equivalent) including English Language and Mathematics. OR

Credit passes in Three (3) SSSCE/WASSCE core subjects including English Language, Mathematics, and Integrated Science, plus credit passes in any Three (3) Elective subjects including Biology, Physics, and Chemistry or Mathematics.

FOREIGN STUDENTS

Foreign students who have credit form Optometric courses will be required to present an official English translation and pass an interview, if shortlisted. Foreign students with BSc. in natural sciences such as Biology, Biochemistry, and Physics will be admitted after passing an interview.

BSc. BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE

WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS

Credits in THREE (3) Elective Subjects including Biology, Chemistry and either Physics or Mathematics.

‘A’LEVEL APPLICANTS

FIVE (5) credits at O’ Level including English Language and Mathematics plus passes at the A’ Level or equivalent in THREE (3) of the following relevant subjects: Chemistry, Zoology or Botany, Mathematics, Physics, Biology.

MATURE APPLICANTS

FIVE (5) credits at the O’ Level including English Language and Mathematics. OR

WASSCE/SSSCE credits in THREE (3) Elective Subjects including Biology, Chemistry and Physics and Mathematics.

COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES

BSc. HUMAN BIOLOGY (MEDICINE)

BDS (DENTAL SURGERY)

WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS

Credits passes in THREE Elective Subjects: Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics. (a) and (b) above may be followed with a 3-year clinical Programme for the MB. ChB degree and BDS degree respectively.

A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS

Credits in at least FIVE (5) O’ Level Subjects including English Language and Mathematics or equivalent, plus THREE (3) passes at the A’ Level in Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics. Applicants must also have a pass in General Paper.

DVM. (VETERINARY MEDICINE)

WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS

Credit passes in three (3) Core Subjects (English Language, Mathematics, and Integrated Science), plus credit passes in three (3) Elective Subjects thus, Biology or Animal Husbandry, Chemistry, Physics or Elective Mathematics.

A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS

Credits passes in five ‘O’ Level Subjects including English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, and Physics, plus THREE passes in Advance Level Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics.

DIPLOMA HOLDERS

A Diploma from Pong-Tamale Veterinary School or any other recognized Veterinary Training Institutions, with three (3) years relevant Post qualification working experience. All diploma holding applicants must also satisfy the minimum University entry requirement for Admission.

FIRST DEGREE HOLDERS

Applicants with BSc. Agriculture (Animal Science Option) or BSc. Biological Sciences not below 2nd Class lower division are eligible to apply for Admission. Such applicants will be admitted directly into 2nd year of the Programme.

BSc. MEDICAL LABORATORY TECHNOLOGY

WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS

Credit passes in THREE (3) Electives in Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics.

A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS

FIVE (5) O’ Level credits including Mathematics and English Language plus THREE (3) A’ Level passes in Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics.

MATURE APPLICANTS

Applicants should be at least 25 years at the time of submitting the application. EITHER

FIVE (5) credits at the O’ Level, including English Language and Mathematics OR

WASSCE/SSSCE credit passes in THREE relevant Elective Subjects: Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics. OR

Applicants with Diploma/Certificate in Medical Laboratory Technology with at least One (1) year post qualification experience shall be interviewed and successful Applicants placed in the SECOND YEAR.

Mature Candidates with University Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology (Top-Up) would be placed in the THIRD YEAR, whilst Candidates with Ministry of Health Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology or HND in Science Laboratory Technology will be placed in SECOND YEAR. All Candidates must have TWO (2) YEARS Post-Qualification Experience, and must have passed an Interview.

BSc. GENERAL NURSING (REGULAR)

WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS

Credits passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects: Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics.

A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS

FIVE (5) credits at O’ Level, including Mathematics, English Language and a Science subject, plus THREE (3) A’ Level passes in the Sciences (Chemistry and Biology, Physics or Mathematics).

MATURE APPLICANTS

Applicants must satisfy the University’s General Requirements for Admission into Degree Programmes. In addition, they must:

  • Be Registered General Nurses with a Diploma in Nursing
  • Be at least 25 years of age at the time of submitting the application.
  • Have a minimum of Two years working experience in a clinical Applicants in this category must pass an Interview.

OTHER APPLICANTS: NURSING (Emergency Option)

Applicants must satisfy the University’s General Requirements for the Admission to Degree Programmes. In addition, they must:

  • Be matured registered general Nurses with a Diploma in Nursing
  • Be 25 years of age at the time of submitting the application.
  • Have a minimum of TWO (2) years working Experience in a clinical Applicants in this category must pass an interview.

BSc. MIDWIFERY (REGULAR)

WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS

Credits Passes in three core subjects at WASSCE/SSSCE level namely: Mathematics, English Language, and Integrated Science, and Credits in THREE (3) Elective Science Subjects; Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Elective Mathematics.

A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS

FIVE (5) credits at O’ Level, including Mathematics, English Language and a Science subject, plus THREE (3) A’ Level passes in the Sciences (Chemistry and Biology, Physics or Mathematics).

MATURE APPLICANTS

Applicants must satisfy the University’s General Requirements for Admission into Degree Programmes. In addition, they must:

  • Be registered Midwives with a Diploma in Midwifery
  • Be at least 25 years of age at the time of submitting the application
  • Have a minimum of TWO (2) years working experience in a clinical area Applicants in this category must pass an

MIDWIFERY (Sandwich)

Applicants must satisfy the University’s General Requirements for Admission into Degree Programmes. In addition, they must:

  • Be registered Midwives with a Diploma in Midwifery
  • Be at least 25 years of age at the time of submitting the application
  • Have a minimum of TWO (2) years working experience in a clinical area Applicants in this category must pass an

Holiday Programmes

PHYSIOTHERAPY AND SPORTS SCIENCE

WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS

Credit passes in THREE (3) core subjects including English Language, Integrated Science, Mathematics and Credit passes in any THREE (3) elective subjects in Biology, Chemistry and either Mathematics or Physics.

Short-listed Applicants must pass an interview.

A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS

Credit passes in FIVE (5) subjects at GCE Ordinary Level including English Language and Mathematics and Three (3) Credit passes at Advanced Level in Biology, Chemistry and either Mathematics or Physics.

MATURE APPLICANTS

Mature students who have attained the age of 25 years or above at the time of application. AND

Applicants must have obtained credit passes (A1-C6/ A-D) in the following Three (3) Core Subjects: English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science plus credit passes (A1-C6/A-D) in three (3) elective subjects in Biology, Chemistry and either Mathematics or Physics at WASSCE/SSSCE. In addition, they must have worked for at least three (3) years. These applicants will be considered for admission into year one. OR

Candidates who have relevant Diploma certificates in Sports and Exercise Science, Fitness Assessment, Physiotherapy and Orthotic Assistant, coaching etc. and who must have worked for at least three (3) years will be considered for admission into year two.

In addition to all of the above, candidates must be declared medically fit by the University Hospital and must undergo a physical fitness assessment and must pass a(n) written and/or oral interview conducted at the Department.

PHARM D (DOCTOR OF PHARMACY) 6 -YEARS

WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS

Credits passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects: Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics.

A LEVEL APPLICANTS

FIVE (5) credits at the O’ Level, including English Language and Mathematics, plus THREE

  • passes at the A’ Level in Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Applicants must also have a pass in General Paper

MATURE APPLICANTS

Applicants must be at least 25 years at the time of submitting the application. EITHER

FIVE (5) credits at the O’ Level including English Language and Mathematics OR

WASSCE/SSSCE credit passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects (Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics).

TOP-UP (Fee-Paying Only)

A Degree in Pharmacy with at least THREE (3) years post-registration experience. An interview will be required.

Duration of the Programme: Two (2) years.

Mode of Delivery: Modular and sandwich. The taught courses will be delivered on-site with face- to-face interaction between Lecturer and Students on a schedule of an average of one week per month, coupled with E-Learning. The practical sections will take place at selected study sites.

BHM. HERBAL MEDICINE

WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS

Credit passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects: Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics.

A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS

FIVE (5) Credits at O’ Level including English Language and Mathematics plus THREE (3) A’ Level passes in Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics.

MATURE APPLICANTS

Applicants must be at least 25 years at the time of submitting the application. EITHER

FIVE (5) credits at the O’ Level including English Language and Mathematics OR

WASSCE/SSSCE Credit passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects (Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics).

BSc. DISABILITY AND REHABILITATION STUDIES

WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS

Credit passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects from the following groups: General Science, General Art, Business, Visual Art or Vocational.

BSC. MEDICAL IMAGING

WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS

Credits in the THREE Core Subjects (English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science) plus credits in THREE Elective Subjects: Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics.

A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS

Credits in at least FIVE ‘O’ Level Subjects including English Language and Mathematics and Science or (its equivalent), plus THREE passes at the ‘A’ Level in Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics.

MATURE APPLICANTS

Applicants should be at least 25 years at the time of submitting the application, and possess: EITHER

FIVE (5) credits at the O’ level including English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, and Physics OR

WASSCE/SSSCE credits in THREE (3) Core Subjects (English Language, mathematics and Integrated Science) plus credits in THREE (3) relevant Elective Subjects: Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics

DIAGNOSTIC MEDICAL SONOGRAPHERS

Applicants who are Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (RDMS) certified or equivalent from a recognized institution with a minimum of THREE (3) years working experience may apply. Mature applicants must also pass an interview.

BSc PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTSHIP

WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS

Credits passes in the THREE (3) Core Subjects (English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science), plus credit passes in THREE (3) Elective subjects: Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics.

A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS

Five (5) GCE ‘O’ Level credits including English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, and Physics, plus Three (3) ‘A’ Level passes in Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics.

MATURE APPLICANTS

Applicants must be at least 25 years at the time of submitting the application. EITHER

FIVE (5) Credits at GCE ‘O’ Level including English Language and Mathematics. OR

WASSCE/SSSCE Credit passes in THREE (3) Core Subjects (English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science) plus THREE (3) Elective subjects (Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics).

BACHELOR DEGREE HOLDERS

Bachelor degree holders in the Life Sciences (Biological Sciences, Biochemistry, Medical Laboratory Technology, Herbal Medicine and Sports and Exercise Science,) will be placed in year two (2) of the programme whilst applicants with BSc. Nursing will be placed in year three (3) of the programme after a successful interview. Successful applicants will be exempted from some courses already studied.

OTHER APPLICANTS

Mature applicants (aged 25 years and above) who are holders of diploma in Physiotherapy, Dental Assistantship, Medical Assistants, Laboratory Technician programme, Pharmacy Technician programme and the Registered General Nursing Diploma with at least THREE (3) YEARS post qualification experience and a good pass at the diploma level may be admitted to the first year of the programme after a successful interview. Such candidates may also be required to satisfy the University’s general requirements for admission to degree programmes.

 

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