University of Ghana Admissions

University of Ghana Admissions

Admissions are Released Each Year From January to June. University Of Ghana Admissions are classified into Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Distance Education. Please read more below

University of Ghana Admissions Undergraduate

GHANA WASSCE/SSSCE

Minimum/General Entry Requirements

 

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 applicants) or Social Studies (for non-Science applicants) 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.

 

 

 

        COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES

WASSCE/SSSCE Applicants

 

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

 

  1. a.     Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
  2. b.     Bachelor of Dental Surgery
  • Credit passes in Chemistry and any Two (2) two from Physics, Biology and Elective Mathematics

 

  1. c.      Bachelor of Pharmacy
  • Credit passes in Three (3) Electives comprising Chemistry, Biology and either Physics or Elective Mathematics

 

  1. d.     Bachelor of Science in Dental Laboratory Sciences
  2. e.      Bachelor of Science in Dietetics
  3. f.       Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory
  4. g.     Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy
  5. h.     Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy
  6. i.       Bachelor of Science in Radiography
  • Credit passes in Three (3) Electives comprising Chemistry, Physics and either Biology or Elective Mathematics

 

  1. j.       Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Credit passes in Three (3) 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.

 

 

COLLEGE OF BASIC AND APPLIED SCIENCES

WASSCE/SSSCE Applicants

 

  1. a.     Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Engineering
  2. b.     Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering
  3. c.      Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering
  4. d.     Bachelor of Science in Food Process Engineering
  5. e.      Bachelor of Science in Material Science and Engineering
  • Credit passes in Three Electives comprising Elective Mathematics (at least B2) and any two of Chemistry, Physics and Technical Drawing

 

  1. f.       Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
  2. g.     Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Extension
  • Credit passes in Three (3) of the following Elective Subjects:

Chemistry, Physics, Elective Mathematics, General Agriculture or Biology, Geography or Economics

 

  1. h.     Bachelor of Science in Family and Consumer Sciences

There are two (2) options available:

  • Food and Clothing – For Science Students
  • Family and Child Studies –For Home Economics and General Arts Students

 

  • Food & Clothing Option – For Science Students
    • Ø Credit passes in Three (3) of the following Electives Subjects:

Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Elective Mathematics and General Agriculture

 

  • Family & Child Studies Option

For Home Economics & General Arts Students

 

Home Economics applicants:

  • Ø Applicants must have Three Electives Subjects comprising Management in Living and any two of the following:
    • Food and Nutrition
    • Textiles and Clothing
    • General Knowledge in Art
    • Biology
    • Chemistry
    • Economics

 

              General Arts applicants:

  • Ø Applicants must have any three elective

 

  1. Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
  • Credit passes in Three (3) Electives subjects comprising Biology, Chemistry and either Physics or Elective Mathematics

 

  1. j.       Bachelor of Science in Animal Biology and Conservation Science
  2. k.     Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology
  3. l.       Bachelor of Science in Botany
  4. m.  Marine & Fisheries Sciences
  5. n.     Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and  Food Science
  • Credit passes in Three (3) Electives subjects comprising Physics, Chemistry and either Biology or General Agriculture

 

  1. o.     Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
  • Credit passes in any Three (3) Electives subjects

 

  1. p.     Bachelor of Science in Earth Science
  • Credit passes in Three (3) electives comprising Physics, Chemistry and either Biology, Elective Mathematics or Geography

 

  1. q.     Bachelor of Science in Psychology
  • Credit passes in Biology and any Two (2) Electives Subjects from

Chemistry, Physics and Elective Mathematics

 

  1. r.      Bachelor of Science in Chemistry
  • Credit passes in Three (3) Electives subjects comprising Chemistry, Physics and Elective Mathematics

 

 

 

  1. s.      Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Science
  • Credit passes in Three (3) Electives subjects including Elective Mathematics (A1)

 

  1. t.       Bachelor of Science in Mathematics
  2. u.     Bachelor of Science in Statistics
  • Credit passes in Three (3) Electives subjects comprising at least Grade B2 in Elective Mathematics and any other Two (2) elective subjects

 

  1. v.     Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
  • Applicants must have Credit passes in Three (3) Electives subjects comprising at least Grade B3 in Elective Mathematics and any other Two (2) elective subjects

 

  1. w.   Bachelor of Science in Physics
  • Credit passes in Three (3) Electives subjects comprising Physics, Elective Mathematics and Chemistry.

 

 

 

COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES

WASSCE/SSSCE Applicants

 

  1. a.     Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
  • Credit passes in any Three (3) Electives subjects

 

  1. b.     Bachelor of Laws (LLB)
  • Credit passes in any Three (3) Electives subjects

 

  1. c.      Bachelor of Arts
  • Credit passes in any Three (3) Electives subjects

 

For Economics and Mathematics, applicants must have at least B2 in Elective Mathematics.

 

Applicants must have at least B3 in French to qualify to read French.

 

  1. d.     Bachelor of Fine Arts
  • Credit passes in any Three (3) 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

  1. a.     Bachelor of Arts
  • Credit passes in any Three (3) Electives subjects with the total aggregate not exceeding 24.

 

Distance Learning

  1. b.     Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
  • Credit passes in any Three (3) Electives subjects with the total aggregate not exceeding 24

 

  1. c.      Bachelor of Arts
  • Credit passes in any Three (3) Electives subjects with the total aggregate not exceeding 30

 

  1. d.     Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
  • Credit passes in any Three (3) Electives subjects with the total aggregate not exceeding 30

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Minimum/General Entry Requirements

For WASSCE from the West African Sub-region

 

Admissions will be to Level 100.

  • General Entry Requirements

 

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 any Science (Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Agriculture, General Science or Health Science) (for Science applicants) or any third subject (for non-Science applicants) 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 30.

 

 

COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES

 

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

 

  1. a.     Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
  2. b.     Bachelor of Dental Surgery
  • Credit passes in Three (3) of the following Elective Subjects:

Chemistry and two from Physics, Biology and Further Mathematics

 

  1. c.      Bachelor of Pharmacy
  • Credit passes in Three (3) Electives comprising Chemistry, Biology and either Physics or Further Mathematics

 

  1. d.     Bachelor of Science in Dental Laboratory Sciences
  2. e.      Bachelor of Science in Dietetics
  3. f.       Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory
  4. g.     Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy
  5. h.     Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy
  6. i.       Bachelor of Science in Radiography
  • Credit passes in Three (3) Electives comprising Chemistry, Physics and either Biology or Further Mathematics

 

  1. j.       Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • At least credits (A1 – C6 in WASSCE and A – D in SSSCE) in English, Core Mathematics and Biology and credit passes in Three (3) Electives from any of the combinations below:

 

  • Chemistry, Physics & Further Mathematics
  • Three General Arts Electives
  • Two General Arts Electives plus Food & Nutrition
  • Any three of the following Electives: Economics, Food & Nutrition, Chemistry and French.

 

 

COLLEGE OF BASIC AND APPLIED SCIENCES

 

  1. a.     Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Engineering
  2. b.     Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering
  3. c.      Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering
  4. d.     Bachelor of Science in Food Process Engineering
  5. e.      Bachelor of Science in Material Science and Engineering
  • Credit passes in Three Electives comprising Elective Mathematics (at least B2)

and any two of Chemistry, Physics and Technical Drawing

 

  1. f.       Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
  2. g.     Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Extension
  • Credit passes in Three (3) of the following Elective Subjects:

Chemistry, Physics, Further Mathematics, General Agriculture or Biology, Geography or Economics

 

  1. h.     Bachelor of Science in Family and Consumer Sciences

There are two (2) options available:

  • Food and Clothing – For Science Students
  • Family and Child Studies –For Home Economics and General Arts Students

 

  • Food & Clothing Option – For Science Students
    • Ø Credit passes in Three (3) of the following Electives Subjects:

Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Further Mathematics and General Agriculture

 

  • Family & Child Studies Option

For Home Economics & General Arts Students

 

Home Economics applicants:

  • Ø Home Economics applicants:

Applicants must have Three Electives Subjects comprising Management in Living and any two of the following:

  • Food and Nutrition
  • Textiles and Clothing
  • General Knowledge in Art
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Economics

 

  • Ø General Arts applicants:

Applicants must have any three elective

 

  1. i.       Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
  • Credit passes in Three (3) Electives subjects comprising Biology, Chemistry and either Physics or Further Mathematics

 

  1. j.       Bachelor of Science in Animal Biology and Conservation Science
  2. k.     Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology
  3. l.       Bachelor of Science in Botany
  4. m.  Marine & Fisheries Sciences
  5. n.     Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and  Food Science
  • Credit passes in Three (3) Electives subjects comprising Physics, Chemistry and any other subject

 

  1. o.     Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
  • Credit passes in any Three (3) Electives subjects

 

  1. p.     Bachelor of Science in Earth Science
  • Credit passes in Three (3) electives comprising Physics, Chemistry and any one of the following elective subjects

Biology, Elective Mathematics and Geography

 

  1. q.     Bachelor of Science in Psychology
  • Credit pass in Biology and any Two (2) of the following Electives Subjects:

Chemistry, Physics and Further Mathematics

 

  1. r.      Bachelor of Science in Chemistry
  • Credit passes in Three (3) Electives subjects comprising Chemistry, Physics and Further Mathematics

 

  1. s.      Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Science
  • Credit passes in Three (3) Electives subjects including Further Mathematics (A1)

 

  1. t.       Bachelor of Science in Mathematics
  2. u.     Bachelor of Science in Statistics
  • Credit passes in Three (3) Electives subjects comprising Further Mathematics (at least B2)and any other Two (2) elective subjects

 

  1. v.     Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
  • Credit passes in Three (3) Electives subjects comprising Further Mathematics (at least B3), and any other Two (2) elective subjects

 

  1. w.   Bachelor of Science in Physics
  • Credit passes in Three (3) Electives subjects comprising Physics, Further Mathematics and Chemistry

 

 

COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES

 

  1. a.     Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
  • Credit passes in any Three (3) Electives subjects.

 

  1. b.     Bachelor of Laws (LLB)
  • Credit passes in any Three (3) Electives subjects.

 

  1. c.      Bachelor of Arts
  • WASSCE/SSSCE Applicants from the West African Sub-region

Credit passes in any Three (3) Electives subjects.

For the Economics & Mathematics, applicants must have at least B2 in Further Mathematics.

Applicants must have at least B3 in French to qualify to read French.

 

  1. d.     Bachelor of Fine Arts
  • Credit passes in any Three (3) 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

  1. a.     Bachelor of Arts

Credit passes in any Three (3) Electives subjects with the total aggregate not exceeding 30

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Minimum/General Entry Requirements

IGCSE/GCE (Cambridge) – ‘O’ and ‘A’ Levels

 

          General Entry Requirements

          Applicants must have at least five (5) passes including English and Mathematics at the IGCSE/Cambridge ‘O’ Level and three relevant subjects at the ‘A’ Levels.

 

 

COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES

                  IGCSE/GCE (Cambridge) – ‘O’ and ‘A’ Levels

 

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

 

  1. a.      Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
  2. b.      Bachelor of Dental Surgery
  • Applicants must have at least Grades A* – D in Three ‘A’ Level subjects comprising Chemistry and Two (2) of the following ‘A’ Level Subjects: Physics, Biology and Mathematics

 

  1. c.       Bachelor of Pharmacy
  • Applicants must have at least Grades A* – D in Three (3) ‘A’ Level subjects comprising Chemistry, Biology and either Physics or Mathematics

 

  1. d.      Bachelor of Science in Dental Laboratory Sciences
  2. e.       Bachelor of Science in Dietetics
  3. f.        Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory
  4. g.      Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy
  5. h.      Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy
  6. i.        Bachelor of Science in Radiography
  • Applicants must have at least Grades A* – D in Three (3) ‘A’ Level subjects comprising Chemistry, Physics and either Biology or Mathematics

 

  1. j.        Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Applicants must have at least Grades A* – D in any Three (3) of the following ’A’ Level subjects: Chemistry, Biology, Physics,  Mathematics, Economics & French

 

COLLEGE OF BASIC AND APPLIED SCIENCES

IGCSE/GCE (Cambridge) – ‘O’ and ‘A’ Levels

 

  1. a.      Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Engineering
  2. b.      Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering
  3. c.       Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering
  4. d.      Bachelor of Science in Food Process Engineering
  5. e.       Bachelor of Science in Material Science and Engineering
  • Applicants must have at least Grades A*- B in ‘A’ Level Mathematics and Grades A*- D in the following Two (2) ’A’ Level subjects: Chemistry and Physics

 

  1. f.        Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
  2. g.      Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Extension
  • Applicants must have at least Grades A*- D in any Three (3) of the following ’A’ Level subjects: Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Biology and Geography or Economics

 

  1. h.      Bachelor of Science in Family and Consumer Sciences

There are two (2) options available:

  • Food and Clothing – For Science Students
  • Family and Child Studies –For General Arts Students

 

  • Food & Clothing Option – For Science Students
    • Applicants must have at least Grades A*- D in any Three (3) of the following ’A’ Level subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics

 

  • Family & Child Studies Option

For General Arts Students

  • Applicants must have at least Grades A*- D in any Three (3)’ A’ Level subjects

 

  1. i.        Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
  • Applicants must have at least Grades A*- D in Three (3) ’A’ Level subjects comprising Biology, Chemistry and either Physics and Mathematics

 

  1. j.        Bachelor of Science in Animal Biology and Conservation Science
  2. k.      Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology
  3. l.        Bachelor of Science in Botany
  4. m.    Marine & Fisheries Sciences
  5. n.      Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and  Food Science
  • Applicants must have at least Grades A*- D in ’A’ Level Physics, Chemistry and any other ‘A’ Level subject

 

 

  1. o.      Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
  • Applicants must have at least Grades A*- D in any Three ’A’ Level Subjects

 

  1. p.      Bachelor of Science in Earth Science
  • Applicants must have at least Grades A*- D in ’A’ Level Physics, Chemistry and any One (1) of the following ‘A’ Level subjects: Geography, Elective Mathematics and Biology

 

  1. q.      Bachelor of Science in Psychology
  • Applicants must have at least Grades A*- D in Three (3) ’A’ Level subjects comprising Biology and any Two of the following: Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics

 

  1. r.       Bachelor of Science in Chemistry
  • Applicants must have at least Grades A*- D in Three (3) ’A’ Level subjects comprising Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics

 

  1. s.       Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Science
  • Applicants must have at least Grades A*- B in ’A’ Level Mathematics and any other Two (2) ‘A’ Level subjects

 

  1. t.        Bachelor of Science in Mathematics
  2. u.      Bachelor of Science in Statistics
  •  Applicants must have at least Grades A*- B in ’A’ Level Mathematics and any other Two (2) ‘A’ Level subjects

 

  1. v.      Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
  • Applicants must have at least Grades A*- C in ’A’ Level Mathematics and any other Two (2) ‘A’ Level subjects

 

  1. w.    Bachelor of Science in Physics
  • Applicants must have at least Grades A*- D in ’A’ Level Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics

 

Three (3) ‘A’ Level subjects comprising Physics, Mathematics and any third subject

 

 

COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES

                                                IGCSE/GCE (Cambridge) – ‘O’ and ‘A’ Levels

 

  1. a.      Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
  • Applicants must have at least Grades A*- D in any Three ’A’ Level Subjects.

 

  1. b.      Bachelor of Laws (LLB)
  • Applicants must have at least Grades A*- D in any Three ’A’ Level Subjects.

 

  1. c.       Bachelor of Arts
  • Applicants must have at least Grades A*- D in any Three ’A’ Level Subjects.

For the For Economics and Mathematics, applicants must have at least Grade B in Mathematics.

Applicants must have at least Grade C in French to qualify to read French.

 

  1. d.      Bachelor of Fine Arts
  • Applicants must have at least Grades A*- D in any Three ’A’ Level Subjects.

The programme is open to applicants interested in the Performing Arts with aggregate 12 or better. They will be expected to attend an audition or interview.

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

IGCSE/GCE (Cambridge) – ‘O’ and ‘A’ Levels

 

  1. a.      Bachelor of Arts
  • Applicants must have at least Grades A*- D in any Three ’A’ Level Subjects.

 

Distance Learning

  1. b.      Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
  • Applicants must have at least Grades A*- D in any Three ’A’ Level Subjects.

 

  1. c.       Bachelor of Arts
  • Applicants must have at least Grades A*- D in any Three ’A’ Level Subjects.

 

  1. d.      Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
  • Applicants must have at least Grades A*- D in any Three ’A’ Level Subjects.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Minimum/General Entry Requirements

      International Baccalaureate (IB)

Admissions will be to Level 100.

 

COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES

 

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

 

  1. a.     Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
  2. b.     Bachelor of Dental Surgery

Standard Level (SL)/IGCSE

  • Applicants must have at least Grade 5 in Chemistry and any two (2) of the following HL Subjects: Physics, Biology and Mathematics
  • In addition, applicants must have at least Grade 4 in English/Literature, Mathematics (IB SL) and either Physics or Biology at the IGCSE or equivalent.

 

  1. c.      Bachelor of Pharmacy
  • Applicants must have at least Grade 5 in Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics at the HL
  • In addition, applicants must have at least Grade 4 in English/Literature, Mathematics (IB SL) and Physics at the IGCSE or equivalent.

 

  1. d.     Bachelor of Science in Dental Laboratory Sciences
  2. e.      Bachelor of Science in Dietetics
  3. f.       Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory
  4. g.     Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy
  5. h.     Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy
  6. i.       Bachelor of Science in Radiography
  • Applicants must have at least Grade 5 in Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics at the HL
  • In addition, applicants must have at least Grade 4 in English/Literature, Mathematics (IB SL) and Biology at the IGCSE or equivalent.

 

  1. j.       Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Applicants must have at least Grade 4 in any three (3) HL Subjects:
  • In addition, applicants must have at least Grade 4 in English/Literature, Mathematics (IB SL) and any Science subject at the IGCSE or equivalent.

 

 

COLLEGE OF BASIC AND APPLIED SCIENCES

 

  1. a.     Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Engineering
  2. b.     Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering
  3. c.      Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering
  4. d.     Bachelor of Science in Food Process Engineering
  5. e.      Bachelor of Science in Material Science and Engineering
  • Applicants must have at least Grade 5 in Mathematics and Grade 4 in Chemistry and Physics at the HL.
  • In addition, applicants must have at least Grade 4 in English/Literature, Mathematics (IB SL) and Biology at the IGCSE or equivalent.

 

  1. f.       Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
  2. g.     Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Extension
  • Applicants must have at least Grade 4 in any Three (3) of the following HL Subjects: Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Geography and Economics.
  • In addition, they must have at least Grade 4 in English/Literature, Mathematics (IB SL) and a Science subject at the IGCSE or equivalent.

 

  1. h.     Bachelor of Science in Family and Consumer Sciences

There are two (2) options available:

  • Ø Food and Clothing – For Science Students
  • Ø Family and Child Studies –For General Arts Students

 

Food and Clothing Option

  • Applicants must have at least Grade 4 in any Three (3) of the following HL Subjects: Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Geography and Economics.
  • In addition, they must have at least Grade 4 in English/Literature, Mathematics (IB SL) and a Science subject at the IGCSE or equivalent.

 

 

Family & Child Studies Option

  • Applicants must have at least Grade 4 in any Three (3) HL Subjects.
    • In addition, they must have at least Grade 4 in English/Literature, Mathematics (IB SL) and a Science subject at the IGCSE or equivalent.

 

  1. Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
  • Applicants must have at least Grade 4 in Biology, Chemistry and Mathematics at the HL.
    • In addition, they must have at least Grade 4 in English/Literature, Mathematics (IB SL) and Physics at the IGCSE or equivalent.

 

  1. j.       Bachelor of Science in Animal Biology and Conservation Science
  2. k.     Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology
  3. l.       Bachelor of Science in Botany
  4. m.  Marine & Fisheries Sciences
  5. n.     Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and  Food Science
  • Applicants must have at least Grades 4 in Physics, Chemistry and any other subject at the HL.
    • In addition, they must have at least Grade 4 in English/Literature, Mathematics (IB SL) and Biology at the IGCSE or equivalent.

 

  1. o.     Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
  • Applicants must have at least Grade 4 in any Three (3) Subjects at the HL.
    • In addition, applicants must have at least Grades 4 in English/Literature, Mathematics (IB SL) and a Science subject at the IGCSE or equivalent.

 

  1. p.     Bachelor of Science in Earth Science
  • Applicants must have at least Grade 4 in Physics, Chemistry and any One (1) of the following HL Subjects: Biology, Mathematics and Geography.
  • In addition, applicants must have at least Grade 4 in English/Literature, Mathematics (IB SL) and a Science subject at the IGCSE or equivalent.

 

  1. q.     Bachelor of Science in Psychology
  • Applicants must have at least Grade 4 in Biology and any Two (2) of the following HL Subjects: Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics.
  • In addition, they must have at least Grade 4 in English/Literature, Mathematics (IB SL) and a Science subject at the IGCSE or equivalent.

 

  1. r.      Bachelor of Science in Chemistry
  • Applicants must have at least Grade 4 in Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics at the HL.
  • In addition, they must have at least Grade 4 in English/Literature, Mathematics (IB SL) and a Science subject at the IGCSE or equivalent.

 

  1. s.      Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Science
  • Applicants must have at least Grade 5 in Mathematics and any two (2) HL Subjects.
  • In addition, they must have at least Grade 4 in English/Literature, Mathematics (IB SL) and a Science subject at the IGCSE or equivalent.

 

  1. t.       Bachelor of Science in Mathematics
  2. u.     Bachelor of Science in Statistics
  • Applicants must have at least Grade 5 in Mathematics and any two (2) HL Subjects.
  • In addition, they must have at least Grade 4 in English/Literature, Mathematics (IB SL) and a Science subject at the IGCSE or equivalent.

 

  1. v.     Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
  • Applicants must have at least Grade 4 in Mathematics and any two (2) HL Subjects.
  • In addition, they must have at least Grade 4 in English/Literature, Mathematics (IB SL) and a Science subject at the IGCSE or equivalent.

 

 

  1. w.   Bachelor of Science in Physics
  • Applicants must have at least Grade 4 in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics at the HL.
  • In addition, they must have at least Grade 4 in English/Literature, Mathematics (IB SL) and a Science subject at the IGCSE or equivalent.

 

 

COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES

 

  1. a.     Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
  • Applicants must have at least Grade 5 in any Three (3) HL subjects
  • In addition, they must have at least Grade 4 in English/Literature, Mathematics (IB SL) and any other subject at the IGCSE.

 

  1. b.     Bachelor of Laws (LLB)
  • Applicants must have at least Grade 6 in any Three (3) HL subjects.
  • In addition, they must have at least Grade 4 in English/Literature, Mathematics (IB SL) and any other subject at the IGCSE.

 

  1. c.      Bachelor of Arts
  • Applicants must have at least Grade 4 in any Three (3) HL subjects.
    • Ø However, to qualify to read Economics and Mathematics, applicants must have at least Grade 5 in Mathematics at the HL.
    • Ø To qualify to read French, applicants must have at least Grade 4 in French at the HL.
  • In addition, they must have at least Grade 4 in English/Literature, Mathematics (IB SL) and any other subject at the IGCSE.

 

  1. d.     Bachelor of Fine Arts
  • Applicants must have at least Grade 4 in any Three (3) HL subjects.
  • In addition, they must have at least Grade 4 in English/Literature, Mathematics (IB SL) and any other subject at the IGCSE.

The programme is open to applicants interested in the Performing Arts with aggregate 12 or better. They will be expected to attend an audition or interview.

 

 

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

 

  1. a.     Bachelor of Arts
  • Applicants must have at least Grade 4 in any Three (3) HL subjects
  • In addition, they must have at least Grade 4 in English/Literature, Mathematics (IB SL) and any other subject at the IGCSE.

 

 

Distance Learning        

  1. b.     Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
  • Applicants must have at least Grade 4 in any Three (3) HL subjects
  • In addition, they must have at least Grade 4 in English/Literature, Mathematics (IB SL) and any other subject at the IGCSE.

 

  1. c.      Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
  • Applicants must have at least Grade 4 in any Three (3) HL subjects.
  • In addition, they must have at least Grade 4 in English/Literature, Mathematics (IB SL) and a Science subject at the IGCSE or equivalent.

 

 

 

 

 

Minimum/General Entry Requirements

                                                           American High School Grade 12

        An applicant for admission to a degree programme in the University of Ghana must have and Final Grade Point of at least 3.0.

 

       Admissions will be to Level 100.

 

University of Ghana Admissions Postgraduate

GENERAL ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL PROGRAMMES

  •  A good first degree (at least a second class lower division) in a relevant field of study at the University of Ghana or any recognized University. A minimum of two to three years working experience is required from all applicants desiring to pursue programmes at the University of Ghana Business School.
  • For more details in respect of Admission requirements, applicants are advised to contact the various Departments/Schools/Institutes/Centres for additional information on the various programmes.
  • For purposes of assessing an applicant’s eligibility, he/she may be required to take an entrance examination and/or interview at the Department/Institute/School/Centre.
  • For programmes marked with asterisks (*), all applicants are admitted into the MA/MSc programme at the first instance. Students who obtain an average of B+ or better MAY progress to the MPhil programme upon recommendation by the Head of Department in consultation with the Graduate Studies Committee of his/her Department.
  • Admission to any of the PhD programmes will require a relevant masters’ degree (MA/MSc/MPhil). It will also be limited to candidates whose academic and scholastic records show a potential for successful completion of doctoral degree programme. All PhD programmes in the University are now fee-paying and the durations are as follows:
  •  Full-Time        –  Four (4) years
  •  Part-Time       –  Six  (6) years

University of Ghana Admissions Distance Learning

Distance Education Programme

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
i. 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.

ii. 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)

University of Ghana Admissions International

Distance Education Programme

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
i. 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.

ii. 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)

University of Ghana Admissions How To Apply

.       ALL GHANAIAN APPLICANTS RESIDENT IN GHANA

University of Ghana online application E-VOUCHERS can be obtained by Ghanaian applicants at the following banks: Ecobank, HFC Bank, Agricultural Development Bank, Ghana Commercial Bank, Zenith Bank, Merchant Bank, UniBank, Prudential Bank and Fidelity Bank. Ghanaian applicants in the following categories are expected to apply using the E-VOUCHER:

 

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. After purchasing the e-voucher, applicants should CAREFULLY follow the instructions given. After the application has been submitted on-line, the Pin should be kept in a safe place as they may be required by applicants when assessing their admission status at a later date.

 

  • DIPLOMA/HND TO DEGREE APPLICANTS

Diploma/HND to Degree applicants are expected to scan and attach the following documents to their online application forms:

 

  • Diploma/HND transcripts
  • Where applicable, certified copies of ‘O’ and ‘A’ Level certificates/result slips

 

  • GHANAIANS APPLYING FROM ABROAD

Ghanaians applying from abroad should NOT buy the e-voucher. They should use the following link to access the online application form for completion and submission.

 

Online Application for Ghanaian Undergraduate applicants

 

All applicants are expected to pay to the University a non-refundable application processing fee. This fee can be paid directly or wire transferred into the University of Ghana ECOBANK Account. Details of the Account are:

Account Name:                   University of Ghana Foreign Students Account
Account Number:      0161014409780401

Bank Details:            Ecobank Ghana Limited, Legon Branch
Swift:                        ECOCGHAC

 

or International Transfer through Ecobank (0161014409780401 or 0161094409780403

 

or The secure online payment platform using Visa Card and MasterCard. The link is https://www.ug.edu.gh/ugpay

 

The pay-in-slips together with applicants’ certificates/result slips should be scanned and attached to the application form before submission online. The certificates/results slips should be scanned into one PDF or WORD document and attached to the application form.

Note that no application will be processed without proof of payment of the fee.

 

 

  1. 2.     INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

International applicants should NOT buy the e-voucher. They should use the following link to access the online application form for completion and submission.

 

Online Application for International Undergraduate Applicants

 

All applicants are expected to pay to the University a non-refundable application processing fee of US$110.00.This fee can be paid directly or wire transferred into the University of Ghana ECOBANK Account.

Details of the Account are:

 

Account Name:             University of Ghana Foreign Students Account
Account Number:          0161014409780401

Bank Details:                 Ecobank Ghana Limited, Legon Branch
Swift:                          ECOCGHAC

 

or      International Transfer through Ecobank (0161014409780401 or 0161094409780403

 

or      The secure online payment platform using Visa Card and MasterCard. The link is https://www.ug.edu.gh/ugpay

 

The pay-in-slips together with applicants’ certificates/result slips should

Scanned and attached to the application form before submission online. The

Certificates/results slips should be scanned into one PDF or Word document

and attached to the application form.

Note that no application will be processed without proof of payment of the fee.