Admission Requirements for Bachelors' Degree Programmes 2015/16
 
 
BACHELORíS DEGREE PROGRAMMES 2015/2016
 
1. WASSCE/SSSCE Certificate  Holders

a) Credit passes (A – D) in three (3) core subjects including English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science or Social Studies, and credit passes (A-D) in any three (3) elective subjects for SSSCE candidates.

b) Credit passes (A1 – C6) in three (3) core subjects including English Language, Mathematics and
Integrated Science or Social Studies, and credit passes (AI – C6) in any three (3) elective subjects
for WASSCE candidates.

The Aggregate score for the core and elective subjects must not exceed 24 for SSSCE candidates, and 36 for WASSCE candidates.

A credit pass or better in Elective Mathematics is also required of all applicants s eeking admission to the B.Sc Mathematics and Statistics, B.Sc Economics and Statistics, and B.Sc Actuarial Science degree programmes.

Applicants to the English Studies programme are required to have a credit pass or better in Literature-in-English.


CANDIDATES WHO WILL BE WRITTING THE WASSCE EXAMINATIONS IN APRIL/MAY, 2015, AND WISH TO BE ADMITTED SHOULD APPLY NOW WITHOUT WAITING FOR THEIR RESULTS.

 

The WAEC equivalent of the WASSCE/SSSCE grading system has been adopted.  This is shown in the table.

WASSCE

SSSCE

EQUIVALENT

A1

A

1

B2

B

2

B3

C

3

C4

D

4

C5

 

5

C6
 
6
   
 
 
ii. G.C.E. Ordinary and Advanced Level Certificate Holders

Credit passes in at least five (5) subjects (including English Language, Mathematics and a Science subject) in the WAEC GCE 'O' Level and School Certificate Examinations, and three (3) passes at the CGE 'A' Level, one of which should be a 'D' or better. Two (2) 'A' Level passes at grade 'C' or better will also be accepted. A pass in General Paper must also be obtained.

 

iii. Advanced Business Certificate Examination (ABCE) Holders

Passes in three (3) subjects, one of which should be at least grade 'D' or better in the Advanced Business Certificate Examination (ABCE). Also, credit passes in five (5) subjects including English Language, Mathematics, Integrated Science or Social Studies in the General Business Certificate Examination (GBCE).

 
4.  Other Applicants

A) HND holders
HND holders with at least Second Class Lower Division and must have acquired a 2 – year post HND working experience.

B) DIPLOMAS FROM RECOGNIZED UNIVERSITIES

C) MATURE APPLICANTS (BACHELOR'S DEGREE PROGRAMMES)

  • Must be twenty-seven (27) years or more at the time of writing the Mature Candidates Entrance Examinations.
  • Must show proof of age with a legitimate document that is at least five years old.
  • Must pass the Entrance Examination in English and General Paper (Logic and Critical Thinking, Mathematics and Current Affairs) moderated by the University of Ghana.

 Applicants for BFA in Theatre Studies, and B.Sc Procurement and Supply Chain Management must be twenty-five (25) years or above.


MATURE APPLICANTS (DIPLOMA IN MUSIC)

Must pass the Entrance Examination in English, Music and General Paper (Logic and Critical Thinking, Mathematics and Current Affairs) moderated by the University of Ghana.

Must have at least Grade three (3) in performance and Grade five (5) in theory of the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (ABRSM).

Must demonstrate appreciable level of musicianship and performance skills on their instrument at an interview.

 
ACCESS COURSE FOR MATURE CANDIDATES

Access Course for Mature Candidates An Access Course will be organized on the Dansoman, Tema, and Wenchi Campuses of the University College on Saturdays from February 28 to April 25, 2015 for interested mature applicants. An Entrance Examination will be conducted at the end of the Access Course on Saturday May 2, 2015 to select applicants for admission