KNUST Admission Requirements 2019/2020

KNUST Admission Requirements 2019/2020

KNUST Admission Requirements 2019/2020; These requirements for the various programmes are to serve as a guide in the application process.

All interested applicants are to read through carefully making sure that they fulfil the requirements before putting in an application online.

The following are the detailed Admission Requirements For 2019/2020 KNUST Admissions. All candidates are to take a critical look at putting in an application in order to increase their chances of gaining admission.

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ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR CANDIDATES WITH WASSCE/SSSCE, A’ LEVEL, ABCE/GBCE, MATURE AND EQUIVALENT QUALIFICATIONS   GUIDELINES FOR SELECTING AN UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMME

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  1. Most first degree Programmes of study are of Four (4) Years duration
    2. Minimum/General Entry Requirements 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: A1C6/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.  ADVANCED LEVEL/MATURE APPLICANTS  Applicants must have FIVE credits at the GCE O’ Level including English Language and Mathematics (or its approved equivalent), plus passes in at least TWO 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)

COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE AND NATURAL RESOURCES  1.0. WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS  A. BSc. AGRICULTURE B. BSc. POST-HARVEST TECHNOLOGY C. BSc. AGRICULTURAL BIOTECHNOLOGY D. BSc. DAIRY AND MEAT SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY E. BSc. LANDSCAPE DESIGN AND MANAGEMENT

Credits in THREE (3) Elective Subjects with the following combinations: 1. Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics OR 2. General Agriculture, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics       F. BSc. NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT     G. BSc. FOREST RESOURCE TECHNOLOGY   Credit Passes in THREE (3) of the following Elective Subjects: Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics, Biology or General Agriculture.

Applicants with WASSCE/SSSCE Mathematics as one of the Electives must have a strong Biology background.  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.

For (G), Mature Applicants with Certificate in Forestry 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.   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) Electives including Biology, Chemistry, and Physics or Elective Mathematics or General Agriculture. Short-listed applicants must pass an interview.  2.0. ‘A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS  A. BSc. AGRICULTURE B. BSc. POST-HARVEST TECHNOLOGY C. BSc. AGRICULTURAL BIOTECHNOLOGY D. BSc. DAIRY AND MEAT SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY E. BSc. LANDSCAPE DESIGN AND MANAGEMENT F. BSc. AGRIBUSINESS MANAGEMENT

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 and either Biology or Agricultural Science.

  1. BSc NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT H. BSc FOREST RESOURCE TECHNOLOGY 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.

3.0. MATURE APPLICANTS  Applicants must have attained the age of 25 years at the time of submitting the Application Forms.  EITHER FIVE (5) credits at O’ Level including English Language and Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics, OR Applicants must have a Diploma from KNUST or from a recognized institution. OR Credits in WASSCE/SSSCE Core Subjects (English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science), plus THREE (3) Electives in Biology, Chemistry, and Physics or Elective Mathematics or General Agriculture. Short-listed applicants must pass an interview.  BSc. AGRIBUSINESS MANAGEMENT  I. 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 Chemistry plus either Physics, or Mathematics and Biology or General Agriculture.

  1. 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 Economics, Accounting, Business Management, Business Mathematics, 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.

III. 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 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 Science. BSc.  AQUACULTURE AND WATER RESOURCE MANAGEMENT  I. Applicant with the SSSCE/WASSCE certificate (Science Option) must in addition to credit in the three core subjects (English Language, Mathematics and Intergraded Science), obtain credits in Chemistry plus either Physics or Mathematics and Biology or General Agriculture and with aggregate 24 or better.

  1. Advance Level/Mature 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 TWO (2) 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.  III.      Higher National Diploma 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 Intergraded Science at GCE O’ Level, WASSCE or equivalent.

COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

1.0. (a).  BA.  HISTORY   1.1. 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-inEnglish, Religious Studies and any other General Arts Elective and a Pass in Social Studies.          (b). BA. POLITICAL STUDIES

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

1.3. 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.

1.4. 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.

2.0. BA. GEOGRAPHY AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT

2.1. 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 and Akan.

2.2. A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS

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