Admission Requirements For University of Ghana UG, Legon Undergraduate Programs

Admission Requirements For University of Ghana UG, Legon Undergraduate Programs

The University of Ghana announces for the information of the general public that applications are open for the admission of prospective applicants into various undergraduate programmes for the academic year. Applicants should take note of the following.

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Minimum/General Entry Requirements

General Entry Requirements into Legon Campus, Accra City Campus and Korle Bu Campus.

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 related programmes) or Social Studies (for non-Science related programmes) 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.

Minimum/General Entry Requirements for:

  • College of Health Sciences
  • College of Basic and Applied Sciences
  • College of Humanities
  • College of Education

 

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.

School of Medicine & Dentistry

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

 

School of Pharmacy

Bachelor of Pharmacy

  • Credit passes in Three (3) Electives comprising Chemistry, Biology and either Physics or Elective Mathematics

 

School of Biological & Allied Health Sciences

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

 

School of Nursing & Midwifery

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

School of Engineering Sciences

  1. Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Engineering
  2. Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering
  3. Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering
  4. Bachelor of Science in Food Process Engineering
  5. Bachelor of Science in Material Science and Engineering
  • Credit passes in Three Electives comprising Elective Mathematics and any two of Chemistry, Physics and Technical Drawing

 

School of Agriculture

  1. Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
  2. Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Extension
  • Credit passes in Three (3) Elective comprising
    • Chemistry and Two Electives from Physics, Elective Mathematics, General Agriculture or Biology, Geography or Economics

3. Bachelor of Science in Family and Consumer Sciences

There are two (2) options available:

  • Food and Clothing – For Science StudentsCredit passes in any Three (3) of the following Electives:
    Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Elective Mathematics and General Agriculture
  • Family and Child Studies –For Home Economics and General Arts StudentsCredit passes in any Three (3) of the following Electives:Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Elective Mathematics and General Agriculture

 

School of Veterinary Medicine

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

  • Credit passes in Three (3) Elective subjects from Biology, Chemistry and either Physics or Elective Mathematics

 

School of Biological Sciences

  • Bachelor of Science in Animal Biology and Conservation Science
  • Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology
  • Bachelor of Science in Botany
  • Bachelor of Science in Marine & Fisheries Sciences
  • Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Food Science
    Credit passes in Three (3) Electives subjects comprising Physics, Chemistry and Biology/General Agriculture
  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology
    Credit passes in Biology and any Two (2) Electives Subjects from Chemistry, Physics and Elective Mathematics

School of Physical & Mathematical Sciences

  • Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
    Credit passes in any Three (3) Electives subjects
  • Bachelor of Science in Earth Science
    Credit passes in Three (3) electives comprising Physics, Chemistry and either Biology, Elective Mathematics or Geography
  • Bachelor of Science in Chemistry
    Credit passes in Three (3) Electives subjects comprising Chemistry, Physics and Elective Mathematics
  • Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Science
    Credit passes in Three (3) Electives subjects including Elective Mathematics
  • Bachelor of Science in Mathematics
  • Bachelor of Science in Statistics
    Credit passes in Three (3) Electives subjects comprising Elective Mathematics and any other Two (2) elective subjects
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
    Applicants must have Credit passes in Three (3) Electives subjects comprising Elective Mathematics and any other Two (2) elective subjects
  • Bachelor of Science in Physics
    Credit passes in Three (3) Electives subjects comprising Physics, Elective Mathematics and Chemistry.

 

COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES – WASSCE/SSSCE Applicants

School of Social Sciences/ School of Arts/ School of Languages

Bachelor of Arts

  • Credit passes in any Three (3) Elective subjects

Applicants must have the following WASSCE subjects to qualify to read the under listed courses:

  • Economics, Mathematics or Statistics –  Elective Mathematics
  • Computer Science                               –  Elective Mathematics
  • French                                                 –  French
  • English                                                 – English Literature
  • Geography                                           – Geography

 

University of Ghana Business School

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

  • Credit passes in any Three (3) Elective subjects

 

University of Ghana School of Law

Bachelor of Laws (LLB)

  • Credit passes in any Three (3) Elective subjects

 

School of Performing Arts

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

School of Education & Leadership

1. BA Education (English)

  • Credit passes in any Three (3) Elective subjects including at least at least grade B3 in English Literature.

 

2. BA Education (Non-Teaching)

  • Credit passes in any Three (3) Elective subjects.

 

3. B.Sc. Education (Mathematics)

  • Credit passes in any Three (3) Elective subjects including at least at least grade B2 in Elective Mathematics.

 

4. B.Sc. Education (Biology)

  • Credit passes in any Three (3) Elective subjects including at least at least grade B3 in Biology.

 

5. B.Sc. Education (Chemistry)

  • Credit passes in any Three (3) Elective subjects including at least at least grade B3 in Chemistry.

 

6. B.Sc. Education (Physics)

  • Credit passes in any Three (3) Elective subjects including at least at least grade B3 in Physics.

 

School of Continuing & Distance Education

1. Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

  • Credit passes in any Three (3) Electives subjects with the total aggregate not exceeding 24

2. Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

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

3. Bachelor of Science in Nursing

  • Applicants must be professional nurses who already have a Diploma in Nursing from a recognized Nursing Training College, with a Final Grade Point Average (FGPA) OF 2.5 or better.

 

4. Bachelor of Arts

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

 

(For International Appliants and Ghanaians with Foreign Background)

American High School Grade 12

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

Admissions will be to Level 100.

Cambridge ‘A’ and ‘O’ Levels

Minimum/General Entry Requirement

GCE (Cambridge) – ‘A’ and ‘O’ Levels

Applicants must have three relevant subjects at the Cambridge ‘A’ Levels.

In addition, they must have at least five (5) passes including English and Mathematics at the Cambridge ‘O’ Level.

 

Minimum/General Entry Requirements for:

  • College of Health Sciences
  • College of Basic and Applied Sciences
  • College of Humanities
  • College of Education

COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES

 

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

 

School of Medicine & Dentistry

  1. Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
  2. Bachelor of Dental Surgery
  • GCE (Cambridge) –  ‘A’ Levels

Three (3) of the following ‘A’ Level Subjects:

Chemistry and two from Physics, Biology and Mathematics

 

School of Pharmacy

Bachelor of Pharmacy

  • GCE (Cambridge) – ‘A’ Levels

Three (3) ‘A’ Level subjects comprising Chemistry, Biology and either Physics or Mathematics.

 

School of Biological & Allied Health Sciences

  1. Bachelor of Science in Dental Laboratory Sciences
  2. Bachelor of Science in Dietetics
  3. Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory
  4. Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy
  5. Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy
  6. Bachelor of Science in Radiography
  • GCE (Cambridge) – ‘A’ Levels

Three (3) ‘A’ Level subjects comprising Chemistry, Physics and either Biology or Mathematics

 

School of Nursing & Midwifery

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

  • GCE (Cambridge) – ‘A’ Levels

Three (3) of the following ’A’ Level subjects: Chemistry, Biology, Physics and Mathematics or

Any Three ‘A’ Level subjects.

 

 

COLLEGE OF BASIC AND APPLIED SCIENCES

 

School of Engineering Sciences

  1. Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Engineering
  2. Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering
  3. Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering
  4. Bachelor of Science in Food Process Engineering
  5. Bachelor of Science in Material Science and Engineering
  • GCE (Cambridge) – ‘A’ Levels

Three (3) ’A’ Level subjects comprising:

Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics

 

School of Agriculture

  1. Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
  2. Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Extension
  • GCE (Cambridge) – ‘A’ Levels

Three (3)’A’ Level subjects comprising:

Chemistry and any Two (2) of Physics, Mathematics, General Agriculture/Biology, Geography/Economics

 

3. Bachelor of Science in Family and Consumer Sciences

       There are two (2) options available:

  • Food and Clothing – For Science StudentsGCE (Cambridge) – ‘A’ LevelsThree (3) of the following ’A’ Level subjects:

    Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics

  • Family and Child Studies –For non-science StudentsApplicants must have any Three ‘A’ Level Subjects.

 

School of Veterinary Medicine

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

  • (Cambridge) – ‘A’ Levels

Three (3) ‘A’ Level subjects comprising Biology, Chemistry and either Physics or Mathematics

  • Degree Holders

An applicant who hold a Bachelor of Science Degree in Animal Science, Biological or Allied Sciences, with a class not lower than 2nd Class Lower division is eligible to apply. Such an applicant would be admitted to level 200 of the programme after passing an interview organized by the School of Veterinary Medicine.

School of Biological Sciences

  • Bachelor of Science in Animal Biology and Conservation Science
  • Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology
  • Bachelor of Science in Botany
  • Bachelor of Science in Marine & Fisheries Sciences
  • Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and  Food Science
    (Cambridge) – ‘A’ Levels
    Three (3) ‘A’ Level subjects comprising Biology, Chemistry and Physics.
  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology
    (Cambridge) – ‘A’ Levels
    Three (3) ‘A’ Level subjects comprising Biology and any Two (2) Subjects from Chemistry Physics and Mathematics

School of Physical & Mathematical Sciences

  • Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
    (Cambridge) – ‘A’ Levels
    Any Three (3) ‘A’ Level subjects
  • Bachelor of Science in Earth Science
    GCE (Cambridge) – ‘A’ Levels
    Three (3) ‘A’ Level subjects comprising Physics, Chemistry and any one of Biology, Mathematics or Geography
  • Bachelor of Science in Chemistry
    GCE (Cambridge) – ‘A’ Levels
    Three (3) ‘A’ Level subjects comprising Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics and
  • Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Science
    GCE (Cambridge) – ‘A’ Levels
    Three (3) ‘A’ Level subjects comprising Mathematics and any Two (2) subjects
  • Bachelor of Science in Mathematics
  • Bachelor of Science in Statistics
    GCE (Cambridge) – ‘A’ Levels
    ‘Three (3) ‘A’ Level subjects comprising Mathematics and any Two subjects.
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
    GCE (Cambridge) – ‘A’ Levels
    ‘A’ Level Mathematics and any other Two ‘A’ Level subjects
  • Bachelor of Science in Physics
    GCE (Cambridge) – ‘A’ Levels
    Three (3) ‘A’ Level subjects comprising Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry

 

 

COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES

 

School of Social Sciences/ School of Arts/ School of Languages

Bachelor of Arts

  • GCE (Cambridge) – ‘A’ Levels

Passes in any Three (3) ‘A’ Level subjects.

Applicants must have the following subjects to qualify to read the under listed courses:

Economics, Mathematics or Statistics       – ‘A’ Level Mathematics

Computer Science                                     – ‘A’ Level Mathematics

French                                                       – ‘A’ Level French

English                                                      – ‘A’ Level English Literature

Geography                                                – ‘A’ Level Geography

University of Business School

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

  • (Cambridge) – ‘A’ Levels

Any Three (3) ‘A’ Level subjects

 

University of School of Law

Bachelor of Laws (LLB)

  • GCE (Cambridge) – ‘A’ Levels

Any Three (3) ‘A’ Level subjects

 

School of Performing Arts

Bachelor of Fine Arts

  • GCE (Cambridge) – ‘A’ Levels

Any Three (3) ‘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

 

School of Education & Leadership

Bachelor of Arts in Education (English)

  • GCE (Cambridge) – ‘A’ Levels

Any Three (3) ‘A’ Level subjects including English Literature

 

Bachelor of Arts in Education (Non-Teaching)

  • GCE (Cambridge) – ‘A’ Levels

Any Three (3) ‘A’ Level subjects

 

Bachelor of Arts in Education (Mathematics)

  • GCE (Cambridge) – ‘A’ Levels

Any Three (3) ‘A’ Level subjects including Mathematics

 

Bachelor of Arts in Education (Biology)

  • GCE (Cambridge) – ‘A’ Levels

Three (3) ‘A’ Level subjects comprising ‘A’ Level Biology and any other Two (2) ‘A’ Level subjects

 

Bachelor of Arts in Education (Chemistry)

  • GCE (Cambridge) – ‘A’ Levels

Three (3) ‘A’ Level subjects comprising ‘A’ Level Chemistry any other Two (2) ‘A’ Level subjects

 

Bachelor of Arts in Education (Physics)

  • GCE (Cambridge) – ‘A’ Levels

Three (3) ‘A’ Level subjects comprising ‘A’ Level Physics any other Two (2) ‘A’ Level subjects

 

School of Continuing & Distance Education        

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

  • GCE (Cambridge) – ‘A’ Levels

Any Three (3) ‘A’ Level subjects

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

  • GCE (Cambridge) – ‘A’ Levels

Any Three (3) ‘A’ Level subjects

All interested applicants should register at any of the Learning Centres of the School of Continuing and Distance Education below, after payment into the following account: Account Name and number: (UG Learning Centre A/C, ECOBANK. A/C Number 0160134485305902).

All interested applicants should register at any of the Accounts offices of the School of Continuing and Distance Education below, after payment into the following account: Account Name and number: College of Education, ECOBANK. A/C NUMBER 0160094485305901.

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