Ghana Institute of Languages (GIL) School of Translators (SOT) Admission Requirement

Ghana Institute of Languages (GIL) School of Translators (SOT) Admission Requirement


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The SOT is located at East Legon close to the University of Professional Studies.


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The BA (Translation) course is run in affiliation with the University of Ghana.


It is a four-year course. However, Anglophone students are required to undergo an additional one-year immersion in French in an approved Francophone country. Similarly, francophone students are required to undergo immersion in English.

Programme Schedules

1st Semester: September to December

2nd Semester: February to May

Admission Requirements

I. West African Senior School Certificate (WASSCE)

a. Credit passes (C5 or better) in 3 core subjects including Mathematics and English, PLUS

b. Credit passes in 3 elective subjects including French.


II. General Certificate of Education (GCE)

a. Credit passes in 5 subjects including English, French and Mathematics at the O-level, PLUS

b. Passes in French, Literature in English, and General Paper at the A-level.


III. Baccalaureate (Serie A4)

The candidate must have a high average in English.


IV. Degree in Modern Languages

V. Mature Entry

a. Mature applicants must be at least 27 years of age.

b. Applicants will be required to submit a letter indicating their employment status.

c. Candidates will be required to write and pass an entrance examination.

d. Candidates will be interviewed.

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