KNUST College of Health Science Entry Requirements

KNUST College of Health Science Entry Requirements

COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES

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1.0.(a). BSc. HUMAN BIOLOGY (MEDICINE)

(b). BSc. BDS (DENTAL SURGERY)

1.1.WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS

Credits passes in THREE Elective Subjects: Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics. (a) and (b) above may be followed with a 3-year clinical Programme for the MB. ChB degree and BDS degree respectively.

1.2. A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS

Credits in at least FIVE (5) O’ Level Subjects including English Language and Mathematics or equivalent, plus THREE (3) passes at the A’ Level in Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics. Applicants must also have a pass in General Paper.

2.0.DVM. (VETERINARY MEDICINE)

2.1.WASSCE/SSSCE

Credit passes in three (3) Core Subjects (English Language, Mathematics, and Integrated Science), plus credit passes in three (3) Elective Subjects thus, Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Elective Mathematics with an aggregate score of 24 or better.

2.2. Ordinary/Advance Level

Credits passes in five O’Level Subjects including English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, and Physics, plus THREE passes in Advance Level Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Elective Mathematics.

2.3. Diploma Holders

A Diploma from Pong-Tamale Veterinary School or any other recognized Veterinary Training Institutions, with three (3) years relevant Post qualification working experience. All diploma holding applicants must also satisfy the minimum University entry requirement for Admission.

2.4. First Degree Holders

Applicants with BSc. Agriculture (Animal Science Option) or BSc. Biological Sciences not below 2nd Class lower division are eligible to apply for Admission. Such applicants will be admitted directly into 2nd year of the Programme.

3.0.BSc. MEDICAL LABORATORY TECHNOLOGY

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3.1.WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS

Credit passes in THREE (3) Electives in Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics. Applicants with Diploma/Certificate in Medical Laboratory Technology with at least one year post qualification experience shall be interviewed.

3.2. A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS

FIVE (5) O’ Level credits including Mathematics and English Language plus THREE (3) A’ Level passes in Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics.

3.3. MATURE APPLICANTS

Applicants should be at least 25 years at the time of submitting the application.

EITHER

FIVE (5) credits at the O’ Level, including English Language and Mathematics

OR

WASSCE/SSSCE credit passes in THREE relevant Elective Subjects: Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics.

OR

Applicants with Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology with at least One (1) year post qualification experience shall be interviewed and successful Applicants placed in the second year.

Mature Candidates with University Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology (Top-Up) would be placed in the THIRD YEAR, whilst Candidates with Ministry of Health Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology or HND in Science Laboratory Technology will be placed in SECOND YEAR. All Candidates must have TWO (2) YEARS Post-Qualification Experience, and must have passed an Interview. Applicants should not be less than 25 years.

4.0.BSc. GENERAL NURSING (REGULAR)

4.1.WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS

Credits passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects: Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics.

4.2. A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS

FIVE (5) credits at O’ Level, including Mathematics, English Language and a Science subject, plus THREE (3) A’ Level passes in the Sciences (Chemistry and Biology, Physics or Mathematics).

4.3.BSc. GENRAL NURSING (MATURE APPLICANTS FOR TOP-UP)

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Applicants must satisfy the University’s General Requirements for Admission into Degree Programmes. In addition they must:

Be Registered General Nurses with a Diploma in Nursing

Be at least 25 years of age at the time of submitting the application.

Have a minimum of Two years working experience in a clinical area.

Applicants in this category must pass an Interview.

5.0.BSc. MIDWIFERY (REGULAR)

5.1.WASSCE APPLICANTS

Credits Passes in three core subjects at WASSCE/SSSCE level namely: Mathematics, English Language, and Integrated Science, and Credits in any THREE (3) Elective Science Subjects; Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Elective Mathematics.

5.2. A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS

FIVE (5) credits at O’ Level, including Mathematics, English Language and a Science subject, plus THREE (3) A’ Level passes in the Sciences (Chemistry and Biology, Physics or Mathematics).

5.3. BSc. MIDWIFERY (MATURE APPLICANTS FOR TOP-UP)

Applicants must satisfy the University’s General Requirements for Admission into Degree Programmes. In addition they must:

Be registered Midwives with a Diploma in Midwifery

Be at least 25 years of age at the time of submitting the application

Have a minimum of TWO (2) years working experience in a clinical area

Applicants in this category must pass an Interview.

5.4. BSc. MIDWIFERY (SANDWICH)

Applicants must satisfy the University’s General Requirements for Admission into Degree Programmes. In addition they must:

Be registered Midwives with a Diploma in Midwifery

Be at least 25 years of age at the time of submitting the application

Have a minimum of TWO (2) years working experience in a clinical area

Applicants in this category must pass an Interview. This Programme is taken during the

Holidays.

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6.0. BSc. NURSING (EMERGENCY OPTION)

Applicants must satisfy the University’s General Requirements for the Admission to Degree Programmes. In addition, they must:

Be matured registered general Nurses with a Diploma in Nursing

Be 25 years of age at the time of submitting the application.

Have a minimum of TWO (2) years working Experience in a clinical area.

Applicants in this category must pass an interview

7.0.BSc. SPORTS AND EXERCISE SCIENCE WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS

Credit passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects: Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics. Short-listed Applicants must pass an interview.

8.0.DOCTOR OF PHARMACY (PHARM D) 6-YEARS

8.1.WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS

Credits passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects: Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics.

8.2. A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS

FIVE (5) credits at the O’ Level, including English Language and Mathematics, plus THREE

(3)passes at the A’ Level in Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics. Applicants must also have a pass in General Paper.

8.3. MATURE APPLICANTS

Applicants must be at least 25 years at the time of submitting the application.

EITHER

FIVE (5) credits at the O’ Level including English Language and Mathematics

OR

WASSCE/SSSCE credit passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects (Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics).

8.4. DOCTOR OF PHARMACY (PHARM D) TOP-UP (FEE-PAYING)

A Degree in Pharmacy with at least THREE (3) years post-registration experience. An interview will be required.

Duration of the Programme: Two (2) years.

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Mode of Delivery: Modular and sandwich. The taught courses will be delivered on-site with face-to-face interaction between Lecturer and Students on a schedule of an average of one week per month, coupled with E-Learning. The practical sections will take place at selected study sites.

9.0.BHM. HERBAL MEDICINE

9.1.WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS

Credit passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects: Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics.

9.2. A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS

FIVE (5) Credits at O’ Level including English Language and Mathematics plus THREE (3) A’ Level passes in Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics.

9.3. MATURE APPLICANTS

Applicants must be at least 25 years at the time of submitting the application.

EITHER

FIVE (5) credits at the O’ Level including English Language and Mathematics

OR

WASSCE/SSSCE Credit passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects (Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics).

10.0.BSc. DISABILITY AND REHABILITATION STUDIES WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS

Credit passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects from the following groups: General ScienceGeneral ArtBusinessVisual Art or Vocational.

11.0. BSc. SONOGRAPHY

Credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, and Integrated science, and THREE (3) Elective Subjects: Biology Chemistry and Physics.

OR

Credit passes in FIVE (5) GCE O’ level including English Language, Mathematics, and Science, and THREE (3) GCE A’ level passes in Biology, Chemistry and Physics

11.1. MATURE APPLICANTS

Applicants must be 25 years at the time of submitting the application forms

EITHER

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FIVE (5) credits at the O’ level including English Language, Mathematics, Biology Chemistry, and Physics

OR

WASSCE/SSSCE credit passes in three Core Subjects (English Language, Mathematics, and Integrated Science) plus credit passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects: Biology, Chemistry and Physics.

11.2. OTHER APPLICANTS

Applicants who are Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (RDMS) certified or equivalent from a recognized institution with a minimum of THREE (3) years working experience may apply.

Mature applicants must also pass an interview.

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