Pan African Christian University College Admission Requirements
Admission requirements for Pan African Christian University College
The University College admits students to Level 100, 200 and 300 depending on their level of academic qualifications at the time of application. The minimum requirements for the various levels are:
LEVEL 100 (First Year)
Applicants entering into Level 100 shall be required to have any of the following requirements:
(a) Senior Secondary School (SSSCE) Applicants
Applicants with SSSCE results/certificates shall be required to have passes (A-D) in six (6) subjects comprising three (3) core subjects including Mathematics and English and three (3) elective subjects with an aggregate score of twenty-four (24) or better.
(b) Senior High School (WASSCE) Applicants
The University College admits West African Senior School Certificate Examinations (WASSCE) candidates with an aggregate score of thirty-six (36) or better with six (6) credit passes (A1-C6) in six (6) subjects comprising three (3) core subjects (English, Mathematics, Integrated Science or Social Studies) and three (3) elective subjects in their WASSCE or GBCE (General Business Certificate Examinations). Admissions are also made based on the possession of six (6) credit passes (grades 1-6) in the General Certificate of Examinations (GCE) Ordinary Level examinations including English, General Science (or Biology or Agricultural Science) and Mathematics and three (3) elective subjects, at least two (2) of which should be business subjects.
(b) Mature Candidates
Applicants with five (5) passes including Mathematics and English in their GCE O’ Level, SSSCE or WASSCE results and are twenty-five (25) years and above at the time of application with three (3) years’ working experience would participate in the College’s Mature Entrance tutorials and pass its examinations in English, Mathematics, Special Paper and General Paper. Successful candidates would be interviewed for final admission.
All mature applicants must have passed most of their high school subjects (including English and Mathematics) with a total aggregate of 25 and above. They shall be requested to produce copies of: (1) their birth certificates, (2) relevant high school certificates and (3) evidence of three years’ working experience.
LEVEL 200 (Second Year)
Applicants entering into Level 200 shall be required to have any of the following requirements:
GCE Advanced Level Applicants
GCE Advanced Level applicants must have passes in two (2) subjects in the GCE Advanced level (A-E) excluding General Paper, with at least one or two business-related components such as Accounting, Business Methods or Economics. Applicants must have already had five (5) credits (grades1-6) in the General Certificate of Examinations (GCE) Ordinary Level examinations including English, Mathematics and General Science (or Biology or Agricultural Science).
Diploma in Business Studies
A minimum of five (5) passes of the Diploma in Business Studies (DBS) in Accounting and Business Management awarded by the Technical Examinations Unit (TEU) of the Ghana Education Service is required.
Diploma in Accounting, Management and Human Resource Management
Holders of the above qualifications awarded by the West African examinations council (WAEC) and other recognized institutions would be admitted into relevant programmes.
Advanced Business Certificate
Holders of the Advanced Business Certificate Examination (ABCE) (former Royal Society of Arts, Stage III [RSA III]) with 3 passes qualify to be admitted into the relevant programmes offered by the University College.
Post Secondary Teachers’ Certificate “A”
Admissions might be offered to holders of the post Teachers’ Certificate “A” or Diploma in Education from Teacher Training Colleges.
LEVEL 300 (Third Year)
Applicants entering into Level 300 shall be required to have any of the following requirements:
(a) Higher National Diploma
Higher National Diploma (HND) graduates with at least a Second Class Lower division in a relevant area such as Accountancy, Human Resource Management, Marketing, Tourism, Hospitality and Institutional Management may be admitted into relevant programmes.
(b) Recognized University Diploma
Holders of a diploma awarded by a recognized University or a University College qualify to be admitted at Level 300.
(c) Part Professional Qualifications
Holders of at least Part II of Institute of Chartered Accountants, Ghana, (ICA [GH]), Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA), Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) and the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) may be admitted.
(d) Accounting Technician Certificate
Holders of final certificates in Ghana Accounting Technician (GAT) Examinations or the Accounting Technician Examinations of ACCA may be considered.