University Of Professional Studies Entry Requirements

University Of Professional Studies Entry Requirements

Undergraduate Degree Programmes

  • Bachelor of Science (BSc.) in Accounting
  • Bachelor of Science (BSc.) in Banking and Finance
  • Bachelor of Science (BSc.) in Marketing
  • Bachelor of Business Administration


Regular (Morning) Session available for Level 100 entry only

Evening & Weekend Sessions are available for Level 100, Level 200 & Level 300 entries

Admission Requirements – Level 100

  1. West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) & Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSCE) ApplicantsWASSCE and SSSCE applicants must have at least credit passes (i.e. grade A1-C6 and grade A-D respectively) in three core subjects including English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science/Social Studies in addition to any three elective subjects with an aggregate score of 24 or better.


Note 1: Applicants for level 100 undergraduate programmes, who will be writing WASSCE in May /June 2013, are also eligible to apply. They will be required to indicate their WASSCE index numbers and the subjects they will be writing on-line.

Admission Requirements – Level 200

Category A

General Certificate of Education (G.C.E) Advanced Level:

Passes in any three (3) subjects at the G.C.E Advanced Level plus a pass in General Paper. In addition, the applicant must have had credit passes (Grade 6) or better in five (5) subjects including English Language, Mathematics and any Science Subject at the G.C.E Ordinary Level.

Category B

Advanced Business Certificate Examinations (ABCE):

Passes in any five (5) subjects at the ABCE level. In addition, the applicant must have had credit passes in five (5) subjects including English Language, Mathematics, Integrated Science or Social Studies in the General Business Certificate Examinations(GBCE).

Category C

Post Secondary Teacher’s Certificate ‘A’/Diploma in Education Certificate awarded by University of Cape Coast.

Category D

Recognized Professional Qualifications:

At least complete Level One (1) of any of the following professional qualifications:


Category E

Higher National Diploma (HND) with at most Second Class (Lower Division) awarded by NABTEX in disciplines relevant to the programmes being offered by the University (i.e. Accounting, Secretaryship & Management Studies, Purchasing & Supply, Marketing, Statistics, etc). In addition, the applicant must have acquired a 2-year post HND qualification working experience.

Category F

Applicants in possession of University/Tertiary Diploma with a Final Grade Point Average (FGPA) of at most 2.99 from any University/Institution in programmes relevant to the courses being offered by the University.


Note 2:   Applicants who qualify under Categories, C, D, E and F must, in addition, have at least grade

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