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UNIVERSITY OF GHANA COURSES AND REQUIREMENTS

An applicant for admission to a degree program at 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 programs) or Social Studies (for non-Science related program) 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

GHANA WASSCE/SSSCE Applicants

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

UNIVERSITY OF GHANA MEDICAL SCHOOL

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery


Entry requirements:
Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies
Electives: Credit passes in Chemistry and any two from Physics, Biology and Elective Mathematics

UNIVERSITY OF GHANA DENTAL SCHOOL

Bachelor of Dental Surgery


Entry requirements:

Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies
Electives: Credit passes in Chemistry and any two from Physics, Biology and Elective Mathematics

UNIVERSITY OF GHANA SCHOOL OF PHARMACY

Doctor of Pharmacy

Entry requirements:
Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies
Electives: Credit passes in Chemistry, Biology and either Physics or Elective Mathematics

SCHOOL OF BIOLOGICAL & ALLIED HEALTH SCIENCES

  • Bachelor of Science in Dietetics
  • Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory
  • Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy
  • Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy
  • Bachelor of Science in Radiography
  • Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Therapy

Entry requirements :
Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies
Electives: Credit passes in Chemistry, Physics and either Biology or Elective Mathematics

SCHOOL OF NURSING AND MIDWIFERY

Bachelor of Science in Nursing with options in:

  • General Nursing
  • Public Health Nursing
  • Pediatric Nursing
  • Mental Health Nursing

Applicants are expected to select one (1) option

Entry Requirements
Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies
Electives: Credit passes in three 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.

Bachelor of Science in Midwifery


Entry requirements:
Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies

Electives:
Credit passes in three 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
GHANA WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS

The following programs at the College of Basic and Applied Sciences are FIRST CHOICE programs:

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Bachelor of Science in Information Technology, Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering and Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering.

SCHOOL OF PHYSICAL & MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES

  • Bachelor of Science in Physical Sciences
  • Physics, Chemistry, Geophysics

Entry requirements :
Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies
Electives: Credit passes in Physics, Chemistry, and Elective Mathematics, with at least a B3 in Core Mathematics and Elective Mathematics

Bachelor of Science in Mathematical Sciences


Mathematics, Statistics, Actuarial Science, Computer Science, Biomathematics

Entry requirements :
Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies
Electives: Credit passes in Elective Mathematics and any two subjects with at least a B3 in Elective Mathematics and Core Mathematics

Bachelor of Science in Earth Sciences


Geology, Applied Geology, Applied Geophysics

Entry requirements:
Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies
Electives: Credit passes in Chemistry and any two of Physics, Biology/Geography and Elective Mathematics

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

Entry requirements :
Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies
Electives: Credit passes in any three subjects, with at least a B3 in Core Mathematics

SCHOOL OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences


Animal Biology and Conservation Science, Biochemistry Cell and Molecular Biology, Nutrition, Food Science, Plant and Environmental Biology, Marine Science, Fisheries Science.

Entry requirements:
Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies
Electives: Credit passes in Chemistry, Physics, and Biology

Bachelor of Science in Psychology

Entry requirements:
Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies
Electives: Credit passes in Biology and Elective Mathematics and any one of Physics and Chemistry

SCHOOL OF AGRICULTURE

Bachelor of Science in Agriculture


Animal Science, Crop Science, Soil Science, Agriculture Economics, Agribusiness, Agriculture Extension, Post-Harvest Technology.

Entry requirements:
Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies
Electives: Credit passes in Chemistry and any two of Physics, Biology/Agriculture Science, Geography and Elective Mathematics

Bachelor of Science in Family & Consumer Sciences (Food and Clothing Option)

Entry requirements:
Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies
Electives: Home Science Background: Credit passes in Management in Living and Chemistry, and either Food and Nutrition or Textile and Clothing
Science Background: Credit passes in Chemistry and any two Elective Subjects

Bachelor of Science in Family & Consumer Sciences (Family and Child Studies Option)

Entry requirements:
Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies
Electives: Credit pass in Management in Living and any two of the following: Food and Nutrition, Textiles and Clothing, General Knowledge in Art, Biology or Chemistry.

SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING SCIENCES

Bachelor of Science in Engineering Sciences (Agriculture Engineering Option)

Entry requirements:
Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies
Electives: Credit passes in Physics, Chemistry and Elective Mathematics, with at least a B3 in Elective Mathematics

Bachelor of Science in Engineering Sciences (Biomedical Engineering Option)

Entry requirements:
Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies
Electives: Credit passes in Physics, Chemistry and Elective Mathematics, with at least a B3 in Elective Mathematics

Bachelor of Science in Engineering Sciences (Computer Engineering Option)

Entry requirements:
Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies
Electives: Credit passes in Physics, Chemistry and Elective Mathematics, with at least a B3 in Elective Mathematics

Bachelor of Science in Engineering Sciences (Food Process Engineering Option)

Entry requirements:
Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies
Electives: Credit passes in Physics, Chemistry, and Elective Mathematics, with at least a B3 in Elective Mathematics

Bachelor of Science in Engineering Sciences (Materials Science & Engineering Option)

Entry requirements:
Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies
Electives: Credit passes in Physics, Chemistry, and Elective Mathematics, with at least a B3 in Elective Mathematics

SCHOOL OF VETERINARY MEDICINE

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

Entry requirements:
Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies
Electives: Credit passes in Biology, Chemistry, and either Physics or Elective Mathematics

COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES

GHANA WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS

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

Bachelor of Arts
Entry requirements:

Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies

Electives: Credit passes in any three 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


Entry requirements:

Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies

Electives: Credit passes in any three elective subjects

University of Ghana School of Law

Bachelor of Laws (LLB)

Entry requirements:

Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies

Electives: Credit passes in any three elective subjects

School of Performing Arts

Bachelor of Fine Arts

Entry requirements:

Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies

Electives: Credit passes in any three electives subjects.

The program 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

GHANA WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS

School of Education & Leadership

BA Education (English)

Entry requirements:

Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies

Electives: Credit passes in any three elective subjects including English Literature.

BA Education (Non-Teaching)


Entry requirements:

Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies

Electives : Credit passes in any three elective subjects.

BA Sport and Physical Culture Studies

Entry requirements

Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies

Electives: Credit passes in any three elective subjects

B.Sc. Education (Mathematics)


Entry requirements:

Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies

Electives: Credit passes in Elective Mathematics and any other two elective subjects

B.Sc. Education (Biology)


Entry requirements:

Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies

Electives: Credit passes in Biology and any other two elective subjects

B.Sc. Education (Chemistry)

Entry requirements:

Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies

Electives: Credit passes in Chemistry and any other two elective subjects

B.Sc. Education (Physics)


Entry requirements:

Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies

Electives: Credit passes in Physics and any other two elective subjects

School of Continuing & Distance Education

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Entry Requirements :

Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies
Electives: Credit passes in any three elective subjects with the total aggregate not exceeding 24

Bachelor of Arts


Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies

Electives: Credit passes in any three elective subjects with the total aggregate not more than 30

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

Entry Requirements :
Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies

Electives: Credit passes in any three elective subjects with the total aggregate not exceeding 30

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Entry Requirements :
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 b

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