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UNIVERSITY OF GHANA MATURE STUDENTS ADMISSION

The University of Ghana announces for the information of the general public, applicants, parents and guardians that applications are open for the admission of prospective applicants into various undergraduate programmes for the 2022/2023 academic year. Applicants should take note of the following:

All prospective applicants are advised to visit the University’s website www.ug.edu.gh and  carefully read all relevant information and guidelines for prospective applicants before applying.
 

All applicants who will be writing WASSCE in 2022 are eligible to apply.

Programmes at the College of  Health Sciences, except those offered at the School of Allied Health Sciences, are offered as FIRST CHOICE  programmes only.

For second and third choices, applicants must choose courses from the Sciences.
 

The following programmes offered at the College of Basic and Applied Sciences are FIRST CHOICE programmes: Doctor of Veterinary MedicineBachelor of Science in Information Technology, Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering and Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering.
 

Applicants who select either B.Sc. Administration or Bachelor of Laws (LLB) as first choice are advised strongly to select bouquets from the Bachelor of Arts programme as second choice to enhance their chances of gaining admission.
 

For the Bachelor of Arts (BA) programme, applicants are required to select subjects from the list of bouquets provided.  Up to four (4) subject bouquets must be selected in order of preference.
 

All students entering the BA progam must offer three (3) subjects at Level 100, two (2) subjects at Level 200 and Level 300 and either two (2) subjects or one (1) subject at Level 400.
 

Qualified Applicants to the Bachelor’s degree on the Legon Campus who are unable to meet the competitive cut-off points determined by the Admissions Board for admission to preferred programmes of study may opt for the Fee-paying Scheme.  Interested applicants must indicate this option on their application forms.
 

Mature Students Admission has been re-introduced into the Bachelor of Arts Distance Education (DE) Programme with effect from the 2017/2018 academic year

MATURE STUDENT ADMISSIONS INTO DISTANCE LEARNING PROGRAMME 2022/2023 ACADEMIC YEAR

Registration for the University of Ghana mature access course for the 2021/2022 academic year takes place from Friday, February 26 to Wednesday, April 7, 2021. Successful applicants will be admitted into the following Level 100 (Bachelor of Arts) or Diploma Distance Education Programmes based on their performance in the entrance examinations:

Bachelor of Arts subject combinations

  • Political Science, Sociology and Information Studies
  • Psychology, Sociology and Information Studies
  • Adult Education and Human Resource Studies, Psychology, Information Studies
  • Accounting, Psychology, Adult Education and Human Resource Studies (for applicants who do very well in Mathematics in the entrance examination)
  • Public Administration, Sociology, Information Studies
  • Human Resource Management, Psychology, Information Studies

Diploma Programmes

  • Diploma in Youth and Development
  • Diploma in Adult Education
  • Diploma in Public Administration
  • Diploma in Librarianship
  • Diploma in Accounting

 Entry requirements:

  • Applicants must be at least 25 years old at the time of application and show proof of age with birth certificate or any legitimate documentary proof of date of birth which is at least 5 years old.
  • Applicants must register for, attend and complete the University of Ghana Access Course and pass the Mature Students’ Entrance Examination conducted by the University.
  • Applicants who pass the Entrance Examination must purchase an e-voucher from designated banks to access the UG online application form.

The Access Course will be run by the School of Continuing and Distance Education of the College of Education, University of Ghana; at all its Learning Centres across the country.

Applicants should take note of the following:

  • Tutorials will be held online through the University Learning Management System (SAKAI).
  • The fee for registration, the Access Course and Entrance Examination is GH¢450.00. Please note that the fee is non-refundable.    
  • Payment for these should be made into UG Learning Centre Account number 1441002010444 at any branch of ECOBANK Ghana Limited
  • Applicants should register online at the University of Ghana Website or through https://apply.ug.edu.gh/admissions/mature.
  • Only applicants who pass the entrance examination will be eligible to purchase the e-voucher to access the University’s on-line application form.
  • The dates for the Access Course are:

Saturday, April 10           –   Sunday, April 11, 2021 (Orientation/Training on SAKAI LMS)
Saturday, April 17            –   Sunday, April 18, 2021
Saturday, April 24            –   Sunday, April 25, 2021
Saturday, May 1               –   Sunday, May 2, 2021
Saturday, May 8              –   Sunday, May 9, 2021   
Saturday, May 15            –   Sunday, May 16, 2021   
Saturday, May 22             –   Sunday, May 23, 2021  
Saturday, May 29             –   Sunday, May 30, 2021    
Saturday, June 5              –   Sunday, June 6, 2021

Saturday, June 12             –   Sunday June 13, 2021


 

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