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UNIVERSITY OF GHANA PROSPECTUS

The University of Ghana (UG) Legon admissions prospectus for undergraduate and postgraduate programs has finally been released.


UNIVERSITY OF GHANA, LEGON
Admissions website address: http://admission.ug.edu.gh
UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSIONS FOR THE ACADEMIC YEAR

The University of Ghana announces for the information of the general public that applications are
open for the admission of prospective applicants into various undergraduate programmes for the
2014/2015 academic year. Applicants should take note of the following:
i) 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.
ii) All applicants in Ghana who will be writing WASSCE in May/June 2014 are eligible
to apply. When the results of the May/June 2014 WASSCE are released, such
applicants will be given a few days within which they can go back into their online
application form to make changes in their programme selection if they so wish.
iii) 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.
iv) There is direct admission of applicants into all programmes offered by the College of
Health Sciences but as first choice only. For second and third choices, applicants are
strongly advised to choose courses from the Sciences.
v) There is direct admission of applicants into the various Programmes available in the
Faculty of Science. Applicants will be expected to select up to four (4) choices in order
of preference.
vi) Applicants who select either B.Sc. Administration or Bachelor of Laws (LLB) as first
choice are advised strongly to select bouquets from the Humanities as second choice to
enhance their chances of gaining admission.
vii) Holders of other qualifications including International Baccalaureate (IB), IGCSE, GCSE,
American Grade 12 examinations which hitherto were admitted to Level 200, will be
admitted to Level 100.
viii) All students entering the BA progamme 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.
The following programmes are available for the 2014 – 2015 academic year
LEGON CAMPUS
Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Fine Arts
Bachelor of Laws (LL.B)
Bachelor of Science in Administration
Areas of specialisation
Accounting
Public Administration & Health Service Management
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Marketing and Consumer Management
Banking and Finance
Organization & Human Resource Management
Management Information Systems
Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Science
Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
Areas of specialisation
Agricultural Economics & Agribusiness
Animal Science
Crop Science
Soil Science
Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Extension
Bachelor of Science in Engineering
Options Available: o Agricultural Engineering o Biomedical Engineering o Computer Engineering o Food Process Engineering o Material Science Engineering
Bachelor of Science in Family and Consumer Sciences
Options Available: o Food & Clothing o Family & Child Studies
Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
Bachelor of Science in Natural Sciences
Options Available: o Animal Biology & Conservation Science o Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology o Botany o Chemistry o Computer Science o Earth Science o Marine & Fisheries Sciences o Mathematics o Nutrition & Food Science o Physics o Psychology o Statistics
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
KORLE BU CAMPUS
Bachelor of Pharmacy
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Bachelor of Public Health***
Bachelor of Dental Surgery
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
School of Allied Health Sciences
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Programmes Available:
o B.Sc. Dietetics
o B.Sc. Medical Laboratory Sciences
o B.Sc. Dental Laboratory Sciences
o B.Sc. Occupational Therapy
o B.Sc. Physiotherapy
o B.Sc. Radiography
*** WASSCE applicants are not eligible to apply.
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR DEGREE PROGRAMMES
WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS
General Entry Requirements
To be admitted to any Degree programme, Senior High School graduates must possess:
At least credits (A1 – C6 in WASSCE and A – D in SSSCE) in English, Core Mathematics and
Integrated Science (for Science applicants) or Social Studies (for non-Science applicants) 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
The required subjects for specific programmes (in calculating aggregates) are as follows:

  1. Bachelor of Arts/B.Sc. Administration/Bachelor of Laws (LLB)
    Core Mathematics, English & Social Studies
    Any Three Electives
    For the following subjects, applicants must have at least B2 in Elective Mathematics.
     Economics
     Mathematics
    Applicants must have at least B3 in French to qualify to read French.
  2. Bachelor of Fine Arts
    Core Mathematics, English & Social Studies
    Any Three Electives
    The programme is open to applicants interested in the Performing Arts with aggregate 24 or better.
    They will be expected to attend an audition or interview.
  3. Bachelor of Science in Engineering
    Core Mathematics, English & Integrated Science
    Three Electives: Chemistry, Physics & Elective Mathematics (at least B2)
    Options available:
    o Agricultural Engineering
    o Biomedical Engineering
    o Computer Engineering
    o Food Process Engineering
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    o Material Science Engineering
  4. Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
    Core Mathematics, English & Integrated Science
    Any Three Electives
  5. Bachelor of Science in Natural Sciences
    Programme Requirement:
    a. Animal Biology & Conservation Science
    Core Mathematics, English & Integrated Science
    Three Electives: Biology, Chemistry, Physics
    b. Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology
    Core Mathematics, English & Integrated Science
    Three Electives: Biology, Chemistry, Physics
    c. Botany
    Core Mathematics, English & Integrated Science
    Three Electives: Biology, Chemistry, Physics
    d. Chemistry
    Core Mathematics, English & Integrated Science
    Three Electives: Chemistry and any two of Biology, Physics and Elective Mathematics
    e. Computer Science
    Core Mathematics, English & Integrated Science
    Three Electives: Physics, Elective Mathematics and any other subject
    f. Earth Science
    Core Mathematics, English & Integrated Science
    Three Electives: Any three of Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Elective Mathematics
    g. Marine & Fisheries Sciences
    Core Mathematics, English & Integrated Science
    Three Electives: Any three of Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Elective Mathematics
    h. Mathematics
    Core Mathematics, English & Integrated Science
    Three Electives: Elective Mathematics (at least B2), Physics and any other subject
    i. Nutrition & Food Science
    Core Mathematics, English & Integrated Science
    Three Electives: Biology, Chemistry, Physics
    j. Psychology
    Core Mathematics, English & Integrated Science
    Three Electives: Any three of Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Elective Mathematics
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    k. Physics
    Core Mathematics, English & Integrated Science
    Three Electives: Physics, Elective Mathematics and any other subject
    l. Statistics
    Core Mathematics, English & Integrated Science
    Three Electives: Elective Mathematics (at least B2), Physics and any other subject
  6. Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
    Core Mathematics, English and Integrated Science
    Three Electives: Chemistry and any two from Physics, Biology and Elective Mathematics
  7. Bachelor of Dental Surgery
    Core Mathematics, English and Integrated Science
    Three Electives: Chemistry and any two from Physics, Biology and Elective Mathematics
  8. Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy
    Core Mathematics, English and Integrated Science
    Three Electives: Chemistry, Biology & either Physics or Elective Mathematics
  9. Allied Health Sciences
    Programmes Available:
     B.Sc. Dietetics
     B.Sc. Medical Laboratory Sciences
     B.Sc. Dental Laboratory Sciences
     B.Sc. Occupational Therapy
     B.Sc. Physiotherapy
     B.Sc. Radiography
    i. WASSCE Applicants:
    Core Mathematics, English and Integrated Science
    Three Electives: Chemistry, Physics & either Biology or Elective Mathematics
    ii. First Degree Holders:
    An applicant with a Bachelor’s degree in Biological or Physical Sciences from a recognized
    University may be considered for admission on the recommendation of a special committee
    appointed by the Dean. The special committee shall vet the transcript of the applicant as well as
    course contents of the degrees, with a view to determine suitability of previous training and make
    recommendations to the University’s Admissions Board.
    iii. Other Qualifications:
    a. Applicants in possession of Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology (DMLT) awarded by
    the University of Ghana with a minimum FGPA of 3.25 (Grade B) may be considered for
    admission to Level 200 of the B.Sc.(Medical Laboratory Science) degree programme. In
    addition, such applicants MUST have WASSCE/SSSCE passes in three (3) Core subjects and
    two (2) electives in science or credit passes in five subjects including English Language,
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    Science and Mathematics at the GCE ‘O’ Level as well as passes in two science subjects at the
    GCE ‘A’ Level. Applicants shall be required to attend a selection interview.
    b. Applicants in possession of the 3-year post Secondary Certificates in Radiography and Medical
    Laboratory Technology may be considered for admission to Level 100 of the B.Sc. (Diagnostic
    Radiography/Therapy Radiography) and B.Sc. (Medical Laboratory Sciences) degree
    programmes respectively. In addition, such applicants MUST have WASSCE/SSSCE passes
    in three (3) Core subjects and two (2) electives in science or credit passes in five subjects
    including English Language, Science and Mathematics at the GCE ‘O’ Level as well as passes
    in two science subjects at the GCE ‘A’ Level. Applicants will be required to sit an entrance
    examination and pass an interview.
    c. Applicants in possession of Higher National Diploma Laboratory Science with FGPA of 4.00
    or better, or Diploma in Laboratory Science with a minimum FGPA of 3.25 (Grade B) may be
    considered for admission to Level 200 in Medical Laboratory Sciences. In addition, such
    applicants MUST have WASSCE/SSSCE passes in three (3) Core subjects and two (2)
    electives in science or credit passes in five subjects including English Language, Science and
    Mathematics at the GCE ‘O’ Level as well as passes in two science subjects at the GCE ‘A’
    Level. Applicants will be required to sit an entrance examination and pass an interview.
  10. Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
    Core Mathematics, English & Integrated Science
    Three Electives from Chemistry, Physics, Elective Mathematics, General Agriculture/Biology,
    Geography/Economics
  11. Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Extension
    Core Mathematics, English & Integrated Science
    Three Electives from Chemistry, Physics, Elective Mathematics, General Agriculture/Biology,
    Geography/Economics
  12. Bachelor of Science in Family and Consumer Sciences
    Options Available:
    o Food & Clothing – For Science Students
    o Family & Child Studies – For Home Economics & General Arts Students
    a. Food & Clothing Option – For Science Students
    Core Mathematics, English and Integrated Sciences
    Three Electives from Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Elective Mathematics and General Agriculture
    OR any three electives
    b. Family & Child Studies Option
    For Home Economics & General Arts Students
    i. Home Economics applicants:
    Core Mathematics, English and Integrated Sciences
    Three Electives: Management in Living and any two of the following:
     Food and Nutrition
     Textiles and Clothing
     General Knowledge in Art
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     Biology
     Chemistry
     Economics
    ii. General Arts applicants:
    Core Mathematics, English and Integrated Sciences
    Any three electives
    iii. An Applicant in possession of a Diploma with a B+ grade in any of the following areas is
    eligible to apply.
     Textiles & Clothing
     Human Development
     Family Resource Management
     Food & Nutrition
  13. Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (Six Years)
    i. Core Mathematics, English and Integrated Science
    Three Electives: Biology, Chemistry & either Physics or Elective Mathematics
    ii. B.Sc. Degree in Animal Science, Biological or Allied Sciences
    iii. Diploma in Animal Health (Distinction) plus the minimum requirements for admission into
    the University of Ghana.
    Applicants who qualify under categories (ii) and (iii) would be admitted to level 200 of the
    programme.
  14. Bachelor of Science in Nursing
    i. WASSCE/SSSCE Applicants
    Core Mathematics, English and Integrated Science
    Three Electives from:
    a. Chemistry, Physics, Biology or Elective Mathematics
    b. General Agriculture, Physics & Chemistry
    c. Three General Arts Electives
    d. Two General Arts Electives plus Food & Nutrition
    e. Any three of the following Electives: Economics, Management in Living, Food &
    Nutrition, Chemistry, General Knowledge in Art and French.
    ii. Diploma to Degree Applicants
    Applicants must be holders of a Diploma awarded by a recognized University, with a Final Grade
    Point Average (FGPA) of 3.25 or better. In addition, such applicants MUST have
    WASSCE/SSSCE passes in three (3) Core subjects and two (2) electives in the appropriate subjects
    or credit passes in five subjects including English Language, Science and Mathematics at the GCE
    ‘O’ Level as well as passes in two subjects at the GCE ‘A’ Level. An entrance Examination will be
    conducted on Saturday April 27, 2013 for all applicants.
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    All WASSCE/SSSCE holders should submit WAEC results checker card(s) to the Admissions
    Office by April 11, 2014 otherwise their applications will not be considered. Applicants
    should submit one card for each set of results submitted for consideration
  15. Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Science
    Core Mathematics, English & Integrated Science
    Three Electives including Elective Mathematics (A1)
  16. Bachelor of Public Health
    The Bachelor of Public Health programme is designed with the view to develop capacity to
    improve the implementation of public health programmes and interventions. It is intended to help
    develop middle-level public health practitioners who will work at the district level and programme
    level in the Ghana Health Service and its Allied Institutions.
    The undergraduate programme is also to offer opportunities for these middle-level health
    professionals to upgrade themselves and promote continuing professional development.
    Applicants should have been recommended by the Ministry of Health (MOH) / Ghana Health
    Service (GHS) to pursue the Bachelor of Public Health programme.
    The following programme options are available:
     Applied Environmental Health Sciences
     Disease Prevention & Control
     Health Information Systems
     Health Promotion
     Nutrition
     Public Health Nursing
    Admission requirements (peculiar to the School) are as follows:
    i. Applicants with Diplomas awarded by the University of Ghana, Institutions recognized by
    or affiliated to the University of Ghana and Institutions under the Ministry of Health,
    shall require and FGPA of 3.25 or better/equivalent and shall attend a selection interview
    organized by the School of Public Health.
    ii. Diplomas awarded by institutions other than those indicated in (i) above, may be considered
    eligible on recommendation by a special Committee. Shortlisted applicants shall be
    required to sit an entrance examination and attend a selection interview.
    iii. Applicants would be credited with courses undertaken at the diploma level. All successful
    applicants will be admitted to Level 200.
    APPLICANTS IN POSSESSION OF UNIVERSITY OF GHANA DIPLOMAS:
    Holders of University of Ghana Diplomas or recognised equivalents, with a Final Grade Point
    Average (FGPA) of 3.25 or better in any of the under-listed programmes, are eligible to apply to the
    SAME area of study, and supported with two other subjects in a related field, for admission. In
    addition, such applicants MUST have WASSCE/SSSCE passes in three (3) Core subjects and two
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    (2) electives in the appropriate subjects or credit passes in five subjects including English
    Language, Science and Mathematics at the GCE ‘O’ Level as well as passes in two subjects at the
    GCE ‘A’ Level.
    All Diploma holders will be admitted to Level 200 in the same subject area as their diploma
    qualification.
    Area of Study
    Accounting Library and Archives Administration
    General Music Dance Studies
    Public Administration Social Administration
    Theatre Arts Study of Religions
    Nursing** Medical Laboratory Technology
    Home Science (Family & Consumer Sciences)
    General Agriculture
    Other Diplomas accepted by the University of Ghana
    Diploma Degree Programme to be admitted into
    Diploma in Animal Health (Distinction) – Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
    Diploma in Laboratory Science – B.Sc. Medical Laboratory Sciences
    ** (Open to applicants who have participated in the top-up programme since AUGUST 2008.
    Applicants will also be expected to take an aptitude test at the University on the Saturday April 26,
    2014 at 8.00 a.m. The deadline for applicants who have participated in the top-up
    programme to submit their on-line application form is Friday April 11, 2014. Applicants will
    receive Index Numbers and venues for the examination immediately they successfully submit
    their applications on-line. They are expected to print out the information for their reference
    only. They are not to bring them to the examination centre.
    Holders of Higher National Diplomas (HND) from a recognized Polytechnic with a Final Grade
    Point Average (FGPA) of 4.00 or better in any of the under-listed programmes, are eligible to apply to
    the SAME area of study, and where required, supported with one other subject in a related field, for
    admission. In addition, such applicants MUST have WASSCE/SSSCE passes in three (3) Core
    subjects and two (2) electives in the appropriate subjects or credit passes in five subjects including
    English Language, Science and Mathematics at the GCE ‘O’ Level as well as passes in two
    subjects at the GCE ‘A’ Level.
    All Diploma/HND to Degree applicants who are WASSCE/SSSCE holders should submit
    WAEC results checker card(s) to the Admissions Office by April 11, 2014 otherwise their
    applications will not be considered. Applicants should submit one card for each set of results
    submitted for consideration.
    Applicants may be asked to write an entrance examination and/or attend an interview as part of the
    admission process. All HND holders will be admitted to Level 200 in the same subject area as their
    HND qualification.
    Areas of Study (HND) Corresponding Programme at the University of Ghana
    Accounting – B.Sc. Administration (Accounting Option)
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    Agricultural Engineering – B.Sc. Engineering (Agricultural Engineering)
    Automotive Engineering – B.Sc. Engineering (Agricultural Engineering)
    Civil Engineering – B.Sc. Engineering (Material Science Engineering)
    Computer Science/
    Network Management – B.Sc. in Natural Sciences (Computer Science Option)
    Electrical/Electronic Engineering – B.Sc. Engineering (Computer Engineering Option)
    Estate Management – B.Sc. Administration (E-Commerce and
    Customer Management Option)
    Hospitality/Hotel, Catering &
    Institutional Management – B.Sc. Administration (E-Commerce and
    Customer Management Option)
    Marketing – B.Sc. Administration (Marketing Option)
    Mechanical Engineering – B.Sc. Engineering (Agricultural Engineering)
    Tourism – B.Sc. Administration (E-Commerce and
    Customer Management Option)
    Fashion Design & Technology – B.Sc. Family and Consumer Sciences (Food &Textiles)
    Fashion Design & Textiles
    Production – B.Sc. Family and Consumer Sciences (Food &Textiles)
    Science Laboratory Technology – B.Sc. Medical Laboratory Science
  • B.Sc. in Natural Sciences
     Animal Biology & Conservation Science Option
     Biochemistry, Cell & Molecular Biology Option
     Botany Option
     Fisheries Science Option
     Food Science Option
     Nutrition Option
     Oceanography Option
    Secretaryship & Management Studies – B.Sc. Administration (Human Resource Management
    Option)
    Statistics – B.Sc. in Natural Sciences (Statistics Option)
    Other Campuses
    i) THE ACCRA CITY CAMPUS:
    Entry requirements into programmes at the Accra City Campus are the same as pertains at the main
    Legon campus.
    The Accra City Campus (Fee-paying and non residential) offers courses in the Humanities. The
    Campus currently offers courses leading to the award of BA and B.Sc. (Administration) degrees.
    Level 100
    a. Bachelor of Arts
    Subjects available for the Bachelor of Arts are:
    Adult Education, Political Science, Economics, Sociology, Social Work, History, Philosophy &
    Classics, English, Linguistics, Religions, Psychology, Archaeology, Information Studies, Theatre
    Arts, French and Geography and Resource Development
    b. Bachelor of Science in Administration
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    Level 200
    a. Bachelor of Arts (Diploma Holders only)
    Subjects available are:
    Information Studies, Adult Education, Study of Religions
    b. Bachelor of Science in Administration
    ii) DISTANCE EDUCATION PROGRAMME:
    Entry requirements into Distance Education Programme are the same as pertains at the main Legon
    campus.
    The Distance Education Programme (Fee-paying and non-residential) offers courses in the
    Humanities and currently offers courses leading to the award of BA and B.Sc. (Administration)
    degrees. This Programme is run by the Institute of Continuing and Distance Education,
    University of Ghana, Legon and its 10 Regional Centres (Workers’ Colleges).
    Students will have periodic meetings with Course Tutors at designated Study Centres. All end-ofsemester examinations will be conducted at the University of Ghana, at Legon. Entry will be at
    both Levels 100 and 200.
    Level 100
    a. Bachelor of Arts
    Subjects available for the Bachelor of Arts are:
    Adult Education, Economics, Geography and Resource Development, Linguistics, Social Work,
    Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, Information Studies, Political Science and History
    The subjects have been put into bouquets and applicants are expected to make up to 4 (four)
    choices.
    b. Bachelor of Science in Administration
    Level 200
    a. Bachelor of Arts (Diploma Holders only)
    Subjects available are:
    Adult Education, History, Linguistics, Psychology, Sociology, Information Studies and Social
    Work
    b. Bachelor of Science in Administration
    GENERAL INFORMATION FOR ALL APPLICANTS
  1. All applications must be submitted ONLINE at http://admission.ug.edu.gh on the purchase of the
    University of Ghana application e-voucher.
  2. All applicants will be considered on the basis of result equivalents as provided by the National
    Council for Tertiary Education (NCTE), as per schedule below:
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    WASSCE CURRENT
    INTERPRETATION
    SSSCE INTERPRETATION
    A1 1 – Excellent A 1 – Excellent
    B2 2 – Very Good B 2 – Very Good
    B3 3 – Good C 3 – Good
    C4 4 – Credit D 4 – Credit
    C5 5 – Credit E 5 – Pass
    C6 6 – Credit F – Fail
    D7 7 – Pass
    E8 8 – Pass
    F9 9 – Fail
  3. 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.
  4. All applicants who have ever attended or graduated with Certificate/Diploma from the University
    of Ghana from 1996 to date should indicate their STUDENT IDENTITY NUMBERS on
    their application forms. The same number will be used in the intended programme of study if
    admitted.
  5. All Applicants must take note that the process for admission to the University of Ghana is very
    transparent. Applicants should therefore beware of any persons who may approach them on the
    pretext of assisting them gain admission for a fee.
  6. Since the 2007/2008 academic year, the University of Ghana has ceased to admit applicants with
    the West African Examination Council’s Ordinary and Advanced Level Certificates.
    HOW TO APPLY
    i) GHANAIAN APPLICANTS TO DEGREE PROGRAMMES
    University of Ghana on-line application E-VOUCHERS can be obtained by Ghanaian applicants
    for GH¢130.00 at the following banks: Ecobank, HFC Bank, Agricultural Development Bank,
    Ghana Commercial Bank, Zenith Bank, Merchant Bank, UniBank and Fidelity Bank.
    Ghanaian applicants in the following categories are expected to apply using the E-VOUCHER:
    o WASSCE/SSSCE Applicants
    o Diploma/ HND to Degree Applicants
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    At the Bank, applicants will be required to indicate their names, mobile phone numbers and email addresses on the bank voucher before they are served. Those without e-mail addresses will
    however not be disadvantaged. A confirmation of their PIN will be sent to their mobile phones.
    Applicants should buy the University of Ghana application E-VOUCHER and CAREFULLY
    follow the instructions given. After the application has been submitted on-line, the PIN should
    be kept in a safe place as they may be required by applicants when assessing their admission
    status at a later date. They will also be required to present the e-vouchers to any of the Institute
    of Continuing and Distance (ICDE) Centres in the regions or to the Alumni Centre area (Legon
    Campus) for a copy of a prospectus and CD ROM after they purchase the e-voucher.
    After submission of the online application, Diploma to Degree and HND applicants are expected to
    submit the following documents to the address below.
    a. Two (2) original copies of Diploma/HND transcripts
    b. Where applicable, two (2) certified copies of ‘O’ and ‘A’ Level certificates/result slips.
    c. All Diploma/HND to Degree applicants who are WASSCE/SSSCE holders should
    submit WAEC results checker card(s) to the Admissions Office by April 11, 2014
    otherwise their applications will not be considered. Applicants should submit one card
    for each set of results submitted for consideration.
    The Director
    Academic Affairs Directorate
    University of Ghana
    P. O. Box LG 25
    Legon
    Accra – Ghana
    ii) GHANAIANS APPLYING FROM ABROAD
    Ghanaians applying from abroad should visit the University’s website at
    http://admission.ug.edu.gh and follow the instructions given.
    After completing and submitting the form on-line, applicants are to print a proof of submission,
    add all relevant certificates and send to the address given below with a non-refundable fee of
    US$110.00 or its equivalent in International Money Order. Applicants in the West African subregion should pay the application fee through Ecobank. The original copy of the pay-in slip
    should be added to the downloaded form and other documents. Completed documents are to be
    sent to the address given above.
    iii) GHANAIANS WITH FOREIGN BACKGROUND
    Ghanaians who apply with foreign qualifications from schools which write the International
    Baccalaureate (IB) and the IGCSE such as Alpha Beta, Faith Montessori International
    School, Ghana International School, New Nation International School, SOS – Hermann
    GMEINER International College and Tema International School etc., should follow the
    application procedure for international applicants stated above. They should however pay the
    application fee of GH¢130.00 through any Ecobank branch and submit the original copy of the
    pay-in slip to the above given address together with a copy of the other specified documents.
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    HELP DESK
    Applicants needing any help can send their enquiries to admissions@ug.edu.gh.
    Our Help Lines are:
    0302 213820 ext 6018 0302 213820 ext 2637
    027-573-4299 020-577-9222
    026-095-0170

The Help Lines can be reached between the hours of 9.00am and 5.00pm (Mondays to
Fridays).
ALL APPLICANTS MUST ENSURE THAT THEIR ON-LINE APPLICATIONS ARE
CORRECTLY FILLED AND SUBMITTED.
DEADLINES
Diploma to Degree and International applicants who already have results must submit
applications by Friday April 11, 2014.
All other applications must be submitted by the deadline of Monday June 30, 2014.
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