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The University of Ghana Visual Art courses is under the Bachelor of Fine Arts in College of Social Sciences. The Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) degree is a combination of courses from the Departments of Music, Dance Studies, and Theatre Arts. It is a holistic training program geared toward professionalism in the Arts. Admission Requirements:

  1. General requirements as specified for admission into undergraduate programs at the University of Ghana.
  2. Holders of a Diploma in any of the three programs from the School of Performing Arts (Music, Dance Studies, and Theatre Arts), or any other qualification approved by the Academic Board, may be admitted to Level 300 of the BFA program. The applicant’s performance in the Diploma examination must not be lower than the B+ average.
  3. All Applicants will be required to go through a selection interview.

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 programs for the 2022/2023 academic year. Applicants should take note of the following:

GHANA WASSCE/SSSCE – Minimum/General Entry

The University of Ghana Visual Arts courses are mainly categorized mainly under :

  • painting
  • textiles
  • ceramics
  • sculpture
  • graphic designing and more

University of Ghana General Entry 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 programs) 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 of C6 in WASSCE/D in SSSCE in Social Studies/Life Skills and non-Science applicants should also have at least a grade of C6 in WASSCE/D IN SSSCE in Integrated Science/Core Science.



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

For an applicant to be admitted into the school of performing Arts he or she has to meet the maximum entry requirement of the School.


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.

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