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A.  WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS

General Entry Requirements
To be admitted to any 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 General Arts/Business/Science/ Vocational, with a total aggregate not exceeding 30. 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

Core Mathematics, English & Social Studies

Any Three Electives

Applicants must have at least C6 in Elective Mathematics to read Economics.

2.   Bachelor of Science in Administration

Core Mathematics, English & Social Studies

Any Three Electives

3. Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

Core Mathematics, English & Integrated Science

Any Three Electives

B. APPLICANTS IN POSSESSION OF UNIVERSITY OF GHANA DIPLOMAS OR RECOGNISED EQUIVALENT DIPLOMAS
i. Holders of University of Ghana Diplomas or recognised equivalents, with a Final Grade Point Average (FGPA) of 3.00 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 (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.

ii. Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Applicants must be holders of a Diploma in Nursing from a recognized university, with a Final Grade Point Average (FGPA) of 3.00 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.

All Diploma holders will be admitted to Level 200 in the same subject area as their diploma qualification

C. HOLDERS OF HIGHER NATIONAL DIPLOMAS (HND)

Holders of Higher National Diplomas (HND) from a recognized Polytechnic 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 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 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)

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)

Tourism                                               -           B.Sc. Administration (E-Commerce and Customer Management Option)

Secretaryship & Management Studies -           B.Sc. Administration (Human Resource Management Option)

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