Entry Requirements into Distance Education Programme at UG for 2020/21

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Entry Requirements into the Distance Education Programme at the University of Ghana for the 2020/21 Academic Year.

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:

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Bachelor of Arts

  • Core Mathematics, English & Social Studies
  • Any Three Electives
  • Applicants must have at least C6 in Elective Mathematics to read Economics.

 

Bachelor of Arts in Administration

  • Core Mathematics, English & Social Studies
  • Any Three Electives

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Bachelor of Science in Administration

  • Core Mathematics, English & Social Studies
  • Any Three Electives

 

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

  • Core Mathematics, English & Integrated Science
  • Any Three Electives

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MATURE APPLICANTS

Entry requirements:

Applicants must be at least 25 years at the time of application.

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 is run at the Learning Centres in the 10 regional capitals.

Admissions will be into Level 100 of the Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Arts in Administration Programmes.

 

APPLICANTS IN POSSESSION OF UNIVERSITY OF GHANA DIPLOMAS OR RECOGNISED EQUIVALENT DIPLOMAS

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.

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

 

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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DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES

General Admission Requirements

To be admitted to a Diploma programme, a candidate must satisfy the following minimum requirements:

 

SSSCE Holders:

i.     Six Passes (A-D) in all subjects, including English Language and Mathematics; and

ii.    At least three (3) of the passes must be in subjects in General Arts, Business or Science.

 

WASSCE Holders:

i.      Six Passes (A1-D7) in all subjects, including English Language and Mathematics; and

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ii.     Must have a minimum of C6 in any three (3) subjects in General Arts, Business or Science.

 

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