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University of Ghana Undergraduate Admission Form 2018/2019, Application, Requirements & Guidelines

University of Ghana Undergraduate Admission Form 2018/2019 is Out – The University of Ghana, UG Legon has released the Admission Forms for Undergraduate Programme for the 2018/2019 academic year.
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The University of Ghana, Legon (UG) invites Applications from qualified applicants for admission to the under-listed Undergraduate programmes for the 2018/2019 Academic Year:


Get all the details you need in order to apply using University of Ghana Legon 2018/2019 Undergraduate Admission Forms below. Please take note that application will fully be done online.

The University of Ghana Legon 2018/2019 Undergraduate Admission Forms for 2018/2019 online application has been released. The University of Ghana undergraduate application will be fully done online and an e-voucher can be purchased at the bank for an application.

LIST OF UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMME AVAILABLE FOR ADMISSION

COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES

School of Medicine and Dentistry

a.     Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery

b.     Bachelor of Dental Surgery

 

School of Pharmacy

c.     Bachelor of Pharmacy

 

School of Biomedical and Allied Health Sciences

d.     Bachelor of Science in Dental Laboratory Sciences

e.     Bachelor of Science in Dietetics

f.      Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory

g.     Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy

h.     Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy

i.      Bachelor of Science in Radiography

 

School of Nursing & Midwifery

j.      Bachelor of Science in Nursing

 

 

COLLEGE OF BASIC AND APPLIED SCIENCES

School of Engineering:

a.     Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Engineering

b.     Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering

c.     Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering

d.     Bachelor of Science in Food Process Engineering

e.     Bachelor of Science in Material Science and Engineering

 

School of Agriculture

f.      Bachelor of Science in Agriculture

g.     Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Extension

h.     Bachelor of Science in Family and Consumer Sciences

 

School of Veterinary Medicine

i.      Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

 

School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences

  • Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
    Credit passes in any Three (3) Electives subjects
  • Bachelor of Science in Earth Science
    Credit passes in Three (3) electives comprising Physics, Chemistry and either Biology, Elective Mathematics or Geography
  • Bachelor of Science in Chemistry
    Credit passes in Three (3) Electives subjects comprising Chemistry, Physics and Elective Mathematics
  • Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Science
    Credit passes in Three (3) Electives subjects including Elective Mathematics
  • Bachelor of Science in Mathematics
  • Bachelor of Science in Statistics
    Credit passes in Three (3) Electives subjects comprising Elective Mathematics and any other Two (2) elective subjects
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
    Applicants must have Credit passes in Three (3) Electives subjects comprising Elective Mathematics and any other Two (2) elective subjects
  • Bachelor of Science in Physics
    Credit passes in Three (3) Electives subjects comprising Physics, Elective Mathematics and Chemistry.

School of Biological Sciences

  • Bachelor of Science in Animal Biology and Conservation Science
  • Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology
  • Bachelor of Science in Botany
  • Bachelor of Science in Marine & Fisheries Sciences
  • Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and  Food Science
  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology

 

 

COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES

University of Ghana Business School

a.     Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

 

University of Ghana School of Law

b.     Bachelor of Laws (LLB)

 

School of Arts – Bachelor of Arts –Available in the following Departments:

c.     Department of Religions

d.     Department of Philosophy and Classics

e.     Department of History

f.      Department of Archaeology and Heritage Studies

 

School of Languages – Bachelor of Arts –Available in the following Departments:

g.     Department of English

h.     Department of French

i.      Department of Modern Languages

j.      Department of Linguistics

 

School of Social Sciences – Bachelor of Arts –Available in the following Departments:

k.     Department of Economics

l.      Department of Political Science

m.   Department of Sociology

n.     Department of Geography and Resource Development

o.     Department of Social Work

p.     Department of Psychology

 

School of Performing Arts – Bachelor of Fine Arts/Bachelor of Arts –Available in the following Departments:

q.     Department of Dance Studies

r.      Department of Theatre Arts


s.     Department of Music

 

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

School of Information and Communication Studies

Bachelor of Arts in Information Studies

 

School of Education and Leadership

Bachelor of Arts in Education (Non-teaching)

Bachelor of Arts in Education (English)

Bachelor of Science in Education (Biology)

Bachelor of Science in Education (Chemistry)

Bachelor of Science in Education (Mathematics)

Bachelor of Science in Education (Physics)

 

School of Continuing and Distance Education

Bachelor of Arts in Adult Education and Human Resource Studies

 

Distance Education Programmes

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Bachelor of Arts – Available in the following Departments:

  • Department of Economics
  • Department of Political Science
  • Department of Sociology
  • Department of Psychology
  • Department of Information Studies
  • Department of Adult Education and Human Resource Studies

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (For professional nurses who already have a Diploma in Nursing from a recognized Nursing Training College)

Diploma Programmes

The following diploma programmes will be run at the Regional Learning Centres. Applicants should note that the distance education is non-residential.

Diploma in Public Administration

Diploma in Adult Education

Diploma in Youth and Development

University of Ghana Legon Undergraduate Admission Requirements

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 2018/2019 academic year. Applicants should take note of the following:

  • All prospective applicants are advised to  carefully read all relevant information and guidelines for prospective applicants before applying.
  • All applicants who will be writing WASSCE in May/June 2018 are eligible to apply.
  • Applicants are expected to collect a free copy of the University of Ghana prospectus from the Bank when they purchase the e-voucher.
  • There is direct admission of applicants into the various Programmes available in the College of Basic and Applied Sciences. Applicants will be expected to select up to four (4) choices in order of preference.
  • 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 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.
  • 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 2018/2019 academic year.
  • All applications must be submitted ONLINE at http://admission.ug.edu.gh on the purchase of the University of Ghana application e-voucher.
  • 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:

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 6- Fail
D7 7 – Pass
E8 8 – Pass
F9 9 – Fail

 

  1. 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.
  2. 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
  3. 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.

ALL APPLICANTS MUST ENSURE THAT THEIR ON-LINE APPLICATIONS ARE CORRECTLY FILLED AND SUBMITTED

UNIVERSITY OF GHANA UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSION APPLICATION FORM – HOW TO APPLY

GHANAIAN APPLICANTS

University of Ghana online application E-VOUCHERS can be obtained by Ghanaian applicants for GH¢200.00 at the following banks: Ecobank, HFC Bank, Agricultural Development Bank, Ghana Commercial Bank, Zenith Bank, Merchant Bank, UniBank, Prudential Bank and Fidelity Bank. Ghanaian applicants in the following categories are expected to apply using the E-VOUCHER:

WASSSCE/SSSCE Applicants and Ghanaians with Foreign Background

WASSCE/SSSCE applicants and 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 do the following:

At any of the Banks listed above, applicants will be required to indicate their names, mobile phone numbers and e-mail 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. After purchasing the e-voucher, applicants should 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.

DIPLOMA/HND TO DEGREE APPLICANTS

Diploma/HND to Degree applicants are expected to scan and attach the following documents to their online application forms:

Diploma/HND transcripts

Where applicable, certified copies of ‘O’ and ‘A’ Level certificates/result slips

GHANAIANS APPLYING FROM ABROAD

Ghanaians applying from abroad should NOT buy the e-voucher. They should use the following link to access the online application form for completion and submission.

Online Application for Ghanaian Undergraduate applicants from abroad

All applicants are expected to pay to the University a non-refundable application processing fee of US$110.00.This fee can be paid directly or wire transferred into the University of Ghana ECOBANK Account. Details of the Account are:

Account Name: University of Ghana Foreign Students Account
Account Number: 0161014409780401
Bank Details: Ecobank Ghana Limited, Legon Branch
Swift: ECOCGHAC

 

The pay-in-slips together with applicants’ certificates/result slips should be scanned and attached to the application form before submission online. The certificates/results slips should be scanned into one PDF or WORD document and attached to the application form.

Note that no application will be processed without proof of payment of the fee.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS AND GHANAIANS APPLYING FROM ABROAD

International applicants and Ghanaians applying from abroad should NOT buy the e-voucher. They should use the following link to access the online application form for completion and submission.

Online Application for International Undergraduate applicants

All applicants are expected to pay to the University a non-refundable application processing fee of US$110.00.This fee can be paid directly or wire transferred into the University of Ghana ECOBANK Account.

Details of the Account are:

Account Name: University of Ghana Foreign Students Account
Account Number: 0161014409780401
Bank Details: Ecobank Ghana Limited, Legon Branch
Swift: ECOCGHAC

or         International Transfer through Ecobank (0161014409780401 or 0161094409780403

or         Payment with Credit Card on the GT payment platform.

The pay-in-slips together with applicants’ certificates/result slips should be scanned and attached to the application form before submission online. The certificates/ results slips should be scanned into one PDF or Word document and attached to the application form.

Note that no application will be processed without proof of payment of the fee.

GENERAL ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLICANTS WITH     WASSCE/SSSCE AND OTHER FOREIGN QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Duration of Programmes

With the exception of The Bachelor of Laws (LLB), Bachelor of Bachelor of Dental Surgery, Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery and the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine programmes, all first degree programmes of study are of four (4) years duration.

The Bachelor of Laws (LLB) programme may be followed by a-two year professional course at the Ghana School of Law.

The Bachelor of Dental Surgery and Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery programmes may be followed by a three-year clinical programme for the DBS and the MB. ChB Degree.

The Doctor of Veterinary Medicine is a straight six-year programme.

 

  1. University of Ghana Campuses

The University’s teaching and research is carried out across four (4) campuses, namely:

  1. Legon (Main) Campus

The Legon Campus, which is the main campus, is located 13 kilometers northeast of Accra. This campus houses the central administration and all the university halls and hostels (both university owned and privately owned.  The main campus houses all foreign students and Ghanaians admitted into programmes on the main campus.

 

  1. Accra City Campus

The Accra City Campus is located within the Central Business District of Accra. Currently, the campus offers on full time basis, two (2) programmes which are also offered on the main campus. These are:

  • The Bachelor of Science in Administration programme

  • The Bachelor of Arts programme

All regular Diploma programmes are also run at the Accra City Campus.

All programmes offered at the City Campus are non- residential.

  1. Korle-Bu Campus

The Korle-Bu Campus is located three (3) kilometers from the Accra Central Business District and houses the College of Health Sciences.

  1. Distance Education Regional Centres

The Distance Education programme is run by the School of Continuing and Distance Education, Legon and its ten (10) Regional Centres. As these programmes will be run in the regions, applicants will be given the opportunity to pursue a University of Ghana from the comfort of their homes. Programmes offered are:

 

  • Bachelor of Science in Administration programme

  • Bachelor of Arts programme

  • Bachelor of Science in Information Technology programme

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing programme (For professional nurses who already have a Diploma in Nursing from a recognized Nursing Training College). These professional nurses can remain at post while pursuing their degree programmes.

The Distance Education programme is non-residential.

  1. Qualifications acceptable for admissions include the following:

  • Senior Secondary School Certificates (SSSCE/WASSSCE)

  • Baccalaureate (French)

  • International Baccalaureate (IB)

  • GCE (Cambridge) – ‘O’ and ‘A’ Levels

  • IGCSE (Cambridge) – ‘O’ and ‘A’ levels

  • American High School Grade 12

  • Other external qualifications which have equivalences to the WASSSCE/SSSCE and the GCE (A Levels)


All admissions will be to Level 100.

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