Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology KNUST Cut-off Points 2018/2019

Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology KNUST Cut-off Points 2018/2019

Entry Requirements and Guidelines for Selecting an Undergraduate
Programme 2018/2019

Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology KNUST admission forms 2018/2019 Admission of Candidates to Undergraduate Degree Programmes for the 2018/2019 Academic Year
CHOICE OF PROGRAMME OF STUDY (FOR MATURE, ‘A’ LEVEL AND SSSCE/WASSCE APPLICANTS)

GROUP A (BIOLOGICAL) Code Title 101 BSc. Agriculture 879 BSc. Landscape Design and Management 880 BSc. Agricultural Biotechnology 108 BSc. Natural Resources Management 735 BSc. Forest Resources Technology 886 BSc. Agribusiness Management 1045 BSc. Aquaculture and Water Resources Management 102 BSc. Biochemistry 103 BSc. Biological Science 109 Doctor of Optometry (OD) 547 BSc. Food Science and Technology 548 BSc. Environmental Science 105 BSc. Human Biology (Medicine) 106 BSc. Medical Laboratory Technology 981 Pharm D (Doctor of Pharmacy) 1277 Pharm D (Doctor of Pharmacy) (2 Years Top Up) (Practicing Pharmacists Only) 110 BHM. Herbal Medicine 531 BSc. Nursing 912 BSc. Nursing (Emergency option) (Practicing Nurses Only) 549 BSc. Sports and Exercise Science 802 BSc. BDS (Dental Surgery) (Fee-Paying) 882 Doctor of Veterinary Medicine 952 BSc. Midwifery (Females Only) 418 BSc. Midwifery (Sandwich) (Females Only) (Practicing Midwives Only) 887 BSc. Sonography 953 BSc. Disability and Rehabilitation Studies

GROUP B (PHYSICAL) Code Title

104 BSc. Chemistry 201 BSc. Physics 202 BSc. Mathematics 203 BSc. Computer Science 750 BSc. Actuarial Science 951 BSc. Statistics 876 BSc. Meteorology and Climate Science

COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING 206 BSc. Agricultural Eng. 207 BSc. Chemical Engineering 208 BSc. Civil Engineering`
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209 BSc. Electrical/Electronic Eng. 738 BSc. Geomatic Engineering 211 BSc. Mechanical Engineering 212 BSc. Computer Engineering 213 BSc. Materials Engineering 214 BSc. Aerospace Engineering 546 BSc. Petroleum Engineering 732 BSc. Telecommunications Eng. 737 BSc. Geological Engineering 871 BSc. Biomedical Engineering 881 BSc. Petrochemical Engineering 950 BSc. Metallurgical Engineering

GROUP C (SOCIAL SCIENCES, ETC) Code Title 205 BSc. Architecture 307 BSc. Land Economy 877 BSc. Real Estate 306 BSc. Development Planning 748 BSc. Human Settlement Planning 853 BSc. Construction Technology and Management (BSc Building Technology) 854 BSc. Quantitative Surveying and Construction Economics (BSc Building Technology) 301 BFA Painting and Sculpture 302 BA. Industrial Art (Ceramics/Metal Option) 1276 BA.Textile Design and Technology 192 BA. Fashion Design 303 BA. Integrated Rural Art and Industry 304 BA. Publishing Studies 744 BA. Communication Design 1272 BSc Business Administration (Human Resource Management/Management) 1273 BSc. Business Administration (Marketing/International Business) 1274 BSc. Business Administration (Accounting/Banking and Finance) 1275 BSc. Business Administration (Logistics and Supply Chain Management/Business Information Technology) 532 LLB 747 LLB (Degree Holders Only) (Fee-Paying) 731 BA. Culture and Tourism 894 BA. History 791 BA. Political Studies 896 BA. French 895 BA. Akan 793 BA. Geography and Rural Development. 794 BA. English 795 BA. Economics 977 BA. Sociology 971 BA. Social Work 797 BA. Religious Studies

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ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR CANDIDATES WITH WASSCE/SSSCE, A’ LEVEL, ABCE/GBCE, MATURE AND EQUIVALENT QUALIFICATIONS

GUIDELINES FOR SELECTING AN UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMME

1. Most first degree Programmes of study are of Four (4) Years duration

2. Minimum/General Entry Requirements

WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS An applicant for admission to a degree Programme in the University must have CREDITS in the THREE WASSCE/SSSCE Core Subjects (English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science), and CREDITS in THREE WASSCE/SSSCE Elective Subjects or its equivalent relevant to the chosen Programme with aggregate 24 or better (WASSCE: A1C6/SSSCE A-D) D7, E8 & F9 ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE FOR ADMISSION PURPOSES.

** It is worth noting that the THREE CORE SBJECTS are prerequisite for all Programmes of study at our University

GENERAL BUSINESS CERTIFICATE EXAMINATION (GBCE) Applicants must have passes in THREE Compulsory Subjects including English Language and passes in THREE Elective Subjects including Business Mathematics.

ADVANCED LEVEL/MATURE APPLICANTS Applicants must have FIVE credits at the GCE O’ Level including English Language and Mathematics (or its approved equivalent), plus passes in at least THREE subjects at the Advanced Level/Three Credits in the case of mature applicants. In addition, the applicant must fulfill the appropriate Faculty or Departmental requirements.

ADVANCED BUSINESS CERTIFICATE EXAMINATION (ABCE) Applicants must have passes in THREE Compulsory Subjects plus THREE (3) Optional Subjects relevant to the Programme of study. INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE (IB)

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COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE AND NATURAL RESOURCES

1.0. WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS

A. BSc. AGRICULTURE B. BSc. AGRICULTURAL BIOTECHNOLOGY C. BSc. LANDSCAPE DESIGN AND MANAGEMENT

Credits in THREE (3) Elective Subjects with the following combinations: 1. Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics OR 2. General Agriculture, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics

D. BSc. NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT E. BSc. FOREST RESOURCE TECHNOLOGY

Credit Passes in THREE (3) of the following Elective Subjects: Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics, Biology or General Agriculture.

Applicants with WASSCE/SSSCE Mathematics as one of the Electives must have a strong Biology background.

Diploma Holders with Distinction from KNUST may be eligible to continue up to degree level without a break. Other Diploma holders may be admitted after a minimum of TWO (2) Years Post Diploma field experience.

For (E), Mature Applicants with Certificate in Forestry must have attained the age of 25 years at the time of submitting the Application Forms and a minimum of TWO (2) Years post qualification experience in a related field of Natural Resources Management.

Additionally, Applicants must have Five (5) credits at O’ Level including English Language, Mathematics, and Three (3) of the following: Chemistry and Physics, Biology or Additional General Science or General Science. OR Credit passes in THREE (3) Electives including Biology, Chemistry, and Physics or Elective Mathematics or General Agriculture. Short-listed applicants must pass an interview.

2.0. ‘A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS A. BSc. AGRICULTURE B. BSc. AGRICULTURAL BIOTECHNOLOGY C. BSc. LANDSCAPE DESIGN AND MANAGEMENT D. BSc. AGRIBUSINESS MANAGEMENT

FIVE (5) credits at the O’ Level or equivalent qualification including English Language and Mathematics

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PLUS THREE passes at the A’ Level or equivalent including Chemistry, Physics and either Biology or Agricultural Science.

E. BSc NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT F. BSc FOREST RESOURCE TECHNOLOGY

FIVE (5) credits at O’ Level including Mathematics and English Language plus THREE (3) A’ Level passes in Chemistry, Physics and any one of the following: Biology, Agricultural Science and Mathematics. Applicants with Agricultural Science or Mathematics must have a credit in O’ Level Biology.

3.0. MATURE APPLICANTS

Applicants must have attained the age of 25 years at the time of submitting the Application Forms. EITHER FIVE (5) credits at O’ Level including English Language and Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics, OR Applicants must have a Diploma from KNUST or from a recognized institution. OR Credits in WASSCE/SSSCE Core Subjects (English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science), plus THREE (3) Electives in Biology, Chemistry, and Physics or Elective Mathematics or General Agriculture. Short-listed applicants must pass an interview.

G. BSc. AGRIBUSINESS MANAGEMENT

I. Science Applicants with the SSSCE/WASSCE certificate ( Science Option), must in addition to credit in the three core subject (English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science), obtain credits in Chemistry plus either Physics, or Mathematics and Biology or General Agriculture.

II. Business Applicants with the SSSCE/WASSEC certificate (Business Option), must in addition to credits in the three core subjects (English language, Mathematics and Integrated Science), obtain credits in Economics, Accounting, Business Management, Business Mathematics, Costing or Elective Mathematics. Applicants with this combination must have a minimum of C (for SSSCE applicants) and B3 (for WASSCE Applicants) in Integrated Science.

III. General Arts Applicants with the SSSCE/WASSCE certificate (General Arts Option) must in addition to credit in the three core subjects (English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science), obtain credits in Economics, Geography and Elective Mathematics. Applicants with this combination must have a minimum of C (for SSSCE applicants) and B3 (for WASSCE Applicants) in Integrated Science.
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H. BSc. AQUACULTURE AND WATER RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

I. Applicant with the SSSCE/WASSCE certificate (Science Option) must in addition to credit in the three core subjects (English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science), obtain credits in Chemistry plus either Physics, or Mathematics and Biology or General Agriculture and with aggregate 24 or better.

II. Advance Level/Mature Applicants
Applicants must have FIVE (5) credits at the GCE O’ Level including English Language, and Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, and Physics, plus passes in at least THREE (3) subjects at the Advanced Level. Applicants with Agricultural Science or Mathematics must have a credit in O’ Level Biology. Mature Applicants must have attained the age of 25 years at the time of submitting the application forms.

III. Higher National Diploma and Other Diploma Holders

Applicants who have a relevant Diploma with Distinction may be admitted to Year Two (2) of the Programme after successful completion of their National Service. Other categories of relevant Diploma holders may be admitted following Two (2) years Work Experience and subsequent interview or selection examination as may be deemed necessary. HND holders must have met all the requisite passes in English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science at GCE O’ Level, WASSCE or equivalent.

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COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

1.0. (a). BA. HISTORY

1.1. WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS

Credit passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects including History or Government and any of the following: Economics, Geography, French, Ghanaian Language, Literature in English, Religious Studies and any other General Arts Elective and a Pass in Social Studies.

(b). BA. POLITICAL STUDIES

1.2. WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS

Credit passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects including Government or History and any of the following: Economics, Geography, French, Ghanaian Language, Literature in English, Religious Studies and any other General Arts Elective and a Pass in Social Studies.

1.3. A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS

Applicants must have FIVE (5) credits at O’ Level, including English Language and Mathematics, plus THREE (3) A’ Level passes including History and/or Government and any One (1) or Two (2) of the following: Economics, Geography, French, Religious Studies and Ghanaian Language. Applicants must also have a pass in General Paper.

1.4. MATURE APPLICANTS

Applicants should be a least 25 years at the time of submitting the Application. EITHER FIVE (5) credits at O’ Level, including Mathematics and English Language, History and/or Government, OR WASSCE/SSSCE credits in THREE (3) Core Subjects plus credits in THREE (3) Elective Subjects including: Government and/or History. Applicants must also pass a written examination and an interview.

2.0. BA. GEOGRAPHY AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT

2.1. WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS

Credit passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects including Geography, (At A1-B3) and any TWO (2) of the following: Economics, Government, French, English Literature, Religious Studies, History, Elective Mathematics, Akan, and any other General Arts Elective.

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2.2. A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS Applicants must have FIVE (5) Credits at the O’ Level, including English Language and Mathematics, plus THREE (3) A’ Level Passes including Geography and TWO (2) other Subjects from the following: History, French, English, Akan, Religious Studies, Elective Mathematics and Economics. They must also obtain a pass in General Paper.

2.3. MATURE APPLICANTS

Applicants should be at least 25 years at the time of submitting the Application Form. EITHER FIVE (5) Credits at O’ Level, including English and Mathematics. OR WASSCE/SSSCE credits in THREE (3) Core Subjects English, Language, Mathematics, and Integrated Science, and credits in THREE (3) Elective Subjects including Geography. Applicants must pass a written examination and an interview.

2.4. BA CULTURE AND TOURISM

2.5. WASSCE/ SSSCE APPLICANTS

Credit passes in THREE (3) Elective subjects from any of the following groupings:

i. General Arts: Geography, Economics, Government, English Language, History, Religious Studies, French and Ghanaian Language.

ii. Visual Art: General Knowledge in Art, Picture Making and or/Graphic Design, Textiles, Sculpture and Leather Work.

iii. Business: Economics, Accounting, Introduction to Business Management, Business Mathematics and Principles of Costing, and Elective Mathematics.

iv. Vocational/Home Economics: General Knowledge in Art, Management in Living, Food and Nutrition, Clothing and Textiles.

v. Science: Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics.

2.6. A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS

FIVE (5) Credits at O’ Level, including Mathematics, and English Language, plus passes in any THREE (3) A’ Level Subjects relevant to the Programme, including Geography. Applicants must also have a pass in General Paper.

2.7. MATURE APPLICANTS

Applicants should be at least 25 years at the time of submitting the Application Form. EITHER FIVE (5) credits at the O’ Level, including Mathematics, and English Language.
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Credit passes in THREE (3) relevant Elective Subjects, including Geography. Applicants must pass a written examination and an interview.

3.0. BA. ENGLISH

3.1. WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS

Credit passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects including Literature in English, and any TWO (2) of the following Elective Subjects: French, History, Government, Economics, Geography, Akan, Religious Studies, and any other General Arts Elective.

3.2. A’LEVEL APPLICANTS

Applicants must have FIVE (5) credits at O’ Level, including English and Mathematics, plus THREE (3) A’ Level Passes, including Literature in English and TWO (2) other Subjects from the following: History, French, English, Akan, Religious Studies and Economics. They must also obtain a pass in General Paper.

3.3. MATURE APPLICANTS

Applicants should be at least 25 years at the time of submitting the application. EITHER FIVE (5) Credits at O’ Level, including English Language, Mathematics and Literature in English. OR WASSCE/SSSCE credits in Three (3) Core Subjects (English Language, Mathematics, and Integrated Science), plus credits in THREE (3) Elective Subjects including Literature in English, and any TWO (2) of the following: French, History, Economics, Government, Religious Studies, Geography and any other General Arts Elective. Applicants must also pass a written examination and an interview.

4.0. BA. MODERN LANGUAGES

(a). BA. FRENCH

4.1. WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS

Credit passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects one of which shall be French (at Grade A1B3) and any two from the following: History, Religious Studies, Economics, Geography, Government, Literature in English, Business Management, Ghanaian Language and any other General Arts Elective.

(b). BA. AKAN

Credit passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects one of which shall be Akan (at Grade A1B3) and any two from the following: History, Religious Studies, Economics, Geography,
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Government, Literature in English, Business Management, Ghanaian Language and any other General Arts Elective.

4.2. A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS Applicants must have FIVE (5) credits at O’ Level, including English and Mathematics, plus THREE (3) A’ Level passes, including French and/or Akan, and any TWO (2) of the following Subjects: Literature in English, Economics, Geography, Government, History, Business Management, any other Ghanaian Language, and Religious Studies. They must also have a pass in General Paper.

4.3. MATURE APPLICANTS

Applicants must be at least 25 years at the time of submitting the Application Form. EITHER FIVE (5) Credits at the O’ Level, including English and Mathematics, French and/or Akan. OR WASSCE/SSSCE credits in THREE (3) Core Subjects (English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science), plus credits in THREE (3) relevant Elective Subjects including French and/or Akan and any ONE (1) or TWO (2) of the following: History, Literature in English, Economics, Government, Religious Studies, Business Management, Geography, Ghanaian Language and any other General Arts Elective. Applicants must also pass a written examination and an interview.

5.0. (a). BA. SOCIOLOGY (b). BA. SOCIAL WORK

5.1. WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS

Credit passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects, including any ONE of the following: History, Geography, Literature in English, French, Ghanaian Language, Government, Business Management, Elective Mathematics, Economics and other General Arts Elective and Science Electives.

5.2. A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS

FIVE (5) credits at O’ Level, including English and Mathematics, plus THREE (3) A’ Level passes, including any of the following: Government, Religious Studies, History, Economics, Literature in English, French, Ghanaian Language and Elective Mathematics. They must also have a pass in General Paper.

5.3. MATURE APPLICANTS Applicants should be at least 25 years at the time of submitting the Application. EITHER FIVE (5) credits at the ‘O Level including English and Mathematics OR
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WASSCE/SSSCE credits in THREE (3) Core Subjects: (English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science), plus THREE (3) Elective Subjects. Applicants must pass a written examination and an interview.

5.4. Diploma Holders

Candidates must possess Diploma in Social Work/Social Administration and any other relevant Diploma from an accredited university or Institution. Applicant must pass a written examination and interview. Such candidates would be admitted into the second year of the Programme

6.0. BA. RELIGIOUS STUDIES

6.1. WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS

Credit passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects, including Religious Studies and any TWO (2) General Arts Subjects.

6.2. A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS Applicants must have FIVE (5) credits at O’ Level, including, English and Mathematics, plus a minimum of THREE (3) A’ Level passes including Religious Studies and any TWO (2) of the following: History, English Literature, French, Economics, Government and Geography. 6.3. MATURE APPLICANTS

Applicants should be at least 25 years at the time of submitting the Application. The evidence of age should be supported by the submission of a valid Birth Certificate. EITHER FIVE (5) credits at the O’ Level including English and Mathematics OR Credit passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects including Religious Studies and any TWO (2) General Arts Electives.

Diploma Holders

Applicants who possess Diploma or Higher National Diploma in Religious Studies/Theology with a Minimum Grade “B+” from an Accredited University or Theological Seminary will be admitted to second year of the Programme after a successful entrance examination and interview.

7.0. BA. ECONOMICS

7.1. WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS

Credit passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects including Economics and Elective Mathematics, plus any One (1) of the following: History, Geography, Government, French, Literature in English, Ghanaian Language, Business Management, Costing, and Accounting. Applicants must have a minimum of grade C/B3 in Economics.
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7.2. A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS

FIVE (5) credits at O’ Level, including English and Mathematics, plus a minimum of TWO (2) A’ Level passes, including Economics and any of the following: Geography, French, Literature in English, Business Management, History, Government etc. Applicants must also have a pass in General Paper.

7.3. MATURE APPLICANTS

Applicants must be at least 25 years at the time of submitting the application. EITHER FIVE (5) credits at the O’ Level, including Economics, English and Mathematics OR Credit passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects including Economics and Elective Mathematics plus any ONE (1) of the following: Geography, French, Government, History, Literature in English, and Business Management. Applicants must pass a written Examination and interview.

8.0. BACHELOR OF LAW (LLB) 8.1. WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS

Credit passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects in the following groups; General Arts; Business; Visual Arts or General Science

8.2. A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS

FIVE (5) credits at the O’ Level, including English Language and Mathematics, plus THREE (3) A’ Level or equivalent passes in General Science, Business, Visual Arts or General Arts.

8.3. MATURE APPLICANTS

Applicants should be at least 25 years at the time of submitting the application. EITHER FIVE (5) O’ Level subjects including English Language, and Mathematics. OR WASSCE/SSSCE Credits in THREE (3) Core Subjects, English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science plus credits in THREE (3) Elective Subjects in General Arts, Science, Visual Arts and Business.

Short-listed Applicants shall take an entrance examination and pass an interview. Applicants in this category will be required to pursue the Programme for Four (4) Years.

Category II a. Full-Time Applicants Holders of first degree and/or higher degree in any discipline:

Applicants with the above qualification in any discipline may apply. Short-listed applicants shall take an entrance examination and pass an interview.
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Applicants in category ii (a) will be required to pursue the Programme for Four (4) years. Mature applicants with Diploma with more than Ten (10) years working experience may apply under this category. 9.0. (a) BSC. BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT/MANAGEMENT)

(b) BSC. BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (MARKETING/INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS)

9.1. WASSCE APPLICANTS

Credit Passes in THREE (3) Core Subjects: English Language, Mathematics, Integrated Science or Social Studies, and Three (3) Elective Subjects in the following groups; Business, General Arts, General Science, and Vocational/Home Economics.

9.2. A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS FIVE (5) credits at the O’ Level including English Language and Mathematics, plus THREE (3) A’ Level or equivalent passes in General Arts, Business, and General Science.

9.3. OTHER APPLICANTS i. Applicants holding the General Business Certificate (GBCE) and/or Advanced Business Certificate (ABCE) must have credits in at least SIX (6) subjects including English Language and Business Mathematics at the GBCE, or THREE (3) passes in the relevant Compulsory Subjects Plus THREE (3) Optional Subjects at the ABCE.

ii. Applicants holding any of the Stages of ACCA, ICA, ACIB or CIM, must in addition have credits at WASSCE/SSSCE in THREE (3) Core Subjects and THREE Electives or FIVE (5) credits at the O’ Level including English Language and Mathematics. Applicants in this category are admitted into year one.

iii. Applicants holding HND with Second Class (Lower Division) and above must in addition have credits at WASSCE/SSSCE in THREE (3) Core subjects and THREE (3) Electives or FIVE (5) credits at O’ level including English language and mathematics. These applicants would be placed in either Year Two (2) or Year Three (3) after passing an entrance examination/interview.

9.4. MATURE APPLICANTS Applicants must be 25 years at the time of submitting the application. EITHER FIVE (5) credits in O’ Level including English Language and Mathematics OR Credit passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects in Business, General Arts, General Science, and Vocational/Home Economics. Short-listed applicants may take an Entrance Examination and pass an interview.

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10.0. (a) BSC. BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (ACCOUNTING/BANKING AND FINANCE)

10.0. (b) BSC. BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (LOGISTICS AND SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT/BUSINESS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY)

10.1. WASSCE APPLICANTS

Credit Passes in THREE (3) Core Subjects: English Language, Mathematics, Integrated Science or Social Studies, and Three (3) Elective Subjects in the following groups; Business, General Arts, and General Science.

10.2. A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS FIVE (5) credits at the O’ Level including English Language and Mathematics, plus THREE (3) A’ Level or equivalent passes in General Arts, Business, and General Science.

10.3. OTHER APPLICANTS i. Applicants holding the General Business Certificate (GBCE) and/or Advanced Business Certificate (ABCE) must have credits in at least SIX (6) subjects including English Language and Business Mathematics at the GBCE, or THREE (3) passes in the relevant Compulsory Subjects Plus THREE (3) Optional Subjects at the ABCE.

ii. Applicants holding any of the Stages of ACCA, ICA, ACIB or CIM, must in addition have credits at WASSCE/SSSCE in THREE (3) Core Subjects and THREE Electives or FIVE (5) credits at the O’ Level including English Language and Mathematics. Applicants in this category are admitted into year one.

iii. Applicants holding HND with Second Class (Lower Division) and above must in addition have credits at WASSCE/SSSCE in THREE (3) Core subjects and THREE (3) Electives or FIVE (5) credits at O’ level including English language and mathematics. These applicants would be placed in either Year Two (2) or Year Three (3) after passing an entrance examination/interview.

10.4. MATURE APPLICANTS Applicants must be 25 years at the time of submitting the application. EITHER FIVE (5) credits in O’ Level including English Language and Mathematics OR Credit passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects in Business, General Arts, and General Science.

Short-listed applicants may take an Entrance Examination and pass an interview.

COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

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A. BSc. AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING B. BSc. CHEMICAL ENGINEERING C. BSc. CIVIL ENGINEERING D. BSc. MATERIALS ENGINEERING E. BSc. MECHANICAL ENGINEERING F. BSc. AEROSPACE ENGINEERING G. BSc. PETROLEUM ENGINEERING H. BSc. GEOLOGICAL ENGINEERING I. BSc. GEOMATIC (GEODETIC) ENGINEERING J. BSc. ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING K. BSc. COMPUTER ENGINEERING L. BSc. TELECOMMUNICATION ENGINEERING M. BSc. BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING N. BSc. PETROCHEMICAL ENGINEERING O. BSc. METALLURGICAL ENGINEERING

1.0. WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS

Credit passes in THREE (3) credits in the following Elective Subjects: Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry.

For J, K, L, and M, Programmes, the same requirements as above except that Applied Electricity OR Electronics is acceptable in place of Chemistry. Also in the case of M, Biology is acceptable in place of Chemistry.

Furthermore, for Programmes E, and F any of the following is acceptable in place of Chemistry; Metal Work, Auto Mechanics, Applied Electricity, Technical Drawing and Engineering Science.

For Programme A, any of the following are acceptable in place of Chemistry; Technical Drawing and Engineering Science, General Agriculture and Biology.

Applicants in this category who do not have Chemistry must obtain Grade B3 in Integrated Science.

1.1. A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS

FIVE (5) credits at O’ Level including English and Mathematics, plus, EITHER Passes at A’ Level in: Pure Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, and Physics with an ‘O’ Level credit in Chemistry. OR Passes at A’ Level in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry

1.2. MATURE APPLICANTS

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Applicants must be 25 years at the time of submitting the Application. EITHER Five (5) credits at the O’ Level including: English Language, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry. OR WASSCE/SSSCE credits in THREE (3) Core Subjects (English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science), plus credits in THREE (3) Elective Subjects (Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry). For Programme e. Applicants must have at least THREE (3) years working experience.

COLLEGE OF ART AND BUILT ENVIRONMENT FACULTY OF BUILT ENVIRONMENT
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1.0. BSC ARCHITECTURE

1.1. WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS

Credit passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects including Mathematics any two from the following options:
Technical Visual Arts Technical Drawing General Knowledge in Art Woodwork Graphic Design Building Construction Picture Making Metalwork General Science General Arts Chemistry Economics Physics Geography 1.2. A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS

(a) FIVE (5) credits at O’ Level including English Language and Mathematics; plus (b) THREE (3) passes at the A’ Level examination or its equivalent in the following two Subject Groups below:

(i) Either Three (3) Subjects from Group A (ii) Three (3) Subjects from Group B or (iii) Three (3) Subject Combinations from Groups A and B

GROUP A GROUP B Physics Art Chemistry Building Mathematics Carpentry Statistics Geography

A pass in General Paper is mandatory.

1.3. MATURE APPLICANTS

Applicants must be 25 years at the time of submitting the Application. EITHER FIVE (5) credits at the O’ Level, including English Language, Mathematics and a Science Subject OR WASSCE/SSSCE credits in THREE (3) Core Subjects (English Language, Mathematics, and Integrated Science) plus credits in THREE (3) Electives from the options stated above. In addition, applicants must have shown interest in the area of Architectural Design. It must be noted; however, that experience at an Architect’s Office or familiarity with computer
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drafting techniques alone is no special advantage. The Department shall not regard these as substitutes for the minimum entry requirements to pursue a degree Programme. Applicants may be required to pass a written and an oral examination after pre-qualification exercise.

2.0. BSC. CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT (BUILDING TECHNOLOGY)

2.1. WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS

Credit passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects including Elective Mathematics and any Two (2) of following Electives: Chemistry, Economics, Geography, Technical Drawing, Building Construction and Physics.

2.2. A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS

FIVE (5) credits at the O’ Level including English Language, Mathematics and a Science Subject (Physics or Chemistry or General Science), plus THREE (3) passes at A’ Level in Elective Mathematics and any Two (2) of the following: Physics, Chemistry, Geography, Economics, Building Construction and Technical Drawing.

2.3. MATURE APPLICANTS

Applicants must have attained the age of 25 years at the time of submitting the Application EITHER FIVE (5) credits at the O’ Level including English Language, Mathematics and a Science subject (Physics, Chemistry or General Science) OR WASSCE/SSSCE credit passes in any THREE (3) of the following Electives: Economics, Geography, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Technical Drawing, and Building Construction. Applicants may be required to pass a qualifying examination which shall form the basis for short-listing of candidates for an interview. Candidates must also pass an interview.

3.0. BSC. QUANTITY SURVEYING AND CONSTRUCTION ECONOMICS (BUILDING TECHNOLOGY)

3.1. WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS

Credit passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects including Elective Mathematics and any Two (2) of following Electives: Chemistry, Economics, Geography, Technical Drawing, Building Construction and Physics.

3.2. A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS

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FIVE (5) credits at the O’ Level including English Language, Mathematics and a Science Subject (Physics or Chemistry or General Science), plus THREE (3) passes at A’ Level in Elective Mathematics and any Two (2) of the following: Physics, Chemistry, Geography, Economics, Building Construction and Technical Drawing.

3.3. MATURE APPLICANTS Applicants must have attained the age of 25 years at the time of submitting the Application EITHER FIVE (5) credits at the O’ Level including English Language, Mathematics and a Science subject (Physics, Chemistry or General Science) OR WASSCE/SSSCE credit passes in any THREE (3) of the following Electives: Elective Mathematics and any Two (2) of the following Electives: Economics, Geography, Physics, Chemistry, Technical Drawing and Building Construction. Applicants may be required to pass a qualifying examination which shall form the basis for short-listing of candidates for an interview. Candidates must also pass an interview.

4.0. BSC DEVELOPMENT PLANNING

4.1. WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS

Credit passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects from any ONE (1) of the following options. THREE (3) Electives from Group A or Two (2) from Group A and One (1) from Group B:

Group A: Economics, Geography, Government or History, Elective Mathematics, General Knowledge in Art.

Group B: Introduction to Business Management, Accounting, Business Mathematics and Costing, Graphic Design and Picture Making.

4. 2. A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS

Applicants must have FIVE (5) credits at the O’ Level, including English Language and Mathematics plus THREE (3) A’ Level passes or equivalents in the TWO (2) Subject Groups below: (a). Either all Subjects from Group A or (b). Two (2) subjects from Group A, and one (1) subject from Group B

GROUP A: Economics, Geography and Government GROUP B: Mathematics, Statistics, General Knowledge in Art, Government, Accounting and Business Management, Plus a pass in General Paper.

4.3. MATURE APPLICANTS

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Applicants must have attained the age of 25 years at the time of submitting the application. EITHER FIVE (5) credits at the O’ Level including English Language and Mathematics and a Science Subject. In addition, applicants must show interest in the area of development and planning. OR WASSCE/SSSCE credit passes in THREE (3) of the following Elective Subjects: Economics, Geography, Mathematics, General Knowledge in Art and Introduction to Business Management. Applicants are required to pass qualifying examination and interview.

5.0. BSC. HUMAN SETTLEMENT PLANNING

5.1. WASSCE/ SSSCE APPLICANTS

Credit passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects including Geography and Economics, plus One (1) of the following Subjects, Government, Elective Mathematics, Technical Drawing, Graphic Design, General Knowledge in Art, and History.

5. 2. A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS

Applicants must have FIVE (5) credits at the O’ Level, including English Language, and Mathematics plus THREE (3) A’ Level passes or equivalents in Geography, Economics, and a third Subject from the following: Government, Mathematics, Statistics, General Knowledge in Art, plus a pass in General Paper

5.3. MATURE APPLICANTS

Applicants must have attained the age of 25 years at the time of submitting the application. EITHER FIVE (5) credits at the O’ Level including English Language, and Mathematics, Geography, Economics, and a Science Subject. In addition, applicants must show interest in the area of development and planning. OR WASSCE/SSSCE credit passes in THREE (3) Core Subjects, (English Language, Mathematics, and Integrated Science), plus credits in Three (3) Elective Subjects, including Economics, Geography, and a third subject from the following: Mathematics, General Knowledge in Art, and Introduction to Business Management.

Applicants are required to pass qualifying examination and interview.

6.0. (a). BSc. LAND ECONOMY (b). BSc. REAL ESTATE
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WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS

(a) Credit passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects including Economics, Geography and a third subject relevant to the Land Economy Programme, preferably Accounting, Business Management, Government, Business Mathematics, French, Literature in English, History, Building Construction, Technical Drawing and Mathematics.

(b) Credit passes in THREE (3) elective subjects including Economics, and two (2) other subjects from the following: Elective Mathematics, Geography, Accounting, Business Management, Business Mathematics, Government, French, Building Construction, Technical Drawing, and General Knowledge in Art.

6. 1. A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS

FIVE (5) credits at the O’ Level including English Language and Mathematics, plus THREE (3) A’ Level passes, two of which shall be Economics and Geography, at a grade not below C. Preference will be given to a third A’ Level pass in Mathematics, Government or History. Candidates must also pass the General Paper. OR Diploma in Estate Management holders with at least FIVE (5) credits at O’ Level including: English and Mathematics.

6.2. (a). MATURE APPLICANTS Applicants should be at least 25 years at the time of submitting the application. EITHER FIVE (5) credits at the O’ Level including English Language and Mathematics. OR WASSCE/SSSCE credits passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects including Economics and Geography OR should hold a Diploma/HND in Estate Management. In the case of Diploma holders, THREE (3) years working experience, irrespective of age, may be required. OR 6.2. (b). DIPLOMA HOLDERS:

Candidates with the Ordinary National Diploma (OND) or Higher National Diploma (HND) in Estate Management or other relevant Diploma qualification from a recognized University or Polytechnic with Cumulative Weighted Average (CWA) of 70% and above after a successful interview would be admitted into the second year of the Programme. Other Diploma holders with less than 70% as their CWA would be required to have three years work experience in the real estate industry and in addition pass an interview to be admitted into first year of the Programme.

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7.0. BFA. PAINTING & SCULPTURE

7.1. Credit passes in THREE (3) electives from the following groupings:

I. VISUAL ART: General Knowledge in Art, and any TWO (2) Visual Arts Elective Subject.

II. HOME ECONOMICS: General Knowledge in Art, and any TWO (2) Home Economics Elective Subjects.

III. TECHNICAL: General Knowledge in Art, plus any TWO (2) Technical Elective Subjects.

IV. SCIENCE: General Knowledge in Art, plus any TWO (2) Science Elective Subjects.

V. GENERAL ARTS: General Knowledge in Art, plus any TWO (2) General Arts Elective Subjects.

VI. BUSINESS: General Knowledge in Art, plus any TWO (2) Business Elective Subjects.

7.2. A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS

i. FIVE (5) credits at O’ Level, including English Language, Art and Mathematics and passes in TWO (2) passes at A’ Level Subjects.

7.3. MATURE APPLICANTS

Applicants must have attained the age of 25 years at the time of submitting the application, with at least THREE (3) years working experience.

EITHER FIVE (5) credits at O’ Level including English Language, Mathematics, and Art OR Credit passes in General Knowledge in Art, and any TWO (2) Subjects in the categories indicated in 7.0 above.

IN ADDITION, Applicants must pass an interview and practical examination.

7.4. HND AAPLICANTS

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Applicants who possess an HND in Creative Art or Equivalent Diploma will be admitted into SECOND (2nd) or THIRD (3rd) year of the Programme. Applicants must also pass an interview.

7.5. DIPLOMA CERTIFICATE IN EDUCATION IN ART AND RELATED FIELDS

Applicants may be admitted to start the SECOND (2nd) year based on performance at the interview.

8.0. BA. COMMUNICATION DESIGN (GRAPHIC DESIGN)

8.1. Credit passes in Graphic Design, General Knowledge in Art and any other Visual Arts Elective Subject excluding Leatherwork, Basketry and Bead making.

8.2. A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS

FIVE (5) credits at O’ Level including: English Language, Art, and Mathematics, plus at least TWO (2) passes at A’ Level including Art, preference would be given to applicants with THREE (3) passes at the A’ Level with grade A or B in Art.

8.3. MATURE APPLICANTS

Applicants must have attained the age of 25 years at the time of submitting the Application with at least THREE (3) years working experience. EITHER FIVE (5) Credits at O’ Level Subjects including English Language, Mathematics and Art. OR Credit passes in General knowledge in Art, Graphic Design and any other Visual Arts Elective Subjects excluding Leatherwork, Basketry and Bead Making.

Mature Applicants must also pass an interview and a practical examination.

9.0. BA. INTEGRATED RURAL ART AND INDUSTRY

9.1. WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS

Credit passes in THREE (3) of the following elective Subjects: Picture Making, Leatherwork, Graphic Design, Textiles, Jewellery, Basketry, Sculpture, Ceramics, General Knowledge in Art, Management in Living, Clothing & Textiles, Food and Nutrition, Physics, Chemistry, Elective Mathematics, Biology, Technical Drawing, Woodwork Metalwork religious Studies, Construction, Economics, History, Akan, Geography, Literature in English, Business Management, Accounting, Costing.

9.2. A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS
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FIVE (5) credits at O’ Level, including: English Language, Mathematics, and Art plus a pass in A’ Level Art.

9.3. MATURE APPLICANTS Applicants must have attained the age of 25 years at the time of submitting the application with at least THREE (3) years working experience. They must also pass an interview at which they must submit a portfolio of Artworks showing interest in Rural and Industrial Art. EITHER FIVE (5) credits at O’ Level subjects including English Language, Mathematics and Art, OR Credit passes in WASSCE/SSSCE elective subjects in the categories indicated in 9.0 above.

Diploma Holders: Applicants who possess the Diploma in Rural Art and Industry High National Diploma (HND) in Education will be admitted into second or third year of the Programme. Applicants must also pass an interview or written examination or both.

10.0. BA. PUBLISHING STUDIES

10.1. Credit passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects from any of the following groupings: I. VISUAL ARTS: General Knowledge in Art, Picture Making and/or Graphic Design plus Textiles or Sculpture or Leatherwork.

II. GENERAL ARTS: Geography, Economics, Government, English Language, History, Religious Studies, French, Ghanaian Languages etc.

III. BUSINESS: Economics, Accounting, Introduction to Business Management, Business Mathematics and Principles of Costing and Elective Mathematics.

IV. VOCATIONAL/HOME ECONOMICS: General knowledge in Art, Management in Living plus either Food and Nutrition or Clothing and Textiles

V. SCIENCE: Biology, Chemistry plus Mathematics or Physics

10.2. A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS

FIVE (5) credits at the O’ Level including English Language, Mathematics and a Science Subject plus at least TWO (2) passes at the A’ Level in the relevant subject areas as indicated in 10.1 above.

10.3. MATURE APPLICANTS

Applicants must have attained the age of 25 years at the time of submitting the Application with at least FIVE (5) years working experience. EITHER FIVE (5) Credits at O’ Level including English Language and Mathematics.
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OR Credits passes in THREE related Elective Subjects as stated in 10.1 above. Applicants must also pass a written examination and an interview.

11.0. BA. INDUSTRIAL ART (CERAMICS/METAL OPTION)

11.1. Credit passes in General Knowledge in Art and any TWO (2) of the following: Ceramics, Jewellery, Metalwork, Sculpture, Chemistry, Physics, Technical Drawing, Graphic Design, Picture Making, Textiles, Leather Work, Management in Living and Basketry.

11.2. A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS

FIVE (5) credits at the O’ Level including English Language, Art, Mathematics or a Science Subject plus TWO (2) passes at the A’ Level including Art and General Paper. 11.3. MATURE APPLICANTS

Applicants must have attained the age of 25 years at the time of submitting the Application with at least THREE (3) years working experience. EITHER FIVE (5) credits at O’ Level including: Art, Mathematics, English Language. OR Credits passes in General Knowledge in Art and any TWO (2) of the following: Ceramics, Jewellery, Metalwork, Sculpture, Chemistry, Physics, Technical Drawing, Graphic Design, Picture Making, Textiles, Leather Work, Management in Living and Basketry.

12.0. (a) BA. TEXTILE DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY

(b) BA. FASHION DESIGN

12.1. WASSCE APPLICANTS

Credit passes in Three (3) SSSCE/WASSCE Core Subjects; Including English Language, Mathematics, and Integrated Science or Social Studies, plus credit passes in any three (3) electives from the following disciplines: Visual Arts, Home Economics, Technical, Science, General Arts, and Business.

12.2. A’ Level Applicants FIVE (5) credit passes at GCE O’ Level including English Language, and Mathematics, plus THREE (3) passes at the A’ Level.

12.3. MATURE APPLICANTS
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Applicants must be 25 years at the time of submitting the application. In addition to passing a written and oral Examination, applicants must have; EITHER FIVE (5) credit passes at GCE O’ Level (or its Equivalent) including English Language and Mathematics. OR Credit passes in three (3) SSSCE/WASSCE core subjects including English Language, Mathematics, and Integrated Science/Social Studies, plus credit passes in ant three (3) elective subjects from the following disciplines: Visual Arts, Home Economics, Technical, Science, General Arts, and Business.

11.4. HND AND DIPLOMA CERTIFICATE IN RELEVANT AREAS

Applicants may be admitted to start either from the SECOND (2nd) or THIRD (3rd) year based on performance at the interview. Preference would be given to Textiles and Fashion Design Applicants.

COLLEGE OF SCIENCE
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1.0. WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS

For all the Programmes, credits in the THREE (3) Core Subjects (English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science) are required.

1.1. BSc. BIOCHEMISTRY

Credits in THREE (3) Elective Subjects including: Biology, Chemistry and either Physics or Mathematics.

High National Diploma (HND) Applicants

HND applicants in a science related Programme from a recognized polytechnic with Second Class (Upper Division) and (Lower Division) may be admitted to Third Year and Second Year of the Programme respectively after a successful entrance examination.

Such applicants must also satisfy the university’s general admission requirement for degree Programmes 1.2. BSc. FOOD SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Credits in THREE (3) Elective Subjects including: Biology, Chemistry and either Physics or Mathematics.

High National Diploma (HND) Applicants

HND applicants from a recognized polytechnic with Second Class (Upper Division) and (Lower Division) in the following Programmes: Food Production, Food and Beverage, Food Science, Nutrition, and Chemical Engineering, may be admitted to Second Year of the Programme after a successful entrance examination.

Such applicants must also satisfy the university’s general admission requirement for degree Programmes

1.3. BSc. CHEMISTRY Credits in THREE (3) Elective Subjects including: Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics or Biology.

1.4. (a) BSc. PHYSICS (b) BSc. METEOROLOGY AND CLIMATE SCIENCE

Credits in THREE (3) Elective Subjects, including: Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.

1.5. BSc. MATHEMATICS
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Credits in THREE (3) Elective Subjects including: Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry. 1.6. BSc. ACTUARIAL SCIENCE Credits in THREE (3) Elective Subjects including: Mathematics.

1.7. BSc. STATISTICS Credits in THREE (3) Electives Subjects including: Mathematics.

1.7. BSc. COMPUTER SCIENCE

Credits in THREE (3) Elective Subjects in Mathematics, Physics and either Chemistry or Applied Electricity or Electronics.

1.8. DOCTOR OF OPTOMETRY (OD)

Credits in THREE (3) Elective Subjects from the following: Chemistry, Physics, Biology and Mathematics.

1.9. (a). BSc. BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES (b). BSc. ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE

Credits in THREE (3) Elective Subjects including Biology, Chemistry and either Physics or Mathematics.

2.0. A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS

FIVE (5) credits at O’ Level including English Language and Mathematics plus passes at the A’ Level or equivalent in THREE (3) of the following relevant subjects: Chemistry, Zoology or Botany, Mathematics, Physics, Biology.

3.0. MATURE APPLICANTS

Applicants must be at least 25 years at the time of submitting the application. EITHER FIVE (5) credits at the O’ Level including English Language and Mathematics OR FIVE (5) credits at the O’ Level and experience in Meteorological applications (in the case of 1.4b) OR

WASSCE/SSSCE credits in THREE (3) Elective Subjects including Biology, Chemistry and Physics and Mathematics.

COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES

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1.0. (a). BSc. HUMAN BIOLOGY (MEDICINE) (b). BSc. BDS (DENTAL SURGERY) 1.1. WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS

Credits passes in THREE Elective Subjects: Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics. (a) and (b) above may be followed with a 3-year clinical Programme for the MB. ChB degree and BDS degree respectively.

1.2. A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS

Credits in at least FIVE (5) O’ Level Subjects including English Language and Mathematics or equivalent, plus THREE (3) passes at the A’ Level in Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics. Applicants must also have a pass in General Paper.

2.0. DVM. (VETERINARY MEDICINE)

2.1. WASSCE/SSSCE Credit passes in three (3) Core Subjects (English Language, Mathematics, and Integrated Science), plus credit passes in three (3) Elective Subjects thus, Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Elective Mathematics with an aggregate score of 24 or better.

2.2. Ordinary/Advance Level Credits passes in five O’Level Subjects including English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, and Physics, plus THREE passes in Advance Level Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Elective Mathematics.

2.3. Diploma Holders A Diploma from Pong-Tamale Veterinary School or any other recognized Veterinary Training Institutions, with three (3) years relevant Post qualification working experience. All diploma holding applicants must also satisfy the minimum University entry requirement for Admission.

2.4. First Degree Holders Applicants with BSc. Agriculture (Animal Science Option) or BSc. Biological Sciences not below 2nd Class lower division are eligible to apply for Admission. Such applicants will be admitted directly into 2nd year of the Programme.

3.0. BSc. MEDICAL LABORATORY TECHNOLOGY

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3.1. WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS Credit passes in THREE (3) Electives in Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics. Applicants with Diploma/Certificate in Medical Laboratory Technology with at least one year post qualification experience shall be interviewed.

3.2. A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS

FIVE (5) O’ Level credits including Mathematics and English Language plus THREE (3) A’ Level passes in Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics.

3.3. MATURE APPLICANTS

Applicants should be at least 25 years at the time of submitting the application. EITHER FIVE (5) credits at the O’ Level, including English Language and Mathematics OR WASSCE/SSSCE credit passes in THREE relevant Elective Subjects: Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics. OR Applicants with Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology with at least One (1) year post qualification experience shall be interviewed and successful Applicants placed in the second year. Mature Candidates with University Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology (Top-Up) would be placed in the THIRD YEAR, whilst Candidates with Ministry of Health Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology or HND in Science Laboratory Technology will be placed in SECOND YEAR. All Candidates must have TWO (2) YEARS Post-Qualification Experience, and must have passed an Interview. Applicants should not be less than 25 years.

4.0. BSc. GENERAL NURSING (REGULAR)

4.1. WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS

Credits passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects: Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics.

4.2. A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS

FIVE (5) credits at O’ Level, including Mathematics, English Language and a Science subject, plus THREE (3) A’ Level passes in the Sciences (Chemistry and Biology, Physics or Mathematics).

4.3. BSc. GENRAL NURSING (MATURE APPLICANTS FOR TOP-UP)
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Applicants must satisfy the University’s General Requirements for Admission into Degree Programmes. In addition they must:  Be Registered General Nurses with a Diploma in Nursing  Be at least 25 years of age at the time of submitting the application.  Have a minimum of Two years working experience in a clinical area.

Applicants in this category must pass an Interview.

5.0. BSc. MIDWIFERY (REGULAR)

5.1. WASSCE APPLICANTS

Credits Passes in three core subjects at WASSCE/SSSCE level namely: Mathematics, English Language, and Integrated Science, and Credits in any THREE (3) Elective Science Subjects; Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Elective Mathematics.

5.2. A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS

FIVE (5) credits at O’ Level, including Mathematics, English Language and a Science subject, plus THREE (3) A’ Level passes in the Sciences (Chemistry and Biology, Physics or Mathematics).

5.3. BSc. MIDWIFERY (MATURE APPLICANTS FOR TOP-UP)

Applicants must satisfy the University’s General Requirements for Admission into Degree Programmes. In addition they must:

 Be registered Midwives with a Diploma in Midwifery  Be at least 25 years of age at the time of submitting the application  Have a minimum of TWO (2) years working experience in a clinical area

Applicants in this category must pass an Interview.

5.4. BSc. MIDWIFERY (SANDWICH)

Applicants must satisfy the University’s General Requirements for Admission into Degree Programmes. In addition they must:

 Be registered Midwives with a Diploma in Midwifery  Be at least 25 years of age at the time of submitting the application  Have a minimum of TWO (2) years working experience in a clinical area

Applicants in this category must pass an Interview. This Programme is taken during the Holidays.

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6.0. BSc. NURSING (EMERGENCY OPTION)

Applicants must satisfy the University’s General Requirements for the Admission to Degree Programmes. In addition, they must:

 Be matured registered general Nurses with a Diploma in Nursing  Be 25 years of age at the time of submitting the application.  Have a minimum of TWO (2) years working Experience in a clinical area.

Applicants in this category must pass an interview

7.0. BSc. SPORTS AND EXERCISE SCIENCE

WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS

Credit passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects: Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics. Short-listed Applicants must pass an interview.

8.0. DOCTOR OF PHARMACY (PHARM D) 6-YEARS

8.1. WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS

Credits passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects: Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics. 8.2. A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS

FIVE (5) credits at the O’ Level, including English Language and Mathematics, plus THREE (3) passes at the A’ Level in Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics. Applicants must also have a pass in General Paper.

8.3. MATURE APPLICANTS

Applicants must be at least 25 years at the time of submitting the application. EITHER FIVE (5) credits at the O’ Level including English Language and Mathematics OR WASSCE/SSSCE credit passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects (Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics).

8.4. DOCTOR OF PHARMACY (PHARM D) TOP-UP (FEE-PAYING)

A Degree in Pharmacy with at least THREE (3) years post-registration experience. An interview will be required.

Duration of the Programme: Two (2) years.

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Mode of Delivery: Modular and sandwich. The taught courses will be delivered on-site with face-to-face interaction between Lecturer and Students on a schedule of an average of one week per month, coupled with E-Learning. The practical sections will take place at selected study sites.

9.0. BHM. HERBAL MEDICINE

9.1. WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS

Credit passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects: Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics.

9.2. A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS

FIVE (5) Credits at O’ Level including English Language and Mathematics plus THREE (3) A’ Level passes in Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics.

9.3. MATURE APPLICANTS

Applicants must be at least 25 years at the time of submitting the application. EITHER FIVE (5) credits at the O’ Level including English Language and Mathematics OR WASSCE/SSSCE Credit passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects (Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics).

10.0. BSc. DISABILITY AND REHABILITATION STUDIES

WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS

Credit passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects from the following groups: General Science, General Art, Business, Visual Art or Vocational.

11.0. BSc. SONOGRAPHY

Credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, and Integrated science, and THREE (3) Elective Subjects: Biology Chemistry and Physics. OR Credit passes in FIVE (5) GCE O’ level including English Language, Mathematics, and Science, and THREE (3) GCE A’ level passes in Biology, Chemistry and Physics

11.1. MATURE APPLICANTS

Applicants must be 25 years at the time of submitting the application forms

EITHER
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FIVE (5) credits at the O’ level including English Language, Mathematics, Biology Chemistry, and Physics OR WASSCE/SSSCE credit passes in three Core Subjects (English Language, Mathematics, and Integrated Science) plus credit passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects: Biology, Chemistry and Physics.

11.2. OTHER APPLICANTS

Applicants who are Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (RDMS) certified or equivalent from a recognized institution with a minimum of THREE (3) years working experience may apply.

Mature applicants must also pass an interview.

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CUT-OFF AGGREGATES FOR 2017/2018 ACADEMIC YEAR ADMISSIONS (TO SERVE ONLY AS A GUIDE TO APPLICANTS)

NO. PROGRAMME Aggregate Cut-Off COLLEGE OF SCIENCE Faculty of Biosciences 1. BSc. Biochemistry 7 2. BSc. Biological Sciences 10 3. Doctor of Optometry 6 4. BSc. Environmental Science 16 5. BSc. Food Science and Technology 11 Faculty of Physical and Computational Sciences 1. BSc. Actuarial Science 8 2. BSc. Chemistry 16 3. BSc. Computer Science 11 4. BSc. Mathematics 19 5. BSc. Meteorology and Climate Science 19 6. BSc. Physics 19 7. BSc. Statistics 15 COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING Faculty of Mechanical and Chemical Engineering 1. BSc. Agricultural Engineering 17 2. BSc. Aerospace Engineering 8 3. BSc. Chemical Engineering 8 4. BSc. Materials Engineering 12 5. BSc. Mechanical Engineering 9 6. BSc. Metallurgical Engineering 16 Faculty of Electrical and Computer Engineering 1. BSc. Biomedical Engineering 6 2. BSc. Computer Engineering 8 3. BSc. Electrical and Electronics Engineering 7 4. BSc. Telecommunication Engineering 10 Faculty of Civil and Geo-Engineering 1. BSc. Civil Engineering 9 2. BSc. Geological Engineering 12 3. BSc. Geomatic Engineering 14 4. BSc. Petroleum Engineering 7 5. BSc. Petrochemical Engineering 8

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COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE AND NATURAL RESOURCES Faculty of Agriculture 1. BSc. Agriculture 24 2. BSc. Agribusiness Management 15 3. BSc. Agricultural Biotechnology 18 4. BSc. Landscape Design and Management 23 Faculty of Natural Resources 1. BSc. Natural Resources Management 19 2. BSc. Aquaculture and Water Resources Management 20 Faculty of Forest Resources Technology 1. BSc. Forest Resources Technology 24 COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES Faculty of Social Sciences 1. BA. Akan 23 2. BA. Culture and Tourism 17 3. BA. Economics 13 4. BA. English 16 5. BA. French 15 6. BA. Geography and Rural Development 15 7. BA. History 17 8. BA. Political Studies 12 9. BA. Religious Studies 21 10. BA. Sociology 14 11. BA. Social Work 15 KNUST School of Business 1. BSc. Business administration (accounting/banking and finance) 9 2. BSc. Business administration (human resource management/management) 12 3. BSc. Business administration (marketing/international business) 15 4. BSc. Business administration (logistics and supply chain management/ business information technology) 16 5. BSc. Hospitality and Tourism Management 16 Faculty of Law 1. LLB 7 COLLEGE OF ART AND BUILT ENVIRONMENT Faculty of Built Environment 1. BSc. Architecture 8 2. BSc. Construction Technology and Management 13 3. BSc. Land Economy 11 4. BSc. Quantity Surveying and Construction Economics 12 5. BSc. Real Estate 15 Faculty Of Art 1. BA. Communication Design 17
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2. BA. Fashion Design (Industrial Art) 23 3. BA. Industrial Art(Metal/Ceramics Option) 23 4. BA. Integrated Rural Art and Industry 20 5. BA. Painting and Sculpture (Fine Art) 23 6. BA. Publishing Studies 16 7. BA. Textile Design and Technology (Industrial Art) 24 COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES School of Medical Sciences 1. BSc. Human Biology (SMS) 6 2. BSc. Disability and Rehabilitation Studies 15 Dental School 1. BSc. BDS (Dental Surgery) 8 School Veterinary Medicine 1. (DVM) Doctor of Veterinary Medicine 10 Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences 1. Doctor of Pharmacy 6 2. BSc. Herbal Medicine 11 Faculty of Allied Health Sciences 1. BSc. Nursing 7 2. BSc. Midwifery 8 3. BSc. Medical Laboratory Technology 7 4. BSc. Sonography 9 5. BSc. Sports and Exercise Science 22

WASSCE/SSSCE GRADES AND THEIR EQUIVALENT VALUES

WASSCE SSSCE VALUE A1 A 1 B2 B 2 B3 C 3 C4 D 4 C5 D 4 C6 D 4 D7 – – E8 – – F9 F –

NB: D7, E8 AND F9 ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE FOR ANY ADMISSION PURPOSES.

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