Legon 2016 Admission Forms
Undergraduate Admissions For The 2016 – 2017 Academic Year
The University ofGhanaannounces for the information of the general public that applications are open for the admission of prospective applicants into various undergraduateprogrammesfor the2016/2017academic year. Applicants should take note of the following:
i) All prospective applicants are advised to visit the University’s website www.ug.edu.gh and carefully read all relevant information and guidelines for prospective applicants before applying.
ii) All applicants who will be writing WASSCE in May/June 2016 are eligible to apply.
iii)There is direct admission of applicants into all programmes offered by the College ofHealthSciences but as first choice only. For second and third choices, applicants are strongly advised to choose courses from the Sciences.
iv) There is direct admission of applicants into the various Programmes available in the School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences and the School of Biological Sciences. Applicants will be expected to select up to four (4) choices in order of preference.
v)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 Artsprogrammeas second choice to enhance their chances of gaining admission.
vi) 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.
vii) All students entering the BA programmes 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.
viii) 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.
ix) Holders of other qualifications including International Baccalaureate (IB), IGCSE, and the American Grade 12 examinations which hitherto were admitted to Level 200, will be admitted to Level 100.
x) All applications must be submitted ONLINE at http://admission.ug.edu.gh on the purchase of theUniversity of Ghanaapplication e-voucher.
xi) All applicants will be considered on the basis of result equivalents as provided by the National Council for TertiaryEducation(NCTE), as per schedule below:
|A1||1 – Excellent|
|1 – Excellent|
|B2||2 – Very Good|
|2 – Very Good|
|B3||3 – Good|
|3 – Good|
|C4||4 – Credit|
|4 – Credit|
|C5||5 – Credit|
|5 – Pass|
|C6||6 – Credit|
|D7||7 – Pass|
|E8||8 – Pass|
|F9||9 – Fail|
xii) All applicants who have everattended or graduatedwith Certificate/Diploma from the University ofGhanafrom 1996 to date should indicate their **STUDENT IDENTITYNUMBERS**on their application forms. The same number will be used in the intended programme of study if admitted.
xiii) Since the 2007/2008 academic year, theUniversity of Ghanahas ceased to admit applicants with the West African Examination Council’s Ordinary and Advanced Level Certificates
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.
CERTIFICATE/DIPLOMA ADMISSIONS FOR THE 2015 – 2016
The University of Ghana invites applications for admission into its Certificate and Diploma PROGRAMMES for the 2015/2016 academic year. The general public is hereby informed that after the 2015/2016 admissions, the University of Ghana will no longer run Diploma programmes.
The following programmes are available for the 2015 – 2016 academic year:
A. CERTIFICATE IN ENGLISH PROFICIENCY
Proficiency in English Language (For applicants from non-English speaking countries only)
Prospective applicants who are waiting for the declaration of their baccalaureate results may apply before the deadline otherwise they cannot be considered for admission. They need not wait for the declaration of their results before applying.
B. DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES
The University of Ghana offers Diploma programmes on a full-time basis on both the Legon Campus and at itsAccraCity Campus. Applicants should note that the City Campus is non-residential.
PROGRAMMES ON FULL-TIME BASIS
Public Administration – BusinessSchool
GENERAL ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES
With the exception of holders of Certificates in Statistics from the University of Ghana, All other applicants to Diploma programmes must satisfy the following minimum requirements besides any other conditions which may be stipulated for a particular programme:
- i. WASSSCE/SSSCE Applicants:
- Credit passes (C6 or better for WASSCE and D or better for SSSCE holders) in three core subjects which must include English andMathematics.
- Credit passes in any two relevant electives.
- ii. Post-Secondary Teachers Certificate
PROGRAMME TO BE OFFERED THROUGH DISTANCEEDUCATION
Diploma in Youth Development Work (CYP) – Institute of Continuing and Distance Education
This programme is a Commonwealth-wide initiative to train people for youth development
activities. The University of Ghana in collaboration with the Commonwealth Youth Programme (CYP), Africa Centre, Lusaka, Zambia and the Ministry of Youth and Sports, Ghana runs this programme through the distance teaching and learning mode. Applicants should note that thedistance learningis non-residential.
Diploma in Youth Development Work
Applicants must satisfy the following minimum requirements:
- Credit Passes (A1 – C6 in WASSCE and A – D in SSSCE) in five (5) subjects comprising three core subjects, including English Language and Core Mathematics plus two (2) elective subjects.
- Mature applicantsaged 27 years and above by January 31, 2015 may apply. Applicants in this category will be required to write and pass a competitive entrance examination to be conducted by the University of Ghana. APPLICANTS ARE EXPECTED TO TAKE A PREPARATORY COURSE ORGANIZED BY THE INSTITUTE OF CONTINUING AND DISTANCE EDUCATION OF THE UNIVERSITY OF GHANA AT ITS TWELVE (12) REGIONAL CENTRES