University of Ghana 2017/18 Admission

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University of Ghana 2017/18 Admission

Application Deadlines

Schedule for the 2017/2018 Admissions

No. Activity/Programme Application Opens Application Closes Entrance Exams
1. CertificateEnglish Proficiency All year round Not Applicable Not Applicable
2. Distance Diploma Programmes 2nd January 2017
3. International Applicants All year round Not Applicable Not Applicable
4. Diploma to DegreeNursing

Public Health

Veterinary Medicine

Family & Consumer Sci.

Bachelor of Arts

Administration

Accounting

Public Admin

Allied Health

Agriculture

2nd January 2017 14th April 2017 22nd April 2017Not Applicable

Not Applicable

Not Applicable

Not Applicable

Not Applicable

Not Applicable

Not Applicable

Not Applicable

Not Applicable

5. Post First Degree LLB 2nd January 2017 31st  March 2017 4th May, 2017Interviews –TBD
6. Undergraduates L100 2nd January 2017 15th August 2017 Not Applicable

University of Ghana Legon has released admission forms for application by all interested applicants. The following are the various categories of application forms released. Prospective applicants are to click on the link which relates to their category of choice in order to get more information.

Important Information On 2017/2018 University of Ghana Admissions

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 2017/2018 academic year. Applicants should take note of the following:

Take Critical notice of all the following information in order to put out a complete application

  • 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 2017 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 2017/2018 academic year.
  • Holders of International Baccalaureate (IB) examinations results which hitherto were admitted to Level 100, will be admitted to Level 200 with effect from the 2017/2018 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

NTERPRETATION

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 IDENTITYNUMBERS** 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

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