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Tuesday, 28 January 2014

University of Ghana opens Undergraduate Application for 2014/2015

Source:  myJCR Legon

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 2014/2015 academic year. Applicants should take note of the following:

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 applicant before applying.

All Applicants who will be writing WASSCE in May/June 2014 are eligible to apply.

For the Bachelor of Arts 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.

There is direct admission of applicants into all programmes offered by the College of Health Sciences but as first choice only.

There is direct admission of applicants into the various Programmes available in the Faculty of Science. Applicants will be expected to select up to four (4) choices in order of preference.

There is a direct admission of applicants into Level 100 of the LLB Programme at the Faculty of Law.

Holders of other qualifications including International Baccalaureate (IB), IGCSE, GCSE, American Grade 12 examinations which hitherto were admitted to Level 200, will be admitted to Level 100.

All students entering the BA progamme must offer three (3) subjects at Level 100, two (2) subjects at Level 200 and 300 and either keep the two or offer only one (1) subject at Level 400.

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  SSCE    INTERPRETATION 
 A1   1 - Excellent   A   Excellent
 B2   2 - Very Good   B   Very Good 
 B3   3 - Good   C   Good 
 C4   4- Credit   D   Credit 
 C5   5 - Credit   E   Pass
 C6   6 - Credit   F   Fail
 D7   7 - Pass  
 E8   8 - Pass  
 F9   9 - Fail  

 

All applicants (Ghanaians and applicants in the West African sub-region) who will be writing WASSCE in May/June 2014 are eligible to apply. Such applicants must indicate their WASSCE index numbers and the subjects they will be writing on their application forms.

For all other International applicants, only results provided by applicants at the time of submission of their applications shall be considered. However, applicants for the Certificate in English Proficiency Programme who are awaiting results are expected to apply before the deadline.

The programmes at the College of Health Sciences are offered as first choice programmes only. For second and third choices, applicants are strongly advised to choose courses from the Sciences.

The B.Sc. Administration and Bachelor of Laws (LLB) programmes are offered as first choice programmes only. For second and third choices, applicants are strongly advised to choose bouquet of subjects from the Humanities.

Applicants who select either B.Sc. Administration or Bachelor of Laws (LLB) as first choice are advised to select bouquets from the Humanities as second choice to enhance their chances of gaining admission.

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.

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.

All DIPLOMA TO DEGREE APPLICANTS SHOULD SUBMIT WAEC RESULTS CHECKER CARD(S) TO THE ADMISSIONS OFFICE BY APRIL 11, 2014 OTHERWISE THEIR APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. THE NUMBER OF CARDS SUBMITTED WILL DEPEND ON THE NUMBER OF WASSCE RESULTS SUBMITTED FOR CONSIDERATION.