University of Ghana Legon Distance Admission Forms

by Israel Boafo Bansah

University of Ghana Legon Distance Admission Forms

The University of Ghana Legon Distance School is inviting applications from qualified applicants for admission into the Distance School for the 2017/2018 Academic Year

WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS

General Entry Requirements
To be admitted to any programme, Senior High School graduates must possess:
At least credits (A1 – C6 in WASSCE and A – D in SSSCE) in English, Core Mathematics and Integrated Science (for Science applicants) or Social Studies (for non-Science applicants) and three elective subjects in General Arts/Business/Science/ Vocational, with a total aggregate not exceeding 30. In addition, Science applicants should have at least a grade C6 in WASSCE/D in SSSCE in Social Studies/Life Skills and non-Science applicants should also have at least a grade C6 in WASSCE/D in SSSCE in Integrated Science/Core Science.
The required subjects for specific programmes (in calculating aggregates) are as follows:

Bachelor of Arts

  • Core Mathematics, English & Social Studies
  • Any Three Electives
  • Applicants must have at least C6 in Elective Mathematics to read Economics.

 

Bachelor of Science in Administration

  • Core Mathematics, English & Social Studies
  • Any Three Electives

 

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

  • Core Mathematics, English & Integrated Science
  • Any Three Electives

 

APPLICANTS IN POSSESSION OF UNIVERSITY OF GHANA DIPLOMAS OR RECOGNISED EQUIVALENT DIPLOMAS

Holders of University of Ghana Diplomas or recognised equivalents, with a Final Grade Point Average (FGPA) of 3.00 or better in any of the under-listed programmes, are eligible to apply to the SAME area of study, and supported with two other subjects in a related field, for admission. In addition, such applicants MUST have WASSCE/SSSCE passes in three (3) Core subjects and two (2) electives in the appropriate subjects OR credit passes in five subjects including English Language, Science and Mathematics at the GCE ‘O’ Level as well as passes in two subjects at the GCE ‘A’ Level.

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Applicants must be holders of a Diploma in Nursing from a recognized university, with a Final Grade Point Average (FGPA) of 3.00 or better.  In addition, such applicants MUST have WASSCE/SSSCE passes in three (3) Core subjects and two (2) electives in the appropriate subjects or  credit passes in five subjects including English Language, Science and Mathematics at the GCE ‘O’ Level as well as passes in two subjects at the GCE ‘A’ Level.
All Diploma holders will be admitted to Level 200 in the same subject area as their diploma qualification
 

HOLDERS OF HIGHER NATIONAL DIPLOMAS (HND)

Holders of Higher National Diplomas (HND) from a recognized Polytechnic with a Final Grade Point Average (FGPA) of 3.25 or better in any of the under-listed programmes, are eligible to apply to the SAME area of study, and where required, supported with one other subject in a related field, for admission.  In addition, such applicants MUST have WASSCE/SSSCE passes in three (3) Core subjects and two (2) electives in the appropriate subjects or  credit passes in five subjects including English Language, Science and Mathematics at the GCE ‘O’ Level as well as passes in two subjects at the GCE ‘A’ Level.
All HND holders will be admitted to Level 200 in the same subject area as their HND qualification.

Areas of Study (HND)    

Corresponding Programme at the University of Ghana

Accounting B.Sc. Administration (Accounting Option)
Estate Management   B.Sc. Administration (E-Commerce and Customer Management Option)
Hospitality/Hotel, Catering &
Institutional Management 
B.Sc. Administration (E-Commerce and Customer Management Option)
Marketing B.Sc. Administration (Marketing Option)
Tourism B.Sc. Administration (E-Commerce and Customer Management Option)
Secretaryship & Management Studies B.Sc. Administration (Human Resource Management Option)

 

University of Ghana Legon Distance Programmes

The following programmes are available for the 2017/ 2018 academic year:
BACHELOR OF ARTS
Subject bouquets:
1. Political Science, Sociology and Information Studies
2. Economics, Sociology and Psychology
3. Psychology, Sociology and Information Studies
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN ADMINISTRATION
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN NURSING (Not available to WASSCE applicants)
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
GENERAL ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
WASSCE/SSSCE Applicants
At least credit passes (A1 – C6 in WASSCE and A – D in SSSCE) in English, Core Mathematics and Integrated Science (for Science applicants) or Social Studies (for non-Science applicants) and credit passes in three (3) electives including two (2) electives in the area of specialisation with the total aggregate not exceeding 24. In addition, Science applicants should have at least a grade C6 in WASSCE/D in SSSCE in Social Studies/Life Skills and non-Science applicants should also have at least a grade C6 in WASSCE/D IN SSSCE in Integrated Science/Core Science

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