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University of Ghana 2021/2022 Cut off Points and Requirements

Below are the cut off points for University of Ghana Legon which are mainly for guidance purposes only. Prospective applicants are to check the cut-off point and measure it against their current results to see whether they are qualified to apply or not.

UNIVERSITY OF GHANA UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSIONS FOR THE 2021/2022 ACADEMIC YEAR

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 2021/2022 academic year. Applicants should take note of the following:

GHANA WASSCE/SSSCE – Minimum/General Entry

Requirements General Entry Requirements into Legon Campus, Accra City Campus and Korle Bu Campus.

An applicant for admission to a degree programme in the University of Ghana must have at least credits (A1 – C6 in WASSCE and A – D in SSSCE) in English, Core Mathematics and Integrated Science (for Science related programmes) or Social Studies (for non-Science related programmes) and three elective subjects in Science for applicants applying to Science or Agriculture related disciplines or three elective subjects in General Arts/Business for applicants applying to non-Science related disciplines, 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.

Minimum/General Entry Requirements for:

  • College of Health Sciences
     
  • College of Basic and Applied Sciences
     
  • College of Humanities
     
  • College of Education
     

COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES

GHANA WASSCE/SSSCE Applicants

Short-listed applicants into programmes at the College of Health Sciences must pass an interview and/or entrance examination.
 

UNIVERSITY OF GHANA MEDICAL SCHOOL 

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery

Entry requirements:
Core:    Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies
Electives: Credit passes in Chemistry and any two from Physics, Biology and Elective Mathematics
 
UNIVERSITY OF GHANA DENTAL SCHOOL

  • Bachelor of Dental Surgery

Entry requirements:
Core:    Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies
Electives: Credit passes in Chemistry and any two from Physics, Biology and Elective Mathematics
 

SCHOOL OF PHARMACY

  • Doctor of Pharmacy

Entry requirements:  
Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies
Electives: Credit passes in Chemistry, Biology and either Physics or Elective Mathematics
 

SCHOOL OF BIOLOGICAL & ALLIED HEALTH SCIENCES

  • Bachelor of Science in Dietetics
  • Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory  
  • Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy
  • Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy
  • Bachelor of Science in Radiography
  • Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Therapy

Entry requirements:  
Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies
Electives: Credit passes in Chemistry, Physics and either Biology or Elective Mathematics
 
SCHOOL OF NURSING AND MIDWIFERY

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing with options in:
    General Nursing
    Community Health Nursing
    Paediatric Nursing
    Mental Health Nursing

 
Applicants are expected to select one (1) option

Entry Requirements
Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies
Electives: Credit passes in three electives from any of the combinations below:
Chemistry, Physics, Biology or Elective Mathematics
General Agriculture, Physics & Chemistry
Three General Arts Electives  
Two General Arts Electives plus Food & Nutrition
Any three of the following Electives: Economics, Management in Living, Food & Nutrition, Chemistry, General Knowledge in Art and French.
 

  • Bachelor of Science in Midwifery

Entry requirements:  
Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies
Electives:
Credit passes in three electives from any of the combinations below:
Chemistry, Physics, Biology or Elective Mathematics
General Agriculture, Physics & Chemistry
Three General Arts Electives  
Two General Arts Electives plus Food & Nutrition
Any three of the following Electives: Economics, Management in Living, Food & Nutrition, Chemistry, General Knowledge in Art and French.
 

COLLEGE OF BASIC AND APPLIED SCIENCES
GHANA WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS

The following programmes at the College of Basic and Applied Sciences are FIRST CHOICE programmes: Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Bachelor of Science in Information Technology, Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering and Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering.
 
SCHOOL OF PHYSICAL & MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES

Bachelor of Science in Physical Sciences
Physics, Chemistry, Geophysics
 
Entry requirements:  
Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies
Electives: Credit passes in Physics, Chemistry, and Elective Mathematics, with at least a B3 in Core Mathematics and Elective Mathematics
 
 
Bachelor of Science in Mathematical Sciences
Mathematics, Statistics, Actuarial Science, Computer Science, Biomathematics
 
Entry requirements:  
Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies
Electives: Credit passes in Elective Mathematics and any two subjects with at least a B3 in Elective Mathematics and Core Mathematics
 
Bachelor of Science in Earth Sciences
Geology, Applied Geology, Applied Geophysics    
 
Entry requirements:  
Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies
Electives: Credit passes in Chemistry and any two of Physics, Biology/Geography and Elective Mathematics  
 
Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

Entry requirements:  
Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies
Electives: Credit passes in any three subjects, with at least a B3 in Core Mathematics and Elective Mathematics
 

SCHOOL OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences
Animal Biology and Conservation Science, Biochemistry Cell and Molecular Biology, Nutrition, Food Science, Plant and Environmental Biology, Marine Science, Fisheries Science.
 

Entry requirements:  
Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies
Electives: Credit passes in Chemistry, Physics, and Biology  
 
Bachelor of Science in Psychology

Entry requirements:  
Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies
Electives: Credit passes in Biology and Elective Mathematics and any one of Physics and Chemistry
 
 
SCHOOL OF AGRICULTURE

Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
Animal Science, Crop Science, Soil Science, Agriculture Economics, Agribusiness, Agriculture Extension, Post-Harvest Technology.
 
Entry requirements:  
Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies
Electives: Credit passes in Chemistry and any two of Physics, Biology/Agriculture Science, Geography and Elective Mathematics
 
Bachelor of Science in Family & Consumer Sciences (Food and Clothing Option)
 
Entry requirements:  
Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies
Electives:  Home Science Background: Credit passes in Management in Living and Chemistry, and either Food and Nutrition or Textile and Clothing
Science Background: Credit passes in Chemistry and any two Elective Subjects
 
Bachelor of Science in Family & Consumer Sciences (Family and Child Studies Option)

Entry requirements:  
Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies
Electives: Credit pass in Management in Living and any two of the following: Food and Nutrition, Textiles and Clothing, General Knowledge in Art, Biology or Chemistry.
 
 
SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING SCIENCES

Bachelor of Science in Engineering Sciences (Agriculture Engineering Option)
 
Entry requirements:  
Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies
Electives: Credit passes in Physics, Chemistry and Elective Mathematics, with at least a B3 in Elective Mathematics
 
Bachelor of Science in Engineering Sciences (Biomedical Engineering Option)
 
Entry requirements:  
Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies
Electives: Credit passes in Physics, Chemistry and Elective Mathematics, with at least a B3 in Elective Mathematics
 
Bachelor of Science in Engineering Sciences (Computer Engineering Option)
 
Entry requirements:  
Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies
Electives: Credit passes in Physics, Chemistry and Elective Mathematics, with at least a B3 in Elective Mathematics
 
Bachelor of Science in Engineering Sciences (Food Process Engineering Option)
 
Entry requirements:  
Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies
Electives: Credit passes in Physics, Chemistry, and Elective Mathematics, with at least a B3 in Elective Mathematics
 
 
Bachelor of Science in Engineering Sciences (Materials Science & Engineering Option)
 
Entry requirements:  
Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies
Electives: Credit passes in Physics, Chemistry, and Elective Mathematics, with at least a B3 in Elective Mathematics
 

SCHOOL OF VETERINARY MEDICINE

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
 
Entry requirements:  
Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies
Electives: Credit passes in Biology, Chemistry, and either Physics or Elective Mathematics

COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES

GHANA WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS

School of Social Sciences/ School of Arts/ School of Languages

  • Bachelor of Arts

Entry requirements:

Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies

Electives: Credit passes in any three elective subjects

Applicants must have the following WASSCE subjects to qualify to read the under listed courses:

  • Economics, Mathematics or Statistics            –  Elective Mathematics
  • Computer Science                                           – Elective Mathematics
  • French                                                             – French
  • English                                                            – English Literature
  • Geography                                                      – Geography

University of Ghana Business School

  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Entry requirements:

Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies

Electives: Credit passes in any three elective subjects

University of Ghana School of Law

  • Bachelor of Laws (LLB)

Entry requirements:

Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies

Electives: Credit passes in any three elective subjects

School of Performing Arts

  • Bachelor of Fine Arts

Entry requirements:

Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies

Electives: Credit passes in any three electives subjects.

The programme is open to applicants interested in the Performing Arts with aggregate 24 or better. They will be expected to attend an audition or interview.

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

 GHANA WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS

School of Education & Leadership

  • BA Education (English)

Entry requirements:

Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies

Electives: Credit passes in any three elective subjects including English Literature.

  • BA Education (Non-Teaching)

Entry requirements:

Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies

Electives: Credit passes in any three elective subjects.

  • BA Sport and Physical Culture Studies

Entry requirements

Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies

Electives: Credit passes in any three elective subjects

  • B.Sc. Education (Mathematics)

Entry requirements:

Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies

Electives: Credit passes in Elective Mathematics and any other two elective subjects

  • B.Sc. Education (Biology)

Entry requirements:

Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies

Electives: Credit passes in Biology and any other two elective subjects

  • B.Sc. Education (Chemistry)

Entry requirements:

Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies

Electives: Credit passes in Chemistry and any other two elective subjects

  • B.Sc. Education (Physics)

Entry requirements:

Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies

Electives: Credit passes in Physics and any other two elective subjects

School of Continuing &Distance Education

  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Entry requirements:

Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies

Electives: Credit passes in any three elective subjects with the total aggregate not exceeding 24

  • Bachelor of Arts

Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies

Electives: Credit passes in any three elective subjects with the total aggregate not more than 30

  • Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies

Electives: Credit passes in any three elective subjects with the total aggregate not exceeding 30

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Applicants must be professional nurses who already have a Diploma in Nursing from a recognized Nursing Training College, with a Final Grade Point Average (FGPA) OF 2.5 or better.

All interested applicants should register at any of the Learning Centres of the School of Continuing and Distance Education below, after payment into the following account: Account Name and number: (UG Learning Centre A/C, ECOBANK. A/C Number 0160134485305902).

All interested applicants should register at any of the Accounts offices of the School of Continuing and Distance Education below, after payment into the following account: Account Name and number: College of Education, ECOBANK. A/C NUMBER 0160094485305901.

Accra  UG Learning Centre0302 228182
Tema UG Learning Centre0244818069
Takoradi UG Learning Centre0312 023476
Kumasi  UG Learning Centre0322 023726
Sunyani UG Learning Centre0352 027153
Tsito/Ho  UG Learning Centre0303 938851
Koforidua UG Learning Centre0342 290824
Tamale UG Learning Centre0372 022238
Bolgatanga UG Learning Centre0382 022315
Cape Coast UG Learning Centre0332 132100
Wa UG Learning Centre0392 022189

For further information, please contact the Department of Adult Education and Human Resource

University Of Ghana Cut-off Points

2020/2021 Undergraduate Admissions Cut-off Points  
   
ProgrammeCut-off Points 
College of Basic and Applied Sciences  
BSc. Biological Sciences17 
BSc. Agriculture20 
BSc. Earth Sciences18/19 
BSc. Agricultural Engineering20B3 in Elective Maths
BSc. Biomedical Engineering10 (11)B3 in Elective Maths
BSc. Computer Engineering8 (10)B3 in Elective Maths
BSc. Food Process Engineering16B3 in Elective Maths
BSc. Materials Science & Engineering20B3 in Elective Maths
BSc. Family & Child Studies16 
BSc. Food & Clothing24 
BSc. Information Technology11 (12)B2 in Core Maths
BSc. Mathematical Sciences12 (13)B3 in Elective Maths
BSc. Physical Sciences23 (24) 
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine15 
   
College of Health Sciences  
BSc. Nursing 8 
BSc. Midwifery9 
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery7 
Bachelor of Dental Surgery9 
BSc. Medical Laboratory Sciences12 
BSc. Physiotherapy12 
BSc. Dietetics12 
BSc. Occupational  Therapy12 
BSc. Radiography12 
Doctor of Pharmacy8 
   
College of Education  
BSc. Education 21 
BA. Education 21 
B.Ed. ( JHS Specialism)21 
BA. Education (English)21 
BA. Sports and Physical Culture24 
   
College of Humanities  
Bachelor of Laws7 
BSc. Administration – Legon Campus8(9) 
BSc. Administration – Legon Campus (Full-Fee Paying)14 
BSc. Administration – City Campus24 
Bachelor of Arts (General Arts Background)15(16) 
Bachelor of Arts (Full-Fee Paying)20 
Bachelor of Arts (Business/Science/ Vocational Background)12 
Bachelor of Arts City Campus24 
Bachelor of Fine Arts24