UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSIONS INTO MODULAR PROGRAMMES FOR 2010 - 2011 ACADEMIC YEAR
JUNE - AUGUST 2011
The University of Ghana runs modular programmes during the long vacation. For the 2010-2011 Academic Year, the under-listed Diploma programmes will be offered on Modular basis on the main University Campus. Students admitted would come into residence on the main University Campus at Legon during the long vacation - June to August 2011. The programmes have been structured to span three to four long vacations. Currently, the following programmes are available to any interested candidate on application:
GENERAL ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
- Adult Education - Offered at the Institute of Continuing and Distance Education
- General Agriculture – Offered at the College of Agriculture & Consumer Sciences.
- Social Administration – Offered at the Department of Social Work
- Statistics - Offered at the Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER)
To be admitted to a Diploma programme, a candidate must satisfy the following minimum requirements besides conditions stipulated for the particular programme.
SCHOOL/FACULTY/ DEPARTMENTAL REQUIREMENTS
- Senior Secondary School Certificate Examinations
Candidates must obtain passes in all the core subjects i.e. Core English, Core Mathematics, Core Science/ Integrated Science, Core Social Studies/Life Skills and any two electives at a minimum of grade E.
- Competitive Entrance Examination
Candidates applying to Diploma programmes shall, in addition to (i) above, be required to pass a competitive Entrance Examination conducted by the University of Ghana, and an interview (where prescribed by the Department).
HOW TO APPLY
- Adult Education:
Category A - The Diploma in Adult Education is a 4-semester (long vacation) programme for candidates who in addition to satisfying the general requirements should have a good general work experience of not less than three years.
Category B – Mature applicants aged 27years and above may apply but will be required to write an entrance examination.
- General Agriculture: The Diploma in Agriculture is a 3-Semester (long vacations) intensive programme. As part of the programme, students will also be required to undertake a 12-week field attachment on a recognized farm, Research Institute or related institutions after the second semester. The following 3 categories of applicants may apply:
- Category A – For applicants with WASSCE/SSSCE results, the two elective subjects should be from among the following: Biology/General Agriculture, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics or Geography.
- Category B – Applicants with Post-Secondary Teacher Training Certificate ‘A’ or Agricultural College Certificate.
CATEGORY A AND B APPLICANTS ARE EXEMPTED FROM WRITING THE ENTRY EXAMINATION
- Category C - Applicants who do not meet the requirements under categories A or B may write an entrance examination to be conducted by the School of Agriculture, University of Ghana. Such students should be 27 years or above.
- Social Administration:
The Diploma in Social Administration is a 4-semester (long vacation) training programme in Social Work for mature persons who have relevant working experience. Candidates must be sponsored by their organization.
The Diploma in Statistics is a 4-semester (long vacation) programme. Applicants with a Certificate in Statistics from the University of Ghana will use 2 semesters for the programme.
Online application e-vouchers can be obtained by Ghanaian applicants for GH¢ 74.00 at the following banks: Ecobank, HFC Bank, Agricultural Development Bank UniBank and Fidelity Bank. Applicants should follow the instructions given carefully.
- All Applicants must take note that the process for admission to the University of Ghana is very transparent. Applicants should therefore beware of any characters that may approach them on the pretext of assisting them gain admission for a fee.
- 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.
- All applicants must ensure that their on-line applications are correctly filled and receipt acknowledged on submission.
- All applicants are expected to present themselves for the COMPETITIVE ENTRANCE EXAMINATION ON SATURDAY FEBRUARY 5, 2011 at the Centres indicated on the acknowledgement receipt they receive on submission of their on-line application forms.
Applications must be submitted online by the deadline of Monday January 31, 2011.