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KNUST Admission Requirements And Cut Of Points For Undergraduate, Distance, Postgraduate, Sandwich And Mature Applicants 2020 / 2021

Here are the official KNUST Admission Minimum Admission Requirements For Bachelor Programmes, Diploma Programmes, Distance applicants Undergraduate applicants, Postgraduate applicants and  Mature Applicants for the 2020 / 2021 academic year. These requirements are to be met in addition the other programme-specific requirements.

 

Also included in this article is the KNUST Cut Off Points for the 2020/2021 academic year admissions that has been officially released. The Management of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) has officially released the admission cut off points for the 2020 / 2021 academic year.

The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) Cut off Points 2020 / 2021 helps you to know the requirements for admission into the University. Candidates seeking admission into the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) must meet the cut off point for admission.

 

 

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KNUST Undergraduate, Distance, Sandwich, Mature Admission Requirements 2020 /2021

 

General Admission Requirements

 

WASSCE/SSSCE Applicants:

  1. Applicant must have CREDITS in the THREE WASSCE/SSSCE Core Subjects (English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science)
  2. CREDITS in THREE WASSCE/SSSCE Elective Subjects or its equivalent relevant to the chosen Programme with aggregate 24 or better (WASSCE: A1-C6/SSSCE A-D).

 

General Business Certificate Examination (GBCE) Applicants

  1. Applicants must have passes in THREE Compulsory Subjects including English Language and passes in THREE Elective Subjects including Business Mathematics.

 

GCE/IGCSE (CAMBRIDGE) ‘A’ & ‘O’LEVELS/Mature Applicants:

  1. Applicants must have FIVE credits at the GCE/IGCSE O’ Level including English Language and Mathematics (or its approved equivalent), plus passes in at least THREE (3) subjects at the Advanced Level/Three Credits in the case of mature applicants. In addition, the applicant must fulfill the appropriate Faculty or Departmental requirements.

 

Advanced Business Certificate Examination (ABCE):

  1. Applicants must have passes in THREE Compulsory Subjects plus THREE (3) Optional Subjects relevant to the Programme of study.

 

International Baccalaureate Holders

  1. International Baccalaureate holders should have a minimum of grade 4 at the Higher Level (HL) in Three (3) Subjects relevant to the Programme of choice and minimum of grade 5 in Chemistry for Health and Allied Sciences.
  2. For Engineering at least, grade 5 at the Higher level (HL) in Mathematics.
  3. In addition, one must have a minimum of grade 4 in English Language and Mathematics at the Standard Level (SL) and at least grade C in a Science subject at the IGCSE. Applicants from French speaking Countries must provide a minimum of one year English Proficiency Certificate.

 

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COLLEGE OF SCIENCES

 

FACULTY OF BIOSCIENCES

 

Admission Requirements For BSc. BIOCHEMISTRY

  1. WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS: For all the Programmes, credits in the THREE (3) Core Subjects (English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science) are required. Credits in THREE (3) Elective Subjects including: Biology, Chemistry and either Physics or Mathematics.
  2. Higher National Diploma (HND) Applicants: HND applicants in a science related Programme from a recognized polytechnic with Second Class (Upper Division) and (Lower Division) may be admitted to Third Year and Second Year of the Programme respectively after a successful entrance examination. Such applicants must also satisfy the university’s general admission requirement for degree Programmes.

 

Admission Requirements For BSc. ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE

  1. WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS: For all the Programmes, credits in the THREE (3) Core Subjects (English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science) are required.Credits in THREE (3) Elective Subjects including Biology, Chemistry and either Physics or Mathematics.
  2. ‘A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS: FIVE (5) credits at O’ Level including English Language and Mathematics plus passes at the A’ Level or equivalent in THREE (3) of the following relevant subjects: Chemistry, Zoology or Botany, Mathematics, Physics, Biology.
  3. MATURE APPLICANTS: Applicants must be at least 25 years at the time of submitting the application. EITHER FIVE (5) credits at the O’ Level including English Language and Mathematics OR FIVE (5) credits at the O’ Level and experience in Meteorological applications.

 

Admission Requirements For BSc. FOOD SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

  1. WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS: Passes in three (3) SSSCE/WASSCE core subjects including (English Language, Mathematics, and Integrated Science), plus credit passes in any three (3) elective subjects from the following: Chemistry, Biology, Physics and Agricultural Science. Credits in THREE (3) Elective Subjects including: Biology, Chemistry and either Physics or Mathematics.
  2. High National Diploma (HND) Applicants: HND applicants from a recognized polytechnic with Second Class (Upper Division) and (Lower Division) in the following Programmes: Food Technology, Food Processing, Food Production, Food and Beverage, Food Science, Nutrition, and Chemical Engineering may be admitted to Second or Third Year of the Programme after a successful entrance examination. Such applicants must also satisfy the university’s general admission requirement for degree Programmes.
  3. MATURE APPLICANTS: Applicants must be 25 years at the time of submitting the application. In addition to passing a written and oral Examination, applicants must have; EITHER FIVE (5)credit passes at GCE O’ Level (or its Equivalent) including English Language and Mathematics and any of the following: Chemistry, Biology, Physics and Agricultural Science.

 

Admission Requirements For DOCTOR OF OPTOMETRY (OD)

  1. WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS: Core Subjects: Credits in the THREE (3) whether (English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science) are required. Credits in THREE (3)Elective Subjects from the following: Chemistry, Physics, Biology and Mathematics.

 

 

FACULTY OF PHYSICAL SCIENCES

 

Admission Requirements For BSc. CHEMISTRY

  1. WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS: Core Subjects: Credits in the THREE (3) whether (English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science) are required. Credits in THREE (3) Elective Subjects including: Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics or Biology.

 

Admission Requirements For BSc. METEOROLOGY AND CLIMATE SCIENCE

  1. WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS: Core Subjects: Credits in the THREE (3) whether (English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science) are required. Credits in THREE (3) Elective Subjects, including: Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.

 

Admission Requirements For BSc. MATHEMATICS

  1. WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS: Core Subjects: Credits in the THREE (3) whether (English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science) are required. Credits in THREE (3) Elective Subjects including: Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry or Biology.

 

Admission Requirements For BSc. ACTUARIAL SCIENCE

  1. WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS: Core Subjects: Credits in the THREE (3) whether (English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science) are required. Credits in THREE (3) Elective Subjects including: Mathematics.

 

Admission Requirements For BSc. STATISTICS

  1. WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS: Credit passes in three (3) SSSCE/WASSCE core subjects including English Language, Mathematics, and Integrated Science, plus credit passes in any three (3) Elective subjects including Mathematics. Credits in THREE (3) Electives Subjects including: Mathematics.
  2. Advance Level Applicants: FIVE (5) credit passes at GCE O’ Level including English Language, and Mathematics and Additional/Elective Mathematics plus THREE (3) passes at the A’ Level including Mathematics.
  3. Mature Applicants: Applicants must be at least 25 years at the time of submitting the application. In addition to passing a written and oral Examination, applicants must have; EITHER FIVE (5)credit passes at GCE O’ Level (or its Equivalent) including English Language, Mathematics and Additional/Elective Mathematics.
  4. HND Applicants: Such applicants that also meet any of the above requirements will be admitted into year two. Applicants are expected to pass an interview.

Admission Requirements For BSc COMPUTER SCIENCE

 

  1. WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS: Core Subjects: Credits in the THREE (3) whether (English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science) are required Credits in THREE (3) Elective Subjects in Mathematics, Physics and either Chemistry or Applied Electricity or Electronics.

 

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COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

 

FACULTY OF CIVIL AND GEO – ENGINEERING

 

Admission Requirements For BSc. CIVIL ENGINEERING, BSc. PETROLEUM ENGINEERING, BSc. GEOLOGICAL ENGINEERING And BSc. Geomatic (Geodetic) Engineering

  1. WASSCE/SSCE APPLICANTS: Credit Passes in THREE (3) Core Subjects: English Language, Mathematics, Integrated Science and Credit passes in THREE (3)of the following Elective Subjects: Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry.
  2. A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS: FIVE (5) credits at O’ Level including English and Mathematics, plus, EITHER Passes at A’ Level in: Pure Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, and Physics with an ‘O’ Level credit in Chemistry. OR Passes at A’ Level in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry
  3. MATURE APPLICANTS: Applicants must be 25 years at the time of submitting the Application. EITHER Five (5) credits at the O’ Level including: English Language, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry. OR WASSCE/SSSCE credits in THREE (3) Core Subjects (English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science), plus credits in THREE (3) Elective Subjects (Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry). For Programme e. Applicants must have at least THREE (3) years working experience.

 

 

FACULTY OF MECHANICAL AND CHEMICAL ENGINEERING

 

Admission Requirements For BSc. AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING

  1. WASSCE/SSCE APPLICANTS: Credit Passes in THREE (3) Core Subjects: English Language, Mathematics, Integrated Science and Credit passes in THREE (3) of the following Elective Subjects: Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry.OR, any of the following are acceptable in place of Chemistry; Technical Drawing and Engineering Science, General Agriculture and Biology. Applicants in this category who do not have Chemistry must obtain Grade B3 in Integrated Science
  2. A’ Level Applicants: FIVE (5) credits at O’ Level including English and Mathematics, plus, EITHER Passes at A’ Level in: Pure Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, and Physics with an ‘O’ Level credit in Chemistry. OR Passes at A’ Level in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.
  3. Mature Applicants: Applicants must be 25 years at the time of submitting the Application. EITHER Five (5) credits at the O’ Level including: English Language, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry. OR WASSCE/SSSCE credits in THREE (3) Core Subjects (English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science), plus credits in THREE (3) Elective Subjects (Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry). For Programme e. Applicants must have at least THREE (3) years working experience.

 

Admission Requirements For  BSc. CHEMICAL ENGINEERING

  1. WASSCE/SSCE APPLICANTS: Credit Passes in THREE (3) Core Subjects: English Language, Mathematics, Integrated Science and Credit passes in THREE (3) of the following Elective Subjects: Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry.
  2. A’ Level Applicants: FIVE (5) credits at O’ Level including English and Mathematics, plus, EITHER Passes at A’ Level in: Pure Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, and Physics with an ‘O’ Level credit in Chemistry. OR Passes at A’ Level in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry
  3. Mature Applicants: Applicants must be 25 years at the time of submitting the Application. EITHER Five (5) credits at the O’ Level including: English Language, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry. OR WASSCE/SSSCE credits in THREE (3) Core Subjects (English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science), plus credits in THREE (3) Elective Subjects (Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry). For Programme e. Applicants must have at least THREE (3) years working experience.

 

Admission Requirements For BSc. MATERIALS ENGINEERING

  1. WASSCE/SSCE APPLICANTS: Credit Passes in THREE (3) Core Subjects: English Language, Mathematics, Integrated Science and Credit passes in THREE (3)of the following Elective Subjects: Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry.
  2. A’ Level Applicants: FIVE (5) credits at O’ Level including English and Mathematics, plus, EITHER Passes at A’ Level in: Pure Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, and Physics with an ‘O’ Level credit in Chemistry. OR Passes at A’ Level in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry
  3. Mature Applicants: Applicants must be 25 years at the time of submitting the Application. EITHER Five (5) credits at the O’ Level including: English Language, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry. OR WASSCE/SSSCE credits in THREE (3) Core Subjects (English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science), plus credits in THREE (3) Elective Subjects (Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry). For Programme e. Applicants must have at least THREE (3) years working experience.

 

Admission Requirements For BSc. MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

  1. WASSCE/SSCE APPLICANTS: Credit Passes in THREE (3) Core Subjects: English Language, Mathematics, Integrated Science and Credit passes in THREE (3) of the following Elective Subjects: Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry. OR, any of the following is acceptable in place of Chemistry;Metal Work, Auto Mechanics, Applied Electricity, Technical Drawing and Engineering Science.
  2. A’ Level Applicants: FIVE (5) credits at O’ Level including English and Mathematics, plus, EITHER Passes at A’ Level in: Pure Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, and Physics with an ‘O’ Level credit in Chemistry. OR Passes at A’ Level in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry
  3. Mature Applicants: Applicants must be 25 years at the time of submitting the Application. EITHER Five (5) credits at the O’ Level including: English Language, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry. OR WASSCE/SSSCE credits in THREE (3) Core Subjects (English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science), plus credits in THREE (3) Elective Subjects (Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry). For Programme e. Applicants must have at least THREE (3) years working experience.

 

 

FACULTY OF ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING

 

Admission Requirements For BSc. ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING

  1. WASSCE/SSCE APPPLICANTS: Credit Passes in THREE (3) Core Subjects: English Language, Mathematics, Integrated Science and Credit passes in THREE (3) of the following Elective Subjects: Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry.OR, Applied Electricity OR Electronics is acceptable in place of Chemistry.
  2. A’ Level Applicants: FIVE (5) credits at O’ Level including English and Mathematics, plus, EITHER Passes at A’ Level in: Pure Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, and Physics with an ‘O’ Level credit in Chemistry. OR Passes at A’ Level in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry
  3. Mature Applicants: Applicants must be 25 years at the time of submitting the Application. EITHER Five (5) credits at the O’ Level including: English Language, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry. OR WASSCE/SSSCE credits in THREE (3) Core Subjects (English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science), plus credits in THREE (3) Elective Subjects (Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry). For Programme e. Applicants must have at least THREE (3) years working experience.

 

Admission Requirements For BSc. COMPUTER ENGINEERING

  1. WASSCE/SSCE APPLICANTS: Credit Passes in THREE (3) Core Subjects: English Language, Mathematics, Integrated Science and Credit passes in THREE (3) of the following Elective Subjects: Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry. OR, Applied Electricity OR Electronics is acceptable in place of Chemistry.
  2. A’ Level Applicants: FIVE (5) credits at O’ Level including English and Mathematics, plus, EITHER Passes at A’ Level in: Pure Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, and Physics with an ‘O’ Level credit in Chemistry. OR Passes at A’ Level in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.
  3. Mature Applicants: Applicants must be 25 years at the time of submitting the Application. EITHER Five (5) credits at the O’ Level including: English Language, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry. OR WASSCE/SSSCE credits in THREE (3) Core Subjects (English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science), plus credits in THREE (3) Elective Subjects (Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry). For Programme e. Applicants must have at least THREE (3) years working experience.

 

Admission Requirements For BSc. TELECOMMUNICATION ENGINEERING

  1. WASSCE/SSCE APPLICANTS: Credit Passes in THREE (3) Core Subjects: English Language, Mathematics, Integrated Science and Credit passes in THREE (3) of the following Elective Subjects: Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry.OR, Applied Electricity OR Electronics is acceptable in place of Chemistry.
  2. A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS: FIVE (5) credits at O’ Level including English and Mathematics, plus, EITHER Passes at A’ Level in: Pure Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, and Physics with an ‘O’ Level credit in Chemistry. OR Passes at A’ Level in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry
  3. Mature Applicants: Applicants must be 25 years at the time of submitting the Application. EITHER Five (5) credits at the O’ Level including: English Language, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry. OR WASSCE/SSSCE credits in THREE (3) Core Subjects (English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science), plus credits in THREE (3) Elective Subjects (Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry). For Programme. Applicants must have at least THREE (3) years working experience.

 

Admission Requirements For BSc. BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING

  1. WASSCE/SSCE APPLICANTS: Credit Passes in THREE (3) Core Subjects: English Language, Mathematics, Integrated Science and Credit passes in THREE (3) of the following Elective Subjects: Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry.OR, Biology is acceptable in place of Chemistry.
  2. A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS: FIVE (5) credits at O’ Level including English and Mathematics, plus, EITHER Passes at A’ Level in: Pure Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, and Physics with an ‘O’ Level credit in Chemistry. OR Passes at A’ Level in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.
  3. MATURE APPLICANTS: Applicants must be 25 years at the time of submitting the Application. EITHER Five (5) credits at the O’ Level including: English Language, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry. OR WASSCE/SSSCE credits in THREE (3) Core Subjects (English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science), plus credits in THREE (3) Elective Subjects (Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry). For Programme. Applicants must have at least THREE (3) years working experience.

 

Admission Requirements For BSc. PETROCHEMICAL ENGINEERING

  1. WASSCE/SSCE APPLICANTS: Credit Passes in THREE (3) Core Subjects: English Language, Mathematics, Integrated Science and Credit passes in THREE (3)of the following Elective Subjects: Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry.
  2. A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS: FIVE (5) credits at O’ Level including English and Mathematics, plus, EITHER Passes at A’ Level in: Pure Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, and Physics with an ‘O’ Level credit in Chemistry. OR Passes at A’ Level in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry
  3. MATURE APPLICANTS: Applicants must be 25 years at the time of submitting the Application. EITHER Five (5) credits at the O’ Level including: English Language, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry. OR WASSCE/SSSCE credits in THREE (3) Core Subjects (English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science), plus credits in THREE (3) Elective Subjects (Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry). For Programme e. Applicants must have at least THREE (3) years working experience.

 

Admission Requirements For BSc. METALLURGICAL ENGINEERING

  1. WASSCE/SSCE APPLICANTS: Credit Passes in THREE (3) Core Subjects: English Language, Mathematics, Integrated Science and Credit passes in THREE (3)of the following Elective Subjects: Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry.
  2. A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS: FIVE (5) credits at O’ Level including English and Mathematics, plus, EITHER Passes at A’ Level in: Pure Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, and Physics with an ‘O’ Level credit in Chemistry. OR Passes at A’ Level in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry
  3. MATURE APPLICANTS: Applicants must be 25 years at the time of submitting the Application. EITHER Five (5) credits at the O’ Level including: English Language, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry. OR WASSCE/SSSCE credits in THREE (3) Core Subjects (English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science), plus credits in THREE (3) Elective Subjects (Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry). For Programme e. Applicants must have at least THREE (3) years working experience.

 

Admission Requirements For BSc. AEROSPACE ENGINEERING

  1. WASSCE/SSCE APPLICANTS: Credit Passes in THREE (3)Core Subjects: English Language, Mathematics, Integrated Science and Credit passes in THREE (3) of the following Elective Subjects: Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry. OR, any of the following is acceptable in place of Chemistry; Metal Work, Auto Mechanics, Applied Electricity, Technical Drawing and Engineering Science.
  2. A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS: FIVE (5) credits at O’ Level including English and Mathematics, plus, EITHER Passes at A’ Level in: Pure Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, and Physics with an ‘O’ Level credit in Chemistry. OR Passes at A’ Level in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry
  3. MATURE APPLICANTS: Applicants must be 25 years at the time of submitting the Application. EITHER Five (5) credits at the O’ Level including: English Language, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry. OR WASSCE/SSSCE credits in THREE (3) Core Subjects (English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science), plus credits in THREE (3) Elective Subjects (Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry). For Programme e. Applicants must have at least THREE (3) years working experience.

 

Admission Requirements For BSc. AUTOMOBILE ENGINEERING. BSc. INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING And BSc. MARINE ENGINEERING

  1. WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS: Credit Passes in THREE (3) Core Subjects: English Language, Mathematics, Integrated Science and Credit passes in THREE (3)of the following Elective Subjects: Physics, Mathematics and any one of the following: Chemistry, Metalwork. Auto Mechanics, Applied Electricity, Technical Drawing, Building Construction, Woodwork. WASSCE/SSSCE applicants without Chemistry shall obtain at least B3 in Integrated Science.
  2. A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS: A’ Level Certificate applicants shall have at least credits in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.. Applicants shall have credits in English and Mathematics using either WASSCE/SSSCE or O’Level as substitute for WASSCE/SSCE Requirement  above.
  3. HND APPLICANTS: HND Certificate applicants shall have at least Second Class Honour in any Mechanical Engineering orientated programme, such as: Mechanical Engineering with any option, Agricultural Mechanization, Automobile Engineering, Assessment shall be based on the applicants’ transcripts. Applicants shall have credits in English and Mathematics using either WASSCE/SSSCE or O’Level as substitute for Requirement above
  4. MATURE APPLICANTS: Mature applicants must be at least twenty-five (25) years at the time of submitting the application. Mature applicants must have a minimum of three (3) years of relevant working experience at the time of submitting the application. Mature applicants must have acquired WASSCE/SSSCE, A’ Level Certificate or an HND from a recognised institution.
  5. International and Other Applicants: International Baccalaureate applicants may apply with contents of programmes equivalent to the Ghanaian WASSCE/SSSCE or the Ghanaian A’ Level programmes. Credits of International Baccalaureate applicants shall meet WASSCE/SSCE requirements and A’ LEVEL requirement above with equivalent certificates.

 

 

COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES

 

FACULTY OF ALLIED HEALTH SCIENCES

 

Admission Requirements For BSc. GENERAL NURSING (REGULAR)

  1. WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS: Credits passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects: Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics.
  2. A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS: FIVE (5) credits at O’ Level, including Mathematics, English Language and a Science subject, plus THREE (3) A’ Level passes in the Sciences (Chemistry and Biology, Physics or Mathematics).

 

Admission Requirements For BSc. GENRAL NURSING (MATURE APPLICANTS FOR TOP-UP)

  1. Admission Requirements: Applicants must satisfy the University’s General Requirements for Admission into Degree Programmes. In addition they must:
  2. Be Registered General Nurses with a Diploma in Nursing
  3. Be at least 25 years of age at the time of submitting the application.
  4. Have a minimum of Two years working experience in a clinical area.
  5. Applicants in this category must pass an Interview.

 

Admission Requirements For BSc. MIDWIFERY (REGULAR)

  1. WASSCE APPLICANTS: Credits Passes in three core subjects at WASSCE/SSSCE level namely: Mathematics, English Language, and Integrated Science, and Credits in THREE (3) Elective Science Subjects; Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Elective Mathematics.
  2. A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS: FIVE (5) credits at O’ Level, including Mathematics, English Language and a Science subject, plus THREE (3) A’ Level passes in the Sciences (Chemistry and Biology, Physics or Mathematics).

 

Admission Requirements For BSc. MIDWIFERY (MATURE APPLICANTS FOR TOP-UP)

  1. Applicants must satisfy the University’s General Requirements for Admission into Degree Programmes. In addition they must:
  2. Be registered Midwives with a Diploma in Midwifery
  3. Be at least 25 years of age at the time of submitting the application
  4. Have a minimum of TWO (2) years working experience in a clinical area
  5. Applicants in this category must pass an Interview.

 

Admission Requirements For BSc. MIDWIFERY (SANDWICH)

  1. Applicants must satisfy the University’s General Requirements for Admission into Degree Programmes. In addition they must:
  2. Be registered Midwives with a Diploma in Midwifery
  3. Be at least 25 years of age at the time of submitting the application
  4. Have a minimum of TWO (2) years working experience in a clinical area
  5. Applicants in this category must pass an Interview. This Programme is taken during the Holidays.

 

Admission Requirements For BSc. NURSING (EMERGENCY OPTION)

  1. Applicants must satisfy the University’s General Requirements for the Admission to Degree Programmes. In addition, they must:
  2. Be matured registered general Nurses with a Diploma in Nursing
  3. Be 25 years of age at the time of submitting the application.
  4. Have a minimum of TWO (2) years working Experience in a clinical area.
  5. Applicants in this category must pass an interview

 

Admission Requirements For BSc. PHYSIOTHERAPY AND SPORTS SCIENCE

  1. WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS: Credit passes in THREE (3) core subjects including English Language, Integrated Science, Mathematics and Credit passes in any THREE (3) elective subjects in Biology, Chemistry and either Mathematics or Physics. Short-listed Applicants must pass an interview.
  2. A’ LEVEL HOLDERS: Credit passes in FIVE (5) subjects at GCE Ordinary Level including English Language and Mathematics and Three (3) Credit passes at Advanced Level in Biology, Chemistry and either Mathematics or Physics.
  3. MATURE APPLICANTS: Mature students who have attained the age of 25 years or above at the time of application. And Applicants must have obtained credit passes (A1-C6/ A-D) in the following Three (3) Core Subjects: English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science plus credit passes (A1-C6/A-D) in three (3) elective subjects in Biology, Chemistry and either Mathematics or Physics at WASSCE/SSSCE. In addition, they must have worked for at least three (3) years. These applicants will be considered for admission into year one. OR Candidates who have relevant Diploma certificates in Sports and Exercise Science, Fitness Assessment, Physiotherapy and Orthotic Assistant, Coaching etc. and who must have worked for at least three (3) years will be considered for admission into year two.
  4. In addition to all of the above, candidates must be declared medically fit by the University Hospital and must undergo a physical fitness assessment and must pass a(n) written and/or oral interview conducted at the Department.

 

Admission Requirements For BSc. MEDICAL LABORATORY TECHNOLOGY

  1. WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS: Credit passes in THREE (3) Electives in Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics.
  2. A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS: FIVE (5) O’ Level credits including Mathematics and English Language plus THREE (3) A’ Level passes in Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics.
  3.  MATURE APPLICANTS: Applicants should be at least 25 years at the time of submitting the application. EITHER FIVE (5) credits at the O’ Level, including English Language and Mathematics OR WASSCE/SSSCE credit passes in THREE relevant Elective Subjects: Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics. OR
  4. Applicants with Diploma/Certificate in Medical Laboratory Technology with at least One (1) year post qualification experience shall be interviewed and successful Applicants placed in the SECOND YEAR.
  5. Mature Candidates with University Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology (Top-Up) would be placed in the THIRD YEAR, whilst Candidates with Ministry of Health Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology or HND in Science Laboratory Technology will be placed in SECOND YEAR. All Candidates must have TWO (2) YEARS Post-Qualification Experience, and must have passed an Interview.

 

Admission Requirements For BSc. MEDICAL IMAGING

  1. WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS: Credits in the THREE Core Subjects (English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science) plus credits in THREE Elective Subjects: Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics.
  2. ‘A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS: Credits in at least FIVE ‘O’ Level Subjects including English Language and Mathematics and Science or (its equivalent), plus THREE passes at the ‘A’ Level in Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics.
  3. MATURE APPLICANTS: Applicants should be at least 25 years at the time of submitting the application, and possess: EITHER FIVE (5) credits at the O’ level including English Language, Mathematics, Biology Chemistry, and Physics OR WASSCE/SSSCE credits in THREE Core Subjects (English Language, mathematics and Integrated Science) plus credits in THREE relevant Elective Subjects: Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics
  4. OTHER APPLICANTS: Applicants who are Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (RDMS) certified or equivalent from a recognized institution with a minimum of THREE (3) years working experience may apply. Mature applicants must also pass an interview.

 

SCHOOL OF MEDICINE AND DENTISTRY

 

Admission Requirements For BSc. HUMAN BIOLOGY (MEDICINE) And BSc. BDS (DENTAL SURGERY)

  1. WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS: Credits passes in THREE Elective Subjects: Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics. (a) and (b) above may be followed with a 3-year clinical Programme for the MB. ChB degree and BDS degree respectively.
  2. A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS: Credits in at least FIVE (5) O’ Level Subjects including English Language and Mathematics or equivalent, plus THREE (3) passes at the A’ Level in Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics. Applicants must also have a pass in General Paper.

 

Admission Requirements For BSc PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTSHIP

  1. SSSCE/WASSCE APPLICANTS: Credits passes in the THREE (3) Core Subjects (English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science), plus credit passes in THREE (3) Elective subjects: Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics.
  2. ‘A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS: Five (5) GCE ‘O’ Level credits including English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, and Physics, plus Three (3) ‘A’ Level passes in Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics.
  3. MATURE APPLICANTS: Applicants must be at least 25 years at the time of submitting the application. EITHER FIVE (5) Credits at GCE ‘O’ Level including English Language and Mathematics. OR WASSCE/SSSCE Credit passes in THREE (3) Core Subjects (English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science) plus THREE (3) Elective subjects (Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics).
  4. GRADUATES: Bachelor degree holders in the Life Sciences (Biological Sciences, Biochemistry, Medical Laboratory Technology, Herbal Medicine and Sports and Exercise Science,) will be placed in year two (2) of the programme whilst applicants with BSc. Nursing will be placed in year three (3) of the programme after a successful interview. Successful applicants will be exempted from some courses already studied.
  5. OTHER APPLICANTS: Mature applicants (aged 25 years and above) who are holders of diploma in Physiotherapy, Dental Assistantship, Medical Assistants, Laboratory Technician programme, Pharmacy Technician programme and the Registered General Nursing Diploma with at least Three (3) years post qualification experience and a good pass at the diploma levelmay be admitted to the first year of the programme after a successful interview. Such candidates may also be required to satisfy the University’s general requirements for admission to degree programmes

 

SCHOOL OF VETERINARY MEDICINE

 

Admission Requirements For DOCTOR OF VETERINARY MEDICINE (DVM)

  1. WASSCE/SSSCE: Credit passes in three (3) Core Subjects (English Language, Mathematics, and Integrated Science), plus credit passes in three (3) Elective Subjects thus, Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Elective Mathematics.
  2. Ordinary/Advance Level: Credits passes in five O’Level Subjects including English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, and Physics, plus THREE passes in Advance Level Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics.
  3. Diploma Holders: A Diploma from Pong-Tamale Veterinary School or any other recognized Veterinary Training Institutions, with three (3) years relevant Post qualification working experience. All diploma holding applicants must also satisfy the minimum University entry requirement for Admission.
  4. First Degree Holders: Applicants with BSc. Agriculture (Animal Science Option) or BSc. Biological Sciences not below 2nd Class lower division are eligible to apply for Admission. Such applicants will be admitted directly into 2nd yearof the Programme.

 

FACULTY OF PHARMACY AND PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES

 

Admission Requirements For DOCTOR OF PHARMACY (PHARM D) 6-YEARS

  1. WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS: Credits passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects: Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics.
  2. A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS: FIVE (5) credits at the O’ Level, including English Language and Mathematics, plus THREE (3) passes at the A’ Level in Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics. Applicants must also have a pass in General Paper.
  3. MATURE APPLICANTS: Applicants must be at least 25 years at the time of submitting the application. EITHER FIVE (5) credits at the O’ Level including English Language and Mathematics OR WASSCE/SSSCE credit passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects (Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics).

 

Admission Requirements For DOCTOR OF PHARMACY (PHARM D) TOP-UP (FEE-PAYING)

  1. A Degree in Pharmacy with at least THREE (3) years post-registration experience. An interview will be required. Duration of the Programme: Two (2) years.
  2. Mode of Delivery: Modular and sandwich. The taught courses will be delivered on-site with face-to-face interaction between Lecturer and Students on a schedule of an average of one week per month, coupled with E-Learning. The practical sections will take place at selected study sites.

 

 

 

Admission Requirements For BHM. HERBAL MEDICINE

  1. WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS: Credit passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects: Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics.
  2. A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS: FIVE (5) Credits at O’ Level including English Language and Mathematics plus THREE (3) A’ Level passes in Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics.
  3. MATURE APPLICANTS: Applicants must be at least 25 years at the time of submitting the application. EITHER FIVE (5) credits at the O’ Level including English Language and Mathematics OR WASSCE/SSSCE Credit passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects (Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics).

 

 

SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH

 

BSc. DISABILITY AND REHABILITATION STUDIES

  1. WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS: Credit passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects from the following groups: General Science, General Art, Business, Visual Art or Vocational.

 

 

COLLEGE OF ART AND BUILT ENVIRONMENT

 

FACULTY OF BUILT ENVIRONMENT

 

Admission Requirements For BSC ARCHITECTURE

  1. WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS: Credit passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects including Mathematics any two from the following options: Technical, Visual Arts, Technical Drawing, General Knowledge in Art, Woodwork, Graphic Design, Building Construction, Picture Making, Metalwork, General Science, General Arts, Chemistry, Economics, Physics, Geography.
  2. A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS: FIVE (5) credits at O’ Level including English Language and Mathematics; plus THREE (3) passes at the A’ Level examination or its equivalent in the following two Subject Groups below:
  • Either Three (3) Subjects from Group A
  • Three (3) Subjects from Group B or

Three (3) Subject Combinations from Groups A and B
GROUP A                                                     GROUP B
Physics                                                            Art
Chemistry                                                       Building
Mathematics                                                  Carpentry
Statistics                                                        Geography
A pass in General Paper is mandatory.

  1. MATURE APPLICANTS: Applicants must be 25 years at the time of submitting the Application. EITHER FIVE (5)credits at the O’ Level, including English Language, Mathematics and a Science Subject OR WASSCE/SSSCE credits in THREE (3) Core Subjects (English Language, Mathematics, and Integrated Science) plus credits in THREE (3)Electives from the options stated above.
  2. In addition, applicants must have shown interest in the area of Architectural Design. It must be noted; however, that experience at an Architect’s Office or familiarity with computer drafting techniques alone is no special advantage. The Department shall not regard these as substitutes for the minimum Admission Requirements to pursue a degree Programme. Applicants may be required to pass a written and an oral examination after pre-qualification exercise.

 

Admission Requirements For BSC. CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT (BUILDING TECHNOLOGY)

  1. WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS: Credit passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects including Elective Mathematics and any Two (2) of following Electives: Chemistry, Economics, Geography, Technical Drawing, Building Construction and Physics.
  2. A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS: FIVE (5) credits at the O’ Level including English Language, Mathematics and a Science Subject (Physics or Chemistry or General Science), plus THREE (3) passes at A’ Level in Elective Mathematics and any Two (2) of the following: Physics, Chemistry, Geography, Economics, Building Construction and Technical Drawing.
  3. MATURE APPLICANTS: Applicants must have attained the age of 25 years at the time of submitting the Application EITHER FIVE (5) credits at the O’ Level including English Language, Mathematics and a Science subject (Physics, Chemistry or General Science) OR WASSCE/SSSCE credit passes in any THREE (3) of the following Electives: Economics, Geography, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Technical Drawing, and Building Construction. Applicants may be required to pass a qualifying examination which shall form the basis for short-listing of candidates for an interview. Candidates must also pass an interview.

 

Admission Requirements For BSC. QUANTITY SURVEYING AND CONSTRUCTION ECONOMICS (BUILDING TECHNOLOGY)

  1. WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS: Credit passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects including Elective Mathematics and any Two (2) of following Electives: Chemistry, Economics, Geography, Technical Drawing, Building Construction and Physics.
  2. A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS: FIVE (5) credits at the O’ Level including English Language, Mathematics and a Science Subject (Physics or Chemistry or General Science), plus THREE (3) passes at A’ Level in Elective Mathematics and any Two (2) of the following: Physics, Chemistry, Geography, Economics, Building Construction and Technical Drawing.
  3. MATURE APPLICANTS: Applicants must have attained the age of 25 years at the time of submitting the Application EITHER FIVE (5) credits at the O’ Level including English Language, Mathematics and a Science subject (Physics, Chemistry or General Science) OR WASSCE/SSSCE credit passes in any THREE (3) of the following Electives: Elective Mathematics and any Two (2) of the following Electives: Economics, Geography, Physics, Chemistry, Technical Drawing and Building Construction. Applicants may be required to pass a qualifying examination which shall form the basis for short-listing of candidates for an interview. Candidates must also pass an interview.
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Admission Requirements For BSC DEVELOPMENT PLANNING

  1. WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS: Credit passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects from any ONE (1) of the following options. THREE (3) Electives from Group A or Two (2) from Group A and One (1) from Group B:
  2. Group A: Economics, Geography, Government or History, Elective Mathematics, General Knowledge in Art.
  3. Group B: Introduction to Business Management, Accounting, Business Mathematics and Costing, Graphic Design and Picture Making.
  4. A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS: Applicants must have FIVE (5) credits at the O’ Level, including English Language and Mathematics plus THREE (3) A’ Level passes or equivalents in the TWO (2) Subject Groups below:
  • Either all Subjects from Group A or
  • Two (2) subjects from Group A, and one (1) subject from Group B
  • GROUP A: Economics, Geography and Government
  • GROUP B: Mathematics, Statistics, General Knowledge in Art, Government, Accounting and Business Management, Plus a pass in General Paper.
  1. MATURE APPLICANTS: Applicants must have attained the age of 25 years at the time of submitting the application. EITHER FIVE (5) credits at the O’ Level including English Language and Mathematics and a Science Subject. In addition, applicants must show interest in the area of development and planning. OR WASSCE/SSSCE credit passes in THREE (3) of the following Elective Subjects: Economics, Geography, Mathematics, General Knowledge in Art and Introduction to Business Management.Applicants are required to pass qualifying examination and interview.

 

Admission Requirements For BSC. HUMAN SETTLEMENT PLANNING

  1. WASSCE/ SSSCE APPLICANTS: Credit passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects including Geography and Economics, plus One (1) of the following Subjects, Government, Elective Mathematics, Technical Drawing, Graphic Design, General Knowledge in Art, and History.
  2. A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS: Applicants must have FIVE (5) credits at the O’ Level, including English Language, and Mathematics plus THREE (3) A’ Level passes or equivalents in Geography, Economics, and a third Subject from the following: Government, Mathematics, Statistics, General Knowledge in Art, plus a pass in General Paper
  3. MATURE APPLICANTS: Applicants must have attained the age of 25 years at the time of submitting the application. EITHER FIVE (5) credits at the O’ Level including English Language, and Mathematics, Geography, Economics, and a Science Subject. In addition, applicants must show interest in the area of development and planning. OR WASSCE/SSSCE credit passes in THREE (3) Core Subjects, (English Language, Mathematics, and Integrated Science), plus credits in Three (3) Elective Subjects, including Economics, Geography, and a third subject from the following: Mathematics, General Knowledge in Art, and Introduction to Business Management. Applicants are required to pass qualifying examination and interview.

 

Admission Requirements For BSc. LAND ECONOMY And BSc. REAL ESTATE

  1. WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS: Credit passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects including Economics, Geography and a third subject relevant to the Land Economy Programme, preferably Accounting, Business Management, Government, Business Mathematics, French, Literature in English, History, Building Construction, Technical Drawing and Mathematics. Credit passes in THREE (3) elective subjects including Economics, and two (2) other subjects from the following: Elective Mathematics, Geography, Accounting, Business Management, Business Mathematics, Government, French, Building Construction, Technical Drawing, and General Knowledge in Art.
  2. A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS: FIVE (5) credits at the O’ Level including English Language and Mathematics, plus THREE (3) A’ Level passes, two of which shall be Economics and Geography, at a grade not below C. Preference will be given to a third A’ Level pass in Mathematics, Government or History. Candidates must also pass the General Paper. OR Diploma in Estate Management holders with at least FIVE (5) credits at O’ Level including: English and Mathematics.
  3. MATURE APPLICANTS: Applicants should be at least 25 years at the time of submitting the application. EITHER FIVE (5) credits at the O’ Level including English Language and Mathematics. OR WASSCE/SSSCE credits passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects including Economics and Geography OR should hold a Diploma/HND in Estate Management. In the case of Diploma holders, THREE (3) years working experience, irrespective of age, may be required.
  4. DIPLOMA HOLDERS: Candidates with the Ordinary National Diploma (OND) or Higher National Diploma (HND) in Estate Management or other relevant Diploma qualification from a recognized University or Polytechnic with Cumulative Weighted Average (CWA) of 70% and above after a successful interview would be admitted into the second year of the Programme. Other Diploma holders with less than 70% as their CWA would be required to have three years’ work experience in the real estate industry and in addition pass an interview to be admitted into first year of the Programme.

 

FACULTY OF ART

 

Admission Requirements For BFA. PAINTING & SCULPTURE

  1. Credit passes in THREE (3) electives from the following groupings:
  • VISUAL ART: General Knowledge in Art, and any TWO (2) Visual Arts Elective Subject.
  • HOME ECONOMICS: General Knowledge in Art, and any TWO (2) Home Economics Elective Subjects.
  • TECHNICAL: General Knowledge in Art, plus any TWO (2) Technical Elective Subjects.
  • SCIENCE: General Knowledge in Art, plus any TWO (2) Science Elective Subjects.
  • GENERAL ARTS: General Knowledge in Art, plus any TWO (2) General Arts Elective Subjects.
  • BUSINESS: General Knowledge in Art, plus any TWO (2) Business Elective Subjects.
  1. A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS: FIVE (5) credits at O’ Level, including English Language, Art and Mathematics and passes in TWO (2) passes at A’ Level Subjects.
  2. MATURE APPLICANTS: Applicants must have attained the age of 25 years at the time of submitting the application, with at least THREE (3) years working experience. EITHER FIVE (5) credits at O’ Level including English Language, Mathematics, and Art OR Credit passes in General Knowledge in Art, and any TWO (2) Subjects in the categories indicated in the courses above.IN ADDITION, Applicants must pass an interview and practical examination.
  3. HND APPLICANTS: Applicants who possess an HND in Creative Art or Equivalent Diploma will be admitted into SECOND (2nd) or THIRD (3rd) year of the Programme. Applicants must also pass an interview.
  4. DIPLOMA CERTIFICATE IN EDUCATION IN ART AND RELATED FIELDS: Applicants may be admitted to start the SECOND (2nd) year based on performance at the interview.

 

Admission Requirements For BA. COMMUNICATION DESIGN (GRAPHIC DESIGN)

  1. WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS: Credit passes in Graphic Design, General Knowledge in Art and any other Visual Arts Elective Subject excluding Leatherwork, Basketry and Bead making.
  2. A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS: FIVE (5) credits at O’ Level including: English Language, Art, and Mathematics, plus at least TWO (2) passes at A’ Level including Art, preference would be given to applicants with THREE (3) passes at the A’ Level with grade A or B in Art.
  3. MATURE APPLICANTS: Applicants must have attained the age of 25 years at the time of submitting the Application with at least THREE (3) years working experience. EITHER FIVE (5) Credits at O’ Level Subjects including English Language, Mathematics and Art. OR Credit passes in General knowledge in Art, Graphic Design and any other Visual Arts Elective Subjects excluding Leatherwork, Basketry and Bead Making. Mature Applicants must also pass an interview and a practical examination.

 

Admission Requirements For BA. INTEGRATED RURAL ART AND INDUSTRY

  1. WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS: Credit passes in THREE (3) of the following elective Subjects: Picture Making, Leatherwork, Graphic Design, Textiles, Jewellery, Basketry, Sculpture, Ceramics, General Knowledge in Art, Management in Living, Clothing & Textiles, Food and Nutrition, Physics, Chemistry, Elective Mathematics, Biology, Technical Drawing, Woodwork Metalwork religious Studies, Construction, Economics, History, Akan, Geography, Literature in English, Business Management, Accounting, Costing.
  2. A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS: FIVE (5) credits at O’ Level, including: English Language, Mathematics, and Art plus a pass in A’ Level Art.
  3. MATURE APPLICANTS: Applicants must have attained the age of 25 years at the time of submitting the application with at least THREE (3) years working experience. They must also pass an interview at which they must submit a portfolio of Artworks showing interest in Rural and Industrial Art. EITHER FIVE (5) credits at O’ Level subjects including English Language, Mathematics and Art, OR Credit passes in WASSCE/SSSCE elective subjects in the categories indicated in 9.0 above.
  4. Diploma Holders: Applicants who possess the Diploma in Rural Art and Industry High National Diploma (HND) in Education will be admitted into second or third year of the Programme. Applicants must also pass an interview or written examination or both.

 

Admission Requirements For BA. PUBLISHING STUDIES

  1. WASSCE/SSCE APPLICANTS: Credit passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects from any of the following groupings:
  • VISUAL ARTS: General Knowledge in Art, Picture Making and/or Graphic Design plus Textiles or Sculpture or Leatherwork.
  • GENERAL ARTS: Geography, Economics, Government, English Language, History, Religious Studies, French, Ghanaian Languages etc.
  • BUSINESS: Economics, Accounting, Introduction to Business Management, Business Mathematics and Principles of Costing and Elective Mathematics.
  • VOCATIONAL/HOME ECONOMICS: General knowledge in Art, Management in Living plus either Food and Nutrition or Clothing and Textiles
  • SCIENCE: Biology, Chemistry plus Mathematics or Physics
  1. A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS: FIVE (5) credits at the O’ Level including English Language, Mathematics and a Science Subject plus at least TWO (2) passes at the A’ Level in the relevant subject areas as indicated in 10.1 above.
  2. MATURE APPLICANTS: Applicants must have attained the age of 25 years at the time of submitting the Application with at least FIVE (5) years working experience. EITHER FIVE (5) Credits at O’ Level including English Language and Mathematics. OR Credits passes in THREE related Elective Subjects as stated in 10.1 above. Applicants must also pass a written examination and an interview.

 

Admission Requirements For BSC. CERAMIC DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY And BSC. METALSMITHING AND JEWELLERY TECHNOLOGY

  1.  SSSCE/WASSCE APPLICANTS: Credit passes in Three (3) SSSCE/WASSCE Core Subjects; Including English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science, plus credit passes in any three (3) electives from the following disciplines: Visual Art, Home Economics, Technical, Science and General Arts.
  2. A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS: FIVE (5) credits at GCE ‘O’ Level (or its equivalent) including English Language and Mathematics, plus TWO (2) passes at the Advanced Level.
  3. MATURE APPLICANTS: Applicants must have attained the age of 25 years at the time of submitting the Application. In addition to passing a written and oral examination, applicant must have; EITHER FIVE (5) credits at GCE ‘O’ Level (or its equivalent) including English Language and Mathematics; OR Credit passes in THREE (3) SSSCE/WASSCE Core Subjects; including English Language, Mathematics (Core) and Integrated Science, plus credit passes in any THREE (3) Electives from any of the following disciplines: Visual Art, Home Economics, Technical, Science and General Arts
  4. HND AND DIPLOMA CERTIFICATE IN RELEVANT AREAS: Applicants may be admitted to start either from the SECOND (2nd) or THIRD (3rd) year based on performance at the interview. Preference would be given to Metal Product Design Applicants in the case of programme.

 

Admission Requirements For BSC. TEXTILE DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY And BSC. FASHION DESIGN

  1. WASSCE APPLICANTS: Credit passes in Three (3) SSSCE/WASSCE Core Subjects; Including English Language, Mathematics, and Integrated Science or Social Studies, plus credit passes in any three (3) electives from the following disciplines: Visual Arts, Home Economics, Technical, Science, General Arts, and Business.
  2. A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS: FIVE (5) credit passes at GCE O’ Level including English Language, and Mathematics, plus THREE (3) passes at the A’ Level.
  3. MATURE APPLICANTS: Applicants must be 25 years at the time of submitting the application. In addition to passing a written and oral Examination, applicants must have; EITHER FIVE (5) credit passes at GCE O’ Level (or its Equivalent) including English Language and Mathematics. OR Credit passes in three (3) SSSCE/WASSCE core subjects including English Language, Mathematics, and Integrated Science, plus credit passes in any three (3) elective subjects from the following disciplines: Visual Arts, Home Economics, Technical, Science, General Arts, and Business.
  4. HND AND DIPLOMA CERTIFICATE IN RELEVANT AREAS: Applicants may be admitted to start either from the SECOND (2nd) or THIRD (3rd) year based on performance at the interview. Preference would be given to Textiles and Fashion Design Applicants.

 

 

COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

 

FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES

 

Admission Requirements For HISTORY And BA. POLITICAL STUDIES

  1. WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS: Credit passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects including History or Government and any of the following: Economics, Geography, French, Ghanaian Language, Literature in English, Religious Studies and any other General Arts Elective and a Pass in Social Studies.
  2. A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS: Applicants must have FIVE (5) credits at O’ Level, including English Language and Mathematics, plus THREE (3) A’ Level passes including History and/or Government and any One (1) or Two (2) of the following: Economics, Geography, French, Religious Studies and Ghanaian Language. Applicants must also have a pass in General Paper.
  3. MATURE APPLICANTS: Applicants should be a least 25 years at the time of submitting the Application. EITHER FIVE (5) credits at O’ Level, including Mathematics and English Language, History and/or Government, OR WASSCE/SSSCE credits in THREE (3) Core Subjects plus credits in THREE (3) Elective Subjects including: Government and/or History. Applicants must also pass a written examination and an interview.

 

Admission Requirements For BA. GEOGRAPHY AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT

  1. WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS: Credit passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects including Geography, (At A1-B3) and any TWO (2) of the following: Economics, Government, French, English Literature, Religious Studies, History, Elective Mathematics, Akan, and any other General Arts Elective.
  2. A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS: Applicants must have FIVE (5) Credits at the O’ Level, including English Language and Mathematics, plus THREE (3) A’ Level Passes including Geography and TWO (2) other Subjects from the following: History, French, English, Akan, Religious Studies, Elective Mathematics and Economics. They must also obtain a pass in General Paper.
  3. MATURE APPLICANTS: Applicants should be at least 25 years at the time of submitting the Application Form. EITHER FIVE (5) Credits at O’ Level, including English and Mathematics. OR WASSCE/SSSCE credits in THREE (3) Core Subjects English, Language, Mathematics, and Integrated Science, and credits in THREE (3) Elective Subjects including Geography. Applicants must pass a written examination and an interview.

 

Admission Requirements For BA CULTURE AND TOURISM

  1. WASSCE/SSCE APPLICANTS: Credit passes in THREE (3) Elective subjects from any of the following groupings:
  • General Arts: Geography, Economics, Government, English Language, History, Religious Studies, French and Ghanaian Language.
  • Visual Art: General Knowledge in Art, Picture Making and or/Graphic Design, Textiles, Sculpture and Leather Work.
  • Business: Economics, Accounting, Introduction to Business Management, Business Mathematics and Principles of Costing, and Elective Mathematics.
  • Vocational/Home Economics: General Knowledge in Art, Management in Living, Food and Nutrition, Clothing and Textiles.
  • Science: Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics.
  1. A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS: FIVE (5) Credits at O’ Level, including Mathematics, and English Language, plus passes in any THREE (3) A’ Level Subjects relevant to the Programme, including Geography. Applicants must also have a pass in General Paper.
  2. MATURE APPLICANTS: Applicants should be at least 25 years at the time of submitting the Application Form. EITHER FIVE (5) credits at the O’ Level, including Mathematics, and English Language. Credit passes in THREE (3) relevant Elective Subjects, including Geography. Applicants must pass a written examination and an interview.

 

Admission Requirements For BA. ENGLISH

  1. WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS: Credit passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects including Literature in English, and any TWO (2) of the following Elective Subjects: French, History, Government, Economics, Geography, Akan, Religious Studies, and any other General Arts Elective.
  2. A’LEVEL APPLICANTS: Applicants must have FIVE (5) credits at O’ Level, including English and Mathematics, plus THREE (3) A’ Level Passes, including Literature in English and TWO (2) other Subjects from the following: History, French, English, Akan, Religious Studies and Economics. They must also obtain a pass in General Paper.
  3. MATURE APPLICANTS: Applicants should be at least 25 years at the time of submitting the application. EITHER FIVE (5) Credits at O’ Level, including English Language, Mathematics and Literature in English. OR WASSCE/SSSCE credits in Three (3) Core Subjects (English Language, Mathematics, and Integrated Science), plus credits in THREE (3) Elective Subjects including Literature in English, and any TWO (2) of the following: French, History, Economics, Government, Religious Studies, Geography and any other General Arts Elective. Applicants must also pass a written examination and an interview.

 

Admission Requirements For BA. FRENCH AND FRANCOPHONE STUDIES And BA. AKAN LANGUAGE AND CULTURE

  1. WASSCE/SSCE APPLICANTS: BA. FRENCH AND FRANCOPHONE STUDIES: Credit passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects one of which shall be French (at Grade A1-B3) and any two from the following: History, Religious Studies, Economics, Geography, Government, Literature in English, Business Management, Ghanaian Language and any other General Arts Elective.
  2. BA. AKAN LANGUAGE AND CULTURE: Credit passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects one of which shall be Akan and any two from the following: History, Geography, Literature in English, French, Economics, Religious Studies, Government and Business Management.
  3. A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS: Applicants must have FIVE (5) credits at O’ Level, including English and Mathematics, plus THREE (3) A’ Level passes, including French and/or Akan, and any TWO (2) of the following Subjects: Literature in English, Economics, Geography, Government, History, Business Management, any other Ghanaian Language, and Religious Studies. They must also have a pass in General Paper.
  4. MATURE APPLICANTS: Applicants must be at least 25 years at the time of submitting the Application. EITHER FIVE (5) Credits at the O’ Level, including English and Mathematics, French and/or Akan. OR WASSCE/SSSCE credits in THREE (3) Core Subjects (English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science), plus credits in THREE (3) relevant Elective Subjects including French and/or Akan and any ONE (1) or TWO (2) of the following: History, Literature in English, Economics, Government, Religious Studies, Business Management, Geography, Ghanaian Language and any other General Arts Elective. Applicants must also pass a written examination and an interview.

 

Admission Requirements For  BA. LINGUISTICS And BA. COMMUNICATION STUDIES

  1. WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS: Credit passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects one of which shall be Akan/Ewe/Ga/Igbo/Yoruba and any two from the following: History, Geography, Literature in English, French, Economics, Religious Studies, Government and Business Management. Credit passes in any THREE (3) Elective Subjects.
  2. A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS: Applicants must have FIVE (5) credits at O’ Level, including English and Mathematics, plus THREE (3) A’ Level passes, including Akan/Ewe/Ga/Igbo/Yoruba. They must also have a pass in General Paper.
  3. Applicants must have FIVE (5) credits at O’ Level, including English and Mathematics plus THREE (3) A’ Level passes. They must also have a pass in General Paper.
  4. MATURE APPLICANTS: Applicants must be at least 25 years at the time of submitting the Application. EITHER FIVE (5) Credits at the O’ Level, including English and Mathematics, Akan/Ewe/Ga/Igbo/Yoruba. OR WASSCE/SSSCE credits in THREE (3) Core Subjects (English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science), plus credits in THREE (3) relevant Elective Subjects including Akan/Ewe/Ga/Igbo/Yoruba. Applicants must also pass a written examination and an interview. Applicants must be at least 25 years at the time of submitting the Application. EITHER FIVE (5) Credits at the O’ Level, including English and Mathematics. OR WASSCE/SSSCE credits in THREE (3) Core Subjects (English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science) plus credit passes in any THREE (3) Elective Subjects. Applicants must also pass a written examination and an interview.
  5. DIPLOMA/ TOP-UP APPLICANTS: Applicants must have a diploma (Second Class Lower or better) in Communication Studies or a related course; e.g. Archival Studies, Journalism and International Relations.

 

Admission Requirements For BA. SOCIOLOGY And BA. SOCIAL WORK

  1. WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS: Credit passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects, including any ONE of the following: History, Geography, Literature in English, French, Ghanaian Language, Government, Business Management, Elective Mathematics, Economics and other General Arts Elective and Science Electives.
  2. A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS: FIVE (5) credits at O’ Level, including English and Mathematics, plus THREE (3) A’ Level passes, including any of the following: Government, Religious Studies, History, Economics, Literature in English, French, Ghanaian Language and Elective Mathematics. They must also have a pass in General Paper.
  3. MATURE APPLICANTS: Applicants should be at least 25 years at the time of submitting the Application. EITHER FIVE (5) credits at the ‘O Level including English and Mathematics OR WASSCE/SSSCE credits in THREE (3) Core Subjects: (English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science), plus THREE (3) Elective Subjects. Applicants must pass a written examination and an interview.
  4. Diploma Holders: Candidates must possess Diploma in Social Work/Social Administration and any other relevant Diploma from an accredited university or Institution. Applicant must pass a written examination and interview. Such candidates would be admitted into the second year of the Programme.

 

Admission Requirements For BA. RELIGIOUS STUDIES

  1. WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS: Credit passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects, including Religious Studies and any TWO (2) General Arts Subjects.
  2. A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS: Applicants must have FIVE (5) credits at O’ Level, including, English and Mathematics, plus a minimum of THREE (3) A’ Level passes including Religious Studies and any TWO (2) of the following: History, English Literature, French, Economics, Government and Geography.
  3. MATURE APPLICANTS: Applicants should be at least 25 years at the time of submitting the Application. The evidence of age should be supported by the submission of a valid Birth Certificate. EITHER FIVE (5) credits at the O’ Level including English and Mathematics OR Credit passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects including Religious Studies and any TWO (2) General Arts Electives.
  4. Diploma Holders: Applicants who possess Diploma or Higher National Diploma in Religious Studies/Theology with a Minimum Grade “B+” from an Accredited University or Theological Seminary will be admitted to second year of the Programme after a successful entrance examination and interview.

 

Admission Requirements For BA. ECONOMICS

  1. WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS: Credit passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects including Economics and Elective Mathematics, plus any One (1) of the following: History, Geography, Government, French, Literature in English, Ghanaian Language, Business Management, Costing, and Accounting. Applicants must have a minimum of grade C/B3 in Economics.
  2. A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS: FIVE (5) credits at O’ Level, including English and Mathematics, plus a minimum of TWO (2) A’ Level passes, including Economics and any of the following: Geography, French, Literature in English, Business Management, History, Government etc. Applicants must also have a pass in General Paper.
  3. MATURE APPLICANTS: Applicants must be at least 25 years at the time of submitting the application. EITHER FIVE (5) credits at the O’ Level, including Economics, English and Mathematics OR Credit passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects including Economics and Elective Mathematics plus any ONE (1) of the following: Geography, French, Government, History, Literature in English, and Business Management. Applicants must pass a written Examination and interview.

 

FACULTY OF LAW

 

Admission Requirements For BACHELOR OF LAW (LLB)

  1. WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS: Credit passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects in the following groups; General Arts; Business; Visual Arts or General Science
  2. A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS: FIVE (5) credits at the O’ Level, including English Language and Mathematics, plus THREE (3) A’ Level or equivalent passes in General Science, Business, Visual Arts or General Arts.
  3. MATURE APPLICANTS: Applicants should be at least 25 years at the time of submitting the application. EITHER FIVE (5) O’ Level subjects including English Language, and Mathematics. OR WASSCE/SSSCE Credits in THREE (3) Core Subjects, English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science plus credits in THREE (3) Elective Subjects in General Arts, Science, Visual Arts and Business. Short-listed Applicants shall take an entrance examination and pass an interview. Applicants in this category will be required to pursue the Programme for Four (4) Years.
  4. Category II: Full-Time Applicants: Holders of first degree and/or higher degree in any discipline: Applicants with the above qualification in any discipline may apply. Short-listed applicants shall take an entrance examination and pass an interview.Applicants in category ii (a) will be required to pursue the Programme for Four (4) years. Mature applicants with Diploma with more than Ten (10) years working experience may apply under this category.

 

SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

 

Admission Requirements For BSC. BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT), BSC. BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (MARKETING/INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS) And BSC. HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM MANAGEMENT

  1. WASSCE APPLICANTS: Credit Passes in THREE (3) Core Subjects: English Language, Mathematics, Integrated Science or Social Studies, and Three (3) Elective Subjects in the following groups; Business, General Arts, General Science, and Vocational/Home Economics.
  2. A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS: FIVE (5) credits at the O’ Level including English Language and Mathematics, plus THREE (3) A’ Level or equivalent passes in General Arts, Business, and General Science.
  3. OTHER APPLICANTS: Applicants holding the General Business Certificate (GBCE) and/or Advanced Business Certificate (ABCE) must have credits in at least SIX (6) subjects including English Language and Business Mathematics at the GBCE, or THREE (3) passes in the relevant Compulsory Subjects Plus THREE (3) Optional Subjects at the ABCE.
  4. Applicants holding any of the Stages of ACCA, ICA, ACIB or CIM, must in addition have credits at WASSCE/SSSCE in THREE (3) Core Subjects and THREE Electives or FIVE (5) credits at the O’ Level including English Language and Mathematics. Applicants in this category are admitted into year one.
  5. Applicants holding HND with Second Class (Lower Division) and above must in addition have credits at WASSCE/SSSCE in THREE (3) Core subjects and THREE (3) Electives or FIVE (5) credits at O’ level including English language and mathematics. These applicants would be placed in either Year Two (2) or Year Three (3) after passing an entrance examination/interview.
  6. MATURE APPLICANTS: Applicants must be 25 years at the time of submitting the application. EITHER FIVE (5) credits in O’ Level including English Language and Mathematics OR Credit passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects in Business, General Arts, General Science, and Vocational/Home Economics.Short-listed applicants may take an Entrance Examination and pass an interview.

 

Admission Requirements For BSC. BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (ACCOUNTING/BANKING AND FINANCE) And BSC. BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (LOGISTICS AND SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT/BUSINESS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY)

  1. WASSCE APPLICANTS: Credit Passes in THREE (3) Core Subjects: English Language, Mathematics, Integrated Science or Social Studies, and Three (3) Elective Subjects in the following groups; Business, General Arts, and General Science.
  2. A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS: FIVE (5) credits at the O’ Level including English Language and Mathematics, plus THREE (3) A’ Level or equivalent passes in General Arts, Business, and General Science.
  3. OTHER APPLICANTS Applicants holding the General Business Certificate (GBCE) and/or Advanced Business Certificate (ABCE) must have credits in at least SIX (6) subjects including English Language and Business Mathematics at the GBCE, or THREE (3) passes in the relevant Compulsory Subjects Plus THREE (3) Optional Subjects at the ABCE.
  4. Applicants holding any of the Stages of ACCA, ICA, ACIB or CIM, must in addition have credits at WASSCE/SSSCE in THREE (3) Core Subjects and THREE Electives or FIVE (5) credits at the O’ Level including English Language and Mathematics. Applicants in this category are admitted into year one.
  5. Applicants holding HND with Second Class (Lower Division) and above must in addition have credits at WASSCE/SSSCE in THREE (3) Core subjects and THREE (3) Electives or FIVE (5) credits at O’ level including English language and mathematics. These applicants would be placed in either Year Two (2) or Year Three (3) after passing an entrance examination/interview.
  6. MATURE APPLICANTS: Applicants must be 25 years at the time of submitting the application. EITHER FIVE (5) credits in O’ Level including English Language and Mathematics OR WASSCE/SSSCE Credits in THREE (3) Core Subjects, English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science plus Credit passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects in the following groups: Business, General Arts, and General Science. Short-listed applicants may take an Entrance Examination and pass an interview.

 

 

COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE AND NATURAL RESOURCES

 

FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE

 

Admission Requirements For AGRICULTURE And BSc. AGRICULTURAL BIOTECHNOLOGY

  1. WASSCE APPLICANTS: Credit passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects including Chemistry, and any TWO (2) of the following Elective Subjects: Physics, Mathematics, General Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Crop and Horticulture, Fisheries, and Forestry.
  2. A’ Level Applicants: FIVE (5) credits at the O’ Level or equivalent qualification including English Language and Mathematics PLUS THREE passes at the A’ Level or equivalent including Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics and Biology or Agricultural Science.

 

Admission Requirements For BSc. AGRIBUSINESS MANAGEMENT

  1. WASSCE/SSCE APPLICANTS: Science Applicants with the SSSCE/WASSCE certificate ( Science Option), must in addition to credit in the three core subject (English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science), obtain credits in THREE (3) Electives: Chemistry plus either Physics or Mathematics and Biology or General Agriculture.
  2. Business Applicants with the SSSCE/WASSCE certificate (Business Option), must in addition to credits in the three core subjects (English language, Mathematics and Integrated Science), obtain credits in THREE (3) Electives: Economics, Accounting, Business Management, Business Mathematics and Costing or Elective Mathematics. Applicants with this combination must have a minimum of C (for SSSCE applicants) and B3 (for WASSCE Applicants) in Integrated Science.
  3. General Arts Applicants with the SSSCE/WASSCE certificate (General Arts Option) must in addition to credit in the three core subjects (English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science), obtain credits in THREE (3) Electives: Economics, Geography and Elective Mathematics. Applicants with this combination must have a minimum of C (for SSSCE applicants) and B3 (for WASSCE Applicants) in Integrated Science.
  4. General Agriculture Applicants with the SSSCE/WASSCE certificate (General Agriculture Option), must in addition to credit in the three core subject (English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science), obtain credits in THREE (3) Electives: Chemistry plus either Physics or Mathematics and Biology or General Agriculture or Crop and Horticulture or Forestry or Fisheries.

 

FACULTY OF RENEWABLE NATURAL RESOURCES

 

Admission Requirements For BSc. NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

  1. WASSCE APPLICANTS: Credit Passes in THREE (3) of the following Elective Subjects: Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics, Biology or General Agriculture, Crop and Horticulture, forestry, Fisheries, Geography.
  2. Diploma Holders with Distinction from KNUST may be eligible to continue up to degree level without a break. Other Diploma holders may be admitted after a minimum of TWO (2) Years Post Diploma field experience.
  3. A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS: FIVE (5) credits at O’ Level including Mathematics and English Language plus THREE (3) A’ Level passes in Chemistry, Physics and any one of the following: Biology, Agricultural Science and Mathematics. Applicants with Agricultural Science or Mathematics must have a credit in O’ Level Biology.
  4. MATURE APPLICANTS: Applicants must have attained the age of 25 years at the time of submitting the Application Forms. EITHER FIVE (5) credits at O’ Level including English Language and Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics, OR Applicants must have a Diploma from KNUST or from a recognized institution. OR Credits in WASSCE/SSSCE Core Subjects (English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science), plus THREE (3) Electives in Biology, Chemistry, and Physics or Elective Mathematics or General Agriculture. Short-listed applicants must pass an interview.

 

Admission Requirements For BSc. FOREST RESOURCE TECHNOLOGY

  1. WASSCE/SSCE APPLICANTS: Credit Passes in THREE (3) of the following Elective Subjects: Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics, Biology or General Agriculture, Crop and Horticulture, forestry, Fisheries, Geography.
  2. Diploma Holders with Distinction from KNUST may be eligible to continue up to degree level without a break. Other Diploma holders may be admitted after a minimum of TWO (2) Years Post Diploma field experience.
  3. Mature Applicants with Certificate in Forestry must have attained the age of 25 years at the time of submitting the Application Forms and a minimum of TWO (2) Years post qualification experience in a related field of Natural Resources Management. Additionally, Applicants must have Five (5) credits at O’ Level including English Language, Mathematics, and Three (3) of the following: Chemistry and Physics, Biology or Additional General Science or General Science. OR Credit passes in THREE (3) Electives including Biology, Chemistry, and Physics or Elective Mathematics or General Agriculture. Short-listed applicants must pass an interview.
  4. A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS: FIVE (5) credits at O’ Level including Mathematics and English Language plus THREE (3) A’ Level passes in Chemistry, Physics and any one of the following: Biology, Agricultural Science and Mathematics. Applicants with Agricultural Science or Mathematics must have a credit in O’ Level Biology.
  5. MATURE APPLICANTS: Applicants must have attained the age of 25 years at the time of submitting the Application Forms. EITHER FIVE (5) credits at O’ Level including English Language and Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics, OR Applicants must have a Diploma from KNUST or from a recognized institution. OR Credits in WASSCE/SSSCE Core Subjects (English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science), plus THREE (3) Electives in Biology, Chemistry, and Physics or Elective Mathematics or General Agriculture. Short-listed applicants must pass an interview.

 

Admission Requirements For BSc. LANDSCAPE DESIGN AND MANAGEMENT

  1. Science Applicants with the SSSCE/WASSCE certificate (Science Option), must in addition to credit Passes in the three (3) core subject (English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science), obtain credits in THREE (3) of the following Electives subjects: Chemistry, Biology, General Agriculture , Physics , Elective Mathematics, and Crop and Horticulture.
  2. General Arts Applicants with the SSSCE/WASSCE certificate (General Arts Option) must in addition to credit passes in the three (3) core subjects (English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science), obtain credits in any THREE (3) of the following Electives subjects: Elective Mathematics, Geography, Economics, Technical Drawing and General Knowledge in Art.
  3. Visual Art Applicants with the SSSCE/WASSCE certificate (Visual Art Option) must in addition to credit passes in the three (3) core subjects (English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science), obtain credits in any THREE (3) of the following Elective subjects: General Knowledge in Art, Graphic Design, Chemistry, Picture Making and Sculpture.

 

Admission Requirements For BSc. AQUACULTURE AND WATER RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

  1. Applicant with the SSSCE/WASSCE certificate (Science Option) must in addition to credit in the three core subjects (English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science), obtain credits in Chemistry plus either Physics or Mathematics and General Agriculture or Crop and Horticulture or Forestry or Fisheries.
  2. Applicants must have FIVE (5) credits at the GCE O’ Level including English Language, and Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, and Physics, plus passes in at least THREE (3) subjects at the Advanced Level. Applicants with Agricultural Science or Mathematics must have a credit in O’ Level Biology.
  3. Mature Applicants must have attained the age of 25 years at the time of submitting the application forms.
  4. Higher National Diploma and Other Diploma Holders: Applicants who have a relevant Diploma with Distinction may be admitted to Year Two (2) of the Programme after successful completion of their National Service. Other categories of relevant Diploma holders may be admitted following Two (2) years’ Work Experience and subsequent interview or selection examination as may be deemed necessary. HND holders must have met all the requisite passes in English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science at GCE O’ Level, WASSCE or equivalent.

 

 

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KNUST Postgraduate Admission Requirements 2020 / 2021

 

GENERAL ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

 

  1. Masters Programmes: At the time of application, applicants should possess a Bachelor’s Degree or its equivalent from a recognised Institution in the relevant field of study. Preference will be given to applicants with a FIRST CLASS OR SECOND CLASS DIVISION
  2. PhD Programmes: Candidates applying for Doctor of Philosophy degree must have an MPhil degree or its equivalent from a recognised Institution and shall submit evidence of adequate training and ability to undertake the proposed programme.

DURATION OF PROGRAMME

  1. Masters Programmes (Full-Time) are of Two (2) Calendar Years and (Part-Time) Three (3) Calendar Years duration.
  2. PhD Programmes (Full-Time) are of Four (4) Calendar Years and (Part-Time) are of Five (5) Calendar Years duration.

 

 COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE AND NATURAL RESOURCES

 

FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE

 

Department of Animal Science

 

Admission Requirements For Animal Science

  1. A good Bachelor’s degree (First Class or Second Class (Upper Division)) in Agriculture or related disciplines from KNUST or any recognised University. Candidates with Second Class (Lower Division) are required to pass an interview.
  2. Candidates applying for Doctor of Philosophy degree must have a Master’s degree or its equivalent in Agriculture or related disciplines from KNUST or any recognised University and shall submit evidence of adequate training and ability to undertake the proposed programme.

 

Department of Crop and Soil Sciences

 

Admission Requirements For Crop Protection Programmes, Soil Science Programmes And Plant Breeding Programmes

 

  1. A Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture or related discipline from a recognised university is required for MPhil degree in the Department. Preference is given to applicants with First or Second Class (Upper Division) degrees.

Applicants seeking admission to PhD programmes should normally have either an MSc or MPhil degree in the relevant discipline. In addition, all applicants will have to pass an interview conducted by the Departmental Board.

 

 

Department of Horticulture

 

Admission Requirements For Horticulture

  1. MPhil – A good Bachelor’s degree (First Class or Second Class (Upper Division) in Agriculture, Landscaping and Allied programmes with First Class or Second Class (Upper Division). Candidates with Second Class (Lower Division) may be considered after an interview or must demonstrate considerable experience in research in the relevant field.
  2. PhD – Candidates applying for Doctor of Philosophy degree must have a Master’s degree or its equivalent in the relevant field of study, including Horticulture, Agronomy, Biological/ Environmental Science, Postharvest Technology, Food Science, Biochemistry or related disciplines from KNUST or any recognised University and shall submit evidence of adequate training and ability to undertake proposed programme. Candidates with degrees in Architecture, Planning, Geography, Fine Art, Civil Engineering and Building Technology may also be considered for programmes in Landscape Studies only.

 

 

Department of Agricultural Economics, Agribusiness and Extension

Admission Requirements For MSc Agribusiness Management

  1. The programme accepts first degree holders with a minimum of Second Class (Upper Division) in Agribusiness Management, Business Administration, Agriculture and relevant subject areas from an approved University or Institution of Higher Learning. Relevant academic, administrative or field experience will be an advantage but not a prerequisite. Applicants must have a thorough proficiency in written and spoken English. Candidates must pass a selection interview to be conducted by the Department and demonstrate their ability to pay required fees.

 

Admission Requirements For MPhil Agribusiness Management

  1. The programme accepts first degree holders with a minimum of Second Class (Upper Division) in Agribusiness Management, Agriculture and relevant subject areas from an approved University or Institution of Higher Learning. Several years of relevant academic, administrative or field experience will be an advantage but not a prerequisite. Applicants must have a thorough proficiency in written and spoken English. Candidates must pass a selection interview to be conducted by the Department and demonstrate their ability to pay required fees.

 

Admission Requirements For PhD Agribusiness Management

  1. The programme accepts MPhil degree holders in Agribusiness Management from KNUST or equivalent qualifications from approved Universities or Institutions of Higher Learning. Applicants must have proficiency in written and spoken English. Candidates must pass a selection interview to be conducted by the Department and demonstrate their ability to pay the required fees. Other MSc/MPhil or equivalent degree holders in relevant subject areas (Agriculture, Natural Resources Management, Rural Development, Economics, Development Planning, Development Studies) from an approved University or Institution of Higher Learning may be required to take relevant courses from the MSc/MPhil Agribusiness programme as prescribed by the Departmental Board.

 

Admission Requirements For MSc Agricultural Extension and Development Communication

The programme accepts first degree holders with a minimum of Second Class (Lower Division) in Agriculture or relevant subject areas (Natural Resources Management, Rural Development, Development Planning, Development Studies, Environmental Management, Sociology, Psychology) from an approved University or Institution of Higher Learning. Relevant academic, administrative or field experience will be an advantage but not a prerequisite. Applicants must have proficiency in written and spoken English. Candidates must pass a selection interview to be conducted by the Department and demonstrate their ability to pay required fees.

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Admission Requirements For MPhil Agricultural Extension and Development Communication

The programme accepts first degree holders with a minimum of Second Class (Lower Division) in Agriculture or relevant subject areas (Natural Resources Management, Sociology, Psychology) from an approved University or Institution of Higher Learning. Relevant academic, administrative or field experience will be an advantage but not a prerequisite. Applicants must have proficiency in written and spoken English. Candidates must pass a selection interview to be conducted by the Department and demonstrate their ability to pay required fees.

 

Admission Requirements For PhD Agricultural Extension and Development Communication

  1. The programme will admit MPhil degree holders in Agricultural Extension and Development Communication from KNUST or equivalent qualification from approved Universities or Institutions of Higher Learning. Applicants must have proficiency in written and spoken English. Candidates must pass a selection interview to be conducted by the Department and demonstrate their ability to pay required fees. Other MPhil or equivalent degree holders in relevant subject areas (Agriculture, Natural Resources Management, Rural Development, Development Planning, Development Studies, Environmental Management, Sociology, Psychology) from an approved University or Institution of Higher Learning may be required to take relevant courses from the MSc/MPhil programmes as prescribed by the Departmental Board.

 

Admission Requirements For MPhil Agricultural Economics

  1. The programme accepts applicants with at least a Bachelor of Science (BSc) or Bachelor of Arts (BA) Second Class (Upper Division) or its equivalent in Agriculture, Agricultural Economics, Economics or other related disciplines from a recognised University. Candidates must pass a selection interview to be conducted by the Department and demonstrate their ability to pay the required fees.

 

Admission Requirements For PhD Agricultural Economics

  1. MSc/MPhil degree in Agriculture or relevant subject areas from a recognised University or Institution of Higher Learning. Candidates must pass a selection interview to be conducted by the Department and demonstrate their ability to pay required fees.

 

Admission Requirements For MPhil Sustainable and Integrated Rural Development In Africa

Candidates must possess good first degree (minimum of Second Class Upper or equivalent qualification) in Sustainable and Rural Development, Natural Resources Management, Environmental Management, Agriculture, Planning, Land Economy, Law, Health, Business, Social and Natural Sciences from recognised institutions. Applicants must have a thorough proficiency in written and spoken English. Candidates must pass a selection interview to be conducted by the Department and demonstrate their ability to pay required fees.

 

 

 

FACULTY OF RENEWABLE NATURAL RESOURCES

 

Department of Wildlife and Range Management

 

Admission Requirements For MPhil Wildlife and Range Management And MSc Geo-Information Science for Natural Resources Management (GISNATUREM)

  1. Applicants should have a Bachelor of Science degree, minimum Second Class (Lower Division) or equivalent from an accredited university in a discipline related to the course, preferably combined with relevant working experience. Candidates must also attend and pass an interview session in the Department.

 

Admission Requirements For PhD Wildlife and Range Management

  1. The PhD applicant must hold a Master’s Degree in Wildlife and Range Management, Forestry, Natural Resources Management and other related disciplines. Candidates must also attend and pass an interview session with a panel from the Department before being granted admission.

 

Department of Silviculture and Forest Management

 

Admission Requirements For MPhil Natural Resources and Environmental Governance

  1. A bachelor’s degree, First or Second Class (Upper Division) in natural resources management, environmental management, agriculture, engineering, planning, land economy, law, business, social or natural sciences. Applicants with Second Class (Lower Division) and some work experience may be admitted after an interview.

 

Admission Requirements For MPhil Silviculture and Forest Management

  1. A bachelor’s degree, First Class or Second Class (Upper Division) in Natural Resources Management, Agriculture or Natural Sciences.

 

Admission Requirements For PhD Silviculture and Forest Management

  1. Holders of a minimum of Second Class (Upper Division) in their first degree, plus a good Master’s degree in Natural Resources Management, Environmental Management, Agriculture, Land Economy, Law, Business, Social or Natural Sciences. Applicants with Second Class (Lower Division) and a good Master’s degree in addition to some work experience may be admitted after an interview.

 

 

Department of Agroforestry

 

Admission Requirements For MPhil Agroforestry

  1. The MPhil programme is open to holders of First Class or Second Class (Upper Division) degrees in Natural Resources Management, Agriculture or Biological Sciences. Graduates in other disciplines with relevant field experience are also considered for admission. In addition, candidates will be required to attend and pass an interview before admission.

 

Admission Requirements For PhD Agroforestry

The PhD programme is open to holders of MPhil in Agroforestry, Natural Resources Management or related field of study with appropriate field experience. Candidates will be required to take relevant courses during the programme. An interview is highly relevant in the admission process.

Department of Wood Science and Technology Management

 

Admission Requirements For MSc Admission Requirements

  1. Good first degree in Science, Social Sciences, Art and Business.

 

Admission Requirements For MPhil Admission Requirements

  1. Good first degree in Science.

 

Department of Fisheries and Watershed Management

 

Admission Requirements For Fisheries and Watershed Management Programmes

  1. MPhil : Be highly motivated to work under difficult conditions, Have a degree in any of the following fields: fisheries sciences, natural resources management, environmental sciences, agricultural sciences, biological sciences, or any related discipline, Have a research proposal (not more than 5 pages)
  1. PhD: Be highly motivated to work under difficult conditions, Have a postgraduate degree in a related discipline, Have a research proposal (not more than 5 pages).

 

 

 

COLLEGE OF ART AND BUILT ENVIRONMENT

 

Department of Architecture/ M.Phil Architectural Studies in; (Two Years)

 

Admission Requirements For MPhil Architectural Studies (Two Years)

  1. This programme is offered to students with architecture background, after obtaining a first undergraduate degree. Admission to this programme may be preceded by an interview.

 

Admission Requirements For MSc Architecture (One Year) Top-up

  1. Applicants who have completed the Postgraduate Diploma (or higher) in Architecture and related fields of study from accredited/government recognised university will be admitted into the programme.
  2. Applicants must demonstrate relevant experience as well as the capacity for undertaking advanced academic study with at least an Undergraduate and Postgraduate cumulative weighted average in architectural (or related fields ) studies of at least 60.
  3. Three letters of recommendation from three previous faculties and/or members of the profession.
  4. Portfolio of architectural studies (or related fields) works.
  5. In addition to these requirements, all applicants must pass an interview by a panel from the Departmental Board.

 

Admission Requirements For MArch (Master of Architecture) – Two Years

  1. This programme is for students with a first degree in Architecture from any recognisable institution. Applicants are chosen by set criteria based on detailed results at the undergraduate levels.
  2. Applicants must demonstrate relevant experience as well as the capacity for undertaking advanced academic study with at least an Undergraduate and Postgraduate cumulative weighted average in architectural (or related fields) studies of at least 60.
  3. Three letters of recommendation from three previous faculties and/or members of the profession.
  4. Portfolio of architectural studies (or related fields) works.
  5. In addition to these requirements, all applicants must pass an interview by a panel from the Departmental Board.

 

Admission Requirements For PhD Architecture

This programme is open to MPhil, MArch, MSc Architecture, Master of Arts graduates and Postgraduate Diploma in Architecture holders following initial registration on an MPhil Architecture programme. Research in the fields of Engineering, Sciences or Humanities with connection to Architecture is admissible, subject to approval by the Departmental Board. Applicants must:

  • Demonstrate sufficient ability and interest to undertake the programme.
  • Attend an interview session and pass the interview before admission.
  • Submit a coherent and sustainable research proposal with workable programme/time table.

 

Department of Construction Technology and Management

 

Admission Requirements For MSc/MPhil Construction Management

  1. Applicants must hold a Bachelor’s degree (with a minimum of Second Class (Lower Division)) in Building Technology, Post-graduate diploma (PGD) in Architecture, Construction Technology and Management, Quantity Surveying and Construction Economics and Civil Engineering.
  2. Applicants with Architecture background should have obtained a PGD or MSc in Architecture or qualification in Architecture which is registerable.
  3. Candidates must attend an interview session and pass the interview before admission
  4. Candidates must submit a sustainable proposal and workable programme that fit into the construction industry and is acceptable to the Department.
  5. Candidates will be admitted in the MSc Construction Management programme in the first year before being promoted to the second year after a satisfactory performance.

 

Admission Requirements For MSc/MPhil Procurement Management

  1. Applicants must hold a Bachelor’s degree (with a minimum of Second Class (Lower Division)) in ANY field/discipline.
  2. Candidates must attend an interview session and pass the interview before admission.
  3. Candidates must submit a sustainable proposal and workable programme that fit into the construction industry and is acceptable to the Department.
  4. Candidates will be admitted in the MSc Procurement Management programme in the first year before being promoted to the second year after a satisfactory performance.

 

Admission Requirements For MSc/MPhil Project Management

  1. Applicants must hold a Bachelor’s degree (with a minimum of Second Class (Lower Division)) in ANY field/discipline.
  2. Applicants must have a minimum of two years relevant industrial or research experience
  3. Candidates must attend an interview session and pass the interview before admission.
  4. Submit a researchable thesis proposal and workable programme which are acceptable to the Department.
  5. Candidates will be admitted in the MSc Project Management programme in the first year before being promoted to the second year after a satisfactory performance.

 

Admission Requirements For PhD Building Technology

  1. Candidates shall hold a Master’s degree or its equivalent from a recognised institution in Architecture, Building Technology, Quantity Surveying and Construction Technology and management, and Civil Engineering.
  2. Candidates with two-year Master’s degree in Construction Management are admissible.
  3. Candidates shall demonstrate sufficient ability to undertake the programme.
  4. Candidates must have a minimum of two years relevant industrial or research experience.
  5. Candidates must attend an interview session and pass the interview before admission.
  6. Candidates must submit a sustainable research proposal and workable programme.

 

Admission Requirements For PhD Construction Management

  1. Candidates shall hold a Master’s degree or its equivalent from a recognised institution in Architecture, Building Technology, Quantity Surveying and Construction Technology and management, and Civil Engineering.
  2. Candidates with two-year Master’s degree in Construction Management are admissible.
  3. Candidates shall demonstrate sufficient ability to undertake the programme
  4. Candidates must attend an interview session and pass the interview before admission
  5. Candidates must submit a sustainable research proposal and workable programme.

 

 

Department of Planning

 

Admission Requirements For MSc/MPhil Development Planning and Management (Spring (Accra and Kumasi Centres – Weekend Programme))

  1. All students admitted are initially enrolled in the Master of Science Programme. After twelve (12) calendar months, students who pass all the required courses will be awarded a Master of Science degree in Development Planning and Management. Those who obtain CWA of 70 or more at the end of the first year may progress as MPhil Development Planning and Management candidates for the second year. Such candidates would spend the academic year writing their theses and will be expected to complete the programme by the end of the second year.
  2. The MSc/MPhil Development Planning and Management (SPRING) is open to Planners, Managers, Administrators and other professionals. Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree in the Second Class Division and above or its equivalent from recognised institutions in the following programmes:
  3. Applicants with post-graduation experience in industry or research may have an added advantage. All applicants must pass selection interviews before gaining admission.
  4. Students enrolled in the SPRING programme are required to pay WEEKEND fee approved by the University.
  5. Planning, Development Studies, Integrated Development Studies, Geography, Environmental Studies, Social Studies, Sociology, Land Economy, Agriculture, Renewable Natural Resources, Economics, Civil Engineering, Business and Public Administration or other relevant programmes.

 

Admission Requirements For MSc/MPhil Development Policy and Planning (Accra and Kumasi Centres – Weekend Programme)

  1. All students admitted are initially enrolled in the Master of Science Programme. After twelve (12) calendar months, students who pass all the required courses will be awarded a Master of Science degree in Development Policy and Planning (DEPP). Those who obtain CWA of 70 or more at the end of the first year may progress as MPhil Development Policy and Planning candidates for the second year. Such candidates would spend the academic year writing their theses and will be expected to complete the programme by the end of the second year.
  2. The MSc/MPhil programme is designed for a wide range of professionals working in areas of development policy and planning in sectoral ministries, budgeting offices, Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies as well as the private sector. Applicants must have with a bachelor’s degree in the Second Class Division and above or its equivalent in the following programmes from recognised institutions are encouraged to apply:
  3. Planning, Development Studies, Integrated Development Studies, Geography, Environmental Studies Social Studies, Sociology, Land Economy, Agriculture, Renewable Natural Resources, Economics,
  4. Applicants with post-graduation experience in industry or research may have an added advantage. All applicants must pass selection interviews before gaining admission.
  5. Students enrolled in the DEPP programme are required to pay WEEKEND fee approved by the University.

 

 

Department Of Civil Engineering, Business and Public Administration,

 

MSc Transportation Planning (Accra and Kumasi Centres – Weekend Programme)

  1. A minimum of Second Class (Upper Division) degree, or its equivalent, in Planning, Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, Geography, Architecture, Building Technology, Construction Management, Development Studies and any field of specialisation relevant to the programme from a recognised University.
  2. Candidates with B-Tech with at least 2 years’ working experience in the relevant disciplines may be admitted after passing an interview.
  3. Applicants whose working language is not English must show proficiency in both spoken and written English. Where necessary, arrangements will be made with the Department of Languages of the University to offer proficiency course in English prior to embarking on the programme.
  4. Relevant field experience will be an advantage.

 

MSc/MPhil Development Studies (Accra and Kumasi Centres – Weekend Programme)

  • MSc/MPhil Planning (Accra and Kumasi Centres – Weekend Programme)
  • All applicants admitted are initially enrolled in the MSc Programmes. After twelve (12) calendar months, students who pass all the required courses will be awarded a Master of Science degree. Those who obtain CWA of 70 or more at the end of first year may progress as MPhil candidates for the second year. Such candidates would spend the academic year writing their theses and will be expected to complete the programme by the end of the second year.
  • All applicants must pass selection interviews before gaining admission.
  • Applicants for MSc/MPhil Development Studies must have obtained First Class or Second Class Undergraduate degree in the following academic backgrounds from reputable institutions:
  • In addition, applicants must have written a thesis on contemporary planning issues at the undergraduate level. Applicants who did not write thesis at the undergraduate level and those who wrote group projects may only be admitted under special circumstances. Planning, Development Studies, Integrated Development Studies, Geography, Environmental Studies, Social Studies, Sociology, Land Economy, Agriculture, Renewable Natural Resources, Economics, Civil Engineering, Business and Public Administration, and other relevant programmes
  • Applicants for the MSc /MPhil Planning must have obtained First Class Degrees or Second Class Undergraduate degree in
  • Students enrolled in the MSc/MPhil programme are required to pay WEEKEND fees approved by the University.
  • Development Planning, Settlement Planning or any other related Planning degree from reputable institutions. Those whose degrees are not in Planning should not apply to the MSc/MPhil Planning programme.

 

Admission Requirements For PhD Development Studies

  1. Applicants who did not write a thesis at the Master’s level need not apply to any of the above listed PhD programmes. Applicants for PhD (Development Studies) must hold a good Master of Philosophy degree in related disciplines or a relevant Master’s degree from recognised universities. A good master’s degree in the following programmes is required for admission into the programme: Planning, Development Studies, Integrated Development Studies, Geography, Environmental Studies, Social Studies, Sociology Land Economy, Agriculture, Renewable Natural Resources, Economics, Civil Engineering and any other relevant programmes
  2. Applicants for the PhD Planning programme must hold a good Master of Philosophy degree or a relevant Master’s degree in Planning from recognised universities. Those whose degrees are not in Planning should not apply to the PhD Planning programme.
  3. Applicants with post-graduation experience in industry and proven research backgrounds in publications in reputable journals have added advantage.
  4. All applicants must pass through a competitive interview. Applicants are encouraged to discuss their research proposals with a potential supervisor prior to submitting their applications. Applicants must copy the postgraduate director of such correspondence using the email address: [email protected] These research proposals must fall within the four (4) research clustered outlined below.
  • Sustainable Transport and Future Urban Spaces Cluster
  • Social and Economic Resilience Cluster
  • Governance, Social Justice and Inequality Cluster
  • Climate Transformation and Environmental Sustainability Cluster
  • Upon admission, all students shall undertake a year’s course work which they are expected to pass and obtained a CWA of 55 or above.
  • Having passed all course work and with a CWA of 55 or above, all PhD students are required to take and pass a comprehensive examination administered by the Department.
  • PhD Candidates shall attend weekly Research Seminars and meet certain benchmarks set by the Department.
  • All applicants who are currently working or those actively seeking for employment MUST NOT APPLY INTO THE FULL TIME PROGRAMME. Such applicants MUST apply to the Part-Time programmes.

 

 

Centre for Settlements Studies & Department of Planning

 

Admission Requirements For MPhil Urban Management Studies

  1. An Applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree from any recognised university with a minimum of two years working experience from recognised institutions that are in urban related professions. The applicant will also be required to submit a research proposal and when shortlisted for admission would be invited for an interview. Candidates from the following backgrounds are eligible to apply: Architecture, Public/Business Administration, Settlement/Development Panning, Civil Engineering, Construction Technology and Management/Quantity Surveying and Construction Economics, Geography, Economics population Studies, Land Economy/Real Estate, Social/Political Science, Sociology/Psychology, and Development Studies.

 

 

Department of Land Economy

 

Admission Requirements For MSc Land Governance and Policy

  1. Applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree (at least second class) in a Land Economy, Real Estate, Planning, Law, Geomatic/Geodetic Engineering, Geography, Economics, Sociology, Agriculture, Environmental Studies, Natural Resources Management and other related degrees from institutions of recognised standing.
  2. Candidates with a minimum of two years relevant industrial or research experience are preferable.
  3. All candidates must attend an interview session and pass the interview before admission

 

Admission Requirements For MSc Facilities Management

  1. Applicants must hold a Bachelor’s degree (with a minimum of Second Class (Lower Division)) in Real Estate, Architecture, Building Technology, Business Administration, Civil Engineering, Construction Management, Construction Technology and Management, Estate Management, IT, Interior Design, Landscape Design, Land Economy, Law, Planning, Project Management, Quantity Surveying and Construction Economics, Geography, Economics or other related degree from institutions of recognised standing. Applicants with B.Tech qualifications are encouraged to apply.
  2. Candidates with a minimum of two years relevant industrial or research experience are preferred.
  3. All candidates must attend an interview session and pass the interview before admission.

 

Admission Requirements For PhD Land Management

  1. Candidates must hold an MSc/MPhil in Land Management, Land Governance, Land Policy, Real Estate, LLM or a Master’s degree in a relevant subject from a recognised University acceptable to the Departmental Board.
  2. Candidates must attend an interview session and pass the interview before admission. • Candidates must submit a sustainable proposal and workable programme that fit into the land industry and acceptable to the Departmental Board.

 

 

FACULTY OF ART

 

Department of Educational Innovations in Science and Technology

 

Admission Requirements For MPhil Art Education Options:

  1. A good BA, BFA, or B.Ed (First or Second Class) degree in any Visual Art discipline;
  2. A good pass (60% or above) in Research Methodology and Thesis writing at the undergraduate level;
  3. Submission of a research proposal on an appropriate topic that is relevant to teaching, learning, and administration of the Art, Vocational or General Education;
  4. A good pass (65% or above) at the written entrance examination and interview that is determined by the Departmental Board; and at least One (1) year classroom teaching or school administration experience.
  5. Completion of National Service.

 

Admission Requirements For MA African Art and Culture – One Year And MPhil African Art and Culture – Two Years

  1. A good BA, BFA or BEd (First or Second Class) degree in any Art discipline.
  2. A good pass (60% or above for MA and 65% or above for MPhil) in Research Methodology at the undergraduate level.
  3. Submission of an appropriate topic that is relevant to Arts and Cultures of indigenous African Society.
  4. A good pass (60% or above for MA and 65% and above for MPhil) in a written examination and interview to be determined by the Departmental Board.
  5. Completion of National Service.

 

Admission Requirements For PhD Art Education

  1. An MA, MFA, M.Ed. or MPhil Art Education degree in any Visual Arts discipline from a recognised university.
  2. Evidence of research scholarship: Thesis, Project Report, Journal article or other acceptable publication.
  3. Submission of comprehensive Research Proposal on an appropriate topic in any Visual Arts discipline or Arts Administration.
  4. A good pass (70% and above) at an entrance examination and / or interview to be determined by the Departmental Board.

 

Admission Requirements For PhD African Art and Culture

  1. An MA, MFA, M.Ed. or MPhil Art Education degree in any Arts discipline from a recognised university.
  2. Evidence of research scholarship: Thesis, Project Report, Journal article or other acceptable publication.
  3. Submission of comprehensive Research Proposal on an appropriate topic in the Arts.
  4. A good pass (70% and above) at an entrance examination and/or interview to be determined by the Departmental Board.

 

Admission Requirements For MSc/MPhil Creative Art Therapy

  1. An applicant shall hold a First Class Honours or Second Class Upper degree in the Visual Arts, Art Education, Education, Architecture, Social Sciences, Biological Sciences, Psychology or the Medical field from a recognised university.
  2. Previous work experience in a clinical, rehabilitative or educational setting (i.e. teaching experience) is an advantage.
  3. MPhil applicants must show strong research backgrounds. They must submit a research proposal of about 5000 words as part of their admission requirement and attend and pass a written or oral interview determined by the Departmental Board.

 

Admission Requirements For MPhil Art Education (Top-Up) (One Year)

  1. Must possess an MA Art Education or a related Discipline from KNUST or a recognised institution;
  2. Without the two-year MA Art Education from KNUST must pass a selection interview
  3. Must present a detailed proposal of their intended research; and
  4. Must submit an academic transcript for verification by the Departmental Board.

 

Admission Requirements For MPhil. African Art And Culture (Top-Up) (One Year)

  1. Must have an MA African Art or a related Discipline from KNUST or a recognised institution;
  2. Must present a detailed proposal of their intended research; and
  3. Must provide an academic transcript for verification by the departmental board.

 

Admission Requirements For MPhil. Education (Top-Up) (One Year)

  1. Must have an MEd or a related Education Discipline from KNUST or a recognised institution;
  2. Must present a detailed proposal of their intended research; and
  3. Must provide an academic transcript for verification by the departmental board.

 

Department of Painting and Sculpture

 

Admission Requirements For Master of Fine Art

  1. Candidates must possess a good first degree or its equivalent from a recognised institution in the relevant area of study. Preference would be given to candidates with a First Class or Second Class (Upper or Lower Division). Candidates must also present a Portfolio of recent works and pass an interview conducted by the Department.

 

Admission Requirements For PhD Fine Art

  1. Applicants must possess a master’s degree from a recognised institution in the relevant area of study. Candidates must also present a proposal of intended research and pass an interview conducted by the Department of Painting and Sculpture.

 

 

Department of Industrial Art

 

Admission Requirements For MFA Ceramics

  1. A candidate for admission to the Master of Fine Art, Ceramics Programme must have completed B.A (Industrial Art) Degree (Ceramics Option) or its equivalent with First Class or Second Class Honours (Upper Division).

 

Admission Requirements For MFA Jewellery and Metalsmithing

  1. A candidate for admission to the Master of Fine Art, Metal Product Design Programme must have completed B.A. Industrial Art Degree (Metal Product Design Option) or its equivalent with First Class or Second Class Honours (Upper Division).

 

Admission Requirements For MFA Textiles Design

  1. A candidate for admission to the MFA Textiles Programme must have obtained the BA. Industrial Art degree (Textiles Option) with First Class or Second Class Honours (Upper Division) or its equivalent.

 

Admission Requirements For MPhil/PhD Textile and Fashion Design Technology

  1. An applicant for admission to the MPhil Textile Design Technology or MPhil Fashion Design Technology must possess at least a Second Class Upper Division in BA, BSc, B-Tech in Textiles and Fashion or its equivalent from an accredited institution. Those seeking admission into the PhD Textile Design Technology or PhD Fashion Design Technology programme must possess a good two-year research-based masters’ degree in Textile or Fashion Design (e.g. MFA/MPhil) or its equivalent from an accredited institution. Admission into the MPhil/PhD programme will also be based on the assessment of applicant’s portfolio, oral and written interview. Applicants must also submit a research proposal for consideration during the interview.

 

 

Department of Communication Design

 

Admission Requirements For MPhil Communication Design (MCOMM)

  1. Prospective students should have a good first degree (First Class or Second Class [Upper Division]) in one of the pathway areas in Communication design or design-related programme. For MCOMM, an applicant in addition, must have a minimum of two years professional working experience, and further demonstrate the appropriate intellectual, creative and personal qualities to pursue the programme. Candidates must be able to demonstrate, through the submission and review of a portfolio and through an interview, a level of knowledge and competence appropriate to the demands of the programme, and to demonstrate the potential to benefit from that study.
  2. For MPhil, a candidate will be required to submit a 2-page summary of proposal that he/she intends to work on and for which a competent supervisor is readily available. MComm students will be required to produce a good professional portfolio and attend an interview.
  3. Candidates would be selected on the basis of a body of work/proposal that will demonstrate an advanced understanding of the subject/area, sufficient knowledge and technical skill to realise intentions; evidence of commitment to the subject; research and intellectual curiosity, critical design-thinking; open-mindedness; the ability to collaborate, to engage in research and debate, and respond communicatively to criticism.

 

 

 

Department of Integrated Rural Art and Industry

 

Admission Requirements For  MPhil Integrated Art (Full Time / Part Time)

  1. Applicants must have a first degree in Integrated Rural Art and Industry preferably a First Class or Second Class Honours (Upper Division) or a first degree in a closely related field.
  2. Applicants with Master of Integrated Art and Industry will be admitted to the Second Year of the Master of Philosophy Degree programme. Candidates with a Second Class (Lower Division) and considerable relevant professional experience may also apply.
  3. Applicants must be successful at an interview and assessment of portfolio in the areas of specialisation: Fibres and Fabrics Technology, Leather Technology, Clay and Earthenware Technology, Woodworking Technology, Metals Fabrication Technology, Bamboo and Rattan Technology and Product Design Technology.
  4. Study in Product Design Technology is available to candidates with good first degree in relevant design based programmes, such as; Graphic Communication, Painting, Architecture, Computer Science and Engineering programmes.

 

COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

 

Department of Civil Engineering

 

Admission Requirements For MSc / MPhil Geotechnical Engineering

  1. A minimum of Second Class (Upper Division) degree or its equivalent in Civil Engineering, Geological Engineering, or any field of specialisation relevant to the programme from a recognised University;
  2. Applicants with qualifications other than those specified in (a) above shall be interviewed by an admissions committee and, if necessary, may be required to take a written examination before admission;
  3. Applicants whose working language is not English must show that they have good command of both spoken and written English. Wherever necessary, arrangements will be made with the Department of English for the acquisition of the necessary English language skills prior to embarking on the course;

 

Admission Requirements For MSc / MPhil Road and Transportation Engineering

  1. Prospective students must hold a First Class or Second Class Honours (Upper Division) in BSc Civil Engineering with a minimum of two years working experience in the Road Transport Sector or First Class or Second Class Honours (Upper Division) in BSc Geomatic Engineering with a five years’ minimum working experience also in the Road Transport Sector.

 

Admission Requirements For MSc / MPhil in Water Resources Engineering and Management

  1. First and Second Class (Upper Division) in their first degree in Environmental Engineering, Agricultural Engineering, Civil Engineering, Geomatic Engineering, Natural Resources, Mathematics, Geology, Chemical Engineering and other relevant disciplines,
  2. Candidates from non-Anglophone countries must have an internationally recognised Certificate of Proficiency in the English Language (TOEFL or British Council, IELTS) with above average score. Otherwise they will undertake a four-month intensive English training and preparatory courses.

 

Admission Requirements For MSc / MPhil Water Supply and Environmental Sanitation

  1. First or Second Class (Upper Division) in their first degree in Water and Sanitation, Environmental Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Geomatic Engineering, Mathematics, Geology, Chemical Engineering and other relevant disciplines,
  2. Candidates from non-Anglophone countries must have an internationally recognised Certificate of Proficiency in the English Language (TOEFL or British Council, IELTS) with above average score. Otherwise they will undertake a four-month intensive English training and preparatory courses.

 

Admission Requirements For MSc / MPhil Structural Engineering

  1. Prospective students must hold a First Class or Second Class Honours (Upper Division) in BSc Civil Engineering from a recognised University or Tertiary Institution
  2. Admission may be offered to applicants with Second Class (Lower Division) degree provided they have considerable relevant professional experience. A candidate who does not satisfy the above requirements but is otherwise adjudged suitable by the departmental board shall, where applicable be interviewed for admission. An applicant who has a postgraduate diploma with substantial professional experience may be considered for admission on the recommendation of the departmental board.

 

Admission Requirements For PhD in Water Resources Engineering and Management

  1. First or Second Class (Upper Division) in their first degree.
  2. Master’s degree in Water Resources Engineering and Management, Agricultural Engineering (Soil and Water Engineering option), Civil Engineering (Water Resources/Hydrology option), Geomatic Engineering, Natural Resources, Mathematics, Geography, Chemical Engineering and other relevant disciplines, with an average of at least 60. Submit academic transcripts.
  3. Candidates from non-Anglophone countries must have an internationally recognised Certificate of Proficiency in the English Language (TOEFL or British Council, IELTS) with above average score.
  4. Candidates with some publications in a journal as first author have an advantage.
  5. Evidence of current and previous employments.

 

Admission Requirements For PhD in Water Supply and Treatment Technologies

  1. First or Second Class (Upper Division) in their first degree.
  2. Master’s degree in Water and Sanitation, Environmental Engineering, Civil Engineering (Water Supply and Sanitation Option), Chemical
  3. Engineering and other relevant disciplines, with an average of at least 60. Submit academic transcripts.
  4. Candidates from non-Anglophone countries must have an internationally recognised Certificate of Proficiency in the English Language (TOEFL or British Council, IELTS) with above average score.
  5. Candidates with some publications in a journal as first author have an advantage.
  6. Evidence of current and previous employments.

 

Admission Requirements For PhD in Environmental Sanitation and Waste Management

  1. First or Second Class (Upper Division) in their first degree.
  2. Master’s degree in Water Resources Engineering and Management, Agricultural Engineering (Soil and Water Engineering option), Civil Engineering (Water Resources/Hydrology option), Geomatic Engineering, Natural Resources, Mathematics, Geography, and other relevant disciplines, with an average of at least 60. Submit academic transcripts.
  3. Candidates from non-Anglophone countries must have an internationally recognised Certificate of Proficiency in the English Language (TOEFL or British Council, IELTS) with above average score.
  4. Candidates with some publications in a journal as first author have an advantage.
  5. Evidence of current and previous employments.

 

Admission Requirements For PhD in Structural Engineering

  1. First or Second Class (Upper Division) in their first degree.
  2. Master’s degree in Structural Engineering and other relevant disciplines, with an average of at least 60. Submit academic transcripts.
  3. Candidates from non-Anglophone countries must have an internationally recognised Certificate of Proficiency in the English Language (TOEFL or British Council, IELTS) with above average score.
  4. Candidates with some publications in a journal as first author have an advantage.

 

Admission Requirements For PhD in Geotechnical Engineering

  1. First or Second Class (Upper Division) in their first degree in Civil Engineering, Geological Engineering.
  2. Master’s degree in Geotechnical Engineering, Geological Engineering and other relevant disciplines, with an average of at least 60. Submit academic transcripts.
  3. Candidates from non-Anglophone countries must have an internationally recognised Certificate of Proficiency in the English Language (TOEFL or British Council, IELTS) with above average score.
  4. Candidates with some publications in a journal as first author have an advantage.
  5. Evidence of current and previous employments.

 

Admission Requirements For PhD in Highway and Transportation Engineering

  1. First or Second Class (Upper Division) in their first degree in Civil Engineering, Geomatic Engineering and other relevant areas.
  2. Master’s degree in Road and Transportation Engineering, Highway Engineering and other relevant disciplines, with an average of at least 60. Submit academic transcripts.
  3. Candidates from non-Anglophone countries must have an internationally recognised Certificate of Proficiency in the English Language (TOEFL or British Council, IELTS) with above average score.
  4. Candidates with some publications in a journal as first author have an advantage.
  5. Evidence of current and previous employments.

 

Admission Requirements For PhD in Climate Change and Land Use

  1. Second Class (Upper Division) in their first degree.
  2. Good Master’s degree in Soil Science, Agricultural Engineering (Soil and Water Engineering option), Civil Engineering (Water Resources/Hydrology option), Geomatic Engineering, Natural Resources (Silviculture and Forestry, and Watershed management), Mathematics, Geography, Land Economy, Atmospheric Physics, Climatology, and other relevant disciplines, with an average of at least 60. Submit academic transcripts.
  3. Candidates from Francophone countries must have an internationally recognised Certificate of Proficiency in the English Language (TOEFL or British Council, IELTS) with above average score. Otherwise they will undertake a four-month intensive English training and preparatory courses.
  4. Evidence of current and previous employments.
  5. Experience with modelling and GIS would be an advantage but not a prerequisite.

 

 

Department of Geomatic Engineering

 

Admission Requirements For MSc/MPhil Geomatic Engineering And MPhil Geographic Information System (GIS)

  1. Applicants with a minimum of Second Class (Lower) Division degree or its equivalent from a recognised University in the relevant field of study.
  2. An applicant must have a minimum of Second Class (Lower) Division degree or its equivalent from a recognised university in any of the following areas: Engineering, Surveying, Architecture, Building Technology, Planning, Land Economy, Real Estate, Agriculture, Landscape Design & Management, Natural Resource Management, Forest Resource Technology, Computer Science, Environmental Science, Meteorology and Climate Science, Geography and Rural Development.
  3. All applicants will be required to attend a selection interview to determine their suitability and preparedness for the programme.

 

Admission Requirements For PhD Geomatic Engineering

  1. Applicants with MPhil degree or its equivalent from a recognised Institution and shall submit evidence of adequate training and ability to undertake the proposed programme.

 

 

Department of Electrical/Electronic Engineering

 

Admission Requirements For MPhil Power Systems Engineering

  1. Persons (Ghanaian and Foreign) with BSc/BEng degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering Discipline from a recognised University with a minimum average grade of Second Class (Lower Division) or equivalent are eligible to apply. Applicants with degrees from closely related discipline such as BSc/BEng in Electronics or Physics could also be considered.

 

Admission Requirements For PhD Electrical Engineering

  1. MSc/MPhil degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from a recognised University. Applicants with degrees from closely related disciplines such as MSc/MEng/MPhil in Electronics or Physics could also be considered.

 

 

 

Department of Computer Engineering a. MPhil Computer Engineering

 

Admission Requirements For PhD Computer Engineering

  1. MPhil: A good first degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Telecommunication Engineering or in any field of specialisation relevant to the programme from a recognised University. Candidates who do not hold First Class or Second Class (Upper Division) may be accepted subject to passing an interview.
  2. PhD: Candidates shall hold a Master’s degree (MPhil or MSc) or its equivalent in Computer Engineering, Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Telecommunication Engineering or any field of specialisation relevant to the programme from a recognised University. Candidates who do not he meet the requirements above may be accepted subject to passing an interview. Such candidates may be required to take some recommended courses to make up for deficiencies which may be identified as a result of their background. Candidates from non-Anglophone countries must have an internationally recognised Certificate of Proficiency in the English Language (TOEFL or British Council, IELTS) with above average score or be available to attend a three (3) months English language course at KNUST.

 

 

 

Department of Chemical Engineering

 

MPhil Chemical Engineering

  1. Applicants must possess a BSc Degree (First Class or Second Class (Upper Division)) in either Chemical Engineering or other engineering/science disciplines. Candidates with BSc Second Class (Lower Division) in Chemical Engineering and at least three years relevant experience will also be considered.
  2. All applicants are screened through an interview process. A synopsis of the research proposal.

 

Admission Requirements For PhD Chemical Engineering

  1. Applicants must possess an MPhil degree from a recognised University. The first degree of the applicant should be First Class or Second Class (Upper Division) or its equivalent in Chemical Engineering.
  2. All applicants are screened through an interview process.
  3. An outline of research proposal (synopsis) and the statement of purpose should accompany the application.
  4. All applicants are required to pass an oral interview and demonstrate the ability to fund or prove the source of funds for the research.

 

Department of Agricultural Engineering

 

Admission Requirements For Agricultural Engineering

  1. BSc in Agricultural Engineering with First Class and Second Class (Upper and Lower Division).
  2. BSc Agricultural Science/BSc Food Science Technology/BSc Postharvest Technology with a minimum of Second Class (Lower Division) and a minimum of two years relevant post qualification working experience.
  3. Other relevant engineering programmes.
  4. In addition, candidates must pass a selection interview.

 

Admission Requirements For MPhil Intellectual Property (MIP)

  1. Eligible candidates are required to hold a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree (Second Class Division) from a recognised university in any discipline and have a minimum of two years’ work experience. Proof of English proficiency is required, therefore, students coming from countries where the official language is not English will need to submit evidence of proficiency in an appropriate internationally approved English examination e.g. IELTS, TOEFL AWARD. Upon satisfactory completion of the programme, participants will be awarded a Master’s Degree in Intellectual Property (MIP) by KNUST on behalf of ARIPO.

 

 

Department of Mechanical Engineering

 

Admission Requirements For Admission Requirements For MSc/MPhil Mechanical Engineering

  1. Applicants with a first degree in Mechanical Engineering or related disciplines from a recognised University, with a minimum of Second Class (Lower Division) will be admitted into the master’s programme.

 

Admission Requirements For PhD Mechanical Engineering Programme

  1. Candidates with a good MPhil degree in Mechanical Engineering or related discipline from a recognised University.
  2. And a good research proposal with a maximum of one thousand words.

 

Admission Requirements For MSc RETs (Masters in Renewable Energy Technologies)

  1. A first degree in Engineering or Science from a recognised University with a First Class or Second Class (Upper or Lower Division).
  2. Some experience in Energy/Renewable Energy Industry.

 

 

 

Department of Geological Engineering

 

MSc Geophysical Engineering

  1. Either (i) a First Class or Second Class (Upper Division) BSc degree or its equivalent in Geological Engineering, Civil Engineering, Mining Engineering, Petroleum Engineering, Geophysics, Physics, Geology, Earth Science, Agricultural Engineering or any field of specialisation relevant to the programme from a recognised University or a Second Class (Lower Division), with at least, three (3) years of relevant experience.
  2. Applicants with degrees in other engineering/science disciplines (e.g. Agriculture Science, Mathematics, Electrical Engineering, etc.) may be required to take prerequisite courses to make up for deficiencies in undergraduate geological sciences.
  3. Non-English speaking applicants may be required to take lessons from the Department of English to acquire the necessary English proficiency prior to the start of the programme.
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Admission Requirements For MPhil Geological Engineering

  • First Class or Second Class (Upper Division) BSc degree or its equivalent in Geological Engineering, Geology or any earth science related field from a recognised University or
  • Second Class (Lower Division) BSc degree or its equivalent in Geological Engineering, Geology or any earth science related field from a recognised University with, at least, three (3) years of relevant experience.

 

Admission Requirements For PhD Geological Engineering

  • A Master’s degree or its equivalent in Geology, Geological Engineering or any earth science related field from a recognised institution, and
  • Evidence of adequate training and ability to undertake a proposed research.

 

 

 

COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES

 

FACULTY OF PHARMACY AND PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES

 

Department of Pharmaceutics

 

Admission Requirements For M.Sc Pharmaceutical Technology

  • At the time of application, applicants should have:
  • A good first degree or equivalent degree in Pharmacy (BPharm/PharmD), Chemistry, Biochemistry, Herbal Medicine, Chemical Engineering and other related disciplines from a recognised institution with a minimum of Second Class (Lower Division).
  • Adequate level of English proficiency, if candidate is from a non-English speaking country.
  • Interviews will be conducted for short-listed applicants to select those who best qualify for the programme.

 

Admission Requirements For MPhil Pharmaceutics

  1. At the time of application, applicants should have:
  2. A good first degree or equivalent degree in Pharmacy (BPharm/PharmD), Chemistry, Biochemistry, Chemical Engineering, Herbal Medicine and other related disciplines from a recognised institution with a minimum of Second Class (Lower Division).
  3. Adequate level of English proficiency, if candidate is from a non-English speaking country.
  4. Interviews will be conducted for short-listed applicants to select those who best qualify for the programme.

 

Admission Requirements For MPhil Pharmaceutical Microbiology

  1. At the time of application, applicants should have:
  2. A good first degree or equivalent degree in Pharmacy (BPharm/PharmD), Herbal Medicine, Biology, Biological Sciences, Biochemistry, Biomedical Sciences, Medical Laboratory Technology and other related disciplines from a recognised institution with a minimum of Second Class (Lower Division).
  3. Adequate level of English proficiency, if candidate is from a non-English speaking country.
  4. Interviews will be conducted for short-listed applicants to select those who best qualify for the programme.

 

Admission Requirements For PhD Pharmaceutics

  1. At the time of application, applicants should have:
  2. A good first degree or equivalent degree in Pharmacy (BPharm/PharmD), Chemistry, Biochemistry, Chemical Engineering, Herbal Medicine and other related disciplines from a recognised institution with a minimum of Second Class (Lower Division), and in addition,
  3. A good Master’s degree (MPhil or equivalent) in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Drug delivery, Drug Design and Formulation and other related disciplines from a recognised institution.
  4. Adequate level of English proficiency, if candidate is from a non-English speaking country.
  5. Interviews will be conducted for short-listed applicants to select those who best qualify for the programme.

 

Admission Requirements For PhD Pharmaceutical Microbiology

  1. At the time of application, applicants should have:
  2. A good degree or equivalent degree in Pharmacy (BPharm/PharmD), Herbal Medicine, Biology, Biological Sciences, Biochemistry, Biomedical Sciences, Medical Laboratory Technology and other related disciplines from a recognised institution with a minimum of Second Class (Lower Division) and in addition,
  3. A good Master’s degree (MPhil) in Pharmaceutical Microbiology, Microbiology, Biotechnology and other related disciplines from a recognised institution.
  4. Adequate level of English proficiency, if candidate is from a non-English speaking country.
  5. Interviews will be conducted for short-listed applicants to select those who best qualify for the programme.

 

 

Department of Pharmacognosy

 

Admission Requirements For MPhil Pharmacognosy And PhD Pharmacognosy Specialisation

  1. In addition to the general Admission Requirements, applicants with a good Bachelor’s degree or a recognised qualification in Pharmacy, Biological Sciences, Botany, Chemistry, Biochemistry, other basic sciences and related areas will be considered for admission.

 

Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry

 

Admission Requirements For MPhil Pharmaceutical Chemistry And PhD Pharmaceutical Chemistry

  1. Candidates with a good first degree (First Class or Second Class (Upper Division)) in Pharmacy, Biochemistry, Chemistry and related fields.
  2. Candidates applying for PhD admission should have a minimum of MPhil/MSc degree in pharmaceutical chemistry or related disciplines such as Pharmaceutical Analysis and Quality Control; Medicinal Chemistry, Biochemistry, Phytochemistry, Chemistry etc. with a minimum cumulative weighted average (CWA) of 70.00 or its equivalent.
  3. Applicants will attend a selection interview.

 

Department of Pharmacy Practice

 

Admission Requirements For MSc Clinical Pharmacy (Part-Time)

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy from a recognised Institution

 

Admission Requirements For MPhil Clinical Pharmacy (Full-Time)

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy from a recognised Institution

 

Admission Requirements For PhD Clinical Pharmacy

  1. An MSc/MPhil in Clinical Pharmacy from a recognised Institution

 

Admission Requirements For PhD Social Pharmacy

  1. An MSc/MPhil in Pharmacy, Public Health or related Health Discipline from a recognised Institution

 

Department of Pharmacology

 

Admission Requirements For Pharmacology

  1. Candidates must have a good First Degree in Pharmacology, Pharmacy, Toxicology, Medicine, Biochemistry or a related field in the Biomedical Sciences. All candidates will have to pass an interview prior to admission. Candidates who demonstrate an outstanding potential for higher research degree may be recommended to the School of Graduate Studies for a transfer on to a PhD programme after a period of 15 months. After satisfying all conditions, candidates with MPhil in Pharmacology/Toxicology are allowed to register for a direct PhD.

 

Department of Nursing

 

Admission Requirements For MPhil Nursing And MSc Clinical Nursing

  1. Have First or Second Class (Upper Division) degrees in Nursing or similar qualifications from a recognised university.
  2. Be registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Ghana or its equivalent from other countries
  3. Have a minimum of two years working experience after the first degree programme in a relevant area i.e. health facility, public health unit or a health training institution.
  4. Holders of Second Class (Lower Division) degrees must have a minimum of three years post qualification working experience in a relevant area.

 

Department of Medical Diagnostics

 

Admission Requirements For MPhil Haematology

  • Applicants must possess a First or Second Class (Upper Division) degrees in Medical Laboratory Technology, Medical Laboratory Science or Biomedical Laboratory Science and MB.Ch.B or similar qualifications from a recognised university.
  • Holders of Second Class (Lower Division) degrees must have at least two years relevant post qualification working experience in the relevant area.

 

 

 

SCHOOL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES

 

Department of Molecular Medicine

 

Admission Requirements For MPhil Chemical Pathology

  1. A good first degree in Medical Laboratory Technology, Pharmacy, Human Biology and Biochemistry. The candidate should have a flair for Medical Laboratory work/research. Preferably a Second Class (Upper Division) or above in the area of graduation.

 

Admission Requirements For MPhil Molecular Medicine

  1. MBChB or BSc Biochemistry and Biotechnology, BSc Medical Laboratory Technology, DPharm, BDS, DVM, BSc Biological Science (with major in Cell Biology).

 

Admission Requirements For MPhil Immunology

  1. A good first degree in Medical Laboratory Technology, Pharmacy, Human Biology and Biology. The candidate should have a flair for Medical Laboratory work/research. Preferably a Second Class (Upper Division) or above in the area of graduation.

 

Admission Requirements For PhD Chemical Pathology

  1. An MPhil Chemical Pathology or MSc Clinical Biochemistry in a recognised university. Prospective candidates should be successful at pre-admission interview.

 

Admission Requirements For PhD Molecular Medicine

  1. Holder of MPhil Molecular Medicine, MSc Chemical Pathology, MPhil Chemical Pathology, MPhil Immunology, MSc Cell Biology with relevant field experience.

 

Admission Requirements For PhD Immunology

  1. An MPhil Biological Sciences, Biochemistry or MSc in Immunology or any of the Life Sciences in a recognised university. Prospective candidates should be successful at a pre-admission interview.

 

Department of Clinical Microbiology

 

Admission Requirements For MPhil/PhD Clinical Microbiology

  1. MPhil: BSc in Life Sciences with a minimum of a Second degree in Medical Laboratory Technology, Biomedical Sciences, Biology or Biochemistry with a flair in Medical Laboratory Work
  2. PhD: MPhil or equivalent in appropriate discipline from recognized institution, Proof of funding required, Candidates should first contact the Head of Department on their proposed Research Projects before applying.

 

 

Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology

 

Admission Requirements For MPhil Human Anatomy and Cell Biology Programme And MPhil Human Anatomy and Forensic Science Programme

  1. At the time of application, applicants should possess a good First Class or Second Class (Upper Division) in Biological Sciences, Anatomy and Cell Biology, Biomedical Science, Medical Laboratory Technology, MB.Ch.B/BDS or its equivalent from a recognised Institution. At the time of application, applicants should possess a good First Class or Second Class (Upper Division) in Biological Sciences, Anatomy and Cell Biology, Biomedical Science, Medical Laboratory Technology, MB.Ch.B/BDS or its equivalent from a recognised Institution.

 

Admission Requirements For MPhil Human Anatomy and Cell Biology Programme (Morphological Diagnostics Option)

  1. At the time of application, applicants should possess a First Class or Second Class (Upper Division) in Biological Sciences, Anatomy and Cell Biology,Biomedical Science, Medical Laboratory Technology, MB.Ch.B/BDS or its equivalent from a recognised Institution.

 

Admission Requirements For MPhil Mortuary Science and Management

  1. First Class or Second Class (Upper Division) degree in Biological Sciences, Biomedical Science, Anatomy and Cell Biology, Medical Laboratory Technology, Nursing, Herbal Medicine, Biochemistry, Allied Health Sciences, Chemistry or related disciplines from a recognised University. Candidates should have a flair for laboratory work or research. Prospective candidates should also show a proof of their source of funding and be successful at a pre-admission interview.

 

Admission Requirements For PhD Human Anatomy and Cell Biology Programme

  1. A good degree in MSc/MPhil/MMedSc in Human Anatomy and Cell Biology/Forensic Science, Biological Sciences, Biomedical Science, Medical Laboratory Technology from a recognised University. Candidates should have a flair for laboratory work or research. Prospective candidates should also show a proof of their source of funding and be successful at a pre-admission interview.

 

Admission Requirements For PhD Human Anatomy and Forensic Science Programme

  1. A good degree in MSc/MPhil/MMedSc in Human Anatomy and Cell Biology/Forensic Science, Biological Sciences, Biomedical Science, Medical Laboratory Technology from a recognised University. Candidates should have a flair for laboratory work or research. Prospective candidates should also show a proof of their source of funding and be successful at a pre-admission interview.

 

Department of Physiology

 

Admission Requirements For MPhil Physiology, MPhil Reproductive Physiology And MPhil Human Physiology

  1. A minimum of BSc Second Class (Lower Division) degree in any of the Life Sciences/MBChB

 

Department of Health Education, Promotion and Disability Studies

 

Admission Requirements For Health Education, Promotion and Disability Studies Programmes

  1. To qualify to pursue the MSc/MPH/MPhil programme, the applicant should have a good first degree (at least Second Class (Lower Division)) from a recognised tertiary institution preferably in any of the natural sciences such as medicine, veterinary medicine, nursing, public health, environmental sciences, biology, pharmacy or health-related sectors such as the social sciences, development studies and education.
  2. In addition, applicants should have had at least two years post-graduation work experience.

 

Admission Requirements For PhD Public Health

  1. To qualify to pursue the PhD Public Health programme, an applicant shall hold a Master’s degree or its equivalent, from a recognised institution and shall provide evidence of adequate training and financial support to undertake the proposed programme. A demonstrable scientific publication or good writing skills will be an advantage.

 

COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

 

FACULTY OF LAW

 

Admission Requirements For Master of Laws (LLM)

  1. Applicants must possess Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree preferably with a minimum of Second Class (Upper Division) or its equivalent from a recognised university. Applicants who do not satisfy the requirement stated above but hold LLB degree with Second Class (Lower Division) from a recognised university and have impressive recommendation may be admitted to the programme upon successful entrance examination and/or an interview. Candidates must attend and pass an interview conducted by the Faculty.

 

FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES

 

Department of Economics

 

Admission Requirements For MSc Economics – A One (1)Year Programme

  1. A good first degree,(at least ) Second Class (Lower Division) in the following disciplines; Economics (with Finance, Mathematics, Statistics, Geography, Law, Sociology, Political Science and History), Business Administration, Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering, Physics, Actuarial Science, Environmental Science, Land Economy, Natural Resources Management, Geography, Geography and Resource Development, Geography and Rural Development, Geography and Regional Planning, Development Studies and related disciplines. Admission is subject to passing an entrance examination.

 

Admission Requirements For MPhil Economics

  1. A good first degree in Economics (at least) Second Class (Upper Division) is required. Candidates must have done Econometrics, Advanced Economic Theory and Mathematics for Economists at the undergraduate level in a recognised tertiary institution. Admission is subject to passing an interview.

 

Admission Requirements For PhD Economics

  1. A good first degree in Economics, Second Class (Upper Division) plus an MPhil (with an average grade not less than a B or equivalent) in Economics or related field with sufficient background in Microeconomics, Macroeconomics and Econometrics from a recognised tertiary institution. A good background in econometrics, statistics and mathematics will be an added advantage. Admission is subject to passing an interview.

 

Department of Languages and Communication Sciences

 

Admission Requirements For Admission Requirements For MPhil

  1. Candidates must hold a good First degree in French (Second Class (Lower Division) or better or a postgraduate qualification relevant to the area of study) from a recognised University. In addition, candidates will be required to pass a written examination and interview.

 

Admission Requirements For PhD

  1. Candidates must hold a Master’s degree in French from a recognised University and must submit a research proposal acceptable to the Postgraduate Coordinating Team. In addition, candidates will be required to pass a selection interview.

 

Department of English

 

Admission Requirements For MPhil in English

  1. Applicants seeking admission to the Master of Philosophy (MPhil) programme in English should have graduated with an English major, with at least Second Class (Upper Division). Candidates with Second Class (Lower Division) have to pass both written examination and an interview.

 

Department of Geography and Rural Development

 

Admission Requirements For MSc Geography and Sustainable Development

  1. This One-year Master’s Degree Programme is primarily designed for professionals who have a Degree in other disciplines and want to obtain interdisciplinary knowledge in Geography and Sustainable Development as well to develop career in the field. The pre-requisite for admission is:
  2. A Good Bachelor’s Degree in Geography, Development Studies, Natural Sciences, or other Geography-related disciplines, with a
  3. minimum of 2nd Class Lower Division (or better), from a recognised University is required.
  4. Candidates shall be considered at a selection interview

 

Admission Requirements For MPhil Geography and Rural Development

  1. A good first degree in Geography, Development Studies, Natural Sciences or other Geography related disciplines. A Second Class Lower (or better) is preferred. Candidates shall be considered at a selection interview. A synopsis of proposed thesis is a requirement.

 

Admission Requirements For PhD Geography and Rural Development

  1. Master’s degree with good research background in Geography, Development Studies, Environmental Studies or other Geography related disciplines. Candidates shall be considered at a selection interview. Submission and Presentation of thesis proposal is a requirement.

 

Department of Religious Studies

 

Admission Requirements For MA Religious Studies (One Year)

  1. Candidates must have obtained a good first degree (Second Class (Lower Division) or better) in either Religious Studies or Theology from a recognised University or accredited Theological Seminary/Institution. Applicants with a good first degree in any discipline other than Religious Studies of Theology, may apply for the MA programme

 

Admission Requirements For MPhil Religious Studies

  1. Candidates must have obtained a good first degree (Second Class Upper Division or better) in either Religious Studies or Theology from a recognised University or accredited Theological Seminary/Institution.
  2. For the MA and MPhil programmes candidates with Social Sciences or Humanities background must in addition have a Diploma in Theology/Religious Studies from a recognised/accredited Institution or Seminary.

 

Admission Requirements For PhD Religious Studies

  1. An applicant must have a second degree in Religious Studies or Theology with extensive research from recognised University or Theological Seminary/Institution
  2. An applicant with a one year Master’s degree in Religious/Theology Studies will be made to take the first year courses in the MPhil in Religious Studies programme at the department. The applicant should pass all courses and attain a minimum CWA of 70 or better and demonstrate the capacity for independent research before they could be considered for admission into the PhD programme.
  3. Admission for all programmes is subject to passing an entrance examination and interview.

 

Department of Sociology and Social Work

 

Admission Requirements For MA/MPhil in Sociology

  • A good first degree in Sociology or Social Work with at least Second Class (Lower Division) or better from a recognised University.
  • A Postgraduate Diploma in the Humanities from an Accredited University with at least two years working experience.
  • All applicants must pass a selection interview.

 

Admission Requirements For MA/MPhil in Social Work

  1. A good first degree with at least a Second Class (Lower Division) in Social Work,
  2. A good first degree with at least a Second Class (Lower Division) in any Social Sciences Degree with at least one-year social development experience, or
  3. Any relevant first degree, with at least a Second Class (Lower Division), from an accredited University with at least two years social development experience.

 

Admission Requirements For  PhD Sociology

  1. Applicants must have MPhil in Sociology
  2. Other applicants with second degree in relevant field other than Sociology and who have a strong research background may be admitted. Such applicants would take the first year courses in MPhil Sociology programme and must attain a CWA of 55 or above before pursuing the PhD programme.
  3. In addition, all applicants will be interviewed.

 

Department of History and Political Studies

 

Master of Public Administration in Political Science

  1. Applicants must have a Bachelor of Arts or Science degree with Second Class (Lower Division) or better. All disciplinary backgrounds will be considered. International applicants must, in general, meet the requirements above and also demonstrate proficiency in English as the medium of classroom instruction. All applications must include transcripts of all post-secondary level education received as well as three letters of recommendation from individuals in professional capacities who are familiar with the applicant’s potential for graduate study. The final requirement for admission is an entry examination and a departmental interview to determine applicants’ likelihood of academic success.

 

Admission Requirements For Master of Philosophy in Historical Studies

  1. Applicants must have a Bachelor of Arts or Science degree with Second Class (Upper Division) or better in History, Economics, Political Science, Law or Sociology. Other disciplinary backgrounds will be considered. Holders of Second Class (Lower Division) in history may be considered if they have at least two years’ work experience in a professional supervisory position. International applicants must, in general, meet the requirements above and also demonstrate proficiency in English as the medium of classroom instruction. All applications must include transcripts of all post-secondary level education received as well as three letters of recommendation from individuals in professional capacities who are familiar with the applicant’s potential for graduate study. The final requirement for admission is an entry examination and a departmental interview to determine applicants’ likelihood of academic success.

 

Admission Requirements For MPhil Political Science

  1. Applicants must have a Bachelor of Arts or Science degree with Second Class (Upper Division) or better in Political Science, Political Studies, History, Law or Sociology. Other disciplinary backgrounds will be considered. Holders of Second Class (Lower Division) may be considered if they have at least two years’ work experience in a professional supervisory position. International applicants must, in general, meet the requirements above and also demonstrate proficiency in English as the medium of classroom instruction. All applications must include transcripts of all post-secondary level education received as well as three letters of recommendation from individuals in professional capacities who are familiar with the applicant’s potential for graduate study. The final requirement for admission is an entry examination and a departmental interview to determine applicants’ likelihood of academic success.

 

Admission Requirements For MA Asante History

  1. Applicants shall possess a good first degree (at least Second Class Upper Division) in History or in a relevant field of study from an accredited Institution in Ghana or a degree of equivalent standard from a foreign University.
  2. Applicants with second class (Lower Division) may be considered, provided they show evidence of a minimum of two years working experience.
  3. The MA in Asante History will run for One Year on full study basis and part-time enrolment will be offered for Two Years.

 

Admission Requirements For Doctor of Philosophy in Historical Studies (PhD)

  1. Applicants for the PhD Historical Studies degree are expected to have completed a postgraduate master’s thesis (MA, MSc, MRes or MPhil in History). Other disciplinary backgrounds will be considered. In cases where the applicant is lacking knowledge in the foundational courses, the applicant will do a top up of the relevant courses. The candidate shall be assessed within twelve months of admission and advised on suitability or otherwise. All applications must include a research proposal, copies of transcripts of all postsecondary level education received as well as three letters of recommendation from individuals in professional capacities who are familiar with the applicant’s potential for graduate study. The final requirement for admission is a Departmental Board interview to determine applicants’ likelihood of academic success.

 

KNUST SCHOOL OF BUSINESS (KSB)

 

Admission Requirements For Master of Business Administration (MBA) Regular/Evening/Weekend

Admission Requirements For All areas of specialisation: Accounting, Finance, Marketing, Strategic Management and Consulting, Human Resource Management, Management and Organisational Development, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Management Information Systems (MIS)

  1. Candidates must possess a good first degree (minimum of Second Class (Lower Division) or equivalent professional qualifications from a recognised institution in any relevant area.
  2. Applicants must in addition have a thorough proficiency in written English. Candidates must pass a selection interview to be conducted by the School. An entrance examination may be required when necessary.
  3. All candidates must demonstrate their ability to pay all approved programme fees for the duration of study.

 

Admission Requirements For Master of Science (MSc)

  1. MSc applicants must possess good first degree in a relevant discipline with at least Second Class (Lower Division) or its equivalent.
  2. Applicants must in addition have a thorough proficiency in written and spoken English.
  3. All candidates must demonstrate their ability to pay all approved programme fees for the duration of study.

 

Admission Requirements For MSc in Corporate Governance and Strategic Leadership Programme (Accra and Kumasi) And MSc in Aviation Management (Accra and Kumasi)

  1. Applicants must possess an Honours Degree from a recognised University or Institution of Higher Learning.
  2. Applicants with Postgraduate Diploma in Corporate Governance and Strategic Leadership shall be given exemptions or credits up to the number of courses they have already taken
  3. Applicants with postgraduate Certificate in either Corporate Governance or Strategic Leadership or both shall be given exemptions or credits up to the number of courses they have already taken
  4. Applicants with certificates in any of the courses under the MSc in Corporate Governance and Strategic Leadership programme from KNUST shall be given exemptions up to the number of courses already taken.

 

Admission Requirements For (MPhil) in Business and Management

  1. Candidates shall hold Master’s degree (MSc in relevant Business Administration subject area or MBA) from a recognised University or institution of higher learning.
  2. All candidates must attend and pass interview sessions conducted by the Departments.
  3. All candidates must demonstrate their ability to pay all approved programme fees for the duration of study.
  4. Applicants without Master’s degree qualification in relevant Business Administration subject areas but possess a good first degree (minimum of Second Class (Lower Division)) in any subject area shall be admitted into the MSc. programme and may be upgraded to MPhil. after achieving a minimum CWA of 70 at the end of the first year.
  5. Please, Note that the Evening and Weekend programmes are NOT Distance Learning programmes.

 

Centre for Cultural and African Studies (CeCASt)

 

Admission Requirements For Mphil Cultural and African Studies

  1. The Master of Philosophy is a modular programme of two years’ duration and divided into four modules. Participants/Students may therefore enroll on the programme and terminate their studies after completing one or two modules and obtain a certificate of participation or may continue to complete all four modules and obtain a Master of Philosophy degree.
  2. Participants who wish to obtain a Postgraduate Diploma, a Master of Art or Master of Philosophy degree must be holders of a good Bachelor degree (First Class or Second Class (Upper Division) or their equivalent)) in Engineering, Science, Health and the Humanities.
  3. Applicants with Second Class (Lower Division) with some work experience may be admitted. Applicants who wish to earn only certificates of participation may be admitted with higher school certificate. All applicants will be admitted upon passing an interview.

 

COLLEGE OF SCIENCE

 

Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology

 

Admission Requirements For MSc Human Nutrition And MPhil Human Nutrition and Dietetics

  1. A good first degree, at least Second Class (Lower Division) or equivalent in Nursing, Biological Sciences, Biochemistry, Food Science, Nutrition, Medicine, Dietetics, Home Economics and related fields.
  2. Candidates will be expected to pass an interview.

 

Admission Requirements For PhD Human Nutrition and Dietetics, MPhil Biochemistry And PhD Biochemistry

  1. A good first degree, at least Second Class (Upper Division) or equivalent in Nutrition and/or Dietetics, Biochemistry, Food Science, Biological Sciences, Medicine, Nursing, Home Economics and related fields and a masters’ degree in Nutrition and/or Dietetics, Biochemistry, Food Science, Biological Sciences, Nursing, Home Economics and related fields.
  2. Students whose Masters degrees are not in Nutrition or Dietetics would be required to complete the first year taught courses of the MPhil programme before continuing with the PhD programme.
  3. The candidate must have a minimum of Second Class (Upper Division) degree in Biochemistry and other life sciences or Chemistry on condition that the candidate will audit basic biology/biochemistry courses. In rare cases where the background is lacking, the student must enroll in undergraduate classes first in order to make up the deficiencies. Applicants for PhD Biochemistry must possess an MPhil in Biochemistry or related life sciences.
  4. All applicants must pass an entry admissions interview.

 

Admission Requirements For MSc Biotechnology, MPhil Biotechnology And PhD Biotechnology

  1. Applicants with a minimum of Second Class (Lower Division) in the field of biochemistry, biological sciences, agricultural sciences, pharmacy, biomedical sciences, biological or chemical engineering, and related fields from a recognised University may apply. Applicants for PhD Biotechnology must possess an MPhil in Biochemistry, Biotechnology or related fields.
  2. In addition to the general qualifications, candidates must pass an interview.

 

Admission Requirements For MSc/MPhil/PhD Biodata Analytics and Computational Genomics

  1. Applicants must have obtained Bachelor of Science honours Degree from a reputable and accredited University or Institution of Higher Learning.
  2. Applicants with Bachelor’s Degree in the Sciences, such as Biotechnology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Biological Sciences, Medicine, Pharmacy, Computer Science, Engineering, Statistics and Mathematics may apply.
  3. Applicants with a minimum of Second Class (Upper Division) degree shall be given priority during the recruitment process.
  4. Applicants must attend and pass an interview that will be conducted by an admission committee set up by NIMS Ghana and the Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, KNUST.

 

Admission Requirements For Admission Requirements for PhD

  1. Applicants must have obtained MPhil/MSc Degree from a reputable and accredited University or Institution of Higher Learning.
  2. Applicants with MPhil/MSc Degree in the Sciences, such as Biotechnology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Biological Sciences, Medicine, Pharmacy, Computer Science, Engineering, Statistics and Mathematics may apply.
  3. Candidates in MPhil Biodata Analytics and Computational Genomics programme may apply for PhD after passing a Comprehensive Examination.
  4. Applicants must attend and pass an interview that will be conducted by an admission committee set up by NIMS Ghana and the Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, KNUST.

 

Admission Requirements For MSc/MPhil Forensic Science

  1. A good first degree (at least Second Class (Upper Division) in areas relevant to Forensic Science including Physics, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology, Molecular Biology, Pharmacy and Human Biology
  2. Two letters of recommendation from individuals who can attest to the candidate’s character, scientific ability or work experience
  3. Pass interview selection process, aimed at ascertaining the candidate’s background, qualifications, experience and interest.
  4. A two years’ work experience in area relevant to forensics (e.g.) police, military, immigration, prisons, NACOB etc.

 

Department of Food Science and Technology

 

Admission Requirements For MSc Food Science and Technology

  1. Candidates for admission shall be required to have a BSc (Hons) degree in Food Science, Nutrition, Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Agricultural Science, Agricultural Engineering, Chemical Engineering and Natural Resources Management, and all other BSc equivalent courses.
  2. Higher-level professional qualifications or advanced degree and relevant work experience in food related establishments could be considered where applicants have not reached the standard Admission Requirements.

 

Admission Requirements For MPhil Food Science and Technology

  1. Prospective candidates in the following disciplines are eligible to apply: BSc Food Science and Technology, BSc Food Science and Nutrition, BSc Biochemistry, BSc Biology, BSc Agric., BSc Chemistry, BSc Agricultural Engineering, BSc Chemical Engineering and all other BSc equivalent courses. Some candidates may audit some courses in BSc Food Science and Technology alongside the Post graduate courses.

 

Admission Requirements For PhD Food Science and Technology

  1. All prospective candidates in the following disciplines are eligible to apply: MPhil Food Science and Technology, MPhil Chemical Engineering or a suitable MPhil equivalent. Some candidates may have to pass an interview and/or audit some postgraduate course work as well. Thus, the admission shall be based on: Application with relevant qualification and Research Proposal.Performance at interview.

 

Department of Environmental Science

 

Admission Requirements For MPhil Environmental Science

  1. The Environmental Science programme is open to candidates with First Class or Second Class (Upper/Lower Division) degrees or equivalent from a recognised institution, in Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Engineering, Geography and Applied Sciences.

 

Department of Theoretical and Applied Biology

 

Admission Requirements For MPhil / PhD  in Theoretical and Applied Biology

  1. At the time of application, applicants should possess a Bachelor’s Degree or its equivalent from a recognised institution in the relevant field of study. Preference will be given to applicants with a First Class or Second Class (Upper/Lower) Division degrees.
  2. PhD: Candidates applying for Doctor of Philosophy degree must have a Master’s degree or its equivalent from a recognised institution and shall submit evidence of funding and demonstrate ability to undertake original research in any of the fields stated above.

 

Department of Chemistry

 

Admission Requirements For MPhil Chemistry

  1. Graduates with first degrees in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science/Engineering and related science disciplines with at least Second Class (Lower Division) can be admitted into the programme.

 

Admission Requirements For MPhil Polymer Science and Technology

  1. Graduates with first degrees in Chemistry, Physics, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science/Engineering and related science disciplines with at least second class (lower division) can be admitted into the programme.

 

Admission Requirements For PhD Chemistry

  1. Graduates with MPhil/MSc degree or its equivalent in Chemistry, Physics, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science/Engineering and related science disciplines can be admitted into the programme.

 

Department of Physics

 

Admission Requirements For MPhil Geophysics

  1. A Second Class (Lower Division) degree or better in any of the following disciplines: Physics or Engineering Physics, Geology, Any of the Engineering disciplines, Mathematics or Mathematics with Statistics

 

Admission Requirements For PhD Geophysics

  1. MPhil or equivalent in any of the disciplines in above.

 

Admission Requirements For MPhil/PhD Materials Science

  1. MPhil: A Second Class (Lower Division) degree or better in any of the following disciplines: Physics or Engineering Physics, Materials or Chemical Engineering, Materials Science, Chemistry.
  2. PhD: MSc/MPhil in any of the following disciplines: Physics or Engineering Physics, Materials or Chemical Engineering, Materials Science, Chemistry.

 

Admission Requirements For MPhil/PhD in Solid State Physics

  1. MPhil: A Second Class (Lower Division) degree or better in any of the following disciplines: Physics or Engineering Physics, Electrical/Electronic and Materials Engineering, Theoretical Physics, Chemistry, Materials Science
  2. PhD: MSc/MPhil in any of the following disciplines: Physics or Engineering Physics, Electrical/Electronic and Materials Engineering, Theoretical Physics, Chemistry, Materials Science.

 

Admission Requirements For MPhil/PhD Meteorology and Climate Science

  1. MPhil: A second Class (Lower Division) degree or better in any of the following disciplines: Physics, Mathematics, Meteorology and Climate Science, Chemistry, Geography with Advanced Mathematics.
  2. PhD: MSc/MPhil in any of the following disciplines: Physics, Mathematics, Meteorology and Climate Science, Chemistry, Geography with Advanced Mathematics.

 

Admission Requirements For MPhil/PhD Environmental Physics

  1. MPhil: A Second Class (Lower Division) degree or better in any of the following disciplines: Physics, Mathematics, Meteorology and Climate Science Chemistry
  2. PhD: MPhil in: Meteorology and Climate Science, Atmospheric Physics, Environmental Physics, Geophysics.

 

Admission Requirements For MPhil Nano Science and Technology

  1. A Second Class (Lower Division) degree or better in any of the following disciplines: Physics or Engineering Physics, Materials or Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Biological Sciences.

 

Admission Requirements For MSc Petroleum Geophysics

  1. A Second Class (Lower Division) degree or better in any of the following disciplines: Physics or Engineering Physics, Geology, any of the Engineering disciplines, Mathematics or Mathematics with Statistics, Chemistry.

 

Department of Mathematics

 

Admission Requirements For MPhil Mathematics

  1. A prospective candidate must have a good first degree in Mathematics/Statistics/Actuarial Sciences with a minimum of Second Class Honours (Lower Division). The Mathematics/Statistics programme should (depending on the degree sought) have adequately covered Analysis, Algebra, Topology, Differential Equations, Numerical Analysis, Stochastic Processes and Scientific Computing. Qualified candidates will have oral and written interview after which selected candidates would be recommended. Applicants with equivalent first degrees or with degrees from other mathematical intensive Science and Engineering disciplines may be considered.

 

Admission Requirements For PhD Mathematics

  1. Candidates for a PhD in Mathematics/Statistics/Actuarial Science must hold an MPhil degree in Mathematics/Statistics/Actuarial Science with a strong research background and must independently be able to carry out original scientific research. Qualified applicants will be interviewed.

 

Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science

 

Admission Requirements For PhD Actuarial Science And PhD Mathematical Statistics

  1. Candidates must hold an MPhil degree in Mathematics/Statistics/ Actuarial Science with a strong research background and must independently be able to carry out original scientific research. Qualified applicants will be interviewed.

 

Department of Computer Science

 

Admission Requirements For MSc Cyber-Security and Digital Forensics

  1. At the time of application, applicants should possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Computer or Telecommunication Engineering, or equivalent qualification in a Science or Engineering related discipline from a recognised institution. Preference will be given to applicants with a First Class or Second Class Division.

 

Admission Requirements MSc Computer Science And MPhil Computer Science

  1. At the time of application, applicants should possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science from a recognised institution. For MPhil, Preference will be given to applicants with a First Class or Second Class Division.

 

Admission Requirements For MSc Information Technology And MPhil Information Technology

  1. At the time of application, applicants should possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Computer of Telecommunication Engineering, Mathematics or equivalent qualification from a recognised institution. For MPhil, Preference will be given to applicants with a First Class or Second Class Division.

 

Admission Requirements For MSc Health Informatics

  1. At the time of application, applicants should possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Health Informatics, Nursing or any Science related discipline or equivalent qualification from a recognised institution.

 

Admission Requirements For PhD Computer Science

  1. Candidates must have an MPhil degree or its equivalent in Computer Science from a recognised institution and shall submit evidence of adequate training and ability to undertake research in the proposed programme.

 

Admission Requirements For PhD Information Technology

  1. Candidates must have an MPhil degree or its equivalent in Informstion Technology, Computer or Telecommunication Engineering of equivalent qualification from a recognised institution and shall submit evidence of adequate training and ability to undertake research in the proposed programme.

 

Department of Optometry and Visual Science

 

Admission Requirements For MPhil Vision Science

  1. Applicants with a minimum of Second Class (Lower Division) degree from a recognised University in BSc Vision Science, Doctor of Optometry, Postgraduate Diploma in Optometry, Postgraduate Diploma in Ophthalmology, BSc Biology, BSc Human Biology, BSc Biochemistry, Bachelor of Pharmacy, Doctor of Pharmacy, BSc Physics.
  2. In addition, candidates must pass an interview

 

Admission Requirements For PhD Vision Science

  1. Applicants with a minimum of MSc or MPhil in Optometry/Vision Science, Neuroscience, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Psychology, Molecular Biology, Mathematics, Physics, Human Biology/Medicine, Ophthalmology, Biological Sciences, Biomedical Sciences, Microbiology, Chemistry, Computer Engineering/Science.
  2. In addition, candidates must pass an interview.

 

 

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KNUST Cut Off Points For 2020/2021 Admissions

 

The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) Cut Off Points for the 2020/2021 academic year admissions has been officially released.

The Management of Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) has officially released the admission cut off points for the 2020 / 2021 academic year.

Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) Cut off Points 2020 / 2021 helps you to know the requirements for admission into the University. Candidates seeking admission into the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) must meet the cut off point for admission.

 

PROGRAMMECUT OFF POINT (Aggregate)
BA. Akan Language and Culture24
B.Ed. Junior High School Specialism24
BA. Communication Design (Graphic Design)14
BA. Communication Studies12
BA. Culture and Tourism16
BA. Economics13
BA. English20
BA. French and Francophone Studies15
BA. Geography and Rural Development14
BA. History18
BA. Linguistics22
BSc. Fashion Design16
BSc. Ceramics Design Technology24
BSc. Metalsmithing and Jewellery Technology24
BSc. Textile Design and Technology18
BA. Integrated Rural Art and Industry19
BFA. Painting and Sculpture20
BA. Political Studies11
BA. Publishing Studies16
BA. Religious Studies24
BA. Sociology14
BA. Social Work15
Bsc. Actuarial Science11
Bsc. Aerospace Engineering09
Bsc. Agribusiness Management18
Bsc. Agricultural Biotechnology19
Bsc. Agricultural Engineering16
Bsc. Agriculture24
Bsc. Aquaculture and Water Resources Management24
Bsc. Architecture09
BSc. Automobile Engineering14
Bsc. BDS (Dental Surgery) (Fee-Paying Only)10
Bsc. Biochemistry10
Bsc. Biological Science12
Bsc. Biomedical Engineering07
BSc Business Administration ((Human Resource Management/Management)10
Bsc. Business Administration (Marketing/International Business)12
Bsc. Business Administration (Accounting/Banking and Finance)09
Bsc. Business Administration (Logistics and Supply Chain Mgt/Bus. Info. Tech.)12
Bsc. Hospitality and Tourism Management13
Bsc. Chemical Engineering10
Bsc. Chemistry18
Bsc. Civil Engineering10
Bsc. Computer Engineering09
Bsc. Computer Science11
Bsc. Construction Technology and Management14
Bsc. Development Planning12
Bsc. Disability and Rehabilitation Studies17
Bsc. Electrical/Electronic Engineering07
Bsc. Environmental Sciences17
Bsc. Food Science and Technology14
Bsc. Forest Resources Technology24
Bsc. Geological Engineering13
Bsc. Geomatic (Geodetic) Engineering14
Bsc. Herbal Medicine16
Bsc. Human Biology (Medicine)06
Bsc. Human Settlement Planning16
BSc. Industrial Engineering15
Bsc. Land Economy09
Bsc. Landscape Design and Management22
BSc. Marine Engineering12
Bsc. Materials Engineering14
Bsc. Mathematics18
Bsc. Mechanical Engineering10
Bsc. Medical Laboratory Technology08
Bsc. Metallurgical Engineering16
Bsc. Meteorology and Climate Science21
Bsc. Midwifery10
Bsc. Natural Resources Management20
Bsc. Nursing09
Bsc. Petrochemical Engineering09
Bsc. Petroleum Engineering07
Bsc. Physics21
BSc. Physician Assistantship07
Bsc. Quantity Surveying and Construction Economics14
Bsc. Real Estate13
BSc. Medical Imaging10
BSc. Physiotherapy and Sports Science14
Bsc. Statistics16
Bsc. Telecommunication Engineering11
Doctor of Optometry06
(DVM) Doctor of Veterinary Medicine15
Bachelor of Law (LLB)06
Pharm D (Doctor of Pharmacy)06

 

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