University Of Ghana Distance Admission

University Of Ghana Distance Admission

Overview Of University Of Ghana Distance Admission

Experience a combination of E-learning and face to face interaction on the UG Distance Education programmes available at the 10 Regional Learning Centres including Tema.

The University of Ghana announces for the information of the general public that applications are open for the admission of prospective applicants into various Distance programmes for the 2021/2022 academic year.

Courses For University Of Ghana Distance Admission

Here is the complete list of courses offered at University Of Ghana for all programmes and admission requirements for the 2021/2022 academic year.

We have gathered the full list of courses offered in University Of Ghana and cut off point/requirements to enable prospective candidates to have knowledge of the various accredited courses available in this UniversitySee All Courses Offered At UG

University Of Ghana Distance Admission Requirement

Entry Requirements into the Distance Education Programme

WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS

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

The required subjects for specific programmes (in calculating aggregates) are as follows:

Bachelor of Arts

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

Bachelor of Arts in Administration

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

Bachelor of Science in Administration

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

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

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

MATURE APPLICANTS

Entry requirements:

Applicants must be at least 25 years at the time of application.

Applicants must register for, attend and complete the University of Ghana Access Course and pass the Mature Students’ Entrance Examination conducted by the University.

Applicants who pass the Entrance Examination must purchase an e-voucher from designated Banks to access the UG online application form.

The Access Course is run at the Learning Centres in the 10 regional capitals.

Admissions will be into Level 100 of the Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Arts in Administration Programmes.

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

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

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

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

All Diploma holders will be admitted to Level 200 in the same subject area as their diploma qualification

HOLDERS OF HIGHER NATIONAL DIPLOMAS (HND)

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

All HND holders will be admitted to Level 200 in the same subject area as their HND qualification. 

Areas of Study (HND)    Corresponding Programme at the University of Ghana
AccountingB.Sc. Administration (Accounting Option)
Estate Management  B.Sc. Administration (E-Commerce and Customer Management Option)
Hospitality/Hotel, Catering &
 Institutional Management 
B.Sc. Administration (E-Commerce and Customer Management Option)
MarketingB.Sc. Administration (Marketing Option)
TourismB.Sc. Administration (E-Commerce and Customer Management Option)
Secretaryship & Management StudiesB.Sc. Administration (Human Resource Management Option)

DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES

General Admission Requirements

To be admitted to a Diploma programme, a candidate must satisfy the following minimum requirements:

SSSCE Holders:

i.     Six Passes (A-D) in all subjects, including English Language and Mathematics; and

ii.    At least three (3) of the passes must be in subjects in General Arts, Business or Science.

WASSCE Holders:

i.      Six Passes (A1-D7) in all subjects, including English Language and Mathematics; and

ii.     Must have a minimum of C6 in any three (3) subjects in General Arts, Business or Science.

Click Here To Apply For University Of Ghana Distance Admission

The Distance Education Programmes are run at the following Learning Centres:

Name of Centre  Phone Number
Accra UG Learning Centre0303970282
Tema UG Learning Centre0244818069
Takoradi UG Learning Centre0207157370/0244125775
Kumasi UG  Learning Centre0244743510/0244870045
Sunyani UG Learning Centre0352027153
Tsito/Ho UG Learning Centre0504476308
Koforidua UG Learning Centre0342 290824
Tamale UG Learning Centre0372022238
Bolgatanga UG Learning Centre0382022315
Cape Coast UG Learning Centre0332132100
Wa UG Learning Centre0206982380

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