CUT-OFF POINT AND ENTRY REQUIREMENT UMaT
APPLICANTS WITH ORDINARY ‘O’ LEVEL AND ADVANCED ‘A’ LEVEL CERTIFICATES:
* Applicants must have GCE Ordinary Level Certificate or its equivalent with credits in five subjects including English Language, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.
* GCE Advanced Level Certificate with passes in Mathematics, Physic and Chemistry.
This is a two-year (4 semester ) Programme run by the Department of Geological Engineering. The programme aims at addressing the needs of the middle level personnel in drilling for mineral/oil exploration, geotechnical and hydrogeological establishments. The successful candidate should be competent to take up jobs in the Mining, Oil, Hydrogeological and Allied Industries, and be able to design, operate, work in a team and supervise drilling operations under all conditions as well as have knowledge in using modern drilling equipment.
ALL APPLICANT MUST SATISFY ANY OF THE FOLLOWING:
Six Passes (A-D) in all subjects which are English Language, Mathematics, Integrated Science, Physics, Elective Mathematics, Chemistry or Metal Work or Technical Drawing or Applied Electricity or Applied Electronics.
Passes (A1-D7) in English Language, Mathematics, and Integrated Science.
b. Must possess a minimum of C6 in the following subjects: Physics, Elective Mathematics, Chemistry or Metal Work or Technical Drawing or Applied Electricity or Applied Electronics.
General Certificate of Education (GCE) Ordinary Level credits in five (5) subjects including English language, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics; and General Certificate of Education (GCE) Advanced Level passes in Chemistry, Physics, and Mathematics.
GCE Ordinary Level Certificate with credits or SSCE with Passes in five subjects including English Language and Mathematics plus experience in the relevant area of study.
City and Guilds of London Institute Part III Certificate or its equivalent in either Mechanical, Automobile, or Electrical Engineering.
Holders of Certificate of Proficiency in General Drilling (one year course) from University of Mines and Technology, Tarkwa or a recognised institution are eligible.
Entry requirements for Diploma Certificates programmes:
Applicants with SSS Certificates
Candidates must have five passes (A-E) in all subjects including English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science.
Applicants with WASS Certificate
Candidates must have five passes (A-E8) in all subjects including English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science.
Applicants with Ordinary and Advanced Level Certificates
Candidates must have FIVE passes in all subjects of GCE O Level including English Language, Mathematics and Science.
Candidates should be at least 20 years of age and should have any of the following: Diploma in Business Studies (DBS), Middle School Leaving Certificate (MSLC), National Vocational and Technical Institute (NVTI) Certificate, Technician Part I or II Certificate, Basic Education Certificate (BEC) or its equivalent. In addition, the candidate must pass an interview conducted at the Department.
NOTE: These are weekend ( Saturday and Sunday) programmes.
BSc and Diploma Programmes
Generally, International candidates must have at least credits in English, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and two (2) other relevant subjects.
GCE /IGCSE O’Level and A’Level
Applicants under this category must have credits in the following O’Level and A’Level subjects:
O’Level – Five (5) credits including English Language, Mathematics and three other relevant subjects
A’Level – Credits in the following subjects: Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.
CERTIFICATE PROGRAMME IN ENGLISH
The Certificate Programme in English is a two semester programme aimed at providing knowledge in English for Foreign applicants with the English Language skills necessary to follow a university level course with English as the medium of instruction.
There are two (2) admissions for this programme.
First Admission – Classes start from September and end in May.
Second Admission – Classes start from January and end in May (Intensive).
Candidates who pass the UMaT Certificate Programme in English will be eligible to apply for admission into the UMaT Diploma and Degree programmes.
Applicants should be at least 25 years of age and should have SSS or GCE ‘O’ Level Certificate with credits in Five (5) subjects including English Language, Mathematics and the relevant Science subjects plus experience in the relevant area of study in addition to passing an Entrance Examination and/ or an interview. Mature applicants must also possess birth certificates which are, at least, five (5) years old after the date of issue.
Applicants who satisfy UMaT’s minimum entry requirement of aggregate 36 but cannot meet the competitive departmental cut-off aggregate can apply for admission as Fee-Paying students provided they have sponsorship to cover their fees throughout their study at UMaT. All fee paying applicants must select “Fee-Paying” option on their Application Forms.
International applicants from accredited/recognised institutions with equivalent qualifications will be considered for admission
Applicants with international Baccaleureate (Science and Technical) are eligible to apply. Such applicants must also possess a proficiency certificate in English. Please note that all certificates should be translated into English. Equivalences with regard to the certificates would be sought at the National Accreditation Board.
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