Cut-off point

UHAS CUT-OFF POINT AND ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

SCHOOL OF NURSING AND MIDWIFERY

Bachelor of Nursing 12
Bachelor of Midwifery 12
Bachelor of Public Health Nursing 14

2022 ADMISSIONS IS OPENED

SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MB ChB) 08
Bachelor of Physician Assistantship 12

SCHOOL OF PHARMACY

Doctor of Pharmacy 08

SCHOOL OF ALLIED HEALTH SCIENCES

Bachelor of Medical Laboratory 15
Bachelor of Dietetics 17
Bachelor of Physiotherapy 17
Bachelor of Diagnostic Imaging 17
Bachelor of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences 18
Orthotics & prosthetics 18

SCHOOL OF BASIC AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES

Medical Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 18

SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH

Disease Control 19
Nutrition 19
Health Promotion 23
Health Information 23

SCHOOL OF SPORTS AND EXERCISE MEDICINE

Bachelor of Sports and Medical Sciences 18

ENTRY REQUIREMENT

Passes (A1-C6 / A-D) in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science and Social Studies (input all the four core subjects when applying) in addition to three elective subjects applicable to the programme of choice

(Applicants should note that they are expected to have at least C6/D in Social Studies. However, the core subjects considered for calculating their aggregates are English LanguageCore Mathematics and Integrated Science)

2. A-LEVEL APPLICANTS

Candidates must have the General Certificate of Education at Ordinary Level in five (5) subjects, including English and Mathematics, in addition to: Chemistry, Physics and Biology; additionally, General Science and any other subjects plus the General Certificate of Education at Advanced Level or its equivalent in the following subjects: Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics.

3. MATURE APPLICANTS ( SCHOOL OF PHARMACY)

Applicants must have obtained a Higher National Diploma (HND) in Dispensing Technology/ Pharmacy Technician Course or its equivalent from an accredited institution with at least three (3) years of relevant working experience.

OR

Applicants must have attained the age of 25 years at the time of submitting the application forms and must have five (5) credits at O-level including English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics

1. GENERAL ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR OTHER EDUCATIONAL CREDENTIALS

a) IGCSE/IB – To be admitted to the Programme, IGCSE/IB holders must possess at least Grades A*/A-C in English, Mathematics and Biology at the Standard (SL/’O’ Level), in addition to three Higher Level (HL-A to C)/’A’ Level (A to d)/IB2 (A-C) grades in Chemistry, Physics, Biology and Mathematics.

b) General Certificate of Education (GCE) Advanced Level: Applicants should, in addition to credit passes in five (5) GCE ‘O’ Level subjects (including English and Mathematics), have three (3) passes in Chemistry, Biology and Physics or Mathematics at the Advanced Level.

c) American High School Grade – Grades 12&13 examinations

2. International Applicants and Ghanaians with External Educational Credentials in the following:

i. Senior Secondary School Certificates (WASSCE/SSSCE)
ii. International Baccalaureate (IB)
iii. GCE (Cambridge) – ‘O’ and ‘A’ Levels
iv. IGSCE (Cambridge) – ‘O’ and ‘A’ Levels
v. American High School Grade – Grades 12&13 examinations
vi. Other external qualifications which have equivalences to the WASSCE/SSSCE and the GCE (A Levels)

d) Baccalaureate (From French-speaking countries), and other Foreign High School Diploma equivalent to WASSCE. Other International Students having equivalent qualifications may apply for admission. NB: Foreign Certificates must receive authentication and equivalencies from Ghana National Accreditation Board, Foreign students must have their high school certificates and diplomas translated into English if they are not written in English.

The point of entry for all admitted applicants is Level 100.

A.VARIOUS SCHOOLS AND THEIR RESPECTIVE PROGRAMMES:

SCHOOL OF ALLIED HEALTH SCIENCES (REGULAR) – HO CAMPUS

Entry Requirements:

a. Ghanaian Applicants with WASSCE / SSSCE ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:

English Language, Mathematics, Integrated Science, Social studies plus three (3) credits in any of the following elective subjects:

i. Chemistry, Biology and Physics or Elective Mathematics
ii. Biology or Chemistry, Food and Nutrition, Management in Living and General Agriculture and Animal Husbandry (i.e,  especially for Dietetics).
iii. Applicants without a pure science background (Chemistry/Physics/ Biology/Elective Mathematics) must have at least WASSCE grade B2 or its SSSCE equivalent in Integrated Science to qualify to apply for Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences.

General Entry requirements for other Educational Credentials is detailed above

b. Other Qualifications: Graduate Entry (Top-Up)

Bachelor’s degree in any of the Life Sciences (e.g. Biological Sciences, Biochemistry, Human Biology, Nutrition, and Food Science) from accredited Universities. Generally, graduate applicants must have an FGPA of not less than 2.50 (Second Class Lower Division) or its equivalent.

NB: All shortlisted applicants, irrespective of the entry route, shall be required to pass a selection interview.

SCHOOL OF BASIC AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES (REGULAR) – HO CAMPUS

 

Entry Requirements:

WASSCE / SSSCE OR ITS EQUIVALENT

English Language, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science plus three (3) credits in the Elective Subjects as follows:

a. Pure Science Students: Chemistry, Biology and Physics or Elective Mathematics
b. Agricultural Science Students: General Agric/Animal Husbandry/Horticulture, Chemistry and Physics or Elective Mathematics

NB: In addition, there may be a selection interview and/or entrance examination for admission into the programme.

SCHOOL OF MEDICINE (REGULAR) – HO CAMPUS

WASSCE / SSSCE OR ITS EQUIVALENT

Applicants must have obtained three (3) credits (at least Grade A1-C6 in WASSCE and A-D in SSSCE) in the following Core Subjects:
English Language, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science plus three (3) credits in the following Elective Subjects: Chemistry, Biology, Physics or Elective Mathematics.

NB: In addition, there will be entrance examination and a selection interview for admission into the programme.

General Entry requirements for other Educational Credentials is detailed above

SCHOOL OF NURSING AND MIDWIFERY (REGULAR) – HO CAMPUS

 

Entry Requirements:

WASSCE / SSSCE OR ITS EQUIVALENT

English Language, Core Mathematics and Integrated Science plus any three (3) of the following: Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Elective Mathematics, Economics, Geography, Government, History, Christian Religious Studies or Islamic Religious Studies, Literature-in-English, French, Ghanaian Language, General Agriculture, Food and Nutrition, Graphic Design, General Knowledge in Arts and Management in Living.

NB: There may be a selection interview for all applicants.

SCHOOL OF PHARMACY (REGULAR) – HO CAMPUS

Entry Requirements:

Three categories of applicants will be admitted to pursue the programme. They are:

1. WASSCE/ SSSCE APPLICANTS

Applicants must have obtained three (3) credits (at least Grade A1-C6 in WASSCE and A-D in SSSCE) in the following Core Subjects:
English Language, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science plus three (3) credits in the following Elective Subjects: Chemistry, Biology, Physics or Elective Mathematics.

2. A – LEVEL APPLICANTS

Candidates must have the General Certificate of Education at Ordinary Level in five (5) subjects, including English and Mathematics, in addition to: Chemistry, Physics and Biology; additionally, General Science and any other subjects plus the General Certificate of Education at Advanced Level or its equivalent in the following subjects: Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics

 

3. MATURE APPLICANTS

Applicants must have obtained a Higher National Diploma (HND) in Dispensing Technology/ Pharmacy Technician Course or its equivalent from an accredited institution with at least three (3) years relevant working experience.

OR

Applicants must have attained the age of 25 years at the time of submitting the application forms and must have five (5) credits at O-level including English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics.

SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH (REGULAR) – HOHOE CAMPUS

Entry Requirements for Ghanaian applicants:

WASSCE/SSSCE Candidates must have passes (A1-C6/A-D) in Core Mathematics, English Language, and Integrated Science as well as three passes (A1-C6/A-D) in Chemistry, Biology and Physics or Elective Mathematics for Science students. Science students are eligible to apply for all BPH programmes. For Non-Science Students, passes in relevant elective subjects in General Arts (Government, Literature in English, Economics, Ghanaian Language, CRS (other religious studies), History, French, Geography, and Elective Mathematics), Agricultural Science (Crop & Soil Science, Animal Husbandry, and Horticulture), Home Economics (Management in Living, General Knowledge in Art, Food and Nutrition), Visual Arts (General Knowledge in Art, Clothing and Textiles, Picture Making and Graphic Design)

The above notwithstanding, each category of non-science student needs the following combination of courses to be eligible for the following specific programmes;

Combination of elective courses required for Non-Science Students’ eligibility into specific programmes

• General Arts Students:

General Arts Students are only eligible to apply for BPH (Health Information), BPH (Health Promotion), and BPH (Nutrition).

General Arts Students must have passed in Elective Mathematics and any other two elective courses to be eligible for BPH (Health Information).

Elective Mathematics is not a prerequisite for General Arts students that opt for BPH (Health Promotion).

• Home Economics Students:

Home Economics Students are only eligible to apply for BPH (Disease Control), BPH (Nutrition) and BPH (Health Promotion).

Home Economics Students must have passed in Biology or Chemistry and any other two electives to be eligible for BPH (Disease Control).

Biology/Chemistry is not a prerequisite for Home Economics Students that opt for BPH (Health Promotion).

• Visual Arts Students:

Visual Arts students are only eligible to apply for BPH (Health Promotion).

SCHOOL OF SPORTS AND EXERCISE MEDICINE (REGULAR) – HO CAMPUS

Entry Requirements:

  • Ghanaian Applicants with WASSCE / SSSCE ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:
  • English Language, Mathematics, Integrated Science, Social studies plus three (3) credits in any of the following elective subjects: Chemistry, Biology and Physics or Elective Mathematics

The deadline for completion of the online application form for the WASSCE / A-Level and Mature applicants for undergraduate Programmes is until further notice.

1. MASTER OF PHILOSOPHY (MPHIL) IN MEDICAL IMAGING

The MPhil programme has two pathways – the two (2) years Full-Time (regular) and the three years Part-Time (sandwich) options. The timeline for the full time (regular) format will be consistent with the academic timetable of the university (usually runs from (August to June). For Part-Time Students, the first year will consist of two long vacations (June – August). Each long vacation period will be equivalent to one semester.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR MPHIL

  • Applicants must hold a first degree (at least 2nd class lower or 2.2 GPA) in Medical Imaging (Diagnostic/therapy Radiography), Nuclear Medicine or related MI area from a recognised University.
  • Applicants must have at least two years work experience as a diagnostic or therapy radiographer, mammographer, sonographer or other related MI specialties.
  • Two reference statements/letters from professional and/or academic referees
  • Applicants must pass an admission interview
  • Ghanaian and foreign applicants are eligible to apply

2. DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY (PHD)

The PhD programme is a four (4)-year full-time or six years’ part-time programme to be conducted in similar formats as the MPhil full time (regular) and part-time (sandwich)]. In the first academic year, candidates will undertake the same taught courses to enable them to identify areas of research interest in MI to conduct their research. The timeline for the full time (regular) format will be consistent with the academic timetable of the university (usually runs from August to June). For Part-Time Students, the first year will consist of two long vacations (June – August). Each long vacation period will be equivalent to one semester.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR PHD

  • Applicants must hold an MPhil or MSc. in Medical Imaging, Therapy Radiography, Nuclear Medicine or related MI area from a recognised University.
  • Applicants must have at least three years work experience as a diagnostic or therapy radiographer, mammographer, sonographer or other related MI specialties.
  • Two reference statements/letters from professional and/or academic referees.
  • Applicants must pass an admission interview
  • Ghanaian and foreign applicants are eligible to apply
  • Research proposal (not more than 700 words)
  • Statement of purpose (not more than 500 words)

SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH (REGULAR) – HOHOE CAMPUS

1. MASTER OF PHILOSOPHY (MPHIL REGULAR) IN APPLIED EPIDEMIOLOGY

Duration: The programme will be full time for a period of 24 months

Entry Requirements

  • A good first degree (with a minimum of second-class lower division) in relevant health and health-related field.
  • Applicants with three (3) years relevant working experience are preferred.
  • All candidate should have a background or interest in Public Health.
  • Applicants will be required to submit their Curriculum Vitae, pass an entrance examination and /or an interview, and may be required to submit a 500-word concept note on their chosen area of interest.
  • Two reference statements/letters from professional and/or academic referees
  • Ghanaian and foreign applicants are eligible to apply

2. MASTER OF PUBLIC HEALTH (MPH – REGULAR) with the following options:

Entry Requirements

  • A good first degree (minimum of second class lower) from a recognized accredited University.
  • Although not essential, relevant working experience in the health sector will be an advantage. Candidates with high Cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) but limited post-qualification experience are particularly encouraged to apply.
  • Applicants should have an interest in Public Health. This will be assessed at interview.
  • Applicants will be required to submit their Curriculum Vitae, pass an entrance interview, and may be required to submit a 500-word concept note on their chosen area of interest.

Duration: The programme has TWO pathways: A Full Time programme for a period of 12 months and a Part-Time programme, organized over 24 months period.

2. DOCTOR of PHILOSOPHY (PhD in PUBLIC HEALTH)

Entry Requirements

  • A degree of Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.), Master of Public Health, other Masters degrees in Medical/Health Sciences or their equivalent in a relevant field from a recognized institution is required.
  • Two reference statements/letters from professional and/academic referees.
  • A Statement of Purpose from the candidate (not more than 500 words)
  • Applicants who meet the minimum requirements upon submission of relevant documents, will be invited to undergo a rigorous academic interview.
  • Ghanaian and foreign nationals/international students are eligible to apply.

Duration of the Programme: The duration of this PhD programme is a minimum of
three (3) years (6 Semesters) for Full-time study and a minimum of five (5) years (10 Semester) for Part-time study.

 

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