University of Ghana Legon Admission Requirements 2022/2023

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The University of Ghana, UG Legon admission requirement for all the courses at the Undergraduate, Diploma and Postgraduate level has been released for the 2022/2023 academic session.

UG Legon Admission Requirement
The University of Ghana, UG Legon requirements for successful admission.

UG Legon Admission Requirement 2022/2023

→ Admission Requirement Undergraduate

Entry requirements for an Undergraduate Degree Programme

An applicant for admission to a degree programme in the University of Ghana must have at least credits (A1 – C6 in WASSCE and A – D in SSSCE) in English, Core Mathematics and Integrated Science (for Science related programmes) or Social Studies (for non-Science related programmes) and three elective subjects in Science for applicants applying to Science or Agriculture related disciplines or three elective subjects in General Arts/Business for applicants applying to non-Science related disciplines, with the total aggregate not exceeding 24. 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.

Ghana WASSCE/SSSCE Minimum Entry Requirements for:

  • College of Health Sciences
  • College of Basic and Applied Sciences
  • College of Humanities
  • College of Education
Entry Requirements – West Africa WASSCE

An applicant for admission to a degree programme in the University of Ghana must have at least credits (A1 – C6 in WASSCE and A – D in SSSCE) in English, Core Mathematics, a Social Science subject, a Science Subject and three relevant elective subjects, with the total aggregate not exceeding 24 for the sciences and 30 for the humanities.

West Africa WASSCE Minimum Entry Requirements for:

  • College of Health Sciences
  • College of Basic and Applied Sciences
  • College of Humanities
  • College of Education
Entry Requirements- American High School

Undergraduate Admissions for The 2019/2022 Academic Year (For International Applicants and Ghanaians with Foreign Background)

American High School Grade 12

An applicant for admission to a degree programme in the University of Ghana must have and a Final Grade Point of at least 3.0 Admissions will be to Level 100

Entry Requirements- Cambridge ‘A’ and ‘O’ Levels

GCE (Cambridge) – ‘A’ and ‘O’ Levels Applicants must have three relevant subjects at the Cambridge ‘A’ Levels. In addition, they must have at least five (5) passes including English and Mathematics at the Cambridge ‘O’ Level.

Cambridge ‘A’ and ‘O’ Levels Minimum Entry Requirements for:

  • College of Health Sciences
  • College of Basic and Applied Sciences
  • College of Humanities
  • College of Education

Minimum/General Entry Requirements -International Baccalaureate (IB)

The University of Ghana welcomes applications from students who follow the IB Diploma Programme and meet the following college requirements. Admissions will be to Level 100.

  • College of Health Sciences
  • College of Basic and Applied Sciences
  • College of Humanities
  • College of Education

→ Postgraduate Admission Requirement

  • A good first degree (at least a second class lower division) in a relevant field of study at the University of Ghana or any recognized University. A minimum of two to three years of working experience is required from all applicants desiring to pursue programmes at the University of Ghana Business School.

For more details in respect of Admission requirements, applicants are advised to contact the various Departments/Schools/Institutes/Centres for additional information on the various programmes.

  • For purposes of assessing an applicant’s eligibility, he/she may be required to take an entrance examination and/or interview at the Department/Institute/School/Centre.
  • For programmes marked with asterisks (*), all applicants are admitted into the MA/MSc programme at the first instance. Students who obtain an average of B+ or better MAY progress to the MPhil programme upon recommendation by the Head of Department in consultation with the Graduate Studies Committee of his/her Department.
  • Admission to any of the Ph.D. programmes will require a relevant masters’ degree (MA/MSc/MPhil). It will also be limited to candidates whose academic and scholastic records show the potential for successful completion of doctoral degree programme. All PhD programmes at the university are now fee-paying and the durations are as follows:
  •  Full-Time        –  Four (4) years
  •  Part-Time       –  Six  (6) years

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