The Management of the University of Professional Studies (UPSA) has released the Cut Off Points for Admissions into various programs for the academic year.
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UPSA Cut Off Points
The authority of the University of Professional Studies Accra, UPSA every academic session releases the admission requirements and the cut-off points needed for admission into it’s prestigious university. The cutoff points are stated below:
WASSCE and SSSCE/GBCE applicants must have at least credit passes (i.e. grade A1-C6 and grade A-D respectively) in three core subjects including English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science/Social Studies in addition to any three elective subjects with an aggregate score of 24 or better.
WAEC General Certificate of Education (GCE) Advanced Level Holders:
Passes in any three (3) subjects (at least, one of the passes should be grade D or better) at the GCE Advanced Level plus a pass in General Paper. In addition, the applicant must have had credit passes (Grade 6) or better in five (5) subjects including English Language, Mathematics and any Science Subject at the GCE Ordinary (‘O’) Level.
Advanced Business Certificate Examinations (ABCE) Holders:
Full diploma certificate (passes in any five (5) subjects at the ABCE level and at least two of the passes should be Grade D or better). In addition, the applicant must have had credit passes in six (6) subjects including English Language, Mathematics, Integrated Science or Social Studies in the GBCE or SSSCE or WASSCE.
Post-Secondary Teacher’s Certificate ‘A’/Diploma in Education Certificate awarded by any institution accredited by NAB.
Recognized Professional Qualifications:
At least complete Level One (1) of the following recognized professional qualifications:
ICSA, CIM, CIMA, ACCA, ICAG, and CIB only.
Higher National Diploma (HND) with at most Second Class (Lower Division) awarded by
NABPTEX in disciplines relevant to the programmes being offered by the University (i.e. Accounting, Secretaryship & Management Studies, Purchasing & Supply, Marketing, Statistics, etc).In addition, the applicant must have acquired a 2-year post HND qualification working experience.
Applicants in possession of university/tertiary diploma with a Final Grade Point Average (FGPA) of at most 2.99 from any university/institution accredited by National Accreditation Board (NAB)in programmes relevant to the courses being offered by the University.
General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE)/ Cambridge GCE ‘O’ and ‘A’ Level
Applicants must have at least five (5) passes including English and Mathematics at the GCSE/Baccalaureate/Cambridge ‘O’ Level and three relevant subjects at the ‘A’ Levels.
Applicants with Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent recognized chartered professional qualifications ( i.e. ICSA, CIM, CIMA, ACCA, ICAG and CIB)applying to do the 3-Year Post-First Degree LLB programme must have a minimum of third class in addition to passing both written examination and selection interview.
Higher National Diploma (HND) with at least Second Class (Upper Division) awarded by
NABPTEX in disciplines relevant to the programme being offered by the University (i.e.
Accounting, Secretaryship & Management Studies, Purchasing & Supply, Marketing and
Statistics). In addition, the applicant must have acquired a 2-year post HND qualification working experience.
University/tertiary diploma applicants with at least FGPA of 3.0 in related programmes (i.e. Accounting, Public Administration, Management and Marketing) from any university accredited by the NAB.
Applicants with at least completelevel two (2) of the following recognized professional qualifications: ICSA, CIM, CIMA, ACCA, ICAG and CIB only.
Mature Applicants applying for admission must satisfy the following entry requirements:
Show proof of age with birth certificate which is at least five (5) years old at the time of application.
Must have at least three (3) years’ work experience and should be able to provide a letter of appointment from their employer or show any proof of employment.
Must possess at least credit passes in five (5) GCE ‘O’ Level subjects including English Language and Mathematics or in the case of WASSCE or SSSCE/GBCE holders, at least grade C6 or grade D respectively in five (5) subjects including English Language and Mathematics.
Must pass the Mature Students’ Entrance Examination General Paper and selection interview.
Applicants with WASSCE grade D7/E8 or SSSCE/GBCE grade E or GCE ‘O’ Level grade 7/8 in English Language and Mathematics may apply, but their admission would be subject to their having passed the University’s Mature Special English Language and Special Mathematics papers in addition to General Paper and selection interview
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