Important information you must know when applying for University Programmes

University Students (Graduands)

University Students (Graduands)

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Findings suggest that, most graduates always fall a victim of not being selected to offer/study their Programme of choice in their preferred University.

According to available reports, one major factor associated with this has to do with wrong mode of application and inaccurate selection of programmes during online or direct application.

The definition of terms below are guidelines to assist prospective applicants who desire to pursue programmes at any University of their choice. The guidelines are classified under; Direct Application, Mature Application, Post Diploma Application and Post Graduate Application.

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Applicants who possess the requirements for admission and are selected on the strength of their WASCE/SSSCE/School
certificates. They are usually not required to write the university’s entrance examination before being admitted.


Applicants who do not possess the requirements for direct entry and are
therefore required to pass the university’s entrance examination {General Aptitude Test (GAT) and Subject Area Test (SAT)
papers}. Such applicants must:

1. be at least 25 years, and show proof of their age with any National ID card (SSNIT, Voter ID, Passport, Drivers’ License) and a birth certificate or any legitimate documentary proof of date of birth which must be at least five years old at the time of application.

2. have a minimum of WASSCE/ SSSCE/GCE Certificate or DBS/RSA
Certificate, or an equivalent qualification.

3. pass the Entrance Exam in both the General Aptitude Test (GAT) and Subject Area Test (SAT).

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Tertiary Diploma Certificate holders in
relevant subject areas seeking admission for a degree programme in their previous areas/fields of study. This excludes DBS holders.


Applicants seeking admission for the Post
Graduate Diploma in Education and Master’s Degree programmes must
possess a first degree in a relevant area.



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