Undergraduate Degree

It is announced for the information of prospective applicants and the general public that application for admission to Undergraduate Programmes of Study at the University for the 2017/2018 Academic Year are now open.

Undergraduate Degree Programmes

  • • Bachelor of Science in Accounting
  • • Bachelor of Sciencein Banking and Finance
  • • Bachelor of Science in Marketing
  • • Bachelor of Business Administration
  • • Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Management
  • • Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations Management
  • • Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Science
  • • 4-Year Bachelor of Laws (LLB)
  • • 3-Year Post First Degree Bachelor of Laws(LLB)
  • • Regular (Morning) Session available for Level 100 entry only

   

Admission Requirements for Various Levels of Undergraduate Programmes

LEVEL 100

  • • West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE)
  • • Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSSCE)
  • • General Business Certificate of Examination (GBCE)
  • • American High School Grade 12 with at least Final Grade Point of 3.0.

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.

Note 1:

BSc in Actuarial Science programme applicants must have Elective Mathematics ...as one of the three elective subject

Applicants for admission to the Bachelor of Laws programme will in addition to ..the above be required to pass both written examination and selection interview.

LEVEL 200

Category A


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.

Category B


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.

Category C


Post-Secondary Teacher’s Certificate ‘A’/Diploma in Education Certificate awarded by any institution accredited by NAB.

Category D


Recognized Professional Qualifications:

At least complete Level One (1) of any of the following recognized professional qualifications:

ICSA, CIM, CIMA, ACCA, ICAG and CIB only.

Category E


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.

Category F


Applicants in possession of university/tertiary diploma with a Final Grade Point Average (FGPA) of at most 2.49 from any university/institution accredited by National Accreditation Board (NAB)in programmes relevant to the courses being offered by the University.

Category G


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.

Category H


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.

Note2:

Applicants who qualify under Categories C, D,E and F must, in addition, have WASSCE/SSSCE/GBCE credit passes in three (3) core subjects and two(2) electives subjects or credit passes in five (5) subjects including English Language, Mathematics and any Science subject at the GCE‘O’ Level.

LEVEL 300

Category A


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.

Category B


University/tertiary diploma applicants with at least FGPA of 2.5 in related programmes (i.e. Accounting, Public Administration, Management and Marketing) from any university accredited by the NAB.

Category C


Applicants with at least completelevel two (2) of any of the following recognized professional qualifications: ICSA, CIM, CIMA, ACCA, ICAG and CIB only.

Note 3:

Applicants who qualify under Categories A, Band C must, in addition, have WASSCE/SSSCE/GBCE credit passes in three (3) core subjects and two(2) electives subjects or credit passes in five (5) subjects including English Language, Mathematics and any Science subject at the GCE‘O’ Level. 

Mature Applicants

Mature Applicants applying for admission must satisfy the following entry requirements:

Attained a minimum age of twenty-five (25) years by Tuesday, 31st May, 2017.

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 Languageand 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 grade7/8in 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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