Undergraduate Admission

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Undergraduate Degree Programmes

  • Bachelor of Science (BSc.) in Accounting
  • Bachelor of Science (BSc.) in Banking and Finance
  • Bachelor of Science (BSc.) in Marketing
  • Bachelor of Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Management
  • Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations Management

 

Regular (Morning) Session available for Level 100 entry only

Evening & Weekend Sessions are available for Level 100, Level 200 & Level 300 entries

LEVEL 100

West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) & Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSSCE)/General Business Certificate of Examination (GBCE) Applicants.

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: Applicants for level 100 undergraduate programmes, who will be writing WASSCE in May /June 2016, are also eligible to apply. They will be required to indicate their WASSCE index numbers and the subjects they will be writing on the online application form.

LEVEL 200

Category A

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 five (5) 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 University of Cape Coast.

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 2.99 from any university/institution accredited by National Accreditation Board (NAB) in programmes relevant to the courses being offered by the University.

Note 2:   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. UPSA diploma students who will graduate in 2016 and have met the above requirements may also apply

(iii) 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 FGPA of 3.0 in related programmes (i.e. Accounting, Public Administration, Management and Marketing) from any university accredited by the NAB. In addition, the applicant must have acquired a 2-year post HND qualification working experience.

Category C

Applicants with at least complete level 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, B and 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. 

UPSA diploma students who will graduate in 2016 and have met the above requirements may also apply.

International Applicants

International Applicants may be admitted on the basis of qualifications from their home countries for which equivalence shall be determined by the National Accreditation Board (NAB) of Ghana and submitted to the University. Evidence of proficiency in English Language will be required in the case of applicants from non-English speaking countries

 

The Faculties/Departments requires all candidates to satisfy the general entry requirements of the University.

Further Information may be obtained from:

The Registrar, University of Professional Studies Accra (UPSA),

P.O. Box LG 149, Legon Ghana,

Tel: 0303-937544/0303-937542

Email: academicaffairs@upsamail.edu.gh