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General Admission Requirements for Degree Programmes

The University has four entry routes:

  • Entry by means of SSSCE/WASSCE
  • Foreign student (Entry at Level 100)
  • Entry by means of maturity
  • Entry by means of professional certificates and tertiary level certificate courses depending on assessment of the certificate and performance at interview.

BSc. Resource Enterprise and Entrepreneurship

The programme is run on both regular and weekend sessions. The weekend session is a Top-up programme that offers a pathway for Higher National Diploma (HND) and other Diploma holders. The weekend programme is run on weekends to enable those in employment an opportunity to seek further training.

SSSCE Holders

Six (6) Passes (A-D) in three (3) core subjects: English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science/Social Studies plus credit in three (3) elective subjects from the following: Sciences, General Arts, Home Economics, Business, Agricultural and Visual Arts.

WASSCE Holders

Six (6) Passes (A1-C6) in three (3) core subjects: English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science/Social Studies plus credit in three (3) elective subjects from the following: Sciences, General Arts, Home Economics, Business, Agricultural and Visual Arts.

Ordinary Level

  • Passes (1-8) in at least five (5) subjects at G.C.E “O” level (or its equivalent including English and Modern Mathematics)
  • Certificate in Business Studies/ Management awarded by a recognized and accredited University.
  • Six passes in WAEC General Business Certificate Examination or any other related programme.

• Foreign Qualifications: Foreign qualifications acceptable for consideration for admission include International Baccalaureate (IB), GECSE, American Grade 13 examinations and other external qualifications, which have equivalences to the WASSCE/SSSCE and the GCE (A levels).
• Any other foreign certificate will be sent to National Accreditation Board for assessment and advice.

Mature students’ entry avenues to tertiary education provide opportunities for people who could not do so earlier in their lives to further their education at the tertiary level after some years in the workplace (preferably, the formal workplace). The applicant must:

  • Be at least 25 years old by 1st September of the academic year he/she wants to enroll;
  •  Show proof of age with a birth certificate or any legitimate documentary proof of birth;
  • Pass Mature Students’ Entrance Examinations conducted by UENR (English Language, Mathematics and an Aptitude Test). In lieu of such examinations, the applicant should show proof of credit passes in English and Mathematics in SSSCE/WASSCE or any other nationally recognized standard High School level examinations (for qualifications from countries outside WAEC, NAB would be consulted.

Candidates in this category must:

  • Possess a professional or Higher National Diploma (HND) or its equivalence in a relevant programme such as Marketing, Business Management, Accounting, Entrepreneurship, Economics, General Agriculture, Agribusiness, or Forestry from a recognised institution.

 

  • Candidates with HND/relevant professional or diploma certificates who obtained 2nd Class lower and above in Entrepreneurship will enter at level 300. Those with HND in other relevant areas other than Entrepreneurship will enter at level 200 if successful at an interview.

SSSCE Candidates:

To be admitted to the BSc. Economics programme, SSSCE candidates should have Passes (A-D) in six (6) subjects comprising the core subjects of English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science/Social Studies; and Economics and Elective Mathematics in addition to any one of the following elective subjects: Geography, Government, History, Accounting, Business Management and Costing.

WASSCE Candidates:

WASSCE candidates should have Credit Passes (A1-C6) in six (6) subjects comprising the core subjects of English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science/Social Studies; and Economics and Elective Mathematics in addition to any one of the following elective subjects: Geography, Government, History, Accounting, Business Management and Costing.

  • - Passes in six subjects including English Language and Mathematics.
  • - Other Qualifications: Other qualifications acceptable for consideration for admission include International Baccalaureate (IB), IGCSE, GCSE, America Grade 13examinations and other external qualifications which have equivalence to the WASSCE/SSSCE and the GCE ‘A’ Level.
  • - Foreign certificates will be sent to the National Accreditation Board for assessment and advice.

Mature students’ entry to tertiary education provides opportunities for people who could not do so earlier in their lives to further their education at the tertiary level after some years in the workplace (preferably, the formal workplace). Such applicants should normally not exceed 5% (for Public Tertiary Educational Institutions) and 20% (for Private Tertiary Educational Institutions) of the total admissions of an institution in a given academic year.

The applicant must:

  • - be at least 25 years old by 1st September of the academic year one wants to enroll;
  • - show proof of age with a birth certificate or any legitimate documentary proof of birth date which is at least 5 years old at the time of application;
  • - provide an introductory letter from the employer or show any other proof of employment;
  • - pass Mature Students’ Entrance Examinations conducted by UENR (English Language, Mathematics, and an Aptitude Test). In lieu of such examinations, the applicant should show proof of passes in English Language and Mathematics in SSSCE/WASSCE or any other nationally recognized standard High School level examinations (for qualifications from countries outside the WAEC examination zone NAB will be consulted).

Candidates in this category must:

  • - Possess a professional or Higher National Diploma (HND) or its equivalence in a relevant programme from a recognised institution (e.g. Economics, Statistical Studies, Mathematics, Business Administration, etc.);
  • - Pass an interview;
  • - Have two years’ post qualification working experience.
  • - Candidates with HND or relevant professional or diploma certificates and have obtained 2nd Class lower and above in Economics, Statistics and Mathematics will enter at level 300. Those with HND/Diploma in other relevant areas other than the above will enter at level 200, if successful at an interview.

Bsc. Economics

  • - SSSCE Holders: Six (6) Passes (A –D) in all subjects, including English and Mathematics.
  • - WASSCE Holders: Six (6) Passes (A1 – D7) in all subjects, three (3) of which should be credit passes (C6) or better.
  • - Ordinary Level certificate with passes (1-7) in at least five (5) subjects at G.C.E “O” level (or its equivalent including English and Mathematics)
  • - Certificate in Business Studies/Management awarded by a recognized University.
  • - Six passes in WAEC General Business Certificate Examination or any other related programme.

  • - Foreign qualifications acceptable for consideration for admission include International Baccalaureate (IB), GECSE, American Grade 13 examinations and other external qualifications, which have equivalences to the WASSCE/SSSCE and the GCE (A levels).
  • - Any other foreign certificate will be sent to National Accreditation Board for assessment and advice.

Mature students’ entry avenues to tertiary education provide opportunities for people who could not do so earlier in their lives to further their education at the tertiary level after some years in the workplace (preferably, the formal workplace).

The applicant must:

  • - Be at least 25 years old by 1st September of the academic year one wants to enroll;
  • - Show proof of age with a birth certificate or any legitimate documentary proof of birth;
  • - Pass Mature Students’ Entrance Examinations conducted by UENR (English Language, Mathematics and an Aptitude Test). In lieu of such examinations, the applicant should show proof of credit passes in English and Mathematics in SSSCE/WASSCE or any other nationally recognized standard High School level examinations (for qualifications from countries outside WAEC, NAB would be consulted.

Candidates in this category must:

  • Possess a professional or Higher National Diploma (HND) or its equivalence in a relevant programme such as Marketing, Business Management, Accounting, Entrepreneurship, Economics, General Agriculture, Agribusiness, or Forestry from a recognised institution.

 

  • Candidates with HND/relevant professional or diploma certificates who obtained 2nd Class lower and above in Entrepreneurship will enter at level 300. Those with HND in other relevant areas other than Entrepreneurship will enter at level 200 if successful at an interview.

Diploma In Enterprise Management

The Diploma in Enterprise Management is also run by the Department to cater for applicants who are not able to meet the bachelor degree programme’s requirement. After completing the two-year diploma programme, graduates with distinctions are allowed to continue with the Level 300 of the bachelor degree programme whilst those with ordinary pass may continue from Level 200.

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