University of Ghana, Legon

University of Ghana students come from across Ghana, Africa and throughout the world, representing diverse perspectives, experiences, backgrounds and cultures. Through the Students Financial Aid Office (SFAO), the university makes every effort to provide financial aid to qualified Ghanaian undergraduate applicants with limited finances. 

UG through the Office of International Programmes encourages participation of international students through direct enrollment and exchange programmes. At present, international students number close to 1,500 students, drawn from over 71 countries. 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR LEGON 2020/2021

CUT OFF POINTS FOR LEGON 2020/2021

University of Ghana Admission Forms 2020/2021

The University of Ghana is the oldest and largest of the thirteen Ghanaian public universities. It was founded in 1948, in the British colony of the Gold Coast, as the University College of the Gold Coast, and was originally an affiliate college of the University of London, which supervised its academic programmes and awarded degrees. It gained full university status in 1961, and now has nearly 40,000 students

List of All Programmes

COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES

School of Medicine and Dentistry

  •   Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
  •   Bachelor of Dental Surgery

School of Pharmacy

  •      Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD)

School of Biomedical and Allied Health Sciences

  •      Bachelor of Science in Dietetics
  •      Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory
  •      Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy
  •      Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy
  •      Bachelor of Science in Radiography

School of Nursing & Midwifery

  •       Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  •       Bachelor of Science in Midwifery

COLLEGE OF BASIC AND APPLIED SCIENCES

Groupings

Group 1: Physical Sciences

Physics, Chemistry, Geophysics

Group 2: Mathematical Sciences

Mathematics, Statistics, Actuarial Science, Computer Science, Biomathematics, Physics

Group 3: Earth Sciences

Geology, Applied Geology, Applied Geophysics

Group 4: Information Technology

Group 5: Biological Sciences

Animal Biology and Conservation Science, Biochemistry Cell and Molecular Biology, Nutrition, Food Science, Plant and Environmental Biology, Marine Science, Fisheries Science, Psychology, Microbiology.

Group 6: Agriculture

Animal Science, Crop Science, Soil Science, Agriculture Economics, Agribusiness, Agriculture Extension, Post-Harvest Technology.

Group 7: Family and Consumer Science (Food and Clothing Option)

Group 8: Family and Consumer Science (Family and Child Studies Option)

Group 9: Engineering Sciences

Material Science and Engineering, Computer Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Food Process Engineering, Agriculture Engineering

Group 10: Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES

University of Ghana Business School

  •      Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

University of Ghana School of Law

  •      Bachelor of Laws (LLB)

School of Arts – Bachelor of Arts –Available in the following Departments:

  •      Department of Religions
  •      Department of Philosophy and Classics
  •      Department of History
  •      Department of Archaeology and Heritage Studies

School of Languages – Bachelor of Arts –Available in the following Departments:

  •       Department of English
  •       Department of French
  •       Department of Modern Languages
  •       Department of Linguistics

School of Social Sciences – Bachelor of Arts –Available in the following Departments:

  •      Department of Economics
  •      Department of Political Science
  •      Department of Sociology
  •      Department of Geography and Resource Development
  •      Department of Social Work
  •      Department of Psychology

School of Performing Arts – Bachelor of Fine Arts/Bachelor of Arts –Available in the following Departments:

  •      Department of Dance Studies
  •      Department of Theatre Arts
  •      Department of Music

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

School of Information and Communication Studies

  • Bachelor of Arts in Information Studies

School of Education and Leadership

  • Bachelor of Arts in Education 
  • Bachelor of Science in Education 
  • Bachelor of Arts in Sports and Physical Culture Studies

School of Continuing and Distance Education

  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Arts – Available in the following Departments:
  • Department of Economics
  • Department of Political Science
  • Department of Sociology
  • Department of Psychology
  • Department of Information Studies
  • Department of Adult Education and Human Resource Studies
  • Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (For professional nurses who already have a Diploma in Nursing from a recognized Nursing Training College)

Diploma Programmes

The following diploma programmes are now run at the Accra, Kumasi and Tamale Learning Centres. Applicants should note that the all distance education programmes are non-residential.

  • Diploma in Accounting
  • Diploma in Public Administration
  • Diploma in Statistics
  • Diploma in Librarianship
  • Diploma in Archives Administration
  • Diploma in Adult Education
  • Diploma in Youth Development Work (CYP)

Requirements

Ghana WASSCE

West Africa WASSCE

American High School

Combined IGCSE & Cambridge A Level

International Baccalaureate

French Baccalaureate

Postgraduate Requirements

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