Bachelor of Science in Planning and Community Development Colleges and Universities in Ghana

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The Bachelor of Science in Community Development prepares students to learn to understand and think critically about the social, political, economic, and cultural dynamics shaping various types of communities. … in Community Development and M.S. in City & Regional Planning Program.

Colleges and Universities Offering Bachelor of Science in Planning and Community Development in Ghana are:

Central University – Central University

UDS

Admission Requirements

    Policies on minimum qualifications for admission into the programme, retention and graduation.

a.    Entry requirements for admission of students

    Admission into the programme is open to SSSCE/WASSCE or Polytechnic graduates, as well as “O’ and ‘A’ Level applicants:

i.    Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSSCE) Holders

Applicants must have three (3) credit scores (Grade D) or better in the following subjects:     English Language, Core Mathematics and Integrated Science and Credit Passes in three (3) electives from Group A or two (2) from Group A and one (1) from Group B.

GROUP A                                       GROUP B

Economics                                       Accounting

Management                                   Technical Drawing

Geography                                       Graphic Design

Government                                     Picture Making

Mathematics                                     Sculpture

General knowledge in Art                 Painting  

ii.    West African Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (WASSCE)

Applicants must have 6 credit scores (Grade C6) or better in English Language, Core Mathematics and Integrated Science and credit passes in three (3) electives from Group A or two (2) from Group A and one (1) from Group B.

GROUP A                                           GROUP B

Economics                                         Accounting

Management                                     Technical Drawing

Geography                                        Graphic Design

Government                                      Picture Making

Mathematics                                      Sculpture Painting

General knowledge in Art                

iii.    Polytechnic Students

The applicant must have graduated with a good HND certificate (i.e. at least 2nd Class Lower Division). The applicant must have acquired two (2) years relevant post-HND qualification working experience in addition to the Minimum Entry Requirement at WASSCE/SSSCE or Five (5) GCE O’ Level credits including English Language and Mathematics.

iv.    GCE ’A’ Level Holders

Applicants must have  Credits in five (5) subjects at GCE ‘O’ Level including English Language and Mathematics and three (3) passes (Grade D or better in the GCE ‘A’ Level or its equivalent in the two groups of subjects listed below to be selected as follows:

•    Either all subjects in group A, or

•    Two (2) subjects from Group A, and one subject from Group B.

GROUP A                                         GROUP B

Economics                                         Mathematics

Geography                                        Statistics

Government                                       Art

History                                               Accounting

                                                           Business Management

v.    Mature Applicants

The applicant must:

 be at least 25 years old; 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 employer or show any other proof of employment; and the applicant must show proof of credit passes in English and Mathematics in WASSCE or any other nationally recognized standard High School level examinations (for qualifications from countries outside WAEC’s aegis); the candidate must write the Mature Students’ Entrance Examination and selection interviews are conducted for short-listed candidates. 

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