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The University of Health and Allied Sciences advice applicants before applying for Distance Education to Read all the information you need to put in an application using the University of Health and Allied Sciences 2021/2022 Distance Education Admission Forms below.

SCHOOL OF ALLIED HEALTH SCIENCES ACCESS – WORAWORA

The Access Course in the SCHOOL OF ALLIED HEALTH SCIENCES 

SCIENCES (ACCESSS COURSE / SANDWICH) – HO CAMPUS

Access Course in the School of Allied Health Sciences is an eight (8) week programme to enable interested applicants with Certificate in Medical Laboratory Technology (for Medical Laboratory Sciences); HND in Hospitality Management (for Dietetics) and Certificate in Orthotics or Physiotherapy Assistantship (for Physiotherapy) from accredited institutions to enroll into degree programmes (Sandwich). Applicants with FGPA of not less than 2.5 with a minimum of three (3) years certified working experience, will enter degree programmes through an eight (8) week Access Course in the School of Allied Health Sciences.

Successful Candidates from the Access Course, would be required to pass a selection interview and enroll at Level 200 of the Sandwich Programme in the following year (to take place from May – September, 16 weeks each year) .

Programmes to be enrolled in, on successful completion of the access course, and selection interview are:

  • Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Sciences
  • Bachelor of Dietetics
  • Bachelor of Physiotherapy

The Access Course in the SCHOOL OF ALLIED HEALTH SCIENCES

SCHOOL OF NURSING AND MIDWIFERY ACCESSS COURSE – WORAWORA

Access Course in the School of Nursing and Midwifery is an eight (8) week programme to enable auxiliary Nurses, Midwives and Community Health Nurses who already hold certificates and Auxiliary Identification Number (AIN) or Professional Identification Number (PIN) in Post-basic Midwifery from the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) Ghana to enroll onto degree SANDWICH programmes in the School of Nursing and Midwifery. The point of entry will be Level 100 / 200 depending on applicant’s professional background and choice of programme. Applicants MUST pass the Access Course examination before they are considered for admission into the SANDWICH programme which has the following options.

  • Bachelor of Nursing
  • Bachelor of Midwifery
  • Bachelor of Public Health Nursing

The Access Course in the School of Nursing and Midwifery will run for 8 weeks from May 30, 2020 to July 25, 2020 at Worawora. The Deadline for submission of online Applications is is March 7, 2020 for Access applicants.

SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH – WORAWORA

Access Course in the School of Public Health is an eight (8) week programme to enable certificate or diploma holders with GPA below 2.0 in Public Health and other related areas to enroll onto degree programme (Sandwich) in the School of Public Health, after passing the Access Course examinations.

The Access Course in the SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH will run for 8 weeks from March 21 to May 16, 2020 at Worawora Learning Centre. The deadline for completion of the online application form for School of Public Health Access Course

WASSCE / SSSCE ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL PROGRAMMES

Passes (A1-C6 / A-D) in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science and Social Studies (input all the four core subjects when applying) in addition to three elective subjects applicable to the programme of choice

(Applicants should note that they are expected to have at least C6/D in Social Studies. However, the core subjects considered for calculating their aggregates are English Language, Core Mathematics and Integrated Science)

2. A-LEVEL APPLICANTS

Candidates must have the General Certificate of Education at Ordinary Level in five (5) subjects, including English and Mathematics, in addition to: Chemistry, Physics and Biology; additionally, General Science and any other subjects plus the General Certificate of Education at Advanced Level or its equivalent in the following subjects: Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics.

3. MATURE APPLICANTS ( SCHOOL OF PHARMACY)

Applicants must have obtained a Higher National Diploma (HND) in Dispensing Technology/ Pharmacy Technician Course or its equivalent from an accredited institution with at least three (3) years relevant working experience.

OR

Applicants must have attained the age of 25 years at the time of submitting the application forms and must have five (5) credits at O-level including English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics

1. GENERAL ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR OTHER EDUCATIONAL CREDENTIALS

a) IGCSE/IB – To be admitted to the Programme, IGCSE/IB holders must possess at least Grades A*/A-C in English, Mathematics and Biology at the Standard (SL/’O’ Level), in addition to three Higher Level (HL-A to C)/’A’ Level (A to d)/IB2 (A-C) grades in Chemistry, Physics, Biology and Mathematics.

b) General Certificate of Education (GCE) Advanced Level: Applicants should, in addition to credit passes in five (5) GCE ‘O’ Level subjects (including English and Mathematics), have three (3) passes in Chemistry, Biology and Physics or Mathematics at the Advanced Level.

c) American High School Grade – Grades 12&13 examinations

2. International Applicants and Ghanaians with External Educational Credentials in the following:

i. Senior Secondary School Certificates (WASSCE/SSSCE)
ii. International Baccalaureate (IB)
iii. GCE (Cambridge) – ‘O’ and ‘A’ Levels
iv. IGSCE (Cambridge) – ‘O’ and ‘A’ Levels
v. American High School Grade – Grades 12&13 examinations
vi. Other external qualifications which have equivalences to the WASSCE/SSSCE and the GCE (A Levels)

d) Baccalaureate (From French-speaking countries), and other Foreign High School Diploma equivalent to WASSCE. Other International Students having equivalent qualifications may apply for admission. NB: Foreign Certificates must receive authentication and equivalencies from Ghana National Accreditation Board, Foreign students must have their high school certificates and diplomas translated into English if they are not written in English.

The point of entry for all admitted applicants is Level 100.

A.VARIOUS SCHOOLS AND THEIR RESPECTIVE PROGRAMMES:

SCHOOL OF ALLIED HEALTH SCIENCES (REGULAR) – HO CAMPUS

  • Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science
  • Bachelor of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences
  • Bachelor of Dietetics
  • Bachelor of Physiotherapy
  • Bachelor of Diagnostic Imaging (Radiography)

Entry Requirements:

a. Ghanaian Applicants with WASSCE / SSSCE ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:

English Language, Mathematics, Integrated Science, Social studies plus three (3) credits in any of the following elective subjects:

i. Chemistry, Biology and Physics or Elective Mathematics
ii. Biology or Chemistry, Food and Nutrition, Management in Living and General Agriculture and Animal Husbandry (i.e,  especially for Dietetics). 
iii. Applicants without a pure science background (Chemistry/Physics/ Biology/Elective Mathematics) must have at least WASSCE grade B2 or its SSSCE equivalent in Integrated Science to qualify to apply for Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences.

General Entry requirements for other Educational Credentials is detailed above

b. Other Qualifications: Graduate Entry (Top-Up)

Bachelor’s degree in any of the Life Sciences (e.g. Biological Sciences, Biochemistry, Human Biology, Nutrition, and Food Science) from accredited Universities. Generally, graduate applicants must have an FGPA of not less than 2.50 (Second Class Lower Division) or its equivalent.

NB: All shortlisted applicants, irrespective of the entry route, shall be required to pass a selection interview.

SCHOOL OF BASIC AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES (REGULAR) – HO CAMPUS

  • BSc. Medical Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Entry Requirements:

WASSCE / SSSCE OR ITS EQUIVALENT

English Language, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science plus three (3) credits in the Elective Subjects as follows:

a. Pure Science Students: Chemistry, Biology and Physics or Elective Mathematics
b. Agricultural Science Students: General Agric/Animal Husbandry/Horticulture, Chemistry and Physics or Elective Mathematics

NB: In addition, there may be a selection interview and/or entrance examination for admission into the programme.

SCHOOL OF MEDICINE (REGULAR) – HO CAMPUS

  • Medical Degree (MB ChB) (6 years)
  • Bachelor of Physician Assistantship (Clinical)(4 years)

Entry Requirements:

a) WASSCE / SSSCE OR ITS EQUIVALENT

Applicants must have obtained three (3) credits (at least Grade A1-C6 in WASSCE and A-D in SSSCE) in the following Core Subjects:
English Language, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science plus three (3) credits in the following Elective Subjects: Chemistry, Biology, Physics or Elective Mathematics.

NB: In addition, there will be entrance examination and a selection interview for admission into the programme.

SCHOOL OF NURSING AND MIDWIFERY (REGULAR) – HO CAMPUS

  • Bachelor of Nursing
  • Bachelor of Midwifery
  • Bachelor of Public Health Nursing

Entry Requirements:

WASSCE / SSSCE OR ITS EQUIVALENT

English Language, Core Mathematics and Integrated Science plus any three (3) of the following: Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Elective Mathematics, Economics, Geography, Government, History, Christian Religious Studies or Islamic Religious Studies, Literature-in-English, French, Ghanaian Language, General Agriculture, Food and Nutrition and Management in Living.

NB: There shall be a selection interview for all applicants.

SCHOOL OF PHARMACY (REGULAR) – HO CAMPUS

  • Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm D) (6 years)

Entry Requirements:

Three categories of applicants will be admitted to pursue the programme. They are:

1. WASSCE/ SSSCE APPLICANTS

Applicants must have obtained three (3) credits (at least Grade A1-C6 in WASSCE and A-D in SSSCE) in the following Core Subjects:
English Language, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science plus three (3) credits in the following Elective Subjects: Chemistry, Biology, Physics or Elective Mathematics.

2. A – LEVEL APPLICANTS

Candidates must have the General Certificate of Education at Ordinary Level in five (5) subjects, including English and Mathematics, in addition to: Chemistry, Physics and Biology; additionally, General Science and any other subjects plus the General Certificate of Education at Advanced Level or its equivalent in the following subjects: Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics.

3. MATURE APPLICANTS

Applicants must have obtained a Higher National Diploma (HND) in Dispensing Technology/ Pharmacy Technician Course or its equivalent from an accredited institution with at least three (3) years relevant working experience.

OR

Applicants must have attained the age of 25 years at the time of submitting the application forms and must have five (5) credits at O-level including English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics.
All admitted applicants will start from Level 100.

SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH (REGULAR) – HOHOE CAMPUS

Bachelor of Public Health (BPH) with the following options:

  • Disease Control
  • Health Information
  • Health Promotion
  • Nutrition


Entry Requirements for Ghanaian applicants:

WASSCE/SSSCE Candidates must have passes (A1-C6/A-D) in Core Mathematics, English Language, and Integrated Science as well as three passes (A1-C6/A-D) in Chemistry, Biology and Physics or Elective Mathematics for Science students. Science students are eligible to apply for all BPH programmes. For Non-Science Students, passes in relevant elective subjects in General Arts (Government, Literature in English, Economics, Ghanaian Language, CRS (other religious studies), History, French, Geography, and Elective Mathematics), Agricultural Science (Crop & Soil Science, Animal Husbandry, and Horticulture), Home Economics (Management in Living, General Knowledge in Art, Food and Nutrition), Visual Arts (General Knowledge in Art, Clothing and Textiles, Picture Making and Graphic Design) 

The above notwithstanding, each category of non-science student needs the following combination of courses to be eligible for the following specific programmes;

Combination of elective courses required for Non-Science Students’ eligibility into specific programmes

• General Arts Students:

General Arts Students are only eligible to apply for BPH (Health Information), BPH (Health Promotion), and BPH (Nutrition).

General Arts Students must have passes in Elective Mathematics and any other two elective courses to be eligible for BPH (Health Information).

Elective Mathematics is not a prerequisite for General Arts students that opt for BPH (Health Promotion).

• Home Economics Students:

Home Economics Students are only eligible to apply for BPH (Disease Control), BPH (Nutrition) and BPH (Health Promotion).

Home Economics Students must have passes in Biology or Chemistry and any other two electives to be eligible for BPH (Disease Control).

Biology/Chemistry is not a prerequisite for Home Economics Students that opt for BPH (Health Promotion).

• Visual Arts Students:

Visual Arts students are only eligible to apply for BPH (Health Promotion).

INTERNATIONAL APPLICANTS

  • Holders of Certificates/Diplomas in any of the health care disciplines or environmental health disciplines and related fields who have practised for three years or more may apply.
  • Evidence of proficiency in English Language will be required in the case of applicants from non-English speaking countries.
  • In addition, international applicants must satisfy the professional entry requirements determined by the relevant professional body.

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