By | 21 August 2016

UHAS New Program-MBMB

The Medical Biochemistry and Molecular Biology programme, integrates many health-related disciplines concerned with the biological and medical understanding of disease and health. The philosophy of this programme is to prepare students to be at the cutting edge of biomedical expertise, research and discovery, and the application of these discoveries and expertise improvement of health. This program is aimed at producing world-class medical biochemist and molecular biologist, well-grounded in knowledge and throughput molecular biology skills, useful for research into diseases confronting Ghana, Africa and the world at large. The programme is housed in the newly constructed ultra-modern facilities at the permanent campus of the University of Health and Allied Sciences


Local Applicants

Applicants must have obtained credits (at least Grade A1-C6 in WASSCE and A-D in SSSCE) in the following core subjects:

  • Mathematics
  • English
  • Integrated Science
  • Social Studies

In addition, applicants must have obtained three (3) credits (A1-C6 in WASSCE and A-D in SSSCE) in the following elective subjects:

  • Chemistry,
  • Biology and
  • Physics or Elective Mathematics

International applicants and Ghanaians with External Educational Credentials

Credentials Acceptable for Admission include the following:


  1. Senior Secondary School Certificates (WASSCE/SSSCE)
  2. International Baccalaureate (IB)
  3. GCE (Cambridge) – ‘O’ and ‘A’ Levels
  4. IGSCE (Cambridge) – ‘O’ and ‘A’ Levels
  5. American High School Grade – Grades 12&13 examinations
  6. Other external qualifications which have equivalences to the WASSCE/SSSCE and the GCE (A Levels)
  7. Equivalences to WASSCE/SSSCE in all cases shall be determined by the National Accreditation Board.



General Entry Requirements for other Educational Credentials

  1. 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.
  2. GCE (Cambridge)
  3. American High School Grade