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Undergraduate Admissions

Admission Requirements (Degree Programmes)


The University College admits all qualified students without any reference to race or ethnic origin, religious or political orientation, or nationality. 
The following categories of candidates are considered for admission to first degree programmes in the University College.

Entry level for all categories of applicants:

SSSCEINTERPRETATIONCURRENT WASSCEINTERPRETATION
A1- ExcellentA11- Excellent
B2- Very GoodB22- Very Good
C3- GoodB33- Good
D4- CreditC44- Credit
E5- PassC55- Credit
C66- Credit
WASSCE
Applicants with WASSCE must obtain a minimum of six credit passes (C6) in six subjects (3 core, 3 electives).

SSSCE
A pass will therefore not be accepted any more as a basis for admission. The minimum aggregate score of 24 for SSSCE applicants will be maintained. Applicants must obtain at least a D (4) in six subjects.

GCE ‘O’ and ‘A’ Levels
Applicants with ´O´ or ´A´ Levels must have Grade 6 or better in five (5) ´O´ level subjects including English, Math and a Science subject (for non-science students) and an Arts subject for Science students. In addition, they must have passes in 3 subjects, one of the passes should be Grade D or better at the ´A´ Levels.

International Students
International students with qualifications equivalent to those mentioned above (1-2) may be considered for admission. They must also show evidence of proficiency in English. This includes applicants holding Baccalaureate (IB), IGCSE, GCSE and other external qualifications which have equivalences to the SSSCE, WASSCE and GCE.

Mature Candidates
Must be Ghanaian nationals, 27 years or above and must pass a mature candidates qualifying examination and interview.

Other Qualifications
Holders of University of Ghana Diploma or its equivalent, with Final Grade Point Average (FGPA) of 3.25 or better, eligible to apply to the same area of study. Holders of Diplomas in other areas of study must have distinction.

Candidates in Possession of a Diploma
Applicants must have graduated with a good HND certificate (i.e at least 2nd Class Lower Division). In addition the applicants must have acquired a 2 year post - HND qualification working experience. AUCC follows University of Ghana’s practice with regard to entry levels for HND applicants. Other Diploma qualifications from elsewhere assessed to be equivalent to HND may be similarly considered.
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