University Of Health And Allied Science ( UHAS ) Admission for 2021-2022 Academic Year

By | July 13, 2020

The University of Health and Allied Sciences is a pre-eminent health research educational institution dedicated to community service. Annually, we receive thousands of applications from prospective students all across Africa. The University runs Access and Sandwich programs for Certificate and Diploma holders (health professionals) to enroll them into the available degree programs.

Admission Requirement

The University of Health and Allied Sciences is committed to excellence and therefore admits the best students through a very transparent and competitive admission process each year.

It is announced for the information of prospective Applicants (as specified above) and the general public that E-vouchers for application forms for programmes for the 2020/2021 Academic Year will start selling from December 20, 2019. The 2020/2021 Academic Year is expected to commence in early September, 2020. For Entry Requirements and Mode of Application, please CLICK HERE

PROSPECTIVE WASSCE APPLICANTS WHO HAVE THEIR EXAMINATION RESULTS AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION AND THOSE WHO WILL BE WRITING WASSCE IN MAY/JUNE, 2020 ARE ELIGIBLE TO APPLY.

1. WASSCE / SSSCE ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL PROGRAMMES

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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)

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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:

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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).

APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION FOR 2021/2022 ACADEMIC YEAR IS OPEN.

APPLICATION TYPEDEADLINE
 UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSIONS (WASSCE/SSSCE/A-LEVEL/MATURE APPLICANTS)JULY 23, 2021
 MPHIL/MPH/PHD APPLICANTSMARCH 29, 2021
 UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSIONS (ACCESS COURSE LEADING TO SANDWICH PROGRAMME)March 7, 2021
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