University Of Mines And Technology (UMaT ) Admission for 2021-2022 Academic Year

By | July 13, 2020

All Programmes

Faculty of Mineral Resources Technology

  1. BSc in Geomatic Engineering
  2. BSc in Geological Engineering
  3. BSc in Mining Engineering
  4. BSc in Minerals Engineering
  5. BSc in Petroleum Engineering (Fee paying Programme)
  6. BSc in Environmental and Safety Engineering
  7. Diploma in General Drilling (Fee paying Programme)

Faculty of Engineering

  1. BSc in Mechanical Engineering
  2. BSc in Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  3. BSc in Mathematics
  4. BSc in Computer Science and Engineering
  5. BSc in Renewable Energy Engineering
  6. Faculty of Integrated Management Science

Certificate Programme in English
This Certificate Programme is in two sessions. The first session starts from September and ends in May while the second session (Intensive programme) runs from January to May. Candidates are to apply for either the first or the second session. Applicants who complete this programme and also have International Baccalaureate (IB) in science or equivalent would be eligible to apply for the degree and diploma programmes which will start in September 2020. 

Other Certificate Programmes

  1. Certificate in Survey and Mapping
  2. Certificate in Water Resources
  3. Certificate in Geological Assistantship
  4. Certificate in Small Scale Mining and Quarrying
  5. Certificate in Minerals Technology
  6. Certificate in Environmental Studies
  7. Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety
  8. Certificate in Small Scale Mine and Quarry Administration

International Applicants Only

Click on the appropraite link below to request for admission application login details (Admission Application Code) to commence the online International Application.

All prospective international applicants should send an email to for assistance to apply for admission where necessary. Thank you.



Steps For Undergraduate Applicants

International applicants should follow the steps below:

  1. Applicants should fill in the International Applicants Code Request Form below with a valid mobile number in the format given. Eg 00234812345678 becomes 234812345678.
  2. You will receive the Serial Number and Personal Identification Number via Text Message and Email Address to access the Online Admission System.
  3. Complete the Online Registration process with the Serial Number and Personal Identification Number sent to your Email or Mobile No.
  4. Scan and email all relevants results / certificate to
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General Entry Requirements

Admission Requirements for Bachelor Degree Programmes

Faculty of Mineral Resources Technology 

  1. BSc Geomatic Engineering
  2. BSc Geological Engineering
  3. BSc Mining Engineering
  4. BSc Minerals Engineering
  5. BSc Petroleum Engineering (Fee-paying Programme)
  6. BSc Environmental and Safety Engineering
  7. Diploma General Drilling (Fee-paying Programme)

Applicants must have at least credits in the following subjects for the various programmes in this Faculty.

At least Credits in Core SubjectsAt least Credits in Elective Subjects
English LanguagePhysics
Core MathematicsChemistry
Integrated ScienceElective Mathematics

Faculty of Engineering

  1. BSc Mechanical Engineering
  2. BSc Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  3. BSc Mathematics
  4. BSc Computer Science and Engineering
  5. BSc Renewal Energy Engineering

Applicants must have at least credits in the following subjects for the various programmes in this Faculty.

BSc Mechanical Engineering

At least Credits in Core SubjectsAt least Credits in Elective Subjects
English LanguagePhysics and Mathematics
Core Mathematicsplus Chemistry or Technical
Integrated ScienceDrawing or Metal Work

BSc Electrical and Electronic Engineering, BSc Computer Science and Engineering and BSc Renewal Energy Engineering

At least Credits in Core SubjectsAt least Credits in Elective Subjects
English LanguagePhysics and Mathematics
Core Mathematicsplus Chemistry or Applied
Integrated ScienceElectricity or Electronics

BSc Mathematics

At least Credits in Core SubjectsAt least Credits in Elective Subjects
English LanguagePhysics 
Core MathematicsChemistry 
Integrated ScienceElective Mathematics

UMaT uses the grading system of WASSCE for the selection of candidates and grades aggregate of 36 is the minimum entry requirement. The following table shows this grading system and the SSSCE equivalent grades.

Grade Aggregate System for WASSC and SSSC Holders

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B2B2Very Good
C5 5Credit
C6 6Credit

The minimum entry requirement is aggregate 36 for applicants with WASSCE and 24 for applicants with SSSCE.

Applicants with Ordinary and Advanced Level Certificates
Applicant must have GCE Ordinary Level Certificate or its equivalent with passes in five subjects including English Language, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry, and GCE Advanced Level Certificate with passes in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.

Mature Applicants
Applicants should be at least 25 years of age and should have SSS or GCE ‘O’ Level Certificate with credits in five subjects including English Language, Mathematics and a Science subject plus experience in the relevant area of study in addition to passing an Entrance Examination and / or an interview. Mature applicants must also possess birth certificates which are, at least, five (5) years old after the date of issue.

Fee-Paying Applicants
Applicants who satisfy UMaT’s minimum entry requirement of aggregate 36 but cannot meet the competitive departmental cut-off aggregate can apply for admission provided they have sponsorship to cover their full fees throughout their study at UMaT. All fee paying applicants must select “Fee-Paying” under source of funding while completing their  applications forms.

International Students
International applicants from accredited/recognized institutions with equivalent qualifications will be considered for admission.

Applicants with international Baccaleureate in science are eligible to apply. Such applicants must also possess a proficiency certificate in English. Please note that all certificates should be translated into English. Equivalences with regard to the certificates would be sought at the National Accreditation Board.

Six (6) credits with aggregate 24 or better at the West African Senior School Certificate Examinations (WAEC/SSSCE) including English Language and Mathematics and the elective subjects relevant to the choice of programme or their equivalent.

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