UHAS Undergraduate Admissions Forms 2020/2021 [UPDATED]

The University Of Health And Allied Science (UHAS) undergraduate admission forms for WASSCE/SSCE/A-Level/Mature Applicants has been released for the 2020/2021 academic year.

UHAS Admissions Forms

LATEST UPDATE:

University of Health and Allied Sciences (UHAS) has extended until 5 p.m. on NOVEMBER 23RD 2020, the application deadline for 2020/2021 regular undergraduate programmes. The application portal has been reopened for the following categories of people:

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  1. Students who already applied awaiting WAEC results should go in now to enter their WAEC results/complete their applications by NOVEMBER 23RD 2020 deadline
  2. Interested applicants can go and purchase application forms and APPLY ONLINE by NOVEMBER 23RD 2020 deadline.

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.

UHAS Undergraduate Admissions Forms

FEE PAYING: Applicants who are unable to make the cut off points as may be determined at the time of admission may be considered for the FEE PAYING OPTION.

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

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.

CLICK HERE TO CHECK UHAS CUT OFF POINTS.

(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. 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.

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 Medical 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 & Nutrition, Management in Living and General Agriculture and Animal Husbandry (This is for prospective Dietetics Students).

b. General Entry requirements for other Educational Credentials is detailed above

c. 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, MAY be required to pass a selection interview and/or entrance examination for admission into the programme.

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
c. General entry requirements for other educational credentials as enumerated above

NB: All shortlisted applicants, irrespective of the entry route, MAY be required to pass 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-C 6 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.

b) GENERAL ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR OTHER EDUCATIONAL CREDENTIALS AS INDICATED ABOVE.

NB: All shortlisted applicants, irrespective of the entry route, MAY be required to pass a selection interview and/or entrance examination 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, Animal Husbandry, Food and Nutrition and Management in Living.

NB: All shortlisted applicants, irrespective of the entry route, MAY be required to pass a selection interview and/or entrance examination for admission into the programme.

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-C 6 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.

NB: All shortlisted applicants, irrespective of the entry route, MAY be required to pass a selection interview and/or entrance examination for admission into the programme.

SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH (REGULAR) – HOHOE CAMPUS

Bachelor of Science in Public Health (BSc. PH) with the following options:

  • Disease Control
  • Health Information
  • Health Promotion
  • Nutrition

Entry Requirements:

Applicants must have obtained three (3) credits (at least Grade A1-C 6 in WASSCE and A-D in SSSCE) in the following Core Subjects: English Language, Core Mathematics and Integrated Science plus

  • Chemistry, Biology and Physics or Elective Mathematics for Science students. Science students are eligible to apply for all BSc. PH progammes.
  • 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) for Non-Science Students.

The above notwithstanding, each category of non-science students need the following combinations of courses to be eligible for the following specific programmes; 

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• General Arts Students:

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

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

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

• Home Economics Students:

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

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

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

• Visual Arts Students:

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

The deadline for completion of the online application forms is JULY 23, 2020.

How to Apply for UHAS Undergraduate Admissions

Applicants are required to read the ENTRY REQUIREMENTS carefully before proceeding to apply and they must use the UHAS online admission portal to apply.

  1. Make a payment of GH¢ 220.00 (Two Hundred and Twenty Ghana Cedis) for the UHAS E-Voucher at any Ghana Commercial Bank (GCB), Zenith BankAgricultural Development Bank (ADB), and Ghana Post Office nearest to you.
  2. The E-Voucher contains the PIN and Serial Number required in completing the online form.

Foreign Applicants Only

Applicants outside Ghana can buy UHAS vouchers electronically using Master and VISA cards. Please kindly click the “Buy Now” button below to purchase for the voucher. You will use the voucher to apply for admission. The voucher will be sent to you as soon as payment is successfully made – $130.00

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(2) Start Application

Applications are received from both Ghanaian and Foreign applicants. Foreign applicants are however advised to contact the National Council for Tertiary Education (NCTE) for a detailed interpretation of their results.


SPECIFICATIONS FOR ADMISSION PICTURE

a. The intended admission Picture must be taken on a white background with both ears showing and without shadow at the background.

b. For religious purpose, scarfs are allowed but both ears must be exposed in the picture.

c. Wearing of glasses / shades are not allowed, except for medical purpose, clear glasses revealing the eyes are permitted.

d. The Picture should have a dimensions of 300 x 360 pixels (1 x 1.2inches), resolution of 300, JPEG file format and a size not more than 400 kilobytes.


Please Note:

All application document(s) should be submitted via Ghana Post. The University will not accept any application document DIRECTLY from applicants.

Applicants should note that the picture used in the admission process will appear on all subsequent files, documents and portals (Student identity card) when admitted as a student of University of Health and Allied Sciences.

We therefore advise prospective applicants to take the necessary steps in uploading a good quality picture of the stated specifications.

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    Social Studies C4
    English Language B2
    Mathematics Core A1
    Mathematics elective A1
    Biology B2
    Chemistry A1
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    C maths A1
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    Social B2
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