The University of Ghana is the oldest and largest of the 13 Ghanaian universities, excluding other numerous tertiary institutions. It is one of the best universities in West Africa. It was founded in 1948 as the University College of the Gold Coast, and was originally an affiliate college of the University of London, which supervised its academic programmes and awarded degrees. It gained full university status in 1961 and now has nearly 42,000 students. There have been some alterations for applications to begin studying for the 2011/2012 semester. Some of the undergraduate programmes have been restructured and the changes include: For the Bachelor of Arts programme, applicants will be expected to select subjects from the bouquet of courses provided, up to four choices in order of preference. Holders of other qualifications including International Baccalaurette (IB), IGCSE, GCSE, American Grade 13 examinations which hitherto were admitted to Level 200, will be admitted to Level 100. Holders of Diploma awarded by the University of Ghana will also be admitted to Level 200 of the same subject area as their diploma qualification. Applicants should note that all programmes offered at the College of Health Sciences, Korle Bu Campus, are first choice programmes only. For second and third choices, applicants are strongly advised to choose programmes from the Sciences. To apply for either a degree or diploma you must purchase an on-line application E-VOUCHER. These can be obtained by Ghanaian applicants for GH¢74.00 at the following banks: Ecobank, HFC Bank, Agricultural Development Bank UniBank and Fidelity Bank. At the Bank, applicants will be required to indicate their names, mobile phone numbers and e-mail addresses on the bank voucher before they are served. Those without e-mail addresses will however not be disadvantaged. A confirmation of their PIN numbers will be sent to their mobile phones. Applicants should buy the appropriate E-VOUCHERS and CAREFULLY follow the instructions given. Visit the University of Ghana website for more information which can be found in the ‘Applications’ section.
If you go the University of Ghana website and explore the Admissions page, you should find the information you are looking for. If not, you can use the contact section to get in touch with someone from the admissions office, who will be able to help you get the form if it is still current.
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