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The University of Energy and Natural Resources (UENR) admission requirement for all the courses at the Undergraduate, Postgraduate level has been released for the 2023/2024 academic session.

The management of University of Energy and Natural Resources (UENR) has released the Application Requirement/Registration Requirement for the Student Studying in the institution.

University of Energy and Natural Resources (UENR) Admission Requirements

Entry requirements for a Undergraduate degree Programme

The University has four entry routes:

  1.  Entry by means of SSCE/WASSCE (Entry at level 100)
  2. Foreign student (Entry at level 100)
  3.  Entry by means of mature students examination (Entry at level 100)
  4. Entry by means of professional certificates and tertiary level diplomas depending on assessment of the diploma and performance at interview.
The general admission requirements for the various entry routes are as follows:
1. First Degree Programmes

Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSSCE) and the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE)

  • To be admitted to any First Degree Programme, SSSCE/WASSCE candidates must possess six (6) credit passes in subjects relevant to the programme of study.
  • SSSCE Applicants: Candidates must possess credit passes (A-D) in Six (6) subjects comprising three (3)  core subjects; English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science (for Science related programmes)/Social Studies (for non- science related programmes) in addition to three (3) relevant elective subjects.
  • WASSCE Applicants:  Candidates must possess credit passes (A1-C6) in Six (6) subjects comprising three core subjects; English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science (for Science related programmes)/Social Studies (for non- science related programmes) in addition to three (3) relevant elective.
  • HND Applicants: HND applicants must have graduated with at least a Pass and in addition must have acquired a 2-year Post-HND qualification working experience.
  • Professional and Post-Diploma Applicants Candidates in the category must possess:
    • A Diploma or Higher National Diploma or its equivalent in a rele vant programme from a recognized institution
    • Must pass interview conducted by the University

In addition to the general admission requirements above, Schools and Departments may have their specific requirements.

Other Qualifications

Other qualifications acceptable for consideration for admission include International Baccalaureate (IB), IGCSE, GCSE, American Grade 13 examinations and other external qualifications which have equivalences to the WASSCE/SSSCE and the GCE (A Levels). International students whose first language is not English are required to have one of the following English language qualifications before they can register on any programme. However, applicants form English speaking countries may have these requirements waived.

  • IELTS 6.0 (no less than 5.0 in any elements)
  •  TOEFL paper-based 550 (no less than 4.0 in TWE)
  • TOEFL IBT 79 (no less than 17 in any element)
Foreign Applicants
  • Candidates must possess any of the above qualifications or their equivalent from accredited/recognized institutions.
Mature Students’ Entry

Mature students entry avenues to tertiary education provide opportunities  for people who could not do so earlier in their lives to further their education at the tertiary level after some years in the workplace (preferably, the formal workplace). The applicant must:

  • be at least 25 years old by 1st September of the academic year the applicant wants to enroll
  • show proof of age with birth certificate which is at least 5 years old at the time  of application  which must be confirmed  on the  WASSCE Certificate (if the applicate is a WASSCE holder);
  • provide introductory letter from employer or show any other proof of employment;
  • pass Mature Students’ Entrance Examinations conducted by UENR (English Language, Mathematics and Aptitude Test). In lieu of such examinations, the applicant should show proof of credit passes in English and Mathematics in SSSCE/WASSCE or any other nationally recognized standard High School level examinations. For qualifications from countries outside WAEC, NAB should be consulted.

Mature student applicants must pass UENR entrance examination and /or interview.

2. 2-Year Diploma Programme
  1. SSSCE holders with passes (A-E) in all subjects, including English LanguageMathematics and Integrated Science/Social Studies plus 3 passes (A-E) in Three Elective subjects relevant to the programme of study.
  2. WASSCE holders with passes (A1-D7) in English LanguageMathematics and Integrated Science/Social Studies plus passes (A1-D7) in Three Elective subjects relevant to the programme of study.
SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering BSc. Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • SSSCEApplicants: To be admitted to Electrical and Electronic Engineering Degree programme, SSSCE Candidates should have Credit Passes (A-D) in six (6) subjects comprising three (3) core subjects: English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science; and three (3) elective science subjects: Elective Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry/Applied Electricity/Applied Electronics.
  • WASSCE Applicants: WASSCE Candidates should have Credit Passes (A1-C6) insix (6) subjects comprising three (3) core subjects; including English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science; and three (3) elective science subjects; Elective Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry/Applied Electricity/Applied Electronics.
  • Professional and Post-Diploma Applicants Candidates in this category must possess:
    • A Diploma or Higher National diploma or its equivalent in a relevant programme from a recognized and accredited institution;
    • Must pass an interview;
    • Two years’ post qualification working experience;

Candidates with HND/relevant professional or diploma in Electrical and Electronic Certificate who obtained First Class or Second Class Upper Division will enter at level 300. Those with Second Class Lower Division or Pass will enter at level 200.

BSc. Computer Engineering
  • SSSCEApplicants: To be admitted to Computer Engineering Degree programme, SSSCE Candidates should have Credit Passes (A-D) in six (6) subjects comprising three (3) core subjects; English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science; and three (3) elective subjects; Elective Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry/Applied Electronics.
  • WASSCE Applicants: WASSCE Candidates should have Credit Passes (A1-C6) in six (6) subjects comprising three (3) core subjects: English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science; and three (3) elective science subjects: Elective Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry/Applied Electronics.
  • Professional and Post-Diploma Applicants  in this category must possess:
    • A Diploma or Higher National Diploma or its equivalent in a relevant programme from a recognized and accredited institution;
    • Must pass an interview;
    • Two years’ post qualification working experience;

Candidates with HND/relevant professional or diploma in Electrical and Electronic Certificate who obtained First Class or Second Class Upper Division will enter at level 300. Those with Second Class Upper Lower Division or Pass will enter at level 200.

Diploma Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • SSSCE/WASSCE Candidates should have Passes (A-E)/(A1-D7) respectively in three (3) subjects comprising three (3) core subjects; English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science; and any three (3) passes in the following elective subjects; Physics, Chemistry, Elective Mathematics and Applied Electricity
Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering BSc. Mechanical Engineering
  • SSSCE/WASSCE Applicants: To be admitted to Mechanical Engineering Degree programme, SSSCE Candidates should have Credit Passes (A-D) in six (6) subjects comprising three (3)  core subjects; English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science; and three (3) elective science subjects: Elective Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry/Technical Drawing/Auto Mechanics/Metal Work.
  • WASSCE Candidates should have Credit Passes (A1-C6) in six (6) subjects comprising three (3) core subjects; English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science; and three (3) elective science subjects; Elective Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry/Technical Drawing/Auto Mechanics/Metal Work.
  • Professional and Post-Diploma Applicants – Candidates in this category must possess:
    •  A Diploma or Higher National diploma or its equivalent in a relevant programme from a recognized and accredited institution;
    • Must pass an interview;
    • Two years’ post qualification working experience;
    •  Candidates with HND/relevant professional or diploma certificate whoobtai nedFirst Class or Second Class Upper Division will enter at level 300. Those with SecondClass Lower Division or Pass will enter at level 200.

BSc. Agricultural Engineering SSSCEApplicants

To be admitted to Agricultural Engineering Degree programme, SSSCE Candidates should have Credit Passes (A-D) in six (6) subjects comprising three (3)  core subjects; English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science; and three (3) elective science subjects; Elective Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry/Technical Drawing/Auto Mechanics/Metal Work.

WASSCE Applicants

WASSCE Candidates should have Credit Passes (A1-C6) in six (6) subjects comprising three (3) core subjects; English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science; and three (3) elective science subjects; Elective Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry/Technical Drawing/Auto Mechanics/Metal Work. 15

Professional and Post-Diploma Applicants

Candidates in this category must possess:      A Diploma or Higher National Diploma or its equivalent in a relevant programme from a recognized and accredited institution;      Must pass an interview;      Two years’ post qualification working experience; Candidates with HND/relevant professional or diploma certificate who obtained First Class or Second Class Upper Division will enter at level 300. Those with Second Class Lower Division or Pass will enter at level 200.

Department of Renewable Energy and Environmental Engineering BSc. Environmental Engineering

SSSCE Applicants To be admitted to Environmental Engineering Degree programme, SSSCE Candidates should have Credit Passes (A-D) in six (6) subjects comprising three (3) core subjects; English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science; and three (3) elective science subjects: Physics, Elective Mathematics and Chemistry.

WASSCE Applicants

WASSCE Candidates should have Credit Passes (A1-C6) in six (6) subjects comprising three (3) core subjects; English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science; and three (3) elective science subjects; Elective Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.

Professional and Post-Diploma Applicants

Candidates in this category must possess:      A Diploma or Higher National Diploma or its equivalent in a relevant programme from a recognized and accredited institution;      Must pass an interview;      Two years’ post qualification working experience; Candidates with HND/relevant professional or diploma certificate who obtained First Class or Second Class Upper Division will enter at level 300. Those with Second Class Lower Division or Pass will enter at level 200. 16

BSc. Renewable Energy Engineering SSSCEApplicants

To be admitted to Renewable Energy Engineering Degree programme, SSSCE Candidates should have Credit Passes (A-D) in six (6) subjects comprising three (3)  core subjects; English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science; and three (3) elective science subjects: Physics, Elective Mathematics and Chemistry/ Technical Drawing.

WASSCE Applicants

WASSCE Candidates should have Credit Passes (A1-C6) in six (6) subjects comprising three (3) core subjects; English Language, Mathematics an d Integrated Science; and three (3) elective science subjects; Elective Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry/Technical Drawing. Professional and Post-Diploma Applicants Candidates in this category must possess:      A Diploma or Higher National Diploma or its equivalent in a relevant programme from a recognized and accredited institution;      Must pass an interview;      Two years’ post qualification working experience; Candidates with HND/relevant professional or diploma certificate who obtained First Class or Second Class Upper Division will enter at level 300. Those with Second Class Lower Division or Pass will enter at level 200.

BSc Petroleum Engineering SSSCEApplicants

To be admitted to Petroleum Engineering Degree programme, SSSCE Candidates should have Credit Passes (A-D) in six (6) subjects comprising three (3) core subjects: English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science; and three (3) Elective Science subjects; Elective Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.

WASSCE Applicants

WASSCE Candidates should have Credit Passes (A1-C6) in six subjectscomprising three (3) core subjects; English Language, Mathematics andIntegrated Science;andthree (3) electivesciencesubjects; ElectiveMathematics, Physics and Chemistry.

Professional and Post-Diploma Applicants

Candidates in this category must possess:      A Diploma or Higher National Diploma or its equivalent in a relevant programme from a recognized and accredited institution;      Must pass an interview;      Two years’ post qualification working experience; Candidates with HND/relevant professional or diploma certificate who obtaine dFirst Class or Second Class Upper Division will enter at level 300. Those with Seco ndClass Lower Division or Pass will enter at level 200.

BSc Civil Engineering SSSCEApplicants

To be admitted to Renewable Energy Engineering Degree programme, SSSCE Candidates should have Credit Passes (A-D) in six (6) subjects comprising three (3)  core subjects; English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science; and three (3) elective science subjects: Physics, Elective Mathematics and Chemistry/Technical Drawing.

WASSCE Applicants

WASSCE Candidates should have Credit Passes (A1-C6) in six (6) subjects comprising three (3) core subjects; English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science; and three (3) elective science subjects; Elective Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry/Technical Drawing.

Professional and Post-Diploma Applicants

Candidates in this category must possess:      A Diploma or Higher National Diploma or its equivalent in a relevant programme from a recognized and accredited institution; 18      Must pass an interview;      Two years’ post qualification working experience; Candidates with HND/relevant professional or diploma certificate who obtained First Class or Second Class Upper Division will enter at level 300. Those with Second Class Lower Division or Pass will enter at level 200.

SCHOOL OF SCIENCES

Department of Basic and Applied Biology BSc Biological Sciences    SSSCEApplicants

To be admitted to Biological Science degree programme, SSSCE Candidates should have Credit Passes (A-D) in six (6) subjects comprising three (3) core subjects; English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science; and three (3) elective subjects from the following: Chemistry, Elective Mathematic/Physics and Biology/General Agriculture/Forestry.

WASSCE Applicants

WASSCE Candidates should have Credit Passes (A1-C6) in six (6) subjects comprising three (3) core subjects; English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science; and three (3) elective subjects from the following: Chemistry, Elective Mathematics/Physics and Biology/General Agriculture/Forestry.

Professional and Post-Diploma Applicants

Candidates in this category must possess:      A Diploma or Higher National Diploma or its equivalent in a relevant programme from a recognized and accredited institution;      Must pass an interview;      Two years’ post qualification working experience; Candidates with HND/relevant professional or diploma certificate who obtained First Class or Second Class Upper Division will enter at level 300. Those with Second Class Lower Division or Pass will enter at level 200.

BSc Medical Biodiagnostic Sciences SSSCEApplicants

To be admitted to Medical Biodiagnostic Science degree programmes, SSSCE Candidates should have Credit Passes (A-D) in six (6) subjects comprising three (3)  core subjects; English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science; and three (3) elective subjects from the following: Chemistry, Elective Mathematic/Physics and Biology/General Agriculture/Forestry. 20

WASSCE Applicants

WASSCE Candidates should have Credit Passes (A1-C6) in six (6) subjects comprising three (3) core subjects; English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science; and three (3) elective subjects from the following: Chemistry, Elective Mathematics/Physics and Biology/General Agriculture/Forestry. Professional and Post-Diploma Applicants Candidates in this category must possess:      A Diploma or Higher National Diploma or its equivalent in a relevant programme from a recognized and accredited institution;      Must pass an interview;      Two years’ post qualification working experience; Candidates with HND/relevant professional or diploma certificate who obtained First Class or Second Class Upper Division will enter at level 300. Those with Second Class Lower Division or Pass will enter at level 200.

BSc Nursing SSSCE Applicants

To be admitted to Nursing degree programme, SSSCE Candidates should have Credit Passes (A-D) in six (6) subjects comprising three (3) core subjects; English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science; and three (3) elective subjects from the following programmes as outlined in Table 1:

WASSCE Applicants

WASSCE Candidates should have Credit Passes (A1-C6) in six (6) subjects comprising three (3) core subjects; English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science; and three (3) elective subjects from the following programmes as outlined in Table 1: 21

No. Elective Programme Elective Subjects
a. Science Option 1.     Mathematics (Elective) 2.     Physics 3.     Chemistry
b. Agriculture Option 1. General Agriculture
2. Chemistry
3. Physics
c. Home Economics Option 1. Management in Living
2. Food and Nutrition
3. Economics
d. General Arts Option 1.    Literature in English 2.     French 3.     Ghanaian Language 4.    Christian Religious Studies Islamic Religious Studies 5.     Economics 6.     Geography 7.     History 8.     Government 9.     Mathematics (Elective) 10.   General Knowledge in Art or

Table 1

                          22 Professional and Post-Diploma Applicants Candidates in this category must possess:      A Diploma in Nursing from a recognized and accredited institution and a registered general nurse qualification;      Must pass an interview;      Two years’ post qualification working experience; Candidates with HND/relevant professional or diploma certificate who obtained a pass or better will enter at level 200.

Department of Chemical Sciences BSc. Chemistry

SSSCE Applicants To be admitted to Chemistry degree programme, SSSCE Candidates should have Credit Passes (A-D) in six (6) subjects comprising three (3) core subjects; English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science; and three (3) elective science subjects; Chemistry, Physics and Biology/Mathematics.

WASSCE Applicants

WASSCE Candidates should have Credit Passes (A1-C6) in six (6) subjects comprising three (3) core subjects; English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science; and three (3) elective science subjects; Chemistry, Physics and Biology/Mathematics.

Professional and Post-Diploma Applicants

Candidates in this category must possess;      A Diploma or Higher National Diploma (HND) or its equivalence in a relevant programme from a recognized and accredited institution      Must pass and interview      Two years’ post qualification working experience Candidates with HND/relevant professional or diploma certificates who obtained 23 First Class or Second Class Upper Division will enter at level 300. Those with Second Class Lower Division or Pass will enter at level 200.

Department of Computer Science and Informatics BSc. Computer Science

SSSCE Applicants To be admitted to the Computer Science degree programme, SSSCE Candidates should have Credit Passes (A-D) in six (6) subjects comprising three (3) core subjects, including English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science; and three (3) elective subjects which must include Elective Mathematics and Physics.

WASSCE Applicants

WASSCE Candidates should have Credit Passes (A1-C6) in six (6) subjects comprising three (3) core subjects; English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science; and three (3) elective subjects which must include Elective Mathematics and Physics. Professional and Post-Diploma Applicants Candidates in this category must possess;      A Diploma or Higher National Diploma (HND) or its equivalence in a relevant programme from a recognized and accredited institution      Must pass an interview      Two years’ post qualification working experience Candidates with HND/relevant professional or diploma certificates who obtained First Class or Second Class Upper Division will enter at level 300. Those with Second Class Lower Division or Pass will enter at level 200. 24

BSc. Information Technology SSSCE Applicants

To be admitted to Information Technology degree programme, SSSCE Candidates should have Credit Passes (A-D) in Six (6) subjects comprising three (3)  core subjects; English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science; and three (3) elective subjects which must include Elective Mathematics.

WASSCE Applicants

WASSCE Candidates should have Credit Passes (A1-C6) in six (6) subjects comprising three (3) core subjects; English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science; and three (3) elective subjects which must include Elective Mathematics. Professional and Post-Diploma Applicants Candidates in this category must possess;      A Diploma or Higher National Diploma (HND) or its equivalence in a relevant programme from a recognized and accredited institution      Must pass an interview      Two years’ post qualification working experience Candidates with HND/relevant professional or diploma certificates who obtained First Class or Second Class Upper Division will enter at level 300. Those with Second Class Lower Division or Pass will enter at level 200.

Diploma Computer Science

SSSCE/WASSCE Candidates should have Passes (A-E)/(A1-D7) respectively in

six

(6)  subjects comprising three (3) core subjects; English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science/Social Studies; and any three (3)  elective  subjects  which  must  include  Elective  Mathematics  or Business Mathematics. 25

Diploma Information Technology

SSSCE/WASSCE Candidates should have Credit Passes (A-E)/(A1-D7) respectively in six (6) subjects comprising three (3) core subjects; English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science/Social Studies; and any three (3) elective subjects.

Department of Mathematics and Statistics BSc. Mathematics

SSSCE Applicants to be admitted to any Mathematical Science degree programme, SSSCE Candidates should have Credit Passes (A-D) in six (6) subjects comprising three (3)  core subjects; English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science; and three (3) elective subjects which must include Elective Mathematics.

WASSCE Applicants

WASSCE Candidates should have Credit Passes (A1-C6) in six (6) subjects comprising three (3) core subjects; English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science; and three (3) elective subjects which must include Elective Mathematics. Professional and Post-Diploma Applicants Candidates in this category must possess;      A Diploma or Higher National Diploma (HND) or its equivalence in a relevant programme from a recognized and accredited institution      Must pass an interview      Two years’ post qualification working experience Candidates  with  HND/relevant  professional  or  diploma  certificates  who obtained First Class or Second Class Upper Division will enter at level 300. Those with Second Class Lower Division or Pass will enter at level 200. 26

BSc. Statistics SSSCE Applicants

to be admitted to any Mathematical Science degree programme, SSSCE Candidates should have Credit Passes (A-D) in six (6) subjects comprising three (3)  core subjects; English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science; and three (3) elective subjects which must include Elective Mathematics.

WASSCE Applicants

WASSCE Candidates should have Credit Passes (A1-C6) in six (6) subjects comprising three (3) core subjects; English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science; and three (3) elective subjects which must include Elective Mathematics. Professional and Post-Diploma Applicants Candidates in this category must possess;      A Diploma or Higher National Diploma (HND) or its equivalence in a relevant programme from a recognized and accredited institution      Must pass an interview      Two years’ post qualification working experience Candidates with HND/relevant professional or diploma certificates who obtained First Class or Second Class Upper Division will enter at level 300. Those with Second Class Lower Division or Pass will enter at level 200.

BSc. Actuarial Science SSSCE Applicants

to be admitted to any Mathematical Science degree programme, SSSCE Candidates should have Credit Passes (A-D) in six (6) subjects comprising three (3)  core subjects; English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science; and three (3) elective subjects which must include Elective Mathematics. 27

WASSCE Applicants

WASSCE Candidates should have Credit Passes (A1-C6) in six (6) subjects comprising three (3) core subjects; English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science; and three (3) elective subjects which must include Elective Mathematics.

Professional and Post-Diploma Applicants

Candidates in this category must possess;      A Diploma or Higher National Diploma (HND) or its equivalence in a relevant programme from a recognized and accredited institution      Must pass an interview      Two years’ post qualification working experience Candidates with HND/relevant professional or diploma certificates who obtainedFirst Class or Second Class Upper Division will enter at level 300. Those with Second Class Lower Division or Pass will enter at level 200.

Diploma Statistics

SSSCE/WASSCE Candidates should have Credit Passes (A-E)/(A1-D7) respectively in six (6) subjects comprising three (3) core subjects; English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science; and any three (3) elective subjects   which must include Elective Mathematics or Business Mathematics.

Diploma Insurance

SSSCE/WASSCE Candidates should have Credit Passes (A-E)/(A1-D7) respectively in six (6) subjects comprising three (3) core subjects; English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science; and any three (3) elective subjects. 28

SCHOOL OF NATURAL RESOURCES

Department of Environmental Management Department of Fisheries and Water Resources Department of Forest Science

BSc. Fire and Disaster Management SSSCE/WASSCE candidates must possess Credit Passes (A-D) and (A1-C6) respectively in three (3) core subjects; English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science and three (3) elective science subjects from Physics, Elective Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology/Agriculture/Forestry.

Professional and Post-Diploma Applicants

Candidates in this category must possess;      A Diploma or Higher National Diploma (HND) or its equivalence in a relevant programme from a recognized and accredited institution      Must pass an interview      Two years’ post qualification working experience Candidates with HND/relevant professional or diploma certificates who obtained First Class or Second Class Upper Division will enter at level 300. Those with Second Class Lower Division or Pass will enter at level 200.

Diploma Fire, Safety and Disaster Management

  To be admitted into the programme, applicants must possess any of the following: SSSCE/WASSCE certificates with passes (A-D/A1-D7) in three (3) core subjects: English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science plus passes in three (3) elective subjects relevant to the choice of programme.

  1. Ordinary Level certificate with passes (1-8) in at least five (5) subjects at

G.C.E “O” level (or its equivalent including English and Mathematics).

  • Certificate in Science, Agriculture and any other related programme

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Foreign Applicants

 

  1. Foreign Qualifications: Foreign qualifications acceptable for consideration for admission include International Baccalaureate (IB), IGCSE, GCSE, American Grade 13 examinations and other external qualifications which have equivalences to the WASSCE/SSSCE and the GCE (A Levels).

Note: All applications based on certificates and any other qualifications requiring the determination of equivalencies will be referred to the National Accreditation Board for the purpose, to determine their eligibility for admission into the programme.

Mature Students’ Entry

  Applicants seeking admission on this route must:

  1. be at least 25 years old by 1st September of the academic year one wants to enroll;
  2. show proof of age with birth certificate or any legitimate documentary proof of date of birthwhich is at least 5 years old at the time of application;
  • pass Mature Students’ Entrance Examinations conducted by UENR (English
  1. Language, Mathematics and Aptitude Test). In lieu of such examinations, the
  2. applicant should show proof of credit passes in English and Mathematics in
  3. SSSCE/WASSCE or any other nationally recognized standard High School level

BSc. Natural Resources with options in:

     Ecotourism      Fisheries and Aquaculture      Forest Resource Management      Land Reclamation and Restoration      Social Forestry      Wood Science and Forest Products   SSSCE/WASSCE candidates must possess Credit Passes (A-D) and (A1-C6) respectively in three (3) core subjects; English Language, Core Mathematics and Integrated Science and three (3) elective subjects from Chemistry, Physics, Elective Mathematics, Biology/Agriculture, Forestry. Home Economics students 30 applying must have either Biology or Chemistry in addition to any two elective subjects.

Professional and Post-Diploma Applicants

Candidates in this category must possess;      A Diploma or Higher National Diploma (HND) or its equivalence in a relevant programme from a recognized and accredited institution      Must pass an interview      Two years’ post qualification working experience Candidates with HND/relevant professional or diploma certificates who obtained First Class or Second Class Upper Division will enter at level 300. Those with Second Class Lower Division or Pass will enter at level 200.

BSc. Wildlife and Range Management

SSSCE/WASSCE candidates must possess Credit Passes (A-D) and (A1-C6) respectively in three (3) core subjects; English Language, Core Mathematics and Integrated Science and three (3) elective subjects from Chemistry, Physics, /Elective Mathematics, Biology/Agriculture/Forestry.

Professional and Post-Diploma Applicants

Candidates in this category must possess;      A Diploma or Higher National Diploma (HND) or its equivalence in a relevant programme from a recognized and accredited institution      Must pass an interview      Two years’ post qualification working experience Candidates with HND/relevant professional or diploma certificates who obtained First Class or Second Class Upper Division will enter at level

  1. Those with Second Class Lower Division or Pass will enter at level

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Diploma Natural Resource Management

  • SSSCE/WASSCE Candidates should have Credit Passes (A-E)/(A1-D7) respectively in six (6) subjects comprising three (3) core subjects; English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science; and any three (3)

elective subjects. (AI)     Ordinary Level Certificate with passes (1 – 8) in at least five (5) subjects at G.C.E. ‘O’ Level (or its equivalent including English Language and Modern Mathematics. (BI)     Certificate in Forestry, Agriculture and any other related programme from a recognized and accredited institution.

Department of Ecotourism, Recreation and Hospitality BSc. Hospitality Management

SSSCE/WASSCE candidates must possess Credit Passes (A-D) and (A1-C6) respectively in three (3) Core subjects; English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science/Social Studies and three (3) elective science subjects from the following; Science, General Arts, Home Economics, Business, Agriculture and Visual Art.

Professional and Post-Diploma Applicants

Candidates in this category must possess;      A Diploma or Higher National Diploma (HND) or its equivalence in a relevant programme from a recognized and accredited institution      Must pass an interview      Two years’ post qualification working experience Candidates with HND/relevant professional or diploma certificates who obtained First Class or Second Class Upper Division will enter at level

  1. Those with Second Class Lower Division or Pass will enter at level 200.

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Diploma Hospitality Management

(I) SSSCE/WASSCE Candidates should have Passes (A-E)/(A1-D7) respectively in six (6) subjects comprising three (3) core subjects; English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science/Social Studies; and any three (3) elective subjects. (AI)      Ordinary Level Certificate with passes (1 – 8) in at least five (5) subjects at G.C.E. ‘O’ Level or its equivalent which must include English Language and Modern Mathematics). (BI)      Certificate in Hospitality/Tourism/Cookery and any other related programme awarded by a recognized and accredited institution such as COTVETT. (IV)      Six (6) passes in WAEC General Business Certificate Examination or any other related programme. 33

SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCES AND LAW

Department of Enterprise and Business Studies BSc. Resource Enterprise and Entrepreneurship

SSSCE/WASSCE candidates must possess Credit Passes (A-D) and (A1-C6) respectively in three (3) Core subjects; English Language, Core Mathematics and Integrated Science/Social Studies in addition to any three (3) elective subjects from the following; Sciences, General Arts, Home Economics, Business, Agriculture and Visual Art.

Professional and Post-Diploma Applicants

Candidates in this category must possess;      A Diploma or Higher National Diploma (HND) or its equivalence in a relevant programme from a recognized and accredited institution      Must pass an interview      Two years’ post qualification working experience Candidates with HND/relevant professional or diploma certificates who obtained First Class or Second Class Upper Division will enter at level

  1. Those with Second Class Lower Division or Pass will enter at level

Diploma Enterprise Management

  • SSSCE/WASSCE Candidates should have Passes (A-E)/(A1-D7) respectively in six (6) subjects comprising three (3) core subjects; English

Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science/Social Studies; and any three (3) elective subjects. (AI) Ordinary Level Certificate with passes (1 – 8) in at least five (5) subjects at G.C.E. ‘O’ Level (or its equivalent including English Language and Modern Mathematics). (BI)     Certificate in Business Studies/Management awarded by, a recognized and accredited University. (IV)      Six (6) passes in WAEC General Business Certificate Examination or any other related programme. 34

Department of Languages and General Studies BA. Professional French

SSSCE/WASSCE candidates must possess Credit Passes (A-D) and (A1-C6) respectively in three (3) Core subjects; English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science/Social Studies in addition to any three (3) elective subjects including French.

Professional and Post-Diploma Applicants

Candidates in this category must;      Possess a professional Diploma or its equivalence in a relevant programme from a recognized and accredited institution      Pass an interview or entrance examination      May have two years’ post qualification working experience Candidates with the relevant professional diploma in French will enter at level 200. 35 SCHOOL OF AGRICULTURE AND TECHNOLOGY (Dormaa Ahenkro Campus)

Department of Agriculture Economics, Agribusiness and Extension BSc. Agribusiness

SSSCE/WASSCE Candidates should have Credit Passes (A-D)/(A1-C6) respectively in six (6) subjects comprising three (3) core subjects; English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science; and any three (3) elective subjects in Science, General Agriculture, Business, General Arts, Home Economics and Visual Art.

Professional and Post-Diploma Applicants

Candidates in this category must possess;      A Diploma or Higher National Diploma (HND) or its equivalence in a relevant programme from a recognized and accredited institution      Must pass an interview      Two years’ post qualification working experience Candidates with HND/relevant professional or diploma certificates who obtained First Class or Second Class Upper Division will enter at level 300. Those with Second Class Lower Division or Pass will enter at level 200.

Department of Animal Production and Health Department of Crop Production and Horticulture BSc. Agriculture

With options in:      Animal Production      Crop Producton      Horticulture

SSSCE/WASSCE Applicants

SSSCE/WASSCE Candidates should have Credit Passes (A-D)/(A1-C6) respectively in six (6) subjects comprising three (3) subjects; English Language, Mathematics 36 and Integrated Science; and three (3) elective in the following: Biology, Chemistry and Physics, or Elective Mathematics

OR

General Agriculture/ Forestry, Chemistry and Physics or Elective Mathematics. Professional and Post-Diploma Applicants Candidates in this category must possess;      A Diploma or Higher National Diploma (HND) or its equivalence in a relevant programme from a recognized and accredited institution      Must pass an interview      Two years’ post qualification working experience Candidates with HND/relevant professional or diploma certificates who obtained First Class or Second Class Upper Division will enter at level 300. Those with Second Class Lower Division or Pass will enter at level 200.

Diploma Agriculture

SSSCE/WASSCE Candidates should have Passes (A-E)/(A1-D7) respectively in

six

(6)  subjects comprising three (3) core subjects; English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science/Social Studies; and any three (3) elective subjects.

Professional Applicants

Junior Scientists, Industrialists, Technicians, Staff of Ministry of Food and Agriculture and Agriculture-based NGO’s. Teachers with Certificate ‘A’. 37

SCHOOL OF GEOSCIENCES (Dormaa Ahenkro Campus)

BSc. Climate Change and Sustainability Development

SSSCE/WASSCE Candidates should have Credit Passes (A-D)/(A1-C6) respectively in six (6) subjects comprising three (3) core subjects; English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science/Social Studies; and any three (3)    elective subjects from the following; Chemistry, Physics, Biology/General Agriculture/Forestry, Elective Mathematics, Geography, Economics, History and Government.

Professional and Post-Diploma Applicants

Candidates in this category must possess;      A Professional or Higher National Diploma (HND) or its equivalence in a relevant programme from a recognized and accredited institution(e.g Science Agriculture, Forestry/Natural Resources, Climatology, Meteorology, Geography, Engineering etc)      Must pass an interview      Two years’ post qualification working experience Candidates with HND/relevant professional or diploma certificates who obtained Second Class Lower Division or above in Science, Agriculture, Forestry/Natural Resources, Climatology, Meteorology, Geography will enter at level 300. Those with HND/Diploma in other relevant areas other than the above will enter at level 200 if successful at an interview.

BSc. Planning and Sustainability

SSSCE/WASSCE Candidates should have Credit Passes (A-D)/(A1-C6) respectively in six (6) subjects comprising three (3) core subjects; English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science/Social Studies; and any three (3)    elective subjects from the following; Geography, Economics, Elective Mathematics, Government, History, Accounting, Business Management and Costing. 38

Professional and Post-Diploma Applicants

Candidates in this category must;      Possess a Professional or Higher National Diploma (HND) or its equivalence in a relevant programme from a recognized and accredited institution (e.g. Development Studies, Community Development, Environmental Management, Management Studies, Geography etc)      Must pass an interview      Have two years’ post qualification working experience Candidates with HND/relevant professional or diploma certificates who obtained Second Class Lower Division or above in Development Studies, Community Development, Environmental Management, Management Studies, Geography will enter at level 300. Those with HND/Diploma in other relevant areas other than the above will enter at level 200 if successful at an interview.

Diploma Geo-Information Science

SSSCE/WASSCE Candidates should have Passes (A-E)/(A1-D7) respectively in

six

(6) subjects comprising three (3) core subjects; English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science/Social Studies; and any three (3) elective subjects from the following; Chemistry, Physics, Biology/General Agriculture/Forestry, Elective Mathematics, Geography, Economics, History, Government, ICT and Building Technology.

Professional Applicants

Junior Scientists, Industrialists, Technicians, Staff of Ministry of Roads and Transport, Ministry of Food and Agriculture, Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation and Agriculture-based NGO’s. Teachers with Certificate ‘A’ with Science or General Arts background as well as holders of Certificate in Geography and its related fields from recognized and accredited institution. 39

INTERPRETATION OF RESULTS

  All applicants will be considered on the basis of result equivalents as provided by the National Council for Tertiary Education (NCTE), as per schedule below:

A1 1-Excellent A 1-Excellent
B2 2-Very Good B 2-Very Good
B3 3-Good C 3-Good
C4 4-Credit D 4-Credit
C5 5-Credit E 5-Pass
D7 7-Pass
E8 8-Pass

UNIVERSITY OF ENERGY & NATURAL RESOURCES POSTGRADUATE ADMISSION REQUIREMENT

SCHOOL OF AGRICULTURE AND TECHNOLOGY
Department of Agricultural Economics, Agribusiness and Extension
  1. MBA/MPhil Agribusiness Management 

Admission Requirements

  • To be eligible for admission into the MBA/MPhil Agribusiness Management programme, applicants must possess a Bachelor’s Degree or its equivalent in the relevant field of study from a recognized institution. The applicant shall normally have obtained a minimum of Second Class (Lower Division) degree in the relevant field (eg. Agribusiness, agriculture, natural resource management, economics, development studies, accounting and commerce, business administration, natural resources management, etc). Applicants must attend and pass a selection interview to be conducted by the Department.
Department of Horticulture and Crop Production
  1. MSc/MPhil Crop Science (with options in Post-harvest technology, Pathology, Agronomy and Entomology)

To be eligible for admission into the MSc/MPhil Crop Science programme, applicants must possess a Bachelor’s Degree or its equivalent in the relevant field of study from a recognized institution. The applicant shall normally have obtained a minimum of Second Class (Lower Division) degree in the relevant field.

iii. PhD Crop Science (with options in Post-harvest technology, Pathology, Agronomy and Entomology

To be eligible for admission into the PhD Crop Science programme, applicants must possess a Master’s Degree or its equivalent in the relevant field of study from a recognized institution. Applicants must attend and pass a selection interview to be conducted by the Department. All prospective applicants are strongly encouraged to contact a faculty member and discuss their identified research topic for a possible supervision before proceeding with the application.

SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING
Department of Energy and Environmental Engineering

Admission Requirements:

  1. M.Sc. Environmental Engineering Management

To be eligible for admission into the M.Sc. Environmental Engineering Management programme, applicants must possess a Bachelor’s Degree or its equivalent in the relevant field of study from a recognized institution. The applicant shall normally have obtained a minimum of Second Class (Lower Division) degree in the relevant field. Applicants must attend and pass a selection interview to be conducted by the Department. All prospective applicants are strongly encouraged to contact a faculty member and discuss their identified research topic for a possible supervision before proceeding with the application.

  1. M.Sc. Sustainable Energy Management

To be eligible for admission into the M.Sc. Sustainable Energy Management programme, applicants must possess a Bachelor’s Degree or its equivalent in the relevant field of study from a recognized institution. The applicant shall normally have obtained a minimum of Second Class (Lower Division) degree in the relevant field. Applicants must attend and pass a selection interview to be conducted by the Department. All prospective applicants are strongly encouraged to contact a faculty member and discuss their identified research topic for a possible supervision before proceeding with the application.

iii.  PhD Environmental Engineering Management

To be eligible for admission into the PhD Environmental Engineering Management programme, applicants must possess a Master’s Degree or its equivalent in the relevant field of study from a recognized institution. The applicant shall normally have obtained a minimum of Second Class (Lower Division) degree in the relevant field. Applicants must attend and pass a selection interview to be conducted by the Department. All prospective applicants are strongly encouraged to contact a faculty member and discuss their identified research topic for a possible supervision before proceeding with the application.

  1. PhD Sustainable Energy Management

To be eligible for admission into the PhD Sustainable Energy Management programme, applicants must possess a Master’s Degree or its equivalent in the relevant field of study from a recognized institution. Applicants must attend and pass a selection interview to be conducted by the Department. All prospective applicants are strongly encouraged to contact a faculty member and discuss their identified research topic for a possible supervision before proceeding with the application.

SCHOOL OF SCIENCES
Department and Mathematics and Statistics
  1. MPhil Applied Mathematics

To be eligible for admission into the MPhil Applied Mathematics Programme, applicants must possess a good first degree or its equivalent in the relevant field of study from a recognized institution. The applicant shall normally have obtained a minimum of Second Class (Lower Division) degree in the relevant field of mathematical sciences (eg. Statistics, Mathematics, Engineering, etc).

Department of Computer Science and Informatics
  1. MSc. Computer Science

To be eligible for admission into the MSc. Computer Science Programme, applicants must possess a BSc. degree or its equivalent in Computer Sciences, or any related discipline from an accredited University with a minimum of Second-Class Lower Division. Applicants must demonstrate adequate intellectual capacity for independent work, maturity, effective decision making and problem-solving potentials. In exceptional cases, holders of BSc. Computer Science with a minimum of Third-Class and at-least three years’ relevant working experience would be considered.

  1. MPhil Computer Science

To be eligible for admission into the MPhil Computer Science Programme, applicants must possess a BSc. Degree or its equivalent in Computer Sciences, or any related discipline from an accredited University with a minimum of Second-Class Lower Division. Applicants must demonstrate adequate intellectual capacity for independent work, maturity, effective decision making and problem-solving potentials.

          iii. PhD Computer Science To be eligible for admission into the PhD Computer Science Programme, applicants must possess an MPhil in Computer Science or its equivalent from an accredited University. Applicants must demonstrate adequate intellectual capacity for independent work, maturity, effective decision making and problem-solving potentials. Applicants with qualifications from Science and Engineering backgrounds with a strong Computing and Mathematical background may be considered. Candidates from other disciplines will have to take up most of the MPhil Computer Science course to prepare them for the PhD Programme.

 SCHOOL OF GEOSCIENCES
Department of Planning and Sustainability
  1. MSc/MPhil Environmental Planning and Development

To be eligible for admission into the MSc/MPhil Environmental Planning and Development Programme, applicants must possess a good first degree or its equivalent in the relevant field of study from a recognized institution. The applicant shall normally have obtained a minimum of Second Class (Lower Division) degree in the relevant field (eg. environmental planning, planning, development studies, environmental studies, geography, economics, natural resources management, etc). Candidates must have a minimum of one (1) year post qualification working experience and will be required to go through  a selection interview to be organised by the Department.

Department of Geographic Science
  1. MSc/MPhil Climate Change

To be eligible for admission into the MSc/MPhil Climate Change Programme, applicants must possess a good first degree or its equivalent in the relevant field of study from a recognized institution. The applicant shall normally have obtained a minimum of Second Class (Lower Division) degree in the relevant field (eg. Climate Change and Sustainable Development, Geography, Geophysics, Planning, Land Economy, Agriculture, Environmental Sciences, Sciences, Natural Resources, etc.). Holders of Bachelors degree with a minimum of two (2) years’ working experience may be considered for admission. Holders of post graduate diploma certificates with excellent classification may be admitted. Applicants may go through a selection interview to be organised by the Department.

SCHOOL OF NATURAL RESOURCES
Department of Forest Science
  1. MPhil Social Forestry and Environmental Governance

To be eligible for admission into the MPhil Social Forestry and Environmental Governance programme, applicants must possess a Bachelor’s Degree or its equivalent in the relevant field of study from a recognized institution. The applicant shall normally have obtained a minimum of Second Class (Lower Division) degree in the relevant field (eg. natural resources, planning, social science, human geography & Agriculture). Excellent candidates may be admitted into research masters programme in the first instance and later upgraded into the PhD programme after sucessful completion of the course work with GPA of 3.65 and upon recommendations from the Supervisor and Departmental Board.

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