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UPSA 2019 / 2020 ADMISSIONS APPLY NOW

UPSA Undergraduate 2019/2020 Admissions Open:Apply Now!!!

Applications are invited from qualified applicants for admission to the under-listed undergraduate programmes for the 2019/2020 Academic Year:

Available Undergraduate Programmes and Sessions

  • Undergraduate Programmes
    • Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations Management
    • Bachelor of Science in Accounting
    • Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Finance
    • Bachelor of Science in Business Economics
    • Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Science
    • Bachelor of Science in Banking and Finance
    • Bachelor of Business Administration
    • Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Management
    • Bachelor of Science in Marketing
    • Bachelor of Science in Real Estate Management and Finance Ÿ 4-Year Bachelor of Laws (LLB)
    • 3-Year Post First Degree Bachelor of Laws (LLB)
  • Sessions
  • Undergraduate Programmes:

Regular (Morning) Session available for Level 100 entrants only

Evening & Weekend Sessions are available for Level 100, Level 200 & Level 300 entrants

* Weekend Session is not available for the LLB programme

  • Diploma Programmes:

Regular (Morning), Evening and Weekend Sessions are available

Minimum Admission Requirements for Various Levels of Undergraduate Programmes

(i) LEVEL 100

  • West African Senior School Certificate Examination

(WASSCE)

Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSSCE) –  General Business Certificate Examination (GBCE)

  • American High School Grade 12 with at least Final Grade Point of 3.0.
  • General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE)/

Cambridge GCE ‘O’ and ‘A’ Level

  • WASSCE and SSSCE/GBCE applicants must have at least credit passes (i.e. grade A1-C6 and grade A-D respectively) in three core subjects including English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science/Social Studies in addition to any three elective subjects.
  • General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE)/

Cambridge GCE ‘O’ and ‘A’ Level applicants must have at least

ve (5) credit passes including English and Mathematics at the GCSE/Baccalaureate/Cambridge ‘O’ Level and three relevant subjects at the ‘A’ Level.

Note 1:

  • Applicants for the Bachelor of Science in Real Estate Management and Finance programme are required to have credit passes in Economics, Geography and any other elective subject.
  • Applicants for Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Science programme must have credit pass in Elective Mathematics.
  • Applicants for admission to the Bachelor of Laws programme will in addition to the above be required to pass both written examination and selection interview.
  • Applicants for level 100 undergraduate programmes, who will be writing WASSCE/GBCE/ABCE in May/June 2019, are also eligible to apply. They will be required to indicate their WASSCE/GBCE/ABCE index numbers and the subjects they will be writing on the online application form.

(i)  LEVEL 200

Category A

WAEC General Certificate of Education (GCE)

Advanced Level Holders:

Passes in any three (3) subjects (at least, one of the passes should be grade D or better) at the GCE Advanced Level plus a pass in General Paper. In addition, the applicant must have had credit passes (Grade 6) or better in five (5) subjects including English Language, Mathematics and any Science Subject at the GCE Ordinary (‘O’) Level.

Category B

Advanced Business Certificate Examinations (ABCE) Holders:

Full diploma certificate (i.e. passes in five (5) subjects including three compulsory subjects in the diploma option of the ABCE)

and at least two of the passes should be grade D or better. In addition, the applicant must have had credit passes in five (5) subjects including English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science/Social Studies in the GBCE or SSSCE or

WASSCE but not a combination of WASSCE/SSSCE with GBCE.

Category C

Post-Secondary Teacher’s Certificate ‘A’/Diploma in Education Certificate awarded by any institution accredited by the National Accreditation Board (NAB).

Category D

Recognized Professional Qualifications:

At least complete Level One (1) of any of the following recognized professional qualifications: ACCA (3 papers), CIB (5 papers), CIM (3 papers), CIMA (4 papers), ICAG (4 papers) and ICSA (4 papers) only.

Category E

Higher National Diploma (HND) with Second Class (Lower Division) awarded by NABPTEX in disciplines relevant to the programmes being offered by the University (i.e. Accounting, Secretaryship & Management Studies, Purchasing & Supply, Marketing, Statistics, etc).

Category F

Applicants in possession of University/Tertiary Diploma with a Final Grade Point Average (FGPA) of  up to 2.49 from any university accredited by NAB in programmes relevant to the UPSA programme being applied for.

Note 2:

  • Applicants who qualify under Categories C, D, E and F must, in addition, have WASSCE/SSSCE/GBCE passes of at least grade D7or D respectively in three (3) core subjects and two(2) elective subjects or credit passes in five (5) subjects including English Language, Mathematics and any Science subject at the GCE ‘O’ Level.
  • Applicants for Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Science programme must have credit pass in Elective Mathematics or Additional Mathematics.
  • Applicants for the Bachelor of Science in Real Estate Management and Finance programme are required to have credit passes in Economics, Geography and any other elective subject.

Category H

Applicants with a good bachelor’s degree or its equivalent recognized Chartered Professional Qualifications ( i.e. ICSA, CIM, CIMA, ACCA, ICAG and CIB) applying to do the 3-Year PostFirst Degree LLB programme must in addition pass both written examination and selection interview.

Note 3:

Applicants who qualify under this category must, in addition, have WASSCE/SSSCE/GBCE credit passes of at least grade C6 or D respectively in three (3) core subjects and three (3) elective subjects or credit passes in five (5) subjects including English Language, Mathematics and any Science subject at the GCE ‘O’ Level in addition to three ‘A’ Level passes plus a pass in General Paper.

(i)  LEVEL 300

Category A

Higher National Diploma (HND) with at least Second Class (Upper Division) awarded by NABPTEX in disciplines relevant to the programmes being offered by UPSA (e.g. Accounting, Secretaryship & Management Studies, Purchasing & Supply, Marketing,Statistics, etc).

Category B

University/Tertiary Diploma with at least FGPA of 2.5 (Credit) in related programmes (e.g. Accounting, Public Administration, Management and Marketing etc) from any university accredited by the NAB.

Category C

Applicants with at least complete level two (2) of any of the following recognized professional qualifications: ACCA      (9 papers), CIB (10 papers), CIM (6 papers), CIMA (8 papers), ICAG (10 papers) and ICSA (8 papers) only.

Note 4:

  • Applicants who qualify under Categories A, B and C must, in addition, have WASSCE/SSSCE/GBCE passes of at least grade D7or D respectively in three (3) core subjects and two(2) elective subjects or credit passes in five (5) subjects including English Language, Mathematics and any Science subject at the GCE ‘O’ Level.

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  • Admission is NOT AVAILABLE for entry into Level 300 of LLB,

Bachelor of Science in Business Economics, Actuarial Science and Bachelor of Science in Real Estate Management and Finance programmes. 

(i)  Mature Applicants

(a) Entry Requirements

Mature Applicants applying for admission must satisfy the following entry requirements:

  • Attained a minimum age of twenty-five (25) years by Thursday, 30th May, 2019.
  • Show proof of age with birth certificate which is at least five (5) years old at the time of application.
  • Must have at least three (3) years’ work experience and should be able to provide a letter of appointment from their employers or show any proof of employment.
  • Must possess at least WASSCE, SSSCE,GBCE, Teacher’s Cert

‘A’ and ‘O’Level

  • Must pass the University’s Mature Access Course Entrance

Examinations which comprise Mathematics, English Language and Aptitude Test. A mature applicant shall be deemed to have passed the entrance examinations for consideration for admission if he/she obtains a pass mark of 40% in each paper.

  • Must pass a Selection Interview.

Successful applicants will be placed in Level 100.

(b)  Mature Access Course Classes and Entrance

Examinations

  • Registration for the Mature Access Course Classes and Entrance Examinations begins immediately in the Admissions Office (Room 7, Seidu Mustapha Wing) and will end on Thursday, 30th May, 2019.
  • Mature Access Course Classes will take place from Monday 3rd June, 2019 to Thursday, 25th July, 2019.
    • Mature Access Course Entrance Examinations will be held on Monday, 3rd June 2019 and Saturday, 27th July, 2019.
  • Detail guidelines on the Mature Access Course Classes and Entrance Examinations may be downloaded from the University’s website (www.upsa.edu.gh) or call the Admissions Office on 0303937544/0303-937542.Note 5:
    • Mature Applicants for BSc. in Actuarial Science programme must have credit passes in Additional Mathematics or Elective Mathematics at the GCE ‘O’ Level/WASSCE/ SSSCE/GBCE.
    • Applicants for the Bachelor of Science in Real Estate Management and Finance programme are required to have credit passes in Economics, Geography and any other elective subject
  • Note 6:Please note that a change of programme after the submission of the application would not be possible.

How to apply for Undergraduate Programmes

    • WASSCE Applicants Awaiting Result: Friday, 30th August,Ÿ   Purchase of Online Serial Numbers (OSN)Online Serial Numbers (OSN) for the University of Professional

      Studies, Accra are available for purchase at the cost of

      GH¢200.00 for Ghanaian Applicants and US$120.00 for International Applicants at the following sales points:

      • Any Ecobank or Access Bank branch nation-wide
      • Any Ghana Post (Post Office) branch nation-wide
      • By Visa/Master Card/Tigo Cash/Airtel Money using the link http://interpayafrica.com/custom/upsa

      (7)   Submission of Supporting Documents

      Using A-4 manila envelope, all applicants except WASSCE applicants must submit the following documents by COURIER and NOT by hand delivery:

      • A printed-out and endorsed applicant’s declaration slip
      • Certied copies of all certificate(s)
      • Original transcript(s) of academic records (applicable to First Degree, Professional, University Diploma & HND applicants only)
      • Birth certificate

      The manila envelope should be submitted by COURIER to the address below:

      Ag. Director of Academic Affairs

      University of Professional Studies, Accra

      R oom 7, Seidu Mustapha Wing P. O. Box LG 149 Accra.

      Closing Dates for Application: 2019

    • Mature Applicants: Friday, 31st May 2019
    • Post First Degree LLB Applicants: Friday, 12th April 2019  All other Applications: Friday, 28th June 2019

    Important Note

    Applicants who do not meet any of the requirements above MUST NOT APPLY. Fees paid to the University are NOT refundable.

    Further information may be obtained from www.upsa.edu.gh or the address below:

    Admissions Office

    Room 7, Seidu Mustapha Wing, Central Administration Block University of Professional Studies, Accra

    Tel: 0303-937544/0303-937542

    E-mail: admissions@upsamail.edu.gh

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