Welcome to our comprehensive guide on UMAT admission requirements for the academic year 2023/2024. Whether you’re a prospective student or a concerned parent, understanding the prerequisites for the UMAT is essential.
In this blog post, we will break down the key criteria and qualifications you need to meet for a successful application. Stay tuned for valuable insights and tips to navigate this crucial step towards your future in the medical and health sciences field.
Types Of Certificates UMAT Accepts for Degree Programs Admission
- WASSCE/SSSCE certificate
- Ordinary and Advanced Level certificate
- WASSCE or SSSCE or NECO or A-LEVEL
- International Baccalaureate certificate
WASSCE/SSCE Applicants Admission Requirement At UMAT
Notably, WASSCE applicants must have a minimum cumulative score of 36 to be admitted to the University of Mines and Technology. The required minimum aggregate for SSSCE candidates is 24.
Because of this, candidates for the WASSCE must have credit passes or better (A1-C6) in six subjects, including three (3) core courses, namely:
- English Language
- Integrated Science or
- Social Studies.
Furthermore, in each of your three pertinent Elective Subjects, you must receive at least credit passes (A1 through C6).
Specially Sponsored Applicants Admission Requirement for UMAT Degree Programs
this is a window of opportunity for applicants who cannot meet the competitive departmental cut-off, though they satisfy UMAT’s minimum entry of aggregate 36.
In this case, you can apply for admission, provided you have sponsorship to cover the full fees throughout your study at UMAT.
International Applicants and Ghanaians With External Education Credentials
- Senior Secondary School Certificates (WASSCE or SSSCE)
- International Baccalaureate (IB)
- GCE (Cambridge) – ‘A’ Levels
- IGSCE (Cambridge) – ‘A’ Levels
- Any other relevant external qualifications which have equivalences to the WASSCE or SSSCE and the GCE (A Levels)
- Baccalaureate (From any French-speaking country)
- Foreign High School Diploma that is equivalent to WASSCE.
Other international students with comparable credentials are eligible to apply for admission.
Notably, the Ghana National Accreditation Authority must authenticate and accredit all candidates who have foreign certificates.
You also need to be proficient in the English language.
Additionally, if their high school diplomas and certificates are not written in English, foreign students must have them translated into English.