KNUST Admission requirements for 2020/2021 academic year
KNUST ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR 2020/2021
WITH WASSCE/SSSCE, GCE/IGCSE ‘A’ & ‘O’ LEVELS, ABCE/GBCE
This is to serve as guide to applicants -this post will be updated
GUIDELINES FOR SELECTING AN UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMM
Most first degree Programmes of study are of Four (4) Years duration
KNUST admission requirements 2020/2021-Minimum/General Entry Requirements
An applicant for admission to a degree Programme in the University must have CREDITS in the THREE
WASSCE/SSSCE Core Subjects (English Language, Mathematics and
Integrated Science),and CREDITS in THREE WASSCE/SSSCE Elective Subjects or its equivalent relevant to the chosen Programme with aggregate 24 or better (WASSCE: A1-C6/SSSCE A-D). D7, E8 & F9 ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE FOR ADMISSION PURPOSES.
GENERAL BUSINESS CERTIFICATE EXAMINATION (GB Applicants must have passes in THREE Compulsory Subjects including English Language and passes in THREE Elective Subjects including Business Mathematics.
GCE/IGCSE (CAMBRIDGE) ‘A’ & ‘O’LEVELS/MATURE APPLICANTS
Applicants must have FIVE credits at the GCE/IGCSE O’ Level including English Language and Mathematics (or its approved equivalent), plus passes in at least THREE (3)subjects at the Advanced Level/Three Credits in the case of mature applicants. In addition, the applicant must fulfill the appropriate Faculty or Departmental requirements.
ADVANCED BUSINESS CERTIFICATE EXAMINATION (ABCE)
Applicants must have passes in THREE Compulsory Subjects plus THREE (3) Optional Subjects relevant to the Programme of study.
INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE (IB)
holders should have a minimum of grade 4 at the Higher Level (HL)
in Three (3) Subjects relevant to the Programme of choice and minimum of grade 5 in Chemistry
for Health and Allied Sciences. For Engineering at least, grade 5 at the Higher level (HL) in Mathematics
. In addition, one must have a minimum of grade 4 in English Language and Mathematics at the Standard Level (SL) and at least grade C in a Science subject at the IGCSE.
Applicants from French speaking Countries must provide a minimum of one year English Proficiency Certificate.
COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE AND NATURAL RESOURCES
1.0. WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS
A. BSc. AGRICULTURE
B. BSc. AGRICULTURAL BIOTECHNOLOGY
Credit passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects including Chemistry , and any TWO (2) of the following Elective Subjects: Physics, Mathematics, General Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Crop and Horticulture, Fisheries, and Forestry.
C. BSc. NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
D. BSc. FOREST RESOURCE TECHNOLOGY
Credit Passes in THREE (3) of the following Elective Subjects:
Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics, Biology or General Agriculture, Crop and Horticulture, forestry, Fisheries, of the following Elective Subjects: Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics, Biology or General Agriculture, Crop and Horticulture, forestry, Fisheries, Geography.
Diploma Holders with Distinction from KNUST may be eligible to continue up to degree level without a break. Other Diploma holders may be admitted after a minimum of TWO (2) Years Post Diploma field experience.
Mature Applicants with Certificate in Forestry must have attained the age of 25 years at the time of submitting the Application Forms and a minimum of TWO (2) Years post qualification experience in a related field of Natural Resources Management.
Additionally, Applicants must have Five (5) credits at O’ Level including English Language,
Mathematics, and Three (3) of the following: Chemistry and Physics, Biology or Additional General Science or General Science.
OR Credit passes in THREE (3) Electives including Biology, Chemistry, and Physics or Elective Mathematics or General Agriculture. Short-listed applicants must pass an interview.