Entry Requirements for Degree in Community Health Nursing,
WASSCE & SSSCE APPLICANTS
The University College admits students with West African Secondary School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) or Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSSCE)
with at least credits in six courses (C6) in English Language, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science and three (3) elective subjects in Science, General Arts or Home Economics subjects with an overall aggregate of 24 or better for SSSCE holders and 36 or better for WASSCE holders. Senior Secondary School applicants will enter the programme at Level 100.
a. Diploma Holders – Holders of a Diploma in Community Nursing from recognised institutions with a minimum GPA of 2.50 and a pass in the licensure examination conducted by the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Ghana will be admitted to Level 300. There will also be a selection examination and interview.
b. Holders of RNAP (Preventive) and Certificate Community Health Nursing – Registered Nurse Assistants (Preventive) and Certificate Community Health Nursing will enter at Level 200 after a 6-week Access course. Certificates will be verified before students are admitted into the programme. Prospective Access students would also be required to go through a selection interview.
c. Holders of NAC/HAC certificate – Registered HAC/ NAC holders will enter the BSc Community Health programme at Level 100 after passing a 6-week Access course.
d. Other candidates
–– Professional nurses with Diploma in Nursing Education/Administration with a minimum of B+ average will enter at Level 200. These professional nurses may include
midwives and registered mental health nurses.
–– Mature students who are not professional nurses at the time of admission should have the minimum requirement for admission as stated for SSSCE/WASSCE.
INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS REQUIREMENTS
International students with non-English results must have result slips translated into English. The results must meet the set standards for the programme as established by the National Accreditation Board and the Nursing & Midwifery Council of Ghana (NMC). In addition, applicants must be able to speak and write English fluently. As part of the
NMC’s requirements for nurses, international students must have the WASSCE/SSSCE equivalent for admission into the programme.
Note: Students who need further English lessons can enroll into our English Proficiency programme.
Application fee is GHc 150.
How to apply:
Apply online: You can purchase an e-voucher from one of the following banks or vendors to enable you to complete an application form online: ADB, HFC, Ecobank, Fidelity. Ecobank, Universal Merchant Bank, uniBank, Zenith Bank. You can also purchase a form online using Visa or MTN Mobile Money at www.wiuc-ghana.edu.gh/online-application
On campus: Application forms are available at our campuses.
• Main Campus: Agbogba Road, North Legon, off the Atomic Junction-Haatso Road (near the University of Ghana Botanical Gardens), Accra.
• City Campus: St. Paul’s Lutheran School Complex (near GBC) Kanda, Accra.