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Admission Requirements

ACADEMIC PROGRAMMES OF THE DEPARTMENT AND THE ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
REGULAR PROGRAMMES

1.0 Bachelor of Education (Basic Education)

Entry Requirements
i. Post-Senior High School Applicants
Post-Senior High School Candidates with passes (C6 or better for those with WASSCE and D or better for those with SSSCE) in 6 subjects. Three of the six subjects must be core English, core Mathematics and either Integrated Science or Social Studies and three elective subjects of which at least two must be from the following categories:

a. Literature in English, Ghanaian Language, Religious Studies, History/ Government, French.
b. Elective Mathematics, Geography, Economics
c. Elective Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology

Applicants are accepted from any programme of study at the Senior High School provided the person possesses the above minimum requirements.

ii. Post Diploma Applicants
Applicants must have a diploma in Early Childhood Education certificate with a minimum CGPA of 2.5 (2nd Class Lower) from a recognised institution. Such applicants must pass a selection interview.

iii. Matured Applicants

Applicants must be at least 25years at the time of application and have minimum a secondary education certificate or a Teachers’ Certificate from a recognised institution. In addition such candidates must pass an entrance examination conducted by the university.

2.0 Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education)

Entry Requirements
i. Post-Senior High School Applicants
Post-Senior High School Candidates with passes (C6 or better for those with WASSCE and D or better for those with SSSCE) in 6 subjects. Three of the six subjects must be core English, core Mathematics and either Integrated Science or Social Studies.

ii. Post Diploma Applicants
Applicants must have a diploma in Early Childhood Education certificate with a minimum CGPA of 2.5 (2nd Class Lower) from a recognised institution. Such applicants must pass a selection interview.

iii. Matured Applicants
Applicants must be at least 25years at the time of application and have minimum a secondary education certificate or a Teachers’ Certificate from a recognised institution. In addition such candidates must pass an entrance examination conducted by the university.

3.0 Master of Philosophy (Basic Education)

Applicants must have a Bachelor in Basic Education certificate with a minimum CGPA of 2.5 (2nd Class Lower) from a recognised institution. Such applicants must pass a selection interview.

SANDWICH PROGRAMMES

1. Certificate Course in Early Childhood Education

Entry Requirements
i. Applicants must be teaching/working in a pre-school or Primary School
ii. Applicants must have sat either SSSCE or WASSCE or an equivalent examination or must be at least 25years old.
iii. Applicants must pass an entrance examination and an interview conducted by the Department.

2. Diploma Course in Early Childhood Education

Entry Requirements
Direct Entry
i. Post-Senior High School Candidates with passes (C6 or better for those with WASSCE and D or better for those with SSSCE) in 5 subjects. Three of the five subjects must be core English, core Mathematics and either Integrated Science or Social Studies.

ii. Applicants with Teachers’ Certificate ‘A’ or Certificate in Early Childhood Education from recognised institutions with a CGPA of 2.5 or better.

Entry through Exams and Interview
i. Applicants must be 25 years and above and must have written SSSCE, WASSCE, O’ Level or an equivalent examination with at least three passes.

ii. Applicants with certificate in Early Childhood Education from recognised institutions with GPA between 2.4 and 1.5.

Candidates in category (b) will be required to pass a selection examination and interview.

3. Post - Diploma Course in Early Childhood Education

Entry Requirements
Direct Entry

Applicants with Diploma in Early Childhood Education from recognised institutions with a CGPA of 2.5 or better.

Entry through Exams and Interview
Applicants with Diploma in Early Childhood Education from recognised institutions with CGPA between 2.4 and 1.5. Such candidates will be required to pass a selection examination and interview

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