Fourah Bay College Undergraduate Admission Requirements

By | August 15, 2019

Fourah Bay College Undergraduate Admission Requirements

Fourah Bay College Undergraduate Admission Requirements – see entry requirements for all the degree courses offered at Fourah Bay College…

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Undergraduate Degree Programmes

The University entry requirements for degree programmes are five credits with a minimum of C5 in English Language at the General Certificate Examination (GCE) ’O’ Level and West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE), obtained in not more than two sittings. In addition, applicants must satisfy faculty and departmental requirements for admission into the various faculties and departments.

In the case of the GCE ‘O’ Level Exams, only grades ranging from 1 to 6 are recognized as GCE ’O’ Level credit passes; for WASSCE it is A1-C6, while for the Associate Examinations Board (London GCE ‘O’ Level) only C or better is recognized.

FACULTY OF ARTS

DEGREE COURSES

Entry requirements for the Underlisted Degree Courses

Credits obtained in 5 (five) subjects at the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) or General Certificate of Examination (GCE) ‘O’ Level including at least C5 or better in English Language.  These must be obtained in not more than two sittings with at least 3 (three) of the 5(five) subjects in the humanities (Liberal Arts).

Bachelor of Arts General

Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Mass Communication

Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Library, Archive & Information Science

Bachelor of Arts in Arabic Studies

Bachelor of Arts in Gender and Development Studies

Bachelor of Education in Early Childhood Care Education

Bachelor of Arts in Adult Education

 

FACULTY OF ENGINEERING AND ARCHITECTURE

Degree Courses offered only in the following Engineering disciplines:

  1. Civil Engineering
  2. Electrical & Electronic Engineering
  3. Mechanical & Maintenance Engineering
  4. Mining Engineering

Admission criteria

The minimum requirements are 5 (five) GCE ‘O’ Level or WASSCE with Grades 1-5 /A1-C6 in not more than two sittings with the subjects combined into three categories for Admission to Year I as follows:-

CATEGORY A CATEGORY B CATEGORY C
*Maths/Further Maths,*English Language

*Physics

*Chemistry*Science Core *Technical Drawing*Engineering Science

*Biology

Candidates must obtain a minimum pass of C6 in English Language plus C5 in the three Category In addition to the requirements in (a) above, candidates must obtain a minimum credit of C6 in at least one subject each from category B and Candidates with ‘A’ levels:- Candidates with the minimum of 5 ‘O’ level Credits, including English Language or ‘C’ or better and with Credits of ‘C’ or better in Mathematics and at least one ‘A’ level pass either in Physic or Chemistry, will be admitted into Year II.

Candidates with Pass or Credit at OND with minimum C6 in English Language at WASSCE will be admitted into Year I.

Candidates with Pass or Credit at OND and Pass at HND with minimum C6 in English Language at WASSCE will be admitted into Year II.

Candidates with Pass or Credit at OND and Credit at HND with minimum C6 in English Language at WASSCE will be admitted into Year III.

All OND and HND candidates with the entry requirements but without the minimum C6 in English Language at WASSCE will be required to sit for and pass the college Matriculation English Language exam for admission.

FACULTY OF PURE AND APPLIED SCIENCES

DEGREE COURSES

Bachelor of Science

The minimum requirements for admission into the faculty are five credits obtained at GCE ‘O’ Level or WASSCE. The compulsory subjects for admission of students into the Faculty are English and Mathematics plus any three of the following science subjects including Biology, Chemistry, Physics, General Science, Agricultural Science, Engineering Science and Geography.

Bachelor of Science with Engineering Option

Same requirements apply for Bachelor of Science.

Bachelor of Science in Education

Same requirements apply as Bachelor of Science, except that this programme is run in collaboration with the Institute of Education and Extra Mural Studies.

 

FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES & LAW

DEGREE COURSES

Bachelor of Social Science

Candidates must have Grade C5 or better in English Language and C6 in Mathematics. In addition they must have at least 3 social science subjects with a minimum of 5/C6 e.g. Financial Accounting, Cost Accounting, Economics, etc.

Bachelor of Social Science in Social Work

Same requirement as for Bachelor of Social Science except that Mathematics is not a requirement.

Bachelor of Social Science in Peace and Conflict Studies

Same requirement as for Bachelor of Social Science except that Mathematics is not a requirement.

Bachelor of Social Science in Population & Development Studies

Same requirement apply as for Bachelor of Social Science.

Bachelor of Laws

  • Candidates must have a Honours Degree (Second Class Second Division or better) in any discipline, in addition to a very good WASSCE/GCE ‘O’ Level (5 Credits), with a minimum of 3/C5 in English Language and across all the other remaining four(4) related subjects.
  • General Degree (Division One) plus a C5 in English Language and a C4 in the remaining four (4) related subjects.
  • Five (5) WASSCE/GCE ‘O’ Level with a minimum of 3/B3 in English Language and a 3/C4 in the other remaining four (4) related subjects.

Applicants with requirements other than those outlined above will have their applications reviewed by the Dean and the Head of Department of Law.

Note that 80% opportunity of intake will be given to graduates and 20% to school leavers.

See Also:

Fourah Bay College Application Form

Fourah Bay College Online Application

Fourah Bay College Courses Offered

Fourah Bay College Admission Requirements

Fourah Bay College Tuition Fees

Fourah Bay College Application Deadline

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