Admission Guidelines for Degree Programmes

I. General Entry Requirements

To be eligible for admission into the University, every student must fulfill the following requirements:

  1. A pass in the GCE Ordinary Level or Probatoire
  2. A pass in at least two GCE Advanced Level subjects or BAC
  3. A pass in English Language at the GCE Ordinary Level or proof of Proficiency in the English Language from an accredited Language Learning Centre or the University Intensive English Language Course.

II. Degree Specific Entry Requirements

FACULTY OF HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
Degree Programme O/L Requirement A/L Requirement
EnglishEnglish Literature/English
HistoryHistory
Geography and Environmental StudiesGeography/Geology
Anthropology2A/L
Philosophy2A/L
FACULTY OF BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT SCIENCES
Degree ProgrammeO/L Requirement A/L Requirement
AccountingMaths /Business Maths/ Econs/CommerceRelevant GCE Subjects at A/L. Also BAC G1, G2, G3
Banking & FinanceMaths /Business Maths/ Econs/CommerceRelevant GCE Subjects at A/L. Also BAC G1, G2, G3
EconomicsMaths /Business Maths/ Econs/CommerceEconomics
InsuranceMathematics, EnglishRelevant GCE Subjects at A/L. Also BAC G1, G2, G3
ManagementMathematics, EnglishRelevant GCE Subjects at A/L. Also BAC G1, G2, G3
MarketingMaths /Business Maths/ Econs/CommerceMarketing/Econs/Commerce & Finance, Business, Maths,Accounting &Data Processing BAC G1, G2, G3
FACULTY OF SCIENCE
BiochemistryBiology, Chemistry & MathematicsBiology or Chemistry and any other Science Subject/BAC C/BAC D
Computer ScienceMathematicsAny two Subjects including one of A/L Maths, Computer Science , ICT /BAC C or BAC D
MathematicsMathematicsAt least C Grade in Maths/ BAC C or BAC D
MicrobiologyMathematics & BiologyBiology and any other Science Subject/ BAC C/BAC D
SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING
Electrical Eng.Maths & Physics
Chemical Eng.Chemistry & Maths/Physics
Civil EngineeringMaths & Physics
Mechanical Eng.Maths & Physics
Petroleum Eng.Chemistry & Maths/Physics
SCHOOL OF HEALTH AND MEDICAL SCIENCES
HNDBiologyBiology
NursingBiologyBiology
Med. Lab ScienceBiologyBiology
Biomedical SciencesBiologyBiology
MedicineNational RequirementsNational Entrance Requirements
SCHOOL OF TROPICAL AGRICULTURE AND NATURAL RESOURCES
Agric Economics Maths & EconsBiology & any other A/L Science Subject
Animal ScienceBiologyBiology/Zoology & any other A/L Science Subject
Crop & Soil ScienceBiologyBiology/Botany & any other A/L Science Subject
Nutrition, Food Science & TechnologyBiology/ChemistryBiology & any other A/L Science Subject

MIDSTREAM ADMISSIONS

  1. Students shall not be admitted into the final year of any degree programme
  2. Only students from known and credible universities whose transcripts have been confirmed by their universities shall be eligible for admission.
  3. The admission of such students shall depend on the recommendation of the Department to which they are applying, and each favourable recommendation shall be accompanied by a Table of Equivalence for courses which they have validated in their former university as well as the courses which they would need to do in CATUC.
ADMISSION INTO GRADUATE PROGRAMMES

 

I. General Requirements (For the Masters Degree)

  1. Applicants must be holders of a Bachelors Degree from the University or any other recognized University.
  2. The Grade Point Average (GPA) of the candidate shall be 2.5/4 or higher
  3. For candidates with five or more years of work experience, a lower GPA might be acceptable, especially if their work experience is relevant to the field of study.

II. Degree Specific Entry Requirements

Masters Degree Level
General Requirements (For the Masters Degree)
1. Applicants must be holders of a Bachelors Degree from the University or any other recognized University.
2. The Grade Point Average (GPA) of the candidate shall be 2.5/4 or higher
3. For candidates with five or more years of work experience, a lower GPA might be acceptable, especially if their work experience is relevant to the field of study.
Degree Specific Requirements
Degree ProgrammeSpecific Requirements
MBA HRM and Development At least Second Class Bachelors Degree in Business Management and related areas
MBA Project Management At least Second Class Bachelors Degree in Business Management and related areas
MBA Banking, Taxation & Financial Services At least Second Class Bachelors Degree in Business Management and related areas
Master of Philosophy At least Second Class Bachelors Degree in Philosophy
MSc Health Economics, Policy and Management At least Second Upper Class Bachelors Degree in a relevant area
MSc Healthcare/Hospital Management At least Second Class Bachelors Degree in Health or Management related discipline
MSc Anthropology At least Second Class Bachelors Degree in Anthropology/Sociology or related disciplines
MSc Mathematics BSc Mathematics (At least 2nd Class Division)
Ph.D Programmes
General Requirements (PhD)
1. Applicants must be holders of a Masters Degree from a recognized University
2. The Grade Point Average (GPA) of the candidate should be 3.00/4 or higher
Degree Specific Requirements
Degree ProgrammeSpecific Requirements
PhD PhilosophyAt least 2nd Class Masters Degree in Philosophy
PhD AnthropologyAt least 2nd Class Masters Degree in Anthropology
NB: For any enquiries concerning admission into the University, please call the Registry at (237) 243 07 29 42.