Undergraduate

Qualification

Qualifications acceptable for undergraduate admissions include the following:

  • Senior Secondary School Certificates (SSSCE/WASSSCE)
  • Baccalaureate (French)
  • International Baccalaureate (IB)
  • GCE (Cambridge) – ‘A’ and ‘O’ Levels
  • GCSE & ‘A’ Levels
  • American High School – Grade 12 examinations
  • Other external qualifications which have equivalences to the WASSSCE/SSSCE and the GCE (A Levels). All admissions will be to Level 100.

All Applicants must take note that the process for admission to the Accra College of Medicine is very transparent.  Applicants should therefore beware of any persons who may approach them on the pretext of assisting them gain admission for a fee.

ALL APPLICANTS MUST ENSURE THAT THEIR ON-LINE APPLICATIONS ARE CORRECTLY FILLED AND SUBMITTED

Entry Requirements

2020/2021 Entry Requirements – UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSIONS FOR THE 2020/2021 ACADEMIC YEAR

GHANA WASSCE/SSSCE – Minimum/General Entry

An applicant for admission to the MBChB programme in the Accra College of Medicine must have at least credits (A1 – C6 in WASSCE and A – D in SSSCE) in 6 subjects as listed below:

Core Subjects:  Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies

Electives Subjects: Credit passes in Chemistry and any two from Physics, Biology and Elective Mathematics

Short-listed applicants will have to pass an interview and/or entrance examination.

American High School Grade 12

An applicant for admission to the MBChB programme in the Accra College of Medicine must have and a Final Grade Point of at least 3.0

Admissions will be to Level 100.

Short-listed applicants will have to pass an interview and/or entrance examination.

GCE (Cambridge) – ‘A’ and ‘O’ Levels

Applicants must have three relevant subjects at the Cambridge ‘A’ Levels. In addition, they must have at least five (5) passes including English and Mathematics at the Cambridge ‘O’ Level.

The three (3) relevant  ‘A’ Level Subjects are:

Chemistry and two from Physics, Biology and Mathematics

Where the other two subjects are Biology and Mathematics, candidate must have a pass in GCE  ‘O’ Level Physics.

Candidate must also have passes in GCE ‘O’ level English Language and Mathematics

Short-listed applicants will have to pass an interview and/or entrance examination. 

WASSCE/SSSCE Applicants from the West African Sub-region

An applicant for admission to the MBChB programme in the Accra College of Medicine must have at least credits (A1 – C6 in WASSCE and A – D in SSSCE) in 6 subjects as listed below:

Core Subjects: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics and a Science subject such as Agriculture, General Science or Health Science

Electives Subjects: Credit passes in Chemistry and two from Physics, Biology and Further Mathematics

Short-listed applicants will have to pass an interview and/or entrance examination.

International Baccalaureate (IB)

The Accra College of Medicine welcomes applications from students who follow the IB Diploma Programme and meet the following College requirements. Admissions will be to Level 100.

  • Applicants must have at least Grade 5 in HL Chemistry and a HL grade and a SL grade in two of the following: Biology, Mathematics or Physics.
  • In addition, applicants must have at least grade 4 in English Language/Literature (SL) and Mathematics SL and at least grade C for the third science at the IGCSE or equivalent.

 Short-listed applicants will have to pass an interview and/or entrance examination.

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