REQUIREMENTS FOR MATURE APPLICANTS
Mature Applicants applying for admission must satisfy the following entry requirements:
• Attained a minimum age of twenty-five (25) years by Wednesday, 30th June, 2021.
• Show proof of age with birth certificate which is at least five (5) years old at the time of application.
• Must have at least three (3) years’ work experience and should be able to provide a letter of appointment from their employer or show any proof of employment.
• Must possess at least WASSCE, SSSCE,GBCE, Teacher’s Cert ‘A’ and ‘O’Level
• Must pass the University’s Mature Access Course Entrance Examinations which comprise Mathematics, English Language and Aptitude Test. A mature applicant shall be deemed to have passed the entrance examinations for consideration for admission if he/she obtains a pass mark of 40% in each paper.
• Must pass a Selection Interview.
Successful applicants will be placed in Level 100.
ACCESS COURSE/EXAMINATION FEES:
• Mathematics : Two hundred and Fifty Ghana Cedis (GH¢250.00)
• English : Two hundred and Fifty Ghana Cedis (GH¢250.00)
• Aptitude Test : Three hundred Ghana Cedis (GH¢300.00)
PAYMENTS: Payments could be made directly at any branch of Ecobank and present the pay-in-slip to the
UPSA Cash Office of the Finance Directorate for an official receipt and proceed to
Admissions Office (Room 07, Seidu Mustapha Wing) for Registration.
REGISTRATION AND MATURE ACCESS COURSE
Registration for the Mature Access Course Classes and Entrance Examinations begins immediately in the Admissions Office (Room 7, Seidu Mustapha Wing) and will end on Wednesday, 30th June, 2021.
• Access Course
Access Course will be organised for all prospective Mature Applicants who have paid
their access course/examination fees in full by Wednesday, 30thJune,2021.
(i) Subject Areas
The Course will cover the following subject areas:
(a) Aptitude Test (Quantitative Aptitude and Verbal Aptitude
(c) English Language
(ii) Period for Access Course: Thursday, 1st July, 2021 to Saturday, 21st August, 2021.
(iii)Venue for Access Course: To be announced later
Mature Access Course Entrance Examinations will be held on Friday, 27thAugust, 2021 and Saturday, 28thAugust, 2021 as follows:
|DATE & TIME||TYPE OF EXAMINATION||REMARKS|
|Friday, 27th August, 2021 (9:00am)||Mathematics||Compulsory for all Mature Applicants|
|Friday, 27th August, 2021 (2:00pm)||English Language||Compulsory for all Mature Applicants|
|Saturday,28th August, 2021 (9:00 am)||Aptitude Test||Compulsory for all Mature Applicants|
• Mature Applicants for BSc in Actuarial Science programme with credit passes in Additional Mathematics or Elective Mathematics at the GCE ‘O’Level/WASSCE/SSSCE/GBCE is an added advantage.
• Applicants for the Bachelor of Science in Real Estate Management and Finance programme are required to have credit passes in Economics, Geography and any other elective subject.
• Admission is NOT AVAILABLE for mature students to the LLB programme.
Further information on the Mature Access Course Classes and Entrance Examinations may be obtained from the Admissions Office by calling telephone number: 0303-937544/0303-937542 or
Applicants who do not meet any of the requirements above MUST NOT APPLY. Fees paid to the University are NOT refundable.