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APPLY NOW: Mature admission to Ghana University 2020/2021 Opened

Registration for the Mature Access Course at the University of Ghana for the academic year 2020/2021 takes place from Monday 13 January to Friday 6 March 2020. Successful applicants in the following Bachelor of Arts subject combinations will be accepted into Tier 100 of the Distance Education Programme:

  1. Political Science, Sociology and Information Studies
  2. Psychology, Sociology and Information Studies
  3. Adult Education and Human Resource Studies, Psychology, Information Studies
  4. Accounting, Psychology, Adult Education and Human Resource Studies (for applicants who do very well in Mathematics in the entrance examination)
  5. Public Administration, Sociology, Information Studies
  6. Human Resource Management, Psychology, Information Studies

Entry requirements:

  • Applicants must be at least 25 years old at the time of application and show proof of age with a birth certificate or any legitimate documentary proof of date of birth which is at least 5 years old.
  • Applicants must register for, attend and complete the University of Ghana Access Course and pass the Mature Students’ Entrance Examination conducted by the University.
  • Applicants who pass the Entrance Examination must purchase an e-voucher from designated banks to access the UG online application form.

The Access Course will be run by the School of Continuing and Distance Education of the College of Education, University of Ghana; at all its Learning Centres across the country.

Applicants should take note of this:

  • The fee for registration, the Access Course and Entrance Examination is GH¢ 450.00
  • Payment for these should be made into UG College of Education Learning Centre Account number 1441002010444 at any branch of ECOBANK Ghana Limited.
  • Applicants should register at any of the University of Ghana Learning Centres after payment of fees.
  • Only applicants who pass the entrance examination will be eligible to purchase the e-voucher to access the University’s on-line application form.


  • The dates for the Access Course are:

Saturday, February 22                 –    Sunday, February 23, 2020

Saturday, February 29                 –    Sunday, March 1, 2020

Saturday, March 7                       –    Sunday, March 8, 2020

Saturday, March 14                     –    Sunday, March 15, 2020

Saturday, March 21                     –    Sunday, March 22, 2020

Saturday, March 28                     –    Sunday, March 29, 2020

Saturday, March 30                     –    Sunday, March 31, 2020

Saturday, April 4                         –    Sunday, April 5, 2020

Saturday, April 18                       –    Sunday, April 19, 2020



The mature students’ entrance examination is scheduled for SATURDAY, MAY 2, 2020.

Structure of Examination

  • English
    • Comprehension
    • Essay
    • Multiple Choice Questions
2 hours (9:00 a.m.)
  • Mathematics
    • Multiple Choice Questions
1 hour (1:00 p.m.)
  • Logic
    • Multiple Choice Questions
1 hour (3:00 p.m.)


Candidates are required to obtain a pass in each subject to qualify for admission.


Examination Centres


Application Processes for the Degree Programme

The mature access course results will be displayed at the latest by June 30, 2020, at the Regional Learning Centres.

Only applicants who pass the entrance examination will be eligible to apply for admission to the University.

Applicants who pass the entrance examination will be required to purchase an e-voucher to access the University’s on-line application form.

The e-vouchers cost GH¢200.00 and can be purchased from the following banks: Ecobank, HFC Bank, Agricultural Development Bank, Ghana Commercial Bank, Zenith Bank, Merchant Bank, UniBank, Prudential Bank and Fidelity Bank.

Applicants who pass the entrance examination are advised to visit the University’s website ( and carefully read all relevant information and guidelines for prospective applicants before applying.

The application deadline is July 31, 2020.

For further information, visit the University’s website: or contact us on any of the following numbers or email addresses:

Contact us:

College Academic Office: 0362194377, 0503899803, 0270316105 (WhatsApp only)


Department of Distance Education: 0303938855, 0302956122, Email:

Accra 030 3970282 Tsito/Ho 050 4476308
Tema 024 4818069 Koforidua 034 2290824
Takoradi 024 4995834 Tamale 037 2022238
Kumasi 024 4743510 Bolgatanga 020 5191313
Sunyani 035 2027153035 2026734 Cape Coast 024 4708846024 3135822
Wa 020 6982380


Please note that this is the official University of Ghana Mature Access Course. All other advertised courses have not been sanctioned by the University. Only candidates who participate in the official University of Ghana Mature Access Course will be eligible to take the entrance examination.

All applications must be submitted by the deadline of Friday, March 6, 2020.


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