Academics

FACULTY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

DEPARTMENT OF NURSING
WASSCE &SSSCE APPLICANTS
WASSCE Applicants must have at least credit passes (A1-C6) in English Language, Mathematics (Core), Integrated Science and THREE (3) elective subjects in Science, General Arts or Home Economics subjects with an overall aggregate of 36 or better.
SSSCE Applicants must have at least credit passes (A-D) in English Language, Mathematics (Core), Integrated Science and THREE (3) elective subjects in Science, General Arts or Home Economics subjects with an overall aggregate of 24 or better.
Preference will be given to students with science electives.
MATURED APPLICANTS
Must be;
 25 years and above at the time of application
 Pass a selection examination and interview
Mature Applicants include:

Holders of Diploma in Nursing from a recognized institution with a minimum GPA of 2.50 and a pass in the licensure examination conducted by the Nurses and Midwives’ Council of Ghana will be admitted to level 300. There will also be a selection examination and interview
 Professional nurses with a Diploma in Nursing Education/Administration with a minimum of B+ average will enter at level 200
 State Registered Nurses enter the programme in the second year

ACCESS COURSE PROGRAMME FOR HAC/NAC STUDENTS

Access Course in the Faculty of Medical Sciences is an eight (8) week programme to enable auxiliary Nurses (HAC/NAC) who already hold certificates and Auxiliary Identification Number (AIN) or Professional Identification Number (PIN) from the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Ghana (N&MC) to enrol in degree Nursing Programme (Sandwich) in the Department of Nursing. The point of entry will be Level 200.

Full flexibility in attendance of lectures on week days, weekends, and evenings to suit your working schedules.

Only Successful Candidates from the Access Course will be offered the opportunity to apply for BSc. Nursing programme (sandwich).

Programme on offer upon a successful completion of the Access Course is:

  • Bachelor of Nursing

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • All applicants MUST hold a certificate accredited by Nursing and Midwifery Council of Ghana
  • Applicants MUST hold certificate in Nurse-Assistant Clinical (NAC)/Health Assistant Clinical (HAC)
  • Applicants MUST have practised in their chosen fields for three (3) years or more.
  • Health Assistant Clinical (HAC) / Nurse Assistant Clinical (NAC) applicants will progress in General Nursing programme and write the Nursing and Midwifery Council (N&MC) Licensing Examination to be qualified as Registered General Nurses (RGN). The entry point is Level 200.

Mature students who are not professional nurses at the time of admission should have the minimum requirement for admission as stated for SSSCE/WASSCE.

Foreign Students Requirements: Foreign students must have results slips translated into English. The results must meet the set standards for the programme. In addition, applicants must be able to speak and write fluently in English or equivalence established by the National Accreditation Board (NAB).

TRANSFER STUDENTS

Candidates who have taken accredited Nursing related programmes in approved tertiary institutions may be considered for admission on advance standing. Each case will be considered on its merit.

FACULTY OF ARCHITECTURE AND PLANNING

  • DEPARTMENT OF ARCHITECTURE
  • DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SETTLEMENT PLANNING
  • DEPARTMENT OF CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT
  • DEPARTMENT OF QUANTITY SURVEYING AND CONSTRUCTION ECONOMICS

 

WASSCE &SSSCE APPLICANTS

WASSCE APPLICANTS

For West Africa Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) applicants, credits passes (A1- C6) in Six (6) subjects comprising three core subjects, including English Language, Integrated Science, and Mathematics (Core) plus three Elective subjects, comprising Elective Mathematics (mandatory).

The aggregate score should be 36 or better.

SSS/SHS APPLICANTS

For Senior Secondary School / High School (SSS / SHS) applicants, credit passes (A-D) in Six (6) subjects comprising three core subjects, including English Language, Integrated Science and Mathematics plus three Elective subjects, comprising Elective Mathematics (mandatory).

The aggregate score should be 24 or better.

 

ADVANCED LEVEL AND GENERAL CERTIFICATE OF EDUCATION (GCE) CANDIDATES

Passes in three (3) subjects (at least one of the passes should be Grade D or better). Also, the applicant must have had credit passes (Grade 6) in five GCE Ordinary Level subjects including English Language, Mathematics and a Science subject (for non- science students) and an Arts subject (for science students).

MATURED APPLICANTS

Entrance examination into the Faculty of Architecture and Planning would be conducted for admission of candidates aged 25 years or above.

Entrance Examination comprising three (3) written papers, i.e. Aptitude Test, Mathematics and English Language and oral interviews shall be conducted. The written papers shall fetch 70% and the oral interview shall be 30% of the examination marks respectively. The pass mark shall be 50% but a candidate shall require an average of 55% to gain admission to pursue an undergraduate programme. Again applicants must show proof of age with birth certificate or any legitimate documentary proof of date of birth which is at least 5 years old at the time of application.

VALIDITY OF RESULTS

Results obtained from an examination shall be valid for two (2) years, beyond which a prospective student needs to take the examinations again for admission.

 

FACULTY OF ENGINEERING SCIENCES

DEPARTMENT OF COMPUTER SCIENCE

WASSCE &SSSCE APPLICANTS

WASSCE APPLICANTS

For West Africa Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) applicants, credits passes (A1- C6) in Six (6) subjects comprising three core subjects, including English Language, Integrated Science, and Mathematics plus three Elective subjects comprising Elective Mathematics (mandatory).

The aggregate score should be 36 or better.

 SSS/SHS APPLICANTS:

For Senior Secondary School / High School (SSS / SHS) applicants, credit passes (A-D) in Six (6) subjects comprising three core subjects, including English Language, Integrated Science and Mathematics plus three Elective subjects, comprising Elective Mathematics (mandatory).

The aggregate score should be 24 or better.

 

ADVANCED LEVEL AND GENERAL CERTIFICATE OF EDUCATION (GCE) CANDIDATES

Passes in three (3) subjects (at least one of the passes should be Grade D or better). Also, the applicant must have had credit passes (Grade 6) in five GCE Ordinary Level subjects including English Language, Mathematics and a Science subject (for non- science students) and an Arts subject (for science students).

MATURED APPLICANTS

Entrance examination into the Bachelor of Science Computer Science Programme would be conducted for admission of candidates aged 25 years or above.

Entrance Examination comprising three (3) written papers, i.e. Aptitude Test, Mathematics and English Language and oral interviews shall be conducted. The written papers shall fetch 70% and the oral interview shall be 30% of the examination marks respectively. The pass mark shall be 50% but a candidate shall require an average of 55% to gain admission to pursue an undergraduate programme. Again applicants must show proof of age with birth certificate or any legitimate documentary proof of date of birth which is at least 5 years old at the time of application.

VALIDITY OF RESULTS

Results obtained from an examination shall be valid for two (2) years, beyond which a prospective student needs to take the examinations again for admission.

TRANSFER STUDENTS

Candidates who have taken accredited Computer Science related programmes in approved tertiary institutions may be considered for admission on advance standing.  Each case will be considered on its merit.

DIPLOMA / HND STUDENTS:

Holders of Diploma/HND from recognized institutions in related   fields may be given admission into Level 200 after passing a special examination.

FACULTY OF RELIGIOUS STUDIES AND MODERN LANGUAGES

DEPARTMENT OF RELIGIOUS STUDIES

WASSCE &SSSCE APPLICANTS

WASSCE APPLICANTS

For West Africa Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) applicants, credits passes (A1- C6) in Six (6) subjects  comprising three core subjects, including English Language, Integrated Science, and Mathematics (Core) plus three Elective subjects.

The aggregate score should be 36 or better.

SSS/SHS APPLICANTS

For Senior Secondary School / High School (SSS / SHS) applicants, credit passes (A-D) in Six (6) subjects comprising three core subjects, including English Language, Integrated Science and Mathematics plus three Elective subjects.

The aggregate score should be 24 or better.

ADVANCED LEVEL AND GENERAL CERTIFICATE OF EDUCATION (GCE) CANDIDATES

Passes in three (3) subjects (at least one of the passes should be Grade D or better). Also, the applicant must have had credit passes (Grade 6) in five GCE Ordinary Level subjects including English Language, Mathematics and a Science subject (for non- science students) and an Arts subject (for science students).

MATURED APPLICANTS

Entrance examination into the Department of Religious Studies would be conducted for admission of candidates aged 25 years or above.

Entrance Examination comprising three (3) written papers, i.e. Aptitude Test, Mathematics and English Language and oral interviews shall be conducted. The written papers shall fetch 70% and the oral interview shall be 30% of the examination marks respectively. The pass mark shall be 50% but a candidate shall require an average of 55% to gain admission to pursue an undergraduate programme. Again applicants must show proof of age with birth certificate or any legitimate documentary proof of date of birth which is at least 5 years old at the time of application.

VALIDITY OF RESULTS

Results obtained from an examination shall be valid for two (2) years, beyond which a prospective student needs to take the examinations again for admission.

 

DOMESTIC APPLICANTS

  1. All Ghanaian applicants for 2017/2018 academic year are required to download the application form at www.tucg.edu.gh
  2. All applicants are required to complete the downloaded application form and attach the following documents:

i. Four (4) endorsed passport size pictures

ii. All relevant certificates/results slips (certified copies)

iii. Birth certificates (matured students only)

3.Purchase self-addressed EMS envelopes from any post office

4.Make a payment of GH¢ 100.00 to the following Account Details:

NAME OF UNIVERSITY: TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY COLLEGE, GHANA (TUCG), TAMALE

BANK: ZENITH BANK, TAMALE, GHANA

BRANCH: TAMALE.

ACCOUNT NUMBER: 6011108571.

  1. Ensure that, the application form is properly filled. A form once submitted cannot be retrieved for editing or any other purpose
  2. Submit the following documents to Zenith Bank:

i. Completed application form and all the attachments as in (2) above

ii. Self-addressed EMS envelopes

iii. Deposit slip as evidence of payment

  1. Applicants should ensure that submission form at the Bank is signed off before leaving the banking hall.

FOREIGN APPLICANTS

All non-Ghanaian applicants are advised to apply as follows:

  1. Download the foreign students application form online at tucg.edu.gh
  2. Complete the downloaded application form and attach the following:

i. Passport sized pictures (endorsed)

ii. All relevant certificates (certified copies)

iii. Copies of birth certificate (matured students only)/ National Passport/ Driver’s License/Baptism Card

3.Wire USD 50.00 by SWIFT TRANSFER to the following account details:

Name of University: TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY COLLEGE, GHANA (TUCG), TAMALE

Bank: ZENITH BANK, GHANA

Branch: TAMALE

Account Number: 6041101222

SWIFT CODE: ZEBLGHAC

4. Attach the SWIFT advice to application form and other documents specified in (2) above and send by Courier to:

THE REGISTRAR

TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF GHANA (TUCG), TAMALE

DUNGU CAMPUS

BOLGATANGA ROAD

TAMALE, GHANA

TEL. +233(0)372093205 or +233(0)207319418 

5. However, Foreign students in Ghana should submit all documents to any branch of Zenith Bank in Ghana after payment of the required USD 50.00

6. Such applicants should ensure they sign a submission form for foreign students at Zenith Bank.

CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS

AUGUST, 30, 2018

NOTE: CANDIDATES ARE REQUESTED TO SEND THE COMPLETED FORM TO:

The Assistant Registrar

Technical University College, Ghana, Tamale

P.O. Box TL 2159

Tamale, Ghana

Tel: 0372093205/0207319418

E-mail: tucgtamale@gmail.com

Website: www.tucg.edu.gh.com

WITH THE FOLLOWING ENCLOSURES:

i. Copies of certificates and any other relevant academic records

ii. Original Transcripts not Result Slip (only for HND holders). Must be in a sealed envelope with the signature and stamp of Registrar across envelope

iii. Three (3) recent Passport Photographs, one of which should be affixed to the form. The other two (2) should be endorsed by a Senior Public Officer/Lawyer/Clergy/Medical Practitioner

iv. A copy of birth certificate which is at least 5 years old at the time of application

v. Two (2) self-address envelopes with express stamps

NOTE: (i) Copied documents should be certified from the source of the document e.g. WAEC, Polytechnic etc. or originals must be brought for verification.

(ii) Complete form using block letters.

 

 

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