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Undergraduate Programmes

B.Sc. Environmental and Sustainability Science

The programme seeks to attract holders of all secondary and post-secondary education certificates (see details below) who meet the admission requirements.  Enrollment will be opened to both local and foreign nationals.

Admission requirements are as follows:  

  • SSSCE

Credit Passes in three (3) core English, core Mathematics and Integrated Science and any three elective subjects which should include at least one of the following: Economics; Geography; Mathematics; Biology; Chemistry, Physics and General Agriculture with aggregate score of 24 or better.

  • WASSCE Applicants

At least a credit in core English, core Mathematics and Integrated Science and any three elective subjects which should include at least one of the following: Economics; Geography; Mathematics; Biology; Chemistry Physics; Horticulture, Animal Husbandry and Crop Science with an aggregate score of 36 or better.

  • Diploma Applicants

Two year Diploma holders from accredited tertiary institutions may be admitted into level 200 after passing an  interview. 

  • GCE ‘O’ and ‘A’ Level Applicants

Credit in 5 subjects (including English Language and    Mathematics) in GCE ‘O’ Level; and 3 passes at ‘A’ Level (grade D or better) and a pass in General Paper must also be obtained. Entry at level 100.

  • Mature Applicants

Mature Applicant must be 25 years and above with credit passes in SSSCE/WASSCE/’O’ Level including Mathematics and English Language; with relevant working experience and must also pass a written examination and an interview to be  conducted by the  University. Entry at level 100 

  • Foreign Students

Foreign students will be admitted based on qualification from their home country and equivalence to be assessed by GTEC. Applicants from non-English speaking countries must show proof of proficiency in English Language.    

Job Prospect

There are a number of employment opportunities from the public and private sector institutions, Development partners, financial institutions as well as entrepreneur who may emerge from the programme. Some of these institutions have been broadly provided to include:

Education and Research Institutions

  • Universities and Colleges
  • Research Institutions (CSIR)
  • International Water Management Institute  (IWMI)
  • Private Research Institutions

Ministries

  • Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation
  • Ministry of Agriculture
  • Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources
  • Ministry of Health

Agencies

  • Environmental Protection Agency
  • International Development Agencies
  • Ghana Standard Authority
  • Food and Drugs Authority
  • Local Government Service

Industries

  • Mining and Oil Companies
  • Water Companies
  • Development Authorities
  • Environmental Consultancies
  • Waste Management Companies and Service Providers

CSO’s

  • Policy and Advocacy Firms
  • NGOs
  • Environmental Services Providers Association (ESPA)
  • CBOs