General Entry Requirements

Admission Requirements for Bachelor Degree Programmes

Faculty of Mineral Resources Technology 

  1. BSc Geomatic Engineering
  2. BSc Geological Engineering
  3. BSc Mining Engineering
  4. BSc Minerals Engineering
  5. BSc Petroleum Engineering (Fee-paying Programme)
  6. BSc Environmental and Safety Engineering
  7. Diploma General Drilling (Fee-paying Programme)

Applicants must have at least credits in the following subjects for the various programmes in this Faculty.

At least Credits in Core Subjects At least Credits in Elective Subjects
English Language Physics
Core Mathematics Chemistry
Integrated Science Elective Mathematics

 

Faculty of Engineering

  1. BSc Mechanical Engineering
  2. BSc Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  3. BSc Mathematics
  4. BSc Computer Science and Engineering
  5. BSc Renewal Energy Engineering

Applicants must have at least credits in the following subjects for the various programmes in this Faculty.

BSc Mechanical Engineering

At least Credits in Core Subjects At least Credits in Elective Subjects
English Language Physics and Mathematics
Core Mathematics plus Chemistry or Technical
Integrated Science Drawing or Metal Work


BSc Electrical and Electronic Engineering, BSc Computer Science and Engineering and BSc Renewal Energy Engineering

At least Credits in Core Subjects At least Credits in Elective Subjects
English Language Physics and Mathematics
Core Mathematics plus Chemistry or Applied
Integrated Science Electricity or Electronics

 

BSc Mathematics

At least Credits in Core Subjects At least Credits in Elective Subjects
English Language Physics 
Core Mathematics Chemistry 
Integrated Science Elective Mathematics

 

UMaT uses the grading system of WASSCE for the selection of candidates and grades aggregate of 36 is the minimum entry requirement. The following table shows this grading system and the SSSCE equivalent grades.

Grade Aggregate System for WASSC and SSSC Holders

WASSCE SSCE GRADE INTERPRETATION OF GRADES
A1 A 1 Excellent
B2 B 2 Very Good
B3 C 3 Good
C4 D 4 Credit
C5   5 Credit
C6   6 Credit


The minimum entry requirement is aggregate 36 for applicants with WASSCE and 24 for applicants with SSSCE.

Applicants with Ordinary and Advanced Level Certificates
Applicant must have GCE Ordinary Level Certificate or its equivalent with passes in five subjects including English Language, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry, and GCE Advanced Level Certificate with passes in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.

Mature Applicants
Applicants should be at least 25 years of age and should have SSS or GCE ‘O’ Level Certificate with credits in five subjects including English Language, Mathematics and a Science subject plus experience in the relevant area of study in addition to passing an Entrance Examination and / or an interview. Mature applicants must also possess birth certificates which are, at least, five (5) years old after the date of issue.

Fee-Paying Applicants
Applicants who satisfy UMaT’s minimum entry requirement of aggregate 36 but cannot meet the competitive departmental cut-off aggregate can apply for admission provided they have sponsorship to cover their full fees throughout their study at UMaT. All fee paying applicants must select “Fee-Paying” under source of funding while completing their  applications forms.

International Students
International applicants from accredited/recognized institutions with equivalent qualifications will be considered for admission.

INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE
Applicants with international Baccaleureate in science are eligible to apply. Such applicants must also possess a proficiency certificate in English. Please note that all certificates should be translated into English. Equivalences with regard to the certificates would be sought at the National Accreditation Board.

SSSCE/WASSCE
Six (6) credits with aggregate 24 or better at the West African Senior School Certificate Examinations (WAEC/SSSCE) including English Language and Mathematics and the elective subjects relevant to the choice of programme or their equivalent.