UENR School Of Engineering Entry Requirements

a    SSSCE/WASSCE applicants

To be admitted to any Engineering degree programme, SSSCE Candidates should have Passes (A-D) in six (6) subjects comprising core subjects, including English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science; and three (3) elective science subjects from Chemistry, Physics/Applied Electricity and Mathematics. WASSCE Candidates should have Credit Passes (A1-C6) in six (6) subjects comprising core subjects, including English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science; and three (3) elective science subjects from Chemistry, Physics/Applied electricity and Mathematics. In addition, SSSCE and WASSCE Candidates should have at least a grade D and C6 in Social Studies, respectively.

b    foreign applicants

i.            Required subjects for Sciences: English, Mathematics, Biology/Agriculture, Physics and Chemistry, Further Mathematics for Physical Sciences and a pass in one arts subject;

ii.            Other Qualifications: Other qualifications acceptable for consideration for admission include International Baccalaureate (IB), IGCSE, GCSE, American Grade 13 examinations and other external qualifications which have equivalences to the WASSCE/SSSCE and the GCE (A Levels).

International students whose first language is not English are required to have one of the following English language qualifications before they can register on the programme. However, applicants from English speaking countries may have these requirements waived.

  • IELTS 6.0 (no less than 5.0 in any element)
  • TOEFL paper-based 550 (no less than 4.0 in TWE)
  • TOEFL IBT 79 (no less than 17 in any element)

c    mature students

Must be at least 25 years old by 1st September of the academic year one wants to enrol. Original results slip (O & A Level/SSSCE/WASSCE are required. Candidates must have passes in core subjects including English, Mathematics and Integrated Science and three elective science subjects including chemistry, physics/Applied Electricity and Mathematics. Mature student applicants must pass UENR entrance examination and or interview.

d    professional and post-diploma applicants

Candidates in this category must possess:

  • A Diploma or Higher National diploma or its equivalence in a relevant programme from a recognised institution (e.g. electrical, chemical, mechanical, civil, material etc);
  • Must pass an interview;
  • Two years post qualification working experience.

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