BSc. Physician Assistantship

Overview

This is a four year programme leading to the award BSc Physician Assistant and is based at the Asante Akyem Campus, Agogo.

Admission Requirements

WASSCE / SSSCE Applicants


Applicants must have aggregate score of 24 or better in six subjects (3 Core and 3 electives). The Core subjects and minimum grades are: grade D (C4, C5, C6) or better in Mathematics, English Language and integrated Science. The elective subjects should include credit in 3 Science subjects, i.e. Physics, Chemistry, Biology or Mathematics.

Advanced Level Certificate Applicants


GCE Applicant must have five credits at the Ordinary Level Examination or equivalent including English Language, Mathematics and either Physics, Chemistry and Biology or Agricultural Science or (ii) General science and any other subject.

In addition, Applicant should obtain three passes at the GCE advance level or equivalent in Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics and Biology or Agricultural Science.

Advanced Diploma / Diploma Applicants


Diploma holders in Physician Assistantship with a minimum of B+ average/second class upper and three years working experience in addition to the basic qualification at WASSCE/SSSCE/OL may be admitted to the Third Year of the programme. All other diploma holder would be admitted to the second year.

Mature Applicants


Mature Applicants must be Nurses with SRN or RGN certificates. Applicants must have attained the age of 25 years or above with five (5) credits in five (5) GCE ‘O’Levels or six passes at the WASSCE / SSSCE subjects including English Language, Core Mathematics and Integrated Science

International Students


International students may be admitted on the basis of qualification from their home country for which the West African Examinations Council shall determine equivalence. Evidence of proficiency in English will be required in the case of applicants from non-English speaking countries.