BSc. Applied Science (Geology & Environmental Science)

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Course Description

The aim of this 4 year course is to train geoscientists to be highly innovative, motivated, and competent in finding and exploiting natural minerals, hydrocarbons, and water resources, as well as solving problems related to the extraction of these earth resources for the benefit of mankind. Our graduates should be able to handle major environmental issues associated with the exploitation of these resources and others resulting from natural and man-made disasters, e.g. earthquakes, flooding, pollution, waste management, noise, etc. It is believed that this mission will be maximally achieved through a well-structured academic program backed by vigorous practical activities and exposures in related industries.  Kindly apply below or scroll down to read full details of the program.


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  • Students accommodation
  • Field trips
  • Qualified tutors
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  • Practical based tuition


Entry Requirements

  • WASSCE/SSSCE Certificate Holders

A pass in Core English and Core Mathematics, in addition to a pass in one of the following Core Subjects; Integrated Science, Social Studies/Life Skills. Passes in any three (3) relevant Elective Subjects.

The aggregate score for the core and elective subjects must be not be more than 24 for SSSCE holders and not more than 36 for WASSCE holders.

  • G.C.E Ordinary and Advanced Level Certificate Holders

Credit Passes in at least Five (5) Subjects (including English Language, Core Mathematics and a Science Subject) in West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) G.C.E. ‘O’ Level or School Certificate Examinations, and three (3) Passes at the G.C.E Advanced Level. Two ‘A’ Level passes at grade ‘C’ or better will also be accepted. A pass in General Paper must also be obtained.

  • HND, DBS from any recognized institution, RSA Stage II & III, Post-Secondary Teacher Training Certificate from a recognized institution Professional Certificates from recognized professional bodies, Association of Business Executives (A.B.E).
  • MATURE APPLICANTS: Persons applying for admission to Bachelor’s degree programs who have attained the age of twenty-five (25) or more, but who do not fully satisfy the above requirements will be classified as Mature Candidates. Such applicants must have reasonable education and working experience. All Mature applicants will be required to write the Mature Candidates Entrance Examination and must have passes in English and Mathematics.


Fees: GHS 3,200 per semester

Application Fee: GHS 100


Career Opportunities

  • Molecular Biologists
  • Chemical Technician
  • Radiation Therapist


Start Date: 18th October 2019


Duration of program: 4 years


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