Registration for the University of Ghana mature access course for the 2024/2025 academic year takes place from Monday, January 13 to Wednesday, March 11, 2024. Successful applicants will be admitted into Level 100 of the Distance Education Programme in the following Bachelor of Arts subject combinations:

  • Political Science, Sociology and Information Studies
  • Psychology, Sociology and Information Studies
  • Adult Education and Human Resource Studies, Psychology, Information Studies
  • Accounting, Psychology, Adult Education and Human Resource Studies (for applicants who do very well in Mathematics in the entrance examination)
  • Public Administration, Sociology, Information Studies
  • Human Resource Management, Psychology, Information Studies

 Entry requirements:

  • Applicants must be at least 25 years old at the time of application and show proof of age with birth certificate or any legitimate documentary proof of date of birth which is at least 5 years old.
  • Applicants must register for, attend and complete the University of Ghana Access Course and pass the Mature Students’ Entrance Examination conducted by the University.
  • Applicants who pass the Entrance Examination must purchase an e-voucher from designated banks to access the UG online application form.

The Access Course will be run by the School of Continuing and Distance Education of the College of Education, University of Ghana; at all its Learning Centres across the country.

Applicants should take note of the following:

  • The fee for registration, the Access Course and Entrance Examination is GH¢ 450.00                                                                                  
  • Payment for these should be made into UG College of Education Learning Centre Account number 1441002010444 at any branch of ECOBANK Ghana Limited
  • Applicants should register at any of the University of Ghana Learning Centres after payment of fees.
  • Only applicants who pass the entrance examination will be eligible to purchase the e-voucher to access the University’s on-line application form.
  • The dates for the Access Course are:

Saturday, February 22                 –    Sunday, February 23, 2024          

Saturday, February 29                 –    Sunday, March 1, 2024

Saturday, March 7                       –    Sunday, March 8, 2024                

Saturday, March 14                     –    Sunday, March 15, 2024              

Saturday, March 21                     –    Sunday, March 22, 2024              

Saturday, March 28                     –    Sunday, March 29, 2024              

Saturday, March 30                     –    Sunday, March 31, 2024              

Saturday, April 4                         –    Sunday April 5, 2024                   

Saturday, April 18                       –    Sunday April 19, 2024                 


The mature students’ entrance examination is scheduled for SATURDAY, MAY 2, 2024.

Structure of Examination

EnglishComprehensionEssayMultiple Choice Questions2 hours (9:00 a.m.)
MathematicsMultiple Choice Questions1 hour (1:00 p.m.)
LogicMultiple Choice Questions1 hour (3:00 p.m.)

Candidates are required to obtain a pass in each subject to qualify for admission.

Examination Centres

Application Processes for the Degree Programme

The mature access course results will be displayed at the latest by June 30, 2024 at the Regional Learning Centres.

Only applicants who pass the entrance examination will be eligible to apply for admission to the University.

Applicants who pass the entrance examination will be required to purchase an e-voucher to access the University’s on-line application form.

The e-vouchers cost GH¢200.00 and can be purchased from the following banks: Ecobank, HFC Bank, Agricultural Development Bank, Ghana Commercial Bank, Zenith Bank, Merchant Bank, UniBank, Prudential Bank and Fidelity Bank.

Applicants who pass the entrance examination are advised to visit the University’s website ( and carefully read all relevant information and guidelines for prospective applicants before applying.

The application deadline is July 31, 2024.

For further information, visit the University’s website: or contact us on any of the following numbers or email addresses:

Contact us:

College Academic Office: 0362194377, 0503899803, 0270316105 (WhatsApp only)


Department of Distance Education: 0303938855, 0302956122, Email:

Accra030 3970282Tsito/Ho 050 4476308
Tema024 4818069Koforidua034 2290824
Takoradi024 4995834Tamale037 2024238
Kumasi024 4743510Bolgatanga020 5191313
Sunyani035 2027153    035 2026734Cape Coast024 4708846024 3135822
Wa020 6982380  

Please note that this is the official University of Ghana Mature Access Course. All other advertised courses have not been sanctioned by the University. Only candidates who participate in the official University of Ghana Mature Access Course will be eligible to take the entrance examination.

All applications must be submitted by the deadline of Wednesday, March 11, 2024.


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