The University of Health and Allied Sciences has introduced Medical Biochemistry and Molecular Biology as a new programme under its Health Sciences.
The program integrates many health-related disciplines concerned with the biological and medical understanding of disease and health. The philosophy of this programme is to prepare students to be at the cutting edge of biomedical expertise, research and discovery, and the application of these discoveries and expertise improvement of health.
It is aimed at producing world-class medical biochemist and molecular biologist, well-grounded in knowledge and throughput molecular biology skills, useful for research into diseases confronting Ghana, Africa and the world at large. The programme is housed in the newly constructed ultra-modern facilities at the permanent campus of the University of Health and Allied Sciences.
Applicants must have obtained credits (at least Grade A1-C6 in WASSCE and A-D in SSSCE) in the following core subjects:
In addition, applicants must have obtained three (3) credits (A1-C6 in WASSCE and A-D in SSSCE) in the following elective subjects:
Physics or Elective Mathematics
International applicants and Ghanaians with External Educational Credentials
Credentials Acceptable for Admission include the following:
Senior Secondary School Certificates (WASSCE/SSSCE)
International Baccalaureate (IB)
GCE (Cambridge) – ‘O’ and ‘A’ Levels
IGSCE (Cambridge) – ‘O’ and ‘A’ Levels
American High School Grade – Grade
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