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UMaT Application Procedure For International Undergraduate Applicants 

What is the UMaT Application Procedure For International Undergraduate Applicants ? Are you an overseas student looking to enrol in the University of Mines and Technology’s (UMaT) undergraduate programme? Congratulations on choosing one of the leading universities in the field of mining and technology! This article serves as your ultimate guide to the UMaT application procedure, providing step-by-step instructions to help you successfully navigate the admissions process.

Overview Of UMaT and its Undergraduate Programs

The University of Mines and Technology is a public university located at Tarkwa in the Western Region of Ghana. The Tarkwa Technical Institute predated UMaT and was founded in 1952. In order to better prepare workers for Ghana’s mining industry, the university’s name was changed to the Tarkwa School of Mines in 1961.

UMaT Undergraduate Programs And Its Requirement

1. BSc Geomatics Engineering

2. BSc Geological Engineering

3. BSc Minerals Engineering

4. BSc Mining Engineering

5. BSc Environmental & Safety Engineering 

To qualify for the above programmes, Applicants Must have at Least Credit in the following 

CORE: English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science/Core Science

ELECTIVE: Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry

NOTE: Only Geomatics Engineering applicants can substitute Chemistry for Geography.

FACULTY OF ENGINEERING

1. BSc Computer Science & Engineering:

Applicants must have at least credits in the following subjects:

CORE

English Language

Mathematics

 Integrated Science/core Science

ELECTIVES:

Physics 

mathematics

chemistry or ICT or Applied Electricity or  or Applied Electronics or Computer Studies

2. BSc Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Applicants must have at least credits in the following subjects:

CORE

English Language

Mathematics

 Integrated Science/core Science

ELECTIVES:

Physics 

mathematics

chemistry or Applied Electricity or Applied Electronics

3. BSc Renewable Energy Engineering

Applicants must have at least credits in the following subjects:

CORE

English Language

Mathematics

 Integrated Science/core Science

ELECTIVES:

Physics 

mathematics

chemistry or Applied Electricity or Applied Electronics

4. BSc Mechanical Engineering:

Applicants must have at least credits in the following subjects:

CORE

English Language

Mathematics

 Integrated Science/core Science

ELECTIVES:

Physics 

mathematics

chemistry or Technical Drawing or Applied work

5. BSc Mathematics

Applicants must have at least credits in the following subjects:

CORE

English Language

Mathematics

 Integrated Science/core Science

ELECTIVES:

Physics 

mathematics

chemistry or Applied Electricity or Applied Electronics or Technical Drawing or Metal Work or Geography

SCHOOL OF PETROLEUM STUDIES

1. BSc Petroleum Engineering

2. BSc Natural Gas Engineering

3. BSc Petroleum Geoscience and Engineering

4. BSc Petroleum Refining and Petrochemical Engineering

5. BSc Environmental & Safety Engineering 

To qualify for the above programmes, Applicants Must have at Least Credit in the following 

CORE: English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science/Core Science

ELECTIVE: Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry

SCHOOL OF RAILWAYS AND INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT (SRID)

1. BSc Computer Science & Engineering:

To qualify for the above programmes, Applicants Must have at Least Credit in the following 

COREEnglish Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science/Core Science

ELECTIVE: Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry

2. BSc Mechanical  Engineering:

Applicants must have at least credits in the following subjects:

CORE

English Language

Mathematics

 Integrated Science/core Science

ELECTIVES:

Physics 

mathematics

chemistry   or   Technical  Drawing or   Metal   work

3. BSc Mathematics:

Applicants must have at least credits in the following subjects:

CORE

English Language

Mathematics

 Integrated Science/core Science

ELECTIVES:

Physics 

mathematics

chemistry or Applied Electricity or Applied Electronics or Technical Drawing or Metal Work or Geography

4. BSc Electrical & Electronic Engineering:

Applicants must have at least credits in the following subjects:

CORE

English Language

Mathematics

 Integrated Science/core Science

ELECTIVES:

Physics 

mathematics

chemistry or Applied Electricity or Applied Electronics

5. BSc Geomatics Engineering:

Applicants must have at least credits in the following subjects:

CORE

English Language

Mathematics

 Integrated Science/core Science

ELECTIVES:

Physics 

mathematics

chemistry or Geography

6. BSc Geological Engineering:

Applicants must have at least credits in the following subjects:

CORE

English Language

Mathematics

 Integrated Science/core Science

ELECTIVES:

Physics 

mathematics

chemistry 

7. BSc Environmental & Safety Engineering:

Applicants must have at least credits in the following subjects:

CORE

English Language

Mathematics

 Integrated Science/core Science

ELECTIVES:

Physics 

mathematics

chemistry

GRADE AGGREGATES SYSTEM FOR WASSCE AND SSSCE HOLDERS

UMaT uses WASSCE Grading Systems for the selection of candidates. Aggregate 36 is the minimum entry aggregate into all programmes. The following table shows this Grading System and the SSSCE equivalent grades.

Applicants with WASSCE/SSSCE

WASSCESSSCEGRADEINTERPRETATION OF GRADES
A1A1Excellent
B2B2Very Good
B3C3Good
C4D4Credit
C55Credit
C66Credit

APPLICANTS WITH ORDINARY ‘O’ LEVEL AND ADVANCED ‘A’ LEVEL  CERTIFICATES:

* Applicants must have GCE Ordinary Level Certificate or its equivalent with credits in five subjects including English Language, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.

 * GCE Advanced Level Certificate with passes in Mathematics, Physic and Chemistry.

UMaT Application Procedure For International Undergraduate Applicants 

International applicants from accredited/recognised institutions with equivalent qualifications will be considered for admission

INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE
Applicants with international Baccaleureate (Science and Technical) are eligible to apply. Such applicants must also possess a proficiency certificate in English. Please note that all certificates should be translated into English. Equivalences with regard to the certificates would be sought at the National Accreditation Board.

Steps For International Undergraduate Applicants :

International applicants should follow the steps below:

  1. Applicants should fill in the International Applicants Code Request Form below with a valid mobile number in the format given. Eg +234812345678 becomes 234812345678.
  2. You will receive the Serial Number and Personal Identification Number via Text Message and Email Address to access the Online Admission System.
  3. Complete the Online Registration process with the Serial Number and Personal Identification Number sent to your Email or Mobile No.
  4. Scan and email all relevant results / certificate to admissions.umat.edu.gh 

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