Entry Requirements

Medicare College of Applied Sciences has adopted the National Accreditation Board (NAB) approved entry requirements applicable to all tertiary education institutions in Ghana, and the entry requirement approved by the Allied Health Professions Council. The entry requirement for both diploma and undergraduate programs are indicated below.

A. West African Examinations Council (WAEC) Examinations Category

Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSSCE)

Grade C or better in three (3) core subjects including English language, Mathematics and Integrated Science, and three (3) elective subjects.

West Africa Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE)

Grade C6 or better in three (3) core subjects (English Language, Mathematics, Integrated Science or Social Studies) and three (3) elective subjects

General Certificate of Education (GCE) Advanced Level

Passes in three (3) subjects (at least, one of the
passes should be Grade D or better). Also, the applicant must have had credit passes (Grade 6) in five GCE Ordinary Level subjects including English, Mathematics and a Science subject (for non-science students) and an Arts subject for Science students


Mature Students’ Entry

Mature student’s entry avenues provide opportunities for people who could not do so earlier in their lives to further their education at MCAS after some years at the workplace (preferably, in areas related to the programs we offer). The applicant must:
  1. Be at least 25 years old;
  2. Show proof of age with birth certificate or any legitimate document. This proof must be at least 5 years old at the time of application.
  3. Provide introductory letter from employer or show any other proof of employment;
  4. Pass Mature Students’ Entrance Examinations conducted by MCAS, (English Language, Mathematics and an Aptitude Test). The examinations shall be moderated and marked by our affiliate institution, KNUST. Otherwise, applicant shall show proof of credit passes in English and Mathematics in WASSCE.

HND Certificate

The prospective applicant must graduate with a good diploma or HND certificate (i.e. at least Second Class Lower Division). In addition, the applicant must acquire a 2-year post graduation working experience. Other Diploma qualifications from elsewhere assessed to be equivalent to HND may be similarly considered.

Remedial Classes

It is the policy of the College to assist all students who wish to further their education. For this reason, we have in place a comprehensive remedial programme tailored to the needs of all prospective students. Registration fee for remedial classes: GHc50.00


Purpose of Remedial Programme

To pursue diploma or BSc. programmes

The purpose of the remedial programme is to assist students who fail to meet the minimum entry requirement for either diploma or BSc. programmes to improve their grades so they could be gain admission to pursue professional programmes at Medicare College. Remedial students may be allowed to begin certificate programmes in their preferred programme of choice.

Subject offered

Remedial Programme

The following subjects are offered in the remedial programme at Medicare College.

Core Subjects: English, Mathematics, Integrated Science, Social Studies Electives (Science): Physics, Chemistry, Biology and E-Mathematics Elective subjects in Arts and Business courses are also offered.


Facilities Available to Remedial Students

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1. Library with access to the internet
2. Well-equipped science laboratories for practical
3. Free internet accessibility for all students.

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Provisions Made to Ensure Success of Students

Adequate steps taken to ensure that a high success rate is achieved in the remedial programme

1. Engagement of competent, highly motivated staff
2. Most of the teachers are WAEC examiners with a lot of experience in teaching and planning of remedial programmes.
3. Students are given free practical tuition in Biology, Physics and Chemistry.
4. Students write mock examinations every two weeks.