Mature Candidates

Mature candidates may wish to apply through the mature entrance examination.
The requirements are as follows;
a. Must have attained the age of 25 years at the time of submitting the
application forms.
b. Must show proof of age with birth certificate.
c. Must have at least 2 years relevant work experience
d. Must have attended secondary school before.

Candidates shall undertake a compulsory 6-week access course in English Language,
Mathematics, General Science and Aptitude Test followed by examinations prior to
full admission to the undergraduate (4-year degree) programme.
The mature entrance programme for 2015/2016 academic year takes place from 6 th
June to 11 th July, 2015.
Diploma and HND Holders
Holders of Diploma and HND in relevant areas in General Agriculture, Environmental
Science and Natural Resource Management are encouraged to apply. Diploma holders
shall be placed in level 100 if they have no deficiencies in their secondary school
grades. HND holders shall be placed in either level 200 or 300 depending on the class
of certificate and shall undertake a bridging course prior to admission. Such candidates
must not possess deficiencies in their secondary school grades. HND holders with
deficiencies in their secondary school grades shall register and undertake the mature
entrance examination.
Weekend school and regular study options are available. The Weekend School is run
on the regular semester schedule. Lectures are held on Saturdays and Sundays only at
two-week intervals.


Mode of Application
Purchase admission forms at the following sales centers:
i) UCAES campus at Bunso, Eastern Region, Ghana near Linda Dor Accra –
Kumasi Highway Rest Stop: (GH ¢ 75.00 Cash)
ii) All Regional Post Office and EMS centers: (GH ¢ 75.00 Cash)
iii) Download the application form here. Pay the Application Fee of GHC ¢ 75.00
as a bankers draft drawn at any commercial bank in the name of the
University. Attach the bankers draft to the completed Application Form.
iv) Mature applicants should indicate “MATURE” at the top of the first page of
application form.

Submission of Application Forms
Completed application forms and all required documents should be addressed to:
The Registrar
University College of Agriculture and
Environmental Studies (UCAES)
P. O Box 27
Bunso, E/R

Contact: University Administration – 050 0342659 / 054 7940620

Faculty Office – 024 5809402
Monday to Friday: 8 am – 5pm