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KNUST BSc. Biochemistry cut off points & requirements 2023

KNUST BSc. Biochemistry cut off points & requirements 2023

If you’re considering pursuing a Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Biochemistry at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) in 2023, it’s important to understand the admission requirements and cut-off points.

Cut Off Points

The specific cut-off points for the BSc Biochemistry program at KNUST is 11.

Admission Requirements

To be eligible for admission into the BSc Biochemistry program at KNUST, candidates typically need to meet specific academic and non-academic criteria. These requirements may include:

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Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSSCE) or West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE): Applicants must have passes in core subjects such as English, Mathematics, and Integrated Science, as well as specific elective subjects related to science.

GCE Advanced Level: Candidates with GCE A-levels must have at least five (5) credit passes, including English Language and Mathematics.

Please check: KNUST BSc. Biological Science cut off points & requirements 2023

Other Qualifications: KNUST may accept other qualifications such as International Baccalaureate (IB) or its equivalent.

Passes in Chemistry and Biology: These are often mandatory subjects for admission into Biochemistry programs.

Minimum Grade Requirements: The university may specify minimum grades that applicants need to attain in their qualifying examinations.

WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS Entry Requirements

Core Subjects: Credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, and Integrated Science.
Elective Subjects: Credit passes in any THREE (3) subjects including: Biology, Chemistry and
either Physics or Mathematics.

‘A’ LEVEL AND EQUIVALENT Entry Requirements

‘O’ Level or equivalent: Credit passes in FIVE (5) subjects including English
Language and Mathematics, and
‘A’ Level or equivalent: Credit passes in Biology, Chemistry, and either Physics or Mathematics.

MATURE APPLICANTS Entry Requirements

Applicants should be at least 25 years at the time of the application.
Applicants must satisfy the general requirements for the programme (i.e WASSCE/SSSCE, or ‘A’ Level, or HND/Diploma)
Short-listed applicants may take an Entrance Examination and pass an interview.

HND AND OTHER DIPLOMA

BSC BIOCHEMISTRY Entry Requirements

Good class in a science related Programme from a recognized polytechnic. Applicants with Second Class (Upper Division) and (Lower Division) may be admitted to Third and SECOND YEAR of the Programme respectively.


An applicant must pass an entrance examination.
An applicant must also satisfy the university’s general admission requirement for degree Programmes.

Career Opportunities

A BSc in Biochemistry from KNUST provides graduates with a versatile skill set that opens doors to various career paths, including:

Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Industries
Clinical and Hospital Laboratories
Research and Development
Food and Beverage Industry
Environmental Analysis and Monitoring
These are just a few examples, and the skills acquired during the program can be applied in numerous other sectors as well.

Conclusion

In the pursuit of higher education, meticulous preparation and adherence to admission requirements are paramount.
Aspiring biochemists should approach this endeavor with diligence and determination. Take the time to thoroughly review the academic and non-academic prerequisites outlined by the university.

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