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The UG Mature Students Distance Education Admissions for 2023/2024 Academic Year is released by the management of the University of Ghana for interested applicants to apply.

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UG Mature Students Distance Education Admissions for 2023/2024

Registration for the University of Ghana mature access course for the 2023/2024 academic year takes place from Monday, February 6 to Friday, March 24, 2023. Successful applicants will be admitted into the Level 100 (Bachelor of Arts) or Diploma Distance Education Programmes based on their performance in the entrance examinations.

Programmes Available

The following programmes are available for entry into the 2023/2024 academic year.

Bachelor of Arts subject combinations

  • Political Science, Sociology and Information Studies
  • Psychology, Sociology and Information Studies
  • Adult Education and Human Resource Studies, Psychology, Information Studies
  • Accounting, Psychology, Adult Education and Human Resource Studies (for applicants who do very well in Mathematics in the entrance examination)
  • Public Administration, Sociology, Information Studies
  • Human Resource Management, Psychology, Information Studies

Bachelor of Education with the following Specialism

  • Bachelor of Education – Junior High School Specialism
  • Bachelor of Education – Upper-Grade Specialism
  • Bachelor of Education – Early Grade Specialism

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Entry Requirements for UG Distance Education Mature Students Admission

  • Applicants must be at least 25 years old at the time of application and show proof of age with the ECOWAS/National ID Card or any legitimate documentary proof of date of birth which is at least 5 years old.
  • Applicants must register for, attend and complete the University of Ghana Access Course and pass the Mature Students’ Entrance Examination conducted by the University.
  • Applicants who pass the Entrance Examination must purchase an e-voucher from designated banks to access the UG online application form.

University of Ghana Access Course for 2023/2024 Academic Year

The Access Course will be run by the School of Continuing and Distance Education of the College of Education, University of Ghana; at all its Learning Centres across the country.

Please note that the Accra Learning Centre will run a weekday evening mature Access Course for candidates who are interested.

The weekday evening mature Access Course will be held on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm at the Accra Learning Centre. The weekday evening programme will start on Tuesday, February 21, 2023, and will run concurrently with the weekend one.

University of Ghana Access Course Registration Fee and How to Pay

Applicants should take note of the following:

  • The registration fee for the Access Course and Entrance Examination is GH¢500.00.
  • Please note that the fee is non-refundable. 
  • Payment should be made into UG Learning Centre Account number 1441002010444 at any branch of ECOBANK Ghana Limited.

How to Apply for University of Ghana Access Courses 2023/2024

Applicants should register online after payment at the University of Ghana Website or through https://apply.ug.edu.gh/admissions/mature.

NOTE: Only applicants who pass the entrance examination will be eligible to purchase the e-voucher to access the University’s online application form.

University of Ghana Access Course Schedule for 2023/2024

The Access Course begins on February 18 and ends on April 23, 2023.

The dates for the weekend Access Course are:

Saturday, February 18 –   Sunday, February 19, 2023

Saturday, February 25 –   Sunday, February 26, 2023

Saturday, March 4       –   Sunday, March 5, 2023

Saturday, March 11     –   Sunday, March 12, 2023

Saturday, March 18     –   Sunday, March 19, 2023

Saturday, March 25     –   Sunday, March 26, 2023

Saturday, April 1          –   Sunday, April 2, 2023

Saturday, April 15        –   Sunday, April 16, 2023

Saturday, April 22        –   Sunday, April 23, 2023

For further information, visit the University’s website: www.ug.edu.gh or contact us on any of the following numbers or email addresses:

Contact us:

College Academic Office: 0503899803, 0552996775, 0264410136

Email: coeacademic@ug.edu.gh

Department of Distance Education: 0303938855, 0302956122, Email: dde@ug.edu.gh

Accra 0303944582


Tsito/Ho 0201885987


Tema 0244818069 Koforidua 0342290824



Takoradi 0203333233 Tamale 0244045270
Kumasi 0244743510 Bolgatanga 0205191313
Sunyani 0352027153



Cape Coast 0332132100
Wa 0206982380    


Please note that this is the official University of Ghana Mature Access Course. All other advertised courses have not been sanctioned by the University. Only candidates who participate in the official University of Ghana Mature Access Course will be eligible to take the entrance examination.

University of Ghana Access Course Registration Deadline

All applications must be submitted by the deadline of Friday, March 24, 2023.

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