Admission Brochure

GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY

The University of Energy and Natural Resources (UENR) was established by an Act of Parliament, Act 830 in December 31, 2011. The University is a public funded national institution which seeks to provide leadership and management of energy and natural resources and be a centre of excellence in these critical areas. The University approaches its programmes and research emphasizing interdisciplinary collaboration and taking into account, areas such as economics, law and policy, management, science, technology and engineering as well as social and political issues affecting energy and natural resources.

VISION STATEMENT

To become a world class institution for generating, advancing and applying knowledge in energy and natural resource sciences.

MISSION STATEMENT

To promote the development of human resources and skills required to solve critical energy and natural resources challenges of society and undertake interdisciplinary academic, research, and outreach programmes in engineering, science, economics and environmental policy.

CORE VALUES

In order to realize its vision and mission, the University of Energy and Natural Resources shall be guided by the following core values:

  1. Promote innovation, creativity, freedom of thought and creative expression;
  2. Operate with integrity, commitment and transparency;
  3. Promote conservation of energy and the environment;
  4. Establish partnership with stakeholders in skills and knowledge generation and application;
  5. Responsive to the needs of our students and partner communities;
  6. Promote and incorporate sustainability concepts across all University courses/programmes as well as exemplifying the sustainability culture staff, students and alumni.

PROGRAMMES ON OFFER FOR 2014/2015 ACADEMIC YEAR

SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING

  • BSc. Agricultural Engineering
  • BSc. Computer Engineering
  • BSc. Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • BSc. Environmental Engineering
  • BSc. Mechanical Engineering
  • BSc. Petroleum Engineering
  • BSc. Renewable Energy Engineering
SCHOOL OF SCIENCES

  • BSc. Actuarial Science
  • BSc. Chemistry
  • BSc. Computer Science
  • BSc. Information Technology
  • BSc. Mathematics
  • BSc. Statistics
SCHOOL OF NATURAL RESOURCES

  • BSc. Fire and Disaster Management
  • BSc. Hospitality Management
  • BSc. Resource Enterprise and Entrepreneurship
  • BSc. Natural Resources with options in:

Ecotourism
Fisheries and Aquaculture
Forest Resource Management
Land Reclamation and Restoration
Social Forestry
Wildlife and Range Management

SCHOOL OF AGRICULTURE AND TECHNOLOGY

  • BSc. Agribusiness
  • BSc. Agriculture with options in:

Animal Production
Crop Production
Horticulture
Agric Mechanization

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

ENTRY ROUTES

The University has four entry routes:

  • Entry by means of SSSCE/WASSCE (Entry at level 100)
  • Foreign student (Entry at level 100)
  • Entry by means of the mature students examination (Entry at level 100)
  • Entry by means of professional certificates and tertiary level diplomas depending on assessment of the diploma and performance at interview. (Entry at level 200)

The general admission requirements for the various entry routes are as follows:

SSSCE/WASSCE APPLICANTS

General Entry Requirements

To be admitted to any Degree programme, SSSCE/WASSCE candidates must possess credits (A – D) and (A1 – C6) in 3 core subjects, including English Language, Core Mathematics and Integrated Science and three elective subjects in Science for candidates applying for Engineering/Science/Natural Resources related disciplines. In addition, the candidates should have at least a grade D or C6 in Social Studies

THE REQUIRED SUBJECTS FOR SPECIFIC PROGRAMMES
  1. i.                    Programmes leading to the award of Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering

Core Mathematics, English Language and Integrated Science with three electives subjects; Chemistry, Physics/Applied Electricity and Elective Mathematics OR Technical Subjects with Elective Mathematics and Physics

 

  1. ii. Programmes leading to the award of Bachelor of Science Degree in Sciences

Core Mathematics, English Language and Integrated Science with three electives subjects; Biology, Chemistry, Physics/Applied Electricity or Elective Mathematics

 

  1. iii. Programmes leading to the award of Bachelor of Science Degree in Natural Resources

Core Mathematics, English Language and Integrated Science with three electives subjects from; Chemistry, Physics, Elective Mathematics, Biology/General Agriculture/Forestry, Geography

 

FOREIGN APPLICANTS

  1. Programmes leading to the award of Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering, Mathematics, Further Mathematics, English, Physics, Chemistry, plus one Arts Subject.
  1. Programmes leading to the award of Bachelor of Science Degree in Sciences

Mathematics, Further Mathematics, English, Biology/Agriculture, Physics, Chemistry plus one Arts subject.

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS

Other qualifications acceptable for consideration for admission include International Baccalaureate (IB), IGCSE, American Grade 13 examinations and other external qualifications which have equivalences to the WASSCE/SSSCE and the GCE

(A Levels)

MATURE STUDENTS

Applicant must have attained the age of 25 years, and show proof of age with birth certificate or any legitimate documentary proof of birth date which is at least Five (5) years old at the time of application. Applicants should have at least credit passes in English Language and Mathematics, in WASSCE/SSSCE or any other nationally recognised standard High School level examinations.

Mature student applicants must pass UENR entrance examination and/or interview.

PROFESSIONAL AND POST-DIPLOMA APPLICANTS

Candidates in this category must possess:

  • A Diploma or Higher National Diploma or its equivalence in a relevant programme from a recognised institution
  • Must pass UENR interview

In addition to the general admission requirements above, Schools and Departments may have their specific requirements.

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