DEPARTMENT OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND BUSINESS SCIENCES

The Department of Entrepreneurship and Business Sciences was established in August 2016 under the School of Natural Resources, but it is currently the flagship department of the School of Management Sciences and Law. Its primary aim is to provide creative and innovative entrepreneurship education at the degree and diploma levels.

Programmes

BSc. Resource Enterprise and Entrepreneurship is a four-year degree programme that provides students with a strong foundation in business and also seeks to develop students’ analytical, teaching and entrepreneurial skills to enable them take optimal socio-economic decisions and conduct research.

Objectives of the Programme

The general objective of this programme is to provide a broader perspective to our students in the study of entrepreneurship and business sciences to increase their appreciation, understanding and analysis of issues. The programme also aims to provide students with excellent analytical and problem-solving skills suitable for academic discipline as well as transferable skills that are required in the work place. The programme is enriched by the provision of empirical entrepreneurial skills that are key to applying creativity and innovative thinking in our increasingly data-driven world.

 Admission Requirements:

 Admission into the Diploma Programme

WASSCE/SSSCE Applicants must possess any of the following:

SSSCE applicants: Applicants must possess passes (A-E) in three (3) core subjects (English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science or Social Studies) and three (3) electives relevant to the choice of the programme.

WASSCE applicants with passes (A1-D7) in three (3) core subjects (English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science or Social Studies) plus credit in three (3) elective subjects relevant to the choice of programme.

Ordinary Level (‘O’ Level) certificate with passes (1-8) in at least five (5) subjects including English and Mathematics

Foreign Applicants:

Foreign Qualifications: Foreign qualifications acceptable for consideration for admission include International Baccalaureate (IB), IGCSE, GCSE, American Grade 13 examinations and other external qualifications which have equivalences to the WASSCE/SSSCE and the GCE (A Levels). Any other foreign certificate must be evaluated by the applicant at the National Accreditation Board and the evaluation report attached to the application.

Admission into Bachelors Programme

The Department has four entry routes:

  • Entry with SSSCE/WASSCE certificates
  • Entry with foreign certificates
  • Entry through mature entrance examination
  • Entry with professional certificate (s) and tertiary level diplomas depending on assessment of the diploma and performance at an interview.

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

SSSCE Applicants

Applicants must have passes (A-D) in three (3) subjects comprising three (3) core subjects, including English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science or Social Studies. The applicant must in addition possess passes in three (3) elective e subjects relevant to the choice of programme. These shall include Biology/General Agriculture/Forestry, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Economics, Geography and Management and Living.

WASSCE Applicants

Applicants must have (A1-C6) in three (3) core subjects comprising English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science or Social Studies and three (3) elective subjects relevant to the choice of programme. These comprise Biology/General Agriculture/Forestry, Geography, Economics, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics and Management in Living.

Applicants with Foreign Certificates

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

Foreign certificates shall be evaluated by the applicant at the National Accreditation Board and attach the evaluation report to the application.

Mature Applicants

Applicants must:

  • be at least 25 years old by 1st September of the academic year one wants to enrol;
  • show proof of age with birth certificate or any legitimate documentary proof of birth date which is at least 5 years old at the time of application;
  • provide introductory letter from employer or show any other proof of employment;
  • pass Mature Students’ Entrance Examinations conducted by UENR (English Language, Mathematics and an Aptitude Test). In lieu of such examinations, the applicant should show proof of credit passes in English and Mathematics in SSSCE/WASSCE or any other

Job Opportunities

Graduates from the Department of Entrepreneurship and Business Sciences have job opportunities in these and other areas:

  • Business Consultancy
  • Research and Development
  • Teaching
  • Business Reporting
  • Public Relations
  • Customer Service
  • Sales Management
  • Local or District Assemblies
  • NGOs

 

Staff Profile