UMaT 2018/2019 Admission Forms, How to Apply, Admission Requirements, Courses, Cut off Points, Contacts and Fees

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The mission is to provide higher education in mining, petroleum, technology and related disciplines through effective teaching and learning; to promote knowledge through active research and dissemination of information and to offer professional services through extension activities to the mining and allied industries.
The philosophy of UMaT is to guide students to develop their intellectual capabilities and appreciate good social and moral values. The major aim is to produce world-class graduates capable of providing useful professional services.
University of Mines and Technology 2018/2019 Admission Forms

University of Mines and Technology UMaT 2018/2019 Admission Forms

The University of Mines and Technology UMaT will announce to the general public that applications are open for the admission of prospective applicants into various undergraduate programmes for the 2018/2019 academic year in January 2018.
The University of Mines and Technology 2018/2019 Admission Forms will be released in January 2018
All prospective applicants are advised to visit the University’s website www.umat.edu.gh and carefully read all relevant information and guidelines before applying. As a policy, the University admits applicants from all races and nationalities, irrespective of their religious, cultural, social or ethnic persuasions.
There is no minimum age limit for admission to any of the approved programmes of study of the University. All Bachelor degree programmes take a duration of 8 semesters (4 years) to complete.
 

HOW TO APPLY FOR UMaT ADMISSION

GHANAIAN APPLICANTS
Application forms (E-Voucher) can be purchased at all branches of the following institutions:

  • Ghana Post Office
  • Ecobank
  • Zenith Bank
  • Access Bank
  • Fidelity Bank

UMaT Application Procedure

1.The Banks and the Post Offices have been furnished with a list of serial numbers and their corresponding Personal Identification Numbers (PINs) for the sale of the forms.
2.On the payment for the forms, the Banks and the Post Offices will issue a payment receipt containing a unique serial number with its corresponding PIN per each form purchased.
3.The serial number and the PIN will be used by the applicant as the login details on the UMaT Online Admission System (UMaT online Application Portal)
4.All registration will be done ONLINE.
Candidates who will write the WASSCE in 2018 can applybut MUST add their results to their ONLINE applications when the results are release. Applicants should know that only results provide at the time of the application will be used in selecting students.
 
 

University of Mines and Technology UMaT General Entry Requirements

Admission Requirements for Bachelor Degree Programmes
Faculty of Mineral Resources Technology

  1. BSc Geomatic Engineering
  2. BSc Geological Engineering
  3. BSc Mining Engineering
  4. BSc Minerals Engineering
  5. BSc Petroleum Engineering (Fee-paying Programme)
  6. BSc Environmental and Safety Engineering
  7. Diploma General Drilling (Fee-paying Programme)

Applicants must have at least credits in the following subjects for the various programmes in this Faculty.

At least Credits in Core Subjects At least Credits in Elective Subjects
English Language Physics
Core Mathematics Chemistry
Integrated Science Elective Mathematics

 
Faculty of Engineering

  1. BSc Mechanical Engineering
  2. BSc Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  3. BSc Mathematics
  4. BSc Computer Science and Engineering
  5. BSc Renewal Energy Engineering

Applicants must have at least credits in the following subjects for the various programmes in this Faculty.
BSc Mechanical Engineering

At least Credits in Core Subjects At least Credits in Elective Subjects
English Language Physics and Mathematics
Core Mathematics plus Chemistry or Technical
Integrated Science Drawing or Metal Work

BSc Electrical and Electronic Engineering, BSc Computer Science and Engineering and BSc Renewal Energy Engineering

At least Credits in Core Subjects At least Credits in Elective Subjects
English Language Physics and Mathematics
Core Mathematics plus Chemistry or Applied
Integrated Science Electricity or Electronics

 
BSc Mathematics

At least Credits in Core Subjects At least Credits in Elective Subjects
English Language Physics
Core Mathematics Chemistry
Integrated Science Elective Mathematics

 
UMaT uses the grading system of WASSCE for the selection of candidates and grades aggregate of 36 is the minimum entry requirement. The following table shows this grading system and the SSSCE equivalent grades.

Grade Aggregate System for WASSC and SSSC Holders

WASSCE SSCE GRADE INTERPRETATION OF GRADES
A1 A 1 Excellent
B2 B 2 Very Good
B3 C 3 Good
C4 D 4 Credit
C5 5 Credit
C6 6 Credit

The minimum entry requirement is aggregate 36 for applicants with WASSCE and 24 for applicants with SSSCE.
Applicants with Ordinary and Advanced Level Certificates
Applicant must have GCE Ordinary Level Certificate or its equivalent with passes in five subjects including English Language, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry, and GCE Advanced Level Certificate with passes in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.
Mature Applicants
Applicants should be at least 25 years of age and should have SSS or GCE ‘O’ Level Certificate with credits in five subjects including English Language, Mathematics and a Science subject plus experience in the relevant area of study in addition to passing an Entrance Examination and / or an interview. Mature applicants must also possess birth certificates which are, at least, five (5) years old after the date of issue.
Fee-Paying Applicants
Applicants who satisfy UMaT’s minimum entry requirement of aggregate 36 but cannot meet the competitive departmental cut-off aggregate can apply for admission provided they have sponsorship to cover their full fees throughout their study at UMaT. All fee paying applicants must select “Fee-Paying” under source of funding while completing their  applications forms.
International Students
International applicants from accredited/recognized institutions with equivalent qualifications will be considered for admission.
INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE 
Applicants with international Baccaleureate in science are eligible to apply. Such applicants must also possess a proficiency certificate in English. Please note that all certificates should be translated into English. Equivalences with regard to the certificates would be sought at the National Accreditation Board.
SSSCE/WASSCE
Six (6) credits with aggregate 24 or better at the West African Senior School Certificate Examinations (WAEC/SSSCE) including English Language and Mathematics and the elective subjects relevant to the choice of programme or their equivalent.
 

University for Mines and Technology UMaT Courses

Bachelors Degree Programmes

FACULTY OF MINERAL RESOURCES ENGINEERING

  • BSc Geological Engineering
  • BSc Geomatic Engineering
  • BSc Minerals Engineering
  • BSc Mining Engineering
  • BSc Petroleum Engineering
  • BSc Safety & Environmental Engineering


FACULTY OF ENGINEERING

  • BSc Electrical and Electronics
  • BSc Computer Science & Eng.
  • BSc Mechanical Engineering
  • BSc Mathematics
  • BSc Renewable Energy Engineering

 
UMaT Graduate Programmes
The Graduate Programmes aim at providing a firm grounding advanced concepts in modern methods in mining and allied engineering disciplines. Successful graduates from UMaT therefore acquire the requisite skills to solve complex engineering problems and issues associated in mining and allied engineering industries as well as other sectors of the economy. The programmes are have been listed below.
Geomatic Engineering
Mineral Engineering
Mining Engineering
Geological Engineering
Financial Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Electrical and Electronics
PhD Electrical & Electronics
PhD Mining Engineering
PhD Mineral Engineering
PhD Geological Engineering
PhD Financial Engineering
 

University Of Mines And Technology UMaT Cut Off Point

In most cases, the cut off point for UMaT is to be used by a prospective student seeking to get admission into the institution as a guidance is selecting his or her courses or programmes.
The said student is to measure the UMaT Cut off points 2017 against his or her grades in order to find out whether he or she is qualified to be admitted into the particular programme of choice.
University of Mines and Technology Cut off points 2017 are used in determining what program a person can apply for. The cut-off points are meant to serve as a guide only when applying.

BELOW ARE UMaT CUT OFF POINTS

BSc Chemical Engineering 08
BSc Mechanical Engineering 09
BSc Civil Engineering 08
BSc Computer Engineering 08
BSc Geological Engineering 09
BSc Electrical/Electronic Engineering 07
BSc Materials Engineering 11
BSc  Petroleum Engineering 06
BSc Petrochemical Engineering 08
BSc Telecommunication Engineering 08
BSc Agricultural Engineering 13
BSc Geomatic (Geodetic) Engineering 10
Bsc Metallurgical Engineering 13
BSc Mathematics 15

 

University of Mines and Technology Contacts

For more information about UMaT, please use any of the following medium.

  • Hot line: +233 3123 20324/20280

 
Postgraduate Call: 233 3123 20324/20280
Undergraduate Call: 233 312320323

University of Mines and Technology

P. O. Box 237, Tarkwa. Ghana
 

University for Mines and Technology UMaT Fees

The University of Mines and Technology fees depends on the programmes being offered. Generally, Ghanaian students pay a little bit less than foreign students. This is because the government of Ghana normally subsidizes the tuition fees for tertiary Ghanaian students in the country.
The exact UMaT fees will be released at the beginning of every academic year.
YOU CAN CHECK HERE FOR THE FEES
The University has put in place a new arrangement that allows students from Nigeria to pay their fees in Cedi to help them overcome any challenges in the payment of their fees.