Category A: Direct Entry Applicants
Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (CSEE) or equivalent, with passes in FIVE approved subjects, obtained prior to sitting the Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (ACSEE) or equivalent; AND an advanced Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (ACSEE) or its equivalent with at least a subsidiary pass in Basic Applied Mathematics or grade C or better in Form IV Mathematics. In addition, a candidate should have:
Two or more principal passes at the same sitting in commercial subjects, science subjects, or arts combinations, except religious studies.
Two principal passes in commercial, science and arts subjects except religious studies not attained at the same sitting provided they are both grade C or higher.
In both cases the total points should not be below 5, based on the following scale:
A = 5; B = 4; C = 3; D = 2; S = 0.5
Category B: Equivalent Qualifications
a) Ordinary Diploma not less than Second Class approved by Senate. The grade in Statistics, Mathematics, or Quantitative Methods in the diploma should be ‘C’ or better. Alternatively, the candidate must have grade ‘C’ or better in CSEE Mathematics.
b) Advanced Diploma holders (no classification is required). Applicants must have grade ‘C’ or better in Statistics, Quantitative Methods or Business Mathematics at Advanced Diploma level.
a) In addition, an applicant must have at least a subsidiary pass in ACSEE in Basic Applied Mathematics or grade ‘C’ or better in CSEE Mathematics.
Structure of the Programmes
The academic year is divided into two semesters, each semester consisting of 15 teaching weeks and 2 weeks for examinations