Entry Requirements


The School of Veterinary Medicine aims at being “the trainer of the next generation of veterinarians in Ghana and beyond.”

A wide range of courses in Basic Sciences, Animal Science, Biomedical and Clinical Sciences are included in the curriculum to ensure a good knowledge base and skills required for a graduating veterinarian.



Holders of the following qualifications are eligible for admission:

  1. SSCE /WASSCE with good passes in core Mathematics, English and Integrated science with Elective Biology, Chemistry and either Physics or Elective mathematics.
  2. BSc in Biological Science or Allied Health or Animal Science. These will be admitted to level 100 with waivers for university courses already taken.
  3. Diploma in Animal Health (Distinction) who also satisfy the minimum requirements for admission to the University of Ghana. These will be admitted to level 100.



The duration of the DVM programme is 6 years.