University of Rwanda, UR Admission Requirements 2019/2020

The University of Rwanda Entry Requirements for various Undergraduate, Diploma and Postgraduate programmes.

University of Rwanda Admission Requirements

This page contains the minimum admission requirements into the undergraduate programme at the University of Rwanda, UR.

Applicants and candidates who wish to gain admission into the University of Rwanda, UR for the first or second degree must meet the following admission requirements.

University of Rwanda Undergraduate Admission Requirements

Advanced General Certificate of Secondary Education

New applicants to undergraduate degree programmes must be in possession of the Advanced General Certificate of Secondary Education, with at least two principal passes in the relevant subject combinations.

Alternative Qualifications

Candidates with alternative qualifications will be considered for admission into degree and diploma programmes on the basis of equivalences determined by the Colleges. However, foreign qualifications must be evaluated by the Rwanda Education Board (REB) prior to registration.

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General Minimum Entry Requirements

Applicants for programmes in the Colleges of Arts and Social Sciences (CASS), Business and Economics (CBE) and Education (CE), must have two (2) Principal passes with at least eighteen (18) points in specified courses relevant to the programmes applied for ;

Applicants for programmes in the Colleges of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine (CAVM), Medicine and Health Sciences (CMHS) and Science and Technology (CST), must have two (2) Principal passes with at least twenty four (24) points in specified courses relevant to the programmes applied for.

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In addition, all applicants must have:

A pass in General Paper. Applicants without a pass but meeting the minimum criteria in terms of Principal subjects passes shall qualify for admission but shall be required to pass a special common course offered by UR, prior to graduation ;

An English Language Proficiency Test Certificate. Applicants without proof of English proficiency will be required to register for and pass an English language course offered by the respective Colleges. The pass mark for the English proficiency test is 70%.

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