University of Energy and Natural Resources (UENR) Admission, Courses and Fees

There is no gainsaying that one of the relevant institutions that contribute a great deal to the optimal growth and development of the energy and natural resources sector, and other key sectors of the Ghanaian economy is the University of Energy and Natural Resources (UENR) Sunyani.

Year in, year out, a multitude of applicants clamor to gain acceptance into the university in their numbers, owing to its long-standing record of academic excellence and the building of resourceful and highly skillful graduates over the years. If you are hoping to apply for any course at the University of Energy and Natural Resources (UENR), you will definitely be guided towards all the admission processes, requirements, eligibility, courses, and fees payable for each category of the programs in this article.

Is UENR a Government University?

Yes, UENR is not a privately owned institution but run by the Ghanaian government. UENR is a public-funded college established in December 2011 by an Act of Parliament, Act 830, 2011, to provide leadership and management of energy and natural resources, as well as be a center of excellence in everything academic. Armed with these visions, UENR emphasizes interdisciplinary collaboration in its programs and research approach, taking into account, areas such as science and technology, engineering, social and political issues affecting energy and natural resources, economy, law, and policymaking and management.

Applying For Admission At The University of Energy and Natural Resources (UENR) – A Step By Step Guideline

The process of applying for admission into UENR is basically done online and below is the step-by-step guideline on how to go about it for both Ghanaian and international students.

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Ghanaian Applicants

Step 1: Purchase Application Voucher. The e-voucher costs Two Hundred and Fifty Ghana Cedis (GHS250)

Step 2: Get Essential Documents Ready: To begin the registration process and access the portal, prospective applicants are to have the following handy;

  •  An active email address
  • Mobile phone number
  • Scanned copies of certified certificates (transcripts for Diploma and
    HND holders)
  • A digital passport photograph

Step 3: Proceed To Admission Portal: With all necessary documents made available, all applicants are expected to complete the online admission application using the institution’s official admission portal @ www.uenr.edu.gh.

  •  Enter your Application Number and PIN
  • Select the admission type (e.g.Undergraduate-WASSCE/SSSCE, Post-graduate, Undergraduate-HND and Diploma and so on)
  • Proceed by changing the default PIN on the Voucher to your own personal
    PIN (your PIN must be a minimum of 8 characters)
  • After that, go to the personal data page and complete the application. After filling the online application form properly and you are certain that there are no mistakes, click submit. You will receive an SMS notification after submitting the online application.
  • That being done, applicants are now expected to get an EMS envelope from Ghana Post and send the completed application form together with photocopies of certificates, result slip, and birth certificates (Not Returnable) via post to this address:

The Senior Assistant Registrar
Academic and Students’ Affairs Division
The University of Energy and Natural Resources, Sunyani
P.O.BOX 214
Sunyani

NB: Applicants will be required to write the entrance examination which includes; Aptitude Test, English Language, and Mathematics, after which successful applicants who pass the tests will gain admission into their selected programs.

International Applicants

Foreign applicants are expected to also follow the online application instructions highlighted above to complete the process, however, they are to send an email to: [email protected] to get details for the online application.

NB: Applicants should be informed that only applications with proof of payment of the fee will be processed.

Paying For E-Voucher Services

Candidates are advised to follow these easy steps for their payment
options:

  • Dial *887*18# on all networks
  • Enter UENR
  • Select Preferred Form Type
  • Authorize payment
  • SMS of Voucher is sent to payer after successful payment

To Receive Payment:

  • Dial *887*18# on all networks
  • Select “Yes”
  • Retrieve E-Voucher
  • Details of E-Voucher are displayed

E-Voucher Sale Points

E-vouchers can also be purchased at the following points/locations

  • GCB Bank Branches Nationwide.
  • Finance Directorate, UENR Main Campus, Sunyani
  • GhanaPost Offices Nationwide
  • UENR ACCRA OFFICE, located in the NCTE Building on the Trinity Avenue near Bawaleshi traffic light, East Legon (Contact person: Mr Richard Hammond, Tel: 0246565451).

Complete List of Courses Offered At UENR In Different Faculties

Here is a list of all approved courses under the different departments:

SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Under this department the following courses are offered:

  • B.Sc. COMPUTER ENGINEERING
  • B.Sc. AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING
  • B.Sc. ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING
  • B.Sc. RENEWABLE ENERGY ENGINEERING
  • B.Sc. CIVIL ENGINEERING
  • B.Sc. PETROLEUM ENGINEERING

Department of Renewable Energy and Environmental Engineering

  • B.Sc. ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING

Department of Mechanical And Manufacturing Engineering

  • B.Sc. MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

SCHOOL OF NATURAL RESOURCES

Department of Environmental Management / Department of Fisheries and Water Resources 

  • B.Sc. WILDLIFE AND RANGE MANAGEMENT
  • B.Sc. NATURAL RESOURCES WITH OPTIONS IN:
  • B.Sc. FIRE AND DISASTER MANAGEMENT

Department of Ecotourism, Recreation And Hospitality

  • B.Sc. HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT

SCHOOL OF AGRICULTURE AND TECHNOLOGY

Department of Agriculture Economics, Agribusiness and Extension

  • B.Sc. AGRIBUSINESS

SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCES AND LAW

 Department of Enterprise and Business Studies

  • B.Sc. RESOURCE ACCOUNTING
  • BA. PROFESSIONAL FRENCH
  • B.Sc. RESOURCE ENTERPRISE AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP
  • B.Sc. RESOURCE ECONOMICS

Department of Animal Production and Health / Department of Crop
Production and Horticulture

  • B.Sc. AGRICULTURE

SCHOOL OF GEOSCIENCES 

  • B.Sc. PLANNING AND SUSTAINABILITY
  • B.Sc. CLIMATE CHANGE AND SUSTAINABILITY DEVELOPMENT

SCHOOL OF SCIENCES

Department of Basic and Applied Biology 

  • B.Sc. MEDICAL LABORATORY SCIENCE
  • B.Sc. BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE
  • B.Sc. NURSING

Department of Chemical Sciences

  • B.Sc. CHEMISTRY

Department of Computer Science And Informatics (BSC. COMPUTER SCIENCE)

  • B.Sc. INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Department Of Mathematics And Statistics (B.SC. MATHEMATICS)

  • B.Sc. STATISTICS
  • B.Sc. ACTUARIAL SCIENCE

SCHOOL OF GRADUATE STUDIES

Programs available under the school of graduate studies for Research and higher
degree programs include:

  •  AGRIBUSINESS MANAGEMENT (MBA/MPhil)
  •  CLIMATE CHANGE (MSc./MPhil)
  • FORESTRY AND ENVIRONMENTAL GOVERNANCE (MSc./MPhil)
  • ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNING AND SUSTAINABILITY (MSc./ MPhil)
  • APPLIED MATHEMATICS (MPhil)
  •  COMPUTER SCIENCE (MSc./MPhil/PhD)
  • SUSTAINABLE ENERGY (MSc./PhD)
  • CROP SCIENCE (MSc./MPhil /PhD)
  • ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING MANAGEMENT (MSc./PhD)

The University of Energy and Natural Resources (UENR) Fee Structure For All Students

Applicants should note that UENR tuition fees are quite affordable but are different, based on the course of study, year of study, and nationality. To study for an undergraduate program at the university, a student will spend a minimum of 1,466.99 Cedis and a maximum of 5,465.14 Cedis per session; this is dependent on the course of study and year of study and inclusive of Tuition/ Supervision Fees, Student Union level and other charges.

To run a graduate program in UENR, an applicant will spend a minimum of $1,270.20 and a maximum of $8,969.33 per session. This is inclusive of Tuition/ Supervision Fees, Student Union level, and other charges.

For every detail on the UENR fee structure, applicants are to visit the university’s official website @ www.uenr.edu.gh, click on the ‘Students’ and scroll down to the fee section and click on the fee type (graduate fees, undergraduate fees, etc) then you can have access to all details concerning the fees.

NB: It is also to be noted that these fees may change from time, thus, applicants are advised to visit the university website for updates in case of any changes in the fees structure.

Fee Payment Instructions

Undergraduates

1. Applicants are to make payments at any branch of the following banks nationwide:

  • GCB Bank Ltd-(Eagle Pay Platform)
  • Zenith Bank-(X-Path Platform)
  • Fidelity Bank- (CMS Platform)
  • Ecobank Ghana Ltd-(Bank Collect Platform)

2. They are to make payments using their index number and are advised to insist on an official receipt from the teller.

3. Freshmen should make payment using the reference number on their admission letter.

4. No direct deposit should be made into any bank account. Seek help from the bank officials if confused.

Graduate Students 

1. Applicants are to pay their UENR Fees at any branch of the following banks nationwide:

  • GCB Bank Ltd- (Eagle Pay Platform)
  • Ecobank Ghana Ltd-(Bank Collect Platform)

2. They are to make payment using their index number and are advised to insist on an official receipt from the teller.

3. Freshmen should make paying using the reference number on their admission letter.

4. No direct deposit should be made into any bank account. Seek help from the bank officials if confused.

How Much Does UENR Accommodation Cost?

UENR hostel project (Image Source)

For students who wouldn’t be coming from home but wishes to live within or around the campus, the University of Energy and Natural Resources offers hostel accommodation at affordable prices. The hostels are comfortable and come with study rooms, kitchen, washrooms, electricity, and water supply. The price ranges from 1500 GHC to 2200 GHC, for more info on hostel accommodation at UENR, click here.

Chacha
Chacha is a writer with a wealth of experience who has contributed across several channels. Her specialty includes celebrity lifestyle including how top movie stars, musicians, and comedians live their lives.
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