Graduate Degree Seeking Students

 

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Available Programmes


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Entry Requirements


GENERAL ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL PROGRAMMES 2016/2017

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    A good first degree (at least a second class lower division) in a relevant field of study at the University of Ghana or any recognized University.

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    A minimum of two to three years working experience is required from all applicants desiring to pursue programmes at the University of Ghana Business School.
    For more details in respect of Admission requirements, applicants are advised to contact the various Departments/Schools/Institutes/Centres for additional information on the various programmes.

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    For purposes of assessing an applicant’s eligibility, he/she may be required to take an entrance examination and/or interview at the Department/Institute/School/Centre.

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    For programmes marked with asterisks (*), all applicants are admitted into the MA/MSc programme at the first instance. Students who obtain an average of B+ or better MAY progress to the MPhil programme upon recommendation by the Head of Department in consultation with the Graduate Studies Committee of his/her Department.

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    Admission to any of the PhD programmes will require a relevant masters’ degree (MA/MSc/MPhil). It will also be limited to candidates whose academic and scholastic records show a potential for successful completion of doctoral degree programme. All PhD programmes in the University are now fee-paying and the durations are as follows:

    • Full-Time        -     Four (4) years
    • Part-Time       -      Six (6) years

     

 

PROGRAMME- SPECIFIC ENTRY REQUIREMENTS/THEMATIC AREAS

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    MBA Management Information Systems

    Prospective applicants must have at least two (2) years working experience in an IT environment to qualify for admission.

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    MPhil Home Science (Food Utilization and Community Nutrition)

    Applicants must have a strong science background to qualify for admission.

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    MPhil/MA English

    Applicants seeking admission to these programmes must have:

    • Majored in either a combined or single major programme
    • taken at least 30 credits in the subject

     

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    MSc. Audiology

    Applicants must have a good first degree (minimum FGPA of 3.0) in Physics, Psychology, Biological Sciences, and Special Education with major in Communication Disorder or Nursing (BSc.)

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    MPhil Social work

    Applicants are to submit one page essay (single spaced) stating their short and long-term career goals. They are to also discuss how a graduate programme in Social Work will help them achieve these goalsThis should be uploaded with other required documents online.

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    MPhil Anatomy

    Applicants should first discuss their research ideas with the Department before completing application forms

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    MPhil Chemical Pathology

    Applicants will be required to show proof of funding for their project work.

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    MPhil Pharmacology

    The programme is open to applicants who possess BSc degrees with a minimum of second class lower division in any science subject (Biomedical, Biological, Physics with Biology)

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    MSc Medical Laboratory Sciences

    Applicants must hold a Bachelor of Science degree in Medical Laboratory Sciences with a FGPA of not less than 3.25 or possess a Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Sciences with a minimum of second class (upper) from a recognized university.

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    MPhil Information Studies-Top Up

    This is for candidates who completed their MA within the last five years and in addition obtained a B+ average.

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    MPhil Agricultural Engineering

    Applicants must submit a thesis proposal with applications

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How to Apply


INTERNATIONAL APPLICANTS AND GHANAIANS APPLYING FROM ABROAD

Applicants should use the following links to access the online application form for completion and submission:

All applicants are expected to pay to the University, a non-refundable application processing fee of US$110.00. This fee can be paid directly or wire transferred into the UNIVERSITY OF GHANA ECOBANK ACCOUNT.

Details of the Account are:

  • Account Name: University of Ghana Fees Collection (FOREX)     –   For payments in Ghana
  • Account Name: University of Ghana Fees Collection (FOREIGN) –   For payments outside Ghana
    Account No.: 0161094409780403;    Swift Code: ECOCGHAC

The third payment option is -

The pay-in-slips together with applicants’ certificates and transcripts should be scanned and attached to the application form before submission. The transcript should be scanned into one PDF or WORD document and attached to the application.

Note that no application will be processed without proof of payment of the fee.

APPLICATION  FEES

International Applicants and Ghanaians applying from abroadUS$110.00

All further enquiries should be sent to the addresses below:

The School Administrator
School of Graduate Studies,
University of Ghana
Legon.

E-mail:sgsadmissions@ug.edu.gh 

ALL APPLICANTS MUST ENSURE THAT THEIR ON-LINE APPLICATIONS ARE CORRECTLY FILLED AND RECEIPT ACKNOWLEDGED ON SUBMISSION. ENSURE THAT CORRECT ADDRESSES AND TELEPHONE NUMBERS ARE PROVIDED.YOU MUST ALSO PRINT AND KEEP A COPY OF THE APPLICATION MATERIALS SUBMITTED ONLINE. THIS WOULD BE NEEDED DURING REGISTRATION IF ADMITTED. FINALLY, YOU ARE TO CHECK FROM TIME TO TIME YOUR ONLINE APPLICATION TO ASCERTAIN WHETHER OR NOT YOU HAVE BEEN RECOMMENDED FOR ADMISSION. THIS CHECKING IS ADVISED TO START THREE WEEKS AFTER THE 31ST OF MARCH, 2016.

KINDLY NOTE THE FOLLOWING DEADLINES AND ADHERE TO THEM STRICTLY

  • THE CLOSING DATE FOR THE SALE OF E-VOUCHERS BY THE BANKS IS THURSDAY, MARCH 31, 2016.
  • THE DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF THE ON-LINE APPLICATION FOR ALL PROGRAMMES IS THURSDAY, MARCH 31, 2016.>

 

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Contact


The Help Lines can be reached between the hours of 9.00am and 5.00pm (Mondays to Fridays).

Location: First floor of International House, #1Annie Jiagge Road, University Campus, Legon

Postal Address: International Programmes Office, University of Ghana Legon, P. O. Box LG 586, Accra-Ghana

Phone: +233 30 393 7244, +233 28 960 1828, +233 20 705 3680, +233 26 669 4337

Email: international@ug.edu.gh, arip@ug.edu.gh, sip@ug.edu.gh