Modular / Sandwich Programmes
It is announced for the information of prospective applicants and the general public that the School of Graduate Studies is offering the under-listed sandwich/modular programmes, leading to the award of Master of Arts and Master of Science Degrees. The programmes will be run on the main University of Ghana campus, Legon, during the long vacation, normally referred to as the Third Semester –from June to August 2017. Each cohort of admitted students on these programmes will therefore study over two long vacation periods to obtain the equivalence of one academic year (or two semesters).
Cost of E-voucher
International Applicants and Ghanaians applying from abroad US$ 110.00
All further enquiries should be sent to the addresses below:
The School Administrator,
School of Graduate Studies,
University of Ghana
Also for specific enquiries on the University of Ghana Business School programmmes, kindly call any of the following telephone numbers:
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. APPLICANTS WOULD NEED IT DURING REGISTRATION IF ADMITTED.
KINDLY NOTE THE FOLLOWING DEADLINES AND ADHERE TO THEM STRICTLY
THE CLOSING DATE FOR THE SALE OF E-VOUCHERS BY THE BANKS IS TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2017.
THE DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF ON-LINE APPLICATIONS FOR ALL PROGRAMMES UNDER THIS ARRANGEMENT IS TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2017.
The tuition Fees for International Applicants:
West African Nationals
$2,424.00 per semester (long vacation)
Other African Nationals
$3,042.00 per semester (long vacation)
$3,970.00 per semester (long vacation)
Entrance examinations will be held on Saturday, March 11, 2017 at 9.00am for the following programmes:
MA Public Affairs
Department of Political Science
MA Theatre Arts
Department of Theatre Arts
GENERAL ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL PROGRAMMES 2016/2017
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.
For more details in respect of Admission Requirements, applicants are advised to contact the implementing Department/School/Institute/Centre for additional information on the various programmes.
PROGRAMME- SPECIFIC ENTRY REQUIREMENTS AND OTHER DETAILS
1. MA Public Affairs
A minimum of three years working experience in a private or a public sector is required from prospective applicants. Applicants must also pass an entrance examination and an interview.
2. MA Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL)
Applicants for this programme must be people teaching English at the basic, secondary and tertiary levels.
3. MSc in Accounting and Finance
Applicants must either hold a good first degree in any of the following areas: Accounting, Commerce and Finance or a Professional Accounting qualification.
4. MSc in Financial Risk Management
Applicants must have background in any of the following areas: Finance, Risk Management, Insurance, Actuarial Science, Accounting, Commerce, Economics, Mathematics, Statistics and Physics.
5. MA in Contemporary English Studies
The programme is intended for persons in any field of study, including journalists, public relations personnel, business executives, teachers and public servants. You do not need a degree in English to apply.
6. MSc. in Geoformation Science
A minimum of three years working experience in the private or the public sector is required from prospective applicants. Applicants must be computer literate and familiar with fundamentals of RS/GIS principles. Applicant may be required to also pass an interview.
How to Apply
INTERNATIONAL APPLICANTS AND GHANAIANS APPLYING FROM ABROAD
This category of 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.
International students should make their payments as follows:
· 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 Secure online payment platform using Visa Card and MasterCard. The link is https://www.ug.edu.gh/ugpay
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.
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