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Graduate Admissions Into Modular/Sandwich Programmes for the 2016-2017 Academic Year

UNIVERSITY OF GHANA, LEGON

SCHOOL OF GRADUATE STUDIES 

GRADUATE ADMISSIONS INTO MODULAR/SANDWICH PROGRAMMES FOR THE 2016-2017 ACADEMIC YEAR 

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).

APPLICATION FEES

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

Legon.

E-Mail: sgsadmissions@ug.edu.gh

Also for specific enquiries on the University of Ghana Business School programmmes, kindly call any of the following telephone numbers:

+233-303964478

+233 303964338 

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.

 

TUITION

a.     The tuition Fees for International Applicants:

                  Non-Business Programmes

                  West African Nationals                    - $2,424.00 per semester (long vacation)

                  Other African Nationals                   -$3,042.00 per semester (long vacation)

                  Non-African Nationals                      -$3,970.00 per semester (long vacation)


ENTRANCE EXAMMINATIONS

Entrance examinations will be held on Saturday, March 11, 2017 at 9.00am for the following programmes:

                                                       Examination Centre

MA Public Affairs       -                Department of Political Science

MA Theatre Arts         -                Department of Theatre Arts    

 

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:

1.      http://sgs.ug.edu.gh

2.      http://admission.ug.edu.gh

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 following sandwich programmes are available for the 2016/2017 academic year:

Programmes  

 

 Department/School/Institute/Centre

MA Study of Religion  

-

The Study of Religion

MA Teaching English as a Second Language

-

Linguistics

MA Public Affairs

-

Political Science

MA Contemporary English Studies

-

English

MA Information Studies 

-

 Information Studies

MA Theatre Arts

-

Theatre Arts, School of Performing Arts

MA Migration Studies 

-

Migration Studies

MA Educational Leadership &Management

-

School of Education & Leadership

MA Marketing Strategy  

-

University of Ghana Business School

MA Organizational Leadership & Governance

-

University of Ghana Business School

MSc Accounting & Finance 

-

University of Ghana Business School

MSc Financial Risk Management 

-

University of Ghana Business School

MSc GeoInformation Science 

-

Geography & Resource Development

GENERAL ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL PROGRAMMES

1.   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.

 

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