UNIVERSITY OF GHANA, LEGON
SCHOOL OF GRADUATE STUDIES
GRADUATE ADMISSIONS INTO MODULAR/SANDWICH PROGRAMMES FOR THE 2020-2021 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. Due to changes in the academic calendar for the 2020/2021 academic year, the programmes will be run virtually during the inter-semester break, from April to June 2021. 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).
The following sandwich programmes are available for the 2020/2021 academic year:
MA Study of Religion s – The Study of Religions
MA Teaching English as a Second Language – Linguistics
MA Public Affairs – Political Science
MA Contemporary English Studies – English
MA Information Studies – Information Studies
MA Migration Studies – Migration Studies
MA Music – Music
MSc GeoInformation Science – Geography & Resource Development
MA Marketing Strategy – Marketing & Entrepreneurship, UGBS
MSc Hospitality and Tourism Management – Marketing & Entrepreneurship, UGBS
MA Organizational Leadership & Governance – Organization and HRM, UGBS
MSc Accounting & Finance – Accounting, UGBS
MSc Financial Risk Management – Finance, UGBS
MSc Clinical Leadership and Management – Public Administration and Health Services Management, UGBS
MSc International Business – Marketing & Entrepreneurship, UGBS
MSc Actuarial Science – Statistics
MA Economic Policy Management – Economics
MSc Nursing – Nursing
MPhil Nursing – Nursing
GENERAL ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL PROGRAMMES
- A good first degree, preferably second class lower or better (or a Final Grade Point Average of at least 2.0), in a relevant field of study at the University of Ghana or any recognized/accredited University. Applicants with third class may be considered for admission based on work experience and other qualifications.
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
- 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.
- MA Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL)
Applicants for this programme must be people teaching English at the basic, secondary and tertiary levels.
- 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.
Applicants with non-accounting (e.g. science, humanities etc.) degree may also be considered but they will be taken through access courses for a semester before they progress to the main programme.
- 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.
- 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. One does not need a degree in English to apply.
- MSc. in GeoInformation Science
A minimum of three years working experience in the private or public sector is required from prospective applicants. Applicants must be computer literate and familiar with fundamentals of RS/GIS principles. Applicants may be required to also pass an interview.
- MSc. Actuarial Science
The programme is appropriate for individuals with strong mathematical aptitude, i.e. a formal background in mathematics, statistics and Economics, who wish to advance in the actuarial profession. It is also appropriate for those working as entry-level actuaries who wish to prepare for Actuarial Professional examinations within the context of a structured academic programme.
MSc Actuarial Science GHS 4,850.00 per semester
Other Non-Business Programmes GHS4,480.50 per semester
Business School Programmes GHS8,410.00 per semester
PROVISIONAL FEES -INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
MSc. Actuarial Science
West African Nationals USD 2,733.00 per semester
Other African Nationals USD 3,476.00 per semester
Non-African Nationals USD 4,589.00 per semester
Business School Programmes:
West African Nationals USD 3,700.00 per semester
Other African Nationals – USD 3,700.00 per semester
Non-African Nationals USD 4,564.00 per semester
Other Non-Business Programmes:
West African Nationals USD 2,424.00 per semester
Other African Nationals USD 3,042.00 per semester
Non-African Nationals USD 3,970.50 per semester
Dates for entrance examinations will be communicated to applicants for the following programmes:
MA Public Affairs – Department of Political Science
HOW TO APPLY
University of Ghana application e-vouchers can be obtained by Ghanaian applicants for GH¢200.00 at the following banks: Zenith Bank, Universal Merchant Bank, Ecobank, Republic Bank, Agricultural Development Bank, Consolidated bank Ghana, GCB Bank and Fidelity Bank. Applicants should follow carefully the instructions on the voucher when completing the online application form.
All applicants must upload the following documents online (Scan and Attach):
- Bachelor’s Degree Certificate
- Official Transcript
- Gazette/Marriage Certificate where name has changed
The transcript should be scanned into one PDF or WORD document and attached to the application.
All applicants who graduated from the University of Ghana from 1996 to date should indicate their ‘STUDENT IDENTITY NUMBERS’ on their forms before submission.
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$110.00.
All foreign students should make their payments as follows:
- Account Name: University of Ghana Fees Collection (FOREX) – For payments in Ghana
- Account Name: University of Ghana Fees Collection (FOREIGN) – For payments outside Ghana
Account No.: 0161094409780403; Swift Code: ECOCGHAC
The third payment option is-
- The Secure online payment platform using Visa Card and MasterCard. The link is https://www.ug.edu.gh/ugpay
The pay-in-slips together with applicants’ certificates and transcripts should be scanned and attached to the application form before submission. The transcript should be scanned into one PDF or WORD document and attached to the application.
Note that no application will be processed without proof- of – payment of the fee and the required documents stated above.
Cost of E-voucher
International Applicants and Ghanaians applying from abroad US$ 110.00
All further enquiries should be sent to the addresses below:
The School Administrator
School of Graduate Studies
University of Ghana
E-Mail: [email protected]
Also, for specific enquiries on the University of Ghana Business School programmmes, kindly call any of the following telephone numbers:
+233-0303966098, 0545462159, 0570231039
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 DEADLINE AND ADHERE TO IT STRICTLY
THE DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF ON-LINE APPLICATIONS FOR ALL PROGRAMMES UNDER THIS ARRANGEMENT IS WEDNESDAY, MARCH 31, 2021.
This advertisement can be found under ‘Admission’ at the University of Ghana website: www.ug.edu.gh