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Graduate Programmes Advert for 2012/2013 Academic Yearpdf print preview print preview
 
REGULAR/FULL FEE-PAYING PROGRAMMES 2012 - 2013

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. 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.
2.  
Admission to PhD will be limited to candidates whose academic and scholastic records show a potential for successful completion of doctoral degree programme. Normally, a research Master’s degree (MPhil or Equivalent) will be the minimum requirement. A student in Master’s programme (MA/MSc/MPH/MPhil/MBA/MFA) with a grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.5 may be upgraded into a PhD programme by his/her Head of Department in consultation with the supervisory committee and the Dean of the relevant Faculty.
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.
 3.  
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.
 4.
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.
 5. Admission to PhD will be limited to candidates whose academic and scholastic records show a potential for successful completion of doctoral degree programme. Normally, a research Master’s degree (MA/MSc/MPH/MPhil/MBA/MFA) with a grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.5 may be upgraded into a PhD programme by his/her Head of Department in consultation with the supervisory committee and the Dean of the relevant Faculty.


>> The following programmes are available for the 2012/2013 academic year (classified according to faculties, schools and colleges):

i.      Faculty of Social Studies and Arts (Humanities)
ii.     Faculty of Science
iii.    School of Nuclear and Allied Sciences
iv.    College of Agriculture and Consumer Sciences
v.     College of Health Sciences
vi.    University of Ghana Business School
vii.    Faculty of Law
viii.   Faculty of Engineering Sciences


>>   Programme Specific Entry Requirements

>>   How To Apply




FACULTIES OF SOCIAL STUDIES AND ARTS (HUMANITIES)

1.   MA/MPHIL/PHD PROGRAMMES TO BE OFFERED ON REGULAR BASIS
Adult Education*  - MA / Phil / PhD
African Studies*  - MA / MPhil/ PhD
Arabic  - MA / MPhill
Archaeology  - MPhil / PhD
Economics  - MPhil
History  - MPhil / PhD
Museum & Heritage Studies  - MA
Economic Policy Management  - MA
English
 - MA / MPhil / PhD
French
 - MA / MPhil / PhD
Russian  - MA / MPhil
Spanish
 - MA / MPhil
Translation  - MA
Geography & Resource Development  - MPhil / PhD
International Affairs*  - MA / MPhil
Information Studies
 - PhD
Linguistics  - MA / MPhil / PhD
Psychology  - MPhil / PhD
Music
 - MA / MPhil
Population Studies  - MA / MPhil / PhD
Philosophy  - MPhil / PhD
Classics  - MPhil
Political Science  - MPhil / PhD
Social Work
 - MPhil / PhD
Sociology  - MA / PhD
Study of Religions
 - MPhil
Theatre Arts
 - MFA / MPhil
Communication Studies
 - MFA / MPhil

2.  MA / MPHIL / PHD PROGRAMMES TO BE OFFERED ON FULL FEE-PAYING BASIS
Communication Studies *  - MA / MPhil
Economic Policy Management  - MA
Social Policy Studies  - MA
Development Studies  - MA
Migration Studies *  - MA / MPhil / PhD
Information Studies *  - MA / MPhil



1.   MSC / MPHIL / PHD PROGRAMMES TO BE OFFERED ON REGULAR BASIS SCIENCE
 Zoology  - MPhil / PhD
 Biochemistry  - MPhil / PhD
 Botany  - MPhil / PhD
 Chemistry  - MPhil / PhD
 Entomology  - MPhil
 Environmental Science
 - MPhil / PhD
 Fisheries Science
 - MPhil / PhD
 Food Science
 - MPhil / PhD
 Geology  - MPhil / PhD
 Nutrition  - MPhil / PhD
 Oceanography  - MPhill / PhD
 Physics  - MPhil / PhD
 Mathematics  - MPhil
 Statistics  - MPhil / PhD

2.   MSC PROGRAMMES TO BE OFFERED ON FULL FEE-PAYING BASIS
 Petroleum Geoscience
 - M.Sc            
 Biochemistry  - M.Sc




1.   MPHIL / PHD PROGRAMMES TO BE OFFERED ON REGULAR BASIS
Applied Nuclear Physics
 - MPhil / PhD               
Computational Nuclear
Science & Engineering
 - MPhil / PhD
Medical Physics  - MPhil / PhD
Nuclear Agriculture  - MPhil / PhD
Nuclear Earth Science  - MPhil / PhD
Nuclear Engineering  - MPhil / PhD
Nuclear and  Environmental Protection  - MPhil / PhD
Nuclear and Radiochemistry  - MPhil / PhD
Radiation Processing  - MPhil / PhD
Radiation Protection  - MPhil / PhD
Nuclear Science and Technology  - MPhil



1.   MPHIL / PHD PROGRAMMES TO BE OFFERED ON REGULAR BASIS
Agribusiness  - MPhil
Agricultural Economics  - MPhil / PhD
Agricultural Extension  - MPhil / PhD
Animal Science  - MPhil / PhD
Crop Science  - MPhil / PhD
Home Science  - MPhil
Soil Science  - MPhil / PhD
Entomology  - MPhil

2.   M. AGRIC / MPHIL PROGRAMMES TO BE OFFERED ON FULL FEE-PAYING BASIS

Agricultural Administration  - M.Agric / MPhil
Agricultural Extension  - M. Agric
Animal Science  - M. Agric
Crop Science  - M. Agric
Soil Science  - M. Agric



1.   MSC / MPHIL / PHD PROGRAMMES TO BE OFFERED ON REGULAR BASIS
Chemical Pathology  - MPhil
Dietetics  - MSc / MPhil *
Haematology  - MPhil
Immunology  - MPhil
Medical Biochemistry  - MPhil / PhD
Microbiology  - MPhil / PhD
Pathology  - MPhil / PhD
Physiology  - MPhil
Audiology  - MSc
Pharmacology  - MPhil / PhD

2.   MSC / MPH / MPHIL PROGRAMMES TO BE OFFERED ON FULL FEE-PAYING BASIS
Applied Health Social Science *  - MSc
Clinical Trials  - MSc
Health Informatics  - MHI
Public Health  - MPH / PhD                
Nursing  - MSc / MPhil



1.   MPHIL / PHD PROGRAMMES TO BE OFFERED ON REGULAR BASIS
Accounting  - MPhil / PhD                     
Finance  - MPhil / PhD
Health Service Administration  - MPhil
Human Resource Management  - MPhil
Marketing  - MPhil / PhD
Public Administration  - MPhil / PhD
Risk Management and Insurance  - MPhil
Management Information Systems  - MPhil
Operations Management Programme  - MPhil

2.   MBA / MPA PROGRAMMES TO BE OFFERED ON FULL FEE-PAYING BASIS

 Accounting  - MBA                               
 Finance  - MBA
 Health Service Administration
 - MBA
 Human Resource Management
 - MBA
 Management Information Systems
 - MBA
 Marketing  - MBA
 Public Administration
 - MPA
 Development Finance
  (Special Programme)
 - MSc

3.   MBA / MPA SPECIAL WEEK-END PROGRAMMES TO BE OFFERED ON FULL FEE-PAYING BASIS
Accounting  - MBA                              
Finance  - MBA
Health Service Administration  - MBA
Human Resource Management  - MBA
Management Information Systems  - MBA
Marketing  - MBA
Public Administration  - MBA



1.   PROGRAMME TO BE OFFERED ON REGULAR BASIS
#  International Human Rights
and Int.Humanitarian Law
 - LLM                         

2. MA / LLM PROGRAMMES TO BE OFFERED ON FULL FEE-PAYING BASIS
Alternative Dispute Resolution  - MA                                
# Alternative Dispute Resolution  - LL.M
Human Rights and Administration  - MA
# Oil and Gas Law  - LL.M

# --> for persons with degrees in law only




1.   MPHIL / PHD PROGRAMME TO BE OFFERED ON REGULAR BASIS

Agricultural Engineering                            
 - MPhil / PhD                         

2.   M.Eng. PROGRAMME TO BE OFFERED ON FULL FEE-PAYING BASIS

Agricultural Engineering                            
 - M.Eng                                  



a. MBA/MPhil Management Information Systems
Prospective applicants coming from fields of study other than Computer Science, Information Studies and Physics must have at least two years working experience in an IT environment to qualify for admission
b.  
MPhil (Food Utilization and Community Nutrition)
Applicants must have a strong science background to qualify for admission.
 c.  
MPhil/MA English
Applicants seeking admission to these programmes must have:
1.   Majored in either a combined or single major programme
2.   Taken at least 30 credits in the subject
 d.
MSc. Audiology
Applicants must have a good first degree (minimum FGPA of 3.0) in Physics, Psychology, Biological Sciences, Special Education with major in Communication Disorder or Nursing (BSc.)
 e.
Msc. Occupational Hygiene
Applicants should have a good first degree in a science discipline from a recognised university, with three (3) years working experience. Candidates should have a background in Public Health.The duration of the programme is one year (12 calendar months).
 f.
MSc. Occupational Medicine
Applicants should have a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MB ChB) with 3 years experience as a medical practitioner. The duration of the programme is one year (12 calendar months).




1.  GHANAIAN APPLICANTS
On-line application e-vouchers can be obtained by Ghanaian applicants for GH¢ 95.00 at the following banks: Ecobank, Ghana Commercial Bank (GCB), HFC Bank, Agricultural Development Bank, Unibank, and Fidelity Bank. Applicants should follow carefully the instructions on the voucher.

Applicants must in addition submit the following documents to the School of Graduate Studies.
    i.    2 copies of Certificate authenticated by institution awarding degree
    ii.   2 copies of original Transcript.
    iii.  3 Referee Reports
    iv.  “Proof of submission of application” form.


N//B:    Kindly write your serial number as it appears on the e-voucher on all the above documents before submitting them. The name of the programme being applied for and your telephone number should also be written on all the documents.


2.  INTERNATIONAL APPLICANTS AND GHANAIANS APPLYING FROM ABROAD
This category of applicants should visit the School of Graduate Studies, University of Ghana website at “sgs.ug.edu.gh’’ to download the Graduate application form. After completion, the form should be sent to the address below with a non-refundable application fee of US$ 95.00 in Travelers’ cheques or International money order. Applicants can also pay directly or wire transfer into the UNIVERSITY OF GHANA ECOBANK ACCOUNT.

Details of the Account are;

Account Name : University of Ghana Foreign Students Account
Account Number : 0161  0144  0978  0401
Bank details : Ecobank Ghana Limited, Legon Branch
Swift : ECOCGHAC

The pay-in slip should be attached to the application form before posting it to the address below

3.  All applicants who graduated from the University of Ghana from 1996 to date should indicate their ‘STUDENT IDENTITY NUMBERS’ on their forms before submission.


APPLICATION FEES

Cost of E-voucher

MA / MSc - GH¢ 95.00    
MA / MPhil - GH¢ 95.00
PhD / MBA / MPA - GH¢ 95.00
International Applicants and Ghanaians applying from abroad - US$ 95.00

The Postal address to which all international students/Ghanaians living abroad should send their completed application:

The Executive Secretary
School of Graduate Studies
University of Ghana
Legon.

E-Mail: sgsadmissions@ug.edu.gh

Please direct all further enquiries to the addresses above.

ALL APPLICANTS MUST ENSURE THAT THEIR ON-LINE APPLICATIONS ARE CORRECTLY FILLED AND RECEIPT ACKNOWLEDGED ON SUBMISSION.

KINDLY NOTE THE FOLLOWING DEADLINES AND ADHERE TO THEM STRICTLY


THE CLOSING DATE FOR THE SALE OF E-VOUCHERS BY THE BANKS IS MARCH 30, 2012.
THE DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF ON-LINE APPLICATIONS FOR ALL PROGRAMMES UNDER THIS ARRANGEMENT IS MARCH 31, 2012


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Date Published: 12/01/2012
 
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