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Graduate Programmes 2011/2012 Academic Year

It is announced for the information of prospective applicants and the general public that the School of Graduate Studies is offering the following sandwich/modular programmes, leading to the award of Master of Arts and Master of Science Degrees.The progammes 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 2012. Each cohort of admitted students on these programmes will therefore study over two long vacation periods.

 HUMANITIES (MA)

Programmes
 Departments/Schools/Institutes/Centres
Adult Education Continuing & Distance Education
Teaching of English as a Second Language (TESL)Study of Religions  Linguistics
Study of Religions  The Study of Religions
Public Affairs  Political Science


SCIENCE (MSC)
Programmes Departments/Schools/Institutes/Centres
Mineral Exploration Earth Science
Groundwater Resource Development Earth Science

General Entry Requirements for All Programmes

A good first degree (at least a second class lower division) in a relevant field of study at the University of Ghana or any other reputable University. For purposes of assessing an applicant’s eligibility, he/she may be required to take an entrance examination and/or interview at the Department/School/Institute/Centre.

Programme specific Entry requirements

       1. MA Adult Education

Applicants for this programme will be required to pass an entrance examination and an interview.

       2. MA Teaching of English as a Second Language (TESL)

 Applicants for this programme must be certificated teachers who are teaching English at the basic or secondary school level.

       3. MA Public Affairs

A minimum of three years working experience in the private or public sector is required from prospective applicants. Passing an entrance exam is also a requirement.

       4. M.Sc Mineral Exploration and M.Sc Ground Water Exploration

These progarmmes aim at encouraging first degree (at least second class lower division) holders in Science/Engineering, who are in these fields but have not received formal education in the areas, to acquire both theoretical and practical training.

TUITION

The tuition fee is GH¢ 2,169.00 per semester (long vacation)

 ENTRANCE EXAMINATIONS

The date and venue for the various entrance examinations are indicated below:

MA Adult Education - Saturday, February 4, 2012 (K.A Busia Lecture Theatre)

MA Public Affairs - Saturday, February 4, 2012 (K.A Busia Lecture Theatre)

 

How to Apply

Online application e-vouchers can be obtained by applicants for GH¢80.00 at the following banks: Ecobank, HFC Bank, Agricultural Development Bank, Unibank, and Fidelity Bank. Applicants should follow the instructions given carefully.

Applicants must in addition submit the following documents to the Acting Executive Secretary of the School of Graduate  Studies, University of Ghana, Legon.

  • 2 copies of Certificate authenticated by institution awarding degree.
  • 2 copies of original Transcript.
  • 3 Referee Report forms.
  • “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 submission. The name of the programme being applied for should also be written on all documents.


Cost of E-voucher

MA/M.Sc GH¢80.00


Please direct all further enquiries to:
                                                                 The Acting Executive Secretary
                                                                  School of Graduate Studies,
                                                                  University of Ghana
                                                                  Legon

                                                                   E-Mail: dgs@ug.edu.gh/sgsadmissions@ug.edu.gh

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

Kindly Note The Following Deadline and Adhere to them Strickly

  • THE CLOSING DATE FOR THE SALE OF E-VOUCHERS BY THE BANKS INVOLVED IS JANUARY 25, 2012.
  • THE DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF ON-LINE APPLICATIONS FOR ALL PROGRAMMES UNDER THIS ARRANGEMENT IS JANUARY 28, 2012.

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