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MPhil French

DEPARTMENTS OF FRENCH

(SCHOOL OF LANGUAGES)

 

ADMISSION INTO THE MASTER OF PHILOSOPHY (MPHIL) FRENCH PROGRAMME

2021/2022 ACADEMIC YEAR

 

I. ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR MPHIL FRENCH PROGRAMME

  • A good first degree in French, at least, a Second Class Lower division in an appropriate field.
  • In the case of a holder of MA/MSc or equivalent degrees in the same field of study who is adjudged capable by the relevant academic unit of undertaking research, he/she may be admitted into the Second Year of the MPhil programme. He/She must obtain a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 (letter grade B+) or better. This must be within a period of five years after graduation.
  • Any other qualification relevant to the programme may also be considered.

 

Nature of Programme and Duration

The MPhil French is a two-year Master’s Degree programme consisting of lectures, a written examination, and a Thesis of about forty thousand (40,000) words on an approved topic relating to the candidate’s area of specialization.

 

Evaluation of Applications:

Candidates who meet the above requirements should submit a detailed CV in addition to the filled Application Form:

 

II. COMPETITIVE ENTRANCE EXAMINATION & INTERVIEW    

Short-listed applicants will take part in an Entrance Examination & Interview which will be either in person or on-line.

Candidates will:

 

(a) take a written test;

(b) be interviewed on their general background and general knowledge based on questions drawn up by the selection committee;

 

 

IV. HOW TO APPLY

 

1. GHANAIAN APPLICANTS

University of Ghana application e-voucher can be obtained by Ghanaian applicants for GH¢ 200.00 via USSD Payment or at the following banks: Access BankZenith Bank, Universal Merchant Bank, Ecobank, Republic Bank, Agricultural Development Bank, GCB Bank, Unibank, Consolidated Bank Ghana (CBG), Prudential Bank, First Atlantic Bank and Fidelity Bank. Applicants should follow carefully the instructions on the voucher when completing the ONLINE APPLICATION FORM.

Applicants who did not graduate from the University of Ghana must submit the following documents online (Scan and Attach):

  • Bachelors’ Degree Certificate and Transcript (for those applying for  Masters’ Degree programmes)
  • Three referees’ reports are required (provide the details of the referees online)
  • PhD applicants should attach their Research Proposals to the application (Not more than Four pages)
  • Scan and upload a Gazette/Marriage certificate where name has changed

The official transcript should be scanned into one PDF or WORD document and attached to the application.

NOTE THAT NO APPLICATION WILL BE PROCESSED WITHOUT THE CERTIFICATE/OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT OR GAZETTE/MARRIAGE CERTIFICATE WHERE NAME HAS CHANGED. The originals will be required during interviews.

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

 

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 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. This fee can be paid directly or wire transferred into the UNIVERSITY OF GHANA ECOBANK ACCOUNT.

Details of the Account are:

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 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.

                                  

APPLICATION  FEES

Cost of E-voucher

 

Ghanaians

GH¢ 200.00

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.
0303966098, 0545462159, 0570231039

E-mail: sgs@ug.edu.gh

ALL 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. THIS WOULD BE NEEDED DURING REGISTRATION IF ADMITTED. KINDLY NOTE THE FOLLOWING DEADLINE AND ADHERE TO IT STRICTLY

THE DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF THE ON-LINE APPLICATION FOR ALL PROGRAMMES IS JUNE 30, 2021.

 

 

FURTHER INFORMATION

For further information please contact Department of French by email: french@ug.edu.gh  copy to schachu@ug.edu.gh

You may also visit the Website of the French Department www.ug.edu.gh/french