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University Of Ghana Business School 2018/2019 Admission And Graduate Academic Programmes (www.ugbs.ug.edu.gh)

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University Of Ghana Business School 2018/2019 Admission And Graduate Academic Programmes (www.ugbs.ug.edu.gh)

The University of Ghana Business School (UGBS) is a premier business school in the sub-region focused on developing world-class human resources and capabilities to meet national development needs and global challenges, through quality teaching,

Entry Requirements- Post Graduate Admissions

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 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.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.

 

  • 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.

 

  • 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.

 

  • Admission to any of the PhD programmes will require a relevant masters’ degree (MA/MSc/MPhil). It will also be limited to candidates whose academic and scholastic records show a potential for successful completion of doctoral degree programme. All PhD programmes in the University are now fee-paying and the durations are as follows:

 

  •  Full-Time        –  Four (4) years
  •  Part-Time       –  Six  (6) years

 

  The following programmes are available for the 2017/2018 academic year.

 

To be admitted to a course leading to the award of a higher degree, an applicant must have obtained a good first degree (at least a second class lower division) in an appropriate field of study at the University of Ghana or any other reputable University. For further admission requirements to a specific programme, refer to that programme.

In the case of an applicant who does not satisfy the requirement in an appropriate field of study but is otherwise adjudged suitable, the relevant Faculty may be required to draw up a programme for such an applicant. This may include some undergraduate courses and examination to remedy any deficiencies.

PhD

Normally a Masters degree with research in the relevant field will be required for admission to this programme. Where an applicant is judged to have any deficiency, this may be remedied by requiring the applicant to make up as appropriate either by course work or mini-project or both.

 

DPhil 

Available for graduates of the University of Ghana of not less than 10 years standing. Awarded for published works of academic merit.

Only graduates of the University of Ghana of not less than ten years’ standing shall be eligible for the award of the DPhil degree. The degree shall be awarded in consideration of published works of academic merit, the standard being not less than that of PhD.
Entry to the examination for a DPhil degree shall be on the appropriate form obtainable from the Registrar. An application shall be sponsored by a Senior Member of the University (eligible for appointment as a University Examiner) who is acquainted with the work of the applicant.
The applicant shall submit to the Dean of Graduate Studies, along with his/her application, three copies of each of the published works, which he/she desires to be taken into consideration. These may take the form either of a book or of a series of articles. In either case, the material shall feature a coherent theme. A book submitted in support of an application shall have been published at least three years earlier than the time of application. In the case of a series of articles, the last one shall have been published at least two years earlier.
The same procedure shall be followed in the examination of the applicant’s publications as those prescribed in 31.2 for the examination of a PhD thesis. The applicant’s sponsor shall normally be appointed as one of the Examiners.

 

MD

Available for graduates in the Clinical Disciplines, Dentistry and Public Health with not less than 5 years service after internship. The degree may be acquired in three ways by the graduates of the medical specialities:

A thesis may be presented and defended. This shall apply to applicants who already possess the FWACP, FWACS, MRCOG, MRCP, FRCS, and/or other recognised qualifications. It shall apply also to those who have PhD in any of the medical specialities.

Applicants without any of the above professional/academic qualifications shall be required, in addition to a thesis, to pass a qualifying examination and an oral examination of the thesis.
An individual who does not qualify under MD
but who has done some distinguished work in the field of medicine may submit to the Dean of Graduate Studies along with his/her application, three copies of each of the published works which he/she desires to be taken into consideration. These materials may take the form either of a book or of a series of articles. But in either case, the material shall feature a coherent theme. A book submitted in support of an application shall have been published at least three years earlier than the time of the application. In the case of a series of articles, the last one shall have been published at least two years earlier.

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PROGRAMME- SPECIFIC ENTRY REQUIREMENTS/THEMATIC AREAS

  • MBA Management Information Systems

    Prospective applicants must have at least two (2) years working experience in an IT environment to qualify for admission.

  • MPhil Home Science (Food Utilization and Community Nutrition)

    Applicants must have a strong science background to qualify for admission.

  • MPhil/MA English

    Applicants seeking admission to these programmes must have:

    • Majored in either a combined or single major programme
    • taken at least 30 credits in the subject
  • MSc. Audiology

    Applicants must have a good first degree (minimum FGPA of 3.0) in Physics, Psychology, Biological Sciences, and Special Education with major in Communication Disorder or Nursing (BSc.)

  • MPhil Social work

    Applicants are to submit one page essay (single spaced) stating their short and long-term career goals. They are to also discuss how a graduate programme in Social Work will help them achieve these goalsThis should be uploaded with other required documents online.

  • MPhil Anatomy

    Applicants should first discuss their research ideas with the Department before completing application forms

  • MPhil Chemical Pathology

    Applicants will be required to show proof of funding for their project work.

  • MPhil Pharmacology

    The programme is open to applicants who possess BSc degrees with a minimum of second class lower division in any science subject (Biomedical, Biological, Physics with Biology)

  • MSc Medical Laboratory Sciences

    Applicants must hold a Bachelor of Science degree in Medical Laboratory Sciences with a FGPA of not less than 3.25 or possess a Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Sciences with a minimum of second class (upper) from a recognized university.

  • MPhil Information Studies-Top Up

    This is for candidates who completed their MA within the last five years and in addition obtained a B+ average.

  • MPhil Agricultural Engineering

    Applicants must submit a thesis proposal with applications

Graduate Academic Programmes

COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES

SCHOOL OF LANGUAGES

MA/MPHIL/PHD PROGRAMMES

Translation MA
Arabic MA/MPhil
Russian MA/MPhil
Spanish MA/MPhil
Linguistics MA/MPhil/PhD
English MA/MPhil/PhD
French MA/MPhil/PhD
Conference Interpreting MA

 

 

*Applicants should note that the MPhil TESL programme will not be offered during the 2017/2018 academic year*

 

SCHOOL OF ARTS

MA/MPHIL/PHD PROGRAMMES

Classics MPhil
Museum & Heritage Studies MA/PhD
Archaeology MPhil/PhD
History MPhil/PhD
Philosophy MPhil/PhD
Study of Religions MPhil/PhD

 

SCHOOL OF PERFORMING ARTS

MA/MPHIL/PHD PROGRAMMES

Theatre Arts MA/MFA/MPhil/PhD
Music MPhil/PhD
Dance MPhil/MFA

 

SCHOOL OF SOCIAL SCIENCES

MA/MPHIL/PHD PROGRAMMES

Economic Policy Management MA
Economics MPhil
Development Economics PhD
Social Work MPhil
Geography & Resource Development  MPhil/PhD
Psychology MPhil/PhD
Political Science MPhil/PhD
Sociology MA/MPhil/PhD
Climate Change &Sustainable Development MSc/MPhil

 

 

INSTITUTE OF STATISTICAL, SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC RESEARCH

MA/MPHIL/PHD PROGRAMMES

Development Studies MA/MPhil/PhD

 

CENTRE FOR SOCIAL POLICY STUDIES

MA/MPHIL/PHD PROGRAMMES

Social Policy Studies MA/PhD
Research and Public Policy MRPP  (Evening Programme)

 

 

INSTITUTE OF REGIONAL POPULATION STUDIES

MA/MPHIL/PHD PROGRAMMES

Population Studies MA/MPhil/PhD

 

 

LEGON CENTRE FOR INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS AND DIPLOMACY

MA/MPHIL/PHD PROGRAMMES

International Affairs(Regular) MA/PhD
International Affairs (Part-Time) MA

 

 

CENTRE FOR MIGRATION STUDIES

MA/MPHIL/PHD PROGRAMMES

Migration Studies MA/MPhil/PhD

 

 

INSTITUTE OF AFRICAN STUDIES

MA/MPHIL/PHD PROGRAMMES

African Studies MA/MPhil/PhD

 

 

UNIVERSITY OF GHANA BUSINESS SCHOOL

 MBA/MPHIL/PHD PROGRAMMES

Management and Administration MA
Information Systems PhD
Operations Management MPhil
Management Information Systems MBA/MPhil
Health Services Management MBA/MPhil
Human Resource Management MBA/MPhil
Public Administration MBA/MPhil
Marketing MBA/MPhil/PhD
Accounting MBA/MPhil/PhD
Finance MBA/MPhil/PhD
Public Administration and Policy Management PhD
Health Policy and Management PhD
Risk Management and Insurance MPhil

 

 

UNIVERSITY OF GHANA BUSINESS SCHOOL SPECIAL WEEK-END /EXECUTIVE MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION PROGRAMMES

Accounting MBA
Finance MBA /EMBA
Health Services Administration MBA
Human Resource Management MBA /EMBA
Management Information Systems MBA
Marketing MBA/EMBA
Public Administration MPA
Project management EMBA
Entrepreneurial Management EMBA
Accounting and Financial Services Management EMBA
Development Finance MSC

 

SCHOOL OF LAW

 MA/LLM PROGRAMME TO BE OFFERED ON PART-TIME BASIS

 

Alternative Dispute Resolution MA
Human Rights and Administration MA
#Alternative Dispute Resolution LLM
#Oil and Gas Law LLM
#International Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law LLM(Regular)

#for persons with degrees in law only

 

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

SCHOOL OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION STUDIES

MA/MPHIL/PHD PROGRAMMES                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          

Information Studies* MA/MPhil/PhD
Communication Studies* MA/MPhil/PhD

 

 

 

SCHOOL OF CONTINUING AND DISTANCE EDUCATION

MA/MPHIL/PHD PROGRAMMES

Distance Education & E-Learning*(Distance) MA
Adult Education* MA/MPhil
HIV/AIDS Management (Distance)* MA/MPhil
Adult Education & Human Resource Studies PhD

 

 

SCHOOL OF EDUCATION AND LEADERSHIP 

MA/MPHIL PROGRAMMES

Educational Leadership and Management MA/MPhil
Education MA/MPhil

 

COLLEGE OF BASIC AND APPLIED SCIENCES

SCHOOL OF PHYSICAL AND MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES

 MSC/MPHIL/PHD PROGRAMMES

Petroleum Geoscience MSc
Mineral Exploration MSc
Engineering Geology MSc/MPhil
Geology MSc/MPhil
Hydrogeology MSc/MPhil
Applied Geophysics MSc/MPhil
Applied Geochemistry MSc/MPhil
Mathematics MPhil
Chemistry MPhil/PhD
Physics MPhil/PhD
Statistics MPhil/PhD
Actuarial Science MSc/MPhil

 

 

SCHOOL OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

MSC/MPHIL/PHD PROGRAMMES

Fisheries Management MSc
Coastal Zone Management MSc/Mphil
Aquaculture MSc/Mphil
Molecular Biology MPhil
Biochemistry MSc/MPhil/PhD
Molecular Cell Biology of Infectious Diseases MPhil/PhD
Zoology MPhil
Biodiversity & Conservation Science PhD
Applied Parasitology PhD
Botany MPhil/PhD
Food Science MPhil/PhD
Nutrition MPhil/PhD
Marine Science MPhil  /PhD
Fisheries Science MPhil/PhD

 

 

INSTITUTE FOR ENVIRONMENT AND SANITATION STUDIES

MSC/MPHIL/PHD PROGRAMMES

Environmental Science MPhil/PhD
Sustainability Science MPhil
Environmental Sanitation Studies MPhil

 

 

SCHOOL OF NUCLEAR AND ALLIED SCIENCES

MPHIL/PHD PROGRAMMES

Applied Nuclear Physics MPhil/PhD
Computational Nuclear Sciences & Engineering MPhil/PhD
Medical Physics MPhil/PhD
Nuclear Agriculture MPhil/PhD
Nuclear Earth Science MPhil/PhD
Nuclear Engineering MPhil/PhD
Nuclear & Environmental Protection MPhil/PhD
Nuclear and Radiochemistry MPhil/PhD
Radiation Processing MPhil/PhD
Radiation Protection MPhil/PhD
Nuclear Science and Technology MPhil
Nuclear Technology Applications in Petroleum and Mining Industries MPhil

 

 

 

SCHOOL OF AGRICULTURE

MSC/MPHIL/PHD PROGRAMMES

Extension & Livelihood Studies MSc
Home Science MPhil
Agricultural Economics MPhil
Agribusiness MPhil/ PhD
Agricultural Extension M.Agric/MPhil/PhD
Animal Science M.Agric/ MPhil/PhD
Crop Science M.Agric/ MPhil/PhD
Soil Science M.Agric/ MPhil/PhD
Agricultural Administration M.Agric/MPhil/PhD
Applied Agricultural Economics & Policy PhD
Entomology MPhil/PhD (ARPPIS)

 

 

SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING SCIENCES

MENG/MPHIL/PhD PROGRAMMES

Computer Engineering MEng/MPhil/PhD
Agricultural Engineering MEng/MPhil/PhD
Biomedical Engineering MEng/MPhil/PhD
Materials Science Engineering MEng/MPhil/PhD
Food Processing Engineering MPhil/PhD

 

COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES

SCHOOL OF BIOMEDICAL AND ALLIED HEALTH SCIENCES

MSC/MPHILPROGRAMMES

+Medical Ultrasonography  MSc
+Dietetics MSc
+Audiology MSc
+Medical Laboratory Sciences MSc
Haematology MPhil
Immunology MPhil
Medical Biochemistry MPhil
Pathology MPhil
Chemical Pathology MPhil
Physiology MPhil
Anatomy MPhil
Speech and Language Therapy MSc

 

 

SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH

MSC/MPHIL/PHD PROGRAMMES

Applied Health Social Science MSc
Clinical Trials MSc
Occupational Medicine MSc
Occupational Hygiene MSc
Health Informatics MHI
Applied Epidemiology and Disease Control MPhil
Public Health MPH/PhD

 

 

SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH SPECIAL WEEK-END/EVENING/ *SANDWICH PROGRAMME

Public Health MPH

 

 

*THIS IS FOR THE 2016/2017 ACADEMIC YEAR INTAKE

 

SCHOOL OF NURSING

MSC/MPHILPROGRAMMES

Nursing MSc/MPhil

 

+ =Two Years Master of Science Programmes

 

 

PROGRAMME- SPECIFIC ENTRY REQUIREMENTS/THEMATIC AREAS

 

  • MBA Management Information Systems

Prospective applicants must have at least two (2) years working experience in an IT environment to qualify for admission.

 

  • MPhil Home Science (Food Utilization and Community Nutrition)

Applicants must have a strong science background to qualify for admission.

 

  • MPhil/MA English

Applicants seeking admission to these programmes must have:

a. Majored in either a combined or single major programme

b. taken at least 30 credits in the subject

 

  • MSc. Audiology

Applicants must have a good first degree (minimum FGPA of 3.0) in Physics, Psychology, Biological Sciences, and Special Education with major in Communication Disorder or Nursing

(BSc.)

 

  • MPhil Social work

Applicants are to submit one page essay (single spaced) stating their short and long-term career goals. They are to also discuss how a graduate programme in Social Work will help them achieve these goals. This should be uploaded with other required documents online.

  • MPhil Anatomy

 Applicants should first discuss their research ideas with the Department before completing

 application forms.

 

 

  • MPhil Chemical Pathology

Applicants will be required to show proof of funding for their project work.

 

  • MSc Medical Laboratory Sciences

Applicants must hold a Bachelor of Science degree in Medical Laboratory Sciences with a FGPA of not less than 3.25 or possess a Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Sciences with a minimum of second class (upper) from a recognized university.

 

  • MPhil  Information Studies-Top Up

This is for candidates who completed their MA within the last five years and in addition obtained a B+ average.

 

  • MPhil Agricultural Engineering

Applicants must submit a thesis proposal with applications

 

THEMATIC AREAS FOR ENGINEERING PROGRAMMES

MEng/MPhil/PhD- Biomedical Engineering       

  • Bioinformatics, Genomics and Targeted Drug Discovery
  • Implants Science &Regenerative Engineering
  • Bioinstrumentation &Clinical Engineering   

 

MEng/MPhil/PhD- Materials Science Engineering

1. Materials for Energy

        2. Materials for Health care Delivery

        3. Structural Materials

 

MEng/MPhil/PhD- Agriculture Engineering

1. Soil &Water Engineering

          2. Postharvest Engineering

          3. Machine Systems Engineering (Agricultural Mechanization)

 

MPhil in Education /Educational Leadership and Management

 *Applicants to the MPhil Education programme must have an MA degree in Education.

*Applicants to the MPhil Educational Leadership and Management programme must    possess     an MA degree in any of the following: Educational Leadership and Management, Educational Administration and Management, Educational Leadership, Educational Management, Educational Administration.

How to Apply

ENTRANCE EXAMMINATIONS

Entrance examinations will be held on Saturday, March 10, 2018 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

 

University of Ghana application e-vouchers can be obtained by Ghanaian applicants for GH¢250.00 at the following banks: Zenith Bank, Merchant Bank, Ecobank, HFC Bank, Agricultural Development Bank, Unibank, Ghana Commercial 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):

  1. Bachelor’s Degree Certificate
  2. Transcript

 

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

Applicants who graduated from this university should scan and attach only their Bachelor’s degree certificates to their applications.

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:

  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.

       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 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¢250.00

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.

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.

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