UG Legon Postgraduate Sandwich Admission Form 2020/2021

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.

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The programmes 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 2020. 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).

UNIVERSITY OF GHANA POSTGRADUATE SANDWICH PROGRAMMES

The following sandwich programmes are available for the 2019/2020 academic year:

Programmes Department/School/Institute/Centre

MA Study of Religions                                               – 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 Theatre Arts                                                          – Theatre Arts, School of Performing Arts

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                             – Department of Economics

  1. 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

  1. 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.

2.       MA Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL)Applicants for this programme must be people teaching English at the basic, secondary and tertiary levels.

3.       MSc in Accounting and FinanceApplicants 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.

4.       MSc in Financial Risk ManagementApplicants must have background in any of the following areas: Finance, Risk Management, Insurance, Actuarial Science, Accounting, Commerce, Economics, Mathematics, Statistics and Physics.

5.       MA in Contemporary English StudiesThe 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.

6.       MSc. in GeoInformation ScienceA 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.

7.       MSc. Actuarial ScienceThe 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.

TUITION

PROVISIONAL FEES-GHANAIANS

MSc Actuarial Science                                                          –  GH¢4,971.50 per semester

Other Non-Business Programmes                                        – GH¢4,573.50 per semester

Business School Programmes                                               – GHS16, 820.00 (GHS 8410.00 per semester)

PROVISIONAL FEES -INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

MSc. Actuarial Science

West African Nationals                                                           – $2,733.00 per semester

Other African Nationals                                                          -$3,476.00 per semester

Non-African Nationals                                                             -$4,589.00 per semester

Business School Programmes:

Foreign, ECOWAS and other Africans                                – USD 7,400.00 for the year; USD 3,700.00 per sandwich semester)

Other Non-Business Programmes:

West African Nationals                                                            – $2,424.00 per semester

Other African Nationals                                                           -$3,042.00 per semester

Non-African Nationals                                                              -$3,970.00 per semester

ENTRANCE EXAMINATIONS

Dates for entrance examinations will be communicated to applicants for the following programmes:

Examination Centre

MA Public Affairs       –                Department of Political Science MA Theatre Arts                               –                Department of Theatre Arts

  1. Ghanaian Nationals applying in Ghana

University of Ghana application e-vouchers can be obtained by Ghanaian applicants for GH¢200.00 at the following banks: Zenith Bank, Merchant BankEcobank, 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 (University of Ghana) should scan and attach only their Bachelor’s degree certificates to their applications.

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

  1. 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 using the following options as applicable:

  • 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

Bank: Ecobank

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¢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.

E-Mail: [email protected]

Also for specific enquiries on the University of Ghana Business School programmmes, kindly call any of the following telephone numbers:

+233-303964478

+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 AND FOR VERIFICATION PURPOSES.

KINDLY NOTE THE FOLLOWING DEADLINES AND ADHERE TO THEM STRICTLY

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THE DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF ON-LINE APPLICATIONS FOR ALL PROGRAMMES UNDER THIS ARRANGEMENT IS TUESDAY, MARCH 31, 2020

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