University of Ghana Graduate Sandwich Admission Form 2019/2020 is Out

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Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified for admission into Sandwich and Modular Postgraduate programmes in various Faculties at the University of Ghana (UG) Legon for the 2019/2020 academic year.
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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. 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 2019. 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).

The following sandwich programmes are available for the 2018/2019 academic year:

a. Programmes Department/School/Institute/Centre
MA Study of Religion – The Study of Religion
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 Educational Leadership & Management – School of Education & Leadership
MA Education – School of Education & Leadership
MA Marketing Strategy – Marketing & Entrepreneurship, UGBS
MA Organizational Leadership & Governance -Organization and HRM, UGBS
MSc Accounting & Finance -Accounting, UGBS
MSc Financial Risk Management – Finance, UGBS
MSc. International Business – Marketing & Entrepreneurship, UGBS
MSc. Clinical Leadership and Management – Public Administration and Health Services, UGBS Department of French
MSc Actuarial Science -Statistics
MSc/MPhil Nursing– Nursing
MPH Public Health– School of Public Health

 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.

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.

  1. MA Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL)

Applicants for this programme must be people teaching English at the basic, secondary and tertiary levels.

  1. MSc in Accounting and Finance

Applicants 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.

  1. MSc  in Financial Risk Management

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

  1. MA in  Contemporary English Studies

The programme is intended for persons in any field of study, including journalists, public relations personnel, business executives, teachers and public servants. You do not need a degree in English to apply.

  1. MSc. in GeoInformation Science

A 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. Applicant may be required to also pass an interview.

  1. MSc. Actuarial Science

The 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.

  1. MSc International Business: – Applicants with a minimum of second class lower degree from any background are eligible to apply. Selected professional qualification holders will also be admitted.
  1. MSc Clinical Leadership & Management: – Applicants with a minimum of second class lower degree from the following backgrounds; Doctors, Nurses, Midwives, Pharmacist, Laboratory/investigations Professionals, Biostatisticians, Biomedical Engineers, Housekeeping and all other professionals in the health sector.

University of Ghana Graduate Sandwich Modular/Sandwich Deadline

KINDLY NOTE THE FOLLOWING DEADLINES AND ADHERE TO THEM STRICTLY

THE CLOSING DATE FOR THE SALE OF E-VOUCHERS BY THE BANKS IS FRIDAY, MARCH 1, 2019.

THE DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF ON-LINE APPLICATIONS FOR ALL PROGRAMMES UNDER THIS ARRANGEMENT IS FRIDAY, MARCH 1, 2019.

Ghanaians

MSc Actuarial Science- GH¢4,971.50 per semester

The tuition fee for other non-Business Programmes – GH¢4,573.50 per semester

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

Business School Programmes       -Foreign, ECOWAS and other African USD 7,400.00 for the year (USD 3,700.00 per sandwich semester)

Other Non-Business Programmes for International Applicants

West African Nationals                                     – $2,424.00 per semester (long vacation)

Other African Nationals                                    -$3,042.00 per semester (long vacation)

Non-African Nationals                                       -$3,970.00 per semester (long vacation)

The tuition Fees for International Applicants:

 MSc. Actuarial Science

 West African Nationals                                    – $2,733.00 per semester (long vacation)

Other African Nationals                                   -$3,476.00 per semester (long vacation)

Non-African Nationals                                      -$4,589.00 per semester (long vacation)

ENTRANCE EXAMMINATIONS

Entrance examinations will be held on Saturday, March 10, 2019 at 9.00 am for the following programmes:

Examination Centre

MA Public Affairs       –                Department of Political Science

MA Theatre Arts         –                Department of Theatre Arts

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, Universal Merchant BankEcobank, HFC Bank, Agricultural Development Bank, 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.

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 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: 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 AND FOR VERIFICATION PURPOSES.

KINDLY NOTE THE FOLLOWING DEADLINES AND ADHERE TO THEM STRICTLY

THE CLOSING DATE FOR THE SALE OF E-VOUCHERS BY THE BANKS IS FRIDAY, MARCH 1, 2019.

THE DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF ON-LINE APPLICATIONS FOR ALL PROGRAMMES UNDER THIS ARRANGEMENT IS FRIDAY, MARCH 1, 2019.

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