UDS Postgraduate Admission Forms 2017

By | November 8, 2016

UDS Postgraduate Admission Forms 2017

Application for UDS Postgraduate Admission Forms 2017 is be available online at www.uds.edu.gh for first and second degree holders from recognised Universities/institutions.

The following graduate programmes (Sandwich & Regular) would be offered by the University for the University for Development Studies UDS Postgraduate Admission Forms 2017 academic year:A. SANDWICH PROGRAMMES

WA CAMPUS: – UDS Postgraduate Admission Forms 2017

1. School of Business and Law (SBL)
(Note that Admissions would be made for Tamale, Wa and Techiman Centres for all the SBL programmes)

  • Master of Commerce (Options: Banking and Finance, Accounting, Procurement and Supply Chain Management, and Human Resources Management)
  • M.Sc. in Accounting
  • MA in Management Studies
  • MA in Leadership and Development
  • MA in Business Planning and Microfinance Management

Students wishing to pursue thesis-based programmes in MSc. in Accounting and Master of Commerce are required to submit a short research proposal on the relevant field of study
2. Faculty of Integrated Development Studies

  • M.Phil.in Development Studies
  • MA in Social Administration
  • MA in Environment and Resource Management
  • MA in Development Economics
  • MA in Peace and Development Studies
  • MA in Development Communication
  • PhD Endogenous Development

3. Faculty of Planning and Land Management

  • M.Sc. in Development Management
  • M.Sc. in Strategic Planning and Management
  • MA in Community Development

CHOGGU-TAMALE CAMPUS: – University for Development Studies UDS Postgraduate Admission Forms 2017

4. Faculty of Education (FoE) & Institute for Continuing Education and Interdisciplinary Research (ICEIR)

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Education
  • M.Ed in Training and Development
  • M.Ed. in Agriculture
  • M.A. in Development Education
  • M.A. in Non-Governmental Organization Management and Rural Development
  • M.A. Environmental Security and Livelihood Change

5. School of Allied Health Sciences

  • MSc./MPhil in Community Health and Development (Modular)

The MSC programme comprises ten (10) modules including (nine (9) taught courses, dissertation and one module of field attachment). All the modules are compulsory and there is an examination at the end of each module. Field visits are also part of most of the taught modules.
A student may take all the modules continuously or break the modules to his/her convenience. He/she will then have to take the modules with another year group or when a re-take is being organized. When a student completes all the modules and has spent 4 months working on a dissertation of 20,000 words, he/she is awarded an MSc. The MPhil programme comprises 12 modules including field placement and graduate seminars and the student would spend nine (9) months working on a thesis of 37,500 words. An MSc. would last one year and MPhil two years when taken continuously. The maximum duration allowable for students taking the modules intermittently either for M.Sc. or MPhil is three (3) years. Where a student is unable to finish his/her studies by the end of the stipulated period, the student will have to apply for extension and register with the new fees.

  • MSc./MPhil in Public Health Nutrition (Modular)

The School of Allied Health Sciences (SAHS) is introducing a new graduate programme in Public Health Nutrition (PHN) during the 2016/2017 academic year. The programme is intended for individuals with an interest in specializing as Public Health Nutrition Scientists.
The MPhil PHN programme aims to produce a cadre of practitioners and health personnel for teaching and research in academic institutions and for positions of professional leadership in health and health-related agencies where research is an important function. The MSc PHN graduates will be equipped to advocate better health through diet and nutrition, promote health and reduce the risk of diet-related diseases through educational and environmental approaches to improve nutrition and physical activity.
All prospective applicants are expected to hold a relevant degree from a recognized University. The minimum requirements for admission into the MSc programme would be a good first degree or its equivalent of at least, a Second Class (Lower Division) honours  in the Biological Sciences such as Nutrition, Biochemistry, Physiology, etc.
MPhil applicants are expected to hold bachelor’s degree at least a Second Class (Upper Division) in Nutrition or an appropriate area in the Biological Sciences. In addition, applicants should submit a good concept paper/proposal on a relevant and competitive research topic.
The MSc programme covers 16 months duration whilst the MPhil takes two (2) academic years to complete.

NYANKPALA CAMPUS: – University for Development Studies UDS Postgraduate Admission Forms 2017

6. Faculty of Agriculture

  • M.Phil. in Horticulture (options: Postharvest Physiology, Postharvest Technology, Olericulture, Pomology, Seed Technology, Landscape Design and Floriculture).

7. Faculty of Agribusiness and Communication Sciences
 

  • M.Sc./M.Phil. in Agricultural Economics

NAVRONGO CAMPUS: – University for Development Studies UDS Postgraduate Admission Forms 2017

8. Faculty of Mathematical Sciences

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Statistics
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Data Management
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Computer Science
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Mathematics

 
B. FULL-TIME PROGRAMMES
9. Faculty of Education (FoE) & Institute for Continuing Education and Interdisciplinary Research (ICEIR)

  • M.Phil in Agriculture Education – Nyankpala Campus
  • M.Phil in Development Education Studies – Choggu Tamale Campus

NYANKPALA CAMPUS: – University for Development Studies UDS Postgraduate Admission Forms 2017

1. Faculty of Agriculture

  • M.Sc./M.Phil./Ph.D. in Postharvest Technology
  • M.Sc./M.Phil./Ph.D. in Soil &Water Conservation & Management
  • M.Sc./M.Phil./Ph.D. in Animal Science (Options: Meat Science, Nutrition, Breeding and Genetics, & Production)
  • M.Sc./M.Phil./Ph.D. in Biotechnology
  • M.Sc./M.Phil./Ph.D. in Crop Science (options: Agronomy, Crop Physiology, Crop Protection, Plant Pathology, & Weed Science)
  • M.Sc./M.Phil./Ph.D. in Horticulture (options: Postharvest Physiology, Postharvest Technology, Olericulture, Pomology, Seed Technology, Landscape Design and Floriculture).

2. Faculty of Agribusiness and Communication Sciences

  • M.Sc./M.Phil./Ph.D. in Innovation Communication
  • M.Sc./M.Phil./Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics

WA CAMPUS: – University for Development Studies UDS Postgraduate Admission Forms 2017

3. Faculty of Planning and Land Management

  • MPhil. in Development Management

4. Faculty of Integrated Development Studies

  • M.Phil. in Development Studies
  • M.Phil./Ph.D. in Social Administration
  • M.Phil. in Environment and Resource Management

NAVRONGO CAMPUS:
5. Faculty of Mathematical Sciences

  • M.Sc./Ph.D. in Applied Statistics
  • M.Sc./Ph.D. in Mathematics/Computational Mathematics
  • M.Sc./Ph.D. in Biometry

6. Faculty of Applied Sciences

  • M.Sc./M.Phil./Ph.D. in Applied Chemistry

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS For University for Development Studies UDS Postgraduate Admission Forms 2017

General entry requirements
All applicants to our full-time and sandwich graduate programmes are required to pass a selection interview to be conducted by the relevant Department of the University.
Applicants applying for research related programmes (M.Sc. by research/M.Phil./Ph.D.) should include a short research proposal.
The minimum requirements for admission are:
For PG.D./M.A./M.Sc./M.Phil programmes:

  • Applicants must possess a good Bachelor’s degree in a related field from any approved / recognized University or Institution.
  • Applicants with a Second Class (Lower division) are eligible to apply. Candidates with Third Class or Pass are strongly advised not to apply.

For PhD programmes:

  • Applicants must possess an MPhil./MSc. Degree by research from any approved/recognized University or Institution.

 
MODE OF APPLICATION
All Ghanaian and foreign applicants for the 2017/2018 academic year admissions are required to use the UDS online application portal. The procedure for the online application process is as follows:
i. Make a payment at the bank in the case of Ghanaian applicants
For Ghanaian Applicants; Ghana Commercial Bank (GCB) , Prudential Bank, Zenith Bank, Agricultural Development Bank (ADB), Stanbic Bank and Ecobank branches throughout the country.
For Foreign Applicants; GT Bank , Prudential Bank, Zenith Bank, Stanbic Bank and Ecobank branches throughout the country.
ii. The E-Voucher contains the Pin, and Serial Number required in completing the online form.
iii. Access the online form by visiting our online admissions portal at www.uds.edu.gh/apply soon after payment.
iv. In completing the online form, students will be required to upload their most recent passport size photographs with white background and relevant certificates
v. A completed form is not considered until it is SUBMITTED
vi. Applicants are advised to check thoroughly all details entered before finally submitting their online applications. A form, once submitted, can be viewed, but cannot be edited.
vii. Applicants must print out three copies of the application summary; attach results slips,certificates and all other relevant documents to each form. Three reference letters are also required (at least, two of the referees should be familiar with applicants’ academic work).
viii. Candidates are strongly advised to visit any EMS Office in the Country for assistance towards the return of the application documents (see vii). Applicants are advised not to post the forms themselves. They should seek the advice and services of Ghana Post EMS.
ix. The application documents as specified in (vii) above should be addressed to:
The Senior Assistant Registrar
Academic & Students’ Affairs
University for Development Studies
P.O Box TL 1350
Tamale
Closing Date
Closing date for application is 3oth March 2017. Candidates should note that no applications will be accepted after the application deadline.

 
Enquiries
For further enquiries, contact the UDS Graduate School by email: graduateschool@uds.edu.gh, or Academic Affairs: academicaffairs@uds.edu.gh;