University Of Ghana Sandwich Programme 2016-2017
UNIVERSITY OF GHANA, LEGON
SCHOOL OF GRADUATE STUDIES
GRADUATE ADMISSIONS INTO MODULAR/SANDWICH
PROGRAMMES FOR THE 2016-2017 ACADEMIC YEAR
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 2016. 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 2016/2017 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 Marketing Strategy – University of Ghana Business School
MA Organizational Leadership & Governance – University of Ghana Business School
MSc Accounting & Finance – University of Ghana Business School
MSc Financial Risk Management – University of Ghana Business School
GENERAL ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL PROGRAMMES
1. 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 the private or the public sectors 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 Finance
Applicants must either hold a good first degree in any of the following areas:Accounting,
Commerce and Finance or a Professional Accounting qualification.
4. MSc in Financial Risk Management
Applicants must have background in any of areas: Finance, Risk Management,
Insurance,Acturial Science,Accounting, Commerce, Economics, Mathematics, statistics
5. 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.
The tuition fee for non -Business Programmes – GH¢3,616.00 per semester
The tuition Fees for International Applicants:
West African Nationals – $2,703.00 per semester (long vacation)
Other African Nationals -$3,446.00 per semester (long vacation)
Non-African Nationals -$4,559.00 per semester (long vacation)
Entrance examinations will be held on Saturday, March 12, 2016 at 9.00am for the following
MA Public Affairs – K.A Busia Lecture Theatre
MA Theatre Arts – Department of Theatre Arts
HOW TO APPLY
University of Ghana application e-vouchers can be obtained by Ghanaian applicants for
GH¢180.00 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
Applicants who did not graduate from the University of Ghana must submit the
following documents online (Scan and Attach):
i. Bachelor’s Degree Certificate
The transcript should be scanned into one PDF or WORD document and attached to the
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:
All applicants are expected to pay to the University, a non-refundable application processing
fee of US$110.00.
All foreign students should make their payments as follows:
• Account Name: University of Ghana Fees Collection (FOREX) – For payments in Ghana
• Account Name: University of Ghana Fees Collection (FOREIGN) – For payments outside Ghana
Account No.: 0161094409780403; Swift Code: ECOCGHAC
The third payment option is-
• The Secure online payment platform using Visa Card and MasterCard.The link
The pay-in-slips together with applicants’ certificates and transcripts should be scanned and
attached to the application form before submission. The transcript should be scanned into one PDF
or WORD document and attached to the application.
Note that no application will be processed without proof- of – payment of the fee.
Cost of E-voucher
International Applicants and Ghanaians applying from abroad US$ 110.00
All further enquiries should be sent to the addresses below:
The School Administrator
School of Graduate Studies,
University of Ghana
Also for specific enquiries on the University of Ghana Business School programmmes, kindly
call any of the following telephone numbers:
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
KINDLY NOTE THE FOLLOWING DEADLINES AND ADHERE TO THEM STRICTLY
THE CLOSING DATE FOR THE SALE OF E-VOUCHERS BY THE BANKS IS FRIDAY,
FEBRUARY 26, 2016.
THE DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF ON-LINE APPLICATIONS FOR ALL
PROGRAMMES UNDER THIS ARRANGEMENT IS FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2016.
This advertisement can be found under ‘Admission’ at the University of Ghana website: