University of Ghana Graduate Sandwich Admission Form 2021/2022

“University of Ghana Graduate Sandwich Admission Form 2021/2022”

The University of Ghana Graduate Sandwich Admission Form 2021/2022 | The University of Ghana
(UG) Legon Postgraduate Modular/Sandwich Admission Form for the 2021/2022 academic year has
been released.

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
2021/2022 academic year.

This post contends the following values:–
UG Legon Sandwich Postgraduate Admission Form
UG Legon Postgraduate Admission Requirements
University of Ghana Postgraduate Programmes/Courses available
UG Legon Postgraduate Application Closing Date

Graduate Modular/Sandwich Programmes

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.

Due to changes in the academic calendar for the 2020/2021 academic year, the programmes will be
run virtually during the inter-semester break, from April to June 2021. 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 2020/2021 academic year:
Programmes Department/School/Institute/Centre
Programmes Department/School/Institute/Centre
MA Study of Religion s – 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 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 – Economics
MSc Nursing – Nursing
MPhil Nursing – Nursing

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Entry Requirements
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 Finance
Applicants must either hold a good first degree in any of the following areas: Accounting, Commerce
and Finance or 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 Management
Applicants must have a 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 Studies
The 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 Science
A minimum of three years of working experience in the private or public sector is required from
prospective applicants. Applicants must be computer literate and familiar with the fundamentals of
RS/GIS principles. Applicants may be required to also pass an interview.

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7. 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.

TUITION PROVISIONAL FEES-GHANAIANS
MSc Actuarial Science GHS 4,850.00 per semester
Other Non-Business Programmes GHS4,480.50 per semester
Business School Programmes GHS8,410.00 per semester

PROVISIONAL FEES -INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
MSc. Actuarial Science
West African Nationals USD 2,733.00 per semester
Other African Nationals USD 3,476.00 per semester
Non-African Nationals USD 4,589.00 per semester

Business School Programmes:
West African Nationals USD 3,700.00 per semester
Other African Nationals – USD 3,700.00 per semester
Non-African Nationals USD 4,564.00 per semester

Other Non-Business Programmes:
West African Nationals USD 2,424.00 per semester
Other African Nationals USD 3,042.00 per semester
Non-African Nationals USD 3,970.50 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

How to Apply for UG Postgraduate Sandwich Admissions

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 Bank, Ecobank, Republic Bank,

Agricultural Development Bank, Consolidated Bank Ghana, Ghana Commercial Bank and
Fidelity Bank. Applicants should follow carefully the instructions on the voucher when completing
the online application form.
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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. Official Transcript

3. Gazette/Marriage Certificate where name has changed
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.

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2. 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 isThe Secure online payment platform using Visa Card and MasterCard. The link
is https://www.ug.edu.gh/ugpay

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
THE DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF ON-LINE APPLICATIONS FOR ALL PROGRAMMES UNDER THIS
ARRANGEMENT IS WEDNESDAY, MARCH 31, 2021.

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