IAU-020164
https://www.whed.net/institutions/IAU-020164

IAU Member

Ghana

top General Information

Address

Street:P.O. Box LG 25
Legon

City:Accra

Tel.:+233(302) 500381

Fax:+233(302) 514745

WWW:http://www.ug.edu.gh

Other Sites

Also United Nations University Institute for Natural Resources in Africa (UNU/INRA); Volta Basin Research Project; Agricultural Research Centres (Legon, Kade, Kpong). English proficiency course for foreign students

Institution Funding

Public

History

Founded 1948 as University College of Gold Coast, became University College of Ghana 1957, and acquired present status and title 1961. Methodist University College Ghana affiliated 2002.

Academic Year

August to July (August-December; January-July)

Admission Requirements

General Certificate of Education (GCE) with 5 credits including English, Mathematics, Arts and Science or West Africa School Certificate (WASC) Ordinary ('O') level and three passes at Advanced ('A') level, with a minimum grade D for one. Senior Secondary School Certificate with passes in core English, Mathematics and any 3 elective subjects, with aggregate score of 24 in the WAEC entrance examination

Tuition Fees

National:Foreign students, 2,475-3,500 per semester (USD)

Language(s)

English

Accrediting Agency

National Accreditation Board

Student Body

co-ed

top Officers

Head : Ebenezer Oduro Owusu

Job title:Vice-Chancellor


Senior Administrative Officer : Mercy Haizel-Ashia

Job title:Registrar


International Relations Officer : Ama de-Graft Aikins

Job title:Dean, International Programmes

top Divisions

Centre : Cell Biology of Infectious Pathogens

Fields of study:Cell Biology


Centre : Crop Improvement

Fields of study:Crop Production

More details:West African


Centre : Languages

Fields of study:African Languages, English, Modern Languages, Social Policy, Writing


Centre : Migration Studies

Fields of study:Demography and Population


Centre : Social Policy Studies

Fields of study:International Relations, International Studies, Political Sciences, Social Sciences


Centre : Tropical Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics

Fields of study:Pharmacology, Physical Therapy


Course/Programme : Entomology

Fields of study:Entomology


Course/Programme : Environmental Sciences

Fields of study:Environmental Studies


Faculty : Science

Fields of study:Biochemistry, Botany, Chemistry, Computer Science, Environmental Studies, Fishery, Food Science, Geography, Geology, Marine Science and Oceanography, Natural Resources, Natural Sciences, Nursing, Nutrition, Psychology, Zoology


Institute : Adult Education

Fields of study:Adult Education


Institute : African Studies

Fields of study:African Studies


Institute : African Sudies

Fields of study:Dance, Music


Institute : Applied Science and Technology

Fields of study:Natural Sciences, Technology


Institute : Environment and Sanitation Studies

Fields of study:Environmental Studies


Institute : Medical Research

Fields of study:Medicine

More details:Noguchi Memorial, NMIMR


Institute : Population Studies

Fields of study:Demography and Population


Institute : Statistical, Social and Economic Research

Fields of study:Economics, Social Studies, Statistics


Research Division : Biotechnology

Fields of study:Biotechnology


School : Agriculture

Fields of study:Agricultural Business, Agricultural Economics, Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Crop Production, Forestry, Horticulture, Irrigation, Soil Science


School : Arts

Fields of study:Arabic, Arts and Humanities, Classical Languages, Dance, English, French, Linguistics, Modern Languages, Music, Philosophy, Religion, Russian, Spanish, Swahili, Theatre


School : Biological Sciences

Fields of study:Biological and Life Sciences


School : Biomedical and Allied Health Sciences

Fields of study:Biomedicine, Health Sciences, Laboratory Techniques, Physical Therapy, Radiology


School : Business

Fields of study:Accountancy, Administration, Banking, Finance, Health Administration, Human Resources, Information Management, Information Sciences, Management, Marketing, Public Administration


School : Communication Studies

Fields of study:Advertising and Publicity, Communication Studies, Public Relations, Social Psychology


School : Engineering Sciences

Fields of study:Agricultural Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Engineering, Food Technology, Materials Engineering


School : Graduate Studies

Fields of study:Arts and Humanities, Business Administration, Fine Arts, Health Administration, Law, Medicine, Natural Sciences, Public Health


School : Law

Fields of study:Constitutional Law, Environmental Studies, Family Studies, Human Rights, International Business, International Law, Law


School : Medicine and Dentistry

Fields of study:Anaesthesiology, Anatomy, Dental Hygiene, Dental Technology, Dentistry, Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Haematology, Medicine, Microbiology, Orthodontics, Pathology, Pharmacology, Physiology, Psychiatry and Mental Health, Radiology, Stomatology, Surgery


School : Modern Languages

Fields of study:Modern Languages


School : Nursing

Fields of study:Child Care and Development, Community Health, Health Sciences, Nursing, Psychiatry and Mental Health


School : Performing Arts

Fields of study:Dance, Music, Performing Arts, Theatre


School : Performing Arts

Fields of study:Performing Arts


School : Pharmacy

Fields of study:Pharmacy


School : Physical and Mathematical Sciences

Fields of study:Mathematics, Physics


School : Public Health

Fields of study:Public Health


School : Social Sciences

Fields of study:Archaeology, Computer Science, Economics, Geography, History, Information Sciences, Mathematics, Nursing, Political Sciences, Psychology, Social Work, Sociology, Statistics


School : Veterinary Medicine

Fields of study:Veterinary Science

top Degrees

Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery

Fields of study:Medicine, Surgery


Bachelor of Dental Surgery

Fields of study:Dentistry


Bachelor's Degree

Fields of study:Administration, Agriculture, Home Economics, Information Technology, Law, Music, Natural Sciences, Nursing


Postgraduate Diploma


Master's Degree

Fields of study:African Studies, Agriculture, Archiving, Business Administration, Communication Studies, Demography and Population, Development Studies, Entomology, Environmental Studies, Fine Arts, Law, Linguistics, Philosophy, Public Administration, Public Health, Theatre


Master of Philosophy

Fields of study:Development Studies


Doctorate

Fields of study:Crop Production

Note

Also Doctor of Medicine (MD)

top Academic Periodicals

Periodicals

Journal of Faculty of Science

Legon Journal of Humanities

Legon Journal of International Affairs (LEJIA)

Management and Organisations

Social Studies Journal

Universitas

Main Press

School of Communication Studies Printing Press; Institute of Adult Education Printing Press; Institute of African Studies Printing Press

Students

Statistics Year:2017-2018

Approx:Yes

Total:42000

Updated on 21-10-2016