Courses offered at University of Ghana

COURSES OFFERED AT LEGON, COURSES OFFERED AT UNIVERSITY OF GHANA

Courses offered at the University of Ghana or courses offered at Legon is our next guide for courses offered at universities across the world but this time we are going to focus on one of the biggest and finest as well as best universities in Ghana and also one of the best in West Africa and Africa as a whole.

So if you want to study at the University of Ghana, Legon then you are at the right place as this guide is going to highlight all the courses offered at university of Ghana, Legon.

SUMMARY OF COURSES

COURSES OFFERED AT UNIVERSITY OF GHANA, LEGON

The University of Ghana or legon or UG is one of the oldest and largest universities in Ghana. It was established in 1958. It was first known as the University College of the Gold Coast, then to University College of Ghana and now finally known as the University of Ghana (Legon).

UNDERGRADUATE COURSES

These programmes give students the opportunity to specialize in a particular field of study.

Below is a guide to help you know all the Undergraduate courses and programmes that are offered at University of Ghana, Legon Kwame and to scale down your decision on the best choice for you.

The undergraduate courses offered at the University of Ghana, Legon under the courses offered at University of Ghana, Legon are categories under colleges.

Here are all the courses offered at university of Ghana, Legon:

COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES

Courses offered at University of Ghana, Legon for college of Health Sciences are courses that are specialized specifically towards the courses that fall under Health sciences and hence gives the students more skill in the field of study.

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Below are the courses offered at University of Ghana, Legon under the college of Health sciences:

School of Medicine and Dentistry

  1.   Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
  2.   Bachelor of Dental Surgery

School of Pharmacy

  1.      Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD)

School of Biomedical and Allied Health Sciences

  1.      Bachelor of Science in Dietetics
  2.      Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory
  3.      Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy
  4.      Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy
  5.      Bachelor of Science in Radiography

School of Nursing & Midwifery

  1.       Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  2.       Bachelor of Science in Midwifery

COLLEGE OF BASIC AND APPLIED SCIENCES

Courses offered at University of Ghana, Legon for college of basic and applied Sciences are courses that are focused specifically on the courses that fall under college basic and applied sciences and hence gives the students more skill in the field of study.

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Below are the courses offered at the University of Ghana, Legon under the college of basic and applied sciences:

Groupings

Group 1: Physical Sciences

Physics, Chemistry, Geophysics

Group 2: Mathematical Sciences

Statistics, Actuarial Science, Mathematics, Computer Science, Biomathematics, Physics

Group 3: Earth Sciences

Geology, Applied Geology, Applied Geophysics

Group 4: Information Technology

Group 5: Biological Sciences

Biochemistry Cell and Molecular Biology, Animal Biology and Conservation Science, Nutrition, Food Science, Marine Science, Fisheries Science, Plant and Environmental Biology,Psychology, Microbiology.

Group 6: Agriculture

Animal Science, Agriculture Extension, Crop Science, Agriculture Economics, Agribusiness, Post-Harvest Technology, Soil Science.

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Group 7: (Food and Clothing Option) – Family and Consumer Science

Group 8: (Family and Child Studies Option)Family and Consumer Science

Group 9: Engineering Sciences

Material Science and Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Computer Engineering,Food Process Engineering, Agriculture Engineering

Group 10: Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES

Courses offered at University of Ghana, Legon for the college of Humanities are courses that are focused specifically on the courses that fall under the College of humanities and hence gives the students more skill in the field of study.

Below are the courses offered at University of Ghana, Legon under the college of humanities:

University of Ghana Business School

  1.      Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

University of Ghana School of Law

  1.      Bachelor of Laws (LLB)

School of Arts –Bachelor of Arts (BA) – Available in the following Departments:

  1.      Department of Religions
  2.      Department of Philosophy and Classics
  3.      Department of History
  4.      Department of Archaeology and Heritage Studies

School of Languages – Bachelor of Arts(BA) – Available in the following Departments:

  1.       Department of English
  2.       Department of French
  3.       Department of Modern Languages
  4.       Department of Linguistics

School of Social Sciences – Bachelor of Arts (BA) –Available in the following Departments:

  1.      Department of Economics
  2.      Department of Political Science
  3.      Department of Sociology
  4.      Department of Geography and Resource Development
  5.      Department of Social Work
  6.      Department of Psychology

School of Performing Arts – Bachelor of Fine Arts/Bachelor of Arts (BA) –Available in the following Departments:

  1.      Department of Dance Studies
  2.      Department of Theatre Arts
  3.      Department of Music

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

Courses offered at University of Ghana, Legon for college of education are courses that are focused specifically on education courses that fall under the college of education and hence gives the students more skill in the field of study.

Below are the courses offered at University of Ghana, Legon under the college of education:

School of Information and Communication Studies

  1. Bachelor of Arts in Information Studies

School of Education and Leadership

  1. Bachelor of Arts in Education
  2. Bachelor of Science in Education
  3. Bachelor of Arts in Sports and Physical Culture Studies

School of Continuing and Distance Education

  1. Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
  2. Bachelor of Arts – Available in the following Departments:
  • Department of Economics
  • Department of Political Science
  • Department of Sociology
  • Department of Psychology
  • Department of Information Studies
  • Department of Adult Education and Human Resource Studies
  1. Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
  2. Bachelor of Science in Nursing (For professional nurses who already have a Diploma in Nursing from a recognized Nursing Training College)

DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES 

The following diploma courses or programmes are now run at the Accra, Kumasi and Tamale Learning Centres.

Applicants should take note that all the distance education courses or programmes are non-residential.

  1. Diploma in Accounting
  2. Diploma in Public Administration
  3. Diploma in Statistics
  4. Diploma in Librarianship
  5. Diploma in Archives Administration
  6. Diploma in Adult Education
  7. Diploma in Youth Development Work (CYP)

GRADUATE COURSES

These courses give students of the University of Ghana, Legon the chance to be able to master their field of study chosen.

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Below is a list to help you know all the university of Ghana, Legon graduate courses and programmes that are offered at University of Ghana, Legon to help you make a good decision on the best choice for you.

COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES

Graduate Courses offered at the University of Ghana, Legon for college of humanities are courses that are focus specifically on humanities that fall under the college of humanities and hence gives the students more skill in the field of study.

Below are the courses offered at the University of Ghana, Legon under the college of humanities:

SCHOOL OF LANGUAGES

MA/MPHIL/PHD PROGRAMMES

Translation MA
Arabic MA/MPhil
Russian MA/MPhil
Spanish MA/MPhil
Linguistics MA/MPhil/PhD
English MA/MPhil/PhD
Teaching English as a Second Language MPhil (Top up)
French MPhil/PhD
Conference Interpreting MA

SCHOOL OF ARTS

MA/MPHIL/PHD PROGRAMMES

Classics MPhil/PhD
Museum & Heritage Studies MA/PhD
Archaeology MPhil/PhD
History MPhil/PhD
Philosophy MPhil/PhD
Study of Religions MPhil/PhD

SCHOOL OF PERFORMING ARTS

MA/MPHIL/PHD PROGRAMMES

Theatre Arts MA/MFA/MPhil/PhD
Music

Options available: Theory & Composition, Ethnomusicology

MPhil/PhD
Dance  (Choreography/Performance) MFA
Dance

Options available for MPhil Dance:
Dance Ethnology, Dance in Education

MPhil

SCHOOL OF SOCIAL SCIENCES
MA/MPHIL/PHD PROGRAMMES

Economic Policy Management MA/Weekend/Evening/Fee Paying
Economics MPhil
Development Economics PhD
Social Work MPhil/PhD
Geography & Resource Development MPhil/PhD
Psychology

Options Available: 
MPhil Clinical Psychology
MPhil Social Psychology
MPhil Industrial and Organizational Psychology
MPhil in Counselling Psychology
MPhil in Development Psychology

MPhil
Psychology PhD
Political Science MA/MPhil/PhD
Sociology* MA/PhD
Climate Change &Sustainable Development MSc/MPhil

INSTITUTE OF STATISTICAL, SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC RESEARCH

MA/MPHIL/PHD PROGRAMMES

Development Studies* MA/MPhil/PhD

CENTRE FOR SOCIAL POLICY STUDIES

PROGRAMMES

Social Policy Studies MA

REGIONAL INSTITUTE FOR POPULATION STUDIES

MA/MPHIL/PHD PROGRAMMES

Population Studies* MA/MPhil/PhD

LEGON CENTRE FOR INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS AND DIPLOMACY

MA/MPHIL/PHD PROGRAMMES

International Affairs (One Year, Regular) MA
International Affairs (Two year Part-Time) MA
International Affairs PhD

CENTRE FOR MIGRATION STUDIES

MA/MPHIL/PHD PROGRAMMES

Migration Studies* MA/MPhil/PhD

INSTITUTE OF AFRICAN STUDIES

MA/MPHIL/PHD PROGRAMMES

African Studies* MA/MPhil/PhD

UNIVERSITY OF GHANA BUSINESS SCHOOL

MA /MSC/MBA/MPHIL/PHD PROGRAMMES

Information Systems PhD
Operations Management MPhil
Management Information Systems MBA/MPhil
Health Services Management MBA/MPhil
Human Resource Management MBA/MPhil
Public Administration MPA/MPhil
Marketing MBA/MPhil/PhD
Accounting MBA/MPhil/PhD
Finance MBA/MPhil/PhD
Public Administration and Policy Management PhD
Health Policy and Management PhD
Risk Management and Insurance MPhil

THE UNIVERSITY OF GHANA, LEGON BUSINESS SCHOOL SPECIAL WEEK-END FOR EXECUTIVE MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION PROGRAMMES

Accounting and Financial Services Management EMBA
Finance MBA /EMBA
Health Services Administration MBA
Human Resource Management MBA /EMBA/PHD
Management Information Systems MBA
Marketing MBA/EMBA
Public Administration MPA
Project Management EMBA
Entrepreneurial Management EMBA
Accounting and Financial Services Management EMBA
Development Finance MSC
Management and Administration MA
Accounting and Finance (ACCESS) MSC

 For enquiries and information on Business School programmes please contact the following numbers: 0202075454, 0501581492

SCHOOL OF LAW

TO BE OFFERED ON A PART-TIME BASIS

Alternative Dispute Resolution MA (a two year evening programme)
Human Rights and Administration MA (a two year evening programme)
**Alternative Dispute Resolution LLM (a two year evening programme)
**Oil and Gas Law LLM (a two year evening programme)

**Only for persons with degrees in law
MA/LLM Programme
Applicants would be required to write an entrance examination

Law PhD

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

Graduate courses offered at University of Ghana, Legon for college of education are courses that are focused specifically on education courses that fall under the college of education and hence gives the students more skill in the field of study.

Below are the courses offered at University of Ghana, Legon under the college of education:

SCHOOL OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION STUDIES
MA/MPHIL/PHD PROGRAMMES

Information Studies* MA/MPhil/PhD
Communication Studies* MA/MPhil/PhD

SCHOOL OF CONTINUING AND DISTANCE EDUCATION

MA/MPHIL/PHD PROGRAMMES

Distance Education & E-Learning* (Distance) MA
Adult Education* MA/MPhil
HIV/AIDS Management (Distance)* MA/MPhil
Adult Education & Human Resource Studies PhD

SCHOOL OF EDUCATION AND LEADERSHIP

MA/MPHIL PROGRAMME

Educational Leadership and Management           MA/MPhil
Education             MA/MPhil

COLLEGE OF BASIC AND APPLIED SCIENCES

Courses offered at University of Ghana, Legon for college of basic and applied sciences which are focus specifically towards education courses what fall under the college of basic applied sciences and hence gives the students more skill in the field of study.

Below are the courses offered at University of Ghana, Legon under the college of basic and applied sciences:

SCHOOL OF PHYSICAL AND MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES

MSC/MPHIL/PHD PROGRAMMES

Petroleum Geoscience MSc
Mineral Exploration MSc
Engineering Geology MSc/MPhil
Geology MSc/MPhil
Hydrogeology MSc/MPhil
Applied Geophysics MSc/MPhil
Applied Geochemistry MSc/MPhil
Economic Geology MSc/MPhil
Mathematics MSc/MPhil/PhD
Chemistry MPhil/PhD
Physics MPhil/PhD
Statistics MPhil/PhD
Actuarial Science MSc (evening/weekend)/MPhil
Computer Science MSC(evening/weekend) MEng/MPhil/PhD
Earth Science PhD

SCHOOL OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

MSC/MPHIL/PHD PROGRAMMES

Fisheries Management MSc
Coastal Zone Management MSc
Aquaculture MSc/MPHil
Molecular Biology MPhil
Biochemistry MSc/MPhil/PhD
Molecular Cell Biology of Infectious Diseases MPhil/PhD
Zoology MPhil
Biodiversity & Conservation Science PhD
Applied Parasitology MPhil/PhD
Botany MPhil/PhD
Food Science MPhil/PhD
Nutrition MPhil/PhD
Marine Science MPhil/PhD
Fisheries Science MPhil/PhD

INSTITUTE FOR ENVIRONMENT AND SANITATION STUDIES

MSC/MPHIL/PHD PROGRAMMES

Environmental Science MPhil/PhD
Sustainability Science MPhil
Environmental Sanitation Studies MPhil

CENTRE FOR CLIMATE CHANGE AND SUSTAINABILITY DEVELOPMENT

Climate Change and Sustainable Development MSc/MPhil

SCHOOL OF NUCLEAR AND ALLIED SCIENCES

MPHIL/PHD PROGRAMMES

Applied Nuclear Physics MPhil/PhD
Computational Nuclear Sciences & Engineering MPhil/PhD
Health Physics and Radiation Protection MPhil/PhD
Medical Physics MPhil/PhD
Nuclear Agriculture MPhil/PhD
Nuclear Earth Science MPhil/PhD
Nuclear Engineering MPhil/PhD
Nuclear & Environmental Protection MPhil/PhD
Nuclear and Radiochemistry MPhil/PhD
Radiation Processing MPhil/PhD
Radiation Protection MPhil/PhD
Nuclear Science and Technology MPhil
Nuclear Technology Applications in Petroleum and Mining Industries MPhil

SCHOOL OF AGRICULTURE

MSC/MPHIL/PHD PROGRAMMES

Extension & Livelihood Studies MSc
Home Science MPhil
Family and Consumer Sciences

Options available:
Food Utilization and Community Nutrition
Child and Family Studies
Family Resource Management

PhD
Agricultural Economics MPhil
Agribusiness MPhil/ PhD
Agricultural Extension M.Agric/MPhil/PhD
Applied Parasitology MPhil/PhD
Animal Science M.Agric/ MPhil/PhD
Biodiversity Studies MPhil
Biodiversity and Conservation Science PhD
Crop Science M.Agric/ MPhil/PhD
Soil Science

MPhil Specialization Areas Available:  
Soil Chemistry and Fertility
Pedology and landscape Processes
Soil Physics and Conservation
Soil Microbiology and Biochemistry
Environmental Soil Science

PhD Specializations Areas Available:       
Soil Fertility
Soil Chemistry
Pedology and landscape Processes
Soil Physics and Conservation
Soil Microbiology and Biochemistry
Environmental Soil Science

M.Agric/ MPhil/PhD
Agricultural Administration M.Agric/MPhil/PhD
Agricultural Engineering MPhil/M.Eng/PhD
Applied Agricultural Economics & Policy PhD
Entomology MPhil/PhD (ARPPIS)

SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING SCIENCES

MENG/MPHIL/PhD PROGRAMMES

Computer Engineering MEng/MPhil/PhD
Agricultural Engineering MEng/MPhil/PhD
Biomedical Engineering MEng/MPhil/PhD
Materials Science & Engineering MEng/MPhil/PhD
Food Process Engineering MPhil/PhD

COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES

Courses offered at University of Ghana, Legon for the college of health sciences are courses that are focused specifically on sciences courses that fall under the college of health sciences and hence gives the students more skill in the field of study.

Below are the courses offered at University of Ghana, Legon under the college of health sciences:

SCHOOL OF BIOMEDICAL AND ALLIED HEALTH SCIENCES

MSC/MPHILPROGRAMMES

+Medical Ultrasonography MSc
+Dietetics MSc/PhD
+Audiology MSc
+Medical Laboratory Sciences MSc
Speech and Language Therapy MSc

SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH

MSC/MPHIL/PHD PROGRAMMES

Applied Health Social Science MSc
Clinical Trials MSc
Occupational Medicine MSc
Occupational Hygiene MSc
Public Health Monitoring and Evaluation MSc
MSc in Bioethics MSc
Health Economics MHE
Health Informatics MHI
Applied Epidemiology and Disease Control MPhil
Public Health MPH
Public Health

Option available for the PhD:
Biological, Environmental and Occupational Sciences
Biostatistics
Epidemiology and Disease Control|
Health Policy, Planning and Management
Population, Family and Reproductive Health
Social and Behavioural Science

 

PhD

SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH SPECIAL WEEKEND PROGRAMME

Public Health MPH
Public Health Monitoring and Evaluation MSc

 SCHOOL OF NURSING AND MIDWIFERY

MSC/MPHILPROGRAMMES

Nursing MSc/MPhil/PhD
Midwifery MSc/MPhil
+ =Two Years Master of Science Programmes
Two Years Masters in Paediatric Nursing-New programme

UNIVERSITY OF GHANA MEDICAL SCHOOL

Anatomy MPhil
Haematology MPhil
Immunology MPhil
Medical Microbiology MPhil/PhD
Pharmacology MPhil
Physiology MPhil
Chemical Pathology MPhil

 DISTANCE EDUCATION PROGRAMMES

These are programmes offered by the university to students who are workers. In other for students to balance work and schooling. The courses include;

BACHELOR OF ARTS

Subject bouquets:

  1. Political Science, Sociology and Information Studies
  2. Economics, Sociology and Psychology
  3. Psychology, Sociology and Information Studies
  4. Adult Education and Human Resource Studies, Psychology, Information Studies

BACHELOR OF ARTS IN ADMINISTRATION

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN ADMINISTRATION

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN NURSING (Not available to WASSCE applicants)

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES

  1. Diploma in Public Administration
  2. Diploma in Adult Education
  3. Diploma in Youth and Development

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