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2018–2019 ACADEMIC YEAR

Applications are invited from suitably qualified applicants to pursue a programme leading to the award of a Master of Arts (M.A.) Degree in Economic Policy Management in the Department of Economics, University of Ghana.

 

The Programme, which is sponsored by the African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF), the Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Programme (JJ/WBGSP) and the University of Ghana, seeks to offer graduate-level training in Economic Policy Management (EPM) for middle-level policy managers from African countries.

 

GENERAL ENTRY REQUIREMENT:

Applicants must hold a good first degree (at least a second class lower division) in a relevant field of study from a recognized University.

 

  1. SCHOLARSHIP (Limited scholarships are available):

 

  1. Applicants for scholarship must have a minimum of three (3) years work experience in the Public Sector
  2. Applicants for scholarship should not be more than forty (40) years of age;
  3. Applicants must be citizens of Ghana, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Liberia and The Gambia;
  4. The scholarship package covers tuition fees, research allowance, medical insurance and living allowance;
  5. Lectures run from 8 am to 4:00 pm, Monday to Friday;
  6. Females are encouraged to apply.

NB: Deadline for scholarship applicants is MARCH 15, 2018.

 

 

  1. REGULAR PROGRAMME (FEE-PAYING):

 

  1. TUITION FEE:

Details can be obtained from the EPM Office.  Applicants will be required to pay not less than 50% of the tuition fee before the beginning of the First Semester. This 50% tuition fee is non-refundable.

 

NB: Applicants are encouraged to opt for fee-paying since only limited scholarships are available.

 

  1. LECTURE PERIOD:

Llectures run from 8:00am to 4:00 pm, Monday to Friday.

 

  1. WEEKEND / EVENING PROGRAMME (FEE-PAYING):

 

  1. TUITION FEE:

Details can be obtained from the EPM Office.  Applicants will be required to pay not less than 50% of the tuition fee before the beginning of the First Semester. This 50% tuition fee is non-refundable.

  1. LECTURE PERIOD:

Lectures for the fee-paying Weekend/Evening Programme are held 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm on Thursdays and Fridays; and 8:00 am to 6:00pm on Saturdays.

 

For more details in respect of requirements, visit the websites: www.epm.ug.edu.gh, http://sgs.ug.edu.gh or http://admissions.ug.edu.gh

 

HOW TO APPLY:


1.    GHANAIAN APPLICANTS:

University of Ghana application e-voucher can be obtained for GH¢200.00 at the following banks: Zenith Bank, Universal 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 application form.

 

  •          Applicants who did not graduate from the University of Ghana must submit the following documents online (scan and attach):

      * Bachelors’ Degree Certificate and Transcript. The transcript should be scanned into one PDF or Word document and attached to the application.

  •          All applicants who graduated from University of Ghana should scan and attach only their Bachelor’s degree certificates to their applications (NB: No application will be processed without the certificate.  The originals will be required during interviews.

 

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:

a.    http://sgs.ug.edu.gh

b.    http://admission.ug.edu.gh

c.    www.epm.ug.edu.gh

 

  •          International applicants and Ghanaians applying from abroad are expected to pay to the University a non-refundable application processing fee of US$110.00. This fee can be paid directly or wire transferred into the University of Ghana Ecobank Account, with details:

 

    *  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 Number        : 0161094409780403

Bank details                : University of Ghana Ecobank Account

Swift Code                  :ECOCGHAC

 

 

*  Secure online payment platform using Visa Card and MasterCard.  The link is:

https://www.ug.edu.gh/ugpay

 

  •          The pay-in-slips together with the 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:

  • All applicants must upload their CV with their contact numbers on the online application system
  • All applicants must print a copy of all application materials and submit to the EPM Programme Office
  • No application will be processed without proof of payment of the application fee;
  • All applicants who graduated from the University of Ghana from 1996 to date should indicate their ‘Student Identity Numbers’ on their forms before submission.
  • Three referees' reports are required from all applicants(provide the details of the referees online).
  • All further enquiries should be sent to the address below:

 

EPM Programme Office                                                                    The School Administrator

Department of Economics                                                               School of Graduate Studies

University of Ghana, Legon                                                              University of Ghana, Legon

E-mail: epm@ug.edu.gh                                                                  E-mail: sgsadmissions@ug.edu.gh

Phone : 054-0122296                                                                        

            024-0122194

 

Deadline for submission of on-line applications – WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18, 2018.