WPCS 2.1.2
Tuition Fees:$1,665 /year
Applications Begin:10 January, 2020
Final Award:Executive Master in Accounting and Financial Services Management
Start Date:August 2020
Academic Unit:Department of Accounting
Campus:Legon campus
Course Type:Masters by Coursework
Application Deadline: 29 May 2020
Programme Overview

This option goes beyond traditional accounting to encompass management issues of financial institutions, including professional firms providing financial advisory services. Students will be trained to perform both accounting and finance functions effectively. Further, students can expect to sharpen their skills in understanding financial instruments and financial reporting.


Semester 1
Organisational Behaviour and Management
Information Management
Accounting Theory
Business Economics

Semester 2
Research Methods
Quantitative Methods
Marketing Management
Corporate Financial Strategy
Sustainability Accounting and Reporting

Semester 3
Financial Services Management
Auditing and Financial Risk Management
Advanced Issues in Financial Reporting
Ethics in Management
Seminar One

Semester 4
Taxes and Business Strategy
Money and Capital Markets*
Advanced Managerial Accounting
Project Finance*
Strategic Management
Seminar Two
Long Essay

*Students would choose one of these two elective courses with the asterisks

Admission Requirements

The requirement is a good first degree (at least a Second Class Lower) from a recognised university with at least two (2) years relevant work experience. There is one admission in August every year. An entrance examination or interview may be conducted.

Application Process
Application Fees for Ghanaian students: $34
Application Fees for International students (Outside Africa): $105


University of Ghana application e-voucher can be obtained by Ghanaian applicants for GH¢ 200.00 at the following banks: Zenith Bank, Universal Merchant Bank, Ecobank, HFC Bank, Agricultural Development Bank, Unibank, Ghana Commercial Bank, Prudential 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)

Applicants who graduated from this university should scan and attach only their certificates to their applications.
NOTE THAT NO APPLICATION WILL BE PROCESSED WITHOUT THE CERTIFICATE. The originals will be required during interviews.
All applicants who graduated from the University of Ghana from 1996 to date should indicate their ‘STUDENT IDENTITY NUMBERS’ on their forms before submission.


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. This fee can be paid directly or wire transferred into the UNIVERSITY OF GHANA ECOBANK ACCOUNT.

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.

Career Opportunities

Some of the career opportunities after your studies are;
• Financial Analyst
• Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agent
• Financial Manager
• Financial Advisor
• Actuary
• Accountant
• Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
• Arbitrator
• Business Development Manager
• Data Analyst
• Economist
• Management Consultant
• Mortgage Adviser
• Purchasing Manager
• Retail Banker
• Tax Adviser

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Tuition Fees for Ghanaian students: $1,665
Tuition Fees for International students (Outside Africa): $7,215

Tuition fees for;


Dr. Abdul-Gafaru Abdulai
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Dr. Gordon Abekah-Nkrumah
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Dr. Patience Aseweh Abor
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Dr. James Baba Abugre
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Dr. Aaron Abuosi
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Dr. Kwame Adom
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Dr. Anthony Afful Dadzie
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Dr. Eric Afful-Dadzie

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Dr. Cletus Agyenim-Boateng

Dr. Albert Ahenkan
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Dr. Majoreen Osafroadu Amankwah

Mr. Aaron Makafui Ametorwo
Assistant Lecturer

Prof. Mohammed Amidu
Associate Professor

Prof. Kwesi Amponsah-Tawiah
Associate Professor

Dr. Charles Andoh
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Prof. Olivia Anku-Tsede
Associate Professor

Dr. Nana Nimo Appiah-Agyekum
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Dr. Kwame Asamoah
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Dr. Edward Asiedu

Dr. Patrick Asuming
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Dr. Roger Ayimbillah Atinga
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Dr.. Richardson Azunu

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Dr. Francis Yaw Banuro
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Prof. Justice Nyigmah Bawole

Dr. Ibrahim Bedi
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Dr. Rita Amoah Bekoe

Dr. Obi Berko
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Dr. Sheena Lovia Boateng

Professor. Richard Boateng
Associate Professor

Prof. Godfred Alufar Bokpin

Dr. Stephen Mahama Braimah
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Dr. Thomas Buabeng
Senior Lecturer

Dr. William Coffie
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Dr. Kwasi Dartey-Baah
Senior Lecturer/ Head of Department of Organisation and Human Resource Management

Prof. John Effah
Associate Professor

Dr. (Mrs) . Vera Ogeh Fiador
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Dr. Agyapomaa Gyeke-Dako
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Professor. Robert Ebo Hinson

Dr. Prince Kodua

Dr. Saint Kuttu
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Dr. Yvonne Ayerki Lamptey

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Dr. Kobby Mensah
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Dr. Lord Mensah
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Dr. James Kwame Mensah

Prof. Bedman Narteh
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Prof. Joe Nellis
Adjunct Scholar

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Dr. Raphael Odoom

Professor. Daniel Frimpong Ofori

Dr. Kwaku Ohene-Asare

Dr. Joseph Mensah Onumah
Senior Lecturer

Prof. Kofi Achampong Osei
Associate Professor and Former Dean of UG Business School

Mr. Alex Osei-Kojo
Assistant Lecturer

Dr. Acheampong Owusu

Dr. Godfred Matthew Yaw Owusu
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Dr. Daniel M. Quaye
Senior Lecturer

Prof. Emmanuel Kojo Sakyi
Associate Professor

Dr. Mohammed- Aminu Sanda
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Relevant Contact

UGBS International Relations Office
Responsible for admission enquiries
Justice Nyigmah Bawole
Dean of the University of Ghana Business School
Gordon Abekah-Nkrumah
Contact Coordinator
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