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|Tuition Fees:||$342 /year|
|Applications Begin:||10 January, 2020|
|Final Award:||Bachelor of Arts in Education (Non-Teaching)|
|Start Date:||September 2020|
|Academic Unit:||School of Education & Leadership|
|Application Deadline:||30 June 2020|
Promoting effective education practitioners especially in Ghana has become an issue of immense concern. Producing education practitioners who understand what it takes to improve quality education is often lacking.
This programme will place a high premium on developing education practitioners’ capacity to diagnose and solve problems in education. This non-teaching programme is designed for students who envisage a career in educational contexts outside the classroom.
The education sector is multidisciplinary and has implications for the different sectors of the economy. Education is a vehicle for social mobility and is about helping people to learn the concepts and skills they need to apply in their day to day activities. Workers with backgrounds in educational studies have become valuable assets to many organisations and institutions particularly in the corporate world.
Human resource managers are increasingly hiring nonteachers with expertise in educational psychology as trainers and customers advisers. Practitioners who are interested in developing middle and senior leaders’ expertise in educational matters as an approach to professional development are highly sought after.
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES
• Provide research opportunities to explore and understand how education particularly in the Ghanaian context, mediate social equalities and inequalities.
• Encourage students to develop knowledge about, and insights into, the ways that educational research and evaluation contribute to development.
• Prepare students to be effective educational practitioners in the educational settings.
• Develop an understanding of how effective schooling is achieved in diverse international contexts.
• Use data from school contexts to inform their practice through engagement in action research through the evaluation of education interventions and practices in the Ghanaian context.
For Ghanaian Students:
Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies
Electives: Credit passes in any three elective subjects.
For International Students:
West Africa WASSCE:
Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics & a Social Science subject.
Electives: Credit passes in any Three (3) Elective subjects.
American High School:
American High School Grade 12
An applicant for admission to a degree programme in the University of Ghana must have and a Final Grade Point of at least 3.0
Cambridge ‘A’ and ‘O’ Levels:
Any Three (3) ‘A’ Level subjects
1. GHANAIAN APPLICANTS
University of Ghana online application E-VOUCHERS can be obtained by Ghanaian applicants for GH¢200.00 at the following banks: Ecobank, Republic Bank, Agricultural Development Bank, Ghana Commercial Bank, Zenith Bank, Universal Merchant Bank, Consolidated Bank Ghana (CBG), Prudential Bank and Fidelity Bank. Ghanaian applicants in the following categories are expected to apply using the E-VOUCHER:
WASSSCE/SSSCE Applicants and Ghanaians with Foreign Background
WASSCE/SSSCE applicants and Ghanaians who apply with foreign qualifications from schools which write the International Baccalaureate (IB) and the IGCSE such as Alpha Beta, Faith Montessori International School, Ghana International School, New Nation International School, SOS – Hermann GMEINER International College and Tema International School etc., should do the following:
At any of the Banks listed above, applicants will be required to indicate their names, mobile phone numbers and e-mail addresses on the bank voucher before they are served. Those without e-mail addresses will however not be disadvantaged. A confirmation of their Pin will be sent to their mobile phones. After purchasing the e-voucher, applicants should CAREFULLY follow the instructions given. After the application has been submitted on-line, the e-voucher should be kept in a safe place as it may be required by applicants when accessing their admission status at a later date.
DIPLOMA/HND TO DEGREE APPLICANTS
After buying the e-voucher, Diploma/HND to Degree applicants are expected to scan and attach the following documents to their online application forms:
Where applicable, certified copies of ‘O’ and ‘A’ Level certificates/result slips
The pay-in-slips together with applicants’ certificates/result slips should be scanned and attached to the application form before submission online. The certificates/results slips should be scanned into one PDF or WORD document and attached to the application form.
2. INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS AND GHANAIANS APPLYING FROM ABROAD
International applicants and Ghanaians applying from abroad should NOT buy the e-voucher. They should use the following this link to access the online application form for completion and submission.
Online Application for International & Ghanaians Abroad Undergraduate applicants
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.
Details of the Account are:
Account Name: University of Ghana Foreign Students Fees
Account Number: 2441000716652
Bank Details: Ecobank Ghana Limited, Legon Branch
or International Transfer through Ecobank (2441000716652 or 1441000716647
or Payment with Credit Card on the GT payment platform.
The pay-in-slips together with applicants’ certificates/result slips should be scanned and attached to the application form before submission online. The certificates/ results slips should be scanned into one PDF or Word document and attached to the application form.
Note that no application will be processed without proof of payment of the fee.
Graduates from this non-teaching programme could be employed as research officers in Nongovernmental agencies, ministries and government agencies. They can also work in other service sectors where working graduates with a social science background is required
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