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Tuition Fees:$342 /year
Applications Begin:10 January, 2020
Final Award:Bachelor of Arts in in Education (Sport and Physical Culture Studies)
Start Date:September 2020
Academic Unit:School of Education & Leadership
Campus:Legon campus
Application Deadline: 30 June 2020
Programme Overview

The B.A. Sport and Physical Culture Studies programme places sport management at the centre ofits course-of-study and prepares students to manage and administer sports—from the big leagues to local programs and everything in between.

In Ghana, effective leadership in sport, physical activity, recreation and physical fitness for all persons does not exist.
The B.A. Sport & Physical Culture Studies programme is thoughtfully designed to produce graduates with high competence to bridge this gap in the physical activity and sport industry.

AIMS AND OBJECTIVES
• Provide opportunities for students to develop the self-reliant, flexibility and adaptability attributes necessary survive in the complex sport industry.
• Train students to be creative, innovative and be able to forge future orientation.
• Develop the capacity of students to use ICT to enhance the management of sports in Ghana
• Develop ability to recognize opportunities, take risks with comfort, think critically and solve problems.
• Develop a comprehensive set of skills including marketing, fundraising, finance, facilities, and research for the sport management field.
• Develop understanding of the societal, ethical, and philosophical perspectives related to sport organizations and employee and athlete behavior within sport organizations.

Admission Requirements

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

International Baccalaureate:

  • Applicants must have at least Grade 4 in any three HL subjects.
  • In addition, they must have at least Grade 4 in English Language/Literature (SL) and Mathematics (SL).
Application Process
Application Fees for Ghanaian students: $34
Application Fees for International students: $105

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:

Diploma/HND transcripts
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
Swift: ECOCGHAC

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.

Career Opportunities

As a graduate of one of the first sport management programmes in Ghana, you’ll join the new cadre of sport managers and administrators who will impact the growth of the sport industry in Ghana. With the B.A. Sport & Physical Culture Studies degree you can find numerous job opportunities in areas such as:
• Professional/ Amateur sports
• League operations
• Sport agencies
• District/Municipal recreation and sports
• Manufacturing of equipment and supplies
• Sport merchandising and service organizations
• Sports news media
• Health, wellness and fitness activities
• Recreation, hotel operations & Tourism
• Specialised sport resorts
• District/Regional Sport Organizer
• Fitness Club Manager

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Tuition Fees for Ghanaian students: $342
Tuition Fees for International students: $4,869

Relevant Contact

 
COLLEGE OF EDUCATION
Responsible for admission enquiries
 
School of Education and Leadership
Interim Coordinator
Prof.
Jonathan Arko Fletcher
Dean of the School of Education and Leadership