WPCS 2.1.2
Tuition Fees:$1,665 /year
Applications Begin:10 January, 2020
Final Award:Master of Science in International Business
Start Date:August 2020
Academic Unit:Department of Marketing & Entrepreneurship
Campus:Legon campus
Course Type:Masters by Coursework
Application Deadline: 29 May 2020
Programme Overview

Domiciled in the Department of Marketing and Entrepreneurship, the UGBS one year Master of Science Degree in International Business (IB) will provide you with the skills to transform your business into a globally relevant one, and develop your understanding of how businesses can benefit from the globalisation of the world’s economy.

It will also help you appreciate the dynamism of individual nations and to understand the key issues relating to the competitiveness of international business. This degree is ideal for students who want to develop a global mind set and to understand different business management practices.

The programme also targets business executives operating globally who are interested in international business and cross-border business operations.


Semester I
Courses | Credits
Current Issues in International Business | 3
Global Perspectives on Corporate Responsibility and Ethics | 3
Research Methods in International Business | 3
Marketing Management | 3
Accounting and Financial Management | 3
Organisational Behaviour | 3
Service Management | 3
Business Advocacy and Government-Business Relations | 3
Global Management Practices | 3

Semester II
Courses | Credits
International Business Environment | 3
Technology and Innovation in international Business | 3
International Entrepreneurship and Export Management | 3
Global Marketing | 3
Managing International Trade | 3
Global Financial Markets | 3
Language for International Business (French, Chinese or Spanish) | 3
Global Management Practices | 3
Special Topics in International Business | 6
Seminar in International Business | 3

Admission Requirements

Applicants must have a good first degree( at least second class lower division) from a recognized university

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

Here is a list with the most common jobs for International Business graduates:
• Management Analyst/Consultant
• Sales Manager
• International Trader
• Financial Controller
• Business Development Manager
• Mediator/Arbitrator
• Marketing Executive
• Supply Chain Manager
• External Auditor
• Compliance Officer

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

Tuition fees for;


Dr. George Acheampong

Dr. Kwame Adom
Senior Lecturer

Dr. Sheena Lovia Boateng

Dr. Stephen Mahama Braimah
Senior Lecturer

Professor. Robert Ebo Hinson

Dr. Prince Kodua

Dr. Mahmoud Abdulai Mahmoud
Senior Lecturer

Dr. Kobby Mensah
Senior Lecturer

Prof. Bedman Narteh
Associate Professor

Dr. Raphael Odoom

Dr. Daniel M. Quaye
Senior Lecturer

Dr. Ernest Y. Tweneboah-Koduah
Senior Lecturer

Relevant Contact

Ernest Tweneboah-Koduah
Head of Department
Department Secretary
Responsible for admission enquiries
UGBS International Relations Office
Responsible for admission enquiries
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