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|Tuition Fees:||$1,665 /year|
|Applications Begin:||10 January, 2020|
|Final Award:||Master of Philosophy in Operations Management|
|Start Date:||August 2020|
|Academic Unit:||Department of Operations & Management Information Systems (OMIS)|
|Course Type:||Masters by Research|
|Application Deadline:||29 May 2020|
This is a rigorous 2-year programme aimed at providing advanced operations training to highly qualified degree holders. It is geared towards developing the research capacities of participant students and is positioned as a breeding programme for doctoral candidates in operations.
The emphasis is research and students spend the entire second year in the programme writing an MPhil thesis under supervision. MPhil operations students take such courses as Business Information Systems, Economics for Business, and Operations Management.
The aim of this programme is to equip graduates with critical and analytical skills for researching, teaching and defining solutions to the opportunities and challenges in managing operations in firms and institutions.
The programme goes beyond a narrow focus on participants who seek to analyse, understand, and manage operations of a manufacturing or service organisation. It embraces those also seeking to have academic careers as researchers and lecturers in operations management.
The major objectives of the programme are to
YEAR ONE – First Semester
UGBS 651 Economics for Business
UGBS 653 Research Design and Qualitative Techniques
UGBS 655 Business Information Systems
OMIS 667 Operations Management
OMIS 669 Total Quality Management
OMIS 671 Management Science
OMIS 661 Supply Chain Management
OMIS 663 International Manufacturing and Service Strategy
UGBS 640 Global Management Practices*
YEAR ONE – Second Semester
UGBS 654 Business Strategy
UGBS 652 Multivariate Data Analysis
OMIS 608 Project Management
OMIS 666 Deterministic Operations Research
OMIS 668 Network Models and Graph Theory
OMIS 672 Decision and Risk Analysis
OMIS 674 Statistical Quality Control
OMIS 676 Queuing Theory
YEAR TWO – First Semester
OMIS 620 Research Seminar 1
YEAR TWO – Second Semester
OMIS 620 Research Seminar 11
OMIS 600 Thesis
A good first degree (at least a Second Class Lower) in a relevant field of study from any recognised university and a minimum of three (3) years work experience. There is one admission in August every year. An entrance examination or interview may be conducted.
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.
INTERNATIONAL AND GHANAIAN APPLICANTS APPLYING FROM ABROAD
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.
Some careers for Operations Management Graduates;
• Operations Research
• Materials Management
• Purchasing Management
• Business Operations Management
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Tuition fees for;
WEST AFRICAN NATIONALS – $4,848.00
OTHER AFRICAN NATIONALS – $6,085.00
FOREIGN APPLICANTS – $7,941.00
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