MA / MPhil / PhD in Development Studies

University of Ghana

Program Description

MA / MPhil / PhD in Development Studies

University of Ghana

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

All students will first be admitted to the M.A. programme. The admission requirements will include a good first degree in any subject and a minimum work experience of 2 years in any development planning-related institution. To be admitted to the M. Phil programme, applicants must have successfully completed the M.A. programme with at least an average grade of B+ and must display adequate research experience/potential. In both cases, interviews will be conducted to arrive at the final selections.

DURATION OF PROGRAMMES

The M.A. programme will run for 12 months in each year, and the M. Phil programme will run for another 12 months after the M.A. programme.

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

a) M. A. Programme

The total credit hours required to complete the M.A. programme is 30.

The breakdown is as follows:

  • Core Courses 21 credit hours
  • Elective 3 credit hours
  • Long Essay 6 credit hours
  • Seminar 3 credit hours

M.Phil Programme

The additional credit hours required to complete the M. Phil programme is 18.

The breakdown is as follows:

  • One elective course 3 credit hours
  • Seminar II 3 credit hours
  • Thesis 30 credit hours
This school offers programs in:
  • English
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This course is Campus based
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Sept. 2017
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2 years
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Place
Ghana Accra
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