MSc in Natural Sciences in Ghana

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Natural Sciences

The Master of Science, or MSc, is an academic degree awarded to those who effectively complete about two years of intensive study on a given topic. Many MSc courses offer a combination of classroom and research-based curriculum.

Natural sciences are a scientific branch that deals with observations, understanding and predictions of natural phenomena. It is a diverse field and includes disciplines such as biological science, physics, chemistry, Earth science and astronomy.

Ghana provides a great university education especially from the enhanced lecturer-student relationship. The Ghanaian system of education has in recent years attracted an international crowd of students. Ghana has 20 universities with university of Accra as the top university in the entire country.

Top Master of Science Degrees in Natural Sciences in Ghana 2018/2019

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MSc in Engineering Geology

University of Ghana
Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 Ghana Accra

The MSc program in Engineering Geology target working professionals wishing to update their knowledge or acquire new skills in the field of engineering geology. The program seeks to expose students to appreciate and understand interactions between civil engineering designs, and the subsurface. [+]

The MSc program in Engineering Geology target working professionals wishing to update their knowledge or acquire new skills in the field of engineering geology. The program seeks to expose students to appreciate and understand interactions between civil engineering designs, and the subsurface. This MSc program is a full-time one-year taught course that includes a dissertation. The broad-based approach also allows graduates to pursue their career options including consulting and research, as well as to prepare themselves for further studies at higher levels.

The curriculum includes lectures, tutorials, hands-on exercises, laboratory practicals, seminars, field exercises, excursions and the preparation of a dissertation. Practical training programs have been designed to include tutorial visits to building and road construction project sites, dam construction and burrow material sites, mining construction projects, coastal engineering and wetland restoration sites and laboratories of institutions such as AESL, Highways, and mines to mention a few. MSc in Engineering Geology is recommended also for civil engineers who wish to upgrade their knowledge in the application of the geological sciences to engineering practice.... [-]


MSc in Petroleum Geoscience

University of Ghana
Campus Full time 12  September 2019 Ghana Accra

The MSc programme is a full-time 12-month taught course that includes a dissertation. The objective of the programme is to provide advanced training in the field of Petroleum Geoscience. This objective is achieved [+]

The MSc programme is a full-time 12-month taught course that includes a dissertation. The objective of the programme is to provide advanced training in the field of Petroleum Geoscience. This objective is achieved through lectures, tutorials, hands-on exercises, laboratory practicals, seminars, field exercises, excursions and the preparation of a dissertation. The course is career–oriented and is recommended to professional earth and natural scientists who wish to either establish or consolidate a career in the petroleum geosciences. The broad-based approach also allows graduates to pursue their career options, and that includes consulting, research and personal development through pursuance of higher studies. The programme assumes that the student has a good first degree in the earth sciences or related discipline.... [-]