Master Programs in Ghana

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A master's degree is a postgraduate academic degree. One must already have an undergraduate degree to apply for a master's program. Most master's degree program would require students to complete a master's thesis or research paper.

Earning a Master requires two years of education after earning a Bachelor. This advanced degree may help students to achieve their educational and professional goals, as the rigors of a Master’s program help train students in the skills and knowledge they need to land the career of their dreams.

 

Ghana, known as the Republic of Ghana, is a sovereign state located on the Gulf of Guinea and Atlantic Ocean in West Africas

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MPhil in Social Forestry and Environmental Governance

University Of Energy And Natural Resources
Campus Part time 2 years September 2017 Ghana Sunyani

The aim of the programme is to train human resources at advanced social forestry and environmental governance capable of recognizing human system in managing forest and environmental challenges within and outside Ghana. This is clearly in line with the mission of UENR. [+]

Masters in Ghana 2017. Introduction The School of Natural Resources is poised to provide a strong and vibrant leadership to the forest and natural resources industry to meet the increasing demand for housing, recreation, tourism and green spaces. This will require an intimate knowledge of climate, species, and physical facilities, political, social and legal systems. Issues of interest include the increased demand for market and non-market goods and services from forests and related natural resources, land availability for industrial forestry and natural resource conservation, natural resource sustainability, habitat conservation, and ecosystem management. The Master and Doctoral programmes will provide graduates with a working knowledge of specialized environmental and natural resources scopes and introduce them to the critical relationships between human activities and the environment. National Relevance Globally, the threat to and decease of world forests and the negative impacts on human or social system as well as the ascendency of multifaceted environmental problems call for capacity development in these areas. Ghana is not exempted from these challenges. The rationale being that the country is currently facing numerous problems ranging from deforestation, pollution of water resources and environmental degradation. Ameliorating these problems, the country needs human resources that have a better understanding of social issues and environmental governance. Understanding the structures, function, performance of public authorities and institutions at all levels could help formulate policies aimed at controlling/managing environmental degradation. Governing the planet`s rich diverse natural resources is an increasingly complex challenge. In this world of interconnected nations, economies and people,... [-]

MPhil /MSc in Leadership

University Of Professional Studies Accra
Campus Full time 24 months September 2017 Ghana Accra

The Master of Science in Leadership Programme is a blended learning programme of the School of Graduate Studies of the University of Professional Studies Accra. The Programme is intended to develop leaders with a global impact. [+]

MPhil /MSc in Leadership The Master Of Science Programme The Master of Science in Leadership Programme is a blended learning programme of the School of Graduate Studies of the University of Professional Studies Accra. The Programme is intended to develop leaders with a global impact. The Programme was developed with inputs from leaders of global operations of a variety of public, private and non-profit / non-governmental organisations. The Programme is designed for those working in, or interested in working in organisations such as embassies, high commissions, international non-governmental organisations, corporations doing business in the global market, governments, public sector officials, and the security services. The purpose of the Master of Science in Leadership Programme is to produce exceptional leaders. This blended Master’s Degree Programme is one of its kind in the country and provides opportunities for adults to develop knowledge, skills and attitudes, which will equip them to perform creatively, ethically and effectively within their organisations. The programme also empowers those who want to learn in a way that creates value and brings about a constructive difference with their presence. The Programme has been designed flexibly without compromising on the academic rigour and at the same time, made to suit the busy schedules of participants. Participants are presented with online library and interaction with local and international faculties. Online streaming video lectures and outstanding communication between faculty and students bring to life the classroom situation, offering an educational experience that no text-based degree programme can match. To make it truly... [-]

Master of Environmental Science

Accra Institute Of Technology
Campus Full time September 2017 Ghana Accra

Master of Environmental Science [+]

Masters in Ghana 2017. Entry Requirements Bachelor Degree in Science, Engineering, Technology Management or any other related areas with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 or equivalent as accepted by Senate; OR Bachelor Degree in Science, Engineering, Technology Management or any other related areas with CGPA less than 2.50, can be accepted with a minimum of 5 years working experience. [-]

Master of Engineering (Research Only)

Accra Institute Of Technology
Campus Full time September 2017 Ghana Accra

The objectives of the Master of Engineering are: to provide postgraduate education and prepare individuals for a lifelong career in critical areas of engineering and management related decision making in the public or private sectors. [+]

The objectives of the Master of Engineering are: to provide postgraduate education and prepare individuals for a lifelong career in critical areas of engineering and management related decision making in the public or private sectors. The main objective of the Master of Engineering program is to attract outstanding individuals to pursue research of the highest standard, with relevance to the field of engineering and technology. This is a research-based program. Candidates will be required to conduct research work and submit a thesis for internal and external examination This program comprised three parts: Part I - Compulsory Core Courses Part II - Research Part III - Thesis Examination Part II - Research In Part II, candidates will continue to do research and thesis preparation through self-managed learning and or independent study under the guidance of a supervisor. Each candidate must meet the assigned supervisor at least three times per semester before he/she can progress in the subsequent semester. A candidate can choose any of the following specialization areas to pursue their research: a. Technology Management Research and Development b. Technology Development and Project Management c. Technology Management Technology Transfer and Implementation d. Technology Management Production and Quality Management e. Control Engineering f. Operation Research g. Production Engineering h. Civil Engineering and Geotechnic i. Electrical and Power Engineering j. Chemical Engineering k. Environmental Management l. Mechanical Engineering Part III - Thesis Examination In Part III, the student has completed the thesis and is ready to submit the thesis for examination. An internal... [-]

MPhil Tourism Management

University Of Cape Coast
Campus Full time September 2017 Ghana Cape Coast

The MPhil programme is expected to give practical meaning to the study of geography out-of-doors. A substantial amount of time and resources is devoted to field studies and seminars in order to strengthen these components of the programme, especially at this level where students have to demonstrate the capacity to undertake independent work. [+]

Masters in Ghana 2017. The MPhil programme is expected to give practical meaning to the study of geography out-of-doors. A substantial amount of time and resources is devoted to field studies and seminars in order to strengthen these components of the programme, especially at this level where students have to demonstrate the capacity to undertake independent work. Goal The main aim of the programme is to provide students with the necessary skills and professional training to function independently in the competitive global hospitality market. Objectives The specific objectives are to: Empower students to develop an affinity for and understanding of the increasing global inter-dependence of people and cultures; Develop in students skills and attitudes that will enable them participate in solving the problems of their communities, their countries and the world at large with respect to the hospitality/tourism-environment-development nexus; and Provide students with relevant skills and perspectives for long-life learning. Admission Requirements: Candidates applying for the programme must have at least a Second Class (Lower Division) Degree in Hospitality and Tourism or related social sciences subjects. [-]

MPhil Hospitality Management

University Of Cape Coast
Campus Full time September 2017 Ghana Cape Coast

The MPhil programme is expected to give practical meaning to the study of geography out-of-doors. A substantial amount of time and resources is devoted to field studies and seminars in order to strengthen these components of the programme, especially at this level where students have to demonstrate the capacity to undertake independent work. [+]

The MPhil programme is expected to give practical meaning to the study of geography out-of-doors. A substantial amount of time and resources is devoted to field studies and seminars in order to strengthen these components of the programme, especially at this level where students have to demonstrate the capacity to undertake independent work. Goal The main aim of the programme is to provide students with the necessary skills and professional training to function independently in the competitive global hospitality market. Objectives The specific objectives are to: Empower students to develop an affinity for and understanding of the increasing global inter-dependence of people and cultures; Develop in students skills and attitudes that will enable them participate in solving the problems of their communities, their countries and the world at large with respect to the hospitality/tourism-environment-development nexus; and Provide students with relevant skills and perspectives for long-life learning. Admission Requirements: Candidates applying for the programme must have at least a Second Class (Lower Division) Degree in Hospitality and Tourism or related social sciences subjects. [-]

MPhil Aquaculture

University Of Cape Coast
Campus 1 year September 2017 Ghana Cape Coast

The Master of Philosophy (MPhil) programme is of two years duration, comprising coursework in the first year and thesis research in the second year. [+]

Masters in Ghana 2017. The Master of Philosophy (MPhil) programme is of two years duration, comprising coursework in the first year and thesis research in the second year. Admission Requirements : Prerequisites: Bachelor's degree in Biological Sciences with a Second Class Lower Division or higher OR Bachelor's degree in Fisheries related course with a Second Class Lower Division or higher In addition, candidates must pass an oral interview Specific requirements for graduation: The course work assessment during the first year is based on assignments, reports from practical work as well as quizzes. These form 40% of the total exam mark. The End of Semester examinations constitute 60% of the total mark. A thesis research in the second year will starts after successfully completing the course work. Departmental seminar presentations are held to ascertain students’ progress and to allow faculty and other students make relevant inputs. The thesis is subjected to both external and internal review after submission by the student. If successful, an oral examination (viva) is held for the student. Upon successful defence, the department then recommends to the School of Graduate Studies to consider awarding the candidate for an award of MPhil degree in Aquaculture. Level 500 [-]

MRes Business Administration

GIMPA Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration
Campus Part time 2 years September 2017 Ghana Accra

The MRes is a research-based degree that prepares graduates for academic careers in various functional areas of business at tertiary institutions and in the research departments of organizations. The programme emphasizes the development of skills in understanding theory, the research process and methodology. [+]

If you are looking for: A Master’s degree in business with world-class credentials Global faculty with latest knowledge in leadership and management The best set of PhD-qualified Lecturers in any business school in Ghana A strong link between classroom learning and the practice of global business To raise your management and leadership skills to the highest global standard Then GIMPA is your perfect match. The MRes is a research-based degree that prepares graduates for academic careers in various functional areas of business at tertiary institutions and in the research departments of organizations. The programme emphasizes the development of skills in understanding theory, the research process and methodology. Graduates of the program are expected to make contributions to the advancement of knowledge of business practices through research, teaching and consulting. It is also designed for those interested in acquiring a doctoral degree in the future. The curriculum is intended to provide graduates with a broad perspective of business plus an in-depth exposure to a specific business content area and research methods. Programme Content Required (Core) Course(s): MSCO 700 Quantitative Methods (6Cr)* (Pre-Program) *May be waived for students with quantitative based first or second degrees GMBA 601 Managing Organizations (3cr) GMBA 602 Business Economics (3cr) GMBA 603 Accounting for Decision Making (3cr) GMBA 606 Marketing Management (3cr) GMBA 607 Managing Operations (3cr) GMBA 609 Managerial Finance (3cr) Research Tools (9 Credits) MSCO 800 Foundations of Social Science Research (3cr)* MSCO 801 Research Methods in Behavioral Sciences (3cr) OR MSCO 802 Research Methods... [-]

MPhil in Fisheries Science

University of Ghana
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Ghana Accra

YEAR 1 (24 credits minimum and 36 credits maximum for Year 1). Course Codes. OCFS 603 Coastal Zone Management 2. OCFS 605 Statistics and Computing 2 [+]

M.PHIL FISHERIES SCIENCE

YEAR 1 (24 credits minimum and 36 credits maximum for Year 1)

Course Codes

OCFS 603 Coastal Zone Management 2 OCFS 605 Statistics and Computing 2 OCFS 610 Seminar I 3 FISH 611 Ecology of Fishes 3 FISH 612 Aquaculture 3 FISH 613 Fisheries Resource Dynamics and Assessment 3 FISH 617 Fisheries Techniques 2 FISH 618 Fish Physiology

ELECTIVES

(A minimum of 5 credits to be selected in consultation with the supervising lecturer and may depend on the student’s research area)

Course Codes

OCFS 601 Aquatic Environmental Studies 2 OCNO 611 Biological Oceanography 3 OCNO 613 Chemical Oceanography 3 OCNO 615 Physical Oceanography 3 OCNO 617 Oceanographic Techniques 2 OCNO 619 Marine Geoscience 3 OCNO 622 Law of the Sea 1 OCNO 624 Ecology of Estuaries 2 OCNO 626 Ecology and Conservation of Higher Marine Vertebrates 2 OCNO 632 Marine Botany 2 FISH 614 Conservation and Preservation of Fisheries ... [-]

MPhil / PhD in Environmental Science

University of Ghana
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Ghana Accra

The aim of the M.Phil Programme in Environmental Science is to provide graduate education in the causes, effects and control of environmental problems, particularly in Ghana, for graduates in the basic sciences and closely related disciplines. The role of the environmental scientist is seen as of responsibility for monitorial, investigational and advisory [+]

M.PHIL ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE

The aim of the M.Phil Programme in Environmental Science is to provide graduate education in the causes, effects and control of environmental problems, particularly in Ghana, for graduates in the basic sciences and closely related disciplines. The role of the environmental scientist is seen as of responsibility for monitorial, investigational and advisory functions in the management of the environment. The programme comprises of two semesters of taught courses followed by one year’s research from the area of specialization. The syllabus is divided into two sections. Candidates are required to choose a minimum of two out of the courses in Section B, which are electives.... [-]


Specializing Master in Viticulture & Enology

Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC)
Campus Full time 1 year October 2017 Ghana Accra

The Viticulture & Enology: innovation meets tradition program aims at addressing how vineyard and winery innovation is quickly becoming part of the Italian viticulture tradition. Italy is now the largest wine producer in the world and boasts the greatest variety in terms of cultivars. The peculiarities of Italian viticulture and opportunity to maintain a leading role in the field are today bound by the ability to introduce sustainable innovation without losing its well-known appeal... [+]

Masters in Ghana 2017. The Viticulture & Enology: innovation meets tradition program aims at addressing how vineyard and winery innovation is quickly becoming part of the Italian viticulture tradition. Italy is now the largest wine producer in the world and boasts the greatest variety in terms of cultivars. The peculiarities of Italian viticulture and opportunity to maintain a leading role in the field are today bound by the ability to introduce sustainable innovation without losing its well-known appeal. Learning objectives The main goals of the program are: - To acquire solid methodology and knowledge suitable to address innovation issues in the vineyard and winery - To achieve specific skills for new canopy management technique suitable to mitigate undesired climate-related effects, new sustainable approaches for pest and disease control, precision viticulture and enology - Develop the ability to diagnose limiting factors occurring in vineyard and winery and to produce suitable solutions - Learn to pro-actively take part in discussions dealing with viticulture and enology topics. Career opportunities & professional recognition The Master’s qualification in ‘Viticulture & Enology: innovation meets tradition’ will open up professional opportunities in the fields of viticulture and enology chain; wine marketing and distribution; restaurants; large scale retail trade and freelancing. A class that makes a difference The Master in Viticulture & Enology will be comprised of international students and Cattolica’s domestic students. Faculty & teaching staff Dr. Matteo Gatti - Research Assistant Prof. Gabriele Canali - Associate Professor Dr. Fabrizio Torchio - Research Assistant Prof. Stefano Poni... [-]

Specializing Master in International Screenwriting and Production

Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC)
Campus Full time 1 year October 2017 Ghana Accra

The Master in International Screenwriting and Production is a graduate program that aims at creating professional scriptwriters, story editors and producers, providing them with a thorough understanding of the audiovisual industry and a strong knowledge of the storytelling techniques, which are the heart of every project of feature film and television series... [+]

The Master in International Screenwriting and Production is a graduate program that aims at creating professional scriptwriters, story editors and producers, providing them with a thorough understanding of the audiovisual industry and a strong knowledge of the storytelling techniques, which are the heart of every project of feature film and television series. The MISP is a full-time intensive course, with a maximum enrollment of 42 students. The diploma, issued by Università Cattolica, is recognized as a first level Master’s degree by the Italian Government. Learning Objectives The MISP will allow students to acquire the required knowledge to work in the entertainment industry, both as writers and/or professionals working in production or distribution companies, TV networks, talent agencies or as production assistants. Students will receive a comprehensive and high level training which effectively combines the academic expertise of university professors with the professional know-how of high-ranking professionals with international profiles. Curriculum Screenwriting theory Script analysis and project evaluation Writing techniques for audiovisual products Screenwriting practice: treatments, scenes and dialogues, scripts, pitches. The writing of genres and adaptation. Writing for different formats: comic books, novels, documentaries, entertainment TV shows, advertising, the web, mobile media, and transmedia projects. Screenwriting and production of animation projects. The audiovisual industry Industries and audiences. TV acquisition and programming and film distribution The physical production: pre-production, shooting, post-production, contracts and budgeting. Communication ethics Final Project Three months before the end of theoretical classes, the students will have to choose between one of the following careers: screenwriting or production.... [-]

Specializing Master in Luxury Goods Management (Milan)

Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC)
Campus Full time 1 year October 2017 Ghana Accra

The Master in Luxury Goods Management - EMLUX is aimed at those students who wish to begin their career path in the luxury industry, a sector that requires both an understanding of the process of creativity and a solid managerial approach in order to succeed in an international multifaceted environment. With a concrete approach, EMLUX allows students to understand the peculiar logic and strategies of luxury companies, who master the ability to... [+]

Masters in Ghana 2017. The Master in Luxury Goods Management - EMLUX is aimed at those students who wish to begin their career path in the luxury industry, a sector that requires both an understanding of the process of creativity and a solid managerial approach in order to succeed in an international multifaceted environment. With a concrete approach, EMLUX allows students to understand the peculiar logic and strategies of luxury companies, who master the ability to craft products that are desired by clients worldwide. Learning objectives Starting from the necessary cultural foundations of luxury and the understanding of the utmost importance of craftsmanship and of the métiers d’art which are vital for this industry, EMLUX proceeds to unravel the managerial tools that dominate the functions of a luxury company, with a particular focus on brand management, retail, finance and accounting, which are key to obtain economic stability and long term growth. Our cross-functional approach is the key for future managers, who need to understand the implications and impact of company decisions. Career opportunities & professional recognition EMLUX is especially designed to enhance diverse skills related to the particular operational, financial, marketing and product issues that impact strategic and business decisions in the luxury industry. Participants will therefore be exposed to the fundamentals needed to start the following careers: Marketing or brand manager Product manager Licensing manager Retail/wholesale manager Communication manager Area manager Buyer/merchandiser Can I learn Italian while studying? The Master offers a compulsory Italian Language and Culture course to... [-]

Specializing Master in International Marketing Management

Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC)
Campus Full time 1 year October 2017 Ghana Accra

The Master in International Marketing Management provides a broad learning and training experience that helps students enter in the job market. The Master in International Marketing Management is characterized by active learning and student interaction, aimed at developing individual skills of analysis and decision-making. In particular, the traditional teaching methods will be integrated by... [+]

The Master in International Marketing Management provides a broad learning and training experience that helps students enter in the job market. The Master in International Marketing Management is characterized by active learning and student interaction, aimed at developing individual skills of analysis and decision-making. In particular, the traditional teaching methods will be integrated by the presence of academics of international standing and managers, case discussions, role playing, individual, group projects and seminars. Learning objectives The Master aims at developing knowledge, competences and abilities in order to analyse the international markets and to assume managerial, commercial and marketing responsibilities. It enables to operate in international contexts thanks to original, dynamic and unique approaches, culture and knowledge coming from a training process that virtuously integrates the economical-managerial disciplines with the psychological-organisational ones. The learning objectives are to develop an open culture, flexible to changes and a long lasting set of competences able to continuously adequate themselves to various and dynamic economical contexts. Career opportunities & professional recognition The Master’s graduates will gain full marketing management knowledge and practices. They may take positions in any company or agency to carry out tasks related to marketing and customer management and marketing research. A class that makes a difference The Master in International Marketing Management is comprised of international and domestic students. Scientific Direction - Annalisa Tunisini - Director, Professor of Marketing, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan - A. Claudio Bosio - Co-Director, Dean of the Faculty of Psychology, Professor of Consumer and Marketing... [-]