Central University (CU), Accra Admiision/Entry Requirements for the Graduate Programmes

Central University (CU), Accra Admiision/Entry Requirements for the Graduate Programmes

SCHOOL OF GRADUATE STUDIES AND RESEARCH
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

1. Taught Master’s Degree Programmes – M.A/MBA/M.Sc.

a. An applicant seeking admission to an M.A/MBA/M.Sc. degree programme must:

i. Have obtained a good first degree (at least a Second Class) in an appropriate field of study from a recognized University.

ii. Satisfy additional requirements prescribed by the faculties/departments. These may include relevant work experience, a written entrance examination and an interview

b. An applicant who possesses a first degree in the Third Class Division or Pass and who has at least three years working experience may also be considered for admission into the Taught Master’s degree programme. Such an applicant may be required to take preparatory courses and pass a written examination and interview before being considered for admission.

c. Special Admission
In special cases, an applicant who does not have a first degree but is otherwise adjudged suitable may be admitted into the M.A/MBA/M.Sc. programme. Such an applicant must:

i. Have a minimum of five (5) years post qualification experience in his or her area of interest.

ii. Have a diploma in the relevant field of study or a professional qualification.

iii. Be at least 35 years of age. Diploma holders will be required to take preparatory courses and pass a written examination and interview before being considered for admission.

2. Research Master’s Degree Programmes – M.Phil

a. An applicant seeking admission to an M.Phil degree programme must :

i. Have obtained a good first degree (at least a Second Class) in appropriate field of study from a recognized University.

ii. Submit a proposal of 2-3 pages of A4 Size paper on the intended area of study.

iii. Satisfy an additional requirement prescribed by faculty/department. These may include relevant work experience, a written entrance examination and an interview.

b. An applicant who possesses a Taught Master’s degree (M.A. /MBA/M.Sc.) and wishes to enrol in an M.Phil degree programme will be required to take additional relevant courses not exceeding 18 credit hours and present a thesis.

3. Doctor of Philosophy – PhD

A candidate seeking admission into the PhD must:

a. Have a Master’s degree in an appropriate field of study from a recognized university.

b. Submit a proposal of 3-5 pages of A4 Size paper on intended area of study.

c. Satisfy any additional requirements prescribed by the faculty /department. These may include relevant work experience, a written examination and an interview.

See Also

Central University (CU), Accra Admiision/Entry Requirements for School of Applied Sciences

Central University (CU), Accra Admiision/Entry Requirements for the under listed courses in the School of Theology & Missions

Central University (CU), Accra Admiision/Entry Requirements for the under listed courses in the Central Business School (CBS) 

Central University (CU), Accra Admiision/Entry Requirements for the under listed courses in the Faculty of Arts & Sciences

Central University (CU), Accra Admiision/Entry Requirements for the Faculty of Law