Tertiary Admissions/ Updates

POST GRADUATE ADMISSIONS UDS

Application forms for admission to graduate programmes in the Graduate School of the University for Development Studies (UDS) will be available online at admissions.uds.edu.gh from April, 2022 for first and second degree holders from recognised Universities/institutions.

The following graduate programmes (Sandwich & Regular) would be offered by the University for the 2022/2023 academic year:

1.   SANDWICH PROGRAMMES

TAMALE CAMPUS:

  1. Faculty of Education
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Education
  • MEd in Training and Development
  • MEd. in Agriculture
  1. Faculty of Sustainable Development Studies
  • MA in Development Education

 

NYANKPALA CAMPUS:

  1. Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Consumer Sciences
  • MSc. in Horticulture (options: Postharvest Physiology, Postharvest Technology, Olericulture, Pomology, Seed Technology, Landscape Design and Floriculture).
  • M.Sc. in Agricultural Economics

 

2.   FULL-TIME PROGRAMMES

NYANKPALA CAMPUS:

    1. Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Consumer Sciences
  • M.Sc./M.Phil./Ph.D. in Post Harvest Technology
  • M.Sc./M.Phil./Ph.D. in Soil &Water Conservation & Management
  • M.Sc./M.Phil./Ph.D. in Animal Science (Options: Meat Science, Nutrition, Breeding and Genetics, & Production)
  • M.Sc./M.Phil./Ph.D. in Crop Science (options: Agronomy, Crop Physiology, Crop Protection, Plant Pathology, & Weed Science)
  • M.Sc./M.Phil./Ph.D. in Horticulture (options: Postharvest Physiology, Postharvest Technology, Olericulture, Pomology, Seed Technology, Landscape Design and Floriculture).
  • M.Sc./M.Phil./Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics
    1. Faculty of Environment and Natural Resources
  • MSc/MPhil/PhD Environmental Management and Sustainability
    1. Faculty of Biosciences
  • MPhil. in Fisheries
  • M.Sc./M.Phil./Ph.D. in Biotechnology
  1. School of Engineering
  • MPhil/PhD in Irrigation and Drainage Engineering
  1. Faculty of Communication and Cultural Studies

M.Sc./M.Phil./Ph.D. in Innovation Communication

 

TAMALE CAMPUS

  1. School of Allied Health Sciences
  • MSc. Public Health Nutrition (PHN) – Modular
  • M.Phil. in Public Health Nutrition (PHN) – Modular
  • PhD Public Health Nutrition
  • MPhil./PhD Chemical Pathology

The MSc/MPhil. PHN programme aims to produce a cadre of practitioners and health professionals for teaching and research in academic institutions and for positions of professional leadership in health and health-related agencies where research is an important function. The MSc/MPhil. PHN graduates will be equipped to advocate better health through diet and nutrition, promote health and reduce the risk of diet-related diseases through educational and environmental approaches to improve nutrition and physical activity.

The MSc. programme covers 16 months duration whilst the MPhil. takes two (2) academic years to complete.

The MPhil Chemical Pathology programme is full-time and takes two (2) academic years to complete.

  1. School of Public Health
  • Master of Public Health (MPH) (with options) programme is full-time and takes two (2) academic years to complete
  • Master of Public Health (MPH) in Maternal and Child Health programme is full time and takes two (2) academic years
  • Master of Public Health (MPH) in Environmental Health Sciences programme is full time and takes two (2) academic years
  • Master of Science (MSc) in Community Disaster Resilience Studies programme is full time and takes two (2) academic years
  • Master of Science (MSc) or Master of Philosophy (MPhil) in Community Health and Development
  1. Faculty of Education
    • Postgraduate Diploma in Education
    • M.Ed/MPhil. in Training and Development
    • M.Ed/MPhil. in Agriculture Education
    • M.Ed/MPhil Special Education
  2. Faculty of Sustainable Development

MA/MPhil Development Education Studies

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

General entry requirements

All applicants to our full-time and sandwich graduate programmes are required to pass a selection interview to be conducted by the relevant Department of the University.

Applicants applying for research related programmes (M.Sc. by research/M.Phil./MPH/Ph.D.) should include a short research proposal.

The minimum requirements for admission are:

For PG.D./M.A./M.Sc./M.Philprogrammes:

  • Applicants must possess a good Bachelor’s degree in a related field from any approved / recognized University or Institution.
  • Applicants with a Second Class (Lower division) are eligible to apply. However, candidates with Third Class or Pass are strongly advised not to apply.

For PhD programmes:

  • An MPhil./MSc. Degree by research from any approved/recognized University or Institution.

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