University of Ghana School Of Public Health Admission Requirements, Check Now
All interested applicants should check here before applying for Public Health at the University of Ghana (UG), Legon.
Admission to all Universities is based on certain requirements. It is the duty of applicants to read wide on admission requirements before proceeding to the purchase of forms or/ vouchers for the program.
Interested applicants should have a fair knowledge or a good background in Public Health before applying.
REQUIREMENTS FOR PUBLIC HEALTH IN UG
- Candidates should have at least three (3) years of working experience.
- They should have a 1st degree in a Science-related discipline program from a well-known University as well.
What are the University of Ghana School Of Public Health Admission Requirements?
The requirements for persons interested in pursuing a Public Health program are HERE.
She/he MUST be a holder of a two (2) years or/ three (3) years diploma in any Environmental Health discipline. Such a person should obtain an FGPA of 2.50 or/ better and may apply for a Bachelor of Public Health (Environmental Health option).
Should have practiced in their chosen fields for a period of three (3) years or/ more than that.
For Bachelor’s program it is limited to workers of the Ministry of Health and Ghana Health Service currently.
Bachelor of Public Health
A diploma in health or/ related sciences and an FGPA (or equivalent) of 3.2 or better awarded by the University of Ghana, institutions recognized by (or affiliated to) the University of Ghana, and institutions under the Ministry of Health, Ghana.
- Applicants with Diplomas awarded by institutions other than those indicated above may be considered eligible on recommendation by a special committee to be appointed by the Dean.
The committee shall assess the candidate’s transcripts and the course content of the diploma to determine the suitability of his/her previous training and make recommendations accordingly, to the Dean. All shortlisted candidates take an entrance exam and also attend a selection interview.
Those who satisfy the requirements for admission enter at Level 200 (2nd year)
Master of Public Health
Good first degree in a relevant discipline. Considerable working experience (3 years or more) in health would be an advantage.
Master of Health Informatics
Applicants must have a good first degree in any major areas of study preferably mathematical, statistical, IT, health or biomedical sciences.
- Applicants should have a strong quantitative background as evidenced by their previous course work and some computing experience.
- Master of Science in Applied Health Social Science
Social science graduates with good first degrees who are health service providers or managers. Candidates should have preferably at least 3 years of working experience.
- Master of Science in Clinical Trials..
Applicants should have a good first degree in a science discipline from a recognised university, preferably with 3 years (or more) of relevant working experience. Applicants must also have a background or interest in Public Health
MPhil in Applied Epidemiology and Disease Control
Good first degree (minimum of 2ndClass Upper) in a relevant discipline preferably with at least 3 years of relevant working experience.
Candidates with an MPH, MSc, MBChB or equivalent are also eligible. Candidates should have a background or interest in public health
Doctor of Philosophy in Public Health
Applicants without relevant Masters Level course/research work or with Master’s degree/coursework in a different subject area from the proposed PhD program would be required to take such courses during the first year to make up their deficiencies before progressing to the PhD program . Such conversions shall be based on a recommendation from the Head of Department and supervisory team.
- Master of Science Public Health Monitoring and Evaluation..
Health professionals and other graduates with a good first degree (a minimum of second class lower division) in Social Science, Environmental Health, Biomedical Sciences, Medicine, Veterinary Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health and Dentistry; and at least three (3) years relevant work experience in M&E related activities in Public Sector, international agencies or NGOs after first degree or professional qualification.