List of courses offered in University of Ghana


In this post detailed the list of courses offered in University of Ghana.

The university of Ghana is one of the reputable University in Africa, located in Accra the State Capital. It was founded in 1948 which makes it one of the oldest University in Africa. It ranked 800-1000th place in the world and 17th in the whole Africa. Now has diverse schools, institutions, colleges and departments and has over 60,875 registered students as at July 2021.

Here are the list of the various schools, institutions, colleges and faculties in the University of Ghana.

College of health Sciences.
College of Basic and applied Sciences.
College of Humanities.
College of Education.

College of Humanities
Business school.
School of Law.
School of Art.
School of languages.
School of Social Science.
School of performing Art.
Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research.
Institute of African Studies.
Maria Sibylla Merian institute of Advance Studies in Africa.
Regional institute for Population Studies.
Center for Social Policy Study.
Center for Migration Study.
Center for Remote sensing and Geographic Information System.
Legion center for International Affairs and Diplomacy.
Center for gender studies and advocacy.
Language center.
University of Ghana Accra City Campus.

College of Education.
School of information and communication studies.
School of Education and Leadership.
School of continuing and distance Education.

College of Basic and Applied Sciences.
School of Agriculture.
School of Biological Science.
School of Engineering Science.
School of Nuclear and Allied Science.
School of Physical and Mathematical Science.
School of Veterinary Medicine.
Institute of Environment and Sanitation Studies.
Institute of Applied Science and Technology.
Biotechnology Research Center.
West Africa Center for Crop Improvement.
West Africa Center of Cell Biology of infectious pathogens.
Center for Climate change and Sustainability Studies.

College of Health Sciences.
School of Biomedical and Allied health Science.
School of medicine and dentistry.
School of Nursing.
School of Pharmacy.
School of Public Health.
Noguchi Memorial lnstitute for Medical research.
Center for Tropical, Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutic.
West African Genetic Medicine Center.

Below are the complete courses offered in the University of Ghana.

Business school.
Department of Accounting.
Department of Finance.
Department of Marketing and Entrepreneurship.
Department of Organization and Human Resource Management.
Department of Operations and Management Information System.
Department of Public Administration and Health Service Management.

School of Law.
Department of Law Practice Management and Legal Accountancy.
Department of Company and Commercial Practice.
Department of Family Law and Practice.
Department of Alternative Dispute Resolution.

School of Art.
Department of Archaeology and Heritage Studies.
Department of History.
Department of Philosophy and Classics.
Department for the Study of Religions.

School of Languages.
Department of Arabic.
Department of Chinese.
Department of Russia.
Department of Spanian language.
Department of Kiswahili language.
Department of English language.
Department of French language.
Department of Linguistics and Translation.

School of Social Science.
Department of Archaeology.
Department of Economics.
Department of Geography and Resource Development.
Department of History.
Department of Information Studies.
Department of Political Science.
Department of Psychology.
Department of Social Work.
Department of Sociology.

School of Performing Art
Department of Theatre Art.
Department of Dance Studies.
Department of Music.
Abibigoromma Group and the Efua Sutherland Drama Studio.

School of Information and Communication Studies.
Department of Information Studies.
Department of Communication Studies.

School of Education and Leadership.
Department of Educational Studies.
Department of Leadership Studies. Department of Physical Education.
Department of Sports Studies.
Department of Teacher Education.

School of Continuing and Distance Education.
Department of Adult Education and Human Resource Studies.
Department of Distance Education and the University of Ghana Learning Centres.

School of Agriculture.
Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness.
Department of Agricultural Extension.
Department of Animal Science.
Department of Crop Science.
Department of Soil Science.
Department of Family and Consumer Science.

School of Biological Science.
Department of Animal Biology and Conservation Science.
Department of Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology.
Department of Plant and Environmental Biology.
Department of Marine and Fisheries Sciences.
Department of Nutrition and Food Science.

School of Engineering Science.
Department of Agricultural Engineering.
Department of Biomedical Engineering.
Department of Computer Engineering.
Department of Food processing Engineering.
Department of Material Science and Engineering.

School of Nuclear and Allied Science.
Department of Medical Physics.
Department of Nuclear Agriculture and Radiation Processing.
Department of Nuclear Engineering.
Department of Nuclear Safety and Security.
Department of Nuclear Science and Application.

School of Physical and Mathematical Science.
Department of Chemistry.
Department of Computer Science.
Department of Earth Science.
Department of Mathematics.
Department of Physics.
Department of Statistics.

School of Veterinary Medicine.
Department of Veterinary Medicine.

Institute of Environment and Sanitation Studies.
Department of Environmental Science.
Department of Sustainability Science.
Department of Environmental Sanitation.

Institute of Applied Science and Technology.
Department of Food Processing, Agribusiness and Material Technology.
Department of Infrastructure Development, Water and Sanitation.
Department of Energy and climate change mitigation.
Department of Natural Resource Management and Sustainable Exploitation.
Department of Health and Traditional Medicine Development and Manufacture.

School of Biomedical and Allied Health Science.
Department of Physiotherapy.
Department of Radiography.
Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences.
Department of Occupational Therapy.
Department of Dietetics.
Department of Radiotherapy.
Department of Audiology and Speech Therapy.
Department of Anatomy.
Department of Physiology.
Department of Biochemistry.
Department of Microbiology.
Department of Haematology.
Department of Pathology.

School of Medicine and Dentistry.
Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology.
Department of Child Health.
Department of Surgery.
Department of Medicine. Department of Therapeutics.
Department of Radiology.
Department of Psychiatry.
Department of Anaesthesia.
Department of Oral Pathology and Oral Medicine.
Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery.
Department of Restorative Dentistry.
Department of Biomaterials Science.
Department of Community & Preventive Dentistry.
Department of Orthodontics and Pedodontics.
Department of Oral Biology.

School of Nursing.
Department of Adult Health Nursing.
Department of Community Health Nursing.
Department of Maternal and Child Health.
Department of Research, Education and Administration.
Department of Mental Health Nursing.

School of Pharmacy.
Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry.
Department of Pharmaceutics and Microbiology.
Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology.
Department of Pharmacognosy and Herbal Medicine.
Department of Pharmacy Practice and Clinical Pharmacy.

School of Public Health.
Department of Biological, Environmental and Occupational Health.
Department of Biostatistics.
Department of Epidemiology and Disease Control.
Department of Health policy, planning and Management.
Department of Population, Family and Reproduction Health.
Department of Social and Behavioural Science.

The university of Ghana Admission requirements.

To gain admission into the University of Ghana is not that Ambiguous compared to other West Africa Country. As a Nigerian you don’t need Jamb result before you could secure an admission in the University of Ghana. Interestingly, you don’t need Visa before one can travel to Ghana for studies, you only need some valid documents to show some form of identity.

An application for admission into a degree programme in the University of Ghana must have at least;

  • Credits (A1 – C6 in WASSCE and A – D in SSSCE) in English, Core Mathematics and Integrated Science (for Science related programmes) or Social Studies (for non-Science related programmes) and three elective subjects in Science for applicants applying to Science or Agriculture related disciplines or three elective subjects in General Arts/Business for applicants applying to non-Science related disciplines.
  • The total aggregate not exceeding 24.
  • Science applicants should have at least a grade C6 in WASSCE/D in SSSCE in Social Studies/Life Skills and non-Science applicants should also have at least a grade C6 in WASSCE/D IN SSSCE in Integrated Science/Core Science.

With the general requirements above, an individual can secure a spot at any University in Ghana, not just University of Ghana alone with ease and merit.

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