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Structure of Higher Education System
The higher education system includes universities and university colleges; professional institutes and pre-service training institutes. Private institutions are currently required to be affiliated to a public institution.
Stages of studies
University level first stage
The first degree is conferred after four to seven years of study depending on the subject.
University level second stage
Degree awarded after two years’ study following a Bachelor’s degree.
University level third stage
The Doctorate degree is open to graduates who hold a Master’s degree.
Admission to Higher Education
Admission to university-level studies
Name of Secondary school credential required: West African Senior School Certificate Examination
Foreign students admission
Definition of foreign student: Any student who is not Ghanaian.
Admission requirements: Foreign students should have good GCE ‘O’ level passes (or their...