UG: Admissions into Graduate Entry Medical Program 2021/2022 Academic Year – APPLY HERE

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The University of Ghana Medical School (UGMS) is inviting applications from qualified applicants for admission into the Graduate Entry Medical Programme for the 2021/2022 Academic Year.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • Applicants should have a good (BSc) First Degree (Minimum of 2nd Class Lower) in the following science-based courses: Biological Sciences, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Physician Assistantship, Pharmacy, Nursing, Nutrition, Dietetics, Food Science, Biomedical Engineering, Laboratory Sciences, Physiotherapy and Radiography. Graduates whose courses are not listed should not apply.
  • Candidates should have obtained a good WASSCE/SSSCE grade in three (3) core and Three (3) Elective science subjects one of which must be Chemistry.
  • There should be evidence of having completed National Service (if applicable).

 

NATURE OF PROGRAMME AND DURATION

The Graduate Entry Medical Programme is an integrated 4-year Medical Programme which leads to the award of MBChB Degree.  The Programme will begin in April 2021 and will be run on a FULL-TIME and NON-RESIDENTIAL BASIS for the Phase I and residential for Phase II.

 

COST OF APPLICATION FORMS

GHANAIAN APPLICANTS

University of Ghana online application E-VOUCHERS can be obtained by Ghanaian applicants for Two Hundred Ghana Cedis GH¢200.00 at the following banks: Ecobank, HFC Bank, Agricultural Development Bank, Ghana Commercial Bank, Zenith Bank, Merchant Bank, CBG Bank, Prudential Bank and Fidelity Bank.

FOREIGN APPLICANTS

Foreign Applicants are to pay One Hundred and Ten US Dollars ($110.00) as application fee into FGN-USD (0161034485604301) College of Health Sciences, Korle Bu Campus. SWIFT CODE: ECOCGHAC.  Kindly indicate UGMS-GEMP on the pay slip and upload as part of the application form.

HOW TO APPLY

Ghanaian Applicants are to apply online by visiting http://admission.ug.edu.gh/undergrad

Foreign Applicants are to apply online by visiting http://admission.ug.edu.gh/fs

Eligible applicants are to complete the application forms online.  In addition they should submit the following documents to  Academic Affairs Office, UGMS, Korle-Bu (Room 23) Two recent endorsed passport-sized photograph, Two endorsed Recommendation Letters from 2 Referees from a relevant Academic Institution, Copy of Certificates (SHS & Degree), Original Transcript, a copy of recent past six (6) months bank statement and other financial instruments as proof of ability to pay Including addresses and Letters of support from Sponsor(s) undertaking to pay all fees and  detailed information of present work status, a Proof of online registration and NSS Certificates where applicable.

NB:  Documents submitted will not be returned.

ACCESS COURSE

A shortlist of suitable applicants will be posted on the UG website. Shortlisted applicants only may apply for the access course. Applicants are to pay Two Thousand Ghana Cedis (GH¢2,000.00) for the Access Course, Entrance Examination and Interview. Applicants should check their eligibility and proceed to pay at the Academic Affairs Office, UGMS, Administration.

Check This Out: Colleges of Education Admission List 2020/21 Out- Check List HERE

The Access Course covers English Language, Quantitative Methods, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Cellular and Molecular Biology, Anatomy and Physiology.

The course will take place at the University of Ghana Medical School, Korle-Bu from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. each day.

Shortlisted eligible applicants will be admitted into the Programme subject to passing an Entrance Examination and Oral Interview.

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF FORMS

All online applications and submission of manual forms should be completed by Thursday, December 31, 2020.

For further information please contact the Academic Affairs Office/GEMP Secretariat:

Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Telephone:  +233 302-666987/8       +233 302-661446

Email:            [email protected] [email protected]

Check This Out: Colleges of Education Admission List 2020/21 Out- Check List HERE

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION FOR GEMP 2020/2021 ACADEMIC YEAR

Shortlisted eligible candidates should take note of the following proposed dates regarding the Graduate Entry Medical Programme admissions:

  • Shortlist of Eligible Candidates             –         Friday, 15th January 2021
  • Access Course                                         –        Monday, 25th January – Friday, 5th February 2021
  • Entrance Examination                           –          Tuesday, 9th February 2021
  • Interview                                                  –         Thursday, 11th February – Friday, 12th February 2021
  • Registration/Med. Exams                      –          Monday, 22nd March – Friday, 26th April 2021
  • Orientation/Workshop on

Teaching & Learning Methodologies       –          Monday, 12th April – Friday, 16th April 2021

  • Lectures Begin                                      –          Monday, 19th April 2021

 

ENTRANCE EXAMINATION

The Entrance Examination takes place on Tuesday, 9th February, 2021. There will be only one centre – Accra Centre.

VENUE:        ACCRA – GHANA

The Entrance Examination will take place at the University of Ghana Medical School, New Examination Hall, Korle-Bu, Accra – Ghana as follows:.

  • Paper 1 – General Paper is from 8:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
  • Paper 2 – Scientific Foundations of Medicine is from 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

It is expected that all applicants will arrange to be in Accra, Ghana within the periods stated above.

 

Should the present COVID19 pandemic persist All COVID-19 protocols would be adhered during the admission process.


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