2018/2019 Admissions into the Graduate Entry Medical Programme (GEMP)

University of Ghana 2018/2019 Admissions into the Graduate Entry Medical Programme (GEMP)

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The University of Ghana School of Medicine and Dentistry (UGSMD) is inviting applications from qualified applicants for admission into the Graduate Entry Medical Programme for the 2018/2019 Academic Year.

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

• Applicants should have a good (B.Sc) First Degree (Minimum of 2nd Class Lower) in the following science-based courses: Biological Sciences, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Physician Assistant, Pharmacy, Nursing, Nutrition, Dietetics, Food Science, Engineering, Laboratory Sciences, Physiotherapy and Radiography.

• Candidates should have obtained a good WASSCE/SSSCE grade in three (3) core subjects.

• There should be evidence of having completed National Service (if applicable).

 

NATURE OF PROGRAMME
The Graduate Entry Medical Programme is an integrated 4-year Medical Programme which leads to the award of MB ChB.  The Programme will begin in April, 2017 and will be run on a FULL-TIME and NON-RESIDENTIAL BASIS.

 

COST OF ONLINE APPLICATION VOUCHER
Ghanaian Applicants
University of Ghana online application E-VOUCHERS can be obtained by Ghanaian applicants for GH¢200.00 at the following banks: Ecobank, HFC Bank, Agricultural Development Bank, Ghana Commercial Bank, Zenith Bank, Merchant Bank, UniBank, Prudential Bank and Fidelity Bank.

>>Apply now

 

Foreign Applicants
Foreign Applicants are to pay One Hundred and Ten US Dollars (US$110.00) as application fee into FGN-USD (162074485604301) College Health Sciences, Korle Bu Campus. SWIFT CODE: ECOCGHAC. Kindly indicate SMD-GEMP on the pay slip and upload as part of the application form.

>>Apply now

 

ACCESS COURSE
Access Course Form sells at Three Hundred and Ninety Ghana Cedis (GH¢390.00) for all Applicants. The price of the form covers tuition cost. Payment to be made at the Academic Affairs Office, Room 23, School of Medicine and Dentistry Administration.

 

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Prospective applicants should take note of the following dates regarding the Graduate Entry Medical Programme admissions:

 

Access Course Monday, 29th January – Friday, 9th February, 2018
Entrance Examination Tuesday, 13th February, 2018
Interview Thursday, 15th February – Friday, 16th February, 2018
Orientation/Med. Exams Tuesday, 3rd April – Friday 6th  April, 2018
Workshop on Teaching & Learning Methodologies Monday, 9th April – Thursday, 13th April 2018
Lectures Begin Monday, 16th April, 2018

 

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

 

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

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

Participation in the Access Course is NOT compulsory but it is highly recommended.

ENTRANCE EXAMINATION
The Entrance Examination takes place on Tuesday, 13th February, 2018. There will be only one centre – Accra Centre.

VENUE:    ACCRA – GHANA

The Entrance Examination will take place at the University of Ghana School of Medicine and Dentistry, 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.

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

NB:    Applicants are to submit their Bank Statements of sponsors, a cover letter, Two Recommendation Letters, Copy of Certificates (SHS & Degree), Original Transcript, and NSS Certificates to the Academic Affairs Office, School of Medicine and Dentistry, Korle-Bu (Room 23). Alternatively scan and email it to academic.smd@ug.edu.gh or gempsmd@ug.edu.gh

 

COST OF ONLINE APPLICATION VOUCHER
Ghanaian Applicants
University of Ghana online application E-VOUCHERS can be obtained by Ghanaian applicants for GH¢200.00 at the following banks: Ecobank, HFC Bank, Agricultural Development Bank, Ghana Commercial Bank, Zenith Bank, Merchant Bank, UniBank, Prudential Bank and Fidelity Bank.

 

Foreign Applicants
Foreign Applicants are to pay One Hundred US Dollars (US$100.00) as application fee into FGN-USD (0161034485694301) College Health Sciences, Korle Bu Campus. SWIFT CODE: ECOCGHAC. Kindly indicate SMD-GEMP on the pay slip and upload as part of the application form.

APPLICATION DEADLINE

All online applications should be completed by Friday, 12th January, 2018.

For further information please contact the GEMP Secretariat:
Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Telephone:  +233 302-666987/8     +233 302-661446

Email:        academic.smd@ug.edu.gh     gempsmd@ug.edu.gh