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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.

How to apply for graduate entry medical programme (GEMP) admissions for the 2022/2023 academic year at the University of Ghana

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 that leads to the award of MBChB Degree.  The Programme will begin in April 2022 and will be run on a FULL-TIME and NON-RESIDENTIAL BASIS for 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 an application fee into FGN-USD (0161034485604301) College of Health Sciences, Korle Bu Campus. SWIFT CODE: ECOCGHAC.  Kindly indicate UGMS-GEMP on the payslip and upload it 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 photographs, 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.

The Access Course covers the 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.

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

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:    academic.ugms@ug.edu.ghgempugms@ug.edu.gh

ENTRANCE EXAMINATION

The Entrance Examination takes place on Tuesday, 15th February 2022. 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 have been adhered to during the admission process.

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