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KWAME NKRUMAH UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, KUMASI SCHOOL OF GRADUATE STUDIES ADMISSION OF CANDIDATES TO RESEARCH OR HIGHER DEGREE

PROGRAMMES, 2012/2013 ACADEMIC YEAR Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission to research and higher degree programmes (MSc/MFA/MA/MBA/EMBA/PG.DIPLOMA/MPH/M.PHARM/M.PHI L/PhD) ENTRY REQUIREMENTS i. Masters Programmes At the time of application, applicants should possess a Bachelors Degree or its equivalent from a recognized Institution in the relevant field of study. Preference will be given to applicants with a FIRST CLASS, SECOND CLASS (UPPER OR LOWER DIVISION) ii. Ph.D Programmes Candidates applying for Doctor of Philosophy degree must have a Masters degree or its equivalent from a recognized Institution and shall submit evidence of adequate training and ability to undertake the proposed programme. DURATION OF PROGRAMME Unless otherwise stated, a. Masters Programmes (Full-Time) are of Two (2) Academic Years and (Part-Time) Three (3) Academic Years duration. b. Ph.D Programmes (Full-Time) are of Three (3) Academic Years and (Part-Time) are of Four (4) Academic Years duration. 1

MODE OF APPLICATION All applications are to be strictly filled online at admissions.knust.edu.gh using the scratch card. Sale of scratch cards and application materials shall commence on Wednesday 4th of January 2012 . Application materials may be obtained from the Secretary, School of Graduate Studies, KNUST between the hours of 9.00am and 3.00pm from Monday to Friday at the following rate: APPLICATION FEE - GH 150.00 (Strictly by cash). Application Materials may also be obtained from the following IDL centres: (By Bank Draft only- payable to School of Graduate Studies, KNUST). KNUST Guest House, Ringway Estate, Osu (Near Country Kitchen), Accra (Tel.0302-286384/5, 0302-250707, 0289530156) Faculty of Forest Resource Technology KNUST (Sunyani Campus), Tel.03520-2346. Contact Mr. Clement Kusoryir (Tel.0277046948) Ho Polytechnic, Ho, Volta Region, contact Mr. Ben Quarshie Honyenuga, Tel.0244515420 Takoradi Polytechnic, Takoradi, Contact: Mr. Emmanuel OpintinBaah, Building Tech. Dept. Tel.0244865578 Koforidua Centre; Contact Mr. Foster Ofori, Tel. 0244811805 Tamale Centre; Contact Mr. Abdul-Razak, Tamale Polytechnic Tel. 0244772040 Bolgatanga Centre: Contact Mr. Mukassa, Tel. 0208288666

Candidates must submit, together with their completed application forms, all relevant documents (Photocopies of Certificates, Referees Reports, etc.). All documents should indicate the candidates choice of programme.

Deadline for the submission of application forms is Monday 19th March, 2012. Application forms submitted after the deadline will not be processed. NB: All International Applicants must apply online. International applicants who are admitted will be required to pay an application fee of USD 150.00 before registration.

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POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES FOR 2012/2013 ACADEMIC YEAR


A. COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE AND RENEWABLE NATURAL RESOURCES FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE 1. Department of Animal Science MSc/MPhil Programmes Animal Breeding and Genetics Reproductive Physiology Animal Nutrition Meat Science PhD Programmes Animal Nutrition Reproductive Physiology Animal Breeding and Genetics Admission Requirements Master of Science (MSc), Master of Philosophy (M.Phil) A good Bachelors degree (1st Class or 2nd Class Upper) in Agriculture or related disciplines from KNUST or any recognized University. Candidates with 2nd Lower are required to pass an interview. 2

Department of Crop and Soil Sciences MSc Agronomy (Plant Breeding) Crop Protection (Entomology) Agronomy (Crop Physiology) Crop Protection (Plant Pathology) Crop Protection (Nematology) Forage Crop Protection and Management Soil Science M.Phil/Ph.D Agronomy Nematology Plant Breeding Forage Production and Management Soil Management and Conservation Soil Fertility/Plant Nutrition

Pathology Entomology Crop Physiology Soil Pedology Soil Physics

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Department of Horticulture The Department offers M.Phil, MSc. And Ph.D programmes in the Following fields: Horticulture (Vegetable Fruit Ornamental) Postharvest Physiology Pomology (Fruit Crop Production) Seed Science and Technology Olericulture (Vegetable Crop Production) Landscape Studies (Planning, Managment, Science and Design) Floriculture (Ornamental Crops, Nursery Management) MSc. And Ph.D programmes are 2 and 3 years duration respectively.

Admission Requirements

In addition to the general entry requirements of the School of Graduate Studies, candidates with first class degrees in Agriculture, Horticulture, Agronomy, Biological/Environmental Sciences, Forestry, Agro-Forestry and Postharvest Technology may be considered. Candidates with first degrees in Architecture, Planning, Geography, Fine Art, Civil Engineering and Building Technology may also be considered for programmes in Landscape Studies only. Candidates with third class or second class lower division degrees will not be considered.

Ph.D: MSc/M.Phil degree from a recognised University. 2. Department of Silviculture and Forest Management M.Phil - Silviculture and Forest Management (2 years full time) Ph.D - Silviculture and Forest Management (3 years full time)

Admission Requirements A good first degree in Natural Resources Management, Agriculture, Natural Sciences or related areas. 3. Department of Agroforestry M.Sc/M.Phil/Ph.D - Agroforestry Department of Wood Science and Technology Management M.Sc - Wood Technology and Management M.Phil - Wood Science, or Wood Technology Ph.D - Wood Technology, Timber Engineering, or Furniture Design Department of Fisheries and Watershed Management M.Phil/PhD - Aquaculture M.Phil/PhD - Watershed and Fisheries Management M.Phil/PhD - Aquatic Resources Management PhD - Fisheries Management PhD - Aquaculture Management

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Department of Agricultural Economics, Agribusiness and Extension M.Phil /Ph.D - Agricultural Economics Options i.Agriculture and Food Marketing iii. Agriculture and Rural Development ii. Production Economics and Farm Management

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5. FACULTY OF RENEWABLE NATURAL RESOURCES

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Department of Wildlife and Range Management M.Phil/Ph.D - Wildlife and Range Management M.Sc - GISNATUREM (Natural Resources Management)

Admission Requirements M.Phil/MSc: BSc. Second Class Upper division or above is preferable. Those with Second Class Lower division should have at least three years of working experience and must demonstrate Commitment to pursuing graduate studies. 3

Admission Requirements A BSc degree with a 1st class or 2nd class upper division. Candidates with 2nd lower division may be considered after an interview or must demonstrate considerable experience in research in the relevant field. Preferred disciplines are in Fisheries, Aquaculture, Biological Sciences or relevant aspects of Agriculture.

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COLLEGE OF ART AND SOCIAL SCIENCES Admission Requirements A good first degree in Metalsmithing and Jewellery, Textile Design and Ceramics or its equivalent from a recognized university. Candidate will have to pass an interview and must present a portfolio. Second Class Lower division with two years working experience may be considered.

FACULTY OF ART 1. Department of General Art Studies M.A/M.Phil Art Education M.A/M.Phil African Art and Culture

Admission Requirements M.Phil Applicants shall be interviewed and in addition, may be required to take a written examination as may be determined by the Departmental Board. The applicant must also show evidence of basic knowledge in research. 2. Department of Painting and Sculpture MFA/ M.Phil/Ph.D Painting, Sculpture, and Painting & Sculpture

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Department of Communication Design Masters in Communication Design

Admission Requirements 1st degree in Graphic Design/Communication Design 2 years working experience. FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES 1. Department of Economics M.A/M.Phil/Ph.D

Admission Requirements for MFA Candidates must possess either a BA (Art) or BFA degree or its equivalent, preferably with First Class or Second Class (Upper Division). Candidates with other qualifications and divisions could be admitted after an interview.

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Department of Publishing Studies M.A - Publishing Studies (First degree in Publishing Studies or any other discipline plus 2 years work experience. Selection is by interview. Department of Industrial Art MFA Metalsmithing, Jewellery, Textiles Design and Ceramics

Admission Requirements MA - A good first degree in Economics at least Second Class Lower Division. Candidates must have done Econometrics, Advanced Economic Theory and Mathematics for Economists at the undergraduate level in a recognized tertiary institution. Admission is subject to passing an interview. M.Phil - A good first degree in Economics at least Second Class Lower Division. Candidates must have done Econometrics, Advanced Economic Theory and Mathematics for Economists at the undergraduate level in a recognized tertiary institution. A thesis proposal on the proposed thesis topic. Admission is subject to passing an interview.

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Ph.D - M.Phil or Researched MA/MSc. from a recognized tertiary institution. A thesis proposal on the proposed thesis topic. Admission is subject to passing an interview. 2. Department of Modern Languages M.Phil French Admission Requirements Candidate must hold a good 1st degree in French (2nd Class Lower Division or better or a Postgraduate Qualification relevant to the area of study) from a recognised university. In addition, candidates will be required to pass a written examination and interview. Ph.D French Admission Requirements Candidate must hold a Masters degree in French from a recognised University and must submit a research proposal acceptable to the Postgraduate Coordinating Team. In addition, candidates will be required to pass a selection interview. 3. Department of English M.Phil (in literature) Admission Requirements For admission into the MPhil programme, an applicant should have graduated in English major with at least a Second Class Lower Division degree. All applicants have to pass an interview. In addition, applicants with a Second Class Lower Division have to pass a written examination before selection for the interview. Duration 5.

The duration is two years; one year for taught courses and seminars, and another year for research towards a final dissertation.

Ph.D (in literature) Admission Requirements For admission into the PhD programme, an applicant should possess an MA or MPhil in English. In addition, candidates in the Departments MPhil programme, who perform well in their first year of course work, may be recommended by the Department for transfer to the PhD programme. Duration The duration is three years: one year for course work, and two years for research towards a final dissertation. 4. Department of Geography and Rural Development (a) M.Phil

Admission Requirement A good first degree in Geography. A Second Class (Upper Division) is preferred. Candidates shall be selected at a selection interview. A synopsis of their proposed thesis is a requirement. (b) PhD Admission Requirements Candidates shall possess an MA or MPhil. Candidates shall be selected at a selection interview. A synopsis of their proposed thesis is a requirement. Department of Religious Studies M.Phil/PhD

Admission Requirements: MPhil A candidate must have obtained a good first degree (Second Class Upper division) in either Religious Studies or Theology from a recognised University or accredited Theological Seminary/Institution. A Candidate with the Social Sciences or Humanities background must in addition at least have a Diploma in Theology from a recognised/accredited Bible College or Seminary. Candidates shall be selected at a selection interview. PhD Candidates should have a good masters degree in Religious Studies or Theology from a recognised University or accredited Theological Seminary/Institution. Selection shall be through an interview. 6. Department of Sociology and Social Work MPhil Sociology Admission Requirements A good first degree in Sociology or Social Work from an approved University. For the purposes of assessing suitability, candidates may be interviewed or be required to take entrance examination or both. 7. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. SCHOOL OF BUSINESS Department of Managerial Science Department of Accounting and Finance Department of Marketing and Corporate Strategy Department of Service Management Department of Information and Decision Science

a. Master of Business Administration (MBA) Full-Time and PartTime b. Executive Masters in Business Administration (EMBA) Weekends Minimum years of working experience: MBA: Minimum of two (2) years post graduation work experience is required except candidates who can demonstrate extensive pre-degree relevant work experience. EMBA: Minimum of five (5) years work experience in Senior Management/Leadership Position. Areas of Specialization i. Human Resource Management ii. Organization Development iii. Accounting iv. v. Marketing Management vi. Management & Consulting vii. Business Information Technology viii. Supply Chain Management ix. Entrepreneurial Management x. Tourism Management xi. Operations and Management Science

Management and Finance Strategic Logistics and Hospitality and

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COLLEGE OF ARCHITECTURE AND PLANNING Department of Architecture M.Phil (Conservation of the Built Environment) M.Phil (Housing Studies) M.Arch. in Architecture MSc. Architectu Admission Requirements

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M.Phil: These programmes are offered to students with or without architecture background, after obtaining a first undergraduate degree. Admission to these programmes may be preceded by an interview.

M.Sc - Procurement Management Admission Requirements Candidates must hold a Bachelors degree (with a minimum of 2nd Class Lower Division) in Architecture, Building Technology, Quantity Surveying Civil Engineering, Land Economy and Business Administration (with at least 2yrs working experience). Candidates must attend an interview session and pass the interview before admission. MPhil (Building Technology) Admission Requirements Candidates must hold a Bachelors degree (with a minimum of 2nd Class Lower Division) in Architecture, Building Technology, Quantity Surveying and Civil Engineering. Candidates must have a minimum of two years relevant industrial or research experience Candidates must attend an interview session and pass the interview before admission Candidates must submit a suitable proposal and workable programme that fit into the construction industry and acceptable to the Departmental Board.

MSc. Architecture Students who have completed the Postgraduate Diploma (or higher) in Architecture and related fields of study from accredited/government recognized university will be admitted into the programme. a. Students must demonstrate relevant experiences as well as the capacity for undertaking advanced academic study with at least an Undergraduate and Postgraduate cumulative weighted average in architectural (or related fields) studies of at least 60 percent. b. Three letters of recommendation from three previous faculty and/or members of the profession are required. c. Portfolio of architectural studies (or related fields) works. d. In addition to these requirements, all applicants must pass an interview by a panel from the Departmental Board. 2. Department of Building Technology M.Sc - Construction Management

Admission Requirements Candidates must hold a Bachelors degree (with a minimum of 2nd Class Lower Division) in Architecture, Building Technology, Quantity Surveying and Civil Engineering. Candidates must have a minimum of two years relevant industrial or research experience. Candidates must attend an interview session and pass the interview before admission.

PhD (Building Technology) Admission Requirements A candidate shall hold a Masters degree or its equivalent from a recognized institution in Architecture, Building Technology, Quantity Surveying and Civil Engineering. A candidate who holds a Bachelors degree (with a minimum of 2nd Class Lower Division) in Architecture, Building Technology, Quantity Surveying and Civil Engineering shall 7

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Register for a Master in Philosophy in Building Technology degree. Prove to be of sufficient calibre by the end of the first year of the programme.

Department of Planning may have to do extra work to meet graduation requirements. Duration is three (3) years. M.Phil in Development Studies/M.Phil in Planning: candidates with a bachelors degree in the second class upper division and above in a relevant subject acceptable to the Departmental Board. Candidates with a bachelors degree in the Second Class Lower Division in relevant subject may be admitted after passing an interview. In addition to the above, candidates for admission must have at least two years relevant field or practical experience. MSc. Development Planning and Management (SPRING) and MSc. Development Policy and Planning (i) The programme is open to planners, managers and administrators from Africa who hold a Bachelors degree in the 1st or 2nd Class (Upper/Lower Division) or its equivalent in Planning, Agriculture, Architecture, Economics, Engineering, Geography, Sociology, Social Studies, Integrated Development Studies, Land Economy, Administration, Agricultural Engineering, Environmental Studies and Natural Resource Management from institutions of recognised standing. (ii) Candidates must possess a high standard of proficiency in written and verbal English.

The admission into the PhD programme shall be deemed retrospective from the date of the original registration for the MPhil Programme. A Candidate shall submit evidence of adequate training and ability to undertake the programme Candidates must have a minimum of two years relevant industrial or research experience Candidates must attend an interview session and pass the interview before admission Candidates must submit a sustainable proposal and workable programme that fit into the construction industry and acceptable to the Department Board.

Department of Planning M.Sc (Development Policy and Planning)-DEPP REGULAR M.Sc. ( Development Planning and Management ) SPRING PROGRAMME M.Phil/Ph.D Development Studies ( by research) Planning ( by research) Ph.D 3.

FACULTY OF ECONOMY Admission Requirements Ph.D in Development Studies/Ph.D in Planning: candidate must hold the M.Phil degree in Development Studies from the Department of Planning or a Masters degree in a relevant subject from a recognised University acceptable to the Departmental Board. However, candidates with Masters degrees in a relevant subject from an institution other than the 1.

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Department of Land Economy M.Phil/Ph.D (Land Management) COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES

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FACULTY OF PHARMACY & PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES 8

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Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry MSc/M.Phil/Ph.D Pharmaceutical Analysis and Quality control Medicinal Chemistry Phytochemistry including Bioactivity and Safety testing of Photochemicals Pharmacokinetics and Drug Metabolism Kinetics of Drug Decomposition and Stability of Drug products Powder Technology Gum Technology and Stability Studies Formulation and Stability Studies Herbal Medicinal Plants Research Antimicrobial Agents and their actions Microencapsulation Preservation Pharmaceuticals Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics Drug Delivery Admission Requirements Candidates with a good first degree in either Pharmacy, Chemistry or Biochemistry may be considered for admission

Division) or higher of this University may be admitted for the programme. 3. Department of Pharmacology M.Phil/Ph.D Pharmacology and Toxicology Natural Products with anti-inflammatory and analgesic activity. Safety Assessment and Toxicology of Natural Products CNS Activity of Local Medicinal Plants Admission requirements In addition to the general entry requirements, candidates with equivalent qualification in Medicine and the Basic Sciences may be considered for admission. 4. Department of Pharmacognosy MPhil/PhD (i) Phytochemistry (ii) Phytopharmaceutical Analysis and Quality Control (iii) Standardization of Herbal Preparation (iv) Herbal Medicinal Plants Research (v) Ethnopharmacological Studies (vi) Toxicity of Herbal Preparations (vii) Nutriceuticals Research (viii) Natural Product Chemistry (ix) Research into Antimicrobial Agents and their actions (x) Wound Healing Agents (xi) Antimalarial agents from plant (xii) Agents for Soil-transmitted Helminthiasis (STH) (xiii) Mosquito repellent agents from plants (xiv) Anti-hypertensives (xv) Anti-diabetic agents research (xvi) Anti-inflammatory and analgesic agents research

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Department of Pharmaceutics M.Phil/M.Pharm - Pharmaceutics MSc/M.Phil/M.Pharm Pharmaceutical Microbiology Admission Requirements In addition to the general entry requirements, candidates for admission to the MPharm programme should hold a Bachelor of Pharmacy degree of this University or an approved Institution normally not lower that a Second Class (Upper Division). Candidates for the MSc programme, holding degrees in any of the Natural Sciences deemed equivalent to Second Class (Upper 9

(xvii) Research into Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) and agents to combat them (xviii) Anti-asthmatic agents (xix) Effect of radiation on medicinal plants and foods Admission Requirements Besides the general entry requirements, applicants with a Bachelors degree in the First Class or Second Class (Upper Division) or a recognized qualification in Pharmacy, Biological Sciences, Botany, Chemistry, Biochemistry, other basic sciences and related areas will be considered for admission. 5. Department of Clinical & Social Pharmacy MSc/PhD - Clinical & Social Pharmacy MSc Clinical Pharmacy Part-time (Taught & Research) M.Phil Clinical or Social Pharmacy

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A candidate shall hold a Masters degree or its equivalent from a recognised institution and shall submit evidence of adequate training and ability to undertake the proposed programme. A Candidate who does not hold a Masters degree shall first register for a Masters degree by research. If he/she proves himself/herself to be of sufficient calibre by the end of the first year of the programme, he/she may be permitted by the Board, to register for the PhD degree. This registration shall be deemed retrospective from the date of the original registration for the Masters degree. A candidate who does not satisfy the requirement stated above but is otherwise adjudged suitable may be admitted. For the purpose of assessing his suitability, such a candidate may be interviewed or be required to take entrance examination, or both, as directed by the Board on the recommendation of the appropriate Department Board. A candidate may be required, on the recommendation of the Department concerned, to audit appropriate courses. Duration PhD students can apply for either a full-time or part-time PhD at the College of Health Sciences: A Full-time Student shall be taken to be a candidate pursuing a fulltime programme of study the duration of which shall be a minimum of three years and a maximum of four years from the date of first registration A Part-time Student shall be taken to be a candidate in full time employment pursuing a programme of study the duration of which shall be a minimum of four years and a maximum of six years from the date of first registration

Requirement: MSc degree in Pharmacy and at least two years working experience.

SCHOOL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES 1. Department of Community Health PhD Community Health MSc/ MPH Health Services Planning and Management MSc/ MPH Health Education and Promotion MSc /MPH Population and Reproductive Health MSc/MPH Disability, Rehabilitation and Development Admission Requirements PhD

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Candidates must possess a good first degree in any of the life sciences such as Medicine, Nursing, Veterinary Medicine, Public Health, Environmental Health, etc. 2. Department of Clinical Microbiology MSc/M.Phil/Ph.D -Clinical Microbiology Candidates for the M.Phil/PhD programmes should contact the Head of Department on their proposed research projects before applying. 3. Department of Molecular Medicine Laboratory work/research (A proof of funding is also required) M.Phil Chemical Pathology, Immunology Requirements: A good 1st class or 2nd (upper division) in Medical Laboratory Technology, Pharmacy, Human Biology and Herbal Medicine. The candidate should have a flair for Medical Laboratory work/research. PhD Chemical Pathology. A good degree in M.Phil Chemical Pathology or MSc Clinical Biochemistry in a recognized University. Prospective candidates should also show a proof of their source of funding and be successful at pre-admission interview. PhD Immunology. A good degree in M.Phil Biological Sciences/Biochemistry or MSc in Immunology or any of the Life Sciences in a recognized University. Prospective candidates should also show proof of source of funding and be successful at a pre-admission interview.

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Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology

MPhil Human Anatomy and Cell Biology Programme A good 1st Class and 2nd (Upper Division) in Biological Sciences, Anatomy and Cell Biology, Medical Laboratory Technology, or related disciplines, MB.Ch.B or its equivalent from a recognised institution. The candidate should have a flare for laboratory work or research. Prospective candidates should also show proof of source of funding and be successful at a pre-admission interview. PhD in Human Anatomy and Cell Biology MSc/MPhil in Human Anatomy and Cell Biology, Biological Sciences, Biomedical Sciences, Medical Laboratory Technology from a recognised university. The candidate should have a flare for laboratory work or research. Prospective candidates should also show a proof of their source of funding and be successful at pre-admission interview. MSc. Mortuary Science and Management First or Second Class (Upper Division) degree in Biological Sciences, Biomedical Science, Anatomy and Cell Biology, Medical Laboratory Technology from a recognised University. Duration Full Time is Two Academic years. Part Time is Three Academic years.

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COLLEGE OF SCIENCE Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology MPhil/PhD Biochemistry

Admission Requirements The candidate must have a minimum of first degree in the Life Sciences or Chemistry on condition that the candidate will audit basic Biology/Biochemistry courses. In rare cases where the background is 11

lacking, the student must enroll in undergraduate classes first in order to make up the deficiencies. MSc. Biotechnology Admission Requirements Students applying for the programme should have adequate background in Biological Sciences/Biochemistry and/or in an appropriate related Sciences or Engineering such as Chemistry, Pharmacy, Agricultural Sciences, Chemical Engineering and Renewable Natural Resources. Students with little or no background in Biological Sciences would be expected to audit some undergraduate courses which should include at least two semesters of Cell Structure Plant and Animal Physiology, Genetics and Biophysics or Analytical Biochemistry as pre-requisites.

Prospective candidates in the following discipline are eligible to apply: BSc Food Science and Technology, BSc Food Science and Nutrition, BSc Biochemistry, BSc Biology, BSc Agric, BSc Natural Resources, BSc Chemistry, BSc Agricultural Engineering, BSc Chemical Engineering and all other BSc equivalent courses. Some candidates may audit some courses in BSc Food Science and Technology alongside the Post graduate courses. MSc Food Science and Technology Candidates for admission shall be required to have a BSc (Hons) degree in Nutrition, Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Agricultural Science, Agricultural Engineering, Chemical Engineering and Natural Resources Management. Or Higher level professional qualifications or an advanced degree and relevant work experience in food related establishment could be considered where applicant is assessed individually on their own merit through interview. 2. Department of Theoretical and Applied Biology M.Phil/Ph.D Plant Pathology Experimental Taxonomy Microbiology Animal Plant Physiology Entomology Genetics Limnology and Fisheries Pollination and Ecology of Crop Plants Parasitology Ecology M.Sc Environmental Science 12

MPhil Human Nutrition and Dietetics Admission Requirements The course is intended for graduates with BSc first or second class honors degrees or equivalent in Nursing, Biological Sciences, Biochemistry, Food Sciences, Nutrition, Medicine, Dietics or related disciplines. 1b. Department of Food Science and Technology PhD Food Science and Technology All prospective candidates in the following disciplines are eligible to apply: MPhil Food Science, MSc Food Science and Technology, MSc Chemical Engineering or a suitable MPhil equivalent. Some candidates may have to pass an interview and/ or audit some post graduate course work as well. M.Phil Food Science and Technology

Admission Requirements In addition to the general entry requirements, candidates with good degrees in Biological Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Botany, Zoology, Natural Resources Agriculture, Biochemistry or Chemistry may also be considered for admission The Reproductive Biology programme is open to candidates with Bachelors degree in the following disciplines: Human Biology, Biochemistry, Biological Sciences, Pharmacology, Animal Science and Veterinary Sciences, Qualified Doctors with MB Ch.B could apply for admission to the programme The Environmental Science programme is open to candidates with First Class or Second Class (Upper Division) degree or its equivalent.

Physical Chemistry and Technology Computational Chemistry 3. i. Department of Physics MSc/PhD Geophysics Science Options Oil and Gas Exploration, Recrystallization of Metals Mineral and Groundwater Exploration, Polymeric Materials Environmental Geophysics,
Mechanical Properties of Local Clays

Polymer Science

MSc/PhD Materials Options Deformation and Nano Structures in


Physical and

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Geophysics of Impact Craters: Sawdust and Metals (Lake Bosomtwe as case study)

Recycling of

Admission Requirements The general requirements for all the postgraduate programmes apply in both Food Science and Technology, and Biochemistry and Biotechnology. A Statement of intent, including a brief discussion (not exceeding 1500 words) of educational goals and career projections. Applicant may also include a copy of previous written scientific work.

MSc/PhD Solid State Physics Options Semiconducting Material, Ferroelectric Materials Admission Requirements Applicants must possess a good first degree BSc first class, second class (upper division) or second class (lower division) from a recognised university.

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Department of Chemistry MSc/M.Phil/PhD Analytical Chemistry Environmental Chemistry Inorganic and Coordination Chemistry Inorganic and Natural Products 13

MSc/PhD Environmental Physics Options Atmospheric Physics Meterology Climate Science: focuses on local and regional climate processes Soil Pollution and Waste Management

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Department of Mathematics M.Phil Pure Mathematics Options i. Number Theory ii. Algebra Topology and Analysis M.Phil Applied Mathematics Options i. Modelling with Differential Equations Mathematical Physics iii. Statistics Operations Research Computational Mathematics v. Mathematical Biology M.Phil Statistics Options i. Stocastic Processes Statistical Models iv. Time Series Analysis Categorical Data Analysis PhD Pure Mathematics Options i. Functional Analysis iii. Algebra iv. Topology and Analysis

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Options i. Stocastic Processes Statistical Models iv. Time Series Analysis Categorical Data Analysis 5.

ii. Sample Survey Theory v. Multivariate Analysis

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Department of Computer Science M.Phil - Computer Science M.Phil - Information Technology Candidates must have a good first degree in any of the following Computer Science, Information Technology/ Information Communication and Technology, Business Information Technology, Mathematics, and Engineering.

ii. Sample Survey Theory v. Multivariate Analysis

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COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING Department of Civil Engineering M.Sc -Water Supply and Environmental Sanitation. M.Sc -Water Resources Engineering and Management

ii. Differential Geometry v. Number Theory

PhD Applied Mathematics Options i. Operations Research ii. Mathematical Physics iii. Mathematical Biology iv. Modelling with Differential Equations v. Computational Mathematics PhD Statistics 14

Admission requirements: Applicants must have a first degree in the following fields: Civil Engineering, Geological Engineering, Agricultural Engineering, and Chemical Engineering. Candidates from Chemistry and other related engineering and science backgrounds may also apply. The programme will require First Class or Second Class Upper division. Candidates with a Second Class lower division and considerable relevant professional experience may also apply. M.Sc -Road and Transportation Engineering

Admission requirements: Applicants must have a first degree in an area relevant to the programme. The programme will require First Class or Second Class Upper division. Candidates with a Second Class lower division and considerable relevant professional experience may also apply. Candidates who have a satisfactory postgraduate diploma may be considered for admission on the recommendation of the Departmental Board. M.Phil Geotechnical Engineering Structural Engineering Water Resources Engineering PhD Geotechnical Engineering Structural Engineering Engineering Transportation Engineering

Admission Requirements (1st class or 2nd class upper division in Electrical Engineering. MSc/MPhil - Telecommunication Engineering Admission Requirements A good first degree in Electrical, Computer or Telecommunication Engineering. Candidates who do not hold First Class or Second Class (Upper) Honours degree may be accepted subject to passing an interview. PhD - Telecommunication Engineering PhD candidates shall hold a Masters degree or its equivalent in Electrical or Telecommunication Engineering. 4. Department of Computer Engineering M.Phil -Computer Engineering PhD -Computer Engineering

Transportation Engineering Environmental Engineering

Environmental Engineering Water Resources

Admission requirements: Candidates shall hold a Masters degree or its equivalent and have demonstrated strong aptitude for research. 2. Department of Geomatic Engineering M.Sc/M.Phil/Ph.D Geomatic Engineering

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Department of Chemical Engineering MSc/M.Phil/Ph.D - Chemical Engineering Admission requirements: MPhil/MSc Applicants must possess BSc (1st class or 2nd upper division) degree in either Chemical Engineering or other Engineering/science disciplines. Candidates with BSc Second Class Lower Division in Chemical Engineering and at least three years relevant experience will also be considered.

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Department of Electrical/Electronic Engineering M.Phil/PhD- Electrical/Electronic Engineering Options Electronics, Control and Microprocessor Systems Energy Systems and Electrical Machines

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All applicants will be required to pass an oral interview and demonstrate the ability to fund or prove the source of funds for the research. Applicants for the MPhil programme are also required to submit a synopsis of their research proposal, stating clearly the member (s) of staff willing to supervise the research. PhD Applicants must possess an MSc or MPhil degree from a recognised university. The first degree of the applicant should be first class or second class upper division or its equivalent in Chemical Engineering or in a related field. Applicants are required to submit a synopsis of their research proposal. All applicants will be required to pass an oral interview and demonstrate the ability to fund or prove the source of funds for the research. Course work M Sc. The programme is based on course work with a thesis as part of the programme. Candidates without Chemical Engineering background may be required to take some remedial courses alongside the prescribed courses for the MSc programme. MPhil The programme is purely research-oriented. PhD Courses to be taken by students in addition to the core courses will be determined by the advisory committee of the department. There is ample opportunity to take courses, which lead to a broader perspective of the candidate. The programme is to take a minimum of two years and a maximum of four years.

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Department of Materials Engineering, MSc Environmental Resources Management 1st class or 2nd class upper division or its equivalent in Mineral Processing, Engineering, Material Science, Architecture, Agriculture, Renewable Natural Resources and Science. 2nd class lower applicants would be interviewed. Applicants will be required to have some industrial experience. Department of Agricultural Engineering MSc/M.Phil Agricultural Machinery Engineering Engineering Agro-Environmental Engineering Postharvest Engineering Soil and Water Engineering PhD Agricultural Machinery Engineering Agro-Environmental Engineering Postharvest Engineering Soil and Water Engineering Engineering

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Bio-Engineering Food and Agricultural

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Department of Mechanical Engineering MSc Mechanical Engineering (Thermodynamics) M.Sc Mechanical Engineering (Design and Manufacturing) MSc Mechanical Engineering (Applied Mechanics) Department of Geological Engineering MPhil/ PhD Geological Engineering Admission Requirements MPhil BSc. Geological Engineering, 1st Class and 2nd Class (Upper Division)

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Those with 2nd Class Lower Division will be interviewed. Masters Degree in Engineering or relevant field of study. 10. MSc. RETs (Renewable Energy Technologies) Duration: 18 months Fee: $2,500 Admission Requirements Degree in Engineering or Science from a recognised University with a first class (upper or lower) division. Some experience in Energy/Renewable Energy Industry. Preference will be given to candidates with a minimum CWA of 55.00.

ENQUIRES Candidates who satisfy the entry requirements may call personally for forms at the Secretariat, or write to: THE SECRETARY SCHOOL OF GRADUATE STUDIES KNUST KUMASI Also, for enquiries prospective candidates may call 03220- 62139 for the Secretary.

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