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Admission of Candidates to Research or Higher Degree Programmes for the 2023/2024 Academic Year



Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission to research and higher degree programmes (MSc/MEd/MArch/MFA/MA/MComm/MBA/MPA/MPH/LLM/MPhil/ PhD/EdD)

General Admission Requirements

  1. Masters Programmes

At the time of application, applicants should possess a Bachelor’s Degree or its equivalent from a recognised Institution in the relevant field of study.  Preference will be given to applicants with FIRST CLASS OR SECOND CLASS (UPPER DIVISION).

  1. PhD Programmes

Candidates applying for a Doctor of Philosophy degree must have an MPhil degree or its equivalent from a recognised Institution and shall submit evidence of adequate training and ability to undertake the proposed programme.

Programme Duration

Unless otherwise stated, the duration for Masters Programmes (Full-Time) is Two (2) Academic Years and (Part-Time) Three (3) Academic Years, PhD Programmes (Full-Time) is for Four (4) Academic Years and (Part-Time) Five (5) Academic Years.

Mode of Application

Sale of E-Vouchers for admission shall commence on 22nd May, 2023

Prospective applicants should purchase an e-Voucher containing Login ID/Serial Number and PIN for GHȼ280.00 at the following banks: GCB Bank, Consolidated Bank Ghana (CBG) or Ecobank or dial *447*160# on any network and follow the prompts.

Candidates should then proceed to the online admissions portal: (HERE!) and begin the application process.

Once the process is completed, candidates MUST PRINT OUT TWO (2) COPIES of the completed application form from the portal and submit them (by post) to the School of Graduate Studies together with all relevant documents (Photocopies of Certificates, two (2) Recommendation Letters/ Confidential Reports, Statement of Purpose, and [Transcript for those whose qualification used for the application was not obtained from KNUST]) to the following address:

The Secretary

School of Graduate Studies



Any hand-delivered application shall not be processed. The deadline for the sale of forms and completion of online application is Friday, 15th December, 2023.

Application forms submitted after the deadline shall not be processed. Only candidates who successfully gain admission shall be notified subsequently.

NB:  All International Applicants are to generate Login ID/Serial Number and PIN for the online application using this (LINK!)

NB: All Candidates from non-Anglophone countries must have an internationally recognised Certificate of Proficiency in English Language (TOEFL or British Council, IELTS) with an above average score or be available to attend a three (3) months English language course at the KNUST-Department of English.

Download the Postgraduate Admission Requirements!