University of Ghana
This institutional profile has been created for use by University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate programs.
Other names: University College of the Gold Coast, University College of Ghana.
First degree/qualification: Bachelor's degree (3-6 years).
Minimum quality for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: Upper ranges of class II lower or a 2.87/4.0 gpa.
Minimum level for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: 3 year bachelor's degree for those with GCE 'A' levels; 4 year bachelor's degree otherwise.
Documents required: Official record of courses and marks earned; official certification of degree and date awarded.
Description: Instituted in 1961. Close ties with University of London. Usual admission requirement is West African Senior School Certificate Examination (12 years of education).
|B+||60- 69%||Class II upper|
|B||50- 59%||Class II lower|
|C||40- 49%||Class III|
|Second Class Upper Division||3.25-3.59|
|Second Class Lower Division||2.50-3.24|
Weighting by course number for degree class. 200, 300 and 400 courses count by ratio of 1:2:2 respectively.
Language of instruction: English.
Master's degrees: 1-2 years after appropriate first degree. Usually by coursework, examination and thesis. Degrees not classified.
Doctorate: 3 years after first degree; by thesis and oral examination. Degrees not classified.
Last updated: May 09, 2005