UPSA Application for Postgraduate Programmes 2021/2022 Academic Year Admission

By | April 27, 2021

The University of Professional Studies, Accra (UPSA) invites applications from qualified applicants for admission to the underlisted postgraduate programmes for the 2021/2022 academic year.

The University of Professional Studies, Accra invites applications from qualified applicants for admission to the underlisted postgraduate programmes for the 2021/2022 academic year.

Graduate Programmes

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Marketing
  • Master of Science in Procurement Management
  • Master of Philosophy in Finance
  • Master of Philosophy in Leadership
  • Master of Business Administration in Accounting and Finance
  • Master of Business Administration in Auditing
  • Master of Business Administration in Corporate Governance
  • Master of Business Administration in Marketing
  • Master of Business Administration in Internal Auditing
  • Master of Business Administration in Petroleum Accounting & Finance
  • Master of Business Administration in Total Quality Management (TQM)
  • Master of Science in Leadership
  • Master of Arts in Peace, Security and Intelligence Management
  • Master of Arts in Brands and Communications Management
  • Master of Business Administration in Impact Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Master of Science in Insurance Risk Management

Uniqueness of Programmes

The uniqueness of the programmes lies in their flexibility and practical emphasis without compromising academic rigour. The state-of-the-art lecture facilities coupled with the electronic learning aids provide participants with an exclusive comfortable environment for academic work.

General Entry Requirements

Applicants who possess any of the following can apply:

• A bachelor’s degree from an NAB recognised university/institution in relevant discipline with;

a) a second class lower or better

b) a third class, however such applicants will be required to go through screening and selection interview to ascertain their suitability for admission

• Relevant recognized full professional qualification such as ICAG, ACCA, CIMA, CIM, CPA, ICSA and CIB.

• International applicants with a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent in related fields established by NAB. Evidence of proficiency in English Language will be required in the case of applicants from non-English speaking countries.

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Specific Entry Requirements

Master of Philosophy in Finance

Prospective applicants must have a bachelor’s degree with at least second class lower in a finance related field such as Banking and Finance, Accounting, Economics or an equivalent chartered professional certificate in any of the areas specified above.

Master of Business Administration in Accounting and Finance/ Master of Business Administration in Auditing/ Master of Business Administration in Internal Auditing/Master of Business Administration in Petroleum Accounting & Finance

Prospective applicants to the above MBA programmes must have a bachelor’s degree in accounting and/or finance or an equivalent chartered professional certificate in accounting or related field.

Master of Science in Insurance Risk Management

Prospective applicants are required to have any of the following qualifications:

(i) A bachelor’s degree with at least second class lower in Finance, Risk Management, Insurance, Actuarial Science, Accounting, Commerce, Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, Physics and Engineering from an institution recognized by NAB.

(ii) Non-related bachelor’s degree holders with a minimum of two years’ working experience in insurance risk management or related field may be considered.

(iii) Relevant professional qualifications such as the Chartered Institute of Insurance (CII).

Master of Science in Procurement Management

Prospective applicants are required to have any of the following qualifications:

• A bachelor’s degree with at least second class lower in management, finance and any business related programmes from an accredited institution.

• Non-related bachelor’s degree holders with at least two years working experience in the field of procurement and related areas may be considered.

• Relevant professional qualification such as the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS) and related programmes will also be considered.

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Click on the link below for more information. https://admissions.upsa.edu.gh/admissions/postgraduate

How to Apply

Purchase of Online Serial Numbers (OSN):

Online Serial Numbers (OSN) for UPSA are available for purchase at the cost of GH¢200.00 for Ghanaian Applicants and US$120.00 for International Applicants at the following sales points:

  1. Any Ecobank or Access Bank branch nation-wide
  2. Any Ghana Post (Post Office) branch nation-wide
  3. By Visa/Master Card/Mobile Money using the link http://interpayafrica.com/custom/upsa
  4. By mobile money (all networks) short code: *887*18#

Completion of Online Application Form

All applications must be completed on-line i.e

  • Log on to admission.upsa.edu.gh
  • Use the Online Serial Numbers (OSN) and the receipt number to access the on-line application form.
  • Fill in the application form and submit it online

Attachment of Supporting Documents

All applicants are expected to scan and attach the following documents to their online application forms. All such documents should be in PDF format.

  • Certified copies of all certificates
  • Certified copies of transcript (s) of academic records
  • Certificates confirmed by the professional body is required for professional applicants
  • Birth certificate or any national ID or legitimate documentary proof of date of birth
  • Two (2) completed referee reports
  • Vision statement for MBA/MSc. applicant
  • Research proposal for MPhil applicants

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