Ghana is recognised globally as a country with one of the best education system. The Republic of Ghana has 12,630 primary schools, 5,450 junior secondary schools, 503 senior secondary schools, 38 teacher training colleges –now known as colleges of education, 18 technical institutions, two diploma-awarding institutions and five public universities serving a population of 18 million; this means that most Ghanaians have relatively easy access to good education. That is why every year at least 6000 students from different parts of West Africa and also Europe come to study in Ghana because of the:
· Quality Education.
· Globally Recognized Courses (WHO, UNESCO, etc.).
· Cheap tuition fees.
· Worldwide Acceptance of Ghanaian Method of Teaching.
· English Medium of Instruction.
· Better Job Prospects.
· Emphasis on Practical Aspects in Teaching.
· Participation of Students in Seminars/Symposia/Project Work, etc. in other European cities.
· Bilateral Student Exchange Program with Universities in Germany, Sweden, Finland, Check Republic, etc.
· Chances of Permanent Residence & Settlement in Ghana after completion of study program.
· No VISA needed to deserving candidates. (ECOWAS ONLY)
Post secondary education in Ghana commonly consists of four years of majoring in a specific field of interest. Students are admitted based on their performance on the W.A.S.S.C.E, students who usually obtain a ‘C’ in their elective courses find it hard to get admitted to the public universities, they end up having to apply for private universities in the country.
Some of the best universities in Ghana are;
Ashesi University (privately owned)
Central University (privately owned)
Zenith University College (Privately owned)
Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology
Madurai Kamaraj University (MKU) (Recognized by Govt. Of India-Authorised Study Centre in Ghana)
Open University of West Africa (privately owned)
Regent University College of Science and Technology (privately owned)
Regional Maritime University
University of Cape Coast
University for Development Studies
University of Education, Winneba
University of Ghana
Sikkim Mannipal University (SMU Ghana)
Koforidua Polytechnic, Koforidua, Eastern Region
Kumasi Polytechnic, Kwumasi, Ashanti Region
Sunyani Polytechnic, Sunyani, Brong-Ahafo Region
Takoradi Polytechnic, Sekondi-Takoradi, Western Region
Tamale Polytechnic, Tamale, Northern Region
Wa Polytechnic, Wa, Upper West Region
Accra Polytechnic, Accra, Greater Accra Region
Bolgatanga Polytechnic, Bolgatanga, Upper East Region
Cape Coast Polytechnic, Cape Coast, Central Region
Ho Polytechnic, Ho, Volta Region
These universities offer most of the internationally accepted degrees, which include Master of Arts (MA), Master of Science (MS) and Master of Business Administration (MBA),BA Political Science,P.G.Diploma in Etrepreneurship (MKU). They also offer professional degrees like Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) or other doctoral degree, such as Doctor of Arts, Doctor of Education, Doctor of Theology, Doctor of Medicine, Doctor of Pharmacy and Doctor of Optometry (O.D). Most of the programs offered such as medicine have formal apprenticeship procedures post-graduation like residency and internship which must be completed after graduation and before one is considered to be fully trained.
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