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Admission of Candidates to Research or Higher Degree Programmes for 2022/2023 Academic Year

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission to research and higher degree programmes (MSc/MPhil/PhD)

General Admission Requirements

  1. Masters Programmes

At the time of application, applicants should possess 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 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,

  • Masters Programmes (Full-Time) are of Two (2) Academic Years and (Part-Time) Three (3) Academic Years duration.
  • PhD Programmes (Full-Time) are of Four (4) Academic Years and (Part-Time) are of Five (5) Academic Years duration.

Mode of Application

Sale of E-Vouchers for admission shall commence on Monday, 23rd May, 2022

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

KNUST, Kumasi-Ghana

Any hand delivered application shall not be processed. Deadline for sale of forms and completion of online application is Monday, 31st October, 2022.

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: (HERE)

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

Download the 2022/2023 Graduate Admission Requirements here!