University of Ghana Graduate Entry Medical Programme

University of Ghana Graduate Entry Medical Programme (GEMP) Admission Forms for the 2022/2023 academic year is finally out, see full details on how to apply below.

The School of Medicine and Dentistry (UGSMD) of the University of Ghana is now inviting applications from qualified applicants for admission into the Graduate Entry Medical Programme for the 2022/2023 Academic Year. Read the information below carefully and apply.

These are the entry requirements.

Make sure you meet the following requirements before you apply… Thank you.

  • Applicants should have a good (BSc) First Degree (Minimum of 2nd Class Lower) in the following science-based courses: Biological Sciences, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Physician Assistantship, Pharmacy, Nursing, Nutrition, Dietetics, Food Science, Biomedical Engineering, Laboratory Sciences, Physiotherapy and Radiography

NOTE: Graduates whose courses are not listed above should not apply.

  • Candidates should have obtained a good WASSCE/SSSCE grade in three (3) core and Three (3) Elective science subjects one of which must be Chemistry.
  • There should be evidence of having completed National Service (if applicable).

>>> NATURE OF PROGRAMME AND IT’S DURATION

The Graduate Entry Medical Programme is a fully integrated 4-year Medical Programme which leads to the award of MB ChB Degree.  The Programme will begin in April 2020 and will be run on a FULL-TIME andNON-RESIDENTIAL BASIS for the Phase I and residential for Phase II.

>>> COST OF APPLICATION FORMS

GHANAIAN APPLICANTS

University of Ghana online application E-VOUCHERS can be obtained by Ghanaian applicants for Two Hundred Ghana Cedis GH¢200.00 at the following banks:

Ghana Commercial Bank, Ecobank, UniBank, HFC Bank, Agricultural Development Bank, Zenith Bank, Merchant Bank, Prudential Bank and Fidelity Bank.

FOREIGN APPLICANTS

Foreign Applicants are to pay One Hundred Ten US Dollars (US$110.00) as application fee into FGN-USD (0161034485604301) College Health Sciences, Korle Bu Campus. SWIFT CODE: ECOCGHAC. Kindly indicate SMD-GEMP on the pay slip and upload as part of the application form.

How to Apply for University of Ghana GEMP Admission

Ghanaian Applicants are to apply online by clicking>>> HERE

Foreign Applicants are to apply online by clicking HERE

Eligible candidates are to confirm their eligibility from the website and obtain a form at the Academic Affairs Office, UGMS, Korle-Bu (Room 23) Fill and attach the following documents:

>>Two recent endorsed passport-sized photograph,

>>Two endorsed Recommendation Letters from 2 Referees from a relevant Academic Institution,

>>Copy of Certificates (SHS & Degree),

>>Original Transcript,

>>A copy of 6 months bank statement and other financial instruments as proof of ability to pay Include addresses and Letters from Sponsor(s) undertaking to pay all fees showing detailed information of present work status,

>>A Proof of online registration and NSS Certificates where applicable.

NOTE: Any Documents submitted will not be returned.

>> ACCESS COURSE

A shortlist of suitable applicants will be posted on the UG website. Shortlisted applicants only may apply for the access course. Applicants are to pay Two Thousand Ghana Cedis (GH¢2,000.00) for the Access Course, Entrance Examination and Interview. Applicants should check their eligibility and proceed to pay at the Bank.

The Access Course covers English Language, Quantitative Methods, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Cellular and Molecular Biology, Anatomy and Physiology.

The course will take place at the University of Ghana Medical School, Korle-Bu from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. each day.

Shortlisted eligible applicants will be admitted into the Programme subject to passing an Entrance Examination and Oral Interview.

>> Deadline for Submission of Form

All online applications and submission of manual forms should be completed by Friday, December 31, 2021.

For further information please contact the Academic Affairs Office/GEMP Secretariat:

Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Email: academic.ugms@ug.edu.gh gemp@ugms.edu.gh

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION FOR GEMP 2022/2022 ACADEMIC YEAR

Shortlisted eligible candidates should take note of the following proposed dates regarding the Graduate Entry Medical Programme admissions:

  • Shortlist of Eligible Candidates – Friday, 14th January 2022
  • Access Course – Monday, 24th January – Friday, 4th February 2022
  • Entrance Examination –  Tuesday, 15th February 2022
  • Interview – Thursday, 17th February – Friday, 18th February 2022
  • Registration/Med. Exams –  Monday, 4th April – Friday, 8th April 2022
  • Orientation/Workshop on Teaching & Learning Methodologies  – Monday, 25th April – Friday, 29th April 2022

The Entrance Examination takes place on Tuesday, 15th February, 2022. There will be only one centre – Accra Centre.

VENUE:  ACCRA – GHANA

The Entrance Examination will take place at the University of Ghana Medical School, New Examination Hall, Korle-Bu, Accra – Ghana as follows:

Paper 1 – General Paper is from 8:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Paper 2 – Scientific Foundations of Medicine is from 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

It is expected that all applicants will arrange to be in Accra, Ghana within the periods stated above.

Should the present COVID19 pandemic persist All COVID-19 protocols would be strictly adhered to during the admission process.

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