Admission into Sandwich Post Graduate Programmes for 2022/2023 Academic Year

Applications are invited from qualified applicants for admission into the following Postgraduate Sandwich programmes at the University of Education, Winneba for the 2022/2023 Academic year

SANDWICH PROGRAMMES

WINNEBA CAMPUS

  1. M.Ed French Education
  2. M.Ed Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL)
  3. M.Ed Social Studies
  4. M.Ed Special Education
  5. M.Ed Educational Administration & Management
  6. M.Ed Guidance and Counselling
  7. M.Ed Early Childhood Education
  8. M.Ed Geography
  9. M.Ed Mathematics
  10. M.Ed Science Education
  11. M.Ed Physical Education & Sports Studies
  12. M.Ed Food and Nutrition
  13. M.Ed Clothing and Textiles
  14. M.Ed Family Life Management
  15. M.Ed Political Science Education
  16. M.Ed Computer Education and Technology
  17. M.Ed Supervision and Quality Assurance
  18. M.Ed Teacher Education (Formerly Postgraduate Diploma in Education)
  19. M.A Art & Culture
  20. M.A English
  21. M.A History Education
  22. M.A Human Rights, Conflict and Peace Studies
  23. M.A. Art Education
  24. MSc. Economics Education
  25. MSc. Development Finance
  26. MSc. Security and Intelligence Studies

AJUMAKO CAMPUS

  1. M. A. Ghanaian Language Studies
GENERAL ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR M.A. PROGRAMMES

Applicants should possess:

  1. A good Bachelor’s degree with Education component (e.g. B.Ed.), from the University of Education, Winneba or its equivalent from a recognized University in the relevant field of study, or
  2. A good Bachelor’s Degree without Education e.g. (B.A, BSc) from an accredited University in the relevant field of study.
  3. Applicants with good first degrees from any field of study can apply for M.A. Human Rights, Conflict and Peace Studies.
GENERAL ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR M.ED PROGRAMMES (LOCAL APPLICANTS)

Applicants must:

  1. Possess a good first degree (at least 2nd Class Lower Division) from the University of Education, Winneba or other Universities recognised by the Academic Board of the University of Education, Winneba or from any institution accredited by the Ghana Tertiary Education Commission of Ghana in the relevant field.
  2. Applicants with a good second class honours (2nd Class Lower or better) degree in other disciplines other than Education are required to obtain a Diploma in Education, Postgraduate Diploma in Education or its equivalence before applying.
  3. Applicants with third (3rd) class honours or pass in their respective first degrees with or without education component would be required to pass an interview and an entrance examination.
GENERAL ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR M.ED PROGRAMMES (INTERNATIONAL APPLICANTS)
  1. A baccalaureate with GPA not below 3.0 from an accredited 4-year higher education in Guidance and Counselling or related field of study (e.g. Psychology, Guidance & Counselling, Social Work, and Nursing).
  2. Demonstration of English competencies from an institution that conducted instruction in English or an equivalent score of 86 and above in TOEFL or at least a 6.5 in IELTS.
  3. Computer literacy demonstrated by ease of use of Microsoft office and google application software.
  4. Applicants must pass a digital interview to obtain admission.
M.Ed TEACHING ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE (T.E.S.L.)
  1. Applicants must have good first degree (at least Second Class Lower) in English Language.
  2. Applicants must be an English Teacher.
M.A ENGLISH

Candidates must:

  1. Have a good first degree in English or relevant discipline from any recognised University
  2. Attend and pass a selection interview.
  3. Provide supporting documents such as certificates, academic transcripts, project work/thesis and two (2) referees’ reports. Duration: 1 year (2 sessions).
M.A ARTS AND CULTURE

Applicants must have the required academic background, thus, must hold a relevant First degree or, in exceptional cases, relevant qualification and experience. Candidates must demonstrate competence or potential in analytical skills in the various literatures in the Arts including theory and practice, bibliography and techniques. In addition, candidates must submit an acceptable research proposal/creative work(s) for which supervision is available.

Application must be accompanied by:

Option I: For candidates by thesis: A written research proposal.

Option II: For candidates by creative work and thesis: A written explanation of the cohesive structure between their choice and the thesis that shall include(i) a portfolio of completed compositions/studio works/theatrical works (scores, paintings, videos, electronic files, etc.); (ii) an outline of the proposed work/works and (iii) a research proposal.

M.Ed SOCIAL STUDIES

  1. Applicants must have a good bachelor’s degree (i.e. at least Second Class Lower) with Education component in Social Studies or relevant field of study (Geography, Economics, History, Political Science, Development Studies, etc.) from a recognised University.
  2. Applicants with Bachelor’s degree without Education component must in addition have a Postgraduate Diploma in Education or Diploma in Education.
  3. A person who holds a relevant professional qualification approved by the Academic Board.
  4. Notwithstanding regulations i) to iii) above, a candidate may be required as a condition for admission to undergo such tests as may be prescribed by the Department with his proposed work or to take such other pre-requisite or concurrent studies and examinations as may be prescribed, subject to overall control of the board.
M.Ed SPECIAL EDUCATION
  1. A good Bachelor’s degree (at least second class lower division) in Special Education.
  2. A professional qualification (in the relevant discipline) approved by the Academic Board as being equivalent to a good bachelor’s degree.
  3. A good Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline/ profession such as nursing etc from a recognised public University.
  4. An academic transcript shall be required for the admission.

     

M.Ed FOOD AND NUTRITION

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR ADMISSION INTO M.Ed FOOD AND NUTRITION

  1. A candidate seeking admission into this programme shall be required to obtain a B.Ed. Home Economics degree (with a foundation in Food and Nutrition) or BSc. Home Economics Education (with a foundation in Food and Nutrition) from the University of Education, Winneba or an institution recognized by the Academic Board of the University of Education, Winneba with a grading not below Second Class Lower Division. Candidates with B.A. or B.Sc Home Economics/Home Science/Family and Consumer Science with a foundation in Food and Nutrition or Catering and Hospitality from any other University recognized by the Academic Board of the University of Education, Winneba should in addition to their Bachelor’s degree have a Diploma in Education or Postgraduate Diploma in Education.
  2. Candidates with Third Class who wish to pursue this programme may be admitted after passing an entrance examination.
M.Ed FAMILY LIFE MANAGEMENT
  1. Applicants must have obtained a B.Ed/ BSc Home Economics Education from the University of Education, Winneba or any institution recognised by the University of Education, Winneba with at least second class lower.
  2. Candidates with B.A or B.Sc Home Economics/ B.Ed. Home Science/ Family and Consumer Science/ Catering and Hospitality/ Fashion from any other University recognised by the Academic Board of the University of Education, Winneba.
  3. Candidates must in addition to ii) have a Diploma in Education or Postgraduate Diploma in Education.
  4. B.Ed. Basic Education with Vocational Skills or Home Economics option (with Food and Nutrition) with second class lower or better grade.
  5. Candidates with option (iv) qualification will be required to take area-based deficit courses in addition to their M.Ed. courses.
  6. Candidates with third class must pass an entrance examination by the department/faculty.
M.Ed CLOTHING AND TEXTILES

Applicants seeking admission into M.Ed. programme should have obtained:

  1. A B.Ed Home Economics or
  2. BSc. Home Economics from the University of Education, or an equivalent qualification from any other University recognized by the Academic Board of University of Education, Winneba with at least second class lower.
  3. B.Tech Fashion and Textiles
  4. Candidates with third class must pass an entrance examination and interview.
M. Ed EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION
  1. Applicants must have obtained a good first degree (at least Second Class Lower) in Early Childhood Education, Basic Education, Special Education, Guidance and Counselling, from University of Education, Winneba or a recognized University.
  2. Applicants should have a qualification in Educational Studies (Diploma in Education or better)
  3. Pass a selection interview.
M.Ed FRENCH EDUCATION

Applicants should possess:

  1. A good Bachelor’s Degree in French, preferably second class lower or better from an accredited university.
  2. Third class applicant must pass an entrance examination and an interview.
MSc. ECONOMICS EDUCATION

Prospective applicants to be enrolled in the programme are expected to have good first degrees (at least, Second Class Lower Division) in economics or programmes which are business-related such as finance, accounting, entrepreneurship among others or any of the social science programmes with economics at the tertiary level of education from recognized Universities. Third-class applicants shall pass an entrance examination and interview before they are admitted.

 

MSc. BIOLOGY
  1. Applicants must possess a good first degree (At least 2nd Class Lower Division) in Biology from any recognized University.
  2. A good first degree (At least 2nd Class Lower Division) in Biology from a recognized University with or without education background.
  3. A good first degree (At least 2nd Class Lower Division) in Biology or related area such as Botany, Zoology or Environmental Science from a recognised University with or without a postgraduate diploma in education or its equivalent.
  4. All applicants must pass a selection interview.
MSc. DEVELOPMENT FINANCE (Sandwich and Weekend Mode)
  1. Candidates for admission to the programme must have earned a Bachelor’s degree from a recognised University in any discipline with at least 2nd Class Lower Division.
  2. Applicants with third (3rd) class division may be considered for admission on the grounds of substantial working/ professional experience.
  3. Foreign students with academic and professional qualifications equivalent to and certified by the Ghana Tertiary Education Commission may apply for admission.
  4. Applicants must pass a competitive selection interview to be considered for admission.
MSc. SECURITY AND INTELLIGENCE STUDIES

The following are eligible to apply for admission as candidates for the Master of Science (M.Sc.) Security and Intelligence Studies

  1. Graduates with a good first degree in any discipline from a recognized institution.
  2. Persons who hold relevant professional qualifications comparable to a first degree such as specialised certificates obtain from recognized professional institutions like the Police Service; Prisons Service; Ghana Education Service; Immigration Service; Ports and Habours; Armed Forces training institutions.
  3. Notwithstanding regulations (a) to (b) above, a candidate may be required as condition for admission to undergo such assessments or take such other pre-requisite or concurrent studies and examinations as may be prescribed by the Centre for Conflict, Human Rights and Peace Studies subject to overall control of the Graduate Board.

Duration: One (1) year (two semesters).

M.Ed GEOGRAPHY

Applicants should:

  1. Possess a first degree (At least 2nd Class Lower Division or better) in Geography or any related discipline.
  2. Pass a selection interview.
M. A. ART EDUCATION

A good first degree in relevant art disciplines (studio art, art education, and design or art history) from recognized tertiary institution (minimum of second class lower division). Interview will also be conducted for qualified applicants.

M.A. SECURITY SCIENCE
  1. Applicants with a good first degree (At least 2nd Class Lower Division or better) in any discipline from a recognised institution.
  2. Persons who hold relevant professional qualifications comparable to a first degree such as specialized certificates obtained from recognized professional institutions like the Police Service, Prisons Service, Immigration Service, Ports and Harbor, Armed Forces training institutions, Customs Exercise and Preventive Service, Fire Service, Bureau of National Investigation and Peace Council.
  3. Notwithstanding regulations (1) to (2) above, a candidate may be required as a condition for admission to undergo such assessment or take such other pre-requisite or concurrent studies and examinations as may be prescribed by the Center for Conflict, Human Rights and Peace Studies subject to overall control of the Graduate School.
M.A. HUMAN RIGHTS, CONFLICT AND PEACE STUDIES

The following are eligible to apply for admission as candidates for the Master of Arts in Human Rights.

a) Graduates with a good first degree in any Social Science discipline from a recognized institution.

b) Persons who hold relevant professional qualifications equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree.

c) Members of recognized professional institutions like the Police Service, Prisons Service, Ghana Education Service, Immigration Service, Ports and Habours, Armed Forces, Health Services and District, Municipal and Metropolitan Assemblies who have Bachelor’s degree.

d) Candidates meeting the requirement stipulated in regulations (a) to (c) must also meet other conditions or requirements as may be prescribed by the Graduate Board.

e) Candidates with third class will write entrance exams.

M.Ed MATHEMATICS EDUCATION

There are two categories.

Category 1: Second Lower or Better first degree holders:

(a) Have a good Bachelor’s degree not below Second Class Lower Division in Mathematics Education or mathematics.

(b) Have a professional qualification approved by the Academic Board as being equivalent to a good bachelor’s degree in the discipline.

(c) Pass an interview

(d) Provide an academic transcript

Category 2: Third Class first degree holders

The candidates must:

  1. Pass a written entrance examination conducted by the University
  2. Pass an oral interview conducted by the University
  3. Provide an academic transcript.
M.Ed GUIDANCE AND COUNSELLING
  1. A Bachelor’s degree with GPA of not below 2.5 from an recognised university in Guidance and Counselling or related field of study (E.g. Psychology, Guidance & Counseling, Social Work, and Nursing).
  2. Applicants whose GPA is below 2.5 could be considered subject to current population they serve, and contingent upon passing a written and oral examination.
  3. English Language competency at the global undergraduate level demonstrated in oral interview and written exams.
  4. Computer literacy demonstrated by ease of use of word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software.
  5. Digital competency demonstrated by ease of use of sending and receiving email and other digital communication.
  6. Applicants must pass an interview to obtain admission.
M.Ed EDUCATIONAL ADMINISTRATION AND MANAGEMENT

Applicants must:

  1. Possess a good first degree (at least 2nd Class Lower Division) from the University of Education, Winneba or other Universities recognised by the Academic Board of the University of Education, Winneba or from any institution accredited by the Ghana Tertiary Education Commission of Ghana.
  2. Applicants with a good honours (second class lower or better) degree in other disciplines other than Education are required to obtain a Postgraduate Diploma in Education or its equivalence before applying.
  3. Applicants with 3rd class Honours in their respective first degrees would be required to pass an interview and an entrance examination.
M.Ed TEACHER EDUCATION (Formerly Postgraduate Diploma in Education)

To enter the programme, applicants must meet the following requirements:

TRACK A

  1. Graduates with a bachelor’s degree in disciplines outside of education with graduating class of Second-Class Lower division and above, from an accredited institution.
  2. Candidates with graduating GPAs classified as Third Class and pass must pass an entrance examination and or selection interview.

TRACK B (Top-up)

  1. Candidates with a Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) certificate may be admitted to pursue the M.Ed Teacher Education as a top-up programme
M.A. GHANAIAN LANGUAGE STUDIES
  1. The candidate must have obtained a First Class, Second Class or Third Class Division from the University of Education, Winneba or any recognized university with any of the following programmes:

    1.  Ghanaian Language
    2.  Linguistics with courses in the Ghanaian Language, which the student has chosen to study.
  2. Applicants with Third Class Division shall attend and pass the University’s selection interview.

M.Ed POLITICAL SCIENCE EDUCATION

To be admitted to the Postgraduate programme, candidates must possess a good first degree in Political Science major or a in related discipline.

  1. Candidates applying for the programme should have Political Science major (First degree) or combined Political Science with another subject and must have attained at least a Second-Class Lower Division.
  2. Applicants will have to pass a selection interview to be conducted by the Department.
  3. Applicants after successfully pursuing the M.Ed. programme may do a one-year top leading to the award of an M.Phil. Degree.
M.Ed COMPUTER EDUCATION AND TECHNOLOGY

Applicants must possess

  1. A good Bachelor’s degree (at least 2nd class lower division) in Information Technology, Information and Communication Technology or Computer Science
  2. Any other good Bachelor’s degree with relevant teaching/ working experience (at least 2nd class lower division).
  3. Lecturers and Tutors who want to acquire knowledge and skills in the area of Pedagogical integration of ICT’s.
  4. Applicants to this programme must also submit personal essay (500-600 words, double spaced) that addresses the applicant’s career goals, teaching experience, teaching philosophy, prior experience using ICT, and views on the role of ICT in enhancing instruction and training.
M.Ed BIOLOGY EDUCATION

Applicants must:

  1. Possess a good first degree (At least 2nd Class Lower Division) in Biology Education from any recognized University
  2. A good first degree (At least 2nd Class Lower Division) in Biology (with an education component) from a recognized University.
  3. A good first degree (At least 2nd Class Lower Division) in Biology or related area such as Botany, Zoology or Environmental Science from a recognised University with a postgraduate diploma in education or its equivalent.
  4. All applicants must pass a selection interview.
M. Ed PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND SPORTS STUDIES
  1. A Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Education with at least Second Class Lower from a recognized/ accredited university in a field relevant to Physical Education.
  2. Applicant must pass an interview.
  3. A Third-Class applicant must pass an entrance examination and an interview.
M.A HISTORY EDUCATION
  1. Candidates must possess a good first degree (at least a Second Class Lower Division) in History or B.A Social Sciences with History option.
  2. Candidates should have History Major (first degree) or combined History with another subject, must have attained at least a Second Class Lower Division.
  3. Applicants will have to pass a selection interview to be conducted by the department.
  4. Applicants after successfully pursing the M.A. History Education programme may do a one-year top up leading to the award of an M.Phil. Degree.
M.Ed SUPERVISION AND QUALITY ASSURANCE

 

  1. A bachelor’s degree in Education or related field not below second Class Low division from any recognized University
  2. Graduates with bachelor’s degree in non-education programmes but possess certificate in, and /or practice in education may be considered.
  3. Applicants with third class or pass must pass an entrance examination and or interview to gain admission

Note: Mode is by Sandwich and the duration is two Sandwich Sessions

How to Apply
  1. Obtain an Application Voucher from any of the following Banks/Sources:
    • All UEW Campus Revenue Points
    • Ghana Post
    • GCB Bank Ltd
    • Mobile Money: (*887*18# on all networks)
    • Zenith Bank Gh Ltd
    • Consolidated Bank Gh Ltd
    • Prudential Bank
    • Republic Bank Gh Ltd
    • Agricultural Development Bank
    • Ecobank Ghana Ltd
    • Stanbic Bank Gh Ltd
    • First Atlantic Bank Ltd
    • GT Bank Ltd
  1. Visit the University’s website at www.uew.edu.gh. Click on Admissions, and select Apply Online >>>. Log in with your Voucher Serial Number and PIN, fill an appropriate application form and submit online.
Cost of Application Form

Gh¢280.00 (Two Hundred and Eighty Ghana Cedis)

NB. ALL FOREIGN DEGREES MUST BE ACCOMPANIED WITH THEIR INTERPRETATION FROM THE GHANA TERTIARY EDUCATION COMMISSION.

PLEASE REFER TO THE ADMISSIONS BROCHURE ON OUR WEBSITE –www.uew.edu.gh FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ON ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Closing date for submission of Application forms

 November 30, 2022

 

 

SIGNED: AG. REGISTRAR
MAY, 2022