Admission into the M.A. in Translation 2017 / 2018 Academic Year

Starting March 15, 2017 - Ending April 30, 2017

I. ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR M.A TRANSLATION PROGRAMME

  • A good first degree, at least Second Class Lower Division (in any subject) or its equivalent.
  • In addition, applicants will take a written aptitude test, and will be interviewed.

Nature of Programme and Duration

The Master of Arts in Translation is a 15-month (or 3-semester) professional translator-training programme leading to the award of M.A. in Translation. The new academic year will begin in August 2017 and will be run on FULL-TIME and RESIDENTIAL/ NON-RESIDENTIAL basis.

 

II. LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS                         

In addition to the above Entry Requirements, candidates should take note that the active languages offered on the programme are English and French.

Evaluation of Applications:

Candidates who meet the above requirements should submit a detailed CV in addition to the filled Application Form:

 

III. COMPETITIVE ENTRANCE EXAMINATION & INTERVIEW    

The Competitive Entrance Examination & Interview will take place mid-May 2017, at the Maison Française, Reginald Amonoo Building, University of Ghana. Candidates will:

(a) sit for a written test;

(b) be interviewed on their general background and general knowledge based on questions drawn up by the selection committee;

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

The results of the Examination and interview will be communicated individually to candidates by email, and posted on the Notice Board of the Maison Française, Reginald Amonoo Building, University of Ghana by 31st May, 2017.

FURTHER INFORMATION

For further information please contact the Programme Coordinator on the following lines:

+233 244 732 600 or by email: ryennah@ug.edu.gh copy to ckbadasu@yahoo.com

You may also visit the Website of the French Department: www.ug.edu.gh/french

IV. HOW TO APPLY

1. GHANAIAN APPLICANTS

On-line application e-vouchers can be obtained by Ghanaian applicants for GH¢200.00 at the following banks: Ecobank, HFC Bank, Agricultural Development Bank, Unibank, Ghana Commercial Bank and Fidelity Bank. Applicants should follow carefully the instructions on the voucher.

Applicants must in addition submit the following documents to the School of Graduate Studies.

i. Two (2) scanned copies of Certificate authenticated by institution awarding degree

ii. Two (2) scanned copies of original Transcript.

iii. Three (3) Referee Reports

iv. “Proof of submission of application” form.

N.B. Kindly write your serial number as it appears on the e-voucher on all the above documents before submitting them. The name of the programme being applied for and your telephone number should also be written on all the documents.

2. INTERNATIONAL APPLICANTS AND GHANAIANS APPLYING FROM ABROAD

This category of applicants should visit the School of Graduate Studies, University of Ghana website at http://sgs.ug.edu.gh  to download the Graduate application form. After completion, the form should be sent to the address below with a non-refundable application fee of US$ 110.00 in Travelers’ cheques or International money order. Applicants can also pay directly or wire transfer into the UNIVERSITY OF GHANA ECOBANK ACCOUNT.

Details of the Account are;

Account Name:        University of Ghana Foreign Students Account

Account Number:    0161014409780401

Bank details:           Ecobank Ghana Limited, Legon Branch

Swift:                       ECOCGHAC

 

The pay-in slip should be attached to the application form before posting it to the address below:

3. All applicants who graduated from the University of Ghana from 1996 to date should indicate their ‘STUDENT IDENTITY NUMBERS’ on their forms before submission.

 

APPLICATION FEES Cost of E-voucher

M.A. Conference Interpreting / Translation                                  GH¢ 200.00

International Applicants and Ghanaians applying from abroad     US$ 110.00

 

The Postal address to which all international students/Ghanaians living abroad should send their completed application:

The Executive Secretary

School of Graduate Studies

University of Ghana Legon.

E-Mail: sgsadmissions@ug.edu.gh

 

ALL APPLICANTS MUST ENSURE THAT THEIR ON-LINE APPLICATIONS ARE CORRECTLY FILLED AND RECEIPT ACKNOWLEDGED ON SUBMISSION.

KINDLY NOTE THE FOLLOWING DEADLINES AND ADHERE TO THEM STRICTLY THE CLOSING DATE FOR THE SALE OF E-VOUCHERS BY THE BANKS IS 30th April, 2017.

THE DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF ON-LINE APPLICATIONS FOR THIS PROGRAMME UNDER THIS ARRANGEMENT IS 30th April, 2017

 

TUITION AND OTHER FEES FOR 2016-17 ARE INDICATED BELOW AND ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE

Ghanaian Applicants  

GH¢7,232.00

Applicants from ECOWAS   

US$ 4,738.00

Other African Nationals

US$ 5,975.00

Non-African Nationals

US$ 7,831.00

 

Other Applicants to inquire from:       sgsadmissions@ug.edu.gh copy to ryennah@ug.edu.gh and ckbadasu@yahoo.com

 

French Translation ( PDF )

 

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