UG M.A Educational Leadership & Management Form (Sandwich Programme)

university of ghana 1We are glad to inform the general public that The University of Ghana (UG) M.A Educational Leadership and Management (Sandwich Programme) Application Form is Out.

The management of The University Of Ghana (UG), Legon, College Of Education, School Of Education And Leadership using this medium to invite application from suitable and qualified candidates into her M.A Educational Leadership and Management (SANDWICH PROGRAMME).

The programme prepares educational practitioners in school leadership and management, teaching and learning processes, health and safety in schools and educational contexts, participation and involvement of the school community and resource mobilization and use.

This M.A Sandwich programme is designed to help individuals access high quality research intensive education, while attending to other responsibilities.

Programme Duration

The MA Educational Leadership and Management Sandwich programme is spread over two (2) semesters designed to include people from all sectors, especially educational practitioners at all levels.

Coursework for the programme will be completed in two semesters.  The first semester will begin during the Easter break for two weeks (4th – 18th April, 2016) and continue during the long vacation period for six weeks (18th July – 26th August, 2016). A similar schedule will be repeated in 2017 for the second semester. Students will take a minimum of 15 credit hours per semester.


UG M.A Educational Leadership and Management (Sandwich Programme)


First Semester

Second Semester

Core Courses

  • Educational Policy and Planning
  • Contemporary Issues in Educational Leadership
  • Research Methods in Education
  • Management Information Systems in Education
  • Educational Management and Supervision

Elective Courses

  • Educational Foundations
  • Sustaining an Educational Enterprise
  • The Practice of Teacher Education
  • Higher Education Management
Core Courses

  • Economics of Education
  • Inclusive Education
  • Human Resource Management in Education
  • Education Law and Ethics
  • Practice-Based Enquiry

Elective Courses

  • Principles of Curriculum Development
  • Education Financing and Budgeting
  • International Education and Development
  • Gender and Leadership
  • Game-based Learning
  • Extra-Curricular Programme


  • A good first degree (at least second class lower division) from a recognised university.
  • Applicants with a background in education will have an added advantage.


How to Apply UG M.A Educational Leadership and Management (Sandwich Programme)

Ghanaian Applicants

Ghanaian applicants can obtain the University of Ghana application e-voucher at GH¢ 180.00 from any branch of the following banks: Zenith Bank, Universal Merchant Bank, Ecobank, HFC Bank, Agricultural Development Bank, Unibank, Ghana Commercial Bank and Fidelity Bank. Applicants should follow carefully the instructions on the voucher when completing the online application form.

Non-Ghanaian Applicants

Applicants outside Ghana and non-Ghanaian applicants are required to pay to the University a non-refundable application processing fee of US$110.00. This fee can be paid directly or wire transferred into the UNIVERSITY OF GHANA ECOBANK ACCOUNT.

Account Details;

Account Name:          University of Ghana Foreign Students Account

Account Number:      0161014409780401

Bank details:               Ecobank Ghana Limited, Legon Branch

Swift:                           ECOCGHAC

Applicants are to use the following links to access the detailed information and online application form for completion and submission:

For any enquiries message should be sent to the addresses below:  

The Executive Secretary

School of Graduate Studies,

University of Ghana


E-mails:  and


Application Closing Date

The closing date for submission of the completed online application is Friday, 5th February, 2016 .


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  1. Dasimani says:

    when will the 2016/17 sandwich forms come out and how much does this programs cost

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