Admissions into the Graduate Entry Medical Programme (GEMP) 2017/2018 Academic Year

The University of Ghana School of Medicine and Dentistry (UGSMD) is inviting applications from qualified applicants for admission into the Graduate Entry Medical Programme for the 2017/2018 Academic Year.



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

• Candidates should have obtained a good WASSCE/SSSCE grade in three (3) core subjects.

• There should be evidence of having completed National Service (if applicable).


The Graduate Entry Medical Programme is an integrated 4-year Medical Programme which leads to the award of MB ChB.  The Programme will begin in April, 2017 and will be run on a FULL-TIME and NON-RESIDENTIAL BASIS.



Ghanaian Applicants
University of Ghana online application E-VOUCHERS can be obtained by Ghanaian applicants for GH¢200.00 at the following banks: Ecobank, HFC Bank, Agricultural Development Bank, Ghana Commercial Bank, Zenith Bank, Merchant Bank, UniBank, Prudential Bank and Fidelity Bank.


Foreign Applicants
Foreign Applicants are to pay One Hundred US Dollars (US$100.00) as application fee into FGN-USD (0161034485694301) 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.

Access Course Form sells at Three Hundred and Ninety Ghana Cedis (GH¢390.00) for all Applicants. The price of the form covers tuition cost. Payment to be made at the cash office, School of Medicine and Dentistry.




Prospective applicants should take note of the following dates regarding the Graduate Entry Medical Programme admissions:


Access Course

Monday, 30th January – Friday, 10th February, 2017

Entrance Examination

Tuesday, 14th February, 2017


Wednesday – Thursday, 15th – 16th February, 2017

Orientation/Med. Exams

Monday, 27th Mar  – Friday, 31st Mar, 2017

Workshop on Teaching & Learning Methodologies

Monday, 3rd April – Thursday, 6th April, 2017

Lectures Begin

Monday, 10th April, 2017 


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