UNIVERSITY OF GHANA
SCHOOL OF LAW
POST FIRST DEGREE LL.B. ADMISSIONS 2020/2021
The University of Ghana School of Law invites applications for admission into its Post-First Degree LL.B. programme for the 2020/2021 academic year. (Applicants should note that the Post First Degree LLB Programme is an undergraduate programme).
The minimum entry qualification is a Second Class (Lower Division) Degree in any discipline from a recognised University (i.e. Universities recognised and/or accredited by the National Accreditation Board of Ghana).
HOW TO APPLY
University of Ghana online application E-VOUCHERS can be obtained by Ghanaian applicants for GH¢200.00 at the following banks: Ecobank, Republic Bank, Agricultural Development Bank, GCB Bank, Zenith Bank, Universal Merchant Bank, Consolidated Bank Ghana (CBG), Prudential Bank and Fidelity Bank.
International applicants should NOT buy the e-voucher. They should use the following link to access the online application form for completion and submission.
Online Application for International and Ghanaians Abroad Undergraduate Applicants
All applicants are expected 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.
Details of the Account are:
Account Name: University of Ghana Foreign Students Fees
Account Number: 2441000716652
Bank Details: Ecobank Ghana Limited, Legon Branch
or International Transfer through Ecobank (2441000716652 or 1441000716647 )
or Payment with Credit Card on the GT payment platform.
The pay-in-slips together with applicants’ certificates/result slips should be scanned and attached to the application form before submission online. The certificates/ results slips should be scanned into one PDF or Word document and attached to the application form.
Note that no application will be processed without proof of payment of the fee.
Before starting your application, we strongly recommend that you read and review this advertisement carefully together with all relevant information and guidelines for prospective applicants. Please follow carefully all instructions given. You must submit your completed application forms on-line.
Applicants must in addition provide or submit the following required documents and/or materials DIRECTLY to the School of Law before the given application deadline, namely: -
- One (1) copy of ORIGINAL CERTIFICATE authenticated by institution awarding degree;
- One (1) copy of ORIGINAL ACADEMIC TRANSCRIPT;
- Three (3) Academic Referee reports;
- Please provide, in your own handwriting, a candid evaluation of yourself as a person, discussing in order of importance to you the personal characteristics you feel are your strengths and those you feel are your weaknesses. The written self-evaluation must be signed by you with your usual signature;
- Two (2) recent passport-sized (45mm x 35mm) colour photographs of yourself, with each bearing your full name as the same appears on all supporting documents and with your usual signature on the back thereof. The required colour photographs should be taken against a light coloured background; be clear and of good quality, and not framed or backed; they should be printed on normal photographic paper, and should show your full face and without sunglasses, hat or other head covering unless you wear this for cultural or religious reasons (but the face must not be covered).
- Application Confirmation Letter
Four (4) copies of the APPLICATION PACKAGE should be submitted to the School of Law before the given application deadline.
FURTHER ADVICE AND CONTACT DETAILS:
Please direct all formal and/or further enquiries to:
The School Administrator,
University of Ghana School of Law
P.O. Box LG 70,
Telephone: 0303963705 (working hours only, i.e. 8.30am to 5.00pm)
The DEADLINE for the submission of applications online and also for the submission of all of the above required and mentioned documents to the School of Law is 5. OOPM FRIDAY FEBRUARY 28TH 2020. Owing to high demand we regret that we are unable to consider incomplete and/or late applications.
N/B: Be sure, in your own interest, to put your full name as the same appears on all your supporting documents and to write your SERIAL NUMBER (as it appears on the e-voucher) on all the above documents before submission. The name of the programme being applied for should also be written on all documents. All documents should be in English. Documents not in English should be accompanied by accredited translations in English approved of by the National Accreditation Board of Ghana. Supporting Documents and/or Materials sent via post or courier mail service must be received by the proper officers of the School of Law by the end of the working day, 5.00PM or 17.00GMT on the deadline date for submission of applications which is JUNE 30TH 2020.
Qualified short-listed applicants will be expected to take a selection examination which will attract a non-refundable examination fee of One Hundred and Eighty Ghana Cedis (GH¢ 180 .00) for both Ghanaian and International Applicants. The date for the Entrance Examination will be announced in due course. Applicants who pass the Entrance Examination will go through an admission interview process.
INTEGRITY OF APPLICATION:
The University of Ghana and its School of Law are committed to maintaining the integrity of all programmes. Please be aware that if you provide us with false, fraudulent, incomplete or misleading information your application runs the risk of being rejected or denied. Applications can only be formally considered when all required documents have been received no later than the notified closing deadline for submission of application forms (i.e. no later than 5:00 PM FRIDAY FEBRUARY 28TH 2020).