University for Development Studies, Tamale

The University of Development Studies offer many courses that span across most faculties of education. The majority of courses offered at UDS are focused on Education sciences with relation to development studies while the rest of the courses offered in UDS Ghana are focused on the Health Sciences, Mathematical Sciences, Planning and Land Management and Law. There are a number of different campuses with each campus having different courses with different structures for example a course whose classes are in the weekend to make it easier for people that are on a work study program is one of the courses offered at UDS Tamale campus and is not an option at the WA campus.Here are the courses offered at the Tamale campus.

FULL-TIME/REGULAR PROGRAMMES

NYANKPALA CAMPUS

  1. FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE (FOA)
    • 4-Year BSc Agriculture Technology (Agricultural Mechanization & Irrigation Technology, Agronomy, Agricultural Economics & Extension, Animal Science, Horticulture and Biotechnology)
    • 4-Year BSc (Family & Consumer Sciences)
    • 4-Year BEd (Agricultural Science)
    • 4-Year BSc Veterinary Nursing
    • 4-Year BSc Food Processing Technology
    • 4-Year BSc Biotechnology and Molecular Biology
  2. FACULTY OF NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENT (FNRE)
    • 4-Year BSc Renewable Natural Resources and Environment (with options in Forest & Forest Resources Management; Range & Wildlife Management; Ecotourism & Environmental Management; and Fisheries & Aquatic Resource Management)
    • 4-Year BSc. Fisheries and Aquaculture Technology
    • 4-Year BSc. Ecotourism and Hospitality Management
    • 4-Year BSc. Environmental Management and Sustainability
    • 4-Year BSc. Forest Resource Conservation and Management
  3. 2-Year Diploma in Natural Resource Management
  4. FACULTY OF AGRIBUSINESS AND COMMUNICATION SCIENCES (FACS)
    • 4-Year BSc Agribusiness (Agricultural & Resource Economics, Agribusiness Management& Finance, Agricultural Extension, Rural Development & Gender Studies, Climate Change and Food Security) This programme is for both science-based SSCE/WASSCE holders and non-science-based applicants with credit passes in Elective Mathematics, Economics and Agricultural Science
    • 4-Year BSc Social Change Communication (This is a non science-based programme for non science-based SSSCE/WASSCE holders but Science-based students are also eligible to apply)
    • 2-Year Diploma in Social Change Communication
    • SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING (SoE)
      • 4-Year BSc Mechanical Engineering (Options in Thermo-Fluids & Energy Engineering, Automotive Engineering, Applied Mechanic Engineering, Design & Production Engineering)
      • 4-Year BSc Agricultural Engineering (options in Food & Post Harvest Engineering, Soil & Water Conservation Engineering, Farm Power & Machinery Engineering, Irrigation & Drainage Engineering)

NAVRONGO CAMPUS

  1. FACULTY OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES (FMS)
    • 4-Year BSc (Actuarial Science)
    • 4-Year BSc (Computer Science)
    • 4-Year BSc (Financial Mathematics)
    • 4-Year BSc (Mathematical Science (Mathematics Option))
    • 4-Year BSc (Mathematical Science (Statistics Option))
    • 4-Year BSc (Mathematics-With-Economics)
    • 4-Year BSc (Computing -With-Accounting)
    • 4-Year BSc (Information Technology)
    • 2-Year Diploma in Statistics
    • 2-Year Diploma in Computer Science
  2. FACULTY OF APPLIED SCIENCES (FAS)
    • 4-Year BSc (Applied Biology)
    • 4-Year BSc (Applied Chemistry)
    • 4-Year BSc (Biochemistry)
    • 4-Year BSc (Applied Physics)
    • 4-Year B.Ed (Physical Sciences)
  3. FACULTY OF EARTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES (FEES)
    • 4-Year BSc (Geological Science)
    • 4-Year BSc (Environmental Science)

WA CAMPUS

  1. FACULTY OF INTEGRATED DEVELOPMENT STUDIES (FIDS)
    • 4-Year BA Integrated Development Studies
    • 4-Year BA Environment and Resources Management
    • 4-Year BA Economics
    • 4-Year BA Entrepreneurship
    • 4-Year BA Development Communication
    • 4-Year BA Social and Development Administration
  2. 2-Year Diploma in Integrated Community Development (DICD)
  3. FACULTY OF PLANNING AND LAND MANAGEMENT (FPLM)
    • 4-Year BA (Integrated Community Development (ICD))
    • 4-Year BSc (Planning)
    • 4-Year BSc (Real Estate)
    • 4-Year BSc (Land Management)
    • 4-Year BSc (Development Management)
  4. 2-Year Diploma in Development Management
  5. SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AND LAW (SBL)
    • 4-Year BA Integrated Business Studies (Accounting and Management options)
    • 4-Year BSc, Accounting
    • 4-Year BSc. Accounting with Finance
    • 4-Year Bachelor of Commerce(Accounting, Finance, Marketing and Human Resource Management)
  6. 2-Year Diploma in Integrated Business Studies

TAMALE CAMPUS

  1. SCHOOL OF MEDICINE AND HEALTH SCIENCES (SMHS)
    • 6-Year Medicine (MBChB) (This programme is for only WASSCE candidates with Elective Science subjects)
    • 6-Year Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) (This programme is for only WASSCE candidates with Elective Science subjects)
    • 2/3-Year BSc (Nurse Anaesthesia) ( For only RGN(Diploma), RGN(BSc Nursing), or Advanced Diploma in Nurse Anaesthesia)There will be interviews for all candidates (Diploma Holders) scheduled for Friday, 5th July, 2019 at the Tamale Campus.
  2. SCHOOL OF ALLIED HEALTH SCIENCES (SAHS)
    • 4-Year BSc (Community Nutrition) (This is a science-based programme for WASSCE holders). Home Economics candidates are also eligible to apply
    • 4-Year BSc (Nursing) (for WASSCE holders) Candidates with business subjects are advised not to apply for Nursing. Only Pure Science, Agricultural Science, Arts or Home Economics candidates are eligible to apply
    • 4-Year BSc (Midwifery) (for WASSCE holders) Candidates with Business subjects are advised not to apply. Only Pure Science, Agricultural Science, Arts or Home Economics candidates are eligible to apply
    • 2/3-Year BSc (Nursing) (for SRN / RGN Diploma holders)
    • 3-Year BSc (Nursing) programme (for holders of Community Health Nursing or Nurse Assistant Clinical with six (6) credits in WASSCE results (Three core subjects – English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science and three (3) other elective subjects
    • 2-Year BSc (Midwifery) (for holders of Diploma in Midwifery)
    • 3-Year BSc (Midwifery) programme (for holders of certificates in midwifery)
    • 3-Year BSc (Midwifery) programme (for holders of certificates in midwifery)
    • 3-YearBSc (Midwifery) programme (for holders of diploma in Registered General Nursing certificates)
    • 3-Year BSc (Midwifery) programme (for holders of Community Health Nursing or Nurse Assistant Clinical with six (6) credits in WASSCE results (Three core subjects – English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science and three (3) other elective subjects
    • 3-Year BSc (Nurse Practitioner) (For only holders of Diploma in Nursing certificates). (WASSCE holders are advised not to apply for this programme)Holders of Diploma in Nursing and Midwifery would be required to pass an examination to be conducted by the University scheduled for Wednesday, 3rd July, 2019 at the Tamale Campus.
    • BSc Paedeatric Nursing
    • 6-Year Doctor of Medical Laboratory Sciences (MLS.D)Admission / Entry RequirementApplicants to the 6-Year Doctor of Medical Laboratory Science (MLS.D) degree must have one of these qualifications:
      1. Credit in the THREE WASSCE core subjects: English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science plus credits in THREE WASSCE electives: Biology, Chemistry and Physics/Mathematics
      2. Holders of Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) Diploma and HND in Science Laboratory Technology that have at least 6 WASSCE/SSSCE credit passes) above may enter the Programme in Year Two after passing an assessment examination and interview
      3. Top-Up Programme for2-Years into MLS.D (Fee Paying only)Graduates with Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science or B.Sc. in Medical Laboratory Science may enter the Programme in Year 5 (2 years duration) after passing an assessment examination and interview.Interviews for holders of Diploma/Degree for top-up in Doctor of Medical Laboratory Sciences (MLSD) will be conducted on Wednesday, July 3, 2019
  3. FACULTY OF EDUCATION (FOE)
  4. 4-Year BA (Development Education) – Tamale Campus
  5. 4-Year B.ED (Social Science) – Wa Campus
  6. 4-Year B.ED (Business Studies) – Wa Campus
  7. 4-Year B.ED (Agriculture Science) – Nyankpala Campus
  8. 4-Year B.ED (Mathematics) – Navrongo Campus
  9. 4-Year B.ED (Science) – Navrongo Campus
  10. 4-Year B.Ed in Basic Education – Tamale Campus
  11. 4-Year B.Ed in Early Childhood Care and Education. This is a full time programme for WASSCE holders – Tamale Campus
  12. 2-Year Diploma in Development Education
  13. 2-Year Diploma in Basic Education
  14. 2-Year Diploma in Early Childhood care and Education

POST DIPLOMA SANDWICH COURSES 2019

Sandwich courses leading to the award of diplomas in the following programmes

  1. 2-Year B.Ed in Basic Education. This is a Post Diploma degree programme for holders of Diploma in Basic Education. The programme will be run as a top-up on weekends or Sandwich (July/August) for workers –Tamale Campus
  2. 2-Year B.Ed in Early Childhood Care and Education. This is a Post Diploma degree programme for holders of Diploma in Early Childhood Education. The programme will be run as a top-up on weekends or Sandwich (July/August) for workers –Tamale Campus

SANDWICH DIPLOMA COURSES 2019

Sandwich courses leading to the award of diplomas in the following programmes:

  1. Diploma in Social Change Communication
  2. Diploma in Basic Education
  3. Diploma in Natural Resource Management
  4. Diploma in Early Childhood Care and Education
  5. Diploma in Education

PARALLEL DIPLOMA COURSES 2019

Parallel courses leading to the award of diplomas in the following programmes:

  1. Diploma in Agriculture Technology
  2. Diploma in Biotechnology
  3. Diploma in Family and Consumer Sciences
  4. Diploma In Agricultural Science Education

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