UPSA has opened admission for students interested in applying for their Distance Learning programmes.
With the UPSA distance learning programme, you are offered flexibility as 70% of the learning is via online interactions and activities.
Applications fot the UPSA Distance Learning 2021/2022 has hereby been announced.
Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Accounting and Finance
Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Auditing
Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Corporate Governance
Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Marketing
Flexibility and Structure of Distance Learning Programme
The programmes are offered in blended mode with more than 70% online activities and interactions. The online activities include but not limited to:
Online teaching and learning
Delivery of course materials
Lecturer to students and students to students’ interactions
Supervision of project work
Assessments- assignments and interim assessments
Electronic tutoring (e-tutoring)
Course evaluation (lecturer/Student evaluation)
General information dissemination
Courses will be delivered in a modular format to be taken by students one course at a time. This means students will take a course/module one at a time within 5 weeks as follows:
Week 1 to 4 – online activities and interactions
End of week 4 – Face-to-face or E-Tutoring (live session) for revision
End of Week 5 – End of course/module face-to-face examination*
There will be two weeks break at the end of taking three (3) courses in succession.
General Entry Requirements
Applicants who possess any of the following can apply:
A bachelor’s degree from a recognised university/institution in relevant discipline with;
a second class lower or better
a third class, however such applicants will be required to go through screening and selection interview to ascertain their suitability for admission
Relevant recognized full professional qualification such as ICAG, ACCA, CIMA, CIM, CPA, ICSA and CIB.
International applicants with a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent in related fields established by NAB. Evidence of proficiency in English Language will be required in the case of applicants from non-English speaking countries.
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Information Technology Proficiency Requirement (ITPR)
In additions to the above requirements, applicants shall also be required to possess information technology skills in order to access and use e-resources and participate in e-learning based activities, interactions and assessments. The basic ITPR include the following:
Demonstrate ability to use an end device such as desktop or laptop computer, smart phone or a tablet to access internet resources and communicate with others, and for folder and file management.
Demonstrate ability to use a word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software to prepare assignments, reports, and other scholarly contents
Demonstrate ability to use basic web 2.0 technologies such as
General or scholarly search engines
Social engineering platforms
How to Apply
Purchase of Online Serial Numbers (OSN):
Online Serial Numbers (OSN) for UPSA are available for purchase at the cost of GH¢200.00 for Ghanaian Applicants and US$120.00 for International Applicants at the following sales points:
Any Ecobank or Access Bank branch nation-wide
Any Ghana Post (Post Office) branch nation-wide
By Visa/Master Card/Mobile Money using the link http://interpayafrica.com/custom/upsa
By mobile money (all networks) short code: *887*18#
Completion of Online Application Form
All applications must be completed on-line i.e
Log on to admissions.upsa.edu.gh
Use the Online Serial Numbers (OSN) and the receipt number to access the on-line application form.
Fill in the application form and submit it online
Attachment of Supporting Documents
All applicants are expected to scan and attach the following documents to their online application forms. All such documents should be in PDF format.
Certified copies of all certificates
Certified copies of transcript (s) of academic records
Certificates confirmed by the professional body is required for professional applicants
Two (2) completed referee reports
Vision statement for MBA/MSc. applicant
Research proposal for MPhil applicants