List of UDS Undergraduate Programmes

Want to study any of the UDS Undergraduate Programmes? This article is useful for applicants who wish to apply for any of the UDS Undergraduate programmes for admission. For more details, continue reading below.

UDS Undergraduate Programmes

Here are the details of the UDS Undergraduate Programmes. After going through the list of Undergraduate programmes, it is important to take note of the UDS admission requirements as well. Here are the steps on how to apply for UDS admission.

UDS Undergraduate Programmes offered at Tamale Campus

These are UDS Undergraduate Programmes offered at Tamale Campus:

SCHOOL OF MEDICINE PROGRAMMES

This programme is for only WASSCE  candidates with Elective Science subjects:

  • 6-Year Medicine (MBChB)
  • 6-Year Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD)
  • 4-Year BSc (Physician Assistant)

SCHOOL OF ALLIED HEALTH SCIENCES PROGRAMMES

a. 4-Year BSc (Community Nutrition) (This is a science-based programme for WASSCE holders). Home Economics candidates are also eligible to apply.

b. 4-Year BSc Medical Imaging Technology) (This is a science-based programme for WASSCE holders). Home Economics candidates are not eligible to apply.

c. 6-Year Doctor of Medical Laboratory Sciences (MLS.D)

Applicants to the 6-Year Doctor of Medical Laboratory Science (MLS.D) degree must have Credit in the THREE WASSCE core subjects: English Language, Mathematics, and Integrated Science plus credits in THREE WASSCE electives: Biology, Chemistry, and Physics/Mathematics).

SCHOOL OF NURSING AND MIDWIFERY PROGRAMMES

a. 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.

b. 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.

SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH PROGRAMMES

4-Year BSc (Health Information Management) (for WASSCE holders) This is a science-based programme. Other candidates with Business subjects, Agricultural Science, Arts or Home Economics are also eligible to apply.

FACULTY OF EDUCATION PROGRAMMES

The Faculty of Education admits qualified persons into full-time and/or top-up Bachelor of Education programmes in the following courses:

  • 4-Year B.ED (Social Science)
  • 4-Year B.ED (Business Studies)
  • 4-Year B.ED (Agriculture Science) – Nyankpala Campus
  • 4-Year B.ED (Family and Consumer Science) – Nyankpala Campus
  • 4-Year B.ED (Mathematics)
  • 4-Year B.ED (Science)
  • 4-Year B.Ed in Basic Education (Lower Primary, Upper Primary, and JHS)  – Tamale Campus
  • 4-Year B.Ed in Early Childhood Care and Education.

Diploma Programme

  • 2-Year Diploma in Basic Education
  • 2-Year Diploma in Early Childhood Care and  Education

FACULTY OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT STUDIES PROGRAMMES

  • 4-Year BA (Development Education)

Diploma Programme

  • 2-Year Diploma in Development Education

UDS Undergraduate Programmes offered at Nyankpala Campus

These are UDS Undergraduate Programmes offered at Nyankpala Campus:

FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE, FOOD, AND CONSUMER SCIENCES PROGRAMMES

a. 4-Year BSc Agriculture Technology (Agricultural Mechanization & Irrigation Technology, Agronomy, Agricultural Economics & Extension, Animal Science and Horticulture)

b. 4-Year BSc (Family & Consumer Sciences)

c. 4-Year  BEd (Agricultural Science)

d. 4-Year BSc Veterinary Nursing

e. 4-Year BSc Food Science and Technology

f. 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 three (3) credit passes in core subjects and three (3) credit passes in the elective subjects

Diploma Programmes

  • 2-Year Diploma in Agriculture Technology
  • 2-Year Diploma in Agribusiness
  • 2-Year Diploma in Family & Consumer Sciences
  • 2-Year Diploma in Food Science and Technology

FACULTY OF BIOSCIENCES PROGRAMMES

  • 4-Year BSc Biotechnology and Molecular Biology
  • 4-Year BSc Aquaculture Technology and  Fisheries Sciences

Diploma Programme

  • 2-Year Diploma in Biotechnology and Molecular Biology
  • 2-Year Diploma Aquaculture Technology and  Fisheries Sciences

Department of Microbiology 

  • Certificate in Food Safety

The programme has six (6) weeks duration (Module 1 to 4 will have eight (8) hours per module, maximum of 4 hours per day).

The practical session takes four (4) days continuously but six (6) days for those who opt for an academic certificate.

TARGET GROUP

a. Degree and HND holders from any discipline who are interested in Food Safety

b. JHS, SSSCE, WASSCE, and Vocational School graduates who are interested in Food Safety

c. Personnel involved in food handling in the hospitality and food industries (Hotels, Bars, Restaurants, Cold Stores, etc.)

d. Sachet/Bottle Water producers, bottlers of various local drinks, and packagers of various local food products.

e. Street food vendors (teaching will be translated into various local languages that participants understand properly, in case they do not understand English).

f. Cooking staff of Senior High Schools, Colleges of Education, Staff of the Ghana School Feeding programmes, etc.

g. Domestic cooks, who are interested in food safety

h. Any other interested person working in the food supply chain.

FACULTY OF NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENT PROGRAMMES

a. 4-Year BSc Renewable Natural Resources (Forest & Forest Resources Management; Range & Wildlife Management; Ecotourism & Environmental Management; and Fisheries & Aquatic Resource Management options)

b. 4-Year BSc Ecotourism and Hospitality Management

c. 4-Year  BSc Environmental Management and Sustainability

d. 4-Year BSc Forest Resource Conservation and Management

These programmes are for Pure Science or Agricultural Science (WASSCE) holders only. However, non-science-based applicants with credit passes in Elective Mathematics, Economics and Geography and at least C4 in Integrated Science qualify to apply.

Diploma Programme

  • 2-Year Diploma in Natural Resource Management

FACULTY OF COMMUNICATION AND CULTURAL STUDIES PROGRAMMES

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)

Diploma Programme

  • 2-Year Diploma in Social Change Communication

SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING PROGRAMMES

a. 4-Year BSc Mechanical Engineering (Options in Thermo-Fluids & Energy Engineering, Automotive Engineering, Applied Mechanic Engineering, Design & Production Engineering)

b. 4-Year BSc Agricultural Engineering (options in Food & Post Harvest Engineering, Soil & Water Conservation Engineering, Farm Power & Machinery Engineering, Irrigation & Drainage Engineering)

Get Even More Information About UDS

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In conclusion, these are the UDS Undergraduate Programmes. You may refer to the University’s official website at: https://uds.edu.gh/admissions for more information.

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