List of Courses to Study in Ghana


The educational system in Ghana has competent courses that are designed to meet the appropriate standards of all universities, polytechnics, and Colleges

List of Courses to Study in Ghana

Here are the Lists of Courses to Study in Ghana:

These courses are grouped in sets called faculties from various institutions in Ghana which consist of:

  • Administration

  • Agriculture

  • Arts/Humanities

  • Education

  • Engineering

  • Environmental/Technology

  • Law

  • Medical/ Health Sciences

  • Social/Management Sciences

One vital thing that should be noted that these courses are not listed in any order of relative importance nor in any manner of priority.

Faculty of Business/Administration

The administration has the following available courses which are studied in Ghana. These courses include:

Accountancy/Accounting, Industrial Relations and Personnel Management, Actuarial Science, Insurance, Banking/Finance, Insurance and Risk Management, Banking, Finance and Insurance, International Relations, Business Administration, International Relations and Strategic Studies, Business Management, Local Government Administration, Business Economics, Cooperative, and Rural Development, Cooperative Economics and Management, Management Studies, Economics, Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Office Management Technology, Film and Video Studies, Public Administration, Finance, Public Relations and Advertising, Human Resources Management, Secretarial Administration, Hotel Tourism Management, Transport, and Tourism.

Faculty of Agriculture

Agriculture as a Faculty has courses studied in Ghana that improve innovation and is designed to be more practical than theoretical. These courses include:

Agriculture, Fisheries and Aquaculture, Agricultural Administration, Fisheries and Wildlife Management, Agriculture and Development Extension, Food Science and Technology, Agricultural Business and Financial Mgt., Food Science with Business, Agricultural Co-operative, Food Services, and Tourism, Agricultural Economics, Forestry, and Environmental Management, Agricultural Economics and Extension, Forestry/Forest Resources Management, Agricultural Economics, and Farm Management, Forestry and Fisheries, Agricultural Economics and Management Studies, Forestry and Wildlife, Agricultural Extension and Rural Sociology, Forestry, Wildlife and  Fisheries, Agricultural Extension Services, Forestry, and  Wood Technology, Agricultural Extension and Rural Development, Home Economics, Agriculture and Fisheries Management, Home Science, Nutrition and Dietetics, Agric. Meteorology and Water Management, Home Science and Management, Agronomy, Horticulture, Animal Breeding and Genetics, Hotel Management and Tourism, Animal Physiology,

Livestock Production Technology, Animal Production, Nutrition and Dietetics, Animal Production and Health Service, Pasture and Range Management, Animal Production with Nutrition, Plant Breeding and Seed Technology, Animal Science, Plant Science, Animal Science and Production, Plant Science and Biotechnology, Animal Science/Nutrition, Plant Science and Crop Production, Animal Science and Range Management, Plant Physiology and Crop Ecology, Biotechnology, Plant Physiology, and Crop Production, Crop Production, Public and Community Health, Crop Protection, Soil Science, Crop Science, Soil Science, and Land Management, Crop, Soil, and Environmental, Soil Science and Environmental Management, Eco-Tourism and Wildlife Management,

Environmental Management and Tech., Family, Nutrition and Consumer Sciences, Farm Management and Agric. Extension and Fisheries.

Faculty of Arts/Humanities

Faculty of Arts in most cases is combined with humanities which has comprehensive courses such as:

Archarology, French and International Relations, Linguistics/Yoruba, African and Asian Studies, French with German/Russian, Linguistic/Edo, Anthropology, Fulfulde, Linguistics/Urhobo, Arabic Studies, Geography and Environmental Studies, Literature in English, Arabic Language and literature, German, Mass Communication, Arabic and Islamic Studies, Hausa, Modern European Languages, Arts, History, Modern Language and Translation, Christian Religious Knowledge/Studies, History and Archaeology, Music, Christian Studies, History/International Studies, Philosophy, Classical Studies, History and Diplomacy, Philosophy and Religious Studies, Communication Arts, History and Diplomatic Studies, Political Science and Conflict Resolution, Communication and Language Arts, History and Strategic Studies, Psychology and Human Development, Comparative Religious Studies, History and Political Science, Russian with French/German, Counseling and Psychology, Igbo, Portuguese, Creative Arts, Igbo/Linguistics, Portuguese/English, Theatre Arts (Drama/Dramatic Arts/Performing Arts), International Studies and Diplomacy, Religious Studies, Efik-Ibibio, International and Comparative Politics, Religion and Philosophy, English Language, Islamic Studies, Religious Studies/Theology, English Language and Literature, Kanuri, Religion and Science, English Studies, Kiswahili, Sociology, English and Literary Studies, Languages, Theology, English and International Studies, Languages Arts, Yoruba and Communication, Economics, Languages Arts and Yoruba, Yoruba, Fine Art/Fine and Applied Arts, Language and Linguistics, Foreign Language and Literature, Languages and Literature, French and Linguistics.

Faculty of Education

Education is one of the largest faculty in any institution as it consists of arts, science, and tech. courses which include:

Education Administration and Supervision, Science Education, Education and Religious Studies, Adult Education, Secretarial Education, Education and Yoruba, Adult Education/English Literature, Sociology Education, History and Diplomatic Studies, Adult Education/Economics and Statistics, Statistics Education, Mass Communication, Adult and Non-Formal Education, Statistics/Computer Science Education, Ghanan Languages, Adult and Community Education, Special Education, Education and Music, Adult Education/Political Science and Public Administration, Special Education (Visual Handicaps), Adult Education/Geography and Regional Planning, Sport Management, Agricultural Education, Curriculums and Teaching, Teacher Education, Automobile Technology Education, Curriculum and Instruction education (arts), Biology Education, Curriculum Studies, Arts and Social Science Education, Building Education, Educational Administration, Arts Education, Computer Education, Education Foundations and Administration, Education/Arabic, Computer and Information Technology, Educational Foundation, Education/Arts, Geography and Environmental Management (GEM), Education Foundations and Management, Education/Arts and Social Sciences, Education/Chemistry, Education Psychology, Guidance and Counseling, Education/Christian Religious Studies, Education and Computer Science, Education Management, Education/Edo Language, Education/Mathematics, Elementary Education, Education/English Language, Education/Science, Environmental Education, Education/Fine and Applied Arts, Education/Technology/Introductory Education, Guidance and Counseling, Education/French, Mathematics and Education Technology, Industrial and Labor Relations, Education/Geography, Electrical/Electronic Technology, Library Science, Education/Hausa, Human Kinetics Education, Library and Information Science, Education/History, Human Kinetics and Health Education, Library Studies, Education/Igbo, Industrial Chemistry, Nursery and Primary Education, Education/Igbo/Linguistics , Industrial Technical Education, Pre-Primary Education, Education/Language Arts, Mathematics/Statistics Education, Primary Education, Education/Language and French, Metal Technology Education, Philosophy Education, Education/Language/English, Petroleum and Petro-Chemical Sciences, Psychology Education , Education/Linguistics, Physical and health Education, Science and Computer Education, Education/Islamic Studies, Physical Education, Physical Education and Recreation, Statistics Education, Sport Science, Technical Education, Telecommunication and Information Technology, Transport Planning and Management (TPM), Theatre Arts Education, Technology Education, Technology and Vocation Education, Education/Integrated Science Education/Physics, Home Economics Education, Home Economics and Hotel Management, Intercultural Education.

Also the courses in education is not just limited to the arts but also extends to the field of social sciences and such courses includes: Education/Political Science, Education/Social Science, Education/Social Studies, Education/Sociology, Education/Accountancy, Economics/Geography, Education and Business Administration, Business Education, Intercultural Education, Secretarial Education, Social Work and Community Development, Vocational Education, Vocational Education, and Technical Education.

Faculty of Engineering

Engineering courses comprises both the aspect of Environmental and Technology which include:

Accounting Technology, Fine and Applied Arts, Petroleum and Gas Engineering, Agricultural Engineering, Food Engineering, Polymer and Textile Engineering, Agricultural and Environmental Engineering, Food Science and Technology/Engineering, Production Engineering, Agricultural and Bio-Resources Engineering, Food Science and Engineering, Project Management Technology, Architecture, Food Technology, Quantity Surveying, Banking and Finance, Gas Engineering, Software Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Geography, Surveying, Building, Geography and Regional Planning, Surveying and Geo-Informatics, Chemical Engineering, Geography and Meteorology, Systems Engineering, Chemical/Petroleum/Petrochemical Engr., Geography and Planning, Statistics, Civil Engineering, Hotel Management and Tourism, Transportation and Management Technology, Civil Engineering/Hydrology, Home Economics and Food Management, Technological Management, Computer Engineering, ICT Engineering, Urban and Regional Planning, Computer Science, Irrigation Engineering, Visual Arts Technology, Computer Science and Engineering, Industrial Arts, Water Resources and Environmental Engr., Computer Science with (Economics and Mathematics), Industrial Design, Computer and Information Science, Industrial Production and Engineering, Communication Technology, Information Technology, Communication and Multimedia Advertising, Land Surveying, Communication and Multimedia Printing Journalism 54 Management Technology, Communication and Multimedia Television/Filming, Marine Engineering, Communication and Multimedia Design, Maritime Management Technology, Economics Engineering, Materials and Production Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering, Electrical/Electronics/Computer Engineering, Mechanical and Production Engineering, Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Metallurgical and, Material Engineering, Environmental Management, Metallurgical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Meteorology, Environmental Technology, Mining Engineering, Environmental Management Technology, Navalachitecture, Estate Management, Nutrition and Dietetics, Fine Art, Petroleum Engineering.

Faculty of Environment/Technology Studies

Some courses in Architecture include Building (or Building Tech), Estate Management, Quantity Surveying, and all other Technology and Engr. with a duration is either Four or Five years depending on the institution.

Faculty of Law

Law has basic courses on the following Civil Law, Common and Islamic Law, Common Law, International Law and jurisprudence, Islamic Law/Sharia Law, Private and Islamic Law, Public and International Law. The distinguishing thing is that these courses are embodied in law except in the further focus of studies in Ghana.

Faculty of Medical/ Pharmaceutical/Health Sciences

In the field of Medical, its focus is on both Pharmaceutical and Health Sciences which comprises the following courses studied in Ghana. Anatomy, Radiography, Biochemistry, Veterinary Medicine, Dentistry and Dental Technology, Human Nutrition and Dietetics, Medical Biochemistry, Medical Rehabilitation, Medical Laboratory Technology/Science, Medicine and Surgery (Human Medicine), Nursing/Nursing Science, Optometry, Pharmacy, Pharmacology, Physiology, Physiotherapy, Prosthesis, and Orthopedics Technology, Public Health Technology.

Faculty of Sciences

Sciences Faculty has the following list of courses studied in Ghana. Physical Sciences, Archaeology, Computer and Economics, Information Technology, Plant Science, Parasitological and Entomology, Computer Sci., Information Science, Plant Biology, Animal Biology and Environmental, Computer and Mathematics, Management Information System, Plant Science and Biotechnology, Animal and Environmental Biology, Computational Analysis, Management Software Development, Plant Science and Forestry, Anthropology, Computer Science and Information Technology, Mathematics, Plant Science and Taxonomy, Applied Botany, Computer Science and Accounting, Mathematics and Economics, Pure/Applied Chemistry, Applied Ecology , Communication Technology, Mathematics and Geography, Pure and Industrial Chemistry, Applied Zoology, Cognitive Science, Mathematics and Geography, Public Health Technology, Applied Chemistry, Chemistry and Industrial Chemistry, Mathematics with Statistics, Pure/Applied Biology, Applied Geophysics, Electronics, Mathematics (combined with Statistics and Computer Science), Pure/Applied Physics, Applied Geology, Electronics and Computer Technology, Mathematics with Physics, Pure/Applied Mathematics, Applied Biology, Engineering Physics, Mathematics with Management Sciences, Science Laboratory Technology, Applied Biochemistry, Energy Studies, Marine Biology, Statistics, Applied Biology and Biochemistry, Energy and Petroleum Studies, Marine Biology and Fishery, Statistics and Biometrics, Applied Microbiology and Brewing, Environmental Biology and Fishery, Medical Laboratory Technology, Statistics and Computer Science, Applied Mathematics with Statistics, Environmental Management, Medical Laboratory Science, Software Development, Applied Statistics, Estate Management, Meteorology, Surveying and Geo-Informatics, Applied Microbiology, Environmental Biology, Microbiology, Software Engineering, Applied Biology and Biotechnology, Exercise and Sport Science, Microbiology and Industrial, Biotechnology, Telecommunication Management, Artificial intelligence, Fisheries and Aquatic Biology, Molecular Biology, Textile Science/Technology, Aquaculture and Fisheries Management, Fisheries Aquaculture, Marine Environmental Science, Transport Management, Biochemistry, Genetics and Biotechnology, Mathematics with Computer Science, Urban and Regional Planning, Biodiversity Conservation and Utilization, Geography, Natural Ecosystem Science and Management, Quantity

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Surveying, Bio-Informatics, Geophysics, Natural and Environmental Studies, Wildlife Eco-Tourism, Biological Science(s), Geology, Natural and Environmental Science, Water Resources Management, Biology, Geology and Petroleum Studies, Organizational and Industrial Psychology, Water Resources and Agro-Meteorology, Botany, Geology and Mining, Operations Research, Wood Science, Botany and Microbiology, Geology and Geo-Physics, Optometry, Zoology, Biotechnology, Geography/Regional Planning, Petrol-Chemistry, Zoology and Aquaculture, Building Technology, Geology and Earth Sciences, Project Management, Zoology & Animal Systematic, Cell Biology and Genetics, Geology and Mineral Science, Physics and Applied Physics, Chemistry, Geosciences, Physics, Chemical and Industrial Chemistry, Hardware and Networking, Physics Engineering, Chemical Science, Industrial Chemistry, Physics/Astrology, Combined Physical Sciences, Industrial Physics, Physics/Computational Modeling, Computer Engineering, Industrial and Environmental Chemistry, Physics/Computer Science, Computer Electronics, Industrial Mathematics, Physics / Electronics, Computer Science, Industrial Mathematics/Statistics, Physics/Material Science, Computer Science with Accounting, Industrial Microbiology, Physics with Solar Energy. Social And Management Studies Faculty has the following list of courses Accounting, International Studies, Population Studies, Accountancy (which comprises Finance and Accounting), International Business, Pure and Applied Psychology, Accounting Management and Finance, International Relationship and Diplomacy, Regional Integration and Diplomacy, Anthropology, Information Science Technology, Religion, Actuarial Science, Actuarial Science, Social Work and Administration, Arabic and Islamic Religious Studies, Law/International Law and Diplomacy, Social Work/Community Development, Banking and Finance, Library and Information Science, Sociology, Business Management/ Management Sciences, Library Science, Social Work, Business Administration, Literature, Sociology and Anthropology, Communications, Library Studies, Sociology and Psychology, Criminology and Penology, Local Government Studies, Transport Planning and Management, Demography and Social Statistics, Management Information System, Taxation, Economics, Management Technology, Tourism and Event management, Entrepreneurship, Mass Communication, Urban and Regional Planning, Economics and Development Studies, Marketing, Economics and Operation Research, Office System Management, Economics and Statistics, Peace and Development Studies, Finance, Personnel Management, Gender and Woman Studies, Philosophy, Geography, Project Management Technology, Geography and Planning Science, Political Science and History, Geography and Environmental Management, Political (Philosophy/Economics), Geography and Resources Management, Political Science and Public Administration, Geography and Regional Planning, Political Science and Diplomacy, Human Resources Management, Political Science and Conflict Resolution, Industrial and Labor Relations, Political Science, Industrial Relations and Personnel Mgt., Policy and Administrative Studies, Industrial Relation, Political Science and International Relations, Information Resources Management, Political and Administrative Studies, Intelligence and Security Services, Public Relation and Advertising, Insurance, Psychology, Public Administration, Insurance and Actuarial Science.

All courses listed in this article are approved by relevant authorities and deemed to have met all appropriate standards and have been approved by competent authorities.

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