The programme aims at enhancing the career of students pursuing the Management Studies programme by transferring to them comprehensive knowledge in theories and practice of Management as pertains in Ghana and the world over.

Key Expected Outcomes

Upon completion of programme, students should be equipped with a broad understanding of business and the public sector today and the practical management skills with which to become an effective manager. Students will gain an understanding of the internal functions and structures of organisations, as well as the contexts within which organisations operate in the private and public sectors. 

They will develop the analytical skills needed both to solve a range of management problems and to competently use a number of management software packages. Students will also develop their individual skills of critical thinking, teamwork and leadership; be competent in analysing data; and have the communication skills vital for translating good ideas into action.


Key Objectives

• To inculcate the practice of good and efficient management practices in students;

• To efficiently demonstrate to students the understanding of ethics in management and how to contribute significantly to the progress of organisations (state or private);

• To enable students gain a thorough understanding of the operations of the private and public sectors both locally and internationally;

• To gain the understanding of how to effectively and efficiently apply management skills in private and public institutions;

• To enable students appreciate contemporary and innovative concepts and theories in management to enable them keep abreast of new trends that are evolving with time.



Class Tests, Semester Examinations, Projects



Graduates of the Management Studies programme have job opportunities in public and private sectors, the non-governmental sector and in the international arena. In the public sector, opportunities abound in civil service and other public sector organisations.


 In the private sector, jobs abound in the manufacturing industry as well as the services sector such as banks, insurance companies, telecom firms, and consultancy firms. In the nongovernmental area, numerous local and regional organisations have employed our graduates. In the international community, our graduates have been employed by several international financial institutions. A significant number of our management graduates have established their own firms.



Entry Requirements

Senior Secondary School Certificate: Passes in core English, core Mathematics, core Science and three elective subjects, with an aggregate score of 24 or better in the West African Examination Council (WAEC) or with an aggregate score of 36 or better in the West African Senior Secondary School Certificate Examinations (WASSCE).All passes must be at grade D (SSSCE) or grade C6 (WASSCE) or better.

General Certificate of Education: An applicant must have at least credit-level passes in 5 subjects (including English Language and Mathematics) at the GCE Ordinary Level and at least 2 passes at the GCE Advanced Level. One of the advanced level passes must be grade ‘D’ or better. A pass in General Paper must also be obtained. 

Professional Qualifications: Diploma in Business Studies (DBS) with at least 3 Credits and 2 passes awarded by the Technical Examination Unit of GES. Other qualifications such as Private Secretary and Bilingual Secretaryship are eligible.

Mature Student’s Entry Requirement: Applicants without formal academic qualifications may be considered for admission if they are above 25 years old and have demonstrable relevant professional experience. Applicants will also be required to pass an entrance examination and/or an interview.


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Dr.  Freeman Osei-Tete

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