Bachelor of Arts in French

Growing global interdependence is a reality which cannot be overlooked. With widespread mobility as a result of the internationalization of many businesses, knowledge of more than one language is becoming increasingly valuable: tourists, technicians, business people, civil servants, diplomats, athletes and people from all walks of life are travelling more frequently. 

In learning another language, we enable ourselves to consider critically the ideas as well as the cultural similarities and differences of the world. This can be a positive force in creating wholesome attitudes towards the people represented by that language, and can broaden our understanding of people and the world.


Key Objectives

• Produce more bilingual specialists or professionals;

• Enhance functional usage of the French language;

• Familiarise students with career opportunities, working practices and environments for the professional language user;

• Facilitate better job opportunities for our students on the national as well as the international arena;

• Widen the horizon of learners to appreciate contemporary issues in the world of ideas so as to enable them to become good team players;

• Introduce students to the notions of formal and contextual coherence in discourse and sensitize them to the conventions of different types of professional genres

• Fit into the national policy on the teaching and learning of French;

• Contribute meaningfully towards regional integration and to eventually make the global village concept a reality.



Class Tests, Semester Examinations, Projects



Francophone and other International Banks (e.g. Ecobank); Offices of international organisations located in Ghana; Translation and Interpretation companies in Ghana; Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Non-financial francophone companies based in Ghana (e.g. Air Liquide, CFAO)


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 the relevant 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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