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SDD UBIDS opens 2021/2022 Admissions For Undergraduate And Postgraduate Programmes

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ADMISSION! ADMISSION! ADMISSION

It is announced for the attention of the general public that Simon Diedong Dombo University of Business and Integrated Development Studies (SDD-UBIDS), a Public Tertiary Education Institution established by an Act of Parliament SDD-UBIDS Act 2019 (Act 1001), located in the Upper West Regional Capital,Wa, Ghana, is inviting qualified students to apply for admission into Undergraduate and Postgraduate Programmes for the 2021/2022 Academic Year.

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We offer the following programmes:

FACULTY OF INTEGRATED DEVELOPMENT STUDIES (FIDS)

Undergraduate Programmes

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4- Year BA Integrated Development Studies

4- Year BA Environment and Resource Management

4-Year BA Development Communication

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Diploma Programme

2-Year Diploma in Integrated Community Development (DICD)

2-Year Diploma in Environment and Resource Management

2-year Diploma in Environmental Sanitation, Health and Safety

Postgraduate Programmes (Regular)

MPhil in Environment and Resource Management

MPhil in Development Studies

MPhil Development Communication

PhD Development Communication

PhD in Environment and Resource Management

PhD in Development Studies

Postgraduate Programmes (Sandwich)

  • MPhil in Development Studies
  • M A in Environment and Resource Management
  • M A in Development Communication
  • PhD in Endogenous Development

Certificate Programme (Sandwich)

  • Child Protection
  • Social and Behavioural Change Communication

FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCE AND ARTS

Undergraduate Programmes

4-Year Bachelor of Arts Honours (B.A. Hons.) in Economics

4-Year BA Social and Development Administration

4-Year BA Geography and Urban Studies

4-Year BA Political Science

4-Year BA Sociology and Social Work

4-Year BSc. Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems

4-Year BA French

Diploma Programme(s)

2-Year Diplomat in Social and Development Administration

Postgraduate Programmes (Regular)

MPhil in Social Administration

MPhil in Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems

MPhil Development Economics

PhD in Social Administration – minimum 3-years and maximum 4-years

PhD Development Economics

Postgraduate Programmes (Sandwich)

Master of Arts (MA) in Development Economics

Master of Science in Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems (MSc. RS & GIS) Master of Arts (MA) in Peace and Development Studies

MA Social Administration

FACULTY OF PLANNING AND LAND MANAGEMENT (FPLM)

Undergraduate Programmes

4-Year Bsc. Project Planning and Community Development

4- Year Bsc. Planning

4-Year Bsc. Real Estate

4-Year Bsc. Land Management

4-Year Bsc. Urban Design And Planning

4-Year Bsc. Construction Studies

Diploma Programmes

2-Year Diploma In Estate Agency

2-Year Diploma Integrated Urban Planning

2-Year Diploma in Project Planning and Community Development

Post Graduate Programmes (Regular)

Master of Philosophy in Project Management and Community Development

Master of Philosophy in Monitoring and Evaluation

Master of Philosophy in Strategic Planning and Management

1-Year Top-Up for Master of Philosophy Degree in Strategic Planning and Management

Ph.D Planning for Sustainable Development

Postgraduate Programmes (Sandwich)

Master of Science in Monitoring and Evaluation

Master of Science in Strategic Planning and Management

Master of Science in Project Management and Community Development

Distance Via Weekend Lectures

2-Year Master of Philosophy Degree in Monitoring and Evaluation

2-Year Master of Philosophy Degree in Strategic Planning and Management

FACULTY OF PUBLIC POLICY AND GOVERNANCE

Undergraduate Programmes

4- Year BSc. Social Policy Planning and Development

4-Year BSc. Development Management 

Diploma Programmes

2-Year Diploma in Development Management

2-Year Diploma in Social Policy Planning and Development

Postgraduate Programmes (Regular)

MPhil in Development Management

MPhil Social Policy and Service Management

PhD in Development Management and Governance

Postgraduate Programmes (Sandwich)

1-Year Top Up in MPhil Development Management

MSc. Development Management

MSc. Social Policy and Service Management

SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

Undergraduate Programmes

4-Year BA Management Studies

4-year Bachelor of Commerce (Human Resource Management)

4-Year Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting)

4-Year Bachelor of Commerce (Banking and Finance)

4-Year Bachelor of Commerce (Marketing)

4-Year Bachelor of Commerce (Procurement and Supply Chain Management)

4-Year BSc. Accounting

4-Year BSc. Accounting & Finance

Diploma Programmes

2- Year Diploma in Business Studies (Management and Accounting Option)

Postgraduate Programmes (Regular)

MPhil in Human Resource Management

MPhil in Finance

MPhil in Marketing and Strategy

MPhil in Procurement and Supply Chain Management

MPhil in Management Information Systems

PhD. Business Administration (Finance)

SCHOOL OF EDUCATION AND LIFE- LONG LEARNING

Undergraduate Programmes

4- Year B.Ed. Business Studies (Accounting/Management Option)

4- Year B.Ed. Social Sciences (Geography/ Economics/ History /Political Science Option)

4-Year B.Ed. Social Studies

4-Year B.Ed. Accounting and Mathematics

4-Year B.Ed. Management and English

4-Year B.Ed. French

4-Year B.Ed. English

4-Year B.Ed. Dagaare

Diploma Programmes

2- Year Diploma in Business Education

2- Year Diploma in Social Science Education

Post Graduate Programmes (Regular)

MPhil Business Education (Accounting /Management Option)

MPhil Social Science Education (Geography/ Economics/ History and Political Science Option)

Post Graduate Programmes (Sandwich)

M.Ed. Business Education (Accounting /Management Option)

M.Ed. Social Science Education (Geography/ Economics/ / History/ Political Science option)

Postgraduate Diploma in Education

Distance Programme(s)

Undergraduate Programmes

4- Year B.Ed. Business Studies (Accounting/Management Option)

4- Year B.Ed. Social Sciences (Geography/ Economics/ History /Political Science Option)

4-Year B.Ed. Social Studies

Diploma Programmes

2- Year Diploma in Business Education

2- Year Diploma in Social Science Education

Distance Learning Centre

  1. Wa
  2. Jirapa
  3. Sawla
  4. Techiman

FACULTY OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY

Undergraduate Programmes

4- Year BSc. Computer Science

4-Year BSc. in Informatics

Diploma Programmes

2-Year Diploma in Computer Science

2-Year Diploma in Health Informatics

2-Year Diploma in Business Informatics

2-Year Diploma in IT Project Management

Postgraduate Programmes (Regular)

MPhil in Computer Science

MPhil in Informatics

PhD in Computer Science

PhD in Informatics

Entry Requirements for Undergraduate Programmes

WASSCE or SSSCE holders who seek to apply for admission into our Undergraduate Programmes must have at least C6 or D in all their three Core and Elective subjects. Candidates should therefore possess, at least, credit passes in the following:

  1. Three core subjects (English Language, Mathematics (core) and Integrated Science/ Social Studies.
  2. Any three elective subjects such as Economics, Geography, Government, History, Literature in English, Christian Religious Studies, Cost Accounting, Business Management, Mathematics, Biology, Physics, Chemistry among others
  3. Should have an aggregate score of 36or better of the best six subjects (three core and three elective)
  4. For non–science students, a grade in Social Studies maybe used in place of the grade in Integrated Science in the calculation of their aggregates if the Social Studies grade is better than the grade in Integrated Science. This is however on condition that the candidate has at least a pass in Integrated Science.
  5. For Science students, however, Social Studies (core) does not replace Integrated Science (core) in the calculation of candidates’ aggregates.

Mature applicants

  1. Candidates must be at least25 years of age and must show documentary evidence.
  2. In addition, must have any of the following:
  • Five G.C.E. “O” Level subjects including English Language, Mathematics and General Science, and
  • SSSCE/WASSCE, passes in core English Language, Mathematics and/Integrated Science/Social Studies as well as two elective science subjects including Mathematics (Elective)
  1. HND and other Diploma applicants seeking admission into Degree programmes should possess at least a:
  • Second Class Lower or better in related programmes, who may be admitted into Level 200.
  • Third Class or pass shall be considered for admission into Level 100.
  • Must pass a competitive examination and/or selection interview to be conducted by the University.

Entry Requirements for Diploma Programmes

To be admitted into a diploma programme, three credits passes in the applicant’s area of specialization (elective subjects) and at least two passes (D7, D or better) in English Language and Mathematics in WASSCE/SSSCE are required. Any candidate without a pass in English Language, Mathematics (core) or both should not apply for the Diploma programmes.

Entry Requirements for Postgraduate Programmes

A candidate seeking admission to pursue any of our PhD Programmes must:

  1. Have an MPhil/MSc./MA Degree in the relevant field from a recognized University
  2. Submit an official Transcript of academic records, certificates and other relevant documents.
  3. Include a short proposal on the applicant’s research interest.
  4. Must pass a selection interview to be conducted by the University.

Applicants who want to pursue our MPhil/MSc. Programmes must also:

  1. Have obtained a good first degree, at least second Class Lower, in the relevant field of study from a recognized University or Tertiary Institution.
  2. Submit an official Transcript of academic records and other relevant documents.
  3. Include a short proposal on the applicant’s research interest.
  4. Must pass a selection interview to be conducted by the University.

Applicants seeking admission to Postgraduate Diploma programmesmust have:

  • A good first degree in the applicants’ discipline not below Second Lower Class from a recognized university

Mode of Application for Domestic (Ghanaian) Applicants

All Ghanaian applicants for the 2021/2022 Academic Year admissions are required to use the UBIDS Online Admissions Portal. The procedure for the online application process is as follows:

  1. Make a payment of GH¢ 150.00 (One Hundred and Fifty Ghana Cedis) for the UBIDS E-Voucher for undergraduate programmes or GH¢180.00 (One Hundred and Eighty Ghana cedis) for Postgraduate programmesat any Ghana Commercial Bank (GCB), Agricultural Development Bank (ADB), Stanbic Bank and NIB Bank branches throughout the country or through mobile money service by dialing *887*18# To All Networks.
  2. The E-Voucher contains the PIN and Serial Number required in completing the online form.
  3. Access the online form by visiting our online admissions portal at www.ubids.edu.gh soon after payment.

Alternatively:

  1. Visit UBIDS online Admissions Portal at www.ubids.edu.gh with a MasterCard or Visa to make an online payment of GH¢150.00(One Hundred Fifty Ghana Cedis) for undergraduate programmes or GH¢180.00 (One Hundred and Eighty Ghana cedis) for Postgraduate Programmes
  2. Print the advice slip for future reference.
  3. In completing the online form, students will be required to upload their most recent passport size photographs and relevant certificates
  4. A completed form is not considered until it is submitted.
  5. Applicants are advised to check thoroughly all details entered before finally submitting their online applications. A form, once submitted, can only be viewed, but cannot be edited.
  6. Candidates are strongly advised to visit any Ghana Post EMS Office in the Country for assistance towards the return of the application documents (see VIII). Applicants are advised not to post the forms themselves. They should seek the advice and services of Ghana Post EMS.
  7. Applicants must print out application summary; attach results slips, certificates and all other relevant documents. These documents should be submitted in triplicates (three copies each) to the Assistant Registrar (Academic Affairs Section).
  8. The application documents as specified in (VII) above should be addressed to:

The Assistant Registrar (Academic & Student Affairs)
SD-Dombo University of Business and Integrated Development Studies
P.O Box WA 64
Wa, UW/R.

Application for Admission

(E-Voucher Service through Mobile Money)

5 Easy Steps

  1. Dial *887*18#
  2. Enter School Name (i.e. UBIDS)
  3. Select Preferred Form Type
  4. Authorize payment (Enter your 4 Digit PIN)
  5. SMS of Voucher is sent to payer after successful payment

To Retrieve Voucher

  • Dial *887*18#
  • Select “Yes”
  • Retrieve E-Voucher
  • Details of E-Voucher are displayed (UBIDS, serial number, and pin)

For further information or questions, please contact us through the following numbers (during working hours – 8am to 5 pm from Monday to Friday:

0392097256/0392097257or send an email to: [email protected]

Closing Date

Closing date for Sandwich applications is May 31, 2021. Sandwich programmes will start in July, 2021.



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