University for Development Studies (UDS) 


IAU Member


top General Information


Street:P.O. Box TL 1350



Institution Funding



Founded 1992. First students admitted September 1993.

Academic Year

September to July (September-December; January-April; May-July)

Admission Requirements

Senior Secondary School Certificate; State Registered Nurses Certificate; Higher National Diploma/Diploma holders; West Africa Senior Secondary School Certificate; Mature Applicants and Entrance examination

Tuition Fees

National:318,50-688,50 per annum (GHS)



Accrediting Agency

National Council for Tertiary Education (NCTE); National Accreditation Board (NAB)

Student Body


top Officers

Head : Gabriel Ayum Teye

Job title:Vice-Chancellor

Years of office:2015-

Senior Administrative Officer : Seidu Al-hassan

Job title:Pro-Vice Chancellor

International Relations Officer : Gordana Kranjac-Berisavljevic

Job title:Director, International Relations

top Divisions

Faculty : Agribusiness and Communication Sciences

Fields of study:Agricultural Business

Faculty : Agriculture

Fields of study:Agriculture, Agronomy, Animal Husbandry, Environmental Studies, Horticulture, Irrigation, Natural Resources, Rural Planning

More details:Nyankpala

Faculty : Applied Sciences

Fields of study:Biochemistry, Biological and Life Sciences, Botany, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physical Engineering

More details:Navrongo

Faculty : Education

Fields of study:Agricultural Education, Business Education, Development Studies, Mathematics Education, Preschool Education, Primary Education

Faculty : Integrated Development Studies

Fields of study:Development Studies, Economics, History, Management, Political Sciences, Social Studies

More details:Wa

Faculty : Mathematical Sciences

Fields of study:Mathematics, Mathematics and Computer Science, Statistics

Faculty : Planning and Land Management

Fields of study:Geography, Management, Real Estate, Rural Planning

Faculty : Renewable Natural Resources

Fields of study:Aquaculture, Ecology, Environmental Studies, Fishery, Forestry, Natural Resources, Tourism, Wildlife

School : Allied Health Sciences

Fields of study:Community Health, Health Sciences, Medical Technology, Midwifery, Nursing, Nutrition

School : Business and Law

Fields of study:Business Administration, Law

School : Engineering

Fields of study:Agricultural Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Waste Management

School : Medicine

Fields of study:Medicine

top Degrees


Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery

Fields of study:Medicine

Bachelor's Degree

Master's Degree

Fields of study:Accountancy, Administration, Agricultural Economics, Banking, Business and Commerce, Development Studies, Economics, Education, Finance, Human Resources, Leadership, Management, Nutrition, Public Health, Rural Studies, Social Sciences

Master of Philosophy

Fields of study:Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Education, Biotechnology, Community Health, Development Studies, Education, Horticulture, Nutrition, Public Health


Fields of study:Administration, Agricultural Economics, Biotechnology, Mathematics, Mathematics and Computer Science, Social Sciences, Statistics


Also Doctor of Medical Laboratory Sciences (MLS.D).

top Academic Periodicals


Ghana Journal of Development Studies

Updated on 20-10-2016