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UG and Gulf Medical University opens Joint Admission into Special Medical Programme for 2017/18 Academic Year

UG and Gulf Medical University opens Joint Admission into Special Medical Programme for 2017/18 Academic Year

The University of Ghana School of Medicine & Dentistry (UGSMD) and Gulf Medical University (GMU) in UAE are inviting applications from qualified applicants for admission into the Special Medical Programme of UGSMD and GMU for the 2017/2018 academic year leading to the award of MB ChB degree (UG).

Entry Requirements

  • Applicants should have good qualifications in IB, GCE A’ levels, and WASSCE/SSSCE examinations or an equivalent examination.
  • Applicants would be required to study for the Associate Degree in Preclinical Sciences Programme (ADPCS) at Gulf Medical University – U.A.E. All credits acquired at the Gulf Medical University – U.A.E will be transferred to the MB ChB programme at UGSMD – Ghana and continue with the Clinical Courses in Accra, University of Ghana (UG) at the School of Medicine and Dentistry (SMD) and upon successful completion of the courses/ credits at UGSMD – Ghana be awarded the MB ChB degree by virtue of an articulation agreement between both institutions.

Nature of Program and Duration

The Transnational Medicine Programme is a Six (6) Year Medical Programme leading to the award of MB ChB degree, UG. The Programme will begin in September 2017 and the first batch of students is expected to graduate in 2023.

Entry Requirements

This Programme is especially targeted at:

  1. Candidates who qualify for admission locally in Ghana but are unable to secure placements and want to therefore travel abroad to study Medicine in a reputable collaborating university.
  2. Foreign candidates in the sub region and globally who want to study Medicine and graduate with MB ChB degree from UGSMD – Ghana.

Mode of Application

Applicants are required to apply online by visiting Gulf Medical University (GMU) website or University of Ghana School of Medicine & Dentistry (UGSMD) website and follow corresponding links to GMU/UGSMD.

Application Deadlines

Applicants for the Transnational Medicine Programme must apply on or before 31 July 2017. Admissions will be given on a first-come basis.

UG Programmes/Admission Requirements

Office of the Admissions

Gulf Medical University

P.O. Box: 4184 – Ajman,

United Arab Emirates.


Online Applications Gulf Medical University Website:

Phone: +971 6 7431333, Arabic Ext: 1443, English Ext: 1252, 1354

Fax: +971 6 7431222

For further information, please contact the GEMP Secretariat (Adjacent to Reproductive Health/ Maternity Block), Korle Bu or School of Medicine & Dentistry Administration Block, Academic Affairs Office (Room 23), Korle Bu.

Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

+233302-666987/8 Ext 123


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