Vision statement: 

To become a nationally and internationally recognised College in inter-disciplinary teaching, research and community engagement.

Mission statement: 

To offer challenging curricula and a conducive environment that stimulate critical thinking inspiring both faculty and students to

be responsive to national needs and aspirations. This will be done through periodic review of the curricula informed by evidenced-based research;

the application of IT in research, teaching and learning; the provision of technical and consultancy support to organisations and agencies, and

especially small and medium-scale enterprises, in the national development effort; and documentation and advocacy for policy at various spatial levels.




The College of Humanities and Legal Studies, is a three-tier College comprising three (3) Faculties, three (3) Schools and two Centres. These are: Faculty of Social Sciences, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Arts, School of Business, School for Development Studies, School of Economics and the Centre for African and International Studies (CAIS) and Centre for Gender Research, Advocacy and Documentation (CEGRAD). The College offers inter-disciplinary programmes equipping its products with creative abilities for the job market and critical thinking to make the graduate of the College fully suited to adapt into any modern social environment they may find themselves. Thus, the College, instituted on 1 st August, 2014, can boast of numerous graduates, both undergraduate and post-graduate, who have attained success in business, industry and the public sector in Ghana and abroad.

Core Values: 

The objectives of the College are to:

  • Facilitate the promotion of academic work and good governance across faculties/schools;
  • Promote interdisciplinary activities including research and outreach;
  • Promote networking and group research based on the University’s Research Agenda; and
  • Pool resources together to ensure maximum utilization for research, teaching and outreach.
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