Degree Type: 

Master of Philosophy


Department of Environmental Science

Modes of Study: 


Entry Requirements: 

To qualify for the programme candidates must possess a good first degree, at least second class (lower division) in any of the sciences and applied sciences from a recognised university and must pass a selection interview.

Target group The programme is targeted at environmental policy formulators, environmental managers and researchers and candidates who require post-graduate training for career development and advancement. For example, staff of the Environmental Protection Agency, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, Ghana Water Company, Mining Companies, etc.

Career Opportunities: 

Crusades against climate change and global warming are increasingly becoming key areas of focus of humanitarian agencies, philanthropists and corporate social responsibility initiatives of business entities. This is opening up a lot of fresh opportunities for professionals with the requisite training in environmental science. You can find jobs in the following areas:  Teaching  Government ministries, departments and agencies such as the Environmental Protection Agency, Forestry Commission and District Assemblies  Agriculture and climate change focused NGOs  Environmental Officer with mining firms