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Call for Applications: Postgraduate Research Fellowship in Genetics – University of Ghana (WAGMC)

Postgraduate Research Fellowship in Genetics - WAGMC

Call for Applications: Postgraduate Research Fellowship in Genetics – University of Ghana (WAGMC)

Postgraduate Research Fellowship in Genetics: West African Genetic Medicine Centre An African Centre of Excellence for Genetic Medicine, College of Health Sciences, University of Ghana (UG) is offering fellowships for graduate students to conduct research in genetics in UG, in collaboration with the School of Biomedical and Allied Health Sciences, University of Ghana Medical School, Department of Psychology and Department of Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology.

National (Ghana) and Regional (rest of Africa) candidates are eligible for the WAGMC
Fellowship; female candidates are encouraged to apply.

To be eligible to apply for the WAGMC Fellowship, you must first gain admission as a new student into one of the underlisted masters and doctoral degree programmes of UG through the standard application process of the School of Graduate Studies and the Department hosting the degree.

The Fellowship will support your thesis research in the genetics specialty indicated.

GENETIC COUNSELLING

• PhD Psychology
• MPhil Clinical Psychology
• MPhil Counselling Psychology
• MPhil Psychology

 

MEDICAL MOLECULAR GENETICS

• PhD/ MSc Dietetics
• PhD/MPhil Medical Microbiology
• MPhil Anatomy
• MPhil Chemical Pathology
• MPhil Haematology
• MPhil Medical Biochemistry
• MPhil Pathology/Immunology
• MPhil Physiology
• MSc Medical Laboratory Sciences
• MSc Speech and Language Therapy

HUMAN GENETICS

• PhD Biochemistry
• MPhil Biochemistry
• MPhil Molecular Biology

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Ph.D. Programmes: Applicants may apply for a Ph.D. programme with a Masters’s degree or a very good first degree. (Please see individual Ph.D. programmes for additional requirements)

MSc and MPhil Programmes: A Good First Degree (at least a second class lower division) in the
biomedical sciences, psychological sciences, public health, and other health sciences. (Please see
individual masters programmes for additional requirements)

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 29 MAY 2020

 

Contact WAGMC for more information at:

West African Genetic Medicine Centre
1 Ebenezer Laing Road
University of Ghana
Legon, Accra

 

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Written by Frank Amofa

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