List of Departments and Faculties in KNUST

KNUST Masters Programs & their Fees

This article provides a list of all the Master’s programs offered at KNUST for the academic year. Prospective students who are considering pursuing a Master’s degree at KNUST can use this guide to learn about the courses available.

This guide also includes information about the distance learning centers that KNUST has established to help prospective students who cannot travel to the main campus to pursue various degree courses.

KNUST offers a wide range of postgraduate degree programs, including courses for regular students, part-time students, and weekend students. Students can choose the option that best meets their needs.

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The following is a list of the Master’s programs offered at KNUST, categorized by college and department:

List of KNUST Masters Programs

College Of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Department Of Animal Science

  • Master of Philosophy (Animal Breeding and Genetics)
  • Master of Philosophy (Reproductive Physiology)
  • Master of Philosophy (Animal Nutrition)
  • Master of Philosophy (Meat Science)

Department Of Crop And Soil Sciences

  • Master of Philosophy (Agronomy)
  • Master of Philosophy (Agronomy [Crop Physiology])
  • Master of Philosophy (Crop Protection [Entomology])
  • Master of Philosophy (Crop Protection [Nematology])
  • Master of Philosophy (Crop Protection [Plant Pathology])
  • Master of Philosophy (Crop Protection [Plant Virology])
  • Master of Philosophy (Plant Breeding)
  • Master of Philosophy (Soil Science)

Department Of Horticulture

  • Master of Philosophy (Postharvest Technology)
  • Master of Philosophy (Seed Science and Technology)
  • Master of Philosophy (Fruit Crops Production)
  • Master of Philosophy (Landscape Studies)
  • Master of Philosophy (Vegetable Crops Production)
  • Master of Philosophy (Floriculture)

Department Of Agricultural Economics, Agribusiness And Extension

  • Master of Philosophy (Agribusiness Management)
  • Master of Philosophy (Agricultural Economics)
  • Master of Philosophy (Agricultural Extension and Development Communication)
  • Master of Philosophy (Sustainable and Integrated Rural Development in Africa)
  • Master of Science (Agribusiness Management)
  • Master of Science (Agricultural Extension and Development Communication)

Department Of Wildlife And Range Management

  • Master of Philosophy (Wildlife and Range Management)
  • Master of Science (Geo-Information Science for Natural Resources Management)

Department Of Silviculture And Forest Management

  • Master of Philosophy (Natural Resources and Environmental Governance)
  • Master of Philosophy (Silviculture and Forest Management)

Department Of Agroforestry

  • Master of Philosophy (Agroforestry)

Department Of Wood Science And Technology Management

  • Master of Science (Packaging Technology and Management)
  • Master of Philosophy (Wood Science and Technology)

Department Of Fisheries And Watershed Management

  • Master of Philosophy (Aquaculture and Environment)
  • Master of Philosophy (Fisheries Management)
  • Master of Philosophy (Watershed Management)

College Of Humanities And Social Sciences

Faculty Of Law

  • Master of Laws (LLM)

Department Of Economics

  • Master of Science (Economics)
  • Master of Philosophy (Economics)

Department Of Modern Languages

  • Master of Philosophy (French)

Department Of English

  • Master of Philosophy in (English)

Department Of Geography And Rural Development

  • Master of Science (Geography and Sustainable Development)
  • Master of Philosophy (Geography and Rural Development)

Department Of Religious Studies

  • Master of Art (Religious Studies)
  • Master of Philosophy (Religious Studies)

Department Of Sociology And Social Work

  • Master of Art (Sociology)
  • Master of Philosophy (Sociology)

Department Of History And Political Studies

  • Master of Art (Asante History)
  • Master of Public Administration
  • Master of Art (Chieftaincy and Traditional Leadership Studies)
  • Master of Philosophy (Chieftaincy and Traditional Leadership Studies)
  • Master of Philosophy in (Historical Studies)
  • Master of Philosophy in (Political Science)

KNUST School Of Business (KSB)

  • Master of Business Administration (Accounting)
  • Master of Business Administration (Finance)
  • Master of Business Administration (Marketing)
  • Master of Business Administration (Strategic Management and Consulting)
  • Master of Business Administration (Human Resource Management)
  • Master of Business Administration (Logistics and Supply Chain Management)
  • Master of Business Administration (Management and Organizational Development)
  • Master of Science (Marketing)
  • Master of Science (Logistics and Supply Chain Management)
  • Master of Science (Management and Human Resource Strategy)
  • Master of Science (Accounting and Finance)
  • Master of Science (Finance)
  • Master of Science (Procurement and Supply Chain Management)
  • Master of Science (Corporate Governance and Strategic Leadership)
  • Master of Science (Air Transportation and Aviation Management)
  • Master of Science (Business and Data Analytics)
  • Master of Philosophy (Business and Management [Accounting])
  • Master of Philosophy (Business and Management [Finance])
  • Master of Philosophy (Business and Management [Marketing])
  • Master of Philosophy (Business and Management [Strategic Management and Consulting])
  • Master of Philosophy (Business and Management [Human Resource Management])
  • Master of Philosophy (Business and Management [Logistics and Supply Chain Management])
  • Master of Philosophy (Business and Management [Management and Organizational Development])
  • Master of Philosophy (Logistics and Supply Chain Management)
  • Master of Philosophy (Procurement and Supply Chain Management)
  • Master of Philosophy (Management and Human Resource Management (Top-Up)

College Of Art and Built Environment

Department Of Architecture

  • Master of Philosophy (Architectural Studies)
  • Master of Science (Architecture (Top-Up))
  • Master of Architecture

Department Of Construction Technology And Management

  • Master of Science (Construction Management)
  • Master of Science (Procurement Management)
  • Master of Science (Project Management)
  • Master of Philosophy (Construction Management)
  • Master of Philosophy (Procurement Management)
  • Master of Philosophy (Project Management)

KNUST Postgraduate Courses – Department Of Planning

  • Master of Science (Development Planning and Management)
  • Master of Science (Development Policy and Planning)
  • Master of Science (Transportation Planning)
  • Master of Science (Development Studies)
  • Master of Science (Planning)
  • Master of Philosophy (Development Planning and Management)
  • Master of Philosophy (Development Policy and Planning)
  • Master of Philosophy (Development Studies)
  • Master of Philosophy (Planning)
  • Master of Philosophy (Urban Management Studies)

Department Of Land Economy

  • Master of Science (Land Governance and Policy)
  • Master of Science (Facilities Management)

Department Of Educational Innovations In Science And Technology

  • Master of Philosophy Art Education
  • MA African Art and Culture
  • Master of Philosophy African Art and Culture

Department Of Teacher Education

  • Master of Philosophy (Educational Planning and Administration)
  • Master of Philosophy (Language Education)
  • Master of Philosophy (Science Education)
  • Master of Philosophy (Mathematics Education)
  • Master of Philosophy (ICT Education)
  • Master of Education (Educational Planning and Administration) – Sandwich
  • Master of Education (Language Education) – Sandwich
  • Master of Education (Science Education) – Sandwich
  • Master of Education (Mathematics Education) – Sandwich
  • Master of Education (ICT Education) – Sandwich​​​​​​

Department Of Painting And Sculpture

  • Master of Fine Art (Painting)
  • Master of Fine Art (Sculpture)
  • Master of Fine Art (Painting and Sculpture)

KNUST Graduate Courses – Department Of Industrial Art

  • Master of Fine Art (Ceramics)
  • Master of Fine Art (Jewellery and Metalsmithing)
  • Master of Fine Art (Textiles Design)
  • Master of Philosophy (Integrated Art)
  • Master of Philosophy (Fashion Design Technology)
  • Master of Philosophy (Textile Design Technology)

Department Of Communication Design

  • Master of Communication Design
  • Master of Philosophy (Communication Design)

College Of Health Sciences

Department Of Pharmaceutics

  • Master of Science (Pharmaceutical Technology)
  • Master of Philosophy (Pharmaceutics)
  • Master of Philosophy (Pharmaceutical Microbiology)

Department Of Pharmacognosy

  • Master of Philosophy (Pharmacognosy)

Department Of Pharmaceutical Chemistry

  • Master of Philosophy (Pharmaceutical Chemistry)

Department Of Pharmacy Practice

  • Master of Science (Clinical Pharmacy)
  • Master of Philosophy (Clinical Pharmacy)

Department Of Pharmacology

  • Master of Philosophy (Pharmacology)
  • Master of Philosophy (Clinical Pharmacology)

Department Of Nursing

  • Master of Science (Clinical Nursing)
  • Master of Philosophy (Nursing)

Department Of Medical Diagnostics

  • Master of Philosophy (Haematology)

Department Of Molecular Medicine

  • Master of Philosophy (Chemical Pathology)
  • Master of Philosophy (Molecular Medicine)
  • Master of Philosophy (Immunology)

Department Of Clinical Microbiology

  • Master of Philosophy (Clinical Microbiology)

Department Of Anatomy

  • Master of Philosophy (Human Anatomy and Cell Biology)
  • Master of Philosophy (Human Anatomy and Forensic Science)
  • Master of Philosophy (Human Anatomy and Cell Biology [Morphological Diagnostics])
  • Master of Philosophy (Mortuary Science and Management)

Department Of Physiology

  • Master of Philosophy (Physiology)

School Of Public Health

  • Master of Science (Health Education and Promotion)
  • Master of Science (Population and Reproductive Health)
  • Master of Science (Occupational and Environmental Health & Safety)
  • Master of Science (Health Services Planning and Management)
  • Master of Public Health (Health Education and Promotion)
  • Master of Public Health (Population and Reproductive Health)
  • Master of Public Health (Occupational and Environmental Health & Safety
  • Master of Public Health Health Services Planning and Management)
  • Master of Philosophy (Disability, Rehabilitation and Development)
  • Master of Philosophy (Health Systems Research and Management)
  • Master of Philosophy (Field Epidemiology and Biostatistics)

College Of Science

Department Of Biochemistry And Biotechnology

  • Master of Science (Biotechnology)
  • Master of Science (Biodata Analytics and Computational Genomics)
  • Master of Philosophy (Biodata Analytics and Computational Genomics)
  • Master of Philosophy (Human Nutrition and Dietetics)
  • Master of Philosophy (Biochemistry)
  • Master of Philosophy (Biotechnology)

Department Of Theoretical And Applied Biology

  • Master of Philosophy (Environmental Science)

Department Of Food Science And Technology

  • Master of Science (Food Science and Technology)
  • Master of Philosophy (Food Science and Technology)

Department Of Theoretical And Applied Biology

  • Master of Philosophy (Parasitology)
  • Master of Philosophy (Ecology)
  • Master of Philosophy (Entomology)
  • Master of Philosophy (Animal and Plant Physiology)
  • Master of Philosophy (Microbiology)
  • Master of Philosophy (Plant Pathology)
  • Master of Philosophy (Reproductive Biology)
  • Master of Philosophy (Animal and Plant Systematics)
  • Master of Philosophy (Molecular Biology)
  • Master of Philosophy (Fish and Fisheries Science)

Department Of Chemistry

  • Master of Philosophy Chemistry
  • Master of Philosophy Organic and Natural Products
  • Master of Philosophy Analytical Chemistry
  • Master of Philosophy Environmental Chemistry
  • Master of Philosophy Physical Chemistry
  • Master of Philosophy Inorganic Chemistry
  • Master of Philosophy Polymer Science and Technology

Department Of Physics

  • Master of Philosophy Geophysics
  • Master of Philosophy/Doctor of Philosophy Materials Science
  • Master of Philosophy/Doctor of Philosophy in Solid State Physics
  • Master of Philosophy/Doctor of Philosophy Meteorology and Climate Science
  • Master of Philosophy/Doctor of Philosophy Environmental Physics
  • Master of Philosophy Nano Science and Technology
  • Master of Science Petroleum Geophysics

Department Of Mathematics

  • Master of Philosophy Pure Mathematics
  • Master of Philosophy Applied Mathematics

Department Of Statistics And Actuarial Science

  • Master of Philosophy Mathematical Statistics
  • Master of Philosophy Actuarial Science

Department Of Computer Science

  • Master of Science Cyber-Security and Digital Forensics
  • Master of Philosophy Cyber-Security and Digital Forensics
  • Master of Science Computer Science
  • Master of Philosophy Computer Science
  • Master of Science Information Technology
  • Master of Philosophy Information Technology

Department Of Optometry And Visual Science

  • Master of Philosophy Vision Science

College Of Engineering

Department Of Civil Engineering

  • Master of Science Geotechnical Engineering
  • Master of Philosophy Geotechnical Engineering
  • Master of Science Road and Transportation Engineering
  • Master of Philosophy Road and Transportation Engineering
  • Master of Science Water Resources Engineering and Management
  • Master of Philosophy Water Resources Engineering and Management
  • Master of Science Water Supply and Environmental Sanitation
  • Master of Philosophy Water Supply and Environmental Sanitation
  • Master of Science Structural Engineering
  • Master of Philosophy Structural Engineering

Department Of Geomatic Engineering

  • Master of Science/Master of Philosophy Geomatic Engineering
  • Master of Philosophy Geographic Information System (GIS)

Department Of Electrical/Electronic Engineering

  • Master of Philosophy Telecommunications Engineering
  • Master of Philosophy Power Systems Engineering

Department Of Computer Engineering

  • Master of Philosophy Computer Engineering

Department Of Chemical Engineering

  • Master of Philosophy Chemical Engineering

Department Of Materials Engineering

  • Master of Philosophy Environmental Resources Management
  • Master of Science Materials Engineering
  • Master of Philosophy Materials Engineering

Department Of Agricultural And Biosystems Engineering

  • Master of Science Agricultural Machinery Engineering
  • Master of Science Agro-Environmental Engineering
  • Master of Science Bioengineering
  • Master of Science Food and Post-Harvest Engineering
  • Master of Science Soil and Water Engineering
  • Master of Philosophy Agricultural Machinery Engineering
  • Master of Philosophy Agro-Environmental Engineering
  • Master of Philosophy Bioengineering
  • Master of Philosophy Food and Post-Harvest Engineering
  • Master of Philosophy Soil and Water Engineering
  • Master of Philosophy Intellectual Property (MIP)

Department Of Mechanical Engineering

  • Master of Science Mechanical Engineering
  • Master of Philosophy Mechanical Engineering
  • Master of Science Renewable Energy Technologies

Department Of Geological Engineering

  • Master of Science Geophysical Engineering
  • Master of Philosophy Geological Engineering

KNUST IDL Postgraduate Programs and Fees

The KNUST Institute of Distance Learning (IDL) offers a variety of postgraduate courses in a variety of disciplines. These courses are designed for students who have already completed a bachelor’s degree and are looking to further their education.

Click Here ->> Complete list of the postgraduate courses offered by the KNUST IDL

Click Here ->> KNUST IDL Fees-Complete list

KNUST Masters Programs Fees

MSC/MA/MFA/MPH

PROGRAMMETOTAL ACADEMIC FEES
SOCIAL SCIENCES5,448.38
BIOCHEM & BIOTECH/ OPTOMETRY/ ENVIRONMENTAL SCI./
CHEMISTRY/ PHARMACY/ MEDICINE/BIOLOGY/MEDICAL7,050.35
LABORATORY
COMPUTER SC./MATHS/ACTUARIAL/CLIMATE SC./5,729.17
STATISTICS/PHYSICS
ART/PUBLISHING STUDIES/ ARCHITECTURE/LAND ECONOMY/5,729.17
PLANNING /BT./ AGRIC./NAT. RES.
ENGINEERING6,579.22
CLINICAL NURSING11,480.13
HEALTH SERVICE PLANNING & MGT/HEALTH EDUCATION &14,405.13
PROMOTION/POPULATION & REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH
LLM18,000.00
ECONOMICS/INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY/PORTS & HARBOUR
MGT/AIR TRANSPORT & AVIATION MGT/DISASTER MGT/14,405.13
AGRIBUSINESS MGT/FACILITIES MGT
RENEWABLE ENERGY TECH14,580.13
CONSTRUCTION MGT/PROCUREMENT MGT.18,000.00
BUSINESS – MBA (WEEKDAY)9,880.13
BUSINESS – MBA (EVENING)10,580.13
BUSINESS – MBA (WEEKEND)10,580.13
BUSINESS – MSC (ALL AREAS OF SPECIALISATION)15,405.13
MSC/MA/MFA/MPH for postgraduate freshers

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FAQ

Can a third class student do a master’s degree at KNUST?

Yes, third class students can be considered for admission to master’s programs at KNUST, but they will need to have relevant work experience and/or other qualifications.

How long is a master’s degree at KNUST?

Master’s degrees at KNUST typically take one academic year to complete for MSc students and two academic years to complete for MPhil students. However, some programs may have different requirements.

NOTE: Some master’s programs at KNUST may have different requirements for third class students. For example, some programs may require third class students to have a higher GPA or to pass an entrance exam.

Conclusion

This article has discussed everything you need to know about the Masters programmes available at KNUST, including the types of programs offered, the admission requirements, and the fees.

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