Lancaster University of Ghana

by Israel Boafo Bansah

Here, you have the opportunity to study the core foundation courses for a Ghanaian Law Degree in a dynamic interactive culture.

You will also be able to pursue your own interests through a list of optional modules. Some cover technical legal courses, while others explore the relationship between law, development and society.

Lancaster University of Ghana Admission Requirements

 ‘A’ Levels – Pass in 3 ‘A’ Level subjects at grade ABB or 128 tariff points plus Grade C or 4 in five GCE/IGCSE or Grade 6 in GCE ‘O’ Level subjects including English and Mathematics.

Higher National Diplomas (HND) from a recognised Polytechnic in Ghana with a Final Grade Point Average (FGPA) of 3.25 or better in any field, are eligible to apply to this UG programme. In addition, such applicants MUST have WASSCE Grade C6 in the best 6 subjects, to include three core subjects and three electives (core subjects must include English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science or Social Studies) OR Grade C or 4 in five GCE/IGCSE or Grade 6 in GCE ‘O’ Level subjects including English and Mathematics.

International Baccalaureate – Overall mark of 30 points in total average score with 16 points from the best three HL subjects with English and Mathematics and Higher Level Grade 5 or Standard Level Grade 6.

French Baccalaureate – Overall mark of 13 in total average score with a minimum 11 in English Language and 11 in Mathematics.

Option International Baccalaureate (OIB) – Overall marks of 12.5 in the total average score with a minimum 10.5 in English Language and 10.5 in Mathematics.

USA High School Graduation Diploma – 3.2 GPA plus grades 5, 4 and 4 in AP (Group A subjects).

Canada Secondary School Diploma – Ontario: minimum 75% average in six Grade 12 U or M level courses

First degree from any recognised university.

Programme Structure

Year 1Year 2Year 3
Ghana Legal System
Law of Contract
Ghana Constitutional Law
Criminal Law
Torts
Land Law
Company Law
Public International Law
2 optional modules*
Commercial Law
Conflict of Laws
Equity and Succession
Jurisprudence
4 optional modules**

*Year 2: Environmental law, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Issues in cybercrime, International human rights law
**Year 3: Intellectual Property, Law of Natural Resources, Taxation, Administrative Law, Law of Evidence, Dissertation, Conflict of Laws, Gender and the Law, Introduction to African Union Law

Lancaster University of Ghana Contact Details

GHANA
Ghana Main Campus (A&C Centre)
East Legon, Accra
Greater Accra
+233 (0) 209 607 008
+233 (0) 302 747 700

NIGERIA
6th Floor, Wing A&B, South Atlantic Petroleum Towers Plot 1 Adeola Odeku Street Victoria Island, Lagos
+234 (0) 813 078 6194
+234 (0) 810 792 5180
+234 (0) 706 817 9657

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