University of Mines and Technology-Ghana

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About Us

University of Mines and Technology has the vision to become a Centre of Excellence in Ghana and Africa for producing world-class professionals in the fields of mining, technology and related disciplines.Also has the mission to provide higher education with special reference to mining and related fields, Promote knowledge through active research and provide professional services to the national and international communities.

Programs Offered

    Faculty of Engineering
Department of Electrical Engineering
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Department of Mathematics
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Department of Safety and Environmental Engineering

Faculty of Mineral Resources Technology
Department of Geological Engineering
Department of Geomatic Engineering
Department of Mineral Engineering
Department of Mining Engineering
Department of Petroleum Engineering

School of Postgraduate Studies

School of Mining

Admission and Applications

International Applicants
The University of Mines and Technology has developed reputation across the African continent as foremost institution for the training of mining engineers and earth scientist for the mining industry. Today, the products of the University, which begun in 1952 are found across the globe, in countries such as the USA, Canada, Australia, South Africa, New Zealand, UK among others. The University currently has students from Nigeria, Cote d’Ivoire, Chad, Congo, Cameroon, Benin, Mali, Taiwan, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Burkina Fasso, Gabon, and Kenya among others.

The University has strong emphasis in supporting students to reach their full potentials. We offer university education that is international and innovative tailored to meet the complexities of the working world. Our training is not only theoretical, but spiced with practical internship in the industry. The University is located in the hub of the mining industry and therefore provides our students with the opportunity to taste industrial experience.


Applicants with international Baccaleureatein science are eligible to apply. Such applicants must also possess a proficiency certificate in English. Please note that all certificates should be translated into English. Equivalences with regard to the certificates would be sought as the National Accreditation Board.


Six (6) credits with aggregate 24 or better at the West African Senior School Certificate Examinations (WAEC/SSSCE) including English Language and Mathematics and the elective subjects relevant to the choice of programme or their equivalent.


The Certificate Programme in English is a two semester programme aimed at providing knowledge in English for Foreign applicants with the English Language skills necessary to follow a university level course with English as the medium of instruction. The entry requirement is the French baccalaureate (in science) at the highest level or equivalent available in the applicant’s country.Applicants who pass the UMaT Certificate Programme in English will be eligible to apply for admission into the UMaT Diploma and Degree programmes.


The University generally announces to the general public about the sales of admission forms for Degree and Non Degree programmes each year. Sale of Admission forms is open to the general public from January and ends in April each year. Currently, the cost of Admission forms for Degree and Non Degree is Seventy US dollars (US$70) for foreign students.

Applicants are required to purchase and submit one set of application form only. Any applicant who submits more than one set of forms shall be disqualified. Any form that is not fully completed at the time of submission shall not be considered.

The closing date for submission of completed application forms with relevant documents is 30th April of each year.


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