UGMS/GMU Transitional Admission Form – 2021/2022 Intake

This article contains information on the University of Ghana Medical School (UGMS)/ Gulf Medical University (GMU) Transitional  Admission Form – 2021/2022 Intake and how to Apply. It also contains the University of Ghana Medical School (UGMS) and Gulf Medical University (GMU) Application form download link, its online application where necessary as well as the UGMS/GMU Transitional Admission requirements.

University of Ghana Medical School, UGMS Graduate Entry Admission Form - 2020/2021 Intake

The University of Ghana Medical School (UGMS) and Gulf Medical University (GMU) in UAE are inviting applications from qualified applicants for admission into the Special Medical Programme of UGMS and GMU for the 2021/2022 academic year leading to the award of MBChB (UG).

Applications are invited from suitably qualified SCHOOL LEAVERS, NON-SCHOOL LEAVERS, and SPECIAL CASES.


Entry Requirements

  • Applicants should have a good qualifications in IB, GCE A’levels, and WASSCE/SSSCE examinations or its equivalent.
  • Applicants would be required to study for the Associate Degree in Preclinical Sciences Programme (ADPCS) at Gulf Medical University – U.A.E. All credits acquired at the Gulf Medical University – U.A E. will be transferred to the MB ChB programme at UGMS – Ghana and continue with the Clinical Courses in  Accra, University of Ghana (UG) at the Medical School and upon successful completion of the courses/credits at UGMS – Ghana be awarded the MBChB degree by virtue of an articulation agreement between both institutions.
  • Applicants will be required to have passed GRE or IELTS or TOEFL or be prepared to sit for the exams in the first year in Ajman.

Nature of Programme and Duration

  • The Transnational Medical Programme is a Six (6) Year Medical Programme leading to the award of MBChB, UG.  Students will be admitted in the programme in September 2021 and are expected to graduate in 2027.

Who can Apply?

This Programme is especially targeted at:

  • Ghanaian candidates who qualify for admission locally in Ghana but are unable to secure placements and want to therefore, travel abroad to study Medicine in a reputable collaborating university.
  • Foreign candidates in the sub region and globally who want to study Medicine and graduate with MBChB degree from UG – Ghana.


Mode of Application

  • Applicants are to apply online by visiting Gulf Medical University (GMU) website at or University of Ghana Medical School (UGMS) website at and follow corresponding links to GMU/UGMS.  Additional information is provided at the GMU/UGMS websites.

Application Deadline

  • Applicants for the Transnational Medicine Programme must apply on or before 31st August 2021.  Admissions will be given on a first-come basis.

Click here to check the University of Ghana Medical School minimum Admission requirements for other courses.

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