Universities that Run Online Degree Courses in Ghana

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Here are the universities that run bachelor’s degree courses online in Ghana. Most of the universities adopted running degree programmes online after the outbreak of the pandemic.

Before the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, there were few universities in Ghana that ran online degree courses, but currently many seem to have joined the race.

How do the universities run the Degree Online Courses?

Most universities blend online tuition with face-to-face (traditional) learning modes. Universities in Ghana usually run distance and sandwich modes. About 80% of these universities make use of online platforms such as Moodle and other platforms to deliver lessons to students.

What are the advantages of the online mode of study?

  1. Cost-saving
  2. It’s a very convenient way of learning.
  3. There is low risk involved since there would be no commute.

What are the disadvantages of the online mode of study?

  1. Unstable internet network
  2. Complicated use of the computer and smartphones among students
  3. Chances of being distracted
  4. Hidden charges by universities
  5. Non-seriousness on the side of some students

List of universities that run online courses in Ghana

In Ghana, Most universities offer online degree courses and they are as follows ;

Online Universities In Ghana that run Degree Courses

University Of Ghana School of Continuing and Distance Education

UPSA Distance Learning (Blended Online Learning)

KNUST Distance learning center

The Institute for Educational Development and Extension At UEW

UENR Distance Education/ Learning Centers

UHAS Distance Education School

UDS Institute for Distance and Continuing Education

UCC College of Distance Education

Jackson college of education distance Learning

GTUC Distance Learning

UMaT Distance Education

Online Universities that offer Degree Courses Outside Ghana

  • Harvard University Extension School
  • Boston University Online
  • Indira Gandhi National Open University
  • Open University of Catalonia
  • University of South Africa (Unisa)
  • United Kingdom Open University
  • University of the Philippines Open University
  • Open University of the Netherlands
  • Open University of Hong Kong
  • Thomson Rivers University Open Learning
  • The Open Polytechnic of New Zealand

Minimum Requirements for Online Learning

  • A computer (desktop/laptop) or mobile device (smartphone/tablet)
  • Headset/earphone
  • A modem and data bundle