Our International programmes at Knutsford have offered students the opportunity to develop an international perspective by making the study abroad programme an integral part of their college career. Each of the schools at Knutsford offers unique international programmes to facilitate global learning opportunities that influence, shape, and improve student lives and careers. Students are encouraged to participate in multicultural and/or international study experiences and are instilled with the conviction that they must be fully engaged citizens of local communities, as well as responsible members of national and international communities.
The Knutsford School of Humanities and Education gives students the world-class education in Humanities and Education savvy to successfully compete in an increasingly international marketplace through its many study abroad programmes. Degree programmes that incorporate study abroad include Economics and Political Science, Psychology and Sociology, and Communication Studies which offer comprehensive real-world learning both in the classroom and online in countries across Africa.
Students in all programmes have the opportunity to study for a week or more abroad for course credit at one of our prestigious partner universities.
The office is essentially responsible for implementing Internationalization programmes; We seek to accomplish this goal through developing and managing international partnerships and collaborations with schools and institutions globally. The department mandated for the following areas:
Responsible for managing all scheduled visits from our international partner institutions and associations and student exchange programmes. Improving on the international image of Knutsford by identifying and maintaining contacts from across the globe regarding opportunities for international partnerships.
Collaborate with institutions in different parts of the world to identify and develop opportunities for partnership and cooperation.
Work with various departments of Knutsford schools in developing their individual international partnerships.
The Knutsford University Schools has international collaborations and co-operations with the following schools and institutes;
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The office, together with its partners collaborate on the following:
Joint Research Projects
Resources for Exchange Students
The Knutsford University Schools welcomes visiting foreign exchange students from across the globe. We are committed to helping you achieve the most out of your study and ensuring a positive and valuable experience here at Knutsford.
Knutsford University's School has academic partnerships with top universities and schools around Africa and the world at large. Students from partner institutions who have been selected (nominated) to participate in the exchange are eligible to apply to any of our Knutsford schools. Please consult with the International Office at your institution to determine your eligibility for this student exchange programme.
Once you have been selected (nominated) by your institution to participate in the student exchange programme, please complete and submit an online application form and accompanying documents. After the application has been accepted, you will receive an I-20 form (for visa acquisition only) for use in securing a student visa to Ghana.
How to Apply
Once you have been formally "nominated" by your home institution, you may apply for the Exchange Programme. Please complete the Incoming Exchange Student Application. If you are applying for the Double Degree programme (degree-seeking), please complete the Double Degree application options.
To apply for the Exchange Programme - complete the online registration and Incoming Exchange Student Application form. You will be charged an application fee. Please check your nomination acceptance letter provided by Knutsford University for instructions on how to apply.
Knutsford University is currently in collaboration with (#)Schools of Humanities and Education, an accredited school to deliver BSc Economics, BA Economics and Political Science, BA Psychology and Sociology, and BA Communication and Media Studies. The programme is taught by academics from the school with the support of the Department's institution of Knutsford.
Application for 2021 admission is currently ongoing.
Knutsford International Programmes Office
Behind Mensvic Grand Hotel, Bamako Road
East Legon, Accra
P.O.Box AN 19480
Tel: +233 302 521610/11
Cell: +233 244 372072 / 269 604 253
Knutsford scholarship is available for Ghanaian students requiring financial aid. The award is based on financial need, academic merit and achievements.
The School of Humanities and Education (KSHE) has a full-time faculty member serving as an internship coordinator for our students. We offer internships for academic credit and encourage students to take advantage of the wealth of internship opportunities.
Financial aid is provided ‘as and when’ the aid is available.
Students would be informed of all available aid and of the criteria for accessing them. It is the student’s responsibility to apply for such aid. Financial aid provided by the college is strictly for tuition and is not refundable under any circumstance. Students may contact the Students Services Office for details.
Types of Financial Aid Programmes
SSNIT Students Loan
Ghanaian students interested in study loans can access the SSNIT student loans provided by the Government of Ghana through SSNIT. Interested students may contact the Students Services Office for details.
After the successful completion of our programme, our students go on to work with major companies and organizations, pursue graduate degrees, attend law school, or start their own entrepreneurial ventures.
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