Master of Philosophy in Infection and Immunity, University of Cape Coast


Contact Persons:

Prof. Samuel Kyei
Tel: +23324 330 9718

Prof. Dorcas Obiri-Yeboah
Tel: +233244527387
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Dr. Millicent Abigail Aning-Agyei
Tel: +23324 460 8149

Master of Philosophy (M.Phil)

Specific admission requirements

A good first degree (at least 2nd class lower division) or its equivalent in biological sciences or related fields from a recognised university. Applicants who hold Medicine and Surgery (MBChB) degrees, Doctor of Pharm, and others such as MSc in relevant fields may also apply. Holders of diploma and higher national diploma (HND) with considerable work experience in related fields will also be considered on case by case basis.

Application procedure and closing date

  • Apply online at by 30 November of the previous year for both local and international students.
  • Only a limited number of students will be accepted.

Duration of programme

The programme extends over two years

Programme description

The programme consists of one year taught courses and another year of research. The subject of the project is determined in close liaison with your supervisor, preferably within the area of expertise of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology before you will be allowed to register for the programme. The initial research proposal is approved by a departmental research committee and the University of Cape Coast Institutional Review Board and/or the relevant Research Ethics Committees. Progress of study is monitored continuously by the supervisor. If you are unable to demonstrate satisfactory progress, the Programme Committee may recommend that you discontinue your studies.