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The Department runs courses in French and Akan at the undergraduate level. It also offers courses in French and Akan for students in other Faculties: French for Communication Purposes, French for Scientists, Akan for Medical Students.


At the moment, graduate courses in French are offered up to Ph.D. level in the following areas: Linguistics, Literature, Translation, and Teaching of French as a Foreign Language. Plans are afoot to mount graduate courses in Akan as well.


S.H.S. or WASSCE Applicants:

Candidates must obtain passes in 3 Core subjects; English, Mathematics and Integrated Science plus passes in 3 Elective Subjects one of which shall be French or Akan and any 2 from the following

Electives: Literature in English, History, Religious Studies, Economics, Geography, or Government. The overall aggregate should not be more than 20.


All undergraduate students in Modern Languages are required to achieve a minimum of 143 credits and pass in all required courses, including the Long Essay, to graduate.


The Department of Modern Languages has over the years trained people who are working in diverse areas of the national economy, including Education, Foreign Affairs, Financial Institutions, Non- Governmental Organisations, Customs and Immigration Service, the Police Service and the Armed Forces.