Schools and Faculties
The university presently runs six faculties, one school and two centres of excellence. Further there are Masters Programmes in the social, mathematical and natural sciences with some leading to the award of doctorate degrees.
The School of Medicine and Health Sciences which offers courses in medicine and the three other health related programmes is located in Tamale, the capital of Northern Region of Ghana.
The Faculties of Agriculture and Renewable Natural Resources are located in Nyankpala within the Tolon/Kumbumgu District, about 20 km south-west of Tamale. The faculty of agriculture which offers four-year programmes in Bsc. Agriculture Technology and Bsc. Agribusiness is arguably the largest Agric Faculty in the Country. In the faculty of renewable natural resourses, the only programme offered is Bsc. Renewable Natural Resources.
The Faculty of Applied Sciences, a center of excellence for the sciences is at Navrongo in the Upper East region. At the undergraduate level, four-year degree programmes are offered with various areas of specialization.
The Department of Applied Mathematics and Computer Science was established in 2002, under the Faculty of Applied Sciences initially with the aim of providing Mathematics education in the University. The Department has been involved in the teaching of Mathematics in the Faculties of Applied Sciences, Integrated Studies, Agriculture and School of Medicine. Owing to the growth of the Department, the Department was upgraded into a Faculty named Faculty of Mathematical Sciences in 2009. The Faculty currently runs six programmes namely: Mathematics, Financial Mathematics, Mathematics with Economics, Computer Science, Statistics and Actuarial Science.
The Wa campus is where majority of our students are based presently. The six prevailing academic pogrammes on this campus are being run under three faculties in Integrated Development Studies, Planing and Land Management, and Education, Law and Business Studies with most students in the faculty of Integrated Development Studies. Both Msc. and Mphil programmes are also offered here.