The School of Postgraduate Studies (SPS) runs MSc/MPhil and PhD programmes in Geomatic, Geological, Mining and Minerals Engineering and Mathematics and MPhil/MSc programmes in Mechanical, Electrical and Electronic, and Petroleum Engineering. In addition, the School runs special PhD programmes in Petroleum, Environmental and Safety, Mechanical, Electrical and Electronic Engineering for the purpose of staff development.

The Graduate Programmes aim at providing a firm grounding in advanced concepts in modern methods in mining and allied engineering disciplines. Successful graduates from UMaT therefore acquire the requisite skills to solve complex engineering problems and issues associated in mining and allied engineering industries as well as other sectors of the economy. UMaT postgraduate programme is run both on full time and part time basis.


All postgraduate programmes of study in the University may require course work together with research work, leading to the award of the following:

  • Postgraduate Diploma (PgD)
  • Master of Science (MSc)
  • Master of Philosophy (MPhil)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)


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Assoc. Prof. William K Buah

The University of Mines & Technology

P. O. Box 237

Tarkwa, Ghana. West Africa

Office Fax: +233 (0)362 20306