UEW Music Department

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UEW Music Department

UEW Music Department,

The mandate of the Department of Music Education is to prepare music teachers for the pre-tertiary levels of education in Ghana. The Department seeks to train and equip students with relevant skills to teach musical arts in Ghanaian schools as well as train general musicians with appropriate skills to pursue the wide range of careers available.

B. A. (Music Education)

Programme Description

The Music programmes are:

•   Music Education

•   Bachelor of Music

•   Diploma in Music


The Music Education programme prepares individuals to teach Music and related disciplines in Pre-Tertiary Institutions. Students are exposed to practical and theoretical aspects of

Western and African Music Students also acquire the skills and knowledge of teaching children Music. The Bachelor of Music and Diploma in Music programmes prepare students for professional careers in Music and related disciplines. Lessons in Introduction to Music Technology are also offered.

The programmes provide diverse educational opportunities in music and cultural enrichment studies for people with music ambitions.


Target Group

The programme seeks to attract:

•   SHS Certificate Holders

•   Teachers’ Certificate ‘A’ Holders

•   Personnel of the Armed Forces

•   Other Professional Certificate Holders


Mode of study:
Regular/Full Time

Diploma (Music)


Programme Description

Please see the information under Music Education.


Target Group

Please see the information under Music Education.

Job Prospects

Job prospects are available in areas like:

•      The Ghana Education Service

•      Private Educational Institutions

•      The Security Services

•      Centre for National Culture

•      National Orchestra

•      Churches

•      Music Recording Studios


Mode of study:

School of Creative Arts



The School is committed to ensuring that students strive for and maintain academic excellence in their various fields of specialization in the Arts. In addition, the School prepares students in the Arts as educators, as managers in the promotion of arts and culture and as artists and artistes who can exploit creative and innovative environments to generate new ideas. As a result students are equipped with broad and diverse general knowledge deemed essential for reflective professional artists and artistes. Accordingly, the School ensures efficient and valuable administrative support for the constituent academic departments. School of Creative Arts comprises four academic departments namely:

  • Department of Art Education
  • Department of Graphic Design
  • Department of Music Education
  • Department of Theatre Arts


Winneba Campus