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University of Goroka
The University of Goroka is located in Goroka, the capital of the Eastern Highlands Province of Papua New Guinea. Goroka is known for its springtime climate and the natural beauty of its surrounding mountains. The Highlands’ sense of tradition and culture is part of life in Goroka, as well as at the University. Students and staff from all over PNG and other nations are encouraged to maintain and share their own traditional cultures whilst at UOG.
The University of Goroka is one of the fastest growing learning institutions in PNG and the South Pacific, and is committed to offering the very best in high quality tertiary education to students in all areas of study.
Student Population: 1500
The University has three Faculties.
Post Graduate Programs
Master of Education in Educational Administration/ Honours
Master of Education in Teaching & Teacher Education/ Honours
Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE)
Bachelor of Education
Primary & Secondary
The Faculty offers a variety of courses in the Sciences, Mathematics & Computing, Agriculture, Home Economics, Design & Technology, Physical Education, Health, Nursing, Business Studies, and Technical and Vocational studies.
The formal conduct of courses is through lectures, tutorials and practicals (either laboratory or field work) that are mandatory for all students enrolled in any of the faculty courses.
Master & Bachelor Programs
Faculty of Humanities
The Faculty comprises three departments: Expressive Arts and Religious Studies, Language and Literature, and Social Science and Commerce. The faculty also houses the Life Skills Centre and the Melanesian Studies Centre.
Post Graduate Programs
Master of Arts (Melanesian Perspectives)
Bachelor of Education (with Honours)
Bachelor of Education In-Service
Bachelor of Arts (Humanities Foundation)
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