The Weekend School of the University of Professional Studies, Accra (UPSA) was established in August 2009. The establishment of the School was necessitated after the management of UPSA had realized the challenges encountered by most of the regular students at the university. The challenges included late arrival of students to the classroom, physical and mental exhaustion of students after close of work which adversely affected their academic performance.

The main objective is to make the academic programs of the university more accessible to a greater number of students and make optimal use of the facilities of the university.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Weekend School is to produce scholars who aspire to become tomorrow’s practitioners and leaders. The school aims to use the advancement in modern technology and enriched curricular to educate its students through the integration of academic excellence and professionalism.

Vision Statement

We aim to be one of the top Weekend Schools of Higher Education globally, with a reputation for research and teaching.

Research Areas

The research areas of the School include Business Management/Leadership, Marketing, Accountancy, Company Secretarial Practices, and Corporate Governance.


State-of-the-art facilities including communication networks and computer -aided technologies.

Taught Programmes

The programmes run by the School include BSc. Marketing, Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Bachelor of Science in Banking and Finance, and Post-graduate programmes.