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University Of Cape Coast 2020/2021 Programmes And Requirements


University Of Cape Coast 2020/2021 Programmes And Requirements, Academic programmes of the University are vested in its nine Faculties/Schools organized under five Colleges. These are Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Social Science, School of business, Faculty of Law, School of Agriculture, School of Biological Science, School of Physical Science, School f Medical Science, School of Nursing & Midwifery, School of Allied Health Science, College of Education Studies and College of Distance Education. The Faculties/Schools offer degree, diploma and certificate programmes under the following general nomenclature.

College of Education Studies

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences Education

B.Ed. (Arts)

B.Ed. (Social Science)

B.Ed. (Social Studies)Advertisements

B.Ed. (Accounting)

B.Ed. (Management)

Faculty of Science and Technology Education

B.Ed. (Science)

B.Ed. (Mathematics)

B.Ed. (Computer Science)

B.Ed. (Health Science)

B.Ed. (Health Physical Education & Recreation)

B.Ed. (Home Economics)

Faculty of Educational Foundations

B.Ed. (Basic Education)

B.Ed. (Early Childhood Education)

B.Sc. (Psychology)

Diploma in Basic Education

Diploma in Early Childhood

Certificate in Basic Education

Certificate in Early Childhood Education

College of Humanities & Legal Studies

Faculty of Arts

B.A. (African Studies)

B.A. (Varied Fields)

B.A. (Theatre Studies)

Bachelor of Music (B.Mus.)

B.A. (Communication Studies)

B.A. Dance

B.A. Film Studies

Proficiency Course in English for Francophone Students

B.A. (Varied Fields)- According to area of specialization e.g. B.A.(English), B.A. (English and French).

Faculty of Social Science

B.A. (Social Science)

B.A. (Population and Health)

B.Sc. (Hospitality Management)

B.Sc. (Tourism Management)

B.A. (Anthropology)

B.Sc. Geography and Regional Planning)

B.A. (Social Behaviour and Conflict Management)

Diploma in Tourism Management

Diploma in Hospitality Management

Diploma in Labour Studies

Diploma in Social Behaviour and Conflict Management

Diploma in Microfinance

Certificate in Labour Studies

Certificate in Microfinance

School of Business

Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting)

Bachelor of Commerce (Finance)

Bachelor of Commerce (Management)

Bachelor of Commerce (Procurement & Supply Chain Management)

Bachelor of Commerce (Marketing)

Bachelor of Commerce (Human Resources Management)

Faculty of Law

Bachelor of Laws (LLB)

College of Agriculture and Natural Sciences

School of Agriculture

B.Sc. (Agriculture)

B.Sc. (Agricultural Extension)

B.Sc. (Animal Health)

B.Sc. (Agribusiness)

B.Sc. (Agro-Processing)

B.Sc. (Agricultural Extension)

B.Sc. (Agricultural Extension & Community Development)

School of Biological Sciences

B.Sc. (Environmental Science)

B.Sc. (Biochemistry)

B.Sc. (Fisheries & Aquatic Science)

B.Sc. (Forensic Science)

B.Sc. (Molecular Biology and Biotechnology)

B.Sc. (Entomology & Wildlife)

School of Physical Sciences

B.Sc. (Computer Science)

B.Sc. (Engineering Physics)

B.Sc. (Industrial Chemistry)

B.Sc. (Information Technology)

B.Sc. (Laboratory Technology)

B.Sc. (Mathematics)

B.Sc. (Mathematics & Statistic)

B.Sc. (Mathematics with Business)

B.Sc. (Meteorology & Atmospheric Physics)

B.Sc. (Mathematics with Economics)

B.Sc. (Statistics)

B.Sc. (Actuarial Science)

B.Sc. (Chemistry)

B.Sc. (Physics)

B.Sc. (Water & Sanitation)

B.Sc. (Fisheries & Aquatic Science)

Diploma in Water & Sanitation

College of Health and Allied Sciences

School of Medical Sciences

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB)

School of Nursing & Midwifery

B.Sc. (Nursing)

B.Sc. (Mental Health Nursing)

B.Sc. (Community Mental Health Nursing)

School of Allied Health Sciences

B.Sc. (Biomedical Sciences)

B.Sc. (Medical Laboratory Technology)

B.Sc. (Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics)

B.Sc. (Diagnostic Imaging Technology)

B.Sc. (Diagnostic Medical Sonography)

B.Sc. (Health Information Management)

B.Sc. (Physician Assistant Studies)

B.Sc. (Sports and Exercise Science)

Doctor of Optometry

College of Distance Education

Diploma in Basic Education

Diploma in Psychology and Foundations of Education

Diploma in Science and Mathematics Education

Diploma in Commerce

Diploma in Management Studies

B.Ed. (Basic Education)

B.Ed. (Psychology and Foundations of Education)

Bachelor of Commerce

Bachelor of Management Studies

B.Sc. (Marketing)

Students may refer to College or Faculty/School brochures for more information on the various programmes.

Duration of Study

The University of Cape Coast operates a standard four-year undergraduate degree programme based on the successful completion of Senior High School Education. However, students may be admitted directly to the second Year (Level 200) or third Year (Level 300) depending on the assessment and recognition of their prior learning. Moreover, there are other special programmes offered by the University which run up to six years. Sub-degree programmes (Diploma) may, depending on the mode of delivery, run for two to three years. In effect, the University has the following programmes (by duration):

  1. Six- year degree programmes (180- 211 credits)
  2. Four-year degree programmes (120- 141 credits)
  3. Three-year degree programmes (90 – 106 credits)
  4. Two-year post-diploma degree programmes (60- 85 credits)
  5. Three-year diploma programmes (60- 85 credits)
  6. Two-year diploma programmes (60- 85 credits)
  7. One-year certificate programmes (30-36 credits)

University Of Cape Coast Requirements

These requirements are to be met in addition to the other programme-specific requirements

WASSCE/SSSCE: 

Applicants should have credit passes in six (6) subjects with an overall aggregate of 36/24 at the WASSCE/SSSCErespectively.

Three of the six subjects should be core subjects: English Language, Mathematics, Integrated Science or Social Studies and three must be in relevant electives.

For purposes of admission, a credit pass in:

  1. WASSCE means A1 – C6 
  2. SSSCE means A – D
General Certificate of Education (GCE) Advanced Level:

Applicants should, in addition to credit passes in five (5) GCE ‘O’ Level subjects (including English and Mathematics), have three (3) passes in the relevant subjects at the Advanced Level.

General Business Certificate Examination (GBCE):

Applicants should have credit passes (A-D) in six (6) subjects comprising three (3) core subjects including English Language and Mathematics plus three (3) relevant elective subjects.

International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE):

Applicants should have credit passes in five (5) GCE ‘O’ Level subjects (including English and Mathematics) and three (3) passes in the relevant subjects at the Advanced Level.

International Baccalaureate (IB):

Applicants should have a minimum of grade 4 at the Higher Level in three (3) subjects relevant to the programme of choice (minimum of grade 5 for Health and Allied Sciences). Applicants should, in addition, have a minimum of grade 4 in English/Literature and Mathematics (SL).

American High School Grade 12 Examinations.

Applicants should have a Final Grade point of 3.0.

Applicants are required to read specific Departmental/Programme requirements contained in the Admissions Brochure before completing the online application.

UNIVERSITY OF CAPE COAST POSTGRADUATE ADMISSION REQUIREMENT

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Candidates seeking admission to PhD programmes must:

  • Have an MPhil or research MA/MEd/MSc/MBA degree in an appropriate field of study from a recognised university.
  • Have MA/Med/MSc/MBA degree in an appropriate field, with CGPA of 3.5 or better with not more than grade C+. Also, have scored B+ or better in Research Methods course.
  • Submit an official transcript of academic record.
  • Submit at least three referee reports, one of whom must be from a former Lecturer.
  • Submit a 3-5 page proposal on intended area of study including a working bibliography
  • Satisfy any additional requirements prescribed by the College/Faculty/School/ Department (e.g. selection interview)
Master of Philosophy/Commerce/Nursing (MPhil/MCom/MN) Programmes

Candidates seeking admission to MPhil/MCom/MN degree programmes must:

  • Have obtained a good first degree (at least a second class division) in an appropriate field of study from a recognised university/analogous institution.
  • Submit an official transcript of academic record.
  • Submit at least two referee reports, one of whom must be from a former Lecturer.
  • Submit a 2-3 page proposal on intended area of study including references.
  • Pass a selection interview.
  • Satisfy any additional requirements prescribed by the College/Faculty/School/ Department (e.g. selection interview)
Master of Arts/Science/Education/Business Administration (MA/MSc/MEd/MBA) Programmes

Candidates seeking admission to MA/MSc/MEd/MBA degree programmes must:

  • Have obtained a good first degree (at least a second class division) in an appropriate field of study from a recogniseduniversity/analogous institution.
  • Submit an official transcript of academic record.
  • Submit names of two referees, one of whom must be a former Lecturer.
  • Satisfy any additional requirements prescribed by the College/Faculty/School/ Department.

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