[2020/2021] UCC Regular Undergraduate Admissions

By | February 23, 2020

ADMISSION INTO FIRST DEGREE (REGULAR) PROGRAMMES FOR THE 2020/2021 ACADEMIC YEAR

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for admission into undergraduate programmes of the University of Cape Coast for the 2020/2021 academic year. Persons who will be writing WASSCE this year (AWAITING 2020 WASSCE RESULTS) can also apply.

E-vouchers for online application are up for sale at the following Centres:

1.   SALES CENTRES

      (a)  Cashier’s Office, University of Cape Coast (Mode of payment – CASH style=’mso-bidi-font-style:normal’>)

      (b)  All Regional and major District Offices of Ghana Post – ( style=’mso-bidi-font-style:normal’>Mode of payment – CASH)

      (c)  University of Cape Coast – Accra Office, Tesano – Accra (Mode of payment – CASH)

      (d) I-J Consult, Apostle Dr. Baidoo Avenue (Off Pentecost Convention Centre Road),  Millennium City, Kasoa (Mode of payment – CASH)

      (e)  GCB Bank (Mode of Paayment – CASH)
      (f)  ADB Bank (Mode of Payment – CASH)
      (g)  GT Bank (Mode of Payment – CASH)

      (h)  CBG Bank (Mode of Payment – CASH)
      (i)  ZENITH Bank (Mode of Payment – CASH) 
      (j)  PRUDENTIAL Bank (Mode of Payment – CASH)
      (k)  REPUBLIC Bank (Mode of Payment – CASH)
      (l)  ARP Bank (Mode of Payment – CASH)

COST OF E-VOUCHERS:

Ghanaian Applicants                             –           GH¢220.00

International Applicants                        –           US$120.00

International applicants and Ghanaian applicants abroad can make payment by VISA Card and have their E-Vouchers PINs sent to their e-mail addresses to enable them to complete their applications online.

The deadlines for the sale of Application E-vouchers and the submission of completed application forms are Friday, 22nd May, 2020 and Friday, 29th May, 2020 respectively.       

2.   ONLINE APPLICATIONS

Applicants should visit apply.ucc.edu.gh and proceed to select type of application

Applicants are required to provide the following information at the back of the large EMS envelope: (a) application reference number  (b) full name (c) postal address (d) first choice programme and (e) application category which should be one of the following: SSSCE/WASSCE or Post-Diploma or Post First Degree or OTHER (to be specified by applicant).

Applicants are advised to read application instructions as well as the contents of the admissions brochure very carefully before completing the online application form.  Applications on which APPLICATION REFERENCE NUMBERS are not indicated will not be processed.

3.   BASIC ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Entry requirements for admission into programmes of study for both local and international students include the following:

A.   WASSCE/SSSCE:  Applicants should have credit passes in six (6) subjects with overall aggregate of 36/24 at the WASSCE/SSSCE respectively.

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:

i.   WASSCE means A1 – C6

ii.  SSSCE means A – D

B.   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.

C.   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) and three (3) relevant elective subjects.

D.   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.

E.   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).

F.   American High School Grade 12 Examinations. Applicants should have a Final Grade point of 3.0.

4.      FEE-PAYING APPLICANTS

Fee-paying facilities are available for candidates/applicants who are unable to meet the competitive cut-off points determined by the Joint Admissions Committee.

Applicants who wish to be considered may complete and attach the fee-paying forms (available at the sales centres or downloaded from the university’s admissions portal) to their printed online application forms.  Such candidates shall be required to meet the minimum admission requirements.  Copies of last year’s cut-off points for the various programmes are available at the sales centres and the University’s website for applicants’ guidance.

5.     PRACTICAL EXAMINATIONS FOR B.ED (PHYSICAL EDUCATION) CANDIDATES

SSSCE/WASSCE candidates applying for B.Ed (Physical Education) should note that the date for the practical examinations will be communicated later.

6.    SUBMISSION OF COPIES OF COMPLETED APPLICATION FORMS

(a)    Two copies of completed online application forms accompanied by two copies of results slips should be sent by POST and NOT delivered by hand.

         Copies of the completed online application forms should reach the Director, Directorate of Academic Affairs (DAA), University of Cape Coast not later than Friday, 29th May, 2020.       

         Applicants are to ensure that application forms are posted early enough to be received before the deadline for submission as forms received after the deadline will not be processed.

(b)    No additional documents will be accepted after submission of completed application forms.  Applicants are to note that only photocopies of certificates or result slips should accompany completed application forms.  Original certificates/result slips of applicants offered admission will be inspected before registration.  The documents accompanying the application forms are not returnable.

(c)    Persons awaiting 2020 WASSCE results MUST select the “Awaiting Results” option before providing their examination details. Those who already have results SHOULD NOT select the “Awaiting Results” option but rather go ahead to verify their results

(d)    Application forms received without Application Reference Numbers, a copy each of WASSCE/SSSCE results slips or transcripts, in the case of Post-Diploma and other applicants, will not be processed (this does not apply to persons awaiting results).

A change of programme after the submission of application forms will NOT be allowed.

7.    PROGRAMMES AVAILABLE FOR 2020/2021 ACADEMIC YEAR

The following programmes are available for the 2020/2021 Academic Year. Applicants should ensure that the programmes selected as their 1st and 2nd choice options are the same as those indicated below.

COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES AND LEGAL STUDIES 
FACULTY OF ARTS
CodeProgrammes
01B.A. (Arts)
02B.A. (African Studies)
03B.A. (Theatre Studies)
04B. Music
06B.A. (Film Studies)
07B.A. (Dance)
08B.A. (Communication Studies)
 B. A. (Chinese)
FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCE
CodeProgramme
46B.Sc. (Tourism Management)
47B.A. (Population & Health)
48B.A. (Social Sciences)
51B.Sc. (Hospitality Management)
52B.A. (Anthropology)
56B.Sc (Geography and Regional Planning)
SCHOOL OF BUSINESS
CodeProgramme
49Bachelor of Commerce (Human Resource Management)
50Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting)
59Bachelor of Commerce (Finance)
60Bachelor of Commerce (Procurement & Supply Chain Management)
61Bachelor of Commerce (Management)
66Bachelor of Commerce (Marketing)
                    SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS
CodeProgramme
81Bachelor of Science (Economics)
82Bachelor of Science (Economics with Finance)
83Bachelor of Science (Development Economics)
84Bachelor of Science (Applied Economics)
COLLEGE OF EDUCATION STUDIES
FACULTY OF HUMANITIES & SOCIAL SCIENCES EDUCATION
CodeProgramme
09B.Ed (Arts)
10B.Ed (Social Sciences) – Not for applicants with Business Electives
11B.Ed (Social Studies)
53B.Ed (Accounting)
12B.Ed (Management)
 FACULTY OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION
CodeProgramme
13B.Ed (Health, Physical Education and Recreation)
14B.Ed (Science)
15B.Ed (Mathematics)
16B.Ed (Computer Science)
65B.Ed (Health Sciences Education)
19B.Ed (Home Economics)  – Food & Nutrition  and Clothing & Textiles  Options
78B.Ed (Communication Design)
79B.Ed Fine Art (Painting and Sculpture)
 FACULTY OF EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATIONS
CodeProgramme
17B.Ed (Early Childhood Education)
76B.Ed (Primary Education)
77B.Ed (Junior High School Education)
20B.Sc (Psychology)
SCHOOL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
CodeProgramme
44Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB)
SCHOOL OF PHARMACY AND PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES
80(Doctor of Pharmacy – Pharm D)
SCHOOL OF NURSING AND MIDWIFERY 
43B.Sc. (Nursing)
63B.Sc. (Mental Health Nursing)
64B.Sc. (Community Mental Health Nursing)
              SCHOOL OF ALLIED HEALTH SCIENCES
CodeProgramme
25B.Sc. (Biomedical Sciences)
41Doctor of Optometry
42B.Sc. (Medical Laboratory Technology)
67B.Sc. (Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics)
68B.Sc. (Physician Assistant Studies)
69B.Sc. (Diagnostic Imaging Technology)
70B.Sc. (Diagnostic Medical Sonography)
71B.Sc. (Health Information Management)
72B.Sc. (Sports and Exercise Science)
COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE AND NATURAL SCIENCES
SCHOOL OF AGRICULTURE 
CodeProgramme
45B.Sc. (Agriculture)
54B.Sc. (Agricultural Extension & Community Development)
57B.Sc. (Agro-Processing)        
58B.Sc. (Agri-Business)
73B.Sc. (Animal Production) – Post-Diploma
74B.Sc. (Agricultural Extension) –   Post-Diploma
SCHOOL OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES
CodeProgramme
21B.Sc. (Molecular Biology and Biotechnology)
23B.Sc. (Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences)
24B.Sc. (Conservation Biology and Entomology)
26B.Sc. (Biochemistry)
29B.Sc. (Environmental Science)
75B.Sc. (Forensic Science)
SCHOOL OF PHYSICAL SCIENCES
CodeProgramme
22B.Sc. (Laboratory Technology)
27B.Sc. (Chemistry)
28B.Sc. (Computer Science)
30B.Sc. (Water and Sanitation)
31B.Sc. (Industrial Chemistry)
32B.Sc. (Mathematics)
33B.Sc. (Statistics)
34B.Sc. (Mathematics and Statistics)
35B.Sc. (Mathematics with Economics)
36B.Sc. (Mathematics with Business)
37B.Sc. (Actuarial Science)
38B.Sc. (Physics)           
39B.Sc. (Engineering Physics)  
40B.Sc. (Information Technology)
55B.Sc. (Meteorology & Atmospheric Physics)


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