The School of Graduate Studies, University of Cape Coast, has about 5218 graduate students pursuing 241 graduate programmes. The breakdown is 294 PhDs, 679 MPhil/MCom/MN and 4,245 pursuing MA/MEd/MSc/MBA and post graduate diploma/certificate programmes. For the 2015/2016 academic year, the School graduated 2083 students including 50 PhDs. 



The vision of the School is to become the hub of an outstanding multi-disciplinary context for graduate training and research for advancing the socio-economic development of Ghana.


The mission of the School is to create a facilitating environment for teaching, learning and training of graduate students and researchers in the fields of the sciences and humanities, equipped with initiative and leadership in key sectors of inter/national endeavour.


Core Value

Accessibility to graduate education
Scholarship and academic excellence
Contribution to knowledge
Collaboration with sister institutions and industry
Maintaining a highly motivated staff and graduate students