Policy

A template for introducing or reviewing graduate programme

The files below are templates for introducing/reviewing graduate programmes in the University. This may serve as guide for Heads of academic departments in the University. Click on the link to download template.

  1. Non-research Masters Programme -template
  2. Research Masters Programme -template
Policy Guidelines for Dual and Joint Degree

The School of Graduate Studies offers dual/joint postgraduate research degree programmes. The general policy guidelines for such programmes are provided in the attached file.

Policy Guidelines for Academic Writing Course

In 2017 the Academic Board of the University institutionalized the teaching of a course on academic writing for graduate students. The guidelines for the implementation of the course are provided in the attached file.

Policy Guidelines on Article-Based Thesis

Traditionally, the School of Graduate Studies of the University of Cape Coast has been graduating research master’s and doctoral students with thesis based on monograph format alone. The new policy direction now is to add an article–based format as an alternative to the monograph in the preparation of thesis by postgraduate students in UCC. The guidelines for the implementation are provided in the attached file.

Structure for Postgrduate Programmes

The University of Cape Coast offers non-research and research graduate degree programmes, on full-time, part-time, distance and sandwich modes. The attached file describes the structure of the programme for the various modes. 

SGS Academic Policies and Regulations 2016-2020

The Academic Policies and Regulations for Graduate Studies brochure is intended to serve as a reference document, especially for Heads of Department (HODs), lecturers, supervisors, examiners and prospective/graduate students of the University of Cape Coast. The key issues highlighted in the document include admission requirements, administration of graduate studies, registration and scheme of examinations, and academic standing.  Click on the link below to download the policy document. Other supplementary policy documents are provided on the webpage.

Academic Policies and Regulations for Graduate Studies