Undergraduate Admission
Academic Year: 
2022 to 2023

DIRECTORATE OF ACADEMIC AFFAIRS

 ADMISSION INTO FIRST DEGREE (REGULAR) PROGRAMMES FOR THE 2022/2023 ACADEMIC YEAR

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for admission into undergraduate programmes of the University of Cape Coast for the 2022/2023 Academic Year. Persons who will be writing WASSCE this year (AWAITING 2022 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

      (b)  University of Cape Coast – Accra Office, Tesano – Accra

      (c)  I-J Consult, Millennium City, Kasoa (Off Pentecost Convention Centre Road)

      (d) All Ghana Post Offices  

      (e)  All Network Branches of GCB Bank Nationwide
      (f)  All Network Branches of ADB Bank Nationwide

      (g) All Network Branches of GT Bank Nationwide

      (h)  All Network Branches of ARB Apex Bank Nationwide

      (i)  All Network Branches of Republic Bank Nationwide

      (j)  All Network Branches of Consolidated Bank Nationwide Bank
      (k) All Network Branches of Zenith Bank Nationwide   
      (l)  All Network Branches of Prudential Bank Nationwide

COST OF E-VOUCHERS:

Ghanaian Applicants                          -           GH¢220.00

International Applicants                     -           free

Deadlines for the sale of Application E-vouchers and submission of completed application forms are Wednesday, 31st August, 2022 and Wednesday, 7th September, 2022 respectively.        

2.         ONLINE APPLICATIONS

Applicants should visit the Application Portal then under “Application Process” select “click to apply for a programme” for further instructions. 

Applicants are advised to read application instructions as well as the contents of the online admissions brochure: https://www.ucc.edu.gh/document/admission-brochure-regular-programmes very carefully before completing the online application form. 

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 in English Language, Core 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.

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (MIDWIFERY)  PROGRAMME FOR THE 2022/2023 ACADEMIC YEAR

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

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

Three of the six subjects should be in English Language, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science and three electives in Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Elective Mathematics.

For purposes of admission, a credit pass in:

  1. WASSCE means A1 – C6
  2. SSSCE means A – D

Diploma Holders

Midwives with a good Diploma (a GPA of 2.5 or better with at least three (3) years post-qualification working experience will be considered for admission into Level 300 after passing an interview.

Candidates with degree in General Nursing, Diploma in General Nursing/Community Health Nursing with at least three (3) years post-qualification working experience will be considered for admission into Level 200 after passing an interview.

Other professionals with Nursing Certificate (SRN) and Certificates in Midwifery may be admitted into Level 200 after passing an interview.

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 hold themselves in readiness for a practical examination.  The date for this examination will be communicated in due course.

6.         SUBMISSION OF COPIES OF COMPLETED APPLICATION FORMS

(i)         One copy of the completed online application forms with 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 Wednesday, 7th September, 2022.

            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.

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).  Applications on which APPLICATION REFERENCE NUMBERS are not indicated will not be processed.

(ii)        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.

(iii)       Persons awaiting 2022 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.

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

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

7.         PROGRAMMES AVAILABLE FOR 2022/2023 ACADEMIC YEAR

The following programmes are available for the 2022/2023 academic year.  Applicants should ensure that the programmes selected as their 1st and 2nd choice options are the same as those displayed on the website.

COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES AND LEGAL STUDIES
FACULTY OF ARTS
Programmes
B. A. (African Studies)
B. A. (Arts)
B. A. (Chinese)
B. A. (Communication Studies)
B. A. (Dance)
B. A. (Film Studies)
B. A. (Linguistics)
B. A. (Music)
B. A. (Theatre Studies)
FACULTY OF LAW
Bachelor of Law
FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES
Programmes
B. A. (Anthropology)
B. A. (Population & Health)
B. A. (Social Sciences)
B. Sc. (Geography and Regional Planning)
B. Sc. (Hospitality Management)
B. Sc. (Tourism Management)
SCHOOL OF BUSINESS
Programmes
Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting)
Bachelor of Commerce (Finance)
Bachelor of Commerce (Human Resource Management)
Bachelor of Commerce (Management)
Bachelor of Commerce (Marketing)
Bachelor of Commerce (Procurement & Supply Chain Management)
SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS
Programmes
Bachelor of Science (Economics)
Bachelor of Science (Economics with Finance)
 
COLLEGE OF EDUCATION STUDIES
FACULTY OF HUMANITIES & SOCIAL SCIENCES EDUCATION
Programmes
B.Ed (Arts)
B.Ed (Accounting)
B.Ed (Management)
B.Ed (Social Sciences) 
B.Ed (Social Studies)
FACULTY OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION
Programme
B.Ed (Communication Design)
B.Ed (Construction Technology)
B.Ed (Health, Physical Education and Recreation)
B.Ed (Home Economics)  
B.Ed (Information Communication Technology)
B.Ed (Mathematics)
B.Ed (Science)
B.Ed Fine Art (Painting and Sculpture)
FACULTY OF EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATIONS
Programmes
B.Ed (Early Childhood Education)
B.Ed (Junior High School Education)
B.Ed (Primary Education)
B.Sc (Psychology)
 
COLLEGE OF HEALTH AND ALLIED SCIENCES
SCHOOL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
Programmes
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB)
SCHOOL OF PHARMACY AND PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES
Programmes
(Doctor of Pharmacy – Pharm D)
SCHOOL OF NURSING AND MIDWIFERY
Programmes
B.Sc. (Community Mental Health Nursing)
B.Sc. (Mental Health Nursing)
B.Sc. (Midwifery)
B.Sc. Midwifery (Post Diploma)
B.Sc. (Nursing)
SCHOOL OF ALLIED HEALTH SCIENCES
Programmes
B.Sc. (Biomedical Sciences)
B.Sc. (Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics)
B.Sc. (Diagnostic Imaging Technology)
B.Sc. (Diagnostic Medical Sonography)
B.Sc. (Health Information Management)
B.Sc. (Medical Laboratory Technology)
B.Sc. (Physician Assistant Studies)
B.Sc. (Sport and Exercise Science)
Doctor of Optometry (OD)
COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE AND NATURAL SCIENCES
SCHOOL OF AGRICULTURE
Programmes
B.Sc. (Agri-Business)
B.Sc. (Agricultural Extension & Community Development)
B.Sc. (Agricultural Extension) -   Post-Diploma
B.Sc. (Agriculture)
B.Sc. (Agro-Processing)
B.Sc. (Animal Production)       -  Post-Diploma
SCHOOL OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES
Programmes
B.Sc. (Biochemistry)
B.Sc. (Conservation Biology and Entomology)
B.Sc. (Environmental Science)
B.Sc. (Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences)
B.Sc. (Forensic Science)
B.Sc. (Molecular Biology and Biotechnology)    
SCHOOL OF PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Programmes
B.Sc. (Actuarial Science)
B.Sc. (Chemistry)
B.Sc. (Computer Science)
B.Sc. (Engineering Physics)
B.Sc. (Industrial Chemistry)
B.Sc. (Information Technology)
B.Sc. (Laboratory Technology)
B.Sc. (Mathematics and Statistics)
B.Sc. (Mathematics with Business)
B.Sc. (Mathematics with Economics)
B.Sc. (Mathematics)
B.Sc. (Meteorology & Atmospheric Physics)
B.Sc. (Physics)
B.Sc. (Statistics)
B.Sc. (Water and Sanitation)

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