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UCC Extends Admission into First Degree (Regular) Programmes for the 2016/2017 Academic Year

UCC Extends Admission into First Degree (Regular) Programmes for the 2016/2017 Academic Year

All persons who wrote the just ended West African  Secondary School Certificate Examinations (WASSCE) and are awaiting results are hereby informed that application for admission into undergraduate programmes of the University of Cape Coast for the 2016/2017 academic year has been extended to 15th July, 2016.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for admission into undergraduate programmes of the University of Cape Coast for the 2016/2017 academic year. Persons who will be writing WASSCE this year (AWAITING 2016 WASSCE RESULTS) can also apply.

Applicants are to buy scratch cards which will enable them to apply for programmes of their choice online.  The scratch cards are up for sale at the Centres listed below:

 

1.   SALES CENTRES

(a)  Cashier’s Office, University of Cape Coast (Mode of payment – CASH)

(b)  Ghana Post Offices at the Regional Capitals – (Mode of payment – POSTAL ORDER)

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

(d)  Kumasi Workers’ College, Kumasi (Mode of payment – CASH)

(e)  I-J Consult, Kasoa – Nyanyano Road, Near Witty Kids Int. School (CASH Payment)

(f)  All UCC College of Distance Education (CoDE) Study Centres (Mode of payment:

GCB Bankers Draft in the name of The Registrar, University of Cape Coast)

COST OF SCRATCH CARDS:

Post-SSSCE/WASSCE               –           GH¢220.00

Post-Diploma                          –           GH¢230.00

International Applicants          –           USD$120.00

International applicants can make payment by VISA Card and have their Scratch Card PIN sent to their e-mail addresses to enable them to complete their applications online.

The Deadline for the submission of completed application form is Friday, 15th July, 2016 .

2.         ONLINE APPLICATIONS

Applicants should visit www.ucc.edu.gh and click on Apply Online for further instructions.

All 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

  1. The Minimum Admission Requirement into the University of Cape Coast for WASSCE applicants is aggregate 36.  For SSSCE applicants, the minimum requirement is aggregate 24.

Candidates must have credit passes in six (6) subjects with overall aggregate of 36/24 at the WASSCE/SSSCE respectively.

Three of the six subjects must 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

  1. Holders of the General Certificate of Education (GCE) Advanced Level (obtained not more than three years ago) must,  in addition to credit passes in five (5) GCE ‘O’ Level subjects (including English and Mathematics), have, at least, two (2) passes in the relevant subjects.
  2. Applicants with the General Business Certificate Examination (GBCE) results 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.
  3. Holders of the International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE)/ International Baccalaureate (IB) must possess at least Grades A*/A-C in English, Mathematics and Biology at the Standard (SL)/’O’ Level, in addition to three Higher Level (HL – A to C)/’A’ Level (A to D)/IB 2 (A to C) grades in the relevant subjects.

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

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 sale 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 sale centres and the University’s website for applicants’ guidance.

5.         SCHOOL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES

Applicants who are applying into School of Medical Sciences should note that the programme is strictly fee-paying.

6.         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 announced later.

7.         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, 15th July, 2016.

            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 2016 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, two (2) copies 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.

9.         PROGRAMMES AVAILABLE FOR 2016/2017 ACADEMIC YEAR

The following programmes are available for the 2016/2017 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
Code Programmes
01 B.A. (Arts)
02 B.A. (African Studies)
03 B.A. (Theatre Studies)
04 B. Music
06 B.A. (Film Studies)
07 B.A. (Dance)
08 B.A. (Communication Studies)
 
FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES
Code Programme
46 B.Sc. (Tourism Management)
47 B.A. (Population & Health)
48 B.A. (Social Sciences)
51 B.Sc. (Hospitality Management)
52 B.A. (Anthropology)
56 B.Sc (Geography and Regional Planning)
 
SCHOOL OF BUSINESS
Code Programme
49 Bachelor of Commerce (Human Resource Management)
50 Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting)
59 Bachelor of Commerce (Finance)
60 Bachelor of Commerce (Procurement & Supply Chain Management)
61 Bachelor of Commerce (Management)
65 Bachelor of Commerce (Marketing)
 
COLLEGE OF EDUCATION STUDIES
Code Programme
09 B.Ed (Arts)
10 B.Ed (Social Sciences) – Not for applicants with Business Electives
11 B.Ed (Social Studies)
12 B.Ed (Management)
13 B.Ed (Health, Physical Education and Recreation)
14 B.Ed (Science)
15 B.Ed (Mathematics)
16 B.Ed (Computer Science)
65 B.Ed (Health Sciences Education)
17 B.Ed (Basic Education)
18 B.Ed (Early Childhood Education)
19 B.Ed (Home Economics)
20 B.Sc (Psychology)
53 B.Ed (Accounting)
 
COLLEGE OF HEALTH AND ALLIED SCIENCES
SCHOOL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
Code Programme
44 Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MB, Ch B)
 
SCHOOL OF NURSING AND MIDWIFERY
43 B.Sc. (Nursing)
63 B.Sc. (Mental Health Nursing)
64 B.Sc. (Community Mental Health Nursing)
   
               SCHOOL OF ALLIED HEALTH SCIENCES
Code Programme
25 B.Sc. (Biomedical Sciences)
41 Doctor of Optometry
42 B.Sc. (Medical Laboratory Technology)
 
COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE AND NATURAL SCIENCES
 
SCHOOL OF AGRICULTURE
Code Programme
45 B.Sc. (Agriculture)
54 B.Sc. (Agricultural Extension & Community Development)
57 B.Sc. (Agro-Processing)
58 B.Sc. (Agri-Bussiness)
 
SCHOOL OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES
Code Programme
62* B.Sc. (Biological Sciences)
21 B.Sc. (Molecular Biology and Biotechnology)
23 B.Sc. (Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences)
24 B.Sc. (Entomology and Wildlife)
26 B.Sc. (Biochemistry)
29 B.Sc. (Environmental Science)

*Students will be selected into other programmes of the School at the end of Level 200.

 

SCHOOL OF PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Code Programme
22 B.Sc. (Laboratory Technology)
27 B.Sc. (Chemistry)
28 B.Sc. (Computer Science)
30 B.Sc. (Water and Sanitation)
31 B.Sc. (Industrial Chemistry)
32 B.Sc. (Mathematics)
33 B.Sc. (Statistics)
34 B.Sc. (Mathematics and Statistics)
35 B.Sc. (Mathematics with Economics)
36 B.Sc. (Mathematics with Business)
37 B.Sc. (Actuarial Science)
38 B.Sc. (Physics)
39 B.Sc. (Engineering Physics)
40 B.Sc. (Information Technology)
55 B.Sc. (Meteorology & Atmospheric Physics)

Applicants can refer to the 2015/2016 Cut-Off Points for the guidance.

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