Reminder: UCC Post-Graduate Regular Admissions for 2019/20 Academic Year ends today

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Applications are invited from qualified persons for admission into REGULAR (Full-Time) graduate programmes in the University of Cape Coast for the 2019/2020 academic year, beginning on 1st August, 2019. Applicants are to access the admission brochure through

SGS Admission Brochure for Regular Programmes (2019-2020 Academic Year)

Applicants are to buy scratch cards which will enable them to apply online. The scratch cards are up for sales at the centres listed below:

1.0     SALE CENTRES

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(a)     Cash Office, University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast.

          (Mode of Payment – CASH)

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

          (Mode of Payment: Payment to be made at the GCB, Kaneshie Industrial Area Branch ONLY)

Bank:                          Ghana Commercial Bank, Kaneshie Industrial Area

Account NO.:             1201130006903

Account Name:          Accra Guest House – University of Cape Coast

(c)       Ghana Post Offices at the Regional and District Capitals (Mode of Payment – POSTAL ORDER)

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

(e)       All UCC College of Distance Education (CoDE) Study Centres (Mode of payment: GCB Bankers Draft in the name of the The Registrar, University of Cape Coast)

(f)        All Branches of Ghana Commercial Bank (GCB) Ghana Ltd.

(g)       All Branches of Agricultural Development Bank (ADB) Ghana Ltd.

(h)       All Branches of Zenith Bank Ghana Ltd.

(i)        All Branches of Prudential Bank Ghana Ltd.

(j)        All Branches of ARB APEX Bank and All Rural and Community Banks.

(k)       All Branches of Unibank Ghana Ltd.

(l)        All Branches of Republic Bank Ghana Ltd.

1.1 COST OF SCRATCH CARD:

Ghanaian Applicants        –           GH¢320.00

International Applicants      –      USD$100.00

The deadline for the sale of Scratch Cards is Tuesday, 30th April 2019.

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Completed application forms should be returned on or before Thursday, 16th May 2019 to:

The Deputy Registrar

School of Graduate Studies

University of Cape Coast

Cape Coast

For further enquiries, please contact us on:

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Tel.: [03321] 32480 Ext 230, 237, [03321] 35351, 0207087976

 E-mail: graduatestudies@ucc.edu.gh

 

2.0       ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Candidates seeking admission to PhD programmes must:

  • Have an MPhil or research MA/MEd/MSc/MBA degree in an appropriate field of study from a recognised university.
  • Have MA/Med/MSc/MBA degree in an appropriate field, with CGPA of 3.5 or better with not more than grade C+. Also, have scored B+ or better in Research Methods course.
  • Submit an official transcript of academic record.
  • Submit at least three referee reports, one of whom must be from a former Lecturer.
  • Submit a 3-5 page proposal on intended area of study including a working bibliography
  • Satisfy any additional requirements prescribed by the College/Faculty/School/ Department (e.g. selection interview)

Master of Philosophy/Commerce/Nursing (MPhil/MCom/MN) Programmes

Candidates seeking admission to MPhil/MCom/MN degree programmes must:

  • Have obtained a good first degree (at least a second class division) in an appropriate field of study from a recognised university/analogous institution.
  • Submit an official transcript of academic record.
  • Submit at least two referee reports, one of whom must be from a former Lecturer.
  • Submit a 2-3 page proposal on intended area of study including references.
  • Pass a selection interview.
  • Satisfy any additional requirements prescribed by the College/Faculty/School/ Department (e.g. selection interview)

Master of Arts/Science/Education/Business Administration (MA/MSc/MEd/MBA) Programmes

Candidates seeking admission to MA/MSc/MEd/MBA degree programmes must:

  • Have obtained a good first degree (at least a second class division) in an appropriate field of study from a recognised university/analogous institution.
  • Submit an official transcript of academic record.
  • Submit names of two referees, one of whom must be a former Lecturer.
  • Satisfy any additional requirements prescribed by the College/Faculty/School/ Department.

3.0    DURATION AND STRUCTURE OF PROGRAMMES

PhD

36 Months -Full Time

The PhD programme shall consist of two parts. These shall be by one year of course work or directed reading, and two years for thesis writing which shall be a requirement for the award of the PhD.

MPhil/MCom/MN

24 Months -Full Time

The MPhil/MCom/MN Programmes shall normally extend over four semesters (two academic years) and shall be in two parts. The first part shall consist of course work for one academic year (two semesters). On successful completion of the first part and on the recommendation of the Department’s Committee on Graduate Studies, a student may proceed to the second part comprising the writing of a thesis which shall be a requirement for the award of the MPhil/MCom/MN Degree.

MA/MSc/MEd/ MBA

15 Months -Full Time

MA/MSc/MEd/MBA programmes are in two parts. The first part shall consist of two semesters of course work and the second part is made up of writing a dissertation which is a requirement for the award of the MA/MSc/MEd/MBA Degree

 

4.0    GRADUATE PROGRAMMES AVAILABLE IN THE COLLEGES, FACULTIES, SCHOOLS, INSTITUTES, DEPARTMENTS

4.1    COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES AND LEGAL STUDIES

4.1.1      FACULTY OF ARTS

A.    Department of Religion and Human Values

  • PhD (Religion and Human Values)
  • MPhil (Religion and Human Values)

B.    Department of Ghanaian Languages and Linguistics

  • MPhil (Ghanaian Language) – Akan/Ewe/Ga

The Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.) Ghanaian Languages Programme is designed to provide a state of the art training to Ghanaian language teachers, practitioners (such as media personnel), and researchers. Students are therefore equipped with the requisite knowledge and skills for a deeper appreciation of the Ghanaian language for both practical/functional purposes, such as teaching and moderating high level intellectual discourse in the Ghanaian language, and purely academic pursuits such as conducting an independent research in the Ghanaian language.

The programme covers two areas of Ghanaian language studies, namely:

1. Language

2. Literature

Presently, the programme focuses on Akan, Ewe and Ga.

Additional Entry Requirements

Prospective applicants should have

(i)      Obtained a good First Degree (minimum Second Class Lower) from the University of Cape Coast or any recognised tertiary institution in

a.      A Ghanaian Language, or

b.      General Linguistics, with passed courses in the Ghanaian language of interest, or

c.      A discipline equivalent to (a) or (b) above.

(ii)     Passed a selection interview to be conducted for the purposes of admissions into the programme.

C.    Department of Classics and Philosophy

  • MPhil (Philosophy)
  • MPhil (Classics)
  • MA (Philosophy)
  • MA (Classics)

D.    Department of History

  • PhD (History)
  • MPhil (History)
  • MA (History)

E.    Department of Music

  • PhD (Ethnomusicology)
  • PhD (Music Theory and Composition)
  • PhD (Music Education)
  • MPhil (Ethnomusicology)
  • MPhil (Music Theory and Composition)
  • MPhil (Music Education)

F.     Department of English

  • PhD (English Language)
  • PhD (Literature-in-English)
  • MPhil (English Language)
  • MPhil (Literature-in-English)

Note: Thesis proposals submitted for admission in the Department of English should be in line with the research areas of Senior Members (Teaching) in the Department. Applicants should, therefore, be familiar with the research   areas of the Senior Members of the Department from the Departmental website to assist them in preparing their research proposal for admission.

G.   Department of French

  • PhD (Language and Didactics in French)
  • MPhil (Linguistics and Didactics)
  • MPhil (French Literature and Civilization)
  • MPhil (African Literature and Civilization)

H.  Centre for African and International Studies

  • PhD (International Studies)
  • PhD (African Studies)
  • MPhil (International Studies)
  • MPhil (African Studies)

 

4.1.2 FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES

A.    Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management

  • PhD (Tourism Management)
  • PhD ( Hospitality Management)
  • MPhil (Tourism Management)
  • MPhil (Hospitality Management)
  • MA (Tourism Management)
  • MA (Hospitality Management)

B.    Department of Population and Health

  • PhD (Population and Health)
  • MPhil (Population and Health)

C.    Department of Geography and Regional Planning

  • PhD (Geography and Regional Planning)
  • PhD (Geography)
  • MPhil (Geography and Regional Planning)
  • MPhil (Geography)
  • MA (Geography and Regional Planning)
  • MA (Geography)

D.    Department of Sociology and Anthropology

  • PhD (Sociology)
  • MPhil (Sociology)

E.    Institute of Oil and Gas Studies

  • MPhil (Oil and Gas Resource Management)

Target Groups

The programme targets the following categories of persons: Security Agencies; Educationists; District Assemblies; Persons in the Oil and Gas and Allied Industries; Relevant Public Sector and Institution; NADMO; Civil Society Organisations; Journalist; Religious, Community, and Traditional Leaders; Officials Working with Non-governmental Organisations (NGOs) related to Oil and Gas Industry; Engineers, Scientists, and other Technical Officers who require managerial training in Oil and Gas Management; Graduates from relevant discipline.

NOTE:  Admission is on fee-paying basis

 

4.1.3       SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS

A.    Department of Economics Studies

  • PhD (Economics)
  • MPhil (Economics)
  • MSc (Economics)

B.    Department of Data Science and Economic Policy

  • MSc (Economic Policy Modelling)

4.1.4       SCHOOL FOR DEVELOPMENT STUDIES

A.    Department of Integrated Development Studies

  • PhD (Development Studies)
  • MPhil (Development Studies)

B.    Department of Peace Studies

  • MPhil (Peace and Development Studies)

 

4.1.5  SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Business Administration) Programme

A.    Department of Human Resource Management

  • MCom (Human Resource Management)
  • MBA (Human Resource Management)

Additional Entry Requirements

Holders of professional qualification such as IHRMP, CIPD, ICA, ACCA and CIMA plus two years post qualification work experience can apply.

Target Groups

The target group may include;

  • Graduates from all disciplines
  • Administrators in public and private institutions
  • Government workers
  • Chief Executive Officers
  • Managers

B.    Department of Management

  • MCom (Management)
  • MPhil (Public Policy and Management)
  • MBA (Management)
  • MSc (Public Policy and Management)

Entry Requirements for all programmes:

Professional qualification such as ICA, ACCA and CIMA, CIM, CIB, CIPS and other accredited professional certificates plus three years post qualification work experience.

All applicants should have two years’ working experience.

C.    Department of Marketing and Supply Chain Management

  • Master of Commerce Programmes

a.   Marketing

b.   Project Management

c.   Procurement and Supply Chain Management – Accredited by the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS – UK)

The Master of Commerce (MCom) is a researched master’s programme. It targets people who want to pursue career in the academia, in research institutions and consultancy. People with non-research master’s degree could also obtain MCom through our special top-up programmes

  • MBA (Marketing) Programme

The programme is targeted at providers of and potential professionals in marketing services and consultants.

  • MSc Programmes

a.  Project Management

The MSc. Project Management programme is targeted at individuals seeking to enter the field of project management or for current project managers who desire additional education and training in project management skills and techniques.

b.  Procurement and Supply Chain Management – Accredited by the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS – UK)

The MSc. Procurement and Supply Chain Managementprogramme is targeted at individuals who want to develop careers in Procurement and Supply Chain Management.

Additional Entry requirements:

  • MCom/MBA/MSc Programmes. 

Professional qualification, such as CIM, AMA, ICA, ACCA. CIT, and CIMA, MCIPS, CITL and similar recognised professional bodies plus three years post qualification work experience.

D.    Centre for Entrepreneurship and Small Enterprise Development)

  • Master of Commerce (Entrepreneurship and Small Enterprise Development)
  • Master of Business Administration (Entrepreneurship and Small Enterprise Development)

Additional Entry Requirements:

Professional qualification such as ICA, ACCA and CIMA, plus three years post qualification work experience

E.    Department of Finance

  • Master of Commerce (Finance )
  • Master of Business Administration (Finance)

Additional Entry Requirements

Qualified members of ICA, Ghana, ACCA, UK, CIMA, CIB, ACCE and CIPS.

F.     Department of Accounting

  • Master of Commerce (Accounting)
  • Master of Business Administration (Accounting)

Additional Entry Requirements

  • MBA/MCOM programmes

Have obtained a good first degree in accounting from a recognised academic institution. A candidate may in lieu of a degree in accounting apply with professional qualification in accounting equivalent to Part Two of Institute of Chartered Accountants Ghana examination.

 

4.2       COLLEGE OF EDUCATION STUDIES (CES)

4.2.1   FACULTY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION

A. Department of Health, Physical Education and Recreation (HPER)

  • Master of Philosophy (MPhil) in Physical Education

Target group:

The programme targets teachers in Public and Private Basic, Senior High Schools, Colleges of Education, and Technical Universities; Physical Education coordinators at the Regional/Municipal/Metropolitan/District/Circuit levels; Sports coaches in tertiary institutions; Staff of National Sports Authority; Corporate and private fitness management personnel; Professionals in sports administration and management positions.

  •  Master of Philosophy (MPhil) in Physical Education – (Top-up)

Target group:

The programme targets MEd Physical Education graduates.

Additional Entry Requirements

Must be a professionally trained teacher or physical education expert.

Must have MEd degree in Physical Education with a CGPA of 3.0

Duration:

Three (3) semesters. Students are expected to submit their thesis within the third semester for assessment.

  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Physical Education

Target group:

The programme targets staff of tertiary institutions; technical and management staff of the Ministry of Youth and Sports; persons aspiring for teaching jobs in tertiary institutions; persons aspiring for top management positions in Physical Education and Sports related research institutions; staff of security services.

  • Master of Philosophy (MPhil) in Health Education 

Target group:

Teachers in Public and Private Basic, Senior High Schools, Colleges of Education, and Technical Universities; School Health Education Programme (SHEP) coordinators at the Regional/Municipal/Metropolitan/District/Circuit education levels; Personnel from Ministry of Health; Health related graduates; Personnel of NGOs in health related activities; Public and community health service providers.

  • Master of Philosophy (MPhil) in Health Education – (Top up)

Target group:

The programme targets graduates of MA/MEd (Health Education).

Duration: Three (3) semesters. Students are expected to submit their thesis within the third semester for assessment.

  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Health Promotion

Target group:

The programme is designed for the following categories of persons: staff of relevant Departments in tertiary institutions; personnel in the training institutions and in the Ministry of Health; public health workers of the Ghana Health Service; persons aspiring to teach health related programmes in tertiary institutions; persons aspiring for higher positions in health research institutions.

B. Department of Vocational and Technical Education (VOTEC)

  • MPhil (Home Economics)

Options

  • Clothing and Textiles
  • Foods and Nutrition
  • Family Management/Management in Living

C. Department of Science Education

  • Master of Philosophy in Science Education
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Science Education

Additional Entry Requirements

i    Application to the postgraduate programme should either be:

a.  Holders of BEd (Science Education) with preferably second class lower division or higher from a recognised University or institution.

OR

b.  Holders of BSc (Hons) in a relevant science programme and a Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE)

OR

c.  Holders of research-based and non-research-based master’s degrees in Science Education (MEd) from a recognised university.

ii.   Applicant will also have to pass the selection interview for admission to the programme.

Note

Applicants can become candidate for the PhD degree after obtaining a minimum CGPA of 3.5 in the course work of the programme and should have obtained a minimum of Grade B in the research methods course.

D. Department of Mathematics and ICT Education

  • PhD ( Mathematics Education)

Additional Entry Requirements

(a)   Applicants to the PhD (Mathematics Education) degree should be holders of a  two-year research master’s degree in Mathematics Education from the University of Cape Coast or an equivalent institution.

(b)  An applicant must have obtained a minimum GPA of 3.0 in the coursework at the MPhil degree level.

(c)   Applicants will have to pass a selection interview for admission into the programme.

  • MPhil (Mathematics Education)

Additional Entry Requirements

Applicants to the Master of Philosophy (Mathematics Education) programme

should be:

(a)   Holders of BEd (Mathematics Education) or B.Ed (Mathematics) or B.Ed (Basic Education) Mathematics Option with second class lower division or better from a recognised university.

Or

(b)  Holders of BSc (Hons.) in Mathematics or Mathematics related programme and a Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE)/ Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE).

In addition, a minimum of two years’ experience in teaching Mathematics at the Basic School, High School or College of Education level will be required.

(c)   Applicants will also have to pass a selection interview for admission into the programme.

  • M.Ed (Information Technology)

This is a  UNESCO initiated programme for capacity building involving collaboration between the University of Cape Coast and the University of Pretoria in South Africa.

Additional Requirements

All candidates must have extensive knowledge in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access in addition to the above requirements. Knowledge in any programming language will be an advantage.

 

4.2.2   FACULTY OF HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES EDUCATION

A. Department of Business and Social Sciences Education (DOBSSE)

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Management Education)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Social Studies Education)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Accounting Education)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Economics Education)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Curriculum and Teaching)
  • Master of Philosophy (Management Education)
  • Master of Philosophy (Social Studies Education)
  • Master of Philosophy (Accounting Education)
  • Master of Philosophy (Economics Education)
  • Master of Philosophy (Curriculum and Teaching)

B. Department of Arts Education

  • PhD (Arts Education)

Specialization

History, Religion, English, French, Ghanaian Languages and Music.

Specific Requirement

Master’s degree in Arts Education – MEd or MPhil (Arts)  with a major in either English Language and Literature, French Language, Ghanaian Languages, History, Religious Studies and Music.

  • MPhil (Arts Education)

Specialization

History, Religion, English, French, Ghanaian Languages and Music.

Specific Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in Arts – B.A or BEd (Arts) with a major in either English Language and Literature, French Language, Ghanaian Languages, History, Religious Studies  and Music  with a Diploma / Post-Graduate Certificate in Education/Post-Graduate Diploma in Education.

M.Ed (Arts) Degree with a minimum CGPA of 2.5

 

4.2.3   FACULTY OF EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATIONS

A. Department of Basic Education

  • MPhil (Basic Education)

B. Department of Education and Psychology

  • PhD (Measurement and Evaluation)
  • PhD (Special Education)
  • PhD (Educational Psychology)
  • MPhil (Measurement and Evaluation)
  • MPhil (Educational Psychology)
  • MPhil (Special Education)
  • MPhil (Clinical Health Psychology)
  • MPhil (Sociology in Education)

C. Department of Guidance and Counselling

  • PhD  (Guidance and Counselling)
  • MPhil (Guidance and Counselling)

 

4.2.4   SCHOOL OF EDUCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND OUTREACH

Institute for Educational Planning and Administration (IEPA)

  • PhD (Educational Leadership)

General Requirements:

Applicants for direct entry into the PhD programme:

Research master’s degree in Educational  Leadership, Educational Administration, Educational Planning, Administration in Higher Education

Non-research master’s degree with CGPA of 3.5 or better, with not more than one grade C+ or lower or better in Research Methods.

  • MPhil  (Educational Planning)
  • MPhil  (Educational Administration)
  • MPhil (Administration in Higher Education)
  • Top-Up from MEd to MPhil (Administration in Higher Education)

 

4.3   COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE AND NATURAL SCIENCES

4.3.1   SCHOOL OF AGRICULTURE

A.    Department of Agricultural Engineering

  • PhD (Food and Post-Harvest Technology)
  • PhD (Irrigation Technology and Management)
  • MPhil (Food and Post-Harvest Technology)
  • MPhil (Irrigation Technology and Management )
  • MPhil (Agricultural Mechanisation)

B.    Department of Animal Science

  • MPhil/PhD Animal Science with specializations in
  1. Animal Breeding and Genetics
  2. Animal Nutrition
  3. Meat Science and Technology
  4. Pasture and Range Management
  5. Management of Livestock Enterprises

Admission requirements:

MPhil

A candidate seeking admission to the MPhil programme must have obtained a good first degree (at least a Second Class) in:

  • Agriculture for any of the specializations; or
  • Statistics or Mathematics or Pure Sciences for specialization in Breeding and Genetics; or
  • Management or Business or Natural Resources or Biological Science for specialization in Management of Livestock Enterprises; or
  • Food Science, Biochemistry, Home Economics, Biological Science for specialization in Meat Science and Technology or Animal Nutrition.

PhD

A candidate seeking admission into the PhD programme must:

  • Have an MPhil or 2-year MSc degree in Animal Science or Agricultural/Biological Sciences or Mathematics or Statistics or Food Science or Home Economics or related field from a recognised University.

C.    Department of Crop Science

  • PhD (Crop Science)
  • MPhil (Crop Science)
  • MPhil (Seed Science and Technology)

Specialisation:

  • PhD/MPhil (Crop Science)
  1. Agronomy
  2. Genetics and Plant Breeding
  3. Crop Physiology
  4. Plant Protection

D. Department of Soil Science

  • PhD (Land Use and Environmental Science)
  • PhD (Soil Science)
  • MPhil (Land Use and Environmental Science)
  • MPhil (Soil Science)

E. Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension

  • PhD (Agricultural Extension)
  • PhD (Agricultural Economics)
  • PhD (Non-Governmental Organisation Studies and Community Development)
  • MPhil (Agricultural Extension)
  • MPhil (Agricultural Economics)
  • MPhil (Non-Governmental Organisation Studies and Community Development)

Specific Entry Requirements

i.  PhD (Agricultural Extension)

A research Master’s Degree in Agriculture and related courses from the University of Cape Coast or an accredited university.

ii.  PhD (Agricultural Economics)

A research Master’s Degree in Agricultural Economics or a related field from the University of Cape Coast or an accredited university

iii.  PhD (NGO Studies and Community Development)

An MPhil degree from an accredited university in any discipline. Candidates who are adjudged by the Department not to have satisfied requisite background courses would be required to take some courses in the University of Cape Coast MPhil NGO Studies and Community Development programme.

iv.  MPhil (Agricultural Economics)

A good first degree in Agriculture with a significant amount of economics or with a specialization in Agricultural Economics from the University of Cape Coast or an accredited university.

v.    MPhil (NGO Studies and Community Development)

Candidates must have a good first degree at least second class division in any discipline from the University of Cape Coast or an accredited university.

 

4.3.2   SCHOOL OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

A.    Department of Conservation Biology and Entomology

  • PhD ( Entomology)
  • PhD ( Wildlife Management)
  • MPhil (Entomology)
  • MPhil (Wildlife Management)

B.    Department of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences

  • PhD  (Aquaculture)
  • PhD (Fisheries Science)
  • PhD (Oceanography and Limnology)
  • PhD (Integrated Coastal Zone Management)
  • MPhil (Aquaculture)
  • MPhil (Fisheries Science)
  • MPhil (Oceanography and Limnology)
  • MPhil (Integrated Coastal Zone Management)

C.    Department of Environmental Science

  • MPhil (Environmental Science)

D.    Department of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology

  • PhD (Molecular Biology and Biotechnology)
  • MPhil (Molecular Biology and Biotechnology)

4.3.3   SCHOOL OF PHYSICAL SCIENCES

A.    Department of Physics

  • PhD (Physics) with options in: 
  1. Theoretical Physics
  2. Environment Physics
  3. Applied Fibres Optics and Communication
  4. Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics
  5. Radiation and Health Physics
  6. Soil Physics
  7. Photonics, Optoelectronics, Optical and Laser Application
  8. Energy Physics
  9. Electronics
  10. Biomedical Optics
  11. Material Science
  • MPhil (Physics) with options in:
  1. Theoretical Physics
  2. Environment Physics
  3. Applied Fibres Optics and Communication
  4. Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics
  5. Radiation and Health Physics
  6. Soil Physics
  7. Photonics, Optoelectronics, Optical and Laser Application
  8. Energy Physics
  9. Electronics
  10. Biomedical Optics
  11. Material Science

B.    Department of Chemistry

  • PhD (Chemistry) with options in:
  1. Analytical Chemistry
  2. Organic Chemistry
  3. Inorganic Chemistry
  4. Physical Chemistry
  • MPhil (Chemistry) with options in:
  1. Analytical Chemistry
  2. Organic Chemistry
  3. Inorganic Chemistry
  4. Physical Chemistry

C.    Department of Mathematics

  • PhD (Mathematics)

Entry Requirements for Ph.D Mathematics

Candidates with a good master’s degree from the University of Cape Coast or a recognised institution of higher learning may be considered for the programme in any of the following:

(A)     

M.Sc Mathematics

M.Phil Mathematics

M.Phil Mathematics and Computer Science

M.Phil  Mathematics Education

or

(B)

Other mathematics related programme with a good mix of analysis courses.

 

  • MPhil (Mathematics)

Entry Requirements for M.Phil Mathematics

Candidates with a good first degree preferably first or second class degree holder from the University of Cape Coast or a recognised institution of higher learning may be considered for the programme in any of the following:

(A)     

B.Sc Mathematics

B.Sc Mathematics with Economics

B.Sc Mathematics with Business

B.Sc Mathematics and Statistics

B.Sc Mathematics and Computer Science

B.Ed Mathematics

or

(B)

Other mathematics related programme with a good mix of analysis courses.

D.    Department of Statistics

  • PhD (Statistics)
  • MPhil (Statistics)

 

4.4  COLLEGE OF HEALTH AND ALLIED SCIENCES

4.4.1   SCHOOL OF NURSING AND MIDWIFERY

  • Master of Nursing (MN) – Equivalent to an MPhil degree

Additional Entry Requirements

To qualify for admission an applicant

Must have obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing OR its equivalent in a related field (e.g. B.Ed Health Sciences Education) with at least Second Class Lower Division from a recognised institution.

Should be a registered nurse.

Must pass a selection interview

Target Group

The programme aims at registered Nurses/Midwives in the Health Services, including:

Teaching in Nursing and Midwifery Training Colleges.

Nurse Managers.

Nurse Educationlists.

Nurse Clinical Practioners.

 

4.4.2   SCHOOL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES

Department of Microbiology and Immunology

  • MPhil (Infection and Immunity)

Additional Entry Requirements:

A good first degree (at least 2nd class lower division) or its equivalent in biological sciences or related fields from a recognised university. Applicants who hold post bachelor of medicine and surgery (MB ChB) degrees, such as MSc and MPhil in relevant fields may also apply. Holders of diploma and higher national diploma (HND) with considerable work experience in related fields will also be considered on case by case basis.

 

4.4.3   SCHOOL OF ALLIED HEALTH SCIENCES

Department of Biomedical Sciences

  • PhD (Parasitology)
  • PhD (Drug Discovery and Toxicology)
  • MPhil (Parasitology)
  • MPhil (Drug Discovery and Toxicology)

Additional Entry Requirements

  • PhD (Drug Discovery and Toxicology)

Candidates for the PhD programme must hold a Master of Science (MSc.) or Master of Philosophy (MPhil) degree in Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, and other Science related discipline, and must demonstrate excellent skills in research.

  • MPhil (Drug Discovery and Toxicology)

Admission to read the MPhil is opened to (a) first degree holders with at least second class lower, (b) non-research master’s degree holders in appropriate field of study and (c) research master’s degree holders in appropriate field of study (Biomedical Science, Pharmaceutical Science, Medical Science and other Science related discipline).

  • PhD (Parasitology)

Candidates for the PhD programme must hold a Master of Science (MSc.) or Master of Philosophy (MPhil) degree in a science related discipline, and must demonstrate excellent skills in research.

  • MPhil (Parasitology)

Candidates applying for MPhil programme in Parasitology must have at least a B.Sc. Degree with second Class Lower Division in any of the following field of study: Biological Sciences, Biochemistry, Nursing, Nutrition and Food Science, Medical Laboratory Technology, Pharmacy and other equivalent programmes. Practicing Medical Doctors also qualify to apply. Candidates must also pass a selection interview.

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