The Institute of Education in collaboration with the School of Graduate Studies and College of Education Studies, University of Cape Coast, wishes to advertise Post-Graduate programmes for Tutors in the Colleges of Education in Ghana and interested persons who have MA/M.Ed and wish to pursue regular M.Phil/Ph.D programmes through special teaching and learning arrangement for the 2019/2020 Academic Year.
The programme is planned to enable Tutors in the Colleges to pursue it without interfering with teaching and learning sessions at the College.
The University of Cape Coast and the School of Graduate Studies have put in place strategies/mechanisms to enable all prospective students complete their studies per the programme duration.
Applications are invited from qualified persons for admission into the regular graduate programmes (MPhil/PhD) in the University of Cape Coast for the 2019/2020 academic year, beginning in August, 2019.
Applicants are to access the admission brochure through https://sgs.ucc.edu.gh/sites/default/files/Brochure2019.pdf
Applicants are to buy scratch cards which will enable them to apply online. The scratch cards are up for sale at the centres listed below:
1.0 SALE CENTRES (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) Kumasi Workers College, Kumasi (Opposite Kumasi Technical Institute (KTI), Amakom, Kumasi) (Mode of Payment – CASH)
(d) Ghana Post Offices at the Regional and District Capitals. (Mode of Payment – POSTAL ORDER)
(e) I-J Consult, Apostle Dr. Baidoo Avenue (Off Pentecost Convention Centre Road), Millennium City, Kasoa (Mode of Payment – CASH)
(f) 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)
1.1 COST OF SCRATCH CARD:
Ghanaian Applicants – GH¢320.00
The deadline for the sale of Scratch Cards is Friday, 19th July, 2019. Completed application forms should be returned on or before Friday, 19th July 2019 to:
The Deputy Registrar School of Graduate Studies University of Cape Coast Cape Coast
For further enquiries, please contact us on: Tel.:  32480 Ext 230, 237,  35351, 0207087976 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
NOTE: Indicate the name of your Institution or College at the back of the EMS envelope.
2.0 ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programmes
Candidates seeking admission to PhD programmes must: i. Have an MPhil or research MA/MEd/MSc/MBA degree in an appropriate field of study from a recognised university. OR
ii. Have MA/MEd/MSc/MBA degree in an appropriate field, with CGPA of 3.5 or better with not more than one grade C+.
Also, have scored B+ or better in Research Methods course. AND iii. Submit an official transcript of academic record. iv. Submit at least three referee reports, one of whom must be from a former Lecturer.
v. Submit a 3-5 page proposal on intended area of study including a working bibliography. vi. Satisfy any additional requirements prescribed by the College/Faculty/School/ Department (e.g. selection interview)
Master of Philosophy (MPhil) Programmes
Candidates seeking admission to MPhil degree programmes must:
i. Have obtained a good first degree (at least a second class division) in an appropriate field of study from a recognised university/analogous institution.
OR Non-researched masters degree (e.g M.A/MEd/MSc) with CGPA of 2.5 or better.
ii. Submit an official transcript of academic record. iii. Submit at least two referee reports, one of whom must be from a former Lecturer.
iv. Submit a 2-3 page proposal on intended area of study including references. v. Pass a selection interview.
vi. Satisfy any additional requirements prescribed by the College/Faculty/School/ Department (e.g. selection interview)
3.0 DURATION AND STRUCTURE OF PROGRAMMES
Three (3) years (36 Months)
The PhD programme shall consist of two parts. One year of course work/directed reading/proposal development and two years for thesis writing.
Two (2) years (24 Months)
The MPhil Programmes shall consist of two parts. The first part shall consist of course work/ directed reading/proposal development for one academic year (two semesters) and one year for thesis writing.
Applicants with non-research degree (e.g M.A/MEd/MSc) with CGPA of 2.5 or better in an appropriate field of study may also apply for a one year top-up. Such applicants will be made to take some course (where needed).
4.0 Target Groups
i. Tutors in the Colleges of Education in Ghana
ii. Persons seeking to teach in tertiary institutions
iii. Heads of Public/Private institutions
5.0 GRADUATE PROGRAMMES AVAILABLE IN THE COLLEGES, FACULTIES, SCHOOLS, INSTITUTES, DEPARTMENTS
5.1 FACULTY OF ARTS
A. Department of Ghanaian Languages and Linguistics A. MPhil (Ghanaian Language) – Akan/Ewe/Ga The Master of Philosophy (MPhil) 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: a. Language b. 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. Pass a selection interview.
B. Department of English i. PhD (English Language) ii. PhD (Literature-in-English) iii. MPhil (English Language) iv. MPhil (Literature-in-English)
C. Department of French i. PhD (Language and Didactics in French)
ii. MPhil (Linguistics and Didactics)
iii. MPhil (French Literature and Civilization)
iv. MPhil (African Literature and Civilization)
5.2. FACULTY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION
A. Department of Health, Physical Education and Recreation (HPER)
i. Master of Philosophy (MPhil) in Physical Education
ii. Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Physical Education
B. Department of Vocational and Technical Education (VOTEC)
i. MPhil (Home Economics) Options a. Clothing and Textiles b. Foods and Nutrition c. Family and Consumer Science
C. Department of Science Education
i. Master of Philosophy in Science Education
ii. Doctor of Philosophy in Science Education
Options a. Chemistry b. Physics c. Biology
Additional Entry Requirements
i Applicants 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.
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.
D. Department of Mathematics and ICT Education
i. 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. Applicants will have to pass a selection interview for admission into the programme.
ii. 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.
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.
5.3 FACULTY OF HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES EDUCATION
A. Department of Business and Social Sciences Education (DOBSSE)
i. Doctor of Philosophy (Curriculum and Teaching)
ii. Master of Philosophy (Curriculum and Teaching)
B. Department of Arts Education
i. PhD (Arts Education)
Specialization History, English, French, and Ghanaian Languages.
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, and History,
ii. MPhil (Arts Education)
Specialization History, English, French, and Ghanaian Languages.
Specific Requirements a. Bachelor’s degree in Arts – B.A or BEd (Arts) with a major in either English Language and Literature, French Language, Ghanaian Languages, and History with a Diploma / Post-Graduate Certificate in Education/Post-Graduate Diploma in Education.
b. M.Ed (Arts) Degree with a minimum CGPA of 2.5
5.4 FACULTY OF EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATIONS
A. Department of Basic Education MPhil (Basic Education)
B. Department of Education and Psychology
i. PhD (Measurement and Evaluation)
ii. PhD (Special Education)
iii. PhD (Educational Psychology)
iv. MPhil (Measurement and Evaluation)
v. MPhil (Educational Psychology)
vi. MPhil (Special Education)
vii. MPhil (Sociology in Education)
C. Department of Guidance and Counselling
i. PhD (Guidance and Counselling)
ii. MPhil (Guidance and Counselling)
5.5 SCHOOL OF EDUCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND OUTREACH
Institute for Educational Planning and Administration (IEPA)
i. MPhil (Educational Planning)
ii. MPhil (Educational Administration)
iii. MPhil (Administration in Higher Education)
5.6 SCHOOL OF AGRICULTURE
A. Department of Agricultural Engineering
i. PhD (Food and Post-Harvest Technology)
i. PhD (Irrigation Technology and Management)
ii. MPhil (Food and Post-Harvest Technology)
iii. MPhil (Irrigation Technology and Management )
iv. MPhil (Agricultural Mechanisation)
B. Department of Animal Science MPhil/PhD Animal Science with specializations in
i. Animal Breeding and Genetics
ii. Animal Nutrition
iii. Meat Science and Technology
iv. Pasture and Range Management
v. 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:
a. Agriculture for any of the specializations; or b. Statistics or Mathematics or Pure Sciences for specialization in Breeding and Genetics;
or c. Management or Business or Natural Resources or Biological Science for specialization in Management of Livestock Enterprises;
or d. 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
i. PhD (Crop Science) ii. MPhil (Crop Science)
Specialisation: PhD/MPhil (Crop Science) a. Agronomy b. Genetics and Plant Breeding c. Crop Physiology d. Plant Protection
D. Department of Soil Science
i. PhD (Soil Science)
ii. MPhil (Soil Science)
E. Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension
i. PhD (Agricultural Extension)
i. PhD (Agricultural Economics)
ii. MPhil (Agricultural Extension)
iii. MPhil (Agricultural Economics)
Specific Entry Requirements
PhD (Agricultural Extension) A research Master’s Degree in Agriculture and related courses from the University of Cape Coast or an accredited university.
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
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.
5.7 SCHOOL OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES
A. Department of Conservation Biology and Entomology i. MPhil (Entomology) ii. MPhil (Wildlife Management)
B. Department of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences i. MPhil (Aquaculture) ii. MPhil (Fisheries Science) iii. MPhil (Oceanography and Limnology) iv. MPhil (Integrated Coastal Zone Management)
C. Department of Environmental Science MPhil (Environmental Science)
5.8 SCHOOL OF PHYSICAL SCIENCES
A. Department of Physics
MPhil (Physics) with options in: a. Theoretical Physics b. Environment Physics c. Applied Fibres Optics and Communication
d. Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics e. Radiation and Health Physics f. Soil Physics g. Photonics, Optoelectronics, Optical and Laser Application
h. Energy Physics i. Electronics j. Biomedical Optics k. Material Science
B. Department of Chemistry
MPhil (Chemistry) with options in: a. Analytical Chemistry b. Organic Chemistry c. Inorganic Chemistry d. Physical Chemistry
C. Department of 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) i. B.Sc Mathematics ii. B.Sc Mathematics with Economics iii. B.Sc Mathematics with Business iv. B.Sc Mathematics and Statistics v. B.Sc Mathematics and Computer Science vi. B.Ed Mathematics or
(B) Other mathematics related programme with a good mix of analysis courses.