University Of Cape Coast 2020/2021 Admission Forms And Courses

By | December 17, 2019

University Of Cape Coast 2020/2021 Admission Forms And Courses, Applications are invited from suitably qualified SCHOOL LEAVERS, NON SCHOOL LEAVERS and SPECIAL CASES.


Application to UCC is basically online OR offline depending on your preference by following the following steps stated below. To become a student at the University of Cape Coast, UCC, you have to note the following:

Applicants should visit then go to Admissions and click on Apply Now for further instructions. Alternatively, applicants should visit and proceed with the application.

All applicants are required to provide the following information at the back of the large EMS envelope:

  • application reference number  
  • full name 
  • postal address 
  • first choice programme and 
  • 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.

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.  Cashier’s Office, University of Cape Coast (Mode of payment – CASH)
  2. Ghana Post Offices at the Regional Capitals – (Mode of payment – POSTAL ORDER)
  3. University  of Cape Coast – Accra Office, Tesano – Accra (Mode of payment – CASH)
  4. Kumasi Workers’ College, Kumasi (Mode of payment – CASH)
  5. I-J Consult, Apostle Dr. Baidoo Avenue (Off Pentecost Convention Centre Road), Millennium City, Kasoa (Mode of payment – CASH)
  6. 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)

Note that no application will be processed without proof of payment of the fee.

Check the University of Cape Coast, UCC Prospectus below for further information.


  • Post-SSSCE/WASSCE        –    GH¢220.00
  • Post-Diploma                      –    GH¢230.00
  • International Applicants     –    USD$120.00

International applicants and Ghanaian applicants abroad 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.


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.


Applicants who are applying into School of Medical Sciences should note that the programme is strictly fee-paying. Applicants are also to note that the Graduate Entry Medicine (GEM) programme for First Degree holders will be advertised July, 2020.


(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 May, 2020.

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 2020 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.

University of Cape Coast, UCC Postgraduate Application Procedures

University of Cape Coast, UCC Application Deadline

The deadlines for the sale of Application scratch cards and the submission of completed application forms  May, 2020 respectively.

University of Cape Coast, UCC Application Portal

Visit our online application webpage. You can apply using any device

University of Cape Coast Programmes

Fields of Study

Academic programmes of the University are vested in its nine Faculties/Schools organized under five Colleges. These are Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Social Science, School of business, Faculty of Law, School of Agriculture, School of Biological Science, School of Physical Science, School f Medical Science, School of Nursing & Midwifery, School of Allied Health Science, College of Education Studies and College of Distance Education. The Faculties/Schools offer degree, diploma and certificate programmes under the following general nomenclature.

College of Education Studies

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences Education

B.Ed. (Arts)

B.Ed. (Social Science)

B.Ed. (Social Studies)Advertisements

B.Ed. (Accounting)

B.Ed. (Management)

Faculty of Science and Technology Education

B.Ed. (Science)

B.Ed. (Mathematics)

B.Ed. (Computer Science)

B.Ed. (Health Science)

B.Ed. (Health Physical Education & Recreation)

B.Ed. (Home Economics)

Faculty of Educational Foundations

B.Ed. (Basic Education)

B.Ed. (Early Childhood Education)

B.Sc. (Psychology)

Diploma in Basic Education

Diploma in Early Childhood

Certificate in Basic Education

Certificate in Early Childhood Education

Faculty of Arts

B.A. (African Studies)

B.A. (Varied Fields)

B.A. (Theatre Studies)

Bachelor of Music (B.Mus.)

B.A. (Communication Studies)

B.A. Dance

B.A. Film Studies

Proficiency Course in English for Francophone Students

B.A. (Varied Fields)- According to area of specialization e.g. B.A.(English), B.A. (English and French).

Faculty of Social Science

B.A. (Social Science)

B.A. (Population and Health)

B.Sc. (Hospitality Management)

B.Sc. (Tourism Management)

B.A. (Anthropology)

B.Sc. Geography and Regional Planning)

B.A. (Social Behaviour and Conflict Management)

Diploma in Tourism Management

Diploma in Hospitality Management

Diploma in Labour Studies

Diploma in Social Behaviour and Conflict Management

Diploma in Microfinance

Certificate in Labour Studies

Certificate in Microfinance

School of Business

Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting)

Bachelor of Commerce (Finance)

Bachelor of Commerce (Management)

Bachelor of Commerce (Procurement & Supply Chain Management)

Bachelor of Commerce (Marketing)

Bachelor of Commerce (Human Resources Management)

Faculty of Law

Bachelor of Laws (LLB)

College of Agriculture and Natural Sciences

School of Agriculture

B.Sc. (Agriculture)

B.Sc. (Agricultural Extension)

B.Sc. (Animal Health)

B.Sc. (Agribusiness)

B.Sc. (Agro-Processing)

B.Sc. (Agricultural Extension)

B.Sc. (Agricultural Extension & Community Development)

School of Biological Sciences

B.Sc. (Environmental Science)

B.Sc. (Biochemistry)

B.Sc. (Fisheries & Aquatic Science)

B.Sc. (Forensic Science)

B.Sc. (Molecular Biology and Biotechnology)

B.Sc. (Entomology & Wildlife)

School of Physical Sciences

B.Sc. (Computer Science)

B.Sc. (Engineering Physics)

B.Sc. (Industrial Chemistry)

B.Sc. (Information Technology)

B.Sc. (Laboratory Technology)

B.Sc. (Mathematics)

B.Sc. (Mathematics & Statistic)

B.Sc. (Mathematics with Business)

B.Sc. (Meteorology & Atmospheric Physics)

B.Sc. (Mathematics with Economics)

B.Sc. (Statistics)

B.Sc. (Actuarial Science)

B.Sc. (Chemistry)

B.Sc. (Physics)

B.Sc. (Water & Sanitation)

B.Sc. (Fisheries & Aquatic Science)

Diploma in Water & Sanitation

College of Health and Allied Sciences

School of Medical Sciences

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB)

School of Nursing & Midwifery

B.Sc. (Nursing)

B.Sc. (Mental Health Nursing)

B.Sc. (Community Mental Health Nursing)

School of Allied Health Sciences

B.Sc. (Biomedical Sciences)

B.Sc. (Medical Laboratory Technology)

B.Sc. (Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics)

B.Sc. (Diagnostic Imaging Technology)

B.Sc. (Diagnostic Medical Sonography)

B.Sc. (Health Information Management)

B.Sc. (Physician Assistant Studies)

B.Sc. (Sports and Exercise Science)

Doctor of Optometry

College of Distance Education

Diploma in Basic Education

Diploma in Psychology and Foundations of Education

Diploma in Science and Mathematics Education

Diploma in Commerce

Diploma in Management Studies

B.Ed. (Basic Education)

B.Ed. (Psychology and Foundations of Education)

Bachelor of Commerce

Bachelor of Management Studies

B.Sc. (Marketing)

Students may refer to College or Faculty/School brochures for more information on the various programmes.

Duration of Study

The University of Cape Coast operates a standard four-year undergraduate degree programme based on the successful completion of Senior High School Education. However, students may be admitted directly to the second Year (Level 200) or third Year (Level 300) depending on the assessment and recognition of their prior learning. Moreover, there are other special programmes offered by the University which run up to six years. Sub-degree programmes (Diploma) may, depending on the mode of delivery, run for two to three years. In effect, the University has the following programmes (by duration):

  1. Six- year degree programmes (180- 211 credits)
  2. Four-year degree programmes (120- 141 credits)
  3. Three-year degree programmes (90 – 106 credits)
  4. Two-year post-diploma degree programmes (60- 85 credits)
  5. Three-year diploma programmes (60- 85 credits)
  6. Two-year diploma programmes (60- 85 credits)
  7. One-year certificate programmes (30-36 credits)

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