University Of Cape Coast 2020/2021 Programmes And Cut Off Points

By | December 19, 2019

University Of Cape Coast 2020/2021 Programmes And Cut Off Points, 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)

UCC cut-off points

UCC cut-off points are used in determining what program a person can apply for. The cut-off points are meant to serve as a guide only when applying.

Below are the details of UCC Cut off points! University of Cape Coast Cut off Points 2020

Bachelor of Commerce (Finance) 15 15
Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) 12 12
Bachelor of Commerce (Human Resource Management) 20 20
Bachelor of Commerce (Marketing) 20 20
Bachelor of Commerce (Procurement & Supply Chain Management) 17 17
Bachelor of Commerce (Management) 17 17
B.A. (Social Sciences) Econs/Geo/Maths 25 25
B.A. (Population & Health) 26 26
B.A. (Anthropology) 28 28
B.A. (Geography & Regional Planning) 18 19
B.Sc. (Tourism Management) 32 32
B.Sc. (Hospitality Management) 20 20
B.A. (Arts) 33 33
B.A. (Communication Studies) 19 19
B.A. (Theatre Studies) 28 28
B.  Music 28 28
B.A. (African Studies) 30 30
B.A. (Linguistics) 26 26
B.A. (Film Studies) 33 33
Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery
B.Sc.  (Fisheries & Aquatic Science) 30 33
B.Sc. (Biochemistry) 15 15
B.Sc. (Nursing) 11 11
B.Sc. (Environmental Science) 29 29
B.Sc. (Molecular Biology & Biotechnology) 28           29
B.Sc. (Entomology & Wildlife). 28 28
B.Sc. (Biomedical  Science) 19 19
B.Sc. (Forensic Science) 25 25
B.Sc. (Information Technology) 19 19
B.Sc. (Computer Science) 21 21
B.Sc. (Optometry) 11 11
B.Sc. (Laboratory Technology) 20 20
B. Sc. (Medical Laboratory Technology) 15 15
B.Sc. (Chemistry) 27 27
B.Sc. (Industrial Chemistry) 23 23
B.Sc. (Water & Sanitation) 28 28
B.Sc. (Physics) 27 27
B.Sc. (Engineering Physics) 27 27
B.Sc. (Meteorology & Atmospheric Physics) 27 27
B.Sc. (Mathematics) 29 29
B.Sc. (Actuarial Science) 14 14
B.Sc. (Statistics) 27 27
B.Sc. (Mathematics with Economics) 19 19
B.Sc. (Mathematics & Statistics) 28 28
B.Sc. (Mathematics with Business) 19 19
B.Sc. (Agriculture) 32 33
B.Sc. (Agricultural Extension & Comm. Devt.) 30 30
B.Sc. (Agri-Business) 29 29
B.Sc. (Agro-Processing) 34 34
B.Sc. (Psychology) 20 20
B.ED. Home Economics (Food & Nutrition) 30 30
B.ED. Home Economics (Clothing & Textile) 30 30
B.ED. (Physical Education) 34 34
B.ED. (Social Sciences) Geo/Econs/History 14 14
B.ED. (Accounting) 13 13
B.ED. (Management) 15 16
B.ED. (Arts) 18 19
B.ED. (Social Studies) 18 19
B.ED.  (Basic Education) 23 24
B.ED. (Early Childhood Education) 25 25
B.ED. (Science) 23 23
B.ED. (Mathematics) 18 19
B.ED. (Computer Science) 28 28


The cut-off-points stated above were for admissions only and are solely for the guidance of applicants in the choice of their programmes.


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