University of Cape Coast (UCC) Undergraduate Courses for 2020/2021 Academic Session.

UCC Undergraduate Courses ↔ The Management of University of Cape Coast (UCC) has released the full list of Undergraduate Courses for the 2020/2021 Academic Session—-This Courses are basically for UCC Undergraduate.


UCC Undergraduate Courses
UCC Undergraduate Courses

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)

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

College of Humanities & Legal Studies

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)

Advance Credits for Prior Learning

An Advance Credits is a bulk credit awarded to students admitted to Level 200 or 300 in recognition of their prior learning. The Advance Credit for direct admission to the two levels is 30 and 60 credits respectively. Advance credits will not be included in the computation of C.G.P.A.

Students admitted to Level 200 will normally start their programmes with Level 200 courses and move upwards while those admitted to Level 300 normally start with Level 300 courses and move upwards to Level 400. However, Faculty/Schools and Departments may require such students to take make-up courses at lower levels where necessary.

Admission Requirements

Entry Routes

The University has four entry routes:

  1. Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSSCE), Ghana
  2. West African Seniors School Certificate Examination (WASSCE)
  3. Foreign Qualifications that are internationally acceptable for admission into Universities
  4. Mature Students’ Entrance Examination (Entry at Level 100)
  5. Professional certificates and tertiary level diploma (Entry at Level 200 and 300 depending on the assessment of the diploma or certificate).

The general admission requirements for the various entry routes are as follows:

Post- Senior High School Candidates

Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSSCE)

The candidate must have credit passes (A- D) in six (6) subjects with an overall aggregate of 24 or better. Three of the six subjects must be core subjects (including English Language, Mathematics and either Integrated Science or Social Studies), and three must be in electives relevant to the candidate’s proposed programme of study. In addition, candidate must satisfy the specific requirements of the relevant Faculty.

West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE)

The candidate must have credits passes (A1- C6) in six (6) subjects with an overall aggregate of 36 or better. Three of the subjects must be core subjects (including English Language, Mathematics and either Integrated Science or Social Studies), and three must be in electives relevant to the candidate’s proposed programme of study. In addition, candidates must satisfy the specific requirements of the relevant Faculty.

 

General Certificate of Education

Holders of the General Certificate of Education (GCE) Advanced Level (obtained not more than three years before the time of application) 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.

General Business Certificate Examinations (GBCE)

Applicants with 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.

International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE)/ International Baccalaureate (IB)

Holders of the IGCSE/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.

Admission through Matured Students’ Entrance Examination.

  1. The candidate must be at least 25 years old by 31st December of the year preceding the examination. A certified copy of birth certificate is required. The date of issue of the birth certificate should not be less than five years from the date of the completion of the admission forms.
  2. The candidate must have G.C.E. “O” Level or SSSCE/WASSCE credit passes in English Language and Core Mathematics. Candidates who do not have the required “O” Level/SSSCE/WASSCE passes will be required to take Special Entrance Examination papers in the two subjects
  3. The candidate must take the Mature Students’ Entrance Examination which consists of a General Paper for all candidates and an Aptitude Test. Candidates applying for programmes in Education will take an additional paper in Education
  4. Candidates who pass all papers in the Mature Students’ Entrance Examination will be ranked and those who fall within the approved quota will be invited for an interview.

Professional Certificate and Tertiary Level Diploma Holders

The level of placement of professional certificate and tertiary level diploma holders will depend on the assessment of their certificates or diplomas in relation to the programme desired. The general guidelines are as follows:

  1. All professional certificate and tertiary level diploma holders must have either G.C.E. “O” Level credit passes in English Language and Mathematics or SSSCE/WASSCE credit passes in English Language and Core Mathematics
  2. Professional Certificate Holders: The placement level of candidates will depend on assessment of their certificates by the relevant Faculty/School or Department
  3. Holders of UCC (and affiliated institutions) diploma: A minimum of Second-Class Lower is required for admission to level 200 or 300
  4. Holders of diplomas awarded by other tertiary institutions: the relevant Faculty/School and Department will assess the curriculum content of the diploma in relation to the programme on a case -by- case basis
  5. HND Candidates: The Level of placement candidates will depend on the match between the content of the diploma and UCC programme. Where there is a good match, a minimum of Second-Class Upper Division is required for admission to level 300. Where the match is not good the candidate is admitted to Level 200.

Foreign Students

In the case of foreign students, their equivalent qualifications may be considered for admission by the relevant Faculty/Schools or Department.

Specific Faculty Admission Requirements

In addition to the general admission requirements Faculties/Schools and Departments may have specific admission requirements.

This is all about the University of Cape Coast Undergraduate Courses for the 2020/2021 Academic Session—while reading this page if you have any question pertaining to the UCC Undergraduate Courses, don’t forget to Ask below, we will attend to them once we receive them.

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  1. Please can i offer degree nursing as a General Arts student in this institution? Please also alert me when the forms are out.u

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