Notice

SANDWICH UNDERGRADUATE/DIPLOMA/CERTIFICATE PROGRAMMES (2019 SANDWICH ADMISSIONS)

2019 SANDWICH ADMISSIONS

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for admission into SANDWICH undergraduate (Bachelors), Diploma and Certificate programmes of the University of Cape Coast for 2019. Scratch cards for online application are up for sale at the Centres listed below: 

SALE CENTRES 

  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 as followsBank: GCB, Branch: Kaneshie Industrial Area, A/C: Name: UCC Accra Guest House, A/C Number 1201130006903: Branch-). NB: All payments are to be made at the GCB Kaneshie Industrial Area Branch ONLY 
  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

COST OF SCRATCH CARD - GH¢250.00 

Deadlines for the sale of scratch cards and submission of completed application forms are Friday, 22nd February, 2019 and Thursday, 28th February, 2019 respectively. 

ONLINE APPLICATIONS 

Online applicants should visit www.ucc.edu.gh then go to Admissions and click on Apply Online for further instructions. Applicants should select the CERTIFICATE, DIPLOMA or DEGREE SANDWICH application type. 

All applicants are required to provide the following information at the back of the large EMS envelope: (a) application reference number (b) full name (c) postal address (d) first choice programme and (e) application category which should be CERTIFICATE SANDWICH or DIPLOMA SANDWICH or DEGREE SANDWICH (Post Diploma)

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 advised to select from the programmes listed below only. 

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION STUDIES 

FACULTY OF EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATIONS 

DEPARTMENT OF BASIC EDUCATION 

DIPLOMA PROGRAMME IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS: 

Direct Entry 

  1. Post-Senior High School candidates with passes in 5 subjects. Three (3) of the (5) subjects must be in core subjects (including English language, Mathematics and either Integrated Science or Social Studies) and two elective subjects with a minimum aggregate of 24 for SSSCE and 36 for WASSCE or ‘O’ level 
  2. Applicants with Teachers’ Certificate ‘A’ or Certificate in Early Childhood Education from recognized institutions with GPA of 2.5 or better 

Entry through Examination and Interview 

  1. Applicants must be 25 years and above and must have written SSSCE, WASSCE, ‘O’ Level or an equivalent examination with at least three passes 
  2. Applicants with a certificate in Early Childhood Education from recognized institutions with GPA between 2.4 and 1.5 

Note: Candidates in the category (2) would be required to pass a selection examination and interview scheduled for Thursday, 21st March, 2019. 

TARGET GROUP 

  1. Untrained early childhood teachers 
  2. Teachers in Basic Schools interested in early childhood education 
  3. Staff of NGOs working in child care institutions 
  4. Staff of Ministry of Women and Children Affairs 

DURATION 

The programme is by sandwich and will cover three long vacation periods of eight (8) weeks each (June – July) 

FEES 

Fresh students - GH¢ 1,840.00 

Continuing students: Diploma Year Two: - GH¢1,770.00 

Diploma Year Three:- GH¢1,651.00 

POST-DIPLOMA (B.ED) DEGREE PROGRAMME IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS: 

Direct Entry 

Applicants with Diploma in Early Childhood Education from recognized institutions with a GPA of 2.5 or better 

Entry through Examination and Interview 

Applicants with Diploma in Early Childhood Education from recognized institutions with a GPA of 2.4 and 1.5 

Note: Candidates in the category (Entry through Examination and Interview) would be required to pass a selection examination and interview scheduled for Wednesday, 3rd April, 2019. 

TARGET GROUP 

  1. Teachers in Basic Schools interested in early childhood education 
  2. Staff of NGOs working in child care institutions 
  3. Staff of Ministry of Women and Children’s Affairs 

DURATION 

The programme is by sandwich and will cover two years. A long vacation periods of eight (8) weeks (June – July), a short vacation of four (4) weeks (December – January) and another long vacation of eight (8) weeks (June – July). 

FEES 

Fresh students - GH¢ 2, 166.00 

Continuing students: Post-Diploma Year Two: - GH¢2,601.00 Post-Diploma Year Three - GH¢1,950.00 

For further information call 0332133379 

POST-DIPLOMA (B.ED) DEGREE PROGRAMME IN BASIC EDUCATION 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS: 

Direct Entry 

Applicants with Diploma in Basic Education from recognized institutions with a GPA of 2.5 or better 

Entry through Examination and Interview 

Applicants with Diploma in Basic Education from recognized institutions with a GPA of 2.4 and 1.5 

Note: Candidates in category (Entry through Examination and Interview) would be required to pass a selection examination and interview scheduled for Wednesday, 3rd April, 2019 

TARGET GROUP 

  1. Teachers in Basic Schools 
  2. Staff of NGOs working in child care institutions 
  3. Staff of Ministry of Women and Children’s Affairs 

DURATION 

The programme is by sandwich and will cover two years. A long vacation periods of eight (8) weeks (June – July), a short vacation of four (4) weeks (December – January) and another long vacation of eight (8) weeks (June – July). 

FEES 

Fresh students - GH¢ 2,318.00 

Continuing students: Post-Diploma Year Two: - GH¢2,601.00 

For further information call 0332133379 

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND PSYCHOLOGY 

DIPLOMA IN GHANAIAN SIGN LANGUAGE INTERPRETING 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS: 

Direct Entry 

  1. Post-Senior High School candidates with passes in 5 subjects. Three (3) of the (5) subjects must be in core subjects (including English language, Mathematics and either Integrated Science or Social Studies) and two elective subjects with a minimum aggregate of 24 for SSSCE and 36 for WASSCE 
  2. GCE ‘A’ level passes in three subjects and ‘O’ level credit passes in English and Mathematics 
  3. GCE ‘O’ level passes in five subjects including English and Mathematics 
  4. Communicative knowledge and proficiency in Ghanaian Sign Language 

Entry through Mature Entrance Examination 

Applicants must be 25 years and above and must have written SSSCE, WASSCE, ‘O’ Level or an equivalent examination with at least three passes 

Note: All Candidates must pass a practical interview and assessment test conducted by UCC and Ghana National Association of the Deaf (GNAD) 

TARGET GROUP 

  1. All individuals in the public sector 
  2. Teachers 
  3. Nurses 
  4. Social Workers 
  5. Police 

DURATION 

  1. Two Sandwich Semesters for those who satisfy admission requirements (a) 
  2. Three Sandwich Sessions for applicants in the category (Entry through Mature Entrance Examination) who do not satisfy admission requirements and do not have certificate in Communicative Knowledge and Proficiency in Sign Language 

FEES 

Fresh students - GH¢ 2,500.00 

COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE AND NATURAL SCIENCES 

SCHOOL OF PHYSICAL SCIENCES 

DEPARTMENT OF LABORATORY TECHNOLOGY 

BSc. (LABORATORY TECHNOLOGY) – POST DIPLOMA 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS: 

Applicants should possess a good HND/Diploma in Science Laboratory Technology, Chemical Engineering, with, at least a second class (lower division) or its equivalent from a recognized tertiary institution. 

DURATION 

Three (3) long vacation periods (8 weeks each - June – July, 2019) 

FEES: 

Fresh Students - GH¢2,850.00 

Continuing Students: - GH¢2,800.00 

COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES AND LEGAL STUDIES 

FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES 

DEPARTMENT OF GEOGRAPHY AND REGIONAL PLANNING 

DIPLOMA IN TRANSPORT AND ROAD SAFETY MANAGEMENT 

TARGET GROUPS 

The programme targets drivers in governmental and non-governmental institutions/organizations, transport unions such as the Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU), Kingdom Transport, Metro Mass Transport Services (MMTS), Progressive Transport Owners Association (PROTOA), Car Rentals as well as educational Institutions in the country. 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS: 

The programme is available to people with Certificates in basic road safety or fleet management from the Road Safety Transportation Consultancies (RSTC) Limited or similar training institutions. 

DURATION 

Three (3) long vacation semesters lasting 8 weeks each. The first Semester begins in June, 2019. 

FEES 

Fresh students – GH¢2,870.00 

Continuing students – GH¢2,500.00 

For further information on programmes of the Department of Geography and Regional Planning, visit www.grp.edu.gh 

DEPARTMENT OF SOCIOLOGY AND ANTHROPOLOGY 

DIPLOMA IN SOCIAL BEHAVIOUR AND CONFLICT MANAGEMENT 

TARGET GROUPS 

The programme is open to interested persons who have any of the underlisted qualifications. We would however wish to encourage workers in the protection agencies – the Police Service, Prison Service, Customs, Excise and Preventive Service, Fire Service, Immigration and National Disaster Management Organisation, Social Workers and Country Development Officers to apply. 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS: 

Applicants should possess any of the following: 

  1. Certificate in Social Behaviour and Conflict Management from the University of Cape Coast 
  2. GCE ‘O’ level passes in five subjects including English and Mathematics 
  3. Aggregate 24 or better in SSSCE / WASSCE including English and Mathematics 
  4. Teacher’s Certificate ‘A’ with ‘O’ level credit passes English and Mathematics 
  5. Stenographer Grade Two Certificate. 
  6. GCE ‘A’ level passes in two subjects and ‘O’ level credit passes in English and Mathematics 

Note: Candidates with good passes in the elective subjects but do not have credit in Core Mathematics or Core English would be required to pass a selection examination to be conducted on Thursday, 21st March, 2019 

DURATION 

Three (3) long vacation semesters lasting eight (8) weeks each. Each Semester begins in June each year. 

FEES:

Fresh Students - GH¢ 2,580.00 

Continuing Students - GH¢ 2,200.00 

POST-DIPLOMA IN SOCIAL BEHAVIOUR AND CONFLICT MANAGEMENT 

TARGET GROUPS 

The programme is open to interested persons who have any of the underlisted qualifications. In particular, workers in the protection agencies – the Police Service, Prison Service, Customs, Excise and Preventive Service, Fire Service, Immigration Service, National Disaster Management Organisation, Social Workers and Country Development Officers are encouraged to apply. 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS: 

Applicants applying for admission into the programme should have any of the following requirements: 

  1. Diploma in Social Behaviour and Conflict Management, University of Cape Coast (UCC). 
  2. Related Diploma Certificates, such as: 
    1. Diploma in Labour Studies – SDS, UCC. 
    2. Diploma in Labour Studies – GIMPA, Legon. 
    3. Diploma in Social Work – University of Ghana, Legon 
    4. Diploma in Adult Education University of Ghana, Legon 

All candidates should have obtained at least Second Class Lower at the Diploma Level. 

DURATION 

Three (3) long vacation semesters lasting 8 weeks each. Each Semester begins in June each year. 

FEES:

Fresh Students - GH¢ 2,630.00 

Continuing Students - GH¢ 2,250.00 

SCHOOL FOR DEVELOPMENT STUDIES 

DIPLOMA IN LABOUR STUDIES 

TARGET GROUPS 

The programme is open to top-level Trade Union personnel, Human Resource Management practitioners and Employers. 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS: 

Applicants should possess any of the following: 

  1. Certificate in Labour Studies from the University of Cape Coast 
  2. SSSCE / WASSCE with credit passes in English, Mathematics, and Integrated Science 
  3. GCE ‘A’ level passes in three subjects and ‘O’ level credit passes in English and Mathematics 
  4. GCE ‘O’ level passes in five subjects including English and Mathematics. Such candidates will have to pass a special entrance examination 

DURATION 

Two (2) long vacation semesters lasting eight (8) weeks each. The First Semester begins in June, 2019. 

FEES:

Fresh Students - GH¢ 4,300.00 

Continuing Students - GH¢ 3,800.00 

For further information on School for Development Studies (SDS) and its programmes, visit https://ids.ucc.edu.gh or email sds@ucc.edu.gh 

FACULTY OF ARTS 

DEPARTMENT OF RELIGION AND HUMAN VALUES 

DIPLOMA IN RELIGION AND HUMAN VALUES 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS/TARGET GROUP: 

Candidates applying for admission into the programme must be holders of any one of the following: 

  1. Five (5) credit passes at SSSCE/WASSCE including English and Social Studies 
  2. Training College Certificate 
  3. Certificate in Ministry from a recognized institution 
  4. Certificate A Teacher Training Certificate 
  5. Persons who show evidence of involvement in Ministry or teaching over a long period (special admission

All candidates will be required to pass a selection interview. 

TARGET GROUPS 

  1. Teachers 
  2. Pastors 
  3. Persons working with para-Church organisations 

DURATION 

This is a three-year program spread over three sandwich sessions. The first session begins in June, 2019. 

FEES: 

  1. Fresh Students: - GH¢2,800.00 
  2. Continuing Students: - GH¢2,500.00 

DEPARTMENT OF FRENCH 

DIPLOMA IN FRENCH FOR SPECIAL PURPOSES 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS 

  1. SSSCE / WASSCE with five credit passes including English, Mathematics and Integrated Science/Social Studies 
  2. GCE ‘A’ level passes in three subjects and ‘O’ level credit passes in English and Mathematics 
  3. GCE ‘O’ level passes in five subjects including English and Mathematics 

TARGET GROUP: 

  1. Students 
  2. Business Executives and Professionals who require an operational knowledge of French for their specific purposes 

DURATION 

This is a one-year programme spread over two sandwich semesters. The first semester begins in June, 2019. 

FEES: GH¢2, 453.12 

COLLEGE OF HEALTH AND ALLIED SCIENCES 

SCHOOL OF NURSING 

​​​B.Sc. NURSING 

TARGET GROUPS 

Professionals with Nursing Diploma who are currently working in the Health Services on a full or part-time basis. 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS: 

Applicants must: 

  1. Be Registered General Nurses (RGN) with a minimum working experience of not less than three (3) years. They must have studied at a certificate or a diploma level at a recognized Nursing Training College (NTC) 
  2. Have an active registration with the Nurses and Midwives Council (NMC). 
  3. Pass a selection interview 

If offered a place, the candidate must complete a health check and provide satisfactory references. 

DURATION 

Three (3) sandwich semesters each lasting eight (8) weeks (June-July) followed by inter-semester courses during vacation. 

First Semester: June - August, 2019 

FEES: 

  1. Fresh Students - GH¢3,400.00 
  2. Continuing Students - GH¢3,200.00 

For further enquiries please contact: 03320-91403 

B.Sc. (MENTAL HEALTH NURSING) 

TARGET GROUPS 

The programme is targeted at Mental Health Nurses who are currently working in the Health Services on a full or part-time basis. 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS: 

Applicants must: 

  1. Be Registered Mental Nurse (RMN) with a Certificate or a Diploma from a recognized institution with a minimum working experience of three (3) years. 
  2. Have an active registration with the Nurses and Midwives Council (NMC). 
  3. Pass a selection interview 

If offered a place, the candidate must complete a health check and provide satisfactory references. 

DURATION 

Three (3) sandwich semesters each lasting eight (8) weeks (June-July) followed by inter-semester courses during vacation. 

First Semester: June - August, 2019 

FEES: 

  1. Fresh Students - GH¢3,600.00 
  2. Continuing Students - GH¢3,300.00 

For further enquiries please contact: 03320-91403 

B.Sc. (COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH NURSING) 

TARGET GROUPS 

The programme is targeted at Mental Health Nurses who are currently working in the Health Services on a full or part-time basis. 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS: 

Applicants must: 

  1. Be Registered Mental Health Nurses (RMN) with a Certificate or a Diploma from a recognized Nurses’ Training College (NTC) with a minimum working experience of three (3) years. 
  2. Have an active registration with the Nurses and Midwives Council (NMC). 
  3. Pass a selection interview 

If offered a place, the candidate must complete a health check and provide satisfactory references 

DURATION 

Three (3) sandwich semesters each lasting eight (8) weeks (June-July) followed by inter-semester courses during vacation. 

First Semester: June-July, 2019 

FEES: 

  1. Fresh Students - GH¢3,600.00 
  2. Continuing Students - GH¢3,300.00 

For further enquiries please contact: 03320-91403 

SCHOOL OF ALLIED HEALTH SCIENCES 

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT 

BSc. HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT (SANDWICH) 

TARGET GROUPS 

The programme is targeted at Health Information Officers and Medical Records Staff 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS: 

  1. Applicants should possess a good HND or Diploma in either Statistics or Health Information, preferably first class, second class (upper or lower) division or its equivalent from a recognized tertiary institution 
  2. Applicants with certificate in Medical Records or its equivalent with three (3) years’ work experience 

DURATION 

Four (4) long vacation periods (8 weeks each) 

All applicants must pass a selection interview 

First Semester: June-July, 2019 

FEES: 

  1. Fresh Students - GH¢2,850.00 
  2. Continuing Students - GH¢2,350.00 

DEPARTMENT OF MEDICAL LABORATORY SCIENCE 

BSc. MEDICAL LABORATORY SCIENCE - POST DIPLOMA 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS: 

Applicants must: 

  1. Possess a good HND / Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology, preferably first class, second class (upper or lower) division or its equivalent from a recognized tertiary institution 
  2. Applicants with BSc. in Applied Biology, Biological Sciences, Laboratory Technology or any other with a minimum of two years post qualification experience in the Clinical Laboratory are eligible to apply 

Note - All applicants must pass a selection interview to be considered for admission 

DURATION 

Four (4) long vacation periods (8 weeks each) 

First Semester: June-August, 2019 

FEES: 

  1. Fresh Students - GH¢2,800.00 
  2. Continuing Students - GH¢2,300.00 

ACCOMMODATION 

The sandwich programmes are non-residential, and students outside Cape Coast will be responsible for securing their own accommodation on campus. There are accommodation options in the halls of residence to choose from. 

COMPLETION OF APPLICATION FORMS 

Applicants are advised to read, very carefully, instructions on the admission forms before completing them. 

Applicants are required to give the following information at the back of the large EMS envelope: (a) Full name (b) Postal Address (c) Programme. 

SUBMISSION OF COPIES OF COMPLETED ONLINE APPLICATION FORMS 

  1. All completed application forms should be sent by POST and NOT delivered by hand 
  2. All completed Application Forms should reach THE DIRECTOR, DIRECTORATE OF ACADEMIC AFFAIRS, UNIVERSITY OF CAPE COAST by Thursday, 28th February, 2019. 
  3. No additional documents will be accepted after submission of application forms 

Fees for all programmes should be paid into UCC Sandwich Admissions Account (Account Number 3021130000995, University of Cape Coast Branch) at any networked branch of Ghana Commercial Bank. 

REGISTRAR