Notice

Admission into Graduate (Regular) Degree Programmes - 2017/2018 Academic Year

Applications are invited from qualified persons for admission into REGULAR (Full-Time) graduate programmes in the University of Cape Coast for the 2017/2018 academic year beginning on 1st August, 2017. Applicants can access the Admission Brochure here

Application Forms APPLICATION FORMS

Application forms for admission to regular graduate programmes may be obtained between January and March each year. Applicants are to buy scratch cards to apply ONLINE for Programmes of their choice. The scratch cards and additional documents are up for sale at the following centres listed below:

SALES CENTRES

(a) Cashier’s Office, University of Cape Coast (Mode of payment – CASH)

(b) Ghana Post Offices at the Regional and District Capitals  (Mode of  payment – POSTAL ORDER)

(c) University of Cape Coast Accra Office, Tesano, Accra. (Mode of payment – CASH)

(d) Kumasi Workers’ College, opposite Kumasi Technical Institute, Amakom  (Mode of payment - CASH)

(e) I-J Consult Kasoa-Nyanyano Road, Near Witty Kidds Int. School   (Mode of payment - CASH)

COST OF SCRATCH CARD:

Ghanaian Applicants            -           GH¢320.00

International Applicants      -           USD$300.00

                       

The deadline for the sale of Scratch Cards is Friday, 28th April, 2017.

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Candidates seeking admission to PhD programmes must:

  • Have an MPhil research MA/MEd/MSc/MBA degree in an appropriate field of study from a recognized University.
  • Submit an official transcript of academic record.
  • Submit at least three referees, one of whom must be from a former Lecturer.
  • Submit a proposal of 3-5 pages of intended area of study including a working bibliography.
  • Pass a selection interview
  • Satisfy any additional requirements prescribed by the College/Faculty/School/ Department.

Master of Philosophy/Commerce/Nursing (MPhil/MCom/MN) Programmes

Candidates seeking admission to MPhil/MCom/MN degree programmes must:

  • Have obtained a good first degree (at least a second class division) in an appropriate field of study from a recognized University/analogous Institution.
  • Submit an official transcript of academic record.
  • Submit at least two referees, one of whom must be from a former Lecturer.
  • Submit a 2-3 page proposal on intended area of study including references.
  • Pass a selection interview.
  • Satisfy any additional requirements prescribed by the College/Faculty/School/ Department.

 

Master of Arts/Science/Education/Business Administration (MA/MSc/MEd/MBA) Programmes

Candidates seeking admission to MA/MSc/MEd/MBA degree programmes must:

  • Have obtained a good first degree (at least a second class division) in an appropriate field of study from a recognized University/analogous Institution.
  • Submit an official transcript of academic record.
  • Submit names of two referees, one of whom must be a former Lecturer.
  • Satisfy any additional requirements prescribed by the College/Faculty/School/ Department.

 

DURATION AND STRUCTURE OF PROGRAMMES

 

PhD (36 Months - Full Time)

The PhD Programme shall consist of two parts. These shall be by one year of course work or directed reading, and two years for thesis writing which shall be a requirement for the award of the PhD.

 

MPhil/MCom/MN (24 Months - Full Time)

The MPhil/MCom/MN Programmes shall normally extend over four semesters (two academic years) and shall be in two parts. The first part shall consist of the course work for one academic year (two semesters). On successful completion of the first part and on the recommendation of the Department’s Committee on Graduate Studies, a student may proceed to the second part comprising the writing of a thesis which shall be a requirement for the award of the MPhil/MCom/MN Degree.

 

MA/MSc/MEd/ MBA (12 Months - Full Time)

MA/MSc/MEd/MBA programmes are in two parts. The first part shall consist of two semesters of course work and the second part is made up of writing a dissertation which is a requirement for the award of the MA/MSc/MEd/MBA Degree 

 

COMPLETION OF APPLICATION FORMS

Applicants are advised to read very carefully the instructions in the Admission Brochure for Regular Programmes 2017/2018 before completing the forms. Two prepaid EMS envelopes are provided and should be self-addressed by applicants.

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

 

SUBMISSION OF COMPLETED APPLICATION FORMS

Applicants are required to download two copies of Graduate Reference Form, to be completed and sealed by their referees. Applicants must forward the sealed referees' form together with the following documents by post:

  • Two (2) copies of relevant certificates authenticated by the awarding institution
  • Two (2) copies of transcript of academic record
  • Two (2) copies of online application confirmation page. 

 

All completed Application Forms should be returned on or before Friday, 5th May, 2017 to The Deputy Registrar, School of Graduate Studies, UUniversity of Cape Coast, Cape Coast. For further enquiries, please contact us on: Tel.: [03321] 32480 Ext 230, 237, [03321] 35351, E-mail: graduatestudies@ucc.edu.gh

 

No additional documents will be accepted after submission of application forms.

 

NOTE: For more details click to download the Admission Brochure: https://sgs.ucc.edu.gh/sites/default/files/Brochure2017.pdf

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