CENTRE FOR CONTINUING EDUCATION

SALE OF APPLICATION FORMS FOR 2014/ 2015 ACADEMIC YEAR

The University of Cape Coast wishes to inform the general public, especially basic school teachers in both public and private schools as well as clerks, secretarial and accounting personnel in the civil/public service, commerce and industry, that Application Forms for admission to the following Programmes by Distance Learning for the 2014/2015 Academic Year will be on sale from 2nd December, 2013 to 6th January, 2014.

A. EDUCATION PROGRAMMES

1. 3-year Diploma in Basic Education (Dip. Basic Ed)
2. 3-year Diploma in Psychology and Foundations of Education (Dip. Psy. /F’dation in Ed)
3. 3-year Diploma in Science and Mathematics Education (Dip. S & M Ed) for Science students
4. 2-year Bachelor Degree in Basic Education (B.Ed) for Diploma in Basic Education Holders only
5. 2-year Bachelor Degree in Psychology and Foundations of Education (B.Ed P&F) for Diploma in Psychology and Foundations of Education Holders only.
6. 3-year Bachelor Degree in Psychology and Foundations of Education (B.Ed P&F) for Diploma in Basic Education and Teachers Diploma Holders only.
7. 4-year Bachelor Degree in Basic Education (B.Ed) for holders of Specialist Certificates or Diplomas in subjects other than Education from recognized Tertiary Institutions.

B. BUSINESS PROGRAMMES

1. 3-year Diploma in Commerce (Dip.Com)
2. 3-year Diploma in Management Studies (Dip.Mgt.Std)
3. 2-year Bachelor Degree in Commerce (B.Com) for Dip in Commerce Holders only
4. 2-year Bachelor Degree in Management (BMS) for Dip in Mgt Studies Holders only
5. 3-year Bachelor Degree in Commerce (BCom) for HND Accountancy/GAT/ ATSWA final Certificate Holders only
6. 3-year Bachelor Degree in Management Studies (BMS) for HND Secretaryship/Management Holders only
7. 3-year Bachelor of Science in Marketing (B.Sc Marketing) for HND Marketing Holders only
8. 4-year Bachelor Degree in Commerce (B.Com) for HND Holders only.
9. 4-year Bachelor Degree in Management Studies (BMS) for HND Holders only.
10. 4-year Bachelor of Science in Marketing (B.Sc Marketing) for HND Marketing Holders only

Entry Requirements for each of the programmes are as follows:

A. EDUCATION PROGRAMMES

A1. 3-YEAR DIPLOMA IN BASIC EDUCATION
a. All applicants to this programme must be basic school teachers either in the public or private schools and must have at least one year teaching experience.
b. For direct entry, applicants must possess any one of the following:
(i) WASSCE passes in five (5) subjects including English Language and Mathematics with grades C6 or better plus 2 elective subjects.
(ii) SSSCE passes in five (5) subjects including English Language and Mathematics with grades D or better plus 2 elective subjects.
(iii) General Certificate of Education (G.C.E.). ‘A’ Level with passes in Two (2) subjects with grades not lower than D. In addition, they must possess credits at G.C.E. ‘O’ Level in Mathematics and English.
(iv) G.C.E Ordinary Level with a minimum of 5 credits in 5 subjects including English and Mathematics.
(v) Holders of Teacher’s Certificate A.

A2. 3-YEAR DIPLOMA IN PSYCHOLOGY & FOUNDATIONS OF EDUCATION
a. All applicants to this programme must be basic school teachers either in the public or private schools and must have at least one year teaching experience.
b. For direct entry, applicants must possess any one of the following:

(i) WASSCE passes in five (5) subjects including English Language and Mathematics with grades C6 or better plus 2 elective subjects.
(ii) SSSCE passes in five (5) subjects including English Language and Mathematics with grades D or better plus 2 elective subjects.
(iii) General Certificate of Education (G.C.E.) ‘A’ Level with passes in Two (2) subjects with grades not lower than D. In addition, they must possess credits at G.C.E. ‘O’ Level in Mathematics and English.
(iv) G.C.E. Ordinary Level with a minimum of 5 credits in 5 subjects including English Language and Mathematics.

A3. 3-YEAR DIPLOMA IN SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS EDUCATION (FOR SCIENCE STUDENTS)
a. All applicants to this programme must be basic school teachers either in the public or private schools and must have at least one year teaching experience.
b. For direct entry, applicants must possess any one of the following:

i. WASSCE passes in five (5) subjects including English Language and Mathematics with grades C6 or better plus 2 elective subjects.
ii. SSSCE passes in five (5) subjects including English Language and Mathematics with grades D or better plus 2 elective subjects.
iii. General Certificate of Education (G.C.E) ‘A’ Level with passes in Two (2) subjects with grades not lower than D. In addition, they must possess credits at G.C.E. ‘O’ Level in Mathematics and English.
iv. G.C.E. Ordinary Level with a minimum of 5 credits in 5 subjects including English Language and Mathematics.

Entry by Matured Examination:
a. Applicants who do not meet the specified requirements in (A1, A2 & A3) above can gain admission to the programme when they pass a Matured Entrance Examination (MEE) in April/May 2014 to be organized at selected Study Centres throughout Ghana.
b. Applicants should have a minimum certificate in WASSCE/ SSSCE or G.C.E ‘O’ Level with at least three (3) passes in; English/Mathematics and any two (2) other subjects.
c. Applicants who are products of Vocational and Technical Institutions and are currently teaching can apply to take part in the Special Entrance Examination.
d. Applicants should be at least 25 years and above.

A4. 2-YEAR BACHELOR DEGREE IN BASIC EDUCATION
Applicants must possess Diploma in Basic Education with 2nd Class Lower or above awarded by UCC and any recognized institution. Applicants with 3rd Class and Pass would be admitted to the programme after passing an interview.

A5. 2-YEAR BACHELOR DEGREE IN PSYCHOLOGY AND FOUNDATION OF EDUCATION
Applicants must possess Diploma in Psychology and Foundation of Education with 2nd Class Lower or above awarded by UCC. Applicants with 3rd Class and Pass would be admitted to the programme after passing an interview.

A6. 3-YEAR BACHELOR DEGREE IN PSYCHOLOGY AND FOUNDATION OF EDUCATION

Applicants must hold 2nd Class Lower Division and above either of UCC Diploma in Basic Education or Teacher’s Diploma awarded by UCC to graduates of the Colleges of Education.

A7. 4-YEAR BACHELOR DEGREE IN BASIC EDUCATION
a. Applicants to this programme must be basic school teachers either in the public or private schools and must have at least one year teaching experience.
b. Applicants must be holders of Specialist Certificates and Diploma in subjects other than Education.

B. BUSINESS PROGRAMMES

B1. 3-YEAR DIPLOMA IN COMMERCE
a. Applicants should be in full-time employment at the time of applying.
b. For direct entry, applicants must possess any one of the following (from i-viii)
i. Professional Accountancy Certificate with a minimum of Part 1 of:

• Institute of Chartered Accountants (Ghana),
• Chartered Institute of Management Accountants,
• Association of Certified Chartered Accountants,
• Institute of Bankers,
• Ghana Accounting Technicians Examination (GAT) and Accounting Technicians Scheme West Africa (ATSWA).

In addition to the above, applicants should possess passes in Mathematics and English.

ii. WASSCE passes in five (5) subjects including English Language and Mathematics with grades C6 or better plus 2 elective subjects.

iii. SSSCE passes in five (5) subjects including English Language and Mathematics with grades D or better plus 2 elective subjects.

iv. General Business Certificate Examination (GBCE) and RSA Stage II with at least grade D in 5 subjects including Accounting, Business Management, English Language and Mathematics.

v. Advanced Business Certificate Examination (ABCE) and RSA Stage III with passes in three (3) subjects including Financial Accounting and Economics with grades D or better. In addition applicants must possess passes in English and Mathematics with grades C6 in WASSCE, D in SSCE or credit (6) at ‘O’ Level or better.

vi. London Chamber of Commerce – Intermediate with three passes in subjects including Financial Accounting, Economics and Management. In addition applicants must possess passes in English and Mathematics with grades C6 in WASSCE, D in SSCE or credit (6) at ‘O’ Level or better.

vii. G.C.E. ‘O’ Level with a minimum of 5 credits in 5 subjects including English Language, Mathematics and Financial Accounting.

viii. G.C.E. ‘A’ Level with passes in Two (2) subjects with grades not lower than D. In addition, they must possess credits at G.C.E. ‘O’ Level in Mathematics and English.

B2. 3-YEAR DIPLOMA IN MANAGEMENT STUDIES

a) The entry requirements are the same as those for Diploma in Commerce except that the subjects should include Commerce, Office Administration/ Practice and Business Management.
b) Holders of Private Secretary Certificates

Entry by Matured Examination:

a) Applicants who do not meet the specified requirements in (B1 & B2) can gain admission to the programme when they pass a Matured Entrance Examination (MEE) from February - May 2014 to be organized at selected Study Centres throughout Ghana.
b) Holders of Diploma in Business Studies (DBS) certificate awarded by the Technical Examination Unit of GES would be considered for admission after passing Mathematics and English at the Matured Entrance Examination.
c) Applicants should have a minimum certificate in WASSCE/ SSSCE or G.C.E ‘O’ Level with at least three (3) passes in; English/Mathematics and any two (2) other subjects.
d) Applicants should be at least 25 years and above.

BACHELOR DEGREE PROGRAMMES

B3. 2-YEAR BACHELOR DEGREE IN COMMERCE
Applicants for the 2-year Bachelor Degree in Commerce (BCom) must possess the Diploma in Commerce with 2nd Class Lower or above from the University of Cape Coast (Centre for Continuing Education). Applicants with 3rd Class and pass would be admitted to the programme after passing an interview.

B4. 2-YEAR BACHELOR DEGREE IN MANAGEMENT STUDIES
Applicants for the 2-year Bachelor Degree in Management Studies (BMS) must possess the Diploma in Management Studies with 2nd Class Lower or above from the University of Cape Coast (Centre for Continuing Education). Applicants with 3rd Class and pass would be admitted to the programme after passing an interview.

B5. 3-YEAR BACHELOR DEGREE IN COMMERCE
Applicants with any of the under listed qualifications from recognized institutions will be admitted to the three-year Bachelor Degree in Commerce (B.Com)

a. Holders of Higher National Diploma (HND) in Accountancy with 2nd Class Lower Division and above
b. Holders of Higher National Diploma (HND) in Entrepreneurship & Finance with 2nd Class Lower Division and above
c. Holders of Final Certificate in Ghana Accounting Technician Examination (GAT)/ Accounting Technicians Scheme West Africa (ATSWA)
d. Holders of Part II of Professional Accountancy Examinations (ACCA, CIMA) from recognized Examination Body.
e. Holders of ICA part II or 2B in the old system or ICA part III in the new system from recognized Examination Body.

B6. 3-YEAR BACHELOR DEGREE IN MANAGEMENT STUDIES
a. Applicants who are holders of Higher National Diploma (HND) in Management Studies/ Secretaryship and Management/ Bilingual Secretaryship and Management with 2nd Class Lower Division and above from recognized institutions will be admitted to the three-year Bachelor Degree in Management Studies.

B7. 4-YEAR BACHELOR DEGREE IN COMMERCE
Applicants who are holders of Higher National Diploma (HND) in Accountancy and Entrepreneurship & Finance with PASS from recognized institutions will be admitted to the four-year Bachelor Degree in Commerce.

B8. 4-YEAR BACHELOR DEGREE IN MANAGEMENT STUDIES
Applicants with any of the underlisted qualifications from recognized institutions will be admitted to the four-year Bachelor Degree in Management Studies.
a. Holders of Higher National Diploma (HND) in Management Studies/ Secretaryship and Management/ Bilingual Secretaryship and Management with PASS.
b. Holders of Higher National Diploma (HND) in Accountancy with PASS
c. Holders of Higher National Diploma (HND) in Purchasing and Supply.
d. Holders of Higher National Diploma (HND) in Marketing.

B9. 3-YEAR BACHELOR OF SCIENCE DEGREE IN MARKETING
Applicants with any of the underlisted qualifications from recognized institutions will be admitted to the three-year Bachelor of Science Degree in Marketing.
a. Holders of Higher National Diploma (HND) in Marketing with 2nd Class Lower Division and above
b. Holders of Higher National Diploma (HND) in Purchasing and Supply with 2nd Class Lower Division and above

B10. 4-YEAR BACHELOR OF SCIENCE DEGREE IN MARKETING
Applicants with any of the underlisted qualifications from recognized institutions will be admitted to the four-year Bachelor of Science Degree in Marketing.
a. Holders of Higher National Diploma (HND) in Purchasing and Supply with PASS.
b. Holders of Higher National Diploma (HND) in Marketing with a PASS.

SALE OF APPLICATION FORMS

1. The cost of a set of Scratch Card and prospectus for Direct admission to the Diploma and Degree in Education/Commerce/Management Studies and Marketing programmes is One Hundred and Twenty Ghana Cedis (GH¢120.00).

2. Matured Entrance Examination for admission to the Diploma in Basic Education/Psychology and Foundation of Education/ Science and Maths, Commerce and Management Studies Programmes which include the cost of Scratch Card, a Manual, Preparatory Classes and Examination Fee, is as follows:

(a) One Hundred and Sixty Ghana Cedis (GH¢160.00) for Diploma in Basic Education/Psychology and Foundation of Education applicants/Science and Maths, and

(b) Two Hundred Ghana Cedis (GH¢200.00) for Diploma in Commerce and Management Studies applicants.

3. Mode of payment.
(a) Applicants can buy Scratch Cards from the study centres using bank draft only, payable to the Centre for Continuing Education, University of Cape Coast and drawn from any of the following banks:
i. Ghana Commercial Bank
ii. Barclays Bank
iii. Agricultural Development Bank

(b) Scratch Cards bought from the Regional/District Branches of Zenith Bank and Ghana Post should be by cash.

The requisite application forms can be obtained from the following places:

4. (a) Centre for Continuing Education, University of Cape Coast , Cape Coast.
(b) University of Cape Coast Accra Office at Tesano.
(c) All Regional and District Branches of Zenith Bank throughout the Country.
(d) All Regional and Major District Offices of GHANA POST throughout the country
(e) Regional offices and District Study Centres of Centre for Continuing Education:
i. Ashanti -Kumasi (Tafo Nhyiaso), Obuasi (Obuasi Snr High Technical Sch), Offinso (Dwamena Akenten SHS), Asante Mampong (Mampong Technical College of Education);
ii. Brong Ahafo - Sunyani (North Nkwabeng), Techiman (Techiman SHS), Dormaa (Dormaa SHS), Hwidiem (Hwidiem SHS) Kintampo (Kintampo SHS);
iii. Central – Swedru (SWESBU & SWESCO), Assin Foso (Obiri Yeboah SHS) Breman Asikuma (Breman Asikuma SHS), Dunkwa-On-Offin (Boa Amponsem SHS), Kasoa (Peculiar International School);
iv. Eastern - Koforidua (Okorase Junction 10), Oda (Attafuah SHS), Abetifi – (Abetifi College of Education);
v. Greater Accra - Accra (Papafio Hills and Zenith College), Ada (Ada College of Education) Tema (Tema SHS);
vi. Northern -Tamale (Kalpohin), Gambaga (Gambaga Girls SHS);
vii. Upper East - Bolgatanga (Yikeni on the Navrongo Rd.);
viii. Upper West - Wa (Wa Sec), Tumu (Tumu College of Education);
ix. Volta – Ho (Little Bethlehem), Akatsi (Akatsi College of Education), Jasikan (Jasikan College of Education)
x. Western – Takoradi (Windy Ridge), Tarkwa (Fiaseman SHS), Sefwi Wiawso (Sefwi Wiaso College of Education).

Note the following:

1. The closing date for sale of application forms is 6th January, 2014.
2. All online applications should be submitted online, and a confirmation page printed and submitted together with photocopies of certificates, results slips/transcripts to the center where scratch cards were purchased not later than 13th January, 2014. Duly submitted applications will have application numbers auto generated by the online system. Keep application numbers safe and quote it when communicating with the Center.
3. Ensure that you sign and indicate the date when you purchased the scratch card.
4. Ensure that you sign and indicate the date when you returned the confirmation page and certificates.

 

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