It is announced for the information of overstayed Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) students of the University of Cape Coast that the University has approved a step-down of their programme. An overstayed Postgraduate Diploma in Education student is a student who enrolled at the beginning of 2012/2013 academic year or earlier and who, at the expiration of the maximum duration for his/her programme (up to 31st July, 2016), did not submit his/her project work.

Overstayed PGDE students wishing to take advantage of the step-down policy are requested to apply formally to the University and satisfy all requirements specified on the Application Form, which can be obtained directly from the School of Graduate Studies or downloaded at

Overstayed students willing to step-down their programme are required to pay the approved fee of GH¢1,100.00 at any Branch of Prudential Bank Limited, into account number 0201900070000 or Ghana Commercial Bank, into account number 3021130001275. Payment details will be provided at the bank. Please, be sure you qualify to step down by checking from your Department and the SGS, before you make payment.

Completed application forms together with a copy of the bank pay-in slip should reach the Deputy Registrar, School of Graduate Studies, University of Cape Coast by Friday 16th December, 2016.

For further enquiries call: 03321-35351


For APPLICATION download the attached file: