UCC 2019/2020 Distance Graduate Admission Forms


The University of Cape Coast, UCC Distance Graduate Admission Forms for the 2019/2020 academic year has been released online.

UCC Distance Graduate Admission Forms

Applications are invited from qualified persons for admission into graduate programmes (DISTANCE) in the University of Cape Coast for the 2019/2020 academic year.

Scratch cards for online application forms are up for sale as listed below:

  1. 1.0    SALES CENTRES
  3. (a)    All Regional and District Study Centres of CoDE

(Mode of payment – BANK DRAFT)

  1. (b)    University of Cape Coast Accra Office, Tesano

(Mode of payment – BANK DRAFT)

  1. (c)    CoDE Graduate Studies Unit, University of Cape Coast

(Mode of payment – BANK DRAFT)

(d) Regional Study Centres:
i. Accra Study Centre (Zenith University College), Adjiringano Learning Centre
(Papafio Hills, Accra)
ii. Ashanti Regional Study Centre (Tafo Nhyiaso, Kumasi)
iii. Central Regional Study Centre (CoDE-UCC)
iv. Western Regional Study Centre (Ntakoful, Takoradi)
v. Upper East Regional Study Centre (Bolgatanga)
vi. Northern Regional Study Centre (Vittin Target Road, Tamale)
vii. Volta Regional Study Centre (Little Bethlehem, Ho)
viii. Upper West Regional Study Centre (Kabaye,Wa)
ix. Eastern Regional Study Centre (Junction 10 Okurase, Koforidua)
x. Brong Ahafo Regional Study Centre (Sunyani)
(Mode of payment – BANK DRAFT)

Bank Drafts can be obtained from any GCB Branch nationwide, issued in the name of College
of Distance Education, University of Cape Coast. All Bank Drafts must be submitted to the
Officers at the sales point for the scratch card.

COST OF SCRATCH CARDGH¢320.00 for each programme

All successful applicants will be invited to a special orientation to be held at their study centres in the
various regions. Applicants will be briefed on the mode of delivery and other requirements they will need for completion of the programme within the stipulated period.


Deadline for sale of Scratch Cards (i.e. application forms) is Thursday, 31st May 2018
Completed application forms should be returned on or before Friday, 29th June 2018 to:

The Deputy Registrar
School of Graduate Studies
University of Cape Coast
Cape Coast

For further enquiries, please contact us on:
0332091217- CoDE-UCC, Cape Coast 0240077208 – Sunyani
0332091125- CoDE-UCC, Cape Coast 0244576932 – Takoradi
0322041040/0243465305 – Kumasi 0243035781/0362092256- Ho
0200235985 – Tamale 0243333798- Bolgatanga
0244371200– Accra 0244701591 – Wa
0207892688 – Koforidua WhatsApp Only- 0507219519

i. Applicants seeking admission into any of the programmes must have a first degree from a
recognized University or equivalent institution in the intended field of specialization with a
minimum of 2nd Class Honours – Lower Division.
PLEASE NOTE: A selection interview would be conducted for applicants with Third Class and
ii. In the case of the MBA programmes, holders of final professional examinations certificate and
membership of relevant professional bodies such as Institute of Chartered Accountants
Ghana(ICAG), Association of Chartered Certified Accountants(ACCA), Chartered Institute of
Management Accountants(CIMA), Chartered Institute of Banking(CIB); Chartered Institute of
Personnel and Development (CIPD); Chartered Institute of Taxation, Ghana (CITG); Chartered
Institute of Marketing(CIM); The Chartered Institute of Professional Managers and
Administrators(CIPMA); Chartered Insurance Institute; Chartered Institute of Human
Resources and Development (CIHRD) can apply.
iii. Applicants for the M.Ed. Programmes who do not have a first degree in Education must have at
least a Diploma in Education in addition to a first degree in the intended field of study.

Candidates applying for M.Phil. Programme must have a Second degree (in Masters of Arts or Master of Education) from a recognized University or equivalent Institution in the intended field of specialization.
v. Candidates for the PGDE programme must have a minimum of first degree in the relevant area and currently teaching. The candidate must submit an official transcript of academic record and satisfy any additional requirements prescribed by the College for Teacher Professional Development, such as a selection interview.

The graduate programmes will be mounted in six of our regional learning entres, namely:
a. Accra (Accra Study Centre, Adjiringano) – Business and Education.
b. Kumasi Business and Education.
i. Ghana Institute of Languages – M.ED/MA only
ii. Kumasi Technical Institute (KTI) – MBA only
c. Cape Coast (College of Distance Education Building, UCC) – Business and Education.
d. Tamale (Institute of Languages, Education Ridge and BATCO) – Business and Education.
e. Sekondi-Takoradi (Holy Child College of Education) – Business only
f. Sunyani (Standards Institute of Business and Computing – SIBCO) Business only
g. PGDE : All Regional Centres

The following graduate programmes are being offered by distance learning:
1) Education: Master of Education (M.Ed)
Areas of specialization:
a. Administration in Higher Education
b. Educational Psychology
c. Guidance and Counselling
d. Measurement and Evaluation
e. Special Education

2) Arts: Master of Arts (MA)
Areas of Specialization:
a. Guidance and Counselling
b. Administration in Higher Education
c. Measurement and Evaluation
3) Master of Philosophy (M.Phil)
Areas of Specialization
a. Administration in Higher Education
b. Educational Psychology
c. Guidance and Counselling
d. Measurement and Evaluation

Business: Master of Business (MBA)
Areas of specialization:
a. Accounting
b. Finance
c. Human Resource Management
d. Marketing
5) Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE)

1. Education – M.Ed (By Course Work)
The M.Ed programme is for a duration of three (3) semesters and is by course work only. Applicants
for the M.Ed. programmes who do not have a first degree in Education must have at least Diploma in
Education in addition to a first degree in the intended field of specialization. Students who successfully
complete the M.Ed. programme may progress to do MPhil after graduation.
2. MA (By Course Work)

The MA is for duration of three (3) semesters.
3. Business –MBA (Dissertation)
The MBA with a dissertation programme is for a duration of four (4) semesters.
4. M. Phil – (Thesis)
The M.Phil. with thesis is for a duration of three semesters. One semester of course work and two
(2) semesters for thesis writing.
5. Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE)
The PGDE programme is for a duration of three semesters and is by Course Work, Project Work
and Supervised Teaching Practice.

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