University of Cape Coast

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About Us
University of Cape Coast has the vision to become a centre of excellence in research, teaching, advocacy and application of issues related to Social Sciences for national development.Also has the mission to provide opportunities for the development of critical thinking, to challenge both staff and students to be creative and responsive to national needs and aspirations and to forge links with local and international institutions of higher learning.

Programs Offered

Faculty of Arts

  • Department of African Studies
  • Department of Classics and Philosophy
  • Department of English
  • Department of French
  • Department of Ghanaian Languages
  • Department of History
  • Department of Music
  • Department of Religious and Human Values
  • Department of theatre & Film Studies

Faculty of Education

  • Department of Arts and Social Sciences Education
  • Department of Educational Foundations
  • Department of Health, Physical Education & Recreation
  • Department of Primary Education
  • Department of Science and Mathematics Education
  • Department of Vocational and Technical Education
  • Centre for Research on Improving Quality of Primary Education in Ghana
  • Centre for Continuing Education (Distance Education)
  • Institute for Educational Planning and Administration
  • Institute of Education

Faculty of Social Sciences

  • Department of African and General Studies
  • Department of Economics
  • Department of Geography and Regional planning
  • Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management
  • Department of Population and Reproductive health
  • Department of Sociology
  • Institute for Development Studies

School of Agriculture

  • Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension
  • Department of Agricultural engineering
  • Department of Animal science
  • Department of Crop Science
  • Department of Soil science

School of Biological Sciences

  • Department of Biomedical & Forensic Sciences
  • Department of Biochemistry
  • Department of Entomology & Wildlife
  • Department of Environmental science
  • Department of Fisheries & Aquatic Sciences
  • Department of Molecular biology and Biotechnology

School of Physical Sciences

  • Department of Computer Science & Information Technology
  • Department of Environmental Science
  • Department of Laboratory Technology
  • Department of Mathematics & Statistics
  • Department of Optometry
  • Department of Physics
  • Computer Centre

Admission and Applications

Basic Entry Requirements

Post-Sssce/Wassce Candidates

The Minimum Admission Requirement into the University of Cape Coast for WASSCE applicants is aggregate 36. For SSSCE applicants, the minimum requirement is aggregate 24.

Candidates must have passes in six (6) subjects with overall aggregate of 36/24 at the WASSCE/SSSCE level respectively.

Three of the six subjects must be core subjects: English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science or Social Studies and three must be in relevant electives.

For purposes of admission, a pass in

  1. WASSCE means Grade: A1 – C6.
  2. SSSCE means Grade: A – D.

In addition to the above, candidates must satisfy requirements of their preferred programmes.


A good Diploma (a minimum of Second Class Lower Division or better) obtained from the University of Cape Coast or equivalent institutions with at least two (2) years post qualification teaching/working experience.

All candidates must pass an interview.



Enquiries: For all enquires about the University and its programmes of study, please contact:

The Registrar,
University of Cape Coast,
Cape Coast, Ghana.

Tel. : 03321-32480/3 Ext. 247/8
Fax : 233-42-32484
email :

SSSCE/WASSCE Candidates Application 2014/2015