UCC 2017/2018 Distance Education Minimum Entry Requirements For Admission

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UCC 2017/2018 Distance Education Minimum Entry Requirements For Admission

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR EACH OF THE PROGRAMMES ARE AS FOLLOWS:

  1. EDUCATION PROGRAMMES – DIRECT ENTRY

A1.        3-YEAR DIPLOMA IN BASIC EDUCATION (DBE)
Applicants must possess any one of the following:

i.WASSCE passes (A1-C6) in five (5) subjects comprising three core subjects including English Language and Mathematics plus 2 elective subjects.
ii.SSSCE passes (A-D) in five (5) subjects comprising three core subjects including English Language and Mathematics 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, applicants 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.Teacher’s Certificate A.

A2. 3-YEAR DIPLOMA IN PSYCHOLOGY & FOUNDATIONS OF EDUCATION (DPF)
Applicants must possess any one of the following:

i.WASSCE passes (A1-C6) in five (5) subjects comprising three core subjects including English Language and Mathematics plus 2 elective subjects.
ii.SSSCE passes (A-D) in five (5) subjects comprising three core subjects including English Language and Mathematics 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, applicants 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.Teacher’s Certificate A.

A3.      3-YEAR DIPLOMA IN MATHEMATICS AND SCIENCE EDUCATION (DMSE) -FOR SCIENCE AND ELECTIVE MATHEMATICS STUDENTS
Applicants must possess any one of the following:

i.WASSCE passes (A1-C6) in five (5) subjects comprising three core subjects including English Language and Integrated Science, Mathematics plus 2 elective science subjects.
ii.SSSCE passes (A-D) in five (5) subjects comprising three core subjects including English Language and Integrated Science, Mathematics plus 2 elective science subjects.
iii. General Certificate of Education (G.C.E.) ‘A’ Level with passes in Two (2) science 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 English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Biology/ Agriculture and Chemistry.
ENTRY BY MATURE EXAMINATION:
Applicants who do not meet the specified requirements in (A1, A2 & A3) above can gain admission to the programme when they pass a Mature Students Entrance Examination (MEE) to be organized between 21st April and 7th May 2017 at selected Study Centres throughout the country.

3-YEAR DIPLOMA IN BASIC EDUCATION (DBE) & 3-YEAR DIPLOMA IN PSYCHOLOGY & FOUNDATIONS OF EDUCATION (DPF)

1.Applicants should have WASSCE/ SSSCE or G.C.E ‘O’ Level certificate with passes in; English or Mathematics and any two (2) other subjects.
2.Graduates of Vocational and Technical Institutions who are currently teaching.
3.Applicants should be at least 25 years.

3-YEAR DIPLOMA IN MATHEMATICS AND SCIENCE EDUCATION (DMSE) -FOR SCIENCE AND ELECTIVE MATHEMATICS STUDENTS

  1. Applicants must possess WASSCE/ SSSCE or G.C.E ‘O’ Level certificate with passes in; English or Mathematics and any two (2) Elective Science subjects.
  2. Applicants should be at least 25 years.

                  BACHELOR DEGREE PROGRAMMES

A4.  2-YEAR BACHELOR DEGREE IN BASIC EDUCATION (PDE)
Applicants must possess Diploma in Basic Education / Diploma in Psychology and Foundations of Education / Diploma in Early Childhood Education awarded by UCC or any recognized institution.

A5. 2-YEAR BACHELOR DEGREE IN PSYCHOLOGY AND FOUNDATIONS OF EDUCATION (BPF)
Applicants must possess Diploma in Psychology and Foundations of Education/ Diploma in Basic Education / Diploma in Early Childhood Education awarded by UCC or any recognized institution.

A6. 2-YEAR BACHELOR DEGREE IN MATHEMATICS AND SCIENCE EDUCATION (BMSE)
Applicants must possess Diploma in Mathematics and Science Education from UCC or its equivalent from any recognized tertiary institution.

A7.   3-YEAR BACHELOR DEGREE IN BASIC EDUCATION (3PDE)
Applicants must be holders of Specialist Certificates in Education and Diploma in subjects other than Education.

B.      BUSINESS PROGRAMMES – DIRECT ENTRY

B1.      3-YEAR DIPLOMA IN COMMERCE (DCO)
Applicants must possess any one of the following (from i-ix)
i.Professional 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 (A1-C6) in five (5) subjects comprising three core subjects including English Language and Mathematics plus 2 elective subjects including Accounting.

iii.SSSCE passes (A-D) in five (5) subjects comprising three core subjects including English Language and Mathematics plus 2 elective subjects including Accounting.

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 including Accounting with grades not lower than D. In addition, they must possess credits at G.C.E. ‘O’ Level in Mathematics and English.

ix.In addition to DBS (Accounting option), applicants must possess four (4) credit passes in WASSCE (A1-C6) / SSSCE (A-D) including English and Mathematics.

B2.  3-YEAR DIPLOMA IN MANAGEMENT STUDIES (DMS)

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

ENTRY BY MATURE EXAMINATION:
Applicants who do not meet the specified requirements in (B1& B2) can gain admission to the programme when they pass a Mature Students Entrance Examination (MEE) to be organized from 18th February, 2017 – 7th May, 2017 at selected Study Centres throughout the country.
a)Holders of Diploma in Business Studies (DBS) certificate awarded by the Technical Examination Unit of GES without four (4) credit passes in WASSCE / SSSCE including English and Mathematics would only be considered for admission after writing and passing all subjects during the Mature Entrance Examination.
b)Applicants should have a WASSCE/ SSSCE or G.C.E ‘O’ Level certificate with passes in English or Mathematics and any two (2) other subjects.
c)Applicants should be at least 25 years.

BACHELOR DEGREE PROGRAMMES

B3.    2-YEAR BACHELOR DEGREE IN COMMERCE (BCOM- HND)
Holders of any of the underlisted qualifications from recognized institutions will be admitted to this programme;
a.Higher National Diploma (HND) in Accountancy
b.Higher National Diploma (HND) in Entrepreneurship & Finance

B4.    2-YEAR BACHELOR DEGREE IN COMMERCE (BCOM- CoDE)
Holders of any of the underlisted qualifications from recognized institutions will be admitted to this programme;

a.Diploma in Commerce
b.Final Certificate in Ghana Accounting Technician Examination (GAT)/ Accounting Technicians Scheme West Africa (ATSWA)
c.Part II of Professional Accountancy Examinations (ACCA, CIMA) from recognized Examination Body.
d.ICA part II or 2B in the old system or ICA part III in the new system from recognized Examination Body

B5.   2-YEAR BACHELOR DEGREE IN MANAGEMENT STUDIES (BMS- HND)
Holders of any of the underlisted qualifications from recognized institutions will be admitted to this programme;
a.Higher National Diploma (HND) in Secretaryship & Management Studies
b.Higher National Diploma (HND) in Bilingual Secretaryship and Management
c.Higher National Diploma (HND) in Accountancy

B6.   2-YEAR BACHELOR DEGREE IN MANAGEMENT STUDIES (BMS- CoDE)
Holders of any of the underlisted qualifications from recognized institutions will be admitted to this programme;
a.Diploma in Management Studies
b.Diploma in Commerce

B7.    2-YEAR BACHELOR OF SCIENCE DEGREE IN MARKETING (BMK)
Holders of any of the underlisted qualifications from recognized institutions qualify for this programme;
a.Higher National Diploma (HND) in Marketing
b.Higher National Diploma (HND) in Purchasing and Supply

B8.   3-YEAR BACHELOR DEGREE IN MANAGEMENT STUDIES (3BMS)
Holders of any of the underlisted qualifications from recognized institutions qualify for this programme;
a.Higher National Diploma (HND) in Purchasing and Supply.
b.Higher National Diploma (HND) in Marketing.
c.Higher National Diploma (HND) Tourism & Hospitality Management.

B9.   3-YEAR BACHELOR OF SCIENCE DEGREE IN MARKETING (3BMK)
Holders of any of the underlisted qualifications from recognized institutions qualify for this programme;
a.Diploma in Management Studies.
b.Higher National Diploma (HND) in Secretaryship & Management Studies.
c.Higher National Diploma (HND) in Bilingual Secretaryship and Management.
d.Diploma in Commerce.
e.Higher National Diploma (HND) in Accountancy.
f.Higher National Diploma (HND) Tourism & Hospitality Management.

 

 

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