University of Cape Coast UCC International Students
Among the many resources available to students of the University include access toWi-Fihotspots all over campus, an ultra-modern library complex with a capacity of stocking 750,000 volumes, a well-resourced hospital, an ICT Centre, expansive counselling system, sports facilities, banking services, restaurants, and many more.
The University is situated in the historical town ofCape Coast, the citadel ofeducationinGhana. Cape Coast (‘Oguaa’ in the local Fanti dialect) was the first capital of the former Gold Coast, nowGhana, until it was moved toAccrain 1877. It is the capital of the central region of Ghana and situated along the Atlantic ocean. Cape Coast is the cradle ofeducationin Ghana as it houses some of the oldest and best-performing schools in the country.
The Chiefs and people of Cape Coast celebrate Fetu Afahye, an annual festival, every first week of September, and it is one of the popular tourist attractions in the country too. With its rich history and monuments, Cape Coast is a tourist destination with numerous beaches and resorts. It is an amazing experience to visit theKakum National Rainforestwith its famous Canopy Walkway and World Heritage sites such asCape CoastandElmina Slave Castles.
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 credit passes in six (6) subjects with overall aggregate of 36/24 at the WASSCE/SSSCE respectively. Three of the six subjects must be core subjects: English Language,Mathematics, Integrated Science or Social Studies and three must be in relevant electives. For purposes of admission, a credit pass in:
- WASSCE means A1 – C6
- SSSCE means A – D
Holders of the General Certificate of Education (GCE) Advanced Level (obtained not more than three years ago) must, in addition to credit passes in five (5) GCE ‘O’ Level subjects (including English and Mathematics), have, at least, two (2) passes in the relevant subjects.
Applicants with the GeneralBusinessCertificate Examination (GBCE) results should have credit passes (A-D) in six (6) subjects comprising three (3) core subjects including English Language and Mathematics plus three (3) relevant elective subjects.
Holders of the International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE)/ International Baccalaureate (IB) must possess at least Grades A*/A-C in English, Mathematics and Biology at the Standard (SL)/’O’ Level, in addition to three Higher Level (HL – A to C)/’A’ Level (A to D)/IB 2 (A to C) grades in the relevant subjects.
Applicants are required to read specific Departmental/programmerequirements contained in the Admissions Brochure before completing the online application.