UCC Sandwich Programmes and Admission Requirements for 2022

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UCC Sandwich Programmes and Admission Requirements for 2022

DIPLOMA PROGRAMME IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Direct Entry
  2.  Post-Senior High School candidates with passes in 5 subjects.  Three (3) of the (5) subjects must be in core subjects (including English language, Mathematics and either Integrated Science or Social Studies) and two elective subjects with a minimum aggregate of 24 for SSSCE and 36 for WASSCE or ‘O’ level
  3.  Applicants with Teachers’ Certificate ‘A’ or Certificate in Early Childhood Education from recognized institutions with a GPA of 2.5 or better

Entry through Examination and Interview

  1. Applicants must be 25 years and above and must have written SSSCE, WASSCE, ‘O’ Level, or an equivalent examination with at least three credit passes
  2. Applicants with certificates in Early Childhood Education from recognized institutions with GPAs between 2.4 and 1.5.

Note:  Candidates in category (2) would be required to pass a selection examination and interview scheduled for Friday, 22nd April 2022 at the Department of Basic Education, UCC.

TARGET GROUP

  1. Untrained early childhood teachers
  2. Teachers in Basic Schools interested in early childhood education
  3. The staff of NGOs working in child care institutions
  1. The staff of the Ministry of Women and Children Affairs

DURATION

The programme will cover three (3) long vacation periods of eight (8) weeks each (May – July)

BACHELOR OF EDUCATION (POST-DIPLOMA) DEGREE PROGRAMME IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Direct Entry

Applicants with a Diploma in Early Childhood Education from recognized institutions with a GPA of 2.5 or better

  1. Entry through Examination and Interview

Applicants with Diploma in Early Childhood Education from recognized institutions with GPA between 2.4 and 1.5.

Note:  Candidates in category (2) would be required to pass a selection examination and interview scheduled for Friday, 22nd April 2022 at the Department of Basic Education, UCC.

TARGET GROUP

  1. Teachers in Basic Schools interested in early childhood education
  2. The staff of NGOs working in child care institutions
  3. The staff of the Ministry of Women and Children Affairs

DURATION

The programme will cover two long vacation periods of eight (8) weeks each (May – July) and a December to January session (within one academic year).

BACHELOR OF EDUCATION (POST-DIPLOMA) DEGREE PROGRAMME IN BASIC EDUCATION

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Direct Entry

Applicants with a Diploma in Basic Education from recognized institutions with a GPA of 2.5 or better

  1.   Entry through Examination and Interview

     Applicants with Diploma in Basic Education from recognized institutions with GPA between 2.4 and 1.5.

Note: Candidates in category (2) would be required to pass a selection examination and interview scheduled for Friday, 22nd April 2022.

TARGET GROUP

  1. Teachers in Basic Schools interested in basic education
  2. The staff of NGOs working in child care institutions
  3. The staff of the Ministry of Women and Children Affairs

DURATION

The programme will cover two long vacation periods of eight (8) weeks each (May – July) and a December to January session within one academic year.

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE EDUCATION – POST DIPLOMA ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Diploma in Basic Education (Science and Mathematics Option)
  2. Diploma in Basic Education (Technical Science Option)
  3. Higher National Diploma (HND) in any science-related area from an accredited institution with a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 2.5

DURATION

Three Sandwich Semesters – First Semester begins in May 2022

  1. BACHELOR OF EDUCATION (HOME ECONOMICS)
  2. Food and Nutrition
  3. Clothing and Textiles

Note: Applicants must indicate which one of the two options they are applying for.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Holders of HND in Hotel, Catering, and Hospitality/Institutional Management and related disciplines
  2. Holders of HND in Fashion Design and related disciplines
  3. Holders of Diploma in Home Economics and related disciplines from an accredited institution
  4. Holders of Diploma in Basic Education from Colleges of Education or Psychology with options in Vocational Studies
  5. Holders of advance certificates in relevant related fields with passes in Mathematics, Science, and English
  6. SSCE/WASSCE with grades not less than C/C6 in three electives and three core subjects

DURATION

Five Sandwich Semesters – First Semester:  May – July 2022

BACHELOR OF EDUCATION (COMMUNICATION DESIGN) POST DIPLOMA ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Holders of HND in Commercial Art or Industrial Art (Graphic Design/Communication Design option) from accredited local or international tertiary institutions
  2. Holders of Diploma in Art (Graphic Design or Communication Design) from accredited local or international institutions
  3. Holders of Diploma in Basic Education from accredited local or international tertiary institutions with Visual Art or Painting and Decorating background
  4. Holders of Diploma in Computer Graphics, Website Design, Photography, Animation, Multimedia, Advertising, Film Editing and Printing/Publishing from accredited local or international tertiary institutions

DURATION

Five Sandwich Sessions – First Semester: May – July 2022

BACHELOR OF FINE ARTS EDUCATION (PAINTING OR SCULPTURE) POST-DIPLOMA

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Holders of HND Commercial Art or Industrial Art (Painting, Illustration or Painting and Decorating options) from accredited local or international tertiary institutions
  2. Holders of Diploma in Fine Art (Painting, Illustration or Painting and Decorating from accredited local or international tertiary institutions
  3. Holders of Diploma in Basic Education from accredited local or international tertiary institutions with Visual Art or Painting and Decorating background

DURATION

Five Sandwich Sessions – First Semester: May – July 2022

BACHELOR OF CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION (POST-DIPLOMA)

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Holders of HND in Building Construction, Civil Engineering or Wood Technology from accredited local or international tertiary institutions
  2. Holders of Diploma in Architecture, Land Surveying or Quantity Surveying with at least Second Class Lower
  3. Holders of Diploma in Technical Education from Colleges of Education with at least Second Class Lower

DURATION

Four Sandwich Sessions – First Semester: May – July 2022

DIPLOMA IN TRANSPORT AND ROAD SAFETY MANAGEMENT

UCC Sandwich Programmes and Admission Requirements for 2022

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Post SSCE/WASSCE: Candidates must obtain three (3) credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science and or Social Studies. Additionally, candidates must have credit passes in Geography and one of the following subjects: Economics, Elective Mathematics/Statistics, Business Management, Government and History.
  2. Others: The programme is also available to candidates with certificates in basic road safety or fleet management or certificate in intermediate or advanced vocational/technical training

TARGET GROUPS 

The programme targets drivers in governmental and non-governmental institutions/organizations, transport unions such as the Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU), Kingdom Transport, Metro Mass Transport Services (MMTS), Progressive Transport Owners Association (PROTOA), Car Rentals as well as educational institutions in the country.

DURATION

Three (3) long vacation semesters lasting 8 weeks each.  The First Semester begins in May 2022.

BSc. TRANSPORT AND LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT – POST- DIPLOMA

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:

Applicants should possess any of the following:

  1. Diploma in Transport & Road Safety Management from a recognized institution.
  2. Higher National Diploma (HND) in Automobile or Mechanical Engineering from an accredited institution and obtained a minimum of Second class (lower division)

In addition to any of the above, the applicant should have:

  1. Worked in an automobile or related industry for at least two (2) years.
  2. Passed a departmental interview selection process.

DURATION

The programme duration is two years (3 sandwich semesters) leading to the award of B.Sc. in Transport and Logistics Management. The first semester begins in May, 2022.

DIPLOMA IN SOCIAL BEHAVIOUR AND CONFLICT MANAGEMENT ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:

Applicants should possess any of the following:

  1. Certificate in Social Behaviour and Conflict Management from the University of Cape Coast
  2. SSCE or WASSCE Holders:  The candidate must have credit passes (A-D) or (A1 – C6) in six subjects with an overall aggregate of 24 / 36 or better.  Three of the six subjects must be core subjects including (English Language, Mathematics and either Integrated Science or Social Studies) and three must be in electives relevant to the programme
  3. GCE ‘A’ level passes in two subjects and ‘O’ level credit passes in English and Mathematics
  4. GCE ‘O’ level passes in five subjects including English and Mathematics
  5. Teacher’s Certificate ‘A’ with ‘O’ level credit passes English and Mathematics
  6. Stenographer Grade Two Certificate and any other related certificates.

TARGET GROUPS

The programme is open to interested persons who have any of the above qualifications.  We would however wish to encourage workers in the protection agencies – the Police Service, Prison Service, Customs, Excise and Preventive Service, Fire Service, Immigration and National Disaster Management Organisation, Social Workers and Country Development Officers to apply.

Note:  Candidates with good passes in the elective subjects but do not have credit in Core Mathematics or Core English would be required to pass a selection examination to be conducted by the Department at a later date.

DURATION

Three (3) long vacation semesters lasting eight (8) weeks each.  First Semester begins in May 2022.

BACHELOR OF ARTS (POST-DIPLOMA) DEGREE PROGRAMME IN SOCIAL BEHAVIOUR AND CONFLICT MANAGEMENT

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Diploma in Social Behaviour and Conflict Management, University of Cape Coast (UCC).
  2. Related Diploma Certificates, such as:
  • Diploma in Labour Studies – UCC, CDS, GIMPA, UG – Legon.
  • Diploma in Social Work – University of Ghana, Legon
  • Diploma in Education – UCC, UG
  • Diploma in a related discipline

         All candidates should have obtained at least a pass at the diploma level.

TARGET GROUPS

The programme is open to interested persons who have any of the above qualifications.  In particular, workers in the protection agencies – the Police Service, Prison Service, Customs, Excise and Preventive Service, Fire Service, Immigration Service, National Disaster Management Organisation, Social Workers and Country Development Officers are encouraged to apply.

DURATION

Three (3) long vacation semesters lasting 8 weeks each.  First Semester begins in May, 2021.

DIPLOMA IN LABOUR STUDIES (DLS) ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Certificate in Labour Studies from the University of Cape Coast
  2. Post SSCE/WASSCE: Candidates must obtain three (3) credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science and or Social Studies.
  3. GCE ‘A-Level passes in three subjects and ‘O’ Level credit passes in English and Mathematics
  4. GCE ‘O’ Level passes in five subjects including English and Mathematics.  Such candidates will have to pass a special entrance examination.

TARGET GROUPS

The programme targets people involved with, and/or interested in the labour movement and employment issues.  Specifically, labour union functionaries, private and parastatal organizations including NGOs/CSOs, lower-level trade union cadres in strategic positions and private individuals who are interested in labour studies.

DURATION

Two (2) long vacation semesters lasting 8 weeks each.  The First Semester begins in May 2022.

SCHOOL OF NURSING UCC Sandwich Programmes and Admission Requirements for 2022

  1. B.Sc. NURSING

TARGET GROUPS

Professionals with Nursing Diploma who are currently working in the Health Services on a full or part-time basis.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:

Applicant must:

  1. Be a Registered General Nurse (RGN) with a diploma from a recognized institution, and must have a minimum working experience of not less than three (3) years.
  2. Have an active registration with the Nurses and Midwives Council (NMC).
  3. Pass a written test followed by a selection interview

If offered a place, the candidate must complete a health check and provide satisfactory references.

DURATION

Three (3) sandwich semesters each lasting eight (8) weeks followed by inter-semester courses during vacation.

First Semester: May – July 2022

  1. B.Sc. (MENTAL HEALTH NURSING)

TARGET GROUPS

The programme is targeted at Mental Health Nurses who are currently working in the Health Services on a full or part-time basis.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:

Applicant must:

  1. Be a Registered Mental Health Nurse (RMN) with a Diploma from a recognized institution with a minimum working experience of three (3) years.
  2. Have an active registration with the Nurses and Midwives Council (NMC).
  3. Pass a written test followed by a selection interview

If offered a place, the candidate must complete a health check and provide satisfactory references.

DURATION

Three (3) sandwich semesters each lasting eight (8) weeks followed by inter-semester courses during vacation.  

First Semester: May – July 2022

  1. B.Sc. (COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH NURSING)  

TARGET GROUPS

The programme is targeted at Mental Health Nurses who are currently working in the Health Services on a full or part-time basis.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:

Applicant must:

  1. Be a Registered Mental Health Nurse (RMN) with a Diploma from a recognized Nursing Training College (NTC) with a minimum working experience of three (3) years.
  2. Have an active registration with the Nurses and Midwives Council (NMC).
  3. Pass a written test followed by a selection interview

If offered a place, the candidate must complete a health check and provide satisfactory references.

DURATION

Three (3) sandwich semesters each lasting eight (8) weeks followed by inter-semester courses during vacation.

First Semester: May – July 2022

BSc. HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT

TARGET GROUPS

The programme is targeted at Health Information Officers and Medical Records Staff

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:

  1. A good HND or Diploma in either Statistics or Health Information, preferably first class, second class (upper or lower) division, or its equivalent from a recognized tertiary institution
  2. Certificate in Health Information Management from UCC

CERTIFICATE COURSE IN HEALTH INFORMATION OR ITS EQUIVALENT

(a).     Applicants with six weeks and/or six months certificates from Kintampo or any recognized institution would be admitted into a two (2) semester Certificate (Access) Course.

  1. Applicants for the Certificate (Access) course must have a minimum of D or C6 in English Language and Mathematics
  2. Applicants with six weeks and/or six months certificate in Health Records will have to pass an entrance examination and interview
  3. The entrance examination will consist of an aptitude test and a general paper.
  4. Candidates who pass all the papers in the entrance examination will then qualify for an interview

(b).    MATURE CANDIDATES

  1. Mature candidates must be at least 25years at the time of applying (a certified birth certificate will be required)
  2. G.C.E. ‘O’ level or SSSCE/WASSCE credit passes in English Language and Core Mathematics
  3. Mature candidates will be admitted into a two (2) semester Certificate (Access) Course
  4. The entrance examination will consist of an aptitude test and a general paper.  Candidates who pass all the papers in the entrance examination will then qualify for the interview

Note:  all candidates will be required to pass a selection interview

DURATION

  1. Four (4) long vacation periods (8 weeks each) for HND or Diploma holders
  2. Two (2) long vacation periods (8 weeks each) for Certificate Course 

First Semester: May -July 2022

BSc. MEDICAL LABORATORY SCIENCE – POST DIPLOMA

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:

Applicants must:

  1. Possess a good HND / Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology, preferably first class, second class (upper or lower) division or its equivalent from a recognized tertiary institution
  2. Applicants with BSc. in Applied Biology, Biological Sciences, Laboratory Technology, or any other with a minimum of two years post qualification experience in the Clinical Laboratory are eligible to apply

ACCESS PROGRAMME INTO BSC. MEDICAL LABORATORY SCIENCE

  1. Applicants should be 25 years and above and must have practiced medical laboratory science for a minimum of three years
  2. Applicants must have a minimum of credit passes in English and Mathematics and a certificate in the medical laboratory from a recognized institution
  3. Applicants with HND laboratory technology also qualify to enrol in the programme. Successful applicants will be invited for an interview.
  1. Graduates of the access program will be enrolled into the four (4) semester BSc. Medical Laboratory Science programme.

DURATION 

Two (2) years (4 Semesters) for the BSc. Medical Laboratory Science Programme

Two (2) Semester for the Access Programme

BSc. Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics – POST DIPLOMA

TARGET GROUPS

The programme is targeted at Nutrition Officers, Nutritionists, Community Health Nurses, Disease Control Officers, Diet Therapy Cooks and other Allied Health disciplines with Diplomas who may be practicing at a designated level within the scope of practice for Nutritionists and other Allied Health Professionals.

DURATION 

Two (2) years (4 Semesters) for the BSc. Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics Programme

* First Semester begins in May 2022

Above are the UCC Sandwich Programmes and Admission Requirements for 2022.

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