Application forms for the admission of Mature Candidates into programmes in the University of Cape Coast for the 2013/2014 Academic Year are on sale at the centres listed below
1. SALE CENTRES
(a) Cashier’s Office, University of Cape Coast (Mode of payment – CASH)
(b) Ghana Post Offices at the Regional Capitals – (Mode of payment – POSTAL ORDER)
(c) University of Cape Coast – Accra Office, Tesano – Accra (Mode of payment – through any networked branch of Ghana Commercial Bank, into GCB Kaneshie Industrial Area Branch – Account Number 1201130006903).
A copy of the payment-slip should be submitted to the Officer at the Accra Office, Tesano for the Application Forms. Cost of Application forms for Mature Applicants – GH¢110.00
The deadline for the sale of Application Forms for Mature Candidates is Monday, December 31, 2012.
2. ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR MATURE CANDIDATES:
(a) i. Age: At least Twenty-Five (25) years old by 31st December, 2012.
ii. Applicants seeking admission as Mature Candidates should enclose a photocopy of birth certificate issued to them not less than five (5) years from the day of completion of admission forms.
(b) Entrance Examination.
i. General Paper (for all candidates)
ii. Main Papers
iii. Examination in Mathematics and English Language for candidates who do not have credit pass atG.C.E. ‘O’ Level (grade 6 or better) or WASSCE/SSSCE (at least grade C6)
3. PRACTICAL EXAMINATIONS FOR BACHELOR OF MUSIC CANDIDATES
Candidates applying for Bachelor of Music should note that practical examination will be held on WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 16, 2013. Such candidates must bring along musical instruments for the practical examination.
4. 2013 MATURE CANDIDATES ENTRANCE EXAMINATIONS
The 2013 Mature Candidates Entrance Examinations for the General Paper and Main Papers will be held on THURSDAY, JANUARY 17, 2013.
5. SPECIAL MATHEMATICS AND ENGLISH EXAMINATION FOR MATURE CANDIDATES
A special examination for Mature Candidates who do not have credit passes in Mathematics and English (‘O’ Level) or (SSSCE/WASSCE) would be held on FRIDAY, JANUARY 18, 2013. Such candidates should register at the Admissions Office, UCC by MONDAY, JANUARY 14, 2013.
6. COMPLETION OF APPLICATION FORMS
Applicants are required to carefully read the information brochure enclosed with the application form before completion.
Mature Candidates will use the scannable admission forms. Applicants should fill only the front page (in pencil). Supplementary admission forms (in duplicate) would also be supplied to applicants and should be filled in ink.
Three (3) pre-paid envelopes, two of which are blank official envelopes will be provided and should be self-addressed by applicants.
Applicants are required to give the following information at the back of the large EMS pre-paid envelope: (a) full name (b) postal address (c) first choice programme and (d) circle the Mature column.
A change of programme after the submission of application form would NOT be allowed.
7. SUBMISSION OF COMPLETED APPLICATION FORMS
(a) All completed application forms should be sent by POST and NOT delivered by hand. Application forms for Mature candidates should reach The Deputy Registrar, Division of Academic Affairs (DAA), University of Cape Coast not later than Monday, January 7, 2013.
Applicants are to ensure that application forms are posted early enough to reach the Admissions Office before the deadline for the submission of completed application forms.
COMPLETED APPLICATION FORMS RECEIVED AFTER MONDAY, JANUARY 7, 2013 WILL NOT BE PROCESSED.
(b) No additional documents will be accepted after submission of application forms. Applicants are to note that only photocopies of certificates or result slips should accompany completed application forms. Application forms received without photocopies of certificates/result slips would be disqualified. Original results/certificates of applicants offered admission will be inspected before registration. The documents accompanying the application forms are not returnable.