GENERAL/BASIC ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

LEVEL 100

BASIC ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Applicants for any of the programmes of study at EPUC must have one of the following minimum entry requirements: 

SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL CERTIFICATE EXAMINATION (SSSCE):

Applicants must have Aggregate 24 or better. Candidates must have Grade D or better in six subjects; three of the six subjects must be Core subjects: English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science or Social Studies and the other three must be Elective subjects. (Grades E and F in any subject is not accepted)

WEST AFRICA SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL CERTIFICATE EXAMINATION (WASSSCE):

Applicants must have aggregate 36 or better. Candidates must have Grade C6 or better in six subjects; three of the six subjects must be Core subjects: English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science or Social Studies and the other three must be Elective subjects. (Grades D7 and E8 are not accepted).

GRADING SYSTEM OF SSSCE UPON WHICH APPLICANTS SHALL BE CONSIDERED FOR ADMISSION TO THE UNIVERSITY

SSSCE GRADE INTERPRETATION
A 1 EXCELLENT
B 2 VERY GOOD
C 3 GOOD
D 4 CREDIT

GRADING SYSTEM OF WASSSCE UPON WHICH APPLICANTS SHALL BE CONSIDERED FOR ADMISSION TO THE UNIVERSITY

WASSCE GRADE INTERPRETATION
A1 1 EXCELLENT
B2 2 VERY GOOD
B3 3 GOOD
C4 4 CREDIT
C5 5 CREDIT
C6 6 CREDIT

GENERAL CERTIFICATE OF EDUCATION GCE ‘O’ AND ‘A’ LEVELS

Candidates must have five (5) credit passes (Grade 6) including English Language, Mathematics and a Science or an Art Subject at the “O” Level AND at least three (3) passes at the GCE Advanced level in relevant subjects. At least one of the ‘A’ level passes must be at a grade not lower than D.

GENERAL BUSINESS CERTIFICATE EXAMINATION (GBCE)

Applicants with Six (6) credit passes including English, Mathematics, Social Studies or Integrated Science in addition to any three subjects in GBCE.

CERTIFICATE ‘A’, 3 YEAR POST SECONDARY

Applicants with pass in Cert “A” 3 Year Post secondary Certificate Examination with credit passes in English and Mathematics at SSSCE/WASSCE/O.LEVEL

MATURE APPLICANTS

Mature candidates must be at least 25 years at the time admission.

Must have relevant working experience in any establishment.

Applicants must show proof of age with birth certificate or any legitimate documentary proof of birth which is at least five (5) years old at the time of submission of application.

Applicants must also provide introductory letter from employer or show any other proof of employment.

Applicants will be required to write EPUC Entry Qualifying Examination in English, Mathematics, General Paper, and Aptitude Test.

Applicants shall be interviewed. Mature examination shall be moderated by University of Cape Coast.

  1. Applicants who have Credit Passes in English and Mathematics will not write EPUC Qualifying Examination in Mathematics and English.

Access course is organized for interested mature applicants. Applicants are to pay the appropriate tuition fee depending on the number of courses to be studied at the access course.

LEVEL 200

DIPLOMA IN BASIC EDUCATION (DBE) CERTIFICATE HOLDERS

Diploma in Basic Education. Applicants are to provide introductory letter from their employers or show any other proof of employment.

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE AND HND HOLDERS

Relevant professional qualification holders (Foundation or intermediate levels of ACCA, ICA, CIMA, CIM, GAT etc.). Applicants are to provide introductory letter from their employers or show any other proof of employment.

GENERAL BUSINESS CERTIFICATE EXAMINATION (GBCE) AND ADVANCE BUSINESS CERTIFICATE EXAMINATION (ABCE)

Applicants must have five (5) credit passes, made up of three (3) compulsory subjects (English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science or Social Studies) and two (2) optional subjects in the GBCE. In addition, applicants must have three (3) passes in ABCE subjects (at least one of the passes should be Grade D or better).

LEVEL 300.

HIGHER NATIONAL DIPLOMA HOLDERS (HND)

HND holders, with Second Class Lower or better with two years Post HND qualification working experience.

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE HOLDERS FROM RECOGNIZED INSTITUTIONS

Applicants who possess relevant professional certificates eg. Part II/ Level II of ICA, ACCA, CIMA, CIM or CIB etc. Applicants are to provide introductory letter from their employers or show any other proof of employment.

DIPLOMA HOLDERS FROM RECOGNIZED INSTITUTIONS

Relevant Diploma holders from recognized Universities/Institutions. Applicants are to provide introductory letter from their employers or show any other proof of employment.

FOREIGN STUDENTS

Foreign students with qualifications equivalent to those mentioned above will be considered for admission.  However, applicants from Francophone and other non-English speaking countries must attach to their applications evidence of Proficiency in English.