UEW Distance Undergraduate and Postgraduate Admissions for 2020/2021 Academic Year

By | January 7, 2020

UEW Distance Undergraduate and Postgraduate Admissions for 2020/2021 Academic Year

The University of Education, Winneba wishes to inform the general public that application forms for admission to the following programmes by Distance Learning for the 2020/2021Academic Year will be on sale until the end of April, 2020 for Mature applicants and June, 2020 for Direct/Post Diploma (Top-up) applicants

.A. DEGREE PROGRAMMES

(1) B.Ed. in Basic Education (Upper Primary Option)

(2) B.Ed. in Basic Education (Junior High School Option)

(3) B.Ed. in Early Childhood Education

(4) B.A. in English Language Education

(5) B.Sc. in Mathematics Education

(6) B.A. in Social Studies Education

(7) Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting Studies

(8) Bachelor of Business Administration in Human Resource Management

B. DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES

(1) Diploma in Basic Education

(2) Diploma in Early Childhood Education

(3) Diploma in Accounting Studies

(4) Diploma in Management Studies

(5) Diploma in Education

C. POST GRADUATE PROGRAMMES

1) Post Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE)

(2) Master of Education in English

(3) Master of Education in Mathematics

(3) Master of Education in Science

(4) Master of Education in Mentorship

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE PROGRAMMES ARE AS FOLLOWS:

DEGREE PROGRAMMES

A1. BACHELOOF EDUCATION IN BASIC  EDUCATION (UPPER PRIMARY OPTION)

Applicants must possess any ONE of the following:

  1. WASSCE with Credits (A1 – C6) in six (6) subjects including three (3) Core Subjects: English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science or Social Studies, as well as three (3) Elective.
  2. SSSCE with Credits (A – D) in six (6) subjects comprising three (3) Core Subjects: English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science or Social Studies, as well as three (3) Elective subjects.
  3. Mature Applicants: Must be 25 years or above (Refer to ‘Definition of Terms’ for details).
  4. Diploma in Basic Education (DBE) certificate holders from any recognised tertiary institution will be placed at Level 300 of the programme (i.e. they will pursue the programme for 2 years)
  5. Tertiary Diploma certificate Holders (other than the DBE) from any recognised tertiary institution will be placed at level 200 of the programme (i.e. they will pursue the programme for 3 years). Please note that this does not include Diploma in Business Studies (DBS) holders.

A2. BACHELOOF EDUCATION IN BASIC     EDUCATION (JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL OPTION)

  1. The entry requirements are the same as items (1) to (3) of the requirements for the Bachelor of Education in Basic Education programme (Upper Primary Option).

A3. BACHELOOF EDUCATION IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION

  1. The entry requirements are the same as items (1) to (3) of the requirements for the 4-Year Bachelor of Education in Basic Education programme (Upper Primary Option).
  2. Diploma in Early Childhood Education (DECE) certificate holders from any recognised tertiary institution will be placed at Level 300 of the programme (i.e. they will pursue the programme for 2 years)

A4. BACHELOOF ARTS IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE EDUCATION

a) WASSCE Candidates

  1. Must possess Credits (A1–C6) in six (6) subjects comprising three core subjects: English Language, Mathematics, and Integrated Science OR Social Studies, plus
  2. Credits (A1 – C6) in three (3) elective subjects including English Literature.

b) SSSCE Candidates

  1. Must possess Credits (A – D) in six (6) subjects comprising three core subjects: English Language, Mathematics, Integrated Science OR Social Studies, plus
  2. Credits (A – D) in three (3) elective subjects including English Literature.
  3. Must be 25 years or above (Refer to ‘Definition of Terms’ for details).

A5.       BACHELOOF SCIENCE IN MATHEMATICS EDUCATION

a) WASSCE Candidates

  1. Must possess Credits (A1–C6) in six (6) subjects comprising three core subjects: English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science, plus
  2. Credits (A1 – C6) in three (3) elective subjects (in General Science or Business) including Elective Mathematics.

b) SSSCE Candidates

  1. Must possess Credits (A – D) in six (6) subjects comprising three core subjects: English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science, plus
  2. Credits (A – D) in three (3) elective subjects (in General Science or Business) including Elective Mathematics with the total aggregate of 24 or better

c) Mature Applicants: Must be 25 years or above (Refer to ‘Definition of Terms’ for details).

A6. BACHELOOF ARTS IN SOCIAL STUDIES EDUCATION

a)         WASSCE Holders

Must have six (6) Credits (A1 – C6) comprising four (4) Core Subjects: English Language, Core Mathematics and Integrated Science, Social Studies and Credits (A1-C6) in any two (2) of the following Elective subjects: Geography, Economics, History, Government, and CRS/IRS.

b)         SSSCE Candidates

  1. Must have six (6) Credits (A – D) comprising four (4) Core Subjects: English Language, Core Mathematics and Integrated ScienceSocial Studies) and
  2. Credits (A-D) in any two (2) of the following Elective subjects: Geography, Economics, History, Government and CRS/IRS

c)         Mature Applicants: Must be 25 years or above (Refer to ‘Definition of Terms’ for details).

A7.     BACHELOR OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION IN ACCOUNTING STUDIES

a) WASSCE Candidates

  1. Candidate must have Credits in six (6) subjects comprising three (3) core subjects: English Language, Mathematics and Science/Integrated Science OR Social Studies, plus
  2. Credits in any other three (3) relevant elective subjects (i.e. Business Management, Financial Accounting, Elective mathematics, Cost Accounting, Economics, and Business Mathematics).

b) SSSCE Candidates

  1. Candidate must have Credits in six (6) subjects comprising three (3) core subjects: English Language, Mathematics and Science/Integrated Science OR Social Studies, plus
  2. Credits (A-D) in any two (2) of the following: Business Management, Financial Accounting, Cost Accounting, and Business Mathematics), plus
  3. A credit pass (A-D) in one of any of the following: Elective Mathematics and Economics.

c)  Mature Applicants: Must be 25 years or above (Refer to ‘item 2’ under ‘Definition of Terms’ for details).

d) Diploma Holders

  1. Holders of Diploma in Accounting Studies from the University of Education, Winneba or any recognized University will be placed at level 300 of the programme.
  2. Holders of Higher National Diploma (HND) in Accountancy from any recognised tertiary institution with at least 2nd Class Lower will also be placed at level 300 of the programme

NB: Diploma in Business Studies (DBS) qualification alone cannot be used for admission into this programme.

A8.     BACHELOR OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION IN HUMAN RESOURCE MGT.

  1. WASSCE with Credits (A1 – C6) in six (6) subjects including three (3) Core Subjects: English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science or Social Studies, as well as three (3) Elective subjects with the total aggregate of 36 or better
  2. SSSCE with Credits (A – D) in six (6) subjects comprising three (3) Core Subjects: English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science or Social Studies, as well as three (3) Elective subjects with the total aggregate of 24 or better.
  3. Mature Applicants: Must be 25 years or above (Refer to ‘Definition of Terms’ for details).

Diploma Holders (Post Diploma applicants)

  1. Holders of Diploma in Management Studies from the University of Education, Winneba or its equivalent from any recognized University will be placed at level 300 of the programme.
  2. Holders of Higher National Diploma (HND) from any recognised tertiary institution in any of the following programmes: Human Resource Management, Secretaryship and Management, Accountancy, Marketing, Purchasing & Supply with at least 2nd Class Lower will also be placed at level 300 of the programme
  3. Tertiary Diploma certificate Holders (other than those mentioned in (iv) and (v) above) from any recognised tertiary institution will be placed at level 200 of the programme (i.e. they will pursue the programme for 3 years).

NB: Diploma in Business Studies (DBS) qualification alone cannot be used for admission into this programme.

DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES

POST GRADUATE PROGRAMMES

C1. DIPLOMA IN BASIC EDUCATION

Applicants must possess any ONE of the following:

  1. WASSCE with passes (A1 – C6) in three (3) core subjects: English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science/Social Studies plus credits (A1 – C6) in any two (2) elective subjects.
  2. SSSCE with Credits (A – D) in Five (5) subjects comprising three (3) Core Subjects: English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science/Social Studies plus two (2) elective subjects.
  3. Mature applicants must be 25 years or above (Refer to ‘Definition of Terms’ for details).
  4. Holders of Teacher’s Certificate ‘A’ from a recognized College of Education or Institution should apply as mature applicants.

C2.       DIPLOMA IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION

Applicants must possess any ONE of the following:

  • The entry requirements are the same as item (i) to (iii) of the requirements for Diploma in Accounting Studies programme.
  • Holders of 1-Year Certificate in Pre-School Education from the University of Education, Winneba should also apply as mature applicants.

C3.       DIPLOMA IN ACCOUNTING STUDIES

Applicants must possess any ONE of the following:

  1. WASSCE with passes (A1 –D7) in three (3) core subjects: English Language, Mathematics & Integrated Science/Social Studies plus credits (A1 – C6) in three (3) relevant elective subjects.
  2. SSSCE with Credits (A – D) in Six (6) subjects comprising three (3) Core Subjects: English Language, Mathematics & Integrated Science/Social Studies plus three (3) relevant elective subjects.
  3. Mature applicants must be 25 years or above (Refer to ‘Definition of Terms’ for details).

C4.       DIPLOMA IN MANAGEMENT STUDIES

  • The entry requirements are the same as those for Diploma in Accounting Studies in addition to the subjects such as Commerce, Office Administration/Practice and Business Management.
  • Holders of Private Secretary Certificates can also apply.

C5.       DIPLOMA IN EDUCATION

Applicants must possess any ONE of the following:

  1. A tertiary Diploma or a Higher National Diploma (HND) or its equivalent in Engineering, Building and Construction, Agriculture, Nursing, etc.
  2. An Advanced/Part III Certificate in a trade subject.

NB: This programme is by Direct Entry only. Diploma in Business Studies (DBS) qualification alone cannot be used for admission into this programme.POST GRADUATE PROGRAMMES

DEFINITION OF TERMS

  1. Direct Applicants: Applicants who possess the requirements for admission and are selected on the strength of their WASCE/SSSCE/School certificates. They are usually not required to write the university’s entrance examination before being admitted.
  2. Mature Applicants: Applicants who do not possess the requirements for direct entry and are therefore required to pass the university’s entrance examination {General Aptitude Test (GAT) and Subject Area Test (SAT) papers}. Such applicants must:

(i)   be at least 25 years by 1stSeptember, 2020, and show proof of their age with any National ID card (SSNIT, Voter ID, Passport, Drivers’ License) and a birth certificate or any legitimate documentary proof of date of birth which must be at least five years old at the time of application.

(ii) have a minimum of GCE/SSSCE/WASSCE Certificate or DBS/RSA Certificate, or an equivalent qualification.

(iii) pass the UEW Entrance Exam in General Aptitude Test (GAT) and Subject Area Test (SAT).

  1. Post Diploma Applicants: Tertiary Diploma Certificate holders in relevant subject areas seeking admission for a degree programme in their previous areas/fields of study. This excludes DBS holders.
  2. Post Graduate Applicants: Applicants seeking admission for the Post Graduate Diploma in Education and Master’s Degree programmes must possess a first degree in a relevant area.

HOW TO APPLY

Application into the Distance Learning Programme for the 2020/2021 Academic Year is strictly by the ONLINE application mode.

Procedures for application are as follows:

1. Obtain an Application Voucher from any of the following Banks/Sources: GCB Bank, ADB Bank, Ecobank, Zenith Bank, Fidelity Bank, Republic Bank and VISA Credit/Debit Card. International Students should use VISA card.

2. Visit the University’s website at www.uew.edu.gh. Click on Admissions, and select Apply Online >>>. Log in with your Voucher Serial Number and PIN, fill an appropriate application form and submit online.

Candidates would find additional information on the UEW website to guide them.

UEW DISTANCE EDUCATION STUDY CENTRES:

RegionTown/CityStudy CentreProgrammes Offered
AshantiAsante MampongUEW, Mampong CampusBasic, Early Childhood & Dip in Education Only
EjisuEjisuman S.H.S.Basic Education programmes Only
KumasiKumasi Islamic S.H.S.All programmes
KumasiUEW CampusAll programmes
ObuasiFr. Murphy S.H.S.All Under Graduate Programmes
OffinsoOffinso College of EducationBasic Education, Diploma in Education & Early Childhood Only
Brong AhafoAtebubuAtebubu College of EducationBasic & Early Childhood Education Only
BechemSt. Joseph’s College of Edu.Basic, Early Childhood, Dip in Education & 4-Year Degree Programmes
SunyaniTwene Amanfo SHTSAll programmes
TechimanUEW, IDeL Office/Good Shepherd Int. Sch.All programmes
CentralAssin FosuAssin Fosu College of Edu.Basic, Early Childhood & Dip in Education Only
Cape CoastCape Coast Technical Inst.All programmes
KasoaGateway School ComplexAll programmes
WinnebaIDeL, UEW North CampusAll programmes
EasternAsamankeseAsamankese S.H.S.Basic Education, Early Childhood & Dip in Education Only
KoforiduaPope John S.H.S.All programmes
NkawkawNkawkaw S.H.S.Basic, Early Childhood & Dip in Education Only
Odumase-KroboKrobo Girls S.H.S.Basic, Early Childhood, Dip in Education & PGDE Only
Greater AccraAccraAccra College of EducationBasic, Early Childhood & Dip in Education Only
AccraAccra AcademyBasic, Early Childhood,  Dip in Education & PGDE Only
AccraAccra Wesley Girls SHS4-Year Degree & Business programmes only
AccraSt. John’s Grammar SchoolAll Programmes
TemaTema Presby S.H.S., Comm. 11Basic, Early Childhood & Dip in Education Only
NorthernTamaleBagabaga College of EducationBasic, Early Childhood, Dip in Education & PGDE Only
TamaleNorthern School of BusinessBusiness & 4-Yr Degree programmes Only
YendiYendi Senior High SchoolBasic, Early Childhood, Business & 4-Yr Degree Programmes Only
Upper EastNavrongoSt. John Bosco College of Edu.All programmes
PusigaGbewaa College of EducationAll programmes
Upper WestWaN. J. Ahmadiyya College of  Edu.All programmes
VoltaDambaiDambai College of EducationBasic, Early Childhood, Dip in Education, 4-Yr Degree & PGDE Only
DenuThree Town S.H.S.All programmes
HoHo Technical UniversityAll programmes
HohoeSt. Francis College of Edu.Basic, Early Childhood, Dip in Education & 4-Yr Degree Programmes Only
SogakopeSogakope S.H.S.Basic, Early Childhood & Dip in Education Only
WesternAximManye AcademyBasic, Early Childhood & Dip in Education Only
EnchiEnchi College of EducationBasic, Early Childhood & Dip in Education Only
SekondiFijai S.H.S.All programmes
Sefwi-WiawsoSefwi-Wiawso S.H.S.Basic Education & Early Childhood Programmes Only
Sefwi DebisoBia S.H.T.S.Basic, Early Childhood, Dip in Education & 4-Yr Degree Programmes Only
TarkwaTarkwa S.H.S.Basic, Early Childhood & Diploma in Education Only

NB: Master of Education programmes are available only at Ho, Kumasi, Sekondi, Techiman and Winneba Study Centres

COST OF APPLICATION FORMS

The cost of the application form for admission to distance programmes for local applicants are as follows:

  1. Post-Diploma Applicants – Gh¢200.00 (Two Hundred Ghana Cedis)
  2. Mature Applicants – Gh¢300.00 (Three Hundred Ghana Cedis)
  3. Post Graduate Applicants – Gh¢250.00 (Two Hundred and Fifty Ghana Cedis)
  4. Foreign Applicants and Ghanaian Applicants outside Ghana can purchase a set of Application forms online for US $100.00 (One Hundred Dollars).

SUBMISSION OF COMPLETED APPLICATION FORMS

The closing date for the submission of completed Application Forms is Thursday, 30th April, 2020 (for Mature Applicants) and Tuesday, 30th June, 2020 (for Direct & Post Diploma Applicants). All completed Hard Copy Application Forms should reach the address above.

NOTES:

  1. All certificates other than those from the West African Examination Council (WAEC), the Universities in Ghana and Institutions accredited by the National Accreditation Board should be cleared with the National Accreditation Board and the evaluation report attached to the Application Forms.
  2. For applicants who have changed their names on marital grounds, only those that have been published in the Gazette will be accepted. Applicants should endeavor to attach the relevant pages of the Gazette Publication where their name appears to the application form.
  3. Names should be written in full (i.e. initials are not acceptable). Where applicants have initials or abbreviated names on previous documents, they should swear an affidavit to explain the initials and attach copies to the application form.
  4. Applicants with GCE Advanced Level certificate should note that such certificates should not be more than five (5) years old at the time of applying.
  5. Admissions to all programmes of study at the University of Education, Winneba are transparently administered by the Joint Admissions Board without any other considerations and/or solicitations. Any applicant who makes any form of solicitation to any person or group of persons for the purpose of influencing and/or gaining admission into the university does so at his/her own risk.

ENQUIRIES: For further enquiries, you may call: Telephone:    0207381668/0248475077/0202041141