Catholic University College of Ghana (CUCG)

Catholic University College of Ghana (CUCG)

About Catholic University College of Ghana (CUCG)

 

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Introduction:
Education, arguably, is the key to human growth and development of a society or nation. Qualitative, innovative, practical and holistic education is the hallmark of the complete Catholic education world over. Catholic University College of Ghana, Fiapre is just one of such acclaimed Catholic Institutions.

Mission: To promote academic excellence, moral or ethical values, as well as the integral personal development of its students and their commitment to service.

Vision: To create a Unique University that can make a distinctive contribution to national development as an institution of academic and technical excellence, whose products are endowed with real practical ability, a moral vision of life and a profound  religious motivation for service in all spheres of life.

Goal: The goal of the Catholic University among other things is to establish a home of academic and technical excellence, provide holistic education and training; discipline and moral excellence; and instill commitment to service.

Objective (s)
In fulfillment of its goal, CUCG is determined to:

  1. Inculcate high moral standards and impart gospel values to the students in their integral formation in the course of their University education;
  2. Support the development of efforts of the country through emphasis on science and technology (and in particular, Information Technology) and ensure that the University remain relevant and forward looking;
  3. Promote cultural values and ideals through relevant courses and research and in this way contribute to social solidarity, cohesion and advance enculturation;
  4. Help the individual to realize his/her potential;
  5. Produce a new type of students:
  6. Capable of adapting to the changing work environment;
  7. With skills, technical literacy and competence in computers, numeracy, etc.;
  8. Very knowledgeable of the current trends in local and international affairs; and
  9. Capable of making a positive contribution to his/her society.

Catholic University College of Ghana (CUCG) Faculties And Academic Programmes

BSc Computer Science
BSc. Actuarial Science
BSc. Information Technology (Networking & Security)
BSC. Information Technology (Applications Development)

Undergraduate Programmes

For the 2016/2017 academic year, the Faculty offers the following Undergraduate programmes:

    • BSc. Economics and Business Administration (Economics )
    • BSc. Economics and Business Administration(Accounting)
    • BSc. Economics and Business Administration(Management)
    • BSc. Banking and Finance
    • BSc. Procurement and Supply Chain Management
    • BSc. Management and Organizational Development
  • BSc. Human Resource Management

i)   B.Sc. Public Health (Health Management Option)
ii)   B.Sc. Public Health (Health Informatics Option)
iii)  B.Sc. Public Health (Health Education Option)

  • Bachelor of Education in English (B.Ed. English)
  • Bachelor of Education in Mathematics (B.Ed. Mathematics)
  • Bachelor of Education in Computer Science (B.Ed. Computer Science)
  • Bachelor of Education in Accounting (B.Ed. Accounting)
  • Bachelor of Education in Geography (B.Ed. Geography)
  • Bachelor of Education in Religious Studies (B.Ed. Religious Studies)

B.A Degree in Religious Studies

Catholic University College of Ghana (CUCG) Admission

Students seeking admission to the Bachelor’s Degree Programme of the Catholic University College of Ghana must have any of the following:

  1. SSSCE: Interested and qualified applicants should have aggregate 24 or better with credit  passes in six subjects: (3) Core subjects including Mathematics,  English and either Integrated Science or Social Studies; and any other (3) electives
  2. WASSCE: Interested  and qualified applicants should have aggregate  36 or better with credit passes in six subjects: (3) Core subjects including Mathematics,  English and either Integrated Science or Social Studies; and any other (3) electives;
  3. GBCE/ABCE: Holders with passes in English and Mathematic, and any other (3) electives can  apply.
  4. GCE ‘O’ & ‘A’ Levels: Applicants must have passes in (2) subjects and a General Paper plus (5) passes at ‘O’ Level including English, Mathematics, Arts or Science subject.
  5. Other Qualifications: Professional Certificate and Diploma holders of: HND, ICA, CIM, CIMA (I&II), SRN, RGN,  RM, TEACHER’S CERT. ‘A’/DIPLOMA, CHN, EN, DBS, etc.  can apply and may be considered for higher  placement. (Please, enclose transcript(s) and result slip(s) of SSSCE/WASSCE/GCE, etc).
  6. Mature Applicants: Interested applicants, who do not satisfy the above criteria but are 27years  and above or with work experience, can apply. The applicants will be considered  to write Entrance Examination and attend Interview. You will be admitted upon  passing the Examination and Interview sessions.

      International  Students:

  1. Applicants with similar  qualification or its equivalence (as specified above) can apply for admission  consideration.
  2. International  applicants should have a valid passport.
  3. Should be ready  to acquire a resident permit and abide by the regulations governing the status  of foreigners in Ghana.

Applicants should note the following Principles:

  • While the University will as much as possible respect applicants’ choice of discipline or Faculty, the admission and placement of applicants will will be determined essentially by the extent to which the courses of applicant’s Diploma/Certificate are cognate and of comparable level with or related to the subject area of the programme for which admission is being sought;
  • where this is not the case, the applicant with requisite qualifications in this category will be admitted to a lower level as may be deemed appropriate;
  • there will be no exemptions from courses generally, instead, students courses as well as any courses required by the Faculty (as pre-requisite) for the programme at the relevant level;
  • For the integrity of the University’s certificates and bearing in mind challenges with the harmonization of grades of transferred students, an applicants shall not be admitted to Level 400 under any circumstances.

The Admissions Committee will review the list of applicants and determine the final selection.

The Admissions Committee will respect the preferences of applicants as much as possible, but may assign applicants to another Faculty on the basis of their second or third preference.

The Admissions Committee will inform the successful applicants who will then proceed to register.

A non-refundable deposit of Eight Hundred Ghana Cedis (GHc 800.00) will be paid at the time of acceptance.

How to Apply

Applicants will submit their completed application forms on or before the dates indicated clearly showing their choices of Faculty.

The Admissions Committee will review the list of applicants and determine the final selection.

The Admissions Committee will respect the preferences of applicants as much as possible, but may assign applicants to another Faculty on the basis of their second or third preference.

The Admissions Committee will inform the successful applicants who will then proceed to register.

A non-refundable deposit of Eight Hundred Ghana Cedis (GHc 800.00) will be paid at the time of acceptance.

Catholic University College of Ghana (CUCG) Contact Details

Catholic University College of Ghana, Fiapre

Post Office Box 363, Sunyani,

Ghana, West Africa

Tel: 03520- 94624 / 94658
Website:  www.cug.edu.gh
E-mail   :  cugadmin@cug.edu.gh