UCC Distance School Business Courses Requirement 2021/2022

UCC Distance School Business Courses Requirement 2021/2022

Overview Of UCC Distance School Business Courses Requirement

Here is the complete list of UCC Distance School Business Courses Requirement 2021/2022 for the 2021/2022 academic year.

We have gathered the full list of UCC Distance School Business Courses Requirement 2021/2022 to enable prospective candidates to have knowledge of the various accredited courses available in this University.

UCC Distance School Business Courses

1.   2-Year Diploma in Commerce (Accounting)

2.   2-Year Diploma in Commerce (Management)

3.   2-Year Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting)

4.   2-Year Bachelor of Commerce (Finance)

5.   2-Year Bachelor of Commerce (Management)

6.   2-Year Bachelor of Commerce (Human Resource Management)

7.   2-Year Bachelor of Commerce (Marketing)

8.   2-Year Bachelor of Commerce (Procurement and Supply Chain Management)

9.   3-Year Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting)

10. 3-Year Bachelor of Commerce (Finance)

11. 3-Year Bachelor of Commerce (Management)

12. 3-Year Bachelor of Commerce (Human Resource Management)

13. 3-Year Bachelor of Commerce (Marketing)

14. 3-Year Bachelor of Commerce (Procurement and Supply Chain Management)

15. 4-Year Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting)

16. 4-Year Bachelor of Commerce (Finance)

17. 4-Year Bachelor of Commerce (Management)

18. 4-Year Bachelor of Commerce (Human Resource Management)

19. 4-Year Bachelor of Commerce (Marketing)

20. 4-Year Bachelor of Commerce (Procurement and Supply Chain Management)

UCC Distance School Business Courses Requirement

Below is the guide for UCC Distance School Business Courses Requirement 2021/2022

B1.  2-YEAR DIPLOMA IN COMMERCE (ACCOUNTING)

Applicants must possess any one of the following (from i-viii)

i.  Professional Accountancy Certificate with a minimum of Part 1 of:

·    Institute of Chartered Accountants (Ghana),

·    Chartered Institute of Management Accountants,

·    Association of Certified Chartered Accountants,

·     Institute of Bankers,

·    Ghana Accounting Technicians Examination (GAT) and Accounting Technicians Scheme West Africa (ATSWA).

In addition to the above, applicants should possess passes in Mathematics and English.

ii.   WASSCE passes (A1-D7) in five (5) subjects, three of which should be credit passes (A1-C6) including English Language and Mathematics. Applicants should also have passes in other elective subjects including Accounting or strong mathematics-related elective.

iii.  SSSCE passes (A-D) in five (5) subjects including English Language and Mathematics. Applicants should also have passes in other elective subjects including Accounting or strong mathematics-related elective.     

iv.  General Business Certificate Examination (GBCE) and RSA Stage II with at least grade D in 5 subjects including Accounting, Business Management, English Language and Mathematics.

v.   Advanced Business Certificate Examination (ABCE) and RSA Stage III with passes in three (3) subjects including Financial Accounting and Economics with grades D or better.

In addition, applicants must possess passes in English Language and Mathematics with at least grades D7 in WASSCE, D in SSCE or credit (6) at ‘O’ Level or better.

vi.    London Chamber of Commerce (Intermediate) with three passes in subjects including Financial Accounting, Economics and Management. In addition, applicants must possess passes in English Language and Mathematics with grades D7 in WASSCE, D in SSCE or credit (6) at ‘O’ Level or better.

vii.  G.C.E. ‘O’ Level with a minimum of 5 credits in 5 subjects including English Language, Mathematics and Financial Accounting.

viii.  G.C.E. ‘A’ Level with passes in Two (2) subjects including Accounting with grade not lower than D. In addition, they must possess credits at G.C.E. ‘O’ Level in Mathematics and English.

B2.  2-YEAR DIPLOMA IN COMMERCE (MANAGEMENT)

i.   The entry requirements are the same as that of Diploma in Commerce (Accounting) above except that the subjects should include Commerce, Office Administration/Practice, Business Management and other related disciplines.

ii.    Holders of Private Secretary Certificates may also apply.             

B3.  2-YEAR BACHELOR OF COMMERCE (ACCOUNTING)

Holders of any of the under listed qualifications from recognized institutions will be admitted to this programme;

i.  Diploma in Commerce

ii.  Diploma in Commerce (Accounting)

iii.  Higher National Diploma (HND) in Accountancy

iv.  Higher National Diploma (HND) in Entrepreneurship & Finance

v.  Final Certificate in Ghana Accounting Technician Examination (GAT)/ Accounting Technicians Scheme West Africa (ATSWA)

vi. Part II of Professional Accountancy Examinations (ACCA, CIMA) from recognized Examination Body.

vii. ICA part II or 2B in the old system or ICA part III in the new system from recognized Examination Body

B4.   2-YEAR BACHELOR OF COMMERCE (FINANCE)

Holders of any of the under listed qualifications from recognized institutions will be admitted to this programme;

i.   Diploma in Commerce

ii.  Diploma in Commerce (Accounting)

iii.  Higher National Diploma (HND) in Accountancy

iv.  Higher National Diploma (HND) in Engineering and Statistics (with at least Second Class Lower or better)

v.   Higher National Diploma (HND) in Entrepreneurship & Finance

vi.   Final Certificate in Ghana Accounting Technician Examination (GAT)/ Accounting Technicians Scheme West Africa (ATSWA)

vii.  Part II of Professional Accountancy Examinations (ACCA, CIMA) from recognized Examination Body.

viii.  ICA part II or 2B in the old system or ICA part III in the new system from recognized Examination Body   

B5.  2-YEAR BACHELOR OF COMMERCE (MANAGEMENT)

Holders of any of the under listed qualifications from recognized institutions will be admitted to this programme;

i.   Diploma in Management Studies

ii.   Diploma in Commerce

iii.  Diploma in Commerce (Accounting)

iv.  Diploma in Commerce (Management)

v.   Higher National Diploma (HND) in Accountancy

vi.  Higher National Diploma (HND) in Supply Chain Management

vii. Higher National Diploma (HND) in Secretaryship & Management Studies

viii. Higher National Diploma (HND) in Bilingual Secretaryship and Management Studies

B6.  2-YEAR BACHELOR OF COMMERCE (HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT)

Holders of any of the under listed qualifications from recognized institutions will be admitted to this programme;

i.   Diploma in Management Studies

ii.  Diploma in Commerce

iii.  Diploma in Commerce (Accounting)

iv.  Diploma in Commerce (Management)

v.   Higher National Diploma (HND) in Accountancy

vi.  Higher National Diploma (HND) in Supply Chain Management

vii.  Higher National Diploma (HND) in Management

viii. Higher National Diploma (HND) in Secretaryship& Management Studies

ix.  Higher National Diploma (HND) in Bilingual Secretaryship and Management Studies

B7.  2-YEAR BACHELOR OF COMMERCE (MARKETING)

Holders of any of the under listed qualifications from recognized institutions qualify for this programme;

i.   Diploma in Commerce

ii.  Diploma in Management Studies

iii.  Diploma in Commerce (Accounting)

iv.  Diploma in Commerce (Management)

v.   Higher National Diploma (HND) in Marketing

vi.  Higher National Diploma (HND) in Accountancy

vii.  Higher National Diploma (HND) in Purchasing and Supply and Supply Chain Management

viii.  Higher National Diploma (HND) in Secretaryship& Management Studies

ix.  Higher National Diploma (HND) in Bilingual Secretaryship and Management Studies

 B8. 2-YEAR BACHELOR OF COMMERCE (PROCUREMENT AND SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT)

 Holders of any of the under listed qualifications from recognized institutions qualify for this programme;

 i.   Diploma in Management Studies

ii.   Diploma in Commerce (Management)

iii.  Higher National Diploma (HND) in Purchasing and Supply

iv.  Advanced Diploma in Procurement and Supply from Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS)

v.  Advanced Diploma in Purchasing and Supply from Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS)

vi.  Higher Diploma in Supply Chain Management from the Ghana Institute of Freight Forwarders (GIFF) and International Federation of Freight Forwarders Association (FIATA)

vii.  International Advanced Diploma in Logistics and Transport from the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT)

B9.  3-YEAR BACHELOR OF COMMERCE (ACCOUNTING)

The three-year structure for accounting programme is designed for candidates with little or no background in accounting at the Diploma level. These include:

i.   Diploma in Management Studies

ii.  Diploma in Commerce (Management)

iii. Higher National Diploma (HND) in Marketing

iv. Higher National Diploma (HND) in Management

v.  Higher National Diploma (HND) in Supply Chain Management

vi. Higher National Diploma (HND) in Tourism Management

vii. Higher National Diploma (HND) in Secretaryship& Management Studies

viii. Higher National Diploma (HND) in Bilingual Secretaryship and Management

ix.  Higher National Diploma (HND) in Statistics and Engineering (With Third Class and Pass)

x.   Diploma in Business Studies applicants must possess four (4) credit passes in WASSCE (A1-C6) / SSSCE (A-D) including English and Mathematics.

xi.  Any other qualification equivalent to Diploma from a related discipline

B10.   3-YEAR BACHELOR OF COMMERCE (FINANCE)

The three-year structure for finance programme is designed for candidates with little or no background in finance at the Diploma level. These include:

i.  Diploma in Commerce (Management)

ii.  Diploma in Management Studies

iii.  Higher National Diploma (HND) in Marketing

iv.  Higher National Diploma (HND) in Management

v.   Higher National Diploma (HND) in Supply Chain Management

vi.  Higher National Diploma (HND) in Tourism Management

vii.  HND Statistics and Engineering (With Third Class and Pass)

viii. Higher National Diploma (HND) in Secretaryship& Management Studies

ix.  Higher National Diploma (HND) in Bilingual Secretaryship and Management Studies

x.   Diploma in Business Studies applicants must possess four (4) credit passes in WASSCE (A1-C6) / SSSCE (A-D) including English Language and Mathematics.

xi.  Any other relevant qualification equivalent to a Diploma in a related discipline.

B11. 3-YEAR BACHELOR OF COMMERCE (MANAGEMENT)

 The three-year structure for management programme is designed for candidates with little or no background in general management at the Diploma level. These include:

 i.  Higher National Diploma (HND) in Marketing 

ii.  Higher National Diploma (HND) in Tourism & Hospitality Management.

iii.  Diploma in Business Studies applicants must possess four (4) credit passes in WASSCE (A1-C6) / SSSCE (A-D) including English Language and Mathematics.

iv.  Any other qualification equivalent to Diploma from a related discipline

B12.   3-YEAR BACHELOR OF COMMERCE (HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT)

The three- year structure for B.Com (Human Resource Management) programme is designed for applicants with little or no background in general management but hold a diploma in a related field or discipline. They include:

i.   Higher National Diploma (HND) in Marketing

ii.  Higher National Diploma (HND) in Supply Chain Management

iii.  Higher National Diploma (HND) in Tourism & Hospitality Management.

iv.  Diploma in Business Studies applicants must possess four (4) credit passes in WASSCE (A1-C6) / SSSCE (A-D) including English and Mathematics.

v.   Any other qualification equivalent to a Diploma in a related discipline.

B13. 3-YEAR BACHELOR OF COMMERCE (MARKETING)

i.  The three- year structure for B.Com (Marketing) programme is designed for applicants with little or no background in general marketing but hold a diploma in a related field or discipline. They include:

ii.  Higher National Diploma (HND) in Tourism & Hospitality Management.

iii.  Diploma in Business Studies applicants must possess four (4) credit passes in WASSCE (A1-C6) / SSSCE (A-D) including English Language and Mathematics.

iv.  Any other qualification equivalent to Diploma from a related discipline

B14.  3-YEAR BACHELOR OF COMMERCE (PROCUREMENT AND SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT)

The three- year structure for B. Com (Procurement and Supply Chain Management) programme is designed for applicants with little or no background in procurement management but hold a diploma in a related field or discipline. They include:

i.  Diploma in Commerce

ii.  Diploma in Commerce (Accounting)

iii.  Diploma in Procurement and Supply from Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS)

iv.  Diploma in Purchasing and Supply from Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS)

v.   Diploma in Supply Chain Management from the Ghana Institute of Freight Forwarders (GIFF) and International Federation of Freight Forwarders Association (FIATA)

vi.  Diploma in Logistics and Transport from the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT)

vii.  Higher National Diploma (HND) in Marketing

viii. Higher National Diploma (HND) in Management

ix.  Higher National Diploma (HND) in Secretaryship& Management Studies

x.   Higher National Diploma (HND) in Bilingual Secretaryship and Management Studies

xi.  Higher National Diploma (HND) in Accountancy

xii.  Higher National Diploma (HND) in Tourism and Hospitality Management

xiii.  Diploma in Business Studies applicants must possess four (4) credit passes in WASSCE (A1-C6) / SSSCE (A-D) including English Language and Mathematics.

xiv.  Any other qualification equivalent to Diploma from a related discipline

 B15.  4-YEAR BACHELOR OF COMMERCE (ACCOUNTING)

Applicants must possess any one of the following (from i-vi)     

 i.  Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSSCE)

Candidates must obtain passes (A-D) in six (6) subjects comprising three core subjects, including English Language and Core Mathematics and Integrated Science or Social Studies. Also, candidates must have passes in any three elective subjects including Financial Accounting. The applicant’s aggregate should not exceed 24.                        

 ii.   West African Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (WASSCE)

Candidates must obtain passes (A1-C6) in six (6) subjects comprising three core subjects, including English Language and Core Mathematics and Integrated Science or Social Studies. Also, candidates must have passes in any three elective subjects including Financial Accounting. The applicant’s aggregate should not exceed 36.

 iii.   General Business Certificate Examination (GBCE)

Candidates must obtain passes (A-D) in six (6) subjects comprising three core subjects, including English Language and Core Mathematics plus any three elective subjects would be eligible for admission into level 100.

 iv.   General Certificate in Education (GCE) – Advanced Level Candidates

Candidates must obtain passes in three subjects (at least, one of the passes should be grade D or better). In addition, they must possess credit passes (Grade 6) in five G.C.E. ‘O’ Level subjects including English Language, Mathematics and Science (for non-science students).

 v.   Advanced Business Certificate Examination (ABCE) Holders

Candidates with full Diploma in ABCE must have credit passes in five (5) subjects including English Language, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science or Social Studies in the General Business Certificate Examination, SSSCE or WASSCE.  Candidates may be considered for admission at Level 200 of a degree programme.

 vi.   Professional Certificate Holders

Candidates with Part 1 of the following Professional Accountancy Bodies may be admitted:

·   Institute of Chartered Accountants (Ghana),

·   Chartered Institute of Management Accountants,

·   Association of Chartered Certified Accountants,

·   Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators and

·   Chartered Financial Analysts

vii.   Foreign Qualification

All foreign qualifications would be referred to the National Accreditation Board (NAB) for determination of equivalences and eligibility for admission to the programme.

B16.  4-YEAR BACHELOR OF COMMERCE(FINANCE)                                                                                                                             

This programme is by course work and project work.

The entry requirements are the same as that of Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting option) EXCEPT that the elective subjects need not include Financial Accounting. Applicants with non-business background but have Elective Mathematics or strong Mathematics-related discipline (Economics, Statistics, and Geography) may also apply.

B17. 4-YEAR BACHELOR OF COMMERCE(MANAGEMENT)                                                                                                                                             

This programme is by course work and project work. Applicants with any of the following qualification may apply:

 i.   Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSSCE)

Candidates must obtain passes (A-D) in six (6) subjects comprising three core subjects, including English Language and Core Mathematics and Integrated Science or Social Studies; plus, any three business elective subjects.  The applicant’s aggregate should not exceed 24.

 ii.   West African Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (WASSCE)

Candidates must obtain passes (A1-C6) in six (6) subjects comprising three core subjects, including English Language and Core Mathematics and Integrated Science or Social Studies; plus, any three business elective subjects. The applicant’s aggregate should not exceed 36.

 iii.  Professional Examination Certificate Holders

Candidates with Part 1 of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators are eligible to apply.

iv. General Business Certificate Examination (GBCE) and Advanced Business Certificate Examination

Candidates must obtain at least five passes credit passes in English, Business Mathematics, Economics and Commerce.  Candidates must obtain at least two subjects in Advanced Business Certificate Examination.

B18.  4-YEAR BACHELOR OF COMMERCE (HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT)

This programme is by course work and project work. The entry requirements are the same as that of the Bachelor of Commerce (Management).

B19.  4-YEAR BACHELOR OF COMMERCE (MARKETING) AND

B20. 4-YEAR BACHELOR OF COMMERCE (PROCUREMENT AND SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT)

These programmes are by course work and project work. Applicants with any of the following qualifications may apply:

i.  West African Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (WASSCE)

Candidates must obtain passes (A1-C6) in six (6) subjects comprising three core subjects, including English Language, Core Mathematics and Integrated Science or Social Studies; and any three elective subjects in the following areas, General Arts, Science, Agriculture, Home Economics and Visual Arts. The applicant’s aggregate should not exceed 36.

ii.  Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSSCE)

Candidates must obtain passes (A-D) in six (6) subjects comprising three core subjects, including English Language, Core Mathematics and Integrated Science or Social Studies; and any three elective subjects in the following areas, General Arts, Science, Agriculture, Home Economics and Visual Arts. The applicant’s aggregate should not exceed 24.

 iii.   General Business Certificate Examination (GBCE)

Candidates must obtain passes (A-D) in six (6) subjects comprising three core subjects, including English Language and Core Mathematics plus any three elective subjects would be eligible for admission into level 100.

 iv.  General Certificate in Education (GCE) Advanced Level Candidates

Candidates must obtain passes in three subjects (at least, one of the passes should be grade D or better). In addition, applicants must have had credit passes (Grade 6) in five G.C.E. ‘O’ Level subjects including English Language, Mathematics and Science (for non-science students).

 v.   Foreign Qualification

All foreign qualifications would be referred to the National Accreditation Board (NAB) for determination of equivalences and eligibility for admission to the programme.

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