Distance Undergraduate and Postgraduate Admissions for 2019/2020 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 2019/2020Academic Year will be on sale until the end of April, 2019 for Mature applicants and June, 2019 for Direct/Post Diploma 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 Grade 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. POST DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES

 

(1)        Post Diploma (B.Ed.) in Basic Education

(2)        Post Diploma (B.Ed.) in Early Childhood Education

(3)        Post Diploma (B.A.) in English Language Education

(4)        Post Diploma (B.Sc.) in Mathematics Education

(5)        Post Diploma (B.A.) in Social Studies Education

(6)        Post Diploma (Bachelor of Business Administration) in Accounting Studies

(7)        Post Diploma (Bachelor of Business Administration) in Human Resource Management

 

C. DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES

 

(1)        Diploma in Basic Education

(2)        Diploma in Early Grade 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

 

 

  1. ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE PROGRAMMES ARE AS FOLLOWS:

A. DEGREE PROGRAMMES

 

A1.      BACHELOR OF 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 ‘item 2’ under ‘Definition of Terms’ for details).

A2.      BACHELOR OF EDUCATION IN BASIC EDUCATION (JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL OPTION)

 

  1. The entry requirements are the same as items (i) to (iii) of the requirements for the 4-Year Bachelor of Education in Basic Education programme (Upper Primary Option)

 

A3.      BACHELOR OF EDUCATION IN EARLY GRADE EDUCATION

  1. The entry requirements are the same as items (i) to (iii) of the requirements for the 4-Year Bachelor of Education in Basic Education programme (Upper Primary Option).

A4.      BACHELOR OF 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.

 

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

A5.      BACHELOR OF 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  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 ‘item 2’ under ‘Definition of Terms’ for details).

 

A6. BACHELOR OF ARTS IN SOCIAL STUDIES EDUCATION

 

a)         WASSCE Holders

Must have six (6) Credits (A1 – C6) comprising three (3) Core Subjects: English Language, Core Mathematics and Integrated Science OR Social Studies and Credits (A1-C6) in three (3) Elective subjects including two (2) of the following electives: Geography, Economics, History, Government, and CRS/IRS.

 

b)         SSSCE Candidates

  1. Must have six (6) Credits (A – D) comprising three (3) Core Subjects: English Language, Core Mathematics and Integrated Science OR Social Studies) and
  2. Credits (A-D) in three (3) Elective subjects including two (2) of the following electives: Geography, Economics, History and Government.

 

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

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

 

 

A8.     BACHELOR OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION IN HUMAN RESOURCE MGT.

 

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

 

B. POST DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES

 

B1.       2-YEAR POST DIPLOMA (B. ED.) IN BASIC EDUCATION

 

  1. Applicants for the 2-year Post Diploma (B.Ed.) in Basic Education programme must be holders of a Diploma in Basic Education from the University of Education, Winneba or any recognized University or Institution.
  2. Other applicants must possess a Teacher’s Diploma in Basic Education awarded to graduates from the Colleges of Education in Ghana.
  3. Holders of Tertiary Diploma certificate (other than the DBE) will be placed at level 200 of the 4-Year B.Ed. in Basic Education programme.

 

B2.       2-YEAR POST DIPLOMA (B. ED.) IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION

 

  1. Applicants for the 2-year Post Diploma (B.Ed.) in Early Childhood Education must be holders of a Diploma in Early Childhood Education from the University of Education, Winneba or any recognized University.
  2. Other applicants must possess a Teacher’s Diploma in Early Childhood awarded to graduates from the Colleges of Education in Ghana.

 

 

B3.       2- YEAR POST DIPLOMA (BACHELOR OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION) IN ACCOUNTING             STUDIES

 

  1. Applicants must possess a Diploma in Accounting Studies from the University of Education, Winneba or any recognized University.
  2. Holders of Higher National Diploma (HND) in Accountancy with 2nd Class Lower and above can apply.

 

B4.       2- YEAR POST DIPLOMA (BACHELOR OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION) IN HUMAN             RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

 

  1. Applicants must possess the Diploma in Management Studies from the University of Education, Winneba or any recognized University.
  2. Holders of Higher National Diploma (HND) or its equivalent in EITHER Human Resource Management, Secretaryship and Management, Accountancy, Marketing, Purchasing & Supply OR any Tertiary Diploma in a relevant area.
  3. Holders of Diploma in Basic/Early Childhood Education who want to pursue the Human Resource Mgt. programme will be placed at Level 100 of the 4-Year programme. This excludes DBS holders.

 

B5.       3-YEAR POST DIPLOMA (BACHELOR OF ARTS) IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE EDUCATION

            Entry Requirement(s)

Holders of Diploma in Basic Education Certificate with English as their elective area in the Basic Education programme and have at least credit in Literature-in-English at WASSCE or SSSCE can apply. Such applicants will be placed at Level 200 of the 4-Year programme.

B6.       3-YEAR POST DIPLOMA (BACHELOR OF ARTS) IN SOCIAL STUDIES EDUCATION

            Entry Requirement(s)

Holders of Diploma in Basic Education Certificate with Social Studies as their elective area in the Basic Education programme and have at least credit in Literature-in-English at WASSCE or SSSCE can apply. Such applicants will be placed at Level 200 of the 4-Year programme.

 

B7.       3-YEAR POST DIPLOMA (BACHELOR OF SCIENCE) IN MATHEMATICS EDUCATION

            Entry Requirement(s)

Holders of Diploma in Basic Education Certificate with Mathematics as their elective area in Basic Education programme and have at least credit in Elective Mathematics at SSSCE and WASSCE can apply. Such applicants will be placed at Level 200 of the 4-Year programme.

NB:     Diploma in Basic Education Certificate Holders who do not meet the criteria in (ii) under B5,             B6 and B7 above will be placed at Level 100 of the respective programmes.

 

C. DIPLOMA 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 ‘item 2’ under ‘Definition of Terms’ for details).
  4. Teacher's Certificate 'A' from a recognized College of Education or Institution.

 

 

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 can also apply.

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 ‘item 2’ under ‘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 bachelor’s degree in any relevant field of study.
  2. A tertiary Diploma or a Higher National Diploma (HND) or its equivalent in Engineering, Building and Construction, Agriculture, Nursing, etc.
  3. 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.

 

D. POST GRADUATE PROGRAMMES

 

D1. POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN EDUCATION (PGDE)

 

  1. A Bachelors degree from a recognised University in any field of study.
  2. A satisfactory performance at a screening interview organised by the IDeL, UEW.

 

D2. MASTER OF EDUCATION IN ENGLISH

 

  1. Applicants should possess a good Bachelor’s Degree in English with education component (e.g. B.A. English Language Edu.) from the University of Education, Winneba (UEW) or its equivalent from a recognised University in the relevant field of study
  2. Applicants with B.A. or B.Sc. without education must have a Post Graduate Diploma in Education or Diploma in Education.
  3. Must pass a selection interview

D3. MASTER OF EDUCATION IN MATHEMATICS

 

  1. Applicants should possess a good bachelor's degree in Mathematics with education component (e.g. B.Ed. Maths or B.Sc. Maths Edu.) from the University of Education, Winneba (UEW) or its equivalent from a recognised University in the relevant field of study.

(ii)  Applicants with B.A. or B.Sc. degree without education must also have a Post Graduate Diploma in Education or Diploma in Education.

  1. Must pass a selection interview

 

D4. MASTER OF EDUCATION IN SCIENCE

i)    Applicants should possess a good bachelor's degree in a Science/Applied Science subject with education component (e.g. B.Sc. Physics Edu.) from the University of Education, Winneba (UEW) or its equivalent from a recognised University in the relevant field of study.

ii)   Applicants with B.Sc. degree without education in the sciences or the applied sciences who are teaching in an educational institution or applied sciences. Such applicants must also have a Post Graduate Diploma in Education or Diploma in Education.

  1. Must pass a selection interview

 

D5. MASTER OF EDUCATION IN MENTORSHIP

  1. Applicants must have a first degree with education component from a recognised University.
  2. Applicants with B.A. or B.Sc. degree without education must also have a Post Graduate Diploma in Education or Diploma in Education.
  3. All applicants must pass a selection interview

 

  1. 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 1st September, 2019, 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 2019/2020 Academic Year is either by the ONLINE mode or the Hard Copy Application Forms.

 

For the on line mode, interested applicants should obtain Application Vouchers  from the following sources: G.C.B. Bank,  Ecobank Ghana Ltd,  Republic Bank, Agricultural Development Bank (ADB),  Zenith Bank,  Fidelity Bank, Unibank and VISA Credit/ Debit Card. Applicants should use the Serial Number and PIN on the voucher to apply

at the University's website: www.uew.edu.gh.

 

For the hard copy applications, applicants are to purchase a Banker’s Draft in favour of the University of Education, Winneba and present the draft to any of the under-listed Study Centres near them for the Application Forms.

 

 All completed Hard Copy Application forms should be posted to the University through the address below:

 

Deputy Registrar, lDeL
University of Education, Winneba
P. O. Box 25, Winneba

 

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

 

UEW DISTANCE EDUCATION STUDY CENTRES:

 

Region

Town/City

Study Centre

Programmes Offered

Ashanti

Asante Mampong

UEW, Mampong Campus

Basic, Early Childhood & Dip in Education Only

Ejisu

Ejisuman S.H.S.

Basic Education programmes Only

Kumasi

Kumasi Girls S.H.S.

All programmes

Kumasi

UEW Campus

Basic, Early Childhood & Dip in Education Only

Obuasi

Fr. Murphy S.H.S.

Basic, Early Childhood & Dip in Education Only

Offinso

Offinso College of Education

Basic Education & Diploma in Education Only

Brong Ahafo

Atebubu

Atebubu College of Education

Basic & Early Grade Education Only

Bechem

St. Joseph’s College of Edu.

Basic, Early Childhood & Dip in Education Only

Sunyani

Twene Amanfo SHTS

All programmes

Techiman

UEW, IDeL Office/Good Shepherd Int. Sch.

All programmes

Central

Assin Fosu

Assin Fosu College of Edu.

Basic, Early Childhood & Dip in Education Only

Cape Coast

Cape Coast Technical Inst.

All programmes

Kasoa

Gateway School Complex

Basic, Early Childhood & Business Programmes

Winneba

IDeL, UEW North Campus

All programmes

Eastern

Asamankese

Asamankese S.H.S.

Basic Education programmes Only

Koforidua

Pope John S.H.S.

All programmes

Nkawkaw

Nkawkaw S.H.S.

Basic, Early Childhood & Dip in Education Only

Odumase-Krobo

Krobo Girls S.H.S.

Basic, Early Childhood & Dip in Education Only

Greater Accra

Accra

Accra College of Education

Basic, Early Childhood & Dip in Education Only

Accra

Accra Academy

Basic, Early Childhood,  Dip in Education & PGDE Only

Accra

Accra Wesley Girls SHS

4-Year Degree & Business programmes only

Accra

St. John’s Grammar School

All Programmes

Tema

Tema Presby S.H.S., Comm. 11

Basic, Early Childhood & Dip in Education Only

Northern

Tamale

Bagabaga College of Education

Basic, Early Childhood & Dip in Education Only

Tamale

Northern School of Business

Business & 4-Yr Degree programmes Only

Yendi

Yendi Senir High School

Basic Education programmes Only

Upper East

Navrongo

St. John Bosco College of Edu.

All programmes

Pusiga

Gbewaa College of Education

All programmes

Upper West

Wa

N. J. Ahmadiyya College of  Edu.

All programmes

Volta

Dambai

Dambai College of Education

Basic, Early Childhood & Dip in Education Only

Denu

Three Town S.H.S.

All programmes

Ho

Ho Technical University

All programmes

Hohoe

St. Francis College of Edu.

Basic, Early Childhood & Dip in Education Only

Sogakope

Sogakope S.H.S.

Basic, Early Childhood & Dip in Education Only

Western

Axim

Manye Academy

Basic, Early Childhood & Dip in Education Only

Enchi

Enchi College of Education

Basic, Early Childhood & Dip in Education Only

Sekondi

Fijai S.H.S.

All programmes

Sefwi-Wiawso

Sefwi-Wiawso S.H.S.

Basic Education programmes Only

Sefwi Debiso

Bia S.H.T.S.

Basic, Early Childhood & Dip in Education Only

Tarkwa

Tarkwa S.H.S.

Basic Education & 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)

 

  1. Mature ApplicantsGh¢300.00 (Three Hundred Ghana Cedis – this includes the cost of Study Materials, Preparatory classes and the entrance exams to be organized by the University)
  2. Post-Graduate Applicants - Gh¢250.00 (Two Hundred and Fifty Ghana Cedis)

 

  1. 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 Tuesday, 30th April, 2019 (for Mature Applicants) and Friday, 28th June, 2019 (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.

 

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

 

SIGNED: REGISTRAR

January, 2019