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 29th May, 2020 for Mature applicants and 15th July, 2020 for Direct/Post Diploma (Top-up) applicants.

A. BACHELOR’S DEGREE/POST DIPLOMA PROGRAMME

(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

ENTRREQUIREMENTS FOR THE PROGRAMMES ARE AS FOLLOWS:

DEGREE PROGRAMMES

A1. BACHELOR OF EDUCATION IN BASIC EDUCATION (UPPER PRIMARY OPTION)

Applicants must possess any ONE of the following:

(i) 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.

(ii) 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.

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

(iv) 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)

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

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. BACHELOR OF EDUCATION IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION

(i) 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).

(ii) 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. BACHELOR OF ARTS IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE EDUCATION

a) WASSCE Candidates

(i) Must possess Credits (A1–C6) in six (6) subjects comprising three core subjects: English Language, Mathematics, and Integrated Science OR Social Studies, plus

(ii) Credits (A1 – C6) in three (3) elective subjects including English Literature.

b) SSSCE Candidates

(i) Must possess Credits (A - D) in six (6) subjects comprising three core subjects: English Language, Mathematics, Integrated Science OR Social Studies, plus

(ii) Credits (A – D) in three (3) elective subjects including English Literature.

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

 

A5. BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN MATHEMATICS EDUCATION

a) WASSCE Candidates

Must possess Credits (A1–C6) in six (6) subjects comprising three core subjects: English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science, plus

Credits (A1 – C6) in three (3) elective subjects (in General Science or Business) including Elective Mathematics.

b) SSSCE Candidates

Must possess Credits (A - D) in six (6) subjects comprising three core subjects: English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science, plus

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. BACHELOR OF 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

Must have six (6) Credits (A – D) comprising four (4) Core Subjects: English Language, Core Mathematics and Integrated Science, Social Studies) and

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

(i) Candidate must have Credits in six (6) subjects comprising three (3) core subjects: English Language, Mathematics and Science/Integrated Science OR Social Studies, plus

(ii) 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

(i) Candidate must have Credits in six (6) subjects comprising three (3) core subjects: English Language, Mathematics and Science/Integrated Science OR Social Studies, plus

(ii) Credits (A-D) in any two (2) of the following: Business Management, Financial Accounting, Cost Accounting, and Business Mathematics), plus

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

 

(i) 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.

(ii) 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.

(i) 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

(ii) 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.

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

 

Diploma Holders (Post Diploma applicants)

(i)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.

(ii) 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

(iii) 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

B1. DIPLOMA IN BASIC EDUCATION

Applicants must possess any ONE of the following:

(i) 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.

(ii) 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.

(iii) Mature applicants must be 25 years or above (Refer to ‘Definition of Terms’ for details).

(iv) Holders of Teacher’s Certificate ‘A’ from a recognized College of Education or Institution should apply as mature applicants.

 

B2. 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.

 

B3. DIPLOMA IN ACCOUNTING STUDIES

Applicants must possess any ONE of the following:

(i) 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.

(ii) 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.

(iii) Mature applicants must be 25 years or above (Refer to ‘Definition of Terms’ for details).

 

B4. 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.

 

B5. DIPLOMA IN EDUCATION

Applicants must possess any ONE of the following:

A tertiary Diploma or a Higher National Diploma (HND) or its equivalent in Engineering, Building and Construction, Agriculture, Nursing, etc.

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

C1. POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN EDUCATION (PGDE)

(i)A Bachelor’s degree from a recognised University in any field of study.

(ii) A satisfactory performance at a screening interview organised by the IDeL, UEW.

 

C2. MASTER OF EDUCATION IN ENGLISH

Applicants should possess a good Bachelor’s Degree in English with education component (eg 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

Applicants with B.A. or B.Sc. without education must have a Post Graduate Diploma in Education or Diploma in Education.

Must pass a selection interview

 

C3. MASTER OF EDUCATION IN MATHEMATICS

(i) 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.

(iii) Must pass a selection interview

 

C4. 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.

(iii) Must pass a selection interview

 

C5. MASTER OF EDUCATION IN MENTORSHIP

(i) Applicants must have a first degree with education component from a recognised University.

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

(iii) All applicants must pass a selection interview

V. 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, 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).

3. 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.

4. 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 the following Listed Banks or Sales Points:

  1. GCB Bank
  2. Prudential Bank
  3. Zenith Bank
  4. Ghana Post Offices
  5. UEW Campuses Cash Office

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:

 

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 Islamic S.H.S.

All programmes

Kumasi

UEW Campus

All programmes

Obuasi

Fr. Murphy S.H.S.

All Under Graduate Programmes

Offinso

Offinso College of Education

Basic Education, Diploma in Education & Early Childhood Only

Brong Ahafo

Atebubu

Atebubu College of Education

Basic & Early Childhood Education Only

Bechem

St. Joseph’s College of Edu.

Basic, Early Childhood, Dip in Education & 4-Year Degree Programmes

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

All programmes

Winneba

IDeL, UEW North Campus

All programmes

Eastern

Asamankese

Asamankese S.H.S.

Basic Education, Early Childhood & Dip in Education 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 & PGDE 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 & PGDE Only

Tamale

Northern School of Business

Business & 4-Yr Degree programmes Only

Yendi

Yendi Senior High School

Basic, Early Childhood, Business & 4-Yr Degree 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, 4-Yr Degree & PGDE 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 & 4-Yr Degree Programmes 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 & Early Childhood Programmes Only

Sefwi Debiso

Bia S.H.T.S.

Basic, Early Childhood, Dip in Education & 4-Yr Degree Programmes Only

Tarkwa

Tarkwa S.H.S.

Basic, Early Childhood & Diploma in Education Only

 

 

Signed: Registrar  January, 2020