UDS/McCoy College of Education 2022/2023 sandwich top-up opened-Apply Here

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UDS/McCoy College of Education 2022/2023 sandwich top-up opened-Apply Here

University for Development Studies (UDS) in collaboration with McCoy College of Education, Nadowli is admitting suitably qualified persons into the following Sandwich programmes for the 2022/2023 Academic Year:

  • 2-Year Certificate Course in Early Childhood
  • 2-Year Diploma in Basic Education
  • 2-Year Bachelor’s in Education (Top-up)

Specialty areas of the Top-up include:

  • B. ed Early Grade Specialism
  • B. ed Upper-Grade Specialism
  • B. ed JHS Specialism in the following areas: English Language, Mathematics, I C T, Social Studies, Religious and Moral And Dagaare


  • 2-Year Certificate Course in Early Childhood Education

 ‘O’ Level, SSCE, or WASSCE Certificate (Applicants with practical teaching experience in kindergarten and Nursery are particularly encouraged to apply)

  • 2-Year Diploma in Basic Education
    1. One must have three (3) Credit Passes in elective subjects and
    2. Passes (D7 or better) in English Language and Mathematics in WASSCE OR
    3. 3-Yr. Post-Sec. Teachers’ Certificate ‘A’
  • 2-Year Bachelor’s in Education (Top-up)
    1. The applicant must hold a Diploma in Education, Basic Education, or Early Childhood Education.


  • 2-Year B.Ed. programmes (2 Sandwich Sessions)
    • 2-Year Diploma in Education (3 Sandwich sessions)
    • Certificate Course in Early Childhood (2 Sandwich Sessions)  

NOTE: A sandwich session is eight (8 weeks). From August to September.


All applicants for the 2022/ 2023 Academic Year Sandwich admissions are required to use the UDS online application portal. The procedure for the online application process is as follows:

  1. Make a payment of GH¢ 200.00 (Two Hundred Ghana Cedis) for the UDS E-Voucher at any GCB Bank, Agricultural Development Bank (ADB), Bank National Investment Bank (NIB) and Ecobank branches throughout the country.
  2. The E-Voucher contains the PIN, and Serial Number required for the completion of the online form. Access the online form by visiting our online admissions portal at uds.edu.gh after payment.
  3. In completing the online form, students will be required to upload their most recent passport-size photographs with white background and relevant certificates. Applicants who use objects instead of their own photographs would be disqualified.
  4. A completed form will not be considered for admission unless it is SUBMITTED after accepting our data confirmation policy.
  5. Applicants are advised to check thoroughly all details entered before finally submitting their online applications. A form, once submitted, can only be viewed, but cannot be edited.
  6. Applicants must print out the application summary; attach results slips, certificates, and all other relevant documents. These documents should be submitted in triplicates (three copies each) to the Deputy Registrar (Academic Affairs Section).
  7. Candidates are strongly advised to visit any EMS Office in the Country for assistance towards the return of the application documents (see viii). Applicants are advised not to post the forms themselves. They should seek the advice and services of Ghana Post EMS.
  8. The application documents as specified in (vii) above should be addressed to:

The Deputy Registrar (Academic & Student Affairs)

P. O. BOX BOX TL1350

Tamale Campus

Also, post one package of the application document marked SANDWICH ADMISSION to  The College Secretary

McCoy College of Education

P. O. BOX ND 12

Nadowli, Upper West Region

For further Enquiries call the following phone numbers.

  • 0242113933
  • 0209157223
  • 0552507916
  • 0268240236
  • 0500080088

UDS/McCoy College of Education 2022/2023 sandwich top-up opened-Apply Here