UEW ADMISSIONS

The University of Education, Winneba is calling on all qualified applicants to apply for admission into Regular, Sandwich, and Distance Education programmes for the 2021/2022 academic year. Interested persons should check out the programmes, requirements, how to apply, and more below;

Distance Programmes

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 Basic Education (Early Grade Option)
  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

DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES

  1. Diploma in Basic Education
  2. Diploma in Early Grade Education
  3. Diploma in Education

POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES

  1. Post Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE)
  2. Master of Education in English
  3. Master of Education in Mathematics
  4. Master of Education in Science
  5. Master of Education in Mentorship

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

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 subjects.
  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 ‘Definition of Terms’ for details).
  4. 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)
  5. 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)

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

A3. BACHELOR OF EDUCATION IN BASIC EDUCATION (EARLY GRADE 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).
  2. 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

  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 Literature-in-English.

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 Literature-in-English.

c) Tertiary Diploma certificate holders from any recognised tertiary institution may also apply for the 4-Year Bachelor of Arts in English Language Education programme. Please note that this does not include Diploma in Business Studies (DBS) holders.

  1. Must be 25 years or above (Refer to ‘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 (in General Science or Business) including Elective Mathematics.
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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 a total aggregate of 24 or better.

c) Tertiary Diploma certificate holders from any recognised tertiary institution may also apply for the   4-Year Bachelor of Science in Mathematics Education programme. Please note that this does not include Diploma in Business Studies (DBS) holders.

d) 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 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.

bSSSCE 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) Tertiary Diploma certificate holders from any recognised tertiary institution may also apply for the 4-Year Bachelor of Arts in Social Studies Education programme. Please note that this does not include Diploma in Business Studies (DBS) holders.

d)  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

  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 three (3) of the following: Business Management, Financial Accounting, Cost Accounting, Business Mathematics, 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 (Post Diploma Applicants)

  1. 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.
  2. 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.

  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 subjects with the total aggregate of 36 or better
  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 with the total aggregate of 24 or better.
  3. Mature Applicants: Must be 25 years or above (Refer to ‘Definition of Terms’ for details).
  4. Diploma Holders (Post Diploma applicants)
    1. 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.
    2. 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 or its equivalent in Business Studies with at least 2nd Class Lower will also be placed at level 300 of the programme
    3. Tertiary Diploma Certificate Holders (other than those mentioned in (i) and (ii) 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).
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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:

  1. WASSCE with credits (A1 – C6) five (5) subjects comprising 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 ‘Definition of Terms’ for details).
  4. Teacher’s Certificate ‘A’ from a recognized College of Education or Institution.

B2.       DIPLOMA IN EARLY GRADE EDUCATION

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 any three (3) 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 any three (3) elective subjects.
  3. Mature applicants must be 25 years or above (Refer to ‘Definition of Terms’ for details).

B3.       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 from any accredited tertiary institution
  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.

POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES

D1. POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN EDUCATION (PGDE)

  1. A Bachelor’s 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 (eg B.A. English Language Education) 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. degree without education component must have a Post Graduate Diploma in Education or Diploma in Education in addition.
  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. Mathematics or B.Sc. Mathematics Education) 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 component must also have a Post Graduate Diploma in Education or Diploma in Education in addition.

  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 Education) from the University of Education, Winneba (UEW) or its equivalent from a recognised University in the relevant field of study.

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ii)   Applicants with B.Sc. degree without education component 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 in addition.

  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 component must also have a Post Graduate Diploma in Education or Diploma in Education in addition.
  3. All applicants must pass a selection interview.

HOW TO APPLY

Application into the Distance Learning Programme for the 2021/2022 Academic Year is strictly by the ONLINE application mode.

Procedures for application are as follows:

Obtain an Application Voucher from any of the following Banks/Sources: 

  • All UEW Revenue Points 
  • Ghana Post 
  • GCB Bank Ltd
  • IT Consortium (Mobile Money Sales) 
  • Zenith Bank Gh Ltd
  • Consolidated Bank Gh Ltd
  • Prudential Bank
  • Republic Bank Gh Ltd
  • Agricultural Development Bank 
  • Ecobank Ghana Ltd
  • Stanbic Bank Gh Ltd 
  • First Atlantic Bank Ltd

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.

COST OF APPLICATION FORMS

The cost of the application form for admission to distance programmes for local applicants are as follows:

  1. Direct/Post-Diploma Applicants – Gh¢200.00 (Two Hundred Ghana Cedis)
  2. Mature Applicants – Gh¢300.00 (Three Hundred Ghana Cedis – this includes the cost for the entrance exams to be organized by the University)
  3. Post Graduate Applicants – Gh¢250.00 (Two Hundred and Fifty Ghana Cedis)
  4. 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


SUBMISSION OF COMPLETED APPLICATION FORMS

The closing date for the submission of completed Application Forms is Friday, 30th July, 2021 (for Mature Applicants) and Tuesday, 31st August, 2021 (for Direct & Post Diploma Applicants).

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.
  5. Admissions to all programmes of study at the University of Education, Winneba are transparently administered by the Joint Admissions Board without any other considerations and/or solicitations. Any applicant who makes any form of solicitation to any person or group of persons for the purpose of influencing and/or gaining admission into the university does so at his/her own risk.
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