2020/2021 UCC Bachelor Of Laws LLB Degree Programme Admission Is Ongoing

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2020/2021 UCC Bachelor Of Laws LLB Degree Programme Admission Is Ongoing

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons (Ghanaian and Foreign) for admission into the 3-Year Post-First Degree and 4-Year Post-WASSCE Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree programmes of the University of Cape Coast for the 2020/2021 academic year. Applicants are

to note that the LLB programme is fee-paying.

1.0PROGRAMME GOAL AND STUDENT PROFILE

The main goal of the Law programme, which is in line with the University’s mission, is to produce high-caliber legal scholars and researchers who will positively influence decision- making and implementation at all levels of the corporate and public (including judiciary, security and intelligence) sectors, journalism, politics, private affairs and other areas. Graduates of the programme will be expected to provide the highest quality legal services that will address the needs of Ghana and the international community. Exit characteristics of our graduates will include:

Sound knowledge and application of law

Proficiency in use of information technology, legal data and law office software

Critical thinking, logical reasoning, advocacy and problem-solving skills

Proficiency in written and spoken English

Ability to conduct sound legal research and

Community and public service and voluntarism

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2.0ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

3-Year Post-First Degree LLB Programme

Applicants must:

Have obtained a good first degree in any field of study from a recognized University with at least a 2nd Class Lower Division or have obtained post-graduate qualification from a recognized University.

Submit an official transcript of academic record.

Submit at least two referees’ reports, one of which must be from a former lecturer.

Pass a selection interview.

Show capacity for a demanding full time study; availability by show of release letter from employers; and ability to pay

NB.: Ghanaian Applicants will be required to:

Write an entrance examination

Familiarize themselves with the provisions of the 1992 Ghanaian Constitution and current affairs (national and international)

Have successfully completed national service.

Eligible foreign applicants (applying from outside Ghana) will be examined via Skype (Skype addresses are to be forwarded to law@ucc.edu.gh ).

4-Year Post-WASSCE/SSSCE LLB Programme

Applicants must:

Have credit passes in six (6) subjects with overall aggregate of EIGHT (8) or better at the WASSCE/SSSCE respectively.

Three of the six subjects should be core subjects: English Language, Mathematics, Integrated Science or Social Studies and the other three being electives.

For purposes of admission, a credit pass in:

i.WASSCE means A1 – C6

ii.SSSCE means A – D

3.0HOW TO APPLY

3.1Ghanaian Applicants

Applicants should purchase scratch cards for online application at the Centres listed below:

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a.Cash Office, University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast (Mode of payment – cash)

b.Ghana Post Offices at the Regional and District Capitals (Mode of payment – Postal Order)

c.University of Cape Coast, Accra Office, Tesano, Accra (Mode of payment – Cash)

d.Kumasi Workers’ College, Kumasi (Mode of payment – CASH)

e.I-J Consult, Kasoa-Nyanyano Road (100 Yards from Kakraba Junction and APOSTLE BAIDOO Avenue, Millennium City Estate (CASH Payment)

f.All UCC College of Distance Education (CoDE) Study Centres (Mode of payment: GCB Bankers Draft in the name of The Registrar, University of Cape Coast)

3.2Foreign Applicants

International applicants can make payment by VISA Card and have their Scratch Card PIN sent to their e-mail addresses to enable them to complete their applications online.

3.3Application FeeGhanaian Applicants – GH¢600.00 (Post-First Degree)

GH¢400.00 (Post-WASSCE/SSSCE)

International Applicants – US$ 350.00

The application fee covers the cost of processing applications, entrance examination, interviews, and publication of examination results/selected candidates.

The deadlines for the sale of Scratch Cards (Ghanaian applicants) and the submission of completed application forms (All applicants) are Monday, 19th March, 2020 and Friday, 23rd March, 2020 respectively.

4.0ONLINE APPLICATIONS

a.Applicants should visit www.ucc.edu.gh then go to the ADMISSIONS Link at the bottom of the homepage and click on Apply Now for further instructions. Applicants should select the POST FIRST DEGREE application type (for First Degree holders) or FIRST DEGREE POST WASSCE (for WASSCE/SSSCE applicants).

b.Ghanaian applicants are required to provide the following information at the back of the Large EMS envelope:

i.Application reference number

ii.Full name

iii.Postal address

iv.Type of Application (Post First Degree OR First Degree Post

WASSCE/SSSCE)

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c.Applicants are advised to read application instructions as well as the contents of the Faculty Brochure very carefully before completion of the online application form.

5.0SUBMISSION OF COPIES OF COMPLETED APPLICATION FORMS

(a)Copies of completed online application form (confirmation page) accompanied by copies of certificates should be sent by POST and NOT delivered by hand and should reach the Director, Directorate of Academic Affairs (DAA), University of Cape Coast not later than Friday, 23rd March, 2020.

Applicants are to ensure that copies of the confirmation page and other attachments are posted early enough to be received before the deadline for submission as forms received after the deadline will not be processed.

(b)No additional documents will be accepted after submission of confirmation pages. Applicants are to note that only photocopies of certificates or results slips (not returnable) should accompany confirmation pages. Original certificates of applicants short-listed will be inspected during the interview.

(c)Application forms received without Application Reference Numbers and copies of certificates/results slips and payments receipts will not be processed. COPIES OF TRANSCRIPTS ARE TO BE FORWARDED DIRECTLY BY UNIVERSITIES ATTENDED BY APPLICANTS.

6.0 IMPORTANT DATES TO NOTE

Entrance Examinations (Post-First Degree Applicants Only)-

4th April, 2020

Publication of Examination results (UCC website)

18th April, 2020

Interview dates:

(Post-First Degree Applicants)

2nd May – 4th May, 2020

(Post-WASSCE/SSSCE Applicants) –

8th May – 10th May, 2020

Publication of List of Selected Candidates `

21st May, 2020

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