WPCS 2.1.2
Tuition Fees:$1,133 /year
Applications Begin:January 2021
Final Award:Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences Education
Start Date:August 2021
Academic Unit:Faculty of Science Education
Campus:Mampong Campus
Application Deadline: July 2021
Programme Overview

Programme Description
The main aim of the programme is to promote education in the biological sciences and to equip students with the scientific knowledge required for teaching.

The specific objectives of the programme are to:
– Produce biological science teachers for Junior and Senior High Schools.
– Prepare students for graduate training in the biological sciences
– Upgrade the skills and competence of environmental and public health practitioners and related professionals to enable them to better offer the needed services in their sectors.

Target Group
– SHS (Senior High School) Certificate holders
– Teacher’s Certificate ‘A’ holders
– Diploma holders
– Environmental and Public health workers
– All who wish to be trained in biological sciences and have the requisite qualification

Admission Requirements

Applicants must possess any of the following qualifications:

A. SSSCE/WASSCE Certificate Holders
– Credit passes inEnglish Language, Mathematics and IntegratedScience and Biology
– Credit passes in Biology and two(2)of the following subjects; Chemistry, General Agriculture,Physics and Elective Mathematics

B. Mature Applicants
– Must be at least 25 years by 1st August of the year of application.
– Must hold
(a) Teachers Certificate ‘A’ or
(b)  SSSCE/WASSCE Certificate or Certificate of Professional training from a recognized institution \

-Must pass the UEW Entrance Examination.

C.  Diploma Holders
– Must possess a Diploma or its equivalent in a relevant discipline from a recognized institution
– Must pass the UEW Entrance Examination

Applicants with the relevant background will be placed in the second year.

D.  Ordinary and Advanced Level Certificates
– Five (5) credits at GCE ‘O’ Level Examinationincluding English, Mathematics and at least one other science subject and
– At least two(2) pass in any Relevant subject in the Advanced Level Examination

Application Process
Application Fees for Ghanaian Students: $44
Application Fees for International Students: $100

Applicants Should Follow the Guidelines below:
In all cases, the following documents should be attached to the completed online application forms:
– Copies of certificates
– Copies of Transcripts of academic record
– One recent passport-size photograph
– Three referees’ reports. (To be submitted directly by referees to) The Dean, School of Graduate Studies = UEWP.O. BOx 25WINNEBA

Applicants should note that:
-No application will be processed unless all requirements are fully met
– Any change of address must be communicated at once to the Dean, School of Graduate Studies
– A change of programme after submission of application forms will NOT be allowed
– ALL certificates and results slips other than those from the West African Examinations Council, the Universities in Ghana and Institutions accredited by the National Accreditation Board, should be cleared with the Accreditation Board and the evaluation report attached to the certificate(s)
– All applications must be submitted online at

Career Opportunities

Graduates of this programme have opportunities to secure jobs at Ministry of Education (MOE) as teachers in the Senior and Junior High Schools and analogous institutions. Opportunities also exist for employment in other sectors.

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Tuition Fees for Ghanaian Students: $1,133
Tuition Fees for International Students: $3,313

Tuition Fees per year for Ghanaian Students = 6,508GHS

The Tuition Fees for International Students, is divided into FOUR main categories:
Tuition Fees per year for West African Countries = 16,865GHS (West African Countries include; Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Togo)
Tuition Fees per year for Other African Countries = 19,023GHS
Tuition Fees per year for Carribean countries = 21,181GHS
Tuition Fees per year for All Other Foreign Countries = 23,345GHS

NOTE: Included in the fees of Final Year Students are;
– Congregation fee of GHS350.00
– Alumni dues GHS10.00

Relevant Contact

Prof. Frederick K. Sarfo
Principal, College of Technology Education
Admissions Office
Responsible for Admissions Enquiries