WPCS 2.1.2
Tuition Fees:$1,133 /year
Applications Begin:January 2021
Final Award:Bachelor of Arts in Theatre Arts
Start Date:August 2021
Academic Unit:School of Creative Arts
Campus:Winneba Campus
Application Deadline: July 2021
Programme Overview

Programme Description
Aims and Objectives of the programme are
•     To inculcate in its students the requisite knowledge and practical skills for the challenging demands of theatre
•     To expose students to global trends in theatre and related fields
•     To enable students take up leadership roles in the theatre and film industries.
•     To train students to use theatre as a medium in promoting development in rural communities with indigenous local resources.
•     To prepare students in promoting cultural activities in schools and communities.
•     To encourage students become aware of their identity and their sense of patriotism.

Admission Requirements

a)    SSSCE Candidates
– Passes in three (3) elective subjects.
(A credit in Literature in English will be an advantage)

b) WASSCE Candidates
i) Must possess credit passes (A1– C6) in six (6) subjects comprising three core subjects, including English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science OR Social Studies, plus
ii)    Must possess credit passes (A1 – C6) in three (3) elective subjects.

(A credit in Literature in English will be an advantage)

GCE Advanced Level Candidates
– Passes in three (3) subjects (at least, one of the passes should be Grade D or better).
– Also, the applicant must have had credit passes (Grade 6) in five GCE Ordinary Level subjects including English Language, Mathematics and a Science subject (for non-science students) and an Arts subject (for Science students).

Mature Candidates
– Candidates must be at least 25 years by August 1 of the academic year s/he wants to enrol.
Post Diploma Candidates
– Candidates must possess a Diploma in a relevant subject from a recognised institution.
– The class obtained should be B average or better.
(Post-Diploma candidates will be admitted to Level 200)

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

Job Prospects for Bachelor of Arts in Theatre Arts include:
– Playwrights
– Theatre Directors
– Actors
– Theatre Technicians
– Set Designers
– Community Development Facilitators
– Teachers of English and Literature
– Teachers of Dance and Drama

Tuition Fees Details
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Tuition Fees for Ghanaian Students: $1,133
Tuition Fees for International Student: $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