Degree Type: 

Bachelor of Science


Department of Science Education

Programme Duration: 

4 years (Standard Entry)

Modes of Study: 


About Programme: 

Not Published

Entry Requirements: 

The minimum admission requirement into the University of Cape Coast for WASSCE applicants is aggregate 36.

Applicants must have passes with at least grade C6 in any three (3) of the following elective subjects: Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology. In addition, an applicant should have obtained at least Credit of C6 in English Language, Core Mathematics and Integrated Science.


Post Diploma Applicant

Holders of Diploma of Basic Education with Science Option with a second class lower division or higher from a recognized University or institution are considered to start at Level 200.

Career Opportunities: 

Courses offered at the undergraduate and post-graduate levels enable graduates to be high calibre educationists capable of using contemporary approaches and technologies to facilitate the teaching and learning process at all levels of the educational system. Products from the Department are well equipped to take leadership roles in the educational system as well as lead and conduct research in all issues related to Science Education.

Programme Structure

Level 100

First Semester

CMS 107: Communicative Skills I
3 Credit(s)

Engaging in academic work at the university is challenging. This course is aimed at equipping fresh students to make the transition from pre-university level to the university level. It assists them in engaging and succeeding in complex academic tasks in speaking, listening, reading and writing. It also provides an introduction to university studies by equipping students with skills that will help them to engage in academic discourse with confidence and fluency.

Second Semester

CMS 108: Communicative Skills II
3 Credit(s)

This is a follow-up course on the first semester one. It takes students through writing correct sentences, devoid of ambiguity, through the paragraph and its appropriate development to the fully-developed essay. The course also emphasizes the importance and the processes of editing written work.