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How to Apply to a Law Programme at University of Cape Coast


With a focus on professional development, community engagement and information technology, the UCC faculty of Law offers the traditional law subjects.


This programme is ran as post-graduate, like the University of Ghana Law School Post-graduate LLBs. The difference however, is that, UCC Law admits students into a 3-Year Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree programme whereas University of Ghana’s runs for 2 years. The programme is strictly fee-paying.

To qualify for this LLB programme, candidates must:


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


Ghanaian Applicants will be required to:

  • Write an entrance examination
  • Familiarise themselves with the provisions of the 1992 Ghanaian Constitution and current affairs (national and international)
  • Have successfully completed national service.


Are You ready to apply?

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


  • Cash Office, University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast (Mode of payment – cash)
  • Ghana Post Offices at the Regional and District Capitals (Mode of payment – Postal Order)
  • University of Cape Coast, Accra Office, Tesano, Accra (Mode of payment – Cash) 
  • Kumasi Workers’ College, Kumasi (Mode of payment - CASH)
  • I-J Consult, Kasoa - Nyanyano Road, Near Witty Kids Int. School (CASH Payment)
  • 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)

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.


Application Fee:        Ghanaian Applicants - GH¢600.00, International Applicants - US$ 350.00  

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


Online Applications

  1. Applicants should visit the university’s admission portal then go to the Quick Links and click on Apply Now for further instructions. Applicants should select the POST FIRST DEGREE application type.

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

  1. Application reference number
  2. Full name
  3. Postal address
  4. Type of Application (Post First Degree)



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