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.

Entry requirements: Candidates seeking admission to the LLB programme 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 ).

How to apply:

  1. Ghanaian Applicants

Applicants should purchase scratch cards for online application at the Centres 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)

Application Fee:  Ghanaian Applicants – GH¢600.00. The application fee covers the cost of processing applications, entrance examination, interviews, and publication of examination results/selected candidates.