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UCC Graduates 1,198 Postgraduate Students

In the 58th Congregation for the 2022/2023 academic year, the University of Cape Coast (UCC) graduated a total of 1,198 postgraduate students, marking a significant milestone in the institution’s commitment to higher education.

Among the graduates, there were 19 recipients of doctoral degrees, 51 achieving Master of Philosophy (MPhil) degrees, 9 earning Master of Commerce (MCom) degrees, 4 completing Master of Science (MSc) programs, 575 attaining Master of Education (MEd) degrees, 59 receiving Master of Business Administration (MBA) degrees, 121 graduating with Master of Arts (MA) degrees, 4 obtaining Master of Nursing degrees, 12 completing Postgraduate Diplomas in Education (PGDE), and 344 achieving Postgraduate Diplomas in Security Studies.

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Professor Johnson Nyarko Boampong, the Vice-Chancellor of UCC, noted the steady increase in the number of postgraduate students at the university and emphasized the importance of adapting new strategies to enhance postgraduate training, foster research, and develop policies that align with societal and economic needs.

Underlining UCC’s commitment to becoming a premier educational institution in the region, Prof. Boampong stressed the university’s dedication to research, teaching, and community engagement for societal advancement. He urged the graduates to set clear goals, work diligently towards achieving them, and harness their potential to create positive impacts and job opportunities.

Rev. Prof. Harold Amoono-Kuofi, the Chairman of the UCC Governing Council, underscored the vital role of graduate education in nation-building and commended the efforts of the School of Graduate Studies (SGS) in addressing the country’s human resource demands.

Dr. Aba Akebi Atta-Eyison, who earned a PhD in Chemistry, was recognized as the valedictorian and shared inspiring words, urging her fellow graduates to pursue excellence irrespective of challenges they may encounter.

UCC, located in Cape Coast, Ghana, is renowned for its excellence in postgraduate programs. The university stands among the top tertiary institutions in Ghana, offering a diverse range of postgraduate programs tailored to meet various academic and professional needs. With programs ranging from full-time to part-time options, UCC ensures flexibility for students. Admission requirements are stringent, necessitating a good first degree or a relevant master’s qualification depending on the program.

UCC boasts modern facilities including libraries, laboratories, and computer centers, facilitating research and academic endeavors. The university’s faculty comprises experienced experts committed to interdisciplinary research and community engagement.

Despite its rigorous academic standards, UCC’s postgraduate programs remain affordable compared to other institutions in Ghana and the West African region. Moreover, the international recognition of UCC’s postgraduate degrees opens doors to further academic pursuits and career opportunities globally, positioning its graduates for success in academia, research, industry, and government sectors. stands as a specialized blog concentrating on education, committed to delivering reliable Ghana Education News. We offer the latest developments concerning the Ghana Education Service, WASSCE, and BECE exams. Our coverage includes…

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