West End University College, Accra
About West End University College, Accra
West End University College (WEUC) is a forward-focused independent, non-denomirial, co-educational tertiary institution established in 2010. It is situated in the western End of Accra, the capital of Ghana. It has an urban setting location at Ngleshie-Amanfro, off the Weija-Kasoa Highway, about 30 kilometres from the city of Accra. The University College which is accredited by the National Accreditation Board (NAB) of the Ministry of Education and affiliated to the University of Cape Coast (UCC) was incorporated under the Ghana Companies Code 1963 (Act 179) on January 21, 2010
WEUC’s mission is to respond to the educational and technical needs of our society through an array of comprehensive programmes and services that facilitate learning, research and outreach activities aimed at fostering effective leadership, organizational change, innovation and social stewardship.
The vision of WEUC is to be an innovative top-class University College bridging the gap between industry and academia.
West End University College Courses Offered
Programmes offered at WEUC are handled by five Faculties namely Business Administration, Computer Science, Education, Health Sciences and Social Sciences.
(a) Faculty of Business Administration: The following programmes are available:-
B.Sc. – Accounting
B.Sc. – Banking and Finance
B.Sc. – Human Resource
B.Sc. – Marketing
(b) Faculty of Computer Studies
B.Sc. – Computer Science
B.Sc. – Information & Communication Technology
B.Sc. Computational Finance
(c)Faculty of Education
B.Ed. – Basic Education
B.Ed. – Early Childhood Education
B.Ed. – Management
(d) Faculty of Health Sciences
B.Sc. – Nursing
B.Sc.Mid– (B.Sc. Midwifery)
B.Sc. – Public Health
(e) Faculty of Social Sciences
B.Sc. – Entrepreneurship
B.A– Corporate Administration
B.Sc. – Procurement & Supply Chain Management
(e) UPCOMING PROGRAMMES
Three programmes which are in advance stage of development will be mounted in the course of 2016/2017 academic year. These are:
B.Sc.Mid (B.Sc. Midwifery)
B.Sc. Public Health
(f) New Programmes being developed
B.Sc. – Criminal Justice Administration
B.Sc. – Radiology
B.Sc. – Global Health and Humanitarian Relief.
The general requirement for admission of WASSCE, SSSCE and GBCE candidates to first degree programmes are three (3) credit passes in three core subject an three (3) relevant elective subjects.
SSSCE Candidates: Credit Passes (A-D) in six subjects comprising three core subjects, including English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science/Social Studies, plus three (3) relevant elective subjects.
WASSCE Candidates: Credit Passes (A1-C6) in six (6) subjects comprising three core subjects including English Language, and Mathematics, plus three (3) relevant elective subjects.
GBCE Candidates: Credit Passes (A-D) in six (6) subjects comprising three core subjects including English Language and Mathematics plus three (3) relevant elective subjects.
General Certificate of Education (GCE) Advanced Level Candidates
Passes in three (3) subjects (at least, one pass 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).
Admission for Higher National Diploma (HND) Candidates to First Degree Programmes.
Applicant must have graduated with a good HND certificate (i.e. at least 2nd Class Lower Division). In addition, the applicant must have acquired a 2-year post-HND qualification work experience. Other Diploma qualifications from elsewhere assessed to be equivalent to HND may be similarly considered. Applicants with HND in First and second Class-upper divisions may be placed in the 3rd year (Level 300) while those with 2nd Class lower division will be placed in the 2nd year (Level 200) of the program.
Advanced Business Certificate Examination (ABCE) Candidates
Full Diploma certificate in ABCE. Also applicant must have had credit passes in five (5) subjects including English Language, Mathematics, Integrated Science or Social Studies in the General Business Certificate Examination (GBCE) or Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSSCE) or West African Secondary School Certificate Examination (WASSCE). ABCE Candidates may be considered for admission at level 200 of a degree programme.
Mature Students’ Entry
Mature Applicants must satisfy the following requirements for admission into the BBA programme:
The applicant must be at least 25 years old, and show proof of age with birth certificate or any legitimate documentary proof of date of birth which is at least 25 years old at the time of application.
Applicants must pass an entrance examination conducted by the West End University College under supervision of mentor institution, Cape Coast University.
In lieu of such examinations, the applicant should show proof of credit passes in English Language and Mathematics in WASSCE or any other nationally recognized standard High School level examinations (for qualifications from countries outside WAEC aegis)
West End University College, Accra Contact Details
P.O Box AN 15402,Accra-Ghana