Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm. D) degree programme
Academic Year: 
2019 to 2020

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons (Ghanaian and International) for admission into a Six-Year Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm. D) degree programme of the University of Cape Coast for the 2019/2020 academic year. Persons who wrote WASSCE this year (AWAITING 2019 WASSCE RESULTS) can also apply. Applicants are to note that Doctor of Pharmacy is an undergraduate (first degree) professional programme.

Applicants are to buy e-vouchers which will enable them to apply online.  The e-vouchers are up for sale at the Centres listed below:


      (a)  Cashier’s Office, University of Cape Coast

      (b)  Ghana Post Offices at the Regional Capitals/Major District Offices style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'>

      (c)  University  of Cape Coast – Accra Office, Tesano – Accra style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'>

The cost of the e-voucher is GH¢220.00 for Ghanaian applicants and USD$120.00 for International Applicants.

The deadlines for the sale of Application E-vouchers and the submission of completed application forms are Friday, 9th August, 2019 and Thursday, 15th August, 2019 respectively.  


Applicants should visit then go to Admissions and click on Apply Now for further instructions. Alternatively, applicants should visit and proceed with the application.

All applicants are required to provide the following information at the back of the large EMS envelope: (a) application reference number (b) full name (c) postal address (d) first choice programme and (e) application category which should be one of the following: First Degree Post WASSCE,  First Degree Post WASSCE – Awaiting Results, First Degree – Post ‘A’ Levels or First Degree Post WASSCE for International students (to be specified by applicant).

Applications on which APPLICATION REFERENCE NUMBERS are not indicated will not be processed.


Entry requirements for admission into the Doctor of Pharmacy programme of study for both local and international students include the following:


WASSCE/SSSCE:  Applicants should have credit passes in six (6) subjects with overall aggregate of 36/24 at the WASSCE/SSSCE respectively.

Three of the six subjects should be core subjects: English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science and three must be electives in the Sciences: Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Elective Mathematics.

                        For purposes of admission, a credit pass in:

i.   WASSCE means A1 – C6

ii.  SSSCE means A – D


General Certificate of Education (GCE) Advanced Level: Applicants should, in addition to credit passes in five (5) GCE ‘O’ Level subjects (including English and Mathematics), have three (3) passes in the relevant Science subjects (Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Elective Mathematics) at the Advanced Level.


(a)        Two copies of completed online application forms accompanied by two copies of results slips should be sent by POST and NOT delivered by hand.

            Copies of the completed online application forms should reach the Director, Directorate of Academic Affairs (DAA), University of Cape Coast not later than Thursday, 15th August, 2019.        

            Applicants are to ensure that application forms are posted early enough to be received before the deadline for submission as forms received after the deadline will not be processed.

(b)        No additional documents will be accepted after submission of completed application forms.  Applicants are to note that only photocopies of certificates or result slips should accompany completed application forms.  The documents accompanying the application forms are not returnable.

(c)        Persons awaiting 2019 WASSCE results MUST select the “Awaiting Results” option before providing their examination details. Those who already have results SHOULD NOT select the “Awaiting Results” option but rather go ahead to verify their results

(d)        Application forms received without Application Reference Numbers, two (2) copies each of WASSCE/SSSCE results slips or transcripts, in the case of Post-Diploma and other applicants, will not be processed (this does not apply to persons awaiting results).

A change of programme after the submission of application forms will NOT be allowed.