The Faculty of Arts is one of the Faculties in the University of Cape Coast. The focus of the Faculty is to promote teaching, research and extension of various aspects of Liberal Arts.
To become a centre of excellence in teaching, learning, research, documentation, empowerment, applications, and self-extension of Liberal Arts.
Training and equipping people in the Liberal Arts for effective development of their communities through: Providing the space for the development of high calibre persons in critical thinking and reflection; Seeking dynamic ways of reconstructing programmes and projects to respond to the contemporary needs of the faculty; Addressing the national requirements of highly skilled and equipped personnel in African Studies, Classics and Philosophy, English Language, French, Ghanaian Languages, History, Music and Theatre Studies and Religious Studies; Undertaking relevant research and documentation in Liberal Arts; Establishing linkages with institutions within and outside Ghana for the enhancement of the vision of the Faculty.
The Minimum Admission Requirement into the University of Cape Coast for WASSCE applicants is aggregate 36. For SSSCE applicants, the minimun requirement is aggregate 24.
Candidates must have passes in six (6) subjects with overall aggregate of 36/24 at the WASSCE/SSSCE level respectively
Three of the six subjects must be core subjects: English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science or Social Studies and three must be in relevant electives.
For purposes of admission, a pass in
(i) WASSCE means Grade: A1 – C6.
(ii) SSSCE means Grade: A – D.