BlueCrest University College

ACADEMICS & ADMISSION

Evaluation and Grading

Assessment Process and Grading System

  • Assessment of a student’s performance shall be by a combination of continuous assessment and end of semester examination.
  • The weightage for two modes of assessment are as follows:
    • Continuous Assessment = 40%. (Class Assignment / Test / Quizzes / Project work / Team papers etc.,) At least two are required per semester.
    • End of semester Examination = 60 %.
  • A Student who does not earn a minimum of 50% marks in Continuous Assessment mark does not qualify to take part in the End of Semester Exam and shall re-submit his/her Continuous Assessment.
  • A student who does not get a minimum of 50% marks inEnd of Semester Exam does not qualify for a Pass.

Grading System

Tabular Presentation of Grading System
A student’s performance in a course shall be graded as follows:


Incomplete Grade

  • An Incomplete Grade (IC) shall be awarded to a student who is unable to complete a course for reasons adjudged by the Department and Faculty Boards as satisfactory.
  • Such a student shall be expected to complete the course by taking at least one continuous assessment and supplementary examination. 

Disqualification

Grade X shall be awarded to a student who is unable to complete a course for reasons adjudged by the Department and Faculty Boards as unsatisfactory.

Examination Malpractice

  • A Grade Z shall be awarded to a student who involves him/herself in an examination malpractice or related offence, and shall be awarded whenever it is established that a candidate attempted to gain an unfair advantage in an examination, be it an End-of-Semester Examination or any other paper.
  • A Grade Z shall be awarded only by the Faculty Board with subsequent approval by the Academic Board. A candidate awarded a Grade Z shall be debarred from taking any of the University’s examinations for a stated period, or indefinitely, or may be expelled from the University. 

Classification of Certificate, Diploma and Degree

Undergraduate Degree Programme awarded by University of Education, Winneba

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Computation of Grade Point Average (GPA)

GPA is the sum of the product of Credit Points and the student’s Grade Points attained in the courses taken in a semester divided by the total credits registered in that semester. Assuming a science student took the following courses in the Fifth semester:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • To Calculate GPA:

GPA = Total CP x GP / CP

69 /21  = 3.29

  • The GPA shall be calculated cumulatively as the student progresses semester by semester to ascertain the Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) on the programme. 
  • The CGPA is the Sum of the product of all Credit Points and the student’s Grade Points attained on courses up to a given semester divided by the total credits registered up to that semester.

 

Admission Policies

How To Apply

Step 1: Admission Requirements

Ensure that you have met the admission requirements for the programme that you are interested in.

  • Please refer to Admission Requirements available under Downloads section, for the program you are interested in.
Step 2: Fill up all the forms
  • BlueCrest Student Application form :
  • Fill in Online Application Form [Click here]
  • One Original set of Application form to be completed in English and duly signed by applicant, upon physically reporting to the College.

Step 3: Provide the following supporting documents

  • 2 passport-size photographs with white background
  • 1 photocopy of applicant’s original passport for International Students (Please photocopy the page showing applicant’s personal particulars and the expiry date of the passport)
  • 1 photocopy of original birth certificate for degree programs
  • Notarised copies of your highest educational certificates and transcripts
  • A Payment of Course Application fees (non-transferable and non-refundable). (Undergraduate Degree Programmes – GHC 70 for Ghanaian Applicants and GHC 110 or $30 for non-Ghanaian Applicants). 

Note: Additional supporting documents may be required on a case-to-case basis, which our staff will advise the applicant accordingly.

Only duplicate copies of these documents (except photographs) should be submitted to the College. Original copies of the documents will be required by the Admissions Department upon approval of the Student’s application.

Documents in foreign languages MUST be translated into English language and legally certified.

Types of payment Modes: Cash / Cheques / Banker's Draft only
Payments in Ghana Cedi and US$ are accepted.

Step 4: Send us your application

You are required to submit all required documents to the Admission Department  personally or mail it to admissions@bluecrest.edu.gh.


Note: Please make sure that your application forms and documents reach us at least 2 weeks before course commencement.

Step 5: Acceptance by the College

Processing time of completed application will take approximately 5 working days. A telephonic interview may also be conducted if required. Applicants who have been offered a place at BlueCrest Ghana will receive the following via email:

  • A letter of offer
  • An Acceptance form. In order to accept our offer, you are to sign and mail the acceptance form to the BlueCrest. e-mail address is admissions@bluecrest.edu.gh.
  • Fees to be payable; refund and withdrawal policy; award criteria, attendance requirements,
  • Once student pass is approved, applicants will receive the provisional admission letter.

Step 6: Fee Payment

Upon receiving the letter of acceptance from the student, the BlueCrest shall also ensure that the following are adhered to:

  • BlueCrest will prepare the payment invoice and send to the student along with the payment schedule;
  • The Student will pay to the bank directly or other payment modes specified above according to the Payment Invoice issued by the BlueCrest.

When to Apply

For Certificate and Diploma Programs:
Intakes for these programs are open throughout the year. Please contact BlueCrest College Admissions Office for batch start dates for these programs.

For Undergraduate Degree Programs:
The BlueCrest Ghana Academic Calendar for Undergraduate Degree program consists of two intakes per year, as per the below:

 

 

 

For Postgraduate Degree Programs:

Postgraduate Degree programs are offered in partnership with University of Sunderland, UK. Intake for these programs are generally announced during the months of July and November each year. Session starts in October and February respectively.  

Prospectus and Application

Prospectus and Application

Click here to download the Application Form and other Admission related documents.

Fee

Fee are different for individual programmes. Kindly write to registrar@bluecrest..edu.gh for more details about the fee of the programme selected.

Scholarship

BlueCrest College Ghana announced new merit based scholarships for fresh applicants and continuous students, which will be effective from August 2016. Unlike before these scholarships are applicable for admission into the undergraduate degree programmes for both Ghanaian and Foreign applicants. Fresh Applicants can get upto 100% scholarships based upon their grades in WASSCE / SSSCE examination.

Scholarships are awarded on the basis of scholastic achievement, and selection is highly competitive. 

Eligibility Requirements
Regular Applicant into Level 100 Semester 1 and Semester 2:

1. Grade Criteria

  • WASSCE / SSSCE or equivalent Applicants with an aggregate score of 6 in three (3) core (including English language, Mathematics Core and/or Integrated Science / Social Studies) and three (3) electives will be entitled for 100% scholarship on the tuition fee for the first year only.
  • WASSCE / SSSCE or equivalent Applicants with an aggregate score between 7 - 12 in three (3) core (including English language, Mathematics Core and/or Integrated Science / Social Studies) and three (3) electives will be entitled for 75% scholarship on the tuition fee for the first year only.
  • WASSCE / SSSCE or equivalent Applicants with an aggregate score between 13 - 18 in three (3) core (including English language, Mathematics Core and/or Integrated Science / Social Studies) and three (3) electives will be entitled for 50% scholarship on the tuition fee for the first year only.
  • WASSCE / SSSCE or equivalent Applicants with an aggregate score between 19 -24 in three (3) core (including English language, Mathematics Core and/or Integrated Science / Social Studies) and three (3) electives will be entitled for 25% scholarship on the tuition fee for the first year only.
  • All Mature applicants are entitled for 10% scholarship on the tuition fee for the first year only.
Continuous Student:

  • Applicant must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.50 in the previous Level (100/200/300).
  • Applicant must have passed in all the subjects without any backlogs.
  • Applicant must not have been awarded any sanction or punishment by the College authorities.
  • Applicant must not have any previous semester fee dues.
  • Extracurricular involvement
  • General Scholarships are not applicable for Lateral Entry Students.
  • Eligible students will be entitled for 75% scholarship on the next level tuition fee. 
How to Apply
Regular applicants into Level 100:

  • Incoming regular students are automatically considered for Scholarships by completing the undergraduate admission application by August 31, 2016.
  • No separate Scholarship application is required for incoming fresh students.
Continuous Student
  • Complete the online Scholarship Application Form available under downloads section of our website.
  • Recommendation letter from the Program Coordinator / Assoc. Dean (Academics)
  • Submit all the documents to the Office of the Registrar by October 15, 2016.
  • Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.

Scholarship Renewal

Scholarships are awarded for one year only. Students are encouraged to reapply each year.

Published by

The Registrar

8th August 2016

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