2024/2025 Academic Year

Bunso Cocoa College(affiliate of University of Cape Coast) is accredited by Ghana Tertiary Education Commission (GTEC) to award a Two (2) year Diploma programme.
Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for admission to the Diploma programme at the Bunso Cocoa College from December 2023 till June 2024.

We apprehend how challenging it can be to apply to colleges. Because of this, we have taken away obstacles and complexities to make it quick and simple. Here, we're all about making education accessible. Prospective students from all over the world, representing a variety of viewpoints, experiences,backgrounds and cultures are welcome to Bunso Cocoa College.

It only takes a few minutes to complete the college application process, which is straightforward and painless. As a result, you'll be a step closer to becoming an agriculturist

1.0 Faculty of Agriculture and Rural Development

Diploma in Agronomy and Extension (Cocoa and Coffee)


  • Regular WASSCE/SSSCE Applicants: 30th June, 2024
  • Mature Applicants: 30th April, 2024 (ONE MONTH ACCESS COURSE)
  • Weekend Applicants: 29th February, 2024 (Online & Face-to-face)

2.0 Entry Requirement

Students with basic senior high school education, GCE O' level or its equivalent, mature and foreign students are eligible.
Candidates must have:
2.1 Credits in THREE [3] SSSCE/WASSCE Core subjects: English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science/Social Studies. In addition,

  1. Science Students: Credits in TWO [2] SSSCE/WASSCE Elective subjects: Chemistry, Biology, Physics and Elective Mathematics.
  2. Agricultural Science Students: Credits in TWO [2] SSSCE/WASSCE Elective subjects: Chemistry, General Agriculture, Agricultural Economics, Crop, Elective Mathematics and Physics.
  3. Arts Students: Credits in TWO [2] SSSCE/WASSCE Elective subjects: Economics, Geography, Government and Elective Mathematics.
2.2 Candidates with GCE O' level or its equivalent must have THREE (3) credits in English, Mathematics and General Science. In addition,
  1. Science Students: Credits in TWO [2] GCE O level Elective subjects: Chemistry, Biology and Physics and passes in THREE [3] GCE A level elective subjects: Chemistry, Physics, Biology and Mathematics.
  2. Agricultural Science Students: Credits in TWO [2] GCE O level Elective subjects: Agricultural Science, Physics and Chemistry.
  3. Arts Students: Credits in TWO [2] GCE O level subjects: Economics, Geography, Government, and Business Management.
2.3 Matured Candidates: Candidates who are 25 years and above and possess the minimum qualifications in either 2.1 or 2.2. This requires passing an Entrance Exam and an interview.

Admissions Portal


  1. Purchase a Voucher from any Ghana Commercial Bank (GCB) Branch or dial short code*422*552# to purchase the Voucher.
4.0 Cost of Application Forms
Ghanaian Applicants - GHC 200

Completed Application Forms are received on the online application form only.

6.1 Vision
Bunso Cocoa College (B.C.C.) aims to use the Diploma in Cocoa and Coffee Agronomy and Extension programme to establish itself as a centre of excellence in the creation of practical knowledge in Ghana and other Cocoa growing countries.

6.2 Mission
To produce academically knowledgeable, practically, skilful, professionally competent and confident graduates with deeper understanding of effective agronomic principles in cocoa and coffee cultivation.

6.3 Aims and Objectives
The curriculum shall be designed to enable students upon the completion of the programme:

  1. Acquire adequate technical knowledge and skills in Cocoa and Coffee Agronomy
  2. Go into private Cocoa and Coffee production to create employment in the Cocoa industry
  3. Train and educate other farmers in Cocoa and Coffee agronomy
  4. Realise their aspirations in the Cocoa sector

7.0 Employment Prospects
Graduates of the programme will be opened to opportunities in the following institution:

  1. Ghana Cocoa Board
  2. Ministry of Food and Agriculture and allied Ministries
  3. Agricultural Research Institutes in Ghana and other countries
  4. Non-Governmental Organisations involved in Cocoa and Coffee projects
  5. Standard Boards
  6. Agricultural Colleges and Institutes
  7. Farmer Based Organizations (FBOs)
  8. Management of large scale Cocoa and Coffee farms/Plantations
  9. Licensed Buying Companies
  10. Partners in the Cocoa Value Chain

  11. Additionally they could be self-employed in Cocoa and Coffee agro based enterprises.