The Faculty of Educational Foundations was established in the 2016/2017 academic year as one of the Faculties/School in the College of Education Studies. The Office of the Dean is located on top of the Kingdom Books and Stationery, specifically on the same floor as the Department of Education and Psychology, formerly Department of Educational Foundations. The e-mail address is fef@ucc.edu.gh and the phone number is 0330291843.

It has three (3) Departments and two (2) Centres namely:

  • Department of Education and Psychology
  • Department of Basic Education
  • Department of Guidance and Counselling
  • Counselling Centre
  • Centre for Child Development Research and Referral

Academic Programmes

At the moment, the Faculty runs programmes at the undergraduate and graduate levels leading to the award of the following degrees:

  • B.Ed (Basic Education)
  • B.Ed (Early Childhood)
  • Certificate/Diploma and degree in Early Childhood by sandwich
  • B.Sc. (Psychology)
  • M.Phil/Ph.D (Educational Psychology)
  • M.A./M.Ed/M.Phil/Ph.D (Guidance and Counselling)
  • M.A./M.Ed/M.Phil/Ph.D (Measurement and Evaluation)
  • M.Phil (Clinical Health Psychology)
  • M.Phil/Ph.D (Special Education)
  • M.Phil (Basic Education)

Other programmes under consideration to take off soon are:

  • B.Ed (Guidance and Counselling) - Regular
  • B.Ed (Psychology) - Regular
  • B.Ed (Special Education) - Regular
  • M.A (Rehabilitation Counselling) - Sandwich
  • M.A. (Student Personal Services) - Sandwich
  • M.Sc (Business Psychology) - Sandwich



The vision of the Faculty is to become a centre of excellence for research, teaching, advocacy and application of issues related to education and psychology for the development of society.


The mission of the Faculty is to provide opportunities for the development of critical thinking to challenge both staff and students to be creative and responsive to the needs and aspirations of society and to forge links with local and international institutions of higher learning.


Core Value