The Faculty of Social Sciences is one of the eleven (11) Faculties/Schools in the University of Cape Coast. The Faculty has five (5) departments, two (2) institutes, two (2) centres and one (1) unit. The Departments are: Department of Economics, Department of Geography and Regional Planning, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Department of Population and Health and the Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management. The Institutes are: Institute for Development Studies and the Institute for Oil and Gas Studies. The Centres are: Centre for Gender, Research, Advocacy and Documentation (CEGRAD) and the Centre for Data Archiving, Management, Analysis and Advocacy (C-DAMAA). The Faculty also boasts of the Micro-Finance Unit.