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THE UNIVERSITY OF THE WEST INDIES (UWI) is a dynamic international institution, serving primarily the countries of the Commonwealth Caribbean: Anguilla, Antigua & Barbuda, The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, the British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Grenada, Jamaica, Montserrat, and St. Kitts-Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad & Tobago and the Turks and Caicos Islands. The University consists of three main campuses situated at Cave Hill, Barbados, Mona, Jamaica and St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago, as well as the Centre for Hotel and Tourism Management in Nassau, The Bahamas, and a "University Centre"/Resident Representative located on each of the non-campus countries. The UWI through its seven (7) Faculties, offers undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, as well as Certificate and Diploma programmes designed to meet the changing needs of the Caribbean, but equally applicable in the global environment.

This booklet is a joint publication of the Cave Hill, Mona and St. Augustine campuses of The University of the West Indies. It contains information on the undergraduate, diploma and certificate programmes available at the three campuses.

While every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the contents, there is the possibility that errors or omissions may exist. The University of the West Indies shall not accept responsibility for any such inaccuracies.

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ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Minimum Entrance Requirements: 1. There is no minimum age requirement for entry to undergraduate programmes at the University, except for applicants to the Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS), and B.Sc. Physical Therapy who must be at least 18 years of age. 2. Applicants are required to satisfy the relevant University minimum entrance requirements for matriculation, either at Normal or Lower level, before being considered for admission to degree or other programmes.

(B) OTHER QUALIFICATIONS TO FULL-TIME PROGRAMMES · Associate Degrees from approved Caribbean Tertiary Level Institutions with a minimum GPA of 2.5. · Holders of Associate Degrees from approved Caribbean Tertiary Level Institutions are considered as having satisfied normal matriculation requirements for entry to certain faculties and in specific instances credit/ exemption may be given in respect of Level I courses. For the purpose of satisfying entry requirements, passes in subjects in the First Year examinations of the Faculties of Humanities and Education and Social Sciences and in Preliminary Level courses of the Faculties of Science and Agriculture, Pure and Applied Sciences of this University will be considered as the equivalent passes at Advanced level of the CAPE/GCE examination. Degrees from any university recognized by the Board for Undergraduate Studies for this purpose. Persons with qualifications other than those stated above may also apply for admission. Persons over age 21(should have been at least five years out of secondary school and have demonstrated academic potential) who do not fall in any of the above categories may be assessed on their overall professional/academic achievements.

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Faculty Requirements: 3. In addition, for admission to some degree programmes applicants are required to have qualifications in specific subjects. These are referred to as Faculty Requirements and are stated in the relevant Faculty Regulations. NORMAL MATRICULATION (A) Passes in five subjects of which at least TWO must be at the CAPE/GCE A-Level while the remainder may be an acceptable pass in CSEC (CXC)/GCE/BGCSE Examinations. The following are acceptable: · · Two 2-unit CAPE (Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination) Six CAPE units including Caribbean Studies and Communication Studies. ·

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LOWER LEVEL MATRICULATION At least five (5) acceptable passes at CSEC (CXC)/GCE, BGCSE including English Language and ONE of the following; a Foreign Language, Mathematics, an approved Science subject; Geography. · For the Faculties of Pure and Applied Sciences and Science and Agriculture, Mathematics and two (2) approved Science subjects are required. For the Faculty of Social Sciences, Mathematics is required

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English Language Requirements: English Language is compulsory for admission to all programmes of The University of the West Indies. Candidates who do not possess a Grade 1 in CSEC (CXC), English A, a Grade A in GCE O-Level English Language, a Grade 1 in CAPE Communication Studies or a Grade A or B in the GCE General Paper, are required to take an English Language Proficiency Test (ELPT) on entry. Applicants whose first language is not English are required to perform satisfactorily in an approved English Language Test, e.g. the Test of English as a Foreign Language (T.O.E.F.L.). A mark of 500 in the TOEFL Test will be accepted as equivalent to, and in place of, an acceptable CSEC (CXC) pass in English (A). For more information on the TOEFL Test, visit: TOEFL on the web at http://www.toefl.org

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FACULTY OF HUMANITIES & EDUCATION

(HUMANITIES-BASED PROGRAMMES) DEGREE PROGRAMMES OFFERED: Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) with Majors in: African & African Diaspora Studies · Computer Science · EMCVPA options* · English · French · French & Spanish · Geography · History · History & Archeology · Language · Communications & Society · Library & Information Studies · Linguistics, Language & Linguistics · Media & Communication · Mathematics, Philosophy · Spanish · Theology**. The following options are also available: French/Spanish and Education, Linguistics and Language Education. Major in Philosophy and Minor in Theology *EMCVPA options include Dance, Music, Drama & Visual Arts. The greater part of the degree programme in each case is taught at the Edna Manley College for the Visual and Performing Arts. Applications must be qualified for entry to that Institution as well as UWI. **Theology is offered in co-operation with the United Theological College of the West Indies.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: Subjects at CSEC (CXC) General Proficiency/GCE O-Level · · · · Minimum of five (5) passes in CSEC (CXC) General Proficiency (Grade IIII) or GCE subjects Compulsory - English Language Strongly recommended - Geography/ a Foreign Language/ Mathematics/ History/ Literature Advisable - in the absence of Mathematics, a lab science subject is recommended.

Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE)/GCE A-Level/Other Requirements · Passes in at least two 2-unit CAPE subjects or two GCE Advanced Level subjects, one of which must be a Humanities subject for which courses are taught at the University. Individuals who wish to pursue a degree in Media & Communication, besides fulfilling the requirements for entry to the Faculty of Humanities and Education, are required to sit and pass a Media & Communication Test (usually sat in mid April).

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FACULTY OF HUMANITIES & EDUCATION

(EDUCATION-BASED PROGRAMMES) DEGREE PROGRAMME OFFERED: Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) with Major in: Early Childhood Education · Educational Administration · English Language · History Education · *Literacy Studies, · Managing Learning Difficulties · Mathematics · Mathematics Education · Modern Foreign Language Education (Spanish) · **Primary Education · Science Education · Social Studies/Geography Education · Special Education (Multiple Handicapped) · Special Education (Administration) · School Librarianship.

*Also offered in conjunction Moneague College ** Also offered in conjunction with Mico College

FACULTY OF LAW

1st year - Mona Campus 2nd and 3rd years - Cave Hill Campus DEGREE PROGRAMME OFFERED: Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: · Passes in at least five (5) CSEC (CXC) General Proficiency (Grades I-III) or GCE subjects · Compulsory- English Language · Passes in at least two 2-unit CAPE courses or two GCE Advanced Level subjects. OR · An Associate Degree from an approved Tertiary Level Institute with a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.5 and above.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: Subjects at CSEC (CXC) General/GCE O-Level · · · Minimum of five (5) CSEC (CXC) General Proficiency (Grade I-III) or GCE subjects Compulsory - English Language Passes in at least two 2-unit CAPE courses or two GCE Advanced Level subjects (three year degree programme) OR a Teachers' College Diploma/Teachers' College Certificate.

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FACULTY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES

DEGREE PROGRAMME OFFERED: Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.B.S.) AGE REQUIREMENT: Applicant must be at least 18 years old at the time of admission. ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS: The minimum requirements for admission to the Faculty are the candidates performance and attainments in subjects listed below in the Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examinations (CAPE)/GCE A-Level examinations. Scheme A Passes in two units of Biology/Zoology, Chemistry, Physics or the GCE A-Level equivalent. CSEC (CXC) General/GCE O-Level Mathematics is required Passes in both units of Biology/Zoology, Chemistry, Mathematics or the GCE ALevel equivalent. CSEC (CXC) General/ GCE O-Level Physics is required. Passes in both units of Biology/Zoology, Chemistry or their GCE A-Level equivalent and one other two unit or GCE ALevel subject. Passes in CSEC (CXC)General/GCE O-Level Mathematics and Physics is required.

NOTES: 1. Physics and Mathematics are compulsory at least at the CSEC (CXC) Level, whereas Biology and Chemistry are compulsory at the Advanced level. 2. A triple Major Associate Degree from approved Community Colleges with a GPA greater than 3.5 is considered acceptable for entry into the M.B.B.S. programme. Transfer applicants to Medical Sciences from the Faculties of Pure and Applied Sciences of the UWI, may be considered on completion of the Preliminary and/or Introductory years of the programme. All such applicants must complete and submit a Transfer Form (only) by the second Friday in January in the year of application. Persons holding first degrees from Universities other than the UWI will also be considered provided that: · · · The University which granted the degree is recognized as competitive Credits have been obtained in Biology/Zoology and Chemistry A minimum cumulative Grade Point Average of 3.0 or its' equivalent has been obtained

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NON-ACADEMIC CONSIDERATIONS: All candidates are required to submit a short (300 words or less) autobiographic sketch outlining the reasons for their career choice. Candidates must produce evidence of their involvement in relevant extra-curricular/co-curricular activities in socially oriented projects and voluntary community service in the year prior to their application.

The minimum academic standard for entry is the aggregate of a II and two III's in three two-unit subjects at CAPE or the GCE A-Level equivalent.

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Bachelor of Basic Medical Sciences The Bachelor of Basic Medical Sciences offers Majors in the following disciplines: Anatomy, Biochemistry, Pharmacology and Physiology ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: A. i) GCE O-Level (Grades A/C) CSEC (CXC) General Proficiency Level (Grades I & II) pre 1998; (Grades I - III from 1998) in English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics. ii) GCE A-Level/Cape (2 Units per subject): a minimum of two subjects chosen from Chemistry, Biology/Zoology, Physics/Mathematics OR UWI Preliminary Pure an Applied Science Courses - Chemistry, Life Sciences, Physics, Mathematics. B. C. Equivalent qualifications (as determined from transcripts) to those above. A limited number of mature students ( 21 years) with the GCE O-LEVEL/CSEC (CXC) requirements stated above at (i) and relevant work experience in a research/ medical laboratory.

Bachelor of Science Nursing (B.Sc.N) Degree (Post RN) ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: · Subjects at CSEC (CXC) General/ GCE O-Level · Compulsory - English Language, Chemistry OTHER REQUIREMENTS: · Must be a Registered Nurse Bachelor of Science Nursing (B.Sc.N) (Generic) The programme is offered through the Browns Town Community College, Excelsior Community College and University Hospital of the West Indies (UHWI). The programme is offered over a period of four years. ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: Five CSEC (CXC) General Proficiency (Grades I-III) subjects or GCE O-Level inclusive of English Language, Biology/ Integrated Science, Mathematics/Accounts and two other approved subjects.

Note: Students registered in the Bachelor of Medical Sciences Programme cannot transfer to the MBBS programme. However, on completion can apply to the MBBS programme where credits may be granted.

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Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy Physical Therapy is an allied health profession, concerned with health promotion, prevention of physical disabilities and the rehabilitation of persons disabled by pain, disease or injury. ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: Subjects at CSEC (CXC) General/GCE O-Level · Five (5) CSEC (CXC) General Proficiency (Grades I-III) or GCE subjects · Compulsory - English Language, Mathematics · Any two 2-unit CAPE, or two GCE Advanced Level, passes from the following list of subjects; Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology Applicants to the Physical Therapy programme are further required to: 1. Be at least 18 years old at the time of admission. 2. Complete sixty (60) voluntary hours in a Physical Therapy Faculty at the time of admission to the Programme. At least thirty (30) of these hours must be spent in an acute general hospital. Candidates must make their own arrangements for doing voluntary hours. 3. Submit to a personal interview.

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FACULTY OF PURE AND APPLIED SCIENCES

DEGREE PROGRAMME OFFERED: Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) LEVEL ONE OPTIONS (THREE-YEAR DEGREE PROGRAMME) Actuarial Science · Agriculture (year one courses only) · Applied Chemistry · Biochemistry · Biology with Education · Biotechnology · Botany · Chemistry · Chemistry & Management · Chemistry/ Mathematics/Physics with Education · Computer Studies · Electronics · Earth Sciences · Environmental Biology · Environmental Sciences · Experimental Biology · Food Chemistry · Geography · Geology · Materials Science · Microbiology · Mathematics · Molecular Biology · Physics · *Science Media and Communication · Zoology

*In addition to the normal matriculation and Faculty requirements, applicants to this option must also obtain a pass in the Caribbean Institute of Media and Communication (CARIMAC) entrance test as well as undergo mandatory academic counselling.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS TO LEVEL ONE: (THREE YEAR DEGREE PROGRAMME) Subjects at CSEC (CXC) General Proficiency/ GCE/CAPE · · · Minimum of five (5) CSEC (CXC) General Proficiency (Grades I-III) or GCE O-Level subjects Compulsory - English Language, Mathematics, two (2) approved Laboratory Science Subjects Passes in at least two 2-unit CAPE courses or two GCE A-Level subjects

(FOUR-YEAR DEGREE PROGRAMME) PRELIMINARY LEVEL COURSES: Courses Offered - Biology · Chemistry · Mathematics and Physics ENTRY REQUIREMENTS TO PRELIMINARY LEVEL: Subjects at CSEC (CXC)/GCE O-Level · · Minimum of five (5) CSEC (CXC) General Proficiency (Grades I-III) or GCE O-Level subjects Compulsory - English Language, Mathematics, two (2) approved laboratory Science subjects.

NOTE: A Major may be taken in conjunction with a Minor from another Faculty.

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FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES

DEGREE PROGRAMMES OFFERED: Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) With one or more Majors in: Accounting · African & African Diaspora Studies · Banking & Finance · Business Economic & Social Statistics · Demography · Economics · Hotel Management · International Relations · Labour & Employment Relations · Management Studies (Accounting; Human Resource; Marketing; Operations; General) · Political Science, Public Management · Psychology · Sociology · Social Work · Statistics · Social Policy & Administration · Tourism Management. ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: Subjects at CSEC (CXC) General/GCE O-Level · · · Minimum of five (5) passes at CSEC (CXC) General Proficiency (Grades I-III) or GCE subjects Compulsory - English Language, Mathematics Passes in at least two 2-unit CAPE or two GCE Advanced level subjects B.Sc. Social Work DEPARTMENTAL REQUIREMENTS: Each applicant, irrespective of academic qualifications, must satisfy the following departmental requirements:1. 2. 3. Request two (2) referees to submit to the Senior Assistant Registrar, Student Affairs, CONFIDENTIAL references attesting to his /her suitability for professional Social Work. Submit along with the application forms, a personal statement of between 250-300 words in length giving his/her reasons for wanting to study for the degree in Social work. Attend as requested an interview with the Faculty of Social Sciences personnel or in respect of applicants from non-campus countries, with persons nominated by the Faculty.

B.Sc. Hospitality & Tourism Management A joint UWI/University of Technology degree offered over a four-year period and comprising of courses taken at both universities. ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: Subjects at CSEC (CXC) General/GCE O-Level · · Minimum of five (5) CSEC (CXC) General Proficiency (Grades I-III) or GCE subjects Compulsory - English Language, Mathematics DIPLOMAS OFFERED: Diploma in Population & Development Diploma in Psychology Diploma in Social Work Diploma in Sociology ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: Graduates of an approved university OR Have in the opinion of the University practical experience or other qualifications of special relevance to the programme.

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FACULTY OF HUMANITIES & EDUCATION

DEGREE PROGRAMMES OFFERED: Bachelor of Arts (B.A) Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) B.A. with the following Majors: English · French · History · Linguistics · Spanish · Psychology · Philosophy · Literatures in English · Film Studies Majors may be taken in conjunction with a Minor from any of the disciplines available in the Faculty or in other Faculties viz. African Studies · Education · Gender Studies · Law · Management Studies · Political Science · Sociology · Economics · Information Technology.

B.A. (Theology) B.Ed. (three-year programme) L.Th. (Licentiate in Theology) ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: · · · OR An Associate Degree from the Barbados Community College (BCC), College of the Bahamas (COB), and St. John's College, Belize with a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.5 or above. OR A Diploma pursued over three (3) years from an approved Teacher's Training College or a Diploma pursued over two (2) years, together with a one year internship), provided that the holder must have at least four (4) CSEC General Proficiency (Grade I-III) or GCE O-Level passes including English Language. Other approved Diplomas and Certificates. Minimum of five (5) CSEC (CXC) General Proficiency (Grade I-III) or GCE subjects Compulsory-English Language Passes in two 2-unit CAPE/GCE ALevel subjects

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FACULTY OF LAW

DEGREE PROGRAMME OFFERED: Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: Subjects at CSEC (CXC) General/GCE O-Level · Minimum of five (5) CSEC (CXC) General Proficiency (Grades I-III) or GCE O-Level · Compulsory - English Language Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE)/GCE A-Level Passes with highly competitive grades in at least two 2-unit CAPE subjects/two GCE A-Level Subjects. OR An Associate Degree from an approved Tertiary Level Institute with a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.5 and above.

FACULTY OF PURE AND APPLIED SCIENCES

DEGREE PROGRAMMES OFFERED: Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) The degree is awarded with Majors and Minors chosen from the following subject areas: Biology · Biochemistry · Ecology · Chemistry · Computer Science · Information Technology · Electronics · Mathematics · Meteorology · Microbiology · Physics Double Majors in a single area combining any two of these subjects are allowed. Double Majors or Major/Minor combination may include subject areas from other Faculties for example - Mathematics and Economics, Chemistry and Management ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: THREE YEAR PROGRAMME: Subjects at CSEC (CXC) General Proficiency/GCE O-Level · Five (5) CSEC (CXC) General Proficiency (Grades I-III) or GCE O-Level subjects · Compulsory - English Language and Mathematics and two (2) approved Laboratory Science subjects · Passes in at least two 2-Unit CAPE /GCE A-Level subjects or the equivalent NOTE: For entry to the Computer Science Options CAPE/A-Level Mathematics is required. For the Chemistry Option CAPE/A-Level Chemistry is required. FOUR YEAR PROGRAMME · Five (5) CSEC (CXC) General Proficiency (Grades I-III) or GCE O-Level subjects · Compulsory - English Language and Elementary Mathematics · Two approved Science subjects or, · An approved Science subject and Additional Mathematics

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FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES

DEGREE PROGRAMMES OFFERED: Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) The Degree is awarded with Specials, Majors and Minors chosen from among the following subject areas: Accounting · Economics · History · *Hotel Management · Labour Studies · Law · Management Studies · Mathematics · Public Sector Management · Political Science · Psychology · *Tourism Management · **Hospitality & Tourism Management · Social Work · Sociology

*Hotel/Tourism Management First Year courses ONYL. Second and Third years will be offered in the Bahamas **Hospitality/Tourism Management Third and Fourth years ONLY. First and Second Years offered at the Barbados Community College.

B.Sc. Hospitality & Tourism Management This is a four-year programme which is offered jointly with the Barbados Community College. Applicants are required to first complete: The two-year Associate degree in Applied Arts-Tourism and Travel. OR The Associate Degree in Applied Arts-Hotel Catering & Institutional Operations (or equivalent) with a 2.75 Grade Point Average (GPA) before being admitted to years 3 and 4 in the Faculty. B.Sc. Social Work DEPARTMENTAL REQUIREMENTS: Each applicant, irrespective of academic qualifications, must satisfy the following departmental requirements:1. Request two (2) referees to submit to the Assistant Registrar, (Admissions), CONFIDENTIAL references attesting to her/her suitability for professional Social Work. Submit along with the application forms, a personal statement of between 250 and 300 words in length, giving his/her reasons for wanting to study for the degree in Social Work. Attend as requested for an interview with the Faculty of Social Sciences personnel or in respect of applicants from non-campus Countries, with persons nominated by the Faculty.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: THREE YEAR PROGRAMME · Minimum of five (5) CSEC (CXC) General Proficiency (Grades I-II) or GCE subjects · Compulsory - English Language, Mathematics · Passes in at least two 2-unit CAPE subjects/two GCE Advanced level subjects or the equivalent. FOUR YEAR PROGRAMME · Minimum of five (5) CSEC (CXC) General Proficiency (Grades I-III) or GCE O-Level subjects · Compulsory-English Language and one (1) of a foreign language, Elementary Mathematics, Geography, or an approved Science subject.

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FACULTY OF ENGINEERING

DEGREE PROGRAMMES OFFERED: Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) B.Sc. Degrees are available in the following disciplines: Chemical & Process Engineering · Civil Engineering · Civil Engineering with/ Environmental Engineering · Electrical and Computer Engineering · Industrial Engineering · Mechanical Engineering · Mechanical Engineering with a minor in Biosystems Engineering · Surveying and Land Information · Petroleum Geoscience ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: Subjects at CSEC (CXC)/GCE O-Level · Passes in five (5) subjects at CSEC (CXC) General Proficiency (Grades I-III)/GCE OLevel which must include English Language, Chemistry and Mathematics. · Two 2-unit passes in Pure/Pure & Applied Mathematics and Physics at CAPE/GCE ALevel or equivalent. OR Equivalent qualifications from Community Colleges and Technical Schools.

For Civil Engineering & Electrical & Computer Industrial and Mechanical Engineering Passes in two 2-Units of CAPE/GCE ALevel in Pure Mathematics or Mathematics (Pure and Applied) and Physics, and CSEC (CXC)/O-Level Chemistry. For Chemical and Process Engineering Passes in two 2-units of Chemistry at CAPE/GCE A-Level in Pure Mathematics or Mathematics (Pure and Applied), Physics and CSEC (CXC)/O-Level Chemistry is also required. For Petroleum Geoscience Three (3) GCE A-Levels [with highly competitive grades] in Mathematics, Physics or Chemistry and one other Science Subject. For Surveying and Land Information Two 2-unit passes at CAPE or GCE ALevel in Pure Mathematics or Mathematics (Pure and Applied), Chemistry, Physics, Physical Science, Geography, Engineering Science, Economics, Technical Drawing or any other relevant subject, and O-Level/CSEC (CXC) Physics where CAPE/GCE A-Level Physics is not attained. NOTE: Holders of Associate degrees or diplomas from approved Caribbean tertiary level institutions must possess a minimum GPA of 3.5 or 65% and above.

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DEGREE PROGRAMMES OFFERED: Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) B.A. Majors available as follows: African and Asian Studies · Carnival Studies · Communication Studies · English Language and Literature with Education · French · History · Literatures in English · Latin American Studies · Linguistics · Mathematics · Spanish · Musical Arts · Theatre Arts · Visual Arts and Carnival Studies ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: Subjects at CSEC (CXC) General/GCE O-Level · Minimum of five (5) passes in CSEC CXC General Proficiency level (Grade I-II pre-1998); (Grades I-III from 1998) or GCE subjects (Grades A-C). · Compulsory - English Language. · Passes in any two 2-unit CAPE/GCE A-Level Subjects one of which must be a Humanities subject. DEPARTMENTAL REQUIREMENTS: B.A. (Musical Arts) (a) B+ average in the Certificate in Music (Pan) to enter Year II of the BA Programme (b) Grade 7 in Music (c) Pass an audition B.A. (Theatre Arts) (a) B+ average in the Practitioner's Certificate in Drama-in Education/Theatre in Education to enter Year I of the BA Programme

B.A. (Visual Arts) (a) B+ average in the Certificate in Visual Arts to enter Year 1 of the B.A. Programme (b) Present a portfolio of at least 8 pieces of recent art/design work and pass an interview. (c) A minor pass in Advanced level Art and Design CERTIFICATE PROGRAMMES OFFERED: Certificate in Music (Pan) Certificate in Visual Arts Practitioner's Certificate in Drama/Theatre in Education Certificate in Technical Theatre Production Certificate in Dance and Dance Education Licentiate in Theology (L.Th) DEPARTMENTAL REQUIREMENTS: Music (Pan) (a) Music ability as exhibited by solo performance on any Pan and Grade 3 Theory Certificate or equivalent (b) Foundation level training in the Arts and/or be involved in the Performing Arts as Teachers and/or Practitioners (c) Pass an audition and interview Visual Arts (a) Present a portfolio of at least 8 pieces of recent work/design (b) Pass an interview Practitioner's Certificate in Drama-in-Education/Theatre in Education (a) A Teacher's Certificate (b) Foundation level training in the Arts and/or be involved in the performing Arts as Teachers and/or practitioners (c) Pass an audition and interview

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DEGREE PROGRAMMES OFFERED: Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) Early Childhood Care Education Bachelor of Primary Education with specialization in ONE of the following areas: Educational Administration · Language Arts · Mathematics · Science · Social Studies. ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: · Passes in at least five (5) subjects at CSEC (CXC) General Proficiency or GCE O-Level (including English Language) · A Diploma from an approved Teacher Training College · Professional experience as a Teacher that is deemed satisfactory as entry qualification by the Faculty. NOTE: The Certificate in Education gives entry to Level II in a corresponding discipline (e.g. Certificate in Science would give entry to B.Ed. Level II-Science. CERTIFICATE OFFERED: The Art & Science of Coaching ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: · Five (5) subject passes at CSEC (CXC) General Proficiency or GCE O-Level (including English Language) · A Diploma from an approved Teacher Training College · Or Five (5) years or more of satisfactory teaching experience

FACULTY OF LAW

1st year ­ St. Augustine Campus 2nd and 3rd years ­ Cave Hill Campus DEGREE PROGRAMME OFFERED Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) ­ First Year Courses ONLY ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: · Minimum of five (5) CSEC (CXC) General Proficiency (Grades I-III) or GCE O-Level subjects · Compulsory ­ English Language · Any two (2) 2-unit CAPE/ GCE Advanced Level subjects OR · An Associate Degree from an approved Tertiary Level Institute with a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.5 and above.

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FACULTY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES

DEGREE PROGRAMMES OFFERED: Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.B.S.) Bachelor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.) Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (D.V.M.) Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Sc. Pharmacy) Bachelor of Science Nursing (B.Sc. Nursing) (All B.Sc. Pharmacy Applicants must submit a letter of acceptance from their local Pharmacy Board in their country of residence). M.B.B.S.; D.D.S. and D.V.M. ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: The minimum requirements for admissions to the Faculty are the candidates performance and attainments in subjects listed below in the Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examinations (CAPE)/GCE A' Level examinations. Scheme A Passes in two units of Chemistry, Biology/Zoology and Physics at CAPE or the GCE A-Level equivalent. CSEC (CXC) General Proficiency/GCE O-Level Mathematics is required. Scheme B Passes in two units of Chemistry, Biology/Zoology and Mathematics at CAPE or the GCE A-Level equivalent. CSEC (CXC) General Proficiency/GCE O-Level Physics is required. Scheme C Passes in both units of Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics at CAPE or their GCE A-Level equivalent. CSEC (CXC) General Proficiency/ GCE O-Level Biology is required.

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NOTES 1. A Pass in any other subject at A-level may be substituted for Mathematics or Physics in any of the above schemes, providing that the subject substituted has been passed at GCE O-Level/ CSEC (CXC). 2. A triple Major Associate Degree from Barbados Community College with a GPA greater than 3.5 is considered acceptable for entry into the M.B.B.S. and DDS programmes. 3. Applicants to all programmes must submit an Autobiographical Statement (200 words) outlining the reasons for their career choice Transfer applicants to Medical Sciences from the Faculties of Science & Agriculture and Pure & Applied Sciences of the UWI, may be considered on completion of the Preliminary and/or Introductory years of the programme. BSc. Pharmacy ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: Scheme A, Scheme B or Scheme C as in M.B.B.S. and D.D.S. above Scheme D Passes in both units of Chemistry and One other from Biology, Zoology, Physics or Mathematics at CAPE or GCE A-Level equivalent. CSEC (CXC)/O-Level Mathematics AND Physics is required. NOTES: 1. Candidates admitted under Scheme D are not permitted to transfer to other programmes within the Faculty.

B.Sc. Nursing ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: The minimum requirements: · Passes in at least five (5) subjects at CSEC (CXC) General Proficiency (Grades I-III) or GCE O-Level or approved equivalents. · Passes in at least two (2) subjects at CAPE or GCE ALevel or approved equivalents. Or · Passes in four (4) GCE subjects or approved equivalents, of which at least three (3) must be at the A-Level or equivalent. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: · Candidates should: (i) have a basic or general qualification in Nursing such as a certificate, diploma or Associate degree with a minimum passing grade of B or its approved equivalent (ii) be a registered nurse (iii) have a minimum of five (5) years post-registration experience as a practising nurse. · Candidates with certificates, diplomas or Associate degrees with a grade lower than the approved grade, upon recommendation from the registration body or equivalent authority, if approved for entry, will be required to write a challenge examination. Candidates with additional post-basic qualifications in Nursing from programmes offered by UWI, or other recognized tertiary level institutions may be considered for admission on a preferential basis, but must have obtained a minimum grade of B in major course components of their post-basic training. Provisional acceptance may be offered in the case of other entry requirements subject to the approval of an Advisory Committee.

· 2. Passes in the above subjects taken in Preliminary and/or Introductory examinations in the Faculty of Science & Agriculture, Pure & Applied Sciences, UWI, or equivalent examination(s) in institutions recognized by UWI, are acceptable. All B.Sc. Pharmacy applicants must submit a letter of acceptance from their local Pharmacy Board in their country of residence.

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The Pre-Health Professions Programme is designed to prepare applicants who are currently unable to meet the requirements for matriculation with the necessary knowledge skills and attitudes for the degree programme at the Faculty of Medical Sciences, UWI - St. Augustine. It is a 36-credit programme (3 semesters) consisting of five (5) courses delivered in modules - Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English. Applicants achieving satisfactory results in all subjects will be deemed to have achieved matriculation status and will be re-presented to the Entrance Committee to be considered for entry into one of the regular degree programmes. Minimum Requirements for Admission to the Pre-Health Professions Programme 1. Candidates should a high school (Grade 12 matriculation) with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 in: Chemistry Physics Mathematics Biology English Alternatively, candidates should have five (5) GCE O-Level/CSEC (CXC) passes with grades A, B and C/General Proficiency Grades I-III, in the same subjects or European equivalents. Consideration will be given to students transferring from other fields to the health professions.

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FACULTY OF SCIENCE & AGRICULTURE

DEGREE PROGRAMMES OFFERED: Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) In addition to degrees in General Agriculture · Agribusiness Management · Human Ecology (with specializations in Nutrition and Dietetics or Consumer Sciences) · Chemistry with Management and Computer Science with Management · a B.Sc. General degree is awarded with one or more Majors chosen from the following: · Agricultural Science · Agribusiness & Management · Biochemistry · Biology · Botany · Chemistry · Computer Science · Environmental & Natural Resource Management · Geography · Mathematics · Nutrition and Dietetics · Physics & Zoology A Major in any Faculty of Science discipline may be taken together with another Major, or one or two Minors from the Faculty of Science & Agriculture or another Faculty. CERTIFICATE PROGRAMMES OFFERED: University Certificate Programmes in Agriculture (UCPA) by Distance: Certificate in Tropical Agricuture (CTA) Certificate of Specialisation in Tropical Agriculture (CSTA) DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES OFFERED: Diploma in Agricultural Extension Diploma/Internship in Institutional and Community Dietetics and Nutrition

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: Subjects at CSEC (CXC)/GCE O-level · A minimum of five (5) CSEC (CXC) General Proficiency (Grades I-III) or GCE O-Level subjects, or their equivalents which must include - English Language, Mathematics and any two of the following: Chemistry, Biology, Agricultural Science, Physics and Geography; and Passes in at least two 2-unit CAPE courses or two GCE A-Level subjects, at least one of which must be a Science subject.

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FOR COMPUTER SCIENCE & MANAGEMENT · A pass in Mathematics at CAPE OR GCE A-level as one of the approved Science subjects is required. FOR CHEMISTRY & MANAGEMENT · A pass in Chemistry at CAPE or GCE A-level as one of the approved Science subjects is required. FOR GEOGRAPHY · A pass in two 2-unit CAPE courses or two GCE Alevel, one of which must be Geography. · For teachers, any advanced certificate from a recognised tertiary level institution will be accepted, in addition to at least one (1) year teaching experience of the subject. · For mature students, the requirements are relevant working experience, educational certificates and successful completion of the programme's prerequisite course.

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Qualifying examination Applicants without relevant academic background in Geography at the secondary school level will be required to successfully sit the sole prerequisite course of the programme: Basic Geographical Skills (for Teachers, First-time Geography students). FOR DIPLOMA IN AGRICULTURAL EXTENSION · A Bachelor's degree from an approved university OR · A technical or professional qualification awarded by an approved body and practical experience or other qualifications of special relevance to the course.

FOR CERTIFICATE IN TROPICAL AGRICULTURE · Passes in a minimum of five (5) subjects at CSEC (CXC) General Proficiency (Grades I-III) or GCE O-Level, or their equivalents, which must include English Language and Mathematics. · Practical experience or other qualifications deemed acceptable by the Faculty and University · Relevant training or work experience in the agri-food sector FOR CERTIFICATE OF SPECIALISATION IN TROPICAL AGRICULTURE · Passes in a minimum of five (5) subjects, of which at least two (2) must be at the CAPE or GCE A-level, while the remainder may be acceptable passes in CSEC (CXC) General proficiency (Grades I-III) or GCE or BGCSE O-Level, or their equivalents A Diploma in Agriculture or Bachelor's degree from a recognized tertiary level institution

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FOR THE DIPLOMA IN INSTITUTIONAL AND COMMUNITY DIETETICS AND NUTRITION · A Bachelor's degree from an approved university (no more than five years prior to application) with major credits in Clinical (Human) Nutrition, Food Service Systems Management and Community Nutrition.

NOTE: Mature candidates who do not satisfy the requirements as specified above, but who have considerable experience and are deemed capable of achieving the standard of work required may be permitted entry to the programme at the discretion of the Faculty and University Approved Science GCE A-Level subjects: · Biology · Botany · Chemistry · Computer Science · Geography · Geology · Applied Mathematics · Pure Mathematics · Mathematics · Physics · Zoology

NOTE: Applicants who do not qualify for entry as specified above may be required to pursue supplementary core and professional courses at UWI, to a minimum of 18 credits.

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FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES

DEGREE PROGRAMMES OFFERED: Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) The degree is awarded with Specials, Majors and Minors chosen from among the following subject areas: Accounting · Economics · *Hotel Management · International Tourism Management · Management Studies · Public Sector Management · Government · Psychology · Sociology · Social Work · Sports Management · *Tourism Management · ** Hospitality & Tourism Management · Banking & Finance

*Hotel/Tourism Management (B.Sc.) First Year Courses ONLY. Second and Third Year will be offered in the Bahamas. **Hospitality & Tourism Management (B.Sc.) This Joint UWI/ Trinidad and Tobago Hospitality and Tourism Institute (TTHTI) Programme is offered over a four-year period ­ Years 1 and 2 at the TTHTI and Years 3 and 4 at UWI.

NOTE: Applicants for entry into Economics, Accounting, Management Studies and Psychology degree options (specials and majors) are required to have a minimum of a Grade II pass in Mathematics at the CSEC CXC General Proficiency/Olevel or qualifications deemed equivalent by the Faculty Board. ADMISSION CRITERIA In order to be admitted to the Second Phase of the B.Sc. Hospitality & Tourism programme at UWI, St. Augustine, students must complete the Trinidad and Tobago Hospitality and Tourism Institute (TTHTI) Associate Degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management with a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 based on the TTHTI Grade Point System. Grades of other Associate Degree programmes equivalent to TTHTI's revised programme will be considered for admission. B.Sc. Social Work (Special) · Passes in five (5) subjects including English Language at CSEC (CXC) General Proficiency/GCE O-level

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: Subject at CSEC (CXC) General/GCE O-Level: · Minimum of five (5) passes at CSEC (CXC) General Proficiency (Grades I-III) or GCE subjects · Compulsory - English Language, Mathematics · Passes in at least two 2-unit CAPE or two GCE A-Level subjects. (For Management, Psychology and Accounting), high A-Level grades are required in three (3) subjects. OR · Associate degrees, diplomas and certificates from other approved tertiary level institutions with a GPA of 2.5 and above.

And · Passes in at two 2-unit CAPE or two GCE ALevel subjects. OR · Other approved Associate degrees, Diplomas and Certificates, including the two-year Certificate in Social Work from the UWI with a GPA of 2.5 and above.

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NOTE: Applicants in this category who hold an approved Associate degree, Diploma and Certificate are required to have attained a B+ average. DEPARTMENTAL REQUIREMENTS: In addition to having at the minimum UWI matriculation requirements to pursue the B.Sc. Social Work programme, each applicant, irrespective of academic qualifications, must satisfy the following departmental requirements:1. Two (2) confidential references attesting to suitability for professional Social Work to be submitted to the Assistant Registrar, (Admissions). Attend as requested for an interview with the Faculty of Social Sciences personnel or in respect of applicants from non-campus countries, with persons nominated by the Faculty. As part of the interview process, the applicant will be required to write a personal statement between 250 and 300 words in length, giving his/her reasons for wanting to study for the degree in Social Work.

DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES OFFERED: Diploma in Public Sector Management [Summer Programme and Normal Stream] Diploma in Caribbean Studies [Summer Programme ONLY] Diploma in Security Administration [Summer Programme ONLY] ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: Diploma in Public Sector Management (i) Be graduates of an approved University OR (ii) Hold an approved technical or professional qualification awarded by approved body; OR (iii) Have in the opinion of the University practical experience or other qualifications of special relevance to the course. NOTE: Persons seeking admission, who do not satisfy the requirements at (i) or (ii) above, will normally be required to have had about five (5) years experience in executive or administrative work.

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Diploma in Caribbean Studies [Summer Programme] · A first degree in any field from an approved university or equivalent qualification. Diploma in Security Administration [Summer Programme] · Holders of a degree from an approved university OR · Hold an approved technical or professional qualification awarded by an approved body OR · Have in the opinion of the University, practical experience or other qualifications of special reference to the course OR · Be a graduate of the Security Management programme offered by the UWI School of Continuing Studies. CERTIFICATE PROGRAMMES OFFERED: Certificate in Public Administration [Summer Programme & Normal Stream] Certificate in Local Government Studies [Summer Programme ONLY] Certificate in Management Information Systems [Summer Programme ONLY] Certificate in Public Sector Human Resource Management [Summer Programme ONLY]

CERTIFICATE IN PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION [Summer Programme and Normal Stream] ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: (i) Passes in five (5) subjects at CSEC (CXC) General Proficiency or GCE O-Level, including English Language (ii) Have in the opinion of the University, practical experience or other qualifications of special relevance to the course. NOTE: Persons seeking admission will normally be required to have had about five (5) years experience of civil service work or other relevant experience. Candidates seeking admission who do not satisfy the requirements at (i) but who are deemed capable of doing the standard work required for the Certificate may be permitted to enter the Certificate course, at the discretion of the Faculty. CERTIFICATE IN LOCAL GOVERNMENT STUDIES [Summer Programme] Passes in five (5) subjects at CSEC (CXC) General Proficiency or GCE O-Level, including English Language AND At least five (5) years of practical work experience. NOTE: Special consideration will be given to unqualified mature persons who have substantive work experience. Cognizant of the special focus of this programme, preferential consideration will be given to Councillors and Aldermen. For such candidates, the five-year working experience criterion will be waived

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for those who satisfy the lower level matriculation. Unqualified Councillors and Aldermen should have at least one (1) year of service in office. CERTIFICATE IN MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS Passes in five (5) subjects at CSEC (CXC) General Proficiency or GCE O-Level, including English Language AND At least two (2) years of experience in a computer environment. CERTIFICATE IN HUMAN RESOURCE PUBLIC SECTOR MANAGEMENT [Summer Programme] Passes in five (5) subjects at CSEC CXC General Proficiency or GCE O-Level, including English Language AND At least five (5) years of practical experience in the Civil Service or other relevant experience. OR Other qualifications of special relevance to the course. NOTE: The Faculty may use its discretion in accepting candidates who do not satisfy the above requirements, but who are deemed capable of doing the standard of work required for the Certificate.

OTHER PROGRAMMES DISTANCE EDUCATION AT THE UWI

B.Sc. Agribusiness Management B.Sc. Accounting or Economics (Level 1) B.Sc. Management Studies B.Sc. Agribusiness and Management B.Ed. Educational Administration Advanced Diploma in Construction Management

CENTRE FOR GENDER & DEVELOPMENT STUDIES

The Centre for Gender and Development Studies (CGDS) offers courses at undergraduate level which are designed for personal enhancement and to provide a more holistic understanding and professional training in the field of Gender and Development, or other related activity. The Centre offers two minors in collaboration with other faculties: Minor in Gender Studies (a Humanities based minor) Minor in Gender & Development Studies (an applied policy-oriented minor based in the Social Sciences) These minors may be combined with other majors and minors, for example, Agriculture, Literatures in English, Sociology, Management Studies, Visual Arts and Psychology.

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APPLICATION DATES

Full-time Programmes Mid ­ November to Mid ­ January Part-time Programmes (Mona Campus and St. Augustine only) Mid-January to the end of February Deadlines for transcripts: February 15 Media and Communication Test: April Application forms are available from Student Affairs (Admissions) Section at any of the three Campuses, Resident Tutors/University Representatives in the Non-Campus territories. Application forms may also be downloaded from the following websites:Cave Hill: www.uwichill.edu.bb/ Mona: www.uwimona.edu.jm www.sta.uwi.edu St. Augustine:

ACCOMMODATION

On-Campus Comfortable and affordable accommodation is available in Halls of Residence. Residents have access to computer facilities and internet connection. Off-Campus Off-campus accommodation is available and may be arranged by contacting:Mona Campus Lodgings Office Tel: 876-977-3880 Cave Hill Campus Lodgings Officer, Office of Student Services Tel: 246-417-4578 St. Augustine Campus Student Advisory Services Tel: 868-662-2002, ext. 2096

UWI SCHOLARSHIP EXAMINATION

The University offers several scholarships based on the results of the University Scholarship Examinations held every year in March during the mid-semester break of the second semester. These scholarships meet the tuition and maintenance costs for the duration of the course of study undertaken by the students subject to maintenance of a B+ average. GCE A-level/CAPE students and First Year UWI students who are nationals of countries in the Englishspeaking Caribbean are eligible to take this examination. You must submit a UWI application for admission to First degree, Diploma and Certificate programmes in addition to the application to write the UWI Scholarship Examinations. Application forms for the University Scholarship Examination are available in November of each year. The examination consists of two General Papers:· Part 1 consisting of multiple choice section testing Language and Comprehension and a Production section requiring summary writing and essay writing. · Part 2 on reasoning, spatial and structural perception and problem solving.

ON-LINE APPLICATION

[MONA Campus, Jamaica ONLY] On-line application will be available during the normal application period at http://www.uwimona.edu.jm//admissions/

TUITION/FINANCIAL AID

· A limited number of scholarships, grants and bursaries are available to students already registered and are awarded based on academic performance. Students from Contributing territories pay only a portion of the economic cost for most of our programmes Assistance to attend conferences/ seminars/workshops.

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SCHOLARSHIPS & BURSARIES

The University of the West Indies administers a number of University Scholarships and Bursaries, as well as other scholarships, exhibitions and bursaries from individual Governments, private organizations and individuals. These awards are available to students who are nationals of CARICOM countries which contribute to the University's budget and who are accepted to pursue full-time degree programmes. The awards vary in value and criteria for eligibility, and are usually awarded on an annual basis.

Opportunities for exchange are also available at other Universities in the United States of America, Canada, the United Kingdom and the non-Commonwealth Caribbean. Credits gained through the Study Abroad/Exchange Programme are applied to the UWI degree.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Student Affairs (Admissions Section) Mona Campus, Jamaica Tel: 876-927-2779 Fax: 876-927-2272 Email: [email protected] Student Affairs (Admissions Section) Cave Hill Campus, Barbados, Tel: 246-417-4119/20 Fax: 246-424-7372 Email: [email protected] Student Affairs (Admissions Section) St. Augustine Campus Trinidad & Tobago Tel: 868-662-2002,645-3230-9 ext 2154, 3012 Fax: 868-663-9684 Email: [email protected]

STUDENT ACTIVITIES

A wide variety of students' organizations and clubs form a vital part of student life at the UWI. These include Debating Society, Language Club, Drama and Dance societies to name a few. The UWI encourages student involvement in sporting activities and the Offices of Student Services and Sport & Physical Education run programmes designed to help students develop their individual potential. Sports activities are arranged both at the campus as well as the intercampus level. The Guild of Students, the recognised Association of students, has student representatives on major campus and university bodies.

REFUND OF PASSAGE

First Passage/Return Passage A candidate residing in a contributing Commonwealth Caribbean territory who, having satisfied the normal University matriculation requirements, has been accepted for registration as a full-time student in an undergraduate or postgraduate programmes leading to a degree, diploma or certificate of The University of the West Indies will be provided with a free passage on first coming to The University and on completion of his/ her course. Such passage includes baggage allowance of the cost of 10 kilos overweight.

IMMIGRATION REQUIREMENTS

Citizens of non-Commonwealth Countries must obtain a valid Student visa prior to entry into any UWI Campus Country (Barbados, Jamaica or Trinidad & Tobago). Such persons should make their requests at the nearest Diplomatic Mission or Consular Office representing the relevant country.

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Faculty of Engineering

Based at the St. Augustine Campus, Trinidad & Tobago Bachelor of Science Engineering (B.Sc. Eng) B.Sc. Chemical and Process Engineering B.Sc. Civil and Environmental Engineering B.Sc. Electrical and Computer Engineering B.Sc. Mechanical Engineering B.Sc. Petroleum Geoscience B.Sc. Surveying and Land Information

Faculty of Humanities & Education

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.): With the following Majors: African & African Diaspora Studies · Carnival Studies · Communication Studies · Computer Science · EMCVPA options* · English Language · English · Film Studies · French & Spanish · French · Geography · History & Archaeology · History · Language & Linguistics · Language Communications & Society · Latin American Studies · Library & Information Studies · Linguistics · Literature with Education · Literatures in English · Mathematics · Media & Communication · Musical Arts · Philosophy · Spanish · Theatre Arts · **Theology · Visual Arts Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) Early Childhood Education · Educational Administration · English Language · History Education · Literacy Studies · Managing Learning Difficulties · Mathematics · Mathematics Education · Modern Foreign Language Education (Spanish) · Primary Education · School Librarianship · Science Education · Social Studies/ Geography Education · Special Education (Administration) · Special Education (Multiple Handicapped) Bachelor of Primary Education [with specialization in ONE of the following areas:] Educational Administration · Language Arts · Mathematics · Science · Social Studies. Certificate/Diplomas Certificate in Education (Cert. Ed.) in The Art & Science of Coaching Certificate in Music (Pan) Certificate in Visual Arts Practitioner's Certificate in Drama/Theatre in Education Certificate in Technical Theatre Production Certificate in Dance and Dance Education Licentiate in Theology (L.Th.) Diploma in Health Visiting

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Faculty of Law

Based at the Cave Hill Campus, Barbados Bachelor of Law (LL.B.) 1st Year ONLY at Mona, Jamaica and St. Augustine, Trinidad & Tobago Full programme Cave Hill Campus, Barbados

Faculty of Pure and Applied Sciences

Based at the Cave Hill Campus, Barbados & Mona Campus, Jamaica Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) With Majors and Minors chosen from among the following subject areas: Actuarial Science · Agriculture (year one courses only) · Applied Chemistry · Biochemistry · Biology · Biology with Education · Biotechnology · Botany · Chemistry · Chemistry & Management · Chemistry/Mathematics/Physics with Education · Computer Science · Computer Studies · Earth Sciences · Ecology · Electronics · Environmental Biology · Environmental Sciences · Experimental Biology · Food Chemistry · Geography · Geology · Information Technology · Materials Science · Mathematics · Meteorology · Microbiology · Molecular Biology · Physics · *Science Media and Communication · Zoology.

Faculty of Medical Sciences

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.B.S.) Mona and St. Augustine Campuses Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) (Advanced Nursing) Mona Campus Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) (Physical Therapy) Mona Campus Bachelor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.) St. Augustine Campus Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (D.V.M.) St. Augustine Campus Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Sc. Pharmacy) St. Augustine Campus Bachelor of Nursing (B.Sc. Nursing) St. Augustine Campus

Faculty of Sciences & Agriculture

Based at the St. Augustine Campus, Trinidad & Tobago Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) With Majors and Minors chosen from among the following subject areas: Agiculture · Agribusiness Management · Agricultural Science · Biochemistry · Biology · Botany · Chemistry · Chemistry with Management · Computer Science · Computer Science with Management · Environmental & Natural Resource Management · Geography · Mathematics · Human Ecology with Specializations in Nutrition & Dietetics or Consumer Sciences · Physics · Zoology Double Majors combining one of these majors with a second major from the Science Faculties and another Faculty. The following options are available: Computer Science & Accounting/Management; Information Technology & Accounting/Management

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Faculty of Social Sciences

Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) With Specials, Majors and Minors chosen from the following subject areas:Accounting · African & African Diaspora Studies · Banking & Finance · Business, Economic & Social Statistics · Demography · Economics · Government · History · Hospitality & Tourism Management · Hotel/Tourism Management · International Relations · International Tourism Management · Labour & Employment Relations · Labour Studies · Law · Management Studies · Mathematics · Political Science · Psychology · Public Management · Public Sector Management · Social Policy & Administration · Social Work · Sociology · Sports Management · Statistics Certificate Programmes Certificate in Public Administration Certificate in Local Government Studies Certificate in Management Information Systems Certificate in Public Sector Human Resource Management Diploma Programmes Diploma in Caribbean Studies Diploma in Security Administration Diploma in Population & Development Diploma in Public Sector Management Diploma in Psychology Diploma in Sociology Diploma in Social Work

LISTING OF FACULTIES BY CAMPUS CAVE HILL, BARBADOS Faculty of Humanities & Education Faculty of Law Faculty of Pure & Applied Sciences Faculty of Social Sciences MONA, JAMAICA Faculty of Humanities & Education Faculty of Law* Faculty of Pure & Applied Sciences Faculty of Medical Sciences Faculty of Social Sciences ST. AUGUSTINE, TRINIDAD & TOBAGO Faculty of Engineering Faculty of Humanities & Education Faculty of Law* Faculty of Medical Sciences Faculty of Science & Agriculture Faculty of Social Sciences

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Here are some of the career fields that graduates of UWI's degree programmes can enter. Please note that this is by no means an exhaustive list.

ENGINEERING

LAW

SCIENCE & AGRICULTURE

HUMANITIES & EDUCATION

MEDICAL SCIENCES

SOCIAL SCIENCES

SUBJECT AREAS CHEMICAL & PROCESS ENGINEERING

SOME POSSIBLE CAREERS FIELDS Chemical, Manufacturing, Environmental industries; Petroleum, Food processing, Agricultural chemical companies; Pharmaceuticals Oil and Natural Gas industries; Government; Consultancy Government; Construction companies; Engineering and Architectural firms; Public Utility companies Computer, Chemical, Telecommunications industries; Power companies Manufacturing companies; Consultancies Chemical industry; Manufacturing companies; Public Utility companies; Business Management Geodetic Surveying; Topographical Surveying; Engineering and mining Surveying; Cadastral Surveying; Hydrographic Surveying Academia; Educational Administration; Teaching Academia; Teaching

SOME TYPICAL JOB TITLES Process Engineer; Research & Development; Project Engineer; Environmental Health & Safety Geoscientist; Geologist; Geophysicist; Geological Engineer Structural Engineer; Truss Design Engineer Electronics Engineer; Electrical Engineer; Telecommunications Engineer; Software Engineer Project Engineer Assembly Line Engineer; Post market Compliance/ Surveillance Manager; Process Engineer/Manager Surveyor

PETROLEUM GEOSCIENCE

CIVIL & ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING

ELECTRICAL & COMPUTER ENGINEERING

MECHANICAL ENGINEERING INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING

SURVEYING & LAND INFORMATION

EDUCATION HISTORY

Teacher; Principal; School Supervisor Professor; Teacher

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SUBJECT AREAS LIBERAL ARTS

SOME POSSIBLE CAREERS FIELDS Advertising; Business; Communications; Consultancy; Human Resources; Public Relations; Social Services; Technical Writing; Government

SOME TYPICAL JOB TITLES Counsellor; Consultant; Therapist; Social Worker; Technical Writer; Copy Editor; Corporate Communications Manager; Account Executive;Research Assistant; Human Resources Manager Artiste; Artist; Performer; Actor; Dramatist; Educator Journalist, Copywriter/Editor, PR Consultant Lawyer; Solicitor; Barrister; Ministerial Advisor; Diplomat; Consultant Doctor; Physician; General Practitioner; Surgeon; Specialist; Consultant Dentist; Dental Surgeon Pharmacist; Pharmacy practitioner Nurse

CREATIVE AND FESTIVAL ARTS COMMUNICATION STUDIES LAW

Theatre, Music, Visual Arts; Cultural organisations; Education Journalism, Public Relations, Copywriting, Event promotion Government; Public or private practice; Politics; Diplomatic service; Corporates; Statutory authorities; Public services Public and private hospitals and clinics; Private practice; Medical Research; Academia; Pharmaceutical companies; Health insurance companies; Corporates Public and private dental hospitals or clinics; Private practice; Academia Public and private hospitals and clinics; Pharmacies; Pharmaceutical industry; Academia; Research Public and private hospitals; Doctors' offices and clinics

MEDICINE & SURGERY

DENTISTRY PHARMACY NURSING VETERINARY MEDICINE GEOGRAPHY

Private practices; Zoos; Acquariums; Academia; Laboratories Veterinarian Business, Industry, Government GIS Data Analyst/Developer, Project Manager, Geographer, GIS Specialist

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SUBJECT AREAS AGRICULTURE

SOME POSSIBLE CAREERS FIELDS Agribusiness; Wildlife and Fisheries; Ministry of Agriculture; Agricultural Development, Economics, Systems Management; Agronomy; Animal Science; Horticulture; Food Science & Technology; Soil Sciences; Forestry

SOME TYPICAL JOB TITLES Agricultural Economist; Agronomist; Farm Owner and Manager; Forestry Specialist Agriscience/Extension Educator; Environmental Educator; Forestry Consultant; Food Technician/Chemist; Quality Control Manager Assayer; Biologist; Laboratory Technician; Research Scientist; Toxicologist; Quality Control Inspector Agronomist, Biochemist; Biologist; Consultant; Microbiologist; Pathologist; Wildlife Biologist; Food and Drug Inspector; Fisheries Biologist Botanist; Plant Biologist; Taxonomist

BIOCHEMISTRY

Biotechnology firms; Chemical companies; Consultancy; Food and Drug industry; Research laboratories & institutes; Ministry of Agriculture

BIOLOGY

Biotechnology firms; Chemical companies; Academia; Environmental Consultancy; Food and Drug industry; Fisheries and Wildlife; Ministry of Agriculture; Research institutes Academia; Ministry of Agriculture and Agricultural departments; Environmental agencies; Food and Drug companies; Chemical industry, Biological supply houses and Biotechnology firms Forestry Science; Recreation, Parks and Tourism Management; Environmental Protection agencies/Consulting firms, Wildlife and Fisheries Aquariums; Zoos; Fisheries and Wildlife Services; Environmental Consultancy

BOTANY

ENVIRONMENTAL & RESOURCE MANAGEMENT ZOOLOGY

Environmental Analyst; Consultant; Forest/Park Ranger; Natural Resources Manager Zoologist; Consultant; Microbiologist; Pathologist; Wildlife Biologist Chemist; Laboratory Technician; Science Teacher; Pharmaceutical Sales Representative

CHEMISTRY

Laboratories; Chemical Companies; Academia; Teaching; Pharmaceutical industry

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SUBJECT AREAS COMPUTER SCIENCE

SOME POSSIBLE CAREERS FIELDS Telecommunications; Software Companies; Computer Services Actuarial science, Business and Finance, Education, Engineering, Statistics Research laboratories; Academia; Teaching Auditing; Assurance Services; Management Consulting; Financial Planning; Tax Advisory services; Business Management

SOME TYPICAL JOB TITLES Computer Programmer; Systems Analyst; Software Engineer Actuary; Statistician; Business Analyst Science Teacher; Physicist; Laboratory Technician Auditor; Consultant; Tax Advisor; Cost Accountant; Financial Analyst; Internal Auditor; Staff Accountant; Business Analyst Economist; Business Analyst Counsellor; Consultant; Manager; Social Worker; Psychologist; Sociologist

MATHEMATICS PHYSICS ACCOUNTING

ECONOMICS BEHAVIOURAL SCIENCES

Business Management; Academia; Government; Public Policy; International Relations Advertising and Marketing; Criminal Justice; Law; Health Sciences & Medicine; Human Resources; Government; Hospitality Industry; Conflict Resolution; Mediation; Public Relations; Psychology; Counselling; International Relations; Politics; Management; Public Policy; Social Work; Research Retail; Management Consulting; Small Business; Human Resources; Business Management

MANAGEMENT STUDIES

Consultant; Entrepreneur /Small business owner; Management Trainee; Branch Manager; Human Resource Officer; Manager Sports Information Director; Facilities Manager; Promoter; Sports Agent Hospitality Manager; Hotel Manager; Catering Manager

SPORTS MANAGEMENT

Professional Teams and Leagues; Amateur Associations; Public/private recreational agencies; Club & Facilities Management; Sports Marketing and Event Promotion; Public Relations Restaurant (Food & Beverage) Management; Hotel Management; Tourism & Tourist Attractions Management; Leisure, Recreation and Sport Facilities Management

HOTEL MANAGEMENT, HOSPITALITY & TOURISM MANAGEMENT; INTERNATIONAL TOURISM MANAGEMENT

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