IAU-016615
https://www.whed.net/institutions/IAU-016615

IAU Member

Jamaica

top General Information

Address

Street:Regional Headquarters Building
2a Hermitage Road

City:Kingston

Post Code:7

Tel.:+1(876) 927-2406

Fax:+1(876) 977-0253

WWW:http://www.uwi.edu

Other Sites

Cave Hill (Barbados), St Augustine (Trinidad and Tobago).

Institution Funding

Public

History

Founded 1948; incorporated by Royal Charter 1962. The University is supported by and serves 15 different territories in the West Indies. An international institution recognized worldwide for its scholarship in Science, Medicine, Social Sciences, Agriculture and Humanities.

Academic Year

August to May (August-December; January-May). Also Summer School, June-July

Admission Requirements

Completion of secondary school education General Certificate of Education for most Faculties

Tuition Fees

National:Cave Hill Campus: 4,626-13,750 per annum; Mona Campus, (Jamaican Dollars): 116-786 per annum; St Augustine Campus, (Trinidad and Tobago Dollars): 11,800-15,400 per annum (BBD)

Language(s)

English

Accrediting Agency

General Medical Council, Council for Legal Education, Joint Board of Moderators for Civil Engineering, Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Institution of Electrical Engineers, The Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors, Institution of Chemical Engineers

Student Body

co-ed

top Officers

Head : Hilary Beckles

Job title:Vice-Chancellor


Senior Administrative Officer : Maurice Smith

Job title:University Registrar


International Relations Officer : Jessica Byron-Reid

Job title:Director, International Relations

top Divisions

Centre : Biotechnology

Fields of study:Biotechnology


Centre : Caribbean Thought

Fields of study:Arts and Humanities, Caribbean Studies


Centre : Environmental and Nuclear Sciences

Fields of study:Environmental Studies

More details:International


Centre : Marine Sciences

Fields of study:Marine Science and Oceanography


Faculty : Humanities and Education

Fields of study:Archaeology, Arts and Humanities, Caribbean Studies, Communication Studies, Distance Education, Documentation Techniques, Education, Educational Sciences, English, French, Geography, Geology, German, History, Information Sciences, Library Science, Linguistics, Literature, Mass Communication, Media Studies, Modern Languages, Philosophy, Secondary Education, Spanish, Theology


Faculty : Law

Fields of study:Commercial Law, Law, Private Law, Public Law


Faculty : Medical Sciences

Fields of study:Biochemistry, Community Health, Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Medicine, Nursing, Paediatrics, Pathology, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, Psychiatry and Mental Health, Public Health, Radiology


Faculty : Science and Technology

Fields of study:Biological and Life Sciences, Chemistry, Computer Science, Environmental Management, Geography, Geology, Health Sciences, Marine Science and Oceanography, Mathematics, Physics


Faculty : Social Sciences

Fields of study:Economics, Government, Hotel Management, Management, Psychology, Social Sciences, Social Studies, Social Work, Sociology, Tourism


Institute : Gender and Development Studies

Fields of study:Development Studies, Gender Studies


Institute : Mona Geoinformatics Institute (Mona GIS)

Fields of study:Computer Science, Earth Sciences


Institute : Social and Economic Studies

Fields of study:Economics, Social Policy

More details:Sir Arthur Lewis


Research Division : Solutions for Developing Countries (SODECO)

Fields of study:Development Studies


Research Division : Tropical Medicine Research Institute (TMRI)

Fields of study:Tropical Medicine


School : Business

Fields of study:Business Administration

More details:Mona


School : Continuing Education

Fields of study:Accountancy, Business Administration, Education, Information Sciences, Psychology, Public Administration, Social Sciences


Unit : Earthquake

Fields of study:Seismology


Unit : Electronics

Fields of study:Electronic Engineering


Unit : Fertility Management

Fields of study:Embryology and Reproduction Biology

More details:Hugh Wynter

top Degrees

Associate Degree


Bachelor's Degree

Fields of study:Arts and Humanities, Engineering, Law, Medicine, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences


Master's Degree

Fields of study:Accountancy, Agricultural Business, Anatomy, Applied Physics, Banking, Behavioural Sciences, Biochemistry, Biological and Life Sciences, Biology, Biomedicine, Biotechnology, Botany, Business Administration, Chemistry, Clinical Psychology, Commercial Law, Communication Studies, Community Health, Computer Science, Cultural Studies, Curriculum, Demography and Population, Development Studies, Diabetology, Economic and Finance Policy, Economics, Education, Educational Administration, Educational Psychology, Educational Testing and Evaluation, Electronic Engineering, Embryology and Reproduction Biology, Energy Engineering, English, Environmental Management, Environmental Studies, Epidemiology, Finance, Food Technology, French, Gender Studies, Geography, Geology, Gerontology, Government, Health Administration, Health Education, Health Sciences, Heritage Preservation, Higher Education, History, Hotel Management, Human Resources, Humanities and Social Science Education, Information Management, Information Sciences, Information Technology, Insurance, International Business, International Economics, International Relations, Law, Leadership, Library Science, Linguistics, Literacy Education, Literature, Management, Marine Science and Oceanography, Marketing, Mass Communication, Mathematics, Mathematics Education, Medicine, Microbiology, Modern Languages, Molecular Biology, Native Language Education, Nursing, Nutrition, Occupational Health, Pathology, Pharmacology, Philosophy, Physical Therapy, Physics, Physiology, Plant and Crop Protection, Political Sciences, Primary Education, Psychiatry and Mental Health, Psychology, Public Administration, Public Health, Public Law, Safety Engineering, Science Education, Social Policy, Social Welfare, Social Work, Sociology, Spanish, Speech Therapy and Audiology, Sports, Sports Management, Sports Medicine, Taxation, Teacher Trainers Education, Teacher Training, Telecommunications Services, Theology, Tourism, Town Planning, Toxicology, Translation and Interpretation, Tropical Agriculture, Water Management, Water Science, Zoology


Doctorate

Fields of study:Accountancy, Adult Education, Anaesthesiology, Anatomy, Behavioural Sciences, Biochemistry, Biology, Biotechnology, Botany, Business Administration, Cardiology, Chemistry, Clinical Psychology, Communication Studies, Community Health, Computer Science, Cultural Studies, Curriculum, Demography and Population, Development Studies, Economic and Finance Policy, Economics, Education, Educational Administration, Educational Psychology, Electronic Engineering, English, Environmental Management, Environmental Studies, Epidemiology, French, Gender Studies, Geography (Human), Geology, Government, Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Haematology, Health Sciences, History, Human Resources, Humanities and Social Science Education, Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Information Sciences, Information Technology, Laboratory Techniques, Law, Library Science, Linguistics, Literature, Management, Marine Science and Oceanography, Mass Communication, Mathematics, Mathematics Education, Medicine, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Native Language Education, Neurology, Nursing, Nutrition, Occupational Health, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopaedics, Otorhinolaryngology, Paediatrics, Pathology, Pharmacology, Pharmacy, Philosophy, Physics, Physiology, Plastic Surgery, Political Sciences, Primary Education, Psychiatry and Mental Health, Public Health, Radiology, Science Education, Social Policy, Sociology, Spanish, Surgery, Teacher Training, Theology, Toxicology, Urban Studies, Urology, Zoology

Note

Also Undergraduate Diploma; Certificate; Doctor of Dental Surgery; Doctor of Pharmacy; Licenciate in Theology; Executive MBA; Postgraduate Diploma in: Biotechnology, Business Administration, Commercial Law, Disaster Management, Technical Education, Educational Administration, Community Health, Forensic Medicine and Dentistry, Gender Studies, Development Studies, Gerontology, Health Administration, Humanities and Social Science Education, Human Resources, Information Technology, Foreign Language Education, Law, Linguistics, Child Care and Development, Marine Science and Oceanography, Mathematics Education, Applied Physics, Horticulture, Plant and Crop Protection, Public Law, Science Education, Social Welfare, Sports Management, Town Planning; Fellowship Certificates.

Main Press

The University Press

Updated on 29-01-2016