Postgraduate Entry Requirements

To be eligible for consideration for entry to study for a postgraduate degree, candidates must be:

  • Graduates of an approved university;
  • Persons who possess a degree from an approved University
  • Persons holding such other suitable qualifications and/or experience as the Board for Graduate Studies and Research may approve

In order to be admitted to a Postgraduate Diploma, Taught Masters or DM degree programme you will be required to have a minimum GPA of 2.5 or a Lower Second Class Honours degree or its equivalent in the relevant or an analogous subject area. You will also be expected to satisfy the particular Faculty/Departmental requirements before beginning graduate study.

The minimum entry requirement to an MPhil degree shall be a minimum GPA of 3.0 or an Upper Second Class Honours degree or its equivalent.

The minimum requirements for admission to PhD and MD programmes are:

(a)   Approved graduate degrees awarded primarily for research;

(b)   Taught Masters degree from the UWI or another approved University, provided that the Masters programme included a research component of at least 25% of the total credit rating and the applicant achieved at least a B+ average or its equivalent;

(c)   Approval of upgrade application;

(d)   Such other qualifications and experience as the Board for Graduate Studies and Research may approve