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For B Ed Programme

  • Passes in five (5) subjects at CXC (CSEC) General Proficiency (Grades I or II and from 1998 Grade III) or GCE O-levels which must include English Language
  • A Diploma from an approved Teacher Training College
  • Professional experience as a teacher that is deemed satisfactory by the Faculty


DIPLOMA IN HEALTH VISITING


Applicant must:
  • be a citizen of the Republic of Trinidad & Tobago
  • not be over the age of fifty-five (55) at the time of application
  • hold permanent appointment with the Ministry of Health or hold contractual appointment with the Regional Health Authorities
  • have over five (5) years working experience
  • possess a post-basic Nursing qualification acquired at least 6 months prior to time of application
  • hold current registration with the Nursing Council of Trinidad & Tobago
Special Requirements
Applicant must:
  • Be registered on the General Registrar of the Nursing Council of Trinidad & Tobago as a Nurse
  • possess a post basic qualification in midwifery and/or psychiatric nursing (for male nurses only) and either
  • have had a period of satisfactory experience in the Community Health Services or
  • possess any other qualification deemed appropriate by the Faculty

FOR BA PROGRAMMES

  • Minimum of five (5) passes in CSEC (CXC) General Proficiency (Grades I - II pre 1998; Grade I - III from 1998) or GCE subjects (Grades A - C) which must include English Language
  • Passes in any two-2-unit CAPE or GCE A-level subjects, one of which must be a Humanities subject. Special Departmental requirements BA Musical Arts
  • B+ average in the Certificate in Music (Pan) in order to enter Year II of the BA programme
  • Grade 7 in Music
  • Pass in an audition

BA Theatre Arts

  • B+ average in the Practitioner’s Certificate in Drama-in-Education/ Theatre-in-Education

BA Visual Arts

  • B+ average in the Certificate in Visual Arts in order to enter Year I of the BA programme
  • Presentation of a portfolio of at least eight (8) pieces of recent art/design work and/or pass in a interview
  • A minor pass in advanced level Art and Design

FOR CERTIFICATE PROGRAMMES

Special Departmental requirements

Certificate in Music (Pan)

Entry Qualifications
  • Have at least five (5) Years secondary education with a minimum of four CXC (CSEC) General Proficiency Grades I or II and from 1998 Grade III or GCE O’level passes, including English Language.
  • Grade 3 Theory or Practical Certificate or equivalent
  • Music ability as exhibited by solo performance on any Pan and Grade III Theory Certificate or equivalent
  • Foundation level training in the Arts and/or involvement in the Performing Arts as teachers or practitioners
  • Pass in an audition and interview

Certificate in Visual Arts

Entry Qualifications
  • Candidates should normally have a minimum of five (5) subjects at CXC (CSEC) General Proficiency (Grades I or II and from 1998 Grade III) or GCE O-level passes which must include English Language and Art.
  • Presentation of a portfolio of at least eight (8) pieces of recent art/design work
  • Pass in an interview

Practitioner’s Certificate in Drama-in Education/Theatre-in-Education

Entry Qualifications
  • Candidates should normally have a Teacher’s Certificate or a minimum of five (5) CXC (CSEC) General Proficiency (Grades I or II and from 1998 Grade III) or GCE O’level passes, including English Language.
  • Foundation level training in the Arts and/or involvement in the Performing Arts as teachers or practitioners
  • Teacher’s Certificate
  • Pass in an audition and interview

Certificate in Dance and Dance Education

Entry Qualifications
  • Candidates should normally have a Teacher’s Certificate or a minimum of five (5) CXC (CSEC) General Proficiency (Grades I or II and from 1998 Grade III) or GCE O’level passes, including English Language;
  • Have foundation level training in dance and/or be involved in the performing arts as teachers and/or practitioners
  • Pass an interview and dance audition

Certificate in Technical Theatre Production

Entry Qualifications
  • Candidates should normally have a minimum of five (5) CXC (CSEC) General Proficiency (Grades I or II and from 1998 Grade III) or GCE O’level passes, including English Language;
  • Have foundation level training in theatre and/or be involved in the performing/production arts as teachers and/or practitioners
  • Pass an interview

NOTE: Academic requirements are current at the time of publication but may be subject to change in the future.