Carnival Studies

Degree in Carnival Studies

Candidates should normally:

  1. have two GCE A’ level/CAPE passes.


The Carnival Studies Unit is an academic unit within the Department of Creative
and Festival Arts , The University of the West Indies, St Augustine through
which B.A. Degree in Carnival Studies and a Minor in Culutral Studies are
taught. The Carnival Studies Unit engages both the historical exploration of the
Carnival phenomenon and its impact on Caribbean identity as well as the
entrepreneurial and institutional expansion of the Creative industries within the


The Carnival Studies degree, at present focuses on three main areas

1) Creative Enterprise Management and Entrepreneurship
2) Cultural Studies
3) Mas Design and Carnival Research.
The degree currently exposes students to a dynamic package of courses that
prepares them for engagement in the Carnival and Creative industry as leaders
in innovation, cultural research and festival management.
For further information contact
Tel: (868)-645 0873 | (868)-663-2222
Fax: (868)-663-2141



Carnival Studies Student