The synthesis of teaching and research is essential to FHE.
We believe that teaching is equal in value to research and our entire teaching staff is committed to providing
the training and resources necessary to make excellent teaching possible. Here, we communicate not only information
concepts but help develop the power to think critically. Our students graduate with the
ability to learn, question, and take their own initiative. Our renown methods has made this so.
The School of Graduate Studies and Research
The School for Graduate Studies and Research at St. Augustine continues to foster curiosity driven, needs-related
and applied research, while emphasizing the building of university-wide themes of excellence in nine focal areas.
Graduate studies at The University of the West Indies (UWI) can be undertaken in the form of taught courses
or research. The principal research degrees are Master of Philosophy (MPhil) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD).
Research degrees contain a taught element. The intention of these courses is to provide students with research
techniques and skills that will not only help them to complete their current research topic, but strengthen their
practical application skills for life after university.
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Office of Research
The St. Augustine Campus of the University of the West Indies is part of one of the leading universities in the
developing world and one of the premier research universities in the Caribbean and Latin American region. Its size and
scale of operations allow it to commit the resources necessary to undertake major projects successfully....
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