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Research & Teaching

The creation and communication of knowledge

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 and 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. ... Read more

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.... Read more

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