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Welcome to the Postgraduate Short Courses Website. Here you will find a list of courses that are available for enrollment by both UWI Registered and Non-UWI Registered students.

APPLICATIONS CLOSED

Closed on 27th May 2021

APPLICATIONS CLOSED

FAQ's

Who can do a single UWI course (also referred to as Specially Admitted)?

To be considered as a Specially Admitted student, applicants for graduate courses should normally possess an undergraduate degree, but due consideration will be given to maturity, work experience and previous study in the absence of an undergraduate degree.

 

Will I receive credits for doing the course by itself?

Yes. Once you register for the course and successfully complete the course assessments, the credits will be recorded on your UWI transcript.

 

How many courses can I do as single courses?

Normally, a specially admitted student should be allowed to take no more than (12) credits in any given year, nor more than a total of 24 credits under this category of registration. Please complete a separate application form for each course.

 

Can I use these courses towards completing a degree at a later date?

Yes. Specially Admitted students may use not more than nine (9) credits from any particular programme towards UWI certification.

 

How do I find out more about the courses?

Courses that can be pursued is listed below on this page with information on the course content and course assessment.

 

How do I find out more about the course?

You can contact the Department offering the course based on the contact information in the course listing on this webpage.

 

How do I apply for the course?

When applications are open, you can complete the online form and upload all supporting documents (CV Required) based on the prerequisite requirements for the course. You will be notified via email of the outcome of your submission within 2-3 days. Please complete a separate application form for each course.

 

Can a currently registered graduate student apply for these single courses?

Yes. Students applying to read these courses are doing so for non-programme credits. Currently registered graduate students must receive permission from their current Head of Department to read the course. A letter of support from the HOD should be submitted with the application indicating that the course is being read in addition to programme credits. Students reading the course for extra credits must pay the tuition fee for the course.

 

Can a currently registered undergraduate student apply for these single courses?

 

Yes. Students applying to read these courses are doing so for non-programme credits. Currently registered graduate students must receive permission from their current Head of Department and Dean to read the course. A letter of support from the HOD and the Dean should be submitted with the application indicating that the course is being read in addition to programme credits. Students reading the course for extra credits must pay the tuition fee for the course.

 

What are Contributing and non-Contributing countries as they relate to the tuition fees?

Contributing countries include: Anguilla, Anitgua & Barbuda, Barbados, Bahamas, Belize, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Grenada, Montserrat, Jamaica,  St Kitts/Nevis, St Lucia, St Vincent, Trinidad & Tobago, Turks & Caicos.

 

 

 

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