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Admission Requirements For Degree Programmes


Three (3) subjects at the GCE Advanced Level plus two (2) subjects at CXC/CSEC General Proficiency/GCE. Ordinary Level not obtained at Advanced Level. English Language and in most cases Mathematics must be among the subjects obtained.
Two (2) subjects at the GCE Advanced Level plus three (3) subjects at CXC/CSEC General Proficiency/GCE Ordinary Level not obtained at Advanced Level. English Language and in some cases Mathematics must be among the subjects passed.
A minimum of five (5) CXC/CSEC General Proficiency (Grades I & II; and III from 1998) /five (5) passes at GCE ‘O’ Level, including English Language, the subject(s) required for the pursuit of the major, where applicable, and Mathematics for designated programmes.
Persons of mature age (a minimum of 26 years in the calendar year of entry to the University) who do not meet the minimum requirements but who can satisfy the University that they have had a suitable education may be considered for admission.

Where there is a variation of the above, it will be shown under the respective Faculty’s admission requirements.

Note

The acceptance of CXC/CSEC Grade III applies only to the results for examinations taken in June 1998 and thereafter.
Applicants with five or six subjects, as stipulated above, without the requisite English or Mathematics or any other prescribed subject, at the acceptable grade, may be permitted to write a Qualifying Examination in the respective subject area or do the foundation course offered by IDCE in the respective subject area.
Applicants who possess either of the basic entry requirements mentioned above but still do not satisfy the requirements of a particular Department may be required to pass the prescribed foundation courses where offered.
Applicants of mature age (i.e. a minimum of 26 years in the calendar year in which entry is being sought) who do not meet any of the admission requirements will be required to write the UG Entrance Examination.
Students who were previously admitted to the University and who attended and successfully completed at least a semester or, at most a year, may be granted re-entry on the basis of the following:

Their pre-university qualifications and their university credits even though the criterion under which they were admitted previously no longer pertains.
These persons must have been students within the preceding five (5) years of application.

Applicants may be asked to attend Interviews.


Admission Requirments For Diploma/Associate Degree/Certificate Programmes


(1) Five (5) GCE ‘O’ level/ 5 CXC/CSEC General Proficiency passes including English Language and Mathematics.
Persons of mature age (a minimum of 26 years in the calendar year of entry to the University) who do not meet the minimum requirements but who can satisfy the University that they have had a suitable education may be considered for admission.