The University of West Indies - Cave Hill

Introduction

The University of the West Indies has campuses at Cave Hill in Barbados, St. Augustine in Trinidad and Tobago andMona in Jamaica. The total student body which is approximately 24,321 is distributed amongst the Faculties of Law, Humanities & Education, Pure and Applied Sciences, Social Sciences and Medical Sciences at Cave Hill; Arts & Education, Medical Sciences, Social Sciences and Pure & Applied Sciences at Mona; and Agriculture & Natural Sciences, Engineering, Humanities & Education, Medical Sciences and Social Sciences at St. Augustine.

CAVE HILL, BARBADOS

The picturesque Cave Hill Campus overlooks the island’s Capital and is the only campus with a sea view.

The Cave Hill campus overlooks the island’s capital and principal commercial centre, Bridgetown, which is just five miles away. Despite its expansion in recent years, the campus maintains much of its original architecture of simple, low-rise buildings. The scenic attractiveness and relatively small size of the university community creates an inviting, intimate and friendly atmosphere.

Despite its expansion in recent years, the campus maintains much of its original architecture of simple, low-rise buildings. The scenic attractiveness and relatively small campus community create an inviting, intimate and friendly atmosphere ideal for teaching and learning.

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Programs

This school also offers:

MSc

MSc in Construction Management

Campus Full time Part time 15 - 48 months September 2016 Barbados Cave Hill, Saint Michael + 1 more

The Building and Construction Sector is one of the most important and dynamic sectors in the Caribbean, and the industry has become more complex... [+]

MSc in Construction Management

 

The Building and Construction Sector is one of the most important and dynamic sectors in the Caribbean, and the industry has become more complex as clients have become more demanding, the regulatory framework more intricate, technology pervasive, and cost control a requirement. The MSc. in Building and Construction Management has been designed to address the shortage of construction managers who can effectively navigate this multifaceted, knowledge-rich and competitive context. It is designed for individuals from building and construction and related public and private organizations who want to develop an awareness of the range of challenges that face managers in planning, building, construction and facilities maintenance today. At the highest level, the programme seeks to equip its participants to take a leadership position in public discussions and actions that impact and enhance the health of overall industry.... [-]


MSc in Counselling Psychology

Campus or Online Full time Part time 4 - 6 semesters September 2016 Barbados Cave Hill, Saint Michael + 1 more

The MSc. Counselling Psychology programme was developed to meet the growing need for qualified counsellors in Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean. The programme... [+]

MSc in Counselling Psychology

 

The MSc. Counselling Psychology programme was developed to meet the growing need for qualified counsellors in Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean. The programme targets recent university graduates and practitioners who require counselling skills to fulfill their job tasks and provide counselling services to persons in organisations and society. Graduates of the programme will be prepared to pursue successful careers in the field of psychology and teaching at various levels in organisations. The programme is also designed to ensure that students have a competitive advantage for advanced study in psychology. Graduates of the programme will develop counselling, psychological assessment and research skills that will enable them to assist individuals, couples and groups who are facing various mental health issues.... [-]


MSc in International Trade Policy

Campus Full time 2 semesters September 2016 Barbados Cave Hill, Saint Michael

The Shridath Ramphal Centre for International Trade Law, Policy and Services (SRC) offers a comprehensive Masters Programme in International Trade Policy (MITP)... [+]

MSc in International Trade Policy

 

The Shridath Ramphal Centre for International Trade Law, Policy and Services (SRC) offers a comprehensive Masters Programme in International Trade Policy (MITP) that provides practical insight into the dynamic world of trade policy and law helping entry-level, and mid-career professionals build a solid foundation in trade theory, practice and governance. The in-depth curriculum encourages critical thinking and uses the latest and authoritative texts, coupled with innovative techniques employed by a faculty comprising a unique blend of regional and international scholars, professionals and practitioners. Recognizing that people learn best by putting concepts into action, the MITP programme not only integrates trade policy issues with development agendas, but also engages participants in interactive learning scenarios that emulate the world of advocacy, negotiations and trade diplomacy. Graduates of the MITP programme are able to access new careers and increase their effectiveness at work thus effectively representing their countries, organizations or firms in international and regional fora.... [-]


MSc in Natural Resource and Environmental Management

Campus Full time 13 months September 2016 Barbados Cave Hill, Saint Michael

The Masters Programme in Natural Resource and Environmental Management aims to make a significant contribution to sustainable development in the Caribbean by training professionals in [+]

MSc in Natural Resource and Environmental Management

 

Twenty-two years ago in response to the growing concerns of Caribbean governments about the fragile nature of the environment and the need for sustainable development in the Caribbean, the University of the West Indies established the Centre for Resource Management and Environmental Studies (CERMES). The CERMES programme which has evolved over the years has a strong focus on natural resource management and environmental studies for Small Island Developing States (SIDS). CERMES offers a course-based MSc in Natural Resource and Environmental Management and research oriented MPhils and PhDs.

 

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MSc in Project Management and Evaluation

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2016 Barbados Cave Hill, Saint Michael + 1 more

The graduate programme in Project Management and Evaluation provides education and training in a much needed area in the Commonwealth Caribbean. Raising and sustaining management [+]

MSc in Project Management and Evaluation

 

The graduate programme in Project Management and Evaluation provides education and training in a much needed area in the Commonwealth Caribbean. Raising and sustaining management capability, analytical capacity, implementation skill, evaluation ability and operational efficiency in the region’s public and private sectors—with special reference to project development, execution, evaluation and operations—continue to be regarded as some of the key elements, growth initiatives and development strategies necessary for national development.

 

 

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

The Programme will consist of eleven required courses conducted over two semesters – September to December and January to May, plus a two-semester Practicum project; and Currently, the majority of courses are scheduled for Monday-Thursday in the evening (5-8pm), but, to complete a semester’s schedule, some courses must be offered in the afternoon, on Saturdays, or in “Modular” format. Each student should take this into account when planning their commitments. All students are expected to attend all classes. ... [-]

MSc in Renewable Energy

Campus Full time Part time 15 - 27 months September 2016 Barbados Cave Hill, Saint Michael + 1 more

This programme responds to current global imperatives with respect to the rising price of fossil fuels and the cost to the environment of their use. Small Island... [+]

 MSc in Renewable Energy

 

This programme responds to current global imperatives with respect to the rising price of fossil fuels and the cost to the environment of their use. Small Island Developing States (SIDS) are particularly vulnerable to the negative effects of climate change and must adapt or perish. The emphasis in this master’s programme is on providing new graduates and persons already working in various sectors of the economy, with professional education in renewable and sustainable energy related disciplines. The programme will provide basic expertise in these areas, furnishing graduates with the ability to begin/continue a career in the field of energy sustainability.... [-]


MA

MA in Caribbean Studies: Language/Literatures

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2016 Barbados Cave Hill, Saint Michael + 1 more

Caribbean Studies as an interdisciplinary approach to language, literature and culture is well known overseas, where many foreign universities offer specialised... [+]

MA in Caribbean Studies: Language/Literatures

 

Caribbean Studies as an interdisciplinary approach to language, literature and culture is well known overseas, where many foreign universities offer specialised study programmes in it. Here at Cave Hill, we have a multi-disciplinary Department of Language, Linguistics and Literature, and lecturers with expertise in a range of subjects –foreign languages and cultures, comparative literature and cinema studies, socio-linguistics and lexicography, and theoretical concerns including gender and sexualities, different philosophical approaches to aesthetics, the relationship between technology and literature, the role of popular culture, visual cultures and performance. This new programme brings this expertise together under one umbrella so as to make it available to students across disciplinary boundaries but with a Caribbean focus.... [-]