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University of the West Indies - Bachelor of Arts in Information Studies


The B.A. in Information Studies is for students with an interest in information flows, policies surrounding access to information, and the management of archives in the public and private sectors. The programme includes an internship. Its graduates are information professionals who are well equipped to face the challenges of the dynamic information environment and to provide leadership in managing the information needs in the Caribbean in the 21st century and beyond. Graduates of the programme are expected to be lifelong adaptable learners, critical and analytic thinkers, capable researchers and communicators. This programme provides a basis for postgraduate degree study in Information Studies, in Archives and Records Management, and related subject areas.

  • Listing ID: 4311
  • Institution Category: Universities
  • Institution Type: Public
  • Field of Study: Humanities and Education
  • Awarding Body: The University of the West Indies
  • Qualification Level:
  • Education Sector: Higher Education
  • ISCED Code: 03 Social Sciences, Journalism and Information- 032 Journalism and Information- 0322 Library, Information and Archival Studies
  • Qualification Developer: The University of the West Indies
  • Quality Assurance Body: University Council of Jamaica (UCJ)
  • Entry Requirements: Minimum of five (5) CSEC (CXC) General Proficiency (Grades I-III) or GCE O-Level subjects which include: compulsory - English Language
  • Number of Credits: 90
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