Enter your keyword

University of the West Indies - Bachelor of Education in Social Studies/ Geography Education


The B.Ed. in Social Studies/Geography Education is a programme for aspiring teachers who wish to become professionally certified as teachers of Geography or Social Studies at the secondary level. The programme of study consists of specialist courses for teachers of Geography or Social Studies, a core of education courses which provides the essential foundation for any programme in education, and content courses offered in the Geography and Social Science programmes. An immersive practicum experience prepares the student-teacher for their profession. The programme is intended to stimulate students’ commitment to lifelong learning and continuous professional development. This programme provides a basis for entry into a range of Master’s of Education programmes, such as in Sustainable Development, Global Citizenship & Peace, in Curriculum & Instruction, Educational Measurement, and Teacher Education.

  • Listing ID: 4725
  • 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: 01 Education- 011 Education- 0114 Teacher Training with Subject Specialization
  • 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 AND Two units of CAPE, of which at least one in the intended area of specialization (Sociology, Geography, or Environmental Science)
  • Number of Credits: 90
Print Friendly, PDF & Email