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The Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science will facilitate the mission of Northern
Caribbean University by providing quality Christ-centred environmentalists. A background in
environmental science will integrate the principles of Christian and professional ethics. A person
with a bachelor’s level education in environmental science is prepared to assume a wide variety
of positions in industry, education, and/or public service. The candidate will also be able to work
in government and non-government institutions/organizations, pursue careers in areas such as
policy, advocacy, conservation, consulting, administration, law and education. The Bachelor of
Science in Environmental Science programme comprises 134 credits, broken down as follows: 68
credits of core requirements, 8 credits of cognates, 16 credits of electives and 42 credits of
General Education requirements.


  • Listing ID: 4163
  • Institution Category: Universities
  • Institution Type: Private
  • Field of Study: Natural Sciences
  • Awarding Body: Northern Caribbean University
  • Qualification Level:
  • Education Sector: Higher Education
  • ISCED Code: 05 Natural Sciences, Mathematics & Statistics- 052 Environment- 0521 Environmental Sciences
  • Qualification Developer: Northern Caribbean University
  • Quality Assurance Body: UCJ
  • Entry Requirements: Bachelor of Science in Environmental sciences: A minimum of grade III in CSEC or grade C in GCE
    O’ Level passes in English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and one (1) other subject.
    Students who do not have a pass in Biology or Chemistry will be matriculated into the
    department after successfully completing BIOL101, 102 Principles of Biology I, II and CHEM111,
    112 Intro to Chemistry I, II with no grade lower than “C”.
  • Number of Credits: 134
Contact details

Manchester Road, Mandeville, Manchester, Jamaica, W.I.Northern Caribbean University 18765663088 vivienne.quarrie@ncu.edu.jm https://www.ncu.edu.jm

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