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University of the West Indies - Bachelor of Science in Geography (Major in Geography, Minor in Geography, Minor in Human Geography)


The Major in Geography (BSc/BA) is designed to produce well rounded  graduates. Students are exposed to human and physical geography courses. A diverse range of more specialized and applied courses are offered in the final year to equip geography majors with targeted transferable skills that will allow them to apply their recently acquired geographic knowledge in a professional setting. The geography internship course will provide opportunities for students to gain credit for working with the government, private industry or non-governmental organizations and gain skills and experience such as organizational and administrative skills as well as professional interpersonal communication. Programme is usually 3 years unless student begins at the preliminary level.

  • Listing ID: 5380
  • Institution Category: Universities
  • Institution Type: Public
  • Field of Study: Science and Technology
  • Awarding Body: The University of the West Indies
  • Qualification Level: Level 5 - Bachelor's Degree
  • Education Sector: Higher Education
  • ISCED Code: 05 Natural Sciences, Mathematics and Statistics- 053 Physical Sciences- 0532 Earth Sciences
  • Qualification Developer: The University of the West Indies
  • Quality Assurance Body: University Council of Jamaica (UCJ)
  • Entry Requirements: At least two CSEC (or ‘O’ level subjects) chosen from physics, chemistry, mathematics, geography, geology and either biology, zoology or botany OR any CAPE level science course (Environmental Science is also recognised) or FST Preliminary course. CSEC Geography required.
  • Number of Credits: 42 Credits from Department courses. 93 credits for B.Sc. and 90 Credits for B.A. through Faculty of Humanities & Education
Contact details

University of the West Indies Mona Kingston 7University of the West Indies, Mona geoggeol@uwimona.edu.jm http://www.admissions@uwimona.edu.jm

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