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University of the West Indies -Bachelor of Education in Computer Science/ Information Technology


The B.Ed. Computer Science/Information Technology is a programme for aspiring teachers who wish to become professionally certified as Computer Science or Information Technology teachers at the secondary level. The programme of study consists of specialist courses for teachers of CS/IT, a core of education courses which provides the essential foundation for any programme in education, and content courses offered in the Department of Computing. 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 Curriculum & Instruction, Educational Measurement, and Teacher Education.

  • Listing ID: 5170
  • 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 (Information Technology or Computer Science)
  • Number of Credits: 90
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