The Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) is a professional degree which is normally intended for practitioners in the field of education. This degree will be awarded to persons who, having satisfactorily completed the programme of study prescribed by these regulations, have satisfied the examiners as set out under the 60 credit programme (Levels II and III only). All students are required to take nine (9) credits in Foundation courses, except where exempted by the University.
To be eligible for admission to the programme, an applicant must have satisfied:
- the matriculation requirements of the University;
- be a trained teacher; that is, must have successfully completed an approved programme of training for certification as a teacher in his/her country
- Possess a level of professional experience as a teacher that is deemed satisfactory by the School.
- (d)Students holding a UWI Certificate in Education or an equivalent certificate in Education from an approved university at an acceptable standard, may be exempted from the entrance examination.
Duration of Programme
The programme will be offered over 3 years (full-time) and 5 years (part-time).