Study in the Caribbean
Graduate from the
University of London
University of London
events in Jamaica and
Trinidad and Tobago
About the University of London
The University of London is made up of 19 Opportunity
world-class Colleges and 10 specialised Institutes. Since 1858, we have enriched the lives of
The University of London set up the University hundreds of thousands of students including
of London International Programmes in 1858, Nobel Prize winners, politicians, engineers,
enabling students across the world to study for poets, teachers, authors, lawyers, judges
its degrees without leaving their home country. and leaders of business and industry. Our
global reach and flexible study methods
Worldwide Access allow students to study wherever they live.
Our vision is of a world in which a life-changing,
high quality university education is available International Reputation
to all who could benefit. We are the world’s Our success is based on the University of
oldest provider of degrees through distance and London’s reputation for high academic standards,
ﬂexible learning. Today, we have over 50,000 which has been built by the outstanding
students in every corner of the globe studying teaching and research of its Colleges. These
on more than 100 diﬀerent programmes. Colleges are responsible for the development
and assessment of all our programmes.
The University of London and the Caribbean
A proud history When you graduate
The University of London has a proud history The University of London International
in the Caribbean, with students first taking our Programmes Alumni Association has more than
exams via distance learning in the 1870s. In 20,000 active members worldwide, providing
1949, the University College of the West Indies graduates with unique networking opportunities.
(UCWI) was established as a College of the You can contact our alumni ambassadors to find
University of London. UCWI, now the University out about their study experiences. Their details
of the West Indies, was granted independent can be found at: www.londoninternational.
university status in 1962, but continued to award ac.uk/alumni/ambassadors
University of London degrees until 1969.
A community of students Lisa Benjamin, LLM
in the Caribbean email@example.com
There are 4,300 students in the Caribbean
studying for a University of London degree,
Marion Brown, LLB
including over 3,000 in Trinidad and Tobago
and 690 in Jamaica. Among our alumni from
the Caribbean are Derek Walcott, winner of the Trinidad and Tobago
Nobel Prize for Literature in 1992; the Honourable Sarah De Silva, LLB
Arthur N. R. Robinson, former President of firstname.lastname@example.org
Trinidad and Tobago; Percival Patterson, Jamaica’s Janet Peters, LLB
longest serving prime minister; and Howard email@example.com
Cooke, a former Governor-General of Jamaica.
Ricky Sookoo, MBA International Management
An internationally recognised firstname.lastname@example.org
qualification Marlon Herry, BSc Information
Our programmes are well respected by Systems and Management
universities and employers worldwide. Our email@example.com
graduates go on to work for leading law firms
Diane Julien, BSc Information Systems and
and companies including Shell, Unilever, IBM,
Management, MSc Environmental Management
BP and Powergen, both in the Caribbean and
further afield. Many of our graduates also
go on to gain postgraduate qualifications Justice Anthony D Gafoor, BA Philosophy,
from the world’s leading universities. BA Classical Studies, Bachelor of Divinity
About your study
Is there a programme to suit me? How much will my degree cost?
We offer more than 100 Bachelors and Masters Typical costs to study for a degree though
programmes in a wide range of subjects the University of London International
(please see back cover for a full list). Our Programmes are given below. If you
programmes have flexible study and payment choose to attend a local college you will
options, enabling you to fit your studies pay additional fees to those listed.
around work and family commitments.
Programme Cost Approx.
How long will my study take? GBP cost in local
You have between:
n one to five years for an undergraduate Diploma BSc Computing £4,126 TT$40,701
n three to eight years for a Bachelors degree
and Information J$546,055
n six months to five years for a
Postgraduate Certificate or Diploma Bachelor of £2,426 TT$23,931
n one to five years for a Masters.
Laws (LLB) – – 38,679
How does it work in practice? – 518,924
You may choose to study independently or
receive study support from a local recognised If you live in Trinidad and Tobago, you can
teaching centre. Whatever your method apply for financial assistance through the
of study, you will be sent an introductory Government Assistance for Tuition Expenses
package of study materials, including past Programme (GATE) to cover the cost of
examination papers. On most courses you will tuition at local institutions registered with the
also have access to online study resources, Accreditation Council of Trinidad and Tobago.
which will help you to prepare for your
exams. You can sit your exams locally in one Join our community
of our exam centres in the Caribbean. You can follow us on Facebook:
Please note: The University Watch videos by our students and academics
of London is recognised by from Lead Colleges on our YouTube channel:
the Accreditation Council of www.londoninternational.ac.uk/youtube
Trinidad & Tobago (ACTT) Sign up for our student newsletter:
as an awarding institution. www.londoninternational.ac.uk/newsletter
This recognition was granted in September Follow us on Twitter:
2009 and is for a period of seven years. www.londoninternational.ac.uk/twitter
Entry requirements and how to apply
Undergraduate study Alternative entry routes
The application deadline for most undergraduate n Access programme: provides entry to
programmes is 17 September 2011. The deadline the BSc Business Administration and must
for the BSc Business Administration is 24 August be studied at the School of Business and
2011). Our general entrance requirements Computer Science in Trinidad and Tobago.
are given in terms of UK GCSE/GCE ‘O’ level n Access route: provides entry to
and ‘A’ level passes. Local equivalents are: the LSE-led degrees in the fields of
n Equivalent to GCSE/GCE ‘A’ levels: Economics, Management, Finance and
Caribbean Advanced Proficiency the Social Sciences. It can be studied via
Examination (CAPE). Full award of 6 units independently or with support from specific
including 2 double-unit courses. institutions in Trinidad and Tobago.
n Equivalent to GCSE/CGE ‘O’ levels: Caribbean n Diploma in Law / Diploma in Computing
Secondary Education Certificate - grades and Information Systems: The Diplomas
I, II and III at the General Proficiency level provide entry to our LLB or Computing
in and after June 1998, and grades I and and Information Systems degrees.
II at the General Proficiency level up to You need to study for the Diplomas at
and including January 1998. This is not specific teaching institutions, which
sufficient for entry to our full degrees will advise on their entry criteria.
but may make you eligible for one of our
alternative entry routes (see opposite). Postgraduate study
Postgraduate entrance requirements and
Other acceptable qualifications from the application deadlines vary. For details, please see
Caribbean are listed in the prospectuses our prospectuses or: www.londoninternational.
or at: www.londoninternational.ac.uk/ ac.uk/prospective_students/postgraduate
Making an application
Many of our programmes also have their You can apply online at:
own additional entrance requirements, www.londoninternational.ac.uk/applications_
which can be found in the prospectuses online
or at: www.londoninternational.ac.uk/ or through our programme web pages:
We require all applicants to demonstrate a Postal application forms are also on the
certain level of competence in English. programme web pages and in our prospectuses.
Local teaching centres can often help in
providing application forms and forwarding
the application to London on your behalf.
Study independently or at a local institution
We aim to give you as much choice as n Affiliate Centres have demonstrated
possible about how, when and where a sustained commitment to the
you study. You may prefer the flexibility quality of teaching, support and
of being able to study independently at administration for our students
your own pace, or you may prefer face-to- n Registered Centres have demonstrated
face teaching and classroom support. acceptable standards of teaching, support
We work with a growing network of over 70 and administration for supporting our
independent teaching institutions worldwide that students in preparing for examinations.
have been formally recognised to provide tuition
support for our students. Known as recognised The following list was accurate at the time of
centres, these institutions have been identified printing, but may change. For more information
as meeting a specific set of quality criteria. There please visit: www.londoninternational.
are two categories of recognised centre: ac.uk/onlinesearch/institutions
University College of the Caribbean
Registered Centres: 17 Worthington Avenue
Kingston 5, Jamaica
Institute of Law and Economics Tel: 876 754 1521
Townhouse 4 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
University of Technology www.uccjm.com
237 Old Hope Road Recognised programmes: Diploma
Kingston 6, Jamaica in Law; Bachelor of Laws (LLB).
Tel: 876 977 4959 / 977 6232
Email: email@example.com The following institution has commenced
www.ilejamaica.org the recognition process with a view to
Recognised programme: Bachelor of Laws (LLB). becoming a Registered Centre:
B & B University College
Jamaica School of Law Ltd T/A 15 Carlton Cresent
Caribbean Legal Practice Institute Half-Way-Tree
8 Dominica Drive Kingston 10, Jamaica
Kingston 5, Jamaica Tel: 876 920 5198 / 929 7661
Tel: 876 754 1976 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Email: email@example.com www.bbucjm.com
www.cariblegaljm.com Programmes: BSc Business Administration;
Recognised programme: Bachelor of Laws (LLB). BSc Economics; BSc Information Systems
and Management; BSc Management.
TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO
College of Legal Studies
Affiliate Centre: Level 2 Xtra Foods Commercial Building
37 Eleanor St, Chaguanas, Trinidad and Tobago
School of Business and Computer Science Tel: 868 665 0394
53-54 Sagan Drive Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Champs Fleurs, Trinidad and Tobago www.clstt.com
Tel: 868 663 7227 Recognised programmes: Diploma
Email: email@example.com in Law; Bachelor of Laws (LLB).
Recognised programmes: Access route Institute of Law and Academic Studies
to degrees in Economics, Management, 7 Endeavour Rd, Chaguanas, Trinidad and Tobago
Finance and the Social Sciences; Access Tel: 868 672 8642
programme to the BSc Business Administration; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
BSc Banking and Finance; BSc Business www.ilastt.com
Administration; Diploma in Computing and Recognised programmes: Bachelor of Laws (LLB).
Information Systems; BSc Computing and
Information Systems; BSc Information Systems Institute of Tertiary Tutors
and Management; BSc Management. 4-6 Chancery Lane, San Fernando,
Trinidad and Tobago
Registered Centres: Tel: 868 653 3945 / 652 6938
Academy of Tertiary Studies (ATS) www.itt.co.tt
34 Southern Main Road Recognised programmes: Access route to degrees
Curepe, Trinidad and Tobago in Economics, Management, Finance and the Social
Tel: 868 663 9495 / 662 7807 Sciences; BSc Banking and Finance; BSc Business;
Email: email@example.com BSc Geography and Environment; BSc
www.atstnt.com Information Systems and Management; BSc
Recognised programmes: Diploma in Management; Bachelor of Laws (LLB).
Law; Bachelor of Laws (LLB); Access route to
degrees in Economics, Management, Finance K Beckles and Associates Law Tutors
and the Social Sciences; BSc Geography and 12 Flament St, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
Environment; BSc Management and Law. Tel: 868 636 4192 / 623 2004
Recognised programmes: Diploma
in Law; Bachelor of Laws (LLB).
Come and meet us at our Open Days
TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO JAMAICA
Saturday 11 June 2011 Wednesday 15 June
14:00 to 18:00 12:00 to 19:00
La Boucan Room Wyndham Hotel
Hilton Hotel 77 Knutsford Blvd
Lady Young Road Kingston
Port of Spain
An event for prospective students on A drop in open house for those in
how a University of London degree gets Jamaica who want to study for a
you ahead in your career in Trinidad University of London degree.
and Tobago and elsewhere. Alumni
will be there to talk about their study
experience and give careers advice.
At both events you can:
n Meet University of London academics and find out about our programmes.
n Find out about receiving face-to-face study support from local teaching institutions.
n Get help with your application – a member of our Admissions team will be there to
check your eligibility for your chosen programme, and verify copies of your exam
certificates (be sure to bring the original documents and the photocopies).
To find out more about the events, register on our Jamaica or Trinidad and Tobago homepages:
or join the events on Facebook: