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Study in the Caribbean Graduate from the University of London University of London events in Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago www.londoninternational.ac.uk/jamaica www.londoninternational.ac.uk/trinidad 2 www.londoninternational.ac.uk/jamaica About the University of London International Programmes 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. www.londoninternational.ac.uk/trinidad 3 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. Bahamas A community of students Lisa Benjamin, LLM in the Caribbean email@example.com There are 4,300 students in the Caribbean Jamaica studying for a University of London degree, Marion Brown, LLB including over 3,000 in Trinidad and Tobago firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com Trinidad and Tobago; Percival Patterson, Jamaica’s Janet Peters, LLB longest serving prime minister; and Howard firstname.lastname@example.org Cooke, a former Governor-General of Jamaica. Ricky Sookoo, MBA International Management An internationally recognised email@example.com qualification Marlon Herry, BSc Information Our programmes are well respected by Systems and Management universities and employers worldwide. Our firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 4 www.londoninternational.ac.uk/jamaica 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 currency 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 Systems 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 £3,921 J$321,069 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: www.londoninternational.ac.uk/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 www.londoninternational.ac.uk/trinidad 5 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 how_to_apply/qualified.shtml 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: prospective_students/undergraduate www.londoninternational.ac.uk/prospective_ students 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. 6 www.londoninternational.ac.uk/jamaica 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 JAMAICA 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: email@example.com 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: firstname.lastname@example.org 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: email@example.com Email: firstname.lastname@example.org 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. www.londoninternational.ac.uk/trinidad 7 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: email@example.com Champs Fleurs, Trinidad and Tobago www.clstt.com Tel: 868 663 7227 Recognised programmes: Diploma Email: firstname.lastname@example.org in Law; Bachelor of Laws (LLB). www.sbcs.edu.tt 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: email@example.com 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 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org 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 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org www.lawatkbeckles.com 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: www.londoninternational.ac.uk/jamaica www.londoninternational.ac.uk/trinidad or join the events on Facebook: www.londoninternational.ac.uk/facebook
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