M.Sc. FAPT Programme Offerings

The M.Sc. Food & Agro-processing Technologies(FAPT)
 
Full Time
 Programme duration: 16 months
Credit Requirement: 45 credits (minimum) to include credits from all nine (9) core courses and a research project. A minimum of six credits from elective process specialization courses is also required.
 
Year 1:
Semester 1: Four core courses (15 credits)
Semester 2: Three core courses (11 credits), and one of two elective process specialization courses (3 or 4 credits)
Semester 3 (Summer): Two core courses (7 credits) and one of two elective process specialization courses (2 or 3 credits)
 
Year 2:
 
Semester 1: Research Project I or II (6 credits or 12 credits)
 
 
Part Time
Programme duration: 28 monthsCredit Requirement: 45 credits (minimum) to include credits from all nine (9) core courses and a research project. A minimum of six credits from elective process specialization courses is also required.
 
Year 1:
Semester 1: Two core courses (8 credits)
Semester 2: Two core courses (6 credits)
Semester 3 (Summer): One core course (4 credits)
 
Year 2:
 
Semester 1: Two core courses (7 credits)
Semester 2: One core course and the first of two elective process specialization courses (7-8 credits)
Semester 3 (Summer): One core course and the second of two elective process specialization courses (7 credits)
 
Year 3:
Semester 1: Research Project I or II (6 or 12 credits)
 
*A minimum of six credits from elective process specialization courses is required.
 
Post-Graduate Diploma - Food & Agro-processing Technology (Full time only)
 
Programme duration: 12 months
Credit Requirement: Minimum of 22 credits selected from core courses, and must include Agro-Processing Technology, Food Chemistry, Food Microbiology and Biotechnology, and Food Safety and Quality Standards
 
Semester 1: Minimum of three core courses (11 credits minimum)
Semester 2: Minimum of two core courses (7 credits minimum)
Semester 3: One core course (3 or 4 credits)
 
Download Course Offerings and Programme Brochure
 
How to Apply
 
Apply online at http://sas.uwimona.edu.jm:9010

  •  Applications must be submitted on-line 
  •  Load the SRS webpage above and select "APPLY FOR ENTRY TO THE UWI" and follow the instructions
  •  Please submit supporting documents (resume, letters of recommendation and all other relevant  documents) to the Assistant Registrar, Office of Graduate Studies and Research, Mona Campus. For  details visit the postgraduate prospectus webpages
  • Applicants should request that official transcripts from degree granting institutions, (other than the UWI), be forwarded directly to the Office of Graduate Studies and Research, Mona Campus, within six weeks of application)

 
 
 
Tuition Fees 
 
Tuition Fees for 2014/2015
M.Sc. FAPT (Full time & Part time)
Cost: J $1,530,000 for entire programme
 
Post graduate Diploma M.Sc. FAPT
Cost: US $7,700 - US $8,750 (depending on the number of credits - minimum of 22 credits; maximum of 25 credits)