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Taught Masters Programmes (M.Sc.)

The Department offers taught masters programmes:

The M.Sc. in Occupational and Environmental Safety and Health (OESH)

Developed in 2005 with support from the Environmental Foundation of Jamaica (EFJ), UWI's Occupational and Environmental Safety and Health (OESH) programme is a collaborative effort between the Department of Chemistry, the Department of Community Health and Psychiatry and the Mona School of Business (MSB). It addresses the growing requirement for all employers, managers, supervisors, policy makers and public leaders for a functional awareness of the key issues related to environmental and occupational safety and health. It draws on the expertise from the labour movement, industry, governmental ministries of Labour and Health, the National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) and Jamaica Employer’s Federation (JEF).

The UWI Occupational and Environmental Safety and Health (OESH) programme offers professional development in the field of OESH through undergraduate, postgraduate and general interest courses.

Learn more about OESH Taught Masters programmes. 

The M.Sc. in Food and Agro-Processing Technology (FAPT).*

Introduced in 2012, the Master of Science in Food and Agro-Processing Technology (M.Sc. FAPT) is a professional programme designed to produce highly skilled technical graduates who are on the cutting edge of innovation in the food and agro-processing sectors. With the support of internationally recognized faculty, graduates will gain a competitive advantage for employment in both the private and public sectors.

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 (8 credits) Semester 2: Two core courses (6 credits) Semester 3 (Summer): One core course (4 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 2017/2018
M.Sc. FAPT (Full time & Part time)
Cost: J $1.6 million 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)
	 
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