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Steps to Applying for Entry to the Faculty of Law Graduate Programmes

What are the steps to applying for entry to the Faculty of Law Graduate Programmes

  1. Complete and submit your online application form.
  2. Ensure you complete all areas of the online form that feature a red asterisk.
  3. Ensure you submit a valid email address on the form. It is the means by which The UWI will communicate with you.
  4. Please submit ORIGINAL copies of your supporting documents, after uploading them to your application online, to The Assistant Registrar, Office of Graduate Studies and Research, The University of the West Indies, Mona Campus by the stipulated deadline.
  5. Although you may upload copies of your certificates, you MUST also request your degree granting institutions, other than UWI, to forward your OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT directly to The Assistant Registrar, Office of Graduate Studies and Research, University of the West Indies, Mona Campus, Kingston 7, Jamaica, W.I. by the stipulated deadline. If you are a previous UWI Mona graduate, you will not need to submit a UWI transcript.
  6. If you are a previous UWI St Augustine or Cave Hill graduate, please make a request to have your transcript sent to Mona by emailing Please include the old ID number you were registered under as a student at the respective campus.Student with laptop
  7. If you fail to submit the ORIGINAL copies of your supporting documents (including references) by the stipulated deadline, this will delay the processing of your application. Please note that we MUST receive original documents for verification purposes, before a decision can be made on your application.
  8. Please submit:
    • Certified copy of Birth certificate
    • Certified copies of Academic certificates, Professional certificates (e.g. Norman Manley Law School) and/or Diplomas
    • Certified copies of Marriage certificate/Deed Poll (whichever is applicable) if present name is different from that on documents
    • Two (2) referee reports from a previous lecturer or academic supervisor
    • Research Proposal (for MPhil/PhD applicants)
    • Resume

    A Norman Manley Law School transcript is not required but is an asset.

  9. If additional documents are required, the applicant will be notified.
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