Frequently Asked Questions

What is the general phone number and e-mail address for the Office of Graduate Studies and Research?

Tel (876) 935-8997 Ext 2997
Fax (876) 977-7427

You may mail us at: Office of Graduate Studies & Research
The University of the West Indies
Mona Campus
Kingston 7
Jamaica, West Indies

I want to do a Post Graduate Degree at UWI, Mona. What courses do you offer? How do I apply?

A complete list of our programme offering is available on our website at Information as to how you apply for a Post Graduate programme is also available on our website.


What are the entry requirements for your post graduate Programmes?

Applicants will normally be expected to have, at least a second class honours degree in the relevant or an analogous subject area, or a qualification accepted as equivalent.


Further information is available in the Graduate Prospectus which is available on our website.


How much does it cost to do a post graduate programme at UWI, Mona?

Fee information for all Graduate programmes is available on the Office of Graduate Studies and Research’s website.


What Scholarships/bursaries do you offer to Graduate Students?

Available scholarships and bursaries are advertised on the Office of Graduate Studies and Research’s website, Campus Pipeline as well as the Notice Boards across campus.

International Students may visit our website to find out what financial aid programmes are available to them.


Who are the Chief Officers within the Office of Graduate Studies and Research?

Professor Denise Eldemire-Shearer is the Campus Coordinator for Graduate Studies and Research, UWI, Mona Campus. 

Mrs. Sandra Powell-Mangaroo serves as the Assistant Registrar in the Office of Graduate Studies and Research.

How do I pick up my degree certificate? I have lost my original certificate-can I get a copy?

Degree Certificates can be collected from the Examinations Section of the University. You are also able to request copies from that Section.


When are classes scheduled?

Timetables are available on the Department’s website . You may contact your department to get information on the different time offerings for the various classes.


Do you have an MBA Programme? How can I find out about it?

We do offer a MBA programmes through the Mona School of Business. For more information on the MBA programmes you may visit the Mona School of Business’ website:


Are there housing facilities available for International students?

International students may visit the Office of Students’ Services website: you will be able to seek available accommodation options.