The Office of Graduate Studies and Research is committed to providing our students with the highest quality graduate programmes that are built on a solid academic foundation. We offer a wide range of face-to-face, distance and online programmes. You might be planning to pursue a Taught Masters or a Research Degree and we want to let you know that whichever you choose, the UWI Graduate School has just the right programme for you. We invite you to browse through the various listings for one that suits your career goals and submit your application and supporting documents by the stipulated deadline. Note, however, that for applications and supporting documents to the Doctor of Medicine programmes, the deadline is December 31, 2016.


The minimum requirement for admission to a taught masters' degree (i.e MA, MEd, MBA, MSc, MSW etc) shall normally be a Lower Second Class Honours degree (GPA 2.5) or its equivalent. You should also see specific Departmental requirements. In order to enroll in a Research degree (i.e. MPhil/PhD), you should have at least an Upper Second Class Honours degree (GPA 3.0) or its equivalent


  1. Complete the ONLINE Application form located at: Log on to the website and select "APPLY FOR ENTRY TO THE UWI" and follow the instructions.
  2. The deadline for the receipt of completed application and supporting documents is January 31, 2017 for entry in September 2017 and April 30, 2017 for entry in January 2018.
  3.  Final year undergraduate students are advised to apply for entry to the programme of choice by the stipulated deadline.
  4. Successful applicants can be enrolled in only one programme at The University of the West Indies in any one year.


  1. 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.
  2. 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 graduate, you will not need to submit a UWI transcript.
  3. 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.

view more information view application package

Humanities & Education
  • MA Library and Information Studies (Online)
  • MLS Library and Information Studies (Online)
  • MA Integrated Marketing Communication

view more programmes view details


Advanced Diploma and LLM

  • PhD Law>
  • MPhil Law>

view more programmes view details

Science and Technology
  • MSc Renewable Energy Technology
  • MSc Renewable Energy Management
  • MSc Biotechnology
  • Diploma in Biotechnology
  • MPhil Plant Biotechnology
  • PhD Applied Physics

view more programmes view details

Medical Sciences
  • Diploma in Loss Grief and Trauma Management
  • Diploma in Forensic Sciences
  • MPH Gerontology
  • Diploma Gerontology
  • Diploma Health Management
  • MPH Health Management
  • Clinical Fellowship Neonatology
  • MSc Biomedical Research
  • DM Plastic Surgery
  • PhD Chemical Pathology
  • MPhil Chemical Pathology
  • Clinical Fellowship in Maternal Fetal and Emergency Obstetrics
  • Clinical Fellowship in Critical Care Medicine

view more programmes view details

Social Sciences
  • MSc International Public and Development Management

view more programmes view details

Institute of Gender and Development Studies
  • MSc /MPhil/PhD Gender and Development Studies (Revised)
  • Diploma in Gender and Development Studies

view more programmes view details


Graduate Studies & Research, Mona Campus

Kingston 7, Jamaica W.I.

Telephone: (876) 935-8995, 935-8997, 935-8708

Fax: (876) 977-7427 or email: