Transfers and Change of Programme

Inter and Intra Transfers

Applications for transfer must be submitted to the Admissions Office on any Campus by March 31 of each academic year.

Students in another Faculty at UWI who have completed Level I or all Level I courses relating to the intended Major or Special in the Faculty of Social Sciences are eligible for transfer to Level II or Level II/III of the degree programme offered by the Faculty of Social Sciences.

Students registered in the Faculty of Social Sciences on another Campus who have completed Level I of a degree programme are eligible for transfer to Level II in the Faculty of Social Sciences, Mona Campus.

Consideration for transfer may also be offered to any student indicated in 10.2 or 10.3 above who has completed some of the required Level I courses for the intended Major or Special.

Consideration for transfer will not be given to students in the year they were accepted to the Faculty.  Students may, upon receipt of an offer from the Admission Office, choose to reject that initial offer and immediately request their desired Major.

Students approved for transfer must pursue the programme requirements outlined in the Handbook for the year approval was granted.

Change of Programme

A student may change a Major/Minor/Special with the permission of the relevant Head of Department.

A student must declare a Major on completion of 15 credits post Level I, assuming that they have not done extra courses.

Students approved for change of Major/Minor/Special must pursue the programme requirements outlined in the Handbook for the year approval was granted.