The Bachelor of Education is a professional degree with majors in :
Language Education: English/ Literature
The Bachelor of Education programme was designed to assist teachers to understand the content and process of exemplary literacy practice and the theory to organize, apply, modify, and assess literacy practices in the context of their professional role.
- Diploma from a Teachers College ( No GPA requirement)Applicant must be a teacher of Primary Education, Literacy Studies or be involved in the management of Learning Difficulties and/or Reading Programmes in regular classrooms.
- Two (2) Cape subjects ( 2 units each) at least one in the intended area of specialization (Literatures in English or Communication Studies) with grades 1-5- Scheme B
Grades 1 or 2 at CSEC or grade A or B at GCE O ‘level English
This is an on-line programme and personal access to the internet is a requirement.
- For applicants with a Teachers Diploma the programme usually starts in August and runs for 6 semesters and 2 summers
- Applicants without a teacher training will do 8 semesters and 3 summers
Department Contact Information
The School of Education
Faculty of Humanities and Education
UWI, Mona, Kingston 7
Telephone: (876) -927-2130, 935-8505-9
Programme Coordinator: Ms Janet Johnson
Application Forms: complete on-line applications at