The Gender and Development program offered by The University of the West Indies aims to help students understand the core principles of Sociology and apply these to an analysis of development of Caribbean societies and Caribbean problems, acquire knowledge and skills in quantitative and qualitative research methods and statistics and apply them to research projects in the field of gender and development and in gender analysis and gender planning tools.
Graduates with a BSc in Gender and Development can pursue employment as a Gender Policy Advisor/ Analyst/ Consultant in many institutions and sectors. Examples:
- International and regional Development Agencies
- Sociology, Social Work and Psychology
- Academic Institutions as Lecturers; Researchers
- Development Policy Analysts and Planners
- Family Planning Advisors
- Gender Specialists in Public Sector Agencies to support implementation of the National Policy for Gender Equality (NPGE) in the Ministries, Departments and Agencies
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- Cultural Representations & the Construction of Masculinity & Femininity
- Introductory Statistics for the Behavioural Sciences
- Introduction to Statistics
- Introduction to Sociology
- Sociology and Development
- Science, Medicine and Technology in Society
- Caribbean Civilization
- Gender, Sexual and Reproductive Health and HIV/AIDS
- Sexuality, Power and Illicit Desire in the Caribbean
- 36 months
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DisciplinesArea & Cultural Studies Gender & Sexuality Studies Sociology View 6 other Masters in Sociology in Jamaica
- FOR CARIBBEAN STUDENTS(CXC, GCE, GCSE, BGCSE, CAPE/GCE Advanced Level)
- Applicants should have the equivalent of 5 subjects (grades 1-3, including English Language) of which two(2) should be at the advanced level. CAPE (2 units each) at grades 1-5, to be eligible for the full time 3 year degree programmes.
- Students should present an acceptable high school grade transcript with a minimum GPA of 2.5 and a minimum score of 1550 for SAT1 for entry to four year programmes
- Students should present an acceptable grade 12 high school transcript with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and a minimum score of 1600 for SAT 1 for entry to three year programmes
- International Baccalaureate
- Complete and submit your online application form.
- If you have done post-secondary academic work, you should request a transcript from your college/university to be sent directly to the Admissions Section
International15000 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 15000 USD per year during 36 months.
National2124 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 2124 USD per year during 36 months.
- Sponsored Students from Contributing Countries: J$286,897
- Non-Sponsored Students from Contributing Countries: J$486,660
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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