B.Sc. On Campus

Gender and Development

The University of the West Indies

36 months
15000 USD/year
2124 USD/year
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The B.S. in Gender and Development at The University of the West Indies prepares students to apply gender and development theory to improve their understanding of Caribbean cultures and societies and acquire knowledge of feminist theories, theories of masculinities, women´s/men´s studies and the philosophy of gender and use this knowledge to provide solutions to gender and development issues.


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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • 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

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


90 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15000 USD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    2124 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based 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


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