The International Relations program offered by The University of the West Indies helps students better understand the international system in which we live and hence provide the opportunity to influence governmental decisions.
Students who do a degree in International relations learn about the inter-connected relationships between and among countries, governments,local and international organizations, businesses as well as groups and people.
International Relations draws on other disciplines, such as geography, history, cybercrime and cyber-terrorism, sociology, political science, population studies, human rights, diplomacy, economics, languages, psychology, anthropology, security studies and law.
Upon completion of their specialisation in International Relations, students are employed in the government service, in theforeign service, in Embassies and High Commissions, in international and regional organisations, in non-governmental organisations, in academia and in the private sector.
Among other areas, our International Relations graduates obtain positions as:
- Consulate Representative
- Foreign Affairs Analyst
- Humanitarian Relief Worker
- Import/Export Coordinator
- Intelligence Officer
- Intelligence Research Specialist
- International Account Executive
- International Bank Trainee
- International Hotel Manager
- International Lawyer
- International Business Consultant
- International Relations Officer
- International Relations Professor
- International Marketing Manager
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- Politics of the Caribbean
- Research Methods in Governance
- International Relations: Theories and Approaches
- Principles of Public International Law
- International and Regional Organizations
- International Political Economy
- Contemporary Issues of International Relations
- 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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