B.Sc. On Campus

International Relations

The University of the West Indies

36 months
15000 USD/year
2124 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The B.S. in International Relations at The University of the West Indies provides students with training to specialise in varying areas of international politics.


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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • 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

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


90 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

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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