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School Librarianship

The University of the West Indies

36 months
2356 USD/year
2356 USD/year
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The Bachelor of Education in School Librarianship at the University of the West Indies is a professional degree which is normally intended for practitioners in the field of education. 


The School Librarianship program offered by the University of the West Indies was designed to prepare educators for national and regional education systems and providing leadership in institutional development and programme quality toeducation systems.


  • Teach at all levels of the education system.
  • Pursue graduate studies in Educational Psychology, Science Education, Mathematics Education, Curriculum Development, Educational Administration, Educational Measurement, Language Education, Literacy Studies, Mathematics Education, Modern Languages (Spanish Education), Primary Education, Social Studies/Geography Education, Leadership in Technical and Vocational Education and Training and Workforce Development and Teacher Education and Teacher Development and other areas in education.
  • Work as Education Officers with the Ministry of Education
  • Work as Training Specialists in Corporate Jamaica
  • Work as School Administrators
  • School Librarian

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • English For Academic Purposes
  • Science, Medicine And Technology
  • Law, Economy, Governance And Society
  • Caribbean Schools And Public Libraries: Practices And Issues
  • Information Resources, Their Communication And Conservation 
  • Management Of Libraries In Selected Environments 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


66 alternative credits
  • Scheme A Two-Year Programme – 66 credits (Trained non-graduate);
  • Scheme B Three-Year Programme- 90 credits (Pre-trained non- graduate)


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Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Advantage - Applicant Should Be Working As A School Librarian
  • 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

    2356 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2356 USD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    2356 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2356 USD per year during 36 months.



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