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Geography (Special) from The University of the West Indies is a degree that sets them apart from others then this is the degree option for you. The BSc in Geography (Special) will provide students with a degree that deepens your understanding and technical skill set in Geography.  


Geography (Special) from The University of the West Indies will offer students a greater range of courses and provide students with the opportunity to better tailor their programme to their desired career path.   

Students at Geography (Special) from The University of the West Indies will:

  • become human resources needed for our Region to attain food and nutrition security. 
  • get relevant research and wide range of undergraduate offerings in agriculture, agribusiness, food and nutrition, geography and related areas, the FFA is poised to make a significant contribution.
  • further sharpen their Project management, Presentation, Writing, Design, Critical thinking and Analytical skills which are highly sought after in the work place. 
  • become teachers by providing you with the courses needed to enter this rewarding career.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Geographies of Food
  • Physical Hydrology
  • Geographies of Migration and Settlement
  • Planning, Development and Sustainability
  • Meteorology and Climatology
  • Quaternary Environments
  • Geophysical and Environmental Soil Sensing

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


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Academic requirements

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English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 2 CAPE Science subjects (Units I & II) or ‘A’ Level equivalent and a pass in Geography at CSEC (CXC) or GCE O-Level or an approved equivalent, OR
  • 2 CAPE subjects (Units I & II) or ‘A’ Level equivalent, one (1) of which must be Geography or Environmental Science normally with a minimum Grade of IV or D, OR
  • Certificate in Environmental Geography, OR
  • Certificate in Agriculture, OR
  • An approved Associate Degree with a minimum GPA of 2.5
  • Undergraduate Confirmation Receipt
  • Application Processing Fee Receipt 
  • Birth Certificate
  • Marriage Certificate (where applicable)
  • Legal Affidavit or Deed Poll if present name is different from that on the Birth Certificate
  • Academic Certificates [GCE, CAPE (CXC), CSEC (CXC). 
  • Professional Certificate/Diploma
  • Official transcripts sent directly from awarding institutions 
  • Autobiographical Statement 
  • English Proficiency

Tuition Fee

National students - Campus Contributing Countries - TT$585 per credit


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.

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