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Admissions & Programmes

Thank you for expressing an interest in the University of the Commonwealth Caribbean’s Undergraduate Degree Programmes.

Here at UCC we are committed to helping you achieve your academic goals.
Please take a moment to peruse information relating to admission to our programmes.

Learn the true meaning of FlexibilityAffordability and QualityOur programs are designed with you in mind.

For a list of our available programmes, click here.

Four (4) Different Acceptance Options
Admission Requirements for the Bachelors Programme:

  1. To be unconditionally admitted to the Bachelors Programme degree individuals should possess a minimum of five (5) subjects at the GCE or CSEC level at grades A, B, C or 1, 2, 3 respectively. A CSEC pass at level 3 must have been obtained since 1998.
  2. Honours Programme:
    Students with 7 CXCs/GCEs subjects including Mathematics and English Language grades 1 & 2; may be eligible for a 50% discount for the first 2 years.
  3. Provisional Acceptance:
    Candidates who have a minimum of 4 CXCs can also apply pending the outstanding CXC subjects or can opt to do UCC replacement courses Core Mathematics and English for Academic Purpose.
  4. Mature Entry:
    Must be working for 5 years or more, Submit academic qualifications, detailed resume, job letter and 3 Professional References.

Acceptance Period

The University of the Commonwealth Caribbean (UCC) accepts students three (3) times per year.

  • January (Spring)
  • May (Summer)
  • September (Fall)

Duration for the Bachelors Programme

Course Duration: For the Bachelors degree programme the course duration is:

  • 4 years - Full-time
  • 4 ½ years - Part-time

For an Associate degree programme the course duration is 2 years fulltime and 2 1/4 years part-time.

Study Options

  • Evening Classes (Monday – Thursday) 5:30pm – 8:30pm
  • Early Bird Classes (Monday – Thursday) 7:00am – 8:30am
  • Sunday Classes (3 classes 9am-6:30pm)
  • Day Classes (9am – 4:30pm)
  • Online

Tuition Costs for the Bachelors Programme

For detailed information, visit our Tuition & Fees page.

Tuition costs are determined by the number of credits completed for the programme. The cost per credit for the 2013-2014 Academic Year is $9,000.00. A typical 3 credit module is $27,000.00.  So therefore the cost per year is 270,000.00 per year which covers 10 modules.

You may speak with a member of our Student Financial Services team to discuss your payment plan options.

Scholarship Opportunities

UCC offers a wide variety of scholarships for new and returning students.

For detailed information, visit our Scholarships page.

We are currently accepting applications for the September 2017 intake period. 
Please find attached an electronic application form to be completed as per steps below:

Apply online

2) UCC Online
Everywhere, All the time, Exclusively Online

Take your classes wherever you go with UCC ONLINE. Our online learning platform is perfectly suited for those who enjoy a more independent learning experience or for those whose schedule leaves them with little time to commute to and from campus.

UCC ONLINE offers undergraduate, graduate and professional programs. Intrigued? Want to learn more? Then click this link for more information.

3) UCC Blended
Bringing together the best of both worlds

You can select your more challenging courses using our face-to face model to benefit from interaction with lecturers and classroom debate with colleagues and use our online portal for the courses with which you are more comfortable. UCC blended gives you the power to adapt your program to your pace and your learning style.

UCC Blended offers undergraduate, graduate and professional programs

Whether you are thinking of joining us on campus or online please note that the same academic requirements apply. All the information that you will need to apply to the University College of the Caribbean (UCC) is listed below.

Entry Requirements
Congratulations! You have taken your first step to earning your University College of the Caribbean (UCC) degree.  Program requirements vary from program to program, so please take the time to view the requirements for the programme you're interested in.