School of Business & Management
MS. DEANNA SWABY
HEAD OF SCHOOL FOR BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT
We are the premier and largest school of the University of the Commonwealth Caribbean (UCC), with a long and rich tradition of educating and training students for strategic positions in the productive sectors of Jamaica and beyond our island shores. Our team of erudite lecturers has the experience and expertise to guide you into realizing your full potential.
As the School of Business and Management continues to undergo changes in response to the needs of the changing global business environment, we remain committed to working with you towards achieving your goals.
Our programmes and courses are designed to increase learners’ knowledge of the principles of general management and modern business practices and to provide a foundation for improving organizational efficiency and effectiveness. Students are attracted by the care and attention, our reputation of high-class instruction and the positive evaluations received from employers and alumni. Many of our graduates have assumed leadership positions in management, consulting, the financial services, the education sector, in hotel, restaurant and tourism service areas, as well as the industrial sector. Others have achieved success in major sectors such as manufacturing, services and information technology.
We continue to view students as our priority, thereby ensuring that they are part of an active learning community that offers a rewarding academic experience and community engagement, in preparation for further growth and development in achieving a successful careers path. There are a range of social activities, which cater to the development of your networking skills, leadership and emotional intelligence. We truly offer you an enlightening experience.
Applicants are required to have five (5) CSEC/CXC/GCE subjects, including Mathematics & English Language.
For matriculation purposes, where the pass for Mathematics, English Language or Principles of Accounts is below grade 2, the student will be required to sit the relevant foundation or non-credit module course within their first year of study at UCC.
The foundation or non-credit module courses at UCC are:
- Core Mathematics
- English for Academic Purposes
- Fundamentals of Accounting