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Degree Type: 
Bachelor of Science
J$10,000 per-credit (Jamaican Students)
US$4,000 (Caribbean Students; except Jamaicans) | US$7,500 (International Students) per year
Next Start Date: 
Summer, 2021
Awarding Institution: 
University of the Commonwealth Caribbean
Delivery Modality: 
100% Online or Blended

  • To be unconditionally admitted to complete UCC undergraduate programmes, individuals should possess a minimum of five (5) subjects at the GCE or CSEC level (including the mandatory English Language and Mathematics) at grades A, B, C or 1, 2, 3 respectively. A CSEC pass at level 3 must have been obtained since 1998.
  • 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, English for Academic Purpose and Fundamentals of Accounting.
  • Candidates can opt to apply under the Mature Entry option. To be accepted, applicants must be working for 5 years or more and be at a minimum age of 25 years. Academic qualifications, a detailed resume, a job letter and 3 professional references will be required.



Students with 8 CXC/GCE subjects including Mathematics and English Language at Grade 1 may be eligible for a 25% tuition waiver during the first year.


All students applying for undergraduate programs must submit the following:

  • Application for Admission
  • High school diploma, GED, or Certificate of Equivalency / Proficiency (with minimum Grade Point Average of 2.5 from high school)
  • Passes in 5 GCE O Level passes at A, B or C including Mathematics and English or International Baccalaureate (IB) or other international qualification deemed equivalent (subject to UCC approval) - Regional (Caribbean) Applicants Only
  • One electronic passport size photo
  • Copy of passport information page
  • Financial documentation demonstrating that the student can support him/herself during his/her stay in Jamaica (to be sent along with completed UCC Affidavit of Support Form)
  • Official Transcripts of all secondary school (and other universities) coursework and grades (translated in English). “Official” means that the applicant must request that his school send transcripts directly to the UCC Registry ( OR
    These transcripts must be evaluated by one of the following organizations:

The language of instruction at UCC is English. Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to demonstrate English Language proficiency, through the completion of an approved English testing regime such as, the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).

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