Crime and Violence
UCC Executive Certificate Course

This course explores the possible causes for the high levels of crime and violence in Jamaica. It looks at the different types of crime and violence present in the country, including political violence, domestic violence, murder and hate crimes.  It reviews the statistics on crime and violence and uses case studies on crime and violence. It considers   factors affecting individuals and families, such as poverty, community fragmentation and lack of job opportunities as well as general factors, such as the weakness of judicial and democratic institutions, the changing nature of the drug trade and the patterns of urban residential segregation in the country.


This Executive Certificate Course is provided by the UCC Corporate Education Division

  • This course is open-entry - there are no prerequisites for entry.
  • We offer discounts for groups.
  • Financing and payment plans are available.
  • Schedule details are subject to change without notice.
  • Corporate groups: Customised training option available at any UCC campus or at your training facility on a personalized schedule.

To apply online visit this page, or submit the following:

  1. Application form
  2. Copy of Government issued photo ID
  3. Non-refundable registration fee of J$1000. (Current UCC students are exempt)
    • During the summer (May - July), the registration fee is J$500.

Copies of documents may be emailed to or
Hard copy of application form delivered to:

Corporate Education Division
UCC Main Campus,
17 Worthington Avenue, Kingston 5
(or the nearest UCC campus)