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Barbados

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Structure of Higher Education System

Description

Higher education is provided at academic, vocational and technical colleges as well as at the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus.

Stages of studies

University level first stage

Bachelor’s degree

Bachelor’s degree courses last for three to four years.

University level second stage

Master’s degree

Master’s degrees usually take one year following upon a first degree. They are offered at the University of the West Indies.

University level third stage

Doctorate

Doctorates take a further three years, following upon the Master’s degree. They are offered at the University of the West Indies.

Admission to Higher Education

Admission to university-level studies

Name of Secondary school credential required: Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Certificate

Foreign students admission

Language Proficiency: Knowledge of English is essential.

Recognition of studies

Quality assurance system

In November 2004, the Barbados Accreditation Council was...

Copyright information

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