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Structure of Higher Education System
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 courses last for three to four years.
University level second stage
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
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...