Distance Learning UWI

Distance Learning UWI

Introduction
The UWI (University of the West Indies) Distance Education Centre (DEC) works with faculties of UWI settled on the 3 campuses in Barbados, Jamaica and Trinidad & Tobago, as well as with other associations, to grow and deliver quality curricula through distance, to meet the learning needs of the people of the Caribbean.

In 1983, UWI formally started providing distance education courses using an audio teleconferencing system that was famous as the UWI Distance Teaching Experiment- later Enterprise. The UWI Distance Education Centre provides several certificates, diplomas and degrees programmes at both Undergraduate and Postgraduate stages. There are Distance Education Centre settled in whole the English-speaking Caribbean nations that endorse UWI.

Programmes offered by Distance Learning UWI

Bridging Programmes
Management Studies (Bridging Programme)

Certificates, Diplomas & Associate Degrees
A.Sc. in Administrative Professional Office Management
A.Sc. in Business Management
A.Sc. in Paralegal Studies
A.Sc. in Public Sector Management
Certificate in Business Administration (CBA)
Certificate in Community Media
Certificate in Learning Support
Certificate in Local e-Governance in the Caribbean
Certificate in Online Journalism
Certificate in Public Administration (CPA)
Certificate in Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment
Diploma in Gender Studies

Undergraduate Degrees
B.Ed. in Education Administration (Level I)
B.Ed. in Educational Administration
B.Ed. in Literacy Studies
B.Ed. Primary (Language Arts Option)
B.Ed. Secondary (Computer Science Education Option) (A)
B.Ed. Secondary (Computer Science Education Option) (B)
B.Ed. Secondary (History Education Option) (A)
B.Ed. Secondary (History Education Option) (B)
B.Ed. Secondary (Language Education: English Option) (A)
B.Ed. Secondary (Language Education: English Option) (B)
B.Ed. Secondary (Language Education: Spanish Option) (A)
B.Ed. Secondary (Language Education: Spanish Option) (B)
B.Ed. Secondary (Mathematics Education Option) (A)
B.Ed. Secondary (Mathematics Education Option) (B)
B.Ed. Secondary (Science Education: Chemistry Option) (A)
B.Ed. Secondary (Science Education: Chemistry Option) (B)
B.Sc. in Accounting (Level I)
B.Sc. in Accounting (Trinidad)
B.Sc. in Agribusiness and Management
B.Sc. in Banking and Finance
B.Sc. in Economics (Level I)
B.Sc. in Management Studies

Postgraduate Certificates & Diplomas
Advanced Diploma in Construction Management

Distance Learning UWI Projects
Blended Learning
Caribbean Knowledge and Learning Network
Caribbean Universities Project for Integrated Distance Education
Local e-Governance in the Caribbean
IJEDICT
The Multimedia CD Project
The Fourth Pan Commonwealth Forum on Open Learning

Contact Details
Distance Education Centre
The University of the West Indies
Barbados, West Indies


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