Faculty of Social Sciences

Entry Requirements

  • Five (5) CXC grades I and II up to 1997 and Grades I – III from 1998 onwards or GCE ‘O’ Level examination including English Language and Mathematics).
  • Or as specified in general entry requirements.
  • CPCE – Trained Teachers Certificate.

The Curriculum includes the following courses:

  • Year 1

    • Semester I

      • DSW 112 - Introduction to Social Work I
      • DSW 113 - Development Psychology I
      • SOC 110 - The Study of Society
      • MNG 210 – Computer Studies I
      • ENG 115 - Introduction to the Use of English

    • Semester II

      • DSW 122 - Report Writing for Social Workers
      • DSW 123 - Development Psychology II
      • SOC 120 - Introduction to Sociological Theory
      • MNG 220 – Computer Studies II
      • POL 120 - Introduction to Political System and Institutions

  • Year 2

    • Semester I

      • DSW 211 - Theory & Practice of Social Work I
      • DSW 215 - Social Policy & Legislation
      • DSW 214 - Criminology and the Criminal Justice System
      • ECN 110 - Introductory Microeconomics

    • Semester II

      • DSW 221 - Theory & Practice of Social Work II
      • DSW 225 - Social Administration
      • DSW 226 - Introduction to Social Work Research Methods
      • ECN 120 - Introductory Macroeconomics