Prospective Graduate Students

Application to the University for Academic Year beginning August 2024/2025 opens on October 2, 2023.

Applications Deadlines

May 31, 2024 - for Admission for August 2024

August 30, 2024- for Admission for January 2025

Graduate Applicant Checklist

The following documents must be submitted.

  1. Application Form (manual or online)
  2. Certified copy of birth certificate and marriage certificate if applicable 
  3. Two (2) Recommendations for admission forms in sealed envelopes 
  4. Certified copies of certificates/degrees 
  5. Official Transcript of studies 
  6. Copy of TRN card (Passport for foreign nationals) 
  7. Outline of proposed research (for research courses) 
  8. Statement of purpose – 250 words (for taught courses)


The applicant seeking admission to a taught graduate course of study, but who does not meet the formal matriculation requirements stipulated by the University, may qualify for admission by developing and submitting a satisfactory academic portfolio. S/he must hold at least professional certification*, a Diploma, an Associate Degree or a Bachelor’s Degree with a GPA below the required score from an accredited/recognized institution PLUS at least five (5) years of relevant experience. For further information please contact the Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) Unit, Academic Affairs Division, UTech, Ja. at 927-1680-8 ext. 3394.

*Conditions apply

Higher Degrees by Research

The University offers the opportunity for individuals to pursue higher degrees by research based on specific interests. Research degrees are designed to foster explicit links between research and professional practice and development. A framework is provided where specific taught elements appropriate to graduate study are combined with a substantial piece of original research. Research students will be given the opportunity to work with individuals who are at the forefront in research in their field of interest.

For further information or an informal discussion of research opportunities available in a particular subject area please contact the:

School of Graduate Studies, Research and Entrepreneurship (SGSRE)

237 Old Hope Road, Kingston 6, JAMAICA

Tel: (876) 927-1680-8 exts: 3139 / 3209

Fax: (876) 970-3149



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