M.Sc. On Campus

Integration Studies

The University of the West Indies

12 months
125000 USD/year
12382 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The M.S. in Integration Studies at The University of the West Indies is a response to the development of the Caribbean as a regional bloc and the need to understand globalisation and its implications for Caribbean development. 


The Integration Studies program offered by The University of the West Indies has been designed to create a cadre of graduates with advanced technical competence in specialized areas of knowledge, as well as to establish the foundation needed for related programmes to address the many consequences of integration for small regions like the Caribbean, covering issues such as the implications of regional integration movements for development processes, as well as the implications for related requirements of governance associated with evolving integration.

Graduates with M.S. in Integration Studies from the University of the West Indies will be able to:

  • Fully seized of the integration experience particularly of the commonwealth Caribbean as well as wide-ranging global comparative exposure to the development processes linked to integration and its socio-political consequences. 
  • Equipped with detailed understanding of the most up to date developments in the Regional Integration process and equipped to interact in the explanation of these developments or the furtherance of policy to enhance this development.
  • Appreciative of International Relations policy and the nature of the international economy as well as relationships to business, government and policy.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • International Trade Theory and Policy 
  • Globalisation and Global Governance 
  • Business, Government and International Political Economy 
  • Regional Integration and Development. 
  • Issues in Labour Migration 
  • Sustainable Tourism Development 
  • Risk, Crisis g Disaster Management 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


42 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • To qualify for entry candidates should normally possess a least a Second Class honours degree in Political Science/International Relations and or other Social Sciences, Law, History or related fields from an internationally accredited university.
  • Application Processing Fee (BDS $30 for applicants from  contributing countries OR US $30 for applicants from a non-contributing countries)
  • Birth Certificate (certified or notarized copy)
  • Curriculum Vitae (2 copies)
  • Two (2) Referee reports (PDF)
  • Professional Certificates/Diplomas
  • Marriage Certificate (where applicable) (certified or notarised copy)
  • Legal Affidavit or deed poll if your present name is different from that on the Birth Certificate (certified or notarised copy)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    125000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 125000 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    12382 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12382 USD for the full programme during 12 months.

BDS$ 25,000 for national students

Living costs for Bridgetown

1960 - 2590 BBD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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