24 months
15000 USD/year
3382 USD/year
Tuition fee
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At Geology from The University of the West Indies we address some of the most pressing concerns facing the Caribbean today including environmental and climatic change, urban and rural development, coastal dynamics, natural hazards, water resources and environmental management.


Geology from The University of the West Indies encompasses the study of the earth, its structure and physical properties as well as the complex relationships between people and their environments. 

Students at Geology from The University of the West Indies will:

  • provide regional solutions to global environmental problems. 
  • get a long legacy of quality research, teaching and public engagement

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Earth Materials and Plate Tectonics
  • Earth Processes and Earth History
  • Palaeontology
  • Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology
  • Advanced Hydrogeology
  • Petroleum Geology     
  • Minerals and Mineral Deposits
  • Field Methods for Geology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Original Copies of your Supporting Documents
  • Official Transcript
  • you should have at least an Upper Second Class Honours degree (GPA 3.0) or its equivalent

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    15000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15000 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    3382 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3382 USD per year during 24 months.
  • Sponsored Students from Contributing Countries J$306,965
  • Non-Sponsored Students from Contributing Countries J$520,702
  • NonContributing Countries  J$1,562,262


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