24 months
9262 USD/year
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At School Counselling from The University of the West Indies you will: Learn core counselling skills, Develop theoretical and practical knowledge to inform school counselling practices.


At School Counselling from The University of the West Indies students will Learn how to develop and implement proactive and preventative education programmes, Learn how to provide services that deal with students’ concerns and Learn to work effectively with teachers and parents.

Students at School Counselling from The University of the West Indies will:

  • Advance their careers as a Guidance Counsellor
  • Teach School Counselling
  • Be involved in Entrepreneurial Work
  • Attain an Advanced Degree
  • Become a Community Mental Health Advocate

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • School Counselling: Guidance Programmes and Professional Knowledge
  • Individual and Group Counselling
  • Fundamentals of Practice in Educational and Career Guidance
  • Typical and Atypical Human Development and Learning
  • Research Methods in Education

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


36 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree of at least Lower Second Class Honours and the Diploma in Education of The University of the West Indies or any other diploma or certificate in Education acceptable to the School of Education;
  • A Bachelor’s degree with courses in Education acceptable to the School of Education; 
  • A Bachelor’s degree and a Teacher’s College Certificate that are both acceptable to the School of Education;
  • The Bachelor of Education Degree of the UWI or 
  • Any qualification deemed to be equivalent by the appropriate committee of the Faculty of Humanities and Education.
  • Application Processing Fee
  • 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

    9262 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18525 USD for the full programme during 24 months.
  • International students Part-Time: 9525 USD
  • UGC-Funded for national students: BDS$ 6,000.00 and 3,000.00 for part time option per year.

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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