FACULTY OF HUMANITIES & EDUCATION HANDBOOK 2010–2011
LITERATURES IN ENGLISH Normally a pass at Grade I, II (or III if done after 1998) CXC General in English B or at least an O’ Level Grade C or above in English Literature.
PROFICIENCY TEST FOR NEW STUDENTS
PHILOSOPHY Normal University matriculation requirements.
PSYCHOLOGY A pass at Grade I, II (or III if done after 1998) CXC General in Mathematics or an O’ Level pass in Mathematics.
All applicants to the university are required to take a proficiency test in English. The application form for the test is available online at www.cavehill.uwi.edu. This form should be returned/ submitted at the same time as the normal application form, to the Admissions Section, Student Affairs at Cave Hill, Mona or St. Augustine, or from Resident Tutors or University Representatives in Non-Campus Countries.
SPANISH For entry into the Level I courses
The test is normally scheduled to take place in March preceding the start of the academic year. Students who have obtained one of the following are exempted from taking the test:
Both units of CAPE in Spanish
Grade 1 in CXC General Proficiency in English A
ii) BCC Associate Degree with Spanish as major area
Grade 1 or 2 in the CAPE Communication Studies Examination
iii) A pass in SPAN0103 OR “B” in SPAN0102 (before 2009)
Grade A in the Cambridge GCE O’ Level examination
Students with special experience/qualifications may also be accepted into the Level I programme with the prior approval of the Head of Department. Such requests should be made through Dr. Ian Craig (tel: 417-4393)
Grade A or B in the Alternative/Ordinary General Paper
Entrants to the Faculty of Law, who already hold a degree or a pass in English Literature at Advanced Level.
Students should note that a CXC pass alone does not qualify one for entry into the Level I of the Spanish programme. Such students will be required to take the beginners courses in Spanish: SPAN0102 and SPAN0103.
THEOLOGY Normal University matriculation requirements.
Those who pass or are exempted from the test do two of the Level I English Language Foundation courses: FOUN1001 and either FOUN1002 or FOUN1003, (also see Foundation Courses in the Faculty Regulations Concerning Undergraduate Degrees section).
Those who fail or who did not take the test (and do not possess one of the exemptions listed above), are required to pass the remedial course FOUN0100: Fundamentals of Written English and then do the two Level I English Language Foundation courses afterwards. FOUN0100 is coordinated by the Language Learning Centre of the Faculty of Humanities and Education and is presently offered in both semesters for a fee of BDS$500 and in the Summer School for the regular Summer School fee