Faculty of Education and Liberal Studies

School of Technical and Vocational Education

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Career & Technical Education
Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.) in Career & Technical Education
  • All applicants for the M.Phil/Ph.D degree in Career & Technical Education are expected to have at least a Bachelor’s degree with first class or upper second class honours, or its equivalent (at least 3.0 CGPA) in the related career, technical, vocational education, industrial arts, or any related occupational education disciplines obtained from an accredited university or institution.  
  • Individuals are required to submit transcripts and satisfy an interview.
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Educational Leadership and Management
  • All applicants for the M.Phil/Ph.D degree in Educational Leadership and Management are expected to have at least a Bachelor’s degree with first class or upper second class honours, or its equivalent (at least 3.0 GPA) in education   or a related field obtained from an accredited institution.  
  • Individuals are required to submit transcripts and satisfy an interview panel of their suitability to undertake doctoral studies.

Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Career & Technical Education
  • Applicants should have a Bachelor’s degree in the related career & technical education, vocational education, industrial arts or any related occupational education disciplines obtained from an accredited university or institution. 
  • They should possess a minimum GPA of 2.7. Preference will be given to applicants working in educational institutions, industrial training agencies business and commercial enterprises.  
  • Individuals are required to submit transcripts and satisfy an interview.
 Master of Science (M.Sc.) Workforce Training and Education (PMSWOTEPTU1)
  • 1st Degree (Minimum GPA of 2.7 or Lower Second Class Honours). 
  • Individuals are required to submit transcripts and satisfy an interview.
Master of Education (M.Ed.) Educational Leadership and Management (PMEEDLMPFTU1) 
  • 1st Degree (Minimum GPA of 2.7 or Lower Second Class Honours). 
  • Individuals should be working in an educational or training institution or agency and have at least two years’ experience in a context that requires them to carry out leadership and management roles. 
  • Applicants are required to submit transcripts and satisfy an interview.

Postgraduate Diploma (PDE) in Education (PDPEDUCSMU1)
  • Applicants should possess at least a first degree or the equivalent from a recognized, accredited institution.  
  • They should also possess evidence of being able to provide a teaching timetable to meet Practicum requirement of twelve (12) hours weekly for 12 weeks in an appropriate specialization at the secondary or tertiary level.
If you require further information, please email the Student Recruitment Unit at prospectinfo@utech.edu.jm.