College of Health Sciences

School of Allied Health and Wellness

Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology (UBSMETEFXU1A)

  • 5 CSEC/GCE O-Level passes including English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry and Biology and one other approved subject. 
  • An interview is required.
Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) in Medical Technology

(Post-Diploma) (UPDMETEFTU1)

  • CAST/UTech Diploma in Medical Technology or equivalent from a recognized institution PLUS two years post-diploma work experience in a clinical laboratory.
Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) in Child and Adolescent  Development (UBSCHADFXU1A) 
  • 5 CSEC/GCE O-Level passes including English Language (with at least General 3 plus Mathematics, Biology or Human & Social Biology. 
  • Pass Psychometric Test and Interview. 
  • Provide clean Police Record
Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) in Dietetics and Nutrition (UBSDINUFXU1A)
  • 5 CSEC/GCE O-Level passes including English Language, Mathematics, Biology or Human & Social Biology, Food & Nutrition or one other science subject preferably Chemistry and one other approved subject.  
  • An interview is required.

Bachelor of Health Sciences with major in:
- Health Administration - (UPDHESASM)
- Health Information Management - (UPDHEIMFX)
  • Graduates of UTech holding a Health Science Diploma or equivalent level training outside of UTech plus three years work experience.  Applicants with diploma or equivalent academic certification in General Business Education will be considered for Health Services Administration option in Module 3.  
  • Candidates over 28 years of age who do not hold a Diploma but hold some other acceptable health discipline qualification must have in addition a minimum of 5 years professional working experience.  
  • A pre-acceptance evaluation test may be administered.

Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Herbal Studies (UBSHESTFXU1A)
  • 5 CSEC/GCE O’ level passes including English Language, Mathematics, Biology/Human & Social Biology, Chemistry and 1 other pass in an approved subject. 
  • An interview is required. 
  • Any undergraduate degree with a science, health, hospitality or agriculture related background. 
  • Candidates with other types of academic qualifications will be evaluated in accordance with the University’s regulations governing academic equivalence.
Associate of Science Degree in Health Information Technology (UADHEITFXU1A )
  • 4 CSEC/GCE O-Level passes including English Language, Mathematics, Biology or another science related subject and 1 other related subject. 
  • Approved sponsorship based on Health Records experience, educational background and interview.

Certificate in Child & Adolescent Development(UCECHADFX)
  • 3 CSEC/GCE O-Level passes in English Language, Mathematics and Biology or Human & Social Biology.  
  • Mature persons with work experience in the field are encouraged to apply. 
  • Applicants are required to pass a Psychometric Test and an interview and to provide a clean Police Record

Caribbean School of Nursing

Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Critical Care Nursing (UPCCRCNFXU1A
  • A licensed practicing Registered Nurse. GPA of 2.5 or average grade of C or higher in a general nursing programme. 
  • Three (3) years working experience, part of which should be in the Intensive Care Unit, Recovery Room, Medical – Surgical Unit/Ward, Operating Theatre or Accident and Emergency Unit. Background in Physics and Chemistry would be an asset. 
  • An interview and a medical certificate will be required.
Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) Nursing
UBSNURSFXD1A - (Montego Bay)
UBSNURSFXU1A- (Kingston
  • 5 CSEC/GCE O-Level passes including English Language, Mathematics, Biology or Human and Social Biology and two other approved subjects.  
  • There must be no more than two (2) subjects at level C or 3. 
  • Acceptance is subject to a successful pre-entrance test and an interview.

Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Nursing (Post RN)
Note: Offered in Montego Bay and through a Franchise Agreement with
• Excelsior Community College School of Nursing and
• St Vincent and the Grenadines Community College Nursing Division
  • All students must be licensed practicing Registered Nurses with evidence of completion of a basic nursing programme leading to the award of a diploma or a certificate from an accredited School of Nursing.  
  • They should also have evidence of GPA of 2.5 or average grade of C or higher in a basic nursing programme. 
  • Another requirement is that nurses should be currently working in a clinical area for the past two (2) years, or have recently graduated from a school of nursing.
Bachelor of Science in Midwifery
(UBSMIDWFXIU1A) Direct Entry
  • 5 CSEC/GCE O-Level subjects including English Language, Mathematics, Biology or Human & Social Biology and two other approved subjects. 
  • There must be no more than two (2) subjects at level 3 or C. 
  • Acceptance is subject to a successful pre-entrance test and an interview.
Bachelor of Science in Midwifery
Registered Nurses (RN)
  • Registered Nurses (RNs) must show proof of current nursing license in the country of practice and gain approval from the Nursing Council of Jamaica (NCJ) as having graduated from an approved general nursing programme. 
  • RNs whose transcripts are assessed to be lacking in specific university modules will be required to satisfy the University that they can be exempted from those modules up to 20 credits. Where exemption is denied the RN will take the University module (s) in addition to the core midwifery modules. 
  • RNs who satisfy the first two requirements will be exempted from years one and two and will only complete years 3 & 4. 
  • Acceptance is subject to a successful interview.
Bachelor of Science in Midwifery Registered Midwife (RM)
  • Registered Midwives (RM)s who have completed an accredited midwifery programme and have attained a Certificate or Diploma or Associate Degree in midwifery. 
  • They should be registered midwives (direct entry or Registered Nurse midwife) with current licence in the country of practice. 
  • Applicants must provide a compiled portfolio of clinical practice hours as a midwife. 
  • Successful applicants would have met the entry requirements, including a successful interview.

School of Pharmacy

Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharm) (UBPPHARFXU1A)
  • 5 CSEC/GCE O-Level passes including English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology and 1 other approved subject, preferably a Science-related subject, plus A-level or CAPE Units 1 & 2 passes in Chemistry and 1 other subject, preferably Biology/Zoology, Mathematics or Physics.  
  • Applicants successful at the interview will need to take a psychometric test before acceptance can be considered.  

Bachelor of Pharmacy (UPDPHARFXZ1A)
(Post-Diploma Online/Blended)
  • UTech Diploma in Pharmacy or equivalent.  
  • Acceptance is subject to an evaluation of applicant’s involvement in the profession of Pharmacy.
Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceutical Technology (BSc.Pharm Tech.) (UBSPHTCFXU1A)
  • 5 CSEC/GCE O-Level passes including English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology and 1 other subject, preferably a Technical or Science-related subject (Physics would be an asset).  In addition A-level or CAPE Units 1 & 2 passes in Chemistry and 1 other subject, preferably Mathematics or Physics.  
  • A foreign language would be an asset.
Certificate in Pharmacy Technician (UCEPHTEFXU1B)
  • 4 CSEC/GCE O-Level passes in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry and one other Science related subject. An interview will be required.

If you require further information, please call the Student Recruitment Unit, at 1-876-927-1680-8 ext 2077 and/or email us at prospectinfo@utech.edu.jm, where your query will be logged.