All of the established programmes within the Faculty have been accredited
locally by the University Council of Jamaica ((UCJ). In addition the Electrical
and Mechanical programmes are accredited by the Institute of Engineering and
The wide ranges of programme offerings include Bachelor of Engineering
(B.Eng) in Agricultural, Chemical, Civil, Electrical, Industrial and Mechanical
Engineering and Diplomas in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering. The
School of Computing & Information Technology offers a Bachelors of Science(B.Sc
.) in Computer Science, Computing and Information Technology and
Computing with Management studies. The faculty also offers a number of
graduate programmes including the MPhil/PhD in Electrical Engineering,
Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Computer Science and Infor-
mation Systems. They are also taught master’s programmes such as the MSc.
in Information Systems Management and the Post Graduate Diploma in Infor-
mation and Communication Technology.
The professional development of students is of major importance. Accordingly,
the Faculty has established students’ chapters of international professional
associations, such as the Institute of Electronic and Electrical Engineering
(IEEE), American Computing Machinery (ACM), Association for Information
Systems (AIS), American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Association
of Chemical Engineers (ACHE) and more recently Jamaica Institute of Engi-
neers (JIE). Students participate actively in International Student Competitions
that test their knowledge and design capabilities, and they have received a
number of awards in those events.
FACULTY OF LAW
The Faculty of Law offers the Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree. Students have the
opportunity of completing the degree programme in three years (full-time) or
in four years (part-time). Taught by a cadre of local and international experts
with interdisciplinary training and experience, the programme is delivered
through lectures, tutorials, casebook methods, research, seminars and moots.
An example of the Faculty’s innovative approach is the teaching of modules –
such as Entertainment Law, Sports Law, and Intellectual Property – that sup-
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