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Un i v e r s i t y o f Te c h n o l o g y, J ama i c a

ACCREDITATION

The University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech, Jamaica) is established by an Act of the Jamaican Parliament, The

University of Technology, Jamaica Act and is the continuation of a long tradition of delivering internationally recognized

courses since 1958, spanning the era when the institution was known as the College of Arts, Science and Technology

(CAST).

The University is committed to excellence in all aspects of its course of study offerings. By submitting its courses of

study to accrediting bodies for review and accreditation, the University provides additional assurance of the high

quality of its courses in accordance with international standards.

The University Council of Jamaica (UCJ) has registered UTech, Jamaica as a tertiary institution in accordance with

the University of Technology, Jamaica Act and UCJ accreditation is used as one benchmark of the University’s quality

assurance monitoring of its courses.

Other accreditation or professional regulatory bodies to which the University subscribes and which give further

assurance of the quality of UTech, Jamaica’s courses in accordance with internationally recognized professional

standards include the following:

i.

Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology (ABET)

ii.

Instititution of Engineering and Technology (IET)

iii.

Pharmacy Council of Jamaica

iv.

Nursing Council of Jamaica

v.

Dental Council of Jamaica

vi.

Council of Legal Education

vii. The Commonwealth Association of Architects (CAA)

viii. International Federation of Surveyors (FIG)