University of the Commonwealth Caribbean
The University of the Commonwealth Caribbean (UCC) is Jamaica’s largest privately-held premier higher educational institution providing students with world class educational programs and highly trained and qualified local & international faculty.
The institution has its headquarters in Kingston Jamaica. It was formed in 2004 as a result of the merger in 2002 of the Institute of Management Sciences (IMS) incorporated in 1992 and the Institute of Management & Production (IMP) incorporated in 1976. The new expanded institution remains one of the fastest growing institutions in the country as well as in the Caribbean region.
The institution currently offers professional certificate, diploma, associate, bachelor and masters degree programs, as well as customized corporate training programs in Jamaica. Disciplines include: Human Resource Management, Information Technology, Marketing, Hospitality Management, Business, Finance, and Business Administration among many others.
The university is fully registered and recognized by the University Council of Jamaica (UCJ), the official accreditation body for tertiary education in Jamaica. Furthermore, it was also awarded international institutional accreditation in 2016 as a premier institution by the reputable UK-based Accreditation Services for Independent Colleges & Universities (ASIC). The UCC is also the only local university to be officially recognized as an affiliate institution of the prestigious University of London (UOL) to offer both the Certificate of Higher Education in Common Law & the Bachelors in Laws degree programs.
UCC also currently partners with several international institutions such as the Florida International University (FIU), the Commonwealth of Learning (COL), the University of London (UOL), Coursera Inc, Udemy Inc & EdX Inc to provide a number of specialized/professional international certificates, undergraduate and graduate degree programs.
As one of the Caribbean’s leading universities, the University of the Commonwealth Caribbean (UCC) is committed to provide excellent teaching, great learning opportunities and great student experiences which will lead to enterprising and successful careers for all our students. The International Office at UCC supports this commitment by providing opportunities such as International student and faculty exchanges, English as a Second Language classes, faculty-led missions and cultural immersion programmes.
Ranking / Awards
1. uniRank :- world rank 9875,...country rank 4
2. The University of the Commonwealth Caribbean (UCC) is registered with and recognized by the University Council of Jamaica (UCJ), the official accreditation body for tertiary education in Jamaica, as a University College. The University of the Commonwealth Caribbean has been granted Candidacy for Institutional Accreditation by the University Council of Jamaica (UCJ). The UCC has been awarded international institutional accreditation as a Premier Institution by the UK-based Accreditation Services for International Colleges & Universities (ASIC). UCC is the only official Affiliate/Recognized institution of the University of London (UOL) to offer the Certificate of Higher Education in Common Law, the Bachelor of Laws (LLB), and Master of Laws (LLM) degrees in Jamaica.
- Type of Accommodation: Off Campus
- 17 Worthington Avenue
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