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Faculty of Science and Technology

Programmes

The Faculty of Science and Technology (FST) brings together over 60 Faculty members, 52+ staff and over 1050 students at the undergraduate and post graduate levels, offering programmes in various disciplines.  In addition, there are also a number of MSc,. MPhil and PhD. Programmes available through the School for Graduate Studies and Research.

The FST also offers undergraduate programmes with the Faculty of Social Sciences, the Faculty of Humanities and Education and the new Faculty of Culture, Creative & Performing Arts (Science and Minor in Cultural Studies).  For full details on these joint majors, please refer to the Faculty Handbook.
In the undergraduate BSc. programmes, courses are offered in all major scientific disciplines, with first year courses also taught at Tertiary Level Colleges in Antigua and St. Lucia. Students may major in one or two disciplines and current enrolment in the Faculty is approximately one thousand undergraduates, most of whom are full-time students. Through collaboration with the Caribbean Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology (CIMH), the Faculty also offers a Major in Meteorology within the BSc. degree.
The Faculty offers two (2) distinct types of postgraduate programmes. Taught Masters (MSc) programmes provide specific skill sets and training; while MPhil and PhD Research degrees provide research opportunities under the supervision of a full-time member of the Academic Staff for those wishing to pursue careers in Science. The Faculty offers taught MSc programmes: The well-established MSc in Natural Resource and Environmental Management (with streams in Tropical Coastal and Marine Resource Management, Climate Change, Water Resource Management and Land Management and Environmental Resilience), an MSc in Information Technology (with streams in Enterprise Systems, Mobile Applications and Web Development), an MSc in Technology Entrepreneurship, and Postgraduate Diplomas in Information Technology and Technology Entrepreneurship.  In 2014, the Faculty also received approval to offer a new MSc programme in Biosafety.
Faculty of Science and Technology
Telephone: (246) 417-4312 Fax:(246) 417-4597 Email: fst@cavehill.uwi.edu