To be eligible for programme accreditation, institutions must first seek registration with the UCJ. The aim of registration is to certify that an institution meets certain minimum operating standards required for the conduct of a tertiary institution in Jamaica.

Key Elements of the Accreditation Process

The Accreditation process examines the following elements of the institution’s procedures:

  • The quality of the programme
  • Governance and administration
  • Philosophy
  • student learning outcomes
  • structure/content
  • practical work
  • assessment methods
  • the quality of the students
  • the quality of the staff
    • faculty
    • administrative and technical
  • Resources
  • Student support services

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