Caribbean Examinations Council

Associate Degrees

In what areas are Associate Degrees being offered?
CXC is offering Associate Degrees in nine areas. These are Business Studies, Computer Science, Environmental Science, General Studies, Humanities, Mathemati...
Sun, 6 Dec, 2015 at 1:27 AM
What is the CXC Associate Degree?
The CXC Associate Degree is a Post-Secondary Education qualification which comprises seven CAPE Units including Caribbean Studies and Communication Studies.
Sun, 6 Dec, 2015 at 1:28 AM
When did the CXC Associate Degree start?
The CXC Associate Degree became effective with the writing of the CAPE examinations in 2005. Students who took their first year of CAPE examinations in 2005...
Sun, 6 Dec, 2015 at 1:28 AM
What qualifies a student for the CXC Associate Degree?
In order to qualify for the Associate Degree, a candidate must have obtained acceptable grades (I –V) in at least seven CAPE Units within a five year period...
Sun, 6 Dec, 2015 at 1:29 AM
Can a student do more than seven Units?
Certainly. Students can do as many Units as they wish, the seven Units is the minimum requirement for the Associate Degree. CXC encourages candidates who in...
Sun, 6 Dec, 2015 at 1:29 AM
What is the cost of the Associate Degrees?
The cost of the Associate Degree will vary from territory to territory. It will also depend on who is delivering the Associate Degree, that is, government s...
Sun, 6 Dec, 2015 at 1:29 AM
Are they part time or full time?
This again is dependent on who is your provider. Sixth form and community colleges would tend to have full-time tuition, while private providers would offer...
Sun, 6 Dec, 2015 at 1:30 AM
Are the Associate Degrees available online?
Currently the Associate Degrees are not available online.
Sun, 6 Dec, 2015 at 1:30 AM
How long does it take to complete the Associate Degree?
Typically, persons in full-time study will complete the Associate Degree in two years, however, the degrees are flexible and allow up to five years for comp...
Sun, 6 Dec, 2015 at 1:30 AM
What are the entry requirements for mature students?
CXC is not a teaching institution and therefore has not set any entry requirements; however, private institutions offering the degrees will set their own pr...
Sun, 6 Dec, 2015 at 1:31 AM