University of the Commonwealth Caribbean

The University of the Commonwealth Caribbean is one of Jamaica's largest privately held tertiary education institutions operating 7 campuses:[1] in six parishes across Jamaica.

University of the Commonwealth Caribbean
MottoFostering Leadership & Innovation
AccreditationUniversity Council of Jamaica
PresidentDr. Haldane Davies
18°00′27″N 76°46′53″W / 18.007568°N 76.7813°W / 18.007568; -76.7813 Edit this at Wikidata

As of 2017, the University offers professional certificate, diploma, associate, bachelor's and master's degree programs, as well as customized training programs in Jamaica.[2]


UCC 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.[3]


The University of the Commonwealth Caribbean is registered and recognized by the University Council of Jamaica (UCJ), the official accreditation body for tertiary education in Jamaica.[4] UCC is institutionally accredited by the University Council of Jamaica. and also has international institutional accreditation status from the UK based Accreditation Services for Independent Colleges & Universities (ASIC).[5]

The UCC is also recognised as a registered centre from the University of London.[6]

Affiliates and partnershipsEdit

UCC currently partners with universities, colleges, institutions and schools across the globe. As of February 2017, the University of the Commonwealth Caribbean is partnered with:[7]


  1. ^ "UCC - Our Campuses". Retrieved 14 February 2017.
  2. ^ "UCC - About Us". Retrieved 14 February 2017.
  3. ^ "UCC - History". Retrieved 14 February 2017.
  4. ^ "Accredited Programmes and UCJ-Approved Degrees - The University Council of Jamaica". The University Council of Jamaica. Retrieved 14 February 2017.
  5. ^ "UCC accredited by UK body". Jamaica Observer. 14 January 2017. Retrieved 30 March 2019.
  6. ^ "Directory of Teaching Institutions | University of London International Programmes". 9 September 2011. Retrieved 14 February 2017.
  7. ^ "Our partners". Retrieved 14 February 2017.
  8. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 30 November 2021. Retrieved 14 February 2017.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  9. ^ "Home".
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