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2012 OAS -UWI Scholarship Opportunities at University of the West Indies, West Indies

The master’s degree program in International Trade Policy (MITP) provides practical insight into the dynamic world of trade policy and law to help entry?level and mid?career professionals build a solid foundation in trade theory, practice and governance. Graduates of the MITP program are able to access new careers and increase their effectiveness at work thus effectively representing their countries, organizations or firms in international and regional fora. The academic component of the program covers an 8 month period    September to April. The practical component of the program involves two (2) elements, a study tour and internship.

- Be citizens or permanent residents of an OAS member country, except Barbados2. -Hold at least a Lower Second Class Honors Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent in fields such as International Economics, International Relations, Development Studies, Global Studies, Agricultural development, International Business and International Law. -Candidates with pass degrees and other relevant qualifications and work experience will be considered on a case by case basis. - Have work experience in related field - Possess basic computer and internet skills - Have good command of English, with documentary evidence, if not the native language. - Applicants for whom English is not the first or native language should submit one of the following to verify English proficiency: o An official transcript verifying completion of studies in an English speaking university in the last five years o A test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) with a score of 550 or higher for the paper based test, 215 for computer -based test or 90 for internet-baased test; IELTS 5.5, or the equivalent