Associate Degree Programmes


Find out what PCC has to offer you. Below is a listing of the Associate degree programmes offered  for the current academic year.

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The Associate degree in Architectural and Construction Technology seeks to provide individuals with theoretical, technical and vocational knowledge and skills that will lead to employment and further studies in the field of architectural technology.

Entry requirements:

5 CSEC subjects inclusive of Mathematics and English A

Duration:    2 years

Modality:    Full time

Possible career paths:

  • Land Surveyor
  • Building Officer
  • Draftsman
  • Civil Engineer
  • Project Managers
  • Building Technician
  • Site Supervisor

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The Associate Degree in  Management of Business Process Outsourcing seeks to prepare graduates to function efficiently within the growing arena of outsourcing with respect to business services.

Entry requirements:  5 CSEC inclusive of Mathematics and English A.

Duration:    2 years

Modality:    Full time & Part time

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The Associate Degree in Business Studies is an excellent training option for anyone who has an aptitude for the world of business and commerce. The programme is aimed at addressing the needs of a wide cross section  of individuals, whether there exists a long-term objective to pursue a career in the field of management with a business organization, or to become an entrepreneur. Graduates of the programme will be equipped with communication and technology skills in addition to being exposed to an excellent mix of courses in accounting, management,  entrepreneurship and a foreign language (Spanish).

Entry requirements:

5 CSEC/GCE subjects inclusive of Mathematics and English A

Duration:  2 years

Modality:  Full time/ Part time/Weekend

Possible career paths:

  • Accounting Clerk
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Customer Service
  • Data Entry
  • Entrepreneur
  • Inventory Clerk
  • Market Research Assistant
  • Payroll Clerk
  • Sales Clerk

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The Associate Degree in Computer Applications and Business Studies is carefully designed for individuals who are preparing to enter the modern business environment or to aid existing employees with achieving the retooling which essential for effectiveness in the modern business environment.

Enrollment in this programme will develop the confidence and skills necessary for “computer savvy” which allows for the incorporation of computer technology and computer applications in current and future business and professional environments.

Student Profile

This programme is ideal for any business minded person who wants to be better equipped to successfully manipulate the technological landscape of modern professional environments. The successful applicant will develop the confidence to function within any business environment, especially one which is technology driven.  Also this applicant will be poised to move into PCC’s Bachelor in Management Information Systems or Bachelor in Business Studies after taking a few additional courses.

Entry requirements:

5 CSEC/GCE subjects inclusive of Mathematics and English A

Duration:  2 years             Modality:  Full time/ Part time

Possible career paths:

  • Systems Analyst
  • Website Developers
  • Computer Consultants
  • Accountants
  • Desktop Publisher
  • Project Manager
  • Entrepreneur

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The Associate Degree in Computer Servicing and Electronics is designed to develop a number of skills in graduates such as in-depth understanding of the architecture of computer systems and specific knowledge of PC architecture; how to troubleshoot and define problems; use the relevant software to determine hardware problem; carry out basic PC repairs and assemble as well as to demonstrate a basic knowledge of the ISO reference model and other relevant skills.

Entry requirements:

5 CSEC/GCE subjects inclusive of Mathematics and English A

Duration:  2 years

Modality:  Full time/ Part time

Possible career paths:

  • Data Network Security Administrator
  • System Analyst
  • Network Administrator
  • Technical Consultant
  • Entrepreneur

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Entry requirements:

5 CSEC inclusive of Mathematics and English A.

Duration:    2 years

Modality:    Full time & Part time

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Associate Degree in Engineering programme aims to provide students with high quality education in the theory and practices in Engineering. The programme is designed to ensure that the Graduate develops strong problem solving and analytical skills. Graduates of this programme will have the academic and social tools, which will allow them to integrate into industry and other institutions of higher learning.

Entry requirements:

A minimum of five (5) passes in subjects at CSEC, GCE O’Level  including  English Language, Mathematics, Physics or Engineering Science and two other technical or science related subjects.

Or

Achievement of a  2.4 GPA in the Pre-Engineering Course.

Duration:  2 years

Modality:  Full time/ Part time

Possible career paths:

  • Construction Engineering Technology
  • Mechanical Engineering Technology
  • Civil Engineering Technology
  • Chemical Engineering Technology
  • Electrical & Computer Engineering Technology

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The Associate Degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management offers a variety of options for the student interested in gaining employment in the hospitality industry at an entry level or as a management trainee.This Associate Degree program prepares graduates to compete for various entry-level management careers in the food and beverage management, accommodations and travel and tourism and entertainment industries, depending upon which emphasis is selected

Entry requirements:

5 CSEC/GCE subjects inclusive of Mathematics and English A

Duration:  2 years

Modality:  Full time/ Part time

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The Associate Degree in Management Information Systems(MIS) is both a practical and theoretical based course that is expected to provide graduates with the requisite skills, knowledge and competencies needed in the world of work.

Entry requirements:

5 CSEC/GCE subjects inclusive of Mathematics and English A

Duration:   2 years

Modality:   Full time/ Part time

Possible career paths:

  • Data Network Security Administrator
  • System Analyst
  • Project Manager
  • Network Administrator
  • Web Developer
  • Software Engineer
  • Technical Consultant
  • Entrepreneur

CLICK HERE to view programme structure.

 

The Associate Degree in Social Work programme aims to help people develop their skills and ability to use available resources and those of the community to resolve problems. The degree is designed to provide training to persons interested in Social Work to prepare them for work within communities and organizations.

Entry requirements:

5 CSEC/GCE subjects inclusive of Mathematics and English A

Duration:  2 years

Modality:  Full-time/Part-time

Possible career paths:

  • Family Social Worker
  • Medical Social Workers
  • Public and Private Social Worker
  • Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Worker
  • Social Service Manager
  • Human Services Assistant
  • Probation Officer

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