AS Management Studies
for the Protective Services
This programme is designed to provide participants from the Protective Services with the needed competencies to improve efficiencies in their supervisory roles and to prepare them to be change agents in the various services. Participants are exposed to managerial concepts as well as practical aspects of managing resources in an efficient and effective manner. This programme will allow participants to access the BA degree in Public Sector Management.
Five (5) CSEC (CXC)/GCE O’Level subjects, inclusive of English A and mathematics, Grades 1,2,3* or A,B,C.
*Grade 3 accepted if attained in June 1998 or beyond
Applicants who possess CAPE or A’Level qualiﬁcations may be considered for advanced standing (the award of credits towards your degree programme).
|CORE BUSINESS COURSES||CORE CURRICULUM COURSES|
|CODE||COURSE TITLE||CR.||CODE||COURSE TITLE||CR.|
|ACCT 204||Financial Procedure and Budgeting||3||WRIT 117||Fundamentals of Writing||3|
|ADMN 300||Public Sector Management I||3||COMM 118||Communication in the Workplace||3|
|BUSI 203||Leadership and Ethics||3||MATH 116||Contemporary College Math||3|
|ENTP 210||Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship||3||LIBS 130||Fundamental Research Skills||3|
|HURM 310||Human Resource Management||3||Total Core Curriculum Credits||12|
|HURM 430||Industrial Relations||3|
|MGMT 125||Principles of Management||3|
|MGMT 205||Management Information Systems||3|
|MGMT 300||Organisational Behavior||3|
|STAT 120||Fundamentals of Statistics||3|
|Total Core Business Credits||27|
|COURSES IN THE MINOR|
|LAWW 130||Caribbean Legal Systems||3|
|LAWW 135||Constitutional Law||3|
|MGMT 210||Introduction to Project Management||3|
|PSYC 103||Understanding Human Behavior and Diversity||3|
|OSHE 120||Introduction to Occupational Safety and Health||3|
|Total Credits in Major Area of Study||24|
The table below provides a summary of fees payable to the College. Only nationals of Trinidad and Tobago are eligible to receive government’s GATE funding for tuition expenses listed hereunder.
Included in the college fees, is basic insurance coverage for accident and injury. However, CARICOM and international students are also required to secure additional insurance to cover medical expenses.
All students of COSTAATT are required to pay an annual insurance fee of $30.00. Completed student insurance forms must be submitted to the College at the beginning of the first semester in which students register for the academic year. Coverage is restricted to students who are between ages 16 to 65.
The College accepts the following methods of payment:
Institutional fees are non-refundable. Students who officially withdraw from the College may be eligible for a refund of tuition fees in accordance with the schedule outlined in the Academic Calendar. Please note that students in receipt of GATE funding are not eligible for tuition refunds.
The Government Assistance for Tuition Expenses (GATE)
The Government Assistance for Tuition Expenses programme (GATE) provides free tuition to all eligible citizens of Trinidad and Tobago pursuing approved programmes at public and private tertiary level institutions. Information on eligibility and conditions for accessing GATE funding is available at the Ministry of Education website at: www.moe.gov.tt
Students must note that GATE funding is available for the duration of their course of study and one year beyond. Students who fail to complete their programme within the stipulated time frame will be required to meet the cost of programme completion.
The Government Assistance for Tuition Expenses (GATE) programme is a one hundred per cent, tuition fee funding programme offered by the Government of Trinidad and Tobago. Only nationals of Trinidad and Tobago are eligible to apply, and students must be registered in a course of study leading to a tertiary level qualification.
For further information on the GATE programme please visit the website of the Ministry of Education.
The vast majority of the College’s programmes are eligible for GATE.
Higher Education Loan Programme (HELP)
The Higher Education Loan Programme (HELP) is a special loan facility made available to citizens of Trinidad and Tobago who are enrolled in an approved tertiary level programme at a registered tertiary institution to meet the following expenses:
For further information on the Higher Education Loan Programme (HELP) students can visit the Ministry of Education website at: www.moe.gov.tt
Payment plans are available, please contact the Office of the Registrar for further details: firstname.lastname@example.org
To be awarded the Associate in Science degree in Management Studies for the Protective Services, students must successfully complete 63 credits with a minimum GPA of 2.0, according to the following distribution:
|Courses in the major area of study||24 credits|
|Total courses in major area of study||24 credits|
|Core business courses||27 credits|
|Core curriculum courses||12 credits|
|Total Credits Required for Graduation||63 credits|
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