Post Graduate Diploma
This one year diploma programme is aimed at business and economics professionals who wish to acquire the required knowledge and skills to understand and analyse contemporary issues in international trade. Case study analysis is utilized to expose students to the economic, legal and political underpinnings of international trade activities. Topics covered include international trade theory and policy, regional integration movements, international finance and multilateral trading systems.
Applicants seeking admissions to the programme should be in the business or economics profession and must possess a first degree in a relevant discipline.
|The World Trading System
|International Trade Theory and Policy
|International Monetary Theory & Policy
|Trade and Intellectual Property
|The Politics of Trade
|International Negotiations and Simulation
|Trade and Climate Change
|Transportation Logistics for Trade Facilitation
|Competition Law and Policy
|Total Number of Credits Required
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.
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:
Payment plans are available, please contact the Office of the Registrar for further details: firstname.lastname@example.org
To be awarded the Post Graduate Diploma International Trade and Commerce , students must successfully complete 33 credits with a minimum GPA of 2.0, according to the following distribution:
|Required courses in the major area of study
|Total credits in the major area of study
|Total Credits Required for Graduation
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