Post Graduate Diploma

 

International Trade

 

and Commerce

PROGRAMME DESCRIPTION

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.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Applicants seeking admissions to the programme should be in the business or economics profession and must possess a first degree in a relevant discipline.

 

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CODE COURSE TITLE CR.
INTC 500 The World Trading System 3
INTC 510 International Trade Theory and Policy 3
INTC 520 Regional Integration 3
INTC 525 International Monetary Theory & Policy 3
INTC 530 Trade and Intellectual Property 3
INTC 533 The Politics of Trade 3
INTC 534 International Negotiations and Simulation 3
INTC 535 Trade and Climate Change 3
INTC 540 International Partnerships 3
INTC 545 Transportation Logistics for Trade Facilitation 3
INTC 550 Competition Law and Policy 3
Total Number of Credits Required 33

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.

Fees Citizens Caricom International Per
Applications: Paper-based $25.00 $25.00 $25.00 Application
Applications: Online Free Free Free Application
Registration $80.00 $80.00 $80.00 Semester
Tuition $300.00 $400.00 $750.00 Credit
Administrative Fee $100.00 $100.00 $100.00 Semester
Technology $100.00 $100.00 $100.00 Semester
Student Insurance $30.00 $30.00 $30.00 Annum
Student Guild $100.00 $100.00 $100.00 Annum

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:

  • Cash
  • LINX
  • Visa/Master card
  • Certified/Manager’s cheque

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

Important:
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:

  • tuition fees
  • accommodation
  • airfare and other transportation costs
  • personal maintenance costs and living expenses
  • books and related materials
  • special equipment
  • other related tertiary 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

Payment plans are available, please contact the Office of the Registrar for further details: registrar@costaatt.edu.tt

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 33 credits
               Total credits in the major area of study 33 credits
Total Credits Required for Graduation   33 credits

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