In order to be eligible for programmes at The Mico, you must fall into any of the following options below:
Minimum of 5 CSEC/GCE subjects, (Mathematics & English Language compulsory). You also need Grade I or II passes in subjects specific to the respective programmes.
Candidates who also have relevant passes in CAPE may be eligible for course exemptions depending on desired course of study. Please check with a program advisor to see if you qualify and get a head start on your study.
National Vocational Qualification of Jamaica (NVQJ) or Caribbean Vocational Qualification (CVQ)
High School Diploma from Accredited American or Canadian institutions
Passes in the Secondary Education of the U.K., Associated
Examining Board (A.E.B.), Royal Schools of Music or Trinity College certifications
Completed Year 1 of a Teachers' College Diploma programme with a 'B' average
Holder of an Associate Degree
Candidates wishing to pursue the Primary or Early Childhood Degree should possess the requirements stated above which should include a science subject such as Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Integrated Science or Human and Social Biology, and a Social Science subject such as History, Geography or Social Studies, in addition to a pass in Mathematics.
Applicants wishing to pursue the Special Education Degree should possess the general requirements above which should also include Mathematics and a Science subject. Only one business subject will be accepted. Applicants who do not have a pass in Mathematics or a Science subject may be accepted, but will be required to pursue Foundation Mathematics and a Science course to complete matriculation requirements by the end of Year 1.
Applicants wishing to pursue other degrees should possess, within the general requirement, passes in their specialist areas, i.e. subjects at CSEC General Proficiency Grades 1 or 2 or GCE 'O' level Grades A or B. This is to satisfy requirements specific to individual programmes.
A psychometric test will be administered to all applicants. The results of this test will assist in the selection of students, but will not necessarily exclude an applicant. In addition to this test, interviews are conducted as part of the selection process.