• Award:Associate Degree
  • Study Mode:Part-Time
  • Duration:3 Years


The programme consists of three (3) years part-time study. The rationale of the programme is to produce highly skilled and motivated marketing personnel capable of meeting the challenges of a global marketplace through carefully planned and delivered learning experiences.

This Associate Degree is vocationally oriented and targets the working audience; therefore, preference is given to applicants already working in the field.

To successfully complete the programme a minimum of 72 credits must be earned. Administered by the Division of Commerce, the programme is delivered by a mix of full-time faculty and adjunct staff drawn from various related fields.


On completion of this programme students will have:

  • Acquired a diverse body of business knowledge relevant to the global marketplace
  • Developed effective research skills
  • Developed effective oral and written communications skills
  • Enhanced their interpersonal skills.

Admission Requirements

The minimum requirements for entry into the College are:

  • Four (4) passes at CSEC General Proficiency Level with Grade 1, 2, or 3 (from June 1998 only) OR
  • Four (4) passes at GCE Ordinary Level with Grades A, B or C OR
  • Any qualification considered by the College to be equivalent to the abovementioned.

 NB. English Language must be included in the four (4) passes.

Mature Applicants

Persons 25 years or older who do not satisfy the above academic requirements may be admitted to the College as mature students. Such persons may be required to attend an interview to determine their eligibility for admission.

Description of Courses

In keeping with all Associate Degree programmes in the Barbados Community College, students are required to complete core, major and elective courses as follows:

Core Courses (12 Credits)

  • English and Communication
  • Ethics and Citizenship
  • Caribbean Politics and Society
  • Practical Mathematics

Majors (54 credits)

  • Marketing
  • Accounting
  • Mathematics
  • Economics
  • Management
  • Computer Awareness

Electives (6 credits)

Minimum of two (2) courses. Elective courses are in these three (3) categories: 

  • Social Sciences
  • Humanities
  • Physical/Biological

Programme Structure

Year 1
Semester 1Code
English & Communication CORE100
Practical Maths CORE103
Marketing And Buyer Behaviour MKTG100
Marketing Research 1 MKTG205
Semester 2Code
Principles Of Accounting 1 ACCT100
Marketing Research 2 MKTG215
Caribbean Politics & Society CORE102
Product Management MKTG200
Year 2
Semester 1Code
Distribution Management MKTG203
Marketing Communications 1 MKTG204
Computer Applications GEED160
Elements Of Microeconomics ECON100
Semester 2Code
Marketing Communications 2 MKTG214
Strategic Marketing Management MKTG206
Elements Of Macroeconomics ECON101
Mathematics BUST102
Year 3
Semester 1Code
Quantitative Aspect Of Marketing MKTG202
International Marketing MKTG207
Principles Of Management BUST100
Semester 2Code
Ethics & Citizenship CORE101
Business Law BLAW100
Marketing Project MKTG220

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Ethics & Citizenship


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Principles Of Management


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Elements Of Macroeconomics


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Business Law


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Marketing Research 1


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Product Management


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Marketing Communications 1


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Distribution Management


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Marketing Communications 2


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Strategic Marketing Management


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Computer Applications


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Quantitative Aspect Of Marketing


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International Marketing


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Marketing Project


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