Programme Brief

The Higher Education Bridge Programme (HEBP) is designed to provide Level 5 learning to students who were previously enrolled in Level 4 media-related programmes. This programme will provide learners with a range of research and technical skills including academic essay writing, video production, editing and sound recording.

Upon completion of the HEBP participants will be able to matriculate to the BA (Hons) Media and Communications programme which is offered in collaboration with the University of Greenwich. The HEBP will be offered over four months and will commence in January or May each year.


  • 4 Months
  • Port of Spain
  • COSTAATT Associate Degree in Journalism and Public Relations or English Literature; OR
  • Any other media-related course of study at the undergraduate level from any other institution

In order to register, you must first proceed to the Centre for Media StudiesSBCS POS Campus for verification of your entry qualifications. You are required to present:

  1. Your Original Certificate (or a completion letter in the interim of receiving your certificate) along with two (2) copies.
  2. Your original student transcript which must be in a sealed envelope from the relevant examination body addressed to:
    Abbigail Ajim
    Manager, Academic Administration CMS
    School of Business and Computer Science Ltd,
    46-50 Picton Street,
    Port of Spain,
    Trinidad, West Indies
  3. One form of identification (Birth Certificate / National ID card / Passport) – must be valid for at least 6 months.

If your entry qualifications are satisfactory, you are then required to complete the following forms as stated below; and pay the applicable programme fees:

  • SBCS Registration Form (for registration with SBCS)
  • Equipment Loan Contract

Intake periods for the HEBP are:

  • January; OR
  • May

Registration is currently open, and details for the January intake are as follows:

Application DeadlineJanuary 07, 2017
Programme StartsJanuary 10, 2017