Barbados

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Education System Overview

In the 2015-2016 academic year, 177 U.S. students studied abroad for academic credit in Barbados. 

Academic year: Late August - June

Major school holidays/break:

  • Christmas Break: 2 weeks
  • Easter Break: 1- 2 weeks
  • July – late August

 

Structure of the University System

  • Years of study required to earn a bachelor's degree: 3 - 4 years
  • The language of instruction in universities: English
  • Years of required English instruction in universities: 3 - 4 years
  •  Degrees offered: Bachelors, Masters and Doctorate