Sociology is a scientific study of social interactions, social institutions, social patterns, and social change of human society guided by sociological theories and methods. Caribbean society has been shaped by historical forces which have led to the emergence of several small diverse and divided societies, each unique in many respects but sharing a common history […]

CAPE Physics

Physics is the study of nature, conducted in order to understand how the world around us behaves. Physics study matter and its motion, as well as space and time and explores concepts such as force, energy, mass, and charge. The CAPE Physics Syllabus will enable persons to be aware of the laws and theories of Physics that influence every aspect of their physical existence and to acquire […]

Management of Business

Management of Business procedures involved in managing a successful business enterprise. The CAPE Management of Business syllabus provides not only a good foundation for further study of Management of Business and other related disciplines at the tertiary level, but also opportunities for students to function not only in existing business organizations, but also as successful entrepreneurs […]

Literatures in English

The Caribbean experience has provided the context for a rich and varied literature which has earned a crucial place in the global family of literature in English. The CAPE Literatures in English Syllabus aims to develop an understanding of the nature and function of literature and the methods of literary study. It seeks to encourage […]


Law is a system of rules usually enforced through a series of institutions. The CAPE Law Syllabus assists persons who wish to embark on further study and training for entry into the legal profession; it also addresses the needs of other persons engaged in occupations which require some knowledge of the law, such as clerks, […]

CAPE History

History is the continuous, systematic study, through research, of events over time, that are of importance to communities, societies, countries, and ultimately, the human race. The CAPE History Syllabus seeks to enhance the interests, capabilities, skills, and attitudes of students to enable them to develop as autonomous human beings capable of acting as rational and […]


Entrepreneurship seeks to empower students by providing knowledge, skills, and attitudes to achieve entrepreneurial success in a variety of settings. It places emphasis on the individual’s acumen to realize the opportunity, assesses risk, and apply the skills necessary to transform innovative ideas into viable, sustainable ventures. The CAPE Entrepreneurship syllabus provides students with the mindset […]

CAPE Economics

Economics is the study of how society provides for itself by making the most efficient use of scarce resources so that both private and social welfare may be improved. The CAPE Economics Syllabus is intended to promote knowledge and understanding of the principles and concepts of economics and to foster an appreciation of the various […]

Computer Science

Computer science is the study of the theoretical foundations of information and computation and their implementation and application in computer systems. The CAPE Computer Science Syllabus provides persons with advanced knowledge, skills, and attitudes to enable them to understand the uses and the impact of computer technologies and to use the technology to create new […]

Communication Studies

Communication Studies builds students’ awareness of the centrality of language to the normal functioning of human beings and facilitates their ability to operate in the Caribbean linguistic environment and beyond. It also provides students with the confidence to respond appropriately and creatively to the implied challenges of that environment through the development of their language […]