Entry Requirements


Criterion Description
8104- Criterion 1 A minimum of five (5) subjects CXC/CSEC (General Proficiency), grades I, II or III or five (5) passes at GCE 'O' Level and must include English Language.
8104-Criterion 2 Certificate in Industrial Relations and Management from the Institute of Distance and Continuing Education (IDCE).
8104-Criterion 3 A Trained Teachers' Class I, Grade I Certificate from Cyril Potter College of Education.
8104-Criterion 4 Commonwealth Diploma in Youth Work.
8104-Criterion 5 Certificate in Industrial and Social Studies from Critchlow Labour College (CLC) together with a pass at the University of Guyana Entrance Examination (UGEE).
8104-Criterion 6 Mature age (26 years and over) with three (3) or more years' experience in the field, together with a pass at the University of Guyana Entrance Examination (UGEE).
8104-Criterion 7 Admit based on Advanced Standing Regulation approved by the Academic Board.
8104-Criterion 8 Any qualification considered by the University to be equivalent to any of the above.

Courses

First Year
First Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
SOC1100 The Study of Society 3
DSW1102 Introduction to Social Work 3
DSW1104 Introductory Academic Programme 0
ENG1105 Introduction to the Use of English 4
ECN1100 Introductory Micro-Economics 4
DSW1103 Developmental Psychology I 3
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
ECN1200 Introductory Macro-Economics 4
DSW1203 Developmental Psychology II 3
SOC1200 Introduction to Sociological Theory 3
DSW1202 Introduction to Case Recording & Report Writing 3
DSW1204 Professional Values and Ethics 0
POL1200 Introduction to Political Structures and Institutions 3
Second Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
SOC2107 Social Psychology I 4
DSW2105 Social Policy & Social Legislation 4
DSW2107 Human Services Organisations (HSO) in Guyana 0
DSW2101 Theory & Practice of Social Work I 4
DSW2104 Criminology & the Criminal Justice System 4
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
DSW2201 Theory & Practice of Social Work II 4
DSW2202 Contemporary Social Problem Analysis 4
DSW2207 Human Rights 0
DSW2205 Social Administration 4
DSW2203 Introduction to Counselling 4

Contact Us

Faculty of Social Sciences

  • University of Guyana, Turkeyen Campus
    Greater Georgetown
    Guyana
  • +592 222-4927
    +592 222-3575
  • fss@uog.edu.gy