Entry Requirements


Description
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.
Certificate in Industrial Relations and Management from the Institute of Distance and Continuing Education (IDCE).
A Trained Teachers' Class I, Grade I Certificate from Cyril Potter College of Education.
Commonwealth Diploma in Youth Work.
Certificate in Industrial and Social Studies from Critchlow Labour College (CLC) together with a pass at the University of Guyana Entrance Examination (UGEE).
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).
Admit based on Advanced Standing Regulation approved by the Academic Board.
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
DSW1104 Introductory Academic Programme 0
ENG1105 Introduction to the Use of English 4
ECN1100 Introductory Micro-Economics 4
DSW1103 Developmental Psychology I 3
SOC1100 The Study of Society 3
DSW1102 Introduction to Social Work 3
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
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
ECN1200 Introductory Macro-Economics 4
DSW1203 Developmental Psychology II 3
Second Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
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
SOC2107 Social Psychology I 4
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
DSW2207 Human Rights 0
DSW2205 Social Administration 4
DSW2203 Introduction to Counselling 4
DSW2201 Theory & Practice of Social Work II 4
DSW2202 Contemporary Social Problem Analysis 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