Entry Requirements


Description
A minimum of five (5) subjects CXC/CSEC (General Proficiency), grades I, II or III 9grade III from 11998) or five (5) passes at GCE 'O' Level. Subjects must include English Language.
An Associate of Social Science (Social Work) Degree.
Diploma in Social Work with a Grade Point Average of 2.0. Applicants may be required to attend an interview. NB: Admitted students with Diploma in Social Work must take DSW2103.
A Trained Teachers' Class I, Grade I Certificate from Cyril Potter College of Education.
Any other qualification equivalent to any of the above.

Courses

First Year
First Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
ECN1100 Introductory Micro-Economics 4
DSW1103 Developmental Psychology I 3
ENG1105 Introduction to the Use of English 4
DSW1102 Introduction to Social Work 3
SOC1100 The Study of Society 3
DSW1104 Introductory Academic Programme 0
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
SOC1200 Introduction to Sociological Theory 3
DSW1203 Developmental Psychology II 3
ECN1200 Introductory Macro-Economics 4
POL1200 Introduction to Political Structures and Institutions 3
DSW1202 Introduction to Case Recording & Report Writing 3
DSW1204 Professional Values and Ethics 0
Second Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
DSW2107 Human Services Organisations (HSO) in Guyana 0
DSW2101 Theory & Practice of Social Work I 4
SOC2107 Social Psychology I 4
DSW2104 Criminology & the Criminal Justice System 4
DSW2105 Social Policy & Social Legislation 4
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
DSW2205 Social Administration 4
DSW2203 Introduction to Counselling 4
DSW2201 Theory & Practice of Social Work II 4
DSW2202 Contemporary Social Problem Analysis 4
DSW2207 Human Rights 0
Third Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
SOC2105 Elements of Survey Sampling & Social Statistics 4
DSW3109 Counselling with Individuals 4
DSW3107 The Sociology of Punishment & Corrections 4
DSW3101 Advanced Social Work Practice I 4
SOC3104 Social Science Methodology I 4
DSW3110 Self and Self Care 0
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
DSW3210 Reflective Practice 0
DSW3205 Social Work & the Aging 4
DSW3201 Advanced Social Work Practice II 4
DSW3208 Social Work and Addictions 4
SOC3204 Social Science Methodology II 4
DSW3209 Group and Family Counselling 4
Fourth Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
WST4100 Gender and Development 4
DSW4100 Professional Development I 4
ZZZ4101 Elective (4 credits) 4 Choose one SOC3108 OR DPM4100
DSW4104 Community Practice 4
DSW4101 Local Legislation 0
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
SOC3209 Poverty Analysis 4
DSW4204 Social Service Delivery Analysis 4
DSW4200 Professional Development II - Practicum 4
ZZZ4201 Elective (4 credits) 4 Choose one course:- NSE3205, SOC2207, SOC4200, SOC3206, DPM3205, OR EHE4202

Contact Us

Faculty of Social Sciences

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