Entry Requirements


Criterion Description
8208- Criterion 3 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.
8208-Criterion 1 An Associate of Social Science (Social Work) Degree.
8208-Criterion 2 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.
8208-Criterion 4 A Trained Teachers' Class I, Grade I Certificate from Cyril Potter College of Education.
8208-Criterion 5 Any other qualification equivalent to any of the above.

Courses

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