Entry Requirements

Person applying for entry into this programme must have an overall GPA 2.7 or greater in an approved undergraduate degree
Persons who have an overall GPA of less than 2.7 must have a minimum of 3 years working experience in the Social Work Field after completing an approved undergraduate programme
Persons who may opt to do the Master in Social Work programme, and do not have the relevant undergraduate background may be take undergraduate courses within the relevant area and must pass those courses with at least an overall of 2.7


First Year
First Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
MSW5102 Advanced Counselling Skills and Techniques 3
MSW5101 Philosophy/Critical Perspectives in Social Work 3
MSW5103 Identity, Diversity and Anti-Discriminatory Practice 3
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
MSW5201 Research Methodology 3
MSW5200 Advanced Practicum 6
Annual Attachment
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
MSW5203 Practice Research Project and Seminar 12

Contact Us

Faculty of Social Sciences

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