Entry Requirements


Criterion Description
0839- Criterion 01 A minimum of five (5) subjects CXC/CSEC (General Proficiency), grades I, II or III or five (5) passes at GCE "O" level. Subjects must include English Language and Mathematics
0839-Criterion 3 The Certificate in Industrial relations and management from the Institute of Distance & Continuing Education (IDCE).
0839-Criterion 4 A Trained Teacher's Certificate from CPCE, Class I, Grade I.
0839-Criterion 5 The Certificate in Industrial and Social Studies from Critchlow Labour College (CLC) together with a pass at the University of Guyana Entrance Examination (UGEE).
0839-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).
0839-Criterion 7 The Commonwealth Diploma in Youth Work.
0839-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
MNG2100 Computer Studies I 4
ENG1105 Introduction to the Use of English 4
POL1100 Theory and Practice of Politics 3
SOC1100 The Study of Society 3
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
MNG2200 Computer Studies II 4
ENG1205 Use of English 4
POL1200 Introduction to Political Structures and Institutions 3
SOC1200 Introduction to Sociological Theory 3
Second Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
ECN1100 Introductory Micro-Economics 4
SOC2100 Classical Sociological Theory 4
SOC2107 Social Psychology I 4
SOC2105 Elements of Survey Sampling & Social Statistics 4
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
SOC2205 Inferential Statistics For Social Research 4
ECN1200 Introductory Macro-Economics 4
SOC2200 Contemporary Sociological Theory I 4
SOC2207 Social Psychology II 4
Third Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
SOC3108 Marriage and the Family 4
HST2105 Survey of Guyanese History I 4
SOC3103 Contemporary Sociological Theory II 4
SOC3104 Social Science Methodology I 4
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
SOC3209 Poverty Analysis 4
SOC3206 Comparative Social Institutions 4
SOC3204 Social Science Methodology II 4
ZZZ3201 Elective (4 credits) 4 Choose DSW225 or DSW328 or DSW325 or DPM325 or HST225
Fourth Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
SOC4101 Applied Sociology I 4
ZZZ4101 Elective (4 credits) 4 Choose DSW215 or DSW4104 or DSW313 or DPM410 or DSW214
SOC4106 The Study of Social Change 4
DSW3107 The Sociology of Punishment & Corrections 4
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
SOC4201 Applied Sociology II 4
SOC4200 Caribbean Social Structure II 4
SOC4206 Modernisation and Development 4
ZZZ4201 Elective (4 credits) 4 Choose DSW225 or DSW328 or DSW325 or DPM325 or HST225

Contact Us

Faculty of Social Sciences

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