Entry Requirements


Criterion Description
0837- Criterion 14 At least five (5) subjects at CXC/CSEC (General Proficiency), grades I, II, or III or GCE "O" level, grades A, B, or C. Subjects must include English Language.
0837-Criterion 03 One year certificate in Industrial Relations and Social Studies from Critchlow Labour College (CLC) together with a pass at the University of Guyana Entrance Examination (UGEE).
0837-Criterion 04 The Government Technical Institute Ordinary Diploma in Commerce (ODC).
0837-Criterion 05 The Government Technical Institute Ordinary Certificate in Business Studies.
0837-Criterion 06 One year certificate in Industrial Relations and Management (IDCE).
0837-Criterion 07 Trained Teacher's Certificate, Grade I, Class I.
0837-Criterion 08 Mature age (26 years and over) together with a pass at the University of Guyana Entrance Examination (UGEE).
0837-Criterion 09 A Diploma from the University of Guyana or other recognized post-secondary institution.
0837-Criterion 10 A Degree or its equivalent in another Department/Faculty or its equivalent from a recognized post-secondary institution.
0837-Criterion 12 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
ENG1105 Introduction to the Use of English 4
POL1100 Theory and Practice of Politics 3
DPM1100 Introduction to Public Management 3
SOC1100 The Study of Society 3
ECN1100 Introductory Micro-Economics 4
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
ECN1203 Introductory Statistics 3
ENG1205 Use of English 4
POL1200 Introduction to Political Structures and Institutions 3
DPM1200 Administrative Techniques 3
ECN1200 Introductory Macro-Economics 4
Second Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
DPM2102 Supervisory Management Techniques 4
MNG2100 Computer Studies I 4
ACT1100 Introduction to Accounting 4
DPM2100 Introduction to Public Finance and Budgeting 3
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
MNG2200 Computer Studies II 4
DPM2200 Introduction to Public Policy 3
MNG2202 Organisational Theory and Behaviour 4
DPM3200 Public Financial Management 4
Third Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
POL3100 Introduction to Caribbean Politics 3
ACT2100 Financial Accounting I 4
DPM3101 Organisational Analysis 4
ACT3101 Public Sector Accounting 4
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
DPM3201 Public Programme Planning 4
DPM3209 Local, Regional & Municipal Government 4
DPM3202 Management Skills Development 4
DPM3205 Human Resource Management 4
Fourth Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
GIA4104 Research Strategies & Techniques 3
DPM4106 Strategic Public Sector Management 4
DPM4100 Public Policy Making & Analysis 4
POL3105 Introduction to International Relations 3
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
ZZZ1202 Elective (4 credits) 4 Choose DPM4207 for this elective course. If you need any clarification, Please consult HOD.
DPM4206 Management Systems Design & Analysis 4
GIA4204 Independent Research Project 3
WWW1201 Elective (3 or 4 credits) 3 Choose POL 3207, IRL3209, or IRL 4201 for this elective course after consultation with your HOD.

Contact Us

Faculty of Social Sciences

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