Entry Requirements


Description
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.
University of Guyana Diploma or its equivalent from any other recognized institution.
Trained Teachers' certificate, Grade 1, Class 1.
Mature age (26 years and over) together with a pass at the University of Guyana Entrance Examination (UGEE).
Any qualification considered by the University to be equivalent to any of the above.
At least three (3) subjects at the GCE Advanced Level plus two (2) subjects at CXC General Proficiency/GCE Ordinary Level, English Language must be among the subjects obtained.
At least two (2) subjects at the GCE Advanced level plus three (3) subjects at CXC/CSEC General Proficiency/GCE Ordinary Level. Subjects must English Language.
One year Certificate in Industrial relations and Management and Social Studies from Critchlow Labour College (CLC) together with a pass at the University of Guyana Entrance Examination (UGEE).
The Government Technical Institute Ordinary Diploma in Commerce (ODC)
The Government Technical Institute Ordinary Certificate in Business Studies.

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
SOC1100 The Study of Society 3
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
ENG1205 Use of English 4
POL1200 Introduction to Political Structures and Institutions 3
SOC1200 Introduction to Sociological Theory 3
Annual Attachment
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
VVV1101 Elective (8 credits) 8 Choose one of the following: SPA1003 or FRE1003 or PRT1003
Second Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
POL3100 Introduction to Caribbean Politics 3
POL2102 The Rise & Development of Political Tradition 3
ECN1100 Introductory Micro-Economics 4
MNG2100 Computer Studies I 4
POL2104 Evolution of the International System 4
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
POL2201 The History of Political Thought 4
ECN1200 Introductory Macro-Economics 4
MNG2200 Computer Studies II 4
POL2202 Politics & Development in the Third World 3
POL3200 Issues in Caribbean Politics 3
Third Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
WST4100 Gender and Development 4
LAW2109 Public International Law I 3
IRL3109 International Finance. 3
ZZZ3101 Elective (4 credits) 4 Choose one of the following: DPM4100 or SOC4106
POL3105 Introduction to International Relations 3
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
IRL3209 Global Political Economy 4
POL3206 Issues in International Relations 4
LAW2209 Public International Law II. 3
IRL3208 Diplomacy & International Negotiations 4
Fourth Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
IRL4104 Introduction to Latin American Politics 3
IRL4108 Foreign Policy of Guyana 3
GIA4104 Research Strategies & Techniques 3
IRL4107 Comparative Political Systems 4
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
IRL4201 International & Regional Organisations 3
IRL4205 Ethics and International Relations 4
GIA4204 Independent Research Project 3
IRL4202 Issues in Regional Politics - Latin America 3
WWW1201 Elective (3 or 4 credits) 3 Please choose one of POL3207, DPM3201 or DPM3202 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