Entry Requirements


Criterion Description
0852- Criterion 13 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.
0852-Criterion 1 University of Guyana Diploma or its equivalent from any other recognized institution.
0852-Criterion 10 Trained Teachers' certificate, Grade 1, Class 1.
0852-Criterion 11 Mature age (26 years and over) together with a pass at the University of Guyana Entrance Examination (UGEE).
0852-Criterion 12 Any qualification considered by the University to be equivalent to any of the above.
0852-Criterion 2 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.
0852-Criterion 3 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.
0852-Criterion 6 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).
0852-Criterion 7 The Government Technical Institute Ordinary Diploma in Commerce (ODC)
0852-Criterion 8 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
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
POL3100 Introduction to Caribbean Politics 3
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
ECN1200 Introductory Macro-Economics 4
MNG2200 Computer Studies II 4
POL2202 Politics & Development in the Third World 3
POL3200 Issues in Caribbean Politics 3
POL2201 The History of Political Thought 4
Third Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
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
WST4100 Gender and Development 4
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
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.
IRL4201 International & Regional Organisations 3
IRL4205 Ethics and International Relations 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