Entry Requirements


Description
Any qualification considered by the University to be equivalent to any of the above.
At least six (6) subjects CXC/GCE 'O' levels grades I, II, or III, or A, B, or C,respectively. Subjects must include English Language and Mathematics.
At least three (3) GCE 'A' level passes or six (6) CAPE passes, at the appropriate grades.
Diploma from a recognized University.
Diploma in Communication Studies with a G.P.A of 2.4 or higher.

Courses

First Year
First Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
DPC1105 Foundations of Journalism: Writing 4
AAA4104 Additional Course (4 Credits) 4 Slot for Chinese courses
SOC1100 The Study of Society 3
DPC1101 Introduction to Communication Principles 4
ENG1105 Introduction to the Use of English 4
DPC1107 Foundations of Journalism: Logic, Evidence and Research 4
AAA1101 Additional Course (4 Credits) 4 This slot should only be used to register for CHN1100 offered by the Confucius Institute, University of Guyana.
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
ENG1205 Use of English 4
SOC1200 Introduction to Sociological Theory 3
DPC1209 Introduction to Media Ethics and Law 4
AAA1201 Additional Course (4 Credits) 4 This slot should only be used to register for CHN1200 offered by the Confucius Institute, University of Guyana.
DPC1207 Foundations of Journalism: National and International Institutions 4
AAA4204 Additional Course (4 Credits) 4 Slot for Chinese courses
DPC1205 Reporting and Writing I: Basic News and Features 4
Second Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
HST2105 Survey of Guyanese History I 4
MNG2100 Computer Studies I 4
DPC2106 Broadcast 1: Introduction to Broadcast Journalism 1, Radio 4
DPC2109 Reporting and Writing 3: Specialised Journalism (Health and Environment) 4
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
DPC2206 Broadcast Reporting and Writing 2: Television 4
DPC2209 Reporting and Writing 4: Specialised Journalism (Culture and Development) 4
DPC2204 Online/Multi Media Journalism 4
DPC2205 Reporting and Writing 2: In Depth Journalism 4
Third Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
DPC3108 Internship I 4
ZZZ3101 Elective (4 credits) 4 Choose any 1000 Level Course in Language. For example SPA1000
ZZZ3102 Elective (4 credits) 4 Any 4 credit course - consult HoD
DPC3105 Media Management (TV, Radio & Print) 4
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
HST2205 Survey of Guyanese History II 4
DPC3205 Advanced Print-Newspaper Photo Journalism, Layout and Design 4
ZZZ3201 Elective (4 credits) 4 Choose any 1000 Level Course in Language. For example SPA1000
DPC3209 Reporting & Writing: Specialised Journalism (Culture & Development) 4
Fourth Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
DPC4108 Internship II 4
DPC4106 Advanced Broadcast : Radio Production 4
ZZZ4101 Elective (4 credits) 4 Please check with your Department for your option courses.
DPC4107 Introduction to Communications Research 4
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
ZZZ4201 Elective (4 credits) 4 Please check with your Department for your option courses.
DPC4208 Integrated Marketing Communication 1 4
DPC4206 Advanced Broadcast I: Television Production 4
DPC4207 Applied Communications Research 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