Entry Requirements


Description
A minimum of five (5) subjects CXC/CSEC (General Proficiency), grades I, II or III or five (5) passes at GCE "O" level, grades A, B, or C . Subjects must include English Language.
The Certificate in Industrial Relations and Management from the Institute of Distance & Continuing Education (IDCE).
An Associate Diploma from the Centre for Communication Studies or any recognized University.
Three (3) GCE "A" level passes or six (6) CAPE passes at the appropriate grades.
Prior entry to University, (any programme: Diploma or Degree).
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).
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
DPC1101 Introduction to Communication Principles 4
DPC1105 Foundations of Journalism: Writing 4
ENG1105 Introduction to the Use of English 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.
SOC1100 The Study of Society 3
AAA4104 Additional Course (4 Credits) 4 Use this slot ONLY to register for Chinese course after consultation with your Head of Department.
DPC1107 Foundations of Journalism: Logic, Evidence and Research 4
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
DPC1207 Foundations of Journalism: National and International Institutions 4
DPC1205 Reporting and Writing I: Basic News and Features 4
ENG1205 Use of English 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.
SOC1200 Introduction to Sociological Theory 3
AAA4204 Additional Course (4 Credits) 4 Use this slot ONLY to register for Chinese course after consultation with your Head of Department.
DPC1209 Introduction to Media Ethics and Law 4
Second Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
MNG2100 Computer Studies I 4
DPC2106 Broadcast 1: Introduction to Broadcast Journalism 1, Radio 4
AAA2101 Additional Course (4 Credits) 4
HST2105 Survey of Guyanese History I 4
DPC2109 Reporting and Writing 3: Specialised Journalism (Health and Environment) 4
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
AAA2201 Additional Course (4 Credits) 4
DPC2209 Reporting and Writing 4: Specialised Journalism (Culture and Development) 4
DPC2206 Broadcast Reporting and Writing 2: Television 4
DPC2205 Reporting and Writing 2: In Depth Journalism 4
DPC2204 Online/Multi Media Journalism 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