Entry Requirements


Description
Candidates must have obtained at least five (5) subjects with Grades I, II or III at the CSEC Examinations (or equivalent GCE 'O-Level Grades A - C) including Mathematics, English Language and Geography or Social Studies.
Candidates with a Secondary Trained Teachers Certificate (Social Studies) with at least a pass with credit may also be admitted.
Mature applicants (26 years and over) who do not possess the qualifications but have creditable work experience in the field, plus a pass at the University of Guyana Entrance Examination (UGEE), will be considered for admission.
Any other qualification equivalent to any of the above.
Candidates must have obtained at least five (5) subjects with Grades I, II or III at the CSEC Examinations (or equivalent GCE O-Level Grades A - C) including Mathematics, English Language and Geography or Social Studies.
Candidates with a Secondary Trained Teachers Certificate (Social Studies) with at least a pass with credit may also be admitted.
Mature applicants (26 years and over) who do not possess the qualifications but have creditable work experience in the field, plus a pass at the University of Guyana Entrance Examination (UGEE), will be considered for admission.
Any other qualification equivalent to any of the above.
At least 5 subjects with grades I, II prior to 1998 or III from 1998 at the CXC/CSEC (General Proficiency) or GCE 'O' Level grades A, B or C. Subject must include Mathematics, English Language, and Geography or any other approved by the Faculty.
Candidates with a Secondary Trained Teachers Certificate (Social Studies) with at least a pass with credit may also be admitted.

Courses

First Year
First Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
GEO1104 Foundations of Human Geography 3
GEO1108 Field Methods and Techniques 3
GEO1106 Computer Applications for Geoscientists 3
GEO1105 Foundations of Maps and Cartography 3
ENG1105 Introduction to the Use of English 4
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
GEO1208 Geography of Guyana 3
GEO1206 Foundations of Physical Geography 3
GEO1207 Introduction to Biogeography 3
ENG1203 Technical Communication 4
GEO1205 Foundations of Geographical Methods 3
Second Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
GEO2105 Physical Geography: Earth and its Landforms 3
CIV2107 Engineering Surveying I 3
GEO2104 Human Geography: Population and Human Settlement 3
GEO2106 Foundations of Geographical Thought 3
GEO2109 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems 4
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
GEO2207 Physical Geography: Weather and Climate 3
ENV2204 Energy and the Environment 3
GEO2204 Human Geography: World Economy and Natural Resources 3
GEO2206 Introduction to Quantitative Methods 3
GEM1201 General Geology II 4
Third Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
GEO3113 Wetland Environments 3
GEO3110 Fundamentals of Land Use Planning 3
GEO3112 Urban Planning 3
ECN1100 Introductory Micro-Economics 4
GEO3111 Principles of Geomorphology and Hydrology 3
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
GEO3205 Geography of Development 3
GEO3207 Research Methods In Geography 4
GEM2208 Environmental Geology 4
GEO3206 Fundamentals of Climate Change 3
GEO3208 Introduction to Remote Sensing 4
Fourth Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
YYY4101 Elective (3 credits) 3 Choose either GEO4108 or ENV4105
GEO4107 Urban Planning 3
GEO4109 Geomorphology of the Guianas and the Caribbean 3
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
GEO4208 Agricultural Geography and Food Security 3
YYY4201 Elective (3 credits) 3 Choose either GEO4209 or ENV4203
GEO4207 Regional Planning 3
Annual Attachment
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
GEO4110 Geography Research Project 6

Contact Us

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    Guyana
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  • admissions@uog.edu.gy