Entry Requirements


Description
Three (3) subjects (Grades A-E) at the GCE 'A' Level or Three (3) subjects (Grades I-III) at CAPE (both units I and II), one of which must be Chemistry, Biology or Food & Nutrition.
A minimum of five (5) subjects CSEC (Grades I-III) or five (5) subjects at GCE 'O' Level (Grades A-C) inclusive of English A, Mathematics and two (2) Science subjects from the list (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Agricultural Science and Integrated Science).
An Ordinary Diploma in Science (Chemistry or Biology) from Government Technical Institute (GTI).
A Diploma in Agriculture from Guyana School of Agriculture.
A Certificate in agro-processing with a minimum pass with credit from the Guyana School of Agriculture and a minimum of three (3) subjects at CSEC or equivalent inclusive of English A.
A Trained Teacher's Certificate or Associate Degree in Education with a specialization in Science or Home Economics.
Mature age applicant (26 years and over) who has evidence of exposure to Food Related Industries together with a pass at the 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
BIO1102 Introduction to the Biology and Ecology of Living Organisms 3
PHY1104 Fundamentals of Physics 4
CHM1103 Chemistry Laboratory I 1
MTH1101 Algebra 4
PHY1191 Physics Laboratory I 1
CHM1102 Introduction to General Chemistry 3
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
FSC1201 Food and Culture 1
CHM1205 Introduction to Physical Chemistry 3
CHM1207 Laboratory II - Introduction to Physical, Inorganic and Organic Chemistry 1
ENG1203 Technical Communication 4
CHM1206 Introduction to Inorganic and Organic Chemistry 3
MTH1202 Calculus I 4
Second Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
WWW2101 Elective (3 or 4 credits) 3 Choose one - ENT3100 or MKT1101
FSC2101 Introduction to Food Science 3
BIO2107 Biology of Microorganisms 3
MST1102 Introduction to Statistics 4
FSC2102 Introduction to Food Science Lab 1
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
UGC1201 Computer Literacy II 4
BIO2208 Laboratory & Field Biology - Biochemistry I 1
CHM2206 Organic Chemistry for Biology Sciences 4
FSC2201 Microbiology of Foods 4
ZZZ2201 Elective (4 credits) 4 Select either SPA1203 or FRE1203 or PRT1203 after consultation with your Head of Department.
BIO2205 Biochemistry 3
Third Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
CHM3106 Food Chemistry I 4
HSC3108 Applied Nutrition 3
FSC3102 Food Product Development 4
EHO3104 Food Legislation 3
FSC3101 Food Process Engineering 3
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
AGR3204 Experimental Design and Research Methods in Biological Sciences. 4
FSC3201 Water and Waste Management in the food industry 3
EHO3204 Food Sanitation 2
CHM3206 Food Chemistry II 4
Fourth Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
ZZZ4101 Elective (4 credits) 4 Choose one FST4103, FSC4103
XXX4101 Elective (2 credits) 2 Choose one FSC4100, FSC4120
FST4101 Sensory Evaluation of Foods 4
FSC4101 Food Analysis 4
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
ZZZ4201 Elective (4 credits) 4 Choose one FSC4200, FSC4220
ZZZ4202 Elective (4 credits) 4 Choose one FSC4202, FST4104
FST4202 Food Quality Assurance 4

Contact Us

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    Greater Georgetown
    Guyana
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  • admissions@uog.edu.gy