Entry Requirements


Description
Five Passes at CXC General Proficiency Examination (or Equivalent) with grades 1 to 111 (grade 111 as of 1998) which must include English Language and Mathematics, and at least one of the following science subjects: Integrated Science or Human and Social Biology, Chemistry or Physics and Mathematics.
Candidates must have Four subjects CXC General Proficiency Examination Grade 1 to 111 (or Equivalent) which must include English Language and Integrated Science, together with the two year Ordinary Diploma in Science (Credit Grade) from GTI.
Holders of Ministry of Health Environmental Health Assistants and two years post qualificat6ion experience. Plus four subjects CXC General Proficiency Examination Grade 1 to 111 (or Equivalent) which must include English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science, Chemistry ore Physics.
Holders of UG Diploma in Environmental Health with two year post certificate experience plus four subjects CXC General Proficiency Examination Grade 1 to 111 (or Equivalent) which must include English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science, Chemistry or Physics will be eligible for entry into the programme at 3rd year.
Holders of UG Associate of Science in Environmental Health with two year post certificate experience plus four subjects CXC General Proficiency Examination Grade 1 to 111 (or Equivalent) which must include English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science, Chemistry or Physics will be eligible for entry into the programme at 4th year.
Matured Students over 26 years with five years' experience will be eligible once they satisfy the University's internal requirements (UGEE).
Any qualification equivalent to any of the above.
Five Passes at CXC General Proficiency Examination (or Equivalent) with grades 1 to 111 (grade 111 as of 1998) which must include English Language and Mathematics, and at least one of the following science subjects: Integrated Science or Human and Social Biology, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Industrial Technology, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Agricultural Science, Geography or Home Economics
Ordinary Diploma in Science from GTI or equivalent
Ministry of Health Environmental Health Assistant or equivalent

Courses

First Year
First Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
HSC1101 Homeostasis I 4
MTH1106 Fundamental Mathematics I 3
MST1102 Introduction to Statistics 4
CHM1103 Chemistry Laboratory I 1
HSC1104 Basic Microbiology 3
EHO1101 Introduction to Environmental Health 1
CHM1102 Introduction to General Chemistry 3
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
CHM1207 Laboratory II - Introduction to Physical, Inorganic and Organic Chemistry 1
PHY1200 Foundation Physics 3
ENG1203 Technical Communication 4
CHM1206 Introduction to Inorganic and Organic Chemistry 3
HSC1201 Homeostasis II 4
MTH1207 Fundamental Mathematics II 3
CHM1205 Introduction to Physical Chemistry 3
Second Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
HSC3108 Applied Nutrition 3
EHO2106 Food Safety l 4
ENV1103 Fundamentals of Environmental Science I 4
EHO2108 Water Quality Control 3
ARH1100 Fundamentals of Building Drawing & Construction 4
EHO2109 Environmental Health Law 2
EHO2107 Occupational Health and Safety 3
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
ARH2207 Building Services I 3
UGC1201 Computer Literacy II 4
EHO2201 Food Safety II 4
EHO2204 Vector Control 3
HSC1202 Health Education & Promotion 3
EHO2205 Waste Management I 3
Third Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
EHO3107 Institutional Health 2
PSY1101 Introduction to Psychology 4
ARH2109 Environmental Design 3
HSC3103 Management for Health Professionals 3
EHO3108 Disaster Preparedness 2
DST3100 Academic Writing for Biomedical Sciences 3
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
EHO3214 Ecology of Vectors of Public Health Significance 4
DST3200 Research Methods/Epidemiology 3
MLS2201 Molecular Biology and Genetics 4
Fourth Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
EHO4112 Pesticides and their use 3
DDS4000 Research Project 4
GEO2109 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems 4
HSC3103 Management for Health Professionals 3
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
GEO3208 Introduction to Remote Sensing 4
EHO4207 Health Promotion and Vector Control 3
EHO4901 Environmental Health Practicum/Report 4
EHO4206 Integrated Vector Management 3

Contact Us

College of Medical Sciences

  • University of Guyana, Turkeyen Campus
    Greater Georgetown
    Guyana
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