Entry Requirements


Criterion Description
0534 - Criterion 1 A first Degree pass with a GPA of 2.5 as a minimum in a Science Based programme of eg. Biology or Chemistry or Physics, or Environmental Sciences, or Health Sciences.
0534 - Criterion 10 Any qualification considered by the University to be equivalent to any of the above.
0534 - Criterion 2 A minimum of three (3) passes at GCE "A" Level or its equivalent in Physics, Chemistry, Biology or Mathematics with a "C" as the minimum grade in at least two (2) subjects.
0534 - Criterion 3 A minimum of three (3) passes in CAPE or its equivalent in Physics, Chemistry, Biology or Mathematics with grade III as the minimum grade in at least two (2) subjects.
0534 - Criterion 4 First-year passes in a Science-Based programme such as Biology or Chemistry or Physics or Environmental Studies with grade "B" as the minimum grade in at least two (2) of the following courses; (BIO 111, BIO 121), (CHM 111, CHM 122, CHM 123), (MTH 111, MTH 121, MTH 122), (MTH 122, MTH 123), (PHY 111, PHY 112, PHY 121), (CSI 111, CSI 121) or an overall GPA of 2.5.
0534 - Criterion 5 Second-year passes in a Science-Based programme such as Biology or Chemistry or Physics or Environmental Studies with "B" as the minimum grade in at least two (2) of the following courses: ( BIO 211, BIO 221), (BIO 212, BIO 222), (BIO 214, BIO 223), (CHM 211, CHM 212, CHM 222), (MST 111, MTH 211, MTH 212), (ENV 211, ENV 222, ENV 223) or an overall GPA of 2.5.
0534 - Criterion 6 Second-year passes in a Degree of Health Sciences programmes such as Pharmacy or Medical Technology with an overall GPA of 2.5.
0534 - Criterion 7 A Faculty of Health Sciences Diploma/Associate of Science Degree with a Pass with Credit in Medical Technology, Environmental Health, Pharmacy or Radiography.
0534 - Criterion 8 A Bachelor of Science (BSc) Degree in Nursing from a recognized institution with a GPA of 2.5 minimum.
0534 - Criterion 9 Dentex Diploma from the Dental Auxiliary Training Programme of the Ministry of Health together with five (5) subjects, grade 3 minimum at CXC or GCE, must include: English Language, Mathematics, and at least 1 Science subject, grade 3 minimum, among the following - Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Integrated Science.

Courses

First Year
First Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
MED1104 Embryology 4
MED1102 Biochemistry I 4
ENG1105 Introduction to the Use of English 4
DEN1102 Organisation of General & Dental Health Care System 2
MED1101 Descriptive Anatomy I 4
MED1103 Histology I 4
DEN1101 Introduction to Dentistry 2
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
MED1201 Descriptive Anatomy II 4
MED1204 Medical Physiology I 5
MED1205 Communication Skills 2
MED1203 Histology II 4
MED1202 Molecular Medicine and Clinical Biochemistry 5
DEN1202 Introduction to Research 3
DEN1201 Oral Histology and Embryology 3
Second Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
DEN2101 Head & Neck 3
HSC3102 Epidemiology 3
DEN2102 Instrumentation & Skills Development I 3
DEN2103 Dental Anatomy I 4
MED2104 Medical Physiology II 5
MED2105 Human Nutrition 4
DEN2104 Science of Dental Materials 3
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
DEN2201 Community Dentistry I 4
HSC3209 Sexually Transmitted Infections and HIV/AIDS 3
DEN2204 Medical Evaluation 4
MED2207 Pharmaco-Therapeutics I 4
DEN2202 Instrumentation and Skill Development II 3
DEN2203 Dental Anatomy II 4
MED2206 Pathology I 4
MED2205 Medical Genetics 3
Semester 3/Annual
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
DEN2900 Dental Practice II 2
Third Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
MED3101 Microbiology/Parasitology/Immunology 6
DEN3103 Dental Anesthesiology & Pain Control I 4
DEN3101 Oral Pathology and Medicine 4
DEN3105 Oral Health Promotion & Education 3
DEN3102 Cariology 3
DEN3104 Dental Radiology I 4
DEN3106 Psychology and Patient Management 3
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
DEN3207 Dental Pharmaco and Therapeutics 2
DEN3203 Periodontology I 3
DEN3206 Medical Emergencies 3
DEN3205 Restorative Dentistry I 4
DEN3202 Oral Surgery I (Exodontia) 4
DEN3204 Preventive I 4
DEN3201 Oral Examination Diagnosis & Treatment Plan 4
Semester 3/Annual
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
DEN3301 Dental Ethics and Administration 2
DEN3900 Dental Practice III 4
Fourth Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
DEN4101 Oral Surgery II (Maxillofacial) 4
DEN4103 Preventive II 4
DEN4105 Restorative Dentistry II 4
DEN4102 Endodontics I 4
DEN4104 Periodontology II 3
DEN4106 Prosthodontics I 4
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
DEN4202 Endodontics II 4
DEN4204 Orthodontia 4
DEN4206 Forensic Dentistry 2
DEN4201 Prosthodontics II 5
DEN4203 Cosmetic Dentistry 4
DEN4205 Paediatric Dentistry 3
Semester 3/Annual
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
DEN4900 Dental Practice IV 4
DEN4301 Implantology 4
Fifth Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
DEN5101 Internship Integral Clinic I 6
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
DEN5202 Community Dentistry II -Community Services -Externship 4
DEN5201 Internship II 6

Contact Us

Faculty of Health Sciences

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    Greater Georgetown
    Guyana
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  • fhs@uog.edu.gy