Entry Requirements


Criterion Description
0535 - Criterion 4 A minimum of (5) five subjects at the GCE 'O' level, with grades A, B, or C or CSEC (General Proficiency) grades I, II or III which must include Chemistry, Biology (or Human and Social Biology), Mathematics and English. Integrated Science (Double or Single award) may replace Chemistry or Biology
0535 Criterion 1 A Bachelor of Science (BSc) Degree in Life Science from the University of Guyana or any other approved institution of higher learning
0535 Criterion 10 Any other qualification considered relevant by the Faculty of Health Sciences
0535 Criterion 2A A Diploma or Associate Degree in Pharmacy from the Faculty of Health Sciences of the University of Guyana or any other approved Institution of higher learning. (These applicants will be admitted into year 111 or year IV of the programme respectively) - After 1994/1995
0535 Criterion 2B A Diploma or Associate Degree in Pharmacy from the Faculty of Health Sciences of the University of Guyana or any other approved Institution of higher learning. (These applicants will be admitted into year 111 or year IV of the programme respectively) - Before 1994/1995
0535 Criterion 3 A minimum of two subjects at GCE 'A' level Grades A, B or C or CAPE (Units I and II) Grades I, II or III which must include Chemistry and Biology. (Or equivalent)
0535 Criterion 6 The Ordinary Diploma in Science (ODS) from the Government Technical Institute (Pass with Credit) in addition to a minimum of four subjects at the CSEC (General Proficiency), Grades I, II and III or GCE 'O' Level Grades A, B, or C which must include English, Mathematics, Biology or (Human and social Biology) and Chemistry. Integrated Science may replace Chemistry or Biology.
0535 Criterion 8 Persons who have successfully completed the Pharmacy Assistant Training Programme offered by the Ministry of Health and possess a minimum pass grade of Grade C at GCE 'O' Level or CSEC (General Proficiency) Grade III in English Mathematics and a Science subject (Physics, Chemistry, Biology or Integrated Science- Double or Single award) in addition to two (2) years continuous relevant work experience after qualification, and are successful at the University of Guyana Entrance examination (UGEE).
0535 Criterion 9 Mature applicants (26 years and over), provided they have had a minimum of five (5) years continuous relevant work experience in a professional field: e.g. Pharmacy or Nursing and are successful at the University of Guyana Entrance Examination (UGEE). They must also have a minimum pass of Grade C in GCE 'O' level or CSEC (General Proficiency) Grade III in English Language and Mathematics.

Courses

First Year
First Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
HSC1104 Basic Microbiology 3
MTH1101 Algebra 4
HSC1101 Homeostasis I 4
CHM1103 Chemistry Laboratory I 1
PHM1102 Introduction to Pharmacy Orientation and Calculation 4
ENG1105 Introduction to the Use of English 4
CHM1102 Introduction to General Chemistry 3
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
CHM1205 Introduction to Physical Chemistry 3 This course replaces the theoretical component of CHM1202, which is no longer offered.
CHM1207 Laboratory II - Introduction to Physical, Inorganic and Organic Chemistry 1 This course replaces the lab component of CHM1202 and CHM1203, which are no longer offered.
PHY1200 Foundation Physics 3
HSC1205 Communication Skills for Health Professionals 2
HSC1201 Homeostasis II 4
CHM1206 Introduction to Inorganic and Organic Chemistry 3 This course replaces the theoretical component of CHM1203, which is no longer offered.
MTH1202 Calculus I 4
Second Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
DMT3101 Introduction to Immunology 2
PHM2107 Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry 4
PHM2108 Physical Pharmacy 3
DMT2106 Medical Biochemistry 4
HSC2102 National Health Systems 2
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
PHM2206 Introduction to Dosage Forms 3
PHM2207 Pharmaceutical Inorganic Chemistry 4
PHM2208 Pathophysiology 4
HSC1202 Health Education & Promotion 3
PHM2901 Pharmacy Practice I 2
PHM2209 Pharmacology I 3
Third Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
PHM3111 Natural Products I 4
PHM3104 Applied Pharmaceutical Chemistry I 4
MED2106 Research Methodology & Biostatistics 4
PHM3110 Pharmaceutics I 4
PHM3109 Forensic Pharmacy 2
PHM3103 Pharmacology II 3
EHO2103 Nutrition 2
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
PHM3209 Pharmaceutics II 4
HSC3209 Sexually Transmitted Infections and HIV/AIDS 3
PHM3901 Pharmacy Practice II 2
HSC2202 Genetics 3
PHM3207 Pharmacology III 3
PHM3204 Applied Pharmaceutical Chemistry II 4
PHM3210 Natural Products II 4
Fourth Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
PHM4105 Pharmacotherapeutics I 4
HSC3103 Management for Health Professionals 3
PHM4103 Toxicology 3
PHM4104 Pharmacy Management 2
HSC3102 Epidemiology 3
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
PHM4204 Clinical and Community Pharmacy 4
PHM4901 Pharmacy Practice III 2
PHM4203 Biopharmaceutics and Clinical Pharmacokinetics 4
PHM4206 Pharmacotherapeutics II 4
HSC3201 Legal and Ethical Issues / Psychology 3
Annual Attachment
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
PHM4100 Research Project 6

Contact Us

Faculty of Health Sciences

  • University of Guyana, Turkeyen Campus
    Greater Georgetown
    Guyana
  • +592 222-5404
    +592 222-3570
  • fhs@uog.edu.gy