Entry Requirements


Description
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
A Bachelor of Science (BSc) Degree in Life Science from the University of Guyana or any other approved institution of higher learning
Any other qualification considered relevant by the Faculty of Health Sciences
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
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
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)
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.
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).
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
ENG1105 Introduction to the Use of English 4
HSC1101 Homeostasis I 4
HSC1104 Basic Microbiology 3
CHM1102 Introduction to General Chemistry 3
MTH1101 Algebra 4
CHM1103 Chemistry Laboratory I 1
PHM1102 Introduction to Pharmacy Orientation and Calculation 4
AAA4104 Additional Course (4 Credits) 4 Slot for Chinese courses
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.
MTH1202 Calculus I 4
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.
HSC1205 Communication Skills for Health Professionals 2
AAA4204 Additional Course (4 Credits) 4 Slot for Chinese courses
PHY1200 Foundation Physics 3
CHM1206 Introduction to Inorganic and Organic Chemistry 3 This course replaces the theoretical component of CHM1203, which is no longer offered.
HSC1201 Homeostasis II 4
Second Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
HSC2102 National Health Systems 2
PHM2107 Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry 4
DMT3101 Introduction to Immunology 2
DMT2106 Medical Biochemistry 4
PHM2108 Physical Pharmacy 3
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
PHM2208 Pathophysiology 4
PHM2206 Introduction to Dosage Forms 3
PHM2901 Pharmacy Practice I 2
PHM2209 Pharmacology I 3
HSC1202 Health Education & Promotion 3
PHM2207 Pharmaceutical Inorganic Chemistry 4
Third Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
HSC3108 Nutrition 3 To accommodate students who would like to complete this course in the Recess Period (Summer) in place of EHO2103
PHM3104 Applied Pharmaceutical Chemistry I 4
PHM3110 Pharmaceutics I 4
MED2106 Research Methodology & Biostatistics 4
PHM3103 Pharmacology II 3
EHO2103 Nutrition 2
PHM3111 Natural Products I 4
PHM3109 Forensic Pharmacy 2
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
HSC3209 Sexually Transmitted Infections and HIV/AIDS 3
PHM3901 Pharmacy Practice II 2
PHM3207 Pharmacology III 3
PHM3204 Applied Pharmaceutical Chemistry II 4
PHM3210 Natural Products II 4
HSC2202 Genetics 3
PHM3209 Pharmaceutics II 4
Fourth Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
HSC3102 Epidemiology 3
PHM4105 Pharmacotherapeutics I 4
PHM4103 Toxicology 3
HSC3103 Management for Health Professionals 3
PHM4104 Pharmacy Management 2
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
PHM4203 Biopharmaceutics and Clinical Pharmacokinetics 4
PHM4901 Pharmacy Practice III 2
HSC3201 Legal and Ethical Issues / Psychology 3
PHM4204 Clinical and Community Pharmacy 4
PHM4206 Pharmacotherapeutics II 4
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