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.
Fourth Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
MTH1101 Algebra 4
PHM4103 Toxicology 3
PHM4108 Pharmacy Management 2
MED2106 Research Methodology & Biostatistics 4
EHO2103 Nutrition 2
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
PHM4204 Clinical and Community Pharmacy 4
PHM4901 Pharmacy Practice III 2
HSC2202 Genetics 3
PHM4203 Biopharmaceutics and Clinical Pharmacokinetics 4
HSC1205 Communication Skills for Health Professionals 2
MTH1202 Calculus I 4
HSC3209 Sexually Transmitted Infections and HIV/AIDS 3
Annual Attachment
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
PHM4100 Research Project 6

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