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.

Courses

First Year
First Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
HSC1101 Homeostasis I 4 -
CIV1101 Materials Technology 3 -
CHM1102 Introduction to General Chemistry 3
ARH1105 Construction Technology I 4 -
CIV1102 Engineering Materials I 3 This course replaces CIV1101 which is no longer being offered.
ENG1105 Introduction to the Use of English 4 -
HSC1104 Basic Microbiology 3 -
CHM1103 Chemistry Laboratory I 1
SRV1101 Engineering Surveying 1 3 -
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
HSC1201 Homeostasis II 4 -
ENG1203 Technical Communication 4 -
PHY1200 Foundation Physics 3 -
HSC1202 Health Education & Promotion 3 -
EHO1900 Environmental Health Officers Practice I 2 -
Second Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
ARH2107 Building Services I 4 -
EHO2105 Water, Sewage & Solid Waste Management 3 -
EHO2101 Introduction to Food Hygiene I 4 -
EHO2104 Occupational Health & Safety 3 -
HSC2102 National Health Systems 2 -
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
EHO2203 Port Health & Disaster Management 2 -
EHO2900 Environmental Health Officers Practice II 2 -
EHO2202 Introduction to Food Hygiene II 5 -
ARH2203 Environmental Design I 4 -
Third Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
HSC3102 Epidemiology 3 -
EHO3101 Meat Hygiene 5 -
HSC3108 Nutrition 3
EHO3104 Food Legislation 3 -
HSC3103 Management for Health Professionals 3 -
EHO3103 Elements of Food Science I 3 -
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
EHO3205 Communicable Diseases & Vector Control 3 -
HSC3209 Sexually Transmitted Infections and HIV/AIDS 3 -
EHO3203 Elements of Food Science II 4 -
EHO3900 Environmental Health Officers Practice III 2 -
EHO3204 Food Sanitation 2
HSC3201 Legal and Ethical Issues / Psychology 3 -
EHO3201 Milk & Poultry Hygiene 3 -
Fourth Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
BIO4107 Entomology 4
MED2106 Research Methodology & Biostatistics 4 -
ENV4101 Environmental Impact Assessment 4 -
NUR4102 Primary Health Issues 3 -
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
EHO4202 Food Bourne Diseases 2
HSC1205 Communication Skills for Health Professionals 2
EHO4900 Environmental Health Practicum/Report 2
EHO4104 Hazzard Analysis Critical Control Points 2
Annual Attachment
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
EHO4100 Research Project (proposal year long) 5

Contact Us

Faculty of Health Sciences

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