Entry Requirements


Criterion Description
5203 - Criterion 1 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.
5203- Criterion 2 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.
5203- Criterion 3 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.
5203- Criterion 4 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.
5203- Criterion 5 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.
5203- Criterion 6 Matured Students over 26 years with five years' experience will be eligible once they satisfy the University's internal requirements (UGEE).
5203- Criterion 7 Any qualification equivalent to any of the above.

Courses

First Year
First Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
ENG1105 Introduction to the Use of English 4 -
HSC1104 Basic Microbiology 3 -
CHM1103 Chemistry Laboratory I 1
SRV1101 Engineering Surveying 1 3 -
HSC1101 Homeostasis I 4 -
CIV1101 Materials Technology 3 -
CHM1102 Introduction to General Chemistry 3
ARH1105 Construction Technology I 4 -
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
PHY1200 Foundation Physics 3 -
HSC1202 Health Education & Promotion 3 -
EHO1900 Environmental Health Officers Practice I 2 -
HSC1201 Homeostasis II 4 -
ENG1203 Technical Communication 4 -
Second Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
HSC2102 National Health Systems 2 -
ARH2107 Building Services I 4 -
EHO2105 Water, Sewage & Solid Waste Management 3 -
EHO2104 Occupational Health & Safety 3 -
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
EHO2203 Port Health & Disaster Management 2 -
EHO2900 Environmental Health Officers Practice II 2 -
EHO2101 Introduction to Food Hygiene I 4 -
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
EHO3201 Milk & Poultry Hygiene 3 -
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 -
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
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  • fhs@uog.edu.gy