Entry Requirements


Criterion Description
5204 - Criterion 3 Ordinary Diploma in Science (ODC) pass with Credit, from the Government Technical Institute(GTI), plus three (3) subjects at CXC/CSEC at the grades I, II or III or GCE 'O' Level A, B or C which must include English Language, Mathematics and one (1) Science subject AND A certificate of registration as a Registered Nurse (preference will be given to a candidate who is a Registered Nurse and also a Registered Midwife) with the Nursing Council of Guyana or any other foreign registration which is acceptable to both the Nursing Council and the University of Guyana OR a certificate from the University of Guyana showing completion of the Medex Programme and also registration to practice as a Medex.
5204 - Criterion 4 Trained Teacher's Certificate with specialization in Natural Science and three(3) passes at CXC/CSEC at the grades I, II or III or GCE 'O' Level A, B or C including English Language and Mathematics; AND A certificate of registration as a Registered Nurse (preference will be given to a candidate who is a Registered Nurse and also a Registered Midwife) with the Nursing Council of Guyana or any other foreign registration which is acceptable to both the Nursing Council and the University of Guyana OR a certificate from the University of Guyana showing completion of the Medex Programme and also registration to practice as a Medex.
5204 - Criterion 5 Persons of mature age (26 years and over) are also eligible, provided they have had a minimum of five(5) years and relevant working experience and are successful at the University of Guyana Entrance Examination (UGEE); AND A certificate of registration as a Registered Nurse (preference will be given to a candidate who is a Registered Nurse and also a Registered Midwife) with the Nursing Council of Guyana or any other foreign registration which is acceptable to both the Nursing Council and the University of Guyana OR a certificate from the University of Guyana showing completion of the Medex Programme and also registration to practice as a Medex.
5204- Criterion 1 Passes at five (5) subjects at the CXC/CSEC (General Proficiency) Examination, grades I, II or III (grade III from 1998) or GCE 'O' Level grades A, B or C and must include English Language, Mathematics and one (1) Science subject. AND A certificate of registration as a Registered Nurse (preference will be given to a candidate who is a Registered Nurse and also a Registered Midwife) with the Nursing Council of Guyana or any other foreign registration which is acceptable to both the Nursing Council and the University of Guyana OR a certificate from the University of Guyana showing completion of the Medex Programme and also registration to practice as a Medex.
5204-Criterion 6 Any other 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
NUR3102 Caring in Nursing and Health Care Delivery 3
HSC3102 Epidemiology 3
MED2106 Research Methodology & Biostatistics 4
NUR3101 Nursing Professionalism 3
NUR3103 Applied Nutrition 3
EHO2104 Occupational Health & Safety 3
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
NUR3202 Pathophysiology 5
NUR3204 Nursing Process and Health Assessment 4
NUR3201 Public Health Nursing 4
NUR3203 Care of Acute and Chronically ill Patients 3
Second Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
NUR4104 Teaching Strategies in Nursing Education 4
NUR4102 Primary Health Issues 3
HSC2102 National Health Systems 2
NUR4101 Management and Leadership Roles in Nursing 5
NUR4103 Communication Skills for Nurses 2
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
NUR4201 Nursing Practicum 8
HSC3209 Sexually Transmitted Infections and HIV/AIDS 3
YYY2201 Elective (3 credits) 3 Choose One of the following: HSC3201, PHM1101, DPM1200 or any course relevant to Social Work and Counselling. Students may also choose to do NUR 4202 should they desire to strengthen their clinical competence in an approved area of their choice.
NUR4202 Clinical/Elective 3
Semester 3/Annual
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
EFN4301 Classroom Testing and Measurement 3
Annual Attachment
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
NUR4100 Research Project (Proposal) Year Long Course 5

Contact Us

Faculty of Health Sciences

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