Entry Requirements


Criterion Description
5207-Criterion 1 A first Degree pass with Credit as a minimum in a Science-based programme such as Biology, Chemistry or Physics, Environmental Sciences or Health Sciences.
5207-Criterion 2 Three (3) or more passes at the GCE "A" Level or its equivalent in Physics, Chemistry, Biology or Mathematics with a "C" as the minimum grade in at least two (2) subjects
5207-Criterion 3 Three (3) or more passes in CAPE or its equivalent in Physics, Chemistry, Biology or Mathematics with grade III as the minimum grade in at least two (2) subjects
5207-Criterion 4 First-year passes in a Science-Based programme such as Biology or Chemistry or Physics or Environmental Studies with grade "B" as the minimum grade in at least two (2) courses or an overall GPA of 3.0.
5207-Criterion 5 Second-year passes in a Science-Based programme such as Biology or Chemistry or Physics or Environmental Studies with "B" as the minimum grade in at least two (2) courses and an overall GPA of 3.0.
5207-Criterion 6 Second-year passes of a Degree of Health sciences programme such as Pharmacy or Medical Technology with an overall GPA of 3.0.
5207-Criterion 7 A Faculty of Health Sciences Diploma/Associate of Science Degree with a Pass with Credit in Medical Technology, Environmental Health, Pharmacy or Radiography.
5207-Criterion 8 A Bachelor of Science (BSc.) Degree in Nursing from a recognized institution with a minimum Pass with Credit.
5207-Criterion 9 Any qualification considered by the University to be equivalent to any of the above.

Courses

First Year
First Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
MED1101 Descriptive Anatomy I 4
MED1103 Histology I 4
MED1106 Physiology 1 5
MED1102 Biochemistry I 4
MED1105 Introduction to Clinical Medicine 1 3
MED1104 Embryology 4
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
MED1206 Physiology 2 5
MED1209 Human Nutrition 4
MED1203 Histology II 4
MED1207 Molecular Medicine & Clinical Biochemistry & Medical Genetics 1 4
MED1208 Introduction to Clinical Medicine 2 3
MED1201 Descriptive Anatomy II 4
Second Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
MED2106 Research Methodology & Biostatistics 4
MED2110 Pathology 1 4
MED2111 Molecular Medicine & Clinical Biochemistry & Medical Genetics 2 2
MED2101 Regional and Applied Anatomy 4
MED2109 Pharmaco-therapeutics 1 4
MED2108 Introduction to Clinical Medicine 3 2
MED2112 Microbiology Parasitology Immunology 1 2
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
MED2212 Parasitology/ Microbiology Immunology 2 4
MED2213 Forensic Medicine and Toxicology 2
MED2208 Introduction to Clinical Medicine 4 2
MED2211 Chemical Pathology/ Basic Haematology 4
MED2210 Pathology 2 /Pathophysiology 4
HSC3201 Legal and Ethical Issues / Psychology 3
MED2209 Pharmaco-therapeutics 2 4
Third Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
MED3110 Family Medicine 4
MED3112 Community Field Assignment I 4
MED3107 Management for Health Professionals/ Quality Improvement Science 4
MED3109 Psychiatry 1 4
MED3111 Emergency Medicine 4
MED5007 Rehabilitation Medicine/Cancer Care 4
MED3108 Introduction to Clinical Medicine 5 2
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
MED5004 General Surgery 28
MED3209 Psychiatry 2 2
MED5003 Internal Medicine 28
Fourth Year
Annual Attachment
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
MED5007 Rehabilitation Medicine/Cancer Care 4
MED4103 Community Field Assignment II 5
MED5002 Obstetrics & Gynaecology 28
MED5001 Paediatrics 28
Fifth Year
Annual Attachment
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
MED5002 Obstetrics & Gynaecology 28
MED5004 General Surgery 28
MED5101 Community Field Assignment III 14
MED5001 Paediatrics 28
MED5003 Internal Medicine 28
MED5006 Elective 0

Contact Us

Faculty of Health Sciences

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