Entry Requirements


Description
Diploma/Associate Degree in Medical Technology.
Passes at five (5) subjects at the GCE O Level/CSEC (General Proficiency) Examination, grades I to III (III from 1998) (or equivalent) and must include English Language, Mathematics and any two (2) of the following science subjects: Biology, Human Biology, Chemistry, Integrated Science (Single Award).
Ordinary Diploma in Science with at least a Pass with Credit from the Government Technical Institute or equivalent.
Ministry of Health Laboratory Technician certificate along with GCE O Level/CSEC Mathematics, English A and 1 Science Subject (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Human and Social Biology, Integrated Science) Grades I-III or equivalent.
American Medical Technology or American Society for Clinical Pathology or Equivalent Phlebotomy Certification with Certification Maintenance with 3 Subjects at GCE O Level/CSEC with Grades I-III or equivalent which must include Mathematics, English and 1 Science Subject (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Human and Social Biology, Integrated Science) at least 3 years work experience and a pass at the University of Guyana Entrance Examination.
Mature students (26 years and over) may be considered provided they have at least three (3) years continuous relevant experience and would have been successful at the University of Guyana Entrance Examination (UGEE).
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
PHY1191 Physics Laboratory I 1
CHM1102 Introduction to General Chemistry 3
CHM1103 Chemistry Laboratory I 1
ENG1105 Introduction to the Use of English 4
MTH1106 Fundamental Mathematics I 3
HSC1101 Homeostasis I 4
PHY1104 Fundamentals of Physics 4
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
CHM1206 Introduction to Inorganic and Organic Chemistry 3
CHM1207 Laboratory II - Introduction to Physical, Inorganic and Organic Chemistry 1
ENG1203 Technical Communication 4
HSC1201 Homeostasis II 4
MTH1207 Fundamental Mathematics II 3
MLS1200 Introduction to Medical Laboratory Science 3
CHM1205 Introduction to Physical Chemistry 3
Second Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
MLS2102 Medical Biochemistry I 3
MLS2100 Analytical Techniques and Instrumentation 4
ZZZ2101 Elective (4 credits) 4 Choose an elective course from Faculty of Education and Humanities.
MLS2101 Immunology and Serology 4
MST1102 Introduction to Statistics 4
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
MLS2200 Phlebotomy, Urine Analysis and Sample Processing 3
UGC1201 Computer Literacy II 4
CHM2206 Organic Chemistry for Biology Sciences 4
MLS2202 Medical Biochemistry II 3
MLS2900 Clinical Laboratory Rotation 2
MLS2201 Molecular Biology and Genetics 4
ZZZ2201 Elective (4 credits) 4 Choose an elective course from Faculty of Education and Humanities.
Annual Attachment
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
MLS2000 Biochemistry / Instrumentation Lab 1
Third Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
DST3100 Academic Writing for Biomedical Sciences 3
MLS3100 General and Environmental Microbiology 4
MLS3101 Hematology I 3
MLS3102 Histotechnology I 4
MLS3103 Clinical Pathology I 3
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
MLS3200 Medical Bacteriology 4
MLS3201 Hematology II 3
MLS3202 Histotechnology II 4
MLS3203 Clinical Pathology II 3
DST3200 Research Methods/Epidemiology 3
MLS3204 Medical Parasitology 2
HSC3201 Legal and Ethical Issues / Psychology 3
MLS3900 Clinical Laboratory Rotation 5
Annual Attachment
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
MLS3001 Microbiology/Parasitology Lab 1
MLS3003 Hematology Lab 1
MLS3002 Histotechnology Lab 1
Fourth Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
WWW4101 Elective (3 or 4 Credits) 3 Choose an elective course from Faculty of Social Science or SEBI.
HSC3103 Management for Health Professionals 3
MLS4101 Immunohematology- Blood banking I 3
MLS4102 Clinical Mycology and Virology 4
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
MLS4200 Immunohematology- Blood banking II 3
MLS4901 Laboratory Clinical Rotation 8
MLS4201 Laboratory Management 3
MLS4203 Quality Management 3
WWW4201 Elective (3 or 4 Credits) 3 Choose an elective course from Faculty of Social Science or SEBI.
Annual Attachment
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
MLS4001 Blood Banking Lab 1
DDS4000 Research Project 4

Contact Us

Faculty of Health Sciences

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