Entry Requirements


Description
The Diploma or Certificate in Agriculture from the Guyana School of Agriculture.
The Certificate in Forestry from the Guyana School of Agriculture (with at least a pass with credit) or its equivalent. A demonstrable period of relevant practical experience may be taken into account for students who graduate with less than a credit.
At least (5) subjects at the CXC General Proficiency examination Grades I or II, (or Grade III from 1998) and/or at the GCE 'O' Level examination (Grades A, B, or C) or equivalent including English and Mathematics plus at least one science subject.
Four subjects at the CXC General Proficiency examination (Grades 1 or 11, (or 111 from 1998) and/or GCE 'O' Level Examination (Grades A, B, or C) or equivalent, together with the Ordinary Diploma in Science (Credit Grade) from the Government Technical Institute.
Persons of mature age ( a minimum of 26 years in the calendar year of entry to the University) who do not meet the requirements but who can satisfy the University with evidence of recent academic achievement and relevant experience will also be considered for entry.
Any other qualifications equivalent to the above.

Courses

First Year
First Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
UGC1101 Computer Literacy I 4 This course replaces CSI 1201 which is no longer offered.
CHM1102 Introduction to General Chemistry 3 -
CHM1103 Chemistry Laboratory I 1
ZZZ1101 Elective (4 credits) 4 Choose either AST1102 or CST1102
FOR1102 Forest Biology 4
AAA4104 Additional Course (4 Credits) 4 Use this slot to register for Chinese course after consulting your Head of Department
ENG1105 Introduction to the Use of English 4 -
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
AAA4204 Additional Course (4 Credits) 4 Use this slot to register for Chinese course after consulting your Head of Department
FOR1201 Forest Surveying & Mapping 3
ENG1203 Technical Communication 4
MTH1206 Forestry Mathematics 4
PHY1200 Foundation Physics 3
Second Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
FOR2102 Forest Mensuration & Inventory 4
FOR2104 Forest Ecology 3
MST1102 Introduction to Statistics 4 This course replaces MST1101 which is no longer being offered with effect from academic year 2018/2019.
FOR2101 Dendrology 3
FOR2103 Forest Engineering 3
MST1101 Basic Statistics 4
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
AGR2203 Fundamentals of Soil Science 4 -
FOR2202 Forest Utilization 3 -
FOR2204 Forest Harvesting 3 -
FOR2201 Silviculture II 3 -
FOR2203 Forest Management & Planning 3 -

Contact Us

Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry

  • University of Guyana, Turkeyen Campus
    Greater Georgetown
    Guyana
  • (592)-222-5424
    (592)-222-3599
  • faf@uog.edu.gy