Entry Requirements


Description
The Diploma in Agriculture from the Guyana School of Agriculture or its equivalent.
The Certificate in Forestry from the Guyana School of Agriculture (with at least a Pass with Distinction) or its equivalent.
At least five (5) subjects at the CXC General Proficiency examination [Grades I or II, (or III from 1998)] and at the GCE 'O' Level Examination (Grades A, B, or C) or equivalent including English Language and Mathematics plus at least one science subject.
Four (4) subjects at the CXC General Proficiency Examination (Grades I or II, (or III 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 are equivalent to the above.
The Diploma or Associate in Forestry from the University of Guyana or equivalent qualification with a minimum GPA of 2.0.

Courses

First Year
First Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
UGC1101 Computer Literacy I 4
CHM1102 Introduction to General Chemistry 3
ENG1105 Introduction to the Use of English 4
AAA4104 Additional Course (4 Credits) 4 Use this slot to register for any of the following Chinese courses: CHN1100,CHN1101, CHN1102, CHN1200, CHN1201 or CHN1202
CHM1103 Chemistry Laboratory I 1
FOR1102 Forest Biology 4
ZZZ1101 Elective (4 credits) 4 Choose either AST1102 or CST1102 after consultation with your Head of Department.
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
AAA4204 Additional Course (4 Credits) 4 Use this slot to register for any of the following Chinese courses: CHN1100,CHN1101, CHN1102, CHN1200, CHN1201 or CHN1202
MTH1206 Forestry Mathematics 4
PHY1200 Foundation Physics 3
FOR1201 Forest Surveying & Mapping 3
ENG1203 Technical Communication 4
Second Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
FOR2102 Forest Mensuration & Inventory 4
FOR2104 Forest Ecology 3
FOR2101 Dendrology 3
FOR2103 Forest Engineering 3
MST1102 Introduction to Statistics 4 This course replaces MST1101 which is no longer being offered with effect from academic year 2018/2019.
MST1101 Basic Statistics 4
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
FOR2203 Forest Management & Planning 3
AGR2203 Fundamentals of Soil Science 4
FOR2201 Silviculture II 3
FOR2204 Forest Harvesting 3
FOR2202 Forest Utilization 3
Semester 3/Annual
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
FOR2301 Attachment 1 2
Third Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
YYY3103 Elective (3 credits) 3 Choose 3 courses from the Elective list that are appropriate for the selected option after consultation with your Head of Department. Option in Timber Production: FOR3104,GEO3112,FOR3202,FOR3103 Option in Forest Management: FOR3101, FOR3107, GEO3112, GEO3206, GEO3209, FOR3103, ENV2207. Option in Environmental Forestry: ENV2102, ENV3109,ENV3107, ENV3105, GEO3206, ENV2206, FOR3103.
FOR3102 Forest Resource Economics 3
YYY3101 Elective (3 credits) 3 Choose either FOR3106 or MST1101 for students who previously completed the 0401 programme after consultation with your Head of Department.
YYY3102 Elective (3 credits) 3 Choose 3 courses from the Elective list that are appropriate for the selected option after consultation with your Head of Department. Option in Timber Production: FOR3104,GEO3112,FOR3202,FOR3103 Option in Forest Management: FOR3101, FOR3107, GEO3112, GEO3206, GEO3209, FOR3103, ENV2207. Option in Environmental Forestry: ENV2102, ENV3109,ENV3107, ENV3105, GEO3206, ENV2206, FOR3103.
WWW3101 Elective (3 or 4 credits) 3 Choose 3 courses from the Elective list that are appropriate for the selected option after consultation with your Head of Department. Option in Timber Production: FOR3104,GEO3112,FOR3202,FOR3103 Option in Forest Management: FOR3101, FOR3107, GEO3112, GEO3206, GEO3209, FOR3103, ENV2207. Option in Environmental Forestry: ENV2102, ENV3109,ENV3107, ENV3105, GEO3206, ENV2206, FOR3103.
FOR3105 Forest Conservation 3
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
AGR3204 Experimental Design and Research Methods in Biological Sciences. 4
ZZZ3201 Elective (4 credits) 4 Choose either FOR3203 or AGR3104 after consultation with your Head of Department.
FOR3206 GIS and Remote Sensing Applications 4
Semester 3/Annual
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
FOR3301 Attachment 2 2
Fourth Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
FOR4100 Project 6
WWW4102 Elective (3 or 4 Credits) 3 Choose 4 courses from the Elective list that are appropriate for the selected option after consultation with your Head of Department. Option in Timber Production: SSC4101, FOR4105, FOR4106, FOR4206, FOR4205, SSC4201. Option in Forest Management: FOR4102, ENV4105, SSC4101, GEO4108, FOR4204, FOR4205, SSC4201, FOR4206. Option in Environmental Forestry: GEO4108, FOR4103, LAW3108, ENV4105, ECN2108, ENV4203, FOR4205, FOR4204.
WWW4202 Elective (3 or 4 Credits) 3 Choose 4 courses from the Elective list that are appropriate for the selected option after consultation with your Head of Department. Option in Timber Production: SSC4101, FOR4105, FOR4106, FOR4206, FOR4205, SSC4201. Option in Forest Management: FOR4102, ENV4105, SSC4101, GEO4108, FOR4204, FOR4205, SSC4201, FOR4206. Option in Environmental Forestry: GEO4108, FOR4103, LAW3108, ENV4105, ECN2108, ENV4203, FOR4205, FOR4204.
WWW4101 Elective (3 or 4 Credits) 3 Choose any 1 course from across the University that is not within your programme or similar to any of your programme courses after consultation with your Head of Department.
WWW4201 Elective (3 or 4 Credits) 3 Choose 4 courses from the Elective list that are appropriate for the selected option after consultation with your Head of Department. Option in Timber Production: SSC4101, FOR4105, FOR4106, FOR4206, FOR4205, SSC4201. Option in Forest Management: FOR4102, ENV4105, SSC4101, GEO4108, FOR4204, FOR4205, SSC4201, FOR4206. Option in Environmental Forestry: GEO4108, FOR4103, LAW3108, ENV4105, ECN2108, ENV4203, FOR4205, FOR4204.
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
FOR4203 Forest Policy And Laws 4
AAA4201 Additional Course (4 Credits) 4 Select this slot for an additional course after consultation with your Head of Department.
FOR4201 Forest Concessions & Reserve Management Plans 3
WWW4203 Elective (3 or 4 Credits) 3 Choose 4 courses from the Elective list that are appropriate for the selected option after consultation with your Head of Department. Option in Timber Production: SSC4101, FOR4105, FOR4106, FOR4206, FOR4205, SSC4201. Option in Forest Management: FOR4102, ENV4105, SSC4101, GEO4108, FOR4204, FOR4205, SSC4201, FOR4206. Option in Environmental Forestry: GEO4108, FOR4103, LAW3108, ENV4105, ECN2108, ENV4203, FOR4205, FOR4204.

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