Entry Requirements


Description
Mature age (26 years & over) together with a pass at the University of Guyana Entrance Examination (UGEE).
Any other qualification considered by the University to be equivalent to any of the above.
A Trained Teachers' Certificate from (CPCE) (a) 3 years Secondary - Major History/Social Studies. (b) 3 years programme - non History/Social Studies major but pass in History/Social Studies at CSEC/GCE 'O' level. (c) 2 years programme - Nursery or Primary with pass in History/Social Studies at CSEC/GCE 'O' level.
A minimum of 5 subjects at CSEC/GCE 'O' Level and must include English Language and History/Social Studies.

Courses

First Year
First Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
HST1103 The Organisation & Methodology of History I 4
GEO1101 Introduction to Human Geography 4
GEO1104 Foundations of Human Geography 3 This course replaces GEO 1101, which is no longer offered.
ENG1105 Introduction to the Use of English 4
ART1106 Art, Nature and Meaning I 4
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
HST1202 The Organisation & Methodology of History II 4
ENG1205 Use of English 4
HST1204 Pre-Columbian Society to the Abolition of Slavery 4
WWW1201 Elective (3 or 4 credits) 3 Elective: Select either a 3-credit or 4-credit course after consultation with your Head of Department.
Second Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
HST2100 Foundations of World History 4
HST2103 From Apprenticeship to World War II 4
HST2102 History of Modern Europe 1789 - 1914 4
HST2105 Survey of Guyanese History I 4
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
WWW2201 Elective (3 or 4 credits) 3 Elective: Select either a 3-credit or 4-credit course after consultation with your Head of Department.
HST2200 Modern World History 4
HST2203 From World War II to Present 4
HST2202 History of Modern Europe 1914 - 1918 4
Third Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
HST3103 A Comparative Study of Slavery 4
HST3101 Historiography 4
HST3108 Imperialism 1763-1918 4
WWW3101 Elective (3 or 4 credits) 3 Minor: Select either a 3-credit or 4-credit course after consultation with your Head of Department. A minimum of 20 credits must be done for a minor.
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
HST3201 Philosophy of History 5
HST3208 International Imperial History since 1918 4
WWW3201 Elective (3 or 4 credits) 3 Minor: Select either a 3-credit or 4-credit course after consultation with your Head of Department. A minimum of 20 credits must be done for a minor.
HST3203 Foundation History of Guyana to 1814 4
Fourth Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
HST3104 An Economic History of the Caribbean 4
WWW4101 Elective (3 or 4 Credits) 3 Minor: Select either a 3-credit or 4-credit course after consultation with your Head of Department. A minimum of 20 credits must be done for a minor.
HST4101 History of Guyana 1814-1914 4
WWW4102 Elective (3 or 4 Credits) 3 Minor: Select either a 3-credit or 4-credit course after consultation with your Head of Department. A minimum of 20 credits must be done for a minor.
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
WWW4202 Elective (3 or 4 Credits) 3 Minor: Select either a 3-credit or 4-credit course after consultation with your Head of Department. A minimum of 20 credits must be done for a minor.
HST4201 History of Guyana 1900-1970 4
WWW4201 Elective (3 or 4 Credits) 3 Minor: Select either a 3-credit or 4-credit course after consultation with your Head of Department. A minimum of 20 credits must be done for a minor.
HST4204 World Survey of Economic History 4

Contact Us

Faculty of Education & Humanities

  • University of Guyana, Turkeyen Campus
    Greater Georgetown
    Guyana
  • +592 222 4923
  • feh@uog.edu.gy