Entry Requirements


Description
For entry into the upper level (3rd and 4th years) of the B.ENG program: applicants must have an Associate Degree in Applied and Exporation Geology (after 2015) or Diploma in Geological Engineering or Geology (prior to 2015), with a GPA of 2.0 and higher, Equalivalent qualifications will be considered on a case by case basis.
Passes in at least five (5) different subject at the CSEC/CXC, Grade I and II, (and Grade III from 1998 onwards), or Grades A to C at The GCE 'O' Levels Examinations or any equivalent qualification. The subjects must include English Language, Mathematics, and Chemistry or Integrated Science (SA) or Physics
The Guyana Technical Education Examination-Technician Certificate (G.T.E.E.) Parts I and II
The G.T.E.E Diploma (Credit) in Science (Physics or Chemistry)
The G.T.E.E. Technician Diploma in (Land Surveying, Electrical, Mechanical, Building or Civil)
The G.T.E.E. Technician Diploma in Electrical and Mechanical Engineering.
Mature applicants (26 years or older), who do not posses any of the academic qualification set out in 1 to 6 above may be considered for admission, provided they posses relevant technical qualification and experience. Such applicants will be required to pass the University of Guyana Entrance Examination.
Any other equivalent qualifications.
Applicants who do not have the required pass grade in either English Language or Science or Mathematics, but who have five (5) other subjects which are acceptable for admissions to the University of Guyana, may apply. Such Applicant must successfully complete the relevant foundation courses (English Language or Mathematics or Chemistry or Physics) being offered by the Institute of Distance and Continuing Education (IDCE) or pass the relevant qualifying examination for entrance to the Faculty of Technology.

Courses

First Year
First Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
GEM3106 Mineral Exploration II: Applied Geochemistry 4
MIN2105 Mineral Processing 1 4
CIV3112 Geotechnical Engineering I 3 This course replaces the course CIV3100 which is no longer being offered.
GEO3104 Remote Sensing & Geographic Information Systems I 4
CIV3101 Hydrology 3
CIV3113 Engineering Hydrology 3 This course replaces the course CIV 3101 which is no longer being offered.
CIV3100 Geotechnics I 3
GEO2109 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems 4 This course replaces GEO3104 which is no longer being offered with effect from 2018/2019 Academic year.
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
MIN2202 Mining II: Surface Mining 4
EMN2203 Supervisory Management 3
GEM3205 Mineral Resources Utilisation 4
GEM3201 Regional Geology (Guiana Shield) 3
GEM3206 Mineral Exploration III: Applied Geophysics 4
Second Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
GEM4106 Mineral Exploration IV: Mineral Exploration Design 4
YYY2101 Elective (3 credits) 3
EMN3102 Project Methodology 3 This is an additional course that is not needed for this programme. Please consult with your Head before choosing this course.
GEM4102 Petroleum Geology 4
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
YYY2202 Elective (3 credits) 3
YYY2201 Elective (3 credits) 3
YYY2203 Elective (3 credits) 3
Semester 3/Annual
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
IPD4000 Industrial Exposure and Professional Development 0 Students must complete a minimum of 120 participation day or equivalent, cumulatively for IEPD 2000 and IEPD 4000. While this is a minimum requirement, students will be obligated to participate in additional Industrial Exposure and Professional Development (IEPD) activities once the opportunities are available. Students are required to submit to the HoD a report after every IEPD activity using the prescribed form. Students can, on their own initiative, engage in IEPD activities and claim credit. The department, however, will assume full responsibility for ensuring enough opportunities are provided for students.
Annual Attachment
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
GEM4001 Final Year Design/Research Project 6

Contact Us

Faculty of Engineering & Technology

  • University of Guyana, Turkeyen Campus
    Greater Georgetown
    Guyana
  • (592)-222-5491
    (592)-222-0346
  • fot@uog.edu.gy