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View Programme Profile (Academic Year: 2023/2024)
Programme NameBachelor of Science (Chemistry) [from 2024] (7204A)
DepartmentDepartment of Chemistry
FacultyFaculty of Natural Sciences
Admission CriteriaThree (3) subjects (Grades A-E) at the GCE 'A' Level OR three (3) subjects (Grades I - III) at CAPE (both units I and II), and one of which must be Chemistry.
OR
An Associate Degree in Education with a specialization in Science and a minimum of 3 subjects at CSEC or equivalent inclusive of Mathematics and a Science subject. (Note: Agriculture Science (double award) is accepted as a science subject. Food and Nutrition is NOT accepted as a science subject.)
OR
An Ordinary Diploma in Science (Chemistry) with a minimum Pass with Credit from the Government Technical Institute.
OR
A minimum of 6 subjects CSEC (Grades I-III) OR 6 subjects at GCE 'O' Level (Grades A-C) at no more than two sittings inclusive of English A, Mathematics, Chemistry and one other Science subject. (Note: Agriculture Science (double award) is accepted as a science subject. Food and Nutrition is NOT accepted as a science subject.)
OR
A minimum of 5 subjects GSEC (Grades I - III) OR 5 subjects at GCE 'O" Level (Grades A-C) at one sitting inclusive of English A, Mathematics, Chemistry and one other science subject. (Note: Agriculture Science (double award) is accepted as a science subject. Food and Nutrition is NOT accepted as a science subject.)
OR
A Diploma in Agriculture with a minimum pass with credit from the Guyana School of Agriculture.
OR
A Diploma or Associate Degree in Medical Technology.
OR
An Associate Degree in Pharmacy.
OR
An Ordinary Diploma in Science (Chemistry) with a pass, in addition to a minimum of 3 subjects at CSEC (or equivalent), inclusive of Mathematics and a Science subject. (Note: Agriculture Science (double award) is accepted as a science subject. Food and Nutrition is NOT accepted as a science subject.)
OR
A Trained Teacher's Certificate with a specialization in Science and a minimum of 3 subjects at CSEC or equivalent inclusive of Mathematics and a Science subject. (Note: Agriculture Science (double award) is accepted as a science subject. Food and Nutrition is NOT accepted as a science subject).
OR
Mature age applicant (21 years and over) who has evidence of exposure to Chemistry and/or Integrated Science together with a pass at the UGEE.
OR
An Associate Degree in Chemistry from the University of Guyana.
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Any qualification considered by the University to be equivalent to any of the above.
Tuition FeeFirst Year - GYD: $228,448 | USD: $5,711
Second Year - GYD: $228,448 | USD: $5,711
Third Year - GYD: $228,448 | USD: $5,711
Fourth Year - GYD: $228,448 | USD: $5,711
First Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Delivery Mode Course Credit Remarks
AAA4104 Additional Course (4 Credits) Not Specified 4 Use this slot to register for any Mandarin course.
BIO1100 Laboratory and Field Biology I Online 1
BIO1102 Introduction to the Biology and Ecology of Living Organisms Online 3
CHM1103 Chemistry Laboratory I Hybrid (Online and In Class) 1
CHM1104 General Chemistry for Majors Not Specified 4
MTH1106 Fundamental Mathematics I Online 3
PHY1104 Fundamentals of Physics Online 4
PHY1191 Physics Laboratory I Online 1
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Delivery Mode Course Credit Remarks
AAA4204 Additional Course (4 Credits) Not Specified 4 Use this slot to register for any Mandarin course.
CHM1205 Introduction to Physical Chemistry Hybrid (Online and In Class) 3
CHM1206 Introduction to Inorganic and Organic Chemistry Hybrid (Online and In Class) 3
CHM1207 Laboratory II - Introduction to Physical, Inorganic and Organic Chemistry Hybrid (Online and In Class) 1
ENG1203 Technical Communication Online 4
MTH1207 Fundamental Mathematics II Online 3

Total Cost: GYD $228,448 | USD $5,711

Second Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Delivery Mode Course Credit Remarks
BIO2105 Molecular and Cell Biology Online 3
BIO2108 Laboratory & Field Biology - Molecular & Cell Biology Online 1
CHM2103 Inorganic Chemistry I Online 3
CHM2104 Chemical Thermodynamics Online 3
CHM2105 Classical Techniques of Analytical Chemistry Online 3
CHM2106 Laboratory 4 - Inorganic Chemistry and Thermodynamics Hybrid (Online and In Class) 1
CHM2107 Laboratory 5 - Analytical Chemistry 1 In Class 1
MTH2101 Calculus II Online 4
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Delivery Mode Course Credit Remarks
BIO2205 Biochemistry Online 3
BIO2208 Laboratory & Field Biology - Biochemistry I Online 1
CHM2204 Electrochemistry & Chemical Kinetics Hybrid (In Class/Online) 3
CHM2205 Laboratory 6 - Organic Chemistry, Electrochemistry and Kinetics In Class 1
CHM2207 Organic Chemistry I - Fundamental Mechanisms Not Specified 4
ZZZ2201 Elective (4 credits) Not Specified 4 Choose either one (1) UGC1201 or CSE1201
ZZZ2202 Elective (4 credits) Not Specified 4 Choose from Humanities/Social Sciences (4 Credits) excluding MNG1200 or ECN1200. N.B.: Semester 1 Courses may be chosen provided there is space to carry the credits.

Total Cost: GYD $228,448 | USD $5,711

Third Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Delivery Mode Course Credit Remarks
BIO3110 Biochemistry II Hybrid (Online and In Class) 3
CHM3104 Inorganic Chemistry II Online 3
CHM3105 Physical Chemistry II - Quantum Chemistry & Introduction to Chemical Spectroscopy Hybrid (In Class/Online) 3
CHM3106 Food Chemistry I Hybrid (Online and In Class) 4
CHM3107 Organic Chemistry II Hybrid (In Class/Online) 3
CHM3108 Chemistry Laboratory VII In Class 1
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Delivery Mode Course Credit Remarks
AGR3204 Experimental Design and Research Methods in Biological Sciences. Hybrid (Online and In Class) 4
CHM3205 Spectroscopic Techniques for Determination of Molecular Structure Hybrid (In Class/Online) 3
CHM3207 Analytical Chemistry Laboratory In Class 2
CHM3208 Atomic and Molecular Spectroscopic Instrumental Analytical Techniques Not Specified 3
MNG1200 Business & Management Environment Online 4
WWW3201 Elective (3 or 4 credits) Not Specified 3 Choose one (1) of the following: CHM3206, CHM3209 or CHM3210

Total Cost: GYD $228,448 | USD $5,711

Fourth Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Delivery Mode Course Credit Remarks
CHM4104 Organic Chemistry III - Special Topics Hybrid (In Class/Online) 3
CHM4111 Advanced Instrumentation Not Specified 4
CHM4112 Advanced and Applied Analytical Techniques Not Specified 2
ENV3108 Environmental Chemistry I Hybrid (In Class/Online) 3
XXX4101 Elective (2 credits) Not Specified 2 Choose either one (1): CHM4110 or CHM4120
YYY4101 Elective (3 credits) Not Specified 3 Choose one (1) of the following: CHM4106, CHM4107 or CHM4108
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Delivery Mode Course Credit Remarks
CHM4201 Inorganic Chemistry III Online 3
ECN1200 Introductory Macro-Economics Hybrid (Online and In Class) 4
YYY4201 Elective (3 credits) Not Specified 3 Choose one (1) of the following: CHM4202, CHM4204 or ENV3207.
ZZZ4201 Elective (4 credits) Not Specified 4 Choose either one (1): CHM4200 or CHM4220

Total Cost: GYD $228,448 | USD $5,711