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View Programme Profile (Academic Year: 2024/2025)
Programme NameAssociate of Science (Forestry) (4101)
DepartmentDepartment of Forestry
FacultyFaculty of Agriculture and Forestry
Admission CriteriaThe Diploma or Certificate in Agriculture from the Guyana School of Agriculture.
OR
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.
OR
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.
OR
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.
OR
Any other qualifications equivalent to the above.
OR
Persons of mature age ( a minimum of 21 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.
Tuition FeeFirst Year - GYD: $228,448 | USD: $5,711
Second 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 Chinese course after consulting your Head of Department
CHM1102 Introduction to General Chemistry Hybrid (Online and In Class) 3 -
CHM1103 Chemistry Laboratory I Hybrid (Online and In Class) 1
ENG1105 Introduction to the Use of English Hybrid (Online and In Class) 4 -
FOR1102 Forest Biology Hybrid (Online and In Class) 4
UGC1101 Computer Literacy I Online 4 This course replaces CSI 1201 which is no longer offered.
ZZZ1101 Elective (4 credits) Not Specified 4 Choose either AST1102 or CST1102
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 Chinese course after consulting your Head of Department
ENG1203 Technical Communication Online 4
FOR1201 Forest Surveying & Mapping Hybrid (Online and In Class) 3
MTH1206 Forestry Mathematics Online 4
PHY1200 Foundation Physics Online 3

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

Second Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Delivery Mode Course Credit Remarks
FOR2101 Dendrology Hybrid (Online and In Class) 3
FOR2102 Forest Mensuration & Inventory Hybrid (Online and In Class) 4
FOR2103 Forest Engineering Hybrid (Online and In Class) 3
FOR2104 Forest Ecology Hybrid (Online and In Class) 3
MST1101 Basic Statistics Not Specified 4
MST1102 Introduction to Statistics Hybrid (Online and In Class) 4 This course replaces MST1101 which is no longer being offered with effect from academic year 2018/2019.
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Delivery Mode Course Credit Remarks
AGR2203 Fundamentals of Soil Science Hybrid (Online and In Class) 4 -
FOR2201 Silviculture II Hybrid (In Class/Online) 3 -
FOR2202 Forest Utilization Hybrid (In Class/Online) 3 -
FOR2203 Forest Management & Planning Hybrid (In Class/Online) 3 -
FOR2204 Forest Harvesting Hybrid (In Class/Online) 3 -

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