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View Programme Profile (Academic Year: 2024/2025)
Programme NameBachelor of Science (Food Science) (7208)
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), one of which must be Chemistry, Biology or Food & Nutrition.
OR
A minimum of five (5) subjects CSEC (Grades I-III) or five (5) subjects at GCE 'O' Level (Grades A-C) inclusive of English A, Mathematics and two (2) Science subjects from the list (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Agricultural Science and Integrated Science).
OR
A Diploma in Agriculture from Guyana School of Agriculture.
OR
A Certificate in agro-processing with a minimum pass with credit from the Guyana School of Agriculture and a minimum of three (3) subjects at CSEC or equivalent inclusive of English A.
OR
A Trained Teacher's Certificate or Associate Degree in Education with a specialization in Science or Home Economics.
OR
Any qualification considered by the University to be equivalent to any of the above.
OR
An Ordinary Diploma in Science (Chemistry or Biology) from Government Technical Institute (GTI).
OR
Mature age applicant (21 years and over) who has evidence of exposure to Food Related Industries together with a pass at the UGEE.
Tuition FeeFirst Year - GYD: $250,000 | USD: $5,711
Second Year - GYD: $250,000 | USD: $5,711
Third Year - GYD: $250,000 | USD: $5,711
Fourth Year - GYD: $250,000 | USD: $5,711
First Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Delivery Mode Course Credit Remarks
BIO1102 Introduction to the Biology and Ecology of Living Organisms Online 3
CHM1102 Introduction to General Chemistry Hybrid (Online and In Class) 3
CHM1103 Chemistry Laboratory I Hybrid (Online and In Class) 1
MTH1101 Algebra Online 4
PHY1104 Fundamentals of Physics Online 4
PHY1191 Physics Laboratory I Online 1
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Delivery Mode Course Credit Remarks
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
FSC1201 Food and Culture Hybrid (In Class/Online) 1
MTH1202 Calculus I Online 4

Total Cost: GYD $250,000 | USD $5,711

Second Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Delivery Mode Course Credit Remarks
BIO2107 Biology of Microorganisms Online 3
FSC2101 Introduction to Food Science Hybrid (In Class/Online) 3
FSC2102 Introduction to Food Science Lab In Class 1
MST1102 Introduction to Statistics Hybrid (Online and In Class) 4
WWW2101 Elective (3 or 4 credits) Not Specified 3 Choose one - ENT3100 or MKT1101
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Delivery Mode Course Credit Remarks
BIO2205 Biochemistry Online 3
BIO2208 Laboratory & Field Biology - Biochemistry I Hybrid (In Class/Online) 1
CHM2206 Organic Chemistry for Biological Sciences Hybrid (Online and In Class) 4
FSC2201 Microbiology of Foods Hybrid (Online and In Class) 4
UGC1201 Computer Literacy II Online 4
ZZZ2201 Elective (4 credits) Not Specified 4 Select either SPA1203 or FRE1203 or PRT1203 after consultation with your Head of Department.

Total Cost: GYD $250,000 | USD $5,711

Third Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Delivery Mode Course Credit Remarks
CHM3106 Food Chemistry I Hybrid (Online and In Class) 4
EHO3104 Food Legislation Online 3
FSC3101 Food Process Engineering Hybrid (Online and In Class) 3
FSC3102 Food Product Development Hybrid (Online and In Class) 4
HSC3108 Applied Nutrition Online 3
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
CHM3206 Food Chemistry II Hybrid (Online and In Class) 4
EHO3204 Food Sanitation Online 2
FSC3201 Water and Wastewater Management in the Food Industry Online 3

Total Cost: GYD $250,000 | USD $5,711

Fourth Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Delivery Mode Course Credit Remarks
FSC4101 Food Analysis Hybrid (Online and In Class) 4
FST4101 Sensory Evaluation of Foods Hybrid (In Class/Online) 4
XXX4101 Elective (2 credits) Not Specified 2 Choose one FSC4100, FSC4120
ZZZ4101 Elective (4 credits) Not Specified 4 Choose one FST4103, FSC4103
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Delivery Mode Course Credit Remarks
FST4202 Food Quality Assurance Hybrid (In Class/Online) 4
ZZZ4201 Elective (4 credits) Not Specified 4 Choose one FSC4200, FSC4220
ZZZ4202 Elective (4 credits) Not Specified 4 Choose one FSC4202, FST4104

Total Cost: GYD $250,000 | USD $5,711