Entry Requirements


Criterion Description
0712 -Criterion 3 Mature age (26 years and over), plus evidence of exposure to Physics, together with a pass at the University of Guyana Entrance Examination (UGEE).
0712- Criterion 1 At least five (5) subjects at CXC/CSEC (General Proficiency), grades I, II, or III or GCE "O" level, grades A, B, or C. Subjects must include English Language, Mathematics, Physics and one (1) other Science subject
0712- Criterion 4 Any qualification considered by the University to be equivalent to any of the above.

Courses

First Year
First Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
PHY1102 Introduction to Heat & Optics 3
ZZZ1101 Elective (4 credits) 4
MTH1101 Algebra 4
CSI1101 Introduction to Micro-Computers 4
PHY1103 Mechanics, Properties of Matter & Waves 3
ENG1105 Introduction to the Use of English 4
MTH1102 Analytical Geometry 4
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
MTH1203 Applied Mathematics 4
ENG1203 Technical Communication 4
MTH1202 Calculus I 4
CSI1201 Software Applications on Micro-Computers 4
PHY1203 Electricity, Magnetism & Modern Physics 3
MTH1204 Analytic Geometry and Trigonometry II 4 This course replaces MTH 1201 which is no longer being offered.
ZZZ1201 Elective (4 credits) 4
MTH1201 Trigonometry 4
Second Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
ZZZ2101 Elective (4 credits) 4
MTH2101 Calculus II 4
PHY2101 Mechanics,Properties of Matter & Material Sciences 3
MTH2102 Linear & Modern Algebra 4
PHY2102 Modern Physics 2
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
PHY2202 Optics, Heat & Thermodynamics 3
PHY2201 A.C. Theory & Introduction to Electronics 3
PHY2204 Physical Optics 3
ZZZ2201 Elective (4 credits) 4
Third Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
MTH3101 Vector Analysis 4
ZZZ3101 Elective (4 credits) 4
PHY3101 Introduction to Quantum Physics 3
PHY3107 Medical Physics I 3
PHY3102 E.M. Theory I 3
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
PHY3201 Electronics 3
PHY3203 Environmental Physics 3
PHY3202 Statistical Physics & Thermodynamics 3
PHY3204 Applied Optics: Optoelectronics & Laser Systems 3
MTH3201 Mathematical Methods 4
ZZZ3201 Elective (4 credits) 4
Fourth Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
PHY4102 Quantum Mechanics I 2
PHY4104 Applied Electronics I 2
PHY4108 Computer & Lab Course I 2
PHY4101 Nuclear, Particle & Laser Physics I 2
PHY4103 Solid State Physics I 2
PHY4105 Research Project. 6
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
PHY4205 Medical Physics II 3
PHY4208 Computer & Lab Course II 2
PHY4202 Quantum Mechanics II 2
PHY4204 Applied Electronics II 2
PHY4207 Geographical Information Systems 3
PHY4206 Mathematical and Computational Physics 2
PHY4201 Nuclear Physics II 2
PHY4203 Solid State Physics II 2

Contact Us

Faculty of Natural Sciences

  • University of Guyana, Turkeyen Campus
    Greater Georgetown
    Guyana
  • (592)-222-4926
    (592)-222-6002
  • fns@uog.edu.gy