For purposes of admission to the Ph.D. programme, a candidate should have obtained a Master’s Degree and above or equivalent from recognized University. M. Sc. in one of the following disciplines: Biology, Forest Biology, Environmental Management, Natural Resources Management, Agriculture or any other equivalent deemed suitable by University of Guyana.
Communication skills: Students should have competency in spoken and written English.
Other skills: 
Students should have basic knowledge of biostatistics, and plant and animal systematics, and conservation biology. If not, they will be required to do training courses in order to upgrade their skills.


Entry Requirements/Pathways:

  • a research master's degree.
  • a coursework master's degree with a research component of at least 25% of an academic year and an overall GPA (grade point average) equivalent to 3.0 on the 4-point UQ scale.
  • a postgraduate degree, of at least one year of full-time equivalent, with a research component of at least 25% of an academic year and with an overall GPA of 3.0 on a 4-point scale and other demonstrated research experience equivalent to Honours IIA will be considered for PhD entry on a case by case basis.
  • a bachelor's degree plus at least two years of documented relevant research experience, including research publications