Distance Education is a way of helping a
student to pursue a course of study that is different from the traditional
classroom situation. He/she can learn without having to meet a teacher on a
With Distance Education, the teacher and the
learner are apart for most of the time. Learning takes place mainly through the
use of specially prepared texts or self-instructional material.
Distance Education is now successfully used in
many countries for adult and continuing education. It therefore contributes
directly to national development.
The University of Guyana, through the Institute of
Distance and Continuing Education now offers an opportunity to increase and
improve knowledge and skills by using the distance mode of learning.
Courses available by distance methods are:
Basic Nutrition for a Changing Society
Globalization and Management Fees
The following fees must be paid:-
Students' Council fees
Tuition fees for all programmes are due and
payable at the time of registration.
The following regulations govern the refund of
- 75% of the tuition fees will be refunded if a student
withdraw in writing from a course within one (1) month of the commencement of
the Course. The Institute's receipt must be submitted with the request.
- 100% refund will be made only if the Institute cancels a
- NO refund of fees will be made if a student transfer from a
high cost course/programme to a course/programme which costs less;
- If he/she begins to attend a course and subsequently decides
to withdraw (for whatever reason) NO refund will be allowed;
- NO fees can be transferred from one student to another
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