National University of Science & Technology

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GRADUATE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS POSTGRADUATE ADMISSIONS FOR 2017/2018

The NUST Graduate School of Business has developed a reputation for leading-edge teaching and delivery of graduate management programmes for transformation in private and public sectors. We are committed to meeting challenges of today and tomorrow’s Zimbabwe by making real the idea of excellence through high quality and practically oriented graduate management education.

Applications are invited for the following MBA programmes commencing in January 2018

MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (GENERAL MBA) (EVENING FULL TIME – 12 MONTHS) AVAILABLE BOTH IN BULAWAYO AND HARARE
The major focus of the Master of Business Administration degree is on integrating theory and practice aimed at producing men and women who aspire towards senior management. The full-time MBA programme, which is offered during the evening, provides students with a comprehensive grounding in all the main functional areas of business administration and develops students’ analytical and interpersonal skills in the exercise of strategic leadership and in the solution of business problems.

Classes are scheduled in the evenings from 5pm – 8pm daily, including weekends.

Entry Requirements
To be considered for admission, a candidate should normally:
a) Be at least 25 years of age.
b) Hold at least a relevant Bachelor’s degree with a pass level of 2.2 or better of this University or any other approved university, or its equivalent.
c) Have had at least ONE (1) year practical work experience gained at supervisory/managerial level.
Short-listed candidates will be interviewed as part of the selection process

MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (EXECUTIVE MBA) (BLOCK RELEASE – 18 MONTHS) AVAILABLE BOTH IN BULAWAYO AND HARARE
The MBA programme, popularly known as the Executive MBA, is a cutting-edge, multi-disciplinary degree programme targeted at Senior Executives/Managers in industry, commerce and the public sector. Emphasis is placed on producing strategic business leaders who can operate at local, regional and international levels, steering their organizations through stormy and volatile environment, successfully.

It takes a minimum of 18 months and a maximum of 36 months to complete and is offered in four stages.

Entry Requirements
To be considered for admission, a candidate should normally:
a) Be at least 25 years of age.
b) Hold at least a relevant Bachelor’s degree of this University, or its equivalent.
c) Have had at least TWO years’ practical work experience in a managerial capacity.
Short-listed candidates will be interviewed as part of the selection process

MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT) (BLOCK RELEASE - 18 MONTHS) AVAILABLE BOTH IN BULAWAYO AND HARARE
The MBA (Strategic Management) is a unique programme that is practically oriented in both its delivery and examination, that is targeted at Senior Executives in both the private and public sectors. The emphasis of this programme is on understanding the intricacies and dynamics of managing strategically in today’s fast-changing and demanding business environment. A multi-pronged and interactive presentation approach will be used as students interact with various experts and business leaders from a broad spectrum of industry, commerce, the public and the NGO sector.
This programme takes a minimum of 18 months and a maximum of 36 months to complete and is offered in four stages – a taught component of three semesters and a dissertation in the last semester.

Entry Requirements
To be considered for admission, a candidate should normally:
a) Be at least 30 years of age.
b) Hold at least a relevant Bachelor’s degree of this University, or its equivalent.
c) Have had at least THREE years’ practical work experience in a managerial capacity.
Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed as part of the selection process.

Applications should be directed to:
The Senior Assistant Registrar
Admissions and Student Records
NUST
Gwanda Road/Cecil Avenue
P o Box AC 939, Ascot
Bulawayo
Telephone: 09-282842/39/58; 289557; 284231; 280371 Fax:09-286803

Application forms may also be collected from the NUST Office in HARARE, at ZIMDEF House, near Rotten Row Magistrate Court, Phone 04-794848/251534 or may be downloaded from our website
The completed application form should be accompanied by a non-refundable application fee of US$20 in cash and CERTIFIED copies of the following:
a) Birth Certificate
b) National identification card or relevant pages of a candidate’s passport with the candidate’s personal details.
c) Certified copies of relevant academic and/or professional certificates and transcripts.
d) A detailed CV which should include names and addresses of two referees.
e) Full contact details: home and work landline telephone numbers, cell numbers and e-mails address(es).

Please note that ALL HARARE APPLICANTS are required to deposit their application fees of US$20 to the following bank: FBC Jason Moyo Branch, Bulawayo, Account Number 3120068620276, before collecting application forms from the NUST Harare office.

The closing date for applications is 30 November 2017. Successful candidates will be notified by 15 December 2017.