Master of Science Degree in Records and Archives Management (Block-Release)

Entry Requirements 

Applicants must have the following qualifications (or equivalent):

  1. To be considered for admission to the Master of Science Degree programme, a candidate should normally hold an Upper Second 2.1 Class Honours Degree in Records and Archives Management; Records Management; Archival Science; Information Studies; History or Heritage Studies from an accredited University or higher education institution.
  2. Applicants with a lower Second 2.2 Class Honours Degree in the above areas will be required to have at least two years post-qualification experience.
  3. Applicants with any other good first Degree in a field other than those listed in (first bullet) will be required to have at least two years post-qualification practical experience in a records and archives establishment for consideration to be admitted into the Master of Science Degree programme.
  4. The duration for the Master of Science Degree in Records and Archives Management shall be 24 months
  5. Subject to a viable class, lectures shall be conducted during weekends (Fridays,Saturdays and Sunday)and on Public Holidays only in Bulawayo and Harare. 

NB: Admission into the above programmes will be subject to adequate numbers of applicants qualifying to make a class. 

A non-refundable application fee of RTGS100, must accompany the Application Form. 

Applicants should attach CERTIFIED copies of the following: 

  1. Birth Certificate
  2. National Registration Identity Card
  3. Relevant academic and/or professional Certificates and Transcripts
  4. Detailed Curriculum Vitae, which should include names and addresses of two referees
  5. Full contact details: home and work landline telephone numbers, cell numbers and email address(es) 

The Application Forms can be obtained from: 

The Senior Assistant Registrar, Admissions and Students Records, NUST, Gwanda Road/Cecil Avenue, P. O. Box AC 939, Ascot, Bulawayo. Telephone 09-282842/39/58; 289557; 284231; Fax: 09-286803, Or The NUST Information Office in HARARE, at ZIMDEF House, 18572 OFF Mother Patrick Avenue, Rotten Row. Phone 04-794848, or may be downloaded from here

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

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