2024 FIRST YEAR INTAKE (March 2024 and August 2024 classes)

Admission By Normal Entry and Special Entry Into Undergraduate Degree Programmes For The 2024/2025 Academic Year.

Applications are invited from candidates who meet the requirements for entry into First Year Undergraduate Programmes.

Applications should be submitted online, by following this link: https://sis.nust.ac.zw/

 or download the Application Form, complete and submit the form to:- 

The Senior Assistant Registrar,

Admissions and Student Records,

NUST,

Gwanda Road/Cecil Avenue,

P O Box AC 939 Ascot,

Bulawayo,

Zimbabwe

 or to Harare NUST office at Zimdef office No 8.

Enquiries should be directed to:

The Senior Assistant Registrar (Admissions and Student Records) Telephone: (+263) 292-289557/282842/288413/284237

 

Payment Procedures

Application Fee

a) Zimbabwean Nationals

An application fee of US$20 must be paid during the online application process.

b) International Applicants

The application fee for International Applicants is US$30.

Closing dates of applications

a) The closing date for March classes applications is Friday 16 February 2024.

b) The closing date for August classes applications is 9 February 2024

Application fees may be paid via the following modes:

For Zimbabwean Nationals:

(i) Cash at NUST Bulawayo Campus/ Harare Office, ZIMDEF House, office No 8

(ii) Cash deposit into the following accounts:

Bank: ZB BANK

Branch: Jason Moyo

Name: National University of Science and Technology

Account Number: 4372-035542-405

 

Bank FBC Bank

Account Name: National University of Science and Technology

Account Number: 4820068620666

Branch Address: 108 Jason Moyo Street and 11th Avenue

Bulawayo

 

For International Applicants:

Bank FBC Bank

Account Name: National University of Science and Technology

Account Number: 4820068620666

Branch Address: 108 Jason Moyo Street and 11th Avenue

Bulawayo, Zimbabwe

Swift Code: FBCPZWH

 

FACULTIES AND DEGREE PROGRAMMES 

FACULTY OF APPLIED SCIENCE

DEGREE PROGRAMME

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Applied Biology and

Biochemistry

2 ‘A’ Level passes in Biology and Chemistry, and any one of the following; Mathematics,

Mechanical Mathematics, Pure Mathematics, Additional Mathematics, Animal Science, Crop Science, Physics, Food Science, Agricultural Engineering and 5 “O” Level passes including English  Language and Mathematics.

Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Biotechnology

2 ‘A’ Level passes in Biology and Chemistry and any one of Mathematics, Additional Mathematics, Mechanical Mathematics, Physics, Food Science, Crop Science, Agricultural Engineering, Food Technology and Design and 5 “O” Level passes including English Language and Mathematics.

Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Applied Chemistry

‘A’ Level pass in Chemistry and any one of the following subjects: Physics,

Mathematics, Pure Mathematics, Mechanical Mathematics, Additional Mathematics, Statistics and 5 “O” Level passes including English Language and Mathematics.

Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Applied Mathematics

 

‘A’ Level pass in Mathematics or Mechanical Mathematics or Pure Mathematics,

Additional Mathematics and any one of the following subjects: Physics, Statistics,

Geography, Chemistry, Biology and 5 “O” Level passes including English Language  and Mathematics.

Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Applied Physics

‘A’ Level pass in Physics and any one of the following subjects: Mathematics, Pure Mathematics, Mechanical Mathematics, Additional Mathematics and 5 “O” level passes including English language and Mathematics.

Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Computer Science

 

‘A’ Level pass in Mathematics or Pure Mathematics or Additional Mathematics or

Mechanical Mathematics and any one of the following subjects: Physics, Computer Science, Software Engineering and 5 “O” Level passes including English Language and Mathematics.

Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Informatics

‘A’ Level passes in Mathematics or Pure Mathematics or Additional Mathematics or

Mechanical Mathematics or Computer Science, Software Engineering and any Science or Commercial subject 5 “O” Level passes including English Language and Mathematics.

Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Earth Sciences

 

‘A’ Level pass in Physics and any one of following: Mathematics Mechanical

Mathematics, Pure Mathematics, Mechanical Mathematics, Additional Mathematics 5 “O” Level passes including English Language and Mathematics.

Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Operations Research and Statistics

 

‘A’ Level pass in Statistics or Mathematics or Mechanical Mathematics or Pure Mathematics or Additional Mathematics and any one of the following subjects from

Science or Social Science subjects (Geography, Management or Economics)and 5 “O” Level passes including English Language and Mathematics.

Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Business Analytics

 

‘A’ Level pass in Statistics or Mathematics or Mechanical Mathematics, or Pure Mathematics or Additional Mathematics and any one of the following; subjects from

Science or Social Science subjects (Geography, Management or Economics) and 5 “O” Level passes  including English Language and Mathematics.

Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Radiography

‘A’ Level pass in Mathematics or Mechanical Mathematics or Pure Mathematics or Additional Mathematics plus Physics and one of the following; Biology, Chemistry and 5

“O” Level passes including English Language and Mathematics.

 

Special Entry: A Diploma in Radiography or equivalent qualification with at least 2 years of clinical work experience. The applicant must be employed and practising radiography at the time of applying for entry to the programme. Offered over a period of 18 months.

Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Sports Science and Coaching

 

 

 

2 ‘A’ Level passes in any of the following subjects: Sports Science and Technology, Physical Education, Sport and Mass Display, Sport Management, Biology, Food Science, Food Technology and Design and 5 “O” Level passes including English Language and Mathematics.

 

Special Entry: Candidates who have successfully completed a Diploma in Sports Science or Physical Education or its recognised equivalent may apply.

 

 

FACULTY OF THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT

DEGREE PROGRAMME

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Bachelor of Architectural Studies Honours Degree (5 years)

‘A’ Level pass in Mathematics or Mechanical Mathematics or Pure Mathematics or Additional Mathematics plus any of the following subjects: Physics, Art, Geometrical &

Mechanical Drawing, Building Technology, Design & Technology and 5 “O” Level passes including English language and Mathematics.

 

Special Entry: A National Diploma or Higher National Diploma in Architecture or Architectural Technology with a pass at “O” Level in Mathematics and English. 

 

Mature Entry: 5 ‘O’ Level passes including English and Mathematics. Applicants must be above 25 years of age and are required to submit a CV, Portfolio and may be subjected to an interview.

Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Quantity Surveying (4 years)

 

 

2 ‘A’ Level passes in either Mathematics or Further Mathematics or Mechanical Mathematics or Statistics or Pure Mathematics or Physics and any other subject and 5 “O” Level passes including English Language and Mathematics.

 

Special Entry: Applicants must have a National Diploma in Quantity Surveying with a pass at ‘O’ Level in Mathematics and English.

Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Construction Management (4 years)

2 ‘A’ Level passes in Mathematics or Further Mathematics or Mechanical Mathematics or Statistics or Pure Mathematics or Physics and any other subject and 5 “O” Level passes including English Language and Mathematics.

 

Special Entry: Applicants must have a National Diploma in Architectural Technology, Civil Engineering, Civil and Construction Engineering, Quantity Surveying or Town Planning 5 “O” Level passes including Mathematics and English.

Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Property Development and Estate Management (4 years)

 

2 A’ Level passes in Geography, Mathematics or Mechanical Mathematics or Pure

Mathematics, Additional Mathematics, Accounting, Economics, Business Studies,

Management of Business  and 5 “O” Level passes including English Language and Mathematics.

 

Special Entry: A National Diploma in Town Planning, Valuation and Estate Management, Quantity Surveying, Architectural Technology, Civil Engineering Finance and Business Studies; The Real Estate Institute of Zimbabwe certification or its equivalence. Additional qualifications and work experience will be an added advantage.

 

 

FACULTY OF COMMERCE

DEGREE PROGRAMME

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Bachelor of Commerce Honours Degree in Accounting

2 ‘A’ level passes in Accounting and any one of the following subjects: Mathematics, Statistics, Economics and Business Studies/Business Enterprise Skills and 5 “O” Level passes including  English Language and Mathematics.

Bachelor of Commerce Honours Degree in Actuarial Science

2 ‘A’ level passes in both Mathematics and Statistics and one Commercial subject and 5 “O” Level passes including English Language and Mathematics.

Bachelor of Commerce Honours Degree in Banking and Investment Management

‘A’ level pass in Economics and any one of the following subjects:  Accounting, Mathematics, Business Studies and any other commercial subject and 5 “O” Level passes including  English Language and Mathematics.

Bachelor of Commerce Honours Degree in Economics and Econometrics

A’ Level pass in Economics and any two commercial subjects plus 5 “O” Levels passes including English Language and Mathematics. A pass in Advanced Level Mathematics is an added advantage. 

Bachelor of Commerce Honours Degree in Finance

‘A’ level passes in Economics or Accounting or Mathematics and any other commercial subject and  5 “O” Level passes including English Language and Mathematics.

Bachelor of Commerce Honours Degree in Fiscal Studies

‘A’ level pass in Economics and any one of the following subjects: Accounting, Mathematics, and Business Studies and 5 “O” Level passes including English Language and Mathematics

Bachelor of Commerce Honours Degree in Marketing

2 ‘A’ level passes in any of the following subjects: Management of Business, Mathematics,

Accounting, Statistics, Economics, Geography and 5 “O” Level passes including English Language and Mathematics.

Bachelor of Commerce Honours Degree in Risk Management and Insurance

2 ‘A’ level passes in Economics or Mathematics and any other Commercial subjects at ‘A’ level. 5 “O” Level passes including English Language and Mathematic.

Bachelor of Commerce Honours Degree in Management

2 ‘A’ Level passes in Commercial or Social Science subjects and 5 “O” Level passes including English Language and Mathematics.

 

FACULTY OF COMMUNICATION AND INFORMATION SCIENCE

DEGREE PROGRAMME

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Journalism and Media Studies

2 ‘A’ level passes in any Language subject and any Arts subjects. And 5 “O” Level passes including English Language.

Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Library and Information Science

2 ‘A’ level passes in any Arts subjects and 5 “O” Level passes including English Language.

 

Special Entry

National Diploma or Higher National Diploma in Library and Information Science, Records and Archives Management (or their equivalent).

Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Records and Archives Management 

Any 2 ‘A’ level passes in any Arts subjects and 5 “O” Level passes including English Language.

 

Special Entry:

Higher National Diploma in Records Management and Information Science; Records and Archives Management, Library and Information Science or an equivalent.

 

National Diploma in Records Management and Information Science; Records and Archives Management, Library and Information Science or an equivalent.

Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Information Management and Technology

Any 2 ‘A’ level passes in any Arts subjects.

 

Special Entry

A National Diploma or Higher National Diploma in Records Management and Information Science, Records and Archives Management, Library and Information Science or an equivalent.

Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Publishing Media and Technology Studies

Any 2 ‘A’ level passes in any Arts Subjects and 5 “O” Level passes including English Language.

 

Special Entry

National Diploma in Information or Communication or equivalent qualification in the subject or skills related to publishing.

 

FACULTY OF ENGINEERING

DEGREE PROGRAMME

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Bachelor of Engineering Honours Degree in Chemical Engineering

 

 

3 ‘A’ level passes in Mechanical Mathematics or Pure Mathematics or Additional

Mathematics and Chemistry plus Physics or Biology and 5 “O” Level passes including

English Language and Mathematics                                                           

 

Special Entry: Relevant National Diploma plus 2 years’ experience.  Relevant Higher National Diploma plus 1-year experience.

 

Bachelor of Engineering Honours Degree in Civil and Water Engineering

At least 3 ‘A’ level passes in Pure Mathematics/Additional Mathematics/ Mechanical Mathematics, Physics and either Chemistry, Computer Science or Engineering Drawing and 5 “O” Level passes including English Language and Mathematics.

 

Special Entry: National Diploma/ Higher National Diploma in Civil Engineering or equivalent and two years of relevant experience.

Bachelor of Engineering Honours Degree in Electronic Engineering

At least 3 ‘A’ level passes in Pure Mathematics/ Additional Mathematics/ Mechanical Mathematics, Physics and either Chemistry, Computer Science and 5 “O” Level passes including English Language and Mathematics.

 

Special Entry: Relevant National Diploma plus 2 years’ experience. Relevant Higher National Diploma plus 1 year working experience.

Bachelor of Engineering Honours Degree in Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

3 ‘A’ level passes in Mathematics, Pure Mathematics/ Additional Mathematics/ Mechanical Mathematics, Physics and either Chemistry, Computer Science or

Engineering Drawing/ Technical Graphics/ Mechanical Technology and Design/ Geometrical and Mechanical Drawing, with O’ Level pass in Science/ Chemistry, English language and Mathematics and 5 “O” Level passes including English Language and Mathematics.

 

Special Entry: National Diploma or Higher National Diploma in Mechanical Engineering/ Plant Engineering/ Draughting and Draughting Technology or equivalent and 2 years’ relevant experience.

Bachelor of Engineering Honours Degree in Fibre and Polymer Materials Engineering

3 A’ Level passes in Chemistry, Mathematics Additional Mathematics/ Mechanical Mathematics/ Pure Mathematics and Physics and 5 “O” Level passes including English Language and Mathematics.

 

Special Entry: Diploma in Polymer Science and/ Engineering or Fibre Science and Engineering or equivalent and 2 years of relevant working experience.

 

FACULTY OF ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE

DEGREE PROGRAMME

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Public Health 

Special Entry Only

A National Diploma in Environmental Health or any other equivalent qualification plus two years’ work experience.

5 O’ Levels including English Language and Mathematics. 

Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Geographical Information Systems and

Remote Sensing in Natural Resources Management

 

2 “A” level passes in Geography, Biology or Chemistry plus

5 “O” level subjects including Mathematics and English Language. 

 

Special Entry

A National Diploma and Higher National Diploma in Geographical Information Systems, Geo-Informatics and Remote Sensing or its equivalent. Applicants will be subjected to an interview.

Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Environmental Science and Health

‘A’ Level pass in Biology and any of the following subjects: Chemistry, Geography, Physics, Mathematics, Mechanical Mathematics, Pure Mathematics, Additional

Mathematics Agriculture, Food Science and 5 “O” level passes including English Language and Mathematics.

Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Forest Resources and Wildlife Management

‘A’ Level pass in Biology, Agriculture or Crop Science and any other Science subject and 5 “O” Level passes including English Language and Mathematics.

 

Special entry: National Diploma (ND) and Higher National Diploma (HND) in a relevant field.

 

Mature Entry: Applicant should be at least 25 years old plus have relevant experience in the field of wildlife, Forestry and Natural Resources. The Applicant may be subjected to an interview.

FACULTY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION

DEGREE PROGRAMME

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Bachelor of Design and Technology Education (Honours) Degree 

 

The 2-year programme targets non-graduate school teachers and related personnel in the field of education.

A recognised Diploma or Certificate in Education in any of the following: Applied Art and Design; Clothing, Textile and Fashion Design; Design and Technology. Possession of a relevant ‘A’ Level subject will be an advantage.

Applicants must have 5 ‘O’ Level subjects including English and Mathematics.

Bachelor of Science Education (Honours) Degree 

A recognised Secondary School Diploma or Certificate in any of the following: Accounting and Business Studies; Mathematics; Biology; Chemistry; Physics; Computer Science. 

Applicants must have at least 5 ‘O’ Level subject passes including English Language and Mathematics.

Applicants with a Primary School teaching qualification must also have a pass at A level in the intended subject of study or equivalent.

Bachelor of Technology Education (Honours) Degree 

A National Diploma or equivalent qualification in any of the following subjects: Civil and Construction Engineering; Electrical and Electronic Engineering; Mechanical and Industrial Engineering; Technical Graphics; Wood Science and Technology.

Applicants must have 5 ‘O’ Level subjects including English Language and Mathematics.  Additionally, applicants must have a Diploma or Certificate in Engineering, Technology, Technical or Vocational education.

Applicants must be non-graduate school teachers, college lecturers, trainers, instructors and related personnel in schools, institutions, organizations and industry who meet the requirements for admission by special entry into the  two-year programme.

Bachelor of Design and Technology Education Honours Degree (4 Years)

2 ‘A’ Level passes in any of the following: Applied Art and Design; Clothing, Textile; Fashion Design, Design and Technology including the relevant subject of specialization or its equivalent. 5 ‘O’ Level passes including English language and Mathematics.

Bachelor of Science Education Honours Degree (4 Years)

Subject Options

Accounting and Business Studies, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Computer Science including the relevant subject of specialization or its equivalent. 

5 ‘O’ Level passes including English language and Mathematics.

Bachelor of Technology Education Honours Degree (4Years)

Subject Options: Civil and Construction Engineering, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Technical Graphics, Wood Science and Technology, and Electrical and Electronics Engineering.

 

Entry requirements: Two ‘A’ Level passes including the relevant subject of specialization or its equivalent. 5 ‘O’ Level passes including English language and Mathematics.

 

 

NB: Applications should be accompanied by certified copies of Birth Certificate, National Identity Card, Educational and Professional Certificates.

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