Postgraduate Degree & Postgraduate Diploma Intake 2021

Postgraduate Degree And Postgraduate Diploma Programmes 2021 Intake

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Admission Into Postgraduate Degree And Postgraduate Diploma Programmes For The 2021 Intake

Applications are invited from candidates who meet the requirements for entry into First Year of the Postgraduate Degree Programmes, for the 2021 Intake.

Online application is available via this link: Click Here
Or
Download the application form from this link: Click Here  and complete the form and submit to:

The Senior Assistant Registrar,
Admissions and Student Records,
NUST,
Gwanda Road/Cecil Avenue,
P O Box AC 939 Ascot,
BULAWAYO.

Enquiries should be directed to: the Senior Assistant Registrar (Admissions and Student Records)
Telephone: 289557/282842/288413/284237
              
Completed Forms may also be submitted at our NUST Harare Office,
ZIMDEF House,
18572 Off Mother Patrick Avenue,
Rotten Row,
Harare (Next to The Magistrate Court)
.

Payment Procedures

a) Zimbabwean Nationals 

Normal application
A non-refundable application fee of ZWL 850.00 must be paid before submission. The closing date for normal applications is 25 June 2021.
Late application
Late applications will be considered up to 02 July 2021. Late application fee is ZWL 1275.00.

b) International applicants

Normal application
A non-refundable application fee of US$20 must be paid before submission. The closing date for normal international applications is 25 June 2021.
Late application
Late applications will be considered up to 02 July 2021. Late application fee is US$$30.

c) Payment
  • Applicants are encouraged to utilise the online payment platform.
  • Application fees may also be paid via the following modes:

For Zimbabwean Nationals:

  1. Cash at NUST Bulawayo Campus
  2. Swipe at NUST Bulawayo Campus/ Harare Office, Zimdef House
  3.  Incoming Telegraphic Transfer or a cash deposit into the following account:
Bank: ZB BANK
Branch: Jason Moyo
Name: National University of Science and Technology
Account Number: 4372-035542-090

For International Applicants:

  1. USD$ Cash at NUST Bulawayo Campus
  2. Swipe via International ATM Card, VISA Card or MasterCard at NUST Bulawayo Campus
  3. Incoming Telegraphic Transfer into the following account:
Account Name: National University of Science and Technology
Bank Account: FBC Bank
Branch: Jason Moyo
Branch Code: 8305
Account Number: 4820 0686 0666 (Nostro Domestic)
Swift Code: FBCPZWHAXXX

Faculties And Degree Programmes

Applied Sciences

Master of Science Degree in Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology

Applicants must be holders of a BSc Honours Degree with a degree class of at least Upper Second (2.1) in Biological Science, Microbiology, Biochemistry or Pharmacy.

Shortlisted candidates may be interviewed before admission.

Applicants with a Lower Second Class (2.2) Honours Degree in the above fields will be required to have at least two years’ post-qualification experience.

Master of Science Degree in Analytical Chemistry

Applicants must be holders of a BSc Honours Degree with a degree class of at least Upper Second (2.1) in Chemistry, Applied Chemistry or Chemical Engineering. 

Applicants with a Lower Second Class (2.2) Honours Degree in the above fields will be required to have at least two years’ post-qualification experience.

Master of Science Degree in Applied Mathematical Modelling

Applicants must be holders of a BSc Honours Degree with a degree class of at least Upper Second (2.1) in Applied Mathematics, Mathematics, Applied Statistics, Statistics, Computer Science or Operations Research.

Applicants with a Lower Second Class (2.2) Honours Degree in the above fields will be required to have at least two years’ post-qualification experience or,

Applicants with at least an Upper Second (2.1) Honours degree class in a programme with a significant *Mathematical content.

* Significant mathematical content definition;

For those applicants without a Mathematics Honours Degree, the level of mathematical background for entry to the programme will be considered adequate if the applicant has passed the following mathematics courses:

  • SMA1116       Engineering Mathematics 1A
  • SMA1216       Engineering Mathematics 1B, and
  • SMA2116       Engineering Mathematics II

Master of Science Degree in Big Data Science 

Applicants must be holders of a BSc Honours Degree with a degree class of at least Upper Second (2.1) in Computing (Computer Engineering, Informatics, Information Systems, Computer Science, Software Engineering), Electronic Engineering, Statistics, Business Analytics or Operations Research.

Applicants with a Lower Second Class (2.2) Honours Degree in the above fields will be required to have at least two years’ post-qualification experience.

Master of Science Degree in Eco-tourism and Biodiversity Conservation

 

Applicants must be holders of a BSc Honours Degree with a degree class of at least Upper Second (2.1) in Forest Resources and Wildlife Management, Animal Science, Natural Resources Management or any relevant Science Degree.

  • Relevant work experience and professional qualification in Eco-tourism, Strategic Marketing and Business Management will be an added advantage.

Applicants with a Lower Second Class (2.2) Honours Degree in the above fields will be required to have at least two years’ post-qualification experience.

Master Of Science Degree in Geophysics

Applicants must be holders of a BSc Honours Degree with a degree class of at least Upper Second (2.1) in Applied Physics or Geology.

  • Applicants with a BSc. Honours Degree in Geology with a minimum classification of Upper Second (2.1) may be considered for admission if they have a good mathematics background.  
  • Any other equivalent qualifications obtained   from recognised institutions in Zimbabwe or elsewhere may be considered for admission.

Applicants with a Lower Second Class (2.2) Honours Degree in the above fields will be required to have at least two years’ post-qualification experience.

Master Of Science Degree in Lasers And Applied Optics

Applicants must be holders of a BSc Honours Degree with a degree class of at least Upper Second (2.1) in Applied Physics or Physics.

Applicants with a Lower Second Class (2.2) Honours Degree in the above fields will be required to have at least two years’ post-qualification experience. 

  • For those applicants who do not have an Honours Degree in Physics or Applied Physics, the level of Physics background will be considered adequate if an applicant has passed the following courses or their equivalent:
  • Thermal Physics
  • Quantum Mechanics
  • Electromagnetism
  • Atomic Physics
  • Nuclear Physics

Master of Science Degree in Medical Physics

            

 

Applicants must be holders of a BSc Honours Degree with a degree class of at least Upper Second (2.1) in Applied Physics or Biophysics. Preference shall be given to those already working in the Health Delivery Sector.

Applicants with a Lower Second Class (2.2) Honours Degree in the above fields will be required to have at least two years’ post-qualification experience.

Master of Science Degree  in Radiography

Applicants must be holders of a BSc Honours Degree with a degree class of at least Upper Second (2.1) in Radiography
Applicants with a Lower Second Class (2.2) Honours Degree in the above field will be required to have at least two years’ post-qualification experience.
In addition, applicants must be registered or be eligible for registration with the Allied Health Practitioners Council. 

Master of Science Degree in Medical Ultrasound

Applicants must be holders of a BSc Honours Degree with a degree class of at least Upper Second (2.1) in Radiography, (Diagnostic or Therapeutic).

Applicants with a Lower Second Class (2.2) Honours Degree in the above fields will be required to have at least two years’ post-qualification experience.

In addition, applicants must be registered with or are eligible for registration with the Allied Health Practitioner’s Council of Zimbabwe. programme

Any other relevant qualification obtained from a recognised institution in Zimbabwe or elsewhere may be considered for admission.

Master of Science Degree in Operations Research and Statistics

Applicants must be holders of a BSc Honours Degree with a degree class of at least Upper Second (2.1) in Applied Mathematics, Mathematics, Applied Statistics, Statistics, Operations Research, Computer Science, Computing, Bachelor of Education Honours Degree in Mathematics or Bachelor of Engineering Honours Degree in any field.

Applicants with a lower Second (2.2) Honours Degree in the above fields will be required to have at least two years’ post-qualification experience or a Postgraduate qualification in a related field.

Master of Science Degree in Sports Science

 

Applicants must be holders of a BSc Honours Degree with a degree class of at least Upper Second (2.1) in Sports Science or related field.

Applicants with a Lower Second Class (2.2) Honours Degree in the above fields will be required to have at least two years’ post-qualification experience, or an internationally recognised coaching qualification or license which is equivalent to an Honours First Degree from a Sport Federation or Institution of a similar kind.

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