National University of Science & Technology

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 The Rules of Student Conduct and Discipline Ordinance : No. 30 

 

The Rules of Student Conduct and Discipline Ordinance is available from the Department of Public Relations Office. They canbe reached at the following address. 

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  Any students of the University who is not resident in Zimbabwe or whose parents or legal guardians are not resident in Zimbabwe at the date of registration shall be charged an academic fee for the programme for which he/she is registered in US currency.

 

  • The current charges per semester, which are not currently expected to change are as follows :-

                                                                                           Fees

 Undergraduates (SADC)                                           US$ 2 550

 Undergraduates (NON SADC)                                 US$ 5 050

 Postgraduates (SADC)                                              US$ 3 050

 Postgraduates (NON SADC)                                    US$ 5 050

 Registration Fees                                                       US$ 120

 Application Fees                                                         US$ 120

 

  •  Persons who are resident in Zimbabwe solely for the purpose of attending the University shall not be regarded as being residents in Zimbabwe.
  •   Persons who are employees of a foreign embassy in Zimbabwe and the dependents of such  persons shall be regarded as non-resident for the purpose of determining the fees to be paid by such persons for courses undertaken at the University.

 

 

 

1. Tuition Fees Per Semester

The approved schedule of the 2011-2012 Academic fees are reflected below.

Under Graduate Fees                                                                             

 Conventional Programmes                                                                         US$

 

Faculty of Commerce 

 350

 Faculty of Communication & Information Science

 350

 Faculty of Applied Science

 400

 Faculty of the Built Environment

 400

 Faculty of Industrial Technology

 400

 Faculty of Medicine

 450

 

 

 Parallel Programmes   

 

 Faculty of Commerce 450

 Faculty of Communication & Information Science 450

 Faculty of Applied Science 500

 Faculty of the Built Environment 500

  Faculty of Industrial Technology 500

 

 

Tuition Fees charged to students are used to supplement Government Grant. The money is used to meet the cost of producing graduates.

 

The University also incurs operational costs in the form of teaching materials such as toner for printing, bond paper, markers, chalk, transport costs, cleaning material, toiletries, insurance for student, electricity, and water bills, subscriptions journals e.t.c.

 

 

 

2.  Fees for International Students

 

   2.1 Any students of the University who is not resident in Zimbabwe or whose parents or legal guardians are not resident in Zimbabwe at the date of registration shall be charged an academic fee for the programme for which he/she is registered in US currency.

 

The current charges per semester, which are not currently expected to change are as follows :-

 

                                                                                          Current

 

 Undergraduates (SADC)

 US$ 2 550

 Undergraduates (NON SADC) US$ 5 050

 Postgraduates (SADC) US$ 3 050

 Postgraduates (NON SADC) US$ 5 050

 Registration Fees

 US$ 120

 Application Fees

 US$ 120

      2.2  Persons who are resident in Zimbabwe solely for the purpose of attending the University shall not be regarded as being residents in Zimbabwe.

 

     2.3  Persons who are employees of a foreign embassy in Zimbabwe and the dependents of such  persons shall be regarded as non-resident for the purpose of determining the fees to be paid by such persons for courses undertaken at the University.

 

 

 

3.   Date of Operation

 

 This schedule is in affect for the 2011-2012 academic year and shall remain in force until otherwise varied by a fees ordinance of the National University of Science and Technology

 

 

 

 

 

SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS

POST GRADUATE DIPLOMAS AND MASTERS DEGREES BY COURSEWORK

* Applications shall be submitted on the official forms. 

* Application forms shall be submitted by the closing dates as advertised.

* Late applications may be considered upon payment of the prescribed late application fee.

* download the application form in PDF or Microsoft Word.

 

MASTER OF PHILOSOPHY AND DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY DEGREES

* Applications shall be submitted on the official forms.

* there shall be no deadlines for the submission of applications.

* Acceptances and Rejections shall be determined by the Senate on the recommendations of the Departmental Board through the appropriate Faculty Higher Degrees Committee

* download the application form.

 

HIGHER DOCTORATE DEGREES

* Applications shall be made on the official form.

* An eligible candidate may make application at any time and shall, at the same time, submit evidence of his qualifications; such evidence shall consist of published work, papers or books containing original contribution to the advancement of knowledge.

* Where a part of the work submitted is not in any candidate's sole name, the candidate shall produce satisfactory evidence of his/her part in the initiation, direction and conduct of the work.

* A candidate shall indicate what part, if any, of the work has been submitted for a Degree in this or any other university,by himself/herself or in the case of joint work, by any of his co-authors.

* The term 'published' in these Regulations shall mean printed in a periodical or as a pamphlet or book which has been available for criticism by relevant experts. The Examiners shall be given discretion to disregard any of the work submitted,if, in their opinion, the work has not been so available for criticism either on account of its inaccessibility or because it has been submitted for the Degree at too short an interval after its publication.

* The application and supporting documentation shall be submitted to the appropriate Departmental Board for preliminary consideration. The Departmental Board shall make recommendations to the Faculty Higher Degrees Committee.

* If the Faculty Higher Degrees Committee considers that the application has sufficient merit, it shall recommend to Senate the appointment of both Internal and External Examiners and that the applicant be formally registered as a candidate for examination.

* Download the Application Form.

 

 

 

General Entry Requirements

The normal minimum entry requirements shall be an appropriate First Degree or approved equivalent qualification.

For taught postgraduate programmes, the entry requirement is normally at least a relevant Bachelors'degree in the Lower Second Division (2.2) and some relevant work experience. For more details on the programmes, candidates are advised to visit the sites of the respective Faculties/Departments.

 

Other qualifications may be considered by the Senate on the recommendation of the Department and Faculty concerned; Normally, for such qualifications the University shall require proof of relevant experience and may require applicants to pass a qualifying examination to decide on their acceptability for admission;

 

For admission to a particular programme of study and/or for subjects/courses within the programme there may be specific restrictions on the choice of subjects in the general requirements and/or additional requirements shall prescribe such additional requirements.

 

MASTERS DEGREES BY COURSE WORK

The normal entrance requirement shall be an appropriate Honors Degree or approved equivalent qualification.

 

* Other qualifications may be considered by the Senate on the recommendation of the Department and Faculty concerned; Normally, for such qualifications the University shall require proof of relevant experience and may require applicants to pass a qualifying examination to decide on their acceptability for admission;

* For admission to a particular programme of study and/or for subjects/courses within the programme there may be specific restrictions on the choice of subjects in the general requirements and/or additional requirements concerning entry. Faculty Regulations shall prescribe such additional requirements.

 

MASTER OF PHILOSOPHY DEGREES

The normal entrance requirements shall be an appropriate Honours Degree in the First or Upper Second Division.

 

* An appropriate Honours Degree in the Lower Second or Third Division may be considered provided performance in the intended field of study was in the First or Upper Second Division.

* Other qualifications may be considered by the Senate on the recommendation of the Department and Faculty concerned. 

Normally, for such qualifications the University shall require applicants to pass a qualifying examination to decide on their acceptability for admission.

 

TRANSFER FROM MASTER OF PHILOSOPHY TO DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY DEGREE

A student who is registered for the Master of Philosophy Degree may apply, after completing one year, if his/her Supervisor so recommends, to apply his/her registration and to proceed to Doctor of Philosophy Degree programme. Retrospective registration may be permitted.

 

TRANSFER FROM DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY TO MASTER OF PHILOSOPHY

A student who is registered for the Doctor of Philosophy Degree but wishes to proceed to the Master of Philosophy Degree, may apply if his/her Supervisor so recommends to transfer his/her registration and to proceed to the Master of Philosophy Degree Programme. The length of requisite further study, if any, shall be prescribed.

 

On recommendation of the Supervisor (s) the Departmental Board may recommend to Senate through the Faculty Higher Degrees Committee that a student, who is registered for the Doctor of Philosophy degree transfers his/her registration and proceed to the Master of Philosophy programme.

 

DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY

The normal entrance requirement shall be an appropriate Masters Degree.

 

HIGHER DOCTORATE DEGREES

Applicants shall be approved graduates in the tenth or subsequent year after the date of their first graduation and must have published work of an exceptionally high standard such as would confer on them an authoritative and international standing in their subject and in their particular field of research.

 

POSTGRADUATE TAUGHT COURSES

The University offers the following taught Postgraduate degree programmes

*MSc in Operations Research (Part-time)

*MBA (General Programme)

*MEng in Water Resources and Environmental Engineering

*MEng in Electronic Engineering

 

STRUCTURE AND DURATION OF PROGRAMMES

POST GRADUATE DIPLOMAS

The minimum duration of the Post Graduate Diploma Programmes shall be:-

 

Full-time - one year

Part-time - two years

 

MASTERS DEGREES BY COURSEWORK

The minimum duration of the Masters Programme by Coursework shall be:-

 

Full-time - one year

Part -time - two years

 

MASTER OF PHILOSOPHY DEGREE

The duration of the Master of Philosophy Programmes shall be:-

 

Full-time - 18 months (3 years maximum)

Part-time - 3 years (5 years maximum)

 

DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY DEGREES

The duration of the Doctor of Philosophy Degree Programmes shall be:-

 

Full-time - 3 years (5 years maximum)

Part-time - 5 years (8 years maximum)

 

. MSc. in Research Methods

. MEng. Electronic Engineering

. MEng. Water Resources and Environment

. MEng. Industrial Engineering 

 

 

*MSc in Industrial Mathematics (Part-time)

*MSc in Lasers and Applied Optics (Full-time)

*MSc in Computer Science (Full-time)

*MSc in Sports and Coaching (2001/2002 only) - Full-time 

*MSc in Finance and Investment (Block-release)

*MEng in Industrial Engineering (Block-release)

*MBA (Executive Programme) (Block-release) 

*Postgraduate Diploma in Management: PGDM (Block-release)

*Postgraduate Diploma in Public Management: PGDPM (Block-release) 

Other taught Masters degree programmes that are not yet offered but which may be offered in the near future are: 

*Master of Architecture 

*Master of Quantity Surveying

*MSc in Banking and Financial Services 

*MSc in Marketing