2023 Undergraduate Intake

ADMISSION BY NORMAL ENTRY AND SPECIAL ENTRY INTO UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE PROGRAMMES FOR THE 2023/2024 ACADEMIC YEAR.

Applications are invited from candidates who meet the requirements for entry into First Year Undergraduate Programmes.
Applications should be submitted online via this link https://apply.nust.ac.zw/apply/

Only Special Entry and International Applicants should download the form from the NUST website via this link https://www.nust.ac.zw/index.php/application-forms.html, 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: (+263) 292 -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

Application Fee

a) Zimbabwean Nationals

An application fee of US$20 or the ZWL equivalent provided must be paid during the online application process.
For Special Entry and International applicants the banking details are provided below.

b) International Applicants

The application fee for International Applicants is US$30.

c) The closing date for applications is 10 February 2023 at midday.

Application fees may be paid via the following modes:

For Zimbabwean Nationals:

(i) Cash at NUST Bulawayo Campus
(ii)Swipe at NUST Bulawayo Campus/ Harare Office, Zimdef House
(iii)Rtgs or a cash deposit into the following accounts:

Bank: ZB BANK
Branch: Jason Moyo
Name: National University of Science and Technology
Account Number: 4372-035542-090

or
Bank: FBC Bank
Branch: Jason Moyo
Branch Code: 8305
Account Number: 3120068620276
Account Name: National University of Science and Technology

Nostro Account
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: FBCPZWHA

FACULTIES AND DEGREE PROGRAMMES

FACULTY

DEGREE PROGRAMME

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Applied Science

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Informatics

‘A’ Level pass in Mathematics or Pure Mathematics or Additional Mathematics or Mechanical Mathematics or Computer Science, Software Engineering and any Science or Commercial subject.

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.

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).

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).

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.

Bachelor of Science Special Honours Degree in Radiography

Special Entry: A Diploma in Radiography or equivalent qualification with at least 2 years 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.

Special Entry

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

The Built Environment

Bachelor of Architectural Studies

Honours Degree (5years)

‘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.

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 (4yrs)

 

 

2 ‘A’ Level passes in either Mathematics or Further Mathematics or Mechanical Mathematics or Statistics or Pure Mathematics or Physics and any other subject.

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 (4years)

 

 

2 ‘A’ Level passes in Mathematics or Further Mathematics or Mechanical Mathematics or Statistics or Pure Mathematics or Physics and any other subject.

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 (4years)

 

2 A’ Level passes in Geography, Mathematics or Mechanical Mathematics or Pure Mathematics, Additional Mathematics, Accounting, Economics, Business Studies, Management of Business

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.

Commerce

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.

Bachelor of Commerce Honours Degree in Actuarial Science

2 ‘A’ level passes in both Mathematics and Statistics and one Commercial subject.

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.

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 pass in Economics or Accounting or Mathematics and any other commercial subject.

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.

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.

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.

Bachelor of Commerce Honours Degree in Management

2 ‘A’ Level passes in Commercial or Social Science subjects.

Communication and Information Science

Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Journalism and Media Studies

2 ‘A’ level passes in any Language subject and any Arts subjects.

Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Library and Information Science

2 ‘A’ level passes in any Arts subjects.

 

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.

 

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.

Special Entry

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

Engineering

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.                                                      

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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

Environmental Science

Bachelor of Environmental 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.

 

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.

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.

Science and Technology Education

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 (4Years)

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.

Medicine

 

 

Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Midwifery

 (3Years)

Be a Registered General Nurse with a Diploma in Midwifery and Registered as a Midwife.

Be registered with the Nurses Council of Zimbabwe and have a valid Practising Certificate with 2years work experience post midwifery qualification.

Must have at least 5 O’ Levels including English Language and a Science subject.

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