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National University Of Science And Technology Postgraduate Degree Programmes For The 2022 Intake

Location: Bulawayo
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ADMISSION INTO POSTGRADUATE DEGREE PROGRAMMES.

1.1 Applications are invited from candidates who meet the requirements for entry into the Postgraduate Degree Programmes.  1.2 For online application use the NUST Website: www.nust.ac.zw or follow this linkhttps://apply.nust.ac.zw/apply/  Or

1.3 Download the application form from the NUST Website: www.nust.ac.zw  or follow 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. 0. 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

  • Zimbabwean Nationals An application fee of US$10 or the ZWL interbank rate equivalent of the day must be paid during the online application process.
  • International Applicants The application fee for International Applicants is US$20.
  • The closing date for applications is 22 April 2022.
  • Late application Deadline for late application is 29 April 2022. Zimbabwean Nationals late application fee is US$15; International Applicants late application fee is US$30 Applicants are encouraged to utilise the online payment platform.

Application fees may also be paid via the following modes:

For Zimbabwean Nationals:

  • Cash at NUST Bulawayo Campus
  • Swipe at NUST Bulawayo Campus/ Harare Office, Zimdef House
  • 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

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 and Technology

Account Number:    4820068620666

Branch Address:      108 Jason Moyo Street and 11th Avenue Bulawayo, Zimbabwe

Swift Code:              FBCPZWHA 

FACULTY OF APPLIED SCIENCE

Master of Science Degree in Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 

Requirements: 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 Biotechnology. Shortlisted candidates may be interviewed before admission. Applicants with a Lower Second Class (2.2) Honours Degree in the above fields wit be required to have at least two years' post-qtialification experience. 

Master of Science Degree in Analytical Chemistry 

Requirements: 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 

Requirements: 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. 

Master of Science Degree in Big Data Science (Bulawayo and Harare Cohort) 

 Requirements: 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 (Bulawayo or Harare Cohort)

Requirements: 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 Environmental Health 

Applicants should be in possession of: A Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Environmental Science and Health, Bachelor of Environmental Science Honours Degree in Public Health or any other related field with at least a Lower Second Degree classification (2.2). Duration of the programme will be 24 months (2 years). 

Master of Science Degree in Applied Geographical Information Systems and Remote Sensing 

Normal entry: Applicants should have a BSc Degree with a Upper Second Class (2.1) in Geographical Information Systems and Remote Sensing, Life Sciences and related Geospatial Disciplines with a significant Geographical Information Systems content. Special entry: Candidates with a Lower Second class (2.2) Bsc Honours Degree and at least 3 years of relevant work experience. Please attach copies of Birth Certificates, National Identity Card, Relevant academic or professional certificates and transcripts and as well as a detailed Curriculum Vitae, which should include names and addresses of two referees 

Master of Science Degree in Geophysics 

Requirements: 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 

Requirements: 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. Applicants who do not have an Honours Degree in Physics or Applied Physics will be considered if they have passed the following courses or their equivalent: Thermal Physics Quantum Mechanics Electromagnetism Atomic Physics Nuclear Physics 

 Master of Science Degree in Medical Physics

Requirements: 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

Requirements: 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

Requirements: 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 Practitioners Council of Zimbabwe. 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 (Bulawayo and Harare Cohort) Requirements: 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 (Bulawayo and Harare Cohort)

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 licence which is equivalent to an Honours First Degree from a Sport Federation or Institution of a similar kind.

FACULTY OF THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT

Master of Science Degree in Construction Project Management (Bulawayo and Harare Cohort)

Requirements: Applicants must be holders of a BSc Honours Degree, with a degree class of at least Upper Second (2.1) in Quantity Surveying, Architecture, Rural & Urban Planning, Building Economics, Civil Engineering or Property Management. 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 Philosophy Degree in Property Studies

Requirements: Applicants must be holders of a BSc Honours Degree with a degree class of at least 2.1 in the following disciplines: Property Development and Estate Management, Construction Management, Quantity Surveying, Building Economics or Urban Planning from this University or any other recognised University. The application should be accompanied by a research proposal with a focus on one of the following study areas: property development, property management, property valuation, or property marketing or sales. The research proposal not exceeding five (5) pages should include a concise title, introduction, statement of the problem, research objectives, and justification of the study, and a proposed methodology. 

Master of Science Degree in Accounting and Finance (Bulawayo and Harare Cohort)

Requirements: Applicants must be holders of a BSc Honours Degree, B Corn Honours Degree or equivalent with a degree class of at least Upper Second (2.1) in Accounting or equivalent. Applicants must have a thorough knowledge of Financial Reporting and Financial Analysis. Professional qualifications such as ACCA, CIMA, CIS 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 Banking and Financial Economics (Bulawayo and Harare Cohort)

Requirements: Applicants must be holders of a BSc Honours Degree, B Corn Honours Degree or equivalent with a degree class of at least Upper Second (2.1) in Banking, Finance, Economics or their equivalents. 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 Financial Engineering (Bulawayo and Harare Cohort)

Requirements: Applicants must be holders of a BSc Honours Degree, B Corn Honours Degree or equivalent with a degree class of at least Upper Second (2.1) in any field with a financial and mathematical content. Preference will be given to applicants with a strong mathematical background. 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 Finance and Investment (Bulawayo and Harare Cohort)

Requirements: Applicants must be holders of a BSc Honours Degree, B Corn Honours Degree or equivalent with a degree class of at least Upper Second (2.1) in a Commercial Degree or equivalent. In addition, applicants should have completed and passed Corporate Finance. 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 Fiscal Studies (Bulawayo and Harare Cohort)

Requirements: Applicants must be holders of a BSc Honours Degree, B Corn Honours Degree or equivalent with a degree class of at least Upper Second (2.1) in Fiscal Studies, Public Finance, Customs, Taxation, Economics or equivalent. A Bachelors' Honours Degree in any discipline plus an acceptable Postgraduate Diploma in the above disciplines. 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 Risk Management and Insurance (Bulawayo and Harare Cohort)

Requirements: Applicants must be holders of a BSc Honours Degree, B Corn Honours Degree or equivalent with a degree class of at least Upper Second (2.1) in Risk Management and Insurance or any Business related fields. In addition, the candidate must have thorough knowledge of insurance and/ or risk management disciplines

  • 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 must hold a General Degree or equivalent, preferably Upper Second Class (Upper Second (2.1)) or better, from a recognised university, coupled with a professional qualification in Insurance and/or Risk Management from a recognised institution. Associates or holders of advanced Diplomas from internationally recognised institutions such as The Insurance Institute of Zimbabwe (IIZ) and The Insurance Institute of South Africa (NSA) with at least three (3) years' of working experience at supervisory or management level will also be considered. Applicants with these professional qualifications must show proof of having completed the final level of the qualification's examination(s) to be admitted into the Master of Science Degree in Risk Management and Insurance programme.

Master of Science Degree in Strategic Marketing (Bulawayo and Harare Cohort)

Requirements: Applicants must be holders of a BSc Honours Degree, B Com Honours Degree or equivalent with a degree class of at least Upper Second (2.1) in any business related field. The Master of Science programme is not intended as an introductory course in Marketing. Therefore, to be considered for admission an applicant should have completed in their prerequisite Degree the following courses:

  • Principles of Marketing
  • Principles of Management
  • Principles of Economics; and any of the following:

Business Finance, Statistics, Principles of Accounting, Quantitative Analysis for Business, and Marketing or Business 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.

FACULTY OF INSTITUTE OF DEVELOPMENT STUDIES

Master of Science Degree in Development Studies (Bulawayo and Harare Cohort)

Requirements: Applicants must be holders of BSc Honours Degree in Development Studies or equivalent from a recognised university or holders of any other Bachelor's Degree and a Postgraduate Diploma in Development Studies or equivalent. Relevant work experience in the field of development or equivalent will be an added advantage.

 Master of Science Degree in Disaster Management (Bulawayo and Harare Cohort)

Requirements: Applicants must be holders of a Bachelor's Degree in Development Studies or equivalent from a recognised university. Or Holders of a Bachelor's Degree from a recognised university, and a Postgraduate Diploma in Development Studies or equivalent. Relevant work experience in the field of Disaster Risk and Emergence Management or equivalent will be an added advantage.

FACULTY OF COMMUNICATION AND INFORMATION SCIENCE

Master of Science Degree in Strategic Communications

Requirements: Applicants must be holders of a BSc Honours Degree, with a degree class of at least Upper Second (2.1) in Social Sciences, Arts or Business related studies. 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 A Degree class of a Pass (3) in Social Sciences, Arts or Business related studies plus a Postgraduate Diploma in Communication and Strategic Communication related studies.

Master of Science Degree in Journalism and Media Studies

Requirements: Applicants must be holders of a BSc Honours Degree with a degree class of at least Upper Second (2.1) in Journalism and/or Media Studies or related discipline such as Communication Studies, Public Relations and Advertising. Applicants with a Lower Second Class (2.2) Honours Degree in the above fields will be required to have at least three years' post-qualification practical experience in a recognised media house. . Applicants with any first Degree and a Postgraduate Diploma in Journalism and/or Media Studies or related fields may be admitted into the programme.

Master of Science Degree in Library and Information Science

Requirements: Applicants must be holders of a BSc Honours Degree with a degree class of at least Upper Second (2.1) in Library and Information Science or in any other Information Science field (Archives, Records Management, Publishing, Archaeology, Cultural Heritage and Museology studies). At least a Lower Second Class (2.2) Degree in any other field plus a Postgraduate qualification or an equivalent in Library and Information Science. Applicants who have obtained Degree Class of a Pass (3) in any Information Science field listed in the first criteria and at least five (5) years' relevant experience in information related sciences may be considered for admission.

Master of Science Degree in Records and Archives Management

Requirements: Applicants must be holders of a BSc Honours Degree with a degree class of at least Upper Second (2.1) in Records and Archives Management; Records Management; Archival Science; Information Studies; History or Heritage Studies from an accredited University or higher education institution. 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. Applicants with any first Degree in a field other than those listed above will be required to have at least two years' post-qualification practical experience in a records and archives related establishment.

FACULTY OF ENGINEERING

Master of Engineering Degree in Manufacturing Systems and Operations Management (MSOM) (Bulawayo and Harare Cohort)

Requirements: Applicants must be holders of a BSc Honours Degree with a degree class of at least Upper Second (2.1) in Engineering, such as Industrial, Industrial and Manufacturing, Manufacturing, Production, Mechanical, Mechatronics, Chemical, Electrical, Electrical and Electronics and Fibre and Polymer Materials 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 Engineering Degree in Manufacturing Engineering and Operations Management (MEOM) (Bulawayo and Harare Cohort)

Requirements: Applicants must be holders of a BSc Honours Degree with a degree class of at least Upper Second (2.1) in Engineering, such as Industrial, Industrial and Manufacturing, Manufacturing, Production, Mechanical, Mechatronics, Chemical, Electrical, Electrical and Electronics and Fibre and Polymer Materials 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. NB: Admission into the above programme will besubject to adequete numbers of applicants qualifying to make a class

Master and of Engineering Degree in Chemical Environmental Process Engineering

Requirements: Applicants must be holders of a BSc Honours Degree with a degree crass of at least Lower Second (2.2) in Chemical Engineering or related disciplines such as Environmental Engineering, Applied Biochemistry, Applied Chemistry, Metallurgical Engineering, Chemical Technology, Process Engineering or Petrochemical Engineering from an accredited college or university. Post qualification work experience is an added advantage. NB: Admission into the programme will be subject to adequate numbers of applicants qualifying to make a class.

FACULTY OF MEDICINE 

Medicine Master Midwifery of Science Degree in Education

Requirements: Applicants must be holders of a relevant BSc Honours Degree in Nursing or related field. In addition, applicants should hold: Midwifery post basic qualification (Diploma or higher). A valid practising certificate with the Nurses Council of Zimbabwe. Applicants should have at least one-year post-qualification experience. NB: Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed as part of the selection process.

Master (MMED of Medicine Degree in Family Medicine FAM. MED)

Requirements: Applicants must be holders of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) or equivalent. Have completed a General Medical Education (GME) post internship. Have a current registration and practising certificate with the Medical and Dental Practitioners Council of Zimbabwe (MDPCZ). This qualification in Family Medicine is intended for doctors in possession of a first degree in medicine to acquire additional knowledge. skills and attitude to enable them to: Provide competent, comprehensive and continuous patient-centered medical care, using the biopsychosocial model, in a continuum across all facilities in the district and provincial health system. This includes curative, preventive. promotive, palliative and rehabilitative care. NB: Shortlisted Applicants for admission to the MMED Degree in Family Medicine programme may be interviewed as part of the selection process.

FACULTY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION

Postgraduate Technology Diploma in Science and Education (PGDSTE)

Requirements: Applicants must be holders of a Bachelor's Degree in Science, Technology, Technical, or Commercial subjects taught in the Secondary School or College. Applicants should be currently teaching in schools, colleges or related institutions. NB: Admission into the programme will be subject to adequate numbers of applicants qualifying to make a class.

Postgraduate Education Diploma in Tertiary and Higher (PGDTHE)

Requirements: Applicants must be holders of a Bachelor's or a Postgraduate Degree or equivalent from accredited and recognised institutions. Should have teaching or training experience in higher and tertiary education. NB: Admission into the programme will be subject to adequate numbers of applicants qualifying to make a class.

Master Degree of Technology Education (MTECHED)

Requirements: Applicants must be holders of a Bachelor's Degree with a degree class of at least 2.2 in Applied Art and Design, Clothing, Textile and Fashion Design, Design and Technology. Should have a Certificate or Diploma in Science, Design, Technology or Technical Education.

Masterof Technology Education Degree (MTECHED) 

Requirements: Applicants must be holders of a Bachelor's Degree with a degree class of at least 2.2 in Civil and Construction Engineering, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Technical Graphics, Wood Science and Technology. Should have a Certificate or Diploma in Engineering, Technology or Technical Education. NB: Admission into the programme will be subject to adequate numbers of applicants qualifying to make a class.

Master of Science Degree Education (MScED)

Requirements: Applicants must be holders of a Bachelor's Degree with a degree class of at least 2.2 in Accounting and Business Studies, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics. Should have a Certificate or Diploma in Education. NB: Admission into the programme will be subject to adequate numbers of applicants qualifying to make a class. 

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