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Women's University In Africa - August 2022 Intake

Applications are invited from candidates wishing to pursue the following undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes 

Please Note:

  • Applicants above the age of 4O years may be admitted into diploma and undergraduate degree programmes through the Accredited Prior Learning selection criteria.
  • Foundation Mathematics will be offered to those without Mathematics at '0' level intending to persue programs that require the subject as a prerequisite.
  • Programmes with inadequate successful applicants may not commence.
  • We have compuses in Harare, Mutare, Bulawayo, ivlarandera and Kadoma.
  • The University has enrolled students from countries that include Zambia, Malawi, South Africa, Sierra Leone, Ghana and Nigeria.
  • The modes of blended learning are as follows: Weekdays, Weekends, Block release and e-learning

PROGRAMMES FACULTY OF AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE

Diploma in Agribusiness Management

 Requirements: At least five '0' Level passes including English Language and Mathematics.

 Duration: 2 Years 

Diploma in Environmental Management

 Requirements:, At least five '0' Level passes including English Language and Mathematics. OR Certificate in Hospitality and Tourism, Certificate in Agriculture, Certificate in Surveying, Certificate in Urban Planning/Development or any other qualifications Deemed relevant by the Faculty.

 Duration:  2 Years 

Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Environmental Management

 Requirements: At least two 'A' level passes in any Science subjects with at least five '0' level subjects including Mathematics and English; OR -At least a Diploma in Agriculture from a recognised institution after attaining a minimum of five '0' level passes including English Language and Mathematics; OR At least a Diploma in Veterinary Science from a recognised institution after attaining a minimum of five '0' level passes including English Language and Mathematics Any other relevant qualification from a recognised institution

 Duration: 4 Years 

Bachelor of Science Agriculture Honours Degree in Horticulture

 Requirements: At least two 'A' level passes in any Science subjects with at least five '0' level subjects including Mathematics and English; OR At least a Diploma in Agriculture from a recognised institution after attaining a minimum of five '0' level passes including English Language and Mathematics; Any other relevant qualification from a recognised institution

 Duration:  4 Years  

Bachelor of Science Agriculture Honours Degree in Agribusiness Management.

 Requirements: At least two 'A' level passes in any Science subjects with at least five '0' level subjects including Mathematics and English; OR At least a Diploma in Agriculture from a recognised institution after attaining a minimum of five '0' level passes including English Language and Mathematics; OR At least a Diploma in Veterinary Science from a recognised institution after attaining a minimum of five '0' level passes including English Language ar Mathematics, Any other relevant qualification from a recognised institution

 Duration: 4 Years 

Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Agricultural Education and Extension

 Requirements: At least two 'A' level passes in any Science subjects with at least five '0' level subjects including Mathematics and English; OR At least a Diploma in Agriculture from a recognised institution after attaining a minimum of five '0 level passes including English Language and Mathematics; OR At least a Diploma in Veterinary Science from a recognised institution after attaining a minimum of five '0' level passes including English Language ar Mathematics; OR At least a Diploma in Education from a recognised institution after attaining a minimum of five '0' level passes including English Language and Mathematics; OR Any other relevant qualification from a recognised institution

 Duration: 4 Years

Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Meat Science and Dairy Technology

 Requirements: At least two 'A' level passes in any Science subjects with at least five '0' level subjects including Mathematics'and English; OR At least a Diploma in Agriculture from a recognised institution after attaining a minimum of five '0' level passes including English Language and Mathematics; OR At least a Diploma in Veterinary Science from a recognised institution after attaining a minimum of five '0' level passes including English Language ar , Mathematics Any other relevant qualification from a recognised institution 

 Duration: 4 Years 

Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Environmental Science

 Requirements: At least two 'A' level passes in any Science subjects with at least five '0' level subjects including Mathematics and English; OR - At least a Diploma in Environmental Management from a recognised institution after attaining a minimum of five '0' level passes including English Language and Mathematics

 Duration: 4 Years 

Master of Science in Agribusiness Systems Management and Development

 Requirements: BSc Hons in Agribusiness or Agricultural Economics from a recognised institution.

 Duration: 18 Months 

Master of Science in Livestock Science and Meat Technology

 Requirements: BSc Hons in Animal Science  from a recognised institution.

 Duration: 18 Months 

 FACULTY  OF MANAGEMENT AND ENTREPRENEURIAL SCIENCES

Diploma in Project Planning and Management

 Requirements: Minimum of five '0' level passes including English Language and Mathematics. - A Certificate in Project Planning and Management and work experience is an added advantage.

 Duration: 1 Year 

Diploma in Business Management

 Requirements: A minimum of five '0' level passes including English Language and Mathematics.

 Duration: 2 Years 

Executive Diploma in Management

 Requirements: A relevant Higher National Diploma with a minimum of five 'O' level passes including English Language and Mathematics, and At least two years relevant work experience at senior managerial/administrative level or professional capacity. - EDM feeds into the MBA programme.

 Duration: 1 Year -

Bachelor of Commerce Honours Degree in Accounting

 Requirements:  Minimum of five '0' level passes including English Language and Mathematics, and At least two A' level passes in Commercial subjects; OR, A Diploma of a finance' qualification or an accountancy Diploma e.g. CIS, ACCA or HND with at least 2 years relevant work experience. 

 Duration: 4Years 

Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Human Resource Management

 Requirements: Minimum of five '0' level passes including English Language and Mathematics; and -At least two 'A' level passes in Commercial subjects; OR A Diploma from the Institute of Personnel Management of Zimbabwe (IPMZ) with at least 2 years relevant work experience.

 Duration: 4Years 

Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Information Systems

 RequirementsMinimum of five '0' level passes including English Language and Mathematics; and -At least two 'A' level passes in relevant subjects; OR - A relevant Diploma in Computer Science/Computer Studies/Information Technology and at least 2 years relevant work experience.

 Duration: 4 Year

Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Computer Science

 Requirements: Minimum of five '0' level passes including English Language and Mathematics; and -At least two 'A' level passes in relevant subjects; OR - A relevant Diploma in Computer Science/Computer Studies/Information Technology and at least 2 years relevant work experience.

 Duration: 4 Years 

Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Business Intelligence and Data Analytics

 Requirements: Minimum of five '0' level passes including English Language and Mathematics; and - At least two 'A' level passes in Science and/or Commercial subjects

 Duration: 4years 

Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Information Technology

 Requirements: Minimum of five '0' level passes including English Language and Mathematics; and - At least two 'A' level passes in relevant subjects; OR - A relevant Diploma in Computer Science/Computer Studies/Information Technology and at least 2 years relevant work experience.

 Duration: 4years 

Bachelor of Commerce Honours Degree in Banking and Finance

 Requirements: Minimum of five '0' level passes including English Language and Mathematics; plus either - At least two 'A' level passes in relevant subjects; OR -At least 2 years relevant work experience and either a relevant Diploma in Business related studies or Part CIS, ACCA, CIMA, IAC, SAAR.

 Duration: 4 years 

Master of Science in Supply Chain Management

 Requirements: A relevant first degree from a recognized institution of higher learning with a 2.2 class or better. -Any first degree from a recognized institution of higher education

 Duration: 18 months

Master of Business Administration

 Requirements: A relevant first degree from a recognized institution of higher learning with a 2.2 class or better. -Any first degree from a recognized institution of higher leaming. 

 Duration: 18 months 

Bachelor of Commerce Honours Degree in Marketing

 Requirements: Minimum of five '0' level passes including English Language and Mathematics plus either, - At least two 'A' level passes in relevant subjects; OR - At least 2 years relevant work experience and either a relevant Diploma in Business related studies or Part IMM, IAC and any other recognised entry qualification..

 Duration: 4Years 

Bachelor of Science Degree in Supply Chain Management

 Requirements: Minimum five '0' level passes including English Language and Mathematics plus either, At least two 'A' level passes in the following subjects: Management of Business/Business Studies, Geography, Accountancy or Economics OR A recognised Diploma in Purchasing & Supply Management Accountancy, Marketing Management CIPS, IMM, CIM, SAIM, with at least 2 years relevant work experience.

 Duration: 4 Years 

Master of Strategic Marketing

Requirements: A relevant first degree from a recognised institution of higher learning. Master of Business Administration 18 Months-Any first degree from a recognised institution of higher learning. Applications should include references certifying the candidate's ability and suitability to undertake the programme.

Duration: 18 Months 

Master of Science in Accounting and Finance

Requirements: An Honours degree in Accounting with a 2.2 degree class or better or a professional qualification recognised by the Public Accountants and Auditors Board of Zimbabwe plus at least 3 years relevant post-graduate experience.

Duration: 18 Months 

FACULTY OF SOCIAL AND GENDER TRANSFORMATIVE SCIENCES

Diploma in Education - Early Childhood Development

 Requirements: Five '0' Level passes including English Language, Mathematics and Science subjects.

 Duration: 3 Years 

Diploma in Social Work

 Requirements: Minimum of five '0' Level passes including English Language; OR - Certificate in Social Work.

 Duration: 2 Years   

Diploma in Child Care and Protection

 Requirements: Minimum of 5 (Five) '0' Level passes including English Language at grade C or   better.

 Duration: 2 years

Diploma in Emergency Medical Care

 Requirements: Five (5) '0' Level passes including English, Maths and a Science subject 'A' Level   passes are an added advantage, Certificate in Emergency Medical Technician orAmbulance   Technician, -Aworking experience of at least a year in the related fields is an added requirement, -   Registration with the Allied Health Professions Council or a relevant regulatory body is mandatory   for the programme since no patient contact may occur w it h out registration. Registration is the   individual responsibility of the learner and not that of the University.

 Duration: 2 years 

Diploma in Child Care and Protection

 Requirements: 2 years - Five (5) '0' Level passes including English Language, Mathematics and   Science subjects

 Duration: 2 years 

Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Emergency Medical Care

 Requirements: A diploma or degree in a related health discipline such as: A Diploma in Paramedics,  Diploma in EMT, Certificate in Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS), a Medical Doctor, a Registered General Nurse with Advanced Trauma Care, a Registered General Nurse with post basic nurse training in Intensive Care Nu rsing , Anaesthesia or Emergency Care Nursing, -Working experience of at least two years in EMS is an added requirement. - Registration with the Allied Health Professions Council or a relevant regulatory body is mandatory on the programme since no patient contact or staff deployment may occur without registration. Registration is the individual responsibility of the learner and not that of the University.

 Duration: 3 years

BSc (Hons) Degree in Palliative Care

 Requirements: A minimum of 5 '0' Level passes including English Language and Mathematics at grade C or better-Two (2) 'A' Level passes in Biological Science-related subjects is an added advantage. And A diploma in a health-related discipline. The health-related Professions may include: Clinical Officers, Clinical Ophthalmic Nurses, Psychiatry Nurses, Pharmacy  Technicians, Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, General Nurses and Registered Midwives. A Diploma in Oncology and Palliative Care Nursing - A Diploma in Psychology and Social Work. -Mature entry and working experience of at least one year in those related fields.

 Duration: 3 years

Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Community Development

 Requirements: Minimum of five '0' Level passes including English Language and at least two relevant 'A' levels passes; OR - Aminimum of five '0' Level passes including English Language and any relevant Diploma.

 Duration: 4Years 

Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Social Work    

 Requirements:  Minimum of five '0' Level passes including English Language and at least 10 points obtained in relevant 'A' level subjects; OR - Aminimum of five '0' Level passes including English Language and a Diploma in Social Work from a recognised University. 

 Duration: 4 Years  

Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Psychology

 Requirements: At least five '0' Level passes including Mathematics and English Language and at least two relevant 'A' Level passes; OR - A minimum of five '0' Levels including Mathematics and English Language and any relevant diploma.

 Duration: 4 Years 

Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Sociology

 Requirements: At least five '0' Level passes including English Language and at least two relevant 'A Level passes; OR - A minimum of five '0' Levels including English Language and any relevant diploma.

 Duration: 4 Years 

Bachelor of Education Degree (Primary) In-Service

 Requirements: A minimum of five '0' Level passes including English Language and a Diploma in Education.

Duration: 3 Years 

Bachelor of Education Degree (Early Childhood Development) In-Service.

3 Years - Aminimum of five '0' Level passes including English Language and a Diploma in Education.

 Duration: 3 Years 

Bachelor of Education Degree Early Childhood Development (Pre-Service.)

 Requirements: Aminimum of two 'A' Level passes plus at least 5'0' Level passes including English Language and Mathematics for those aged below 25; OR - At least five '0' Level passes including Mathematics and English Language and a relevant Diploma for those above 25 years of age.

 Duration: 4 Years

Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Women and Gender Studies

 Requirements: At least five '0' Level passes including English Language and at least two relevant 'A' level passes; OR - A minimum of five '0' Levels including English Language and any relevant diploma.

 Duration: 4 Years 

Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Midwifery

 Requirements: Two years post diploma in Midwifery qualification experience; -Registered with the Nurses Council of Zimbabwe as a Midwife; and; - Aminimum of 5 '0' Level passes with Grade C or better in English Language, Mathematics and a Science subject are a must.

 Duration: 3 Years 

Postgraduate Diploma in Social Work learning

 Requirements: A first degree in the following Social Science degrees: Sociology, Psychology, Community Development, Youth Studies from a recognised institution of higher Students are supposed to have done foundational courses in Sociology and Psychology during their bachelor's degree; and - Students will be required to go for fieldwork for 12 continuous weeks under professional supervision in a relevant institution.

 Duration: 2 Years  

Postgraduate Diploma in Emergency Medical Care

 Requirements: 0' Level or 'A' Level Mathematics, Physics, Biology, Chemistry and applicants should have computer literacy; - Emergency Medical Care Degree and computer literacy; - A Degree in a Related Health Discipline and computer literacy; - Working experience of at least a year in the related fields is an added requirement; - Registration with the Allied Health Professions Council or a relevant regulatory body is mandatory for the programme since no patient contact may occur without registration. Registration is the individual responsibility of the learner and not that of the University.

 Duration: 18 Months 

Postgraduate Diploma in Palliative Care 

 Requirements: A minimum of 5 '0' Level passes including English Language and Mathematics at Grade C or better; -At least two (2) 'A' Level passes in Biological Science-related subjects is an added advantage; And - A degree in a health-related discipline. The health-related Professions may include: Clinical Officers, Clinical Ophthalmic Nurses, Clinical Dental Therapists, Psychiatry Nurses, Pharmacy Technicians, Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Degree in Nursing, Degree in Midwifery, and Medical Doctors in various specialities; - A Degree in Psychology and Social Work; and - For mature entry, working experience of at least one year in those related fields is required. Master of Education Degree in Early Childhood Development  - At least a Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Development from a recognised University.

 Duration: 18 Months 

Master of Science Degree in Development Studies 

 Requirements: A first degree from a recognised institution of higher learning; and - Applications should include references certifying the candidate's ability and suitability to undertake the programme.

 Duration: 18 Months 

Master of Public Administration

 Requirements: Any first degree from a recognised institution of higher learning; and - Applications should include references certifying the candidate's ability and suitability to undertake the programme.

 Duration: 18 Months 

Master of Science Degree in Child Sensitive Social Policies 

 Requirements: A Bachelors' degree in Economics, Law, Political Science, Sociology, Education, Social Work, Psychology, Development Studies from a recognised University o r - Employment in govemment, Non-Governmental Organisations, or any other civil society organisation in the area of development of child rights and governance is an added advantage; and - At least two years of professional experience relevant to the programme. 

 Duration: 18 Months 

Master of Science Degree in Gender Studies

 Requirements: A first degree from a recognised institution of higher learning; and Applications should include references certifying the candidate's ability and suitability to undertake the programme. 

 Duration: 18 Months 

Master of Science Degree in Disaster and Livelihoods Management 

  Requirements: A first degree from a recognised institution of higher learning; and Applications should include references certifying the candidate's ability and suitability to undertake the programme. 

 Duration: 18 Months 

Master of Science in Strategic Communications 

 Requirements: A first degree from a recognised institution of higher learning; and Applications should include references certifying the candidate's ability and suitability to undertake the programme. 

 Duration: 18 Months 

Master of Education Degree in Early Childhood Development 

Requirements: A first degree from a recognised institution of higher learning; and Applications should include references certifying the candidate's ability and suitability to undertake the programme. 

 Duration: 18 Months 

DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY DEGREE PROGRAMMES 

Agribusiness

Animal Science

Business Leadership

Child Sensitive Social Policies

Communication and Literary Studies

Crop Science and Horticulture

Development Studies

Disaster and Risk Management

Economics and Business Management

Education - Curriculum Studies, Early Childhood Education, Mathematics and Educational Psychology

Environmental Management

Health Sciences

Information Systems

Public Administration

Sociology and Social Anthropology 

 Requirements: Applicants should have relevant Masters Degrees from recognised institutions of   higher learning.

 Duration: Minimum duration of the programmes is at least 3 years 

How To Apply 

Application forms can be obtained from the University upon payment of a non-refundable application fee of US$20 (at Foreign exchange rate) for undergraduate and postgraduate programmes for Zimbabwean applicants, USD60 (at Foreign exchange rate) for PhD programme applications and US$50 for international applicants. The application fee may be reviewed from time to time. Alternatively, application forms may be downloaded from the WUA website: www.wua.ac.zw  and submitted with proof of payment of the application fee. The application should then be submitted together with certified copies of a national ID card, birth certificate and educational certificates. For further enquiries please contact the Admissions and Student Records offices on the following telephone numbers: 263-242-459647/1459601/08688002924 or visit the offices at 549 Arcturus Road, Manresa Park, Harare. In Bulawayo we are at Charter House, Cnr Leopold Takawira and Fort Street, 5th Floor, Telephone 09-63649 and in Mutare Contact Mrs Munodawafa at Mutare Teachers' College (Student Support Centre) Telephone number 020-60380 ext. 147, 0774133809, 0773226556 and in Marondera we are at Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, WUA Academic Complex 1515 Pine Street, Marondera Telephone numbers +2632792320145 and +263 734 889138, 08688002924, 06523 20143, 0652320145. The Kadoma campus is at Sarudzai Complex, Mupamombe Road, Rimuka Township, Telephone number +.263 773 408549, 08688002924 

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