Julius Nyerere School Of Social Sciences

Julius Nyerere School Of Social Sciences

Department of Sociology and  Social Anthropology

About the Department

Welcome to the Sociology and Social Anthropology Department in the Julius Nyerere School of Social Sciences. The Department offers five pragrammes, which are, Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Sociology, Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Social Anthropology, Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Peace, Conflict and Governance, Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Social Ecology, the multidisciplinary Master of Science Degree in Demography and Population Studies as well as Doctor of Philosophy degrees in the above subject areas. These dynamic programmes prepares candidates with requisite knowledge, intellect and competences to meet challenges in the contemporary world.

Department Staff

CHAIRPERSON

Dr. M. Sibanda

DPhil (Social Anthro) [UFH, 2011], BSc Hons. (Agric Animal Sc) [UZ, 1992], Advanced Postgrad. Certi (Environment and Dvt) [UKZN, 2004], PGDHTE [GZU, 2017], Cert. (Mgt) [Zimbabwe Institute of Management, 2001]

Email address: msibanda@gzu.ac.zw

Research interests

Environmental Issues, Gender and Disaster Management

 

SECRETARY – Mrs. S. Makuyana

BCom Hons. (Bus. Management) [GZU, 2015], HND (Office Management) [2007]

Email address: srugara@gzu.ac.zw

Undergraduate Programmes

 

 Programme  Duration  Entry Requirements
Bachelor of Science Honours (BSc Hons) Degree in Peace, Conflict and Governance -Four (4) years Conventional

-Three (3) years Block Release

  

Normal Entry

At least five (5) ‘O’ level passes with Grade C or better including English Language.

At least two  (2) ‘A’ Level passes

Special Entry

A candidate who does not meet normal entry requirements may subject to the approval of the Senate be admitted to a programme on special grounds.
Mature Entry
Shall be obtained by applicants who have five (5) ‘O’ levels including English Language and have a demonstrable work experience during the last five years before the academic year in which admission is sought, and aged 25 years and above.  They may be required to attend an interview to assess their suitability for University education.

 

 

 

 

 

Bachelor of Science Honours (BSc Hons) Degree in Social Anthropology -Four (4) years Conventional

-Three (3) years Block Release

Bachelor of Science Honours (BSc Hons)  Degree in Social Ecology -Four (4) years Conventional

-Three (3) years Block Release

Bachelor of Science Honours (BSc Hons)   Degree in Sociology -Four (4) years Conventional

-Three (3) years Block Release

Postgraduate Programmes

Programme Duration Entry Requirements
Master of Sciences (MSc) Degree in Demography and Population Studies -One and half (1½) years full-time. Normal Entry

a candidate must have a relevant Bachelor of Science Degree or its equivalent with an upper second class or better.

Special Entry

A candidate who does not meet normal entry requirements may, subject to the approval of the senate, be admitted into a programme on special grounds.

 

Lecturers

 

TITLE & NAME QUALIFICATIONS

 

CONTACT DETAILS RESEARCH INTERESTS
Dr. E. Madzudzo DPhil (Int. Dev. Studies) [Roskilde University, Denmark, 2000]

MPhil (Social Studies) [UZ,

1996]

MA (Dev. Studies) [UZ, 1989]

BSc Hons. (Socio & Social Anthro) [UZ, 1986]

emadzudzo@gzu.ac.zw Food systems Research, Innovation Policy, Natural Resource Governance,

Ethnicity

Mr. L. Chirenje Master of Advanced Studies

(Human Ecology) [University

of Brussels]

Master of Human Eco [Uni of

Brussels]

BA Hons. (Edu) [AU]

lchirenje@gzu.ac.zw Tourism, Ecotourism, Sustainable Energy Issues, Livelihoods, Resource Management
Mr. M. Chuma MSc. (Sociology & Social Anthro.) [UZ, 2005]

BSc Hons. (Sociology) [UZ]

Dip (Educ.) [UZ]

mchuma@gzu.ac.zw Gender issues, migration Livelihoods, Labour, sexuality
Mrs. J. W. Chitotombe MSc (Social Ecology) [UZ, 2007]

BSc Hons. (Socio.) [UZ, 2004]

 

jchitotombe@gzu.ac.zw Industrial ecology, Environmental policy issues, Environmental management and protection
Mr. G.T. Mutangi MSc (Socio. & Social Anthro) [UZ, 2010]

BSc Hons. (Socio.) [UZ, 2008]

gmutangi@gzu.ac.zw Livelihoods, Sexuality, Religion, indigenous knowledge systems
Mr. L. Nhodo MSc (Socio. & Social Anthro) [UZ, 2008]

BSc Hons. (Sociology) [UZ,2007]

lnhodo@gzu.ac.zw Forced displacements, Rural and Urban Livelihoods and Human Security
Mr. S. Gukurume MSc (Socio. & Social Anthro.) [ UZ, 2010]

BSc (Sociology) [UZ, 2008]

sgukurume@gzu.ac.zw Pentecostalism and politics, Student activism, Consumerism
Mr. C. Dube MSc (Socio. & Social Anthro) [UZ, 2008]

BSc (Sociology) [UZ, 2006]

cdube@gzu.ac.zw Migration, Pentecostalism, Urban governance
Mr. H.S. Basure MSc (Socio & Social Anthro) [UZ, 2010]

BSc (Sociology) [UZ, 2008]

hbasusre@gzu.ac.zw Medical anthropology, Anthropology of Religion, Alternative contemporary healing systems
Mr. J. Taru MSc (Socio & Social Anthro) [UZ, 2010]

BSc (Sociology) [UZ, 2008]

jtaru@gzu.ac.zw Sexualities, Pentecostal Charismatic Christianity, Anthropology of money and consumption, ideologies and worldviews
Mr. O. Mafongoya MSc (Socio & Social Anthro) [UZ, 2011]

BSc (Sociology) [UZ, 2007]

omafongoya@gzu.ac.zw Indigenous knowledge and climate change, gender and climate change, rural livelihoods and agriculture.
Mrs. K. Dube MSc (Socio. & Social Anthro) [UZ, 2010]

BSc Hons. (Socio. & Social Anthro) [WUA, 2005]

 

kdube@gzu.ac.zw Vulnerability, Gender, Public Health, Environment, Development
Mr. J. Tagarirofa MA (Dvt. Studies) [UWC, 2011]

BSc Hons. [GZU, 2008]

jtagarirofa@gzu.ac.zw Gender and development, Development Policies, Conflict and Violence, Religion and Inequalities, Peace and Governance, Elections and Participatory Democracy
Mr. T. Museva MA (Env.  Pol. & Planning) [UZ, 2012]

BA Hons. (Geo) [UZ, 2004]

tmuseva@gzu.ac.zw EIA, Management of veld fires, Remote Sensing of Greenhouse gases, GIS and Remote Sensing Applications in Environmental Management, Agriculture and the Environment
Ms. F. Chipato MSc (Rural & Mgt Studies) [China Agricultural, 2014]

BSc (Socio major Economics Minor) [AU, 2009]

fchipato@gzu.ac.zw Food security and development, Poverty, Livelihoods vulnerability, Gender and Development
Mr. O. Rusinga Msc (Pop Studies) [UZ, 2008]

BA Hons. (Geo.) [UZ, 2005]

orusinga@gzu.ac.zw Socio-economic aspects of child health and nutrition, Population dynamics and sustainable development, Human development and capability, Disability and development