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The Great Zimbabwe University is inviting applications from suitably qualified candidates to enroll in the following Diploma, Undergraduate and Postgraduate Degree Programmes to start in August 2017.

NOTES:

  • Block Release Programmes in the Schools of Education, Arts, Culture and Heritage Studies, and Agriculture and Natural Sciences will run during the August 2017 school holidays.
  • Master of Science Degree Counselling Psychology programme will also run during the August 2017 school holidays.
  • All Conventional and Parallel Programmes in all Schools will commence on the 9th of August 2017. Registration and Orientation of new students is scheduled for 9-13 August 2017. Lectures will commence on the 14th of August 2017.
  • Block Release Programmes in the Schools of Commerce and Social Sciences will commence on the 3rd of July 2017.
  • Those applying for Master of Science Degree in Human Resources Management and Master of Commerce Degree programmes should indicate whether they would like to study in Masvingo or Harare Cohort.
  • The closing date for submission of completed application forms Friday 26 May 2017.

 

 

GARY MAGADZIRE SCHOOL OF AGRICULTURE AND NATURAL SCIENCES
Programme Entry Requirements
Bachelor of Science Honours Degree (4 years Conventional/ 3 years Block Release)

·Geography and Environmental Science

·Statistics and Operations Research

.Computer Sciences

 

Normal Entry

a) At least five (5) ‘O’ level passes including English Language and Mathematics at Grade C or better.

b) At least two (2) ‘A’ level passes in the relevant subjects or their recognised equivalents.

c) For Computer Science and Statistics and Operations Research, at least two (2) ‘A’ level passes including Mathematics or its recognized equivalents.

Special Entry                                                                          

Candidates who possess a Certificate/Diploma in Education in which Geography, Mathematics, Computer Science, Physics or its recognised equivalent is one of the major subjects studied will also be considered.

Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Agriculture (4 years Conventional/ 3 Years  Block Release for candidates who are already working in a related area of specialization ) 

·Soil and Plant Sciences

.Livestock, Wildlife and Fisheries

 

Normal Entry

a)       At least five (5) ‘O’ level passes including English Language,  Mathematics and any Science Subject at Grade C or better.

b)       At least two (2) ‘A’ level passes in any of the following subjects: Agriculture, Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Geography and Mathematics.

 

Special Entry

a)       At least five (5) ‘O’ level passes including English Language,  Geography and any Science Subject at Grade C or better.

b)        For Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Agriculture (Soil and Plant Sciences), candidates should possess a Diploma in Agriculture/ Horticulture/ Forestry or any relevant Diploma from a recognised College/ University.

c)       For Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Agriculture (Livestock, Wildlife and Fisheries), candidates should possess a Diploma in Agriculture/ Wildlife/ Fisheries/ Animal Health or any relevant Diploma from a recognised College/ University.

Note that for applicants with Diplomas, ‘O’ Level Mathematics is not a requirement

Bachelor of Science Special Honours Degree (1 year  Block Release)

·Geography and Environmental Science

·Mathematics

·Statistics and Operations Research

·Computer Sciences

Normal Entry

a) A Bachelor’s Degree in the relevant subject or its equivalent with a minimum of a 2.2 degree class.

 

 

Certificate in Sugarcane Agriculture (1 year  Block Release)

 

Normal Entry

Passes with credit in at least five Ordinary Level subjects including English language and any Science subject. Mathematics is an added advantage

 

Special Entry

At least 25 years of age and proven three (3) years agricultural experience especially in a sugarcane environment or equivalent.

 

SIMON MUZENDA SCHOOL OF ARTS, CULTURE AND HERITAGE STUDIES
Programme Entry Requirements
Diploma in Theology 

Diploma in Translation and Interpreting

Diploma in Religious Studies and Philosophy (2 Years Block Release)

Normal Entry

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

b) An ‘A’ level pass will be an added advantage.

Bachelor of Arts Special Honours Degree (1 Year Block Release)

Subjects on offer: English and Media Studies, Ndebele, ChiShona, History, Philosophy and Religious Studies, XiChangana, TshiVenda.

Bachelor of Arts Special Honours Degree in Music (11/ Year Block Release)

a)       A Bachelor’s Degree in the relevant subject or equivalent with a minimum of a 2.2 degree class pass.

 

 

 

 

 

a) A Bachelor’s Degree in the relevant subject or equivalent with a minimum of a 2.2 degree class pass.

 

 

 

 

Bachelor of Arts Honours Degree Programmes (4 Years Conventional/ Parallel/ 3 years  Block Release)

·Development Studies

·English & Applied Communication

·History

·Media and Cultural Studies

·Religious Studies & Philosophy

·Religious Studies

·XiChangana

·TshiVenda

·Archaeology, Museums and Heritage Studies

·Musicology and Ethnochoreology

Normal Entry

a)       Applicants should be holders of at least 5 ‘O’ Level passes at Grade C or better including English Language

b)       At least 2 ‘A’ Level passes in the relevant Arts subjects.

Special Entry

a)       At least 5 0’Level passes at Grade C or better including English Language.

b)       Holders of relevant Diplomas and relevant working experience as well as recommendation letter from the employer or other referees will also be considered

Mature Entry

Applicants should have at least 5 ‘O’ level passes or equivalent, including English language, and be at least 25 years of age. In addition, a candidate may be required to undertake an entry examination administered by the School as part of the process of satisfying entry requirements for admission to the programme.

Bachelor of Arts Dual Honours Degree in African Languages and Religious Studies (BA HALRS) (4 year conventional)

 

Normal Entry

a)       Applicants should have at least 5 ‘O’ level passes or equivalent, including English language, plus at least 2 ‘A’ level passes (inclusive of African languages and Divinity/Religious Studies).

Special Entry

a)       Applicants should have at least 5 ‘O’ level passes or equivalent, including English language, and any relevant Certificate/Diploma from a recognized institution. In addition, a pass in any ‘O’ Level African Languages and Religious Studies is a pre-requisite.

Mature Entry

Applicants should have at least 5 ‘O’ level passes or equivalent, including English language, and be at least 25 years of age. A pass in an ‘O’ Level African Languages and Religious Studies is a pre-requisite. In addition, a candidate may be required to undertake an entry examination administered by the School as part of the process of satisfying entry requirements for admission to the programme

Bachelor of Arts Dual Honours Degree in African Languages and Media studies (BA HALMS) (4 year conventional)

 

Normal Entry

a)       Applicants should have at least 5 ‘O’ level passes or equivalent, including English language, plus at least 2 ‘A’ level passes (inclusive of an African language subject/Literature in English).

Special Entry

a)       Applicants should have at least 5 ‘O’ level passes or equivalent, including English language, and any relevant Certificate/Diploma from a recognized institution. In addition, a pass in any ‘O’ Level African Language is a pre-requisite.

Mature Entry

Applicants should have at least 5 ‘O’ level passes or equivalent, including English language, and be at least 25 years of age. A pass in an ‘O’ Level African Language is a pre-requisite. In addition, a candidate may be required to undertake an entry examination administered by the school as part of the process of satisfying entry requirements for admission to the programme.

Bachelor of Arts Dual Honours  Degree in African Languages and Philosophy (BA HALP)

 (4 Year Conventional)

 

Normal Entry

a)       Applicants should have at least 5 ‘O’ level passes or equivalent, including English language, plus at least 2 ‘A’ level passes (inclusive of an African language and any arts subject).

Special Entry

a)       Applicants should have at least 5 ‘O’ level passes or equivalent, including English language, and any relevant certificate/Diploma from a recognized institution. In addition, a pass in any ‘O’ Level African Language is a pre-requisite.

Mature Entry

Applicants should have at least 5 ‘O’ level passes or equivalent, including English language, and be at least 25 years of age. A pass in an ‘O’ Level African Language is a pre-requisite. In addition, a candidate may be required to undertake an entry examination administered by the school as part of the process of satisfying entry requirements for admission to the programme.

Postgraduate Programmes (11/2    Years  Block Release)

Master of Arts Degree Programmes

·African Languages

·African History

·Development Studies

·Literary Studies

Normal Entry

a) Applicants must hold an appropriate Honours Degree with a minimum of a 2.2 degree class.

NB/ Master of Arts in Literary Studies is a Masters Degree by coursework and research, a combination that offers prospective students a unique opportunity to acquire dynamic ways of reading texts across a broad range of canons and endows students with research skills to be innovative future researchers.

 

 

MUNHUMUTAPA SCHOOL OF COMMERCE
Programme Entry Requirements
Bachelor of Commerce Honours Degree Programmes (4 Years Conventional/ Parallel)

(3 Years Parallel/ Block Release for candidates who are already working in a related area of specialization))

·Accounting

·Banking and Finance

·Economics

·Economics and Finance

·Information Systems

·Marketing Management

·Business Management

.Office Management

·Risk Management and Insurance

·Transport and Logistics

·Internal Auditing

· Hospitality Tourism and Culture

 

Bachelor of Commerce Special Honours Degree in Accounting (1 year Block Release) (HARARE COHORT ONLY)

 

Normal Entry

a)       Five (5) ‘O’ level passes or equivalent including English Language and Mathematics at grade C or better.

b)        2 ‘A’ level passes including at least one commercial subject or Mathematics.

c)        In approved cases, holders of an appropriate Higher National Diploma may qualify for entry into the programmes.

d)       For Office Management, a Diploma in Secretarial Studies will also be considered for entry into the programme.

·  Applicants for Block Release Programmes must attach Confirmation of Employment letters that include their duties and duration of employment on current job.

·Office Management and Internal Auditing are offered on a block release basis only.

NB. All Block Release Undergraduate Commerce Programmes are only available for the Masvingo Classes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Normal Entry

a)       Applicants must be holders of a first degree  with at least a lower second class grade or better in any of the following:

Bachelor of Commerce Degree in Accounting and Information Systems

Bachelor of Commerce Degree in Banking and Finance

b)      Any other equivalent degree as approved by the University

c)      Holders of Professional Level I Programme of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators may qualify under special entry.

Postgraduate Programmes (11/2    Years  Block Release

Master of Commerce Degree in Professional Accounting and Corporate Governance/GRAD ICSA   (HARARE COHORT ONLY)

 

 

 

 

Master of Commerce Degree Programmes

·Marketing Management

·Finance

·Applied Accounting

·Financial Economics

·Strategic Management

 

Graduate Business School (2 Years Block Release)

· Master of Business Administration

Normal Entry

a)       Applicants must hold an appropriate Honours Degree with a minimum of a 2.2 degree class pass in any of the following:

. Bachelor of Commerce Honours Degree in Accounting

.Bachelor of Commerce Special Honours Degree in Accounting

b)       Any equivalent qualification as approved by the University

Normal Entry

a) Applicants must hold an appropriate Honours Degree with a minimum of a 2.2 degree class pass.

b) Applicants who do not meet normal entry requirements, may, subject to the approval of the Senate, be admitted through Special Entry.

 

NOTE: Master of Commerce Degree Programmes are available for the Harare and Masvingo Classes. Applicants must clearly indicate on the Application Form whether they want to be considered for the Harare Cohort or Masvingo Cohort.

 

 

 

ROBERT GABRIEL MUGABE SCHOOL OF EDUCATION
Programme Entry Requirements
Graduate Diploma in Education (GRAD D.E) (11/2 years Block Release)

Subjects on offer: English, Art Education, ChiShona, Ndebele, Mathematics, Home Economics, Music, History, Geography, Religious Studies, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Accounts, Economics, Business Studies, Sociology, Computer Studies/Information Technology, Agriculture, TshiVenda, XiChangana, Art and Design, Textiles, Food and Nutrition, Culture and Heritage Studies

a) A first degree with teaching subjects

b) At least one (1) year experience in educational work.

 

 

Post-Graduate Diploma in Higher and Tertiary Education (1 year Block Release) a)       At least five (5) ‘O’ Level passes at Grade C or better or the equivalent

b)       A first degree or other qualifications acquired by a candidate that may be approved by Senate

Bachelor of Education Honours Primary Degree ( In-Service) 21/Years Block Release

Subjects on offer: Art Education, English, Environmental Science, Ndebele, ChiShona, Mathematics, Home Economics, Music, Religious Studies, Agriculture , Social Studies, XiChangana/XiTsonga, Tshivenda, Tonga, Kalanga, Nambya,  Culture and Heritage Studies and Sign Language.

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

b)A Certificate or Diploma in Primary Education

c) A minimum of two (2) years post qualification-teaching experience in primary schools.

 

 

Bachelor of Education Honours Degree In-Service (21/Years Block Release)

· Sociology

·Psychology

·Educational Leadership and Management

a)At least five (5) ‘O’ level passes at Grade C or better  including English Language and Mathematics

b)A Certificate or Diploma in Primary or Secondary Education

c) A minimum of two (2) years post qualification-teaching experience.

 

 

 

Bachelor of Education Honours Degree Secondary ( In-Service) (21/Years Block Release)

Subjects on offer: English, Art Education, ChiShona, Ndebele, Mathematics, History, Building Technology, Geography, Religious Studies, Biology, Music, Chemistry, XiChangana/XiTsonga, Tshivenda, Tonga, Kalanga, Nambya, Culture and Heritage Studies, Sign Language, Agriculture, Information Technology , Food and Nutrition, Clothing and Textiles,Art and Design and Home Economics, Accounting, Business Studies, Sociology.

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

b)At least an ‘A’ level subject in the intended area of specialization

c) A teaching Certificate or Diploma at Secondary School level.

Bachelor of Education Honours Degree Secondary In-Service Bridging Programme (1 year block release)

 

Subjects on offer

Religious Studies, Art and Design, Music, Food and Nutrition, Clothing and Textiles, Agriculture, Accounting, Information Technology, Building Technology.

Normal Entry

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

b) A Diploma from a recognized institute of higher learning in the subject area to be studied.

c) At least two (2) years teaching experience at secondary school level and should be able to provide proof of such experience in the form of a confirmation letter from the School Head or District Education Officer

NOTE: Candidates who successfully complete the Bridging Programme will be eligible to study for the Bachelor of Education Honours Degree (Secondary In-service) programme whose duration is two and a half years (Block Release)

Bachelor of Education Honours Degree in Special Needs Education  (In-Service)  (21/2Years Block Release)

 

 

 

 

 

 

a) At least five (5) ‘O’ level passes at Grade C or better including English Language or the equivalent.

b) Attained a satisfactory standard of performance on any entrance test, which the University may administer for the purpose of entry.

c) An ‘A’ level pass is an added advantage.

d) A teaching Certificate or Diploma at primary or secondary level or a qualification in Special Needs Education/Disability Studies recognized by the University.

e) Completed at least two (2) years of post-training (qualification) educational experience recognized by the University.

Bachelor of Education Honours Degree in Early Childhood Education  (In-Service) (21/2Years Block Release)

 

a) At least five (5) ‘O’ level passes at Grade C or better including English Language or the equivalent.

b) Attained a satisfactory standard of performance on any entrance test, which the University may administer for the purpose of entry.

c) An ‘A’ level pass is an added advantage.

d)  A teaching Certificate or Diploma  in education specialising  in Infant Education or Early Childhood Development recognized by the University.

e) Completed at least two (2) years of post-training (qualification) educational experience recognized by the University.

Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Development) Honours Degree (Pre- Service) (4 Years Conventional)

Bachelor of Education Honours    Degree (Primary) Pre-Service (4 Years Conventional)

Subjects on offer: Art & Design, Mathematics, Ndebele, Religious and Moral Education, ChiShona, Social Studies, Music, English, Home Economics, Environmental Science and Physical Education.

 

Bachelor of Education Honours Degree (Secondary) Pre-Service (4 Years Conventional)

Subjects on offer: Shona, Geography, Art & Design, History, English, Religious Studies, Ndebele, Agriculture, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Clothing and Textiles, Food & Nutrition, Music, TshiVenda, XiChangana, Physical Education and Business Studies,

 

 

 

 

 

Normal Entry

a)At least five (5) ‘O’ level passes with a C or better including English Language and Mathematics

b)At least two (2) ‘A’ level passes

c) For BEd Secondary Pre-Service, at least two ‘A’ level passes in the intended areas of specialization or their equivalent.

Mature Entry

d) For BEd Hons ECD and BEd Hons Pre-Service Primary, at least 25 years of age with a minimum of five (5) ‘O’ levels including English Language and Mathematics at Grade C or better.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

JULIUS NYERERE SCHOOL OF SOCIAL SCIENCES
Programme Entry Requirements
Postgraduate Programmes (11/years Block Release)

Master of Science Degree Programmes

·Master of Science Degree Counselling Psychology

·Master of Science Degree Demography and Population Studies

·Master of Science Degree Human Resources Management

·Master of Science Degree in Gender and Policy Studies

Normal Entry

a) Applicants must hold an appropriate Honours Degree with a minimum of a 2.2 degree class pass.

b) Applications who do not meet normal entry requirements, may, subject to the approval of the Senate, be admitted through Special Entry.

Bachelor of Science Honours Degree Programmes (4 Years Conventional/ 3 years Parallel/ Block Release)

  • Psychology
  • Rural Development
  • Urban Planning and Development
  • Human Resources Management
  • Sociology
  • Gender and Social Anthropology
  • Local Governance Studies
  • Politics and Public Administration
  • Peace, Conflict and Governance

 

Normal Entry

a) At least five (5) ‘O’ Level passes including English Language at Grade C or better.

b) For Psychology, at least five (5) ‘O’ Level passes including English Language and Mathematics and any other science subject deemed relevant by the host department.

c) For Urban Planning and Development at least five (5) ‘O’ Level passes including English Language and Mathematics.

d) At least two (2) ‘A’ Level passes.

e) Applicants who do not meet normal entry requirements, may, subject to the approval of the Senate, be admitted through Special Entry (for block release programmes only)

Special Entry (Block Release)

a) At least 5 O’Level passes at Grade C or better including English Language

b) Relevant Diplomas and relevant working experience as well as recommendation letter from the employer or other referees.

c) All programmes are available on Block Release for Masvingo Classes.

d) BSc Honours Gender and Social Anthropology is going to be offered on Block Release for the first (1st) time for Masvingo class.

Bachelor of Science Special Honours Degree in Psychology (1 Year Block Release) Normal Entry

a) Applicants must hold an appropriate general degree with a minimum of a 2.2 degree class pass.

b) Applicants who do not meet normal entry requirements, may, subject to the approval of the Senate, be admitted through Special Entry.

 

HERBERT CHITEPO LAW SCHOOL
Programme Entry Requirements
Bachelor of Laws Honours Degree (LLB) (5 years Conventional)

 

Normal Entry

a)       At least five (5) ‘O’ level passes including English Language at Grade B or better.

b)       At least three (3) good ‘A’ level passes in Arts and     Humanities or their equivalent.

Special Entry                                                                          

a)       Candidates who possess relevant qualifications in the legal field or qualifications with substantial legal content at Diploma level will also be considered or

b)       A good first degree

Notes

(a)      Applicants for normal entry must attach a confidential letter of recommendation from the last high school attended.

(b)     Applicants in the special entry category must attach a confidential letter of recommendation from their Head of Organisation.

(c)      Applicants must also obtain and attach police clearance.

(d)     Shortlisted applicants will be subjected to interviews before admission into the programme.

 

 

HOW TO APPLY: –

 

Complete an official application form, which can be obtained from the Admissions Office, Great Zimbabwe University upon payment of a non-refundable application fee of $20.00 for both Undergraduate and Postgraduate programmes. No application is valid unless the appropriate application fee has been paid. Application forms can be downloaded from the University website: www.gzu.ac.zw. The downloaded application forms must be accompanied by a valid receipt or bank deposit slip marked (Application Fee). Application fees can be deposited into any of the following University Accounts:

 Account Name: Great Zimbabwe University, Masvingo Branch

Account Number : ZB Bank – 4407-413851-200

                       CBZ– 02520620340038

The completed form with certified copies of educational certificates, academic transcripts, birth certificate/ national ID and marriage certificate, where applicable, should be addressed to:

The Administrative Assistant

Admissions and Students Records

Great Zimbabwe University

P.O Box 1235

Masvingo

Telephone: +263(039) 266647, 266654, 266656, 266658, +263782780661/662

 

The closing date for submission of completed application forms Friday 26 May 2017.