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Julius Nyerere School of Social Sciences

 

Department of Psychology

 

About the Department

Welcome to the Department of Psychology. The Department is one of the four departments of the Julius Nyerere School of Social Sciences. The Psychology Department offers five programmes, which are Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Psychology, Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Counselling, Bachelor of Science Special Honours Degree in Psychology, Master of Science Degree in Counselling Psychology and Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Psychology. The department strives to offer Afrocentric counselling and psychology. In that regard, the lecturers and students are constantly engaging in research activities that endeavor to address mental health issues from an African perspective. The Master of Science Degree in Counselling Psychology programme is specially designed to offer practical knowledge to students who will be preparing to register as counselling psychologists.

Department Staff

 

CHAIRPERSON

Mr.H. Zirima

MSc (Edu Psy.) [UZ, 2012], BSc Hons. (Psy.) [UZ, 2004], Registered Educational Psychologist

Email address: hzirima@gzu.ac.zw

Research interests

Child and Adolescent Psychology

Educational Psychology

 

SECRETARY – Ms. J. Madidike

HND (Secretarial Studies) [Masvingo Polytechnic, 2014]

Email address: jmadidike@gzu.ac.zw

Lecturers

Title

Names

Research Interests

All Qualifications

E-Mail address

Mobile/Business Telephone numbers

Dr

Herbert Zirima

Educational Psychology

Parenting

Developmental Psychology

PhD in Psychology (GZU) 2019

MSc Educational Psychology (UZ) 2012

BSc Honours in Psychology (UZ) 2004

Registered Educational Psychologist (AHPCZ)

hzirima@gzu.ac.zw

+263775371313

Mr

Innocent Mataruse

Developmental Psychology

Sport Psychology

Interpersonal attraction

PhD candidate (ZOU)

MSc Counselling Psychology (GZU) 2019

BSc Special Honours in Psychology (GZU) 2012

BSc Psychology (GZU) 2012

Registered Intern Counselling Psychologist (AHPCZ)

imataruse@gzu.ac.zw

+263773658509

Ms

Rosemary Chigevenga

Community Psychology

Developmental Psychology

Women empowerment

Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights

PhD Candidate (UNISA)

MSc Community Psychology (MSU) 2012

BSc Honours in Psychology (UZ) 2004

Intern Community Psychologist (AHPCZ).

rchigevenga@gzu.ac.zw

+263773403912

Dr

Elliott Nkoma

Educational Psychology

Inclusive Education

Children and Society

PhD in Educational Psychology (NWU) 2019

MSc Educational Psychology (UZ) 2006

BSc Honours Psychology (UZ) 1988

Registered Educational Psychologist (AHPCZ)

enkoma@gzu.ac.zw

+263774305758

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