Bindura University (BUSE) 2024 February Intake

BUSE Intake

BINDURA UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE EDUCATION 2024 FEBRUARY INTAKE UNDERGRADUATE AND POSTGRADUATE BLOCK RELEASE & CONVENTIONAL ENROLMENT

Bindura University invites suitably qualified individuals to apply for the following programmes;

Candidates who apply for Undergraduate Degree programmes should have the specified ‘A’ Level subjects and at least 5 ‘O’ Level subjects including English Language and Mathematics unless indicated otherwise. 

Mature entry will be considered for candidates who are at least 25 years of age and have proven relevant work experience. Special entry will be accorded to candidates with relevant diplomas and work experience.

For further details about mature and special entry kindly refer to the General Academic Regulations as per the Prospectus on the University Website (www.buse.ac.zw).Mathematics Bridging Course (MBC)

The University also accepts candidates who have the relevant “A” Level subjects and have attempted Mathematics at “O” Level but have not yet passed the subject. 

Those candidates will be required to pass a Mathematics Bridging Course offered by the University before commencing studies and pass the “O” Level Mathematics before proceeding to their Industrial Attachment/Teaching Practice or Final year of study, whichever comes first. 

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Candidates who wish to be considered through the Mathematics Bridging Course (MBC) should indicate ‘MBC’ on top of first page of their application form. Programmes which applicants can apply for entry through the Mathematics Bridging Course:

  1. Faculty of Agriculture and Environmental Science

All programmes except the Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Agricultural Economics and Management.

  1. Faculty of Science Education

None.

  1. Faculty of Commerce

All programmes.

  1. Faculty of Science and Engineering

Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Sports Science and Management.

FACULTY OF SCIENCE EDUCATION             Phone/WhatsApp 0782708531
ProgrammeEntry RequirementsCareer Prospects
Diploma in Science Education- Sciences (Dip.ScEdSc) Full Time: 3 years Have passed five ‘O’ Level subjects including English Language, Mathematics and a Science subject with Biology, Physics and Chemistry components.
  • Mathematics Teacher, 
  • Geography Teacher,  
  • Education officers of Mathematics or 
  • Geography, 
  • Mathematics or Geography subjectmanagers,  
Diploma in Science Education -Mathematics and Geography (Dip.ScEdMG)  (Conventional or Online):  Full Time: 3 years Normal entry: To be admitted to the diploma, an applicant must normally have at least five ‘O’ levels passes including a Science subject, Mathematics, Geography and English Language. Special entry: A relevant Diploma or certificate
  • Combined Science/ Biology, Chemistry, 
  • Physics Secondary level teachers,  
  • Entrepreneurial prospects of 
establishing own schools, 
  • consultancy
  • Industrial training officer, 
  • Science laboratory Technicians
Bachelor of Science Education Honours Degree in Mathematics (BScEdHMt)(Pre-service)  (Conventional or Online):  Full Time: 4 years Have passed 5 ‘O’ Level subjects including Science, English Language and Mathematics or their equivalents. A Pass in ‘A’ Level Mathematics and any other ‘A’ Level subject or their equivalents. ‘O’ Level holders will also be considered provided them: Have passed 5 ‘O’ Level subjects including English Language and Mathematics. To gain entry into program students will be required to pass a 6 months bridging course. External students (Form 5/Grade 12): Have passed 5 ‘O’ Level subjects including Mathematics. To gain entry into program students will be required to pass a 6 months bridging course.Careers in the education sector as: 
  • Mathematics teachers, 
  • Project Managers,
  • Item writers, 
  • Subject Managers, 
  • Education Officers, 
  • O-level and A-level examiners, 
  • Lecturers, 
  • Researchers.
Bachelor of Science Education  Honours Degree in Chemistry (BScEdHCh) (Pre-service) (Conventional):  Full Time: 4 years Have passed 5 ‘O’ Level subjects including Science, English Language and Mathematics or their equivalents. A Pass in ‘A’ Level Chemistry and any other ‘A’ Level subject or their equivalents. ‘O’ Level holders: Have passed 5 ‘O’ Level subjects including English Language, Mathematics and Science. To gain entry into program students will be required to pass a 6 months bridging course. External students (Form 5/Grade 12): Have passed 5 ‘O’ Level subjects including Mathematics and Science. To gain entry into program students will be required to pass a 6 months bridging course.Careers in the education sector as: 
  • Chemistry teachers, 
  • College Lecturers, 
  • Educational Consultants, 
  • Academic Counsellors, 
  • Curriculum and Textbook reviewers, 
  • Textbook and Module Writers, 
  • Education Researchers, 
  • School Heads, 
  • Examiners, 
  • Item writers, 
  • Subject Managers, 
  • Industrial Training 
  • Officers, 
  • Education Officers.
Bachelor of Science Education  Honours Degree in Physics (HBScEdPh) (Pre-service) (Conventional):  Full Time: 4 years Have passed 5 ‘O’ Level subjects including Science, English Language and Mathematics or their equivalents. A Pass in ‘A’ Level Physics and any other ‘A’ Level subject or their equivalents. ‘O’ Level holders: Have passed 5 ‘O’ Level subjects including English Language, Mathematics and Science. To gain entry into program students will be required to pass a 6 months bridging course. External students (Form 5/Grade 12): Have passed 5 ‘O’ Level subjects including Mathematics and Science. To gain entry into program students will be required to pass a 6 months bridging course.Careers in the education sector as: 
  • Physics teachers, 
  • College Lecturers, 
  • Educational Consultants, 
  • Academic Counsellors, 
  • Curriculum and Textbook reviewers, 
  • Textbook and Module Writers, 
  • Education Researchers, 
  • School Heads, 
  • Examiners, 
  • Item writers, 
  • Subject Managers, 
  • Industrial Training Officers, 
  • Education Officers.
Bachelor of Science Education  Honours Degree in Biological Sciences(BScEdHBz) (Pre-service) Conventional:  Full Time: 4 years Have passed 5 ‘O’ Level subject including Science, English Language and Mathematics or their equivalents. A Pass in ‘A’ Level Biology and any other ‘A’ Level subject or their equivalents‘O’ Level holders: Have passed 5 ‘O’ Level subjects including English Language, Mathematics and Science. To gain entry into program students will be required to pass a 6 months bridging course. External students (Form 5/Grade 12): Have passed 5 ‘O’ Level subjects including Mathematics and Science. To gain entry into program students will be required to pass a 6 months bridging course.Careers in the education sector as:
  • Biology teachers, 
  • College Lecturers, 
  • Educational Consultants, 
  • Academic Counsellors, 
  • Curriculum and Textbook reviewers, 
  • Textbook and Module Writers, 
  • Education Researchers, School Heads, 
  • Examiners, 
  • Item writers, 
  • Subject Managers, 
  • Industrial Training 
  • Officers, 
  • Education Officers.
Bachelor of Science Education  Honours Degree- Computer Science (BScEdHCSc)(Pre-service) (Conventional or Online):  Full Time: 4 years Have 5 passes at ‘O’ Level including English Language and Mathematics or their equivalents. A  Pass in  ‘A’ Level  Computer  Science/Mathematics  and  any  other  ‘A’  Level  subject  or  their equivalents. External students (Form 5/Grade 12): Have passed 5 ‘O’ Level subjects including Mathematics and Science. To gain entry into program students will be required to pass a 6 months bridging course.Careers in the education sector as:
  • Computer Science teachers, 
  • College Lecturers, Educational Consultants,
  • Academic Counsellors,
  • Curriculum and Textbook reviewers,
  • Textbook and Module Writers, 
  • Education Researchers, 
  • School Heads, Examiners, Item writers, 
  • Subject Managers, 
  • Industrial Training Officers, 
  • Education Officers.
Bachelor of Science Education  Honours Degree- Geography  (BScEdHGg) (Pre-service) (Conventional or Online):  Full Time: 4 years  Normal Entry: For admission to this undergraduate programme, a prospective student must satisfy the Entry Regulations specified in the General Regulations and must have:
  • Have 5 passes at ‘O’ Level including English Language and Mathematics or their equivalents.
  • A Pass in ‘A’ Level Geography and any other ‘A’ Level subject or their equivalents. 
Mature Entry: Candidates older than 25 years can be admitted if they have 5 ‘O’ levels including Mathematics and English and a Science subject and must satisfy a panel selected by faculty. External students (Form 5/Grade 12): Have passed 5 ‘O’ Level subjects including Mathematics and Science. To gain entry into program students will be required to pass a 6 months bridging course.
Careers in the education sector as: 
  • Geography teachers, 
  • College Lecturers, 
  • Educational Consultants, 
  • Academic 
  • Counsellors, 
  • Curriculum and Textbook 
  • reviewers, 
  • Textbook and Module Writers, 
  • Education Researchers, 
  • School Heads, 
  • Examiners, Item writers, 
  • Subject Managers, 
  • Industrial Training Officers, 
Bachelor of Science Education Honours Degree – Agriculture (HBScEdAg)  (In –service)  (Conventional or Online):  Block Release: 2 years Have passed 5 ‘O’ Level subjects including English and Mathematics. Certificate in Education/Diploma in Education (Secondary Level) or a  teaching qualification from a recognised institution where Agriculture subject of study was strongly represented
  • O’ and ‘A’ level Agriculture teachers, 
  • College Lecturers,
  • Educational Consultants, 
  • Academic Counsellors, 
  • Curriculum and Textbook reviewers,
  • Textbook and Module Writer,
  • Education Researchers,  
  • School Heads,
  • Examiner,  
  • Item writers, 
  • Subject Managers, 
  • Industrial Training Officers, 
  • Education Officers. 
  • Project officers and project 
  • managers.
Bachelor of Science Education Honours Degree in Physics (HBScEdPh) (In –service)  Block Release: 2  years Have passed 5 ‘O’ Level subjects including English and Mathematics Certificate in Education/Diploma in Education (Secondary or primary Level) or a teaching qualification from a recognised institution where Physics subject of study was strongly represented. Those with a primary level qualification will undergo a six months bridging course in their area of specialisation.Careers in the education sector as: 
  • Agriculture teachers, 
  • College Lecturers, 
  • Educational Consultants, 
  • Academic Counsellors, 
  • Curriculum and Textbook reviewers, 
  • Textbook and Module Writers, 
  • Education Researchers, 
  • School Heads, Examiners,
  • Item writers, 
  • Subject Managers,
  • Industrial Training 
  • Officers, 
Bachelor of Science Education Honours Degree in Mathematics (HBScEdMt) (In –service) Block Release or Online: 2  years 5 passes at ‘O’ Level including English and Mathematics Certificate in Education/Diploma in Education (Secondary or primary Level) or a teaching qualification from are cognised institution where Mathematics subject of study was strongly represented.  Those with a primary level qualification will undergo a six months bridging course in their area of specialisation.Careers in the education sector as: 
  • Physics teachers, 
  • College Lecturers, 
  • Educational Consultants,
  • Academic Counsellors, 
  • Curriculum and Textbook reviewers, 
  • Textbook and Module Writers, 
  • Education Researchers, 
  • School Heads, 
  • Examiners, 
  • Item writers, 
  • Subject Managers, 
  • Industrial Training 
  • Officers, 
  • Education Officers.
Bachelor of Science Education Honours Degree in Biological Sciences (HBScEdBz)(In –service)   Block Release: 2 years 5 passes at ‘O’Level including English and Mathematics Certificate in Education/Diploma in Education (Secondary or primary Level) or a teaching qualification from are cognised institution where Biology  subject of study was strongly represented.  Those with a primary level qualification will undergo a six months bridging course in their area of specialisation.Careers in the education sector as: 
  • Mathematics teachers, 
  • Project Managers,
  • Item writers,
  • Subject Managers, 
  • Education Officers, O-level and A-level 
examiners, 
  • Lecturers, 
  • Researchers.
Bachelor of Science Education Honours Degree in Geography (HBScEdGg) (In –service)   Block Release: 2  years 5 passes at ‘O’ Level including English and Mathematics Certificate in Education/Diploma in Education (Secondary or primary Level) or a teaching qualification from a recognised institution where Geography subject of study was strongly represented.  Those with a primary level qualification will undergo a six months bridging course in their area of specialisation.Careers in the education sector as: 
  • Biology teachers, 
  • College Lecturers, 
  • Educational Consultants
  • Academic Counsellors 
  • Curriculum and Textbook reviewers 
  • Textbook and Module Writers
  • Education Researchers 
  • School Heads 
  • Examiners, Item writers 
  • Subject Managers
  • Industrial Training Officers 
  • Education Officers.
Bachelor of Science Education Honours Degree in Chemistry (HBScEdCh) (In –service)   Block Release: 2  years 5 passes at ‘Level including English and Mathematics Certificate in Education/Diploma in Education (Secondary or primary Level) or a teaching qualification from a recognised institution where  Chemistry  subject of study was strongly represented.  Those with a primary level qualification will undergo a six months bridging course in their area of specialisation.Careers in the education sector as:
  • Geography teachers 
  • College Lecturers
  • Educational Consultants 
  • Academic Counsellors
  • Curriculum and Textbook reviewers
  • Textbook and Module Writers 
  • Education Researchers
  • School Heads
  • Examiners
  •  Item writers 
  • Subject Managers, 
  • Industrial Training 
  • Officers, Education Officers.
Bachelor of Science Education Honours Degree in Computer Science (HBScEdCSc) (In –service)   Block Release or Online: 2 years 5 passes at ‘O’Level including English and Mathematics Certificate in Education/Diploma in Education (Secondary or primary Level) or a teaching qualification from a recognised institution where Computer Science subject of study was strongly represented.  Those with a primary level qualification will undergo a six months bridging course in their area of specialisationCareers in the education sector as: 
  • Chemistry teachers, 
  • College Lecturers, 
  • Educational Consultants, 
  • Academic Counsellors, 
  • Curriculum and Textbook reviewers, 
  • Textbook and Module Writers, 
  • Education Researchers, 
  • School Heads, Examiners, Item writers, 
  • Subject Managers,
  • Industrial Training 
  • Officers, Education Officers.
FACULTY OF SCIENCE   & ENGINEERING         Phone/WhatsApp 0719528680Careers in the education sector as: Chemistry teachers, College Lecturers, Educational Consultants, Academic Counsellors, Curriculum and Textbook reviewers, Textbook and Module Writers, Education Researchers, School Heads, Examiners, Item writers, Subject Managers, Industrial Training Officers, Education Officers.
ProgrammeEntry Requirements
Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Environmental Physics and Energy Sources (HBScEPES)Full Time: 4 years Block  Release : 4 yearsHave passed 5 ‘O' Level subjects including Mathematics and English with at least a Grade C and Two ‘A' Level passes including Physics and Mathematics.  Special entry for candidates with relevant 5 ‘O’ Level passes including English and Mathematics, Diplomas and  at least 25 years of age  with a minimum of  2 years relevant work experience will be considered.
  • remote sensing, 
  • atmospheric climate 
  • modelling, 
  • pollution control 
  • energy conservation 
  • renewable energy 
  • development 
  • nuclear waste disposal 
  • site remediation
Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Sports Science and Management (HBScSSM) Full Time: 4 years  Block Release: 3 yearsHave passed at least five (5) subjects at ‘O’ Level including English Language and Mathematics and at least two (2) subjects at ‘A’ Level including Physical Education Sport or Sports Management or Sports Science and Technology or at least two (2) subjects at Advanced Level in any of the following learning areas; Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Geography, Agriculture, Sociology, Psychology, Management of Business, Economics and Accounting or an Advanced Certificate or Diploma in Sport or Physical Education from a recognized Academic Institution or Sports Federation or a record of elite sport participation of least a two years.
  • Exercise Physiologists 
  • Academic Researchers 
  • Kinesiologists  
  • Biomechanics Practitioners
  • Physiotherapists; Sport Psychologists 
  • Fitness Trainers; Sports Nutritionists 
  • Sports Managers; Sports Marketers 
  • Sports Facilities Managers 
  • Sports Entrepreneurs.
BSc. Honours in Agricultural Engineering (BSc.AE) Fulltime: Four (4) years Normal Entry: 
  1. At least five ‘O’ Level subjects including English Language, Physical Science or Physics and Mathematics with grade C or better and -: 
  2. ‘A’ level passes in Mathematics and Physics and any one science subject as follows: Biology, Agriculture, Geography, Chemistry, Technical Graphics and Food Science
Special Entry: Candidates who hold a National Diploma in Education with specializations in the following: Physics and Mathematics OR candidates who hold a National Diploma in Agriculture, Agricultural Engineering, Civil Engineering, Surveying, Mechanical Engineering or any other relevant Diploma Mature Entry: At least a National Diploma in Agriculture, Agricultural Engineering, Civil Engineering, Surveying, Mechanical Engineering with relevant experience.
  • Engineers in Agriculture
  • Designers
  • Advisors and applied scientists
  • Research and training institutions
  • Irrigation, environmental consultants
  • Potential to start own companies in machinery
Manufacture, servicing, irrigation and  Agro-processing
BSc. Honours in Electronic Engineering (HBScEE) Fulltime: Four (4) years Normal Entry: 
  1. At least five ‘O’ Level subjects including English Language, Physical Science or Physics and Mathematics with grade C or better and -: 
  2. ‘A’ level passes in Mathematics and Physics and a third relevant science subject
Special Entry: May be granted to applicants with a relevant National Diploma (Electronic Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electric Power Engineering, Control Engineering, Instrumentation or other relevant HEXCO). Two years working experience would be an added advantage. OR A relevant Higher National Diploma or equivalent. One year working experience would be an added advantage. 
  • Engineers in; electronics, control and 
Instrumentation, telecommunication,  Broadcasting, computer networking
  • Sound machine learning as designers
  • Project/Operation Managers
  • Advisors
  • Applied scientists
  • Potential to start won companies in areas
Such as alarm manufacture, electronics  Gadgets repair and servicing
  • Computer repair/networking and installation
Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Computer Science   (HBScCSc) Fulltime: Four (4) Years For all entry pathways candidates must have at least five ‘O’ Level subjects/ National Foundation Certificates including English Language, Mathematics and a Science subject at grade C or better. Normal Entry: A minimum of 2 ‘A’ Level passes in Mathematics and Physics OR Computer Science OR any other relevant Science subject OR Relevant National Certificate.  Special Entry: Special entry may be granted to applicants with a National Diploma in Computer Science or any related field from a recognized institution.  Mature Entry: Should be at least 23 years old AND should have at least 2 years relevant industrial experience.
  • system programmer
  • software developer 
  • web developer, 
  • network administrator
  • software tester
  • IT manager
  • engineering manager
  • Database Manager
Bachelor of Science Degree in Network Engineering  (HBScNE) Fulltime: Four (4) years For all entry pathways candidates must have at least five ‘O’ Level subjects/ National Foundation Certificates including English Language, Mathematics and a Science subject at grade C or better. Normal Entry: A minimum of two ‘A’ Level passes in either Mathematics, Computer Science/Computing and any one of the following subjects Physics, Accounting, Economics, Management of Business/Business Studies, Biology, Chemistry or any other relevant subject, and Special Entry: Special entry may be granted to applicants with a National Diploma in Computer Science/Information Technology or any related field from a recognized institution. Mature Entry: Should be at least 23 years old AND have at least 2 years’ relevant industrial experience
  • Network engineers 
  • Network specialists 
  • Network support engineers 
  • Network administrators 
  • Network Manager 
  • ICT Infrastructure Manager
  • IT Director
Bachelor of Science Degree in Software Engineering (HBScSE) Fulltime: Four (4) years Students should have a pass in either ‘A’ Level Mathematics, Computer Science/Computing and any one of the following ‘A’ Level subjects Physics, Accounting, Economics, Management of Business/Business Studies, Biology, Chemistry or any other relevant subject, andAt least 5 ‘O’ Levels including Mathematics and English Language with a Grade C or better. Special entry will be granted to Candidates without ‘A’ Levels but are holders of the HEXCO National Diploma in Computer Studies or Information Technology or their equivalent from a recognized institution. Mature entry will be granted to candidates at least 23 years old AND have at least 2 years relevant industrial experience.• Applications Developer • Web applications Developer • Mobile applications Developer • Software Engineer • Software Architect • Software Designer • Software Quality Engineer/Analyst • Software Testing Engineer • Software Configuration Manager • Cyber Security • Multimedia programmer • Games applications developer • Web designer • Machine learning engineer • Data analyst • IT Managers • Project Managers • Software Consultants
Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Statistics and Financial Mathematics (HBScSFM)Fulltime: Four (4) years Normal Entry: At least five (5) ‘O’ Levels Mathematics, English Language and a Science or Commercial subject/ National Foundation Certificates with grade C or better and at least two(2) ‘A’ Level passes in the following subjects: Mathematics or Statistics and any one of Physics, Computer Science, Management of Business, Economics and Accounting OR relevant National Certificate.Special Entry: At least five (5) ‘O’ Level subjects including English Language and Mathematics and a Diploma in Statistics or Financial Mathematics, Financial Engineering, Economics, Accounting or Operations Research.Business analysts • Statisticians • Data scientists  • Benefits analysts  • Risk analysts • Monitoring and Evaluation • Strategic Information Analysts • Employee benefits analysts • Lecturing
Bachelor of  Science Honours Degree in Applied Mathematics  (HBScAMT) Fulltime: Four (4) years  Normal Entry: At least two (2) ‘A’ Level passes including Mathematics or its recognized equivalent (Mechanics, Statistics, Pure Mathematics) plus at least Ordinary Level passes/ National Foundation Certificates including Mathematics and English Language OR relevant National Certificate. Special Entry: At least five (5) Levels including English Language and Mathematics, National Diploma and a Higher National Diploma. Mature Entry: At least five (5) ‘O’ Levels including English Language and Mathematics, should be above 25 years of age plus work experience.
  • Business analysts
  • Employee benefits analysts
  • Statisticians
  • Data scientists
  • Benefits analysts 
  • Risk analysts
  • Monitoring and Evaluation
Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Development Studies  (HBSc.DG) Fulltime : Four (4)years  Have obtained two passes in ‘A’ Level subjects or their recognized equivalents; Have 5 ‘O’ Level passes including Geography, English Language, and Mathematics passed with at least a grade C.
  • Development agents
  • Development Practitioners
  • Policy Planners
  • Weather Forecasters
  • Environmentalists
Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Disaster Management Sciences (HBSc.DMSc) Fulltime: Four (4) years Have obtained two passes in ‘A’ Level subjects or their recognized equivalents; Have 5 ‘O’ Level passes including Geography, English Language, and Mathematics passed with at least a grade C.      • Government Departments           (As Development Practitioners)       • Parastatals and State Enterprises       • Non-Governmental Organisations       • Local Government       • Mining Industries
  • UN bodies and other institutions 
         related to development.
Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Nursing Education (HBScNsE)   Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Nursing Education (Community Health Nursing) Fulltime: Three (3) years    
  • At least 5 `O` Level passes including English Language and a Science subject with  a Grade C or better, a Diploma in General Nursing; Registration with the Nurses’ Council of Zimbabwe or equivalent.
  • Current Practicing Certificate.
  • At least 2 years post qualification working experience. 
‘A` level passes in Science subjects and/or a Post Basic Diploma registered by the Nurses’ Council of Zimbabwe or equivalent will be an added advantage.
  • Nurse Tutors in government and private sector
  • Clinical instructors
  • Community Health 
  • Nurses, to work in NGO’s
Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Optometry(HBScOpt) Four(4)years Conventional Have passed 5  ‘O' Level subjects including Mathematics, English language and Physical Science with at least a grade B or better and  ANY Three ‘A’ Level passes from the following: Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics.
  • Optometrist
  • Optician
  • Pharmacist (eye)
Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Biological Sciences (BScBZH Fulltime: Four (4) years Have passed 5 ‘O’ Level subjects including Mathematics, Science and English with at least a Grade C and at least two ‘A' Level passes in Science subjects including Biology. Special entry for candidates with relevant Diplomas will be considered.
  • Research Practitioners
Bachelor of  Science Honours Degree in Biotechnology (HBScBioTec)  Fulltime: Four (4) years Have passed 5 ‘O' Level subjects including Mathematics, Science and English with at least a Grade C  and a pass at ‘A' Level in Biology and Chemistry and a third subject which could either be Physics or Mathematics. Special and mature entry may be considered for holders of a National Diploma (ND) in Biotechnology, or its equivalent plus a minimum of two (2) years relevant post qualification experience, OR Higher National Diploma (HND) in Biotechnology or its equivalent.
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Food Processors
  • Bio scientists
Bachelor of science Honours in Chemical Technology  (HBScCHT) Fulltime: Four (4) years Normal Entry: Chemistry and any one of the following subjects at A Level; Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science, Biology, Food Science And at least 5 passes at Ordinary Level Subjects/ National Foundation Certificates inclusive of Mathematics and English. Special Entry:  National Diploma, Higher National Diploma in relevant fields  Mature Entry: Five ‘O’ Level passes including Mathematics and English plus at least 25 years of age and 5 years of experience in the relevant field.
  • Carriers in the Industrial Chemistry 
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • analytical chemistry
  • Pharmaceutical chemistry
  • food and beverages 
  • agrochemicals Industry
  •  research institutions 
  • Academia positions
Bachelor of Science Honours in Chemistry (HBScCHEM) Fulltime: Four (4) years Normal Entry: Passes at ‘A’ Level Chemistry and in any one of the following ‘A’ Level subjects: Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science, Biology, Physical Science, Agriculture or their recognised equivalent And at least 5 passes at Ordinary Level subjects/ National Foundation Certificates inclusive of Mathematics and English OR National Certificate.Special Entry: National Diploma, Higher National Diploma in relevant fields  Mature Entry:   Five ‘O’ Level passes including Mathematics and English plus at least 25 years of age and 5 years’ experience in the relevant field.
  • Chemist in Water Supply Authorities
  • Environment Management
  • Agencies
  • Production Chemist 
  • Laboratory Manager 
  • Research and Development Chemists or
  • Analytical Chemist
FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE & ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE  Phone 0662106134
ProgrammeEntry RequirementsCareer Prospects
Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Agricultural Economics and Management (BSc.AEM)   Full Time: 4 years  Block Release: 3 years (Bindura/Harare Class)
  • Have passed 5 ‘O’ Level subjects including
  • English Language, Mathematics and a Science subject at grade C or better. 
  • ‘A’ level passes in at least two Commercial and/or Science subjects OR a relevant National Certificate.
  • Candidates without ‘A’ levels who hold relevant Diplomas will be considered.  
Graduates from this Programme can enter careers in
  • Research,
  •  Consultancy, 
  • Entrepreneurs, 
  • Banks, 
  • Statistics, 
  • Finance advisory, 
  • Economic analysts, 
  • Policy formulation, 
  • Project management, 
  • Government departments (extension 
workers, land officers, policy advisors etc),
  • Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs), 
  • Trade organisations, World Bank, World 
Food Programme (W.F.P) and Food and  Agricultural Organisation (F.A.O)
Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Safety, Health and Environmental Management  (BSc.SHEM) Full Time: 4 years Block Release: 3 years (Bindura/Harare Class)Have passed 5  ‘O' Level subjects including Mathematics, Science subject and English with grade C or better and  At least two ‘A' Level subjects from the following Agriculture, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Geography, Mathematics, Physics, Food Science, Environmental Science and Environmental Management.  Candidates without ‘A’ levels who hold relevant Diplomas will be considered. Graduates of the programme can be employed,
  • as Safety and Health officers or
  •  Environmental Management managers/officers/
 inspectors/educators, 
  • researchers or consultants in government, 
  • non-governmental organisations or civil society. Graduates can advance their studies by undertaking Masters (MSc, MPhil) and PhD/DPhil studies in various environmental spheres.
Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Animal Health and Production Extension (BScAHPE)  Block Release: 3 yearsHave passed 5 ‘O' Level subjects including Mathematics, English and a Science subject with a grade C or better.  Advanced Level passes in at least two subjects as follows: Category 1: Any two of the following, Biology, Agriculture, Chemistry, Physics and Food Science. Category 2: Any one of the following: Mathematics or Geography in addition to any one subject in Category 1. Candidates who hold a National Diploma in Agriculture or Animal Health and Production or a related field will be considered.Graduates from this programme can follow careers
  • in Government Extension Services (as e.g. 
      Livestock Health Officers or Livestock        Production Officers) and 
  • outside Public Services including Research 
  • Consultancy 
  • Livestock breeding (Artificial insemination
ET, oestrus synchronization) 
  • Non-Governmental Organisations
  • Animal Health Products Suppliers 
  • Veterinary Drug Companies (As Technical Sales
 Persons) specialist organizations like Poultry  Farms and  Commercial Farms (as e.g. Site Managers or supervisors), Banks (as e.g.  Technical Advisors to Loans Officers) and   entrepreneurship.  
Bachelor of Science Honours degree in Forestry and Environmental Management (BSc.FEM) Full Time: 4 years Block Release: 3 years At least 5 ‘O’ level subjects, including English Language, a Science subject and Mathematics with grade C or better and ‘A’ Level in TWO science subjects OR a relevant National Certificate from a recognized Institution.  Candidates without ‘A’ levels but are holders of relevant National Diplomas from recognized Institutions shall be considered.Graduates may pursue, among others, 
  • jobs in Government, 
  • Non-Governmental Organisations, 
  • Private Sector, and Local and
  •  International Forestry Research Institutions. 
  • Typical posts for these graduates include 
  • Forest Managers, 
  • Environmental Managers, 
  • Plantation Foresters, 
  • Planning foresters, Researchers, 
  • Ecologists, Consultants,
  • Technicians and Entrepreneurs.
Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Wildlife Ecology and Fisheries Management  (BSc.WEM) Full time 4 years Block Release: 3 yearsAt least 5 ‘O’ level passes, including English Language, a Science subject and Mathematics with grade C or better and ‘A’ Level passes in any two of the following subjects, Biology, Geography, Agriculture, Chemistry, Mathematics or a relevant National Certificate from a recognized institution. Candidates without ‘A’ levels but are holders of relevant National Diplomas from recognized Institutions shall be considered The graduates can be employed in the Wildlife Sector.  This sector includes the Ministry in Charge of 
  • Environmental Policy and Management 
            (Ministry of Environment, Water and Climate), 
  • quasi-government organisations (such as 
the Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management  Authority, Environmental Management Agency)
  • Non-Governmental Organisations 
(both national and international) that are  involved in Wildlife Research and Management Consultancy companies involved in wildlife  research and management
Bachelor of Agricultural Science Honours Degree (Animal Science and Technology)(BAgSAScT)  Full Time: 4 years Block Release 3 yearsAt least 5  ‘O' Level subjects including ’O’ Level Mathematics, English and a Science subject with a grade C or better. · Advanced ‘A’ Level passes in Biology or Agriculture plus any other Science Subject Candidates without ‘A’ levels but are holders of relevant National Diplomas from recognized Institutions shall be considered.Graduates from this programme can follow careers in
  • Government as Extension Services 
  • Extension officers, 
  • Researchers,
  •  Consultancy, Veterinary products suppliers, 
  • Lecturers, 
  • Animal breeders, 
  • Livestock farmers, 
  • Farm managers,
  •  Artificial insemination technicians, 
  • Meat inspectors
  •  livestock entrepreneurs
Bachelor of Agricultural Science Honours Degree (Crop  Science)  (BAgSCSc)  Full Time: 4 years Block Release 3 yearsHave passed 5  ‘O' Level subjects including ’O’ Level Mathematics, English and a Science subject with a grade C or better. · Advanced ‘A’ Level passes in Biology or Agriculture plus any other Science Subject National Diplomas from accredited Institutions shall be considered. Relevant Diploma in a Crop Science related field from a recognised institution will be considered.Graduates from this Programme can enter careers  In;
  • Government departments, 
  • Consultancy, 
  • Banks, 
  • Project Management, 
  • Non-Governmental Organizations such as Food 
  • Agricultural Organization,
  • research institutions such as CIMMYT and
 ICRISAT. 
  • The programme also promotes entrepreneurship 
  • skills among graduates
Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Natural Resources Management (BSc.NRM)  Full Time: 4 yearsAt least 5 ‘O’ level passes, including English language, a Science subject and Mathematics with grade C or better and 
  • ‘A’ Level pass in any Two of the following, Mathematics,  Divinity, Sociology, Literature in English, Economics, Agriculture, Biology, Physics, Chemistry OR a relevant National Certificate from a recognized Institution. 
  • Candidates without ‘A’ levels, but are holders of relevant.
  • National Diplomas from accredited Institutions shall be considered.
The graduates can be employed as Natural Resource 
  • Entrepreneurs, 
  • Environmental Advocates, 
  • Forest and Wildlife Officers, 
  • Researchers, 
  • Natural Resource Planning Officers,
  • Conservationists, 
  • Rural Livelihood Officers, 
  • Environmental Consultants and 
  • Project Monitors and Evaluators.
FACULTY OF COMMERCE                 Phone/Whatsapp 066107620
Bachelor of Commerce Honours Degree in Banking and Finance (BCom.BAF) Full Time: 4 years  Block Release: 3years Have passed 5 ‘O' Level subjects including Mathematics and English with at least a Grade C or better AND 2 ‘A' Level passes from any of the following: Accounting, Economics, Mathematics, Computer Science and Business Studies or Management of Business Studies. Applicants with a Diploma in Banking, Finance, Accounting or equivalent.
  • Banking Institutions
  • Finance Houses 
  • Discount Houses 
  • Asset Management companies 
  • Micro finance  companies 
  • Financial Advisory Services 
  • Investment Management Companies 
  • Non-governmental organizations and local
 authorities
Bachelor of Accountancy Honours Degree (BAcc)Full Time: 4 years  Block Release: 3years Have passed 5 ‘O' Level subjects including Mathematics and English with a Grade C or better AND 2 ‘A' Level subjects from the following: Mathematics, Accounting, Economics, Computer Science, Business Studies or Management of Business, Biology, Chemistry or Physics. Holders of HEXCO Higher National Diploma in Accountancy or Full accounting professional qualifications such as SAAA, CIS, ACCA and CIMA.  
  • Auditors;
  • Accountants;
  • Business advisers;
  • Financial managers;
  • Tax consultants;
Bachelor of Commerce Honours Degree in Marketing. (BCom.Mkt) Full Time: 4 years  Block Release: 3years Have passed 5  ‘O' Level subjects including Mathematics and English  with a Grade C or better AND A pass in any ‘A' Level commercial subject plus any other ‘A' Level subject
  • Advertising,                                       
  • Public Relations
  • Marketing
  • Retailing
  • Selling
  • Brand Management
  • Marketing research                                        
Bachelor of Business Administration Honours Degree in Police and Security Studies. (BBA.PSS) Full Time:4 years Block Release : 3 yearsHave passed 5  ‘O' Level subjects including Mathematics and English  with a Grade C or better AND 2 ‘A' Level subjects from the following Literature in English, Economics, Mathematics, Accounting, Computer Studies, Business Studies, Management of Business or any other relevant subjects. Holders of a Diploma in Police and Security Studies or equivalent will be considered for admission on mature and special entry.
  • Police / Prison Service/Military
  • Loss Control / Security officers/ Managers
  • Crime Investigation Officer
  • Security / Risk Analyst
  • Fraud Manager / Controller
  • Anti-Corruption Unit
  • Banking / Operations Risk Management
  • United Nations
  • Private Security Organisations  
  • Government/Public Sector 
Bachelor of Commerce Honours Degree in Human Capital Management. (BCom.HCM)Full Time: 4 years  Block Release: 3 years Have passed 5 ‘O’ Level subjects including Mathematics and English with a Grade C or better. Have obtained one ‘A' Level subject from the following (Accounting, Economics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Sociology, Geography, Business Studies or Management of Business) plus any other ‘A' Level subjectHolders of a Diploma in Human Resources Management or equivalent will be considered for admission on mature and special entry.
  • Human Capital Executive/Business 
Partner 2
  • Human Capital Manager/ Business 
Partner 1
  • Human Capital Officer
  • Training Manager/Officer
  • Industrial Relations Officer
  • Payroll Administrator/Manager/ Officer
  • Lecturer/Teaching Assistant
  • Researcher
  • Trainer/Facilitator
  • Business Consultancy
Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Economics. (BScEco) Full Time: 4 years  Block Release: 3 years Have passed 5  ‘O' Levels subjects including Mathematics and English  with a Grade C or better AND 2 ‘A' Level passes from the following: Accounting, Economics, Mathematics, Computer Science, and Business Studies or Management of Business Studies
  • Economist
  • Policy/Business/ Financial Analyst
  • Development Specialist
  • Bankers
  • Consultants
Bachelor of Commerce Honours Degree In Purchasing and Supply (BCom.P&S) Full Time: 4 years  Block Release: 3 years Have passed 5 ‘O' Level subjects including Mathematics and English with a Grade C or better AND 2 ‘A' Level passes from the following: Accounting, Economics, Mathematics, Computer Science, and Business Studies or Management of Business Studies.
  • Supply Chain Manager
  • Procurement Managers
  • Warehouse Manager
  • Logistic Manager
  • Consultancy
Bachelor of Commerce Honours Degree In Financial Intelligence (BComF.I) Full Time: 4 years Have passed 5  ‘O' Level subjects including Mathematics and English  with a Grade C or better AND 2 ‘A' Level subjects from the following Economics, Accounting, Business Studies, Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Geography, Management of Business.
  • Administration / Management 
  • Banking (Operations Risk)  
  • Security risk management 
  • Auditing, Accounting and Finance
  • Loss control 
  • Financial Intelligence Units
  • Consultants. 
  • Compliance Anti-Corruption and 
  • Anti-Money Laundering investigators               
FACULTY OF SOCIAL  SCIENCES AND HUMANITIES             Phone/WhatsApp 0662106427
ProgrammeEntry RequirementsCareer Prospects
Bachelor of Communication Science Honours Degree (HBCom.Sc) Full Time: 4 years Block Release: 3 Years At least 5 ‘O’ Level subjects including English Language, Mathematics and Science with a Grade C or better and 2 ‘A’ Level subjects.Special Entry with Generic Exemptions for ND Holders. Bridging Course will be offered to those without ‘O’ Level Mathematics
  • Communication Officer
  • Reporters
  • Commentators
  • Start Up Business in Media
  • Customer Care
  • Public Relations
  • Public Relations
  • Line Product Manager
  • Entry into Foreign Service
Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Culture and Heritage Studies (BSc.CHS)Full Time: 4 years At least 5 ‘O’ Level subjects including English Language with a Grade C or better and 2 ‘A’ Level subjects.
  • Culturologist
  • Heritage Impact Assessor/ 
            Heritage Specialist
  • Curator
  • Heritage Programs 
            Specialist
  • Arts & Culture Officer
  • Heritage Manager
  • Cultural Heritage 
            Conservation Specialist
  • Cultural Creative Industries 
            Manager
  • Art & Artefact Appraiser
  • Cultural Heritage Inspector
  • Heritage Auditor
  • Cultural Diplomat
  • Cultural Exhibition Specialist
  • Artefact Conservator
  • Heritage Advisor
  • Information & Records 
            Management Specialist
  • Heritage & Community Liaison 
            Officer 
  • Built Heritage Conservator
  • Cultural Heritage Intellectual 
            Property Rights Specialist
  • Museum Visitor Manager
  • Heritage Resort Manager
  • Exhibition Specialist
  • Natural & Cultural Heritage 
            Tour Guide
  • Community Archaeologist
  • G.I.S Specialist
  • Archivist
  • Tour Operator
Specialist Heritage Officer
Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Peace & Governance 4 Years  Full Time At least 5 ‘O’ Level subjects including English Language with a Grade C or better and 2 ‘A’ Level subjects.
  • International Organisations
  • Intergovernmental Organisations
            like UN, AU,SADC.
  • Foreign Affairs Departments
  • Diplomacy, 
  • Government Ministries, 
  • Constitutional Commissions
  • Local and International NGOs
  • Research Institutes
  • Lectureship
  • Independent Consultancy
  • Public Policy Analysts
  • Public Management and 
  • Administration in both Government and 
     non- Governmental Institutions.
Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Social Work (HBScSW) 4 Years  Full Time  Bindura Campus At least 5 ‘O’ Level subjects including English Language and Mathematics with a Grade C or better and 2 ‘A’ Level subjects
  • Child Protection
  • Disaster Management
  • Rehabilitation and 
            Correctional Services
  • Medical Social Work
  • Project Management 
  • Juvenile Justice
  • Research
  • Administration of Social 
            Welfare Organisation
  • Social Protection

POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES 

In addition to a relevant first degree candidates must have 5 ‘O’ Level subjects including English Language and Mathematics unless indicated otherwise.

FACULTY OF SCIENCE EDUCATION            Phone/WhatsApp 0782708531
ProgrammeEntry RequirementsCareer Prospects
Post-Graduate Diploma in Quality Management in Education (PGDQME) Block Release or Online: 1 yearAt least 5 ‘O’ Level passes including English Language and Mathematics  A first degree from a recognised higher education institution 
  • Head of the quality department in public
  • or private education institutions
  • Quality specialist in public or 
  • private education institutions
  • Quality Management Systems 
(QMS) 
  • auditor in public or private 
  • education institutions
  • Quality Assurance consultant in education
  • Quality Assurance trainer in education
Postgraduate Diploma in Higher Education (PGDHE) Online: 1 yearA First Degree (or equivalent) from an accredited institution. 
  • Careers in the education sector 
as: 
  • College Lecturers 
  • Educational 
  • Consultants 
  • Academic 
  • Counsellors 
  • Curriculum and 
  • Textbook reviewers 
  • Textbook and Module Writers
  • Education Researchers
  • Heads of Institutions and 
  • departments 
  • Examiners 
  • Item writers
  • Subject Managers, 
  • Industrial Training Officers, 
  • Education Officers.
Post Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) Block Release or Online: 1 ½ yearsA good first degree from a recognized University, specialising in any one of the  following Secondary/High School teaching subjects:- Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Agriculture, Biology, Computer Science, Geography
  • Careers in the education 
sector as: 
  • high school teachers 
  • College Lecturers 
  • Educational Consultants 
  • Counsellors 
  • Curriculum and Textbook 
  • reviewers 
  • Textbook and Module Writers 
  • Education Researchers 
  • School Heads, High school 
  • curriculum designers 
  • Education Officers 
  • Schools Inspectors
  • Regional Directors
Master of Science Education Curriculum Studies.(MScEdCS) Block Release or Online: 1 ½ years Bachelor of Education Degree from accredited and recognized institution or Post Graduate Diploma in Education, Graduate Diploma in Education, GradCE, BSc Education
  • Careers in policy formulation
 and evaluation; 
  • project and programme development, management and evaluation; 
  • educational research 
  • management of learning 
  • curriculum design 
  • and evaluation as Lecturers in tertiary institutions 
  • Education inspectors
  • Training officers
  • Consultants 
  • curriculum developers 
  • policy planners 
  • school managers
Master of Science Education in Mathematics (MScEdMt) Block Release or Online: 1 ½  yearsBSc Mathematics Education, Bachelor of Education Degree in which Mathematics was a major/strongly represented, or BSc in which Mathematics is strongly represented plus a Post Graduate Diploma in Education, Graduate Diploma in Education, Grad CE, PGDTE. Equivalent qualifications from accredited and recognized institutions will be considered.
  • Lecturers in tertiary institutions, 
  • Education inspectors 
  • Training officers 
  • Consultants 
  • policy planners
  • school managers
Master of Science Education in Biology(MScEdBz)  Block Release:1 ½  yearsA good Bachelor of Science Education Honours Degree or Bachelor of Science Education Degree Equivalent qualifications that may be considered include; BSc General/BSc Honours with the Biology as a major plus a CE/DipEd or Grad. CE, PGDE
  • Lecturers in tertiary institutions, 
  • Education inspectors, 
  • Training officers, 
  • Consultants, 
  • policy planners, 
  • school managers
Master of Science Education in Chemistry (MScEdCh) Block Release:1 ½  yearsA good Bachelor of Science Education Honours Degree or Bachelor of Science Education DegreeEquivalent qualifications that may be considered include; BSc General/BSc Honours with Chemistry as a major plus a CE/DipEd or Grad. CE, PGDE
  • Lecturers in tertiary institutions, 
  • Education inspectors, 
  • Training 
  • officers, 
  • Consultants, 
  • policy planners, 
  • school managers
Master of Science Education degree in Measurement, Assessment and Evaluation (MScEdMAE) Block Release or Online: 1 ½  yearsNormal Entry: Applicants must be in possession of a First Degree in Education (or equivalent). Equivalent qualifications that may be considered include: Other First Degrees plus a Diploma/Certificate in Education or a Graduate CE or Postgraduate Diploma in Education or Postgraduate Diploma in Tertiary Education.
  • Careers in: policy formulation 
and evaluation; 
  • project and programme development, management and evaluation; 
  • educational research
  • test designing; 
  • consultancy in measurement, 
  • assessment
  • evaluation
  • management of learning 
  • curriculum design and evaluation.
Master of Science Education in Physics(MScEdPh)  Block Release: 1 ½  yearsA good Bachelor of Science Education Honours Degree or Bachelor of Science Education Degree Equivalent qualifications that may be considered include; BSc General/BSc Honours with Physics as a major plus a CE/DipEd or Grad. CE, PGDE
  • Lecturers in tertiary institutions, 
  • Education inspectors 
  • Training officers 
  • Consultants 
  • policy planners
  • school managers
Master of Science Education in Geography (MScEdGg) Block Release: 1 ½  yearsBSc Geography Education, Bachelor of Education Degree in which Geography was a major/strongly represented, or BSc in which Geography is strongly represented plus a Post Graduate Diploma in Education, Graduate Diploma in Education, GradCE, PGDTE. Equivalent qualifications from  and recognized institutions will be considered.
  • Lecturers in tertiary institutions, 
  • Education inspectors,
  • Training officers, 
  • Consultants, 
  • policy planners, 
  • school managers
Master of Science Degree in Educational Technologies (MSc.EdTech)   (Programme Awarded By the University of Mauritius in collaboration with BUSE) Full Time: Online: 2 years• A good first degree or equivalent qualification from a recognized higher education institution.OR • AGPA not less than 2.5 out of 4 or equivalent, from a recognized higher education institution (For International students). •  Programme (Specific) Requirements An applicant holding a relevant Postgraduate Diploma can apply to join directly on the Masters level and completed by taking  2courses  (ILT6015-Multimedia Animation Tools and ILT6017-Digital Media in Education) +a research project. Target Audience Educators from Primary, Secondary, and Tertiary Sectors, Supply and Support Teachers, etc
  • Multimedia designer,
  • Educational technology and E-learning Trainers
  • Technology coordinators
  • E-learning technologist
  • Online Tutors
DPhil/PhD Programmes Full time: 3 years Part time: 4 years (intake is throughout the year)Applicants must have a relevant Masters’ degree from a recognised institution
  • Researchers, Research Consultants, 
  • Higher Education  Lecturers, 
  • Programme Advisors, Reviewers, 
  • Book writers.
FACULTY OF COMMERCE                              Phone/WhatsApp  0662107620
ProgrammeEntry RequirementsCareer Prospects
Master of Science Degree in Economics (MScEco)Weekend &Public Holidays: 18 months (Classes in Harare)Five ‘O’ Level subjects including English & Mathematics.A good first Degree in Economics, Development Studies, Finance, Health or their equivalent Candidates can choose to specialize in: I. Financial Economics II. Development Economics III. Health Economics A Finance plan is available to applicants who meet bank requirements.
  • Economist
  • Policy analyst
  • Development specialist
  • Project Managers 
  • Bankers and Industrial Experts
Master of Science Degree in Purchasing and Supply Chain Management (MScPSCM) Weekend & Public Holidays: 18 months(Classes in Harare) Five ‘O’ Level subjects including English & Mathematics. A good first degree in Purchasing and Supply, Marketing, Logistics or their equivalent.
  • Supply Chain Manager
  • Distribution Manager
  • Warehouse Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Production Planning and
 Inventory Manager
  • Procurement Manager
  • Logistics Manager 
Master of Science Degree in Entrepreneurship & Innovation  (MScEI) Weekend School: 18 months (Classes in Harare) At least five ‘O’ Levels inclusive of Mathematics & English language A good first Degree. Required Documents: Certified copies of academic Certificates and Transcripts: Birth Certificate; National Identification document; and two letters of reference and a Personal Statement
Masters in Business Leadership (MBL) Weekend & Public Holidays: 2 years (Classes in Harare)
  1. A good Bachelor’s degree;
  2. Be at least 25 years of age;
  3. At least two years’ post qualification relevant experience
  4. At least five ‘O’ Levels inclusive of Mathematics and English Language.
Required Documents: Certified copies of academic Certificates and Transcripts: Birth Certificate; National Identification document; and two letters of reference and a Personal Statement
Master of Leadership and Corporate Governance Degree (MLCG) Weekend and Public Holiday School: 18 months(Classes in Harare) At least five ‘O’ Levels inclusive of Mathematics and English Language. A first Degree in Management Sciences and a minimum of 3 years management experience. Mature entry requirements as follows:
  • Minimum 35 years
  • Possession of a Professional Qualification in Management
  • Minimum 10 years management experience
Master of Science in Marketing Degree (MSc. Mkt) Weekend and Public Holiday School: 18 months (Classes in Harare) At least five ‘O’ Levels inclusive of Mathematics & English language. A good first degree in Marketing, Information Technology, Sports, Environmental Management or their equivalent. Candidates can choose to specialize in: I. Digital Marketing II. Green Marketing III. Sport Marketing
  • Managing Directors
  • Marketing Directors
  • Digital Marketing Managers
  • Chief Operating Officers 
  • General Managers in private, 
  • public sectors and non-profit 
  • making organisations as well as sport-oriented organizations.
Executive Master of  Business Leadership Degree  (EMBL) Weekend and Public Holiday School:  18 months (Classes in Harare) At least five ‘O’ Levels inclusive of Mathematics and English Language. A first Degree in Management Sciences and minimum of 5 years management experience. Be at least 30 years old. Mature entry requirements as follows:
  • Be at least 40 years old.
  • At least 10 years management experience
FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES AND HUMANITIES   Phone/WhatsApp  0662106427
ProgrammeEntry RequirementsCareer Prospects
Master of Science Degree in International Relations (MSc.IR) Block Release 1 ½years,  (Classes in Harare)A relevant first Degree from a recognized University and 5 ‘O’ Level subjects including English Language with a Grade C or better
  • International Organisations
  • Intergovernmental Organisations
            like UN, AU,SADC.
  • Foreign Affairs Departments
  • Diplomacy, 
  • Government Ministries, 
  • Constitutional Commissions
  • Local and International NGOs
  • Research Institutes
  • Lectureship
  • Independent Consultancy
  • Public Policy Analysts
  • Public Management and Administration in both 
Government and non-Governmental Institutions.
Master of Science Degree in Peace andGovernance(MSc.PG) Block Release1 ½ years,  (Classes in Harare)A relevant first Degree from a recognized University and 5 ‘O’ Level subjects including English Language with a Grade C or better
  • International Organisations
  • Intergovernmental Organisations
            like UN, AU,SADC.
  • Foreign Affairs Departments
  • Diplomacy, 
  • Government Ministries, 
  • Constitutional Commissions
  • Local and International NGOs
  • Research Institutes
  • Lectureship
  • Independent Consultancy
  • Public Policy Analysts
  • Public Management and 
            Administration in both              Government and non-             Governmental Institutions.
FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE & ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE  Phone 0662106134
ProgrammeEntry RequirementsCareer Prospects
Master of Science Degree in Food Security and Sustainable Agricultural Production –(MSc.FSPr) Block Release: 2 years (August intake) (Bindura/Harare Class)At least five ‘O’ Levels inclusive of Mathematics and English Language.
  • An Honours Degree in Agriculture,  Crop Science, Biological Sciences, Agronomy, horticulture, Animal Science, Animal Health, Food Science, Nutrition, Forestry or equivalent. 
Typical job titles for graduates from this programme include ;
  • Consultants and Project Managers for International Organisations 
  • Banks
  • Government Departments and 
  • National Agencies 
  • Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs), research institutes 
  • academia 
  • commercial companies across the world
  • and various organs of the United Nations including the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO).
Master of Science Degree in Food Security and Sustainable Agricultural Policy (MSc.FSPo)Block Release: 2 years (August intake) (Bindura/Harare Classes)At least five ‘O’ Levels inclusive of Mathematics and English Language.An Honour’s Bachelor’s  Degree 
  • Candidates with at least 2 years of relevant working experience with a pass will also be considered.
Typical job titles for graduates from this programme include;
  • Consultants 
  • Policy Analysts and Project Managers for International Organisations 
  • Banks 
  • Government departments and National agencies
  • Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs), Research Institutes
  • Academia 
  • Commercial companies across the world and 
  • various organs of the United 
Nations including the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO).
Master of Science Degree in Agroforestry (MSc. Agroforestry)   Block Release: 2 years (August intake) (Bindura/Harare Class)At least five ‘O’ Levels inclusive of Mathematics and English Language.
  • An Honours Bachelor’s degree in any of the following fields: Agriculture, Forestry, Environmental Science, Geography, Biology, Natural Resources Management or any other relevant degree 
  • Recognition criteria for foreign credentials of international students as articulated in the Zimbabwe National Qualification Framework
Graduates may pursue, among others,  jobs in;
  • Government,
  • Non-Governmental Organisations, 
  • Private Sector, and Local 
  • and International Forestry 
  • Research Institutions. 
Typical posts for these graduates  Include;
  • Forest Managers 
  • Environmental Managers
  • Plantation Foresters
  • Planning foresters 
  • Researchers 
  • Ecologists
  • Consultants 
  • Technicians and Entrepreneurs.
Master of Science in Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental Management (MSc OHSEM) Block Release 18 Months  (Bindura/Harare Class)An Honours Degree in Environmental Science or related Degree including Environmental Health,  OR A post Graduate Diploma in Safety, Health and Environmental Management or related field obtained in not less than a year’s durationGraduates of the (MScOHSEM)  programme may join various  organizations including:
  • healthcare
  • local authorities
  • regulatory bodies 
  • consultancy
  • research 
  • and academia to work as OHS 
  • professionals 
  • safety officers 
  • safety engineers 
  • occupational hygienists 
  • ergonomists 
  • occupational health nurses
  • safety advisors and health and 
  • safety managers, locally and 
abroad.

FACULTY OF SCIENCE & ENGINEERING         Phone/WhatsApp 0719528680
ProgrammeEntry RequirementsCareer Prospects
MSc Analytical Chemistry(MSc ACH) Block Release: 2 yearsNormal Entry: BSc Honours Chemistry Analytical Chemist:  Quality              Control/Assurance              Specialist Research and              Development Scientist Environmental Analyst:  Instrumentation              Specialist Teaching and Academia
Master of Science in Physical Chemistry (MSc PCH) Block Release: 2 yearsBSc Honours Chemistry, Chemical Technology, Chemical Engineering, Material Science Research Scientist  Industrial Chemist Analytical Chemist  Materials Scientist Quality              Control/Assurance              Specialist Teaching and Academia

Master of Science Degree in Disaster Risk Management (MSc.DRM) Duration is 11/2years Normal Entry: An Honours Degree in the following areas of study: Disaster Management, Development Studies, Geography, Biology, Environmental Studies, Agriculture, Social Sciences or any relevant degree with at least a 2.2 grade or better and a strong Geography background.  Special Entry:  Applicants without an Honours Degree may be considered for the programme if they have at least two years relevant experience. Must have passes in ‘O’ Level English and Mathematics.   Mature Entry:      Applicants should be 25 years and above and have passed Ordinary Level English and Mathematics. Two or more years of working experience in a related field is a must. 
  • Disaster recovery managers
  • Environmental managers
  • Safety specialists
  • Sustainable consultants
  • Operation Manager
Master of Science Degree in Sustainable Development (MSc.SD) Duration is 11/2 yearsNormal Entry:     An Honours Degree in the following areas of study: Development Studies, Geography, Local Governance, Natural Resources Management, Agriculture, Human Resources, Environmental Science, Social Sciences or any relevant degree with at least a 2.2 grade or better. Special Entry:      Applicants without an Honours Degree may be considered for the programme if they have at least two years relevant working experience.  Mature Entry:      Applicants should be 25 years and above and have passed Ordinary Level English and Mathematics. Two or more years of working experience in a related field is a must
  • Development agents
  • Development practitioners
  • Environmentalist
  • Policy makers
  • Urban planners
  • Rural planners and developers
  • Project managers
  • Monitoring and evaluation officers
  • Water resources managers
Postgraduate Diploma in Infection Prevention and Control(PGDIPC) Block Release: 2 years‘O' Level Mathematics with a Grade C or better and a Science Subject. A Diploma/Degree in Nursing , Medicine, Biomedical Sciences, Medical Laboratory Sciences, Environmental Health, Pharmacy, Occupational Health, Physiotherapy  or any other health related discipline.  At least two (2) years clinical experience, a current practicing certificate from respective Health Professions Council and proof of permission to study from respective facility management. Applicants must be computer literate and Basic IPC training will be an added advantage. Participants must have a Senior Member of their health facility (or with links to their place of work) who will be their supervisor for their projects and log books.Visit health@buse.ac.zw for more information.
  • Job prospects in Government, Non- governmental Organizations, Private sector, Local and International Research and Training Institutions
  • IPC programme officers
  • IPC consultants and/or advisors
Master of Science Degree in Biodiversity Conservation (MScBC) Block Release /Weekend school:  2 yearsAt least 5 ‘O’ Level passes including English Language, Mathematics and a science subject with a grade C or better. A BSc Honours Degree in Biological Sciences or Environmental Sciences or any other relevant Degree. Applicants without an Honours Degree or with a Pass will be considered if they have at least two years relevant experience. Lecturers Ecologists Environmental Consultant Conservation Scientist Wildlife Biologist Biodiversity Conservation Research Fellow Research Scientist Policy Advisor/Advocate
MSc Climate Change and Sustainable Development (MSc.CCSD) Block Release:  1 ½  yearsNormal Entry:     Applicants must be in possession of a relevant Honours Degree with at least 2.2 degree classification. Special Entry:      Applicants without an Honours Degree may be considered for the programme if they have at least two years relevant working experience.  Mature Entry:      Applicants should be 25 years and above and have passed Ordinary Level English and Mathematics. Two or more years of working experience in a related field is a must EMA Officer National Parks & Wildlife              Officer  National Archives Officer Tourism & Hospitality              industry officer NGO Field Officer Climate Change              Consultancy officer MET Officer  Climate Change               Management Officer Civil Protection               Departmental  Officer  Curator
Master of Science Degree in Natural Resources Management and Environmental Sustainability(MScNME) Block Release: 1 ½  yearsNormal Entry:     An Honours Degree in the following areas of study: Disaster Management, Development Studies, Geography, Biology, Environmental Studies, Agriculture, Social Sciences or any relevant degree with a strong geography background.Special Entry: Applicants without an Honours Degree or with passes lower than 2.2 may be considered for the programme if they have at least two years relevant experience. Mature Entry: Applicants should be 25years and above and have passed Ordinary Level English and Mathematics. Two or more years of working experience in a related field is a must. EMA Officer Forestry Officer National Parks & Wildlife                 Officer  National Archives Officer Tourism & Hospitality              industry officer NGO Field Officer Consultancy officer MET Officer  Climate Change              Management                Department Officer •          Curator                                                                                                       
Executive Sports Management Development Programme Diploma (Dip.SMDP) 1 yearAt least five (5) subjects at Ordinary Level including English Language or their equivalent or a traceable record of elite sport participation or at least two years of sport managerial experience.
  • Fitness Trainers; Sports Nutritionists 
  • Sports Managers; Sports Marketers 
  • Sports Facilities Managers  
  • Sports Entrepreneurs.
Master of Science in Sports Management (MScSM)Block Release: 1 ½  years
At least a Sport Related Bachelor of Science Honours Degree  with a 2.2 grade or better or a Sport-Related Bachelor of Science Honours Degrees with passes lower than 2.2 and least two years relevant post qualification experience or Sports technical qualifications equivalent to an Honours Degree and least two years relevant post qualification experience.  Holders of relevant Bachelor of Science General Degrees with at least two years relevant post qualification experience may be considered after passing a qualifying examination to determine their suitability for the programme.
Exercise Physiologists  Academic Researchers  Kinesiologists   Biomechanics               Practitioners Physiotherapists; Sport              Psychologists  Fitness Trainers; Sports              Nutritionists  Sports Managers; Sports              Marketers  Sports Facilities Managers  Sports Entrepreneurs.
Master of Science in Sports Science(MScSS)  Block Release: 1 ½  yearsAt least a Sport-Related Bachelor of Science Honours Degree or a Sport-Related Bachelor of Science Honours Degrees with passes lower than 2.2 and least two years relevant post qualification experience or Sports technical qualifications equivalent to an Honours Degree and least two years relevant post qualification experience. Holders of relevant Bachelor of Science General Degrees with at least two years relevant post qualification experience may be considered after passing a qualifying examination to determine their suitability for the programme.
  • University Researcher.
  • Exercise Physiologist.
  • University Academics.
  • Sport Scientist.
  • Kinesiologist.
  • Biomechanisist.
  • Sports Coach.
  • Sport Analyst.
Master of Science in Applied Microbiology and Plant Pathology (MScMPP) Block Release: 2 yearsBsc Honours Degree in any of the following disciplines: Biological Sciences, Agriculture, Environmental Sciences, Crop Science, Applied Biology and Biochemistry Microbiology, Biochemistry, Food Science, Crop Science and any other relevant degree with at least a 2.2 or equivalent from recognized institutions Lecturers Research Fellows Plant Pathologist Agricultural Consultant Extension Specialist Biosecurity Educator Scientific Researcher Forestry Commission Pharmaceutical Plant and Disease             Diagnostician Regulatory Affairs             Specialist Vet Research Fermentation Industry

How To Apply For the BUSE February intake 2024

All applications must be done on official application forms which can be obtained from the University upon payment of a non-refundable fee of USD$10.00   for Undergraduate, USD$20.00 Postgraduate & USD$30.00 DPhil Programmes or downloaded from website; www.buse.ac.zw.

Application fees can also be paid at the prevailing bank rate. All applications should be accompanied by certified copies of ‘O’, ‘A’ Level certificates or results slips, Birth Certificate, National I.D certificates as specified under entry qualifications. Application forms should be submitted by 31 January 2024. 

No application is valid unless the appropriate application fee has been paid. Downloaded application forms must be accompanied by a valid receipt or bank deposit slip.

Please state clearly mode of study in the space provided on application form.

Bank Details: CBZ Account name: Bindura University of Science Education. Account Number: 6626 0902130074Branch: Bindura

For further information, contact the Assistant Registrar-Admissions, Student Registration and Records on 0662107534/ 0712 842 710(0271)/0712842721/ 7531-2, 7623 or 0772 154 880-2-5-7-8 Extension 6014 or e-mail; admissions@buse.ac.zw and visit our website; www.buse.ac.zw.

You can also visit our Harare Campus at Finance House: Corner Second Street and Speke Avenue, Harare, 0773092838/0776012186.

VISIT THE WEBSITE www.buse.ac.zwFOR ONLINE APPLICATIONS

Applications should be addressed to:

Assistant Registrar-Admissions Students Records and Registration

Bindura University of Science Education

Bag 1020

BINDURA

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