Midlands State University (MSU) February 2024 Intake

Midlands State University

Applications are invited for admission into the following programmes at the Midlands State University for the FEBRUARY 2024 INTAKE.

Applicants are advised to visit our website, www.msu.ac.zw for more information on the available programmes and how to apply. Applicants can apply online or an applicant can obtain an application form physically from the Admissions Office at the Gweru, Harare (No. 1 Kwame Nkrumah) and  Zvishavane Campuses.

Applicants must hold at least 5 ‘O’ level passes at grade C or better, including ENGLISH LANGUAGE in addition to the specified ‘A’ level subjects or diplomas. Dates for registration, orientation and commencement of lectures will be advised in due course. 

DEGREE PROGRAMMES ENTRY REQUIREMENTS 
FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE, ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL RESOURCES MANAGEMENT    GWERU CAMPUS CONVENTIONAL PROGRAMMES   ‘O’ level Mathematics is a requirement
1. Bachelor of Science Honours in Agricultural Economics and Development – 4  years Agriculture, Mathematics, Economics, Management of   Business, Sociology, Accounts, Geography and Biology 
2. Bachelor of Science Honours in Agronomy – 4 years Biology/ Agriculture and any Sciences
3. Bachelor of Science Honours in Animal and Wildlife Sciences – 4years Biology/ Agriculture and any Sciences
4. Bachelor of Science Honours in Crop Production and Horticulture – 4 years Biology/ Agriculture and any Sciences
5. Bachelor of Science Honours in Crop Protection – 4 years Biology/ Agriculture and any Sciences
6. Bachelor of Science Honours in Horticulture – 4 years Biology/ Agriculture and any Sciences
7. Bachelor of Science Honours in Land and Water Resources Management –  4 years Biology/Agriculture and any Sciences
8. Bachelor of Science Honours in Agronomy majoring in Crop Improvement  and Seed Production – 4 yearsBiology/ Agriculture and any Sciences

9. Bachelor of Science Honours in Environmental Science and Technology – 4  yearsBiology/Agriculture; Mathematics/Physics and or Chemistry, Geography,  Engineering Drawing
10. Bachelor of Science Honours in Bio systems Engineering – 4 yearsChemistry/Physics and Mathematics
GWERU CAMPUS UNDERGRADUATE VISITING SCHOOL PROGRAMMES
1. Bachelor of Science Honours in Agricultural Economics and Development – 3  years 5 ‘O’ Levels including English Language and Mathematics and a Diploma in  Agriculture from any college recognised by MSU.
2. Bachelor of Science Honours in Agronomy – 3 years 5 ‘O’ Levels including English Language and Mathematics and a Diploma in  Agriculture from any college recognised by MSU.
3. Bachelor of Science Honours in Animal and Wildlife Sciences – 3 years 5 ‘O’ Levels including English Language and Mathematics and a Diploma in  Agriculture from any college recognised by MSU.
4. Bachelor of Science Honours in Crop Production and Horticulture – 3 years 5 ‘O’ Levels including English Language and Mathematics and a Diploma in  Agriculture from any college recognised by MSU.
5. Bachelor of Science Honours in Land and Water Resources Management – 3  years5 ‘O’ Levels including English Language and Mathematics and a Diploma in  Agriculture from any college recognised by MSU.
GWERU CAMPUS POSTGRADUATE DEGREE AND DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES
1. Master of Science in Applied Agricultural Economics – 2 yearsTo be eligible for the programme, a candidate must normally be a holder of at  least a lower second class (2.2) first degree in Agriculture, Agricultural  Economics; Economics; or any other related programme from a recognized  University.
2. Master of Science in Agricultural Informatics and Data Analytics – 1 ½  yearsTo be eligible for the programme, a candidate must normally be a holder of at  least a lower second class (2.2) first degree in Agriculture, Agricultural  Economics; Economics; Mathematics; Statistics; Information Technology or  any other related programme from a recognized University.
3. Master of Science in Animal Breeding and Biotechnology – 2 yearsTo be eligible for the programme a candidate must be a holder of an Honours  Degree (class 2.2/GPA 2.0 or better) in Agriculture or relevant subjects such as  Animal Science, Biological Science, Biotechnology and Natural Resources, or  equivalent. 
4. Master of Science in Land and Water Resources Management – 2 years To be eligible for this programme a candidate should be a holder of a first degree  in Land and Water Resources Management or related fields from a recognized  University.

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5. Master of Science in Crop Science – 2 ½ yearsTo be eligible for the programme, a candidate must normally be a holder of at  least a good first degree in Agronomy, Crop Science or Horticulture or related  fields from a recognised University. Candidates with lower degree classes may  be admitted upon showing proof of employment in a crop science-related field  for at least three years.
6. Master of Science in Crop Protection – 2 ½ YearsTo be eligible for the programme, a candidate must normally be a holder of at  least a good first degree in Agronomy, Crop Science or Horticulture or related  fields from a recognised University. Candidates with lower degree classes may  be admitted upon showing proof of employment in a crop science-related field  for at least three years.
FACULTY OF ARTS AND HUMANITIES   ZVISHAVANE CAMPUS CONVENTIONAL PROGRAMMES
1. Bachelor of Arts Honours in Development Planning and Management – 4 years Any two ‘A’ Level passes in Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences subjects
2. Bachelor of Arts Honours in Development Practice – 4 years Any two ‘A’ Level passes in Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences subjects
3. Bachelor of Arts Honours in English and Communication – 4 years English Literature and any Arts/Humanities subjects.
4. Bachelor of Arts Honours in Translation and Intercultural Communication – 4  yearsEnglish Literature/African Languages and any Arts/Humanities subjects.
5. Bachelor of Arts Honours in History and International Studies – 4 years. History and any Arts/Humanities subjects.
6. Bachelor of Arts Honours in History and Heritage Studies – 4 years History and any Arts/Humanities subjects.
7. Bachelor of Arts Honours in Archival and Historical Information Management – 4 years History and any Arts/Humanities subjects.
8. Bachelor of Arts Honours in Radio, Television and Multi-Media Production – 4  yearsAny two ‘A’ Level Passes.
9. Bachelor of Arts Honours in Journalism and Digital Media Studies – 4 years Any two ‘A’ Level Passes.
10. Bachelor of Arts Honours in Film and Theatre Arts – 4 Years Any two ‘A’ Level Passes.
11. Bachelor of Arts Honours in Religious Studies, Ethics and Human  Development – 4 years Any two ‘A’ Level passes in Humanities and Social Sciences.

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12. Bachelor of Arts Honours in Archaeology, Cultural Heritage & Museum Studies – 4 years (GWERU CAMPUS ONLY)A’ Level History/Heritage Studies and any two Arts/ Humanities.
13. Bachelor of Arts Honours in Multi-Media, Graphic Designing and Editing – 4  yearsAny two ‘A’ Level passes.
14. Bachelor of Arts Honours Degree in Print Media and Digital Technologies – 4  yearsAny two ‘A ‘Level passes. 


ZVISHAVANE CAMPUS UNDERGRADUATE VISITING SCHOOL PROGRAMMES/ HARARE UNDERGRADUATE  WEEKEND SCHOOL
1. Bachelor of Arts Special Honours in Monitoring and Evaluation – 1 year A good first degree in any field
2. Bachelor of Arts Honours in Development Practice – 3 years 3. Bachelor of Arts Honours in English and Communication – 3 years 4. Bachelor of Arts Honours in Religious Studies, Ethics and Human  Development – 3 years  5. Bachelor of Arts Honours in Translation and Intercultural  Communication – 3 yearsTwo A’ Levels or appropriate Diploma/Higher National Diploma. Be employed in a field related to the above disciplines.  Confirmation of employment.


ZVISHAVANE CAMPUS POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES/ HARARE WEEKEND SCHOOL
1. Post-Graduate Diploma in Translation and Interpretation Studies -1½  yearsA good first degree in English Literature/ African Languages.
2. Master of Arts in Monitoring and Evaluation -1½ years A good first degree or Post Graduate Diploma in Monitoring and Evaluation
3. Master of Arts in Development Studies -1½ years (Block Release/Harare  WeekendA good first degree in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.
4. Master of Arts in Global History – 1½ years A good first degree in History or Economic History.
5. Master of Arts in Cultural Heritage Studies – 2 years  (Gweru Main Campus)A good first degree in Archaeology, Cultural Heritage and Museum Studies.
6. Master of Arts in African and Diasporan Literature – 1½ years A good first degree in English Literature/ African Languages.

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7. Master of Arts in Applied Linguistics – 1½ years (HARARE CAMPUS  ONLY) A good first degree in English Literature/ African Languages.
8. Master of Arts in Journalism and Digital Media Studies – 1½ years A good first degree in Communication, Film and Media or any other related  honours degree.
9. Master of Arts in Film, TV and Digital Technologies – 1½ years. A good first degree in Communication, Film and Media or any other related  honours degree.
10. Master of Arts in Development Communication – 1½ years A good first degree in Communication, Film and Media or any other related  honours degree. 
11. Master of Arts in Strategic Communication Studies – 1½ years A good first degree in Communication, Film, Literature, and/ or Linguistics  Degree or any other acceptable degree.
12. Master of Arts in Religion and Sustainable Development – 1½ yearsGood first degree in Religious Studies, Ethics or Philosophy.
13. Master of Arts in African History – 1½ years A good first degree in History or Economic History.
14. Master of Arts in Museum Studies – 2 years A good first degree in Museum Studies/Cultural Heritage  Studies/Archaeology/History/Anthropology or related disciplines.
15. Master of Arts in Archaeology – 2 years A good first degree in Archaeology

FACULTY OF BUILT ENVIRONMENT, ART AND DESIGN  GWERU CAMPUS CONVENTIONAL PROGRAMMES  

Applicants must hold at least 5 ‘O’ Level passes at grade B or better, including Mathematics and English Language in addition to the specified ‘A’  Level subjects or relevant diplomas.
1. Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Geomatics specializing in Land Surveying or Geographical Information Sciences – 4 years Two ‘A’ level passes in Mathematics and Physics at Advanced Level.
FACULTY OF BUSINESS SCIENCES   GWERU CAMPUS CONVENTIONAL PROGRAMMES   ‘O’ Level Mathematics is a requirement
1. Bachelor of Commerce in Applied Accounting – 4 years‘A’ Level Accounting plus any two Commercial subjects
2. Bachelor of Commerce in Audit and Risk Management – 4 years Any two A' Level Commercial subjects 
3. Bachelor of Commerce in Business Management – 4 years Any two Commercial subjects

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4. Bachelor of Commerce in Marketing Management – 4 years Two ‘A’ Level passes in any subjects and 5 O level passes including English  language.
5. Bachelor of Commerce in Economics and Econometric Modelling – 4 years At least two ‘A’ Level passes from Commercial, Sciences or Arts subjects Pass in ‘O’ Level Mathematics must be at least a B
6. Bachelor of Commerce in Finance and Digital Banking – 4 years A’ Level Mathematics or Economics, plus any two Commercial subjects
7. Bachelor of Commerce in Financial Economics and Investment – 4 years At least two ‘A’ level passes from Commercial, Sciences or Arts subjects 
8. Bachelor of Commerce in Logistics and Supply Chain Management – 4 years Two ‘A’ Level passes in any subjects
9. Bachelor of Commerce in Risk Management and Insurance – 4 years Any two Commercial subjects. 
10. Bachelor of Commerce in Tourism and Hospitality Management – 4 years Two ‘A’ Level passes in any subject. 
11. Bachelor of Commerce in Sustainable Tourism Management – 4 Years Any two ‘A’ Level passes. 
12. Bachelor of Commerce in Information Systems – 4 years Any two ‘A’ Level passes in Commercial subjects.
GWERU CAMPUS VISITING SCHOOL PROGRAMMES/ HARARE WEEKEND SCHOOL
1. Bachelor of Commerce Honours Degree in Applied Accounting – 3 years A National Diploma or Higher National Diploma in Accounting, or any equivalent  tertiary qualification  Complete CIS, CIMA, ACCA   OR  At least two passes in relevant ‘A’ Level subjects   AND  Confirmation of employment in relevant accounting departments.
2. Bachelor of Commerce Honours Degree in Business Management – 3  years Diploma (Institute of Bankers) ND/HND in Business Studies, Accountancy,  Purchasing, Banking and Finance and Secretarial Studies  Diploma in Education, Institute of Administration and Commerce (IAC), Institute  of Personnel Management (IPMZ)  Diploma in Business Administration (ZIM)  Diploma in Marketing and any other relevant tertiary qualification  OR  At least two passes in relevant ‘A’ Level subjects  AND   Proof of employment. 
3. Bachelor of Commerce Honours Degree in Risk Management and  Insurance – 3 years • A Diploma or Advanced Diploma in Insurance   • National Diploma/HND in Business Studies  • Any other equivalent tertiary qualification   OR  • At least two passes in relevant ‘A’ Level subjects AND  • Proof of employment

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4. Bachelor of Commerce Honours Degree in Logistics and Supply Chain  Management – 3 years Diploma of the Institute of Bankers Zimbabwe (IOBZ)  HND/ND in Business Studies, Accountancy, Purchasing Management,  Diploma in Education, Institute of Administration and Commerce (IAC),  Institute of Personnel Management Zimbabwe (IPMZ) Diploma, Diplomas of  the Institute of Real Estate Management  Diploma in Business Administration (ZIM),   Any other relevant tertiary qualifications  OR  At least two passes at ‘A’ Level.  AND  At least two years working experience.  Proof of employment
5. Bachelor of Commerce Honours Degree in Audit and Risk Management  – 3 yearsA National Diploma in Auditing, Accounting, Risk Management or any  equivalent tertiary qualification  OR  At least two passes in any relevant ‘A’ Level subjects   AND  Proof of employment. 
6. Bachelor of Commerce Honours Degree in Finance and Digital  Banking – 3 yearsA Higher National Diploma or National diploma in Banking and Finance or any  related field or any equivalent tertiary qualification  OR  At least two passes in relevant ‘A’ Level subject   AND  . Proof of employment
7. Bachelor of Commerce Honours degree in Economics and Econometric  Modelling – 3 yearsA National Diploma in a Business-related field or any equivalent tertiary  qualification.   OR  At least two passes in relevant ‘A’ Level subjects and at least a ‘B’ pass in ‘O’  level Mathematics   AND  Proof of employment

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8. Bachelor of Commerce Honours Degree in Financial Economics and  Investment – 3 yearsA National Diploma in a Business-related field or any equivalent tertiary  qualification  OR  At least two passes in relevant ‘A’ Level subjects   AND  Proof of employment
9. Bachelor of Commerce Honours Degree in Marketing Management – 3  yearsA National Diploma in Marketing Management,   IMM Diploma (Institute of Marketing Management),   Diploma Institute of Bankers,   ND in Business Studies, Accountancy, Purchasing Management,  Diploma in Education,   Institute of Administration and Commerce Diplomas,   Institute of Personnel Management of Zimbabwe Diplomas,   Diplomas from Institute of Real Estate Agents,   Diploma in Business Administration (ZIM),   Diploma in Tourism or any other relevant tertiary qualification OR  At least two ‘A’ Level passes in any subjects.  AND  Proof of employment
10. Bachelor of Commerce Honours Degree in Tourism and Hospitality  Management – 3 yearsA relevant National Diploma   HND in Tourism, Hospitality, Customer Care, Marketing, Professional Cookery,  Tour Guiding  OR  At least two `A’ Level passes   AND  Proof of employment in any tourism-related or hospitality organization.
11. Bachelor of Commerce in Information Systems – 3 years • A National Diploma in an Information Technology related field or any equivalent  tertiary qualification  OR  • At least two passes in relevant ‘A’ Level subjects   AND Proof of employment with at least two years working experience in the field of  IT.

8. GWERU CAMPUS POSTGRADUATE DEGREE PROGRAMMES/ HARARE WEEKEND SCHOOL

1. Master of Commerce in Accounting – 1½years An Honours degree in Accounting
2. Master of Commerce in Forensic Auditing and Accounting – 1½years An Honours Degree in Accounting, Forensic Accounting, Auditing or Banking  and Finance.
3. Master of Commerce in Financial Economics and Investment – 1½ years An Honours Degree in Economics, Financial Economics and Investment,  Economics and Econometric Modelling, Agricultural Economics, Banking and  Finance, Fiscal Studies or related field,   ‘O’ Level Mathematics.
4. Master of Commerce in Strategic Management and Corporate  Governance – 2 yearsAn Honours Degree in Management, Accounting, Human Resource  Management, Economics, Tourism, Insurance and Risk Management,  Development Studies and/or other relevant tertiary qualification.
5. Master of Commerce in Strategy and Innovation – 2 years A first Degree in Entrepreneurship, Information Systems, Marketing, Computer  Science, Agriculture, Business Management, or other relevant qualification.
6. Master of Commerce in Supply Chain Management – 1½ years An Honours Degree in Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Procurement,  Purchasing, Retailing, Marketing or other Business Management discipline. 
7. Master of Commerce in Information Systems Management – 1 ½ years • An Honours Degree in Information Systems, Computer Science or any relevant qualification.
8. Master of Commerce in Tourism and Hospitality Enterprises  Management – 2 yearsA Bachelor of Commerce Honours Degree in Tourism and Hospitality  Management or an equivalent qualification.
9. Master of Commerce Finance and Digital Banking – 1 ½ years An Honours Degree in Finance and Digital Banking, Accounting, Banking and  Finance or related qualification
10. Master of Commerce in Strategic Marketing – 2 years An Honours Degree in Marketing, Business Management, Entrepreneurship,  Tourism and Hospitality Management, Supply Chain Management or any other  relevant degree
GRADUATE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS LEADERSHIP  HARARE/GWERU CAMPUS PROGRAMMES

9 The Graduate School of Business Leadership (GSBL) is a member of the Association of African Business Schools (AABS), Central and Eastern Europe Management  Council (CEEMAN) and Association of MBAs (AMBA). This means that the degree programmes offered by the GSBL are internationally recognised. 

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11. Masters in Business Administration – 2 years Applicant should be a holder of any relevant degree and  At least (2) years managerial experience. 
12. Executive Masters in Business Administration (EMBA) – 1½ years Applicants should be at least 35 years of age and be an Executive of any business  or have been a manager for at least five (5) years. Must be holders of any relevant  degree.
13. Doctor Of Business Leadership Degree (DBL) – February 2024 Intake To be eligible for admission to the Doctor of Business Leadership programme, a  candidate must have:  • at least five (5) years managerial experience, of which three (3) years or more must  be at Executive Management and/or Director levels.   • A good pass in a relevant business-related Masters or MPhil degree from a  recognized institution.  • Note that only short-listed candidates will be communicated to.  Offer letters with information regarding tuition fees and dates for registration,  orientation and commencement of lectures will be issued to successful candidates.   The closing date for the receipt of applications is 31st January 2023.


FACULTY OF EDUCATION   GWERU CAMPUS CONVENTIONAL PROGRAMMES
1. Bachelor of Education Honours Degree in Science and Applied  Technologies – 5 years Five (5) ‘O’ level passes including English language, Science and Mathematics. 
2. Bachelor of Education Honours in Early Childhood Development and Child  Protection – 4 years• Five (5) ‘O’ level passes including English language and Mathematics; two ‘A’  Level subjects *Special entry will be considered for candidates holding basic/foundation  certificates or experience working with children.
3. Bachelor of Education Honours Degree in Mathematics and Applied  Statistics – 5 yearsFive (5) ‘O’ level passes including English language and Mathematics (with  at least a B in Mathematics). 
4. Bachelor of Education Dual Honours Degree in Humanities – 4 years Five (5) ‘O’ level passes including English Language and two ‘A’ Level passes  in Humanities
GWERU CAMPUS UNDERGRADUATE BLOCK-RELEASE PROGRAMMES/HARARE WEEKEND SCHOOL
1. Bachelor of Education Degree in Information Communication  Technology – Block Release 2 years Diploma in Education with ‘O’ Level Mathematics and a Science subject.
2. Bachelor of Education Dual Honours Degree in Science and Applied  Technologies -Block Release 2 yearsDiploma in Science Education with specialisation in any TWO areas: Biology,  Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Geography, Computer science
3. Bachelor of Education Honours Degrees – Block Release – 2yearsSubjects on offer are: Biology and Applied Technologies; Chemistry and Applied  Technologies; Textile Technology & Design; Food Technology & Design;  Geography & Environmental Education; Agriculture and Environment  Management, Computer Science and Emerging Technologies, History and  Heritage Studies, English and Literacy Education, Indigenous, Multicultural  Languages and Literature, Religious Studies, Family and Societal Development. Diploma/Certificate in Education (with specialization in the relevant area) or  equivalent from an accredited and recognized institution.
4. Bachelor of Education Honours in Early Childhood Development and  Child Protection – 2 yearsBe a holder of a Diploma/ Certificate in Education (Specialising in  Primary/Infant and Early Childhood Development) from a recognized  institution
5. Bachelor of Education Honours Degree in Psychology and Intervention  Designs – Block Release – 2 Years (GWERU CAMPUS ONLY) Be a holder of a Diploma/ Certificate in Education from a recognized institution
6. Bachelor of Education Honours Degree in Inclusive Education and  Assistive Technologies – 2 years (GWERU CAMPUS ONLY) Diploma/Certificate in Education (Primary Education, or Secondary Education)  or an equivalent from a recognized institution
7. Bachelor of Education in Educational Leadership, Management and  Development Degree – 2 yearsHave a teaching qualification approved by the University. Normally be employed  as a full-time teacher/administrator in an approved school/college. 
8. Bachelor of Education Honours Degree in Philosophy and Critical  Thinking – 2 years (GWERU CAMPUS ONLY) Diploma/Certificate in Education (Primary Education, or Secondary Education)  or an equivalent from a recognized institution

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9. Bachelor of Education Honours Degree in Life-long Learning and  Global Change – 2 yearsHave passed at least five (5) ‘O’ level subjects including English Language or  approved equivalent.  Be a practitioner in the field of Continuing Education  Diploma in Adult and Continuing Education or approved equivalent with at least  a lower second-class pass. 
10. Diploma in Adult and Continuing Education 1 ½ years (5) ‘O’ Levels including English Language 
GWERU CAMPUS/ HARARE WEEKEND SCHOOL POSTGRADUATE DEGREE PROGRAMMES
1. Post Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) – 1 ½ years Block Release (GWERU CAMPUS ONLY)Have a first degree from a recognized institution with two secondary school  teaching subjects
2. Postgraduate Diploma in Tertiary Education – 1 yearA first degree from a recognized university or institution or any other degree  recognized by the university. Teaching/training experience in higher and tertiary  education institutions.
3. Master of Education in Early Childhood Development and Child  Protection Degree – 1 ½ years (Gweru/ Harare)Be a holder of a Bachelor of Education Degree in Early Childhood Development  or its equivalent from an accredited institution
4. Master of Education in Educational Leadership, Management and  Development – 1 ½ years Be a holder of a Bachelor of Education Degree or its equivalent or a Postgraduate  Diploma in Education from an accredited institution
5. Master of Adult Education in Lifelong Learning and Global Change – 1  ½ years (GWERU CAMPUS ONLY)Be a holder of a Bachelor of Lifelong Learning and Global Change or its  equivalent from an accredited institution
6. Master of Education in English Language – 1 ½ years  7. Master of Education in Indigenous Multicultural Languages and  Literature – 1 ½ years  8. Master of Education in History and Development Studies – 1 ½ years 9. Master of Education in Food Technology & Design – 1 ½ years 10. Master of Education in Geography and Environmental Education – 1 ½  years  11. Master of Education in Chemistry and Applied Technologies – 1 ½ years 12. Master of Education in Textile Technology Design – 1 ½ years  (GWERU CAMPUS ONLY)  13.Master of Education in Mathematics and Applied Statistics – 1 ½ yearsBSc Education, Bachelor of Education, or BSc with Post Graduate Diploma in  Education, Graduate Diploma in Education or Grad CE (with specialization in  the relevant area), or equivalent from accredited and recognized institutions

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  1. Master of Education in Educational Sociology and Social Pathology  Degree – 1 ½ years (GWERU CAMPUS ONLY) 
  • Entry requirements: Bachelor of Education degree from an accredited and  recognized institution or Post graduate Diploma in Education, Graduate Diploma  in Education or Graduate Certificate in Education.
15. Master of Education Degree in Psychology and Intervention Designs – Block Release – 1 ½Years (GWERU CAMPUS ONLY)Be a holder of a Bachelor of Education Degree or its equivalent or a  Postgraduate Diploma in Education from an accredited institution
BULAWAYO CAMPUS WEEKEND SCHOOL PROGRAMMES
1. Bachelor of Education Honours Degree in Early Childhood Development  and Child Protection – 2 years Have a teaching qualification in either ECD/Infant Education or Primary  Education approved by the University. 
2. Bachelor of Education Degree in Educational Leadership, Management  and Development – 2 yearsHave a teaching qualification approved by the University. Normally be employed  as a full-time teacher /administrator in an approved school/college. 
3. Bachelor of Education Honours Degree in Textile Technology and Design  – 2 years Diploma/Certificate in Education with specialisation in Textile Technology and  Design or equivalent from a recognised institution.
4. Master of Education in Early Childhood Development and Child  Protection Degree – 1 ½ yearsBe a holder of a Bachelor of Education Degree in Early Childhood Development  or its equivalent from an accredited institution
5. Master of Education in Educational Leadership, Management and  Development Degree – 1 ½ yearsBachelor of Education degree or its equivalent from a recognised institution or a  Postgraduate Diploma in Education.
6. Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction Degree – 1 ½ years Be a holder of a Bachelor of Education Degree or its equivalent or a Postgraduate  Diploma in Education from an accredited institution
FACULTY OF LAW   GWERU CAMPUS CONVENTIONAL PROGRAMMES  ‘O’ level Mathematics and English Language with B or better
1. Bachelor of Laws (LLB) – 5years English Literature/History, Arts/Humanities.
FACULTY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY   GWERU CAMPUS CONVENTIONAL PROGRAMMES 
1.Bachelor of Engineering Honours Degree in Telecommunications Engineering  – 4 yearsTwo ‘A’ Level passes in Physics and Mathematics.

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  1. Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Applied Mathematics & Computational Science – 4 years 
  • Two ‘A’ level passes in Mathematics and any other subject.
3. Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Applied Statistics – 4 years Two ‘A’ level passes including Mathematics or Statistics.
4. Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Biotechnology and Bioinformatics – 4 years.Any two ‘A’ level passes in Biology, Mathematics or Chemistry.
5. Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Applied Biosciences and  Biotechnology – 4 years.Any two ‘A’ level passes in Sciences including Biology.
6. Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Computer Systems Engineering – 4 years Two ‘A’ level passes in Mathematics, Physics or Computer Science/Studies.
7. Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Computer Science – 4 years Two ‘A’ level passes in Mathematics, Physics or Computer Science/Studies.
8. Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Food Science and Technology – 4 yearsAny two ‘A’ level passes in Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics or Food  Science.
9. Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Industrial Chemistry – 4 years Any two ‘A’ level passes in Chemistry and any Sciences.
10. Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Industrial Physics and Instrumentation – 4 years  11. Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Nutrition Science – 4 years Two ‘A’ level passes in Physics and Mathematics and any other Science. Any two ‘A’ level passes in Chemistry, Biology or Food Science.
GWERU CAMPUS UNDERGRADUATE VISITING SCHOOL PROGRAMMES
1. Bachelor of Engineering Honours Degree in Telecommunications Engineering  – 3 yearsApplicants must have either a relevant Diploma/ Professional Qualification in  Telecommunications, Electronic or Electrical engineering or equivalent OR ‘A’  level passes in Physics and Mathematics  Must be employed for the whole duration of the study in the relevant field and  should submit confirmation letter of employment from the employer.
2. Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Industrial Physics and  Instrumentation – 3 yearsApplicants must have either a relevant Diploma/ Professional Qualification in  Physics/Applied Physics, Instrumentation or Electrical engineering or equivalent  OR ‘A’ level passes in Physics and Mathematics   Must be employed for the whole duration of the study in the relevant field and  should submit confirmation letter of employment from the employer.
3. Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Applied Statistics – 3 years• Applicants must have either a relevant Diploma/ Professional Qualification in  Physics/Applied Physics, Instrumentation or Electrical engineering or equivalent  OR ‘A’ level passes in Physics and Mathematics   • Must be employed for the whole duration of the study in the relevant field and should submit confirmation letter of employment from the employer.

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1. MSc Food Safety and Quality Management – 2 yearsApplicants should have at least an upper second class in any of the following  programmes: Food Science and Nutrition, Food Science and Technology,  Biosciences, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Animal Science, Environmental Health,  Public Health, Veterinary Sciences, Agricultural Sciences, and Human Medicine,  or other relevant qualifications.
2. Master of Science in Analytical Chemistry – 2 yearsApplicants should have at least a lower second-class degree in Chemistry or  Chemical Technology or related fields from any university recognized by  Midlands State University
3. Master of Science in Biodiversity Conservation and Sustainable Development  – 1½ yearsApplicants should have at least a lower second-class degree in Biological  Sciences or Environmental Science or any related fields from any university  recognized by Midlands State University


FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES   GWERU CAMPUS CONVENTIONAL PROGRAMMES 
1. Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Environmental Safety, Health and  Quality Management – 4 yearsA pass in ‘O’ Level Mathematics. ‘A’ Level pass in Geography and any other  Advanced Level subject
2. Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Geography and Environmental  Sustainability – 4 yearsA pass in ‘O’ Level Mathematics. ‘A’ Level pass in Geography and any other  Advanced Level subject
3. Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Human Resource Management –  4 yearsTwo ‘A’ Level passes in Arts/Humanities.
4. Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Music Business, Musicology and  Technology – 4 yearsTwo ‘A’ Level passes in Arts/Humanities.
5. Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Peace, Leadership and Governance –  4 yearsTwo ‘A’ Level passes in Arts/Humanities. 
6. Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Peace and Security Studies – 4 years • Two ‘A’ Level passes in Arts/Humanities.
7. Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Local Governance and Management – 4 years  8. Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Public Management and Governance – 4 yearsTwo ‘A’ Level passes in Arts/Humanities.
9. Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Sociology and Social Policy – 4 years Two ‘A’ Level passes in Arts/Humanities

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10.Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Industrial Sociology – 4 years • Two ‘A’ Level passes in in Arts/Humanities

11.Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Migration and Population Movements – 4 yearsTwo ‘A’ Level passes in in Arts/Humanities
12. Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Health Psychology – 4 years 13.Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Counselling Psychology – 4 yearsAt least 5 ‘O’ Level passes including, Mathematics and a relevant Science subject  at Grade C or better/National Foundation Certificate plus a minimum of any two  relevant ‘A’ Level passes or any other relevant National Certificate.
GWERU CAMPUS UNDERGRADUATE VISITING SCHOOL PROGRAMMES
1. Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Local Governance and  Management – 3 years.  2. Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Music Business, Musicology and  Technology – 3 years.Have at least 5 ‘O’ level passes including English Language   Be a holder of a Diploma, or HND or any related qualification in any of the above  disciplines.  Be employed in a field related to the above disciplines.  Have at least two years’ work experience after attainment of a Diploma or Higher  Diploma.  Submit a confirmation letter of employment from the employer.
3. Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Counselling – 3 years. Have at least 5 ‘O’ level passes including English Language and Mathematics. Be a holder of a Diploma, or HND or any related qualification in any of the above  disciplines.


HARARE CAMPUS UNDERGRADUATE WEEKEND SCHOOL PROGRAMMES
1. Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Human Resource Management – 3 years  2. Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Music Business, Musicology and  Technology – 3 years.  3. Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Public Management and  Governance – 3 yearsHave at least 5 ‘O’ level passes including English Language and Mathematics. Be a holder of a Diploma, or HND or any related qualification in any of the above  disciplines.  Be employed in a field related to the above disciplines.  Have at least two years’ work experience after attainment of a Diploma or Higher  Diploma.  Submit a confirmation letter of employment from the employer
4. Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Peace, Human Rights and Social  Justice – 3 yearsHave at least 5 ‘O’ level passes including English Language.  Be a holder of a Diploma, or HND or any related qualification in any of the above  disciplines.  Be employed in a field related to the above disciplines.

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  • Have at least two years’ work experience after attainment of a Diploma or Higher  

Diploma. 

  • Submit a confirmation letter of employment from the employer
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5. Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Peace, Leadership and  Governance – 3 years  6. Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Peace and Security – 3 years Have at least 5 ‘O’ level passes including English Language.  Be a holder of a Diploma, or HND or any related qualification in any of the above  disciplines.  Be employed in a field related to the above disciplines.  Have at least two years’ work experience after attainment of a Diploma or Higher  Diploma.  Submit a confirmation letter of employment from the employer • Have at least 5 ‘O’ level passes including English Language.  • Be holders of a Diploma, or HND or any related qualification in any of the above  disciplines.  • Be employed in a field related to the above disciplines.  Have at least two years’ work experience after attainment of a Diploma or  Higher Diploma.  Submit a confirmation letter of employment from the employer


GWERU CAMPUS POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA/DEGREE PROGRAMMES
1. Postgraduate Diploma in Safety, Health and Environmental  Management – Block Release – 1 ½ years.Applicants must be holders of any relevant first degree with at least a 2.2. pass.
2. Post Graduate Diploma in Humanitarian Emergency and Disaster Risk  Management – Block Release – 1 ½ years.Applicants must be holders of any relevant first degree with at least a 2.2. pass.
3. Master of Science in Human Resource Management – Block Release – 1½  yearsAt least a 2.2. pass in Human Resource Management or any related fields. 
4. Master of Science in Music – Block Release – 1½ years At least a 2.2. pass in Music Business, Musicology and Technology, Music and  Musicology or any related fields
5. Master of Science in Sociology and Social Anthropology – Full Time – 1½  years.At least a 2.2 pass in Sociology or Anthropology from a recognised university
6. Master of Science in Local Governance Studies Block Release – 1½ years At least a 2.2 pass in Local Governance Studies, Public Management and  Administration, Public Policy and Governance, Public Sector Management, 

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7. Master of Science in Safety, Health and Environmental Management-  Block Release- 1½ years. At least a 2.2. pass in Safety, Health and Environmental Science, or Geography  and Environmental Studies degree or a Post Graduate diploma in Environmental  Safety and Health.
HARARE CAMPUS POSTGRADUATE WEEKEND SCHOOL PROGRAMMES
1. Postgraduate Diploma in Human Resource Management – 1 ½ years. At least a 2.2 pass in any relevant degree programme
2. Postgraduate Diploma in International Relations – 1½ years At least a 2.2 pass in any relevant degree programme
3. Post Graduate Diploma in Peacekeeping and Conflict Resolution- 1½  yearsAt least a 2.2 pass in any relevant degree programme
4. Postgraduate Diploma in Humanitarian Emergency and Disaster  Risk Management – 1 ½ yearsAt least a 2.2 pass in any relevant degree programme. 
5. Master of Science in Human Capital Development – 1½ years At least a 2.2 pass in Human Resource Management or any related fields. 
6. Master of Science in Human Resource Management – 1½ years At least a 2.2. pass in Human Resource Management or any related fields. 
7. Masters of Science in Peace, Security and Development – 1½ years At least a 2.2. pass in Peace Studies or any related fields. 
8. Master of Science in Peace and Gender Studies – 1½ years At least a 2.2 pass in Peace, Gender or any related fields. 
9. Master of Science Global Peace and Security Studies – 1½ years At least a 2.2 pass in Peace, Politics or any related fields. 
10. Master of Science in International Relations – 1½ years At least a 2.2 pass in Politics and Public Management or any related fields.
11. Master of Science in Safety, Health and Environmental Management- 1½  yearsAt least a 2.2. pass in Safety, Health and Environmental Science, or Geography  and Environmental Studies degree or a Post Graduate diploma in Environmental  Safety and Health.




SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK – HARARE CAMPUS
1. Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Social Work – 4 years At least 5 ‘O’ Level passes including Mathematics and English at Grade C or  better  Any two relevant ‘A’ Level passes 
2. Postgraduate Diploma in Social Work – 2 years A good pass in Sociology or Psychology degree
3. Master of Science in Social Work – 1 ½ years At least a 2.2 pass in Social Work or equivalent

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  1. DPhil Social Work A good Master’s Degree in Social Work 
  • Social Work Practice Certificate 
  • Relevant work experience is an added advantage 

HOW TO APPLY FOR MSU February 2024 Intake ALL PROGRAMMES 

  1. Kindly visit our website, (www.msu.ac.zw) and follow the instructions on how to apply online. 

or: – 

  1. Complete an official application form, which can be obtained from the Admissions Office at Midlands State University upon payment of US$20 or ZWL  equivalent at interbank rate for local applicants and US$50 for International applicants in the normal application category.
  2. Application forms can also  be downloaded from this website, (www.msu.ac.zw) The completed form should be accompanied by an original deposit slip of the Application fee or  by a receipt from the Bursar’s Department (MSU).
  3. The Application fee should be deposited in the University’s ZB BANK ACCOUNT 4575486039200  or CBZ ACCOUNT 01820772520046 Branch Sort Code – 6508, Swift Code – COBZZWHA (Indicate the code 101 on the deposit slip for  application fee). 

Application forms should be directed to:

Admissions, Registration and Student Statistics Office,

Midlands State University,

P Bag 9055, Gweru

or  applications can be submitted at No.1 Kwame Nkrumah Avenue Harare. Application forms must be accompanied by certified copies of Educational  Certificates, Birth Certificate and National Identity Document. 

  1. Midlands State University does not have third parties who sell application forms around the country on its behalf. 
  2. For Harare weekend school,  
  3. Candidates should have at least 2 years working experience. 
  4. Candidates should also submit proof of employment. 
  5. Midlands State University offers DPhil Degrees in all programmes. 
  6. Only viable classes will commence. 

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