top General Information


Street:P.O. Box AC 939




Institution Funding



Founded 1991, following the establishment in 1988 of a Commission of Inquiry into the establishment of a second University in Zimbabwe. A State Institution.

Academic Year

August to May (August-December; January-May)

Admission Requirements

General Certificate of Education (GCE) with either passes at Ordinary ('O') level and 2 at Advanced ('A') level, or passes in 5 subjects at 'O' and minimum 3 passes at 'A' level. Passes in Mathematics and English Language at 'O' level and general paper at 'A' level or equivalent compulsory. Details of approved subjects shown in General Information and Registration Handbook

Tuition Fees

National:Undergraduate, 350-500 per semester; Postgraduate, 380-1,450 per semester; PhD, 2,000-3,000 per semester (USD)

International:Undergraduate, 2,500 per semester; Postgraduate, 3,500 per semester (USD)



Accrediting Agency

Zimbabwe Council for Higher Education (ZIMCHE)

Student Body


top Officers

Head : Samson Sibanda

Job title:Acting Vice Chancellor

Senior Administrative Officer : Fidelis Z. Mhlanga

Job title:Registrar

top Divisions

Centre : Continuing Education

Fields of study:Banking, Business Administration, Insurance, Marketing

Faculty : Applied Sciences

Fields of study:Applied Chemistry, Applied Mathematics, Applied Physics, Biochemistry, Biology, Computer Science, Environmental Studies, Forestry, Health Sciences, Natural Resources, Operations Research, Sports, Sports Management, Statistics, Treatment Techniques, Wildlife

Faculty : Built Environment

Fields of study:Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Surveying and Mapping, Town Planning

Faculty : Commerce

Fields of study:Accountancy, Actuarial Science, Banking, Business and Commerce, Finance, Insurance, Management

Faculty : Communication and Information Sciences

Fields of study:Archiving, Information Sciences, Journalism, Library Science, Media Studies, Publishing and Book Trade

Faculty : Industrial Technology

Fields of study:Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Production Engineering, Technology Education, Textile Technology, Water Science

Faculty : Medicine

Fields of study:Medicine

Faculty : Science and Technology Education

Fields of study:Art Education, Mathematics Education, Science Education, Technology Education

Institute : Development Studies

Fields of study:Development Studies, Protective Services

top Degrees

National Diploma

Bachelor Degree

Fields of study:Medicine, Surgery

Bachelor Degree - Honours

Fields of study:Accountancy, Actuarial Science, Applied Chemistry, Applied Mathematics, Applied Physics, Architecture, Archiving, Banking, Biochemistry, Biology, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Science, Electronic Engineering, Environmental Studies, Finance, Forestry, Health Sciences, Hydraulic Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Information Sciences, Insurance, Journalism, Library Science, Management, Marketing, Media Studies, Natural Resources, Operations Research, Production Engineering, Real Estate, Sports, Sports Management, Statistics, Surveying and Mapping, Textile Technology, Treatment Techniques, Wildlife

Postgraduate Diploma

Fields of study:Development Studies, Education, Higher Education Teacher Training, Information Sciences, Library Science, Public Administration, Science Education, Technology Education, Welfare and Protective Services

Master Degree

Fields of study:Art Education, Banking, Biotechnology, Computer Science, Construction Engineering, Development Studies, Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Management, Finance, Geophysics, Industrial Engineering, Information Technology, Laser Engineering, Marketing, Mathematics, Mathematics Education, Microbiology, Midwifery, Operations Research, Optics, Protective Services, Science Education, Statistics, Technology Education, Tourism, Town Planning, Treatment Techniques, Water Science

Master of Philosophy

Fields of study:Chemical Engineering, Electronic Engineering


Fields of study:Business Administration, Chemical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Leadership, Mathematics Education


Also MBA; Executive MBA

top Academic Periodicals


Zimbabwe Journal of Science and Technology

Updated on 02-05-2017