Admission Requirements

For admission to programmes of study at N.U.S.T for any first degree a candidate must have obtained qualifications in the Zimbabwe School Examination Councils (ZIMSEC) examinations or in the Cambridge School Certificate examinations or equivalent. Other than the required passes in relevant subjects at GCE A Level, all applicants must have O Level English Language and Mathematics at grade C or better. N.B: For all programmes in the faculty of Applied Sciences, other than the two relevant subjects stated per programme a candidate must have obtained a pass at O or A level a third subject chosen from the following: Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics or Computer Science. Please click on the provided link to read more.

The duration of study for most programmes include one academic year of INDUSTRIAL ATTACHMENT. In the Faculties of Applied Sciences. Communication and Information Science, Environmental Science and Commerce, Industrial Attachment is in the third (3rd) year, while in the Faculty of Industrial Technology and the Built Environment it is in the fourth (4th) year. NB: Candidates should note that they will not be considered for first year programmes at N.U.S.T if they have accepted an offer of admission from another University of Zimbabwe and have registered with that University.

The types of entry (admission accepted by the university are as follows:

Normal Entry into Conventional Programmes through A Level Results or Equivalent.

Normal Entry into Parallel Programmes through A Level Results or Equivalent.

Normal Entry into Block Release Programmes through A Level Results or Equivalent.

Special Entry through Diploma Results or other Qualifications.

Mature Entry.

Download the document provided below for a full list of the degree programmes on offer at N.U.S.T. On application, select six of your choices, starting with the most preferred t the least preferred.