Lupane State University Admission to Undergraduate and Postgraduate Programmes 2021 July intake

By | May 4, 2021

ADMISSION INTO UNDERGRADUATE AND POSTGRADUATE DEGREE PROGRAMMES FOR THE JULY 2021 INTAKE
Lupane State University is inviting applications for admission to the listed Undergraduate and Postgraduate Programmes from
candidates who meet the specified entry requirements, programmes commencing in July 2021.
FACULTY AND PROGRAMME ENTRY REQUIREMENTS DURATION OF STUDY
LUPANE CAMPUS
FACULTY OF AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES
Bachelor of Agricultural
Sciences Honours Degree in
Animal Science and Rangeland
Management
5 ‘O’ Level passes including English Language and Mathematics; and
At least 2 ‘A’ Level passes in Biology and/ or Agriculture or their
recognized equivalents and any of the following subjects: Chemistry,
Physics, Mathematics, Food Science and Geography; OR a relevant
National Diploma or its equivalent.
4 years
Conventional/Block
Release
Bachelor of Science Honours
Degree in Wildlife Resources
Management
5 ‘O’ Level passes including English Language and Mathematics; and
At least 2 ‘A’ Level passes in any of the following subjects: Biology,
Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Agriculture and Geography; OR
A relevant National Diploma or its equivalent.
4 years
Conventional /Block
Release
Bachelor of Science Honours
Degree in Forest Resources
Management
5 ‘O’ Level passes including English Language and Mathematics; and
At least 2 ‘A’ Level passes in any two of the following subjects: Biology,
Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, and Geography; OR a relevant National
Diploma or its equivalent.
4 years
Conventional/Block
Release
Bachelor of Agricultural
Sciences Honours Degree in
Crop Science
5 ‘O’ Level passes including English Language and Mathematics and
At least 2 ‘A’ Level passes in Biology and/or Agriculture plus any of the
following subjects; Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics or Geography; OR
A relevant National Diploma or its equivalent.
4 years
Conventional /Block
Release
Bachelor of Agricultural
Sciences Honours Degree in
Soil Science
5 ‘O’ Level passes including English Language and Mathematics and
At least 2 ‘A’ Level passes in Chemistry plus any of the following subjects:
Biology, Mathematics, Physics, Geography, and Agriculture; OR
A relevant National Diploma or its equivalent.
4 years
Conventional/Block
Release
Bachelor of Science Honours
Degree in Irrigation
Engineering
5 ‘O’ Level passes including English Language and Mathematics and
At least 2 ‘A’ Level passes in the following subjects: Chemistry,
Mathematics, Physics, Geography, Agriculture and Biology; OR a relevant
National Diploma or its equivalent.
4 years
Conventional/Block
Release
Bachelor of Science Honours
Degree in Environmental
Science
5 ‘O’ Level passes including English Language and Mathematics; and
At least 2 ‘A’ Level passes in any of the following core subjects: Biology,
Chemistry, Mathematics, Agriculture and Geography; OR a relevant
National Diploma or its equivalent.
4 years
Conventional/Block
Release
Bachelor of Agricultural
Sciences Honours Degree in
Agricultural Economics
5 ‘O’ Level passes including English Language and Mathematics; and
At least 2 ‘A’ level passes in any two commercial or science subjects or
their recognised equivalents: Mathematics, Economics, Agriculture,
4 years
Conventional/Block
2
Biology, Geography, Business Studies/Management of Business, Accounts,
Computer Science, Chemistry, Physics and Food Science; OR
A relevant National Diploma or its equivalent.
Release
Bachelor of Science Honours
Degree In Applied
Biotechnology
5‘O’ Level passes including English Language, Mathematics and a Science
subject. Applicants must have obtained at least 2 ‘A’ level passes in either
Biology, Agriculture, Food Science or Chemistry. Applicants with a relevant
Diploma from a recognised institution will also be considered for Special
entry.
4 years
Conventional/ Block
Release
Bachelor of Agricultural
Sciences Honours Degree in
Horticulture and Landscaping
5‘O’ Level passes including English Language, Mathematics and a Science
subject. Applicants must have obtained at least 2 ‘A’ level passes in
Biology/Agriculture and either Mathematics, Geography, Food Science,
Physics or Chemistry. A relevant Diploma from a recognised institution will
also be considered for Special entry.
4 years
Conventional/
Block Release
Bachelor of Science Honours
Degree in Food Science and
Agricultural Processing
5’O’ Level passes including English Language, Mathematics and a Science
subject; and at least 2 ‘A’ Level passes in either Biology, Agriculture, Food
Science or Chemistry and any of the following subjects; Mathematics,
Physics; Geography.
OR
A relevant Diploma in any of the following: Agriculture, Livestock
Production, Crop Science, Horticulture, Animal Science or Food Science
and Technology.
4 years
Conventional/Block
release
Diploma in Agribusiness Applicants must have passed a minimum of five (5) subjects at Ordinary
Level including English Language, Mathematics and a Science subject at
grade c or better.
1 ½ years
Block Release
Master of Science in Animal
Breeding and Biotechnology
Applicants must have an Honours degree of at least class 2.2 or better in
Agriculture or in the Biological sciences in appropriate areas such as
Animal Science, Biological Science, Biotechnology and Natural Resources,
or related fields from any accredited University.
2 years
Block Release
Master of Science in Crop
Science (Agronomy)
Candidates should normally hold an upper second class or first class Honours
degree in Agriculture and Natural Resources, Agronomy , Crop Science,
Horticulture or related fields, from this or another recognised institution.
2 years
Block Release
Master of Science in Crop
Science (Plant Breeding)
Candidates should normally hold an upper second class or first class Honours
degree in Agriculture and Natural Resources, Agronomy , Crop Science,
Horticulture or related fields, from this or another recognised institution.
2 years
Block Release
FACULTY OF ENGINEERING AND APPLIED SCIENCE
Bachelor of Engineering
Honours Degree in Production
Engineering
Normal Entry
5 ‘O’ Level passes including English Language, Mathematics and Science; and
At least 2 ‘A’ Level passes, in Mathematics and Physics or
Special Entry
5 ‘O’ Level passes including English Language Mathematics and Science; and
A Relevant National Diploma (ND) in an approved Engineering field or
equivalent and have at least two (2) years relevant industrial experience.
5 years
Conventional
Bachelor of Engineering
Honours Degree in
Mechatronics Engineering
Normal Entry
5 ‘O’ Level passes including English Language, Mathematics and Science ; and
At least 2 ‘A’ Level passes, in Mathematics and Physics or
Special Entry
5 ‘O’ Level passes including English Language and Mathematics ; and
A Relevant National Diploma (ND) in an approved Engineering field or
equivalent and have at least two (2) years relevant industrial experience
5 years
Conventional
Bachelor of Engineering
Honours Degree in Fuels and
Energy Engineering
Normal Entry
5 ‘O’ Level passes including English Language and Mathematics
At least 2 ‘A’ Level passes, in Mathematics and Physics or Chemistry; or
5 years
Conventional
3
Special Entry
5 ‘O’ Level passes including English Language and Mathematics and
A Relevant National Diploma (ND) in an approved Engineering field or
equivalent and have at least two (2) years relevant industrial experience.
Bachelor of Science Honours
Degree in Business Computing
5 ‘O’ Level passes including English Language and Mathematics; and At
least 2 ‘A’ Level passes preferably in Sciences and Business subjects OR
a relevant National Diploma or its equivalent.
4 year
Conventional/Block
Release/
Bachelor of Science Honours
Degree in Information
Technology
Normal Entry
5 ‘O’ Level passes including English Language, Mathematics and Science and
At least 2‘A’ Level passes in Mathematics and any other Science or commercial
subjects
Special Entry
5 ‘O’ Level passes including English Language, Mathematics and Science and
A Relevant National Diploma (ND) in an approved Computer Science/
Information Technology field or equivalent and have at least two (2) years
relevant post qualification experience.
4 years
Conventional
FACULTY OF HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
Bachelor of Arts Honours
Degree in Language and
Communication Studies
5 ‘O’ Level passes including English Language and an African Language;
and at least 2 ‘A’ Level passes including an African Language or Literature
in English; or a Diploma in Education majoring in an African Language or
English.
4 years
Conventional/Block
Release
Bachelor of Arts Honours
Degree in Applied Language
Studies
5 ‘O’ Level passes including English Language and Ndebele or any other
African Language; and At least 2 ‘A’ Level passes, one of which should be
Ndebele/Shona; OR a Diploma in Applied Language Studies from this
institution or any other approved equivalent from a recognized institution;
or A Diploma in Education majoring in Ndebele/Shona.
4 years
Conventional/Block
Release
Bachelor of Arts Honours
Degree in Film, Television and
Media Studies
5 ‘O’ Level passes including English Language; and at least 2 ‘A’ Level
passes OR
A national diploma or Higher National Diploma in Journalism, Mass
Communication or related areas from a recognised University or
Polytechnic
4 Years
Conventional/Block
Release
Bachelor of Arts Honours
Degree in Theatre,
Performance and Media
Technologies.
5 ‘O’ Level including English Language; and At least 2 ‘A’ Level passes OR
A national Diploma or Higher National Diploma in Theatre and
Performance Studies, Theatre Arts, Cultural Studies, Film and Television
Production, Journalism, Mass Communication or related areas from a
recognised University or Polytechnic.
4 Years
Conventional/Block
Release
Bachelor of Science Honours
Degree in Natural Resources
Management.
5 ‘O’ Level passes including English Language and Mathematics; and At
least 2 ‘A’ Level passes in any of the following core subjects: Geography,
and any other OR relevant Diploma or its equivalent.
4 Years
Conventional/Block
Release
Bachelor of Social Science
Honours Degree in Geography
and Population Studies
5 ‘O’ Level passes including English Language, Geography and
Mathematics; and at least 2 ‘A’ Level passes, one of which must be
Geography OR an approved Diploma related to Geography and Population
Studies.
4 years
Conventional/Block
Release
Bachelor of Science Honours
Degree in Peace and Security
Studies
Normal Entry: 5 ‘O’ level passes including English language and any two ‘A’
level passes.
Special Entry: Candidates who have attained Level 5 and 6 of the
Zimbabwe National Qualifications Framework (ZNQF), awarded by a
recognised university, college or institute.
Mature Entry: 5 ‘O’ level passes including English language and at least 5
years’ experience in the area of Peace. Candidates must be at least 25
years old.
4 Years
Conventional/Block
Release
Bachelor of Science Honours
Degree in Development
Studies
Normal Entry: Candidates must have obtained 5 ‘O’ Level passes including
Geography, English Language and Mathematics passed with at least a
grade C and two passes in ‘A’ Level subjects or their recognized
equivalents;
4 years
Conventional/Block
Release
4
Special Entry: A candidate must have obtained a Diploma in Development
related discipline or a recognizable relevant qualification from acceptable
institution in which development and/or geosciences issues were
involved.
Mature Entry: A candidate must have 25years of age with relevant
working experience and have passed 5 ‘O’ level subjects including
Geography, English Language and Mathematics passed with at least a
grade C. Must also have relevant experience for at least two years. May be
required to pass a written/ oral entrance examination set by the
University.
Bachelor of Social Science
Honours Degree in
Anthropology
Normal Entry: Candidates must have passed 5 subjects at Ordinary level,
including English language with at least a C grade or better.
Candidates must have passed at least two subjects at Advanced level.
One of the subjects should preferably be Geography, History, Language
(any), Sociology, Geography, English literature and Agriculture.
Special Entry: Candidates must have a Diploma from this university or a
recognised institution.
4 years
Conventional/Block
Release
Bachelor of Science Honours
Degree in Sociology
Normal Entry: At least five (5) ‘O’ levels/ National
Foundation Certificates including English Language with
Grade C or better and at least two (2) Advanced level
passes in Arts, Humanities or Commercials OR Relevant
National Certificate.
Special Entry: A candidate who does not meet normal
entry requirements may be admitted into a programme
provided the candidate has a qualification in line with
Zimbabwe National Qualification Framework (ZNQF).
Mature Entry: Mature entry shall be obtained by applicants who have five
(5) ‘O’ levels including English Language and have demonstrable work
experience during the last five years before the academic year in which
admission is sought, and are aged 25 years and above.
4 years
Conventional/Block
Release
Bachelor of Science Honours
Degree in Urban and Regional
Planning
5 ‘O’ Level passes including English Language, Geography and
Mathematics; and at least 2 ‘A’ Level passes including Geography; OR
A Diploma preferably majoring in urban planning, urban management,
social work, local authority administration, housing development, real
estate and property management, physical planning, land management,
environmental management, project and programme management among
others.
4 years
Conventional/Block
Release
Diploma in Applied Language
Studies
5 ‘O’ Level passes including English Language. 1 year
Block Release
Diploma in Court Interpreting
and Translation
5 ‘O’ Level passes including English Language; and
At least 2’A’ Level passes; OR a Diploma in Applied Language Studies.
Experience in Court Interpreting will be an added advantage.
1 ½ years
Block Release
Bachelor of Education
Honours Degree in English
and Communication
5 ‘O’ Level passes including English; and at least 2 ‘A level’ passes one of
which should be English; OR
A Diploma in Education in which English is a major subject
3 years
Block Release
Bachelor of Education
Honours Degree in IsiNdebele
5 ‘O’ Level passes including English; and at least 2 ‘A level’ passes one of
which should be Ndebele; OR
A Diploma in Education in which Ndebele is a major subject
3 years
Block Release
Postgraduate Diploma in
Education
5 ‘O’ Level passes including English Language.
A Degree from a recognized University reflecting subjects taught in
1 year
Block Release
5
Secondary Schools. Normally, an applicant should be employed full time as
a teacher at an approved Secondary School throughout the duration of the
programme.
BULAWAYO CAMPUS
Master of Science Degree in
Climate Change and
Sustainable Development
Applicants must hold a good relevant Degree from this or another
recognised University.
OR
Any first Degree plus a relevant Postgraduate Diploma from this or
another recognised University.
1 ½ years
Block Release
Master of Science Degree in
Development Studies
Candidates should normally have an Upper Second Class in a relevant
Honours Degree from this or another recognized University; OR
Any first degree plus a Postgraduate Diploma in Development Studies
from this or another recognized University.
1 ½ years
Block Release
Master of Social Science in
Monitoring and Evaluation
Candidates should normally hold an Upper Second class Honours degree in
Monitoring and Evaluation from this or another recognised institution; OR
any first degree plus a Postgraduate Diploma in Monitoring and Evaluation
from a recognised university.
1 ½ years
Block Release
Bachelor of Science (Special
Honours) Degree in Urban
Management Studies.
A good first degree in a relevant field such as Geography, Economics,
Sociology, Architecture or other related fields. Demonstrable experience
or interest in urban management is desirable.
1 Year
(Block Release)
Master of Science in Public
Policy and Development
Management
Candidates should normally hold an Upper Second class Honours degree in
Social Sciences or cognate disciplines from this or another recognised
institution; OR any first degree plus a Postgraduate Diploma in Public
Policy, Development Studies, Sociology, or cognate field.
1 ½ years
Block Release
Bachelor of Science (Special
Honours) Degree in
Monitoring and Evaluation
A first degree in Social Sciences, Agriculture, Health Sciences or a field
relevant to Monitoring and Evaluation.
1 year
Block Release
Postgraduate Diploma in
Media and Public Relations
First degree with at least a 2.2 degree classification in a relevant discipline
or equivalent professional qualification recognised by this University.
1 year
Block Release
Diploma in Development
Studies
5 ‘O’ Level passes including English Language and relevant working
experience.
1 year
Block Release
Diploma in Youth and
Community Department
5 ‘O’ Level passes including English Language and relevant work
experience.
1 Year
Block Release
Postgraduate Diploma in
Geographic Information
Science and Remote Sensing
Candidates should normally hold a relevant Bachelor’s degree from this or
another recognised institution. Relevant fields include, Geography,
Environmental Science, Surveying, Engineering, Ecology, Development
Studies, Agriculture, Rural and Urban Planning.
1 year
Block Release
Diploma In Geographic
Information Science (GIS ) and
Remote Sensing
Normal Entry
5 ‘O’ Level passes including Mathematics, English Language, Geography
and any Science subject. A Certificate OR Diploma in any field related to
Geography, Environmental Science or Ecology.
1 ½ years
Block Release
FACULTY OF COMMERCE
Bachelor of Commerce
Honours Degree in Accounting
and Finance
5 ‘O’ level passes including English Language, Mathematics and a
Science subject passed at grade C or better; and At least 2 ‘A’ level passes
preferably in the following subjects: Accounting, Economics, Management
of Business, Geography and Mathematics; OR
A National Diploma or Higher National Diploma in Accounting or its
equivalent.
4 years
Conventional/
Block Release
Bachelor of Science Honours
Degree in Economics
5 ‘O’ Level passes including English Language and Mathematics passed at
grade C or better ; and At least 2 ‘A’ Level passes; preferably in Economics,
Mathematics, Accounting, Management of Business, and Geography or
any relevant equivalent.
4 years
Conventional/
Block-Release
Bachelor of Science Honours 5 ‘O’ Level passes including English Language passed at grade C or better; 4 years
6
Degree in Hospitality and
Tourism
and At least 2 ‘A’ Level passes preferably in Geography and Business
Studies or their recognized equivalents; OR
A National Diploma or Higher National Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality
Management or its equivalent.
Conventional/Block
Release
Bachelor of Commerce
Honours Degree in Banking &
Finance
5 ‘O’ Level passes including English Language, Mathematics and a
Science subject passed at grade C or better; and At least 2 ‘A’ Level passes
in any of the following subjects: Mathematics, Accounting, Economics and
Business Studies; OR
A National Diploma or a Higher National Diploma in Banking and Finance
or their equivalent.
4 years
Conventional/
Block Release
Bachelor of Commerce
Honours Degree in Real Estate
Management
5 ‘O’ Level passes including English Language, Mathematics and a
Science subject passed at grade C or better; and At least 2 ‘A’ Level passes;
preferably in the Commercials; OR
A relevant National Diploma or a Higher National Diploma.
4 years
Conventional/
Block Release
Bachelor of Science Honours
Degree in Human Resource
Management
5 ‘O’ Level passes including English Language passed at grade C or better;
and At least 2 ‘A’ Level passes; OR
A National Diploma or Higher National Diploma in Human Resources
Management.
4 years
Conventional/
Block Release
Bachelor of Commerce
Honours Degree in
Entrepreneurship and
Business Management
5 ‘O’ Level passes including English Language and Mathematics and a
Science subject passed at grade C or better. At least 2 ‘A ’ Level passes; OR
A relevant National Diploma or Higher National Diploma.
4 years Conventional/
Block Release
Bachelor of Science Honours
Degree in Supply Chain
Management
5 ‘O’ Level passes including English Language and Mathematics and a
Science subject passed at grade C or better;
At least 2 ‘A’ Level passes, preferably in Management of Business,
Business Studies, Accounting, Mathematics; or Computer Science.
A National Diploma or Higher National Diploma in Purchasing and Supply
Management, Business Management or equivalent.
4 years
Conventional/ Block
Release
Bachelor of Commerce
Honours Degree in Marketing
5 ‘O’ Level passes including English Language; and
At least 2 ‘A’ Level passes, preferably in Management of Business or any
other commercial subjects; OR
A National Diploma or Higher National Diploma in Marketing Management
or equivalent.
4 years
Conventional/
Block Release
Bachelor of Commerce Special
Honours Degree in
Procurement and Supply
Chain Management
For entry into the programme, prospective students should hold a
business-related degree, Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply
(CIPS – Level 6) or any other equivalent qualification.
1 year on Block
Release
Master of Business Leadership Normal Entry: Candidates should possess a first degree and at least 2 years
post graduate work experience.
Mature Entry: Candidates with third class undergraduate degree and at
least 5 years managerial experience at senior level will also be considered.
2 Years
Block Release
Master of Science (MSc)
Degree in Human Resource
Management
Normal Entry: A minimum of a first degree in Human Resources
management, Human Resource Management, Human Resource
development or Equivalent.
1 ½ years
Block Release
Master of Science (MSc)
Degree in Accounting and
Finance
A minimum of a first degree in Accounting and Finance, Economics,
Banking, Finance or equivalent.
2 years
Block Release
HARARE COHORT PROGRAMMES
Master of Science Degree in Monitoring and Evaluation
Master of Science Degree in Public Policy and Development Management
Bachelor of Social Science (Special Honours) Degree in Monitoring and Evaluation
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Bachelor of Commerce Special Honours Degree in Procurement and Supply Chain Management
Master of Business Leadership
Bachelor of Commerce Honours Degree in Accounting and Finance
Mature entry (Undergraduate Degree Programmes only)
Mature entry is considered for candidates who are at least twenty five (25) years old with five ‘O’ level passes including English
Language and Mathematics, and who have relevant work experience.
How to apply for Admission
Visit our Website on www.lsu.ac.zw and apply online. Application fee is ZWL$310.00.
Closing date: Friday 28 May 2021
Physical Address: Admissions Office, Lupane State University, 2
nd Floor, CBZ Building, Fife Street/ 10th Avenue, Bulawayo
Contact Telephone Numbers: +263 292 73770/1 & 883830
Prospective applicants should feel free to approach the Admissions Office for advice on programmes best suited for them.

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