IEMS – Undergraduate Requirements

IEMS – Undergraduate Requirements

MINIMUM ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR HOLDERS OF: LESOTHO GENERAL CERTIFICATE OF SECONDARY EDUCATION (LGCSE), CAMBRIDGE OVERSEAS SCHOOL CERTIFICATE (LGCSE) AND GENERAL SCHOOL CERTIFICATE (GCE).

Admission requirements for LGCSE holders will be based on the candidates’ achievement on subjects of interest in different programmes.

DIPLOMA IN ADULT EDUCATION (3 YEAR-PROGRAMME)

Minimum admission requirements:

  •  LGCSE with a minimum achievement rating of D (50-59) in four subjects from at least four groups including English Language plus a minimum of two years’ experience in formal or non-formal education/community development programmes; OR
  • LGCSE Third Division or above, with a pass in English Language and two years’ experience in formal or non-formal education/community development programmes; OR
  • GCE with a pass in English Language and three (3) credits in any other subjects plus two year experience in formal or non-formal education/community development programmes.

Career Opportunities: Field Worker, Community Extension Educator, Assistant Researcher, Human Resource Manager (basic), Conflict and Resolution Manager, Crime Prevention Manager, Leadership Skills Manager, Change Agent Manager, Legal Advisor. On completion of the diploma can apply to enroll for a degree in Adult Education.

BACHELOR OF EDUCATION (ADULT EDUCATION)

The minimum entry requirement will normally be a Diploma in Adult Education with a credit pass or its equivalent qualification obtained from NUL or any other University recognized by NUL Senate. Applicants with a pass grade in the Diploma in Adult Education plus two years’ work experience in formal or non-formal education after graduation may be considered for admission.

  •  A relevant degree in any discipline from NUL or any other university recognized by NUL Senate with at least a second class (lower division); OR
  •  In exceptional cases, a holder of a pass in degree in any field with a three-year post-graduation work experience may be accepted after they take and pass a prepared entrance examination.

Career Opportunities: Trainer, Facilitator, Projects Monitor and Implementer, Non-formal Educator, Researcher, Human Resource Manager, Change Agent, Community Extension Educator.

DIPLOMA IN MANAGEMENT (3 –YEAR PROGRAMME)

Minimum admission requirements:

  •  LGCSE with a minimum of six subjects from at least four groups.  Candidates should have at least attained a minimum achievement rating of D (50-59) in both English Language and Mathematics.  The minimum achievement rating in the other subjects should be E (40-49). Other equivalent qualifications recognized by the National University of Lesotho will also be considered; OR
  • GCE with Pass in Mathematics and English Language. Other equivalent qualifications recognized by the National University of Lesotho will also be considered;

Career Opportunities: Accountant, Human Resources Manager, Researcher, Industrial Relations Manager, Insurance Manager, Marketing Manager.

BACHELOR OF ARTS IN BUSINESS AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP – 4 YEARS

Minimum admission requirements:

  • NUL Diploma in Business Studies/Diploma in Management passed with Distinction or Credit

OR

  • Other equivalent Diplomas recognized by the National University of Lesotho will also be considered.

Career Opportunities: Researcher, Human Resource Manager, Entrepreneur (self-employed), Accountant, Auditor, Bank Manager, can enroll for further Professional Qualifications or Post-Graduate Studies.

DIPLOMA IN MASS COMMUNICATION (DMC) – 3 YEARS

Minimum admission requirements:

  • A Lesotho General Certificate of Secondary Education (LGCSE) with an achievement rating of D (50-59) or better in 4 subjects including English Language and  Sesotho Language or alternative language; OR
  • A Cambridge Overseas School Certificate (LGCSE) with an achievement rating of D (7) or better in 4 subjects including English Language and  Sesotho Language or alternative language; OR
  • Anyone with a GCE pass and who at least in the last five (5) years has been working in the field of journalism. This category of candidates shall take and pass an English proficiency test before consideration for admission; OR
  • Other alternative qualifications recognized by the NUL University.

Career Opportunities:  Journalist, Photographer, Graphic Designs, Public Relations, Publishing, Information and Communications, Advertising and Marketing.

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON IEMS PROGRAMMES, PLEASE CONTACT:

The Senior Assistant Registrar (SAR) IEMS,

P/BAG A 47 MASERU 100

Tel: +266 22322038

e-mail- info@nul.ls

website: www.nul.ls