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Important Information

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
For admission to programmes of study at MIDLANDS STATE UNIVERSITY for any first degree, a student must have 5 ‘O’ Level subjects including English Language graded C or better in the ZIMSEC/Cambridge School examination or equivalent:

DURATION OF STUDY
Duration of study for the Conventional and Parallel programmes includes one year of WORK RELATED LEARNING. The Block Release/Visiting School Programmes are three year degree programmes.

N.B: Candidates should note that they will not be considered for first year study programmes at MSU is they have accepted or registered to study at any other University.

ENGLISH LANGUAGE COMPETENCY
(For applicants from a non-English speaking background). Applicants are advised that English is the language of instruction at Midlands State University. Qualifying applicants from non- English speaking background are required to register for a one-semester Intensive English programme prior to starting their degree.


HARARE PROGRAMMES
Please note that Harare School is a weekend school


Degree Programmes and Faculties

DEGREE PROGRAMMES

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS (A) LEVEL SUBJECTS

FACULTY OF ARTS (B.A Hons Degree)
Zvishavane Programmes
1. English and Communication – 4 years
2. African Languages and Culture – 4 years
3. Development Studies – 4 years
4. Film and Theatre Arts – 4 years
5. History and International Studies – 4 years
6. Theology and Religious Studies – 4 years

Gweru Programmes
7. Archaeology, Cultural Heritage & Museum Studies  - 4 years
8. French – 4 years

 

English Literature and any Arts/Humanities
Any African Language and any Arts/Humanities
History, Arts/Humanities plus `O’ Level Maths
Any two ‘A’ Level passes
History and any Arts/Humanities subjects
Divinity and any Arts/Humanities
French any two `A’ Level passes/equivalent

History, Arts/Humanities plus `O’ Level Maths
French any two ‘A’ Level passes/equivalent

FACULTY OF COMMERCE (B.COMM Hons Degree)
1. Accounting -4yrs
2. Economics - 4yrs
3. Business Management - 4yrs
4. Tourism and Hospitality Management. - 4yrs

5. Marketing Management - 4yrs
6. Banking and Finance - 4yrs
7. Insurance and Risk Management  - 4yrs
8. Retail and Logistics Management - 4yrs

 

Accounting plus Commercials
Any 2 ‘A’ Levels (‘O’ Level Maths and English)
Management of Business, plus Commercials
Any 2 ‘A’ Levels with commercials is an added advantage
Management of Business, plus Commercials
Any Commercials (‘O’ Level Maths)
Commercials (‘O’ Level Maths)
Any 2 ‘A’ Levels in any subjects

FACULTY  OF SOCIAL SCIENCES (BSc Hons Degree)
Gweru Programmes
1. Geography and Environmental Studies - 4 yrs
2. Media and Society Studies - 4 yrs
3. Human Resource Management. - 4 yrs
4. Music Business, Musicology and Technology - 4 yrs
5. Local Governance - 4 yrs
6. Psychology - 4 yrs

Zvishavane Programmes
7. Politics and Public Management – 4 yrs
8. Peace Studies – 4 yrs

 

Geography, Economics, Humanities, ‘O’ Level Maths
English Literature, History and Humanities
Management of Business, plus any Commercials
Music, Art, Arts or Humanities
Commercials, Sciences or Humanities
Humanities/ Arts plus ‘O’ Level Biology and Maths

 

History, Arts/Humanities
Arts/Humanities

FACULTY OF LAW (LLB Hons Degree)
Law – 5 years

 

English Literature/History, Arts/Humanities

FACULTY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (BSc Hons Degree)
1   Surveying and Geomatics - 5yrs
2.  Mathematics - 4 yrs
3.  Applied Statistics – 4 yrs
4.  Applied Biosciences and Biotechnology - 4 yrs
5.  Applied Physics and Instrumentation  - 4 yrs
6.  Telecommunications
7.  Chemical Technology
8. Computer Science

 9. Information Systems

 

 10. Food Science and Nutrition

 

Mathematics, Physics and any Sciences
Mathematics and any Sciences or Commercials
Mathematics and any Sciences or Commercials
Biology and any Sciences
Physics and any Sciences
Mathematics and any Sciences
Chemistry and any Sciences
Physics, Computer Science, Mathematics and any Sciences
A level passes in at least two of the following subjects Management of Business, Accounting, Economics and Mathematics
Chemistry, Biology and Food Science

 

FACULTY OF MEDICINE
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB Degrees)

 

FACULTY OF MINING SCIENCES –BEng Hons Degree)
Zvishavane Programmes
Mining and Mineral Processing Engineering
1. Mining Engineering – 5 years

 

 

2. Metallurgical Engineering – 5 years
3. Materials Engineering – 5 years

 

`A’ Levels in Chemistry and any other two of the following: Biology or (Zoology), Mathematics, Physics plus `O’ Level Mathematics

Two `A’ Levels in Physics and Mathematics or Chemistry with `O’ Levels Physics. Applicants with recognized Diploma in Mining Engineering, Geology, Metallurgy, Metallurgical Assaying or Mine Surveying will be considered

 

Two `A’ Levels in Mathematics and Chemistry. Applicants with recognized Diplomas  in Mining Engineering, Geology, Metallurgy, Metallurgical Assaying or Mine Surveying will be considered.

FACULTY OF ENGINEERING
Mutare College Applied Sciences
1.  Chemical and Processing Engineering - 5 years

2. Mining and Mineral Processing Engineering – 5 years

 

2 ‘A’ Levels, Mathematics and Chemistry and any Sciences

2 Á’ Levels, Mathematics and Physics and any Sciences

FACULTY OF EDUCATION (BED Hon Degree) 4Years
Zvishavane Programmes
Subjects on offer are : Accounting, Mathematics, Economics, English, Geography, Fashion and Textiles, History, Chemistry, Biology, Management of Business, Religious Studies and African Languages

Bachelor of Education Degree – 3 years  - Block Release
Subjects on Offer:  Mathematics, Accounting, Economics, English, Geography, Fashion and Textiles, History, Physics,  Chemistry, Biology, Management of Business, Food and Nutrition, Educational Foundations, African Languages

 

Bachelor of Education Degree – 2 years – Full Time
Subjects on Offer:  Mathematics, Accounting, Economics, English, Geography, Fashion and Textiles, History, Physics,  Chemistry, Biology, Management of Business, Food and Nutrition, Educational Foundations, African Languages

 

 

At least 2 `A’ Levels in relevant subjects

 

 

At least 2 `A’ Levels in relevant subjects
Teaching Diploma

 

 

At least 2 `A’ Levels in relevant subjects
Teaching Diploma

FACULTY OF NATURAL RESOURCES MANAGEMENT AND AGRICULTURE (BSc Hons Degree)
1. Crop Production and Horticulture - 4yrs
2. Agronomy - 4yrs
3. Horticulture
4. Animal and Wildlife Sciences. - 4yrs
5. Land and Water Resources Management. - 4yrs
6. Agricultural Economics and Development -4 yrs

 

Biology/Agriculture and any Sciences
Biology/Agriculture and any Sciences
Biology/Agriculture and any Sciences
Biology/Chemistry and any Sciences
Biology/Agriculture and any Sciences
Commercials/Agriculture and any relevant subject
(A relevant Diploma is acceptable under NRMA. Students with any `A’ Level subjects and good passes in `O’ Level Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Physical Science and Mathematics may be considered)