Zimbabwe National Defence University (ZNDU) – August 2022 Intake

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  • Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe National Defence University (ZNDU)

Degree Programmes on offer:

FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES

Bachelor of Science (Honours) Degree in Security and Disaster Management Studies (BSDMS) – 4 years ( Full Time and Block Release.) 

Entry Requirements:

  • Normal Entry: Applicants should have an ‘A’ level pass in Geography and any other subject; as well as five ‘0’ Level passes (including English Language and Mathematics with at least a grade ‘C’ or better).
  • Special Entry: Applicants possessing a Higher National Diploma, Executive Diploma in Disaster Management Studies, Security Studies or an equivalent qualification from a recognised institution may be considered for enrolment for the degree programme.

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  • Mature Entry: Applicants must be 25 years of age on the first day of the academic year in which admission is sought. Must have at least 5 ‘0’ Level subjects at grade ‘C’ or better including English Language and Mathematics or equivalent. Should have completed their full time school or college education at least 5 years before the start of the academic year in which admission is sought. Should have attended interviews and/or special tests at the University designed to assess their command of the English Language, numeracy and reasoning ability and general suitability for admission to the degree programme and are working in the Diplomatic Corps, Defence and Security or any other related field.

Master of Science Degree in Conflict Prevention and Early Warning Mechanisms (MCPEWM) -1 1/2 years (Full Time and Block Release.) 

Entry Requirements:

  • Normal Entry:  Applicants must have passed a first degree with at least a Lower Second Class (2.2) or better in a Social Science and Humanities discipline related to Peace Studies, Conflict Prevention Studies, Defence and Security Studies, International Studies, Political Science, Economics, Strategic Studies and Law, or any first degree recognised by the Zimbabwe National Defence University.
  • Special Entry: A candidate who holds a first degree which may not be related to the fields outlined under normal entry above, but has the ability and general suitability for admission to the degree programme and is working in the diplomatic corps, defence and security, conflict prevention and/or any other related field, may apply for the programme. Special entry shall be in accordance with the GeneralAcademic Regulations.

Master of Arts Degree in Defence and Security Studies (MDSS) -1 1/2 years (Full Time and Block Release.) 

Entry Requirements:

  • Normal Entry: Candidates must have an Upper Second Class (2.1) or better in a discipline related to Defence and Security Studies, International Studies, Political Science, Strategic Studies and Law or any relevant first degree recognized by the ZNDU.

Note: Meeting the minimum admission requirements does not necessarily ensure admission. The Faculty of Social Sciences reserves the right to interview candidates to assess their suitability for admission into this programme.

FACULTY OF ENGINEERING

Bachelor of Science (Honours) Degree in Aerospace Engineering (BSc (Hons) AE) – 5 years (Full Time). 

Entry Requirements: 

  • Normal Entry: An applicant should have at least 2 ‘A’ level passes in Physics and Mathematics and 5 ‘0’ levels passes (including English Language, Mathematics and Science)
  • Special Entry: 5 ‘0’ Level passes (including English Language, Mathematics and Science) and a relevant National Diploma with at least 3 years post diploma experience.

Bachelor of Science (Honours) Degree in Mechanical Engineering (BSc (Hons) ME) – 5 years (Full Time). 

Entry Requirements: 

  • Normal Entry: An applicant should have at least 2 ‘A’ level passes in Physics and Mathematics and 5 ‘0’ levels passes (including English Language, Mathematics and Science).
  • Special Entry: 5 ‘0’ Level passes (including English Language, Mathematics and Science) and a relevant National Diploma with at least 3 years post diploma experience.

Bachelor of Science (Honours) Degree in Software Engineering (BSc (Hons) SE) – 5 years (Full Time). 

Entry Requirements: 

  • Normal Entry: An applicant should have at least two ‘A’ level passes in Physics and Mathematics and 5 ‘0’ levels passes (including English Language, Mathematics and Science).
  • Special Entry: 5 ‘0’ Level passes (including English Language, Mathematics and I Science) and a relevant National Diploma with at least 3 years post diploma experience.

Bachelor of Science (Honours) Degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering (BSc (Hons) EEE)- 5 years (Full Time). 

Entry Requirements: 

  • Normal Entry: An applicant should have at least two (02) ‘A’ level passes in Physics and Mathematics and five (05) ‘0’ levels passes (including English Language, Mathematics and Science).
  • Special Entry: Two (02) ‘0’ Level passes (including English Language, Mathematics and Science) and a relevant National Diploma with at least 3 years post diploma experience.

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Master of Science in Software Engineering (MSc SE) – (1 1/2) years Full Time, Online and Weekend classes. 

Entry Requirements:

  • A good honours degree, Upper Second Class (2.1) or better in Software Engineering or equivalent in the relevant engineering discipline. Applicants with a Lower Second Class (2.2) plus substantial relevant experience will also be considered.

Note: Lessons for the Master of Science in Software Engineering degree will be conducted outside normal working hours and during weekends.

How to Apply for Admission

Complete an official application form which can be obtained from the Admissions Office, Zimbabwe National Defence University (ZNDU), Rodgers Alfred Nikita Mangena Barracks, Private Bag CY 1534, Causeway, along Mazowe Road, upon payment of USD$20.00 or ZWL$ equivalent to the prevailing bank rate. Application forms can also be downloaded from the University website www.zndu.ac.zw. The completed application form should be accompanied by an original bank deposit slip of the application fee.

The University banking details are: Bank: CBZ, Account Name: Manpower Development and Exchange Programmes, Account Number 240 635 000 12, Branch: Selous Avenue.

Please include your full name on the deposit slip. The completed form should be submitted to the Admissions Office together with certified copies of your national identity card, birth certificate, academic and professional certificates, transcripts and other relevant documents. The closing date for applications is 22 July 2022.

Physical Address:

Admissions Office

Zimbabwe National Defence University

(Rodgers Alfred Nikita Mangena Barracks)

10 km from Harare CBD along Mazowe Road 

Contact Telephone Numbers:

+263-242-850008 Ext 2210

Email: Admissions@zndu.ac.zw

NB: Prospective applicants should feel free to approach the Admissions Office for advice on programmes best suited for them.

To apply for this job email your details to Admissions@zndu.ac.zw

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