NUST Zimbabwe Postgraduate Entry Requirements 2023/2024

NUST Zimbabwe Postgraduate Entry Requirements 2023/2024

NUST Zimbabwe Postgraduate Entry Requirements 2023/2024 – Minimum Entry Requirements for Postgraduate Programmes at NUST Zimbabwe.

The management of the National University of Science and Technology, NUST Zimbabwe is pleased to announce the minimum entry requirements for postgraduate programmes offered at the University for NUST 2023/2024 Postgraduate Intake.

Prospective Students can proceed to check the minimum requirements and other documents below.

NUST Postgraduate Minimum Entry Requirements

The normal entry requirements for a Master of Philosophy Degree is an appropriate Honours Degree in the First or Upper Second Division. Other qualifications may be considered by the Senate on the recommendation of the Department and Faculty Higher Degrees Committee.

For a Doctor of Philosophy Degree, the normal entrance requirement is an appropriate Masters Degree

Other Supporting Documents

Applications for Ph.D. and MPhil Degree programmes must provide the following supporting documents with their application:

Proof that you meet our academic entry requirements. You will be required to provide:

  1. Copies of all relevant diplomas, certificates, and transcripts
  2. International applicants must provide official copies of their entire course transcripts that include explanations of the mark schemes used.
  3. If your supporting documents are not in English, we require an officially translated version as well as copies in the original language.

You should provide an outline research proposal that incorporates the following information:

  1. The title of your proposed thesis
  2. The main aims of your research
  3. The methods of research
  4. How your research will relate to current thinking on the subject.



The application and supporting documentation shall be submitted to the appropriate Department for preliminary consideration. The Departmental Board will make recommendation to the Faculty Higher Degrees Committee. If the Higher Degrees Committee consider that the application has sufficient merit, it will recommend to the Academic for the approval of the Research topic and the Supervisor(s) to facilitate provisional registration. Once provisionally registered, a candidate is expected to develop a full proposal together with the approved supervisor(s) within six months and thereafter apply for full registration.

Applications are submitted on the official forms and there are no deadlines for the submission of applications. Acceptance and rejections are determined by the academic on behalf of Senate on the recommendations of the Faculty Higher Degrees Committees.

Before submission of an application form for a research degree, you must identify a supervisor with expertise in a specific area of research.


  • CLICK HERE to download NUST Postgraduate Application Form.
  • CLICK HERE to complete NUST Postgraduate Online Application.

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