How to Apply

ADMISSION INTO UNDERGRADUATE AND POSTGRADUATE DEGREE PROGRAMMES

FOR AUGUST 2021 INTAKE

 

FACULTY OF ENGINEERING

The Faculty of Engineering is offering the following undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes:

  •  Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Aerospace Engineering (BSc (Hons) AE)
  •  5 years Full time

 Normal Entry: An applicant should have at least 2 ‘A’ Level science passes including Mathematics and Physics and five ‘O’ level passes (including English Language and Mathematics).

OR

Special Entry: Five ‘O’ Level passes (including English Language, Mathematics and Science) and a National Diploma in Aircraft Engineering with at least three (03) years post diploma working experience.

  •  Master of Science in Software Engineering (MSc SE)
  • 1 ½ years Full time (Also available during after hours and weekend classes)

 Entry Requirements:

An Upper Second Class (2.1) or better in Software Engineering or equivalent in relevant undergraduate engineering degree. For a lower second class, relevant experience of at least two (02) years will be considered. Please note that each application is assessed on an individual basis and may be subject to additional requirements such as undertaking bridging courses.

 

FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES

DEPARTMENT OF PEACE AND SECURITY SECURITY STUDIES

The Faculty of Social Studies is offering the following undergraduate degree programmes:

  • Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Security and Disaster Management Studies (BSDMS)
  • 4 years (Full time)

Normal Entry: An applicant should have at least 2 ‘A’ Level passes in either Mathematics, Geography, Physics, Economics, Business Studies or any other Science subject and five ‘O’ level passes (including English Language and Mathematics).

OR

Special Entry: Five ‘O’ Level passes (including English Language, Mathematics and Science) and a National Diploma in Risk or Disaster Management or equivalent with at least three years post diploma working experience.

 

DEPARTMENT OF POLITICAL SCIENCE

The Department of Political Science is offering the following postgraduate degree programmes:          

  • Masters of Science Degree in International Studies (MIS)
  • 1½ years (Full time)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               

Entry Requirements:

Normal Entry: An Upper Second Class (2.1) or better in Defence and Security Studies, International Studies, Political Science, Economics, Strategic Studies and Law or any relevant Social Science first degree recognised by the ZNDU.                                             OR

Special Entry: A candidate who holds a Higher National Diploma in International Relations/Affairs Studies, Political Science or an equivalent Social Science qualification from a recognised institution may be considered for enrolment. The candidate should have at least 5 years working experience.

  • Master of Arts Degree in Defence and Security Studies (MDSS)
  • 1½ years (Full time)

 Entry Requirements:

Normal Entry: An Upper Second Class (2.1) or better in a discipline related to Defence and Security Studies, International Studies such as Political Science, Economics, Strategic Studies and Law or any relevant first degree recognised by the ZNDU.

OR

Special Entry:  A candidate who holds a Higher National Diploma in Defence and Security, International Relations, or an equivalent qualification from a recognised institution may be considered for enrolment.  The candidate should have at least 5 years working experience.

 

Date of commencement August Intake 2021 

Registration period 12-13 August 21

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 ZWL $500.00.  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: Manpower Development and Exchange Programmes, Account Number 021 240 635 000 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, by 25 June 2021.

Physical Address:

Admissions Office

Zimbabwe National Defence University

(Rodgers Alfred Nikita Mangena Barracks)

Approximately 15 km from CBD along Harare-Mazowe Road

Contact Telephone Numbers:

+263-242-850008 Ext 2210 

Email: admissions@zndu.ac.zw  

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