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    Faculty of Science

    Faculty of Science is a university division specializing in teaching in areas traditionally classified as “sciences” for academic purposes.

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    Science Degrees

    Our mission is to producewell rounded graduates of high caliber and provide quality consultancy services focused on socio-economic development of Zimbabwe. 

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Our Faculties

Science Programmes

Department of Biotechnology and Biochemistry

Undergraduate

BSc Honours Biotechnology and Biochemistry (with options in:

  • Biotechnology and Molecular Biology;
  • Clinical Biochemistry and Toxicology;
  • Genetics and Bioengineering;
  • Immunology and Microbiology;
  • Industrial and Environmental Microbiology;
  • Plant Biochemistry and Medicinal Chemistry).

Postgraduate

  • MSc Genomics and Biotechnology
  • MSc Industrial and Environmental Biotechnology
  • MSc Vaccinology
  • MSc Bioinformatics and Genomics
  • MSc Molecular Life Sciences
  • MPhil
  • DPhil/PhD

POST-DOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS

  • Post-Doctoral Programmes

Department of Biological Sciences and Ecology

Undergraduate

  • BSc Honours Biological Sciences
  • BSc Honours Forestry Rangeland and Wildlife Ecology
  • BSc Honours Biodiversity and Heritage Conservation
  • BSc Honours Pollution and Environmental Chemistry
  • BSc Honours Aquatic Science and Ecology
  • BSc Honours Digital Disease Surveillance and Environmental Health
  • BSc Honours Forensic Science

Postgraduate

  • MSc Tropical Entomology
  • MSc Environmental Health
  • MSc Medical Plant Sciences
  • MSc Forestry Production Ecology
  • MSc Biodiversity Conservation and Management
  • MSc Wildlife Ecology and Management
  • MSc Aquatic Science and Aquaculture
  • MSc Forensic Science
  • MPhil
  • DPhil/PhD

POST-DOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS

  • Post-Doctoral Programmes

Department of Chemistry and Earth Sciences

Undergraduate

  • BSc Honours Industrial Chemistry
  • BSc Honours Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  • BSc Honours Geological Sciences
  • BSc Honours Petroleum Chemistry and Technology 

Postgraduate

  • MSc Analytical Chemistry
  • MSc Mineral and Geological Exploration
  • MSc Energy and Petroleum Chemistry
  • MSc Medical Geology
  • MSc Baleonology
  • MPhil
  • DPhil/PhD 

POST-DOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS

  • Post-Doctoral Programmes

Department of Geography Geospatial Sciences and Earth Observation

Undergraduate

  • BSc Honours Geographical Information Science and Earth Observation
  • BSc Honours Geospatial Intelligence
  • BSc Honours Geography and Landscape Ecology

Postgraduate

  • MSc Applied Geoinformation Science and Earth Observation
  • MSc Geospatial Intelligence
  • MPhil
  • DPhil/PhD

POST-DOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS

  • Post-Doctoral Programmes

Department of Mathematics and Computational Sciences

  • BSc Honours Mathematics and Computational Science
  • BSc Honours Actuarial Science
  • BSc Honours Financial Mathematics
  • BSc Honours Data Science and Systems
  • BSc Applied Statistics

 Postgraduate

  • MSc Computational Science and Mathematical Modelling
  • MSc Mathematical and Biosystems Modelling
  • MSc Financial Mathematics
  • MSc Actuarial Science
  • MSc Applied Statistics
  • MPhil
  • DPhil/PhD

POST-DOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS

  • Post-Doctoral Programmes

Department of Nutrition Dietetics and Food Sciences

Undergraduate

  • BSc Honours Nutrition and Dietetics
  • BSc Honours Food Science and Technology

Postgraduate

  • MSc Child Nutrition and Family Health
  • MSc Public Health Nutrition
  • MSc Food Quality Monitoring and Safety
  • MPhil
  • DPhil/PhD

POST-DOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS

  • Post-Doctoral Programmes

 

Department of Space Sciences and Applied Physics

Undergraduate

  • BSc Honours Space Science and Technology
  • BSc Honours Climate Science and Meteorology
  • BSc Honours Industrial Physics
  • BSc Honours Materials Science
  • BSc Honours Medical Physics

Postgraduate

  • MSc Agricultural Meteorology
  • MSc Climate Science and Climate Systems Modelling
  • MSc Applied Physics
  • MSc Nanotechnology
  • MPhil
  • DPhil/PhD

POST-DOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS

  • Post-Doctoral Programmes

Faculty of Science Short Courses

Faculty of Science Short Courses

FACULTY OF SCIENCE INNOVATION CENTRE

Enrolment is in progress for the following FASIC SHORT COURSES. For More Information on each course click on the Course name. The course fees will cover tuition, instruction materials and refreshments. Where lectures are offered during the week, provision can be made for weekend classes.

Department of Computer Science

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  1. Certificate in Information and Communication Technology (14 January 2017 – 30 June 2017 every Saturday and Sunday) – Computer Foundation, Data Communication and Networking I, Database Admin, Advanced Data Networking II, PC Maintenance and Repair, Web Development and Linux Admin. US$ 550.
  2. Oracle Database Design and Database Programming with SQL Certificate (14 January 2017 – end of March 2017 every Saturday). US$500.

 

Department of Mathematics

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  1. Certificate in Methods in Utility Supply Networks (30 January 2017 – 2 February - Application of networks to utility distribution at a level that allows robust and optimal distribution schemes. US$400.
  2. Financial Mathematics (23 – 25 January 2017)- Find out how to improve revenue generation and the efficiency of your business. US$400.
  3. Info-security and Data Management (14 – 22 January 2017) - Learn to guard your data and information, both in storage, and in transit. US$500.
  4. Mathematical Methods in Corruption Management (27 – 29 January 2017) – Learn how to detect, manage and combat corruption in your organization. US$500.

Department of Physics

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  1. Cell Phone Technology (4 February – 26 March 2017 - 8 weeks, weekends only) Introduction to cell phone technology & troubleshooting; General cell phone and smart phone basics & repairs; Hardware (functions and related faults of audio, ICs, mic amp); mother boards for practicals; Software (flashing, unlocking). $400.

 

Department of Statistics

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  1. Data Management and Analysis using Excel (16 - 20 January 2017) – Improve your data management and analysis skills. US$350.
  2. Data Management and Analysis Using SPSS (23 - 27 January 2017) - Improve your data management and analysis skills. US$350.
  3. Data Management and Analysis Using CSPro (30 January 2017 – 03 February 2017) - Improve your data management and analysis skills. US$350.
  4. Data Management and Analysis Using STATA (6 – 19 February 2017) -  Improve your data management and analysis skills. US$400.

 

Department of Geography and Environmental Science

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  1. Mobile GIS: Android Application Development (16 - 20 January 2016) - Learn to develop and deploy native Mobile GIS Apps for Android devices. US$400.
  2. Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (23 - 27 January 2016) –Learn basic GIS including the preparation of map layouts for reports and presentations. US$400.


Department of Geology

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  1. Fundamentals of Mining Geology (11-12 February 2017) – Learn how to get the best out of the waste. US$400.

 

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Contact: Prof Simon Mukwembi or Dean of Science, Prof Maud Muchuweti
Faculty of Science, Science Centre
University of Zimbabwe
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Telephone: 04 30 32 11 Ext 15001
Mobile: 0775 402 034/0718 365 078

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