school and education






Research Areas


FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE ENVIRONMENT AND FOOD SYSTEMS                                                                                         

  • Sustainable Livestock Systems
  • Sustainable Seed and Cropping Systems
  • Soil Productivity and Agro-Systems Development
  • Water and Waste Management in Agriculture
  • Climate Change and Sustainable Development
  • Agricultural Mechanisation
  • Digital Agriculture

FACULTY OF ARTS AND HUMANITIES                                                                                                                                       

  • Media/Applied Media Arts for Development Communication
  • African Heritage and Indigenous Knowledge Systems (IKS) and Technology
  • Cross-Cultural/Intercultural Studies
  • Practical/Applied Ethics
  • Religion and Development
  • Sustainability and Economic Development

 FACULTY OF BUSINESS MANAGEMENT SCIENCES AND ECONOMICS                                                                                   

  • Leadership, Corporate Governance and Business Studies
  • Financial Reporting
  • International Business
  • Management and Entrepreneurship
  • National Image and Environment

 FACULTY OF COMPUTER ENGINEERING INFORMATICS AND COMMUNICATIONS                                                                   

  • ICT and Telecommunications
  • Blockchain
  • Computer Vision
  • Wireless Sensor Networks
  • Cyber-physical Systems and Internet of Things
  • Computer Security, Privacy and Cryptography
  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
  • Mobile, Distributed and Cloud Computing
  • Software Defined Networks
  • Software Quality Assurance
  • Software Design and Design Patterns

FACULTY OF EDUCATION                                                                                                                                                         

  • Administration, Gender and Society
  • Language, Curriculum Innovation, Pedagogy and Andragogy
  • Science, Mathematics, Technology and Society
  • Culture and Learning
  • Design and Technology in Education
  • Education 5.0 in Teacher Education

FACULTY OF ENGINEERING AND THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT                                                                                                     

  • Water and Sanitation
  • Smart Settlements and the Environment
  • Energy and power Generation
  • Geo-informatics and Surveying
  • Manufacturing Systems, Automation and aeronautical Engineering
  • Mineral Exploration, Extraction, Beneficiation and Value addition

 FACULTY OF LAW                                                                                                                                                                      

  • Access to justice
  • Constitutionalism and the Rule of Law
  • Human Rights
  • Intellectual Property
  • National Development Initiatives

FACULTY OF NEDICINE AND HEALTH SCIENCES                                                                                                                         

  • Traditional Herbal Medicine and Drug Discovery
  • Non-communicable Diseases (Cancer and Chronic Diseases)
  • Communicable Diseases (HIV, TB, Cholera etc0
  • Vaccinology and Drug Trials
  • Forensic Medicine

 FACULTY OF SCIENCE                                                                                                                                                               

  • Geospatial, Earth and Space Sciences
  • Sustainable Industrial Technologies and Computational Science
  • Natural Sciences and Products
  • Biotechnology and Genomics
  • Nutrition and Dietetics

FACULTY OF SOCIAL AND BEHAVIOURAL SCIENCES                                                                                                                 

  • Planning and Management of Smart Cities and Rural Areas
  • Public Policy and Public Management Reforms
  • Social Protection, Inclusion and Wellness
  • Community Based Natural Resources Management
  • Peace, Conflict Management and Diplomacy
  • Reproductive Health System and Society
  • Economic Analysis and Modelling

 FACULTY OF VETERINARY SCIENCE                                                                                                                                            

  • Animal Disease Intelligence                                                                   
  • Zoonotic Diseases and Food Safety
  • Pharmaceutics, Ethno-medicine, and Vaccinology
  • Aquatic (Crocodile and Fish) Health and Apiculture
  • Animal Reproductive Technologies and Nutrition


 INSTITUTE OF ENVIRONMENT CLIMATE AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT                                                                                   

  • Poverty, Climate Change and Resilience
  • Waste Management and Air Pollution
  • Renewable Energy
  • Evidence Based Policy


1. Applications can be submitted at any time of the year.

2. Application forms are available upon payment of a non-refundable fee of US$25 for Zimbabweans and US$50 for internationals. Please note: Application fee should be paid upon submission of the application form.

3. Interested applicants are required to submit a concept note together with their application forms. Contact the relevant Department or the Centrefor Postgraduate Studies for more information.




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