Guide to Prospective Students

Guide to Prospective Students
Guide to
Prospective Students




               2019
Guide to Prospective Students
Vision
To be a premier university of science and technology preparing leaders for the knowledge
economy.

Mission
To be a responsive university creatively meeting the needs of students, society and the
economy through multiple pathways for excellent education, applied research, innovation
and service in collaboration with stakeholders.
Guide to Prospective Students
Content
Applying to the Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST)						   4


NUST Admission Point Scale											4


Types of Applications and Admission Requirements								5


Applying Online													6


Final Selection													7


Registration													7


Tuition Fees													8


Hostel Accommodation												9


Faculty of Computing and Informatics										10


Faculty of Engineering												12


Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences										16


Faculty of Human Sciences											18


Faculty of Management Sciences										20


Faculty of Natural Resources and Spatial Sciences								                   22


The Harold Pupkewitz Graduate School of Business								                    25


Enquiries and Regional Centres											26


Calendar (January 2019)												27
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     Application Process
                                                                           Online Application: Free
     Application Due Dates:
     Ordinary Applications:                                                Payment Options:
     Friday, 31 August 2018
                                                                           Please DO NOT send cash in the post. We also DO NOT accept
     Mature Age Entry:                                                     postal orders. Rather make a deposit through the bank.
     Tuesday, 31 July 2018 (no late applications will be considered)
                                                                           Banking Details:
     Late Applications:                                                    Namibia University of Science and Technology, First National
     01 to 28 September 2018                                               Bank, Account Number: 55500126319, Branch Code: Corporate
                                                                           Branch, 281872, International Swift Code: FIRNNANX. Original
     Non-Refundable Application Fees:                                      deposit slips MUST accompany the application form (keep a copy
                                                                           of the deposit slip for your own record).
     Manual Applications:
                                                                           Cash Payments:
     • Undergraduate Studies:     N$180
                                                                           Cash payments can be made at the Student Administrative Service
     • Postgraduate Studies:      N$290
                                                                           Centre, Administration Building, 13 Storch Street, Windhoek, or at
     • Late Applications:         N$520
                                                                           any NUST Regional Centre.



Admission Point Scale
NUST uses the Admission Point Scale to facilitate admission
                                                                           POINTS NSSC

                                                                             10
                                                                                       (H) NSSC (O) RSA             IB   IB
                                                                                  HIGCSE IGCSE NSC GCE (A) GCE (O) (HL) (SL) ANGOLA
                                                                                         1                          A                7
based on your school-leaving results. Your school-leaving subject            9           2                    7     B                6
symbols or percentages are converted into points, then added up              8           3                    6     C                5      7
to determine if you have obtained the minimum number of points               7           4        A           5    D         A       4      6      18-20
required to be considered for entry into your preferred programme            6                    B           4     E        B       3      5      16-17
of study.                                                                    5                    C           3              C       2      4      14-15
                                                                             4                    D           2              D              3      12-13
Note:
                                                                             3                    E                          E              2      10-11
1.      English is always counted in the calculation of points.              2                    F                                                 8-9

2.      Mathematical Literacy (NSC) is not accepted for programmes           NSSC (H) - Namibia Senior Secondary Certificate Higher Level
        requiring Mathematics as an admission requirement.                   NSSC (O) - Namibia Senior Secondary Certificate Ordinary Level
                                                                             RSA (NSC) - Republic of South Africa (National Senior Certificate)
                                                                             GCE - General Certificate of Education (Advanced and Ordinary Levels)
                                                                             IB - International Baccalaureate Schools (Higher Levels and Standard Levels)




 The National Qualifications Framework (NQF)
     The National Qualifications Framework is a register of all              NQF Level         Type of Qualification at NUST
     relevant and legal qualifications in Namibia kept by the Namibia             10            Doctorate
     Qualifications Authority. The NQF is made up of ten levels, each             9             Master
     representing a different Level of complexity in learning and/or the          8
                                                                                                Honours, Professional Bachelor Degree, Postgraduate
     application of knowledge and skills learnt.                                                Diploma, Postgraduate Certificate
                                                                                  7             Bachelor Degree
                                                                                  6             Diploma
                                                                                  5             Certificate




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Types of Applications and Admission
Requirements
Type           Who should apply?
                                            Minimum Admission
                                            Requirements
                                                                                      Rules for Applying
                           Undergraduate Studies
                                                                                      •   Before you apply to NUST please familiarise yourself with the
                                                                                          programmes/qualifications on offer as well as the admission
General      Current Grade 12               25 points in 5 subjects including a
Admission    learners or learners who       minimum E-Symbol in                           requirements.
Requirements completed Grade 12.            English on NSSC Ordinary Level.
                                                                                      •   After deciding on a qualification, you may apply online
Mature Age   Applicants who do           Applicants must:                                 (www.nust.na) or you may submit an application form at the
Entry Scheme not meet the General        - have reached the age of 23
                                                                                          NUST Main Campus, or at any of the Regional Centres or via
             Admission Requirements,       years on 1 January of the
             but who have passed at        academic year for which                        the post.
             least Grade 10/ Standard 8.   admission is sought;
                                         - have at least a Junior
                                                                                      •   Applying online provides you with immediate notification
                                           Secondary Certificate (Standard                that your application has been received. You will also be
                                           8/Grade 10);                                   able to follow the progress of your application online and
                                         - show evidence that they have                   no application fee is charged. Strategic self-help stations
                                           worked for at least three years
                                           and;
                                                                                          have been established on the Main Campus as well as at the
                                         - pass the NUST Numeracy and                     Regional Centres for those applicants who do not have access
                                           English Language Proficiency                   to internet services. These points operate from 08:00 to 15:00
                                           tests which will take place from               daily.
                                           23 - 25 August 2018.

                             Advanced Standing
                                                                                      •   Submit only ONE application. Make sure that you complete the
                                                                                          entire application form.
Advanced       Applicants with credits or   Admission with advanced standing
Standing       qualifications from other    shall be considered under the             •   Incomplete applications will not be considered for admission.
               accredited institutions      following conditions:
               of higher learning who       • Credits must make up at                 •   All documents as stipulated on page 6-7 of this Guide must be
               would like to enter higher       least the equivalent of one               enclosed with your application.
               study levels within a            study period (one semester or
               programme.                       one year) of the programme            •   We do not accept faxed copies of application forms or
                                                for which advanced standing is            supporting documents.
                                                applied for; and
                                            • Credits must not be older               •   You will need a valid e-mail address since all future
                                                than eight years and must be              correspondence to you will be conducted via e-mail.
                                                presented in an official original
                                                academic transcript from the          •   Application forms are available online at www.nust.na or at
                                                institution concerned.                    any regional centre.
                            Postgraduate Studies
Honours Degree                              At least a Bachelor’s degree at
                                            NQF Level 7 or equivalent
Master’s Degree                             At least a Bachelor Honours
                                            degree at NQF Level 8 or
                                            equivalent
Doctoral Degree                             At least a Master’s Degree at NQF
                                            Level 9 or equivalent
Notes:
1. Individual programmes may have additional admission requirements.
2. For additional admission requirements please consult the relevant NUST
   Yearbook.




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Online Applications
How do I apply online?                                                       •  Click on the “Help button” ? if you get stuck.
                                                                             •  Part A and B, should be completed by first-time applicants only.
•   Visit www.nust.na/admissions                                                Should you already have a student number from NUST, please
•   Click on “online application” and choose the type of application            login as a “Registered User.”
    e.g. Undergraduate, Postgraduate etc.                                    Our Admission Officers are on standby to assist you, should you
•   Read the Notes at the top of each page before you continue to            have any problems you can send an email to admissions@nust.na
    the next page.                                                           or call +264 61 207 2056.
•   Some fields have drop-down lists to choose from.



Part A                                                                        Part B
Complete your Biographical Information                                       Create your Pin Number




You must provide us with a valid email Address             		                 Remember your reference number and pin


Part C
Complete your Application
The system will automatically take you to the STUDENT KIOSK to complete your application




                                              COMPLETE STEPS 1 TO 7
                                              Step 1: Ensure that your biographical information is correct. Enter your email address. All
                                                      correspondence will be via email.
                                              Step 2: The acceptance of the Declaration and Undertaking is mandatory and serves as your
                                                      electronic signature. The indicator will be stored on your student file and can be used as a Legal
                                                      Agreement in a dispute/disciplinary matter. This form must be printed, signed and uploaded.
                                                      (if you are under the age of 18, it must also be signed by your parents or legal guardian).
                                              Step 3: If you have any disability, kindly complete this step – if not, you may skip this step.
                                              Step 4: Capture your Grade 12 results. Your results must be converted to symbols / grades.
                                              Step 5: If you have post-grade 12 qualifications, you can complete this step. If not, you may skip this
                                                       step.
                                              Step 6: Choose the programme which you would like to study. First choice must be indicated by the
                                                      number 1 and second choice by the number 2. If you would like to change your programme of
                                                      study you are welcome to send us an email.
                                              Final Step: Your application will be incomplete without the necessary documents being uploaded.
                                                          Click on How to upload your documents to ensure that you have uploaded all your
                                                          documents.



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Certified copies of documents that must
accompany your application:                                             Final Selection
• Identity Document/Birth Certificate (Namibian citizens);              Final selection for a programme will take place during the last
    Passport (non-Namibian citizens);                                   week of January 2019, based on the final examination results
                                                                        of all qualifying candidates for that programme. All qualifying
•   Proof of payment (e.g. original bank deposit slip) or receipt for
                                                                        candidates will report on campus on dates as determined by the
    applying manually;
                                                                        Registrar and will participate in such specific selection processes
•   Latest school results e.g. Namibian Senior Secondary                as may be determined by the Department concerned.
    Certificate (NSSC);
                                                                        A qualifying candidate is a candidate who has properly
•   Current Grade 12 learners must apply with their August 2018         submitted an application for studies, who has met the general
    results;                                                            admission requirements and who has met the specific admission
                                                                        requirements for a programme.
•   Declaration and undertaking - If you are under the age of 18,
    the form must be co-signed by your legal guardian or parent.        The final selection process will generally not be applicable to
                                                                        students who wish to study on a distance education mode, but
In addition to the above-mentioned documents, the following             may be so applied in exceptional cases. Notices will be given in
applicants must also submit the indicated documents:                    such cases.
•   Mature Age Entry Scheme Applicants: Reference letter from
    employer.
•
                                                                        Registration
    Postgraduate Applicants: Certified copies of qualification(s)
    obtained after Grade 12 (e.g. Diploma, Degree, etc.) and
    Original Academic Record/Transcripts. For Masters’ and
    Doctoral Programmes applicants must also attach a proposal,         Registration of students who have been selected and who have
    motivational letter and CV with at least three referees.            applied during the application period in 2018 takes place during
                                                                        January and the 1st week of February 2019. The dates will be
•   Advanced Standing Applicants: Original Academic Record              stipulated in your admission letter. You are expected to report
    transcripts and complete syllabi.                                   for registration on the exact date as indicated on your admission
•   Foreign Applicants: Latest qualification in original language       letter otherwise you may forfeit your place.
    and a translation if the qualification is in a language other
    than English, NQA Evaluation if the qualification is obtained
    outside the SADC Region. Please visit www.nqa.na for more
    information.




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Tuition Fees
The table lists the fees for 2018 for the first year undergraduate            as books (except study guides for distance education students),
programmes. It will give you an idea of what the fees are likely              stationery, accommodation, transport, etc. For more information
to be for a typical first year student, although it will probably be          regarding fees and subjects kindly see our Fees Booklet at
higher in 2019. Tuition fees DO NOT include other expenses such               www.nust.na/fees

Faculties/Programmes                                                N$        Faculties/Programmes                                              N$
Faculty of Computing and Informatics                                          Faculty of Management Sciences

Bachelor of Computer Science                                       32 980     Diploma in the Theory of Accounting                              17 240

Bachelor of Computer Science in Cyber Security                     32 980     Bachelor of Accounting                                           23 370

Bachelor of Informatics                                            32 980     Bachelor of Accounting (Chartered Accountancy)                   30 570
                                                                              Bachelor of Business Management                                  25 790
Faculty of Engineering
Introduction to Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics              Bachelor of Economics                                            23 370
                                                                   21 770
(InSTEM)                                                                      Bachelor of Entrepreneurship                                     28 970
Bachelor of Engineering in Civil Engineering                       37 210     Bachelor of Hospitality Management                               38 300
National Diploma in Civil Engineering and Project Management       39 520     Bachelor of Human Resources Management                           26 330
Bachelor of Engineering: Mining                                    36 940     Bachelor of Logistics and Supply Chain Management                24 200
Bachelor of Engineering in Metallurgy                              36 940     Bachelor of Marketing                                            25 790
Bachelor of Technology in Power Engineering                        39 380     Bachelor of Business and Information Administration              28 140
Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Power Engineering            37 200     Bachelor of Sport Management                                     24 630
Bachelor of Technology in Electronic Engineering                   39 380     Bachelor of Tourism Management                                   26 740
Bachelor of Engineering: Electronics and Telecommunications        36 760     Bachelor of Transport Management                                 36 470
Bachelor of Technology in Mechanical Engineering                   36 720     Faculty of Natural Resources and Spatial Science
Bachelor of Engineering: Mechanical                                36 940     Bachelor of Agriculture                                          26 450
Bachelor of Engineering: Industrial Engineering                    36 940     Bachelor of Architecture                                         18 260
Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences                                        Bachelor of Geoinformation Technology                            30 990
Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Sciences                            33 770     Bachelor of Geomatics                                            32 510

Bachelor of Environmental Health Sciences                          29 430     Bachelor of Land Administration                                  27 870

Bachelor of Human Nutrition                                        28 810     Bachelor of Natural Resource Management in Nature Conservation   32 340

Bachelor of Emergency Medical Care                                 40 340     Bachelor of Property Studies                                     27 950

Bachelor of Science                                                27 890     Bachelor of Regional and Rural Development                       33 830

Bachelor of Science in Health Information Systems Management       28 620     Bachelor of Town and Regional Planning                           31 770

Bachelor of Science in Applied Mathematics and Statistics          28 250     Bachelor of Quantity Surveying                                   25 050

Faculty of Human Sciences
Bachelor of Communication                                          23 360
Bachelor of Criminal Justice (Correctional Management)             25 240
Bachelor of Criminal Justice in Policing                           25 240
Bachelor of English                                                24 950
Bachelor of Journalism and Media Technology                        34 440
Certificate in Vocational Education and Training (CVET)            25 290
Bachelor of Public Management                                      26 930




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Hostel Accommodation
Three hostels on campus provide bed capacity of 417 to both male
and female full-time students. Due to limited spaces available,
preference is given to students residing outside the boundaries of
the City of Windhoek. The Kitchen Services provide students with
a wide range of nutritional meals served at breakfast, lunch and
dinner. All residence students will be levied 50% of the meal fees
per semester which is payable whether meals are taken or not.
Application forms for Hostel Accommodation can be found on the
NUST Website at www.nust.na/accomodation. Registration for
residence is done per semester.


Other Student Activities
The Department of Student Services at NUST
offers students:
• Sport, Culture and Societies/Clubs: Sports provides a platform
    for students to participate in a variety of sport codes while
    cultural activities encourage cultural heritage including a week-
    long cultural festival, crowning of “Mr and Miss NUST” and
    other activities. NUST Debating Society, Religious Societies,
    Women in Engineering Society, Aids Awareness Club etc.
•   Job-placement Services: Provide students with career guidance
    counselling e.g. Workshops in CV writing and job-hunting skills,
    career guidance programmes e.g. annual Career Fair, graduate
    recruitment programme and job placement of students.
•   Health Services Clinic: Provides primary health care, focuses
    on the prevention of illness and promotes a healthy lifestyle
    and general hygiene.
•   Social Welfare Services: Focuses on social problems and
    promotes mental health for students. Various workshops
    take place throughout the year, on topics ranging from
    relationships, sexual harassment, stress management, alcohol
    and substance abuse, etc.
•   Student Counselling and HIV/AIDS Coordination Services:
    Provides academic and HIV pre- and post-test counselling.
    Various events take place throughout the year e.g. Leadership
    workshops, HIV/AIDS Awareness Campaign, HIV/AIDS Peer
    Counselling Training etc.

Other Services Offered:
• e-Learning: e-Learning is a        method of learning utilising
    electronic technologies to access educational curricula outside
    of a traditional classroom. This means you can study anywhere
    and at any time, which is a real plus for those students who
    have a busy schedule.
•   Free web-based e-mail and student web service: Allows
    students access to student records, financial statements,
    examination time-tables, etc.




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Faculty of Computing
and Informatics
For additional requirements and programme content, kindly consult the NUST Yearbook, Part 4, Faculty of Computing For
additional requirements and programme                     Dean				Faculty Officer
content, kindly consult the NUST                          Dr Anicia Peters 			                  Ms Julia Semi
Yearbook, Part 4, Faculty of Computing                    via the Secretary			                  T: +264 61 207 2923
Informatics on the NUST website at
                                                          Ms Jesaria Hilde Khom-Oabes           E: jsemi@nust.na
http://www.nust.na
                                                          T: +264 61 207 2052
No Mature Age Entry Applications will be                  E: jkhom-oabes@nust.na




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considered.

                                                                                                                            Duration           Illustrations of Career
          Programme                      Specialisation(s)            Admission Requirement(s)          Mode of Studies
                                                                                                                             (Years)                 Possibilities
                                                                    Department of Computer Science:
                    To develop the required cognitive/intellectual skills, practical as well as key transferable skills, and apply these to address/solve
                                         CIT related problems/challenges in the context of an organisation or the community.
                                    Systems Administration,         General admission                                                    Computer Scientist, Software
Bachelor of Computer Science
                                    Communication                   requirements of NUST including                                       Developer or Systems
(07BACS)                                                                                                     FM/PM               3
                                    Networks and Software           a D-symbol in Mathematics on                                         Administrator or Network
NQF Level 7, Credits 365
                                    Development                     NSSC(O).                                                             Specialist.
                                                                    General admission
Bachelor of Computer Science
                                                                    requirements of NUST including
in Cyber Security (07BCCS) NQF      Cyber Security                                                           FM/PM               3       Cyber Security Professionals
                                                                    a D-symbol in Mathematics on
Level 7, Credits 372
                                                                    NSSC(O).
Bachelor of Computer                Communication Networks,
                                                                    A Bachelor degree in Computer                                        Supervisory / Middle Management
Science Honours                     Software Development,
                                                                    Science or Information                                               and applied research positions in
(08BCHC/08BCSH/08BCHM/              Mobile Development,                                                      FM/PM               1
                                                                    Technology or equivalent                                             the computing industry, academia
08BHIS/08BHDF)                      Information Security, Digital
                                                                    qualification at NQF Level 7.                                        and the public sector.
NQF Level 8, Credits 120            Forensics
                                    Communication Networks,
                                    Software Development,
Master of Computer Science                                          A Bachelor Honours degree in
                                    Mobile Development,
(09MCSC)                                                            Computer Science or equivalent       Research-based          2
                                    Information Security,
NQF Level 9, Credits 240                                            qualification at NQF Level 8.                                        Senior management and
                                    Forensic Computing,
                                    Software Engineering                                                                                 applied research positions in
                                                                                                                                         the computing industry, academia
                                 Communication Networks,                                                                                 and in the public sector.
Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Software Development,              A Master’s degree in Computer
Science (10PDCS)                 Mobile Development,                Science or equivalent                Research-based
                                                                                                                                 3
NQF Level 10, Credits 360        Information Security,              qualification at NQF Level 9.
                                 Forensic
                                                                      Department of Informatics:
                To develop the required cognitive/intellectual skills, practical as well as key transferable skills and apply these in order to address/solve
                                       Computing and Informatics (CI) problems / challenges in the contexts of an organization.
                                                                    General admission
                                                                                                                                         Informatics Specialist in Business
Bachelor of Informatics (07BAIF)    Business Computing,             requirements of NUST including
                                                                                                             FM/PM               3       Computing or Information
NQF Level 7, Credits 375            Informatics                     a D-symbol in Mathematics on
                                                                                                                                         Systems.
                                                                    NSSC(O).
                                                                                                                                         Supervisory or middle
                                                                    A Bachelor degree in
Bachelor of Informatics Honours                                                                                                          management and applied research
                                    Web Informatics, Business       Informatics or B.IT in Business
(08BIFH/08BIHB)                                                                                              FM/PM                       positions in the computing
                                    Informatics                     Computing or equivalent                                      1
NQF Level 8, Credits 120                                                                                                                 industry, academia and public
                                                                    qualification at NQF Level 7.
                                                                                                                                         sector.
                                                                    A three-year advanced diploma
Postgraduate Certificate in                                         or Bachelor degree or an                                             Certified Information Systems
Informatics (08PGCI)                Information Systems Audit       equivalent qualification at NQF            PM                        Auditor, Information Security
                                                                                                                                 1
NQF Level 8, Credits: 60                                            Level 7. Two years working                                           Specialist.
                                                                    experience.
                                                                    A Bachelor Honours degree
Master of Informatics (09MINF)
                                    Web Informatics, Business       in Informatics or equivalent                                         Senior management and
NQF Level 9, Credits 240                                                                                 Research-based          2
                                    Informatics                     qualification at NQF Level 8.                                        applied research positions in
Doctor of Philosophy in                                             A Master’s degree in                                                 the computing industry, academia
                                    Web Informatics, Business                                                                            and in the public sector.
Informatics (10PDIN)                                                Informatics or equivalent            Research-based          3
                                    Informatics
NQF Level 10, Credits 360                                           qualification at NQF Level 9.




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Faculty of Engineering
For additional requirements and          The Dean				Faculty Officer
programme content, kindly consult        Dr Samuel John 			      Ms Sonja Samuels
the NUST Yearbook, Part 5, Faculty       via the Secretary			    T: +264 61 207 2016
of Engineering on the NUST website
                                         Ms Melanie Kandjavera		 E: ssamuels@nust.na
at http://www.nust.na/?q=download/
annual-reports-document                  T: +264 61 207 2531
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What is the difference between the Bachelor                                           Introduction to Science, Technology,
of Technology (BTech) and Bachelor of                                                 Engineering and Mathematics (InSTEM)
Engineering (BEng) programmes?
                                                                                      InSTEM is a bridging programme that targets students who do
Bachelor of Technology degrees are ideal for students who like                        not meet the admission requirements of programmes in Science,
science, math and computers and who are analytical and want                           Technology, Engineering and Mathematics at NUST. Upon
to know how things work. Teaching methods are a more hands-                           successful completion of this programme, students will be eligible
on experimentation and demonstration during lectures. With                            for admission to undergraduate programmes in STEM areas,
a Bachelor of Technology degree you will be an engineering                            depending on the specific requirements of relevant Faculties.
technologist capable of working in both hands-on roles and
supervisory or management positions within the engineering                            General Admission Requirements for InSTEM
industry.                                                                             25 points in 5 subjects including at least a D-symbol in
                                                                                      Mathematics and Physical Science, and an E-symbol in English on
Bachelor of Engineering degrees are ideal for students with                           NSSC Ordinary Level.
mathematical and logical strengths. Teaching methods are aimed
at developing and understanding mathematical foundations                              OR applicants must have passed at least four (4) N3 or N4 subjects
related to a specific engineering discipline. After completion of                     with at least 50% and 40% respectively in Mathematics and
the BEng degree a student must register with the Engineering                          Physics equivalent subject.
Council of Namibia as a Professional Engineer-in-Training and
follow careers ranging from design, project management,                               Applicants who intend pursuing further studies in Health and
policy development, business and financial analysis to various                        Applied Sciences and Natural Resources should have a minimum
management positions.                                                                 D-symbol in Biology on NSSC Ordinary Level.


                                                                                                         Duration
            Programme                                  Admission Requirements                         Mode                        Illustration of Career Possibilities
                                                                                                           (Years)
                                                        Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering:
                        Civil Engineering refers to planning, designing, construction and maintaining the physical and naturally built environment,
                                                       including works like bridges, roads, canals, dams and buildings.
                                       30 points in 5 subjects including A-symbols in Mathematics,
National Diploma in Engineering        Physical Science and English on NSSC Ordinary level OR a
(Civil and Project Management)         Pass in at least 4 N5/N6 subjects with at least 40% in each      FM           3         Engineering technologists in fields like
(35DCPM)                               including Mathematics and Physics equivalent subject OR a                               construction, manufacturing, product
                                       pass of the InSTEM programme.                                                           design, testing, or technical services and
Bachelor of Technology in Civil        National Diploma in Engineering (Civil and Project                                      sales.
                                                                                                        FM            1
Engineering (35BCUR / 35BCWT)          Management).
Bachelor of Engineering in Civil       37 points in 5 subjects including a minimum                                             Professional Engineers (structural,
Engineering (08BCIV)                   Grade 3 in Mathematics, Physical Science and English on          FM           4         transportation, water and geotechnical
NQF Level 8, Credits 597               NSSC Higher Level.                                                                      engineering).
Master of Engineering in Civil         Relevant Bachelor in Civil Engineering degree at NQF Level
                                                                                                      FM/PM          2
Engineering (09MECE)                   8 or equivalent.
Master of Environmental                A relevant 4-year Bachelor degree in Engineering from a
Engineering (09MEEN)                   recognized institution or equivalent qualification at NQF      FM/PM          2         Engineering managers, Senior Engineers,
NQF Level 9, Credits 240               Level 8.                                                                                Consultants, Researchers, Academics, etc.
                                       A relevant 4-year Bachelor of Engineering degree from a
Master of Integrated Water
                                       recognised institution or an equivalent qualification at NQF     PM           2
Resources Management (09MIWR)
                                       Level 8.
                                                           Department of Mining and Process Engineering:
  Mining Engineering is concerned with the safe, economic and environmentally sustainable recovery, processing and marketing of mineral resources from the earth. The
         Mining Engineering degree programme includes elements from other disciplines including geology, metallurgy, accounting, economics and management
Bachelor of Engineering in Mining                                                                                                 Mining Engineer, Consultant, Junior
(08BMIN)                                                                                                                         Lecturer, Researcher, Environmental
NQF Level 8, NQF Credits 594           37 points in 5 subjects including a minimum                                                 and Safety Practitioners, Banking
                                       Grade 3 in Mathematics, Physical Science and English on                                    and Insurance as Risk Managers and
                                                                                                        FM           4             Performance Assessors, Projects
Bachelor of Engineering in             NSSC Higher Level or; a pass of the InSTEM programme
                                       with a score of at least 60%.                                                             Engineer, Projects Manager, Six Sigma
Metallurgy (08BMET)
                                                                                                                               Champions/Drivers, Mine Manager (Senior
NQF Level 8, NQF Credits 585
                                                                                                                                        Management Position).




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                                                        Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering:
    Graduates with professional degrees in Electronic and Telecommunication Engineering become involved in the design, performance analysis and optimisation of
 electronic and telecommunication systems and products. On the other hand, Electrical Power Engineering graduates get involved in the design, performance analysis
                                             and optimisation of power generation, transmission and distribution systems
                                      30 points in 5 subjects including A-symbols in Mathematics,                                Engineering technologists in areas
                                      Physical Science and English on NSSC Ordinary Level OR                                     of power distribution and domestic
Bachelor of Technology in Power
                                      a pass in at least 4 N5/N6 subjects with at least 40%              FM         4             installations to large commercial
Engineering ( 35BPEN)
                                      including Mathematics and Physics equivalent subjects OR                                                complexes.
                                      a pass of the InSTEM programme.
                                     30 points in 5 subjects including A-symbols in Mathematics,                             Engineering technologists in areas
                                     Physical Science and in English on NSSC Ordinary Level OR                               of telecommunications and radio/
Bachelor of Technology in Electronic
                                     a pass in at least 4 N5/N6 subjects with at least 40% in            FM         4        TV broadcasting, repair of electronic
Engineering (35BELL)
                                     each including Mathematics and Physics equivalent subject                               equipment and systems.
                                     OR a pass of the InSTEM programme.
                                     37 points in 5 subjects including a minimum Grade 3 in                                  Professional Engineers in areas of
Bachelor of Engineering: Electronics
                                     Mathematics, Physical Science and English on NSSC Higher                                telecommunications and radio/TV
and Telecommunications (08BEET)
                                     Level OR a pass of the InSTEM programme with a score of                                 broadcasting, design of electronic
NQF Levels, 594                                                                                          FM         4
                                     at least 60%.                                                                           equipment and systems.
Bachelor of Engineering: Electrical                                                                                          Professional Engineers in areas of power
Power (08BEEP)                                                                                                               distribution.
                                                                                                                             Researchers, Scientists Space
Postgraduate Diploma in Space                                                                                                engineering, weather forecasting,
                                      A Bachelor degree in Electrical, Electronic and
Technology (08PGDS)                                                                                     FM/PM       1        satellite communication engineers,
                                      Mechanical Engineering or an equivalent qualification.
NQF Level 8, 120                                                                                                             resource management and risk
                                                                                                                             management.
                                                                                                                             Researchers, Space Science Scientists and
Postgraduate Diploma in Space and     A Bachelor degree at NQF Level 7 with majors in Physics                                analysis of atmospheric information for
Atmospheric Science (08PGDA)          or Mathematics or an equivalent degree in Science,                FM/PM       1        a broad range of applications including
NQF Level 8, 120                      Technology, Engineering or Mathematics.                                                environmental assessment, resource
                                                                                                                             management and risk assessment.
                                      A Bachelor’s degree (Honours) in the following engineering
                                      fields: Mechanical, Industrial, Electrical, Mining, Metallurgy,                        Specialist in the areas of Energy
Master of Sustainable Energy          Agriculture, Chemical or equivalent qualification at NQF                               Technologies and Management.
                                                                                                        FM/PM       2
Systems                               Level 8 from a recognized institution.


                                                             Department of Mechanical and Marine Engineering:
 Mechanical Engineering covers a vast range of activities from simple hand tools to spacecraft. Areas of study cover mechanisms, the use of heat to deliver work and the
         reverse process, the factors influencing the strength of components of machines and structures, manufacturing processes and design of components

                                       30 points in 5 subjects including A-symbols in                    FM         4         Engineering technologists in areas
                                       Mathematics, Physical Science and English on NSSC                                      of mechanical engineering regarding
Bachelor of Technology in
                                       Ordinary level OR a pass in at least 4 N5/N6 subjects                                  mechanical design, energy conversion,
Mechanical Engineering (35BMEC)
                                       with at least 40% in each including Mathematics and                                    materials testing, manufacturing
NQF Level 8, NQF Credits 594
                                       Physics equivalent subject OR a pass of the InSTEM                                     processes, product safety and reliability.
                                       programme.

                                                                                                         FM         4         Professional Engineers in areas of
                                       37 points in 5 subjects including a minimum Grade 3                                    mechanical engineering regarding
Bachelor of Engineering in
                                       in Mathematics, Physical Science and English on NSSC                                   mechanical design, energy conversion,
Mechanical Engineering (08BEME)
                                       Higher level.                                                                          materials testing, manufacturing
                                                                                                                              processes, product safety and reliability.

                                                                                                         FM         4         Industrial Managers in private and public
Bachelor of Engineering: Industrial    37 points in 5 subjects including a minimum Grade 3
                                                                                                                              sectors such as manufacturing, mining,
Engineering (08BIND)                   in Mathematics, Physical Science and English on NSSC
                                                                                                                              consultancies, banking, healthcare,
NQF Level 8, NQF Credits 594           Higher level.
                                                                                                                              transport and agriculture.

Master of Industrial Engineering       Relevant Bachelor of Engineering degree at NQF Level 8            FM/        2         Operations Managers, Quality Assurance
(09MIEN)                               or equivalent with a research component, be employed              PM                   Managers, Productivity Analysts, Supply
NQF Level 9, Credits 240               or self-employed.                                                                      Chain Managers, Project Managers etc.

                                                                  ALL ENGINEERING DEPARTMENTS:
  Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering (with specialisations in Civil and Environmental; Mechanical, Industrial and Marine; Mining, Chemical, Metallurgy and Petroleum;
                                                             Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering.

Doctor of Philosophy in                Holder of a qualification at NQF Level 9 or equivalent in         FM/        3         University Academics, Researcher,
Engineering ( 10DRPE)                  relevant sub-fields of Engineering.                               PM                   Consultant, Senior Manager in public or
NQF Level 10, Credits 360                                                                                                     private sector.




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    Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences
   For additional requirements and                                          Dean                                               Faculty Officer
   programme content, kindly consult                                        Dr Sehaam Khan                                     Ms Mercia Richards
   the NUST Yearbook, Part 6, Faculty of                                    via the Secretary                                  T: +264 61 207 2964
   Health and Applied Sciences on our                                       Ms Muriel Mouton                                   E: mrichards@nust.na
   website at www.nust.na                                                   T: +264 61 207 2870
                                                                            E: mmouton@nust.na




                                                                                                                                            Illustration of Career
         Programme                             Description                           Admission Requirements             Mode   Duration
                                                                                                                                                  posibilities
                                                                     Department of Health Sciences:
                               Professional degree that enables students        General admission requirements
                               to apply principles and techniques in            including a B symbol in Biology,                          Registered Medical
                               the routine and specialized analysis             Mathematics and Physical Science                          Laboratory Scientists in
Bachelor of Medical Laboratory
                               of biological specimens and other                or a pass in InSTEM bridging                              clinical laboratories, food
Sciences (08BMLS)                                                                                                       FM        4
                               substances. Students will be able to             programme. No Mature Age Entry                            industry, water analysis
NQF Level 8, Credits 511
                               integrate laboratory tests and results           applications will be accepted.                            etc.
                               with pathophysiological conditions and
                               conduct supervised research.
                                Professional degree that enables students       General admission requirements of
                                to play a vital role in preventative health     which 15 points must be obtained in
Bachelor of Environmental
                                care to prevent the outbreak of disease,        Biology, Mathematics and Physical                         Registered Environmental
Health Sciences (08BOHS)
                                as well as in health management systems         Science. No symbol may be lower         FM        4       Health Practitioner, Health
NQF Level 8, NQF Credits 517
                                as an integral part of the National Health      than a C or pass in InSTEM bridging                       Inspectors.
                                Care programme in communities.                  programme. No Mature Age Entry
                                                                                applications will be accepted.
                                Graduates of this programme will be             General admission requirements
                                able to competently integrate and apply         include at least a D-symbol
                                theoretical principles and practical clinical   in Mathematics and Biology or                             Registered Emergency
Bachelor of Emergency
                                procedures and techniques in order              Physical Science. Mature Age Entry                        Care Technician, Advanced
Medical Care (07BEMC)
                                to independently provide emergency              applications must pass with 60%         FM        3       Life Support Practitioners
BQF Level 7, Credits 383
                                medical care to injured and/or ill patients     and 50% in NUST English and                               (Paramedics).
                                within the scope of practice stipulated by      Mathematics tests respectively.
                                the Health Professions Council of Namibia
                                (HPCNA).
                                This programme will equip students              A Bachelor of Pre-Hospital /
                                with the relevant knowledge and skills in       Emergency Medical Care at NQF                             Registered Advanced Life
Bachelor of Emergency
                                disaster management, community health           level 7 with at least 360 NQF credits   FM        1       Support Practitioners
Medical Care Honours
                                paramedicine and clinical care applicable       or equivalent qualification from a                        (Paramedics).
                                to the emergency medical care setting.          recognized institution.
                                                                                                                                          Positions in public
                                                                                General admission requirements
                                                                                                                                          and private sectors,
                                Students will be equipped with cognitive        including at least 15 points in
Bachelor of Science in                                                                                                                    municipalities, research
                                and intellectual skills to manage health        Physical Science, Mathematics and
Health Information Systems                                                                                              FM        3       institutions, other health
                                information with the ultimate aim of            Biology at NSSC Higher or Ordinary
Management (07BHIS)                                                                                                                       related institutions as
                                ensuring quality health service delivery.       Level. No symbol must be below
                                                                                                                                          well as teaching/ training
                                                                                a D.
                                                                                                                                          institutions.

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                                 Students will have comprehensive               General admission requirements of                              Registered Nutritionists
                                 knowledge or human nutrition, the              which 15 points must be obtained in                            in various positions in
                                 related biosciences and their application      Biology, Mathematics and Physical                              public and private sector,
                                 to maintenance of human health in public       Science. No symbol may be lower                                municipalities, research
Bachelor of Human Nutrition
                                 domains as well as the prevention and          than a C or pass in InSTEM bridging      FM            3       institution, health
(08BOHN)
                                 management of disease.                         programme. Mature Age Entry                                    related intuitions as
                                                                                applications must pass with 50% in                             well as teaching/training
                                                                                NUST English and Mathematics                                   institutions.
                                                                                tests.
Postgraduate Diploma in          This programme will expose students to         A Health Sciences Bachelor degree
Health Information Systems       advanced concepts, theories, tools and         at NQF Level 7 or equivalent with an
                                                                                                                         PM            1
Management (08PGHM)              methods of Health Information Systems          emphasis on Health Sciences.
NQF Level 8, Credits 120         Management.                                                                                                   Health Information
                                                                                A Bachelor of Environmental Health                             Systems Manager.
                                 The degree is designed for candidates
                                                                                Sciences, Biomedical Sciences or
Master of Health Sciences        with Health Sciences background
                                                                                Emergency Medical Care Honours
(09MOHS)                         who seek to deepen and enhance                                                         FM/PM          1
                                                                                at NQF Level 8 or equivalent
NQF Level 9, Credits 240         competencies in specific area of Health
                                                                                qualification from recognized
                                 Sciences.
                                                                                institutions.
                                                             Department of Natural and Applied Sciences
                                 Graduates will be equipped with                General admission requirements of
                                 cognitive, problem-solving and                 which 15 points must be obtained in
                                 key transferable skills necessary              Biology, Mathematics and Physical
                                 for addressing a wide range of                 Science. No symbol may be lower                                Employment opportunities
                                 pressing challenges in relation to             than a D. No Mature Age Entry                                  in private and
Bachelor of Science (07BOSC)
                                 Science, Technology, Engineering and           applications will be accepted.           FM            3       government institutions
NQF Level 7, Credits 370
                                 Mathematics. The programme structure                                                                          e.g. laboratories,
                                 facilitates exposure of students to a                                                                         manufacturing,
                                 variety of disciplines and in the final year                                                                  biotech, food
                                 specialisation towards Biology, Chemistry                                                                     processing, agriculture
                                 or Physics.                                                                                                   and environmental
                                 The programme aims at consolidating            A Bachelor of Science degree at NQF                            organisations.
                                 and deepening the knowledge and                Level 7 or equivalent qualification.
Bachelor of Science Honours                                                                                              FM            1
                                 expertise in applied natural science
                                 discipline.
                                 This programme covers commercial               A Bachelor of Science degree on
Postgraduate Diploma in          applications of nuclear techniques in the      NQF Level 7 which incorporates
Applied Radiation Science and    fields of energy, agriculture and water        physics or chemistry as a major                                Health Information
                                                                                                                         PM            1
Technology (08PGRS)              resource management, biology and               subject.                                                       Systems Manager.
NQF Level 8, Credits 120         medicine, environmental and nuclear
                                 waste minimization and nuclear security.
                                                             Department of Mathematics and Statistics
                                 Graduates will be able to demonstrate          General admission requirements                                 Various positions in the
                                 an in-depth knowledge of Mathematics           include a B-symbol in Mathematics.                             Industry as Planner,
Bachelor of Science in Applied
                                 and Statistics in modelling and solving        Candidates who obtain a C-symbol                               Analyst, Statistician
Mathematics and Statistics
                                 problems related to business, economics,       in Mathematics will be required         PM/ FM         3
(07BAMS)
                                 management and other real world                to sit for an entrance test in
NQF Level 7, Credits 402
                                 phenomena.                                     Mathematics. No Mature Age Entry
                                                                                applications will be accepted.
                                 Postgraduate specialising degree that
Bachelor of Science Honours      aims at consolidating and deepening
in Applied Mathematics           the knowledge and expertise in the             Bachelor of Science in Mathematics                             Various positions at ICT
                                                                                                                                       1
(08BSMH)                         Mathematics discipline and to develop          and Statistics degree or equivalent.    PM/ FM                 service providers, research
NQF Level 8, Credit 120          students’ capacity to conduct supervised                                                                      organisations, consulting
                                 research of an applied nature.                                                                                firms, or government
                               The programme will enable students                                                                              agencies.
Bachelor of Science Honours in
                               to evaluate and apply mathematical               Bachelor of Science in Mathematics
Applied Statistics (08BSSH)
                               theories, techniques and models to solve         and Statistics degree or equivalent.    PM/ FM
NQF Level 8, Credits 120
                               complex mathematical related problems.
                                 The programme is designed to enable            Bachelor of Science Honours in
                                 students to evaluate and solve complex         Applied Mathematics or equivalent
                                 mathematical related problems in               qualification in a related discipline
Master of Science in Applied     the specialised areas of Optimisation          with evidence of having conducted
Mathematics (09MSAM)             (including Operations Research),               supervised research.                    PM/ FM
NQF Level 9, NQF Credits 240     Generalised Fluid Dynamics, Financial                                                                         Various senior positions
                                 Mathematics, Computational Methods,                                                                           or consultants in business,
                                 Biomathematics and Mathematical                                                                               financial service industries,
                                 Ecology.                                                                                                      and health informatics.
                                 The Programme is of an interdisciplinary       Bachelor of Science Honours in
                                 nature that aims at consolidating and          Applied Statistics or equivalent
Master of Science in Applied
                                 deepening the knowledge and expertise          qualification in a related discipline
Statistics (09MSAS)                                                                                                     PM/ FM
                                 in the statistics discipline and to develop    with evidence of having conducted
NQF Level 9, NQF Credits 240
                                 students’ capacity to conduct supervised       supervised research.
                                 research of applied nature.


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Faculty of Human Sciences
For additional requirements and           Dean                          Faculty Officer
programme content, kindly consult the     Prof Alinah Segobye           Ms Gillian Feris
NUST Yearbook, Part 3, Faculty of Human   via the Secretary,            T: +264 61 207 2160
Sciences on our website at www.nust.na    Ms Marilyn Muinjo             E: gferis@nust.na
                                          T: +264 61 207 2325
                                          E: mmuinjo@nust.na




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Programme                          Admission requirements                                Mode        Duration    Illustrations of Career Possibilities
                                                                  Department of Communication:
            Programmes aim at equipping students with both theoretical knowledge and practical skills in communication management and administration.
                                  General admission requirements of NUST
Bachelor of Communication
                                  including a minimum D symbol in                      FM/PM/DI          3
(07BACO) NQF Level 7, Credits 370
                                  English at NSSC Ordinary Level.                                                Communication Managers, Speech Writers, Public
Bachelor of Communication                                                                                        Relations Officers, Press Liaison Officers.
                                   A Bachelor of Communication or an equivalent
Honours (08BCOH) NQF Level 8,                                                             PM             1
                                   qualification at NQF Level 7.
Credits 120
                                   General admission requirements of NUST
Bachelor of English (07BAEN)
                                   including a minimum D symbol in                     FM/PM/DI          3
NQF Level 7, Credits 377
                                   English at NSSC Ordinary Level.
                                                                                                                 Various positions in teaching, acting, editing,
Bachelor of English Honours
                                   A Bachelor of English or an equivalent                                        publishing, curriculum development, production of
(08BENH) NQF Level 8, Credits                                                            PM/DI           1
                                   qualification at NQF Level 7.                                                 in-house magazines and newsletters, translations
120
                                                                                                                 etc.
Master of English and Applied     Bachelor of English Honours or an equivalent
Linguistics (09MEAL) NQF Level 9, qualification at NQF Level 8 from a recognized        FM/PM            2
Credits 240                       institution worth at least 120 credits.
Bachelor of Journalism and Media General admission requirements of NUST as
Technology (07BJMT)              well as a pass in a special English test as well as      PM             3
NQF Level 7, Credits 361         a journalism related general knowledge test.
                                                                                                                 Journalist, Public Relations and Communications,
Bachelor of Journalism and Media                                                                                 Multi-media design and production etc.
                                 A Bachelor of Journalism and Media Technology
Technology Honours
                                 or equivalent qualification at                           PM             1
(08BJMH) NQF Level 8, Credits
                                 NQF Level 7.
120
                                                             Department of Education and Languages:
The Education sector offers qualifications which provide opportunities to individuals and with industrial experience who want to make career change or develop a career
 in Vocational Education and Training. The Language Sector: In addition to the English communication courses offered for formal qualifications, non-formal language
                   proficiency courses in e.g. Afrikaans, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Oshikwanyama, Oshindonga, Otjiherero are offered.
                                   General admission requirements of NUST.
Certificate in Vocational
                                   Applicants must be qualified in a designated
Education and Training (04CVET)                                                        FM/PM/DI          1
                                   trade and have at least three years relevant and
NQF Level 4, Credits 137
                                   valid industrial experience.
Higher Certificate in Vocational
                                  A Certificate in Vocational Education and
Education and Training: Trainer                                                        FM/PM/DI          1       Professional Vocational Instructors
                                  Training (CVET) or equivalent.
(05HCVT) NQF Level 5, Credits 142
Diploma in Vocational Education
and Training Management            A Higher Certificate in Vocational Education and
                                                                                       FM/PM/DI          1
(06DVET) NQF Level 6, Credits      Training (HCVT) or equivalent.
230
                                                                   Department of Social Sciences:
       To foster an understanding of professional policing, law enforcement and correctional management taking into consideration best practices nationally and
        internationally. The Honours progamme caters not only for the wider Namibian Criminal Justice System but also for the Criminal Justice Systems of other
                                                                         SADC member states.
Bachelor of Criminal Justice
(Correctional Management)         General Admission Requirements of NUST.                 PM             3
(07BCJC) NQF Level 7, Credits 382
Bachelor of Criminal Justice in                                                                                  Prisons and Correction Officers, Police Officer,
Policing (07BACJ)                  General Admission Requirements of NUST.                PM             3       Security Industry, Immigration Officer, Forensic
NQF Level 7, Credits 370                                                                                         Services etc.
Bachelor of Criminal Justice       A Bachelor of Criminal Justice in Policing
Honours (08BCJH)                   or Correctional Management or equivalent               PM             1
NQF Level 8, Credits 135           qualification at NQF Level 7.
Bachelor of Public Management      General admission requirements of NUST
(07BPMN)                           including an E-symbol in Mathematics on NSSC        FM/PM/DI          3
NQF Level 7, Credits 366           Ordinary Level.                                                               Senior positions in finance, economics, human
                                                                                                                 resources management in government public
Bachelor of Public Management                                                                                    enterprises, and NGOs.
                                   A Bachelor of Public Management or an
Honours (08BHPM)                                                                          PM             1
                                   equivalent qualification at NQF Level 7.
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 Faculty of Management Sciences
For additional requirements and                                         Dean                                           Faculty Officer
programme content, kindly consult                                       Prof Harold Campbell                           Department of Accounting, Economics
the NUST Yearbook, Part 2, Faculty of                                   via the Secretary,                             and Finance:
Management Sciences on our website                                      Ms Angela Apollus                              Ms Ottilie Nelago
at www.nust.na .                                                        T: +264 61 207 2220                            T: +264 61 207 2671
                                                                        E: aapollus@nust.na                            E: onelago@nust.na
                                                                        Department of Management:                     Department of
                                                                        Mr Gilbert //Hoabeb                           Marketing and Logistics; and
                                                                        T: + 264 61 207 2320                          Department of Hospitality and Tourism:
                                                                        E: ghoabeb@nust.na                            Ms Indira Mbako
                                                                                                                      T: +264 61 207 2170
                                                                                                                      E: imbako@nust.na




           Programme                             Admission requirements                    Mode        Duration             Illustration of Career Possibilities
                                                         Department of Accounting, Economics and Finance
 Offers programmes in Accounting and Finance (opportunities to students who wish to pursue careers in any of the sub-systems of the accounting function, including
auditing and taxation), Advanced Diploma in the Theory of Accounting for preparation of students who completed their Accounting degrees at NQF Level 7 or equivalent
at institutions that are not accredited by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in South Africa (SAICA) and/or the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Namibia (ICAN),
  to enter a Post Graduate Certificate in the Theory of Accounting which is required by SAICA and ICAN for entry to Part 1 of the qualifying Examinations leading to the
Chartered Accountant (Namibia) and Economics (where graduates will have acquired cognitive/intellectual skills, practical skills and key transferable skills that they will
                           be able to apply in solving economic problems that face the public and private sectors as well as the overall economy.
                                      General admission requirements of NUST
                                      including at least a D symbol at NSSC
                                      Ordinary level in Mathematics or Accounting.
Bachelor of Accounting (07BOAC)                                                                                    Middle level Accountants, Internal Auditors or Tax
                                      Applicants applying via the Mature Age Entry        FM/PM/DI         3
NQF Level 7, NQF Credits 398                                                                                       Assistants in the public and private sector.
                                      Scheme must score at least at least 50% in
                                      the English- and 60% in the Mathematics Test
                                      of NUST.
Bachelor of Accounting (Chartered     A minimum of 30 points in 5 subjects including                               Audit trainees in public practice firms while pursuing
Accountancy) (07BACC)                 at least a C symbol in Mathematics and D               FM            3       further professional programmes to become
NQF Level 7, NQF Credits 397          symbol in English at NSSC Ordinary Level.                                    Chartered Accountants.
Diploma in the Theory of
                                      A relevant Bachelor degree at NQF Level 7 or                                 Further studies into the Post Graduate Certificate in
Accounting (07DTOA)                                                                        FM/PM           1
                                      equivalent.                                                                  the Theory of Accounting.
NQF Level 7, Credits 120
                                      General admission requirements of
Bachelor of Economics (07BECO)                                                                                     Economist, Trainee Financial Analyst, Trainee
                                      NUST including a minimum D symbol in                FM/PM/DI         3
NQF Level 7, Credits 364                                                                                           Manager, Broker/Dealers
                                      Mathematics on NSSC Ordinary level.


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                                      A relevant Bachelor of Economics or an
Bachelor of Economics Honours
                                      equivalent qualification at NQF Level 7 with                               Economic/Senior Economic Researchers, Financial/
(08BEHO)                                                                                    FM/PM         1
                                      a minimum overall of 60% in Economics                                      Senior Financial Analysts, Junior Lecturers.
NQF Level 8, Credits 120
                                      courses.
                                                               Department of Hospitality and Tourism:
 Seeks, among others, to develop hospitality and tourism programmes that are responsive to industry needs for specialists in Namibia and the SADC region as a whole.
  Special emphasis is placed on creating an interdisciplinary base for research, policy analysis, planning and theoretical education and to develop understanding of the
                                                          complex nature of the hospitality and tourism industry.
Bachelor of Hospitality
                                      General admission requirements of NUST.                                    Managerial jobs as Hotel Managers, Divisional
Management (07BHMN)                                                                          FM           3
                                      Students are required to wear uniform.                                     Managers and Entrepreneurs.
NQF Level 7, Credits 400
                                                                                                                 Positions in the tourism industry such as
                                                                                                                 administration officers, sales and marketing
                                                                                                                 personnel, guest relations, public relations and
Bachelor of Tourism Management
                                      General admission requirements of NUST.                FM           3      customer service personnel, information/ front officer
(07BOTM) NQF Level 7, Credits 360
                                                                                                                 personnel, events and conference coordinators,
                                                                                                                 community based tourism enterprises supervisors,
                                                                                                                 entrepreneurs.
                                                                     Department of Management:
                  Offers various programmes in Business Management, Human Resources Management and Office Management and Technology.
  The Department likes to add value to student expectations through quality teaching and learning activities that would enable successful integration of theory and
                                                          practice in the world of business management.

Bachelor of Business Management       General admission requirements of NUST
                                                                                           FM/PM/DI       3
(07BBMA) NQF Level 7, Credits 369     including at least an E-symbol in Mathematics.
                                                                                                                 General higher level positions in purchasing, logistics,
Bachelor of Business Management       A Bachelor of Business Management at NQF                                   operations, finance etc.
Honours (08BBMN)                      Level 7 with at least 360 credits or an equivalent   FM/PM/DI       1
NQF Level 8, Credits 120              qualification from a recognised institution.

Bachelor of Entrepreneurship
                                      General admission requirements of NUST.                FM           3      Entrepreneur
(07BENT) NQF Level 7, Credits 395

Bachelor of Human Resources                                                                                      Higher level positions in training and development,
Management (07BHRM)                   General admission requirements of NUST.              FM/PM/DI       3      industrial relations, career management, health and
NQF Level 7, NQF Credits 378                                                                                     safety management.
Bachelor of Human Resources           A Bachelor degree in Human Resources
                                                                                                                 Management positions in purchasing, logistics,
Management Honours (08HRMH)           Management or equivalent qualification at             FM/PM         1
                                                                                                                 operations and finance
NQF Level 8, Credits 120              NQF Level 7.
Bachelor of Business and                                                                                         Office Manager, Executive Secretary, Personal
Information Administration            General admission requirements of NUST.              FM/PM/DI       3      Assistant, Event Planners, Litigation Typists, Front
(07BBIA)                                                                                                         Desk Receptionists.
NQF Level 7, Credits 358
                                                               Department of Marketing and Logistics:
  Offers programmes in Marketing (where graduates will be able to perform a wide spectrum of routine, complex and multi-dimensional marketing and marketing-
   related tasks, duties and responsibilities and achieve reliable results with minimal or no supervision), Transport Management (that aims to equip students with
   applied competencies in understanding and interpretation of transport safety and traffic management, transport economics and management and regulatory
                                                        principles) and Logistics and Supply Chain Management.
                                      General admission requirements of NUST with
Bachelor of Marketing (07BMAR)                                                                                   Executive positions in marketing, sales, business
                                      at least a D-symbol in Mathematics on NSSC           FM/PM/DI       3
NQF Level 7, Credits 369                                                                                         development etc.
                                      Ordinary level.

Bachelor of Marketing Honours         A Bachelor degree in Marketing or an
(08HMAR) NQF Level 8, Credits 120     equivalent qualification at NQF Level 7.             FM/PM/DI       1      Positions in supply chain management, intermodal
                                                                                                                 transport, legal framework and information
Bachelor of Logistics and Supply      General admission requirements of                                          technology.
Chain Management (07BLSC)             NUST including at least and E-symbol in              FM/PM/DI
NQF Level 7, Credits 361              Mathematics on NSSC(O).                                             3
                                      A Bachelor degree in Logistics and Supply
Bachelor of Logistics and Supply      Chain Management, Transport Management
Chain Management Honours              of Marketing or an equivalent qualification            PM           1
(08LSCH) NQF Level 8, Credits 120     at NQF Level 7 from a recognized institution
                                      worth at least 360 credits.                                                Specialist and managerial roles in logistics and supply
                                      A Bachelor Honours degree or its equivalent                                chain management.
Master of Logistics and Supply        in Logistics and Supply Chain Management or
Chain Management (09MLSC)                                                                    PM
                                      related cognate area of learning or equivalent                      1
NQF Level 9, Credits 240              at NQF Level 8.
                                      General admission requirements of NUST                                     Positions in transport management including road
Bachelor of Transport                 including an E-symbol in Mathematics on                                    safety and infrastructure management, transport
Management (07BTMM)                   NSSC(O). Mature Age Entry Applicants must            FM/PM/DI       3      economics, legal framework and transport operations
NQF Level 7, Credits 390              score at least at least 50% in both English and                            management.
                                      Mathematics Proficiency Tests.
                                                                                                                 Positions as sporting/ sport managers, sport
                                      General admission requirements of NUST.
Bachelor of Sport Management                                                                                     marketing executives, management/marketing
                                      Mature Age Entry Applicants must score at
(07BOSM)                                                                                    FM/PM         3      executives, business development executives,
                                      least at least 50% in English and Mathematics
NQF Level 7, Credits 364                                                                                         sporting brand managers/executives, sponsorship
                                      Proficiency Tests.                                                         executives etc.




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Guide to Prospective Students - 2019




 Faculty of Natural Resources and
 Spatial Sciences
  For additional requirements and                                    Dean                                        Faculty Officer
  programme content, kindly consult                                  Dr Rolf Becker                              Ms Neriene Hoebes
  the NUST Yearbook, Part 7, Faculty                                 via the Secretary                           T: +264 61 207 2963
  of Natural Resources and Spatial                                   Ms Ingrid Mgohagulema                       E: nhoebes@nust.na
  Sciences on our website at                                         T: +264 61 207 2146
  www.nust.na .                                                      E: imghohagulema@nust.na




                                                                                                                                      Illustration of Career
        Programme                            Description                 Admission requirements              Mode       Duration
                                                                                                                                           Possibilities
                                                    Department of Natural Resources and Agricultural Science
                                                               General admission requirements                  FM          3
                                                               including a pass in Mathematics (E)
Bachelor of Agriculture        The programme prepares students
                                                               and Biology or Science related subject
(07BAGR)                       to venture into farming or
                                                               (E) on NSSC Ordinary level. Applicants
NQF Level 7, Credits 372       agribusiness.
                                                               must be medically and physically fit for                            Agricultural Research or
                                                               fieldwork.                                                          Extension Technicians, Farm
                               Postgraduate degree                 Bachelor of Agriculture or equivalent       FM          1       Manager.
Bachelor of Agriculture
                               specialising in sustainable         qualification at NQF Level 7 worth 360
Honours (08BAGH)
                               agriculture or agribusiness         credits.
NQF Level 8, Credits 120
                               management.
                                                                                                            FM /Block      2       High level specialists and
                                                                                                            Sessions               managers who can provide
                                                                Bachelor of Agricultural                                           practical solutions to
Master of Agribusiness         This programme builds on the     Management Honours or an                                           agribusiness management
Management (09MAGM)            outcomes of the Bachelor of      equivalent qualification at NQF Level 8.                           related problems in Namibia
NQF Level 9, Credits 240       Agricultural Management Honours.                                                                    and beyond.




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