WPCS 2.1.5
Tuition Fees:$3,500 /year
Applications Begin:June 2021
Final Award:Bachelor of Science Education Honours Degree in Biological Sciences
Start Date:August 2021
Academic Unit:Faculty of Science Education
Campus:FSE Campus
Application Deadline:
Programme Overview

This programme seeks to produce graduates who will be among the world leaders in producing curriculum practitioners of the highest calibre, capable of advancing knowledge and skills in science and mathematics instruction.


Part I
Code                     Description
PC301                    Curriculum Design, Implementation & Evaluation
PC102                    Research Methods and Statistics
PC104                    Citizenship Education
BZ101                    Diversity of Life 1
BZ103                    Diversity of Life 11
BZ107                    Molecular & Cell biology
BZ108                    Genetics

Part II
PC203                    Advanced Pedagogics
PC204                    History & Philosophy of Science
PC205                    Educational Management
AS204                    Applied Science Education
HS101                    HIV/AIDS Education
BZ201                    Ecology
BZ202                    Plant Form & Function
BZ204                    Vertebrate Biology
BZ205                    Evolutionary botany

Part III
BZ312                    Plant Physiology
BZ311                    Animal Physiology
BZ313                    Invertebrate Biology
BZ310                    General Microbiology
BZ314                    Virology &Immunology
BZ315                    Molecular Genetics
BZ308                    Biomathemathics
BZ421                    Lab-based Research Project

Part IV
BZ407                    Biotechnology
BZ408                    Applied Bacteriology &Mycology
BZ409                    Human & Social Biology
BZ410                    Agricultural Biology
BZ411                    Entomology & Parasitology
BZ412                    Applied Ecology

Admission Requirements

A prospective student must also meet the following requirements:

– Have obtained a pass at ‘A’ level in Biology and one of the following subjects or their recognized equivalents; Chemistry, Geography, Mathematics, Agriculture, Physics or Computer Science,
– Have obtained a pass at ‘O’ Level or ‘A’ level in a third subject chosen from those listed in Section 2.1.1 or another approved sciences subjects, AND have a pass at ‘O’ level in both English language and Mathematics.
– Special Entry and mature entry admission shall be in accordance with the General Regulations.

Application Process
Application Fees for Zimbabwean Students: $3,619
Application Fees for International Students: $3,619

How to Apply
– Application forms may be downloaded by clicking here or obtained from the University, Admissions Office.
– Payment of application fees can be done at the University Cash Office or through any CBZ Bank – A/c No: 662-60902130074, Bindura Branch
– Complete the application form in full and indicate on top of the application form the intake you prefer (March or August) and the mode of study (Block or Full Time).
– Post or hand-deliver your completed application form to; Assistant Registrar – Admissions, Registration & Student Records, Bindura University of Science Education Bag 1020 Bindura.
– Attach certified copies of educational qualifications, I.D, Birth Certificate and proof of payment of the requisite application fees. Applications without these documents will not be processed.
– Successful candidates will be notified through their contact numbers and national press.

Career Opportunities

Opportunities are found but not limited to:
» Education
» Agriculture
» Food industry
» NGOs
» Parks and Wildlife Authority of Zimbabwe
» Research institutions
» Municipalities
» Parastatals
» Starting own company.

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Tuition Fees for Zimbabwean Students: $3,500
Tuition Fees for International Students: $1,809,500

Tuition fee for Zimbabwean Students= 3500 ZWD
Tuition fee for International Students= 1,809,500 ZWD


International students are students who are not resident in Zimbabwe or whose parents or legal guardians are not resident in Zimbabwe at the date of their registration.

Relevant Contact

General University Contact
Responsible for Admissions Enquiries
Mrs. T. Gate
Assistant registrar