WPCS 2.1.5
Tuition Fees:$3,500 /year
Applications Begin:June 2021
Final Award:Bachelor of Science Education Honours Degree in Chemistry
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

CH101                   Physical Chemistry I
CH102                   Inorganic & Analytical Chemistry I
CH103                   Organic Chemistry I
CH105                   General Chemistry
MT109                   Mathematics for Chemists
PH121                  Physics for Chemists
PC103                    Communication Skills
PC105                    Psychological foundations of Education
PC106                    Philosophical foundations of Education
PC107                    Sociological foundations of Education

Part II

CH201                   Physical Chemistry II
CH202                   Inorganic Chemistry II
CH203                  Organic Chemistry II
CH204                  Analytical Chemistry II
CH211                   Further Physical Chemistry
CH212                   Further Inorganic Chemistry
PC104                    Citizenship Education
CS101                    Introduction to Computers
PC301                    Curriculum Design, Implementation & Evaluation
PC206                    Pedagogics in Science Teaching
AS203                    Secondary School Experience
HS101                    HIV/AIDS Education

Part III

CH301                  Physical Chemistry III
CH302                  Inorganic Chemistry III
CH303                  Organic Chemistry III
CH304                  Analytical Chemistry
CH312                  Advanced Inorganic Chemistry
CH311                  Advanced Physical Chemistry
CH313                  Further Organic Chemistry
CH314                  Further Analytical Chemistry
CH323                   Advanced Organic Chemistry
CH324                   Advanced Analytical Chemistry
CH370/PC370         PROJECT
PC401                    Curriculum Issues in Science
AS403                    Final Applied Science Education

Part IV

Students should select an equivalent of at least four (4) credits from the following courses, whichever are on offer.

CH461                   Catalysis & Corrosion Chemistry
CH422                   Bio-Inorganic Chemistry
CH433                   Synthesis Methods II & Advanced Spectroscopy
CH424                   Environmental Chemistry
CH451                   Industrial Process Chemistry
CH421                   Atmospheric Chemistry
CH442                   Further Solid State Chemistry
CH441                   Statistical Thermodynamics
CH453                   Polymer Chemistry
CH423                   Medicinal Chemistry
CH454                   Thermal Analysis
PC102                    Research Methods & Statistics

Admission Requirements

A prospective student must meet the following requirements:

– Have obtained a Pass at A-Level in Chemistry
– Have one of the following subjects or their recognized equivalents; Chemistry, Biology, Geography, Mathematics and Physics, or (Physical Science)
– Have a pass at O-Level in both English Language and Mathematics.

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

Careers you could pursue with this degree include:
– Chemical technician.
– Toxicologist.
– Chemistry teacher.

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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.


– Mr. Solomon Gowe
– Mrs. Petronella M. Muhita

Relevant Contact

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