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

Graduates from this programme are competent in research, reflective teaching and critical thinking. Research has shown that educators face challenges in handling learners with behavioural and learning problems, social problems such as gender inequality, poverty, and socio-historical and contemporary philosophical challenges; hence the need to establish this department.


Code                    Description 
ME101                  Philosophical foundations of the  Curriculum
ME102                  Sociological foundations of the Curriculum
ME103                  Psychological Foundations of the Curriculum
ME106                  Educational Technology and the Science Curriculum
ME113                  Curriculum Design, analysis and Evaluation
ME104                  Measurement and Evaluation
ME105                  Comparative Education
ME201                  Management of Science Education
PC503                   Research Methods and Statistics
ME203                  Curriculum Development in Zimbabwe
ME205                  The development of scientific Thought: Implication to the Curriculum
ME370                  Dissertation

Admission Requirements

All applicants have to meet the following minimum requirements:
– A degree with this university or any recognizable institute with a 2.1 grade or better.
– Must have obtained a Pass at A-Level in a subject of specialisation and have sat for an examination in at least another science subject at A-Level or their recognized equivalents;
– OR a BSc. General with a 2.1 grade or better or BSc. Honours with selected specialisation as a major subject, plus a Grad. C.E or PGCE or PGDE.
– B.Ed. specialising in sciences, with a 2.1 grade or better

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:
– Community education officer.
– Early years teacher.
– Education administrator.
– Education consultant.
– English as a foreign language teacher.
– Further education teacher.
– Learning mentor.

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Tuition Fees for Zimbabwean Students: $3,500
Tuition Fees for International Students: $1,809,496

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