Courses Offered At NUST

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Courses Offered At NUST

What is NUST?

The Namibia University of Science and Technology, formerly known as Polytechnic of Namibia, is a public university located in the city of Windhoek, Namibia. Andrew Niikondo is its acting vice-chancellor. NUST was headed by the founding vice-chancellor Tjama Tjivikua until March 2019.

These are the list of courses offered at NUST

Management Sciences

Department of Accounting, Economics & Finance;

Diploma in Accounting and Finance
Bachelor of Accounting (General)
Bachelor of Accounting (Charted Accountancy)
Diploma in the Theory of Accounting
Bachelor of Economics

Department of Hospitality & Tourism;

Certificate in Hospitality Operations
Bachelor of Hospitality Management
Bachelor of Tourism Management
Bachelor of Tourism, Innovation and Development
Bachelor of Culinary Arts

Department of Management;

Certificate in Supervisory Development
Bachelor of Business Management
Bachelor of Human Resources Management
Bachelor of Entrepreneurship
Bachelor of Business and Information Administration
Diploma in Business Process Management
Bachelor of Office Management and Technology

Department of Marketing & Logistics;

Bachelor of Marketing
Bachelor of Transport Management
Bachelor of Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Bachelor of Sport Management

Faculty: Human Sciences

Department of Communication;

Bachelor of Communication
Bachelor of English
Bachelor of Journalism and Media Technology

Department of Education and Languages;

Certificate in Vocational Education and Training: Trainer
Higher Certificate in Vocational Education and Training:
Diploma in Vocational Education and Training Management

Department of Social Sciences;

Bachelor of Criminal Justice (Policing) 25BACJ
Bachelor of Public Management 07BPMN
Bachelor of Criminal Justice (Correctional Management)

Faculty: Computing and Informatics

Department of Computer Science;

Bachelor of Computer Science
Bachelor of Computer Science in Cyber Security

Department of Informatics;

Bachelor of Informatics

Faculty: Engineering Sciences

Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering;

Bachelor of Technology: Engineering: Civil: Urban or Water
Bachelor of Engineering in Civil Engineering
National Diploma in Engineering (Civil and Project Management)

Department of Mining & Process Engineering;

Bachelor of Engineering in Mining
Bachelor of Engineering in Metallurgy
Bachelor of Engineering in Chemical Engineering

Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering;

Bachelor of Technology in Electronic Engineering
Bachelor of Technology in Power Engineering
Bachelor of Engineering: Electronics & Telecommunications
Bachelor of Engineering: Electrical Power

Department of Mechanical & Marine Engineering;

Bachelor of Engineering: Mechanical
Bachelor of Engineering: Industrial Engineering
Bachelor of Technology in Marine Engineering
Bachelor of Technology in Mechanical Engineering
Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering

Faculty: Health and Applied Sciences

Department of Health Sciences;

Diploma in Pre-hospital Emergency Medical Care
Bachelor of Pre-hospital Emergency Medical Care
Bachelor of Environmental Health Sciences
Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Sciences
Bachelor of Science in Health Information Systems Management
Bachelor of Human Nutrition
Bachelor of Emergency Medical Care

Department of Mathematics and Statistics;

Bachelor of Science in Applied Mathematics and Statistics

Department of Natural & Applied Sciences;

Bachelor of Science

Faculty: Natural Resources and Spatial Sciences

Department of Natural Resources & Agricultural Sciences;

Diploma in Agricultural Management
Bachelor of Agricultural Management
Bachelor of Agriculture
Certificate: Community-Based Natural Resource Management (Distance Education)
Bachelor of Natural Resource Management (Nature Conservation)
Bachelor of Land Administration

Department of Land and Property Sciences;

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Diploma in Property Studies
Certificate in Land Administration
Diploma in Land Administration
Bachelor of Property Studies

Department of Geo-Spatial Sciences and Technology;

Certificate in Land Surveying
Diploma in Geomatics
Bachelor of Science in Geomatics
Bachelor of Geoinformation Technology
Bachelor of Geomatics

Department of Architecture and Spatial Planning;

Bachelor of Architecture
Bachelor of Town and Regional Planning
Bachelor of Regional and Rural Development
Bachelor of Quantity Surveying

Frequently Asked Questions

Is UNAM better than NUST in Namibia?

In recent years NUST has been ahead of UNAM; the Webometrics 2013 lists it on rank 28 in Africa (2,284 globally), and UNAM on rank 48 (3,160). On the local level, judging service and contributions to the Namibian economy, NUST usually tops all other educational institutions.

Who is the founder of NUST in Namibia?

The former “City Campus” (former Academy) became the main campus of the Polytechnic under its founding Rector, Dr Tjama Tjivikua, who was appointed on 04 August 1995. The first meeting of Council was held on 10 August 1995.

Does NUST take Grade 11 in Namibia?

The University received all Grade 11 and 12 Results from the Ministry and will break it down per Faculty for all learners who applied to study at NUST.

How many universities are there in Namibia?

The higher education system of Namibia is represented by 5 universities with 48 study programs.

Where is Namibia?

Namibia is a country on the south-west coast of Africa. It is one of the driest and most sparsely populated countries on earth. The Namib Desert in the west and the Kalahari Desert in the east are separated by the Central Plateau.

Is education free in Namibia?

The Namibian education system is experiencing many obstacles. In all government schools, primary education is free since 2013, and secondary education since 2016. Tertiary educational institutions, both private and public, charge tuition fees. Corporal punishment is not allowed.

What should I study in Grade 10 in Namibia?

  • Short Course in Tourism Management.
  • Tourism Management Certificate.
  • Comprehensive Certificate in Tourism Management.

What was the current University of Namibia called?

The University of Namibia (UNAM) was established by an Act of Parliament on August 31, 1992 as recommended by a Commission on Higher Education.

How much is the registration fee at UNAM?

Total payment upon first semester registration for Namibian students is N$ 5 745.00 (N$ 2 245 + N$ 3 500), SADC students N$ 10 395.00 (N$ 5 245 + N$ 5 150) and NON-SADC students N$ 19 045.00 (N$ 5 245 + N$ 13 800).

How do I apply online at UNAM in Namibia?

  1. Visit the UNAM website http://unam.edu.na/ and hover onto Study @ UNAM, and then Online Application [New Students] fields respectively. 2. Fill in the Biographical Information as per fields in the form.

Is SBS accredited by NQA?

SBS Namibia is accredited in South Africa and recognised by the NQA in Namibia. All qualifications go through a stringent process that requires compliance to academic quality, institutional and professional standards.

What subjects must I take in Grade 10 in Namibia?

The key subjects here are Mathematics, Physical Science and Life Sciences. These subjects are required for many options in Engineering, Science, Health Sciences and some business courses.

Is University of Namibia a good university?

University of Namibia has an overall score of 3.5 stars, according to student reviews on Studyportals, the best place to find out how students rate their study and living experience at universities from all over the world.

How much does it cost to study in Namibia?

The academic year is divided into semesters like in many other educational institutions of Namibia. A year of bachelor studies will cost you around 5,000 USD.

How much does it cost to study law in Namibia?

Estimated fees paid by students studying Law course in Namibia is N$ 16,522 annually and that is for the Bachelor of Laws (Honours). Master of Laws (by Thesis) students pay N$ 24,976 and Doctor of Philosophy in Law N$ 30,963 annually.

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