NSFAF Priority Fields (Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Vocational Studies)

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Namibia Students Financial Assistance Fund (NSFAF) Priority Fields

Undergraduate Priority Fields

PART A: LIST AT UNDERGRADUATE LEVEL

FieldSub-fieldsProgramme of Study
 High Priority  
ScienceMathematical sciences1.Mathematics,
  2.Applied Mathematics
  3.Operations research,
  4.Numerical analysis,
  5.Actuarial science,
  6.Statistics
 Computing1.Computer sciences:
  2.System design,
  3.Computer
   programming,
  4.Data processing,
  5.Networks,
  6.Operating systems
Engineering,Engineering and engineering1.Electronics and
manufacturing andtrades Computer Engineering
construction 2.Electrical Engineering
  3.Mechanical Engineering
 Manufacturing and1.Metallurgical
 processing Engineering
  2.Mining Engineering
  3.Industrial Engineering
  4.Petroleum Engineering
  5.Chemical Engineering
 Architecture and building1.Architecture and town
   planning:
  2.Construction
   management
  3.Structural architecture,
  4.Landscape architecture,
  5.Community planning,
  6.Cartography;
  7.Building, construction;
  8.Civil engineering
  9.Environmental
   Engineering
AgricultureAgriculture, forestry and1.Agriculture,
 fishery2.Crop and livestock
   production,
  3.Agronomy,
  4.Animal husbandry,
  5.Horticulture and
   gardening,
  6.Forestry and forest
   product techniques,
  7.Natural parks
  8.Wildlife,
  9.Fisheries,
  10. Fishery science and
   technology.
 Veterinary1.Veterinary medicine
  2.Veterinary assisting.
    
EducationTeacher training and1.Teacher training for pre-
 education science school, kindergarten,
   elementary school,
   vocational, practical,
   on-vocational subject,
   adult education,
   teacher trainers and for
   handicapped children.
  2.General and specialised
   teacher training
   programmes.
  3.Education science:
   curriculum development
   in non-vocational and
   vocational subjects.
   Educational assessment,
   testing and
   measurement,
   educational research,
Health and welfareHealth1.Medicine: General
   Medicine, Public health
  2.Nursing: basic nursing,
   midwifery;
  3.Dental services: dental
   assisting, dental
   hygienist, dental
   laboratory technician,
   odontology
   
Social sciences, businessBusiness and administration1.Finance,
and law 2.Banking,
  3.Insurance,
  4.Investment analysis;
  5.Accounting,
  6.Auditing.
 Medium Priority  
ScienceLife sciences1.Biology,
  2.Botany,
  3.Bacteriology,
  4.Toxicology,
  5.Microbiology,
  6.Zoology,
  7.Entomology,
  8.Ornithology,
  9.Genetics,
  10.Biochemistry,
   Biophysics
 Physical sciences1.Astronomy and space
   sciences, physics,
  2.Chemistry, other allied
   subjects,
  3.Geology,
  4.Geophysics
  5.mineralogy,
  6.physical anthropology,
   physical geography and
   other geosciences,
  7.meteorology and other
   atmospheric sciences
  8.including climatic
   research,
  9.marine science,
  10. vulcanology,
  11. palaeoecology.
Health and welfareHealth1.Medical services: public
   health services, hygiene,
   pharmacy,
   pharmacology,
  2.therapeutics,
   rehabilitation,
   prosthetics, optometry,
   nutrition;
 Social services1.Social care: care of the
   disabled, childcare,
   youth services,
   gerontological services;
   
  2.Social work :counselling
ServicesEnvironmental protection1.Environmental
   conservation, control
   and protection,
  2.Air and water pollution
   control,
 Low Priority  
    
ServicesPersonal services1.Hospitality
   Management,
  2.Sports and leisure
   Management
    
Humanities and artsArt1.Graphic and audio-
   visual arts: photography,
   cinematography, music
   production radio and
   television production;
   printing and publishing.
  2.Design; craft skills.
Social sciences, businessSocial and behavioral1.Business Administration
and lawscience2.Local Government
   Studies
  3.Public Management
  4.Business Management
  5.Logistics and Supply
   Chain Management
 Journalism and information1.Documentation
   techniques;
  2.Archival sciences.
 Law1.Law (general,
   international, labour,
   maritime, etc.),
  2.Jurisprudence, history of
   law.

Postgraduate Priority Fields

POSTGRADUATE: PRIORITY FIELDS OF STUDIES

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FieldSub-fieldsProgramme of Study 
 High Priority   
     
ScienceMathematical sciences1.Mathematics, 
  2.Applied Mathematics 
  3.Operations research, 
  4.Numerical analysis, 
  5.Actuarial science, 
  6.Statistics 
 Computing1.Computer sciences: 
  2.System design, 
  3.Computer programming, 
  4.Data processing, 
  5.Networks, 
  6.Operating systems 
Engineering,Engineering and1.Electronics and 
manufacturing andengineering trades2.Computer Engineering 
construction  Electrical Engineering 
  3.Mechanical Engineering 
 Manufacturing and1.Metallurgical Engineering 
 processing2.Mining Engineering 
  3.Industrial Engineering 
  4.Petroleum Engineering 
  5.Chemical Engineering 
 Architecture and building1.Architecture and town planning: 
  2.Construction 
   management 
  3.Structural architecture, 
  4.Landscape architecture, 
  5.Community planning, 
  6.Cartography; 
  7.Building, construction; 
  8.Civil engineering 
   Environmental 
  9. 
   Engineering 
     
AgricultureAgriculture, forestry and1.Agriculture, 
 fishery2.Crop and livestock 
   production, 
  3.Agronomy, 
  4.Animal husbandry, 
  5.Horticulture and gardening, 
  7.Natural parks 
  8.Wildlife, 
  9.Fisheries, 
  10.Fishery science and technology. 
     
 Veterinary1.Veterinary medicine 
  2.Veterinary assisting. 
     

EducationTeacher training and1.Teacher training for preschool,
 education science kindergarten, elementary school,
   vocational, practical, on-
   vocational subject, adult
   education, teacher trainers and
   for handicapped children.
  2.General and specialised
   Teacher training programmes.
  3.Education science: curriculum
   development in non-vocational
   and vocational subjects.
   Educational assessment, testing
   and measurement, educational
   research
Health and welfareHealth1.Medicine: anatomy,
   epidemiology, cytology,
   physiology, immunology and
   immunohematology,
   pathology, anaesthesiology,
   paediatrics, obstetrics
   and gynaecology, internal
   medicine, surgery, neurology,
   psychiatry, radiology,
   ophthalmology; Public
   Health
   Nursing: General Nursing
  2.Dental services:
  3.odontology
Social sciences, businessBusiness and1.Finance,
and lawadministration2.Banking,
  3.Insurance,
  4.Investment analysis;
  5.Accounting,
  6.Auditing.

Vocational Training Priority Fields

PART C: Vocational Training

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FieldSub-fields and Priority levelcourse 
 High Priority  
Science & TechnologyComputing1.IT Security
  2.Game Technology
  3.Computer
   Maintenance
  4.Computer aided
   design
Engineering,Engineering and engineering1.Mechanics,
manufacturing andtrades2.Metal work,
construction 3.Electricity,
  4.Electronics,
  5.Telecommunications,
  6.Energy
  7.Chemical
   engineering,
  8.Vehicle
   maintenance,
 Manufacturing and1.Food and drink
 processing processing,
  2.Wine making
  3.Textiles,
  4.Clothes,
  5.Footwear,
  6.Leather,
  7.Materials (wood,
   paper,
  8.Plastic, glass, etc.),
  9.Mining and
   extraction
 Architecture and building1.Building,
   construction;
  2.Painter;
  3.Plumbing
   Technology
    
AgricultureAgriculture, forestry and1.Agriculture,
 fishery2.Crop and livestock
   production,
  3.Agronomy,
  4.Animal husbandry,
  5.Horticulture and
   gardening,
HealthHealth1.Nursing: basic
   nursing,
  2.Dental services:
   dental assisting,
ServicesPersonal services1.Hotel and catering,
  2.Travel and tourism,
 Medium Priority  
Humanities and artsArt1.Graphic and audio-
   visual arts:
   photography,
   cinematography,
   music production
   radio and television
   production; printing
   and publishing.
  2.Design; craft skills.
ServicesPersonal services1.sports and leisure,
    
 Transport services1.Logistics
  2.Crane, Hoist or lift
   operator
  3.Seamanship, ship’s
   officer,
  4.Nautical science,
  5.Air crew,
  6.Air traffic control,
  7.Railway operations,
  8.Road motor vehicle
   operations,

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