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University of Zimbabwe

Address: 630 Churchill Avenue, Harare, Zimbabwe

Description University of Zimbabwe

  • Established: 1952
  • Type: State Higher Educational Institution
  • Location: Harare, Zimbabwe
  • Number of students: 20,399
  • National rating: 1.

University of Zimbabwe (UZ) - Zimbabwe State Higher Educational Institution, founded in 1952. The University offers 84 accredited undergraduate programs and 71 master's programs in the following faculties:

  • Veterinary Sciences
  • Natural sciences
  • Engineering
  • Of arts
  • Commerce
  • Medical Sciences
  • Social sciences
  • Pedagogical
  • Agriculture
  • Legal.

UZ is part of the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU), Association of African Universities (AAU) and Southern African Regional Universities Association (SARUA).

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in University of Zimbabwe

Program name


  • Dates: year-round
  • Duration: 3.5-5 years.

UZ offers undergraduate programs in the following areas:

  • IT technology
  • Archeology
  • Business management
  • Biochemistry
  • Accounting
  • Veterinary science
  • Military and strategic research
  • Geodesy
  • Geoinformatics
  • Geology
  • Livestock
  • Engineering
  • Foreign languages
  • Story
  • Medicine
  • Management
  • Meteorology and climate
  • Education
  • Political science
  • Right
  • Psychology
  • Plant growing
  • Religious Studies
  • Agriculture
  • Sociology
  • Dentistry
  • Theater art
  • Tourism and hotel business
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Physics
  • Philosophy
  • Chemistry
  • Ecology
  • Economy.


  • Dates: year-round
  • Duration: 1.5-2 years.

UZ offers graduate programs in the following areas:

  • Archeology
  • African history
  • African languages and literature
  • Biotechnology
  • Accounting
  • Veterinary science
  • Water Engineering
  • Renewable energy sources
  • Public administration
  • Healthcare
  • Zootechnics
  • Clinical Pharmacology
  • Integrated Water Resources Management
  • Linguistics
  • Mathematics
  • Medicine
  • International relationships
  • Neurological surgery
  • Education
  • Food industry
  • Right
  • Labor psychology
  • Plant growing
  • Regional Studies
  • Agriculture
  • Nursing
  • Social anthropology
  • Strategic marketing
  • Tropical entomology
  • Tourism and hotel business
  • Ecology of tropical resources
  • Economy
  • Power industry.
from 900 $ / semester


  • Dates: year-round
  • Duration: 1.5-2 years.

The program allows you to get an MBA degree in:

  • Strategic management
  • Accounting
  • Business Administration.


  • Dates: year-round.

UZ offers diploma programs in the following areas:

  • Anesthesiology
  • Business management
  • Veterinary science
  • Information Technology
  • Story
  • Education
  • Ophthalmology
  • Translation and Interpretation
  • Right
  • Mental health

Accommodation, housing and food

The institution provides a hostel to its students.


  • The university offers its students international exchange programs
  • UZ's leadership in research and university education is supported by numerous awards, such as the Pan-African Moot Court Competition trophy.

Equipment University of Zimbabwe

The university is located in the capital of Zimbabwe - Harare - and includes its own library.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

The university has a two-semester academic year.

Additional expenses:

  • Registration fee = $ 20
  • The cost of living in Zimbabwe = $ 558 -853 $ / month.

Entry requirements, assessment and extra fees, how to apply, what is required to enrol, conditions, entry tests and exams

To enter the university you must:

  • submit online application
  • qualify for ZIMSEC / CAMBRIDGE exams or equivalent specified in special requirements
  • hand over at least five subjects, including English at level “O” and at least two at level “A”.

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Recommendations on when to apply

Language courses, schools and children's language camps Primary and secondary education - private schools Preparation programmes for entering universities - higher education Higher education (after completing accredited programs A-level, IB, High School) - Bachelor, Master, MBA
- we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs)
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program,
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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