BSc (Hons) Degree in Applied Chemistry

Discover the dynamic world of Applied Chemistry with NUST’s BSc (Hons) Degree. Gain practical skills and knowledge to excel in industries like pharmaceuticals, materials, and more.

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Bachelor of Science Honours In Applied Chemistry
NUST code:SCH
DURATION: 4 Years
TYPE OF DEGREE:Honours 
CREDIT LOAD: 544 Credits
LEVEL SADC-QF – Level 8
ACCREDITATION ORGANISATION(S):Zimbabwe Council for Higher Education (ZIMCHE)

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Regular Entry

  • Pass ‘A’ level Chemistry
  • Mathematics or Physics

Special Entry

  • Be a holder of National Diploma in Chemical Technology or it’s equivalent

YEAR I (142 credits)
Semester 1
SCH 1101 Inorganic Chemistry I 10
SCS 1101 Introduction to Computer Science 12
SPH 1101 Mechanics and Relativity 10
SCH 1102 Organic Chemistry I 10
SCH 1103 Professional Studies 10
SPH 1106 Modern Physics for Chemists 10
SMA 1111 Mathematics for Science I 10

Semester II
CTL 1101 Conflict, Transformation and Leadership 10
SCS 1200 Data Concepts and Data Processing 10
SCH 1201 Inorganic Chemistry II 10
SCH 1202 Organic Chemistry II 10
SCH 1206 Analytical Chemistry I 10
SPH 1209 Engineering Material 10
SMA 1211 Mathematics for Science II 10


YEAR II (142 credits)
Semester I
SCH 2104 Physical Chemistry I 12
SCH 2106 Analytical Chemistry II 12
SCH 2107 Polymer Science I 12
SCH 2108 Transport Phenomena 12
SORS 2110 Introduction to Applied Statistics 10
SCH 2114 Industrial Inorganic Chemistry I 12

Semester II
SCH 2117 Heterocyclic Chemistry I 12
SCH 2204 Physical Chemistry II 12
SCH 2207 Polymer Science II 12
SCH 2208 Unit Operations 12
SCH 2211 Quality Assurance Management and Control 12
SCH 2215 Industrial Organic Chemistry I 12

YEAR III (120 credits)
SCH 3010 Industrial Attachment 120

YEAR IV (140 credits)
Semester I
SCH 4108 Chemical Engineering Plant Design 12
SCH 4114 Industrial Inorganic Chemistry II 12
SCH 4115 Industrial Organic Chemistry II 12
SCH 4206 Analytical Chemistry III 12
SCH 4210 Project Development and Management 12
SCH 4010 Project 10

Semester II
SCH 4208 Reactor Technology 12
SCH 4214 Industrial Inorganic Chemistry III 12
SCH 4215 Industrial Organic Chemistry III 12
SCH 4217 Heterocyclic Chemistry II 12
SCH 4292 Chromatographic Separations 12
SCH 4010 Project 10


SERVICE MODULES
SCH 1116 Organic Chemistry for SBB, ESH, EFW, TXT 10
SCH 1120 Physical Chemistry for TCE 10
SCH 1217 General Chemistry 10
SCH 1221 Organic Chemistry for Engineers (TCE) 10


TOTAL CREDITS FOR THE PROGRAMME

Total                  544

Undergraduate fees(excluding those on attachment)ZWL$ 415,000
Undergraduate fees for students on attachmentZWL$ 393,000
Special levies
Studio Levy (FCIS)ZWL$ 17,500
Studio Levy (FOBE)ZWL$ 52,500
Clinical Levy (FMED)ZWL$ 17,500
Clinical Levy (FAS)ZWL$ 70,000
Elective MedicineZWL$ 105,000
Location LevyUS$150

STUDENT LOAN SCHEME REQUIREMENTS

  • PHOTOCOPY OF I.D
  • PROOF OF RESIDENCE (CURRENT)
  • PAYSLIP OF GUARANTOR/PARENT/GUARDIAN
  • LETTER FROM MINISTRY OF EDUCATION
  • ONE PASSPORT PHOTO OF PARENT/GUARANTOR/GUARDIAN
  • ONE PASSPORT PHOTO FOR STUDENT
  • FILLING IN OF STUDENT LOAN APPLICATION FORMS BY THEM AND THEIR RESPECTIVE GUARANTOR/PARENT/GUARDIAN

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