Bachelor of Science

In addition to meeting the Namibia University of Science and Technology's General Admission Requirements (GI2.1 in Part 1 of the NUST Yearbook), candidates must have a total of 15 points on the evaluation scale for Physical Science, Mathematics and Biology, in a combination of symbols on NSSC Higher or Ordinary Level or both. No symbol for any one or more of the subjects may be lower than a D on Ordinary Level or a 4 on Higher Level. Candidates must further have obtained at least a D on Ordinary Level for English.

The Head of Department or his/her nominee may admit candidates who do not have the required minimum symbol for one of the above subjects, provided that such candidates have very strong symbols for the other two subjects and that the total point score for the three subjects is not lower than 15. Such candidates may be required to enrol for a bridging course at the discretion of the department.

Candidates may be required to participate in a final selection test and/or interview at the discretion of the Department.

Career Possibilities: 
Graduates of this programme will be able to qualify for employment in the following areas: teaching/lecturing, formulation, analysis and testing, consulting, research and development, environmental analyses, forensics, production and industrial quality control, management, technical sales, chemical sales or instrumentation sales and service, entrepreneurship, etc. They will be able to find employment in private and government institutions such as laboratories, manufacturing, universities and colleges, biotech firms, food processing firms, pharmaceutical companies, agricultural, and environmentally-oriented organisations.
Modes of Study: 
Full-time
Duration: 
3 Years
Level of Programme: 
Undergraduate
Course Code: 
07BOSC
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