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What is WUA?
The Women’s University in Africa is a private tertiary level educational institution established in 2002.Where is WUA located?
WUA is currently working from rented premises in Harare, Zimbabwe.Is WUA only for women?
No. WUA does not discriminate on student entry but it’s Charter states that 85% of enrolled students should be female. WUA actively encourages female enrollmentWhat courses does WUA offer?
WUA offers an undergraduate degree programme and short courses.
The current degrees are those listed below:
- B.Sc. Agriculture Honours in Animal Science
- B.Sc Agriculture Honours in Agribusiness Management
- B.Sc. Agriculture Honours in Horticulture
- B.Sc. Honours Degree in Information Systems
- B.Sc. Honours Degree in Management and Entrepreneurial Development Studies(specialising in General Management and Marketing OR Banking & Finance)
- B.Sc. Reproductive Health and Family Science (currently not being offered)
- B.Sc. Honours in Psychology
- B.Sc. Honours in Sociology and Gender Development StudiesBSC Honours in Women and Gender Studies
- Bachelor of Education Degree (BEd Primary)
- Bachelor of Education Degree in Early Childhood Development
- Masters Degree in Business Administration
- Master of Science Degree in Development Studies
What are the entry requirements?
Required - A minimum of 5 good “O” Level passes including English Language, a related professional qualification plus a minimum of 5 years relevant working experience.
3 relevant “A” Level passes, a related professional qualification plus 3 years relevant working experience. Those without formal qualifications but with considerable work experience in relevant areas should still apply.
When do you have to apply?
Applications are accepted throught out the year but you need to specify the intake that you will be applying for.
When do courses commence?
Undergraduate degree courses begin in August / September and February / March of each year. Short courses are advertised in local press and on the website.
How is teaching undertaken?
The aim of the university is to be as flexible as possible to encourage those in work to study. The year is divided into 2 semesters (Aug-Dec and Mar-July). In each semester there are 2 blocks of face-to-face teaching of 4-6 weeks duration, depending on the course. Between the teaching blocks students are expected to undertake research, do assignments and prepare for tutorials and examinations. WUA has introduced Open Distance Learning programmes by enrolling 20 students from Zambia. Women's University in Africa is also introducing E-learning facilities which will enable learning from wherever you are.
What are the current tuition fees?
Please contact the University for current course fees. Some courses have additional fees for practical requiring clinical and laboratory use.