Chairperson: Dr Gift Mehlana

Programmes offered within the department

Undergraduate Degree

  •  Bsc Chemical Technology Honours Degree

OBJECTIVES

The BSc (Hon) in Chemical Technology programme hopes to achieve the following broad objective:-

Develop skills and attitudes that will enable them to participate actively in the development of the country.

Develop professionals who can utilise natural resources agriculture, mining, water, air) for the benefit of the country.

Produce professionals who are innovative and capable to create employment for themselves.

Positively impact on the life of ordinary people.

B.Sc HONOURS IN CHEMICAL TECHNOLOGY

Tobe eligible for the award of the Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Chemical Technology a student must:

Pass at least 8 Level I modules, at least 10 Level II modules, the Level III work related learning module and at least 10 Level IV modules, including a project module examined by a project report in that subject.

The Bachelor of Science Honours Degree Certificate and the students transcript shall record that the student has been awarded the Bachelor of Science Honours Degree, with the Chemical Technology enclosed in parentheses, and the classification accorded to the Degree.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Normal Entry

In order to qualify for normal entry to a Bachelor of Science Honours Degree Programme in the Department of Chemical Technology, a prospective student must satisfy the Entry Regulations specified in the General and Faculty of Science Regulations.

The student must have obtained a Pass at A level in Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics and any one of the following subjects or their equivalents :

Biology, Computer Science, Food Science.

If you would like to apply for the programme Download Application Material

CAREER PROSPECTS

After completing the programme graduates will be open to the following opportunities;

start a chemical manufacturing business.

work in chemical industry as a technical business analyst, production manager (supervisor), product development chemist/manager.

work in public sector such as customs as chemical experts

pollution control, industrial development organisations and laboratories.

join the Police as Forensic Scientist

work as chemists in food, metallurgical, pharmaceutical, textile, paint, agrochemicals, plastics, rubber and allied, pulp and paper, mining industries and agriculture, water and effluent treatment plants.

CONTACT DETAILS

The Chairperson

Department of Chemical Technology

Midlands State University

P.Bag 9055

Gweru

Zimbabwe

Tel +263 54 60409 / +263 54 60450/ +263 54 60667 ext 26

Department Staff

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