B.Sc. On Campus


Namibia University of Science and Technology

36 months
1974 USD/year
1974 USD/year
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The Bachelor of Science at the Namibia University of Science and Technology is a single major degree programme, requiring students to minor in a second subject/cognate area, that aims at providing students with a coherent and systematic introduction to the broad knowledge, theories, principles, concepts and problem-solving techniques in the sub-field of natural sciences.


The programme will enable students to acquire cognitive, problem-solving and key transferable skills necessary for addressing a wide range of pressing challenges in relation to Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) in the current Namibian market and economy. 

This Science degree at the Namibia University of Science and Technology provides a platform for developing scientific literacy and for building-up essential scientific knowledge and skills for lifelong learning in STEM. Additionally, the programme is designed to enable students to apply knowledge of the natural sciences to real life situations and appreciate the relationship between science and other disciplines. The programme structure facilitates exposure of students to a variety of disciplines, at least initially, but ultimately requiring specialisation in the final year in a major complemented by a component of Work Integrated Learning (WIL).

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.

Programme Structure

  • 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.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines




120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Admission is based on completion of Grade 12 or equivalent qualification: Prospective students should have a matriculation certificate or equivalent, with a maximum of 5 qualifying subjects, which must yield a score of at least 25 points Evaluation Scale. A candidate should obtain an E symbol or better in English.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1974 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1974 USD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    1974 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1974 USD per year during 36 months.
  • 29,400 Nad

Living costs for Windhoek

10175 - 12578 NAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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