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National University of Lesotho

NUL Information Booklet 2013/2014

2013/2014

NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF LESOTHO


MISSION: NUL's mission is to promote national advancement through innovative teaching, learning, research and professional services, producing high caliber and responsible graduates able to serve their communities with diligence. VISION: NUL's vision is to be a leading African university responsive to national needs; committed to high quality teaching, life-long learning, research and community service, respected nationally and internationally. VALUES: Staff and students of NUL shall demonstrate a commitment to honesty, integrity, professionalism, excellent customer care, respect, tolerance, transparency and accountability in their dealings with colleagues and others. They shall be innovative, resourceful, collaborative, cherishing academic freedom and always striving for excellence. Policy on Students with Disabilities The University is committed to responding to the needs of students with disabilities. It is required that disability is declared during the application process. The Academic Year NUL runs one academic year for both undergraduate and graduate studies. There are two semesters in one academic year. This applies to both full and part-time programmes. Examinations are normally written in December, May and supplementary examinations in July. Payment of Fees and Registration Payment of fees at NUL is governed by the university financial regulations and policies. ADM 4.01 stipulates that fees are payable in full, on or before the beginning of the [given] academic years registration. Financial clearance is a pre-condition for academic registration. Thus, no student will be allowed to register for studies, admitted to residence or be allowed to attend classes until the University shall have received proof of required payment of fees. Fees for any one academic term (of the two semesters) must be paid in full or in installments approved by the University Management before the beginning of the term: Payment of fees shall be made directly to the NUL Standard Lesotho Bank Account No. 01400-3377-5301 and proof of payment must be presented to the relevant section of Finance and Administration for financial clearance and to the relevant faculty for academic registration. Accommodation in Halls of Residence during vacations During short vacations, students who live a long way from home may apply to remain in the Halls of Residence. Students will not normally be allowed to remain during long vacations. Students who are writing supplementary examinations may be allowed into residence one (1) week before the examinations. Any such stay in residence will be charged at M60.00 per day. NUL Information Booklet 2013/2014 Page 2

Surcharge for damage or loss of University property Students who damage or loose University property or equipment including Library books or periodicals will be charged with the cost of repair or replacement. Study Permit and Visa Requirements Assistance with application for and inquiries regarding procedures for study permit and visa requirements can be sought from the International Students Office of the Dean of Students Affairs. Students' Loan Bursaries The University does not run any bursary scheme for students. The majority of local students are sponsored by the Government of Lesotho through a loan bursary scheme administered by the National Manpower Development Secretariat (NMDS). Since 2010 NMDS shifted away from sponsoring every admissible student in favour of a quota based system. The University follows faculty-specific criteria to allocate the given quota. Students without a bursary are admitted on a self-sponsoring basis and they become personally responsible for payment of all mandatory fees. Regardless of whether a student is sponsored or self-sponsoring, the responsibility to pay all mandatory fees lies with such a student. Admission Requirements for the Bachelor of Arts Degree: The minimum admission requirement is Cambridge Overseas School Certificate (COSC) or its equivalent in the 1st or 2nd class. Four (4) credits including English Language, a minimum aggregate of 34 in the six passed subjects and any other equivalent qualifications approved by Senate of NUL on advice of the concerned faculty. A credit in Mathematics, and also a credit in an approved Science subjects, which include Physical Science, Chemistry, Biology, and a combination of Combined and additional Combined Science is required if a student wished to register in a science based discipline. A credit in Mathematics will also be required for some programmes in the Faculty of Social Sciences. Notwithstanding the information given above, the detailed admission requirements will be obtained in specific faculties and the Library. FACULTIES/INSTITUTES WITHIN THE UNIVERSITY OF LESOTHO Currently there are seven faculties as follows:

Faculty of Agriculture Faculty of Education Faculty of Health Science Faculty of Humanities Faculty of Law Faculty of Science and Technology Faculty of Social Sciences
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Institute of Education - Suspended Institute of Extra-Mural Studies Institute of Southern African Studies - Suspended
FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE

A. UNDERGRADUATE SUB-DEGREE PROGRAMMES 3 YEARS DIPLOMA IN ANIMAL HEALTH AND PRODUCTION (Phased out) Requirements: Minimum of (COSC) or equivalent with a pass with Credit in Mathematics,
passes in English Language, Biology, Chemistry, or Physical Sciences, Combined Science, Additional Combined Science or Agricultural Sciences: Pass with credit in Certificate in Agriculture or equivalent, A pass with at least Second Division in Secondary Teachers Certificate with Agriculture or any other qualification recognized by NUL.

Career Opportunities: Managers of animal production farms and enterprises (individual,


group or co-operatives), Technical advisers to production enterprises Sales representatives of animal products, Extension Officers in Veterinary and Animal Production Divisions/Departments, Self Employment. B. UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE PROGRAMMES 4 YEARS

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN AGRICULTURE (GENERAL): WITH OPTIONS IN: Agricultural Economics Agricultural Extension Animal Science Crop Science Soil Science Home Economics Requirements: COSC or equivalent in the 1st or 2nd class, a minimum aggregate of 34 in the
best six passed subjects and a minimum of at least 4 credits including Mathematics and an approved Science Subject (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Physical Science, combinations of combined and additional Combined Science, Agricultural Sciences Geography, Home Economics/Domestic Science), A minimum of a D (7) in English Language, or any other qualification that may be approved by the Senate of the National University of Lesotho.

Career Opportunities: Employees of Public/Government and Private Organizations as


Agriculturalists or Environmental Scientists, Food Security Officers, Forestry Officers, Senior Officers (National Agriculture Research), Project Management Officers, Agricultural Economists, Food System Economists, Monitoring and support Officers, Consultants, Lecturers at institutions of Higher Learning.

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BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS: Career Opportunities:


Economic Planners, Extension Officers Marketing Managers, Research Analysts, Community Development Officers, Loan Officers, Agricultural Statisticians, Development Project Manager/Coordinators, Socio-Economists, Policy Analysts, Commodities Traders, Farm Managers, Agricultural Administrators, Lecturers/Teachers

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN AGRICULTURAL EXTENSION: 4- YEARS


Economic Planners, Extension Officers, Marketing Managers, Research Analysts, Community Development Officers, Loan Officers, Agricultural Statisticians, Development Project Manager/Coordinators, Socio-economists, Policy Analysts, Commodities Traders, Farm Managers, Agricultural Administrators, Lecturers/Teachers, Agricultural Journalist, Agricultural Broadcaster, Director of programmes, Public Relations Specialist and many more.

Career Opportunities:

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN AGRICULTURE- ANIMAL SCIENCE - 4 YEARS Career Opportunities: Production Manager (Livestock Production Officer, Farm Manager, Self Employment), Researcher (Nutrition, Breeding, Reproduction, Pastures, Ecology), Biological Sciences, Teaching, Promotion and Marketing Managers, Entrepreneurship, Livestock Products, Agricultural Chemicals, Animal Feed Industry, Livestock Marketing), Business (Banking and Credit Institutions, Cooperatives), and Service (Meat and Dairy Processing, Consulting and Advisory.) BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN AGRICULTURE: CROP SCIENCE: - 4 YEARS Career Opportunities: Agriculturalists, Extension Services, Farmers, consultants,
Researchers, Marketing Officers, Teachers (at a Higher Level)

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN AGRICULTURE: SOIL SCIENCE 4 YEAR Career Opportunities: Employees of Public/Government and Private Organizations as
Agriculturalists or Environmental Scientists: - remedial of contaminated soils, diagnose plant growth Problems, irrigation, waste management, soil testing, consultancy On soil/land management, soil fertility improvement and soil and water conservation, Lecturer at Higher Institutions of Learning.

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN HOME ECONOMICS (DIRECT) - 4 YEARS Requirements: COSC or equivalent in the 1st or 2nd class, a Minimum aggregate of 34 in
the best six passed subjects and a Minimum of a lest four (4) credits including Mathematics and an Approved Science subject (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Physical Science, Combinations of Combined and Additional Combined Science, Agricultural Science, Geography, Home Economics/Domestic Science), in COSC or equivalent, plus a minimum of a D (7) in English Language or any other qualification approved by Senate of the National University of Lesotho. NUL Information Booklet 2013/2014 Page 5

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN HOME ECONOMICS (INDIRECT) 3 YEARS Requirements: Candidates must possess at least one of the following Categories of
qualifications: Pass (50%) in Biology or Chemistry, at least (40%) in the remaining science courses, Overall Weighted Mean of at least 50% and 50% in agricultural core courses. Pass (50%) in Biology or Chemistry, at least 40% in the remaining science courses, Overall Weighted Mean of At least 50% in the common 1st year of Bachelor of Science Programme. Pass with Credit in Diploma in Home Economics and other related fields of study obtained from an institution recognized by Senate of the National University of Lesotho. Any other qualification that may be approved by Senate of the National University of Lesotho. Irrespective of the category of qualification possessed, all candidates must meet the English Language Requirement of (COSC grade of 7(D) or better).

Career Opportunities: Employees of Public/Government and Private organizations as:


Secondary/High School Teachers, College/University Lecturers, Nutritionists, Consumer Specialists, Textile Specialists, Researchers, Community Development Officers, Outreach Officers, Commercial Food Service Operators, Food and Nutrition Consultants, Fashion Designers, Day Care Centre Specialists, Nursery School Specialists, Utility Company Demonstrators, Dieticians and Entrepreneurs.

MASTER OF SCIENCE IN: 2 YEARS (under review)


Agricultural Economics Agricultural Extension Crop Science Soil Science

Requirements: B.Sc. Agriculture or equivalent, with a minimum of Second Class, Second


Division or C Grade and an average of 70% in all subjects matter courses. Ph.D. Degrees in the same areas of Soil Science, Crop Science, Animal Science and Agricultural Economics and Extension. Minimum requirement for admission into Ph.D. is M.Sc degree in the relevant area or its equivalent. The duration of this degree is normally not less than 4 years.

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MASTER OF SCIENCE IN ANIMAL SCIENCE: 2 YEARS (under review)


Requirements: The prospective candidate must normally hold at least a Second Class Honours degree from a University or Institution recognized by the National University of Lesotho. In addition, the candidate must have achieved a means equivalent to at least Second Class Second Division (60%) in the courses relevant to the area in which the candidate intends to execute his/her M.Sc. degree research project. Programme Structure: Execution of the Masters programme may be either by Coursework with Thesis (Mode I) or by heavy Coursework component plus mini-project (Mode II). The programme may be executed on full-time (Minimum duration 24 and maximum 30 calendar months), or part-time basis (minimum duration 30 and maximum 54 calendar months), except that the coursework component shall be on full-time basis only. Options: Option 1: Animal Nutrition Option 2: Animal Breeding and Genetics Option 3: Production System Option 4: Dairy Technology Option 5: Wool and Mohair Science and Technology Ph.D. IN ANIMAL SCIENCE(under review) Requirements: Prospective candidates must hold a Masters degree with Coursework and Thesis in the relevant area of Animal Science, of the National University of Lesotho or an equivalent Institution. Candidates who have not met the M.Sc. coursework requirements of the Department, shall be required to take remedial courses determined by the Department. FACULTY OF EDUCATION

DIPLOMA IN AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION: Offered jointly by the Lesotho


Agricultural Education (LAC) and NUL. Students take Education in the third year in the Faculty of Education

Requirements: A pass with credit or better at the end of year II with LAC. Career Opportunities: Teachers of Agricultural related courses in Secondary and High
Schools.

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BACHELOR OF EDUCATION (B.ED.) DIRECT- 4 YEARS Requirements: COSC or its equivalent in the 1st or 2nd class. Four credits including English
Language, a minimum aggregate of 34 in the best six passed subjects and any other equivalent qualifications approved by Senate of NUL on advice of the Faculty of Education.

Career Opportunities: Teaching two non-science subjects at secondary and high school
levels, Subject specialist at the National Curriculum Development Centre (NCDC), Subject specialist at the Inspectorate, Subject specialist at the Examinations Council of Lesotho, Head of Department in a Secondary or High School, Deputy Principal in a Secondary or High School, Principal in a Secondary or High School, Teaching Assistant/Assistant Lecturer at National University of Lesotho, Run a full-time school, Run support afternoon/weekend lessons for pupils who attend various schools .Run supplement support lessons/classes for supplementary or part-time JC and COSC.

BACHELOR OF EDUCATION (INDIRECT) - 3 OR 4 YEARS SECONDARY TEACHERS CERTIFICATES TAKE - 4 YEARS DIPLOMA IN EDUCATION SECONCARY - 3 YEARS Requirements: A minimum pass with 1st or 2nd class in Dip. Ed. Secondary from Lesotho
College of Education (LCE), a minimum of Second Class Pass in Secondary Teacher's Certificate or a Credit in Diploma in Education Secondary. The 2 years experience no longer considered.

Career Opportunities: Teaching two non-science subjects at Secondary and High school levels, Subject specialist at the National Curriculum Development Centre (NCDC), Subject specialist at the Inspectorate, Subject specialist at the Examinations Council of Lesotho, Head of Department in a Secondary or High School, Deputy Principal in a Secondary or High School, Principal in a Secondary or High School, Teaching Assistant/Assistant Lecturer at National University of Lesotho, Run a full-time school, Run support afternoon/weekend lessons for pupils who attend various schools, Run supplement support lessons/classes for supplementary or part-time JC and COSC. BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN EDUCATION (B.SC.ED.): DIRECT - 4 YEARS Requirements: COSC or its equivalent in the 1st or 2nd class. Four credits including
Mathematics aggregate of 34 for the best six passed subjects, an approved science subject (Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Physical Science and Combination of the Combined Sciences. Human and Social Biology is not an approved Science subject, a minimum of 7(D) in English Language.

Career Opportunities: Environmental Manager, Curriculum Developer, Inspector of schools, Teacher in high schools, Lecturer in institutions of Higher learning, Science Subject Advisor - Demonstrator, Laboratory Technician/higher level. BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN EDUCATION (B.SC.ED.): INDIRECT - 4 YEARS Requirements: A pass with credit in Diploma in Science Education; STC; or Diploma in
Education (Secondary) A minimum of second class pass in Secondary Teachers Certificate (STC) of Lesotho College of Education, and a major in Science And Mathematics and an equivalent qualifications approved by Senate of NUL on advise of the Faculty of Education. Career Opportunities: Same as above NUL Information Booklet 2013/2014 Page 8

BACHELOR OF EDUCATION (PRIMARY) - 4 YEARS (PART-TIME) Requirements: Diploma in Education (Primary) - DEP or the Diploma in Primary
Education (DPE) offered by the Lesotho College of Education (LCE), plus a minimum of 5 years teaching experience. Any other equivalent qualification as shall be determined by the Senate, must also be practicing teachers. Career Opportunities: The part-time B. Ed. (Primary) is one of the programmes taken to address the primary school teachers desire in Lesotho to upgrade themselves both academically and professionally. Primary School Principal, Resource Teacher, Education Offer (DRT), Primary School Teacher.

HIGHER EDUCATION DIPLOMA ADMINISTRATION (HEDA) - 1 YEAR Requirements: Normal entrance qualifications shall be a B.A.Ed., B.Ed. and B.Sc. Ed.
Degree (or equivalent) plus a year of teaching experience (or Equivalent). Persons with University Diploma in Education (Second Class) of Higher Education Diploma (Teaching) plus a minimum of three years teaching experience (or equivalent) may also be considered upon submission of a good recommendation by the Education Secretary and Inspectorate of Education Ministry concerned. Career Opportunities: The programme is a one year full-time intended for current and prospective Heads of Schools.

POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN EDUCATION (PGDE) 1 YEAR (FULLTIME), 2 YEARS (PART-TIME) Requirements: The normal entrance requirements for (PGDE) programme shall be a
relevant degree of a recognized university, provided that the degree programme has included a substantial component of studies recognized by the Faculty of Education as teaching subjects. Applicants are expected to have majored in two teaching subjects at undergraduate level. Career Opportunities: Offered to holders of non-education certificates and it is intended for practicing and prospective teachers of Secondary and High Schools.

MASTER OF ARTS IN EDUCATION (MA.ED) AND MASTER OF EDUCATION (M.ED.) - 2 YEARS (FULL-TIME)under review Requirements: The normal entrance shall be second class second (2.ii) division in B.Ed.,
B.A.Ed. or B.A. + PGDE or other equivalent and relevant qualifications two (2) years relevant work experience.

MASTER OF SCIENCE IN EDUCATION (M.SC.ED.) - 2 YEARS (FULL TIME) Requirements: degree holders with some background in education. Career Opportunities: Researchers, teachers, curriculum developers,
administrators and supervisors. Programme structure: A student my study through: 1. MODE I: DISSERTATION ONLY: A student following Mode I of the study shall normally: (a) Take the research methods course within one academic year; (b) Complete and present a preliminary research project in Mathematics Or Science Education prior to data collection; NUL Information Booklet 2013/2014 Page 9 education

(c) Present a research proposal to the department through the supervisor for approval prior to data collection; (d) Complete required course work in the first year; (e) Undertake research and write a dissertation of 25,000 to 30,000 words within one academic year after completion of coursework. 2. MODE II: COURSEWORK AND DISSERTATION: A student following Mode II of the study shall normally: (a) Take a minimum of 30 credit hours of course work within one academic year; (b) Complete and present a research proposal through the supervisor to the department prior to data collection; (c) Complete coursework within one academic year. (d) Undertake research and write a dissertation of 12 000 to 16 000 words within one academic year after completion of coursework. Key Learning Areas:

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.

Agriculture Education Environmental Education Science Education Mathematics Education Curriculum Development Research Methods in Education

For more details please contact the Faculty of Education (Department of Science Education).

DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY (PH.D.) - 3 YEARS (FULL-TIME) AND 5 YEARS (PART-TIME) (under review) Requirements: The normal entrance qualifications for Ph.D. in Education shall be M.Ed./M.A.Ed. of the National University of Lesotho or other universities or equivalent qualifications as approved by Senate. Career Opportunities: The Doctor of Philosophy provides opportunities and guidance
which will enable each student to undertake research studies which show originality, relevance and significance (fulfilling a felt need and/or confirming to or challenging existing theory in the discipline concerned). FACULTY OF HEALTH SCIENCES

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH: DIRECT: 4 YEARS Requirements: C.O.S.C or equivalent in the 1st or 2nd class, 4 credits including Mathematics
and an approved Science Subject (Physics, Biology, Physical Science, combination of combined and Additional Combined Science), A minimum of a D (7) in English Language, A minimum aggregate of 34 in the best six passed subjects and any other qualification that may be approved by the Senate of the National University of Lesotho.

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Safety, Health and Environment (SHE) officers in different organizations e.g. mines, manufacturing & service industries, Environmental Engineers/Specialists, Environmental Health consultants, waste water specialists, Health, food and site inspectors, Environmental pollution analysts, Environmental toxicologists, solid and hazardous waste management specialists, climate change specialists, Environmental Health Impact Assessment Specialists.

Career Opportunities:

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH: (INDIRECT) - 3 YEARS Requirements: OWM of 50% or above, a pass in Chemistry, Physics and Biology, Diploma
in Environmental Health or equivalent B.Sc. from a recognized institute by the Senate of the NUL.

Career Opportunities: Same as above BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN GENERAL NURSING & MIDWIFERY (DIRECT) - 5 YEARS Entry Requirements into 1st Year: COSC or equivalent in the 1st or 2nd class, 4 credits
including Mathematics and an approved Science subject (Physics, Biology, Physical Science, Combination of Combined and additional Combined Science), a minimum of a D (7) in English Language, A Minimum aggregate of 34 in the best six passed subjects and any other qualifications that may be approved by the Senate of the National University of Lesotho.

Entry Requirements into 2nd Year: Successful completion of B.Sc. Year 1 in the Faculty of
Science and Technology and must at least obtain a D in Biology, Chemistry, and Physics; an E in one of Mathematics and an OWM of a D.

Career Opportunities: Can enroll for Postgraduate Diploma into Orthopedic Nursing,
Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing, Ophthalmic Nursing Oncology Nursing, Pediatric Nursing, Gynae Nursing, Theatre Techniques. Pursue Masters Degree in Public Health, Community Health, Maternal and Child Health, Medical Surgical Nursing etc. Pursue Doctor of Nursing, Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing. Private Practice after gaining relevant Working experience.

BACHELOR OF NURSING SCIENCE (INDIRECT) - 3 YEARS Requirements: Diploma in General Nursing or equivalent, Registration with Lesotho
Nursing Council and one (1) year working experience as a Nurse, Midwifery qualification is compulsory for those who want to major in Community Health and Primary Health Care Nursing. Areas of Specialization offered: Advanced in Medical and Surgical Nursing, Community Health Nursing and Primary Care Nursing. Career Opportunities: Can establish and run own clinics (Private Practice), Manage Health Centres, work as Managers and Directors of different programme e.g. EPI, PMTC, work as Nurse Educators, Clinical instructors at Diploma levels or Assistant Lecturers. Can pursue Masters and Doctorate degrees in Nursing Programmes.

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BACHELOR OF PHARMACY (HONOURS) DIRECT - 5 YEARS Requirements: COSC or equivalent in the 1st or 2nd class, 4 credits including Mathematics
and an approved Science Subject (Physics, Biology, Physical Science, combination of combined and additional Combined Science), A minimum of a D (7) in English Language, A minimum aggregate of 34 in the best six passed subjects and any other qualification that may be approved by the Senate of the National University of Lesotho.

Career Opportunities: Pharmacist working in community, hospital and industrial pharmacy; can also work in academic and in government agencies in positions concerned with the control and regulation of drugs. BACHELOR OF PHARMACY (HONOURS) INDIRECT - 4 YEARS Requirements: Successful completion of B.Sc. General year 1 with a 50% in Biology,
Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics; an OWM of 50%, a pass with credit in Diploma in Pharmaceutical Technology, a pass in International Baccalaureate (IB) examination in Chemistry and Biology and either Physics or Mathematics with a score of at least 4 higher level in Biology, and Chemistry and three in either Mathematics or Physics at the same level, a pass in advanced General Certificate of Education examination with a minimum aggregate of 9 in Chemistry, Biology and either Mathematics or Physics. Career Opportunities: Pharmacist working in community, Hospital and industrial pharmacy; can also work in academic and in government agencies in positions concerned with the control and regulation of drugs.

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN NUTRITION: DIRECT - 4 YEARS


Requirements: COSC or equivalent in the 1st or 2nd class, 4 credits including Mathematics and an approved Science Subject (Physics, Biology, Physical Science, combination of combined and additional Combined Science), A minimum of a D (7) in English Language, a minimum aggregate of 34 in the best six passed subjects and any other qualification that may be approved by the Senate of the National University of Lesotho. Career Opportunities: Community or Clinical Nutritionist within the Public Sector and/or the Private Sector.

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN NUTRITION: INDIRECT - 3 YEARS Requirements: Successful completion of B.Sc. general with an Overall Weighted Mean of
50% and above, pass in Chemistry, Physics and Biology, Diploma in Nutrition Science or equivalent, B.Sc. from a recognized academic institute by NUL.

Career Opportunities: Same as above.


FACULTY OF HUMANITIES

DIPLOMA IN PASTORAL CARE AND COUNSELING - 2 YEARS Requirements: COSC or its equivalent in the 3rd class pass; a pass in English Language;
Aggregate not exceeding 40 in the best 6 passed subjects.

Career Opportunities: Pastoral Carers, Peacemakers, Champions of Human Rights, Theologians, Ethicist, Community Leaders, General Counselor, Pastoral Careers, Project Manager, HIV & Aids Counselor, School Counselors, Community Leaders, Ethicists, Consultants, Children Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists.
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DIPLOMA IN LIBRARY AND INFORMATION STUDIES (LIS) 2 YEARS (phased out) Requirements: COSC or its equivalent with at least a Third Class Pass in six subjects and an
aggregate of 40 or better.

Career Opportunities: Library Assistants in Academic, Public and Special libraries, school librarians, Assistants in Archives and Documentation Centres, Registries and a host of other units in both the private and public sectors require people with this qualification for effective management. BA PASTORAL CARE AND COUNSELING DIRECT- 4 YEARS BA PASTORAL CARE AND COUNSELING INDIRECT - 3 YEARS Requirements: COSC or its equivalent in the 1st or 2nd class. 4 credits including English
Language, and a minimum aggregate of 34 for the best passed six subjects. Pass with credit in Diploma in Pastoral care and Counseling.

Career Opportunities: General Counselors, Pastoral Carers, Community Leaders, Pastoral Careers, Project Manager, HIV & Aids Counselor, School Counselors, Community Leaders, Ethicists, Consultants, Children Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists. MASTER OF ARTS IN THEOLOGY & RELIGIOUS STUDIES MODE II (THESIS & COURSEWORK) - 2 YEARS (under review) PHD. IN THEOLOGY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES 3 YEARS (under review) Requirements: Masters Degree of NUL or an equivalent qualification from other Universities with a minimum score of B. DIPLOMA IN APPLIED PHILOSOPHY AND PUBLIC ETHICS 2 YEARS Requirements: COSC or its equivalent in the 3rd class pass; a pass in English Language;
Aggregate not exceeding 40 in the best 6 Passed subjects.

Career Opportunities:

Pastoral Carers, Peacemakers, Champions of Human Rights, Theologians, Ethicist, Community Leaders, General Counselor, Pastoral Careers, Project Manager, HIV & Aids Counselor, School Counselors, Community Leaders, Ethicists, Consultants, Children Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists.

BACHELOR OF ARTS IN PHILOSOPHY (HONOURS) 1 YEAR Requirements: Successful completion of BA in at least Second Class Second Division category. Any other qualifications that may be approved by NUL Senate. Career Opportunities: Same as above MASTER OF ARTS IN PHILOSOPHY - 2 YEARS (under review) Requirements: An appropriate attainment of Bachelors' degree honours of NUL or an equivalent qualification from NUL or other universities. An Overall Weighted Mean of 65% with all the courses passed at honours level.
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Career Opportunities: Employed in the Public, Private and Governmental Sectors of the
Economy as University Lecturer, Media Publisher, Analyst, Administrator/Manager, Advisor, Editor, Researcher, Diplomat.

PH.D. IN PHILOSOPHY 3 YEARS (under review) Requirements: 65% or better in all the relevant courses passed at BA Honours of this
University. Also refer to regulation Page 11.00 in the University Calendar. Career Opportunities: Theologian, Lecturer, Public Servant, Community Leader, Ethicists.

BACHELOR OF HUMANITIES 4 YEARS Requirements: COSC or its equivalent in the 1st or 2nd Class. 4 Credits including English
Language, and a minimum aggregate of 34 for the best six passed subjects.

Career Opportunities: Journalist, Development Planner, Project Manager, Project


Appraiser, Project Educator, Theologian, Diplomat, Translator, Interpreter, Editor, French Teacher, Lecturer. Working with NGOs, UN Organizations, in the Private and Governmental Sectors as well as International Organizations. In Tourism as Tourist Guides and as Bilingual Secretaries in Business.

BACHELOR OF ARTS IN HUMANITIES WITH CONCURRENT CERTIFICATE IN PRACTICAL FRENCH (DIRECT) - 4 YEARS Requirements: COSC or its equivalent in the 1st or 2nd class. 4 credits including English
language, and a minimum aggregate of 34 for the best six passed subjects.

Career Opportunities: Journalist, Development Planner, Project Manager, Project


Appraiser, Project Educator, Theologian, Diplomat, Translator, Interpreter, Editor, French Teacher, Lecturer. Working with NGOs, UN Organizations, in the Private and Governmental Sectors as well as International Organizations. In Tourism as Tourist Guides and as Bilingual Secretaries in Business
.

BACHELOR OF ARTS IN HUMANITIES (INDIRECT) - 3 YEARS Requirements: Pass with credit in Diploma in Pastoral Care and Counseling and Diploma
in Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics.

Career Opportunities: Same as above. BACHELOR OF ARTS IN TRANSLATION AND INTERPRETATION - 4 YEARS Requirements: COSC or its equivalent in the 1st or 2nd class. 4 credits including English
Language, and a minimum aggregate of 34 for the best six passed subjects.

Career Opportunities: Translators and Interpreters for Government Ministries, Non Governmental Organizations and National and International conferences. MASTER OF ARTS IN AFRICAN LANGUAGES & LITERATURE 2 YEARS Requirements: BA in the categories of Second Class First Division II (ii) or Second Class
Second Division II (ii) with an average of at least 65% in the core and required courses for either languages or literature. Students with equivalent qualifications from other universities as may be approved by the Senate of NUL on the advice of the Faculty of Humanities. Career Opportunities: Teacher, Lecturer, Translator, Interpreter, Literacy Expertise for Publishers, Author, Editor, Tourist Guide and Expertise in Culture-based organizations. NUL Information Booklet 2013/2014 Page 14

BA (HONOURS) IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE & LINGUISTICS 1 YEAR BA (HONOURS) IN LITERATURE IN ENGLISH 1 YEAR. Requirements: An average of 60% or above in English Language and a II (ii) average in the
4 years of undergraduate programme.

Career Opportunities: Lecturer in institutions of Higher Learning, Language Advisor, Editor, Literacy Analyst, Researcher. MASTER OF ARTS IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE & LINGUISTICS (ELL) - 2 YEARS (under review) Requirements: A good first degree from NUL at the level of 1st class, II (i) and II (ii) with
an average of at least 65% in the core and required Courses for either Language or Literature. Students with equivalent Qualifications from NUL or other universities are acceptable.

Career Opportunities: Same as above MASTER OF ARTS IN ENGLISH LITERATURE 2 YEARS (FULL TIME) 4 YEARS (PART-TIME) Requirements: Candidates should have at least a 2 (ii) BA (Honours) in Literature in
English of the National University of Lesotho or an equivalent qualification from other universities recognized by NUL Senate. Career Opportunities: Same as above.

PHD. IN LITERATURE IN ENGLISH AND LINGUISTICS 4 YEARS (under review) Requirements: Masters Degree in English Language and Linguistics or an equivalent
qualification from other universities recognized by NUL Senate.

Career Opportunities: Lecturers in Institutions of Higher Learning, Language Advisor,


Editor, Literacy Analyst, Researcher.

PHD. IN LITERATURE IN ENGLISH 3 YEARS (FULL-TIME) 6 YEARS (PART-TIME) (under review) Requirements: The normal requirement for admission shall be a Masters Degree in Literature in English obtained at NUL or an Equivalent qualification from other universities Career Opportunities: Same as above. BACHELOR OF ARTS IN DEVELOPMENT STUDIES 4 YEARS
Requirements: COSC or its equivalent in the 1st or 2nd class. 4 credits including English Language and a minimum aggregate of 34 for the best six passed subjects. Career Opportunities: Educator, development project or programmes manager or community developer, consultant or researcher or socio-economic planner or developmenteconomic planner/advocator/environmental programmes manager, development policy expert, can work with Non-governmental or International Governmental Organizations and International Development Agencies including UN development organs, various government ministries dealing with rural, agricultural, environmental and urban development, the public and private sector at large. NUL Information Booklet 2013/2014 Page 15

POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA IN DEVELOPMENT STUDIES Requirements: At least second class 2nd division (2:2) with Mean 60 in the Social Sciences, Humanities and/or any related preferred junior degree recognized by NUL. Advance certificate in Development Studies, with at least 3 Credits in development related subjects, with 4 years continuous work experience in the institution or agency recognized by DS department and its Faculty. Equivalent criteria as may be approved by DS department and its Faculty. Career Opportunities: Educator, development project or programmes manager or community developer, consultant or researcher or socio-economic planner or developmenteconomic planner/advocator/environmental programmes manager, can work with Nongovernment or International Governmental Organizations and International Development Agencies including UN development organs, various government ministries dealing with rural, agricultural, environmental and urban development, the public and private sector at large.

MASTER OF ARTS IN DEVELOPMENT STUDIES - 2 YEARS (under review) Requirements: (i) a minimum of Second Class First Division in relevant Social Sciences or
Humanities subjects or a combination of both. a minimum of Second Class, Second Division 2(ii) BA with 65% mean score in Development Studies courses at BA Level or (iii) Equivalent qualifications from other institutions as might be approved by NUL Senate on the advice of the department. Career Opportunities: Educator, development project or programmes manager or community developer, consultant or researcher or socio-economic planner or developmenteconomic planner/advocator/environmental programmes manager, can work with Nongovernmental or International Governmental Organizations and International Development Agencies including UN development organs, various government ministries dealing with rural, agricultural, environmental and urban development, the public and private sector at large. (ii)

HISTORICAL STUDIES
For History is to the Nation as memory is the individual

Experience the world of work before you graduate through our attachment programme Innovative and interesting Educational Tours in Southern Africa Field Trips to Historical Sites, Museums and National Parks

BA in History 4 years BA Cultural and Heritage Studies 4 years BA Environmental History 4 years Requirements: COSC or its equivalent in the 1st or 2nd Class. 4 credits including
English Language, and a minimum aggregate of 34 for the best six passed subjects.

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Career Opportunities:

Environment, Tourism, Archaeology, Research, Teaching, Museum and Galleries, Curatorship, Archives, Librarianship, Politics, International Affairs, Journalism, Broadcasting.

POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA IN DIPLOMATIC STUDIES 1 YEAR Requirements: BA History, Cultural and Heritage Studies, Environmental History or
any first degree with an average of 60%. Students with equivalent qualifications from NUL or any other universities are considered for admission.

MASTER OF ARTS IN HISTORY 2 YEARS (under review) Requirements: BA History, Cultural and Heritage studies, Environmental History at the
level of at least Second Class Second Division 2 (ii). Any other qualifications that may be approved by the NUL Senate on the advice of the department and Faculty. FACULTY OF LAW

LLB 5 Year program Requirements: COSC or its equivalent in the 1st or 2nd class. Four credits including English
Language. A minimum aggregate of 34 for the best six subjects passed. Any other qualification that may be approved by Senate of NUL on the advice of the Faculty of Law.

LLB 2 year program


Requirements: A Bachelor of Arts (Law) degree of NUL or any equivalent degree approved by Senate of NUL on the advice of the Faculty of Law.

LLB 3 year program


Requirements: Any Bachelor's degree of NUL or equivalent from any institution recognized by NUL Senate on the advice of the Faculty of Law.

MASTERS DEGREE LLM - 2 YEARS (under review) Requirements: LLB degree in at least a Second Class, Second Division category with a minimum of 60% pass in a chosen field of specialization. Career Opportunities: Legal practice, judicial office, prosecutorship, lecturing,
conveyancing, notarial practice, legal consultancy, corporate legal advice etc.

POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA IN LABOUR LAW (CONCILIATION AND ARBITRATION) 1 YEAR Requirements: Any Bachelors degree recognized by NUL Senate on the advice of the
Faculty of Law. Candidates without a Bachelors degree will be awarded a Diploma in Labour Law, (Conciliation and Arbitration). Career Opportunities: Conciliation, arbitration, legal advice, consultancy in Labour Law, Labour Relations and Alternative Dispute Resolution. The Directorate of Dispute Prevention and Resolution (DDPR) employs people who have qualified as Conciliators and Arbitrators from this programme. Human Resource Departments in the Private sector employ holders of this diploma as Labour Relations Advisors or Labour Specialists.

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FACULTY OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

a) BACHELOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: (B. SC. GENERAL)COMMON FIRST YEAR- DIRECT - 4 YEARS Biology Biotechnology Chemistry Chemical Technology Computer Science Electronics Environmental Sciences Geography Mathematics Physics Statistics Requirements: COSC or its equivalent in the 1st or 2nd class, 4 credits including
Mathematics and an approved Science subject (Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Physical Sciences, a combination of combined and additional Combined Sciences, and a minimum of a D (7) in English Language. b) Specialised Programmes (Mathematical Sciences) First Year Direct 4 years B.Sc. Computer Science B.Sc. Information Systems B.Sc. Statistics

Requirements:
a) A student must have obtained a pass with credit in Mathematics in the COSC examinations or its recognized equivalent as well as a pass with credit in an approved Science subject (Biology, Chemistry, Physical Science or Physics). b) A student must have grade D or 7 or equivalent in English Language will be considered for admission. However, some inter-faculty programmes require that the prospective student have a credit instead of a pass in English Language. c) A student with a grade D or 7 or equivalent, in the approved Science subject, instead of a credit, will be considered for admission into the degree programmes which do not require students to register for Biology, Chemistry or Physics.

Career Opportunities: Mathematics: specializes in different branches of Mathematics such


as Applied Maths, Engineering Maths, Logic, Pure Mathematics, Graph Theory and Complexity, Analysis of Algorithms, Applied Mathematics in Finance and business such as Mathematics of Finance and Actuarial Sciences. Information Systems: Information Systems professional applies information technology and systems to organizational and managerial needs. He/She needs to be aware of what information technology and systems can contribute to an organization and how to bring that solution to fruition. He/she applies the Knowledge of information systems and technology to help organizations compete more successfully in the marketplace or to streamline current operations. NUL Information Booklet 2013/2014 Page 18

Statistics: Employed in the public, private, government and international organizations to formulate models for optimization problems in various social-economic activities and establish their optimal solutions Computer Sciences: The study of the Computer itself as a tool in various disciplines, to solve problems of efficiency and overall performance of applications from a machine perspective and an overall technical orientation to problem-solving, to focus on the development of solutions to problems taking into account the limitations of the machine and its resources, as well as how to best utilize the resources, to develop algorithms and data structures that can work within the constraints of available hardware and software to produce an acceptable solution. c) Indirect Individualised Programmes-(Not for 1st years)

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN BIOTECHNOLOGY - 4 YEARS Requirements: Successful completion of BSc. Year II in Biology of NUL or its equivalent. Career Opportunities: Agro Chemistry, Biotechnology, Ceramic Industry, Environmental
monitoring and Policy, Forensic Science, Geochemistry, Textile Industry, Metallurgy, Paper Industry, Pharmaceutical Industry, Plastic Industry, Science Development for Government, Policy and Military and Teaching.

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN CHEMICAL TECHNOLOGY - 4 YEARS Requirements: Successful completion of B.Sc. general year 1 with a minimum grade of
Physics (D), Chemistry (C) and Mathematics (D). Career Opportunities: Agro Chemistry, Biotechnology, Ceramic Industry, Environmental Monitoring and Policy, Forensic Science, Geochemistry, Textile industry, Metallurgy, Paper industry, Pharmaceutical Industry, Plastic industry, Science Development for Government, Brewery, Mine, Policy and Military Dairy Factory and Teaching.

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (ELECTRONICS) INDIRECT - 4 YEARS Requirements: Successful completion of B.Sc. Year II in Physics and Mathematics of NUL
and its equivalent.

Career Opportunities: Telecommunications, Electronic Device Industry, National


Industrial and Private Laboratories.

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES - 4 YEARS Requirements: Successful completion of BS.c Year I in Geography and Environmental
Studies of NUL or its equivalent. Career Opportunities: Environmental Manager, Water Resource Manager, Natural Resource Manager, Geographical Information Systems Manager, Environmental Impact Assessor, Land Use Planner, Forestry and Land Reclamation Manager.

BACHELOR OF ENGINEERING (B.ENG.) IN COMPUTER SYSTEMS AND NETWORKS - 5 YEARS Requirements: Successful completion of B.Sc. Year II in Physics and Computer Science at NUL or its equivalent, Diploma in Electrical and Electronic Engineering or its equivalent from other institutions recognized by NUL Senate (normally admitted at Year II). Career Opportunities: Computer Systems Engineer, Computing, Mathematician, Science
and Engineering, technical problem solver, designing, construction, implementation and maintenance of hardware and software components of modern computing systems and computer controlled equipment as well as their communication networks. NUL Information Booklet 2013/2014 Page 19

BACHELOR OF ENGINEERING (B.ENG. IN ELECTRONICS) - 5 YEARS Requirements: Successful completion of B.Sc. Year II in Physics and Computer Science of
NUL or its equivalent, Diploma in Electrical and/or Electronic Engineering. Career Opportunities: Electronic Engineer, Telecommunications Companies (e.g. Vodacom, Telecom, Econet); Embedded Systems Design, Computer Engineering, Engineering Management, Instrumentation, Control Systems Design, Image Analysts & Video Techniques, Simulations, Communications Networks, Radio and TV Broadcasting, Electronics parts repair Industry. Physics: Solar Energy, Material Science, Medical Imaging, Instrumentation, Laboratories (National, Industrial & Private), Meteorology, Modelling Techniques, Serves as a base for several Allied fields in Science and Engineering (e.g. Medical Physics; Electrical/Electronic/Civil/Mechanical); etc.

BACHELOR OF ARTS IN URBAN AND REGIONAL PLANNING - 4 YEARS


Program Description: The planning profession is concerned with analysis of the forces that influence the growth and development of cities, regions and rural areas. Urban and regional planners, therefore, develop plans and programs for the use of land. They use planning to create communities, accommodate growth, or revitalize physical facilities in towns, cities, counties and metropolitan areas. Entry requirements: Cambridge Overseas School Certificate (COSC), IGCSE or equivalent in the first or second Division with at least 4 credits including English Language, a grade not lower than 7(D) in mathematics and an aggregate for the six subjects not exceeding 34 and any other qualification that may be approved by the Senate of the National University of Lesotho. Careers Opportunities in Urban and Regional Planning: Majority of the graduates of planning schools pursue careers in public planning agencies (city metropolitan area, county, state, or regional); in private consulting firms; or in university-based teaching and research positions. In addition, planners frequently find employment in a wide range of organizations including, for example, housing agencies and private development firms and consultancies. Planners usually begin their careers as specialists in particular sub-fields (e.g., land use planning, environmental planning, housing, community development, economic development, etc.), but as their careers advance they must be able to act as generalists, drawing on and influencing the work of engineers, architects, developers, policy analysts, and other planners to shape the form and functioning of cities and regions. Study in urban and regional planning is also excellent preparation for students wishing to pursue careers in environmental law, public administration, policy or other related fields.

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (HONOURS) IN: - 1 YEAR Biology Chemistry Geography Mathematics and Physics Requirements: A recognised Bachelor of Science degree Career Opportunities: Same as previous.

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POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA IN INFORMATION SYSTEM (PART-TIME) - 2 YEARS (suspended) Requirements: A recognized university degree. Career Opportunities: A professional who applies information technology and systems to organizational and managerial needs, is aware of what information technology, systems and technology to help organizations compete more successfully in the market place or to streamline current operations. MASTER OF SCIENCE IN PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY - 2 YEARS (under review) Requirements: BSc. Honours in Geography or its equivalent from a recognized institution
by NUL.

Career Opportunities: Environmental Manager, Water Resource Manager, Natural


Resource Manager, Geographical Information Systems Manager, Environmental Impact Assessor, Land Use Planner, Forestry and Land Reclamation Manager. FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES

Bachelor of Accounting 4 Years Bachelor of Marketing 4 Years Bachelor of Management 4 Years Requirements: COSC in the 1st or 2nd Division, 4 credits including English Language and
Mathematics, a minimum Aggregate of 34 in the best six passed subjects. Diploma in Management Studies of the Institute of Extra Mural Studies (IEMS) with a Pass with Distinction/Credit, and at least a pass in C.O.S.C Mathematics and English Language. Licensed Accountant of the Centre for Accounting Studies (CAS) with at least a pass in C.O.S.C Mathematics and English Language. Career Opportunities: Accountancy, Taxation, Insurance, Auditing, Financial Planning, Banking Business, Imports and Exports, Marketing and Sales, Commercial Law, Actuarial Science, Information Systems, Office Management and Technology, Administration and Organizational Psychology.

POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT (HRM) (PART-TIME) 2 YEARS (under review) Requirements: The minimum entry requirements will normally be a Bachelors Degree in any field of Social Sciences, and or Bachelors Degree with a minimum of 3 years experience in the field of Human Resources Management. A limited number of professional qualifications with substantial knowledge in the field of Human Resources Management will be considered, but applicants may have to sit for any admission test and/or take remedial courses. Career Opportunity: Human Resources Manager of a firm, university, public or private
institutions and a Lecturer, in an institution of higher learning.

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BACHELOR OF ARTS IN ECONOMICS 4 YEARS


The Bachelor of Arts in Economics is offered with three subjects combinations called minors:

Economics with minor in Business Administration Economic with minor in Mathematics Economics with minor in Statistics

In each of these programmes of study, students have the opportunity to tailor in their final year of study their degrees into any one of the following concentration streams:

Business Economics Financial Economics Economic Development Regulatory Policy and Reform Requirements:
1st or 2nd class in C.O.S.C. or its equivalent including 4 credits two of which must be in Mathematics and English Language and the Aggregate of 34 or better. Department remarks: Demand for places in BA Economics is extremely High and competition is stiff. The department receives far more Applications than places available and as a result highly motivated, 1st class applicants are preferred. Career Opportunities: Economics graduates are employed in the Public Sector, in the Private Sector, the Financial Sector and in International Organizations, as Researchers, Finance and Investment Analysts, Policy Analysts, Economic Planners, Managers, Bankers, Insurance Officers. Others are Self-Employed as Consultants and Entrepreneurs.

POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA IN ECONOMICS 1 YEAR (BRIDGING) Requirements: BA Economics with a minimum of pass or better or any other relevant
qualification that may be approved by the NUL Senate on the advice of the Department and Faculty.

Career Opportunities: Banking and Insurance, Finance and Investment Analyst, Research
and Policy Analyst, Management and Administration, Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Journalism etc.

MASTER OF SCIENCE IN ECONOMICS - 2 YEARS Requirements: BA Economics with a minimum of Second Class Second Division or any
other relevant qualification that may be approved by NUL Senate on the advice of the department and Faculty. Career Opportunities: Banking and Insurance, Finance and Investment Analyst, Research & Policy Analysis, Management & Administration, Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Journalism (Applies to both Undergraduate & Postgraduate).

BACHELOR OF ARTS IN SOCIOLOGY 4 YEARS Requirements: 1st or 2nd class in C.O.S.C. Or its equivalent including 4 credits one of
which must be in English Language and the Aggregate of 34 or better.

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Career Opportunities:

Employed in Public, Private, Civil Society, and International Organizations as Senior Analysts and Administrators, Graduates are also employed in institutions of Higher Learning to pursue Teaching and Research Careers.

BACHELOR OF ARTS IN ANTHROPOLOGY 4 YEARS Requirements: 1st or 2nd class in C.O.S.C. Or its equivalent including 4 credits one of which
must be in English Language and the Aggregate of 34 or better. Career Opportunities: Employed in Public, Private, Civil Society, and International Organizations as Senior Analysts and Administrators, Graduates are also employed in Institutions of Higher Learning to pursue Teaching and Research Careers.

BACHELOR OF ARTS IN PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION 4 YEARS With Political Science With Development Studies With Sociology With Human Geography With Anthropology BACHELOR OF ARTS IN POLITICAL SCIENCE 4 YEARS With Public Administration With Sociology With Demography With Anthropology Requirements - 1st or 2nd class in C.O.S.C. or its equivalent including 4 credits one of which
must be in English Language and the Aggregate of 34 or better. Or Diploma in Public Administration of the Lesotho Institute of Public Administration and Management (LIPAM) with at least a Pass with Distinction/Credit and at least a Credit in Mathematics at C.O.S.C. for Bachelor of Arts in Public Administration. Career Opportunities: Employed in Public, Private, Civil Society, and International Organizations as Senior Analysts and Administrators, Graduates are also employed in Institutions of Higher Learning to pursue Teaching and Research Careers.

MASTER OF ARTS IN POLITICAL SCIENCE/PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION 2 YEARS (under review) Requirements: BA/BSc. in the Second Class Second Division category Bachelor of Arts in
Public Administration and Political Science, Bachelor of Arts in Political Science with Sociology and Public Administration with Sociology all obtained at NUL. Any other qualifications equivalent to BA/BSc obtained from an academic institution recognized by the NUL Senate.

Career Opportunities:

Employed in Public, Private, Civil Society, and International Organizations as Senior Analysts and Administrators, Graduates are also employed in institutions of Higher Learning to Pursue Teaching and Research Careers.

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CERTIFICATE IN STATISTICS - 2 YEARS


Full-fledged programme in Statistics producing individuals with ability to compile data, analyse data and present results.

Requirements: COSC or equivalent in the third class or higher; at least 4 credits, including a credit or higher in Mathematics; at least a D (7) in English Language; a minimum aggregate of 38 for the best six passed subjects. Career Opportunities: High employment prospects in almost all sectors of the economy be it government, private sector, and international organizations in areas requiring for decision making. Self-development Opportunity: Any graduate from the Certificate in Statistics, who had
an overall performance of a credit or higher has an opportunity to join BA Double Major in Statistics and Demography degree programme (normally in Third year of the programme).

BACHELOR OF ARTS IN STATISTICS AND DEMOGRAPHY (DOUBLE MAJOR) 4 YEARS Requirements: C.O.S.C or equivalent in the first or second class; at least four credits, two
of which should be in English Language and Mathematics and a minimum aggregate of 34 in the best six passed subjects. Any graduate from the Certificate in Statistics with a Credit or higher.

Career Opportunities: High employment prospects in Public, Private, and Voluntary


organizations dealing with population and development Planning and problems at both National and International Levels.

BACHELOR OF SOCIAL WORK 4 YEARS Requirements: COSC or its equivalent in the 1st or 2nd class. 4 credits including English
Language. A minimum aggregate of 34 for the best six passed subjects.

Career Opportunities: Insurance, Imports and Exports, Marketing and Sales, Commercial
Law, Actuarial Science, Office Management and Technology, Administration and Organizational Psychology, Social Worker, Analyst of Policy and its implementation.

MASTER OF SOCIAL WORK (FULL-TIME) 2 3 YEARS (under review) Requirements: Bachelor of Social Work or its equivalent in the categories of First Class
and/or Second Class Division or Advanced Diploma from recognized institutions. Career Opportunities: Social Researcher in different companies in Government/NonGovernmental Organizations, International Organizations, Lecturers at Institutions of Higher Learning, Analyse Problems, Policy Formulation and Implementation, Project Manager and Implementer.

MASTER OF SOCIOLOGY (FULL-TIME) 2 3 YEARS (under review) Requirements: BA Sociology or its equivalent in the categories of First Class and/or
Second Class Divisions.

Career Opportunities: Social Researcher in different companies, in Government/NonGovernmental Organizations, International Organizations, Lecturer at Institutions of Higher Learning, Analyse problems, Policy Formulation, Project Manager and Implementer. NUL Information Booklet 2013/2014 Page 24

PH.D IN SOCIOLOGY 4 5 YEARS (under review) Requirements: Masters in Sociology or related field.

INSTITUTE OF EXTRA MURAL STUDIES


MISSION STATEMENT: INSTITUTE OF EXTRA MURAL STUDIES:
The purpose of the Institute of the Institute of Extra Mural Studies (IEMS) is to bring the University to the people and the people to the university by using facilities and resources of the University, for the education of the out-of-school population of Lesotho and for its economic, social and cultural development. It endeavours to do this in consultation with the appropriate parastatals, academic faculties and private sector institutions. To this end, the Institute aims at encouraging, assisting and coordinating the efforts of the academic faculties and departments in all forms of University extension. All programmes are offered on a part-time basis

DIPLOMA IN ADULT EDUCATION - 3 YEARS Requirements: Should be 23 years of age (minimum) COSC/GCE, 3 credits plus a pass in English Language; relevant working experience in a formal or non-formal education setting. Career Opportunities: Field Worker, Community Extension Educator, Assistant
Researcher, Human Resource Manager (basic), Conflict and Resolution Manager, Crime Prevention Manager, Leadership Skills Manager, Change Agent Manager, Legal Advisor. On completion of the diploma can apply to enroll for a degree in Adult Education.

B.ED. IN ADULT EDUCATION - 4 YEARS Requirements: Diploma in Adult Education with a pass with Credit or better obtained at
NUL or its equivalent obtained at other institutions recognized by the NUL Senate. Applicants with a pass grade in the Diploma in Adult Education with at least an OWM of 50% plus two years work experience after Graduation may be considered for admission.

Career Opportunities: Trainer, Facilitator, Projects Monitor and Implementer, Non-formal


Educator, Researcher, Human Resource Manager, Change Agent, Community Extension Educator.

M.ED. IN ADULT EDUCATION 3 YEARS (under review) Requirements: (i) A B.Ed degree in Adult Education with at least a second class (lower
division) from this or any other university recognized by NUL Senate; or (ii) A relevant degree in any discipline from this university or any other university recognized by NUL Senate with at least a second-class lower division; or (iii) In exceptional cases, a holder of a pass degree in any field with a three year post graduation work experience may be accepted after they take and pass a prepared entrance examination. Preference will be given to applicants with at least two years post degree experience.

Career Opportunities: Candidates for the M.Ed specialize in (i) Adult Education and
Community Development, (ii) Open and Distance Learning or (iii) Adult Education and Management of HIV/AIDS programmes. This is a high level human resource program preparing learners to be planners, trainers, administrators and change managers in the national development field. NUL Information Booklet 2013/2014 Page 25

DIPLOMA IN MANAGEMENT - 3 YEARS Requirements: Minimum of GCE with Pass in Mathematics and English Language. Career Opportunities: Accountant, Human Resources Manager, Researcher, Industrial Relations Manager, Insurance Manager, Marketing Manager. BACHELOR OF ARTS IN BUSINESS ENTERPRISE - 4 YEARS Requirements: The NUL Diploma in Business Studies passed with Distinction or Credit. Diploma in Management obtained at NUL. Other Equivalent Diplomas recognized by the National University of Lesotho will be considered. Career Opportunities: Researcher, Human Resource Manager, Entrepreneur (self employer), Accountant, Auditor, Bank Manager, can enroll for further Professional Qualifications or Post-Graduate Studies. DIPLOMA IN MASS COMMUNICATION - 3 YEARS Requirements: COSC/GCE, 4 subjects passed at no lower than 7(D) Including English Language and Sesotho, or alternative language, 5 years working experience in the field of Journalism, this category of candidates shall take and pass and English proficiency test before consideration for admission and other alternative qualifications recognized by the NUL Senate. Career Opportunities: Journalist, Photographer, Graphic Designs, Public Relations, Publishing, Information and Communications, Advertising and Marketing. FOR MORE INFORMATION ON IEMS PROGRAMMES, PLEASE CONTACT: The Senior Assistant Registrar (SAR) IEMS, P/BAG A 47 MASERU 100 Tel: +266 22322038 e-mail- info@nul.ls website: www.nul.ls

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THE LIBRARY AND SERVICES


The hub of the NUL Library and Information Services is located in the Thomas Mofolo Library building on the main campus at Roma. The NUL Library plays a central role in ensuring the fulfillment of core academic initiatives, of the University. The Library strives to provide a dynamic information service to its clientele in order to give a practical meaning to the universitys purpose as a centre of excellence in learning, teaching and research. Whereas NUL Library and information services operate an open door policy whereby walkin users may enter reading rooms, only eligible users may borrow items and get passwords to access e-resources from the Internet. Those entitled to the mentioned privileges comprise: Bona fide students of the university Any staff member of the University as defined in the appropriate University statutes Any extra-mural member approved by the Library Board Visiting research fellows and/or professors

Others may make the necessary arrangements with the Library authorities. The NUL Library comprises the Thomas Mofolo Library as the main Library at Roma Campus; and the site Libraries at the Institute of Extra-Mural Studies (IEMS) in Maseru. IEMS has branches in Mahobong, Mohales Hoek and Thaba Tseka. The Library offers a mobile library service to these IEMS emerging sites. The Branch Library of IEMS and the mobile are primarily for IEMS students and teaching staff.

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At the main Library in Roma Campus the opening hours are as follows: During term Monday to Friday Saturdays Sundays 09.30 22.30hrs 09.00 1700 hrs 19.00 22.30hrs

NB: Circulation desk closes at 22.30 hrs and archives desk closes at 20.00hrs. Out of term Mondays to Fridays Saturdays Sundays Public Holidays 08.30 17.00hrs Closed Closed Closed

Opening hours at IEMS are as follows: During Term Mondays Fridays Saturdays Sundays Out of Term Mondays Fridays Saturdays Sundays Public Holidays 08.00 19.00hrs 09.30- 17.30hrs 09.30 17.30hrs 08.30 17.00hrs Closed Closed Closed

For more detailed information please refer to the Library booklet on rules and regulations. Contacts: Roma 22340601 ext. 3404, 7023 22340468 22322038 22785423 11900402

IEMS Maseru: Mohales Hoek: Thaba-Tseka:

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NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF LESOTHO


FEE STRUCTURE FOR 2013/2014 ACADEMIC YEAR
TUITION YEAR I FULL- TIME OTHER YEARS PART- TIME YEAR I OTHERS YEARS M1,740.00 ROOM FEES

Local PESP Certificate Certificate in Statistics Bachelor of Arts *Bachelor of Science Bachelor or Engineering th Programmes (5 year) *Bachelor of Science (Health Sciences) **B.Sc. Chemical Technology Per Credit Hour for all above Programmes Postgraduate Studies Per Credit Hour Masters in Adult Education Per Credit Hour PGDHRM Per Credit Hour Diploma in Agric. Education (1 Year) Diploma in Animal Health and Producation Diploma in Bus. Management Per Credit Hour Diploma in Adult Education Per Credit Hour Diploma in Mass Communication Per Credit Hour Diploma in Applied Philosophy Diploma in Library Information Studies Diploma in Pastoral Care & Counselling M4,530.00 M12,860.00

Non Local M4,530.00 M37,010.00

Local

Non Local

M13,010.00 M13,010.00

M37,010.00 M37,010.00

M11,390.00 M13,010.00 M6,780.00

M34,080.00 M37,010.00

M7,510.00 M6,820.00

M18,510.00

M37,010.00 M13,010.00 M37,010.00 M15,680.00 M6,160.00 M16,820.00 M6,820.00 M3,760.00

M14,520.00 M550.00 -

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M14,520.00 M550.00 -

M8,400.00

M8,420.00 M484.00 M13,680.00 -

M13,010.00 M13,010.00

M37,010.00 M37,010.00

M12,860.00 M12,860.00 M12,860.00

M37,010.00 M37,010.00 M37,010.00

M11,390.00 M11,390.00 M11,390.00

M11,390.00 M11,390.00 M11,390.00

M4,470.00

M4,470.00

M3,780.00 M220.00 M6,300.00

M3,780.00 M220.00 M6,300.00

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B.Ed in Adult Education Per Credit Hour B. Ed. (Primary) Per Credit Hour BA. Business Enterprises Per Credit Hour Postgraduate Honours Bachelor of Arts Honours English Language, Development Studies, Linguistics, Philosophy Diplomas Postgraduate Diploma in Education I & II (Part-Time) Postgraduate Diploma in Labour Law Postgraduate Diploma in Human Resource Management Masters MSc. Agric. Soil Science, Crop Science & Animal Science Master of Arts in Education I & II Master of Laws MSc. Sociology, Economics, Master of Social Work, Master of Arts in Political Science & Public Administration MSc. Chemistry Master in Adult Education (Part-Time) Doctrate PhD Education PhD Literature in English, Language & Linguistics, Philosophy, African Languages & Development Studies.

M7,700.00 M7,660.00 -

M7,700.00

M7,700.00

M7,700.00

M7,660.00 -

M7,660.00 M9,960.00

M7,660.00 M9,960.00 -

M15,980.00

M15,980.00

M15,980.00

M15,980.00

M10,510.00

M10,510.00

M10,510.001

M10,510.00

M15,980.00 M15,050.00

M15,980.00 M15,050.00

M15,980.00 M15,050.00

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M15,980.00 M15,980.00 M15,980.00

M15,980.00 M15,980.00 M15,980.00

M15,980.00 M11,120.00

M15,980.00 M11,120.00

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M15,980.00 M11,120.00

M15,980.00 M15,980.00

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OTHER RELATED FEES APPLICATION FEE:Undergraduate: Local M 150.00 Local M 250.0 Non-Local M 190.00 Non-Local M 380.00 M 450.00 (For all) M 100.00 M30.00/day after registration M630.00. Free M 200.00 Free M 500.00 M 30.00 M 30.00 M 50.00 M 50.00 M 50.00 M 600.00 M 160.00 M 260.00 M 100.00 M 50.00 M 50.00 21 days maximum

Postgraduate: Acceptance Fee Exam Fee

Late Registration Penalty Transcript (Original) Subsequent issues of transcripts Certificate (Original) Lost/damaged (Certificate) Lost Result Slip/Receipt/admission Letter Bonafide/English Proficiency Letter Identity Card Residence Fee (on vacation) Key deposit Remarking Fee/ course Supplementary Fee/course Caution Fee/p.a Technology Fee/p.a. Sport, recreation and culture fee/p.a. Student Governance Fee/p.a. RECOMMENDED ALLOWANCES

Practicum Fee M 300.00 Personal Allowance M 3,850.00 Book Allowance M7,150.00 Medical Allowance M3,300.00 Food Allowance M9,900.00 *Health Sciences (Year 1), B.Sc. General, B.Sc. Education, B.Sc. Agriculture:

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N.U.L. Banking Details: Standard Lesotho Bank 0140033775301. Code: 062067 Swift Code: SBICLSMX NUL: Leading African University, Always Striving for Excellence and Improving Access to its programmes!!! Email: admissions@nul.ls Admissions Secretary National University of Lesotho P.O. Roma 180 Lesotho Tel: +266 5221 0601 +266 5221 3835/36/34/46/47 Email: admissions@nul.ls

Website: www.nul.ls

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