Bachelor of Science Education Honours Degree in Biological Sciences (HBScEd – 4 Years)

A prospective student must also meet the following requirements:

  • have obtained a pass at ‘A’ level in Biology and one of the following subjects or their recognized equivalents; Chemistry, Geography, Mathematics, Agriculture, Physics or Computer Science,


  • have obtained a pass at ‘O’ Level or ‘A’ level in a third subject chosen from those listed in Section 2.1.1 or another approved sciences subjects, AND have a pass at ‘O’ level in both English language and Mathematics.
  • Special Entry and mature entry admission shall be in accordance with the General Regulations.

Structure of the Programme

Part I
Code                     Description

PC301                    Curriculum Design, Implementation & Evaluation
PC102                    Research Methods and Statistics             
PC104                    Citizenship Education
BZ101                    Diversity of Life 1
BZ103                    Diversity of Life 11          
BZ107                    Molecular & Cell biology              
BZ108                    Genetics

Part II

PC203                    Advanced Pedagogics
PC204                    History & Philosophy of Science
PC205                    Educational Management
AS204                    Applied Science Education
HS101                    HIV/AIDS Education
BZ201                    Ecology
BZ202                    Plant Form & Function  
BZ204                    Vertebrate Biology
BZ205                    Evolutionary botany

Part III

BZ312                    Plant Physiology
BZ311                    Animal Physiology
BZ313                    Invertebrate Biology
BZ310                    General Microbiology
BZ314                    Virology &Immunology
BZ315                    Molecular Genetics
BZ308                    Biomathemathics
BZ421                    Lab-based Research Project

Part IV

BZ407                    Biotechnology  
BZ408                    Applied Bacteriology &Mycology
BZ409                    Human & Social Biology
BZ410                    Agricultural Biology
BZ411                    Entomology & Parasitology
BZ412                    Applied Ecology

Opportunities are found but not limited to:
» Education
» Agriculture
» Food industry
» NGOs
» Parks and Wildlife Authority of Zimbabwe
» Research institutions
» Municipalities
» Parastatals
» Starting own company.