Continuing Education

About the department

The Department of Continuing Education (DCE) serves as the central administrative unit for Continuing Education programmes The Department provides enabling systems for the University to offer credit and non-credit programmes within the framework of continuing education, and lifelong learning. The DCE achieves this through,

  1. parallel,
  2. block release,
  3. online and distance education programmes,
  4. professional development programmes,
  5. training programmes,
  6. short courses
  7. other extension and outreach activities

The mission of Continuing Education is to increase access to high-quality university courses to its customers by utilising flexible learning modes, educational technologies and emerging content delivery methods that reduce, and in some cases eliminate, the need for students to be in particular locations at set times to receive instruction

The vision for Continuing Education at AU is to be the premier provider of high quality education courses and programmes, using flexible learning modes to train and empower its students to become the future leaders of Africa in particular and the world in general.

College Of Business, Peace, Leadership And Governance

Department of Business Sciences
Basic Entry Requirements

5 ‘O’ level passes or equivalent including English Language and Mathematics. At least two GCE Advanced level passes in any of the following subjects: Accounts, Management of Business, Economics and Mathematics or an approved Diploma in Management related field or professional qualification. One year exemption for those who are fully employed and have at least two years work experience in relevant areas.

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Basic Entry Requirements

5 ‘O’ level passes or equivalent including English Language and Mathematics. At least two GCE Advanced level passes in any of the following subjects: Accounts, Management of Business, Economics and Mathematics or an approved Diploma in Management related field or professional qualification. One year exemption for those who are fully employed and have at least two years work experience in relevant areas.

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Basic Entry Requirements

5 ‘O’ level passes or equivalent including English Language and Mathematics. At least two GCE Advanced level passes in any of the following subjects: Accounts, Management of Business, Economics and Mathematics or an approved Diploma in Management related field or professional qualification. One year exemption for those who are fully employed and have at least two years work experience in relevant areas.

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Basic Entry Requirements

5 ‘O’ level passes or equivalent including English Language and Mathematics. At least two GCE Advanced level passes in any of the following subjects: Accounts, Management of Business, Economics and Mathematics or an approved Diploma in Management related field or professional qualification. One year exemption for those who are fully employed and have at least two years work experience in relevant areas.

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Basic Entry Requirements

5 ‘O’ level passes or equivalent including English Language At least two GCE Advanced level passes or a relevant Diploma from a recognized institution and a minimum of two years work experience.

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Basic Entry Requirements

A good first degree in relevant areas. ‘O’ level Mathematics.

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Basic Entry Requirements

A good first degree in a relevant area. 2 years of Post qualification work experience in managerial/supervisory capacity.

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Department of Computer and Computer Information
Basic Entry Requirements

5 ‘O’ level passes or equivalent including English Language and Mathematics. At least two GCE Advanced level passes in any of the following subjects: Accounts, Management of Business, Economics and Mathematics or an approved Diploma in Management related field or professional qualification. One year exemption for those who are fully employed and have at least two years work experience in relevant areas.

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Basic Entry Requirements

5 ‘O’ level passes or equivalent including English Language and Mathematics. At least two GCE Advanced level passes in any of the following subjects: Accounts, Management of Business, Economics and Mathematics or an approved Diploma in Management related field or professional qualification. One year exemption for those who are fully employed and have at least two years work experience in relevant areas.

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Department of Peace, Leadership and Governance

Basic Entry Requirements

A good first degree in a relevant area

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Basic Entry Requirements

A good first degree in a relevant area

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Basic Entry Requirements

A good first degree in a relevant area.

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Basic Entry Requirements

The MIP Program is designed for young professionals who wish to upgrade their skills in IP law. The Program is based on a comparative approach. Candidates are required to hold a Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university in any discipline. English proficiency is required. A minimum of two years of work experience is recommended.

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Basic Entry Requirements

A good first degree in a relevant area

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Basic Entry Requirements

A good first degree in a relevant area

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College Of Health, Agriculture and Natural Sciences

Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Basic Entry Requirements

5 ‘O’ level passes including English Language and Mathematics / Applied Mathematics/ Pure Mathematics / Applied Statistics. At least two GCE Advanced level passes in Geography, Agriculture, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Management of Business, Accounts, Biology and Economics or a recognized relevant Diploma.

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Basic Entry Requirements

A good first degree in relevant areas e.g. Agriculture and Natural Resources, Agronomy, Crop Science, Horticulture or related fields

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Department of Health Sciences
Basic Entry Requirements

5 ‘O’ level passes at grade ‘C’ or better including English Language, Mathematics and Biology at ‘O’ and ‘A’ level or equivalent. A Diploma in Nursing and minimum of two years work experience. Must be registered to practice as a nurse by the Nurses Council or appropriate Health Professions Board. All international applicants must be registered with Nurse Council of Zimbabwe before joining the programme.

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Basic Entry Requirements

A good health related first degree and 2 years Post Bachelor professional experience in a relevant area.

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College Of Social Sciences, Theology, Humanities and Education

Department of Education
Basic Entry Requirements

5 ‘O’ level passes including English language and Mathematics. At least two GCE Advanced level passes. ‘A’ level passes in the proposed teaching subject

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Basic Entry Requirements

5 ‘O’ level passes including English language and Mathematics. At least two GCE Advanced level passes. ‘A’ level passes in the proposed teaching subject.

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Basic Entry Requirements

A good first degree in relevant areas e.g. Agriculture and Natural Resources, Agronomy, Crop Science, Horticulture or related fields

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Basic Entry Requirements

Diploma in Education (Primary).Two years teaching experience

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Basic Entry Requirements

A good first degree in relevant areas Two GCE ‘A’ level passes in the proposed teaching subject. Be employed as a full time teacher in an approved School/College.

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Basic Entry Requirements

A good first degree in relevant areas and at least two years work/teaching experience.

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Department of Social Sciences
Basic Entry Requirements

Master of Science in Child Rights and Childhood Studies.

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Basic Entry Requirements

A good first degree in a relevant area.

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Satellite Campuses : Taking AU to the Community

The department runs state of the art Satellite Campuses to provide high quality international academic programmes for students within Africa and abroad, for continuous upgrading of knowledge through continuing professional education and research

  1. Harare : Finance House: Corner Second and Speke Avenue
  2. Mutare City Centre: 7 Hosgood Avenue
  3. Chimoio (Mocambique): Escola des Pais

Staff

Mr Hilary Sidindi

Director Continuing Education

Email:dce@africau.edu

extension 1062

Academic Qualifications
  1. MSc Instructional Technology (2013)
  2. Masters in Business administration (2003)
  3. Bachelor of Business Studies and Computer Technology (1987)

Mrs Magunje

Email: elearning@africau.edu

extension 1088

Academic Qualifications
  1. Master of Education in ICTS (2013)
  2. Honors in Education (2010)
  3. Bachelor of Education in Accounting (2008)

Mrs Tichaenda Chiomba

Email: auittc@africau.edu

Ext: 2297

Academic Qualifications
  1. BBA Marketing (2009)
  2. Diploma in Marketing (2007

Ms Mary Chinzou

Email: coordinator@africau.edu

Ext: 2292

Academic Qualifications
  1. Mso Child and Family Studies (2013)
  2. BSc Hons. in Psychology (2010)