Master of Philosophy (MPhil) in the Faculty of Agriculture And Natural Resources

The MPhil degree is a graduate degree carried out primarily through supervised research. A student may be required to undertake and pass some coursework in order to enhance his/her research studies, provided that such coursework shall not exceed three (3) courses.
Studies may be pursued on a full-time or on a part-time basis.

Areas of research
Fields of study for research are Agribusiness, Agricultural Economics, Crop Production, Animal Science, Forestry, Horticulture, Irrigation, Water Management, Wildlife Management and Natural Resources.

All prospective graduate students shall be expected to demonstrate proficiency in English in order to pursue their studies at Africa University.


The MSc degree programmes are offered on a full-time basis and will run for two academic years. Candidates who fail to complete their dissertations within the specified period may apply for an extension of registration period to Senate through the Faculty. The maximum duration of the registration period for full-time study shall normally not exceed three academic years.
M.Sc. in Crop Production (2 years full time)
M.Sc. in Agribusiness (2 years full time)

Entry requirements
A relevant B.Sc. Degree in Natural Sciences, Agriculture, Economics, Business Studies and Commerce

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Return the completed forms and documentation to
The Assistant Registrar, Academic Affairs
Africa University
P.O. Box 1320
Mutare, Zimbabwe
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