University of Zimbabwe
This institutional profile has been created for use by University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate programs.
First degree/qualification: Bachelor's or specialized degrees (3-5 years).
Minimum quality for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: Upper half of second class (ii).
Minimum level for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: 3 year first degree.
Documents required: Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded.
Description: Instituted in 1955, until 1980 known as University of Rhodesia. Usual admission requirement: General Certificate of Education with five passes at ordinary level and two passes at advanced level (13 years of education).
Most first degrees classified. Grading system in effect since September l976.
Language of instruction: English.
- Master's: 1-2 years after honours degree; singularly or by any combination of coursework, examination, research, thesis. Some degrees awarded with "distinction" or "merit."
- Doctor of philosophy: 3-4 years following master's degree; by research and thesis.
Last updated: May 09, 2005