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Harare Institute of Technology, HIT Admission Requirements: 2020/2021

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The Harare Institute of Technology, HIT 2020/2021 admission requirement for all the courses at the undergraduate, diploma and postgraduate level is updated every year. Therefore, this article contains the full list of all the undergraduate and postgraduate courses coupled with their general requirements.
Harare Institute of Technology, HIT Admission Requirements: 2019/2020
For admission into programmes of study at the Harare Institute of Technology, HIT for any first degree or second degree, an applicant must have the following requirements for a successful admission.

HARARE INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, HIT UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSION REQUIREMENT

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For normal entry candidates should:-

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  1. Have satisfied the general requirements as prescribed below; and
  2. Have satisfied the special requirements for entry into the particular Programme chosen; and
  3. Have passed English Language and Mathematics at Ordinary Level or approved equivalents.

Special Entry – This admission is considered through non- Zimbabwean Qualifications.
General Requirements

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  1. For all degree programmes, candidates must have 5 ‘O’ level passes at Grade ‘C’ or better with passes in Maths, English and Science.
  2. Passes at National Diploma and Higher National Diploma for admission at approved levels in the appropriate field of study.

The following are acceptable to the Institute:-
Ordinary Level Pass or Equivalent
Zimbabwe Schools Examinations Council (ZIMSEC) Certificate, Higher Education Examinations Council (HEXCO) Certificate, Ordinary Level of the Associated Examining Board’s General Certificate of Education; Credit Standard of Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate; Ordinary Level of the University of London’s General Certificate of Education and Advanced Standard of the Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate.
SPECIFIC DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT SCIENCES (BMS)
PROGRAMME & DURATION OF STUDY ENTRY REQUIREMENTS CAREER PROSPECTS
 
BTech Honours Degree in Electronic Commerce (BEC)
 
4 years fulltime
 
Two ‘A’ level passes which should include one of the following: Mathematics, Accounting or Computer Science and any other subject(s) from the following: Business Studies, Economics, Physics or any relevant commercial subjects.
OR
National Diploma (ND) in E-Commerce or equivalent plus a minimum of two years relevant post qualification experience.
OR
Higher National Diploma (HND) in E-Commerce or equivalent.
Ø  Technopreneur
Ø  E-Commerce Director
Ø  E-Commerce Consultant
Ø  E-Commerce Security Executive
Ø  Marketing Executive
Ø  IT Manager
Ø  Database Manager
Ø  Data Mining Expert
Ø  Advertising Copywriter
Ø  Programmer
Ø  Webmaster
Ø  Web Designer
 
BTech Honours Degree in Financial Engineering (BFE)
 
4 years fulltime
 
Three ‘A’ level passes in Commercial or Science subjects, including Mathematics.
OR
National Diploma (ND) in Financial Engineering or its equivalent plus a minimum of two years relevant post qualification experience.
OR
Higher National Diploma (HND) in Financial Engineering or its equivalent.
Ø  Financial Engineer
Ø  Portfolio Engineer
Ø  Derivatives Engineers
Ø  High Frequency Trading Analysts
Ø  Exotic Credit Trading Associates
Ø  Fixed Income Commodity Associates
Ø  Insurance Managers
Ø  Global Advisory group Analysts
Ø  Financial Research Consultants
Ø  Financial Software Developers
Ø  Financial Risk Managers
 
BTech Honours Degree in
Forensic Accounting and Auditing (BFA) 4 years fulltime
 
Two ‘A’ level passes in Commercial or Science subjects, including Mathematics.
OR
National Diploma (ND) in Forensic Accounting/Forensic Auditing or its equivalent plus a minimum of two years relevant post qualification experience.
OR
Higher National Diploma (HND) in Forensic Accounting/Forensic Auditing or its equivalent.
 
NB:  An accepted student must submit a  Zimbabwe Republic Police Clearance Certificate before registration.
Ø  Technopreneurs in Forensic Accounting & Auditing
Ø  Forensic Accountants/Auditors
Ø  Fraud Examiners/Investigators
Ø  Fraud and Forensics Consultants
Ø  E-Commerce Crimes Consultants
Ø  Lead Investigators
Ø  Fraud Risk Managers
Ø  Expert Forensic Witnesses
Ø  Regulatory Compliance Auditors
Ø  Risk and Compliance Managers
Ø  Fraud and Forensics Academics and Researchers
Ø  Fraud and Forensics Trainers.
Ø  Anti-money Laundering Officers
Ø  Fraud Control and Corruption Prevention Practitioners
Diploma in Microfinance (BDM) 1 year Part-time A minimum of 5’O’ Levels including English Language and Mathematics,
plus two years working experience in microfinance and or related fields
OR
Certificate  in  Microfinance,  relevant  undergraduate  qualifications  or  its equivalent.
Ø  Senior Managers in Microfinance Institutions/Banks/SACCOs or Cooperatives
Ø  Policy Makers within the Micro Finance sector or related sectors
Ø  Social Investors
Ø  Donor Agencies Officers responsible for microfinance
Ø  Board Members of Financial Institutions offering microfinance services
Master of Technology Degree in Strategy and Innovation
3 years Block Release
An undergraduate degree in the field of Business and Management such as Economics, Accounting, Finance, and Marketing.
OR
Any undergraduate degree in the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics field with at least 2 years working experience at managerial level.
Ø  Organisational Directors
Ø  Technology Park Directors
Ø  Business Developer
Ø  Innovation and Design Thinkers
Ø  Technology Strategist
Ø  Consultants in the following areas;
  • ·          Sustainability Innovation
  • ·          Intellectual Capital
  • ·          New Products and Service Design
  • ·          New Venture Capital
SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY (ET)
PROGRAMME ENTRY REQUIREMENTS CAREER PROSPECTS
BTech Honours Degree in
Chemical and Process Systems Engineering
(ECP)
4 years fulltime
Three ‘A’ level passes in Mathematics, Chemistry and a third approved subject such as Physics, Technical Drawing, Computer Science Biology, Mechanical Engineering or Metallurgy.
OR
National Diploma (ND) in either Chemical & Process Systems Engineering or equivalent plus a minimum of two years relevant post qualification experience.
OR
Higher National Diploma (HND) in Chemical & Process Systems Engineering or equivalent.
Ø  Technopreneur
Ø  Process Engineer
Ø  Project Engineer
Ø  Production Manager
Ø  Technical Manager
Ø  Technical Director
Ø  Manufacturing Executive
Ø  Research Engineer
Ø  Training Officers
Ø  Lecturers at Tertiary Institutions
BTech Honours Degree in Electronic Engineering (EEE)
4 years fulltime
Two ‘A’ level passes in Mathematics and Physics or equivalent.
OR
National Diploma (ND) in Electronic Engineering or its equivalent plus a minimum of two years relevant post qualification experience.
OR
Higher National Diploma (HND) in Electronic Engineering or its equivalent.
Ø  Technopreneurship careers
Ø  Broadcast & TelecommunicationsSystems Engineering Technologist
Ø  Instrumentation & Control Systems Engineering Technologist
Ø  Power Electronics Engineering Technologist
Ø  Embedded Computer Technologist
Ø  Control Systems Integrator
Ø  Electrical/Electronic Product Specialist
Ø  Research Engineering Technologist
Ø  Industrial Robot Control Systems Engineering Technologist
Ø  Optimization Network Engineering Technologist
Ø  Network Designer
Ø  Project Engineering Technologists
Ø  Test Engineering Technologist
Ø  Design Engineering Technologist
Ø  Systems Engineering Technologist
Ø  Application Engineering Technologist
Ø  Engineering Manager
BTech Honours Degree in
Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
(EIM)
4 years fulltime
Three ‘A’ level passes in Mathematics and Physics plus any other technical or science subject.
OR
National Diploma (ND) in Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering or equivalent plus a minimum of two years relevant post qualification experience.
OR
Higher National Diploma (HND) in Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering or equivalent.
Ø  Industrial Engineer
Ø  Plant Manager
Ø  Manufacturing Manager
Ø  Manufacturing Engineer
Ø  Process Engineer
Ø  Production Engineer
Ø  Environmental Control Officer
Ø  Quality Assurance Manager
Ø  Maintenance Engineer
Ø  Engineering Consultant
BTech Honours Degree in
Polymer Technology and Engineering  (EPT)
4 years fulltime
Two  ‘A’ Level passes in Chemistry and either Mathematics or Physics
OR
National Diploma (ND) in Polymer Technology and Engineering or equivalent plus a minimum of two years relevant post qualification experience.
OR
Higher National Diploma (HND) in Polymer Technology and Engineering or equivalent.
Ø  Technopreneur
Ø  Polymer Technologist/Engineer
Ø  Process Technologist/Engineer
Ø  Research Technologist/Engineer
Ø  Development Technologist/Engineer
Ø  Materials Technologist/Engineer
Ø  Production Manager
Ø  Technical Manager
Ø  Quality Assurance Manager
Ø  Project Manager
Ø  Industrial Trainer
Ø  Business Consultant
B Tech Honours Degree in Materials Technology and Engineering EMT
4 years fulltime
Two  ‘A’ Level passes in Mathematics and Chemistry/Physics
OR
National Diploma (ND) in Materials Technology and Engineering or equivalent plus a minimum of two years relevant post qualification experience.
OR
Higher National Diploma (HND) in Materials Technology and Engineering or equivalent.
Ø  Technoprenuers
Ø  Process Engineers
Ø  Materials Engineers
Ø  Materials Scientists
Ø  Forensic Experts
Ø  Researchers
Ø  Metallurgists
Ø  Consultants
Master of Technology (MTech)  Degree in Machine Design  (EMMD)
3 years Block Release
Applicants must be holders of a relevant Honours Degree from a recognized Institution with at least a Lower Second (2.2) class. Relevant fields include but are not limited to Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, Production Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Mechatronics Engineering.
(2 Years Full time – Conventional)
Ø  Design Engineer
Ø  Engineering Consultant
Ø  Research and Development
Ø  Engineering Global Development
SCHOOL OF INDUSTRIAL SCIENCES AND TECHNOLOGY (ST)
PROGRAMME ENTRY REQUIREMENTS CAREER PROSPECTS
BTech Honours Degree in Biotechnology (SBT)
4 years fulltime
Two ‘A’ Level passes in Biology and Chemistry, and a third approved subject which could be either Physics or Mathematics.
OR
National Diploma (ND) in Biotechnology or its equivalent plus a minimum of two years relevant post qualification experience.
OR
Higher National Diploma (HND) in Biotechnology or its equivalent.
Ø  Resource Industries

Agriculture, Aquaculture, Bioenergy, Environment, Forestry, Mining
Ø  Product Industries
Food Processing, Industrial Chemicals, Neutraceticals, Pharmaceuticals, Textiles
Ø  Bioscience and Human Health
Ø  Bioinformatics, Genomics, Human Health, Life Sciences, Medical Devices and Diagnostics, Nanotechnology
Biotechnology Innovative Hub
Ø  Commercialisation, Marketing and Enterprise Development of Biotechnology related skills, services and their respective products

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BTech Honours Degree in Food Processing Technology (SFP)
4 years fulltime
Three ‘A’ level passes in Chemistry and any other two in Biology, Physics, Mathematics or Food Science.
OR
National Diploma (ND) in Food Processing Technology or its equivalent plus a minimum of two years relevant post qualification experience.
OR
Higher National Diploma (HND) in Food Processing Technology or its equivalent.
Ø  Research and Product Development
Ø  Food Technologist/Engineer
Ø  Food Microbiologist
Ø  Food Chemist
Ø  Process Controller
Ø  Quality Controller
Ø  Brew-Master
Ø  Factory Manager
Ø  Cheese Maker
Ø  Quality Assurance
Ø  Sensory Evaluation
Ø  Lectureship
Bachelor of Phar-macy Honours Degree (SPT) 4 years fulltime Three ‘A’ Level passes in Chemistry and either Biology, Mathematics or Physics.
OR
National Diploma (ND) in Pharmaceutical Technology or its equivalent plus a minimum of two years relevant post qualification experience.
OR
Higher  National  Diploma  (HND)  in  Pharmaceutical  Technology  or  its equivalent.
Ø  Technopreneur
Ø  Pharmaceutical Production Professionals
Ø  Pharmaceutical Managers
Ø  Process Control Managers
Ø  Machinery Managers
Ø  Quality Control Managers
Ø  Marketing Professionals
Ø  Product Development Professionals
Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Radiography (SRA)
4 years fulltime
Two ‘A’ Level passes in either Biology, Mathematics, Physics or Chemistry.
OR
National Diploma (ND) in Radiography or equivalent plus a minimum of two years relevant post qualification experience.
OR
Higher National Diploma (HND) in Radiography or equivalent.
Ø  Technopreneur
Ø  Clinical Radiographer
Ø  Industrial Radiographer
Ø  Therapy Radiographer
Ø  Radiation Protection Officer
Ø  Immigration Radiographer
Ø  Radiation Equipment Sales Representative
Ø  Quality Assurance Officer
Ø  Medical Dosimetrist
Ø  Ultrasonographer
Post Graduate Diploma in Medical Dosimetry (SDMD)
2 years Block Release
Diploma  in  Radiography  or  equivalent  plus  two  years  relevant  post qualification experience.
OR
Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Therapeutic Radiography
Ø  Medical Dosimetrist
Ø  Radiation Protection Officer
Ø  Clinical Supervisor
Ø  Quality Assurance Officer
Ø  Machine Vendors
Ø  Technopreneur
Ø  Lectureship
Post Graduate Diploma in Medical Ultrasound (SDMU)
18 months Full Time
Diploma  in  Radiography  or  equivalent  plus  two  years  relevant  post qualification experience.
OR
Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Radiography
OR
Bachelor of Technology Honours Degree in Radiography
Ø  Ultrasonographer
Ø  Clinical Supervisor
Ø  Radiation Protection Officer
Ø  Quality Assurance Officer
Ø  Machine Ventors
Ø  Technopreneur
Ø  Lectureship
SCHOOL OF INFORMATION SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (IST)
PROGRAMME ENTRY REQUIREMENTS CAREER PROSPECTS
BTech Honours Degree in Computer Science
(ICS)
4 years fulltime
Two ‘A’ Level passes including Mathematics and Physics or Computer Science or any other relevant science subject.
OR
National Diploma (ND) in Computer Science or equivalent plus a minimum of two years relevant post qualification experience.
OR
Higher National Diploma (HND) in Computer Science or equivalent.
Ø  Technopreneur
Ø  Network and Systems Administrators
Ø  Systems and Applications Programmers
Ø  Computer Engineers
Ø  Artificial Intelligence Specialists
Ø  IT Projects Managers
Ø  Software Engineers
Ø  Security Analysts
Ø  Systems Auditors
Ø  Data Administrators
Ø  Strategic Analysts
Ø  Policy Analysts
Ø  Air Traffic Controllers
Ø  Intelligence Developers
Ø  Systems Designers
Ø  Programmers
BTech Honours Degree in Information Technology (IIT)
4 years fulltime
Two ‘A’ Level passes including Mathematics and Physics or Computer Science or any other relevant science subject.
OR
National Diploma (ND) in Information Technology or equivalent plus a minimum of two years relevant post qualification experience.
OR
Higher National Diploma (HND) in Information Technology or equivalent.
Ø  Hi-Tech Enterprise Developer
Ø  IT Administrator
Ø  Software Developer
Ø  Web Designer & Administrator
Ø  Database Administrator
Ø  Network Administrator
Ø  Analyst Programmer
Ø  IT Manager
BTech Honours Degree in
Information Security & Assurance (ISA) 4 years fulltime
Two ‘A’ Level passes including Mathematics and Physics or Computer Science and any other relevant science subject.
OR
National Diploma (ND) in Information Security and Assurance or equivalent plus a minimum of two years relevant post qualification experience.
Ø  Information Security Technopreneurs
Ø  Cryptographers
Ø  IT Security Officers
Ø  IT Managers
Ø  Computer Security Consultants
Ø  Corporate Information Systems Managers
OR
Higher National Diploma (HND) in Information Security and Assurance or equivalent.
Ø  IT Auditors
Ø  Business Technology Supervisors
Ø  Information Systems Security Managers
BTech Honours Degree in Software Engineering (ISE)
4 years fulltime
Two ‘A’ Level passes including Mathematics and Physics or any other relevant science subject.
OR
National Diploma (ND) in Software Engineering or equivalent plus a minimum of two years relevant post qualification experience.
OR
Higher National Diploma (HND) in Software Engineering or equivalent.
Ø  Software Engineering Technopreneurs
Ø  Applications Software Engineer
Ø  Software Developer
Ø  Computer Programmer
Ø  Systems Analyst
Ø  Systems Engineer
Ø  Computer and Information Systems Managers
Master of Technology (MTech) Degree in Cloud Computing (IMCC)
3 years Block Release
Applicants must be holders of a relevant Honours Degree from a recognized Institution with at least a Lower Second (2.2) class.  Relevant fields include but are not limited to Computer Science, Computer Science and Engineering, Software Engineering, Information Technology, Information Systems and Information Security & Assurance.  (2 Years Full time – Conventional) Ø  Cloud Architects
Ø  Cloud Software Engineers
Ø  Data Scientists
Ø  Cloud Engineers
Ø  Cloud Services Developers
Ø  Application Developers
Ø  Cloud Security Consultants
Ø  Cloud Systems Engineer
Ø  Cloud Network Engineer
Ø  Cloud Storage Administrators
Master of Technology (MTech) Degree in Computer Science (IMCS)
3 years Block Release
Applicants must be holders of a relevant Honours Degree from a recognized Institution with at least a Lower Second (2.2) class. Relevant fields include but are not limited to Computer Science and Computer Science & Engineering. (2 Years Full time – Conventional) Ø  Computer and Information Research Scientists
Ø  Computer Network Architects
Ø  Computer Support Specialists
Ø  Mobile and Software Application Developer
Ø  Database Administration
Ø  Software Engineer
Ø  Video Game Designer
Ø  Network and Computer Systems Administrator
Ø  IT Security Specialits
Ø  Computer Systems Analyst
Ø  Web Developer
Ø  Technology Manager
Ø  Data Scientist
Master of Technology (MTech) Degree in Information Technology (IMIT)
3 years Block Release
Applicants must be holders of a relevant Honours Degree from a recognized Institution with at least a Lower Second (2.2) class. Relevant fields include but are not limited to Information Technology, Information System, Computer Science, Information Security & Assurance and Software Engineering. (2 Years Full time – Conventional) Ø  Database Manager/Administrator
Ø  Systems Analyst
Ø  Computer Support Specialist
Ø  Human Computer Interaction Specialist
Ø  Quality Assurance Engineer
Ø  Business Decision Support Specialist
Ø  Systems Developer
Ø  Network Engineer
Ø  Multimedia Programmer
Ø  Games Developer
Ø  Web Developer
Master of Technology (MTech) Degree in Software Engineering (IMSE)
3 years Block Release
Applicants must be holders of a relevant Honours Degree from a recognized
Institution with at least a Lower Second (2.2) class.  Relevant fields include
but are not limited to Software Engineering, Software
Ø  Technocrats
Ø  Software Engineer
Ø  Software Developer
Ø  Project Manager
Ø  Software Tester
Technology,
Computer Science and Computer Science & Engineering. (2 Years Full time  – Conventional)
Ø  Software Architect
Ø  Software Quality Assurance Proffessional
Ø  Data Scientist
Ø  Systems Analyst
Ø  Systems Engineer
Ø  Academicians and Researchers

HARARE INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, HIT POSTGRADUATE ADMISSION REQUIREMENT

Entry requirements for a Postgraduate degree Programme

A Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent from an accredited University in a subject or subjects relevant to the course applied for.
Duration of Programme: 1 Academic Year

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Entry requirements for a Masters degree Programme

A Bachelors’ degree or postgraduate diploma from an accredited University in a subject or subjects relevant to the course applied for.
Duration of Programme: 2 Academic Years

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Entry requirements for a DBA or PhD degree programme

Applicants must be holders of Master’s degree or any other related programs from a recognized University. Practitioner Experience: Applicants must have management experience of at least three years pre – or – post Masters.
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  1. What about if your have a national certificate from a relevant college , one does not qualify to be enrolled at your institution.

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