About the Faculty

Acting Dean of Applied Social Sciences

Acting Dean of Applied Social Sciences

Dr. T. M. Kaputa

Doctor of Philosophy (Special Education) (ZOU)
Post Graduate Certificate in Practitioner Research Skills Training in Open and Distance Learning (BOCODOL, Botswana)
Master of Education (Special Education). University of Manchester (UK)
Diploma in Advanced Study in Education. University of Manchester (UK)
Cert. in Education. Mkoba Teachers’ College (Zim)

Faculty Vision

To become a world leader in Applied Social Sciences research in Zimbabwe and beyond.

Faculty Mission Statement

The Faculty of Applied Social Sciences is committed to serving the greater community through research and the provision counselling to students thereby supporting the University's mission.

The Faculty of Applied Social Sciences prepares candidates for positions in fields that include academic teaching and research, diplomatic and international service, professional and public service. The Faculty houses six (6) Departments.

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 10:56

The Zimbabwe Open University is pleased to announce that His Excellency, Cde. R. G. Mugabe, the President of the Republic of Zimbabwe and Chancellor of the Zimbabwe Open University (ZOU) has appointed Professor Alfred Champion Ncube, as the Acting Vice Chancellor of

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Latest News & Announcements

Monday, October 16, 2017 - 15:40

Zimbabwe Open University (ZOU) Harare/ Chitungwiza Regional Campus dance group put up another sterling performance at the just held Miss Harare Polytechnic in the capital a week ago.

Monday, October 16, 2017 - 15:36

The Zimbabwe Open University took preparations for this year’s edition of the graduation to another level with a massive music practice session at the ZESA Training Centre in the capital.

Through the Centre for Student Management the

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Monday, October 16, 2017 - 15:19

The planned dinner dance rolled into life at Bulawayo Holiday Inn on the 6th of October 2017 under the theme ‘Strengthening Partnerships for Academic Institutions’ Self Sustainability’.

Friday, October 6, 2017 - 10:55

The Zimbabwe Open University (ZOU) Matabeleland South Regional Campus donated goods worth hundreds of dollars to Gwanda Old People’s home on Tuesday this week.

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