Higher Degrees Directorate


Our vision is to be a centre of excellence in higher degrees, research education, through Open and Distance Learning, in Africa and the world at large


Higher Degrees Directorate at the Zimbabwe Open University is a post graduate unit whose purpose is to facilitate, guide and supervise research at postgraduate level. We recruit and guide students through a group of highly experienced academics and administrators. We take pride in the fact that our students and supervisors are based locally, regionally, nationally, internationally, and globally

Faculty of Agriculture

Historical Background The Faculty of Agriculture was established in June 2014 in recognition of the significance of Agriculture to the national economy and food security and nutrition under ZIMASSET and the increasing need by many would be farmers to acquire sustainable Agriculture knowledge. Zimbabwe’s economy is agro-based with over 20 % of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) coming from Agriculture.