About the Faculty

Dean of Science and Technology

Dean of Science and Technology

Professor T.P.Z. Mpofu

Ph.D. (South Los Angeles)(USA), M.Sc. (Wales), B.A (UBS)
Conc. Cert Ed. (UBS), PC-D (Tourism Dev.) (Dalhousie)
Cert in Org. Dev (George Washington), Cert in Environ. Impact assessment (Twente)
Dip in PSM (Canada).

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, August 21, 2017 - 14:13

The Zimbabwe Open University (ZOU) Faculty of Agriculture and a consortium of Sanyati cattle farmers have combined their efforts in improving beef production in the Country. More than 50 farmers are set to directly benefit from the Community Based Research Project.

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 11:28

Zimbabwe Open University will once again this year take part at this year’s Harare Agricultural Show which will run from August, 21 to 26, 2017 in Harare

The show, which will be entering its 107th anniversary, will run under the theme

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Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 10:50

The Zimbabwe Open University (ZOU) joined the entire nation in the National Clean up Campaign launched by the Office of the President in the capital Harare, on August 3 2017.

Despite the invitation coming on short notice, the institution, through the Harare/Chitungwiza Regional Campus,

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Monday, August 7, 2017 - 16:48

You Spoke….We Listened! You want more intensive teaching and hence more hours to interact with your Professors.  Zimbabwe Open University, your responsive and flexible University is delighted to announce the introduction of an Intensive Summer School.  The Intensive

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