Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Master of Philosophy (MPhil) and Doctor of Philosophy (DPhil) in Onomastics

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Master of Philosophy (MPhil) and Doctor of Philosophy (DPhil) Programmes: 2016 Intake


 APPLICATIONS AND INFORMATION
  1. Applications can be submitted at any time of the year.
  2. Application forms are available upon payment of a non-refundable fee of US$50 for Zimbabwean nationals and US$70 for foreign nationals.
  3. Please note: Application fee should be paid upon submission of the application form.
  4. Interested applicants are required to submit an abridged research proposal together with their application forms. Contact the relevant Department or the Postgraduate Centre for more information.


Contact Details: Postgraduate Centre
                             University of Zimbabwe
                             No. 42 Mount Pleasant Drive
                             Mount Pleasant
                             HARARE
Tel:                       04 303211 Ext 18018
                             04 334054/55
Email:                    uzpostgrad@gmail.com This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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Applications are invited for MPhil and DPhil programmes in the following Research Areas:

PROGRAMME
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
DURATION
FEES STRUCTURE
    (per annum)
MPhil
Normally, an overall pass and at least a 2.1 degree classification in an Honours Degree Programme.
Full-time
minimum (2 years)   
maximum (4 years)
Part-time
minimum (3 years) 
maximum (6 years)
Full-time               US$
Tuition                    1 200,00
Mandatory                 200,00
Total                       1 400,00
Part-time                US$
Tuition                      600,00
Mandatory               200,00
Total                         800,00
NB:  Successful  applicants should
also be prepared to meet the cost of
incidental expenses related to their
research
DPhil
A good and relevant MPhil/MA/MSc/MEd degree programme.
Full-time  
minimum (3 years)   
maximum (5 years)
Part-time
minimum (4 years)  maximum (8 years)

FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE
DEPARTMENT
 RESEARCH AREAS 
Agricultural Economics
Agribusiness Development;  Natural Resources Economics;     Rural Development.
Animal Science
Ruminant and Monogastric Nutrition; Diary Science and Technology;    Public Health.
Soil Science and Agricultural Engineering
Irrigations and Drainage Engineering;        Environmental Systems Engineering;
Land, Water and Environmental Management;      Post-Harvest, Science and Technology;  Food Processing;  Stored Products Entomology;   Systems Analysis and Simulations Modelling; Food Biotechnology Functional Foods;              Bioprocess and Fermentation Technology;  Agricultural Mechanization; Farming Systems Analysis;   Restoration Ecology; Ecohydrology;  Climate Change Adaptation; Pesticides and the Environment;  Bio Pesticides;   Biodiversity Conservation and Management.
Crop Science
Biodiversity ;   Farming Systems and Agricultural Development
Soil Science
Post-Harvest Science and Technology;    Pesticides and the Environment;
Stored Product Entomology;   Land Use and Evaluation;   Natural Resources Management.

FACULTY OF ARTS
DEPARTMENT
RESEARCH AREAS
African Languages & Literature
Literature and Cultural Studies;    Onomastics;    Discourse Analysis;     Popular/Cultural Studies;   Theories of Literature;      Oral Literature;      Languages and Gender;  Literature;       Popular Music;     Children’s Literature;      Gender Studies;          Language Planning;         Interpreting and Language Planning;      Policy and Management;       Dialects and Orthography;       Language Change;      Comparative Bantu;      Lexicography;      Corpus Linguistics;    Translation.     
Economic History
Agrarian Studies;     Environmental History;     Water/Irrigation Studies; 
Labour Studies;         Migration and Gender History;         Mining;   Social and Economic Change;        Agribusiness;         Urban History.
English
African World Studies;      Pan African Culture;      Second Language Acquisition; Language;        Literature;         Literature and Gender.
History
Spatial Archaeology;  Enthnoarchaeology; Cultural Tourism;      Farming Communities;    Heritage Management ;  Archaeological Site Management;           Pre History of Southern Africa;       Archaeological Theory;      Rock Art;       Conservation of Artistic Expressions;        Liberation War;    War and Strategic Studies;          Socio-environmental  History;      Peace Education;      Security   Migration;     Labour Migration;       Political  History;                  Belonging;      Violence;         Gender in History.
Modern Languages
French and Francophone Literatures;          Queer and Gender Studies;   Onomastics;        Comparative Literature.
Linguistics
Syntax and its Interfaces  with Semantics;       Language Acquisition;  Sociolinguistics;      Phonology;       Speech Impairments;      Sign Language;  Morphology;        Semantics;      Psycholinguistics;       Phonetics;         Syntax;  Sociolinguistics and its Interfaces with Syntax;         Language and Gender;      Discourse Studies;         Corpus Linguistics;       Translation and Interpretation;   Sign Language Issues.
Religious Studies, Classics and Philosophy
African Traditional Religion;     Pentecostalism;     World Religions;     Religion and Ethics;       Phenomenology of Religion;      Women in Religion;    Old Testament;   Philosophical Ethics;     Logic;      Philosophy of Education; History of Philosophy;       African Philosophy;      Classical Studies;     Religious and Ethical Issues;     Ecology;     Human Rights;   Gender; Sexuality;     Interreligious Dialogue.    
Theatre Arts
African Cultural Studies;      Performance Studies;    Television and Identity Studies;        Film;        Representation;      Scenography;       Dance;     Music;     Disability Studies;     Gender and Performance;       Politics;    Democracy and Performance;        Youth;        HIV and Sexuality;      Masculinity Visual Studies;   Stagecraft and Design;       Ritual Studies.       

COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT
                            RESEARCH AREAS
Anatomy
 Anatomy; Neurosurgery;      Health Economics.
Clinical Pharmacology
Clinical Pharmacokinetics;    Clinical Toxicology;   Pharmacogenetics;    Drug Utilisation; Pharmacogenomics;  Pharmacoepidemiology;   Drug Safety;    Human Genetics;   Pharmacology; Bioinformatics;  Pharmacotheraputics/ARVs.
Community Medicine
Biostatistics;     Public Health;     Occupational Health;    Public Health Medicine;    Health Financing;     Evaluation and Management.
Chemical Pathology
Lipids;     Metabolic Diseases;    Cancer Diseases;    Liver and GIT Diseases;    Clinical Enzymology;     Plasma Protein Disorder;    Biological Reference Values; Laboratory Management.
Dentistry
 Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
Immunology
Immunovirogenetics of HIV/AIDS and TB;   Signal Transduction and Skin Cancers; Immunology;    Virology;     Clinical Immunology;     Clinical Sciences; Dermatological;     Malign.
 Medical Microbiology
Bacteriology;     Mycology;      Parasitology;    Molecular Biology.
Medical  Laboratory Sciences
Infectious Diseases;      Medical Microbiology;    Clinical Epidemiology; Medical Diagnostics;    Clinical Biochemistry.
Medicine
HIV- Infectious Disease;   Cardiology;    Cancer;    HIV/AIDS.
Nursing Science
Community Health;     Maternal Child Health.
Obstetrics and  Gynaecology
Andrology;     Reproductive Epidemiology;    Molecular Diagnostics.
Ophthalmology
Ophthalmology.
Pharmacy
Therapeutics;   Medicinal Chemistry;    Medicinal Plants;    Applied Toxicology.
Paediatrics and Child Health
Paediatrics Infectious Diseases.
Radiology
Radiation Oncology;   Radiation Effects and Protection and DRLS.
Surgery
Plastics; Nuerosurgery; Urology.



FACULTY OF EDUCATION
DEPARTMENT
 RESEARCH AREAS
Adult Education
Adult Literacy;    Rural Development and Training;     Gender and Management; 
Adult Participation non-participation in Learning Programmes;      Non-formal Education.
Curriculum and Arts Education
Literature in English – Prose, Poetry and Drama;      Shona Literature; Gender Studies; Children’s Literature;   The Teaching of English;     Theory of Literature and Literary Criticism;    Curriculum Planning and Evaluation;    Curriculum Studies and Educational Psychology; Curriculum Analysis;    ESL Classroom Discourse;    Analysis of Social Conversation;       Onomastics;     Folklore; Indigenous Knowledge;    Biblical Studies;       Religious Education
Educational Administration
Leadership and Supervision of Education Personnel;      Measurement and Evaluation;      Economics of Education; Educational Business Administration;      Quality Management in Education;        Educational Organisational Development;       Project Management and Evaluation;    Gender Issues in Education;       Educational Planning and Development;  Policy Studies in Education;         Leadership and Organisational Effectiveness.
Educational Foundations
Psychometrics;       Educational Psychology;     Research Statistics and Music;   Philosophy and  Philosophy of Education;      Indigenous Philosophies and Knowledge Systems;   Indigenous Philosophies of Education; Citizenship Education;     Human Rights Education;     Philosophy for Children;     Disability Rights;     Politics and Policy Analysis;      Disability and (Inclusive) Development;      Inclusive Education (Early Childhood to Higher Education);      Disability in Relation to Gender, Religion and  Economic Empowerment;       Postcolonial Theory;        Media and HIV/AIDS; Disability and Indigenous Knowledge Systems;     Community Based Rehabilitation;      Emancipatory Disability Research.
Science and Mathematics Education
Mathematics;     Learning and Instruction of School Mathematics and Mathematical Problem Solving Processes;        Indigenous Knowledge Systems and Contexts for Developing Mathematical Concepts and Thinking;    
Mathematics Teacher Classroom Practices and Approaches;       Mathematics Curriculum Materials Development (Including Teaching/Learning Software);       Mathematics Learning Assessment; Mathematics Teaching/Learning Effectiveness.
Teacher Education
Curriculum; Teacher Education;     Distance and Open Learning Supervision and Evaluation;      Institutional Development;      Distance and Open Learning Systems;    Early Childhood Education;     Child Development Research;   Music and Culture;    Music Education.
Technical Education
Design and Technology;     Teacher Education;      Distance Education; Research and Development;               Product Development and Evaluation.

FACULTY OF ENGINEERING
DEPARTMENT
RESEARCH AREAS
Civil Engineering
Structural Engineering;    Computer-aided Analysis/Design;    Water Infrastructure;       Hydrology and Hydraulic Engineering; Water and Wastewater Engineering;     Applied Water Quality Management; Water Resources Management and Hydrology;   Traffic and Transport Engineering;    Renewable Energy.
Electrical Engineering
Power Engineering;          Renewable Energy
Metallurgical Engineering
Project Development;       Energy Utilisation;       Biochemical and Chemical Processing;       Fertilizer Production;        Heat and Mass Transmission
Minerals Processing;      Chemical Energy.

FACULTY OF SCIENCE
DEPARTMENT
RESEARCH AREAS
Chemistry
Organic Chemistry;     Analytical Chemistry;    Inorganic Chemistry; Environmental Chemistry;       Food Safety Chemistry;        Neuro Chemistry;  Green Chemistry;       Nuclear Chemistry;        Atmospheric Chemistry;    Flavour Chemistry;        Physical Chemistry;        Material Chemistry;        Electro Chemistry.
Geography and  Environmental Science
Geographical Information Systems (GIS);     Earth Observation;    Global Navigation Systems (GNS);        Environmental Systems Analysis and Monitoring; Spatial Ecology;    Spatial Statistics;    The Human Environment;       Precision Agriculture;            Spatial Epidemiology.
Institute of Food Nutrition and Food Science
 Product Development;        Food Safety;     Nutrition.
Biochemistry
Nutritional Biochemistry;     Biochemical Pharmacology;       Biotechnology       Immunology;  Nutritional Biochemistry;        Parasite Biochemistry;     Lectin Biochemistry;         Regenerative Biomedicine.
Geology
Economic Geology;   Medical Geology;      GeochemistryMineralogy;   Petrology.
Physics
Agrometeorology; Agrometeorological Instrumentation for Precision Agriculture; Biosystems Engineering; Bioscience Engineering; Materials Science; Renewable Energy; Nanotechnology and Nanoscience; Materials Characterisation; Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Change; Climate Modelling, Meteorology, Atmospheric Science/Physics; Cloud Microphysics; Numerical Weather Prediction; Applied Optics and Photonics;         Microcontroller-based Monitoring Systems; Electronics and Telecommunications.
Mathematics
Mathematical Modelling;      Pure Mathematics;      Graph Theory.
Computer Science
 Database Systems;    Modelling of Mobile Phone Solutions (Placement of Base Stations and Solution of Calling Packages).
Biological Sciences
Botany;  Taxonomy and  Applied;       Medical and Veterinary Entomology;    Natural Resource Management;      Conversation Biology;       General and  Applied Entomology;         Entomophagy/Edible Insects;        Insect Pollinators;            Natural Resource Management;            Aquatic Ecology;     Limnology;           Aquaculture; Fisheries;           Ethnobotany;         Savanna Ecology;        Ecosystem Services and Social Ecology (including Participatory Methods);         Community Forestry and Agroforestry;          Plant Natural Products;         Microbiology;         Plant Physiology and Ecology;        Wildlife and Rangelands Management and Molecular Biology;           Fish Health and  Parasitology.
Statistics
Estimation Theory;       Actuarial Statistics;      Quality Control, Biometrics, Time Series, Multi Variate Statistics.

FACULTY OF VETERINARY SCIENCE
DEPARTMENT
 RESEARCH AREAS
Clinical Veterinary Studies
Veterinary Epidemiology;  Veterinary Public Health;  Herd Health in Particular Mastitis and Fertility; Ruminant Medicine.
Paraclinical Veterinary Studies
Veterinary Parasitology;  Veterinary Bacteriology/Mycology.