Qualifications Registered on NQF

Qualifications Registered on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) [as at 28 June 2016]. The following qualifications of NUST are currently registered on the NQF:


Computing and Informatics

Undergraduate
Qualification Title NQF Credits NQF ID NQF Level
Diploma in Information Technology 142 Q0166 5
Bachelor of Information Technology in Software Engineering 392 Q0167 7
Bachelor of Information Technology in Business Computing 394 Q0170 7
Bachelor of Informatics 375 Q0512 7
Bachelor of Computer Science 365 Q0513 7
Bachelor of Computer Science in Cyber Security Q656 7
Postgraduate
Qualification Title NQF Credits NQF ID NQF Level
Bachelor of Information Technology Honours in Software Engineering 120 Q0168 8
Bachelor of Information Technology Honours in Computer Networking 120 Q0169 8
Bachelor of Information Technology Honours in Business Computing 120 Q0171 8
Post Graduate Certificate in Business Computing (Information Systems Audit) 60 Q0223 8
Master of Information Technology 240 Q0262 9
Master of Computer Science 240 Q0504 9
Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science 360 Q0505 10
Master of Informatics 240 Q0506 9
Doctor of Philosophy in Informatics 360 Q0507 10
Bachelor of Informatics Honours 120 Q0508 8
Bachelor of Computer Science Honours 120 Q0509 8
Postgraduate Certificate in Informatics (Information Systems Audits) Q0583 8

Engineering Sciences

Postgraduate
Qualification Title NQF Credits NQF ID NQF Level
Master of Industrial Engineering 240 Q0268 9
Master of Integrated Water Resources Management 240 Q0270 9
Master of Integrated Water Resources Management (version 2.0) 240 Q0896 9
Undergraduate
Qualification Title NQF Credits NQF ID NQF Level
Bachelor of Engineering in Mining 594 Q0414 8
Bachelor of Engineering in Metallurgy 585 Q0415 8
Bachelor of Engineering in Civil Engineering 597 Q0418 8
Bachelor of Engineering in Industrial Engineering 594 Q0902 8
Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering 594 Q0903 8

Health and Applied Sciences

Undergraduate
Qualification Title NQF Credits NQF ID NQF Level
Bachelor of Science in Applied Mathematics and Statistics 455 (Accounting) 461 (Economics) Q0724 7
Bachelor of Biomedical Sciences 515 Q0165 8
Diploma in Pre-Hospital Emergency Medical Care 254 Q0308 6
Bachelor of Pre-Hospital Emergency Medical Care 383 Q0309 7
Bachelor of Environmental Health Sciences 517 Q0310 8
Bachelor of Health Information Systems Management 361 Q0891 7
Bachelor of Science 370 Q0723 7
Postgraduate
Qualification Title NQF Credits NQF ID NQF Level
Bachelor of Science Honours in Applied Mathematics 150 Q0710 8
Bachelor of Science Honours in Applied Statistics 150 Q0711 8
Postgraduate Diploma Health Information Systems 120 Q0892 8
Master of Science in Applied Mathematics 240 Q0894 9
Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Radiation Science and Technology 120 Q0890 8
Master of Science in Applied Statistics 240 Q0893 9

Human Sciences

Undergraduate
Qualification Title NQF Credits NQF ID NQF Level
Certificate in Criminal Justice 132 Q0113 5
Bachelor of Criminal Justice (Policing) 375 Q0114 7
Bachelor of English 391 Q0734 7
Bachelor of Communication 395 Q0735 7
Bachelor of Journalism and Communication Technology 369 Q0150 7
Certificate in Public Management 132 Q0152 5
Bachelor of Public Management 425 Q0153 7
Bachelor of Criminal Justice (Correctional Management) 382 Q0164 7
Certificate in Vocational Education and Training: Trainer 137 Q0282 4
Higher Certificate in Vocational Education and Training: Trainer 142 Q0283 5
Diploma in Vocational Education and Training Management 230 Q0284 6
Bachelor of Gender Studies 373 Q0450 7
Bachelor of Journalism and Media Technology 361 Q0677 7
Bachelor of Public Management 366 Q0679 7
Postgraduate
Qualification Title NQF Credits NQF ID NQF Level
Bachelor of Criminal Justice Honours 137 Q0722 8
Bachelor of English Honours 150 Q0733 8
Bachelor of Journalism and Communication Technology Honours 170 Q0151 8
Bachelor of Public Management Honours 120 Q0736 8
Bachelor of Journalism and Media Technology Honours 120 Q0678 8
Bachelor of Communication Honours 120 Q00675 8

Management Sciences

Undergraduate
Qualification Title NQF Credits NQF ID NQF Level
Advanced Diploma in the Theory of Accounting 120 Q0251 7
Certificate in Hospitality Operations 124 Q0252 5
Bachelor of Hospitality Management 400 Q0253 7
Diploma in Human Resources Management 247 Q0254 6
Bachelor of Human Resources Management 397 Q0255 7
Diploma in Marketing and Sales 232 Q0265 6
Bachelor of Marketing 369 Q0266 7
Certificate in Office Management and Technology 118 Q0271 5
Diploma in Office Management and Technology 266 Q0272 6
Bachelor of Office Management and Technology 400 Q0273 7
Bachelor of Logistics and Supply Chain Management 388 Q0275 7
Bachelor of Economics 364 Q0285 7
Diploma in Accounting and Finance 262 Q0299 6
Bachelor of Accounting (General) 398 Q0300 7
Bachelor of Accounting (Chartered Accountancy) 409 Q0301 7
Bachelor of Tourism Management 360 Q0319 7
Certificate in Supervisory Skills Development 60 Q0425 5
Certificate in Transport Management 119 Q0456 5
Diploma in Transport Management 243 Q0457 6
Bachelor of Transport Management 390 Q0458 7
Bachelor of Business Management 369 Q0468 7
Bachelor of Entrepreneurship 395 Q0895 7
Postgraduate
Qualification Title NQF Credits NQF ID NQF Level
Bachelor of Logistics Honours 141 Q0163 8
Bachelor of Human Resources Management Honours 120 Q0256 8
Master of Logistics and Supply Chain Management 240 Q0264 9
Bachelor of Marketing Honours 120 Q0267 8
Master of Leadership and Change Management 240 Q0274 9
Bachelor of Economics Honours 120 Q0286 8
Master of Business Administration 240 Q0483 9
Executive Master of Business Administration 240 Q0484 9
Master of Leadership and Change Management 240 Q899 9

Natural Resources and Spatial Sciences

Undergraduate
Qualification Title NQF Credits NQF ID NQF Level
Diploma in Agricultural Management 250 Q0147 6
Bachelor of Agricultural Management 417 Q0148 7
Diploma in Property Studies 285 Q0155 6
Bachelor of Property Studies Honours 509 Q0156 8
Certificate in Land Administration 106 Q0157 5
Diploma in Land Administration 294 Q0738 6
Bachelor of Land Administration 398 Q0159 7
Certificate in Land Surveying 77 Q0160 5
Diploma in Geomatics 296 Q0161 6
Bachelor of Science in Geomatics 426 Q0162 7
Bachelor of Geoinformation Technology 401 Q0737 7
Diploma in Geoinformation Technology 255 Q0225 6
Bachelor of Town and Regional Planning 396 Q0228 7
Bachelor of Natural Resource Management in Nature Conservation 372 Q0229 7
Bachelor of Regional and Rural Development 388 Q0231 7
Diploma in Regional and Rural Development 259 Q0232 6
Bachelor of Architecture 400 Q0350 7
Bachelor of Agriculture 372 Q0480 7
Postgraduate
Qualification Title NQF Credits NQF ID NQF Level
Bachelor of Agricultural Management Honours 140 Q0149 8
Bachelor of Natural Resource Management Honours in Nature Conservation 120 Q0263 8
Bachelor of Geoinformation Technology Honours 120 Q0294 8
Bachelor of Architecture Honours 127 Q0351 8
Master of Spatial Science 240 Q0449 9
Bachelor of Regional and Rural Development Honours 120 Q0451 8
Bachelor of Agriculture Honours 120 Q0481 8
Master of Natural Resources Management 240 Q0452 9
Master of Agribusiness Management 240 Q0482 9
Bachelor of Town and Regional Planning Honours 120 Q0673 8
Master of Geo-information Science and Earth Observation 240 Q0889 9
Bachelor of Land Administration Honours 120 Q0582 8
Bachelor of Geomatics Honours 120 Q901 8

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