University of Namibia


Is the University of Namibia for You?

University or UNAM was established in 1992. Since then, it has grown in size to the twelve campuses it offers its 19,000+ international students. This university has attained leadership status for higher learning in the brief time it has been in existence for this area of the world. Eight Faculties and Three Schools UNAM offers a variety of courses to meet the needs of all of our students. This courses prepare the students for the challenges of today's fast-paced world. These academic courses are taught in the three different schools and eight various faculties that are listed below:

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  • Faculty of Economics and Management Science

  • This faculty teaches the necessary skills for students to excel in the area

  • of human resources in a business setting.

  • Faculty of Agriculture and Natural Resources

  • This faculty teaches students information about animal health, along with crop

  • and animal husbandry to ensure they are prepared for effective agricultural production.

  • Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology

  • This faculty offers the necessary training in natural sciences, mathematics and other courses

  • that will enable students to earn a Bachelor of Science for Engineering with Honors.
  • Faculty of Education

  • This faculty is the largest of the faculties with the University of Namibia. Both undergraduate and

  • post-graduate programs of offered through this faculty.
  • Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

  • This faculty offers education opportunities in the area of the arts, humanities, and social sciences.
  • Faculty of Science

  • This faculty provides both applied and basic science qualification to interested students.

  • Various types of sciences are offered ranging from biological sciences to military science.
  • Faculty of Law

  • This faculty contains three separate departments.

  • These departments cover Commercial Law, Private and Procedural Law, and Public Law and

  • Jurisprudence. In addition to preparing students for a career in law, this faculty offers a legal aid center.
  • Faculty of Health Science -

  • This faculty includes three schools. These schools are the School of Pharmacy,

  • School of Nursing and Public Health and School of Medicine.

Admission to the University:

UNAM accepts students who hold a wide variety of qualifications and certificates from previous schools. These students come from all across the world and will have to fulfill certain minimum requirements for admission including the English Language one where necessary. Difficulty in obtaining a spot in the UNAM depends on the particular program, as there is more demand for some programs over other ones. Minimum requirements may not be enough for those programs with a lot of competition. Normal applications are accepted in June each year, and for Mature Age or Postgraduate Entry, the application process is open in May of each year.

Is UNAM for you?

Only you can decide, but another bit of information you may like to think about is the fact that more than 17,000 students have already graduated from this university and are presently serving the country in various career choices.

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