Zimbabwe Ezekiel Guti University
To be admitted to the Bachelor of Arts Honours Social Work, applicants should have 5 ‘O’ Level passes or
equivalent including English Language and Mathematics and at least 2 A Level passes. Clean criminal record
in line with the Social Workers Act (27:21) is also a must.
Special entry will be considered for applicants with a Certificate or Diploma in Social Work from recognized
institutions of higher learning or its equivalent as well as 5 ‘O’ Level passes or equivalent including English
Language and Mathematics. Clean criminal record in line with the Social workers Act (27:21) is also a must.
To qualify for mature entry, applicants must have 5 ‘O’ Level passes or equivalent including
English Language and Mathematics. Applicants must be at least 25 years of age. In addition, a candidate
may be required to undertake an entry examination administered by the Department as part of the process
of satisfying entry requirements for admission into the programme.
Clean criminal record in line with the Social workers Act (27:21) is also a must.
The following students may apply for exemption from part of the courses of a programme:
Those students who have done courses on the same level as their programme of entry from other recognized
universities or colleges approved by ZEGU as having similar bodies of knowledge and units /credits.
Students who qualify for exemption shall be required to take other courses in place of the ones they are
Social work offers a broad range of services at the federal, state and local levels .The degree programme
prepares students for career options in government agencies, community centres, schools, hospitals, mental
health clinics and career centres administrative or research positions with public, private or non-governmental
organisations as: research officers, gender officers, project planners and implementers, agents in aid
organisations, social welfare officers, local government officials, civic educators, district administrators,
youth officers, and project managers, among others.