Nust admission

There are roughly 11,000 students registered at the Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST), including about 650 foreign students from 32 different countries across four continents. Full-time, part-time, online, and extracurricular programs are all available.

Three hostels on campus provide a bed-capacity of 429 to both male and female full-time students. Cultural experience enriches the individual as it also gives a broader understanding of the world experience. It brings about a better sense of tolerance and an overall improved understanding of the diversity of other cultures – national and internationally. For this reason, the Namibia University of Science and Technology encourages the establishment of cultural societies on campus. The Namibia University of Science and Technology also offers a wide range of student services, and sports and recreational activities.


Students who previously studied at the Namibia University of Science and Technology and have gained credits towards completing their qualification, but who have interrupted their studies for a semester or longer, must apply for resumption of studies by completing the prescribed form, before they will be allowed to re-register.


Prospective candidates for the degree of Master shall apply in writing for admission to the required study year. Each application shall be considered on its merit by the Postgraduate Studies Committee. The general requirement for admission to the degree of Master shall be a recognized four-year Bachelor degree with a research component or an equivalent qualification as approved by Senate.


Admission is based on completion of Grade 12 or equivalent qualification: Prospective students should have a matriculation certificate or equivalent, with a maximum of 5 qualifying subjects, which must yield a score of at least 25 points Evaluation Scale. A candidate should obtain an E symbol or better in English.