The Bachelor of Education in Chemistry (B. Ed Chemistry) degree programme is designed to produce teachers for chemistry at secondary school level. The programme provides opportunities for better understanding of the subject and its application in related fields. Overall, programme is aimed at addressing real life situations where chemistry knowledge is necessary and must be applied.
- Demonstrate in-depth understanding of chemistry and education practices involved in chemistry teaching.
- Demonstrate practical skills for implementing laboratory and field procedures, as appropriate to the degree program, involving collection, interpretation and presentation of experimental information.
- Appreciate the idea that applications of chemistry knowledge can be both beneficial and detrimental to the environment.
Entry requirements school leavers
- The minimum entry requirements are 5 O’level subjects, which includes English, Mathematics, Chemistry and any two other subjects.
Entry requirements for diploma holders
Diploma holders with Credit or better from Mukuba University or any recognized institution may enter the Bachelor of Education in Chemistry degree programme provided such applicants have: 5 ‘O’ level passes, which include English, Chemistry or General Science, Mathematics and other two subjects.
Candidates who wish to change options need to apply for direct entry into first year in the School of Natural Sciences.
Entry requirements for ‘A’ Levels holders
‘A’ level candidates may enroll for the programme at second year of any programme if they have:
(a) 3 ‘A’ Level passes in Chemistry, Biology or Agricultural Science and Mathematics or Physics; (b) At least Credit in ‘O’ Level Mathematics or Physics if not taken in (i) above.