Message from the Executive Dean

ShuungulaThank you for visiting the Faculty of Health, Natural Resources and Applied Sciences'  website. It is indeed my pleasure to take you through the Faculty’s programmes and activities. If you are a potential student, you should find the information here helpful in reaching a decision on your future studies with us. If you are an alumnus or an interested visitor to our home page we would appreciate hearing from you.

The Faculty of Health, Natural Resources and Applied Sciences at the  of Namibia University of Science and Technology is designated to provide professional programmes aimed at producing cadres concerned with improving public health through; disease prevention, emergency medical care, disease diagnosis, patient care and management. The Faculty also takes on board Basic Sciences and Mathematics, in line with the national Vision 2030 and the mission and vision of the Namibia University of Science and Technology, which is to be a world-class teaching and research institution.


The Faculty consists of three departments, namely:

  • Applied Sciences
  • Health Sciences
  • Agriculture and Natural Resource Sciences

Currently the Faculty offers Bachelor of Sciences professional degree programmes in Biomedical Sciences and Environmental Health Sciences. The Faculty also offers bachelor degrees in Natural and Applied Sciences, Mathematics & Statistics and Honours in Applied Mathematics and Applied Statistics, as well as a Bachelor Degree in Emergency Medical Care.

As a new and young faculty at the NUST we value strategic partnerships with our stake holders and other academic institutions in teaching, research, service provision and consultancy.

Dr Onesmus Shuungula
Executive Dean, Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences

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