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Message from the Executive Dean


Thank 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 currently consists of 3 schools with six departments, namely:
School of Agriculture and Natural Resource Sciences
    Department of Agricultural Sciences and Agribusiness
    Department of Natural Resource Sciences
            Natural Resource
            Nature Conservation

School of Health Sciences
    Department of Clinical Health Sciences
            Medical Laboratory Science
            Emergency Medical Care
            Health Sciences
    Department of Preventative Health Sciences
            Environmental Health Sciences
            Health Information Systems
            Human Nutrition

School of Natural and Applied Sciences
    Department of Mathematics, Statistics and Actuarial Science
            Actuarial Science
    Department of Biology, Chemistry and Physics
            Radiation Science and Technology

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, Natural Resources and Applied Sciences




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