30 Courses that Don’t Require O Level Maths Anymore

As announced previously, government was reconsidering tertiary courses that require O Level Mathematics. The chairperson of the Higher Education Examination Council (Hexco), Dr Desire Sibanda, issued a directive to polytechnics notifying them that Ordinary Level Mathematics will no longer be required for 30 courses.

This follows Minister of Higher Education Amon Murwira’s decision to cancel Mathematics and English as prerequisites for students to enter tertiary education.

The 30 courses are as follows:

Human Resources Management

Marketing Management

Secretarial Studies

Health Information Science

Library and Information Science

Micro-Enterprise Management

Theology and Pastoral Ministry

Pension Management

Payroll Management

Purchasing and Supply Management

Health Services Management

Applied Art and Design


Beauty Therapy

Fashion Design

Industrial Clothing

Design and Construction

Leather and Allied Manufacturing Technology


Professional Cookery

Food and Beverage Management

Bakery Studies

Tourism and Hospitality

Fine Arts

Design for Multi-Media


Office Management


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