National University of Lesotho (NUL)


    The National University of Lesotho is a growing institution striving to meet the needs of the nation, through producing competent and skilled graduates who can easily take up the call to assist in the development of Lesotho.

    The mission of the National University of Lesotho is to advance human development and to respond to national and regional needs through knowledge creation, dissemination and community engagement, employing technologically innovative strategies.

    The 80 hectare University site is situated at Roma (pop. 8,000) some 34 kilometers south-east of Maseru, the capital of Lesotho. Roma valley is broad and is surrounded by a barrier of rugged mountains which provides magnificent scenery. National University of Lesotho enjoys a temperate climate with four distinctive seasons.


    Academic year: Starts in July and ends in June. NUL runs one academic year
    for both undergraduate and graduate studies. There are two semesters in one academic year. This applies to both full and part-time programmes.

    Total Number of students enrolled: 9,638

    Number of programmes: 70



    Diplomas and Certificates

    • Certificate in Statistics
    • Diploma in Adult Education
    • Diploma in Agricultural Education
    • Diploma in Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics
    • Diploma in Library & Information Studies
    • Diploma in Management
    • Diploma in Mass Communication
    • Diploma in Pastoral Care and Counselling
    • Diploma in Theatre for Development
    • Higher Diploma in Education (Primary)


    First Degrees

    • Ed. in Special Education
    • BA in Business and Entrepreneurship
    • BA in Pastoral Care and Counselling
    • BA in Practical Philosophy and Applied Ethics
    • Bachelor of Accounting
    • Bachelor of Arts
    • BA in Economics
    • Bachelor of Arts in Urban and Regional Planning
    • Bachelor of Commerce
    • Bachelor of Education (Adult Education)
    • Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.)
    • Bachelor of Education (Primary)
    • Bachelor of Education in Special Education
    • Bachelor of Laws
    • Bachelor of Management
    • Bachelor of Marketing
    • Bachelor of Nursing Science
    • Bachelor of Science
    • Bachelor of Science in Agriculture (BSc Agric)
    • Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology
    • Bachelor of Science in Chemical Technology
    • Bachelor of Science in Electronics
    • Eng. in Electronics
    • Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Midwifery
    • Bachelor of Science in Nutrition
    • Bachelor of Science in Statistics
    • Bachelor of Science with Education
    • Bachelor of Social Work
    • Eng. Computer Systems and Networks
    • BSc Agric (Agric Extension)
    • BSc Agric (Agricultural Economics)
    • BSc Agric (Animal Science)
    • BSc Agric (Crop Science)
    • BSc Agric (Soil Science)
    • BSc Computer Science
    • BSc in Environmental Sciences
    • BSc in Consumer Sciences
    • BSc in Environmental Health
    • BSc in Nursing and Midwifery
    • BSc in Information Systems


    Post Graduate Degrees

    • Post-graduate Diploma in Economics
    • Post-graduate Diploma in Education
    • Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours)
    • Master of Arts in Adult Education
    • Master of Arts in Education
    • Master of Arts in Development Studies
    • Master of Arts in History
    • Master of Arts in Literature in English
    • Master of Arts (English Language & Linguistics)
    • Master of Arts in Political Science
    • Master of Arts in Public Administration
    • Master of Education
    • Master of Education (Adult Education)
    • Master of Science in Agric Extension
    • Master of Science in Economics
    • Master of Science in Education
    • Master of Science in Sociology
    • Master of Social Work
    • PhD in Literature in English
    • PhD (English Language & Linguistics)