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University of Zambia is a government institution of higher learning education which has clear vision to offer in education sector in Zambia.The university vision is to be a provider of World class ser

University of Zambia Description

University of Zambia is a government institution of higher learning education which has clear vision to offer in education sector in Zambia.The university vision is to be a provider of World class services in higher education and knowledge generations and its mission is to provider relevant higher education through teaching research and community services.

Programs Offered

All programmes in the School of Education are available both under regular and parallel modes of study

  1. BACHELOR OF ARTS WITH EDUCATION
  2. BACHELOR OF EDUCATION (ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION)
  3. BACHELOR OF ARTS WITH EDUCATION IN ZAMBIAN CULTURES AND CEREMONIES
  4. BACHELOR OF ARTS WITH LIBRARY AND INFORMATION STUDIES
  5. BACHELOR OF EDUCATION (SPECIAL EDUCATION): 1ST YEAR ENTRY

Admission Requirements: Either five ‘O’ levels as follows: English Language and any four subjects from the following:  History, Geography, French, Literature in English, Mathematics, a Zambian Language, Civic Education, Religious Education, Wood Work, Metal Work, Geometric and Mechanical Drawing, Home Economics, Art and Design, Computer Science, Economics, Commerce, Additional Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Physics and any other acceptable subject OR a University of Zambia Diploma or its equivalent from a recognized institution.

  1.  BACHELOR OF EDUCATION (SPECIAL EDUCATION): 3RD YEAR ENTRYAdmission Requirements: UNZA Diploma in Special Education OR TVTC Diploma in Guidance and Counseling OR an equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
  2.  BACHELOR OF EDUCATION (SOCIAL SCIENCES)

Admission Requirements: University of Zambia Secondary Teachers’ Diploma in the following social science subjects: English, History, Geography, French, Mathematics, Zambian Languages, Civic Education and Religious Studies or an equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.

  1.  BACHELOR OF ADULT EDUCATIONAdmission Requirements: Either five ‘O’ levels as follows: English Language and any four subjects from the following:  History, Geography, French, Literature in English, Mathematics, a Zambian Language, Civic Education, Religious Education, Wood Work, Metal Work, Geometric and Mechanical Drawing, Home Economics, Art and Design, Computer Science, Economics, Commerce, Additional Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Physics and any other acceptable subject OR Diploma in Adult Education of the University of Zambia or of any recognized institution of higher learning or its equivalent OR Diploma or First Degree or any degree of the University of Zambia or of any university recognized by the University of Zambia OR Diploma of the University of Zambia obtained through Extension Studies.
  2.  BACHELOR OF EDUCATION-SECONDARY (MATHEMATICS AND SCIENCE) (BEDMAS)

Admission Requirements: Grade 4 or better in ‘O’ level Mathematics PLUS UNZA Secondary Teachers’ Diploma in Mathematics or Science OR an equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.

  1.  BACHELOR OF SCIENCE WITH EDUCATION (BSC.ED)Admission Requirements: Grade 6 or better in English Language; Grade 4 or better in O’ level Mathematics PLUS Grade 6 or better in Biology (or Agricultural Science), Chemistry and Physics OR Grade 6 or better in Science, Biology(or Agricultural Science) and any other acceptable subject .
  1.  BACHELOR OF EDUCATION IN PRIMARY EDUCATION (B.ED, PRIMARY)

Admission Requirements: Primary Teaching Qualification (e.g. PTC, APC or equivalent) PLUS Grade 6 or better in English language and in FOUR other subjects OR Primary Teachers’ Diploma or an equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.

  1.  DIPLOMA IN TEACHING

The Diploma in Teaching is intended to provide initial teacher education to university graduates whose undergraduate programmes did not include professional courses in education.

Admission requirements: A bachelor’s degree of the University of Zambia in a Science-based discipline (e.g. Natural Sciences, Engineering, Agricultural Sciences, Medicine, etc) OR of any recognized university.

SCHOOL OF HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

All programmes in this school are available only under regular mode of study.

  1.  BACHELOR OF ARTS – NON QUOTA, B.A.NQS
    14.    BACHELOR OF MASS COMMUNICATION, B.M.C
    15.    BACHELOR OF SOCIAL WORK, B.SW

Admission Requirements:
(a)    Grade 6 or better in English Language
(b)    Grade 6 or better in ANY THREE subjects chosen from the following category: History, Geography, Mathematics, Economics or Commerce or Principles of Accounts or Business Studies, English Literature or Zambian language or French or Religious Education or Computer Studies, Food and Nutrition or Home Management or Home Economics, Art or Music or Design and Communication or Art and Design, Development Studies or Civic Education and Additional mathematics:
(c)    Grade 6 or better in any One subject chosen from the following category: Human and Social Biology, Biology, Science, Physics, Chemistry, Combined Science, Physical Science, Agricultural Science, Agriculture, Zoology, Geology, Geometrical and Building Drawing, Geometrical and Mechanical Drawing, Technical Drawing, Surveying, Metal Work, Wood Work, Design and Technology.

SCHOOL OF LAW

  1.  BACHELOR OF LAWS- (regular only)

Admission Requirements
(a)    Hold at least three ‘A’ Level passes of which one should be English from any recognized institution
(b)    Hold a first degree in any field of study from a recognized institution
(c)    Hold a professional qualification that is equivalent to a first degree
(d)    Must have spent at least two years post graduation in industry

SCHOOL OF NATURAL SCIENCES

  1.  BACHELOR OF SCIENCE- NON QUOTA, B.SC. NQS – (Both regular and parallel)

Admission Requirements: Grade 6 or better in English Language; Grade 4 or better in O’ level Mathematics PLUS Grade 6 or better in Biology, Chemistry and Physics OR Grade 6 or better in Science, Biology(or Agricultural Science) and any other acceptable subject .
SCHOOL OF VETERINARY MEDICINE

  1.  BACHELOR OF VETERINARY MEDICINE- (Regular only)

Admission Requirements:
Category A- Second Year Entrants
(a)    Full Form V or Grade 12 Certificate with at least five credits or better and Diploma in agriculture with Animal Science major or related qualifications
(b)    Full Form V or Grade 12 certificate with at least five credits or better and a Bachelor of Science degree

Category B- Third Year Entrants
(a)    Full Secondary School Certificate with at least five credits or better
(b)    Degree in Agricultural Sciences with a major in Animal Science

SCHOOL OF MINES

  1.  BACHELOR OF MINERAL SCIENCES- (Regular only)

Admission Requirements:
(a)    An applicant should have good O’level grades in mathematics and an acceptable science subject
(b)    An applicant should have At least two years industrial experience and an average C+ in the courses that are equivalent to those earmarked for exemption at the University of Zambia
(c)    An applicant not meeting the requirements in (a) shall be admitted to the school if he/she obtained an average of B in courses that are equivalent to those earmarked for exemption at the University of Zambia
OR

  1.  An applicant should have A-Levels of A-E
    (e)    An applicant should have a relevant Diploma from a recognized institution

SCHOOL OF AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES

All programmes in this school are available only under regular mode of study.

  1.  BACHELOR OF AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES
    21.    BACHELOR OF FOOD SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
    22.    BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN AGRICULTURAL EXTENSION
    23.    BACHELOR SCIENCE IN AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS
    24.    BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN HUMAN NUTRITION

Admission Requirements:
(a)    A diploma in Agricultural Sciences or related studies from an institution affiliated to the University of Zambia
(b)    A diploma classified of credit or better

SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

  1.  BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN NURSING (Regular and Parallel)Admission Requirements:
    (a)    Completed and cleared first year in the School of Natural Sciences
    Or
    (b)    Advanced levels (“A levels”) with-
    (i)    Passes in Biology, Mathematics and either Chemistry or Physics and
    (ii)    Credits or better in at least 5 relevant subjects which should include English language, Biology/Science, and Mathematics

Post Basic

  1.  Credits or better in at least 5 relevant subjects which should include English language, Biology/Science, and Mathematics
    (b)    Diploma in Nursing (Registered Nurse)
  2. BACHELORS’ DEGREE IN MEDICINE (Regular and Parallel)

Admission Requirements
(a)    Transfers with at least Credit in the following subjects: Biology general Science, Human Social Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Zoology, Botany, Combined Sciences and Agriculture Sciences
(b)    BSc degree holders with 2 years pre-medicine courses
(c)    BSc Degree holders in a health related field with a merit

  1. BACHELOR OF PHARMACY (Regular and Parallel)

Admission Requirements
(a)    School leavers:
(i)    From University of Zambia Main Campus, after one year of study in the School of Natural Sciences with at least a minimum of 10 points.
(ii)    Applicants with at least four (4) “A” levels passes (minimum of Grade D in each subject) including pure or Combined Sciences and mathematics; 5 “O” level good passes or any relevant primary undergraduate qualifications.
(b)    Non School Leavers:
(i)    Diploma holders in Pharmacy Technology shall be eligible after meeting the selection criteria as determined by the University of Zambia.
(ii)    Attend Oral interviews organised by the Department of Pharmacy.

  1.  BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH – (Regular only)

Admission Requirements
(a)    University of Zambia ‘O’ level entry requirements i.e., Grade 6 or better in English Language; Grade 4 or better in O’ level Mathematics PLUS Grade 6 or better in Biology, Chemistry and Physics OR Grade 6 or better in Science, Biology(or Agricultural Science) and any other acceptable subject .
(b)    Diploma in Environmental Health from a recognized institution or college i.e. Chainama or Evelyn Hone College.

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LUSAKA E-mail: Dregistrar-aca@unza.zm

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