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Qualified students can now complete a MBA, 100% online.
Finish within 12-24 months and upgrade your career!

Why choose this
100% online MBA?



The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education.


- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Tuition and Fees


The following estimates the cost of completing the graduate level programs, including tuition and other expenses.

For your convenience, you may make payments online using a credit/debit card or by Bank Transfer. We are currently accepting Visa, MasterCard, AMEX, and Discover credit/debit cards.

Online MBA

Tuition and Fees
Local Students (USD$) International Students (USD$)
Application Fee 40 40
Technology Fee included included
Tuition Fee (Total Cost) 430 per course 450 per course
Exemption Fee TBA TBA
Examination Fee included included

Tuition for the online MBA at the University of Zambia is charged per course based on the student's admission status. Effective May 2016, students are permitted to register for a maximum of 2 courses per 8 weeks. Total of 36 credit hrs must be completed before a student can graduate.

Blended Learning

Tuition and Fees
Local Students (ZMW) International Students (US$)
Application Fee 200 60
Technology Fee 640 40
Tuition Fee (Total Cost) 36700 4500
Exemption Fee 500 100
Examination Fee 500 100
The blended learning mode requires physical class attendance*

Finance Your Degree

Financing your Graduate degree is an investment in your future, and we’re here to guide you through the process. Our Finance department went to great lengths to ensure that the program is priced as low as possible.

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Frequently Asked Questions (Q&A)



What is the duration of the online MBA program?

It is a 2-year program but students with more time and financial resources can finish in as early as 13 months.

What are the different specializations you offer?

Students can specialize in Organizational Leadership, Entrepreneurship or Human Resource Management

How do I apply?

The Graduate School of Business is currently accepting online application for the blended learning programs and the online MBA Click here to apply for one of the online MBA program or Click here to apply for a blended learning program

Can I apply If I am not a Zambian National?

Our online MBA program is open to everyone, regardless of your country of origin.

Will I ever need to travel to Zambia throughout the course of my study?

The MBA program is 100% online and is designed for working adults with busy schedules. You will never be required to travel to Zambia; unless you wish to attend your graduation ceremony.

What are the admissions requirements?

To qualify for admissions, you must complete at least a bachelors degree or its international equivalent and a minimum of 3 years experience.

What payment method can I use to pay my fees

Student and applicants can pay fees using either Bank Transfers or Credit/Debit Cards.

How do I get my graduation documents after completing the program?

Student who are qualified to graduate will receive their documents via FedEx or DHL. In addition, you can travel to Zambia to attend your graduation ceremony.

Application Process

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Step 1 - APPLICATION

Fill out the online application by clicking the button below
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Step 2 - PAYMENT

Pay the application fee
3

Step 3 - ASSESSMENT

Our admissions committee will evaluate your application and documents
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Step 4 - ACCEPTANCE

If accepted into the program, a formal letter will be sent so we can begin the enrollment phase

Admission Requirements

  • Complete the Online Application Form
  • Send Official transcript(s) from all universities attended
  • Scan copy of Passport or NRC
  • Write and email a 500 word essay addressing your professional goals, readiness, and potential for completing the Master's program.
  • Email or upload CV/Resume listing professional experience, certifications, and other preparation.
  • Pay application $25 fee


Graduation Requirements

To be qualified for graduation, students must have a 3.0 GPA on all work attempted. Students must apply for candidacy to graduate if they fulfill the grade requirements and have completed at least 8/12 required courses for the Program. If the student makes a “D” or “F” in a course, it must be retaken.

Academic Programs

Online MBA

Blended Learning

Course Outline
Course Name Course Code
Business Communication GSB5010
Managerial Finance and Accounting GSB5020
Business Ethics in a Global Environment GSB5030
Strategic Decision Making GSB5040
Managing Innovation and Change GSB5050
Managerial Economics GSB5060
Business Analytics GSB6070
Marketing for Managers GSB6080
Operations Management GSB6090
Entrepreneurship in the DDeveloping World MIE6110
New Venture Strategies MIE6120
Raising Value and Capital for a New Venture (Capstone Course) MIE6130
Course Outline
Course Name Course Code
Business Communication GSB5010
Managerial Finance and Accounting GSB5020
Business Ethics in a Global Environment GSB5030
Strategic Decision Making GSB5040
Managing Innovation and Change GSB5050
Managerial Economics GSB5060
Business Analytics GSB6070
Marketing for Managers GSB6080
Operations Management GSB6090
Advanced Financial Management MBF6110
Financial Markets and Institutions MBF6120
Portfolio Management (Capstone Course) MBF6130
Course Outline
Course Name Course Code
Business Communication GSB5010
Managerial Finance and Accounting GSB5020
Business Ethics in a Global Environment GSB5030
Strategic Decision Making GSB5040
Managing Innovation and Change (Capstone Course) GSB5050
Managerial Economics GSB5060
Business Analytics GSB6070
Marketing for Managers GSB6080
Operations Management GSB6090
Human Resource Management in the 21st Century MHR6131
Training and Development of Human Capital MHR6141
Compensation Strategies MHR6150
Course Outline
Course Name Course Code
Business Communication GSB5010
Managerial Finance and Accounting GSB5020
Business Ethics in a Global Environment GSB5030
Strategic Decision Making GSB5040
Managing Innovation and Change GSB5050
Managerial Economics GSB5060
Business Analytics GSB6070
Marketing for Managers GSB6080
Operations Management GSB6090
Organizational Behavior and Leadership MOL6220
Decision Theory in a Global Environment MOL6130
Negotiation and Conflict Resolution (Capstone Course) MOL6510
Course Outline
Course Name Course Code
Business Communication GSB5010
Managerial Finance and Accounting GSB5020
Business Ethics in a Global Environment GSB5030
Strategic Decision Making GSB5040
Managing Innovation and Change GSB5050
Managerial Economics GSB5060
Business Analytics GSB6070
Marketing for Managers GSB6080
Operations Management GSB6090
Strategic Supply Chain Management MPM6100
Quality Management Systems MPM6110
Project Management (Capstone Course) MPM6120
Course Outline
Course Code Course Name
GSB5011 Scientific Writing & Critical Thinking
GSB5021 Research Methods
MAF5010 Financial Reporting & Analysis
MAF5120 Corporate Finance
GSB5041 Corporate Governance & Business Ethics
GSB5052 Economics Global & Firm Perspectives
MBF5152 Portfolio Management & Wealth Planning
MBS5022 Strategic Management
MBF6011 Derivatives & Alternative Investments
GSB6004 Dissertation
Electives
MIE6011 Entrepreneurship & Small Business Management
MAF6182 International Business Finance
MBF6021 Equity Investments
MBF6031 Fixed Income Securities
GSB6004 Dissertation
Course Outline
Course Code Course Name
GSB5011 Scientific Writing & Critical Thinking
GSB5021 Research Methods
GSB5031 Finance for Managers
GSB5041 Corporate Governance & Business Ethics
GSB5052 Economics Global & Firm Perspectives
MBS5012 Quantitative Methods for Business
OSM5022 Global Operations Management
MBS5022 Strategic Management
MBS6011 Project Management
HRM5032 Organiational Behaviour & Leadership
HRM5042 Strategic Human Resource Planning
GSB6004 Dissertation
Electives
MAF6211 International Business Finance
MIE6011 Entrepreneurship & Small Business Management
MAF6211 Risk Management
Course Outline
Course Code Course Name
GSB5011 Scientific Writing & Critical Thinking
GSB5021 Research Methods
GSB5031 Finance for Managers
GSB5041 Corporate Governance & Business Ethics
GSB5052 Economics Global & Firm Perspectives
MBS5012 Quantitative Methods for Business
OSM5122 Global Operations Management
MBS5022 Strategic Management
MBS6021 Project Management
MBS6061 E - Business Strategy
MBS6031 Human Resource Strategy
MBS6041 Marketing Strategy
GSB6004 Dissertation
Course Outline
Course Code Course Name
GSB5011 Scientific Writing & Critical Thinking
GSB5021 Research Methods
MAF5010 Financial Reporting & Analysis
MAF5110 Corporate Finance
MBF6011 Derivatives & Alternative Investments
MAF5022 Strategic Management Accounting
MAF6011 Critical Perspectives in Accounting
MAF5122 Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management
GSB6004 Dissertation
MAF6111 Public Financial Management
MAF6121 International Business Finance
MAF6211 Risk Management
GSB6004 Accounting Information & Capital Markets
Course Outline
Course Code Course Name
GSB5011 Scientific Writing & Critical Thinking
GSB5021 Research Methods
GSB5031 Finance for Managers
GSB5041 Corporate Governance & Business Ethics
GSB5052 Economics Global & Firm Perspectives
MBS5012 Quantitative Methods for Business
OSM5022 Global Operations Management
MBS5022 Strategic Management
MBS6011 Project Management
HRM5032 Organiational Behaviour & Leadership
HRM5042 Strategic Human Resource Planning
GSB6004 Dissertation
Electives
MAF6211 International Business Finance
MIE6011 Entrepreneurship & Small Business Management
MAF6211 Risk Management
Course Outline
Course Code Course Name
GSB5011 Scientific Writing & Critical Thinking
GSB5021 Research Methods
GSB5031 Finance for Managers
GSB5041 Corporate Governance & Business Ethics
GSB5052 Economics Global & Firm Perspectives
MBS5012 Quantitative Methods for Business
MIE5012 New Venture Creation
MIE5022 Product Design & Development
MIE6011 Entrepreneurship & Small Business Management
MIE6021 Strategic Management of Technology & Innovation
MIE6031 Competitive Marketing Strategy
GSB6004 Dissertation
Course Outline
Course Code Course Name
GSB5011 Scientific Writing & Critical Thinking
GSB5021 Research Methods
GSB5031 Finance for Managers
GSB5041 Corporate Governance & Business Ethics
GSB5052 Economics Global & Firm Perspectives
OSM5012 Strategic Supply Chain Management
OSM5022 Global Operations Management
OSM5032 Commercial Management of Projects
MBS6021 Project Management
OSM6011 Decision Behaviour, Analysis & Modelling
OSM6012 Business to Business Marketing
OSM6031 Operations Strategy for Industry
GSB6004 Dissertation
Course Outline
Course Code Course Name
GSB5011 Scientific Writing & Critical Thinking
GSB5021 Research Methods
GSB5031 Finance for Managers
GSB5041 Corporate Governance & Business Ethics
HRM5012 Organisation Design & Human Resource Planning
HRM5022 Labour Economics & Markets
MBS5022 Strategic Management
HRM5032 Organiational Behaviour & Leadership
HRM6011 Employment Law & Labour Relations
HRM6021 Compensation & Performance Management
HRM6031 Learning & Development
GSB6004 Dissertation
HRM6041 Human Resource Information Management Systems

To be admitted to candidacy, students must have a 3.0 GPA on all work attempted. Unconditionally admitted graduate students must apply for admission to candidacy after completing nine semester hours of requirements as outlined for the specific degree program. The Admission to Candidacy form must be completed within the first 18 semester hours of the program.

MBA Courses taken at another accredited university with a grade of “B” or better can be applied to any of the Masters degrees. These courses must be comparable in catalogue description to courses in the Master's program and must be approved by the faculty Dean or Director of the Masters Program.

About the University of Zambia

To be a Provider of World Class Services in Higher Education and Knowledge
generation

The University of Zambia (UNZA) was established by Act of Parliament No. 66 of 1965. The first intake of students took place on 17th March 1966. The motto of the University, SERVICE AND EXCELLENCE has guided the development of the University since its inception.

UNZA is situated in Lusaka on two campuses. The main campus is the Great East Road Campus and it is situated on the Great East Road, 6km from the town centre. The other campus is the Ridgeway Campus catering for the Medical School. It is situated on John Mbita Road, 4km South East of Lusaka, opposite the University Teaching Hospital.

 

Our Vision
To be a Provider of World Class Services in Higher Education and Knowledge Generation
Our Mission
To Provide Relevant Higher Education Through Teaching, Research and Community Service
Our Core Values
  • Academic Freedom
  • Accountability
  • Equity
  • Excellence
  • Green Environment
  • Innovation
  • Integrity
Our Management Philosophy
The University will embrace a participatory management style that will motivate employees, provide a work environment that is conducive to high productivity, teamwork in which leadership is by example, provide effective communication and guidance, which will be accessible to all, and promote individual growth.

MBA Student Profile


The programme is designed for local and international professionals, looking for a global perspective in business. This international curriculum will help established professionals reach new heights in their career. Upon completion, the graduate student from the MBA Program will be ready to fulfill leadership, management and executive management roles within their community, and will count with the skills, knowledge and application methods to compete in the global market for the same positions. The graduate student from this program is a global leader with initiative, and the tools and methods necessary to maximize the potential of employees, profits for the organizations they work for, and have the confidence and the savvy necessary to start their own projects if they decide to do so.