School of Agricultural Sciences

The School of Agricultural Sciences at Zambian Open University was established in 2010 but it was not until the 2013 academic year that the first students stepped foot on campus. The School has highly qualified academic staff, and its major goal is to prepare graduates to meet the challenges faced by the agricultural sector and contribute to realizing the full potential of agriculture in Zambia. Agriculture is the biggest growth area of the Zambian economy and has the greatest advantage compared to other sectors of the economy. Agricultural graduates are on high demand in both the public and private sectors, including research and educational institutions, and international organizations. Read more>>

Dr Idowu Kolawole Odubote

Dean, School of Agricultural Sciences

PhD Animal Science. M.Phil Animal Science. B. Agric Animal Science.
Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria


    Mode of delivery: Distance, Full-Time and Part Time

    Entry Requirements

    • Five “O” level credits including English Language or a Zambian language.
      Three “O” level credits with a Diploma in Education or a Diploma from a tertiary` institution
      recognized by the University.
    • (Concessionary Admission) 45 years of age and above with proven evidence of participation in continuous learning through short  courses, seminars and conferences
    • Any other qualification as may be determined and approved by the Senate.

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