School of Law

The School of Law at Zambian Open University is the second law school to be established in Zambia after the school of law at the University of Zambia. It is one of the oldest schools at ZAOU. The School of Law is currently the biggest Law School in Zambia. It is proving to be a highly competitive law school judged by the high percentage in comparative terms to those from other law schools, who pass the ZIALE examinations and thus enter the legal practitioners market. The school offers the traditional LLB courses by a diverse faculty leading to an LLB degree that provides students with a sound knowledge of the general principles of the Zambian legal system with an international component, and an ability to use legal materials effectively. . Read More >>

Dr. Munyonzwe Hamalengwa

Acting Dean School of Law

BA (Hons. York University, Toronto); MA (Int’l affairs, Carleton, Ottawa); Grad. Legal St.(Int’l Trade Law, Antioch, Wash.DC); JD(Osgoode Hall Law School, York, Toronto); LLM (Osgoode Hall Law School); PhD (Law, Osgoode)


    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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