Postgraduate Programmes

Postgraduate Programmes
Masters Degree Programmes
  •  Master of Arts in Criminal Justice
  • Master of Arts in Development Studies
  • Master of Arts in History
  • Master of Arts in Legal Studies
  • Master of Arts in Religious Studies
  • Master of Arts in Sociology
  • Master of Arts in Trade, Development and International Relations
  • Master of Arts in Transformative Community Development
  • Master of Business Administration (Generic)
  • Master of Business  Administration (Human Resources)
  • Master of Business  Administration (Project Management)
  • Master of Education in Early Childhood Education
  • Master of Education Literacy and Development
  • Master of Education  in Management and Administration
  • Masters of Laws
  • Master of Science in Geography
Masters Programmes Duration

These are two (2) – year Graduate Programmes; one academic year course work and another academic year for research and writing dissertation. Maximum study  period for Masters Programmes is three (3) years.

Method of application

All applicants should deposit a non – refundable fee of K200.00 into the Zambian Open University Account Number: 1031176500166 held at Zambia National Commercial Bank (ZANACO), Manda Hill Branch.

Application forms are obtainable from the following Zambian Open University ZAOU Centres:

Livingstone: call 0979488 074 or 

Tel: 03323022

Kitwe: Call 0977615235     Chipata   0973241120

Kabwe: Call: 0977 862 354 Mansa 0977817631

PhD degree Programmes
  •  Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Business Administration
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Criminal Justice
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)in Development Studies
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)in Education Management & Administration
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in History
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Law
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Literacy & Development
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)in Religious Studies
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)in Sociology
Required Documents
  • The following certified documents should be attached to the completed Application Forms:
  • Copies of Academic & Professional Certificates
  • Curriculum Vitae – two pages Maximum
  • Description of proposed area of study in 800 words & not more 1000 words
  • Three (3) references, two (2) of whom must be academic referees. together with there names  with their email and postal  addresses as well as cell phone numbers


PhD Programmes Duration

One academic year course work followed by at least two (2) – year of research and writing dissertation. Maximum study period is five years.