Master of Science in Infectious Diseases and Zoonosis

Overview

Master of Science in Infectious Diseases and Zoonosis

Requirements

The applicant must possess:

(i) Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine (BVM) from the University of Zambia or it's equivalent from any other recognized University.

(ii) A minimum of one year of post-qualifying experience.

(iii) A BSc degree with a credit or better in Biological Sciences of the University of Zambia or any recognized University.

Finance

Postgraduate Fees

Please note that:

  • Registration requires payment of fees.
  • All fees meant for the University should be paid into the UNZA Directorate Postgraduate Account OR by cheque into the same account.
  • Fees meant to cover Costs related to student welfare and research costs should be paid to the student.
  • In the event of a student withdrawing from studies, tuition and other fees may not be refunded in full.

Tuition

1. Course Work Programmes - PART I

Category Zambian Non-SADC Candidates
Master of Veterinary Medicine K21,808.00 $9,310.00

 

3. Master by Research and Part II of Course Work Programmes

Category Zambian Non-SADC Candidates
Per Academic Year K20,517.00 $11,560.00

 

4. Doctor of Philosophy Programme

Category Zambian Non-SADC Candidates
Veterinary Medicine K26,063.00 $12,460.00

 

5. Part Time Fees

  • Part-time fees for postgraduate programmes are charged at 50% of the full-time rate.

Non Tuition Fees

Registration Fees

  Zambian Non-SADC Candidates
Registration K500.00 $80.00
Late Registration K200.00 $30.00

NB: Late registration shall be K200 per additional month after registration period

Examination Fees

  Zambian Non-SADC Candidates
Part I
Masters Degree/Diploma
K497.00 $125.00
Part II/Research
Master (Thesis)
K6,020.00 $800.00
Part II/Taught
Master (Dissertation)
K3,750.00 $700.00
Doctor (Thesis) K6,290.00 $900.00
Supplementary (Part I)
Examinations (Per Course)
K500.00 $120.00
Re-examination (Internal Examiners)
PhD
K2,500.00 $400.00
Re-examination (Internal Examiners)
Masters
K1,000.00 $250.00
Re-examination (All Examiners)
PhD
K4,000.00 $800.00
Re-examination (All Examiners)
Masters
K2,000.00 $500.00

Other Fees

  Zambian Non-SADC Candidates
Student Amenities K150.00 $50.00
Medical K200.00 $60.00
Union K150.00 $50.00
Maintenance K200.00 $60.00
Internet Connectivity K200.00 $50.00
Student Handbook K200.00 $60.00
Library K400.00 $60.00

Bench Fees (For Non Students)

Category B K3000.00
Category C K5000.00


Suggested Student Upkeep and Research Costs (Payable to the student)

  Zambian & Non-SADC
Hostel Accommodation (Per month) K1000.00
Student Stipend (Living on campus per day) K200.00
Student Stipend (Living outside campus per day) K200.00
Research Cost: Masters ~ 70% Tuition fees
Book Allowance K8,000.00

 

How to Apply

Here's how to apply for the course.

Study Level
Masters