Higher Doctorates in Law

The following shall be eligible for candidature for a Higher Doctorate of the University:

  • A holder of a Doctorate Degree of the University of Zambia of at least six years standing ; or
  • A holder of a Doctorate Degree of any other recognized University who at the time of applying for the Higher Doctorate Degree, has served in a teaching or research role for not less than four years at the University of Zambia; and
  • Any member of the University academic staff who has published scholarly work/ research in internationally recognized referred journals and made an original contribution to knowledge 
     

Tuition

Doctor of Philosophy Programme

Category Zambian Non-SADC Candidates
Category A: Per Academic Year K13,120.00 $7,880.00

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
K1,000.00 $500.00
Part II/Research
Master (Thesis)
K4,500.00 $800.00
Part II/Taught
Master (Dissertation)
K3,000.00 $700.00
Doctor (Thesis) K6,000.00 $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 K150.00 $50.00
Student Handbook K200.00 $60.00
Library K200.00 $60.00


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

  Zambian & Non-SADC
Hostel Accommodation (Per month) K700.00
Student Stipend (Living on campus per day) K90.00
Student Stipend (Living outside campus per day) K120.00
Research Cost: Masters ~ 70% Tuition fees
Book Allowance K5,000.00

Here is how to apply for the course.