The Department of Chemistry offers the following Masters programmes in various specialisations including Analytical Chemistry, Biochemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Organic Chemistry and Physical Chemistry.


Option A
Two-year programme in Chemistry by taught courses and research.

Option B
Two-year programme in Chemistry by research.

Option C
Three-year integrated programme in Chemistry by taught courses and research. 

The applicant must possess:

Taught

(i) A Bachelor of Science Degree from a recognized University with a major in C Chemistry

(ii) Minimum of a Merit or its equivalent

(iii) Must have sufficient Analytical, Inorganic, Organic, Physical and Biochemistry courses at 3rd and 4th year level with an average B grade or better.

(iv) A Minimum of Three (3) years relevant work experience may also be considered

By Research

(i) A Bachelor of Science Degree from a recognized University with a major in Chemistry

(ii) Bachelor of Science Degree with Education with a Major in Chemistry with a minimum of Credit or its equivalent 10

 

(iii) Must have taken at least 12 Chemistry Semester Courses from Analytical, Physical, Inorganic, Organic and Biochemistry at 3rd and 4th year level with an average grade of at least C+

(iv) A Minimum of Two (2) years relevant work experience may also be considered

Tuition Fees

Course Work Programmes - PART I

Category Zambian Non-SADC Candidates
Category B: Per Academic Year K14,500.00 $8,660.00

Master by Research and Part II of Course Work Programmes

Category Zambian Non-SADC Candidates
Category B: Per Academic Year K13,540.00 $9,460.00

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
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.