The Bachelor’s degree in Veterinary Medicine is the main programme offered by the school. The objective is to produce veterinarians who will be recognised internationally and who will be competent to engage in:

  1. The promotion of animal production development in Zambia and elsewhere through improved animal health control, surgical intervention, breeding and nutritional programmes
  2. The promotion of public health through the control of zoonotic diseases and other infections and intoxications transmissible to man through animal production
  3. Basic and applied research in the field of veterinary medicine and surgery
  4. Teaching and academic curriculum development in veterinary education
  5. Appropriate livestock and poultry production industries.
  • Category A- Second Year Entrants
    • Full Form V or Grade 12 Certificate with at least five credits or better and Diploma in agriculture with Animal Science major or related qualifications; with at least 2 years post graduate experience.
    • Full Form V or Grade 12 certificate with at least five credits or better and a Bachelor of Science degree; with at least 2 years post graduate experience.
    • An applicant without post graduation experience shall be admitted directly to the school if he/she obtained a Diploma with Merit, majoring in Animal Sciences or Biomedical Sciences or related qualification.
    • “A” Level passes in Chemistry, Biology or Agricultural Sciences and Management or Physics
  • Category B- Third Year Entrants
    • Full Secondary School Certificate with at least five credits or better and a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Sciences degree with credit, majoring in Animal Science.

Tuition Fees

Year of Study         Amount           Period
2nd Year    K28,980.00                               Per Year
3rd Year    K26,345.00           Per Year
4th Year    K23,950.00           Per Year
5th Year    K21,774.00           Per Year
6th Year    K19,795.00           Per Year
7th Year    K17,995.00           Per Year

Foreign Students

Year of Study     Amount                  Period
All Years     K70,858.00     Per Year   

Non Tuition Fees*

Type of Fees Amount Period
Registration K40.00         Per Year
Examination K50.00         Per Course
Recreation K150.00         Per Year
Medical K200.00         Per Year
Caution Fee K182.50         Paid by 1st Years only once at entry (non-refundable)
Internet Connectivity K194.00         Per Year
Graduation Fee K100.00         Per Year
Record Card Fee K50.00         Paid by 1st Years only once at entry
Maintenance and Rehabilitation K165.00         Per Year
Student Union Fee K45.00         Per Year
Academic Fee K10.00         Per Year
Library K100.00         Per Year

*All Students (Except Distance Education Students)

Here is how to apply for the course.