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University of Africa Zambia

Established in 2008, the University of Africa offers Distance Education programmes in the Faculties of Commerce and Development Studies, Law and Humanities, and Education. It offers continuous registration throughout the year and a comprehensive electronic resource center, as well as a Student Portal and availability of modules online. Ideal for working adults wishing to improve their qualifications and lives, the university is registered with the Zambian Higher Education Authority and offers over 40 qualifications that are all accredited by the Zambian Higher Education Authority.


The University of Africa has a rapidly growing student base and an expanding portfolio of study programmes and degrees being offered. It has two intakes per calendar year and this enables students to apply and register throughout the year. Students have the option of choosing between two examination sessions each year.

The University of Africa is a private open distance learning tertiary institution – accredited since 2008 by the Zambian Ministry of Education – to offer degrees and other courses. It is currently active in Zambia and has embarked on an expansion programme to broaden the scope of academic offerings as well as the development of other African countries.

This university aims to offer suitable and quality education for students that cannot afford or attend a full time residential academic program. The University of Africa is proud to be affiliated with the Central African Correspondence College (CACC) in Zambia. The CACC has been active in the distance education field for 30 years and is accredited by TEVETA in Zambia. It has a unique open enrolling system, which means you can enroll at any time of the academic year, and depending on whether you qualify to write exams, based on submission of assignments, you may register to write during any of the two exam sittings scheduled for the year.


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eLearning and Distance learning

The University of Africa offers a variety of distance education programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate level through its Electronic Resource Centre or eLibrary. Their programmes possess international recognition and are aimed at training world-class leaders to develop a generation of innovative thinkers.

Through the University of Africa distance learning programmes, a student can take up a job anywhere or relocate for other reasons without interrupting his or her studies – even across borders. This ensures continuity of effort and saves on registration and tuition fees at new institutions.

The university offers the flexibility, the study materials, learning support and the qualifications that can help achieve your goals. The University of Africa offers a wide range of textbooks, research articles and other supporting information sources from across the globe through their Electronic Resource Centre or eLibrary. The benefits of having different books available in electronic format are:

  • No limitations on the number of copies in the library
  • Saving on purchasing of costly books
  • Ability to selectively download some portions of materials

Utilization of electronic and mobile technology - Quick and easy communication and material distribution

Students will communicate with administrators and lecturers using electronic and mobile applications. This includes receiving materials and information.

eLearning and Distance learning

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Courses and Qualifications

With a faculty of commerce and development studies, law and humanities, teacher education, engineering and bio-sciences, The University of Africa offers top-level higher education. Their study programmes are internationally recognized and are designed to prepare students to work anywhere in the world.

Academic Programmes

Faculty of Commerce and Development Studies

Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) Degrees

  • Economics
  • Marketing
  • Human Resource Management
  • Tourism
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Logistics and Transport

Bachelor of Administration Degrees

  • Business Administration
  • Public Administration
  • Health Service Administration
  • Banking Practice and Management

Bachelor of Technology (BTech) Degrees

  • Marketing
  • Logistics & Transport
  • Public Administration
  • Business Administration
  • Health & Safety Management
  • Road Maintenance Management
  • Education Management

Master's Degree Programmes

  • Master of Commerce in Development, Innovation & Entrepreneurship
  • Master in Public Administration (MPA)
  • Master of Business Administration ( MBA)
  • Virtual MBA

Faculty of Law and Humanities

  • Bachelor Degrees
  • Bachelor of Laws (LLB)
  • Bachelor in Criminal Justice (BCJ)
  • Bachelor in Social Work Practice & Development Studies

Master's Degree Programmes

  • Masters in Criminal Justice (MCJ)

Faculty of Teacher Education

Bachelor Degrees

  • Bachelor of Education in Science & Mathematics
  • Bachelor of Education in Economic Sciences
  • Bachelor of Education in English
  • Bachelor of Education in Religious Studies
  • Bachelor in Primary Education (Enquire for curriculum from the Registrar)
  • Bachelor in Early Childhood Education (Enquire for curriculum from the Registrar)

Master's Degree Programmes

  • Master in Education Management
  • Master in Literacy and Development

Faculty of Engineering and Bio-Sciences

Bachelor degree

  • Bachelor of Occupational Safety and Health Environment
  • Bachelor of Sustainable Health and Environmental Studies
  • Bachelor of Health and Safety Management
  • Bachelor of Road Maintenance Management

Diploma and Certificate Programmes

The following courses are only available on Diploma and Certificate Level:

  • Public Relations
  • Financial Management
  • General Management
  • Project Management
  • Real Estate Management
  • Information Technology Management
  • Mine Health & Safety
  • Security and Risk Management
  • General Agriculture
  • Business Agriculture Management
Courses and Qualifications

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