University of Zambia Tuition & Fees Schedule 2021/2022

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University of Zambia Fees 2021/2022, UNZA Tuition fees Schedule | The University of Zambia, UNZA School fees schedule contains the total amount payable by both Zambians and International students for all undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.

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University of Zambia School Fees Schedule 2021/2022 tuition fees 2021 intake: Below is the official University of Zambia (UNZA) Fees schedule to be paid by each undergraduate student respectively for the 2021/2022 academic session.

The following policies and procedures are applicable to all students who officially register for programmes at the University of Zambia. The University reserves the right to change fees without prior notice to the student. However, fee changes are subject to approval by the Governing Council.

NOTE: The University of Zambia Authority has the right to change tuition fees in line with the average annual inflation rate announced by the Bank of Zambia. Any change of annual fees will be announced by the Council of the Institution, before the commencement of the academic year.

The UNZA fees schedule¬†has been successfully uploaded online, the schedule is available as follows:‚Äď

Distance Education Fees

New Students: Zambia, SADC and Refugee Status Students

Category Amount Period
Arts Based K2,371.60 Per Year
 Art Based and Science/Medicine Based Programmes K4,400.00 Per Year
 Science/Medicine Based Programmes K2,855.60 Per Year

Return Students: Zambia, SADC and Refugee Status Students

Category Amount Period
Arts Based K2,156.00 Per Year
Science/Medicine Based Programmes K2,596.00 Per Year

Non Tuition Fees

Category Amount Period
Registration K40.00 Per Year
Examination K100.00 Per Year
Medical K45.00 Per Year
Caution Fee K87.5 Paid by 1st years on entry (non-refundable) once off
Internet Connectivity K27.50 Per Year
Records Card K50.00 Paid by 1st years on entry once off
Maintenance and Rehabilitation K35.00 Per Year
Student Union K 40.00 Per Year
Library K 10.00 Per Year
Sports Recreation fee K40.00 Per Year

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.


1. Postgraduate Diplomas – PART I

Category Zambian Non-SADC Candidates
Category A: Per Academic Year K16,789.00 $7,460.00
Category B: Per Academic Year K18,358.00 $8,660.00
Category C: Per Academic Year K21,808.00 $9,310.00


2. Course Work Programmes – PART I

Category Zambian Non-SADC Candidates
Category A: Per Academic Year
Master of Arts
Master of Education
Master of Law
Master of Communication for Development
Postgraduate Diploma in Human Rights Law
Postgraduate Diploma in International Law
Postgraduate Diploma in Counseling
K16,789.00 $7,460.00
Category B: Per Academic Year
Master of Science
Master of Engineering
Master of Mineral Sciences
Diploma in ICT Policy and Regulation
Postgraduate Diploma in Computer Studies
K18,358.00 $8,660.00
Category C: Per Academic Year
Master of Public Health
Master of Science in Nursing
Postgraduate Diploma in Education for Health Professionals
K20,173.00 $9,310.00
Category C: Per Academic Year
Master of Medicine
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
Category A: Per Academic Year K14,674.00 $7,460.00
Category B: Per Academic Year K17,712.00 $9,460.00
Category C: Per Academic Year K20,517.00 $11,560.00


4. Doctor of Philosophy Programme

Category Zambian Non-SADC Candidates
Category A: Per Academic Year
Social Sciences and Arts
K15,822.00 $7,880.00
Category B: Per Academic Year
Natural Sciences
Science Based Areas
K18,617.00 $10,304.00
Category C: Per Academic Year
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)
K2,500.00 $400.00
Re-examination (Internal Examiners)
K1,000.00 $250.00
Re-examination (All Examiners)
K4,000.00 $800.00
Re-examination (All Examiners)
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

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    Good evening, i want to find out something from you, are all the course under science department paying the same fee? lets say e.g civil engineering and Electrical engineering, they will pay the same amount?
    Need clarity on that one.

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