Master of Arts in Political Science


To qualify for admission to the Master of Arts in Political Science a candidate must:
Have a Bachelor of Arts degree with major or Single major in Political Science with a credit, or better, from the University of Zambia or any other recognised university;
A student can specialise in Political, Comparative Politics and International Relations.

Courses Offered:


POL 5110 Liberal Political Theory
POL 5120 Marxist Political Theory
POL 5135 Critical Theory
POL 5145 African Political Thought
POL 5155 Contextual Analysis in Political Theory
POL 5210 Comparative Politics
POL 5235 Topics in African Politics
POL 5245 Politics and Governance in Zambia
POL 5315 International Relations
POL 5340 Case Studies in International Integration and Regionalism
POL 5335 Studies in International Economic Order
POL 5355 Formulation and Implementation of Foreign Policies
POL 5325 Seminar in International Diplomacy
POL 5365 International Organisation Politics and Governance in Zambia
POL 5434 Research Methods and Techniques
POL 5510 Democratisation and Electoral Systems in Africa
POL 6434 Dissertation
Requirements for the programme: POL 5210, POL 5434, POL 6434 plus any two courses from the following: POL 5110, POL 5120, POL 5135, POL 5135, POL 5145 POL 5155,
POL 5235, POL 5155, POL 5155, POL 5340, POL 5335, POL 5355, POL 5325,
POL 5365, POL 5510


Doctor of Philosophy in Political Science


Admission requirement: Master‟s degree in Political Science
POL 7014 Thesis


Master of Public Administration


To qualify for admission to the Master of Arts in Public Administration a candidate must:
Have a Bachelor of Arts degree with major in Public Administration with a credit, or better, from the University of Zambia or any other recognised university;


Courses Offered:
PAM 5110 Theory and Practice of Public Administration
PAM 5120 Public Policy Analysis
PAM 5140 Public Choice and Public Policy
PAM 5215 Issues in Development Administration
PAM 5315 Human Resource Management and Labour Relations
PAM 5335 Public Budgeting
PAM 5355 Issues in Local Government Administration
PAM 5325 Administrative Ethics and Law
PAM 5225 Public Enterprise in National Development
PAM 5434 Research Methods and Techniques
PAM 6434 Dissertation
Requirements for the programme: PAM 5110, PAM 5120, PAM 5434, PAM 6434 plus any one course from the following: PAM 5140, PAM 5140, PAM 5335, PAM 5225,
PAM 5225, PAM 5355, PAM 5325


Doctor of Philosophy in Public Administration


Admission requirement: Master Of Public Administration
PAM 7014 Thesis
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Master of Social Work (Curriculum Undergoing Review and Revision)