WPCS 2.1.5
Tuition Fees:$727 /year
Applications Begin:July 2020
Final Award:Master of Engineering (Computer Communications)
Start Date:February 2021
Academic Unit:School of Engineering
Campus:Great East Road Campus
Course Type:Master by Research
Application Deadline: January 2021
Programme Overview

To facilitate the growth of engineering education in Zambia and to maintain its national relevance, the School of Engineering has developed a close association with industry and government. Many of the academic staff are members of relevant governmental committees.

On a formal basis, the School of Engineering Advisory Board, which draws its external membership from government industry and the professional institutions, meets regularly to discuss matters that are pertinent to the development and smooth operation of the School.


EEE 6312 Computer Networks
EEE 6321 Software Engineering
EEE 6332 Local and Wide Area Networks
EEE 6341 Internet Programming
EEE 6355 Distributed Multi-Media Systems
EEE 6361 Database Systems
GES 5581 Research Methods
ENG 6711 Corporate, Investment and Project Finance
EEE 6375 Data Mining (Elective)
EEE 6385 Information Retrieval & Analysis (Elective)

Admission Requirements

The applicants must be:
– Graduates of the University of Zambia who have been admitted to the appropriate Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related field with at least a Credit; or
– Graduates of other recognized Universities who have been admitted to the appropriate Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related field with at least a Lower second class honours; or
– In exceptional circumstances, graduates who possess a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related field with a pass or its equivalent, and have a minimum of two-year acceptable professional experience at an appropriate level or other qualifications relevant to the pursuit of graduate studies may be accepted for admission.

Application Process
Application Fees for Zambian Students: $8
Application Fees for International Students: $59

Postgraduate Application Process
Application forms can be obtained from the Directorate of Research and Graduate Studies or downloaded from the links provided by the school.
Completed application forms should be accompanied by a payment of a non-refundable application fee of K150.00 for Zambians and US$60.00 for non-Zambians.
Postal and Money Orders are no longer accepted. Money should be deposited into DRGS Account number 0100110272200 Standard Chartered Main Branch Lusaka. Send original deposit slip to the Directorate of Research and Graduate Studies

Career Opportunities

Some career opportunities for this programme are:
– Software Developer.
– Database Administrator.
– Computer Hardware Engineer.
– Computer Systems Analyst.
– Computer Network Architect.
– Web Developer.
– Information Security Analyst.
– Computer and Information Research Scientists.

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Tuition Fees for Zambian Students: $727
Tuition Fees for International Students: $8,525

Tuition fee per year for Zambian Students= 14,500 ZMK
Tuition fee per year for International Students= 170,118 ZMK

Relevant Contact

Responsible for Admissions Enquiries
Dr. Michael Mulenga
Dean, School of Engineering