WPCS 2.1.5
Tuition Fees:$1,176 /year
Applications Begin:July 2020
Final Award:Bachelor of Mass Communication, B.M.C.S
Start Date:February 2021
Academic Unit:School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Campus:Great East Road Campus
Application Deadline: January 2021
Programme Overview

A major aim of the Bachelor of Mass Communication programme is to equip the graduate with an awareness of society and its problems and of the ways in which he/she can help to solve these. The programmes provide orientations that will enable the graduate to be innovative and provide intelligent leadership in a rapidly changing society.

The School of Humanities and Social Sciences offers four-year programmes leading to the degrees of Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Mass Communication and Bachelor of Social Work. It also offers Master’s programmes in various areas.There are approximately 2,200 students in the School. Of these, about 42 per cent are females.

Admission Requirements

– Grade 6 or better in English Language
– Grade 6 or better in ANY THREE subjects chosen from the following category: History, Geography, Mathematics, Economics or Commerce or Principles of Accounts or Business Studies, English Literature or Zambian language or French or Religious, Food and Nutrition or Home Management or Home Economics, Art or Music or Design and Communication or Art and Design Education or Computer Studies, Development Studies or Civic Education and Additional mathematics:
– Grade 6 or better in any One subject chosen from the following category: Human and Social Biology, Biology, Science, Physics, Chemistry, Combined Science, Physical Science, Agricultural Science, Agriculture, Zoology, Geology, Geometrical and Building Drawing, Geometrical and Mechanical Drawing, Technical Drawing, Surveying, Metal Work, Wood Work, Design and Technology.

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

How To Apply;
Obtained from the University of Zambia Website or Directorate of Research and Graduate Studies. 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. (making payment for application).

Career Opportunities

– Research analyst
– Media Consultant (for business organisations)
– Information Analyst
– Information specialist
– Customer service representative
– Content Marketing Specialist
– Content Writer
– Social Media Manager
– Public Relations Officer

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Tuition Fees for Zambian Students: $1,176
Tuition Fees for International Students: $2,340

Tuition fee per year for local students = 23,462Zmk
Tuition fee per year for international students = 46,694Zmk

Relevant Contact

Prof. Masiye Felix
Dean, School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Academic Office
In charge of academic affaira