WPCS 2.1.5
Tuition Fees:$795 /year
Part-time Study:2 Years
Final Award:Master of Arts In Peace And Security Studies
Start Date:August 2021
Academic Unit:School of Postgraduate Studies
Campus:Pioneer Campus, Lusaka
Course Type:Master by Research
Application Deadline:
Programme Overview

The Master of Peace and Security Studies (MPCS) focuses on the pivotal role that individuals within civil society play and the potential of civil society to advance peace through principled advocacy, effective programming, and dynamic engagement with the state and marketplace.

The MPCS program allows students to tailor their degree to meet their exact needs and allow them to fulfil their passions. The MPCS program is comprised of coursework and Independent Research. This programme is designed to prepare students with the knowledge and practical skills needed to contribute to nonviolent peacebuilding efforts.

Admission Requirements

As a general rule, applicants for Masters Programmes must hold a good first Degree in the relevant field of their desired studies or acceptable professional qualifications such as ACCA, CIMA, ICAEW, ACA, inter alia. However, a tentative separate system of entry requirements may be devised, in the discretion of the Senate, should an exceptionally deserving case of application arise.

Application Process
Application Fees for Zambian Students: $6
Application Fees for International Students: $48

How to apply
– You will be sent an acknowledgement as soon as UNILUS has received your application.
– Your form will then be passed on to the relevant undergraduate /postgraduate admissions authority in the School or Faculty within UNILUS.
– Decisions regarding admissions are not made until a full application is received. It is important that you enclose all of the information requested to prevent any delays in the application process.
–  Postgraduate application forms cost K150.00.

Mode of payment
– All deposits should be made directly to the Bank (QUOTING YOUR STUDENT NUMBER ONLY)
– Terms of payment: Full payment before commencing classes.
– Part-payment will only be accepted upon 50% down payment on tuition fees and signing of a credit agreement form with Accounts.
– If you have not registered, visit 48 hours after making a deposit and follow the online registration procedure.

Documents to provide
– High School Certificate /Statement of Results
– Degree Certificate/Professional Qualification (e.g Full ACCA/CIMS/ZICA)/Statement of Results
– National Registration Card/Passport/Drivers licence
– Attach two (2) passport-sized photographs
– Two Reference Letters (One Academic and one Professional)
– Curriculum Vitae
– Application form completely filled out accurately and Payment for application form attached (Deposit slip)

Career Opportunities

Some career opportunities are:
– Diplomat or Field Officer.
– Nonprofit Director, Development, Communication Specialists, or Press Officer.
– Policy Officer or Legal Advocate.
– Conflict Resolution Expert or Consultant.
– Human Resources & Trauma Specialist.
– A professor or researcher.

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Tuition Fees for Zambian Students: $795
Tuition Fees for International Students: $2,667

Tuition fee for Zambian Students=15,875 ZMW
Tuition fee for International Students= 53,216 ZMW

N.B: A 5% discount (applicable on tuition fees only) is offered to students who will pay in full during the registration period as provided by the University’s Revised Academic Calendar.
I. A minimum of 35% of tuition fees plus other fees to be paid as the first instalment upon registration (deadline 31st august 2021). The total fees should be paid in order for you to register for the semester’s examinations. payments can be made online or can be deposited into the university’s bank accounts respectively.
ii. The next instalment of 35% should be paid by 30th September 2021
iii. The last instalment of 30% should be paid by 30th October 2021

Relevant Contact

Responsible for Admissions Enquiries
Admissions Office
For Academic Affairs