WPCS 2.1.5
Tuition Fees:$687 /year
Applications Begin:July 2020
Final Award:Master of Engineering (Production Engineering & Management)
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.


MEC 6101Production Management I
MEC 6111Production Engineering
MEC 6171Automation and Production Equipment I
MEC 6102Production Management II
MEC 6112Production Cost Analysis and Control
MEC 6172Automation and Production Equipment II Elective

MEC 6457Renewable Energy Resources
ENG 6115Numerical Analysis and Computing
MEC 6052Advanced Design & Materials Engineering
ENG 6195Statistics and Experimental Design

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: $7
Application Fees for International Students: $56

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:
– Production Engineer.
– Engineering Plant Production Manager.
– Process Engineer.
– Industrial Managers.
– Quality Engineers.
– Management Engineer.
– Operations Analyst.
– Manufacturing Engineer.

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Tuition Fees for Zambian Students: $687
Tuition Fees for International Students: $8,063

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