Master of Public Health

If you are interested in the art and science of preventing disease and prolonging life through organised efforts and informed choices of society, then this is the best programme for you. Pursuing a Master’s degree in Public Health at the University of Lusaka will enable you to acquire the knowledge that will elevate your skills in your field of work. This programme will offer you both theoretical and practical tools that will prompt you to thrive in public or private institutions of health.


1. A Bachelors Degree from any recognised University in the field of Biological Science, Medicine, Veterinary Medicine/ Science and any other related field of study. 2. Graduates in health related field of study such as: Management/Administration, sociology, psychology, philosophy, statistics, Demography and public health may apply provided they are graduates from a recognised University. 3. The minimum requirement is a first degree with at least a Credit. Candidates wishing to pursue any specific course(s) under this programme may be considered, and will be awarded a certificate in that particular course upon successful completion. Such students shall not be eligible for the award of MPH. In general, rules and regulations prescribed by the school of Graduate Studies at UNILUS shall apply.

Part-Time: (Evening Programme) Eighteen (18) months to 24 months Distance Learning: Eighteen (18) months to 24 months.