Dr Emmanuel Mweshi (Acting Director)

I welcome you, on behave of Managements, to Mukuba University and be part of the Community of Practice (CoP) in your field and contribute to knowledge creation and sustainable development by enrolling in our post graduate programmes. Peter Drucker reminds that Knowledge has to be improved, challenged, and increased constantly, or it vanishes, our programmes provide with very unique opportunity and environment for you to make the difference in your field.

The Directorate was established in 2020 and it is poised to raise the profile of the University by supporting and coordinating graduate studies, research in Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics(STEM), and creation of an inclusive and interactive environment which enables novelty, curiosity and critical thinking among its graduate students and academic staff to respond to sustainable development issues.

To be a leading research-intensive STEM university that fosters an inclusive environment which enables novelty, curiosity and critical thinking among its graduate students

To pursue recognition and attain excellence in our core functions of teaching, Research and community service

The Directorate is responsible for:

  • Sourcing and managing of research funds to support innovations and research activities and publication in the university
  • Collaborate with schools in the creation of an inclusive environment which enables novelty, curiosity and critical thinking among its graduate students.
  • Internal quality assurance of the delivery of post graduate programmes, research and innovation activities.
  • Interface with the labour market in the transfer, support and incubation of knowledge and innovation through consultancy and collaboration so that the university become part and parcel of the drivers for sustainable solution and development of the nation and globally
  • Collaborating with other quality assurance and professional bodies with special interests in post graduate programmes.
  • Secretarial services to all bodies of studies and examiners of graduate studies

School of Education

“Transforming Mathematics, Science and Technology Education through research and innovation.”

The aim of the programme is to produce graduates who will be able to work in collaboration with stakeholders through research to continuously improve the delivery of Science, Technology, engineering (STEM) education curriculum at all levels and become the driver for sustainable development. The programme equips students with knowledge, professional attitudes, research skills and culture to respond to:

  • Changes and challenges in STEM education so as to influence policy and practice.
  • Advancements in technology and shifts in the philosophical, cultural and sociological perspectives of STEM Education.
  • The need to transform STEM Education to make it relevant to the labor market.
  • Need to integrate Education for Sustainable Development principles in STEM education curriculum to drive the achievement of Sustainable Development Goal.

TARGET GROUPS 

  • Home Economics, Mathematics, and Agriculture, Natural and Nutritional Sciences Teachers
  • Home Economics, Mathematics, and Agriculture, Natural and Nutritional Sciences Teacher Educators
  • Curriculum Developers: Mathematics and Science Subject Specialists
  • Education Standards’ Officers

MODE OF STUDY

  • Taught Masters through block and blended Teaching
  • By Research through blended (face to face and webinars) seminars 

 ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • Grade 12 certificate or its equivalent with a credit or better in Mathematics, English, Science or Biology and any other subject
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Natural Sciences with Education or Bachelor of Education in Natural Sciences from an accredited or recognized university by Higher Education Authority(HEA) and Zambia Qualification Authority (ZAQA)
  • Must have high analytical, critical and evaluative skills

Driving the culture of Quality Assurance in Education Institutions

The aim of this programme is to equip graduates with the necessary knowledge and skills to respond to the quality and regulatory framework issues affecting education intuitions so that graduates will be able to:

  • Interrogate the existing Quality Assurance (QA) structures and processes in education systems and intuitions
  • Develop and execute QA strategies in assuring quality of value chain activities in education intuitions
  • Contribute to the creation of capacity in education institutions to adapt a culture of quality

TARGET GROUPS 

  •  University Quality Assurance Co-ordinators/ Directors
  • Colleges Principals in both private and public sectors
  • Education Standards Officers
  • Primary and Secondary School Managers

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited or recognized university by Higher Education Authority(HEA) and Zambia Qualification Authority (ZAQA)
  •  Must have high analytical, critical and evaluative skills

 MODE OF STUDY

  • Taught Masters through block and blended Teaching

“Transforming education management for the delivery of quality education.”

The programme aims at quipping students with various skills, approaches, competences and knowledge of various models of management, leadership and administration. These will enhance their ability to effectively lead and manage education institutions.  Additionally, the programme will equip students with advanced skills in educational research to:

  • Interrogated the current management and leadership issues and challenges in education institutions
  • Become agents of intuitional management transformation that focuses on principles for the delivery of quality education
  • Develop frameworks and model to enhance leadership and management of education institutions

 TARGET GROUPS

  •  All the teachers
  • Head Teachers at primary and secondary level
  • Education Managers at tertiary levels of the education system
  • Education Administrators at district, provincial and national level
  • All Education Managers in private institutions

 MODE OF STUDY

  • Taught Masters through block and blended Teaching

 ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited or recognized university by Higher Education Authority(HEA) and Zambia Qualification Authority (ZAQA)
  • Must have high analytical, critical and evaluative skills
  • To apply, visit http://www.mukuba.edu.zm and download application and reference forms.
  • If you are unable to download the form, you can leave a message on our Face book page by following the link: https://www.facebook.com/MukubaUniversity/
  • Alternatively, send an email to the Registrar registrar@mukuba.edu.zm 
  • Deposit the application fee in the appropriate account number indicated on the application form and attach it to completed form and send it to:

 

The Registrar

Mukuba University

P.O. Box 20382, Itimpi, along Kitwe – Chingola Road

Kitwe.

School of Applied Science and Technology

Transforming the promotion of healthy lives and well-being for all through the integration of clinical, community and food service nutrition.

To equip graduates with strong management and operational skills in Nutritional Sciences to:

  • demonstrate appropriate leadership and entrepreneurial skills in human nutrition and health.
  • assess community nutritional problems from a multi-disciplinary point of view.
  • apply information technology in generating realistic and feasible intervention measures to solve global nutrition challenges.
  • implement investigations in the field of nutrition and disseminate findings to the relevant stakeholders.
  • develop nutrition policy documents that positively impact Nutrition Actors Globally.
  • favourably compete with other graduates at national and international level on the job

market

TARGET GROUPS

  • Medical Doctors
  • Nutritionists
  • Dieticians
  • Public health Nutrition Graduates
  • Food and Nutrition Teachers
  • Food Scientists

MODE OF STUDY:

  • Taught masters and Full time only

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • Grade 12 certificate or its equivalent with a credit or better in Mathematics, English, Science or Biology and any other subject
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Nutritional Sciences, Public health Nutrition, Dietetics, Family and Consumer Science, Food Science and any related field from an accredited or recognized university by Higher Education Authority(HEA) and Zambia Qualification Authority (ZAQA)

 

Note: Students who do not hold the above qualifications will need to undergo a pre-masters course for a year

  •  Must have high analytical, critical and evaluative skills

AIM

  • To bridge accepted masters’ students in core foundation courses for the in the following masters’ programmes offered in the Schools of Natural Sciences and Applied Science and Technology;
  • Master of Science in Chemistry
  • Master of Science in Physics
  • Master of Science in Nutritional Science

TARGET GROUPS

  • Candidates with Bachelor of Education in Natural Sciences and Bachelor of sciences qualifications that may fall short of the required courses in the master’s programme being admitted in

MODE OF STUDY

  • Offered under Open and Distance Learning mode  
  • To apply, visit http://www.mukuba.edu.zm and download application and reference forms.
  • If you are unable to download the form, you can leave a message on our Face book page by following the link: https://www.facebook.com/MukubaUniversity/
  • Alternatively, send an email to the Registrar registrar@mukuba.edu.zm 
  • Deposit the application fee in the appropriate account number indicated on the application form and attach it to completed form and send it to:

 

The Registrar

Mukuba University

  1. O. Box 20382, Itimpi, along Kitwe – Chingola Road

Kitwe.

School of Mathematics and Natural Sciences

Using modern instrumental methods of analysis in Chemistry to advance value addition and sustainable development.
The aim of the programme is to produce research scientists, university lecturers in pure chemistry, research consultants for food industry, hot Cultural Products, the mines, Drug enforcement Commission and Environmental impact assessment experts. Students will have options to specialize in any of the following fields:

  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Physical Chemistry

The programme equips graduates with advanced theory and practice of modern instrumental methods of analysis to cover: molecular and atomic spectroscopy, electrochemical techniques, separation science, s structural techniques, and organic and inorganic reactions mechanisms. Thus the graduates will be to contribute to:

  • Knowledge creation
  • value addition and designing of new products.
  • sustainable development through the use of green skills and sustainable industrial process
  • Application of environmental impact assessment systems and frameworks that addresses sustainable issues faced by developing countries.
  • The fight against Trafficking of prohibited substances which has become a global problem.

 

TARGET GROUPS

  • Open to all nationalities and foreign nationals.
  • Graduates of Chemistry in the industry and not yet in industry wishing to advance their research and knowledge base in Chemistry.

MODE OF STUDY:   

  • Taught Masters through block and blended Teaching

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • A BSc in Chemistry; BSc. Ed or B.Ed Chemistry degree from an accredited or recognized university by HEA and ZAQA.
  • Must have high analytical, critical and evaluative skills

 

Repositioning the role of Physics in Sustainable development through Research and innovation

The Master of Science in Physics Program is designed for students who want to obtain an advanced degree in physics. Physics is a broad subject that ranges from large scale study of the universe down to designing, say, better electronic memory devices. Physics also plays an important role in contributing directly toward energy production and environmental projects and indirectly through basic research, providing technological knowledge from research programs, and helping to educate a technically literate population capable of responding to environmental issues.

 The programme provides opportunities to students to achieve a conceptual understanding of   advanced physics; the role it plays in science, technology and sustainable development so as to.

  • Carry out scientific work independently, as well as presenting complicated matters clearly that will help alleviate some of the current national challenges.
  • Further their understanding in new fields of physics and how they respond to issues of Climate Change and Renewable and Sustainable Energy.
  • Participate in advanced industrial research, leadership and management of complex work and development of situations within the field of physics, such as Astrology
  • Apply physics in the value addition and designing of new products through research and innovation

 TARGET GROUPS

  •  Teachers, workers from industry and other organizations

 MODE OF STUDY:

  • Taught Masters through block and blended Teaching

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • A Bachelor of Science in Physics or Bachelor of Science with Education (Physics) or its equivalent from an accredited or recognized university by HEA and ZAQA
  • Applicants with a Bachelor of Education (Physics) will be required to enrol in a Pre-master’s programme and do bridging courses
  • Must have high analytical, critical and evaluative skills

AIM

  • To bridge accepted masters’ students in core foundation courses for the in the following masters’ programmes offered in the Schools of Natural Sciences and Applied Science and Technology;
  • Master of Science in Chemistry
  • Master of Science in Physics
  • Master of Science in Nutritional Science

TARGET GROUPS

  • Candidates with Bachelor of Education in Natural Sciences and Bachelor of sciences qualifications that may fall short of the required courses in the master’s programme being admitted in

MODE OF STUDY

  • Offered under Open and Distance Learning mode  
  • To apply, visit http://www.mukuba.edu.zm and download application and reference forms.
  • If you are unable to download the form, you can leave a message on our Face book page by following the link: https://www.facebook.com/MukubaUniversity/
  •  Alternatively, send an email to the Registrar registrar@mukuba.edu.zm 
  •  Deposit the application fee in the appropriate account number indicated on the application form and attach it to completed form and send it to:

 

The Registrar

Mukuba University

P.O. Box 20382, Itimpi, along Kitwe – Chingola Road

Kitwe.

Method of Application