About MBA General

Studying an MBA General Management via distance learning through the University of Zambia will equip you with the skills and knowledge you need to take on a management position in a variety of organizations. 

A Master of Business in General Management is a highly versatile degree which gives our graduates a competitive edge when landing a job in the modern economy. You will learn a wide range of skills that will form a foundation of learning that will position you to be “cross-promoted” into different roles, departments, and office environments, so you can alter your career path as desired to achieve the best outcome for your future. 

Be it a small business or a major corporation, our comprehensive offering of general MBA subjects mean that you’ll graduate with highly-valuable negotiation, leadership, accounting and organizational development skills that are the cornerstone of our general MBA courses.



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The degree in general business with the University of Zambia ideally suited to students who want to work in many departments, oversee various aspects of the business environment, and maximize their potential for advancement to the highest level of management in large organizations.

Graduates can expect to find employment in roles that include consulting, strategy and planning, human resource management, marketing, and more.


General MBA male student
General MBA female student

Admission Requirements

Simply submit a copy of your transcripts with your application online:

• Online application

• A bachelors degree from a recognized institution

• 6 (Credit)- score or better in 5 subjects including English

Simply submit a copy of your transcripts. International Students Welcome:

  • International students must meet the same admissions requirements
  • Visa not required


This is a 2-year programme designed to prepare students to immediately apply the skills, knowledge and competencies.

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Zambian NationalsInternational Students
Application Fee200 ZMK40 USD
Semester 120,000 ZMK1800 USD
Semester 220,000 ZMK1800 USD
Semester 320,000 ZMK1800 USD
Thesis6,000 ZMK550 USD
Technology Fee (Per Year)400 ZMK40 USD
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Why Choose a Degree in General Business Via Distance Learning?

Our distance learning courses are an ideal choice for students who require increased autonomy and flexibility in their studies. Course content is provided via a secure and convenient online portal for you to access when it suits your schedule.

You can maintain regular communication with lecturers and tutors who will guide you through your studies, and there are online communication tools such as discussion boards and forums where students and teachers alike can collaborate, share, and connect – much like a traditional on-campus experience.

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What is an MBA?

MBA stands for “Master of Business Administration.” International business schools including the University of Zambia offer standardized education according to a recognized framework designed to deliver learning to the highest education standards.

How does an MBA program differ from a regular Master program?

The key difference between a general masters and an MBA is that a MBA general subjects focus on the practical side of the management profession, often including simulations for the real business environment and management projects implemented in ‘real’ market scenarios.

What can I do with a general MBA?

As a graduate with a general management degree, you’ll be eligible for employment in areas such as consulting, strategy and planning, human resource management and marketing. Past graduates of this course have found employment as CEO’s, General Managers, Global Marketing Managers, and Managing Directors for organizations across the globe.