About MBA in Project Management

Set yourself apart from your peers with an MBA project management distance learning degree that demonstrates your depth of understanding, critical and analytical skills, and commitment to your profession. 

The MBA in Project Management online through the University of Zambia will give you the skills, knowledge, and confidence needed to gain employment managing projects of all sizes as a senior team leader, project manager or project director. You’ll learn core competencies associated with risk, control, planning, implementation, evaluation, collaboration, and systems analysis, all adaptable to your chosen industry.

Your expertise could land you a job in some of the fastest paced and most interesting careers in the business world.



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The Master of Business Administration (Project Management) will give you the skills and knowledge needed to manage small, medium and large-sized projects as a senior team leader, project manager or project director.

Covering core competencies such as finance, project risk & quality management, strategic supply chain management, business ethics, marketing, and managerial economics, a degree in project management will help you achieve the objectives for projects and strategies within any organisation worldwide.

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Admission Requirements

• 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 with your application online. 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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MBA - All Specializations

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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E-Library FeeIncludedIncluded

Why choose a project management masters degree online?

The MBA project management subjects are delivered via a secure and convenient online portal that you can access 24/7. You can maintain regular communication with lecturers and tutors, access online communication tools like discussion boards and forums, and collaborate, share, and connect with fellow undergrads.

MBA and project management are growing, dynamic business professions that involve planning, coordinating and evaluating jobs of all sizes, as well as managing the people and risks involved. Our MBA in project management is an ideal choice for students wanting to explore project management as a career, but who demand increased autonomy and flexibility in their studies.

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What is an MBA?

A Master of Business Administration, or MBA as it’s known, is a standardized education course offered by most international business schools including the University of Zambia designed to develop the skills required for careers in business and management.

How does a project management MBA course differ from a regular Master program?

The key difference between a general masters and a project management MBA course is the subjects you will study. The MBA program at the University of Zambia includes a “core” curriculum of subjects covering accounting, economics, marketing, and operations, combined with electives that allow undergraduates to follow their own personal or professional interests.