APPLICATIONS FOR ADMISSION
2019/2020 ACADEMIC YEAR – JULY INTAKE

The Levy Mwanawasa Medical University (LMMU) was established as a Public University on 22nd
May, 2018 under provisions of Section 132 of the Higher Education Act, No. 4 of 2013, by way of
Statutory Instrument No. 39 and 40 of 2018.

The LMMU became the fourth Public University and
is the largest purpose-built health training institution offering health professions’ education and training in Zambia.

The LMMU is a 3,000 student capacity campus including a 1,000 capacity National Health Reference Library, and 50-bed National Skills Laboratory Complex.

The Chainama College of Health Sciences and Dental Training School have been integrated into the LMMU.
Applications are invited from candidates who meet the requirements to pursue the under listed programmes offered in various schools:

1. School of Medicine and Clinical Sciences
1.1. Degree Programmes
 Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB)
 BSc in Clinical Sciences
 BSc in Clinical Anaesthesia
 BSc in Clinical Ophthalmology
 BSc in Optometry
 BSc in Mental Health and Clinical Psychiatry
 BA in Counselling

1.2. Advanced Diploma Courses
 Adv. Dip in Clinical Anaesthesia
 Adv. Dip in Clinical Ophthalmology

1.3. Diploma Courses
 Dip in Dental Therapy
 Dip in Dental Technology
 Dip in Clinical Medical Sciences General
 Dip in Clinical Medical Sciences Psychiatry
 Dip in Optometry
 Dip in Emergency Medical Care
 Dip. in General Counselling

1.4. Certificate Courses
 Cert. in Community Health Assistants (HIV Medics)
 Cert. in Dental Assisting
 Cert. in Emergency Medical Care

2. School of Nursing
2.1. Degree Programmes
 BSc in Nursing
 BSc in Ophthalmic Nursing
 BSc in Midwifery
 BSc in Public Health Nursing
 BSc in Mental Health Nursing

2.2. Advanced Diploma Courses
 Adv. Dip in Ophthalmic Nursing
2.3. Diploma Courses
 Dip in Registered Nursing
 Dip in Midwifery
 Dip in Public Health Nursing
 Dip in Registered Mental Health Nursing
3. School of Public Health and Environmental Sciences

3.1. Degree Programmes
 BSc in Public Health
 BSc in Environmental Health
 BSc in Public Health Nutrition
3.2. Diploma Courses
 Dip in Public Health
 Dip in Environmental Health sciences

4. School of Health Sciences
 Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics
5. Institute of Basic and Biomedical Sciences
 Post Graduate Dip. in Medical Education
 Master of Science in Health Professions’ Education
 Doctor of Philosophy in Health Professions’ Education

6. Open, Distance and Blended Learning (e-Learning)
 Dip in Registered Nursing
 Dip in Clinical Medical Sciences General
 Dip in Clinical Medical Sciences Psychiatry
 BSc in Public Health
 BSc in Environmental Health
 Dip in Environmental Health sciences

7. ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:
A. School Leaver Direct Entry Applicants
1. A full Grade Twelve School Certificate or GCE with 5 credits or better, four of which must be English Language, Mathematics, Biology and Science.

1. A full Grade Twelve School Certificate or GCE with 5 credits or better, four of which must
be English Language, Mathematics, Biology and Science.
2. A relevant certificate or Diploma qualification from a recognized institution.
3. 2019 Practicing Certificate from the Health Professions Council of Zambia (HPCZ) or
General Nursing Council of Zambia (GNC).
C. A-Level Applicants
1. A full Grade Twelve School Certificate or GCE with 5 credits or better, four of which
must be English Language, Mathematics, Biology and Science;
2. ‘A’ levels in Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics or Physics from a recognized
Institution with an average grade B may be considered for Degree Programmes and
may earn exemptions.

D. BSc Holder Applicants
1. A full Grade Twelve School Certificate or GCE with 5 credits or better, four of which
must be English Language, Mathematics, Biology and Science;
2. Bachelor of Science Degree in a relevant science programme or a Health
Professions-related discipline may be considered for Degree Programmes and may
earn exemptions.

E. Graduate Entry
1. A full Grade Twelve School Certificate or GCE with 5 credits or better, four of which
must be English Language, Mathematics, Biology and Science;
2. Bachelor of Science Degree in a relevant science programme or a Health Professions-
related discipline for masters programmes.

3. Master of Science Degree in a relevant science programme or a Health Professions-
related discipline for masters programmes.

METHOD OF APPLICATION
All prospective applicants who meet the above requirements should:
A. Obtain Application Forms in person from Levy Mwanawasa Medical University –
Admissions Office or the website: www.moh.gov.zm or www.cchs.ac.zm
B. Deposit a non-refundable fee of K200.00 (Kwacha Two Hundred only) into the Levy
Mwanawasa Medical University Third Party Account No. 110110359429026 INVEST TRUST
BANK ODYS BRANCH at any INVEST TRUST Branch countrywide.

C. All completed application forms should be accompanied with certified copies of certificates
or statements of results; an authentic bank deposit slip; receipt from the Account’s Office
and should reach the Academic Office by 31
st May, 2019.
For inquiries, Contact: Admissions Office +260 974330519/+260953821693

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