University of Zambia
This institutional profile has been created for use by University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate programs.
First degree/qualification: Bachelor's or specialized degrees (4-7 years).
Minimum quality for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: 3.0/4.0; upper range of "credit."
Minimum level for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: 4 year first degree.
Documents required: Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded.
Description: Instituted l965. Usual admission requirement: Zambian School Certificate or the General Certificate of Education (12 years of education).
Degrees awarded with mentions of "distinction," "merit," "credit" or pass. Although grading is on an 11 point scale, we use the suggested equivalency scale shown.
Language of instruction: English.
- Master's: 1-2 years after appropriate first degree; by any combination of coursework, research, thesis. Degrees not classified.
- Ph.D.: 2 years following master's degree; by research.
Last updated: May 09, 2005