DISTANCE LEARNING

DISTANCE LEARNING DIVISION
 
The National Institute of Public Administration (NIPA) through its Distance Learning Division offers an opportunity to students and potential students who hardly have time to physically go to the main campus or other satellite campuses to attend classes, we leverage on our efficient e-learning capabilities to ensure regular contact between Lecturers and students through the Moodle and Google Classroom (Online Classroom).
 
PROGRAMMES OF STUDY Available on Distance and Evening Classes
 
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PROGRAMME

MODE

DURATION

Bachelor of Public Administration

D

4 Years (8 Semesters)

Bachelor of Human Resources Management

D

4 Years (8 Semesters)

Bachelor of Public Relations

D

4 Years (8 Semesters)

Bachelor of Development Studies

D

4 Years (8 Semesters)

Bachelor of Records, Archives and Information Management

D

4 Years (8 Semesters)

Post Graduate Diploma in Management Studies

PT/D

2 Years (4 Semesters)

Certificate in Human Resources Management

PT/D

2 Years (4 Semesters)

Diploma in Human Resources Management

PT/D

2 Years (4 Semesters)

Diploma in Project Management

PT

2 Years (4 Semesters)

Certificate in Records Management

PT

2 Years (4 Semesters)

Diploma in Records Management

PT

2 Years (4 Semesters)

Diploma in Public Administration

PT

3 Years (6 Semesters)

Diploma in Social Work

PT

3 Years (6 Semesters)


LEGAL STUDIES DIVISION

Bachelors in Law (LLB)

PT/D

4 Years (8 Semesters)

Bachelor of Arts in Criminology and Criminal Justice

PT/D

4 Years (8 Semesters)

Bachelor of Arts Defense and Security

PT/D

4 Years (8 Semesters)

Diploma in Law (DL

PT/D

3 Years (6 Semesters)

Certificate in Law

PT/D

2 Years (4 Semesters)

Certificate in Prosecutions

PT/D

6 Months


BUSINESS STUDIES DIVISION

Bachelor of Information Technology

PT/D

4 Years (8 Semesters)

Bachelor of Economics

PT/D

4 Years (8 Semesters)

Bachelor of Accounting and Finance

PT/D

4 Years (8 Semesters)

Bachelor of Logistics and Transport

PT/D

4 Years (8 Semesters)

Bachelor of Science in Purchasing and Supply Chain Management

PT/D

4 Years (8 Semesters)

Bachelor of Computer Science

PT

4 Years (8 Semesters)

Zambia Institute of Purchasing and Supply (ZIPS)

PT/D

2 Years (4 Semesters)

Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS)-Certificate

PT/D

1 year (2 Semesters)

Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS)-Diploma

PT/D

6 Months

Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS)-Graduate Level

PT/D

6 Months

Certificate in Information Systems and Programming (CISP)

PT/D

2 Years (4 Semesters)

Diploma in Information Systems and Programming (DISP)

PT

3 Years (6 Semesters)

Diploma in Business Administration (DBA)

PT/D

3 Years (6 Semesters)

Certificate in Business Administration (CBA)

PT/D

2 Years (4 Semesters)


CLIMATE, DISASTER AND TECHNOLOGY CENTRE (CDTEC)

Bachelor of Science in Disaster Studies and Sustainable Development

PT/D

4 Years (8 Semesters)

Bachelor of Science in Climatology and Meteorology

PT/D

4 Years (8 Semesters)

Bachelor of Science in Land and Water Conservation

PT/D

4 Years (8 Semesters)

Bachelor of Emergency Management in Fire Protection and Risk

PT/D

4 Years (8 Semesters)

Bachelor of Emergency Management in Occupational Health and Safety

PT/D

4 Years (8 Semesters)

CENTRE FOR GRADUATE STUDIES (CGS)
BUSINESS STUDIES DIVISION
Master of Business Administration (MBA General)                                           
Master of Business Administration (MBA Finance)                                            
Master of Business Administration (MBA Marketing)                                      
Master of Business Administration (MBA Entrepreneurship)                        
MANAGEMENT STUDIES DIVISION
Master of Public Administration                                                                               
Master of International Relations and Diplomacy                                              
 Master of Public Relations                                                                                          
Master of Human Resources Management                                                          
Master of Science in Projects Management                                                         
CLIMATE, DISASTER AND TECHNOLOGY CENTRE (CDTeC);
Master of Arts Climate Change and Global Sustainability (MA-CCGS)
Master of Disaster Risk Reduction (MDRR)                                                            
Master of Science in Computer Science (MScCS)                
LEGAL STUDIES DEPARTMENT (LSD);
Master of Laws General (LLM-General)                                           
Master of Laws in Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure (LLM-CLCP)
Master of Laws in Constitutional and International Law (LLM-CIL)
Master of Laws in Employment and Labour Laws (LLM-ELL)
Master of Laws in Corporate Law (LLM-CL)
Master of Laws in Human Rights Law (LLM-HRL)
Master of Laws in Banking Law (LLM-BL)
 
*ALL MASTERS DEGREE PROGRAMMES RUN FOR A PERIOD OF TWO YEARS
 MODE OF DELIVERY FOR MASTERS PROGRAMMES:
  1. Block Release; Every fortnight weekend in a month (two Intensive weekends in a month: Saturday and Sunday);
  2. Distance Learning; One (1) intensive week per semester [i.e.7-day residential school twice (January and July) in an academic year].
 
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
  • Direct Entry: Grade 12 Certificate with 5 ‘O’ level credits (1-6) English and Mathematics Inclusive
  • Second Year Entry into a Diploma Programme: A ZAQA approved certificate in the same field
  • Second Year Entry into a Degree Programme: A Diploma in a relevant field from a reputable and recognised institution with minimum 5 ‘O’ level credits
  • Post Graduate Entry: Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field from a reputable and recognised institution accredited by the Higher Education Authority (HEA)
  • Enrolments are conducted in January & July and Examinations are held in November/December and June/July every year.
WORKSHOPS, SEMINARS AND EVENTS
We will provide a list of workshops, seminars and events undertaken by the Division once it is agreed upon.
 
RESEARCH AND CONSULTANCY
Provide a list of research and consultancy that is undertaken by the Division
CAREERS
Our graduates have an excellent track record of employment in both public and private sectors. The graduates go into career areas directly reflecting the skills they have gained through their chosen study programmes
 
 
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