Levy Mwanawasa Medical University

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. At its establishment, the LMMU became the fourth Public University and is the largest purpose-built health training institution in Zambia offering various education and training programmes for health professionals.

The LMMU national hub is a 3,000-student capacity campus including a 1,000 capacity National Health Reference Library, and 200 bed National Skills Laboratory Complex. The Chainama College of Health Sciences, Dental Training School, Levy Mwanawasa University Teaching Hospital and Chainama Hills College Hospital have been integrated into the LMMU. The LMMU has 10 provincial training hubs and multiple satellite practicum sites constituting its nationwide network of academic health complexes.The university is situated approximately 10 Kilometers East of Lusaka on the Great East road in Chainama Area. The University is affiliated to and recoginised by the follwoing.

Levy Mwanawasa Medical University Offered Courses | Programmes

  • School of Medicine and Clinical Sciences
  • School of Nursing
  • School of Public Health and Environmental Sciences
  • School of Health Sciences
  • Institute of Basic and Biomedical Sciences
  • Open and Distance Learning (ODL)

Levy Mwanawasa Medical University Tuition Fees

Sn Please click the links below to view the required Fee by School/Directorate/Institute
1 School of Medicine and Clinical Sciences (SOMCS)
2 School of Public Health and Environmental Sciences (SOPHES)
3 School of Nursing (SON)
4School of Health Sciences (SOHS)
5 Institute of Basic and Biomedical Sciences (IBBS)
6 Open and Distance Learning (ODL)
7 Directorate of Research and Graduate Studies (DRGS)
8Returning Students FEES (2019 Intakes only)

Levy Mwanawasa Medical University Admission

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.

Advanced Diploma 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 relevant certificate or Diploma qualification from a recognized institution.

3.    Practicing Certificate from the Health Professions Council of Zambia (HPCZ) or General Nursing Council of Zambia (GNC).

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.

MBCHB Third Year 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 pass.


3.    Pre-Clinical Training.

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.

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.

  1. Candidates are encouraged to apply online Here
  2. Candidates are required to obtain the application forms at the UNIVERSITY from the Admissions Office or Download Here.
  3. Candidates are required to submit completed application forms, attaching certified copies of relevant certificates or result slips and please indicate the computer generate number on the application form
  4. All applications must be accompanied by a non-refundable application fee of prescribed amount in form of bank deposit or  bank transfer directly  into University Bank Account indicated below.
  5. The closing date for receiving dully completed application forms is as advertised.
  6. Short listed candidates are invited to attend interviews (both oral and written)
  7. Candidates are ranked according to performance in terms of qualifications and interviews.
  8. The final selection is determined by the available places.
  9. Selected candidates will be notified through Acceptance Letters.

Applicants should understand that the satisfaction of minimum requirement does not automatically guarantee admission. The LMMU University admissions and selection committee is the final authority in the selection of candidates. It comprises all Heads of Departments chaired by a designated chairperson on behalf of the University Registrar. All candidates are required to obtain the application forms at the University/College’s Admission office or download from this website.

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