Duration of programme:
Two (2) years or four (4) Semesters

Course Outline

Year 1: Semester 1

  • Multicultural Counselling
  • Advanced Research Methods and Statistics in Counselling
  • Gender Issues in Counselling
  • Electives (Select one only)
  • Psychometrics in Counselling and Development
  • Education and Employment Counselling

Year 1: Semester 2

  • Pastoral Counselling
  • Advanced Principles and Strategies in Counselling
  • Philosophy, Morals and Ethics in Counselling

Electives (Select one only)

  • Counselling Skills for Management
  • Abnormal Psychology in Counselling

Year 2: Semester 1

  • Internship 1
  • Dissertation
  • Perspectives in Afrocentric Counselling
  • Monitoring and Evaluation

Year 2: Semester 2

  • Internship 2
  • Dissertation
  • Guidance and Counselling
  • Disability Management and Rehabilitation Counselling

i) Relevant Bachelor’s degree from a recognized institution, OR,
ii) Relevant Bachelor’s degree with a minimum pass and a minimum of 4 years post-qualifying experience, from UNZA, CBU or Mulungushi University

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Use the following steps to apply

  1. Visit the Institute of Distance Education website by typing ide.unza.zm in your web browser (mozila, chrome,internet explorer etc.)
  2. For Undergraduate Students: On your left hand side locate and click on “Online application(Undergraduate)” under the heading “Online Services”. For Post graduate Students: On your left hand side locate and click on “Online application(Postgraduate”) under the heading “Online Services
  3. Select the term you want to apply for (eg. 2018, 2019 etc.)
  4. Select the program you wish to apply for (eg. Bachelor of Accounting and Finance, Master of Business Administration etc.)
  5. Fill in the form with the information required (e.g name, address, educational background etc.)
  6. Note: all mandatory fields are marked with an asterisk(*) and these should all be filled in.
  7. Scan and upload softcopy documents (previous education(Grade 12, Diploma or Degree), certifications, NRC, etc.) under the section with the heading “Upload Academic Documents”
  8. Click on the “Save and Proceed” button to submit the Application form
  9. Your application has now been submitted for approval, take note of the application number.
  10. Print the billmaster form by clicking on “Print ZANACO Deposit Form” and make payment at your nearest ZANACO branch.

Application for Undergraduate Programmes: A non-refundable fee of K150 should be deposited in our ZANACO Account No. 0382200300177, Branch: Cairo Business Centre
Application for Postgraduate Programmes: A non-refundable fee of K150 should be deposited in our ZANACO Account No. 0382200300379, Branch: Cairo Business Centre
NOTE 1: Feedback on your application will be sent to your email. If you do not receive any feedback, contact the IDE Registry by sending an email to “registry@ide.unza.zm” or calling +260978772249.

NOTE 2: In case of any problems kindly contact IDE on the following numbers IDE OFFICE: 0978772249 IDE CUSTOMER CARE: 0978772248. You may also go to any of our Provincial Centres to seek assistance from our staff stationed there to attend to your queries.