Lusaka Apex Medical University

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Lusaka Apex Medical University
Vice-ChancellorProfessor Lupando Munkonge
LocationLusaka, Zambia
WebsiteOfficial School Website

Lusaka Apex Medical University (LAMU) is a private university in Zambia and is located in Lusaka's mutandwa road off Kasangula Road in Roma [1]. It was established after eight founding Zambians got together to consider the establishment of a top quality university with special focus on the health sector. These founding members consisted of four medical doctors, one doctor of science, one doctor of philosophy, one health systems planner, and an electronic engineer. [2]

Academic programs

The school has the following on going courses

Pre-Medical Programme, 2 years

Pre-medical programme is there to provide high quality tuition to students for the 'A' Level (London Edexcel Syllabus) examinations. The program is there to prepare students who aspire to do Medicine, Dental Surgery [3], Pharmacy, Nursing, Biomedical, Environmental Health, Radiology, Physiotherapy and Anaesthesia degree programmes

Medical Degree Programmes

  • Bachelor of Medicine & Surgery [MBChB], 5 years.

Pharmacy Degree Programme

  • Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy [BSc

Pharm], 4 years.

Nursing Degree Programmes

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN): Direct entry, 4 years an in service, 3years.
  • Bachelor of Science in Midwifery 3years.

Health Sciences Degree Programmes

  1. Bachelor of Science in Biomedical [BSc Biomed]
  2. Bachelor of Science in Anaesthesia [BSc Anaesth]
  3. Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy [BSc Physio]
  4. Bachelor of Science in Radiography [BSc Rad]
  5. Bachelor of Science in Environmental Health [BSc Env H]

Diploma Programmes

  1. Nursing
  2. Midwifery
  3. Public Health
  4. Medical Laboratory Technology
  5. Anaesthesia
  6. Pharmacy Technology
  7. Environmental Health
  8. Radiography
  9. Clinical Medical Sciences
  10. Dental Technology
  11. Physiotherapy
  12. Oral Health Therapy
  13. Medical Licentiate
  14. Theatre Nursing

Postgraduate Degree Programmes

Masters in Medicine Programmes

  1. Surgery
  2. Internal Medicine
  3. Paediatrics
  4. Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  5. Orthopaedic Surgery
  6. Paediatric Surgery
  7. Radiology
  8. Neurosurgery
  9. Ear, Nose and Throat
  10. Dental Surgery (Maxillo Facial)
  11. Dermatology
  12. Ophthalmology
  13. Plastic Surgery

Pharmacy Programme

  1. Masters in Pharmacy (MP)
  2. Public Health Programme
  3. Masters In Public Health (MPH)
  4. Medical Education Programme
  5. Masters in Medical Education (MME)

Nursing Programmes

  1. Masters of Science in Nursing
  2. Masters of Science in Midwifery

Women’s Health

Health Sciences Programmes

  1. Masters in Biomedical Sciences
  2. Masters in Physiotherapy
  3. Masters in Environmental Health
  4. Masters in Radiography

Doctoral Programmes

  1. Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  2. Doctor of Public Health (DrPH)
  3. Doctor of Medicine (MD)
  4. Doctor of Dental Surgery (MDS)
  5. Doctor of Medical Education
  6. Doctor of Nursing


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