MBA in Finance and Accounting


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Program Description

The MBA in accounting and finance through the University of Zambia prepares you for a career in the new age of a global economy. This 2-year intensive course will give you the combined knowledge of an economics and accounting degree, and the practical knowledge that global financial corporations demand.

You will emerge from the master’s degree in accounting and finance as a career-ready graduate, having learned topics such as: financial and management accounting, auditing, taxation, business law, economics, risk management, critical thinking, communication, and leadership skills.

Our online degree in accounting and finance is designed to prepare you for a challenging and rewarding career in fields such as financial analysis, credit management, investment management, investment banking, financial advising, and more. It can also qualify you for management consulting and corporate finance positions.

Required Courses

  • GSB5011 - Scientific Writing & Critical Thinking
  • GSB5021 - Research Methods
  • GSB5031 - Finance for Managers
  • MAF5010 - Financial Reporting & Analysis
  • MBF5152 - Portfolio Management & Wealth Planning
  • MAF5022 - Strategic Management Accounting
  • MAF5110 - Corporate Finance
  • OSM5122 - Global Operations Management
  • EBS5041 - Marketing for Managers
  • EBS5032 - Managerial Economics
  • MBS5022 - Strategic Management
  • ESB5011 - Business Ethics in a Global Environment
  • GSB6004 - Master Thesis


The online degree in accounting and finance with UNZA prepares graduates for careers in business and management. You’ll graduate career-ready – able to meet the demands of a global workplace.

Past graduates have progressed to positions such as a company auditor or finance manager, organizational accounting roles, and private consultants for corporate mergers and acquisitions.

Thanks to the combined knowledge in accounting and finance, this financial accounting degree is an ideal choice for those seeking to land a job in the world of finance and economics.

Admission Requirements

  • Simply submit a copy of your transcripts with your application online:
    • Online application
    • A bachelors degree from a recognized institution
    • 5 O’Level results including English with a Satisfactory score
  • Simply submit a copy of your transcripts.
  • International Students Welcome:
    • International students must meet the same admissions requirements
    • Visa not required


This is a 2-year program designed to prepare students to immediately apply the skills, knowledge, and competencies.

Tuition and Fees

MBA - All Specializations

  Zambian Nationals International Students
Application Fee 200 ZMK 40 USD
Fee Per Subject 5,000 ZMK 450 USD
Thesis 6,000 ZMK 550 USD
E-Library Fee Included Included
Technology Fee Included Included

Learn Online: MBA Accounting and Finance Distance Learning

If you are aspiring for career growth but need to maintain your current role, this online MBA with an accounting concentration may be an ideal choice for you. MBA finance and accounting subjects are delivered as a complete 2-year program via a secure online portal with 24/7 access – all you need is an internet connection.

This is a popular learning method for those who are busy with work, family responsibilities or are juggling multiple projects. With flexible learning arrangements that suit your circumstance and a year-round study option, You’ll be able to reward your enthusiasm to study with a transition to your chosen career, sooner.  

Career Opportunities

Taking classes in accounting and finance prepares graduates for careers in fields such as financial accounting, exploiting capital and managing risk, strategic analysis, leadership, strategic management, tax strategies, and information technology.

Potential career opportunities graduates can expect to qualify for include: Auditor, Accountant, Banker, Business Analyst, Business Consultant, Commercialisation Manager, Finance Manager, Financial Analyst, Financial Services Officer, Forensic Accountant, Taxation Officer, and Investment Consultant.

Last updated Dec 2020

About the School

The University of Zambia has produced more than 100,000 graduates and contributed to research and technological development for local and international communities. It has more than 100 collaborative ... Read More

The University of Zambia has produced more than 100,000 graduates and contributed to research and technological development for local and international communities. It has more than 100 collaborative agreements with renowned universities worldwide. The motto of the University, Service and Excellence has guided the development of the University since its inception. Read less
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