Lusaka Apex Medical University

The Lusaka Apex Medical University will contribute to the global supply of highly qualified health professionals with emphasis on Zambia and Southern Africa.


The Lusaka Apex Medical University is a Centre of Excellence in Medical, Nursing and Health Sciences Education, Research and Specialised Clinical Care.


To provide an alternate route for health and medical education for those young men and women who want to become doctors/ medical specialists and other health professionals but have not been given the opportunity to do so due to limited places in the national University of Zambia Medical School and other health institutions in Zambia and the region.

To provide quality research work in the medical field to support the country’s fight against the double burden of diseases:

Communicable diseases, such as malaria, tuberculosis, HIV/AIDS, and

Non-communicable diseases, such as hypertension and diabetes, which are becoming prevalent on the African Continent.

To work with the private sector and other public institutions to strategise and rationalise the health sector in Zambia, such that the country extracts as much benefit from both the human resource and  non-human resources available in the country.


1.Pre-Medical Programme, 2 years

The objective for the Pre-medical programme is to provide high quality tuition to students for the A – Level (London Edexcel Syllabus) examinations. The programme aims to prepare students who aspire to do Medicine, Dental Surgery, Pharmacy, Nursing, Biomedical, Environmental Health, Radiology, Physiotherapy and Anaesthesia degree programmes with LAMU.  (Refer to the Pre-Medical brochure).

2.Medical Degree Programmes

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

3.Pharmacy Degree Programme

Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy [BSc Pharm], 4 years.

4.Nursing Degree Programmes:

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN): direct entry, 4 years; in-service, 3years.

Bachelor of Science in Midwifery;3years.

Health Sciences Degree Programmes, 4 years.

Bachelor of Science in Biomedical  [BSc Biomed]

Bachelor of Science in Anaesthesia  [BSc  Anaesth]

Bachelor of Science in  Physiotherapy  [BSc  Physio]

Bachelor of Science in Radiography  [BSc  Rad]

Bachelor of Science in Environmental Health [BSc Env H]




Public Health

Medical Laboratory Technology


Pharmacy Technology

Environmental Health


Clinical Medical Sciences

Dental Technology


Oral Health Therapy

Medical Licentiate

Theatre Nursing


Bachelor of Dental Surgery, 4 years

Postgraduate Degree Programmes

Masters in Medicine Programmes


Internal Medicine


  • The Lusaka Apex Medical University
  • Tel : +260 211 293800 Mobile: +260 950 229695 +260 963 723056 +260 950 229697 +260 978 687961 +260 977 346609
  • Corporate Office: Plot 18963 Off Katima Mulilo Road Olympia, Main Campus: Plot 12681/M Hillview,Libala Chalala P.O. Box 31909 Lusaka, Zambia, Lusaka, Lusaka, 10101, Zambian