The Zambia Centre for Accountancy Studies (ZCAS) is pleased to introduce four new top-up degrees in Business Studies. These are final year top-up degrees offered in collaboration with the University of Greenwich, United Kingdom. ZCAS currently offers University of Greenwich programmes on part-time mode of study.

Companies need to source and buy materials, so procurement and purchasing skills are much in demand. Our business purchasing and supply chain management graduates have the skills to meet this need. This degree allows you to specialise in business purchasing and supply chain management in sectors such as retail, service, manufacturing and fashion. You’ll study modules in processes and value chains, project management, economics and international purchasing. This is one of very few purchasing degrees from the UK, and the course helps to meet a demand for qualified personnel who can efficiently source and buy materials and resources. Graduates of this programmes have gone on to roles in buying, procurement and logistics in companies such as KPMG, ASDA and Ford.


Students are required to take the following modules:

  • Managing Strategy (30 credits)
  • Negotiations (15 credits)
  • Advanced Project Management (15 credits)
  • International Purchasing and Supply Chain Management (30 credits)
  • Thematic Independent Studies (30 credits)


Entry requirements for this programme include but are not limited to the following qualifications:

  • Evelyn Hone Graduate Diploma in Purchasing and Supply (3 yrs duration)
  • Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (L5)
  • Copperbelt University Diploma in Production Management (3 yrs duration)
  • CIPS Advanced Diploma in Procurement and Supply (L5)

For more information on entry requirements please contact +260 971 927 778 or email


Tuition and administration fees: K9,520 per semester

Examination fee: £1,340 for the duration of the programme