CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR ENROLMENT INTO THE DIPLOMA IN LAW PROGRAMME
The Faculty of Law is inviting applications from eligible candidates to enrol into the Diploma in Law Programme in the 2019 academic year.
2. Eligibility Criteria
Only candidates who meet the first criterion AND any one of the subsequent criteria may apply for enrolment:
Have an MSCE or its equivalent, with at least 6 credits including English,
PLUS ANY OF THE FOLLOWING:
At least one year of systematic legal training in an institution, recognised by the University of Malawi, that trains legal personnel;
At least 2 years experience working in a department or organization that engages in legal work, human rights activism, administrative law, commercial law, criminal law, or any other branch of the law;
A diploma with a credit from the University of Malawi or an institution recognised by the University of Malawi;
A degree from the University of Malawi or any university recognised by the University of Malawi.
3. Programme Structure and Duration
The programme duration is 24 months.
The programme is non-residential and students are expected to arrange their own accommodation.
Lectures, seminars and tutorials are delivered over six-week direct contact blocks for each semester. The blocks are separated by periods of up to three months, during which students are expected to complete various assignments.
4. Tuition Fee
The tuition fee for each student on this course is MK950, 000.00 per academic year, payable as one lump sum or in two equal instalments prior to registration for each semester.
An applicant must use one of the following methods to submit an application:
Completing and submitting a form at https://clea.cc.ac.mw. The applicant applying online must upload copies of certificates or notification of results authenticated by a Commissioner for Oaths and proof of a deposit of a non-refundable processing fee into the bank account indicated below. The online application will open from the 4th of June 2019.
Making a written request to firstname.lastname@example.org, copied to email@example.com for the form. The applicant must then complete the form and attach copies of certificates or notification of results authenticated by a Commissioner for Oaths and proof of a deposit of a non-refundable processing fee into the Faculty of Law’s bank account.The applicant must send the completed application to: Registrar, Attention The Dean of Law, Chancellor College, University of Malawi, Post Office Box 280, Zomba, Malawi.
The details of the bank account are: Law and Development Unit, National Bank of Malawi, Zomba Branch, Account Number 297108. The processing fee to be paid into this account is MK20, 000.00. Female candidates are encourage to apply.
The closing date for all applications is 3 July 2019.