Announcement

MATURE ENTRY INTAKE FOR THE 2020/2021 ACADEMIC YEAR

November 8, 2019   Registrar

The University of Malawi is inviting applications from suitably qualified persons for admission into its mature entry programmes for the 2020-2021 academic year.

Minimum Entry Requirements for all applicants

Interested applicants should meet the following minimum requirements:

a) A Malawi School Certificate of Education or any equivalent O-Level qualification with at least 4 subjects passed with credit (6 subjects for some programmes) including ENGLISH LANGUAGE and

other subjects specified in the table under point (d) below.

b) A University of Malawi Diploma or, a relevant Diploma from accredited programmes of the University of Malawi such as those offered at Domasi College of Education, Natural Resources College,

Malawi College for Health Sciences, Theological College, St. John of God College or an equivalent Diploma from a recognized Institution of higher learning.

c) A minimum of 2 years post Diploma relevant work experience in a field related to the programme applied for.

d) Applicants MUST also meet the additional entry requirements for each programme as outlined in the table below:

 

College and Programme

Abbrev

Type of Entry

Declared Space

Mode of Delivery

Minimum

Year of

Entry

Programme

Duration

Tuition Fee

per

Annum

Additional Entry Requirements to those contained under Section 1 (a – c) above

  1. School of Education – Chancellor College

  1. Bachelor of Education (Language)

UMA-BEDLED

Mature

15

Full-time

Year 3

4 years

MWK 850,000.00

SADC USD 1,200

NON-SADC USD2,000

Diploma in Education from a recognized institution. 4 subjects passed at MSCE or its equivalent with credit including English and other language subjects.

  1. Bachelor of Education (Social Studies)

UMA-BEDSED

Mature

15

Full- time

Year 3

4 years

MWK 850,000.00

SADC USD 1,200

NON-SADC USD2,000

Diploma in Education from a recognized institution. 4 subjects passed at MSCE or its equivalent with credit including English and social science subjects (History, Bible Knowledge, Geography, Social and Development Studies, Life skills education)

  1. Bachelor of Education (Social Studies)

UMA-BEDSCE

Mature

15

Full- time

Year 3

4 years

MWK 850,000.00

SADC USD 1,200

NON-SADC USD2,000

Diploma in Education from a recognized institution. 4 subjects passed at MSCE or its equivalent with credit including English and other science subjects (Mathematics, Biology, Physical Science/ General Science/ Chemistry & Physics)

 

 

 

  1. Faculty of Humanities - Chancellor College

  1. Bachelor of Arts Humanities (Philosophy)

BAHP

Mature

 

15

Full-time

Year 2

4 years

MWK 850,000.00

SADC USD 1,200

NON-SADC USD2,000

6 Subjects passed with credit at MSCE and a 3 year Certificate or a 2 year recognized Diploma in Philosophy.

 

 

  1. Bachelor of Arts (Theology)

BAHT

Mature

 

 

 

20

Full-time

Year 3

4 years

MWK 850,000.00

SADC USD 1,200

NON-SADC USD2,000

Recognized Diploma in Theology with credit or Diploma in Education majoring in Theology

 

 

 

 

 

  1. Bachelor of Arts (Communication & Cultural Studies)

BACCS

Mature

 

40

Full-time

Year 3

4 years

MWK 850,000.00

SADC USD 1,200

NON-SADC USD2,000

4 subjects passed with credit including English at MSCE or its equivalent and minimum of Diploma related to Media, and Communication, Journalism and Education.

  1. Faculty of Science – Chancellor College

  1. Bachelor of Science (Geography)

BSCG

Mature

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

25

Full-time

Year 1 or Year 2 or Year 3

4 years

MWK 850,000.00

SADC USD 1,200

NON-SADC USD2,000

1. Entry into Year 1: Learners with MSCE, “O” level equivalent, IGCSE, GCE with six credits including Geography, Mathematics, English and a credit in any other three subjects such as Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Computer Studies, Agriculture and Social Studies. IGCSE and GCE shall be interpreted as follows: A=1 or 2; B=3 or 4; C= 5 or 6; D=7; E, F, G=8.

2. Entry into Year 2: Students with A-Level or IGSCE qualifications with at least C grade in Geography, Mathematics and English plus any other three subjects such as Physics, Chemistry, Computer Studies, Agriculture and Social Studies. However, depending on the strength of the A-Level they will be required to audit first year course. A-Level qualifications shall be interpreted as: A=5; B=4; C=3; D=2; E=1.

3. Entry into year 3: Based on 6 subjects passed with at least a credit at MSCE including Geography and Mathematics and a recognized diploma with credit in Physical Planning, Education majoring in Geography, Environmental Studies, Land Administration, Transportation, Geographical Information Systems (GIS), Ecotourism, Climate Change, Water Resources, or any other cognate disciplines of Geography and relevant work experience or any related qualifications from a recognized institution of higher learning.

  1. Bachelor of Science (Geology)

BSCGE

Mature

 

 

 

 

 

10

Full-time

Year 1or Year 2 or Year 3

4 years

MWK 850,000.00

SADC USD 1,200

NON-SADC USD2,000

1. Entry into Year 1: Learners with MSCE, “O” level equivalent, IGCSE, GCE with six credits including Geography, Mathematics, English, Biology, Physics or Chemistry or General Science. IGCSE and GCE shall be interpreted as follows: A=1 or 2; B=3 or 4; C= 5 or 6; D=7; E, F, G=8.

2. Entry into Year 2: A-Level with at least C grade in Physics, Biology, Geography, Chemistry and Mathematics. The learners will be required to audit first year Geology courses. A-Level qualifications shall be interpreted as: A=5; B=4; C=3; D=2; E=1.

3. Entry into year 3: Based on 6 subjects passed with at least a credit at MSCE including Geography and Mathematics and a recognized diploma with credit in Environmental Geology, Hydrogeology, Mining, Mineral Exploration, Remote Sensing, Geographical Information Systems (GIS), Seismology, Climate Change, Geophysics, Geochemistry, or any other cognate disciplines of Geology and relevant work experience or any related qualifications from a recognized institution of higher learning.

  1. Bachelor of Science (Food & Nutrition)

BSCFN

 

 

 

15

Full-time

Year 2 or Year 3

4 years

MWK 850,000.00

SADC USD 1,200

NON-SADC USD2,000

6 subjects passed with credit at MSCE (or its equivalent) including English, Biology, Mathematics, Physical Science (or General Science/Chemistry & Physics) and a Food and Nutrition sciences related Diploma from a recognized institution such as those offered at Domasi and Nalikule College of Education, Natural Resources College, Malawi College of Health Sciences, et-cetera

  1. Bachelor of Science (Family and Consumer Science)

 

BSCFCS

Mature

 

 

15

Full-time

Year2 or Year 3

4 years

MWK 850,000.00

SADC USD 1,200

NON-SADC USD2,000

4 subjects passed with credit at MSCE including 3 Science subjects and English and a recognized Diploma in Home Economics or related programmes such as Community Health, Nutrition, Family Studies, Early Childhood Development and Education.

  1. Bachelor of Science (Physics)

BSCPHY

Mature

 

 

30

Full-time

Year 2

4 years

MWK 850,000.00

SADC USD 1,200

NON-SADC USD2,000

6 subjects passed with credit at MSCE (or its equivalent) including English, Mathematics, Physical Science, Physics, General Science and Chemistry and a Diploma from a recognized institution (with a minimum of a credit) and having Physics as a major.

  1. Bachelor of Science (Electronics)

BSCELE

Mature

 

30

Full-time

Year 2

4 years

MWK 850,000.00

SADC USD 1,200

NON-SADC USD2,000

6 subjects passed with credit at MSCE (or its equivalent) including English, Mathematics, Physical Science, Physics, General Science and Chemistry and a Diploma from a recognized institution (with a minimum of a credit) having Electronics or Electrical Engineering as a major.

  1. Bachelor of Science (Biological Sciences)

BSCBIO

Mature

 

 

30

Full- time

Year 1 or Year 2 or Year 3

4 years

MWK 850,000.00

SADC USD 1,200

NON-SADC USD2,000

6 subjects passed with credit at MSCE (or its equivalent) including English, Biology, Mathematics, Physical Science (or General Science/Chemistry/ Physics) and a biological sciences related Diploma from a recognized institution such as those offered at Domasi College of Education, Natural Resources College, Malawi College of Health Sciences, et-cetera

  1. Bachelor of Science (Honours)

(Actuarial Science)

BSCASC

Mature

 

 

 

 

10

Full- time

Year 2

5 years

Malawi -850,000.00

SADC USD 3,200

NON-SADC USD5,000

  1. Holders of Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Economics or any other quantitative bachelor’s degree with an average pass of at least 65% in mathematics subjects.

  2. Those who have successfully completed 2 or more subjects (including financial mathematics) of the UK, US, Australian or South African actuarial boards.

  3. Holders of the Chartered Actuarial Analyst (CAA) qualification.

  4. Professionals holding the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) qualification or who have completed at least the first level of the CFA program (with an average pass of at least 65% in mathematics subjects).

  1. Bachelor of Science

(Mathematics)

BSCMAT

Mature

 

25

Full-time

Year 2

4 years

Malawi -850,000.00

SADC USD 1,200

NON-SADC USD2,000

Learners with a diploma from the University of Malawi or from any other recognized institution shall be considered to start at 2nd year as long as the content of the diploma course included at least first year college mathematics.

  1. Bachelor of Science

(Statistics)

BSCSTA

Mature

 

 

 

 

25

Full-time

Year 2

4 years

Malawi -850,000.00

SADC USD 1,200

NON-SADC USD2,000

  1. Students with A-Level qualifications shall be required to have an aggregate of 6 points in the two principal subjects. A-Level qualifications shall be interpreted as: A=5; B=4; C=3; D=2; E=1.

  2. Learners with a diploma in Statistics from the University of Malawi or from any other recognized institution shall be considered to start at 2nd year or later years of the programme on case by case basis considering the number of credits the candidates have accumulated as per the Malawi Qualifications Framework (MAQF) and UNIMA Qualifications Framework.

  1. Bachelor of Science

(Information Systems)

BSCINF

Mature

 

 

 

 

 

 

18

Full-time

Year 2 or Year 3

4 years

MWK 850,000.00

SADC USD 1,200

NON-SADC USD2,000

  1. Entry into Year 2: Holders of University Certificate in Computer Science from the University of Malawi.

Holders of Diploma in Computing or any related field from a recognised institution of higher learning with a pass of distinction or credit and an MSCE with at least four credits including Mathematics, Physics/Physical Science and English.

  1. Entry into Year 3: Holders of an Advanced Diploma in Computing or any related field from a recognised institution of higher learning with a pass of distinction or credit and an MSCE with at least four credits including Mathematics, Physics/Physical Science and English.

  1. Bachelor of Early Childhood Development

BECD

Mature

 

 

 

20

Full-time

Year 2 or Year 3

4 years

MWK 850,000.00

SADC USD 1,200

NON-SADC USD2,000

  1. Entry in Year 2: Learners with ‘MSCE with six credits’ or Equivalent and a relevant certificate or diploma in ECD will be considered to start in year two if they satisfy the required credits as stipulated in the UNIMA Qualifications Framework.

  2. Entry in Year 3: Learners with UNIMA diploma in ECD or similar qualification will be considered for entry in the third year.

 

 

  1. Diploma in Statistics

DIPSTA

Mature

 

50

2-week block release

Year 2

1 years

MWK 850,000.00

SADC USD 1, 200

NON-SADC USD 2,000

Holders of any relevant post-secondary school certificate with at least 2 years work experience and holders of MSCE or O-Level certificate of IGSCE or GCE or its equivalent at least 4 credits including Mathematics and English.

  1. Faculty of Social Science – Chancellor College

  1. Bachelor of Arts (Human Resource Management)

HRM

Mature

 

50

Weekend

Year 3

4 years

MWK 850,000.00

SADC USD 1,200

NON-SADC USD2,000

4 credits including English at MSCE or its equivalent and Recognised Diploma in Management, Administration or Human Resource fields. Those with a recognised Bachelor’s degree with two years experience would also be considered.

  1. Bachelor of Social Science in Law Enforcement Management and Leadership

BSOC LML

Mature

 

 

 

20

Fulltime

Year 1

or 2

4 years

MWK 850, 000.00

SADC USD 1.200

NON SADC USD 2,000

Candidates with the following qualifications shall be admitted into year two of study on mature entry basis: A two year Diploma from University of Malawi recognized institutions (with a minimum of a Credit), and having accumulated a minimum of 240 credit hours. The diploma should be in any of the following disciplines: Law, Security Studies, and any Law Enforcement related Studies. Candidates should also have an MSCE with at least four credits, including English, Biology, Physical Science/Physics & Chemistry and Mathematics. Candidates may be required to start from first year where necessary. In addition to the above requirements, candidates to be admitted on mature entry shall have a minimum of two years progressive experience with Government of Malawi recognized law enforcement agency.

  1. Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

BA-PSY

Mature

 

 

 

20

Full-time

2/3

4 years

Malawi-K850, 000.00

SADC USD 1.200

NON SADC USD 2,000

- 4 credits including English and Mathematics at MSCE or Equivalent and a diploma in a relevant field such as Social Work, Counselling, Community Development, Human Resource management, Education, Early Childhood Development, and Marketing plus a minimum of 2 years work experience in a relevant field.

- Those with any other bachelor’s degree and working in a psychology-related field will be considered.

  1. Faculty of Medicine - College of Medicine

  1. Bachelor of Science in Internal Medicine

BIM

Mature

10

Full-time

Year 3

5 years

MWK1,350,000

 

6 Subjects passed with credit at MSCE including English, Biology, Physical Science (or Chemistry/Physics) and Mathematics and a recognised Diploma in Clinical Medicine or its equivalent from a recognised institution plus at least two years working experience as a clinical officer providing surgical and other clinical care services, relevant to the programme chosen at a district or rural hospital. General clinical officers are also encouraged to apply for 3-year upgrading programmes leading to BAI (Hon) and BTO (Hon). Clinical officers already with Diplomas in Anaesthesia or Orthopedics will do 2-year upgrading programmes leading to BAI and BTO respectively. Candidates must be registered with the Medical Council of Malawi. Additionally candidates must demonstrate evidence of leadership skills, excellent communication skills, commitment to providing clinical services at district or rural/mission hospitals in Malawi.

 

 

  1. Bachelor of Science in Obstetrics & Gynecology

BOG

Mature

10

Full-time

Year 3

5 years

MWK1,350,000

 

  1. Bachelor of Science in General Surgery

BS

Mature

10

Full-time

Year 3

5 years

MWK1,350,000

 

  1. Bachelor of Science In Trauma and Orthopedics

BTO

Mature

10

Full-time

Year 3

5 years

MWK1,350,000

 

  1. Bachelor of Science in Pediatrics & Child Health

BPCH

Mature

10

Full-time

Year 3

5 years

MWK1,350,000

 

  1. Bachelor of Science in Anesthesia & Intensive Care

BAI

Mature

10

Full-time

Year 3

5 years

MWK1,350,000

 

  1. Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

MBBS

Mature/ International

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

Full-time

Year 1

5 years

MWK1,350,000.00 Malawians,

$5,722.58

SADC residents,

$8,722.50 Non-SADC residents

3 A-Level passes with a grade of at least ‘C’ in Biology, Chemistry and a third science subject like Mathematics or Physics obtained in the current year or the previous 2 years. Candidates must have MSCE/O-Level creditpasses in English and Mathematics if these two subjects were not done at A-Levels. Or

At least an average of 60% in Chemistry, Biology and a third Science subject like Mathematics, Physics or Statistics at the end of second year of a recognised Bachelor of Science/Education Science Degree programme. Or

A recognized Bachelor of Science/Education Science Degree majoring in Biology and Chemistry. A Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree. Or

Mature

 

 

 

 

 

5

Full-time

Foundation year

5 years

MWK1,350,000.00 Malawians,

$5,722.58

SADC residents,

$8,722.50 Non-SADC residents

A recognized Diploma in Clinical Medicine with at least two years relevant work experience and 6 MSCE/O-Level credits including English Language, Biology and Physical Science. Or

A Degree or Diploma in any field plus 6 MSCE or O-Level credits including Biology and Chemistry/Physical Science a third science subject like Physics or Mathematics. Interested candidates should have a grade of not more than “4 points” or “C” in Biology, Chemistry/Physical Science.

  1. Bachelor of Dental Surgery

BDS

Mature/ International

 

 

 

3

Full-time

Year 1

5 years

MWK1,350,000.00 Malawians,

$5,722.58

SADC residents,

$8,722.50 Non-SADC

 

residents

3 A-Level passes with a grade of at least ‘C’ in Biology, Chemistry and a third science subject like Mathematics or Physics obtained in the current year or the previous 2 years. Candidates must have MSCE/O-Level creditpasses in English and Mathematics if these two subjects were not done at A-Levels. Or

At least an average of 60% in Chemistry, Biology and a third Science subject like Mathematics, Physics or Statistics at the end of second year of a recognised Bachelor of Science/Education Science Degree programme. Or

A recognized Bachelor of Science/Education Science Degree majoring in Biology and Chemistry. A Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree. Or

 

 

Mature

 

 

 

3

Full-time

Foundation year

5 years

MWK1,350,000.00 Malawians,

$5,722.58

SADC residents,

$8,722.50 Non-SADC residents

A recognized Diploma in Clinical Medicine with at least two years relevant work experience and 6 MSCE/O-Level credits including English Language, Biology and Physical Science. Or

A Degree or Diploma in any field plus 6 MSCE or O-Level credits including Biology and Chemistry/Physical Science a third science subject like Physics or Mathematics. Interested candidates should have a grade of not more than “4 points” or “C” in Biology, Chemistry/Physical Science.

  1. Faculty of Biomedical Sciences and Health Professions

  1. Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours)

BPharm

Mature/ International

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6

Full-time

Year 1

4 years

MWK1,350,000.00 Malawians,

$5,722.58

SADC residents,

$8,722.50 Non-SADC residents

3 A-Level passes with a grade of at least ‘C’ in Biology, Chemistry and a third science subject like Mathematics or Physics obtained in the current year or the previous 2 years. Further, candidates must have MSCE/O-Level creditpasses in English and Mathematics if these two subjects were not done at A-Levels. Or

At least an average of 60% in Chemistry, Biology and a third Science subject like Mathematics, Physics or Statistics at the end of second year of a recognised Bachelor of Science/Education Science Degree programme. Or

A recognized Bachelor of Science/Education Science Degree majoring in Biology and Chemistry. Or

Mature/ International

Full-time

Foundation year

5 years

MWK1,350,000.00 Malawians,

$5,722.58

SADC residents,

$8,722.50 Non-SADC residents

A recognized Diploma in Pharmacy with at least two years relevant work experience and 6 MSCE/O-Level credits including English Language, Biology and Physical Science. Or

A Degree or Diploma in any field plus 6 MSCE or O-Level credits including Biology and Chemistry/Physical Science a third science subject like Physics or Mathematics. Interested candidates should have a grade of not more than “4 points” or “C” in Biology, Chemistry/Physical Science.

b. Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours)

BPHYS

Mature/ International

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6

Full-time

Year 1

4 years

MWK1,350,000.00 Malawians,

$5,722.58

SADC residents,

$8,722.50 Non-SADC residents

3 A-Level passes with a grade of at least ‘C’ in Biology, Chemistry and a third science subject like Mathematics or Physics obtained in the current year or the previous 2 years. Further, candidates must have MSCE/O-Level creditpasses in English and Mathematics if these two subjects were not done at A-Levels. Or

At least an average of 60% in Chemistry, Biology and a third Science subject like Mathematics, Physics or Statistics at the end of second year of a recognised Bachelor of Science/Education Science Degree programme. Or

A recognized Bachelor of Science/Education Science Degree majoring in Biology and Chemistry obtained from a recognised institution. Or

Mature/ International

Full-time

Foundation Year

5 years

MWK1,350,000.00 Malawians,

$5,722.58

SADC residents,

$8,722.50 Non-SADC residents

Diploma in Rehabilitation Technician with at least two years relevant work experience and 6 MSCE/O-Level credits including English language, Biology and Physical Science. Or

A Degree or Diploma in any field plus 6 MSCE or O-Level credits including Biology and Chemistry/Physical Science a third science subject like Physics or Mathematics. Interested candidates should have a grade of not more than “4 points” or “C” in Biology, Chemistry/Physical Science.

c. Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science (Honours)

BMLS

Mature/ International

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6

Full-time

Year 1

4 years

MWK1,350,000.00 Malawians,

$5,722.58

SADC residents,

$8,722.50 Non-SADC residents

3 A-Level passes with a grade of at least ‘C’ in Biology, Chemistry and a third science subject like Mathematics or Physics obtained in the current year or the previous 2 years. Further, candidates must have MSCE/O-Level credit passes in English and Mathematics if these two subjects were not done at A-Levels. Or

At least an average of 60% in Chemistry, Biology and a third Science subject like Mathematics, Physics or Statistics at the end of second year of a recognised Bachelor of Science/Education Science Degree programme. Or

Bachelor of Science/Education Science Degree obtained from a recognised institution majoring in Biology and Chemistry. Or

Mature

Full-time

Foundation year

5 years

MWK1,350,000.00 Malawians,

$5,722.58

SADC residents,

$8,722.50 Non-SADC residents

Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology/Science with at least two years relevant work experience and 6 MSCE/O-Level credits in Biology and Physical Science. Applicants will be admitted to the Foundation year of the programme and shall be exempted from studying the 3rd year of the programme. Or

A Degree or Diploma in any field plus 6 MSCE or O-Level credits including Biology and Chemistry/Physical Science a third science subject like Physics or Mathematics. Interested candidates should have a grade of not more than “4 points” or “C” in Biology, Chemistry/Physical Science.

  1. School of Public Health and Family Medicine – College of Medicine

  1. Bachelor of Science in Health Management

BHM

Mature

 

 

 

20

Full-time

Year 3

4 years

MWK1,350,000.00 Malawians

 

 

 

A recognized Diploma with at least two years working experience in the health sector as a Health Service Manager (hospital administrator), Clinical Officer, Assistant Environmental Health Officer, Pharmacy Technician, Human Resource Officer, Health Information Officer and Registered Nurse/Midwife.

 

  1. Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics (Honours)

BDN

Mature/ International

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

20

Full-time

 

Year 1

5 years

MWK1,350,000.00 Malawians,

$5,722.58

SADC residents,

$8,722.50 Non-SADC residents

3 A-Level passes with a grade of at least ‘C’ in Biology, Chemistry and a third science subject like Mathematics or Physics obtained in the current year or the previous 2 years. Candidates must have MSCE/O-Level creditpasses in English and Mathematics if these two subjects were not done at A-Levels. Or

 

At least an average of 60% in Chemistry, Biology and a third Science subject like Mathematics, Physics or Statistics at the end of second year of a recognised Bachelor of Science/Education Science Degree programme. Or

A recognized Bachelor of Science/Education Science Degree majoring in Biology and Chemistry. A Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree. Or

Mature

Full-time

 

Foundation

5 years

MWK1,350,000.00 Malawians,

$5,722.58

SADC residents,

$8,722.50 Non-SADC residents

A recognized Diploma in Clinical Medicine with at least two years relevant work experience and 6 MSCE/O-Level credits including English Language, Biology and Physical Science. Or

A Degree or Diploma in any field plus 6 MSCE or O-Level credits including Biology and Chemistry/Physical Science a third science subject like Physics or Mathematics. Interested candidates should have a grade of not more than “4 points” or “C” in Biology, Chemistry/Physical Science.

  1. Bachelor of Science in Palliative Care (Honours)

BPAC

Mature

 

25

Full-time

Year 3

5 years

MWK1,350,000.00/year Malawians

MSCE/O-Level six credits including Credits in Biology, Physical Science/ Chemistry and Physics, English and Mathematics. A diploma in in Nursing or Clinical Medicine. Post diploma relevant working experience of at least two years in the clinical or nursing area, registered with the relevant regulatory bodies (e.g. Medical Council of Malawi or the Nurses and Midwives Council of Malawi)

  1. Faculty of Midwifery, Neonatal and Reproductive Health Studies – Kamuzu College of Nursing

  1. Bachelor of Science in Midwifery

 

BMID

 

 

Mature

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

20

 

 

 

 

 

 

Full-time

 

 

 

 

Year 3

 

 

 

 

 

 

4 years

 

 

 

 

 

 

MWK950,000. 00 for Malawians

 

SADC $5,691

 

Non-SADC $6, 431

  1. MSCE/O-Level six credits including Credits in Biology, Physical Science/ Chemistry and Physics, English and Mathematics

  2. University Diploma in Nursing and Midwifery

 

Be registered with Nurses and Midwives Council of Malawi or an equivalent regulatory body

 

All candidates are expected to have at least 2 years of work experience in either nursing or midwifery

b. University Certificate in Midwifery

UCM

Mature

 

 

 

20

Full-time

Year 1

1 year

MWK950,000.00

  1. Bachelor of Science in Nursing from a recognised institution

  2. University Diploma in Nursing

 

Be registered with Nurses and Midwives Council of Malawi or an equivalent regulatory body.

 

  1. Faculty of Applied Health Studies – Kamuzu College of Nursing

  1. Bachelor of Science in

Nursing and Midwifery Education

BNME

Mature

 

 

 

 

 

20

 

 

 

Full time

Year 3

4 years

MK950,000. 00 for Malawians

 

SADC $5,691

 

Non-SADC $6, 431

1. MSCE/O-Level six credits including Credits in Biology, Physical Science/ Chemistry & Physics, English and Mathematics

  1. University Diploma in Nursing and Midwifery

 

Be registered with Nurses and Midwives Council of Malawi or an equivalent regulatory body.

 

All candidates are expected to have at least 2 years of work experience in either nursing or midwifery.

  1. Bachelor of Science in

Health Services Management

 

 

BHSM

Mature

20

Full time

Year 3

4 Years

MWK950,000. 00 for Malawians

 

SADC $5,691

 

Non-SADC $6, 431

 

1. MSCE/O-Level six credits including Credits in Biology, Physical Science/ Chemistry & Physics, English and Mathematics

  1. University Diploma in Nursing or University Diploma in Nursing and Midwifery

 

Be registered with Nurses and Midwives Council of Malawi or an equivalent regulatory body.

 

All candidates are expected to have at least 2 years of work experience in either nursing or midwifery

  1. Faculty of Community Health Studies – Kamuzu College of Nursing

  1. Bachelor of Science in Community Health Nursing

 

 

 

BCHN

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mature

 

 

 

 

 

20

Full time

3

4 years

 

MWK950,000. 00 for Malawians

 

SADC $5,691

 

Non-SADC $6, 431

 

1. MSCE/O-Level six credits including credits in Biology, Physical Science/ Physics & Chemistry, English and Mathematics

2. University Diploma in Nursing and Midwifery

 

Be registered with Nurses and Midwives Council of Malawi or an equivalent regulatory body

 

All candidates are expected to have at least 2 years of work experience in either nursing or midwifery

  1. Bachelor of Science in Mental Health and Psychiatric Nursing

 

 

 

BMH

Mature

 

 

 

 

20

Full time

3

4 years

 

MWK950,000. 00 for Malawians

 

SADC $5,691

 

Non-SADC $6, 431

 

1. MSCE/O-Level six credits including credits in Biology, Physical Science/ Physics & Chemistry, English and Mathematics

2. University Diploma in Nursing and Midwifery

 

Be registered with Nurses and Midwives Council of Malawi or an equivalent regulatory body

 

All candidates are expected to have at least 2 years of work experience in either nursing or midwifery

  1. Faculty of Nursing Studies – Kamuzu College of Nursing

  1. Bachelor of Science in Adult Health Nursing

 

 

BAHN

Mature

 

 

 

 

20

Full time

3

4 years

MWK950,000. 00 for Malawians

 

SADC $5,691

 

Non-SADC $6, 431

 

1. MSCE/O-Level six credits including credits in Biology, Physical Science/ Physics & Chemistry, English and Mathematics

2. University Diploma in Nursing

 

Be registered with Nurses and Midwives Council of Malawi or an equivalent regulatory body.

 

All candidates are expected to have at least 2 years of work experience in either nursing or midwifery

 

  1. Bachelor of Science in Child Health Nursing

 

BCHI

Mature

 

 

 

 

20

Full time

3

4 years

MWK950,000. 00 for Malawians

 

SADC $5,691

 

Non-SADC $6, 431

 

1. MSCE/O-Level six credits including credits in Biology, Physical Science/ Physics & Chemistry, English and Mathematics

2. University Diploma in Nursing and Midwifery.

 

Be registered with Nurses and Midwives Council of Malawi or an equivalent regulatory body.

 

All candidates are expected to have at least 2 years of work experience in either nursing or midwifery

Faculty of Built Environment – Polytechnic

  1. Bachelor of Architecture (Honours)

BARC

Mature

 

 

10

Full-time

Year 2

4 years

MWK 900,000.00

SADC USD 1,200

NON-SADC USD2,

000

Diploma in Architectural Studies and be a member of the Malawi Institute of Architects and MSCE with additional credits in Mathematics and Physical Science/ Physics & Chemistry.

  1. Bachelor of Science in Land Economy

BLE

Mature

 

 

10

Full-time

Year 2

5 years

MWK 900,000.00

SADC USD 1,200

NON-SADC USD2,000

Diploma in Land Economy, Valuation Surveying or any other related programme plus MSCE with additional credits in Mathematics and Physical Science/ Physics & Chemistry.

  1. Bachelor of Science in Land Surveying

BLS

Mature

 

 

10

Full-time

Year 2

5 years

MWK 900,000.00

SADC USD 1,200

NON-SADC USD2,000

Higher National Diploma (HND) or Diploma in Land Surveying, Cartography, Photogrammetry, Hydrographic Surveying or Civil Engineering and be a member of the Surveyors Institute of Malawi plus MSCE with additional credits in Mathematics Physical Science/ Physics & Chemistry and Geography.

  1. Bachelor of Science in Quantity Surveying

BQS

Mature

 

 

10

Full-time

Year 2

5 years

MWK 900,000.00

SADC USD 1,200

NON-SADC USD2,000

Diploma in Quantity Surveying, Quantity Surveying Technician Certificate Part 1 and 2 from a recognized institution or City and Guilds Advanced Diploma in Construction and be a member of the Architects and Quantity Surveying Board plus MSCE with additional credits in Mathematics and Physical Science/ Physics & Chemistry.

  1. Bachelor of Science in Physical Planning

BPP

Mature

 

 

10

Full-time

Year 2

5 years

MWK 900,000.00

SADC USD 1,200

NON-SADC USD2,000

Diploma in Physical Planning/City & Guilds Advanced Diploma in related fields & be a member of Malawi Institute of Physical Planners. MSCE with additional credits in Mathematics, Physical Science/ Physics & Chemistry and Geography.

  1. Bachelor of Architecture (Honours)

 

BArch (Hons)

Mature

 

 

 

 

10

Full- time

Year 6

7 Years

MWK 900,000.00

SADC USD 1,200

NON-SADC USD2,000

Bachelor of Science degree in Architectural Studies

Candidates must also submit the following in addition to other requirements:

  1. 1 Year Practical Experience Report

  2. Design Technology Case Study Report (outline to be collected from the Polytechnic)

  3. Letter of Recommendation from a Registered Architect or other allied Registered professionals (Engineers and Quantity Surveyors) proving that they have worked for not less than one year.

Faculty of Commerce – Polytechnic

  1. Bachelor of Business Administration (Generic)

BBA

Mature

 

30

weekend classes

Year 2 or Year 3

4 years

MWK 900,000

SADC USD 1,200

NON-SADC USD2,000

Diploma in Business Studies from University of Malawi or an Advanced Diploma in Business Studies/Administration from a recognized institution or examining body plus at least 4 MSCE/O-Level credits including English and Mathematics.

  1. Bachelor of Accountancy

BAC

Mature

 

 

30

weekend classes

Year 2

4 years

MWK 900,000.00

SADC USD 1,200

NON-SADC USD2,000

For Year 2 entry: ACCA Diploma in Accounting from a recognized examining body and at least 4 MSCE/O-Level credits including English and Mathematics.

 

20

Year 3

For Year 3 entry: PAEC/ICAM Diploma in Accounting from a recognized examining body and at least 4 MSCE/O-Level credits including English and Mathematics., or ACCA Diploma plus completion of ALL the fundamental modules

  1. Bachelor of Procurement and Logistics Management

BPLM

Mature

 

 

25

Weekend classes

Year 3

4 years

MWK 900,000.00

SADC USD 1,200

NON-SADC USD2,000

Graduate Diploma in Purchasing and Supply Management or Diploma in Business Studies from a recognized examining body and at least 4 MSCE/O-Level credits including English and Mathematics.

  1. Bachelor of Commerce (Internal Auditing)

BCOMIA

Mature

 

30

Weekend

Year 3

4 years

MWK 900,000.00

SADC USD 1,200

NON-SADC USD2,000

Diploma in commerce related fields or Diploma in Business Studies from a recognized examining body and at least 4 MSCE/O-Level credits including English and Mathematics.

  1. Bachelor of Commerce in Banking and Finance

BAF

Mature

 

20

Weekend classes

Year 2

4 years

MWK 900,000.00

SADC USD 1,200

NON-SADC USD2,000

For Year 2 entry: Diploma in Banking and Finance or Diploma in Business/Administration or ACCA Diploma in Accountancy or a Diploma in a related field from a recognized examining body and at least 4 MSCE/O-Level credits including English and Mathematics.

20

Year 3

For year 3 entry: Advanced Diploma in Banking and Finance or Diploma in Business Studies from University of Malawi or PAEC Diploma in Accountancy or an Advanced Diploma in a related field from a recognized examining body and at least 4 MSCE/O-Level credits including English and Mathematics.

  1. Bachelor of Commerce (Tourism Management)

BTM

Mature

 

20

Weekend classes

Year 3

4 years

MWK 900,000.00

SADC USD 1,200

NON-SADC USD2,000

Advanced Diploma/Diploma in Tourism and/or Hospitality Management or a Diploma in a related field from a recognized examining body and at least 4 MSCE/O-Level credits including English and Mathematics.

  1. Bachelor of Commerce (Entrepreneurship)

BCOME

Mature

 

 

20

Weekend classes

Year 3

4 years

MWK -900,000.00

SADC USD 1,200

NON-SADC USD2,000

Diploma in Business Studies from University of Malawi or an Advanced Diploma in Business Studies/Administration or/ Diploma in a related field from a recognized institution or examining body plus at least 4 MSCE credits including English and Mathematics.

  1. Bachelor of Business Administration (Marketing)

BBAM

Mature

 

 

30

Weekend classes

Year 3

4 years

MWK 900,000.00

SADC USD 1,200

NON-SADC USD2,000

Diploma in Business Studies from University of Malawi or an Advanced Diploma in Business Studies/Administration/Marketing or/ Diploma in a related field from a recognized institution or examining body and at least 4 MSCE/O-Level credits including English and Mathematics.

Faculty of Applied Sciences – Polytechnic

  1. Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

BIT

Mature

30

Evening Classes

Year 2

4years

MWK 900,000.00

SADC USD 1,200

NON-SADC USD2,000

University of Malawi OR recognized institution Diploma in Information Technology or Information Systems, City and Guilds Advanced Diploma or any Diploma in ICT related programmes and additional MSCE credits in Mathematics and Physical Science (BIT); and

University of Malawi Diploma in Information Technology or Information Systems, City and Guilds Advanced Diploma or any Diploma in ICT related programmes and additional MSCE credits in Mathematics (BMIS)

  1. Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems

BMIS

30

Year 2

4years

MWK 900,000.00

SADC USD 1,200

NON-SADC USD2,000

  1. Bachelor of Science in Industrial Laboratory Technology

BILT

Mature

30

Weekend Classes (Friday to Sunday)

Year 2

4 years

MWK 900,000.00

SADC USD 2,400

NON-SADC USD4,000

University of Malawi OR recognized institution Diploma in Industrial Laboratory Technology (DILT) or any related qualification obtained from an accredited institution and MSCE/ O Levels with credits in Mathematics, Physical Science, General Science/Biology and English. At least two years’ work experience for those who obtained Diploma with pass (i.e. those without a credit or distinction).

  1. Bachelor of Science in Environmental Health

EH

Mature

15

Full time

Year 2

4 years

MWK 900,000.00

SADC USD 2,400

NON-SADC USD4,000

Diploma in Environmental Health from Malawi College of Health Sciences or Diploma in Public Health from University of Malawi

MSCE/ O level with at least credits passes in English, Mathematics, Biology and Physical Science/ Physics & Chemistry.

At least 2 years working experience.

Faculty of Engineering

  1. Bachelor of Civil Engineering - Structures

(Hons)

BCES

Mature

 

 

 

5

Full time

Year 2

or

Year 3

5 years

MWK 900,000.00

SADC USD 1,200

NON-SADC USD2,000

Diploma in Civil Engineering or relevant engineering field and science plus two years relevant experience and in addition, MSCE with credits in English, Mathemetics and Physical Science or general science. For entry into year 3 , candidates must have a UNMA Diploma in Civil Engineering and two years of relevant post diploma experience.

  1. Bachelor of Civil Engineering -Transport (Hons)

BCET

Mature

 

 

5

Full time

Year 2

or

Year 3

5 years

MWK 900,000.00

SADC USD 2,400

NON-SADC USD4,000

Diploma in Civil Engineering or relevant engineering field and science plus two years relevant experience and in addition MSCE with credits in English, Mathemetics and Physical Science or general science. For entry into year 3 , candidates must have a UNMA Diploma in Civil Engineering and two years of relevant post diploma experience.

  1. Bachelor of Civil Engineering - Water (Hons)

BCEW

Mature

 

 

5

Full time

Year 2

or

Year 3

5 years

MWK 900,000.00

SADC USD 2,400

NON-SADC USD4,000

Diploma in Civil Engineering or relevant engineering field and science plus two years relevant experience and in addition, MSCE with credits in English, Mathemetics and Physical Science or general science. For entry into year 3 , candidates must have a UNMA Diploma in Civil Engineering and two years of relevant post diploma experience

  1. Bachelor of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (Hons)

BEEE

Mature

 

 

25

Evening Classes

Year 2

or

Year 3

5 years

MWK 900,000.00

SADC USD 2,400

NON-SADC USD4,000

Diploma in Electrical Engineering or advanced City and Guilds Diploma in Electrical Engineering plus two years relevant experience and in addition, MSCE with credits in Mathemetics and Physical Science or general science. For entry into year 3 , candidates must have a UNIMA Diploma in Electrical and Electronics Engineering and two years of relevant post diploma experience.

  1. Bachelor of Biomedical Engineering (Hons)

BBME

Mature

 

 

 

5

Evening Classes

Year 2

or

Year 3

5 years

MWK 900,000.00

SADC USD 2,400

NON-SADC USD4,000

Diploma in Electrical Engineering or advanced City and Guilds Diploma in Electrical Engineering plus two years relevant experience and in addition MSCE with credits in English, Mathemetics, Biology and Physical Science or general science. For entry into year 3 , candidates must have a UNMA Diploma in Biomedical Engineering and two years of relevant post diploma experience

 

  1. Bachelor of Mining Engineering (Hons)

 

BMEN

 

Mature

 

 

 

5

 

Full time

 

Year 2

or

Year 3

 

5 Years

MWK 900,000.00

SADC USD 2,400

NON-SADC USD4,000

For entry into year 2, candidates must have a Diploma in Civil Engineering or Mechanical Engineering or other science-related field.

For entry into year 3, candidates must have BSc in Civil or Mechanical Engineering and Diploma in Mining Engineering with 2 years of relevant post diploma experience

  1. Bachelor of Geological Engineering (Hons)

BGEN

Mature

 

 

 

5

 

Full time

 

Year 2

or

Year 3

 

5 Years

MWK 900,000.00

SADC USD 2,400

NON-SADC USD4,000

For Entry in year 2, candidates must have BSc and Diploma in engineering fields other than Geological, Civil and Mechanical Engineering and any other science-related fields but must attend and pass Drawing 1 and 2, and Computer Programming. For Entry into year 3, candidates must have BSc in Civil or Mechanical Engineering and Diploma in Geological Engineering with 2 years of relevant post diploma experience.

 

  1. Bachelor of Metallurgy and Mineral Processing Engineering (Hons)

BMMP

Mature

 

 

 

5

Full time

Year 2

or

Year 3

5 Years

MWK 900,000.00

SADC USD 2,400

NON-SADC USD4,000

For entry in year two ; candidates must have City and Guilds advanced Diploma in Mechanical related fields or its equivalent with two years post qualification experience in Metallurgy and Mineral Processing engineering field. For Entry into year 3, candidates must have Diploma in Metallurgy and Mineral Processing Engineering with two years of relevant post qualification experience for entry in year three

Faculty of Education and Media Studies

  1. Bachelor of Education (Business Studies)

EBS

Mature

 

 

 

36

Full-time

 

 

Year 2

4 years

MWK 900,000.00

SADC USD 1,200

NON-SADC USD2,000

Recognized Diploma in Education or Diploma in a business / management field or equivalent plus an additional MSCE credit in English and Mathematics.

Full time

Year 3

4 years

Malawi -900,000.00

SADC USD 1,200

NON-SADC USD2,000

Recognized Diploma in Education and Diploma in a business / management field or equivalent plus an additional MSCE credit in English and Mathematics.

  1. Bachelor of Technical Education (Science)

BTED

Mature

 

 

 

Full-time

Year 2

4 years

MWK 900,000.00

SADC USD 1,200

NON-SADC USD2,000

Recognized Diploma in any technical related field or equivalent obtained plus an additional MSCE credit Mathematics and Physical Science/Biology/General Science/ Chemistry & Physics.

Year 3

4 years

MWK 900,000.00

SADC USD 1,200

NON-SADC USD2,000

Recognized Diploma in Education and Diploma in any Technical field or equivalent plus an additional MSCE credit in Mathematics and Physical Science/Biology/General Science/ Chemistry & Physics.

  1. Bachelor of Business Communication

BBC

Mature entry

 

 

26

Week-end classes

Year 2

4 years

MWK 900,000.00

SADC USD 1,200

NON-SADC USD2,000

Recognized Diploma in Journalism, Communication Studies, Marketing and Public Relations. 4 MSCE/O-Level credits in social science subjects including English Language.

  1. Bachelor of Arts in Journalism

JOU-P

Mature entry

 

32

Weekend classes

Year 2

4 years

MWK 900,000.00

SADC USD 1,200

NON-SADC USD2,000

Diploma in Journalism or Mass Communication from a recognized institution (from Internationally recognized universities and those recognized by the African Commonwealth Universities) plus MSCE with additional credits in any other social science subjects.

 

NOTE:

Candidates who were withdrawn from the University of Malawi or any other comparable university on academic grounds and those already registered with the University of Malawi or any comparable university as residential, non-residential or mature students ARE NOT ELIGIBLE FOR ADMISSION.

TUITION FEES PER ANNUM

Please note that the fees indicated above are subject to change anytime.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Application forms can be obtained on written request or in person from the address given below and it can also be downloaded from www.unima.mw. Duly completed application forms together with proof of payment of a non-refundable application fee of K12, 000.00 for Malawian candidates and U$25 for international applicants should be sent to the same address andnot to any constituent college of the University of Malawi. Applicants should attach a deposit slip as proof of payment of an appropriate application fee.

 

ALL APPLICANTS ARE REQUIRED TO DEPOSIT THEIR APPLICATION FEE TO THE FOLLOWING BANK ACCOUNT:

BANK NAME: NATIONAL BANK OF MALAWI

ACCOUNT NAME: UNIMA REVENUE ACCOUNT

ACCOUNT NUMBER:1002239236

SWIFT CODE: NBMAMWMW

SORT CODE/BRANCH CODE: 006

 

The address for obtaining and submitting application forms is:

The University Registrar

University Office

P.O. Box 278

ZOMBA

(Attention: Admissions Office)

www.unima.mw

Phone : 01 526622

Fax : 01 524 760

APPLICATION PACKAGE

A complete application package MUSTinclude the following:

  1. Copies of all relevant degrees/Diplomas/certificates/academic transcripts which have been indicated on the application form. These must be duly certified as true copies of the originals by a recognized Commissioner of Oaths.

  2. Original proof of availability of funds for training i.e. official sponsorship letter or bank statements of the applicant.

  3. Copy of a bank deposit slip showing the name of the applicant and the amount of application fee paid.

  4. Curriculum vitae (CV) with names and contact details of three traceable referees.

  5. A clear specification of a programme applied for as well as the candidate’s preferred mode of its delivery.

  6. Official reference letter(s) from the current and/or previous employer(s) showing proof of at least 2 years relevant work experience.

 

ANY APPLICATION FORM THAT WILL NOT INCLUDE THE ABOVEMENTIONED DOCUMENTS WILL NOT BE PROCESSED!

CLOSING DATE

The closing date for receiving applications is 31st December, 2019.

 

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