September 24, 2018   UNIVERSITY REGISTRAR

The University of Malawi wishes to inform graduands and the general public that its third Congregation will be held on Wednesday, 10th October, 2018 in the Great Hall at Chancellor College in Zomba from 7:30 a.m. The Vice-Chancellor of University of Malawi, Professor John D. Kalenga Saka will preside over the ceremony. Academic awards shall be conferred to graduands in the following programmes:

Chancellor College

  1. Bachelor of Education (Language);

  2. Bachelor of Education Science;

  3. Bachelor of Education (Social Studies)

  4. Bachelor of Education (Primary);

  5. Bachelor of Arts (Communication and Cultural Studies);

  6. Bachelor of Arts (Media for Development);

  7. Bachelor of Arts (Human Resource Management);

  8. Bachelor of Arts (Political Science);

  9. Bachelor of Laws (Honours);

  10. Bachelor of Science in Family and Consumer Sciences;

  11. Bachelor of Science in Food and Nutrition;

  12. Postgraduate Diploma in Primary Education;

  13. Master of Education (Policy, Planning and Leadership);

  14. Master of Education (Educational Psychology);

  15. Master of Education Testing, Measurement and Evaluation;

  16. Master of Education in Curriculum and Teaching Studies (Language Education);

  17. Master of Education in Curriculum and Teaching Studies (Social Studies Education);

  18. Master of Education in Curriculum and Teaching Studies (Science and Mathematics Education);

  19. Master of Arts in Literature;

  20. Master of Arts in Theology and Religious Studies;

  21. Master of Science in Environmental Science;

  22. Master of Science in Water Resources Modeling and Governance;

  23. Master of Science in Biostatistics;

  24. Master of Science in Mathematical Sciences;

  25. Master of Science in Informatics;

  26. Master of Arts in Economics;

  27. Master of Arts in Development Studies;

  28. Master of Arts in Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations;

  29. Master of Public Administration and Management;

  30. Doctor of Philosophy in Biblical Studies (Old Testament Ethics).


College of Medicine

  1. Master of Public Health;

  2. Postgraduate Diploma in Public Health;

  3. Master of Philosophy in Public Health;

  4. Master of Medicine in Obstetrics and Gynaecology;

  5. Master of Medicine in Ophthalmology;

Kamuzu College of Nursing

  1. Bachelor of Science in Community Health Nursing;

  2. Bachelor of Science in Nursing Education;

  3. Bachelor of Science in Paediatric Nursing;

  4. Bachelor of Science in Mental Health and Psychiatric Nursing;

  5. Bachelor of Science in Midwifery;


  1. Certificate in Mathematical Sciences Education;

  2. Diploma in Environmental Health;

  3. Diploma in Journalism;

  4. Diploma in Architectural Studies;

  5. Diploma in Quantity Surveying;

  6. Diploma in Mechanical Engineering;

  7. Bachelor of Science in Quantity Surveying;

  8. Bachelor of Accountancy;

  9. Bachelor of Business Administration;

  10. Bachelor of Arts in Journalism;

  11. Bachelor of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering (Honours);

  12. Master of Science in Infrastructure Development and Management;

  13. Master of Technical and Vocational Training;

  14. Master of Science in Sustainable Engineering and Management;

  15. Master of Science in Water Resources and Supply Management;

  16. Master of Science in Environmental Health;

  17. Master of Business Administration;

  18. Master of Philosophy in Applied Sciences (Renewable Energy).

Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (Formerly Bunda College of Agriculture)

  1. Master of Science in Agribusiness Management;

  2. Master of Science in Rural Development and Extension;

  3. Master of Science in Animal Science;

  4. Doctor of Philosophy in Agriculture and Resource Economics.

Dress rehearsals for the Congregation will be held on Tuesday, 9th October, 2018 from 8:00 am in the Great Hall at Chancellor College in Zomba. Graduands are required to come in their graduation attire and are asked to be punctual. Only those that attend rehearsals shall be allowed to graduate.

Academic dress for the Congregation shall be available for hire from Wednesday 3rd October, 2018 from graduands’ respective Colleges. The hiring charges for the graduation attire are as follows:


(a) Diploma Set        K8,000

(b) Bachelors Set      K10,000

(c) Masters Set          K30,000

(d) PhD Set                K40,000 


All candidates must return their academic dress immediately after the graduation. Any unreturned academic dress shall attract a penalty fee of K5, 000 for the first day of delay and K2, 000 for each subsequent day of delay payable before the release of the certificate.

Candidates who owe the College money shall not be allowed to graduate. Candidates who require photography services shall be informed about the details of accredited photographers during rehearsals. Candidates should contact their respective Colleges for invitation cards of their guardians.

All photographers shall be required to pay to the Cashier on the day of rehearsals as follows:

inside the Great Hall K25,000

outside the Great Hall K10,000

For inquiries, please contact: The University Registrar on the following numbers 01 526 622 /01524456 /01 524 456 or e-mail: or or visit our




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