University of Malawi, Chancellor College Application for Short Courses In Chemistry for 2021

By | December 17, 2020

The Department of Chemistry in the Faculty of Science at Chancellor College is inviting private and public entities, individuals, (including students who are awaiting to start tertiary education in various education institutions), and all those aspiring to pursue careers in chemistry laboratories to short courses segmented below. The minimum qualification is MSCE pass in Physical Science and Mathematics. Those that do not have MSCE but have a minimum of 3 years working experience in a chemistry laboratory are eligible but it is mandatory to commence with Segment A.

SegmentCourse DetailsDurationFees per person
AFundamentals of Laboratory ScienceLaboratory SafetyOverview of Quantitative AnalysisLaboratory ManagementPreparation of SolutionsMiscellaneous SolutionsStoichiometry (The Mole concept, Relationship between reactants and products for quantitative data)Gravimetric AnalysisVolumetric AnalysisConcentration and Preparation of SolutionsSamplingHandling Experimental DataReport Writing      1-12 February 2021      K160,000.00
BInstrumental Methods of Analysis Part 1Basics of Classical and Instrumental methods of AnalysisUV-Vis spectrometryBomb CalorimetryAtomic Absorption SpectrometryFlame Emission Atomic SpectrometryQuality Assurance    15 – 19 February 2021    K120,000.00
CInstrumental Methods of Analysis Part 2Fundamentals of Gas ChromatographyFundamentals of Liquid Chromatography  21 – 25 February 2021  K120,000.00

In all Segments various practical sessions will be offered. At the end of each Segment a Certificate of attendance will be given. 

Venue: Chancellor College – Department of Chemistry

Fees Payment: Fees will be paid through National Bank of Malawi Current Account, Zomba Branch:

Account name: Chemistry Department

Account Number: 270938

Reference: “Your name and Course Segment” 

Method of Application:

The application form can be requested through e-mail from: or by post: Department of Chemistry, P.O. Box 280, Zomba, Malawi. Alternatively, the application form can be downloaded from the link below. 

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  1. Optional campus accommodation at additional cost will be available for participants, make enquires with the secretary:
  2. Full Internet access will be provided to all the participants during the training
  3. Participants may choose to attend more than one Segment Course
  4. Course fees will cater for tuition, lunch and refreshments.


For more details on the courses, contact the Coordinator of Short Courses, Mr Peter Chimtali: phone 01524222/0881655883

Closing date for registration is Thursday, 28 January 2021.

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