Mzuzu University Admission Requirements
The eligible applicants are as follows:
Candidates who completed the MSCE, IGCSE or O level equivalent in the past three years.
Candidates with an Advanced Subsidiary (AS) certificate or a National Senior Certificate (NSC)
obtained in the past three years .
Candidates who completed the Advanced Level, International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma or A
Level equivalent in the past three years .
General requirements for undergraduate students
Candidates must have at least six credits including English at MSCE, IGCSE, O levels or their
equivalent. For purposes of selection, O level grades are interpreted as follows: A*=1, A=2, B=3, C=5,
Candidates who failed to satisfy the entry requirements in the two last years but who have since
improved their grades after re-sitting up to four subjects may use the supplementary statements for
purposes of accumulating credits.
Candidates with A level qualifications must have a minimum of three principal passes with an
aggregate of at least 9 points obtained in the current year or the last two years. For purposes of
selection, A level grades are interpreted as follows: A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2, E=1.