University of Malawi- Department of Chemistry

University of Malawi- Department of Chemistry


The Department of Chemistry is one of the departments in the Faculty of Science at Chancellor College. It is engaged in a number of academic activities including undergraduate and graduate tuition, research and providing professional services to industry and government departments.


Research in the department is focused on the following major areas:  water and wastewater quality; utilization of natural resources in traditional medicine; studies on the nutritional status of local fruits, tubers, vegetables and other plants; and soil chemistry.


The Department offers a Master of Science in Chemistry programme and a Doctor of Philosophy in Chemistry programme.

Department of Chemistry Contact Details

Physical Address:
Chirunga Campus, Chancellor College
Postal Address:
Chancellor College, P.O Box 280, Zomba.
Head of Department Opening Hours
The HOD, Dr T.T. Biswick is available in office during the following times:

  • Monday – Friday: 8am – 5pm
  • Public Holidays: Closed