university of malawi the polytechnic mature entry

university of malawi the polytechnic mature entry

Interested applicants should meet the following minimum requirements:

  • 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.

  • 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.

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

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


Candidates who were withdrawn from the University of Malawi or any other comparable university on academic grounds and those already registered with the University of Malawi or any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.

Candidates who applied for a Bachelor of Arts Degree (Communication and Cultural Studies) last year need not apply again.