Malawi Assemblies of God University

Malawi Assemblies of God University MCU – exists to provide leaders with quality and innovative tertiary education that is transformational and spirit empowered with global relevance based on biblical principles. Established in 2013, the University is founded on the principle that serious and sustained discourse among people promotes intellectual, ethical and spiritual understanding. As MAG University, it embodies this principle in the diversity of students, faculty, and staff, commitment to justice and the common good, intellectual openness, and international character.

Malawi Assemblies of God University Academic Programs

  • BA. Biblical Studies,
  • BA. Ministerial Counseling,
  • BA. Christian Education,
  • BA. Intercultural Studies,
  • Master of Arts Core Courses,
  • MA. Community Psychology,
  • MA. Christian Leadership,
  • MA. Inter-Cultural Studies,
  • Doctor of Ministry in contextual ministry DMin,
  • Doctor of Philosophy in contextual theology PhD,
  • BCom: Accounting,
  • BCom. Banking and Finance,
  • BCom. Business Administration,
  • BCom. Business Information Systems,
  • BCom. Human Resource Management,
  • BCom. Insurance,
  • Accounting Concentration Courses,
  • Banking and Finance Concentration Courses,
  • Bachelor of Commerce in Monitoring and Evaluation,
  • Bachelor of Accountancy (Degree Completion),
  • BEd. English minor Social Studies,
  • BEd. History Minor Social Studies,
  • BEd. ICT Minor Mathematics,
  • BEd. Religious Education Minor Social Studies,
  • BEd. Social Studies Minor English,
  • BEd. Social Studies Minor History,
  • Diploma in Early Childhood,
  • Bachelor of Arts in Community development,
  • Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Development.

Malawi Assemblies of God University Application Form


Malawi Assemblies of God University Tuition Fees

Local StudentsInternational Students
UCE (whole program)K390,000K390,000
Masters DegreePhone: 0985557766 / 265884394302
Catering (Meal) K60,000K60,000
Application FeeK5,000K5,000

Malawi Assemblies of God University Admission

MAGU appreciates and welcomes applicants who are sympathetic and deeply committed to Christ and his teachings. Hopefully, prospective students must have had a definite Christian conversion for at least one year prior to applying. They must exhibit sound moral character and agree to abide by the social, physical, and academic regulations of the school. Further, they must indicate their sincere support of, and adherence to, MAGU’s philosophy, principles, and values as demanded through the Statements of Fundamental Truths and the Student Handbook.

Prospective Candidates immediately form Secondary schools must either be:

Beholders of MSCE, IGCSE or other internationally recognized qualification comparable to ‘O’ level certificates with at least six credits including English Language. The following is the Malawi Assemblies of God University’s interpretation of IGCSE results for admission purposes: A*= 1; A = 2; B = 3; C = 5; D = 7; EFG = 8.

Candidates who failed to satisfy the university entry requirements in the recent past (not more than five years but successfully improved their grades after re-sit for up to a maximum of four subjects may use their supplementary statements for purposes of accumulating credits. Please note that for purposes of accumulating grades, applicants cannot use two independent certificates, i.e. applicants who passed MSCE in a certain year such as 2008 or 2009 and were awarded a full certificate and sat again MSCE in 2010 and obtained another full certificate cannot combine grades from the two independent certificates.

Or:  Candidates with ‘A’ level qualifications must have a minimum of three principal passes with an aggregate of at least 9 points obtained in 2014, 2013 or 2012. For purposes of selection, A level grades are interpreted as follows: A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2, E=1.

Candidates with an International Baccalaureate (IB) must have a minimum of 30 points.

Candidates with an Advanced Subsidiary (AS) Certificate must have achieved at least grade ‘C’ in four A-Level recognized subjects and one IGCSE Credit including English Language.

Candidates with a National Senior Certificate (NSC) must have a minimum score of 60% (Achievement Level 5) in four designated NSC subjects including English.


Transfer Students

MAGU will consider, for transfer purposes, credits earned at other accredited colleges and universities of “C” grade quality or above earned within the past ten years. However, such courses must be comparable to courses within the curriculum. These transfer credits will not affect the student’s grade point average (GPA) reported on the MAGU transcript. All candidates for graduation from MAGU must complete a minimum of 36 credit hours through MAGU prior to graduation, regardless of the number of credits transferred from other colleges or universities. See the MAGU Credit Transfer Policy for a fuller and more complete explanation on credit transfers.

Foreign Students

MAGU welcomes foreign students to attend the university. These students follow the same admission procedures as Malawi applicants except that their documents must be notarized by a relevant Education institution in the country of their origin

Admissions Procedures

Each applicant for admission to MAGU must submit to the Registrar’s Office the following items:

Application for Admission, fully completed by the prospective student.

Secondary School Transcripts

A Medical Certificate: completed by a registered medical doctor, stating the applicant is in good health.

A non-refundable application fee as specified in the current fee schedule of the institution.

For those applying to the Faculty of Theology and Ministerial Formation they must include a personal testimony statement: in the applicant’s handwriting. This testimony should reflect the following:

 A statement of a definite experience of conversion through Jesus Christ.

 An indication of the call of God to the Christian ministry (ministerial student).

 A record of practical experience he or she has had in Christian service.

Two reference forms: A pastor’s Reference Form and a Church Leader Reference Form. These forms should be completed by those who have known the applicant for at least one year and who are not a relative.

After all required documents have been submitted, reviewed and approved; applicants will be requested to come to the campus for an interview with the admissions committee before a decision can be made for acceptance.

General Information

NameMalawi Assemblies of God University
AccreditedMinistry of Higher Education in Malawi
Control TypeNot Reported
Fax / Phone265884394302 / 0985557766
AddressMalawi Assemblies of God University P.O. Box 184, Lilongwe, Malawi
Country Rank11 –
World Rank22754 –
UniversitiesList of Accredited universities in Malawi

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