University of Malawi Chancellor College

The University of Malawi is a public university established in 1965 and until 4 May, 2021, when the university underwent a delinking, was composed of four constituent colleges located in Zomba, Blantyre, and Lilongwe. Of the four colleges, the largest is Chancellor College in Zomba.

Chancellor College is located in the historic town of Zomba in the Eastern Region of Malawi. It is situated below the magnificent Zomba Plateau offering such a breath-taking view of the mountain. It was established as a liberal arts college housing one school and four faculties namely: School of Education, Faculty of Humanities, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Science and Faculty of Social Science. The vision of the University aims to be a centre of excellence in higher education for sustainable development of Malawi and the region.

University of Malawi Chancellor College Courses

Academic licenses granted by the university: The University grants Undergraduate – Diploma, Undergraduate – Degree and Postgraduate Programmes for all the Faculties.

Offering Programs:  The University hasfour faculties.  School of Education, Faculty of Humanities, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Science and Faculty of Social Science.

University of Malawi Chancellor College Tuition Fees

Fees structure details: Unless specifically indicated, all Masters’ programmes are full-time and will run for 24 months. The first year is for course work while the second year is for research and thesis writing. PhD programmes run for 3 years (full time) and up to 5 years (part-time).

The tuition fees cover costs of registration, examinations, supervision and institutional overheads. Students are expected to meet costs of research, accommodation, meals, medical cover, books, stationery and learning materials.

The College does not provide accommodation and the students will be required to look for their own accommodation outside the campus.

All programmes operate on a no-fees no-classes basis. Applicants will be expected to demonstrate how they will support their studies either through a letter of commitment from their sponsors or a bank statement.


University of Malawi Chancellor College Admission

Admission and Requirements: Undergraduate students are admitted to the University after obtaining their Malawi School Certificate of Education (equivalent to the British ‘O’ level [GCE]), IGCSE. Students apply through the National Council for Higher Education which oversees the harmonized selection process for all public universities in the country. The University of Malawi also admits ‘A’ level, International Baccalaureate, National Senior Certificate (NSC) and Advanced Subsidiary (AS) candidates. It also runs Mature Entry Programmes to carter for students with Diplomas and/or module related work experience

University of Malawi Chancellor College General Information

NameUniversity of Malawi Chancellor College
AccreditedMinistry of Higher Education in Malawi
Control TypeNot Reported
Fax / Phone +265 (0)1 524 222
AddressUniversity of Malawi, P.O Box 280. Zomba. Malawi, Central Africa
Country RankN/A –
World RankN/A –
UniversitiesList of Accredited universities in Malawi

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