Mzuzu University Fees Structure 2022-2023

Mzuzu University Fees Structure 2022-2023

Information about the Mzuzu University Fees Structure for this Academic year. Applicants can find valuable insights regarding the subject on this page. Welcome to Studyinmalawi.com. The above is information will assist you to make an informed decision.

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Brief History; Mzuzu University is one of the principal universities of Malawi. The school is located in Mzuzu, in the northern region of Malawi. It was founded in 1997 and accepted its first students in 1999. Mzuzu University Fees Structure.

Details About Mzuzu University

Fees

  • K350,000 for Malawian students
  • US$ 1,500 for non-Malawian students from SADC Countries
  • US$ 3,000 for non-Malawian students from Non-SADC Countries

The fees quoted above are subject to revision from time to time with or without notice.

Payment of Fees

Candidates are informed that they should pay at least half of the required fees per academic year for them to be registered in the first semester.

Fees can be paid in full or in two instalments at the beginning of each of the two semesters in an academic year.

All fees should be deposited into the following bank account:

Name of the Bank: NBS Bank
Account Name: Mzuzu University Fee Collection Account
Account Number: 14389172
Branch: Mzuzu Branch
Swift code (for international transfers): NBSTMWMW

Please make sure that you indicate your Registration Number indicated on the first page of the admission letter and payment type i.e. tuition, on the bank deposit slip. You will be required to present the bank deposit slip and transaction reference copy to the University Cashier during registration in order to get a receipt.

Only students who will have paid fees and fulfilled the registration requirements will be given authority to attend classes and access other services.

Stationery and Other Requirements

Students are requested to provide their own stationery.  Besides tuition fees, students are also required to meet other costs relating to upkeep during teaching practice, clinical practice and workplace attachments as part of their academic programme requirements.

Other requirements relate to research projects, uniforms and special equipment for use during studies. These costs are determined by individual Faculties and details of such requirements will be communicated during registration.

Board and Lodge

All candidates have been admitted under the off-campus category.  Therefore, they are required to make their own arrangements for accommodation, transport, meals and general upkeep.

Original Certificates and Passport – size Photographs

All candidates are required to bring original copies of their academic certificates and two passport size photographs for registration.

Admission Letters

The University is sending an admission letter to each of the candidates with details regarding the admission and a medical form that should be completed by a medical practitioner. Candidates may also access a copy of the Admission letter at the University’s Porters Lodge.

FACULTY OF EDUCATION
Programme Entry Requirements
Duration

1
Bachelor of Education (Arts)– Upgrading
• Diploma in Education or its equivalent obtained from a recognized institution of higher learning,
• At least 2 years post diploma teaching experience, and
• Evidence of MSCE or its equivalent.
2 years

2
Bachelor of Education (Arts) – Upgrading
• At least 3 years teaching experience, and
• MSCE or its equivalent with at least a credit in English (Language or Literature) and in any three of the following subjects: History, Geography, Social and Development Studies, Bible Knowledge, Chichewa and French.
4 years

3
Bachelor of Education (Science) – Upgrading
• Diploma in Education obtained from a recognized institution with any 2 of the following teaching subjects: Mathematics, Physical Science, Physics, Chemistry, and Biology,
• At least 2 years Post Diploma teaching experience, and
• Evidence of MSCE or its equivalent.
2 years

4
Bachelor of Education (Science) – Upgrading
• At least 3 years teaching experience, and
• An MSCE with at least a credit in English (Language or Literature), Mathematics or Additional Mathematics, Biology, Physical Science or General Science or Physics and Chemistry.

4 years

5
Bachelor of Education Science (ICT) -upgrading
• Diploma in Education majoring in Mathematics or Physical Science or equivalent obtained from a recognized institution, and
• Evidence of MSCE or its equivalent.
3 years

Programme Briefs

Bachelor of Education (Arts) and Bachelor of Education (Science)

These programmes are aimed at producing professional teachers for secondary schools in the following majors: French, History, Geography, English, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Computer Studies, Theology and Religious Studies, and Religious and Moral Education.

B. FACULTY OF HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

S# Programme Entry requirements Duration

6

Bachelor of Arts (Theology and Religious Studies) – Upgrading
• Diploma in Theology and Religious Studies or its equivalent obtained from a recognized institution, and
• Evidence of MSCE or its equivalent.
2 years

S# Programme Entry requirements Duration

7
Diploma in Security Studies- Upgrading
• MSCE or its equivalent with at least six credits including English and Mathematics, and
• At least 2 years of work experience in recognisable defence or security service or related sectors.

2 years

8
Bachelor of Arts (Security Studies) – Upgrading
• Diploma in Peace and Security Studies or its equivalent, obtained from a recognised academic institution,
• At least 2 years of work experience in recognisable defence or security service or related sectors, and
• Evidence of MSCE or its equivalent.
• Graduates from related social science disciplines may apply.
2 years

9
Bachelor of Arts (Communication Studies)
• Diploma in Communication, Public Relations, Journalism or any related field obtained from a recognized institution,
• Evidence of MSCE or its equivalent
3 to 4 years
(Full time
or Weekend)

Programme Briefs

Bachelor of Arts (Theology and Religious Studies)

The programme is designed to provide students with professional knowledge, skills and values within the context of religious studies. The degree will provide job opportunities and advancement for ethically oriented careers in public, private, non-governmental, and religious sectors.

Diploma and Bachelor of Arts in Security Studies

Graduates of these programmes will be equipped with professional knowledge and transferable skills in security sector management that will enable them to respond to emerging challenges in the security sector with regard to such areas as conflict prevention and resolution, international humanitarian law, counter-terrorism, migration and development, diplomacy and international relations, intellectual property rights, public policy analysis, financial management, security and development, gender and security, and national security management among others. The programmes target middle and senior management from Defence, Police, National Intelligence Services, Immigration, Correction Service, Anti-Corruption Bureau, Revenue Collection Authority, Fiscal Management Services, Media, the Judiciary and civil society organizations working in the field of peace and security.

Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies

The programme has been designed to offer adequate theoretical grounding as well as practical experience in communication and its role in socio-economic development, reputation management, media relations, strategic communication and corporate social responsibility among others.

C. FACULTY OF ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES

S#
Programme
Entry requirements
Duration

10
Bachelor of Science (Forestry) – Upgrading
• Certificate in Forestry, Agriculture or other natural resources-related fields obtained from a recognised institution, and
• MSCE with at least six credits in English, Biology, Mathematics, Physical Science/General Science or Chemistry and any other two science-related subjects obtained in not more than two sittings.
• Relevant work experience will be an added advantage.
4 years

11
Bachelor of Science (Forestry) – Upgrading
• Diploma in Forestry, Agriculture or other natural resources-related field obtained from a recognized institution, and
• MSCE, with at least credits in Biology, Mathematics or Additional Mathematics, Physical Science or Chemistry and Physics or General Science, English (Language or Literature) and any other two credits obtained in not more than two sittings.
• Relevant work experience will be an added advantage.
3 years

12
Bachelor of Science (Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences) – Upgrading
• Certificate in Fisheries Management/Science, Agriculture, Animal Science or its equivalent, obtained from a recognized institution, and
• MSCE with at least six credits in English, Biology, Mathematics, Physical Science/General Science or Chemistry and any other two science-related subjects.
• Relevant work experience will be an added advantage.
4 years

13
Bachelor of Science (Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences) – Upgrading
• Diploma in Fisheries Science, Agriculture, Animal Science or its equivalent, obtained from a recognized institution, and
• Evidence of MSCE or its equivalent.
• Relevant work experience will be an added advantage.
2 years

14
Bachelor of Science in Land Management (Land Surveying)
–Upgrading
• Certificate in Land Administration or Land Surveying obtained from a recognised institution,
• MSCE with not more than 36 points at least a credit in English (Language or Literature) and two other credits in Mathematics or Additional Mathematics, Geography, Physical Science or Physics and Chemistry or General Science.
• Relevant work experience will be an added advantage.
4 years

15
Bachelor of Science in Land Management (Estate Management)
–Upgrading
• Certificate in Land Administration, Property Investment, Valuation, Estate Agency, Property Management, Property Development or Facilities Management or any other related field obtained from a recognised institution,
• MSCE with not more than 36 points and at least credits in the following: Mathematics or Additional Mathematics, Geography, Agriculture, and
• At least 2 years relevant work experience.
4 years

16
Bachelor of Science in Land Management (Physical Planning) –Upgrading
• Certificate in Land Administration, Physical Planning, Environmental Management, Development Control or Housing Studies obtained from a recognised institution,
• MSCE with not more than 36 points and at least credits in the following: Mathematics or Additional Mathematics, Geography, Agriculture, and
• At least 2 years relevant work experience.
4 years

17
Bachelor of Science in Land Management (Land Surveying)
–Upgrading
• Diploma in Land Administration, Land Surveying, GIS, Engineering or Hydrographic Surveying from a recognised institution, and
• At least 2 years relevant work experience, and
• Evidence of an MSCE or its equivalent.
• Graduates from related professions may apply.
3 years

18
Bachelor of Science in Land Management (Estate Management)
– Upgrading
• Diploma in Land Administration, Property Investment, Valuation, Estate Agency, Property Management, Property Development, Facilities Management or any other related fields, and
• At least 2 years relevant work experience, and
• Evidence of an MSCE or its equivalent.
• Graduates from related professions may apply.

3 years

19
Bachelor of Science in Land Management (Physical Planning)
–Upgrading
• Diploma in Land Administration, Physical Planning, Development Control, Environmental Management or Housing Studies from a recognised institution,
• At least 2 years relevant work experience, and
• Evidence of an MSCE or its equivalent.
• Graduates from related professions may apply.
3 years

20
Bachelor of Science (Water Resources Management and Development)
– Upgrading
• Diploma in Hydrology, Civil or Mechanical Engineering, Agriculture, or other water resources-related fields obtained from a recognised institution,
• At least 2 years relevant work experience, and
• Evidence of an MSCE or its equivalent.
3 years

Programme Briefs

Bachelor of Science (Forestry)

The aim of this programme is to produce graduates with a blend of professional, scientific knowledge and transferable skills in technical, economic and social aspects of forestry, natural resources and environmental management. Main areas of training encompass forest science, forest resources management, forest products and utilization, forest engineering and social forestry among others. Graduates of the programme are expected to work in key areas of research, forest management, conservation and participatory forest resources management initiatives in private, public and non-governmental sectors.

Bachelor of Science (Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences)

Graduates of this programme will be equipped with scientific knowledge and technical and transferable skills to manage, restore, conserve, explore and utilise both capture and culture-based fisheries. The programme covers courses in limnology, ichthyology, fisheries management, fish processing and quality management, fisheries and aquaculture economics, and general aquaculture.

Bachelor of Science in Land Management (Land Surveying)

The programme aims to produce graduates specialised in land surveying. It combines scientific knowledge and technical skills to address land management challenges related to land surveying and therefore incorporates units that address land registration, cadastral surveying, hydrographic surveying, engineering surveying, remote sensing, and land information systems among others. The graduates of this programme are expected to practice as land surveyors with full recognition of local and international professional institutes.

Bachelor of Science in Land Management (Estate Management)

The programme aims to produce graduates specialised in estate management. It combines scientific knowledge and technical skills to address land management challenges related to real estate and therefore incorporates units that address property management, property valuation, property investment, estate agency, facilities management, and development among others. The graduates of this programme are expected to practice as estates management officers and valuers recognised by national and international professional institutes.

Bachelor of Science in Land Management (Physical Planning)

The programme aims to produce graduates specialised in physical planning. It combines scientific knowledge and technical skills to address land management challenges related to urban, regional and rural planning; housing and land tenure security; environmental planning and management; population dynamics; local governance; transportation planning among others. The graduates of this programme are expected to practice as physical planners in government, city and district councils, parastatals, NGOs or as planning and environmental consultants recognised by national and international professional institutes.

Bachelor of Science (Water Resources Management and Development)

Graduates in this programme will be equipped with professional, transferable skills, scientific and technical knowledge in water resources management and development, planning, engineering, environmental management, sanitation and hygiene. Opportunities await graduates of the programme as planners, consultants, managers and entrepreneurs in the private, public and non-governmental sectors.

D. FACULTY OF SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION

S# Programme Entry Requirements Duration

21

Bachelor of Science (Renewable Energy Technologies) –Upgrading
• Diploma in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering or its equivalent, obtained from a recognised institution,
• At least 2 years relevant work experience, and
• Evidence of an MSCE or its equivalent.
3 years

Programme Briefs

Bachelor of Science (Renewable Energy Technologies)

The programme is aimed at producing specialists in renewable energy technologies (RETs) and in energy policy formulation and planning. Students are equipped with scientific, technical and theoretical skills in designing, installation, operation and maintenance of renewable energy systems such as hydro, solar, wind, geothermal, wave, solid biomass, biofuels and biogas. Furthermore, they are provided with skills to carry out energy supply and demand assessment, energy planning and policy analysis, environmental impact assessment, environmental auditing and addressing issues of environmental degradation, waste management and climate change.

Graduates from this programme are expected to work in government, industry, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and as entrepreneurs in the fields of energy generation, transmission and distribution; energy consulting and contracting; energy regulation, planning and policy formulation; waste management and also in services such as health, housing, water supply, social welfare and community development.

E. FACULTY OF TOURISM, HOSPITALITY AND MANAGEMENT

S#
Programme
Entry Requirements
Duration

22
Bachelor of Science (Tourism) – Upgrading
• Diploma in Travel Management or Tourism Management or any related field obtained from a recognized institution,
• MSCE or its equivalent with an aggregate of not more than 36 points including a credit in English and Mathematics
• A minimum of 2 years of working experience will be an added advantage.
3 years

23
Bachelor of Science (Hospitality Management) – Upgrading
• Diploma in Hospitality or Hotel Management or any related field obtained from a recognized institution,
• MSCE or its equivalent with an aggregate of not more than 36 points including a credit in English and Mathematics
• A minimum of 2 years of working experience will be an added advantage.
3 years

Programme Briefs

Bachelor of Science (Tourism)

Graduates in this programme will be equipped with professional, transferable skills, scientific and technical knowledge in tourism planning, management, research and development. Opportunities await graduates of the programme as planners, consultants, managers and entrepreneurs, in private, public and non-governmental sectors.

Bachelor of Science (Hospitality Management)

Graduates in this programme will be equipped with professional, transferable skills, scientific and technical knowledge in planning and management of the hospitality industry. Opportunities await graduates of both programmes as planners, consultants, managers and entrepreneurs in private, public and non-governmental sectors.

F. FACULTY OF HEALTH SCIENCES

S#
Programme
Entry Requirements
Duration

24
Bachelor of Science (Biomedical Sciences) – Upgrading
• Diploma in Biomedical Sciences or its equivalent obtained from a recognized institution,
• An MSCE or its equivalent with at least 6 credits in English, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Physics plus any other related science subjects
• At least 2 years relevant work experience
• Proof of current Medical Council of Malawi registration.
2 years

25
Bachelor of Science (Honours) – (Optometry)
Upgrading
• Diploma in Optometry or its equivalent obtained from a recognized institution,
• Evidence of MSCE or its equivalent
• At least 3 years of optometry clinical work experience.
3 years

26

Bachelor of Science (Honours) – (Optometry)
Upgrading
• Diploma in a health-related field obtained from a recognized institution
• Evidence or MSCE or its equivalent
• At least 3 years of clinical work experience.
4 years

Bachelor of Science (Renewable Energy Technologies)

The programme is aimed at producing specialists in renewable energy technologies (RETs) and in energy policy formulation and planning. Students are equipped with scientific, technical and theoretical skills in designing, installation, operation and maintenance of renewable energy systems such as hydro, solar, wind, geothermal, wave, solid biomass, biofuels and biogas. Furthermore, they are provided with skills to carry out energy supply and demand assessment, energy planning and policy analysis, environmental impact assessment, environmental auditing and addressing issues of environmental degradation, waste management and climate change.

Graduates from this programme are expected to work in government, industry, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and as entrepreneurs in the fields of energy generation, transmission and distribution; energy consulting and contracting; energy regulation, planning and policy formulation; waste management and also in services such as health, housing, water supply, social welfare and community development. Mzuzu University Fees Structure

E.FACULTY OF TOURISM, HOSPITALITY AND MANAGEMENT

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Programme Briefs

Bachelor of Science (Tourism)

Graduates in this programme will be equipped with professional, transferable skills, scientific and technical knowledge in tourism planning, management, research and development. Opportunities await graduates of the programme as planners, consultants, managers and entrepreneurs, in private, public and non-governmental sectors.

Bachelor of Science (Hospitality Management)

Graduates in this programme will be equipped with professional, transferable skills, scientific and technical knowledge in planning and management of the hospitality industry. Opportunities await graduates of both programmes as planners, consultants, managers and entrepreneurs in private, public and non-governmental sectors.

F. FACULTY OF HEALTH SCIENCES

Bachelor of Science (Biomedical Sciences)

The programme provides students with scientific and practical knowledge and transferable skills in biomedical sciences in order to prepare them for a wide range of career opportunities and further training in health-related professions.

Bachelor of Science (Honours) – Optometry

This programme is designed to develop professionally and technically competent optometrists who will provide appropriate ocular health, refractive, contact lens and low vision services to a variety of patients in various clinical settings. The graduates of this programme will provide promotive, preventive, therapeutic and rehabilitative ophthalmic eye care services within the principles of primary health care.

G. INTERPRETATION OF INTERNATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

Qualifications comparable to O-Level/IGCSE shall be interpreted as follows for purposes of admission: A*= 1; A = 2; B = 3; C = 5; D = 7; EFG = 8.

H.TUITION FEES AND SCHOLARSHIPS

1. Undergraduate students taking diploma and degree programmes are required to pay K400,000.00 tuition per academic year

2.Fees for Non-Malawian students per academic year

USD 1,500

USD 3,500

All candidates will be admitted to the self-sponsored category. Candidates will be expected to provide for their own board and lodge. Candidates selected for studies in education (science), fisheries, biomedical sciences, optometry, tourism, and hospitality management have additional requirements such as protective clothing and upkeep during the practical/attachment period.

Most programmes also require students to do research projects and other academic-related requirements. Candidates should therefore prepare for these additional costs. Detailed costs will be available to the successful students at a later stage.

I.APPLICATION PROCEDURE || Mzuzu University Fees Structure

Applications should be sent by post or delivered by hand at Mzuzu University Campus in the Registry.

All applicants should complete a Mzuzu University 2018/2019 Admission Application Form and attach applicable copies of the following documents:

a)Copies of their academic qualifications,

b)Previous academic record (transcripts),

c)MSCE or equivalent certificates,

d)Curriculum vitae, and

e)A copy of the application fee bank deposit slip

Application forms can be obtained from the Porters Lodge or Registry at Mzuzu University Campus or downloaded from the website www.Mzuzu.ac.mw

Completed applications should be returned with a non-refundable admission application fee of K10,000 for Malawian applicants and US$ 150 for international applicants. Applications submitted without the admission application fee will be disqualified.

Payment of Admission Application Fee/ Mzuzu University Fees Structure

The application fee should be paid by depositing the amount of K10,000 into the following bank account:

Name of the Bank :

NBS Bank

Account Name

:

Mzuzu University Fee Collection Account

Account Number

:

14389172

Branch

:

Mzuzu Branch

Swift code (for international transfers): NBSTMWMW

Applicants must attach the bank deposit slip to the admission application form. The application fee is non-refundable.

Applications can be delivered by hand or sent to the following address:

2022-2023 Admissions || Mzuzu University Fees Structure

University Registrar

Mzuzu University

Private Bag 201

Luwinga

MZUZU 2.

To reach the Registrar’s Office not later than the Deadline

All other enquiries should be directed to the relevant Faculties, Departments or Centres on the following contacts:

Faculty of Education

: (265) 1 320 656, or email to deanofed@Mzuzu.ac.mw

Department of Theology and Religious Studies

: (265) 1 320 575 ext 286, or email to headtrs@Mzuzu.ac.mw

Faculty of Health Sciences

: (265) 1 930 804, or email to deanofhs@Mzuzu.ac.mw

Department of Governance, Peace and Security Studies

: (265) 1 930 317, or email to securitystudies@Mzuzu.ac.mw

Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Management

: (265) 1 930 421, or email to deanofth@Mzuzu.ac.mw

Faculty of Environmental Sciences

: (265) 1 320 575, ext 235 or email to deanofes@Mzuzu.ac.mw

Department of Forestry

: (265)

1 320 575, ext 320 or email to Mzuzuforestry@sdnp.org.mw

Department of Water Resources Management and Development

: (265)

1 930 796 or email to wrmd@Mzuzu.ac.mw

Department of Fisheries

: (265)

1 320 575, ext 271/272 or email to fisheriesdept@Mzuzu.ac.mw

Department of Land Management

: (265)

1 930 424, or email to landman@Mzuzu.ac.mw

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