ADMISSION OF ECONOMIC FEE (FULL FEES) PAYING UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS FOR THE 2020/21 ACADEMIC YEAR


ADMISSION OF ECONOMIC FEE (FULL FEES) PAYING UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS FOR THE 2020/21 ACADEMIC YEAR

Malawi University of Science and Technology

ADMISSION OF ECONOMIC FEE (FULL FEES) PAYING UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS FOR THE 2020/21 ACADEMIC YEAR

  1. PROGRAMMES
SNPROGRAMMEDURATION
aBachelor of Engineering (Hons) in Biomedical Engineering5 Years
bBachelor of Engineering (Hons) in Chemical Engineering5 Years
cBachelor of Engineering (Hons) in Manufacturing Engineering5 Years
dBachelor of Engineering (Hons) in Metallurgy and Materials  Engineering5 Years
eBachelor of Engineering (Hons) in Textile Engineering5 Years
fBachelor of Science in Medical Microbiology4 Years
gBachelor of Science in Medical Imaging4 Years
hBachelor of Science in Immunology4 Years
iBachelor of Science in Sports Science4 Years
jBachelor of Science in Earth Sciences (Geology)4 Years
kBachelor of Science in Meteorology and Climate Science4 Years
lBachelor of Science in Disaster Risk Management4 Years
mBachelor of Science in Geo-Information and Earth Observation Science4 Years
nBachelor of Science in Petroleum GeoScience (Oil and Gas)4 Years
oBachelor of  Science in Water Quality and Management4 Years
pBachelor of Science in Sustainable Energy Systems4 Years
qBachelor of Science in Computer Systems and Security4 Years
rBachelor of Science in Business Information Technology4 Years
sBachelor of Arts in Indigenous Knowledge Systems and Practices4 Years
tBachelor of Arts in African Musicology4 Years
uBachelor of Arts in Language, Communication and Culture4 Years
  1. ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
  2. Entry into Year 1

Applicants should possess a Malawi School Certificate of Education (MSCE) or IGSCE or their equivalent ‘O’ level qualification with six credits including English obtained in 2017, 2018 or 2019. Applicants must have scored an aggregate of not more than 21 points.

  1. Those applying for programmes a-i must score credit grades in Mathematics, Physical Science (or Physics and Chemistry) and Biology.
    1. Those applying for programmes j-p should also have a credit in Geography in addition to Mathematics, Physical Science (or Physics and Chemistry) and Biology.
    1. Those applying for the Bachelor of Science in Computer Systems and Security (program q) must have minimum of credit in Mathematics and Physical Science (or Physics).
    1. Those applying for the Bachelor of Science in Business Information Technology (program r) must have minimum of credit in Mathematics. and
    1. Those applying for Arts programmes (programmes s, t & u) must have minimum of credit in any two of the following: History, Life Skills, Social Studies, Creative Arts, Bible Knowledge, Performing Art and Languages.
  • Entry into Year 2

All candidates with GCE ‘A’ Levels will join in Year 2 of study.

  1. Those applying for science related programmes should have A-Levels with a three subject combination of any of the following: Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry or Biology or Geography with a minimum grade of ‘C’ in each of any of the three subjects.
    1. Those applying for Arts programmes should have a three-subject combination of Geography, History, Life Skills, Languages, Arts, or Social Studies, with a minimum grade of ‘C’ in each of any of the three subjects.
  • ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR MATURE ENTRY STUDENTS

Applicants must meet the following minimum requirements:

  1. A Malawi School Certificate of Education or its equivalent GCE ‘O’ Level or IGCSE qualification with at least four (4) credits including Mathematics, Physical Science (or Physics and Chemistry) and Biology with credit score of not more

than 5 points in each of the above subjects. In addition, for BSc in Earth Sciences, Climate Science, Sustainable Energy Systems and, Water Quality and Management, applicants should also have a credit in Geography. Those applying for the Bachelor of Arts in Indigenous Knowledge Systems and Practices and African Musicology must have minimum of credit in History, Life Skills, Social Studies, Creative Arts, and Languages. 

Plus

  • A relevant Diploma or Advanced Diploma from accredited institution of higher learning.

OR

  • GCE A-Level with a three subject combination of any of the following subjects: Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry or Biology with a minimum grade of ‘C’ in each of these three subjects.
  • For the Bachelor of Arts in Language, Communication and Culture, candidates must have a relevant Diploma or Advanced Diploma from accredited institution of higher learning and a Malawi School Certificate of Education or its equivalent ‘O’ or IGCSE Level qualification with at least four (4) credits in History, Life Skills, Social Studies, Creative Arts, and Languages (including Chichewa). Candidates will join in 3rd year of study.

Candidates may be required to take additional first year modules wherever necessary.

  • TUITION FEES.

Tuition fees payable are as follows:

  1. K2,250,000.00 per academic year for Malawian students;
  2. US$3,900 per academic year for foreign students from SADC countries;
  3. All other foreign students will pay US$4,700 per academic year.

Other Costs for Undergraduates

Residence Fees: K200,000 or (US$215) per year

Medical Insurance: K250,000 or US$350 per year

Living expenses approximately K500,000 or (US$700) per year

To be considered, applicants must submit the following mandatory requirements:

  1. A completed undergraduate application which can either be collected in person from MUST Registry Office or on written request or can be downloaded from the following website: www.must.ac.mw
  2. A letter of undertaking to pay economic fees from parent/guardian or sponsor with evidence of reliable source of income. Students will only be allowed to register upon part-payment of at least half the full fees.
  3. Authenticated copies of academic certificates or notification of results.
  4. An original bank deposit slip of a non-refundable application fee of K10,000 for Malawians and $50 for all non-Malawians. Payment of application fees should be made into the bank account provided below:

Bank Name:                     Standard Bank

Branch:                            Limbe

Account Name:                MUST Students Account

Type of Account:              Current Account

Account Number:             9100001063429

Swift Code:                  SBICMWMX

OR

Bank Name                  :       FDH Bank

Bank Branch                 :       Limbe

Account Name              :       MUST Collections Account

Account Number            :       1070000218137

Account Type               :       Current Account

The deadline for receipt of completed applications is 31st August, 2020. For enquiries, please call +265 1 478 242. A completed application form, copies of CERTIFIED academic qualifications and a deposit slip should be sent to:

The University Registrar

Malawi University of Science and Technology

P.O. Box 5196, Limbe

MALAWI

E-mail: admissions@must.ac.mw