September 2018 Intake

University of Livingstonia (UNILIA) was established in 2003 under the Church of Central Africa Presbyterian (CCAP) Synod of Livingstonia.  Guided by Christian values according to the CCAP Synod of Livingstonia, its mission is to educate and inspire learners who shall transform society, through excellence in teaching, research, consultancy, and learning environment. The University is accredited by the National Council of Higher Education (NCHE).

 

Download the 2018 September Full Intake here SEPTEMBER 2018 INTAKE

  1. UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMMES: Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for admission into various undergraduate programmes for the September intake of the 2018/2019 Academic Year. Minimum entry requirements for specific programmes are outlined below:

 

CAMPUS,FACULTY AND PROGRAMMES  ENTRY REQUIREMENTS DURATION
 

LAWS CAMPUS PROGRAMMES

 

 

 

 

 
 

A. FACULTY OF EDUCATION

1.  Bachelor of Education in Science

 

·           Applicants should have a full MSCE or its equivalent with six (6) credits which should include English, Mathematics, Biology, Physical Science and other subjects.

 

·    Applicants with Diploma in Education (Sciences) from a recognised institution will be enrolled in 3rd year

4 years

 

 

 

2 years

 

2. Bachelor of Education in Humanities

 

·   Applicants should have a full MSCE or its equivalent with six (6) credits, including English and any two of the following subjects: Geography, History, Social Development Studies, Religious Studies and Life Skills.

 

·   Applicants with a Diploma in Education (Humanities) from a recognised institution will be enrolled in 3rd year.

4 years

 

 

 

 

2 years

 

3. Bachelor of Education in Information and Communication Technology ·       Applicants should have a full MSCE or its equivalent with six (6) credits, including English and Mathematics.

 

·       Applicants with a Diploma in Education (Sciences) from a recognised institution with a major in Mathematics may be enrolled in 2nd year subject to evaluation of the transcript.

4 years

 

 

3 years

 

4. University Certificate of Education (UCE) ·      Applicants should hold a minimum of a non-educational  Diploma or degree from a recognized institution.

·      Applicants should be those currently teaching in secondary schools or are interested in joining teaching at secondary school level.

2 years
 

B. FACULTY OF APPLIED SCIENCES

 
5. Bachelor of Science in Environmental Management ·            Applicants should have a full MSCE or its equivalent with six (6) credits, including English, Physical Science, Biology and Mathematics.

 

·            Applicants with a Diploma from a recognised institution will be enrolled in 2nd year or 3rd year subject to evaluation of the transcript.

 

·            Applicants with certificates in relevant fields will be enrolled in 1st year.

4 years

 

 

 

3 years

 

4 years

6. Bachelor of Science in Public Health ·            Applicants should have a full MSCE or its equivalent with six (6) credits, including English, Physical Science, Biology and Mathematics.

 

·            Applicants with a Diploma or equivalent qualifications in (Nursing and Midwifery, Clinical Medicine, Environmental Health) obtained from recognised institutions will be enrolled in 3rd year subject to evaluation of the transcript.

 

·            Paramedics and those with Certificate in Clinical Medicine including Diploma in Biomedical Sciences and Nursing and Midwifery Technician Diploma from a recognised institution will be enrolled in 2nd year. Transcript will be required.

4 years

 

 

2 years

 

 

 

 

3 years

 

7. Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering

 

·          Applicants should have a full MSCE or its equivalent with six (6) credits, including English, Physical Science, and Mathematics.

 

·          Applicants with a Diploma in Computer Engineering and/or equivalent from a recognized institution may be admitted in 2nd year subject to evaluation of the transcript.

4 years

 

 

3 years

8. Bachelor of Science in Food Security and Nutrition

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

·           Applicants should have a full MSCE or its equivalent with six (6) credits, including English and Mathematics, and any of the following subjects: Physical Science, Biology, Agriculture, Home Economics, Geography and other subjects.

 

·           Applicants with a Diploma in Food Security and Nutrition related courses from a recognised institution will be enrolled either in 2nd year or 3rd year, subject to evaluation of their transcripts.

 

·           Those with certificates in related courses will be enrolled in first year.

4 years

 

 

 

 

3 years

 

 

 

4 years

 

 

EKWENDENI CAMPUS PROGRAMMES

 

A.   FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES

9. Bachelor of Social Sciences in Human Rights ·            Applicants should have a full MSCE or its equivalent with six (6) credits, including English.

·            Applicants with an advanced Diploma in Development or Social Science related field from a recognised institution will be enrolled in 2nd year subject to evaluation of the transcript.

4 years

 

3 years

 

10.  Bachelor of Social Sciences in

Development Studies

 

·            Applicants should have a full MSCE or its equivalent with six (6) credits, including English.

 

·            Applicants with an Advanced Diploma in Development or Social Science related field from a recognised institution will be enrolled in 2nd  year, subject to evaluation of the transcript.

 

·            Applicants with a Certificate in any Development or Extension Services or Social Sciences from a recognised institution will be enrolled in 2nd  year subject to evaluation of the transcript.

4 years

 

 

3 years

 

 

 

3 years

                                                                                                                                                                                                       

B.    FACULTY OF THEOLOGY

1.    Bachelor of Theology

 

·           Applicants should have a full MSCE or its equivalent with six (6) credits, including English.

 

·           Applicants for the Ministry or serving ministers in the CCAP Synod of Livingstonia should apply through appropriate church channels for enrolment

4 years
Bachelor of Theology (Upgrading programme)

 

·            Applicants should have a Diploma in Theology from a recognized institution.

 

·            Equivalent courses should have a minimum of 55 points grade average or its equivalent.

 

·            Applicants with a Diploma in Education and a major in TRS may apply but will be required to take additional courses.

2years
2   Bachelor of Arts in Theology and

Development Studies

·            Applicants should have a full MSCE or its equivalent with six (6)

Credits, including English.

 

·         Applicants with a Diploma in Theology or Developments Studies or Education with a major in Theology and Religious Studies and minor in Social and Development Studies from a recognised institution will be enrolled in 3rd year subject to evaluation of the transcript.

 4 years

 

 

2 years

 

1.    METHOD OF PAYMENT OF FEES PER SEMESTER

·         All applicants should provide proof of capability to pay the required fees.

·         Students should pay at least half of the required fees per semester in order to be registered. The remaining balance of fees should be paid in at least 2 monthly instalments after registration.

·         Students are required to deposit fees to the bank and produce the deposit slip at registration.

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

·         The Council of the University of Livingstonia reserves the right to amend all fees during the course of the academic year.

 

2.    A) FEES STRUCTURE PER SEMESTER FOR UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMMES:

DESCRIPTION 2017/2018

MK

Tuition 385,000.00
Administrative and Academic Fees   87,000.00
Boarding Fees(Optional)   60,000.00
TOTAL  532,000.00


C.  
 FEES FOR UNIVERSITY CERTIFICATE OF EDUCATION

Fees for UCE is Two hundred and thirty five thousand kwacha only (MK235,000) per semester.  Candidates  should note that UCE begins first week of July every year.

Note:

·         The collection and determination of catering fees is solely in the hands of service providers. Students will be expected to pay directly to service providers for their food. Details of payments will be provided in the offer letter.

·         Those students scheduled for Teaching Practice and Attachments will be required to pay a contribution fee of MK50, 000.00 before commencement of these programmes. This fee does not cater for accommodation.

·         Details of fees payment will be communicated in admission letters.

·         The application fee of MK7,000 should be deposited into the following account:

Account Number    :                       027 23 78334

Account Name        :                       University of Livingstonia

Bank                           :                       First Merchant Bank (FMB)

Branch                       :                       MZUZU

 

B  POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMME: Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for admission into two-year postgradute programmes for the September  intake of the 2018/2019 Academic Year. Minimum entry requirements for specific programmes are outlined below;

 

1.    Master of Arts in Theology and Religious Studies ·            Applicants should have a Bachelor of Theology or a related degree

 

2 years
2.    Master of Arts in Theology and Gender Studies ·            Applicants should have a Bachelor of Theology or a related degree

 

2 years
3.    Master of Arts in Theology and Development Studies ·            Applicants should have a Bachelor of Theology or a related degree 2years

 

Programme delivery

  • The programmes will be offered through both Coursework and Research, or by Research only.
  • The Masters by Coursework and Research will be done in two years, with one year dedicated to coursework on the campus, while the second year to research.
  • Masters by Research will be completed in three years, through extensive research work, writing of modules and a dissertation.

Eligibility

Interested candidates should possess a Bachelors degree in Theology, or Education (humanities), or Social and Development Studies, with credit, or equivalent fields from a well-recognized institution. Students with a strong pass in the stated fields may also be considered.

Total Fees per student and per whole programme period is shown below:

  1. Masters by Coursework will be
  • Local Students   = MK 1, 500, 000. 00
  • SADC students   = $ 2,300.00
  • Other international students = $ 2,500.00

 

  1. Masters by Research Only will be:
  • Local students  = MK 1, 300, 000. 00
  • SADC students = $ 2,000.00
  • Other international students = $ 2,200.00

Upon admission into the programmes, students should pay atleast half of the required fees for the whole programme.  The remaining fees balance could be paid in one or two instalments after registratioin.

Other related costs such as accommodation, meals, book allowances, field research and medical cover will be the student’s responsibility.

All applicants are required to indicate how they will finance their studies. Those sponsored should include a letter of commitment from a sponsor. They should also include the following; a detailed CV, an Academic transcript, certified copies of certificates, and two traceable referees.

Application forms can be accessed on the University website (www.unilia.ac.mw), University Central Office or the faculty offices at Ekwendeni. In case the forms are not available, applicants can simply send their application letters to the University Registrar.

An application fee of MK 10,000.00 should be paid through the following bank account:

Name of the Bank:         First Merchant Bank

Name of the Account:  University of Livingstonia

Account Number:                    0272378334,

Branch:                          Mzuzu                            

A deposit slip should be sent along with the application form.

 

  1. APPLICATION PROCEDURE
  • Application forms can be obtained from the University Registrar’s in Mzuzu, Laws Campus at Livingstonia, Ekwendeni Campus, Chichiri Secondary School in Blantyre and Emmanuel Teacher’s College in Lilongwe.
  • Completed applications should be sent by post, or delivered by hand in the University Registrar’s Office in Mzuzu.
  • Applicants should attach to completed forms; copies of certificates, notification of results slips or transcripts and an application letter.
  • The Council of the University of Livingstonia reserves the right to amend all fees during the course of the academic year.
  • Completed application forms should be returned with a non-refundable admission application fee of MK7, 000 (undergraduate programmes) and MK 10,000 (Postgraduate Programmes) for Malawian applicants and US$50 for international applicants and a copy of the MSCE Certificate or its equivalent.
  • Incomplete applications and those submitted without the required application fee will not be considered.
  • Upgrading applicants should provide copies of the following documents failing which their applications will not be considered:
  1. A copy of the MSCE or its equivalent.
  2. Previous academic records (transcript) for Diploma and certificate holders.
  • Curriculum vitae.
  1. All applications should be sent by post or delivered to the following address by 15th July 2018 and Late entries may not be processed;

 

2018 Admissions

University Registrar

University of Livingstonia

P.O Box 112

MZUZU

 

  • All applicants, when admitted to the programmes will be required to respect and abide by the Christian values as practiced by the CCAP Synod of Livingstonia.
  • All enquiries pertaining to academic programmes should be addressed or directed to the following contacts:
  1. Faculty of Education             : Cell: 0881 262 533 or 0994 645 624

email: deaneducation@unilia.ac.mw or enanyinzah@yahoo.co.uk

  1. Faculty of Applied Sciences        : Cell: 0991 013 806 or  0888 027 468

email:  deanappliedsciences@unilia.ac.mw or  johnkaira2002@yahoo.com

  1. Faculty of Social Sciences email: deansocialsciences@unilia.ac.mw or  mbasonyami@gmail.com

: Cell: 0884020463

email: deantheology@unilia.ac.mw or jmlemga@yahoo.co.uk

  1. Faculty of Theology                 : Cell: 0881246089 / 0999421486

The University of Livingstonia, through excellence in teaching, research and learning environment, shall educate and inspire students to become principled leaders who will  transform society for the glory of God.