The Faculty of Social Sciences is offered at Ekwendeni Campus. The Faculty aims at equipment students with analytical and practical skills in socio economic issues, including development, economic management, human rights, gender issues, business entrepreneurship, politics, democracy and governance with a view to make a significant contribution in dealing with the numerous soci economic challenges facing the country.
Currently the Faculty has one department, the Development Studies and Human Rights. The Department is subdivided into two sections:
- Bachelor of Social Sciences in Development Studies
- Bachelor of Social Sciences in Human Rights
The objectives of this Programme are to:
- produce graduates capable of practicing computer engineering to serve Malawi and the regional industries, government agencies, or national and international industries;
- produce graduates with the necessary background and technical skills to work professionally in one or more of the following areas: computer hardware and software design, computer-based systems, computer network design, system integration, electronic design automation;
- prepare graduates for personal and professional success with awareness and commitment to their ethical and social responsibilities, both as individuals and team environments;
- prepare graduates capable of entering and succeeding in an advanced degree program in a field such as engineering, science, or business;
- produce graduates with the necessary background and technical skills conduct research in related computer technologies;
- produce entrepreneurship-oriented graduates who are able to provide products and services to the community.
- develop and apply analytical skills and knowledge in enhancing Food Security and Nutrition in Malawi and beyond;
- gain basic awareness, appreciation, and appropriate understanding of the food and nutrition systems, their relationships to the broad economy, traditions, and cultural experiences of Malawi and the region;
- provide leadership to other institutions in dealing with food security and nutrition systems in their increasingly diverse and technology-intensive processes;
- develop a critical understanding of the multidisciplinary nature of food security and nutrition to create diversity in meeting and exceed challenges of ensuring a sustainable food and nutrition system to continue feeding the populace sustainably;
- conduct research and provide consultancy services to the relevant agencies and organizations.
- Applicants must have a full MSCE or its equivalent with six (6) credits, including English, Mathematics and Physical Science.
- Applicants with Diploma in Computer Engineering and/or equivalent may be exempted in first year, provided they covered a strong theoretical and practical foundation in digital fundamentals programming, systems analysis and design and other courses offered in the lower years at a recognised institution.
- Applicants are required to poses a laptop computer.
- Applicants should have a full MSCE or its equivalent with six (6) credits, including English and any of the following: Physical Science, Biology, and Geography. Mathematics.
- Applicants with Diploma in Food Security and Nutrition related courses from recognised institutions will be enrolled either in 2nd year or 3rd year following scrutiny of their transcripts – Duration 2 years
- Those with certificates in related courses will be admitted in first year – Duration 4 years