University of Livingstonia (UNILIA) invites applications from suitably qualified candidates to enrol into its undergraduate certificate, diploma and degree programmes as outlined below:

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UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMMES

CAMPUS, FACULTY AND PROGRAMMES ENTRY REQUIREMENTS DURATION
LAWS CAMPUS PROGRAMMES  

 

 
A. FACULTY OF EDUCATION
1.    Bachelor of Education in Science

 

  • MSCE or its equivalent with six (6) credits including English, Mathematics, Biology, Physics, Chemistry 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

 

  • 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
  • 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

2 years

4. University Certificate in 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.
  • The Programme starts in June/July.
2 years
B. FACULTY OF APPLIED SCIENCES  
5.    Bachelor of Science in Environmental Management
  • MSCE or its equivalent with six (6) credits, including English, Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics.
  • Applicants with a Diploma in Environmental Studies 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

2 years

4 years

6.    Bachelor of Science in Public Health
  • MSCE or its equivalent with six (6) credits, including English, Physics, Chemistry, 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 or 3 years

7.    Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering
  • MSCE or its equivalent with six (6) credits, including English, Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematicsnd year subject to evaluation of the transcript.
  • 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

2 or 3 years

8.    Bachelor of Science in Food Security and Nutrition
  • MSCE or its equivalent with six (6) credits, including English and any of the following subjects: Physics, Chemistry, 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

2 or 3 years

EKWENDENI CAMPUS PROGRAMMES – EKWENDENI
A.           FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES
9.    Bachelor of Social Science in Human Rights
  • Applicants should have a full MSCE or its equivalent with six (6) credits, including English and Mathematics.
  • 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

2 or 3 years

10. Bachelor of Social Science in Development Studies
  • Applicants should have a full MSCE or its equivalent with six (6) credits, including English and Mathematics.
  • Applicants with an Advanced Diploma in Development or Social Science related field from a recognised institution will be enrolled in 3nd year, subject to evaluation of the transcript.
  • Applicants with a Certificate in any Development or Social Sciences from a recognised institution will be enrolled in 2nd year subject to evaluation of the transcript.
4 years

2 or 3 years

B.            FACULTY OF THEOLOGY
11. Diploma in Theology
  • A full MSCE certificate or its equivalent with four (4) credits including English.
  • Candidates for the Ministry or serving ministers in the CCAP Synod of Livingstonia should apply through their appropriate Church Channels for admission.
2 years
12. 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

2 or 3 years

12. 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

2 or 3 years

13. 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 or 3 years

The Diploma and Bachelor of Theology are offered using generic/fulltime and Open Distance Learning  (ODL) mode.
KANING’INA CAMPUS PROGRAMMES – MZUZU CITY
A.           FACULTY OF BUSINESS AND COMMUNICATION STUDIES
15. Certificate in Accountancy
  • MSCE or its equivalent with four (4) credits including English and Mathematics.
1 year
16. Certificate in Business Management
  • MSCE or its equivalent a minimum of four (4) credits including English and Mathematics.
1 year
17. Certificate in Journalism and Development Communication
  • MSCE or its equivalent a minimum of four (4) credits including English and Mathematics.
1 year
18. Diploma in Accountancy
  • MSCE or its equivalent with four (4) credits including English and Mathematics.
2 years
19. Diploma in Business Management
  • MSCE or its equivalent a minimum of four (4) credits including English and Mathematics.
  • Applicants with a Certificate in Accountancy from a recognised institution will be enrolled in 2nd year subject to evaluation of the transcript.
2 years
20. Diploma in Journalism and Development Communication
  • MSCE or its equivalent a minimum of four (4) credits including English and Mathematics.
  • Applicants with a Certificate in Journalism from a recognised institution will be enrolled in 2nd year subject to evaluation of the transcript.
2 years
21. Bachelor of Accountancy
  • MSCE or its equivalent with six (6) credits including English and Mathematics.
  • Applicants with a Diploma in Accountancy 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

2 or 3 years

22. Bachelor of Business Management
  • MSCE or its equivalent with six (6) credits including English and Mathematics.
  • Applicants with a Diploma in Business Management 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

2 or 3 years

23. Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Development Communication.
  • MSCE or its equivalent with six (6) credits including English and at least a pass in Mathematics.
  • Applicants with a Diploma in Journalism or development communication 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

2 or 3 years

B.         FACULTY OF AGRI-SCIENCES
24. Diploma in Sustainable Agriculture
  • MSCE with a minimum of four (4) credits including English and Mathematics
2 years
25. Diploma in Rural and Agrarian Development
  • MSCE with a minimum of four (4) credits including English and Mathematics
2 years
26. Diploma in Agribusiness and Entrepreneurship
  • MSCE with a minimum of four (4) credits including English and Mathematics
2 years
27 Bachelor of Science in Sustainable Agriculture
  • MSCE or its equivalent with six (6) credits including English and Mathematics and in any of the following subjects; Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Geography.
  • Applicants with a Diploma in Environmental Studies 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

2 or 3 years

28. Bachelor of Science in Rural and Agrarian Development
  • MSCE or its equivalent with six (6) credits including English and Mathematics and in any of the following subjects; Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Geography.
  • Applicants with a Diploma in Environmental Studies 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

2 or 3 years

29. Bachelor of Science in Agribusiness and Entrepreneurship
  • MSCE or its equivalent with six (6) credits including English and Mathematics and in any of the following subjects; Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Geography.
  • Applicants with a Diploma in Agribusiness or Entrepreurship 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

2 or 3 years

Note: All Programmes at Kaning’ina Campus are offered as Generic, Evening and Weekends.

3. FEES STRUCTURE PER SEMESTER:

a. Fees for Certificate programmes is MK250,00

b. Fees for Diploma programmes is MK350,000

c. Fees for bachelor’s degree is as follows: Local students shall pay MK585, 000 (residential) and MK505, 000 (non-residential). International students shall pay US$1, 135, 00 (residential) and US$695(non-residential).

d. Fees for UCE is MK300, 000 per Semester.

e. Fees for Weekend release and Evening classes is MK450, 000. Programmes in the Weekend and Evening are offered on non-residential basis.

All applicants are required to provide proof of previous education. Copies of notification of results, transcripts and diplomas or certificates in the application where necessary.

 Note:

  1. Students shall be expected to pay directly to outsourced service providers for their food. The collection and determination of catering fees is solely in the hands of the outsourced service providers.

 

  1. The University does not use an agent in recruitment of students and payment of fees (i.e. does not use Airtel Money, Mpamba, Mukuru, Hello Paisa and etc.).

 

  1. Students for Public Health should have a registration fee of MK10, 000 for the Medical Council of Malawi paid once in the First Semester in Year 1 for the entire academic cycle.
  2. Details of fees payment shall be communicated in admission letters.
  1. The semester commences on 31st May 2022.

 

  1. All admitted candidates shall be required to respect and abide by the Christian values as practiced by the CCAP Synod of Livingstonia.
  1. Applicants should pay a non-refundable application fee of MK10,000 for undergraduates programmes to the bank account below:
Account Number 027 23 78334
Account Name University of Livingstonia
Bank First Capital Bank (FCB)
Branch MZUZU

4. METHOD OF PAYMENT OF FEES PER SEMESTER

    1. All applicants should provide proof of capability to pay the required fees.
    2. Upon admission into the programmes, students should pay half of the required fees per semester in order to be registered. The fees balance should be paid in at least two instalments.
    3. Students are required to deposit fees to the bank and produce the deposit slip during registration.
    4. The University follows a policy of “No Fees, No admission”.
    5. The Council of the UNILIA reserves the right to amend all fees during the course of the academic year.

5.         APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

a. Application forms can be accessed on the University website (unilia.ac.mw) and all University offices. Use an application letter where the application forms are not available.

b. Attach two passport size photographs

c. Applicants must provide proof of previous education in form of copies of notification of results or certificates.

d. Filled forms or letters should be sent by post or in person to:

The University Registrar,

Central Office,

P.O. Box 112, 

Mzuzu.

e. All enquiries pertaining to academic programmes should be directed to the following contacts:

Faculty Cell phone Email
Education 0994 588 751 or

0886 269 822

deaneducation@unilia.ac.mw     or

mnyangulu@unilia.ac.mw

Applied Sciences 0884 231 089 deanappliedsciences@unilia.ac.mw or

hjinazali@unilia.ac.mw

Social Sciences 0999 567 992 or

0888 567 299

deansocialsciences@unilia.ac.mw schirwa@unilia.ac.mw
Theology 0881 353 497 deantheology@unilia.ac.mw
Business and Communication Studies 0994 251 044

0882 990 560

deanbucos@unilia.ac.mw
Agri-sciences 0881774450 or

0995141624

deanagrisciences@unilia.ac.mw

Applications are received until 20th May, 2022.

Any other enquiries should be addressed to the University Registrar, WhatsApp/Call: 0999 234 678 or Call: 0887 734 567 or admissions@unilia.ac.mw

 

To inspire learners through relevant education, quality and innovative teaching, research and consultancy, and learning environment, the University of Livingstonia shall develop principled leaders who shall transform society for the glory of God.