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05 April, 2018

 

 

The University of Malawi invites applications from suitably qualified candidates to enroll into non-residential Diploma programmes which are scheduled to commence at the Polytechnic campus in Balantyre in August 2018. Each Diploma programme takes a minimum of three years to complete.

 

 

A. FACULTY OF ENGINEERING

 

Programme Name

Admission Requirements

  1. Diploma in Mining Engineering

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. MSCE with six credits including English, Mathematics and Physical Science; or
  2. A-level with at least a C in English, Mathematics and Physics or Chemistry; 

 

  1. Diploma in Geological Engineering
  1. Diploma in Metallurgy and Mineral Processing
  1. Diploma in Electronics and Computer Engineering
  1. Diploma in Telecommunications and Electronics Engineering
  1. Diploma in Automobile Engineering
  1. Diploma in Mechanical Engineering
  1. Diploma in Fabrication and Welding Engineering
  1. Diploma in Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  1. Diploma in Civil Engineering
  1. Diploma in Biomedical Engineering
  1. MSCE or O-Level with six credits including English, Mathematics, Physical Science and Biology; or
  2. A-level with at least a C in English, Mathematics, Physics or Chemistry and Biology.

 

B.    FACULTY OF APPLIED SCIENCES

 

  1. Diploma in Industrial

Laboratory Technology

  1. An MSCE or O level with 6 credits including Physical Science or General Science, Biology, Mathematics and English. Or
  2. A level with at least a C in Biology, Chemistry or Physics.
  1. Diploma in Occupational Safety and Health
  1. MSCE or O-Level with six credits including English, Mathematics, Physical Science or General Science and Biology. Or
  2. A-Level with at least a C in English, Mathematics, Physics for entry in year 1

 

D. FACULTY OF BUILT ENVIRONMENT

14.Diploma in Quantity Surveying

  1. MSCE or O-Level with six credits including English, Mathematics and Physical Science or General science, or
  2. A-level with at least a C in English, Mathematics and Physics or Chemistry.

 

  1. Diploma in Land Economy
  1. Diploma in Land Surveying
  1. Diploma in Construction Technology

E.  FACULTY OF EDUCATION AND MEDIA STUDIES

  1. Diploma in Journalism
  1. MSCE (O-Level) with 6 credits including English and
     Mathematics. Those with the relevant work experience                       in the media industry shall have an added advantage.
    Or
  2. MSCE (O-Level) with at least four credits including English and Mathematics and a Certificate in Journalism plus at least two years relevant work experience in the media industry. Candidates will be admitted into Year 2.

 

 

The University of Malawi believes in gender equality and female candidates are encouraged to apply.

 

These Diploma programmes will run during weekends.

 

Each programme will run only when adequate numbers of students are enrolled.

 

Applicants should pay a non-refundable application fee of K11, 000 into the following bank account:

Account Name:    UNIMA Revenue Account

Bank Name:     National Bank of Malawi

Account Number:   1002239236

Service Centre:    Zomba

 

Applicants are asked to apply using application forms which can be downloaded from the following websites: www.unima.mw or www.poly.ac.mw . Copies of the application forms can also be collected in person from the University Office in Zomba through the admissions office or from the Polytechnic through the office of the Assistant Registrar (Academic)

 

Enclosing relevant documents and an original bank deposit slip to:

 

University Registrar

University Office (Polytechnic Diploma Programmes)

P.0. Box 278

Zomba

Attention: Admissions office

 

Closing Date for receiving applications is 18th May 2018

 

UNDERGRADUATE APPLICATION FORM

FOR NON RESIDENTIAL UNIVERSITY OF MALAWI CERTIFICATE AND DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES

This form should be completed in BLOCK LETTERS and returned together with the required attachments to the University Registrar, Admissions Office (Polytechnic Diploma Programmes), P.O. Box 278, Zomba, Malawi, Central Africa.

 

INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS SHALL NOT BE PROCESSED!

Text Box: UNDERGRADUATE APPLICATION FORM 
FOR NON RESIDENTIAL UNIVERSITY OF MALAWI CERTIFICATE AND DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES 
This form should be completed in BLOCK LETTERS and returned together with the required attachments to the University Registrar, Admissions Office (Polytechnic Diploma Programmes), P.O. Box 278, Zomba, Malawi, Central Africa.

INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS SHALL NOT BE PROCESSED!

 

Attach your passport size photo here

Text Box: Attach your passport size photo here

 

 

NOTE: CANDIDATES WHO WERE PREVIOUSLY WITHDRAWN FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF MALAWI OR ANY COMPARABLE INSTITUTION ON ACADEMIC GROUNDS AND THOSE ALREADY REGISTERED WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF MALAWI OR ANY COMPARABLE INSTITUTION AS GOVERNMENT OR SELF-SPONSORED STUDENTS ARE NOT ELIGIBLE FOR ADMISSION

PERSONAL DETAILS

  1. Surname:_____________________________________ First Name:___________________________________ Initials: __________
  2. Date of Birth:_________/_________/___________ Sex: M         F         Nationality:_________________________________________
  3. Home District: _____________________________ T/A: ______________________________ Village: ________________________
  4. Contact Address:_____________________________________________________________________________________________

 

 

Tel:__________________________Mobile: _________________________ Email:________________________________________

 

  1. Next of Kin – Address:_________________________________________________________________________________________

Tel:__________________________Mobile: _________________________ Email:________________________________________

  1. Name and Address of Sponsor__________________________________________________________________________________

Tel:__________________________ Mobile: _________________________ Email:________________________________________

  1. PROGRAMME APPLIED FOR

 

Programme Name:

 

First Choice:                                    

 

Second Choice:                    

 

Third Choice:

 

  1. QUALIFICATIONS RECORD (Tick/Indicate appropriately)

Strictly attach original academic transcript(s) and copy(s) of certificate(s)/statement of result(s)

  1. High/Secondary school (Fill in the gaps below with the relevant information)

 

1st Attempt Grades

2nd Attempt Grades

3rd Attempt Grades

Year:

Year:

Year:

Qualification:

Qualification:

Qualification:

Centre name:

Centre name:

Centre name:

Centre #:

Centre #:

Centre #:

Candidate #:

Candidate #:

Candidate #:

Subject (Highest to Lowest)

Grade

Subject (Highest to Lowest)

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Subject (Highest to Lowest)

Grade

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  1. Other Relevant Qualifications

 

__________________________________________ Year ___________ School/Board ____________________________

 

__________________________________________ Year ___________ School/Board ____________________________

 

__________________________________________ Year ___________ Degree/diploma __________________________

 

  1. Have you ever been registered as a student of the University of Malawi before or any other comparable institution elsewhere?

 

If yes, when: _________________ Programme:  ______________________________________ Institution: ____________________

 

Reason for leaving your previous institution:  ______________________________________________________________________

 

  1. CANDIDATES WITH SPECIAL NEEDS

 

State any physical impairment you have and any special assistance/facilities that you require: __________________________________

_______________________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

  1. Employment History (if necessary to this application)

 

Name of Employer

Referee name and address

Years of Engagement

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  1. APPLICATION FEE

 

All applicants are STRICTLY required to DEPOSIT a non-refundable application fee of K11, 000.00 for Malawians and U$300.00 for international applicants to the following bank account:

 

Bank Name

National BANK OF MALAWI

Account Name

UNIMA Revenue Account

Account Number

1002239236

Branch

Zomba Branch

 

Note: A copy of the deposit slip bearing the name of the applicant should be attached to the application form.

  1. SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION FORM

 

A duly completed application form together with a bank deposit slip showing the name of the candidate and any other relevant attachments should be sent to the address given below and not to any constituent/affiliate college of the University of Malawi.

 

The University Registrar

University Office (Admissions Office) (Polytechnic Diploma Programmes),

P.O. Box 278

Zomba

 

THE CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIVING APPLICATIONS IS FRIDAY,  21st April 2018

 

 

  1. CHECKLIST

 

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I confirm that I have duly completed all the relevant sections of this application form and attached the following supporting documents:

 

  1. Certified copies of all my relevant diplomas/certificates/academic transcripts/Statement from MANEB

 

  1. Original proof of availability of funds to finance your training i.e. official sponsorship letter or applicants bank statement(s)

 

  1. Copy of a bank deposit slip showing the name of the applicant and proof of payment of an appropriate application fee.

 

  1. Official reference letter(s) from the current and/or previous employer(s) showing proof of work experience (if necessary to this application.)

 

 

 

 

  1. DECLARATION

 

I ______________________________________________________________________________________ hereby certify that all the information given on this form is true.

 

Signature: __________________________________________           Date: _______________________________

 

INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL BE DISQUALIFIED!