University of Malawi
This institutional profile has been created for use by University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate programs.
First degree/qualification: Bachelor's degree (4-6 years).
Minimum quality for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: Upper half of class II lower for honours degrees; mention of "credit" for other degrees.
Minimum level for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: 4 year bachelor's degree.
Documents required: Official academic record showing subject and examination results; official certification of degree and date awarded.
Description: Instituted in 1964. Five constituent colleges: Bunda College of Agriculture, Chancellor College, College of Medicine, Kamuzu College of Nursing and the Polytechnic. Usual admission requirement: Malawi Certificate of Education (12 years of education).
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Honours degrees awarded with class I, class II upper, class II lower, or class III. Other degrees awarded with mentions of "distinction," "credit," "pass." Three terms in an academic year.
Language of instruction: English.
- Master's: 1-2 years after appropriate first degree awarded with minimum mention of "credit." Thesis required for all degrees; coursework and examination required for some.
- Ph.D.: 3-5 years after appropriate first degree awarded with minimum mention of "credit"; by thesis and research.
Last updated: May 09, 2005