Lilongwe University of Agriculture


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About Us

Lilongwe University of Agriculture is a general university in Malawi which based in provide higher learning studies for the purpose of empowering people through the agriculture and hence to eradicate poverty in the community.

Programs Offered

A. MATURE ENTRY (UNDERGRADUATE) PROGRAMMES
Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine*
Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Extension*
Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Engineering
Bachelor of Science in Agronomy
Bachelor of Science in Soil Science
Bachelor of Science in Crop Protection
Bachelor of Science in Seed Systems
Bachelor of Science in Crop Improvement
Bachelor of Science in Human Sciences and Community Services
Bachelor of Science in Food Science and Technology
Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology
Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Enterprise Development and Microfinance
Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Development Communication
Bachelor of Science in Forestry
Bachelor of Science in Horticulture
Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Food Science
Bachelor of Science in Irrigation Engineering
Bachelor of Science in Environmental Sciences
Bachelor of Science in Natural Resources Management(Wildlife and Ecotourism)
Bachelor of Science in Natural Resources Management(Land and Water)
Bachelor of Science in Animal Science
Bachelor of Science in Aquaculture and Fisheries Science
Bachelor of Science in Agriculture Education
Bachelor of Science in Agribusiness Management
Bachelor of Science in Agricultural and Applied Economics
Diploma in Seed Science and Technology
Diploma in Gender and Development
Diploma in Youth Development
Diploma in Dairy Science and Technology

B. POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES

PhD in Animal Science
PhD in Environmental Science
PhD in Rural Development and Extension
PhD in Aquaculture and Fisheries Science (taught programme)
PhD in Aquaculture and Fisheries Science (by research)
PhD in Agricultural and Resource Economics
Master of Science in Animal Science
Master of Science in Horticulture
Master of Science in Crop protection
Master of Science in Agricultural & Applied Economics (Collaborative programme)
Master of Science in Social Forestry
Master of Science in Rural Development and Extension
Master of Science in Soil Science
Master of Science in Seed Science
Master of Science in Agribusiness Management
Master of Science in Agro-Forestry
Master of Science in Aquaculture
Master of Science in Fisheries Science
Master of Science in Food Science and Human Nutrition
Master of Science in Agronomy (Plant Breeding and Agronomy)
Postgraduate Diploma in Seed Science and Technology
Postgraduate Diploma in Social Forestry
Postgraduate Diploma in Horticulture

 

Admission and Applications

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS FOR MATURE ENTRY (UNDERGRADUATE)

Applicants must have the following:

MSCE/or equivalent certificate with at least four credits including English
Diploma from the University of Malawi or a relevant diploma from an institution accredited by the University of Malawi
A minimum of two years working experience in a field related to the desired programme.

*SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS

a. Those applying for Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Extension must also meet the following requirements, in addition to the above;
i. Applicant’s current employer must be willing to give the employee study leave
ii. Applicant’s current employer must be willing to take their employee on attachment, during vacation, whilst pursuing their studies
iii. Applicant’s current employer must be willing to assist in co-supervising the student with staff from the College.

b. Those applying for Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine should have A-level passes in Biology/Zoology, Chemistry, and Physics or Mathematics (or equivalent).

OR be university students, studying biological sciences, who have completed at least first year or those that have completed the Premed qualifying year at any Medical University/College and have passed Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics.

OR should have a bachelor’s degree in biological sciences.

OR should have a Diploma in Veterinary Sciences/Medicine plus O-level credit passes in at least four of the following subjects:

English, Physical Science/Physics, Biology/Zoology, Chemistry, and Mathematics

 

ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS FOR POSTGRADUATE

Applicants for Master of Science programmes must have a Bachelor of Science Degree in Agriculture or any relevant field from a recognized training institution. All programmes are for 2 years except for Postgraduate Diploma Courses which are for one year. Those applying for PhD programmes must have a relevant Masters degree. The PhD programmes are for a period of 3 – 4 years.

C. FEES REQUIREMENTS:

a. Application fees for all programmes is K4,500.00 (Nationals) and US$ 300.00 (Foreigners)
b. Tuition fees for all Mature entry programmes is MK300,000.00 per academic year
c. Tuition fees for all Master of Science programmes is US $2700.00 per academic year
d. Tuition fees for all PhD programmes is US $4000.00 per academic year
e. Accommodation (limited space available for masters and PhD students) in shared flats at K15,000.00 per month i.e there is no accommodation for mature entry students
f. Medical fee for all students/programmes (mandatory) K10,200.00 per academic year
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g. Students Union membership (mandatory) K2400.00 per academic year

NOTE:

i. All applications MUST be accompanied with copies of certificates, application fee bank deposit receipts and academic transcripts.
ii. Interested applicants should note that the College has no Scholarships, hence successful candidates should be prepared to find own sponsorship. Application forms can be obtained from the office of the Registrar or download from our Website: www.bunda.luanar.mw/downloads
iii. Applicants are strictly required to DEPOSIT application fees (non-refundable) to the following bank account:

NATIONAL BANK OF MALAWI
Account Name
Bunda Fees Account
Account Number
2175762
Branch
Lilongwe
Swift Code
NBMAMWMW008

iv. Applications without meeting all the above requirements shall not be processed.

All applications should be sent to:
The Registrar
Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources
P. O. Box 219
Lilongwe.

Closing date for receiving applications is Tuesday 30th April, 2013.

Forms are available for download at: http://www.bunda.luanar.mw/downloads.html

 

 

 

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