Call for Admissions - KUHeS Postgraduate Courses for 2022

The Kamuzu University of Health Sciences (KUHeS) is inviting applications into its postgraduate programmes. This is a public owned University which has been established in 2021 by merging Kamuzu College of Nursing (est.1965) and College of Medicine (est. 1991). Kamuzu University of Health Sciences (KUHeS), through its postgraduate training aims to develop and mentor clinicians, scientists, public health practitioners and professionals who will become leaders and game-changers in their areas of speciality to transform the health sector in Malawi and globally. In pursuit of its mission, KUHeS is inviting applications from suitably qualified candidates to undergo training in the following postgraduate programs for the 2022 intake:

Masters programmes:

  1. Masters in Medicine (MMed)
  2. Master of Public Health (MPH)
  3. Master of Business Administration In Health Systems Management (MBA-HSM)
  4. Master of Science in Epidemiology
  5. Master of Science in Global Health Implementation
  6. Master of Science in Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Research (MSc. SRHRR)
  7. Master of Science in Antimicrobial Stewardship
  8. Master of Science in Bioinformatics
  9. Master of Science in Medical Laboratory Science
  10. Master of Science in Adult Health Nursing
  11. Master of Science in Child Health Nursing
  12. Master of Science in Community Health Nursing
  13. Master of Science in Mental Health
  14. Master of Science in Nursing & Midwifery Education
  15. Master of Science in Midwifery
  16. Master of Science in Reproductive Health
  17. Master of Philosophy (MPhil) / Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Program
  18. Master of Philosophy (MPhil) in Drug Development

PhD Programmes:

  1. Doctor of Philosophy in Interprofessional Health Care Leadership
  2. Doctor of Philosophy in Midwifery
  3. Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing

Postgraduate Diploma:

Postgraduate Diploma in HIV Medicine

How To Apply

Applications for all postgraduate programs should include:    

  1.    A completed postgraduate application form. The forms are available  at  or KUHeS Central Registry
  2.    Sealed academic transcripts
  3.    Authenticated copies of academic certificates (by a lawyer, magistrate, or registrar of the awarding institution)    
  4.    Authenticated copies of professional registration certificates where applicable
  5.    Letter of release from employers (if employed)
  6.    Proof of funding (e.g. sponsorship agreement letter).  Where applicants intend to sponsor themselves, copies of appropriate financial records must be submitted e.g. bank reference.        
  7.    Reference letters (one academic and one professional)

A non-refundable application fee of MK10,000.00 for Malawians and $30.00 for non-Malawians.


Application forms that do not meet the requirements stated above will not be processed.

KUHeS receives applications all year round. However, the deadline for applications for most Postgraduate programmes is 31st December 2021, with the exception of Master of Philosophy in Drug Development which has 5th December 2021 as its deadline for receiving applications. Shortlisted candidates may be invited for interviews.

Completed application should be sent to:

The Registrar, Kamuzu University of Health Sciences, Private Bag 360, Chichiri, Blantyre 3, Malawi

Attention: Assistant Registrar (Academic)

Tel: + 265 (0) 1 874 107, Fax +265 (0) 1 874 700 . E-mail: [email protected]Copy: [email protected]

The official advert, including programme-specific entry requirements can be downloaded below: