Chanco Invites Applications For ODeL Diploma in Statistics Programme

The University of Malawi - Chancellor College, through the Department of Mathematical Sciences, is pleased to invite applications for a two-year Diploma in Statistics program to be offered through Open, Distance and E-learning (ODeL). The programme will commence on 17 August, 2020. Teaching and learning will be done online, except during exam and practical sessions, when students will be required to go to Chancellor College E-Learning Centres located in all the three regions of the country. The course is being supported by the Strengthening Higher Education Access in Malawi Activity (SHEAMA) program, implemented by Arizona State University with funding from United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Malawi.


Applicants should be holders of MSCE or O-Level certificate or IGSCE or GCE or its equivalent with at least four credits including Mathematics and English. Those from SHEAMA targeted districts of Karonga, Kasungu, Salima, Balaka, Mulanje and Chikwawa, 

especially adolescent girls and young women and persons with disabilities, are particularly encouraged to apply. 


The total mandatory fees payable per student is MK250,000.00 per academic year. Scholarships will be made available to a few candidates who will meet the programme-set criteria. For more information, please contact the ODeL Director at Chancellor College, through [email protected] or the Director of Scholarships and Grants at SHEAMA, through [email protected]


Applicants should fill in an application form which can be downloaded from Chancellor College website under ODEL programmes, or from Secondary School Cluster Centres. Provide on the form a phone number that is functional. The filled forms should be sent to the following address by Friday, 24th July, 2020:

2020 ODeL Admissions

The Registrar 

Chancellor College 

P.O. Box 280 


Selection list will be published on Chancellor College website at by Friday, 31 July 2020.

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