MUST Announces New Postgraduate Programmes - Calls For Applications

The Malawi University of Science and Technology is inviting motivated and suitably qualified candidates to pursue postgraduate programs in various schools and departments of the University. The Postgraduate Programs are as follows:

SN. Programme Level Duration (Years)
1 Master of Science in Innovation Masters 2
2 Master of Science in Entrepreneurship
Masters 2
3 Master of Business Leadership (*New) Masters 2
4 Master of Science in Mathematical Modelling (*New) Masters 2
5 Master of Science in Strategic Family Business (*New) Masters 2
6 Master of Engineering in Applied Chemical Engineering (*New) Masters 2
7 Master of Science in Computer Science (By Research) (*New) Masters 2
8 Master of Science in Data Science (*New) Masters 2
9 Master of Science in Information Technology (By Research) (*New) Masters 2
10 PhD In Applied Mathematics (*New) PhD 3-4
11 PhD in Business Leadership (*New) PhD 3
12 PhD in Innovation and Development (By Research) (*New) PhD 3

Admission Requirements

  1. A good Bachelor’s degree from any recognized and accredited university in the relevant field of the program applied (For Master’s degree program applicants) and a good M.Sc. degree from recognized and accredited university in the relevant fields of the program applied for PhD applicants.
  2.  At least two years of work experience in a relevant field
  3. A letter of undertaking to pay the required fees from the applicants or their parent/guardian or sponsor with evidence of reliable source of income


The fee for all Postgraduate Programs at MUST is US$5,000 or Malawi Kwacha equivalent per academic year, payable in each semester. However, for M.Sc. students, 50% partial scholarships and for PhD students 35% partial scholarships are available for successful and eligible candidates.

Enrollment for Partial Scholarship

To be considered for enrolment and partial scholarship, applicants must submit the following mandatory documents:

  1. A completed postgraduate application form available at MUST registry (or downloaded on MUST website on under Media Centre, then Downloads or send a request email to: [email protected] and [email protected])
  2. A motivation essay of 500 words
  3. Certified copies of academic certificates
  4. Sealed academic transcripts
  5. Proof of funding, for example sponsorship letter or copies of appropriate financial records for self-sponsored students
  6. Two reference letters (one academic and one professional)
  7. An original bank deposit of a non-refundable application fee of MK10,000 for Malawians and US$50 for all non-Malawians. Payment of application fees should be made into the bank account provided below;

Bank Name : Standard Bank
Branch : Limbe
Account Name : MUST Student Account
Account Type : Current
Account Number: 9100001063429
Swift Code : SBICMWMX

Deadline for Submission of Application Forms

The deadline for receipt of completed applications is September, 18th, 2021. For enquiries please contact the Postgraduate Directorate on email: [email protected] or Phone +265 8888 53769. Completed application forms should be sent to:

University Registrar
Malawi University of Science and Technology
P.O. Box 5196, Limbe
Email: [email protected] with a copy to [email protected]

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