Training Opportunity - Short Courses in Chemistry at Chancellor College

The Department of Chemistry in the Faculty of Science at Chancellor College is inviting private and public entities, individuals, (including students who are awaiting to start tertiary education in various education institutions), and all those aspiring to pursue careers in chemistry laboratories to short courses segmented below. The minimum qualification is MSCE pass in Physical Science and Mathematics. Those that do not have MSCE but have a minimum of 3 years working experience in a chemistry laboratory are eligible but it is mandatory to commence with Segment A.


Course Details


Fees per person


Fundamentals of Laboratory Science

  • Laboratory Safety
  • Overview of Quantitative Analysis
  • Laboratory Management
  • Preparation of Solutions
  • Miscellaneous Solutions
  • Stoichiometry (The Mole concept, Relationship between reactants and products for quantitative data)
  • Gravimetric Analysis
  • Volumetric Analysis
  • Concentration and Preparation of Solutions
  • Sampling
  • Handling Experimental Data
  • Report Writing

5-16 April 2021



Instrumental Methods of Analysis Part 1

  • Basics of Classical and Instrumental methods of Analysis
  • UV-Vis spectrometry
  • Bomb Calorimetry
  • Atomic Absorption Spectrometry
  • Flame Emission Atomic Spectrometry
  • Quality Assurance

19 – 23 April 2021



Instrumental Methods of Analysis Part 2

  • Fundamentals of Gas Chromatography
  • Fundamentals of Liquid Chromatography

26 – 30 April 2021


In all Segments various practical sessions will be offered. At the end of each Segment a Certificate of attendance will be given.

Venue: Chancellor College – Department of Chemistry
Fees Payment: Fees will be paid through National Bank of Malawi Current Account, Zomba Branch:
Account name: Chemistry Department
Account Number: 270938
Reference: “Your name and Course Segment”

 Method of Application:

The application form can be requested through e-mail from: [email protected] or by post: Department of Chemistry, P.O. Box 280, Zomba, Malawi.


  1. Optional campus accommodation at additional cost will be available for participants, make enquires with the secretary: [email protected]

  2. Full Internet access will be provided to all the participants during the training

  3. Participants may choose to attend more than one Segment Course

  4. Course fees will cater for tuition, lunch and refreshments.


For more details on the courses, contact the Coordinator of Short Courses, Mr Peter Chimtali: [email protected] or 0881655883

Closing date for registration is Friday, 2 April 2021.

Download Short Course Application Form