Master of Arts in Media Studies (MMS)

Academic   Postgraduate Department   November 4, 2021

The Malawi University of Business and Applied Sciences (MUBAS), Faculty of Education and Media Studies is inviting applications for the following Postgraduate Programmes, which will commence in April, 2022 

Applicants must have a Bachelor of Arts degree with a minimum of a strong pass (55% to 59%) in Journalism, Media Studies, Mass Communication, Business Communication or any communication related discipline from a recognised university or institution. 

Candidates with a first degree and at least a strong pass in a field other than those specified above must possess at least relevant experience in a media, journalism or communication related field.

Fees for the Programme

Successful applicants will be required to pay the Malawi Kwacha equivalent of US$5,500 for domicile and SADC students. International students from countries outside the SADC region will pay US$6,500. 


A complete Masters Programme application package MUST INCLUDE: 

A completed application form; 

A detailed Curriculum Vitae; 

Two (2) reference letters as follows; 

• 1 from an academic referee and 

• 1 from a professional referee 

A Certified/ Sealed Academic Transcript (s)

Certified copies of original certificates. Certification to be done by the Commissioner of Oaths or Lawyer or the University where the candidate graduated from; 

A non-refundable application fee of MK10,000 for Malawian applicants and those applicants within Malawi; and US$25.00 for international applicants; 

Application fees must be paid to the following bank account:

Account name: Polytechnic Revenue

Bank: National Bank, Chichiri Branch

Account number: 737461

Swift Code: NBMAMWMW



1. You can send your application along with accompanying documents via email to: OR

2. You can send your physical application to the following address:


The Registrar

Office of the Dean of Postgraduate Studies


Private Bag 303


Blantyre 3

Closing Date for receiving applications is Monday, 23rd December, 2021

Application Forms can be downloaded below. For more information  Contact the Postgraduate Office as follows: Tel + (265) 1 870 648/0999 968 971 OR Email:;


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