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Master Of Science In Environmental Health (MEH) DAAD Scholarship Announcement (2022 COHORT)

Academic   Postgraduate Department   October 13, 2021

The Faculty of Applied Sciences, is inviting applications for the Master of Science in Environmental Health Programme which will commence in September/October 2022. The programme has limited scholarships offered by DAAD for national and international applicants. As part of the In-Country/In-Region Scholarship Programme, DAAD offers scholarships for Master studies. The programme is funded by the German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and aims at university staff in the first line, without neglecting the public sector demand of academically trained personnel.

Course Modules: Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Environmental Health and Sustainable Development, Environmental Pollution Control, Food Safety and Hygiene, Health Communication and Behaviour Change, Health Impact Assessment, Occupational Health and Safety, Project Management, Research Methodology and Water and Sanitation.

Admission requirements:

Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree with above average results (a Credit, Distinction or GPA of 2.5 and above or equivalent) obtained from any recognized institution of higher learning in Environmental Health, Public Health or any other related field not more than 6 years ago (not beyond 2016). Female and underprivileged applicants are particularly encouraged to apply.

Application Procedure:

A complete Masters Programme application MUST INCLUDE: 

  1. A completed application form and CV; 
  2. 1 letter from an Academic Referee and 1 letter from a professional referee; 
  3. Certified Academic Transcript; 
  4. Certified copies of original degree certificates by a commissioner of oath or Lawyer or the Central Office (University Office where the candidate graduated from); 
  5. A non-refundable application fee of MK10,000 for Malawian applicants and US$25.00 for international applicants; 

Application fees must be paid to the following bank account;

Account name: Polytechnic Revenue

Bank:   National Bank of Malawi, Chichiri Branch

Account number: 737461

Swift code:    NBMAMWMW003

Applications should reach the following address by Friday, 26th November 2021:

The Registrar

Attn: Postgraduate Studies Office


Private Bag 303


Blantyre 3


or  email applications to; copied to

Further details about the programme and Application Forms can be downloaded below or contact the Postgraduate Office; Tel - (265) 1 871 703 

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