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Bachelor of Arts in Journalism

Bachelor of Arts in Journalism
Faculty of Education and Media Studies
4 years
Bachelors Degree

Selection Criteria

Selection of applicants is based upon consideration of individual academic achievement, and, in the case of mature entry candidates, work experience.  Entry to the programme is open to applicants who conform to the following criteria:

Normal entry candidates: 

  • Six MSCE/O-level credits including English and at least a pass in Mathematics, or
  • AS Certificate with a B-B-B-B grade combination including English and Mathematics, or
  • NS Certificate with a 6-6-6-6 grade combination including English and Mathematics.

Mature entry candidates:

  • Diploma in Journalism or Mass Communication from a recognised institution (i.e. internationally recognised universities and those recognised by the Government of Malawi and African Commonwealth Universities); and
  • MSCE/O-level with at least 4 credits including English and any other social science subjects; and 
  • At least 2 years relevant work experience.