Master of Science in Environmental Health Scholarship

Announcement   Postgraduate Studies   April 20, 2020

The Malawi Polytechnic, a Constituent College of the University of Malawi, Faculty of Applied Sciences is inviting applications for the Master of Science in Environmental Health Programme which will commence in January or April 2021. The programme has limited scholarships offered by DAAD for national and international applicants. 

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 Credit or Distinction from any recognized institution of higher learning in Environmental Health, Public Health or any other related field with a Distinction or Credit. Candidates with a strong pass (average of 55 - 59%) must have at least two years work experience at graduate level and in a relevant field.

Application Procedure for Masters

A complete Masters Programme application MUST INCLUDE: 

  1. A completed application form and CV; 
  2. Letter from an Academic Referee and 1letter from a professional referee; 
  3. Certified Academic Transcript; 
  4. Certified copies of original certificates by a commissioner of oath or Lawyers 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, Chichiri Branch
Account number: 737461

Applications should reach the following address by Friday, 18th May 2020

The Registrar
Att: Postgraduate Studies Office
The Polytechnic
Private Bag 303
Blantyre 3

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

For more information about the scholarship visit THIS LINK

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