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Malawi Colleges

The University of Malawi comprises of the most important colleges in Malawi. There are five colleges under this prestigious institution which has become popular over the years. Following are the names of the most important Malawi Colleges:
  • Malawi Polytechnic
  • Chancellor College
  • Bunda College of Agriculture
  • College of Medicine
  • Kamuzu College of Nursing

The Chancellor College is the largest college among all the other colleges in Malawi Currently, there are 1,812 students along with 262 academic and management staff. The college consists of four faculties, which are:
  • Faculty of Science
  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of Social Science
  • Faculty of Education

Placed in Lilongwe, the Bunda College of Agriculture offers courses on:
  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Crop Science
  • Language and Development Communication
  • Animal Science and many more

The Malawi College of Medicine offers degree programs in Science of Medicine. The departments under the faculty of medicine are:
  • Anatomy
  • Biochemistry
  • Pathology
  • Microbiology
  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology

The Malawi Polytechnic is situated in Blantyre, in Malawi. This Malawi college of consists of five faculties, namely:
  • Engineering: Mechanical, Civil and Electrical Engineering
  • Commerce: Business Administration and Management, Accountancy
  • Applied Studies: Mathematics and Statistics, Environmental Health
  • Education and Media Studies: Journalism and Media Studies, Technical Education

Apart from these colleges, there are many other important colleges in Malawi, namely:
  • College of Commerce
  • Ekwendeni Nursing School
  • Livingstonia Technical College
  • College of Theology
  • College of Education
The Livingstonia Technical College offers courses in business administration, drafting secretarial science, computer science and in other subjects. The Malawi College of Education provides training to students to become good teachers. At present, it has a total of one hundred and sixty-nine students.

Primary education in Malawi is not mandatory, but the constitution necessitates that all people be allowed to get minimum five years of primary education.

Business & Economy

The economy of Malawi is agriculture-oriented, with approximately 85% of the population residing in countryside.