Qualifications and Requirements

To qualify for admission, an applicant should have any University Degree in the relevant field for a Masters program, and Advanced Diploma in a relevant field for 2 years Bachelor’s Degree Program. Additionally, a minimum of 3 years practical work experience is required for all programmes.

For the 4 year Bachelor’s Degree Program applicants must have Malawi School Certificate of Education (MSCE) or its equivalent with a minimum of (6) credit passes and obtained in not more than two sittings.


Delivery Modes:

Day: 08.00am – 3:00pm (Mon to Friday);

Evening: 05.30pm – 9.30pm (Mon to Wed);

Weekends: 07.30am – 05:00pm (Sat), and 01:00pm – 05:00pm (Sun);

E-Learning: PLU E-learning site


Methods of Assessment:

Undergraduate: 40% coursework and 60% Examinations and Project (compulsory)

Master’s: 50% coursework and 50% Examinations and Dissertation (compulsory)


Application Method

Completed application forms should be sent to the University Registrar together with a non refundable fee of MK5, 500.00 for all programs, and US$50 for foreign applicants in postal orders or bank certified cheques, or make direct payments to PLU Accounts Office, or simply deposit into:

My Bucks Bank, Account#: 9042694550026, Old Town, or;

Standard Bank, Account#: 9100001257150, Capital City, or;

FDH Bank, Account#: 1400000053157, Old Town Branch.

Application forms can be either downloaded on this website, or, obtained in person from:

The University Registrar,
Pentecostal Life University
Area 51, Opposite Kanengo Police Station, Behind Demeter Seed
P.O Box 31025
Lilongwe 3, Malawi
Phone: +265884442200 / +265888087234 / +265 992 444 444
Email: admissions@plu.mw

Duration and Fees Structure

Programme Type Duration Tuition Fees / Semester
Master’s Degree 2 Years MK950,000.00
Bachelor’s Degree 4 Years MK280,000.00 (Year 1 and 2), MK400,000.00 (Year 3 and 4)
Diploma Programmes 2 Years MK280,000.00