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All applicants are expected to satisfy procedures and criteria for admission to the University, and to submit acceptable certified documents which verify that they have satisfactorily completed all admission requirements. Students who meet all requirements are considered for acceptance to the University.

Undergraduate entry requirements

Applicants for admission into the undergraduate programmes are subject to selective screening based on academic achievement at the secondary level. see information below below shows the standards for evaluating secondary school’s credentials for undergraduate admission:

Malawi Certificate of Secondary Education [ MCSE ] or IGCSE/GCSE 

Full certificate with at least three credit passes in subjects relevant for the respective degree programme

A – Level

One ‘A’ Level Pass

IB

One upper level pass

Mature entry

Work or business experience of three years or more

Mode of study

Since BIU subscribes to the view that education must be life-long, especially in this 21st century, BIU, offers the following modes of study:

  • Full Time
  • Distance

Degree course duration

The duration of the University’s first degree courses is four years, except for the Law (Honours) Degree which takes five years. A student may in approved cases be exempted from certain levels or courses or both provided that the student shall have successfully completed approved or equivalent university level courses elsewhere and that the student shall be required to complete at least one half (50%) of the programme through BIU.

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