1.0 AIM of the programe is to:

  • Address the increased demand for LIS postgraduate education and training
  • Provide advanced high quality postgraduate education and training in information science to ensure self-reliance, service, and resourcefulness.
  • To train Information Science graduate who are capable of working effectively and efficiently in various organizations
  • Impart advanced entrepreneurial and innovative knowledge and skills for self-employment in information science sector.
  • To train Information Science professionals who can plan, design, develop, oorganise and manage modern and traditional information resources in the country.

2.0 Program description

The program will be offered in two (2) academic years. In the first year, students will do full-time taught (face-to-face) course work on Mzuzu University campus. In the second year, upon successful completion of course work, candidates will be required to conduct research and submit a thesis for the award of an MLIS degree.

Entry requirements

Includes the following:

  • Bachelor of Library and Information Science (BLIS) degree or equivalent
  • A four year Bachelor’s degree in any field plus a postgraduate Diploma in Information Science related field
Applicants with work experience in Information sciences will have an added advantage.

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Mzuzu University                                       Phone: +265 992 397
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Malawi                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            MLIS Class 2018/19