Announcement: Students recruitment for January 2023 intake

For decades, the Malawi Institute of Journalism (MIJ) – the mother of journalism training in the country – has been training media practitioners in Malawi. Before MIJ came into existence, there was no formal journalism training in the country.

You might wish to know that most of the celebrated journalists you know are proudly products of the Malawi Institute of Journalism!

Therefore, if you have been looking forward to joining this team of well-trained journalists, don’t you worry, because MIJ is calling for applications for its January 2023 intake into its Certificate and Diploma programmes tenable at its Blantyre, Lilongwe and Mzuzu campuses.

Minimum entry requirements

  1. Certificate in Journalism programme

Applicants should be holders of a Malawi School Certificate of Education (MSCE), with at least four credits including English.

  1. Diploma in Journalism Programme

Applicants should be holders of a Certificate in journalism or its equivalent or any related higher qualification from a recognized institution.

Applicants with a tertiary qualification must also provide a proof of their journalism work such as an article in a publication and a recorded TV or Radio program.

Mode of Application

Fill an application form with a non-refundable application fee of K10,000.00 and attach copies of educational qualifications from a recognised academic institution.

The application fee must be deposited into MIJ account as follows:

National Bank of Malawi, Chichiri Branch

Account No       : 1002872637

Account Type    : Current

Application forms can be collected from our respective centres in Blantyre, Lilongwe and  Mzuzu or download from our website,

Closing date for receiving applications is Friday, 9th December, 2022.

For more details, contact the following numbers:

Blantyre   : 0 886 66 89 39

Lilongwe  : 0 886 66 88 94

Mzuzu       : 0 886 66 89 07

Always remember that MIJ does not have a Mpamba or Airtel Money account and does not deal with any agent.



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