Teaching and Learning

MAGU uses the semester-based system with 16 weeks per semester for course work and associated assessments using GPA system.

Students are expected to take 5 to 6 courses for full time semester course load. Lecture hours are based upon a 60-minute hour. Most courses carry a 3-credit hour value.

Continuous assessments are part of a student’s assessment in study programme and represent 60% of the student’s final course grade.

End of Semester examination are administered at the end of each course and contribute 40% towards the overall course grade.

Our Story

Established in 2013, MAGU provides excellent undergraduate, graduate and professional education.

Mission and Vision

Offering transformational education and quality leadership that is applicable locally and globally.

University Leadership

MAGU has the Univesity Council, Executive Management., Senate and faculty staff and administrators.


Our faculties encourage all students to maximise their own potential in their chosen study programme.


MAGU has campuses in Lilongwe and Blantyre. Lilongwe is the main campus with more study programmes.

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