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THE AFRICA UNIVERSITY OF GUIDANCE,

COUNSELLING & YOUTH DEVELOPMENT

UNIVERSITY ADMISSIONS JULY 2015 INTAKE


The Africa University of Guidance, Counselling and Youth Development (AUGCYD) is a globally renowned
University FULLY ACCREDITED by the Government of Malawi through the mandate of the National Council for
Higher Education (NCHE). The AUGCYD is based in Lilongwe, Malawi and steadily spreading across Africa. The
University prides itself in its quality courses, qualified lecturers, modern teaching and learning technology,
and global recognition of its awards. The University is currently inviting suitably qualified persons to apply for
studies in the academic programmes listed below for the Semester beginning on Tuesday 7th July, 2015. The
advertised programmes are also APPROVED by NCHE.
A. FACULTY OF DIPLOMACY AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
1. Bachelor of Arts in Diplomacy and International Relations
2. Master of Arts in Diplomacy and International Relations
B. FACULTY OF GUIDANCE AND COUNSELLING
1. Diploma in Guidance and Counselling
2. Bachelor of Arts in Guidance and Counselling
3. Master of Arts in Guidance and Counselling
C. FACULTY OF YOUTH DEVELOPMENT AND MANAGEMENT
1. Bachelor of Arts in Youth Development
2. Master of Arts in Youth Development
MINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
1. DIPLOMA PROGRAMME (2 years)
Full MSCE or equivalent with credits in three subjects including English Language or Literature.
Certificate in relevant field of study is an added advantage.
2. BACHELORS DEGREE PROGRAMMES (4 years)
Full MSCE or equivalent with at least 6 credit passes.
A-Level holders must have a minimum of 3 principal passes with an aggregate of at least 9 points.
The AUGCYD interpretation of A-Level results is as follows: A=5; B=4; C=3.
Applicants with relevant diplomas or advanced level certificates from recognized institutions shall
be admitted at the discretion of the University.
Mature Entry/Exemption Policy: Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL); Accreditation of Prior
Experiential Learning (APEL); Accreditation of Prior Certificated Learning (APCL).
3. MASTERS DEGREE PROGRAMMES (2 years)
Relevant undergraduate degree from a recognized institution.
METHOD OF DELIVERY
Combined approach using face-to-face sessions (classroom contact), distance learning, supervised field
attachment, and e-learning
ELIGIBILITY
Applicants who were withdrawn from any other institution of higher learning on Academic grounds are not
eligible for selection.
FEES STRUCTURE
Diploma programme
Bachelors degree programmes
Masters degree programmes

MK200, 000 per semester


MK250, 000 per semester
MK400, 000 per semester

ACCOMODATION AND CATERING SERVICES


All students are enrolled on non-residential basis. Information about alternative accommodation and
catering services can be obtained by contacting the University Registrar on the following numbers:
0 884 156 540/0 994 749 599.
METHOD OF APPLICATION
1. Application forms
Application forms are available at the AUGCYD campus (GCYDCA campus - Area 43, Airport Road,
Opposite Total Filling Station, Lilongwe). The forms can also be requested through Email: augcyd@gmail.
com
2. Application fee
A non-refundable application fee of K2,500 should be deposited into the Universitys bank account
whose details are as follows:
Africa University of Guidance and Counselling
National Bank of Malawi
Capital City Branch
Account Number: 1001687502
3. Submission of application forms
Applicants must submit a complete set of documents as listed below:
i. Completed application form
ii. Copy of certificate or original copy of notification results
iii. Original copy of the bank deposit slip as proof of payment of the non-refundable application fee
iv. Letter of commitment for financial support.
Please send the application package to the following address:
The Registrar
The Africa University of Guidance, Counselling and Youth Development
GCYDCA Campus
P. O. Box 30058
Lilongwe 3, Malawi
CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIVING APPLICATION FORMS
The closing date for receiving application forms is Tuesday, 30th June, 2015.
For more information about the programmes and recruitment procedures, call the following numbers:
01 713 181 / 01 713 182 / 0 884 156 540 / 0 994 749 599. Alternatively you can also use 0 999 107 753 or visit
the University Campus, or Email: augcyd@gmail.com