Master of Medicine in Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Course Description

  • Why (study) the programme

One of the key programs in the country aimed at improving maternal health outcomes in the country through provision of specialist Obstetrician & Gynaecologists that will offer clinical service provision, teach and mentor frontline workers and conduct research that drives into policy.

  • Programme structure

4 year postgraduate program mainly focused on basic sciences in sexual and reproductive health in the first year then followed by obstetrics and gynaecology courses. Within the 4 years, candidates are to conduct a thesis or dissertation of their choice around Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights (SRHR) topic. Obstetrics modules covers general obstetrics, maternal fetal medicine modules. Gynae modules covers general gynae conditions and subspecialty modules in gynae reproductive medicine, gynae oncology, endoscopic surgeries & urogynaecologoly.

  • Career prospects

Opportunity to manage SRHR services at central & district hospital level, mentor pre and in- service mentees, interact with policy makers to effect change, subspecialise in discipline of their choice.

Entry Requirements

2 years post internship and personal interest to specialise in O & G 

How to Apply

Calls for applications for masters’ students are advertised all-year round on the university’s website, Applications are made through a postgraduate application form downloadable from the website and submitted to the office of the Assistant Registrar.

Applications are advertised twice a year. 

For more information, visit the Central registry. Potential candidates may be invited for oral interviews.

Applications for this postgraduate programme should include:

1.    A completed postgraduate application form. 

2.    Sealed academic transcripts 

3.    Authenticated copies of academic certificates (by a lawyer, magistrate, or registrar of the awarding institution) 

4.    Authenticated copies of professional registration certificates where applicable 

5.    Letter of release from employers (if employed)

6.    Reference letters (one academic and one professional) 

A non-refundable application fee of MK10000.00 for Malawians and $30.00 for non-Malawians. Payment should be made to: 


Application forms that do not meet the requirements stated above will not be processed. Completed application should be sent: 

The Registrar, Kamuzu University of Health Sciences College of Medicine Private Bag 360  Chichiri Blantyre 3, Malawi Attention: Assistant Registrar (Academic) Tel: + 265 (0) 1 874 107, Fax +265 (0) 1 874 700 E-mail:  Copy:

Tuition and Fees

Per annum

Malawians: $3,300

Non-Malawians (SADC): $6,000

Non-Malawians (non-SADC): $8,000


Highly competitive funding and scholarship opportunities are available on merit basis. For more information about funding and scholarships for Masters students, contact the Scholarships office on .