The Polytechnic, a constituent college of the University of Malawi, has introduced a new degree course related to mining to meet the country’s demand for professional minining engineers.
The new programme is under the Faculty of Engineering.
College principal Professor Grant Kululanga said the institution is rolling out government policies to diversify the economy to ming.
“We have introduced degree, diploma and technician programmes in the mining sector,” Kululanga told seminar the college organised in Blantyre on Friday.
He said the college has since constructed a school of mining with the state-of-the-art equipment