Malawi School of Government Storms Two Major Cities On Cyber Security Degree Program

31 January 2023

Malawi School of Government (MSG), stormed the two major cities of Blantyre and Lilongwe on selling cyber security and networking degree program course.

The school formerly called Malawi Institute of Management (MIM) partnered with UK's University of Central Lancashire on this course.

Speaking to Nyasa Times after the first event in Blantyre, MSG Kanengo campus Acting Executive Director Dr. Jessie Kabwila disclosed that the new programme is open to both those with computer background and those without computer background.

Kabwila said that the programme is expected to assist learners in assessing the security risks inherent in computer networks and the technologies that can be employed to counter such risks.

She reminded the public that in the country, it is only their institution that offers this Cyber Security and Networking degree.

She however, urged Malawians to take advantage of this opportunity and advance their career in cyber security.

The course will enable learners to be equipped with the knowledge, technical and interpersonal skills necessary for taking part in the design, implementation, management and security of modern computer systems.

In his remarks, the MSG Kanengo campus head of external programmes Alex Chanza said the computer programmes offered by the institution will be delivered through the NCC education's Virtual Learning environment and learners will be taught by NCC's contracted staff, validated and awarded by the UK's University of Central Lancashire.

Among the computer programmes offered by the institution include NCC Education Level 4 Diploma in Computing, NCC Education Level 5 Diploma in Computing, NCC Education Level 5 Diploma in Computing with Cyber security, BSc (Hons) Business Computing and Information Systems and BSc (Hons) Cyber Security and Networking.

MIM and Mpemba school of management have been rebranded into MSG following Act of Parliament enactment

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