New stu­dents, new cour­ses at uni­ver­sity

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New stu­dents

The Uni­ver­sity of Malta started its new Aca­demic Year, with over 4572 new stu­dents.

3216 stu­dents will be fol­low­ing un­der­grad­u­ate cour­ses, while 1356 stu­dents will be read­ing for post­grad­u­ate de­grees.

An­other 818 new stu­dents will be join­ing Ju­nior Col­lege, to bring the to­tal num­ber of stu­dents to 1727.

In­ter­na­tional stu­dents

A to­tal of 979 in­ter­na­tional stu­dents rep­re­sent­ing 113 dif­fer­ent coun­tries will be pur­su­ing stud­ies at the uni­ver­sity this year.

To­tal num­ber of stu­dents

The to­tal num­ber of stu­dents at the Uni­ver­sity of Malta for aca­demic year 2018-2019 is: 11860, of these 4780 are male and 7080 fe­male, fol­low­ing a to­tal of 887 cour­ses.

New cour­ses

The uni­ver­sity of­fers stu­dents an in­creas­ingly large and di­verse choice of cour­ses with dif­fer­ent ar­eas of study. New cour­ses and ar­eas of study for this year in­clude:

New post­grad­u­ate cour­ses

Master of Arts in Euro­pean Le­gal Stud­ies

Master of Arts in Me­dia and Com­mu­ni­ca­tions

Master of Arts in Mar­ket­ing Com­mu­ni­ca­tion

Master of Arts in Mu­seum Ed­u­ca­tion

Master of Arts in So­cial Prac­tice Arts and Crit­i­cal Ed­u­ca­tion Master of Arts in Tourism and Cul­ture

Master of Arts in Vo­ca­tional Ed­u­ca­tion (En­gi­neer­ing Tech­nol­ogy) Master of Arts in Vo­ca­tional Ed­u­ca­tion (Health and So­cial Care) Master of Arts in Vo­ca­tional Ed­u­ca­tion (Hos­pi­tal­ity)

Master of Arts in Vo­ca­tional Ed­u­ca­tion (Tex­tiles and Fash­ion) Master of Sci­ence in Bio­med­i­cal En­gi­neer­ing (Biome­chan­ics) Master of Sci­ence - Built Her­itage Master of Sci­ence - Con­ser­va­tion Master of Sci­ence - Cul­tural Her­itage Man­age­ment

Master of Sci­ence in Di­a­betes Care Master of Sci­ence in Nat­u­ral En­vi­ron­ment and Re­sources Man­age- ment

Master of Sci­ence - Psy­cho­log­i­cal Stud­ies

Master of Sci­ence - Pub­lic Pol­icy and Strate­gic Man­age­ment Master of Sci­ence - Strate­gic Man­age­ment and Dig­i­tal Mar­ket­ing Master of So­cial Work

Master in The­ol­ogy

New ar­eas of study in Master Cour­ses

Master of Ed­u­ca­tion - e-Learn­ing; Early Child­hood and Pri­mary Ed­u­ca­tion (Math­e­mat­ics Ed­u­ca­tion); Early Child­hood and Pri­mary Ed­u­ca­tion (Sci­ence Ed­u­ca­tion); Re­search­ing Work and Life­long Learn­ing

Master of En­gi­neer­ing - Build­ing En­gi­neer­ing

Master of Sci­ence - Cul­tural Her­itage Man­age­ment; Food Sci­ences and Nu­tri­tion; Com­puter In­for­ma­tion Sys­tems; Mi­cro­elec­tron­ics and Mi­crosys­tems; Telecom­mu­ni­ca­tions En­gi­neer­ing; Space Sci­ences and As­tron­omy

Master in Teach­ing and Learn­ing - Agribusi­ness; Com­put­ing (in­clud­ing In­for­ma­tion Tech­nol­ogy and Vo­ca­tional Ed­u­ca­tion and Train­ing and In­for­ma­tion Tech­nol­ogy); De­sign and Tech­nol­ogy (in­clud­ing Vo­ca­tional Ed­u­ca­tion and Train­ing En­gi­neer­ing Tech­nol­ogy); Euro­pean Stud­ies; Hair­dress­ing and Beauty; Health and So­cial Care; Hos­pi­tal­ity; Me­dia Lit­er­acy; Re­tail­ing

New un­der­grad­u­ate cour­ses

Cer­tifi­cate for Grad­u­ates of NonEU Nurs­ing Pro­grammes - Nurs­ing

Cer­tifi­cate in Mi­gra­tion, Law and So­ci­ety

Diploma in Spa­tial Plan­ning Diploma in Wind Band Stud­ies Higher Diploma in Com­mu­nity Ac­cess for Dis­abled Peo­ple

Higher Diploma of Le­gal Procu­ra­tor

Bach­e­lor of Arts (Hon­ours) in Fa­cil­i­tat­ing In­clu­sive Ed­u­ca­tion Bach­e­lor in Per­form­ing Arts (Hon­ours)

Bach­e­lor of Sci­ence (Hon­ours) in Med­i­cal Sci­ences

New ar­eas of study in Bach­e­lor Cour­ses

Bach­e­lor of Sci­ence (Hon­ours) - Geo­sciences and Math­e­mat­ics; Math­e­mat­ics and Phi­los­o­phy

At present, the Ad­mis­sions Of­fice is work­ing to process ap­pli­ca­tions from per­sons who sat for the Ma­tric­u­la­tion Ex­am­i­na­tion Septem­ber Ses­sion and whose re­sults were pub­lished last week. These ap­pli­cants have been ad­vised that in case of a pos­i­tive re­sult, which should qual­ify them for the course of their choice, they can at­tend fresh­ers’ week and lec­tures even be­fore they re­ceive their of­fi­cial let­ter of ac­cep­tance. Lec­tures for con­tin­u­ing stu­dents com­menced on 1st Oc­to­ber. Lec­tures for fresher stu­dents com­mence on 4th Oc­to­ber.

View list of avail­able cour­ses through the fol­low­ing list: http://www.um.edu.mt/regis­trar/prospec­tive/ad­mis­sions

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