New students, new courses at university
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.
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.
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