Lying at the crossroads of the Mediterranean, UM has been, over its 400-year history, the hub for international academic exchange on the island. UM is the leading higher education institution in Malta and its structures are in line with the Bologna Process and the European Higher Education area.

The University seeks to carry out academic research and provide a vibrant higher education setting in the arts, sciences and the humanities as required for Malta’s economic, social and cultural development. The courses at UM are designed to produce highly-qualified professionals in multiple disciplines. The UM alumni community is growing exponentially: well over 3,500 students graduate in various disciplines annually.

The language of instruction is English and about twelve per cent of the student population is international.

Today UM is composed of fourteen faculties, a number of interdisciplinary institutes and centres, three schools and a junior college. Besides the main campus, situated at Msida, there are three other campuses: Valletta, Marsaxlokk, Gozo.

Programs taught in:
  • English

This school also offers:

BSc

University of Malta

The overall aim of the B.Sc. (Hons.) in Nursing programme is to prepare first-level nurses who are able to provide effective evidence-based patient-centred care. This cou ... [+]

The overall aim of the B.Sc. (Hons.) in Nursing programme is to prepare first-level nurses who are able to provide effective evidence-based patient-centred care. This course aims to provide students with an understanding of nursing’s distinct knowledge base as well as knowledge derived from the other life and social sciences. It also aims to equip students with the ability to perform the required clinical skills competently and in full knowledge of the current evidence. It is in view of this that this course comprises both theoretical and practical components, with a diversified content that is designed to develop the students’ ability to draw upon the various types of knowledge, the appropriate skills and an understanding of an individual’s personal wishes, to guide the appropriate nursing action in a variety of settings. The 3-year programme conforms to the European Union Directives on Nursing Education and secures recognition as a first level nurse across EU member states.... [-]

Malta Valletta
October 2019
English
Full-time
3 years
Campus
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Certificate

University of Malta

The purpose of this Certificate programme is to address the gaps between the undergraduate training of nurses qualified in non-EU/EEA countries and the requirements for n ... [+]

Course information Course Title: Certificate for Graduates of Non-EU/EEA Nursing Programmes Course Code: UCGNENURFT Level of Qualification: Not Applicable National Qualifications Framework level: Level 5 Duration: 1 Semester Mode of Attendance: Full-time Total ECTS credits: 30 Coordinator: Trevor Abela Fiorentino Delivered by: Faculty of Health Sciences Course overview

This programme of study is also offered on a part-time basis. Please consult the Registrar’s website for more information pertaining to courses offered by the University.

The purpose of this Certificate programme is to address the gaps between the undergraduate training of nurses qualified in non-EU/EEA countries and the requirements for nurse training stipulated by EU regulations. Through a combination of study-units, the programme is adjusted to meet the needs of different applicants, after an evaluation of each applicant's qualifications. The programme is divided equally between a theoretical component and a clinical placement, which run concurrently.... [-]

Malta Valletta
October 2019
English
Full-time
Part-time
1 semester
Campus
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Master

University of Malta

The University of Malta, in collaboration with Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, will provide a comprehensive theory and practical-based programme of s ... [+]

The University of Malta, in collaboration with Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, will provide a comprehensive theory and practical-based programme of studies to enable persons who are already licensed as health professionals acquire knowledge related to acupuncture.

The course will facilitate learning within a structured framework covering topics relevant to the practice of the speciality.

The ethos of the course is to ensure that future graduates will be in a position to make significant contributions not only towards clinical care but also towards promoting the academic aspects of the speciality in teaching and research. Through this course, students will understand the essential theory of Chinese medicine, become familiar with the knowledge and techniques of acupuncture, and safely manage common appropriate conditions through the use of acupuncture.... [-]

Malta Valletta
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English
Full-time
3 semesters
Campus
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University of Malta

The programme supports students to integrate skills in pharmaceutical sciences and pharmaceutical practice so as to practice in a wide variety of settings including commu ... [+]

Course information Course title: Master of Pharmacy Course code: PMPHRFTT1 Postnominal: M.Pharm.(Melit.) Level of qualification: Second Cycle National Qualifications Framework level: Level 7 Duration: 3 Semesters Mode of attendance: Full-time Total ECTS credits: 90 Coordinator: Lilian M. Azzopardi Delivered by: Faculty of Medicine and Surgery Course overview

The course consists of three semesters and is taken by graduates in possession of the 4 year BSc (Hons) in Pharmaceutical Science degree. It gives an entry-level professional pharmacy degree. It supports students to integrate skills in pharmaceutical sciences and pharmaceutical practice so as to practice in a wide variety of settings including community pharmacy, hospitals, pharmaceutical administrative institutions, pharmaceutical regulatory sciences and the pharmaceutical industry.... [-]

Malta Valletta
October 2019
English
Full-time
3 semesters
Campus
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PhD

University of Malta

In addition to the taught component which is the same as that for the Master in Advanced Clinical Pharmacy, Pharm. D. students are expected to undertake a Doctoral Resear ... [+]

The Doctorate in Pharmacy (Pharm D.) is a level 8 degree offered by the Department of Pharmacy at the University of Malta, Malta, in collaboration with the College of Pharmacy at the University of Illinois in Chicago (UIC), USA. The Department of Pharmacy at the University of Malta enjoys a long-standing history of experience in clinical pharmacy education and research while the College of Pharmacy at the University of Illinois in Chicago ranks among the top colleges of pharmacy in the USA. This course is unique in that it combines the development and application of advanced clinical pharmacy skills with contextual research. Taught study-units are delivered jointly by both Universities.... [-]

Malta Valletta
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English
Full-time
3 years
Online & Campus Combined
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University of Malta

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Capital city Valletta

University of Malta
Address
Valletta Campus University of Malta St.Paul's Street Valletta
Valletta, Malta
Website
Phone
+356 2340 2340