Malta, in the heart of the Mediterranean, is a melting pot of civilizations with a history stretching back thousands of year, altogether the islands inhabit over 400.000 people. As English is an official language of Malta along with Maltese this may be just the perfect place for your study abroad experience.
It must be noted that studying in Malta caters for all sectors of the population, including the handicapped for whom a Special Education Section within the Education Department is set up. The Department also offers various ancillary services, e.g. guidance and counselling, welfare, psychological, medical, and spiritual, which enhance the quality of education offered.
WHY STUDY IN MALTA
Not only is Malta in the ideal position in the Mediterranean in its proximity to mainland Europe and North Africa, it offers a very good quality of life, low criminal rates, excellent health services and diverse entertainment and sport facilities. The Quality of education available in Malta attracts students from the countries bordering the Mediterranean and the Middle East.
Malta offers international students an endless range of outdoor activities like scuba diving, temple visiting, sailing, horse-riding, snorkeling, canoeing, windsurfing, go-carting, hiking, camping, trekking, abseiling, jet-skiing, water-skiing, paragliding, golf, kite-surfing and many more.
EDUCATION SYSTEM IN MALTA
The Maltese Educational System is based on the British model. Higher education in Malta is regulated by the Education Act of 1998 and subsequent amendments. Tertiary education is mainly provided by the University of Malta.
The University of Malta
The University of Malta is the highest teaching institutionin Malta. It is publicly funded and is open to all those who have the requisite qualifications.It provides Tertiary education at diploma, undergraduate and postgraduate level. The degree courses at the University are designed to produce highly qualified professionals, with experience of research, who will play key roles in industry, commerce and public affairs in general.
The University today has twelve faculties: Arts; Built Environment; Dental Surgery; Economics, Management & Accountancy; Education; Engineering; Health Sciences; Information & Communication Technology; Laws; Medicine & Surgery; Science and Theology.
There are some 10,000 students including over 750 foreign/exchange students from nearly 80 different countries, following full-time or part-time degree and diploma courses in University of Malta. The University is geared towards the infrastructural and industrial needs of the country so as to provide expertise in crucial fields. Over 2,500 students graduate in various disciplines annually.
University IT Services, originally established as the Computing Services Centre (CSC), is responsible for the University IT infrastructure and offers a range of facilities and services to assist its students with their IT-related needs.
The main campus is situated at Msida. There are two other campuses. One is the Valletta campus which is housed in the Old University Building. The other is the Gozo Campus on Malta's sister-island, Gozo, where part-time evening degree and diploma courses in various areas of study are offered.
- Bachelor's Degree
- Postgraduate Diploma
- Master's Degree
- Doctor's Degree