Known as the fashion capital, it will come as no surprise that Malta is where fashion students wish to acquire their master’s degrees. We will go over what academic programs are available at the University of Malta, and what type of tuition to expect from a single semester. Along with understanding what type of monthly student budget needs to be gone over to ensure that the student can save while staying and studying in Malta.
Universities in Malta:
- University of Malta
- The Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology
- Maria Regina College
- The Collegium Melitense
Academic programs at the University of Malta:
- Digital Arts
- Global Maritime Archeology
- Ocean Governance
- Conflict Resolution and Mediterranean Security
- Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technologies
- Digital Games
- Signals, Systems, and Control
- Strategic Management and Marketing
- Creativity and Innovation
- Knowledge-based Entrepreneurship
- Translation and Terminology Studies
Academic programs at Maria Regina College:
- Experimental and Applied Psychology
- Religious Studies
- Sociology/Social Studies
- Applied Economics and Policy Analysis
- Women’s and Gender Studies
- Justice Studies
- Political Science
- Social and Political Thought
- Software Systems Engineering
- Petroleum Systems Engineering
- Industrial Systems Engineering
- Environmental Systems Engineering
- Aging Studies
- Indigenous Nation-building
- Health Systems Management
- Non-Profit Management
- Organizational Leadership
- Public Safety Management
- Labor Resources
Student Cost of Living
Malta may be the fashion capital and most students would think that accommodation and necessities might be heavily expensive… however, students will be happy to know that this is not the case.
Intenational students will only need to budget for 1000 EUR a month which includes clothing, groceries, internet and phone bill, rent, and transportation. Malta is relatively lower in living cost than any surrounding EU countries.
Students will need to budget however, to accompany what their needs may be and what they can save on.
Cost of Tuition
For domestic and EU students, they will be happy to know that they can take advantage of the free tuition in Malta.
International students that are not from an EU country, can expect to pay around 2,000 EUR per academic year. Which is still a lower tuition cost compared to other EU countries.
To break down the tuition cost a bit more, to acquire 8 college credits in Malta. International students will need to pay a tuition of 1,090 EUR for an Arts or Business undergraduate.
However, for science-based credits, students will pay around 1,400 EUR for 8 college credits.
Languages Spoken in Malta
What languages can an international student expect to hear throughout Malta? In Malta the languages spoken are Maltese, English, and Maltese Sign Language most often.
Other languages routinely heard in Malta are Italian, Arabic, French, German, Spanish, and Russian.
Students can earn an arts degree scholarship if they end up studying the Maltese language. This scholarship always pays for full tuition for a 3-year college career. Language scholarships are some of the easiest and clear-cut ways to fit a discounted tuition cost into a student’s budget.
All international students whether they speak a secondary language, should take the time to learn some of the basics of a country’s native language. This will help with traveling around the country.