12 months
6600 EUR/year
6600 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The Foundation Studies in Business Studies at the University of Malta  is a one-year, pre-tertiary study programme specifically tailored to enrol you in an undergraduate study and to meet the necessary direct entry requirements. 

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The Foundation Studies in Business Studies at the University of Malta presents a comprehensive introduction to discipline-specific academic English language skills and terminology, study skills, and the fundamental concepts in the study of accounts and economics in a learner-centred environment designed to promote your autonomy through task-based learning, interactive learning, self-access, and small-group contact time for learning support. 

The programme is also designed to introduce you to a thriving multicultural community of students and promotes a learning environment that is diverse and inclusive. The Business Studies study programme will provide learning in the core academic English language skills, accounts, economics, psychology, communications, research and critical thinking skills.

Career opportunites and access to further studies

As a certificate holder, you will be eligible to enrol in an undergraduate course in Business Studies at the University of Malta.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research and Reasoning
  • Business Mathematics 
  • Writing for Academic Business Studies
  • Listening for Academic Business Studies
  • Grammar and Terminology for Academic Business Studies
  • General Mathematics 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

The Course shall be open to all applicants who:

  • present a secondary and/or high school certificate issued abroad and who studied within an educational system that is not comparable to the Maltese educational system (in terms of curriculum, years of study, etc.) and 
  • are in possession of one of the following qualifications in English at the required level

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    6600 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6600 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6600 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6600 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Msida

690 - 1170 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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