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Communications (Hons)

University of Malta

36 months
Duration
8500 EUR/year
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About

The Bachelor of Communications (Hons) at the University of Malta is a theory and practice-based course in which students analyse and gain skills in different aspects of Media and Communications.

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Overview

Apart from exploring human communications in different contexts and providing training in the analysis of media representations, the programme helps the student keep pace with the latest media and communication trends and technologies, offering learning of a combination of theoretical and practical skills. 

The programme blend a framework of concepts, processes and experiences in the dissemination of knowledge to work-related problems graduates encounter throughout their career. 

Throughout the Bachelor of Communications (Hons) at the University of Malta , students learn how to understand the workings of the media and ways in which media research can contribute to their awareness of its influence in society and on the individual within different contexts. 

Following this, students are also taught how to use the different communications media that can lead to skills acquisition for careers in different media sectors (design, broadcasting, online communications, etc). 

Apart from this, personal communications are also honed, going the whole range from understanding the workings of human communications and their different manifestations, to practice-based learning in, e.g., public speaking, presentation techniques, etc.

The areas of study include journalism; design and visual communications; marketing communications; film, video and broadcasting; and internet communications. Students also explore human communications in different contexts, as well as the latest media and communication trends and technologies in various settings.

Career opportunites and access to further studies

Job opportunities for those who complete the B.Comms. (Hons) course include, among others, careers in journalism, the media, film, script writing, public relations, advertising, corporate communications, design, digital and online publishing, broadcasting or marketing positions.

Students who successfully complete the B.Comms. (Hons) at the required level are eligible to read for the Master of Arts in Media and Communications (by Research) offered by the Department of Media and Communications, Faculty of Media and Knowledge Sciences.

A taught Master of Arts in Media and Communications is envisaged to start in October. Those students whose area of focus is Marketing Communications are eligible to read for the Master of Arts in Integrated Marketing Communications offered by the Department of Corporate Communications, Faculty of Media and Knowledge Sciences. 

Those students who focus on design and visual communications may read for the Master in Fine Arts (Digital Arts) offered by the Department of Digital Arts, Faculty of Media and Knowledge Sciences. Students whose area of focus is film and video production may read for the Master of Arts in Film offered by the Faculty of Arts.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced English Writing Skills 
  • Aspects of Communications 
  • Human Communication 
  • Journalism 
  • Visual Communications and Graphic Design 
  • Sociology and Communications 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must satisfy the General Entry Requirements for admission, namely, the Matriculation Certificate and Secondary Education Certificate passes at Grade 5 or better in Maltese, English Language and Mathematics. 
Applicants must also satisfy the following Special Course Requirements: 
  • An Intermediate Level pass in English. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    8500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8500 EUR per year during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 36 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.

Funding

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