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Italian (Hons)

University of Malta

36 months
8500 EUR/year
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The Italian (Hons) programme from University of Malta of study will give you an academic perspective of the language, literature and culture of the Mediterranean country.


Being an important historical country, it is inevitable that it has been influential in a variety of ways. During the Italian (Hons) course from the University of Malta we will broaden your literary horizons with a keen focus on Dante Alighieri’s Epic poetry, along with other notable Roman and Italian figures who have contributed to its national literature. 

Apart from studying modern and contemporary Italian literature in its visual mediums, we will also refine your morphological, syntactical and lexical abilities in the target language. In your final year, you may have the opportunity to carry out a research-based dissertation of your choice. 

We also encourage you to participate in our Erasmus+ mobility programme for a diversified and multicultural academic experience.

Career opportunites and access to further studies

As a graduate of this programme of study you will be employable, both locally and internationally, as a translator, journalist, writer, interpreter, historian, editor, diplomat, publisher, researcher, industrial relations consultant, human resources specialist, archivist, linguist, librarian and as a cultural consultant. If you would like to further your studies, or are interested in pursuing an academic career, then we encourage you to enrol in one of our local postgraduate courses for a honed and holistic academic background.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Historical Linguistics
  • Italian Cinema
  • Dante: Inferno and Purgatory
  • Comparative Literature: Italian and Maltese
  • Modern and Contemporary Italian Poetry
  • Anglo-Italian Studies
  • Italian Today

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 ECTS


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.

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

    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.


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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