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Maltese (Hons)

University of Malta

36 months
8500 EUR/year
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The programme of study in Maltese (Hons) from University of Malta is an opportune course to provide you with an academic perspective on the national first language and mother-tongue of Malta. 


During the Maltese (Hons) course from University of Malta you will learn about the linguistic, phonetic, morphologic, syntactic and literary qualities of Maltese, in conjunction with external features such as history, culture and society. 

Through a chronological lens of how both Maltese language and literature have developed throughout the years, we will instil within you a deep appreciation for the country’s history and its contemporary important status as Mediterranean and active country. In your final year you may have the opportunity to carry out a research-based dissertation, as you will be knowledgeable enough to explore a research topic of your choice.

Career opportunites and access to further studies

As a graduate of this programme of study, you will have the chance to be employed as a translator, teacher, writer, editor, human resources officer, events organiser, copywriter, proof-reader and journalist. If you are interested in furthering your studies, or are considering an academic profession, then we encourage you to enrol in one of our local postgraduate courses for a honed and holistic academic experience.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Maltese Syntax
  • Romantic Poetry
  • Maltese Sign Language
  • Psycholinguistics: Language Acquisition
  • Dialects of Maltese
  • Maltese Theatre
  • Corpus Linguistics
  • Modern Poetry

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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