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“Creativity involves breaking out of established patterns in order to look at things in a different way.  We need creativity and innovation in order to break free from the temporary structures that have been set up by a particular sequence of experience.”  (Edward de Bono)

The Masters in Creativity and Innovation attracts professionals from a broad base of disciplines from the local and  international scene.  This unique Master Programme has been designed with the collaboration of Professor Edward de Bono, the inventor of Lateral Thinking and author of over 75 books published in 38 languages. Internationally recognized experts will form part of the faculty for this course.

The course is designed to be interdisciplinary and innovative in order to assist participants to expand their perception, employ creative skills, develop ideas with their team, sustain a creative climate and manage innovation. It offers methods and processes designed to help identify opportunities and cultivate appropriate skills and attitudes.

Learning Objectives

The aim of the programme is to create a process to develop and promote imaginative, flexible and
practical thought and action by:

  • Developing a more creative attitude
  • Improving their ability to respond practically and creatively to problems and opportunities
  • Learning a variety of approaches designed to develop ideas, manage innovation and apply the knowledge and skills gained
  • Being better placed to help establish an organisational climate in which creativity, entrepreneurship and innovation can be fostered
  • Understanding a variety of approaches to restructuring organisations
  • Learning strategies to deal with the constantly changing landscape
  • Appreciating the contextual nature of knowledge 
Programme Timeline and Time Table 
  • Lectures are held during the daytime.
  • Start Date: October each year
  • Duration for Full-time Students: 3 semesters
  • Duration for Part-time Students: 6 semesters
  • The time table for Year 1, Semester 1 is available here

 

Please click here to access the full-time programme of studies, and here to access the part-time programme of studies.

 

Admissions Requirements

Admission requirements are a Bachelors degree from the University of Malta or an equivalent qualification obtained from any other recognised university.

 

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Information on application procedures for local and international students is available here

 

REGULATIONS

University of Malta General Regulations for Postgraduate Degrees

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Get Qualified 

This Master programme forms part of the 'Get Qualified' Scheme offered by Malta Enterprise. Upon successful completion, eligible students will benefit from a tax credit of up to 70% of the course fees, thus recovering most of the costs incurred. For more information please click here

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GET QUALIFIED 2016

We are very pleased to announce that our Master in Creativity and Innovation, our Diploma in Creativity, Innovation & Entrepreneurship and our PhD course all form part of the 'Get Qualified' Scheme' offered by Malta Enterprise. Upon successful completion, eligible students will benefit from a tax credit of up to 70% of the course fees, thus recovering most of the costs incurred. For more information please click here.

CIMULACT Online Consultation

The CIMULACT project has now reached a new stage and we are currently looking for respondents for an online survey.
Master in Creativity and Innovation Timetable

Please click here to access the Master in Creativity and Innovation timetable for Academic Year 2016/17 - Semester 1.

Diploma in Creativity, Innovation & Entrepreneurship Timetable

Please click here to access the timetable for the part-time evening Diploma in Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship for Academic Year 2016/17.

Optional Study Units Timetable

Please click here to access the Optional Study Units timetable for Academic Year 2016-17 - Semester 1.

Summer Opening Hours

Kindly note that from Monday 6th June till Tuesday 30th September, the Institute Office will be open between 0800hrs and 1300hrs. Kindly also note that for the time being, our offices were relocated at Dar Guzeppi Zahra (opposite Lecture Centre) Rooms 107, 108 and 109.

Apologies for any inconvenience.

New PhD Course

We are delighted to inform you that the institute will be launching a new PhD degree in October 2016. For more information on the Doctor of Philosophy degree please click here


Social Innovation Challenge

The 'Social Innovation Challenge: Enable and Engage' is a new competition aimed at individuals or teams who would like to make a contribution in the field of active ageing and disability. Please visit our Facebook page for more details. 

Annual Report - October 2014 - September 2015

Please click here to access The Edward de Bono Institute's Annual Report for the period 01 October 2014 to 30 September 2015.

 
 
Last Updated: 26 September 2016

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