UoM and Malta Police Force Sign Agreement
The University of Malta, through its Institute of Criminology, and the Malta Police Force have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to establish and promote strong links between academic research and the dissemination of knowledge. The agreement is intended to enhance police training and practice.
The Memorandum of Understanding includes provisions for the development and promotion of co-operation in the study of criminal justice and policing, including the possible introduction of a BA (Hons) in Policing in addition to the existing BA (Hons) in Criminology. The agreement also promotes collaboration between the two parties with regard to design, development and implementation of police academic programmes.
Rector Professor Juanito Camilleri and Police Commissioner John Rizzo signed the Memorandum of Understanding.
05 January 2011
Courses offered by the Centre for Labour Studies
The Centre for Labour Studies and the Faculty of Education are offering the Postgraduate Diploma in Lifelong Career Guidance and Development. It is a two-year part-time evening postgraduate course starting in February 2011.
The course equips participants with the skills required by career guidance practitioners working in the public or private sector. It is designed for persons with a graduate level of education, and a maximum number of 30 students will be accepted.
The Centre will also be offering the Diploma in Social Studies (Gender and Development), a two year part-time day diploma course, also starting in February 2011. The course will empower women and men to develop and maintain gender sensitive policies at work and in society.
Interested persons are invited to apply through the Online Application facility by 14 January 2011. Late applications can be submitted up to 21 January 2011.
Contact the Centre for Labour Studies on +356 2340 2731 or by email for further information about the courses.
21 December 2010
The Military Religious Order of St John: A General History
This course of lectures studies in some detail the exciting history of the Knights of St John from their humble beginnings in Jerusalem to 1798, when they were forced by Napoleon to leave the Maltese islands.
The lectures, which will be held at the University Gozo Campus, will be spread over 8 weekends (14 hours of tuition), commencing on Thursday 17 February 2011. Lectures will be held on Thursdays and Fridays from 1730hrs to 1830hrs.
For further information please click here.
16 December 2010
2020 Vision or Optical Illusion?
On the occasion of Foundation Day 2010, the University of Malta has published a status report authored by the Rector, Professor Juanito Camilleri, entitled '2020 Vision or Optical Illusion?'. This report, which may act as a basis for a mature public debate, highlights the achievements of the University in the past five years, and projects the author's vision for the University in the context of policy directions that may be pursued to enhance the University's contribution to Malta's socioeconomic well-being.
To access the report, click here.
25 November 2010
19 May 2013