Master in Accountancy

Master in Accountancy

Course information

Course title Master in Accountancy
Course code PMACCPDT3
Postnominal M. Accty.(Melit.)
Level of qualification Second Cycle
National Qualifications Framework level Level 7
Duration 1 to 2 Years
Mode of attendance Part-time Day
Total ECTS credits 40
Coordinator Peter J. Baldacchino
Delivered by Faculty of Economics, Management and Accountancy
B.Accty (Hons) or B.A. (Hons) Accty graduates applying for the course under these transitional arrangements will be allowed four consecutive semesters in which to complete the programme. (Four consecutive semesters start from the month of October.)

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The Course shall be open to applicants in possession of:

(a) the Bachelor of Accountancy (Honours) degree or the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree in Accountancy (both awarded after successful completion of the three-year Bachelor of Commerce degree course) obtained with at least Second Class Honours or

(b) the Bachelor of Accountancy (Honours) degree or the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree in Accountancy (both awarded after successful completion of the three-year Bachelor of Commerce degree course) obtained with Third Class Honours, subject to the submission of a portfolio covering at least 3 years’ experience in the accountancy field, or a certificate showing that they are holders of the Certified Public Accountant Warrant issued by the Accountancy Board (Malta).

The maximum number of students that can be admitted to the course is 10 students.

When the number of applicants that may be admitted is limited and the number of applicants who satisfy the requirements specified in the above paragraphs exceeds the number of places available, selection shall be made solely on the basis of academic merit achieved in the Bachelor of Accountancy (Honours) or the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Accountancy degrees.

The admission requirements are applicable for courses commencing in October 2020.

For more detailed information pertaining to admission and progression requirements please refer to the bye-laws for the course available here.

UM currently hosts over 1,000 full-time international students and over 450 visiting students. The ever-increasing international students coming from various countries, in recent years, have transformed this 400-year old institution into an international campus.

Our international students generally describe Malta as a safe place, enjoying excellent weather and an all-year varied cultural programme. Malta is considered as the ideal place for students to study.

You can compare your national qualifications to the local requirements by visiting our qualifications comparability webpage.

Access more information about our admission process and English language requirements.

After you receive an offer from us, our International Office will assist you with visas, accommodation and other related issues.

Local/EU/EEA Applicants: No fees apply

Non-EU/Non-EEA Applicants: Total Tuition Fees: Eur 7,200
Click here to access the Programme of Study applicable from 2020/1.

Last Updated: 23 July 2020

The University makes every effort to ensure that the published Courses Plans, Programmes of Study and Study-Unit information are complete and up-to-date at the time of publication. The University reserves the right to make changes in case errors are detected after publication.
The availability of optional units may be subject to timetabling constraints.
Units not attracting a sufficient number of registrations may be withdrawn without notice.
Unless for exceptional approved reasons, no changes to the programme of study for a particular academic year will be made once the students' registration period for that academic year begins.

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