Master in Creativity and Innovation

Master in Creativity and Innovation

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Course title Master in Creativity and Innovation
Course code PMCAIFTT8
Postnominal M. CI(Melit.)
Level of qualification Second Cycle
National Qualifications Framework level Level 7
Duration 3 Semesters
Mode of attendance Full-time
Total ECTS credits 90
Coordinator Leonie Baldacchino
Delivered by The Edward de Bono Institute for Creative Thinking and Innovation
This is an interdisciplinary programme designed to assist participants to expand their perception, employ creative skills, develop ideas individually and within teams, sustain a creative climate and manage innovation. It offers methods and processes which help to identify opportunities and cultivate appropriate skills and attitudes. It promotes imaginative, flexible and practical thought and action and improves the ability to respond practically and creatively to problems and opportunities. This programme attracts professionals from a broad base of disciplines from the local and international scene. 

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The Course shall be open to applicants in possession of a Bachelor degree from this University, or an equivalent qualification obtained from any other recognized university.

The admission requirements are applicable for courses commencing in October 2021.

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.

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

Local/EU/EEA Applicants: Annual Enrolment Fee: Eur 400

Non-EU/Non-EEA Applicants: Total Tuition Fees: Eur 10,800
Yr 1: Eur 10,800 - Yr 2: NIL
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.
Click here to access the Programme of Study applicable from 2021/2.

Last Updated: 29 March 2021

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