Master in Youth and Community Studies

Master in Youth and Community Studies

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Course information

Course title Master in Youth and Community Studies
Course code PMYTHPET9
Postnominal M. YCS.(Melit.)
Level of qualification Second Cycle
National Qualifications Framework level Level 7
Duration 6 Semesters
Mode of attendance Part-time Evening
Total ECTS credits 90
Coordinator Maria Pisani
Delivered by Faculty for Social Wellbeing
The Course shall be open to applicants in possession of one of the following qualifications:

(a) the B.A. (Hons) degree in Youth and Community Studies or

(b) the B.A. degree in Youth and Community Studies obtained prior to 2004 or

(c) an honours degree from this or another university in an area of study that is deemed relevant by the Board, together with a minimum of two years' experience in a youth or community setting.

Applicants applying for admission in terms of paragraph (c) will need to satisfy the interviewing board appointed by the Board and which is composed of at least three members, through an interview, that they have the necessary academic background, professional aptitude and disposition to follow the Course with profit.

Whilst filling in the online application, applicants must have the Police Certificate of Conduct in hand as they must include certain details from it in the application form.

On acceptance on the course, applicants will also be asked to submit an original Police Certificate of Conduct (not more than 6 months old) to the Faculty for Social Wellbeing.

The admission requirements are applicable for courses commencing in October 2018.

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.

The International Office at UM provides information about admission, English language requirements, and comparability of qualifications. Dedicated personnel assist international students with visas, health tests, accommodation and other related issues.

Local/EU/EEA Applicants: Total Tuition Fees: Eur 4,800
Fee per semester: Eur 800

Non-EU/Non-EEA Applicants: Total Tuition Fees: Eur 10,800
Yr 1: Eur 5,400 - Yr 2: Eur 5,400 - Yr 3: NIL
These tuition fees are quoted for indicative purposes only as they are based on the programme of studies of 2018/9.
Click here to access the Programme of Study applicable from 2018/9.

Last Updated: 1 October 2018

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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.