The Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) course is a full-time course, which includes a number of compulsory core study-units in Psychology and a number of elective study-units which students may choose from. It has also a research component, where students have to design and conduct a research project. The Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) degree enables students to proceed with their studies in Psychology at Postgraduate level, both in Malta and abroad, provided other requirements are also satisfied.
Applicants must satisfy the General Entry Requirements for admission, namely, the Matriculation Certificate and Secondary Education Certificate passes at Grade 5 or better in Maltese, English Language and Mathematics.
Applicants must also satisfy the following Special Course Requirements:
An Intermediate Level pass at Grade C or better in Biology.
Applicants in terms of the 'maturity (adult learners) clause' are required to sit for a Biology Examination to be held on 10 September 2018. Successful applicants will then be required to sit for an interview during the last two weeks of September 2018. Once announced, these dates cannot be changed. A sample of the test paper and the syllabus in connection with Biology test is available on the departmental website. The closing date for receipt of applications from applicants in terms of the 'maturity (adult learners) clause' (those who will be sitting for the exam and/or interview) is 31 August 2018. The closing date for other applicants is 30 September 2018.
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.
Students who wish to participate in an ERASMUS exchange are encouraged to do so during the second semester of the second year of the course.
Click here to access the Programme of Study applicable from 2018/9.
Last Updated: 3 July 2018
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.