The Bachelor degree in Built Environment Studies provides the entry level to a number of professional or second-tier Masters degree courses, offered by the Faculty for the Built Environment. The course covers a range of study-units of relevance to the professional disciplines students may wish to follow in subsequent years, but allowing them a high degree of choice, so that their studies can be better tailored to their aptitudes and career ambitions. The programme is intended to be multi-disciplinary and to give better opportunities for trans-European student exchanges. The course introduces a wide range of disciplines, relevant for the study of architecture, structural or civil engineering, spatial planning, management, environmental performance, and particularly materials and construction technology subjects.
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:
(a) the Diploma in Design Foundation Studies and
(b) two passes at Advanced Matriculation Level at Grade C or better in:
(i) Pure Mathematics or Applied Mathematics (Mechanics) and (ii) Physics and
(c) a pass at Intermediate Matriculation Level in one of the following subjects: Applied Mathematics (Mechanics) (unless offered at Advanced Matriculation Level), Art, Chemistry, Computing, Engineering Drawing and Graphical Communication, English, History, Information Technology, Philosophy, Pure Mathematics (unless offered at Advanced Matriculation Level), and Sociology.
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.
After you receive an offer from us, our International Office will assist you with visas, accommodation and other related issues.
No fees apply
Fee per academic year: Eur 10,800
Students who wish to participate in an ERASMUS exchange are encouraged to do so during either semester of the second and third year of the course.
Click here to access the Programme of Study applicable from 2020/1.
Last Updated: 11 June 2020
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