The programme of study is intended to follow closely the curriculum of the Instituto Cervantes, the foremost institution worldwide in the teaching of Spanish as a foreign language. Setting aside Chinese, there are more native speaks of Spanish in the world than there are of any other language. As an increasing number of people use IT to connect with others across the globe for work and pleasure, Spanish is the language of choice after English, which renders you at an advantageous position in both your personal and professional life.
To be registered as regular students in the Course, applicants shall satisfy the general requirements for admission as specified in the Admission Regulations.
The Certificate Course may be taken concurrently with any University undergraduate or postgraduate course, whether followed on a full-time or part-time basis.
This course is open to both University of Malta current students and General Public.
The admission requirements are applicable for courses commencing in October 2022.
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
If students are following a FT course at UM - No fees apply. If students are not following a FT course at UM - Total Tuition Fee: €4,250. Yr1 - €1,420 - Yr2 - €1,420 - Yr3 - €1,410
By the end of the course, you will be able to: • Understand accurate and idiomatically effective Spanish. • Refer to your insight into contemporary Hispanic societies and cultures in Spain and the Americas. • Communicate and understand spoken and written Spanish. • Articulate coherent ideas and arguments in oral and written mediums. • Combine organised independent study with effective group work. • Function in a Spanish-speaking environment.
If you are a non-language student or may already be studying a foreign language with a desire to become fluent in Spanish to further your CV qualifications, then this is the ideal course for you.
By the end of the course, you will have an international qualification in the shape of the Instituto’s DELE exams, over and above the University of Malta’s own Certificate in Language Proficiency (Spanish).
Click here to access the Programme of Study applicable from 2022/3.
Last Updated: 21 June 2022
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.