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Master in Creativity & Innovation
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“Creativity involves breaking out of established patterns in order to look at things in a different way.  We need creativity and innovation in order to break free from the temporary structures that have been set up by a particular sequence of experience.”  (Edward de Bono)

The Master in Creativity and Innovation attracts professionals from a broad base of disciplines from the local and  international scene.  This unique postgraduate programme has been designed with the collaboration of Professor Edward de Bono, the inventor of Lateral Thinking and author of over 75 books published in 38 languages. Internationally recognized experts form part of the faculty for this course.

The course is designed to be interdisciplinary and innovative in order to assist participants to expand their perception, employ creative skills, develop ideas individually and with teams, sustain a creative climate and manage innovation. It offers methods and processes designed to help identify opportunities and cultivate appropriate skills and attitudes.

Learning Objectives

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 
Programme Timeline and Time Table 
  • Lectures are held during the daytime.
  • Start Date: October each year
  • Duration for Full-time Students: 3 semesters
  • Duration for Part-time Students: 6 semesters 

Please click here to access the full-time programme of studies, and here to access the part-time programme of studies.


Admissions Requirements

Admission requirements are a Bachelors degree from the University of Malta or an equivalent qualification obtained from any other recognised university.


Course Fee

The course fees for EU Students are Eur400 per annum.

The course fees for non EU students are Eur10,800 for the whole course 



Applications may be submitted online here.

Further information, including application deadlines and procedures for local and international students, is available here 



University of Malta General Regulations for Postgraduate Degrees

University of Malta Bye-Laws for Course 



Get Qualified 

This Master programme forms part of the 'Get Qualified' Scheme offered by Malta Enterprise. Upon successful completion, eligible students will benefit from a tax credit of up to 70% of the course fees, thus recovering most of the costs incurred. For more information please click here



Opening Hours

Kindly note that on Wednesday 28 and Thursday 29 March, the office will be open till 1330hrs. 

Apologies for any inconvenience. 

Master Timetable for Semester 2

Please click here to download the Master in Creativity and Innovation Timetable for Academic Year 2017/8 - Semester 2

Diploma Timetable Year 2 - Semester 2

Kindly, click here to access the Diploma Timetable for Academic Year 2017/8 - Semester 2

Optional Study Units Timetable - Semester 2

Please click here to download the Optional Study Units Timetable for Semester 2

Annual Report Oct 2016 - Sep 2017

We are pleased to announce the publication of The Edward de Bono Institute's Annual Report for the period 01 October 2016 to 30 September 2017. Please click here to download the document.

Last Updated: 14 February 2018

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