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The Department of Economics forms part of the Faculty of Economics, Management and Accountancy (FEMA) of the University of Malta. The Department of Economics hosts a divers staff with considerable experience in academia and applied economics work. Visiting lecturers, including researchers of international repute (supported by Central Bank of Malta) are regular feature in the department.

Besides servicing  several departments across the University the department offers a rich undergraduate teaching curriculum comparable with those of leading universities, which regularly updated to reflect developments in the field. Core subjects like microeconomics, macroeconomics and econometrics, applied topics such as public sector economics, monetary economics and international economics , are complimented by a range of other topics that reflect the expertise and research of interest of staff - such as health economics, environmental economics, small island and development economics, cost benefit analysis and behavioural economics.

On the research front, the department is particularly strong on economics of the public sector and applications thereof. The department hosts leading researchers in the field of economics of small islands and states. The department also prides itself on taking an active role in policy development, the media and outreach events with a view to ensuring academic impact on real world affairs.

At the Department of Economics students  are supported to make the right career choices. The range of topics , the experience of the staff in the field, as well as regular seminars with practitioners, help ensure that students are exposed to real world applications of economics. Graduates in economics are increasingly in demand in the job market. Typically all students secure a job in the field within a few months of graduating in institutions such as Central Bank of Malta, the Government of Malta, government  entities, private consultancies or commercial banks. Our alumni occupy diplomatic positions, positions whiten the European Commission, the United Nations, academia, the media and politics.


For more information on the Department of Economics please download the Department's Brochure






Last Updated: 19 November 2014

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