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Calendar Academic Year 2017/8
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25 September
Beginning of Semester 1 for Continuing Students
2 October

Opening Ceremony (Lectures suspended between 8.00 and 14.00hrs);

Beginning of Semester 1 for First Year Students

16 October
Faculty Board of Health Sciences
2 - 23 October
Online Enrolment for 2017/8
4 - 10 October
Registration for Study-Units by students admitted in October 2017
6 October
Commencement of Lectures for First Year Students
17, 18, 19 October
Add/Drop Period
9 November
Graduation Thanksgiving Mass at St. John's Co-Cathedral, Valletta (1830hrs)
17 November

Graduation Ceremonies at Sir Temi Zammit Hall, Msida Campus:

1600hrs: Diploma in Health Science, Bachelor of Science (Honours) Health Science, Postgraduate Diploma in Dietetics, Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing, Postgraduate Diploma in Radiography (Vascular Ultrasound)

1830hrs: Bachelor of Science (Honours)

28 November
Graduation Ceremony (1630hrs) at the Church of the University, Valletta: Doctor of Philosophy, Master of Science
20 December - 3 January
Christmas Recess
4 - 17 January
Continuation of Semester 1
11 January
Faculty Board of Health Sciences
18 January - 3 February
Examination Session
5 February
Commencement of Second Semester
19, 20, 21 February
Add/Drop Period
8 March
Faculty Board of Health Sciences
26 March - 8 April
Easter Recess
9 April - 25 May
Continuation of Semester 2
19 April
Faculty Board of Health Sciences
26 May - 30 June
Examination Session
31 May
Faculty Board of Health Sciences
1 - 15 August
Summer Recess
1 - 14 September
Supplementary Examination Session
6 September
Faculty Board of Health Sciences


For the Schedule of University meetings click here

For Semester Dates for Academic Year 2017/8 please click here



Courses to be Offered as from October 2018

A list of courses to be offered by the Faculty as from October 2018, together with details on the application process and all the relevant information is available via the prospective students page.

Dates for interviews that will be held with applicants for limited number courses (in the event of over-subscription), as well as interviews to be held with applicants considered in terms of the ‘Adult Learner’ clause can be accessed here.

The page is constantly being updated. Applicants are advised to check the page regularly for further information.

Master of Science programme in Diabetes Care
The Faculty of Health Sciences and the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery will be offering a new Master of Science programme in Diabetes Care.

This Master degree will provide a clinical specialist postgraduate opportunity for practicing medical, nursing and allied health professionals in an area where continued development of practice is needed. This programme of studies will take an interdisciplinary approach, bringing students and academics of the different professional groups within the Faculty of Health Sciences and the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery together, allowing interdisciplinary teaching, learning and research.

For further details please follow this link.
Last Updated: 11 September 2017

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