Dates and deadlines

The UM academic year commences every October but you can apply online from the previous November for your preferred course. Another intake, on a smaller scale, is held in February.

The majority of Master's degrees by Research and all Doctoral Degrees (except for the Doctorate of Pharmacy degree) have more than one entry point. Prospective applicants can apply any time during the year. As part of the application process, applicants are required to submit a research proposal.

Take note of these deadlines

October 2021 intake

  • Applications for the Doctor of Medicine and Surgery course for October 2021 for persons presenting Qualifications Awarded by Recognised Institutions other than the University of Malta close on 15 March 2021 at 14:00.
  • Applications for Postgraduate Courses close on 22 July at 14:00.
  • Applications for Undergraduate Courses close on 24 August at 14:00See details.

What's happening the next academic year?

Semester dates and other important dates - check the updated semester dates for academic year 2020-2021.