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 2020 intake

  • Applications for the Doctor of Medicine and Surgery course for October 2020 for persons presenting Qualifications Awarded by Recognised Institutions other than the University of Malta have closed on 16 March 2020 at 14:00.
  • Late Applications for persons holding Overseas Qualifications for October 2020 are available until 31 August 2020 at 14:00.
  • Applications for persons holding Local Qualifications for October 2020 are available until 23 July 2020 at 14:00See details.

What's happening this academic year and the next?

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