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
February 2019 intake
Application deadline: 11 January 2019 at 14:00
Late application deadline for available courses: 18 January 2019 at 14:00
Very late application deadline for available courses: 25 January 2019 at 14:00
October 2019 intake
Application deadline for applicants holding overseas qualifications: 30 June 2019 at 14:00
Application deadline for applicants holding local qualifications: 25 July 2019 at 14:00
The application deadline for the M.D. course is 15 March 2019 at 14:00, for applicants presenting either:
- overseas qualifications; or
- non-Maltese applicants presenting the IB Diploma or EB Diploma who are not in possession of a SEC pass in Maltese and who intend to register for the Medical Maltese Proficiency course being offered by the University of Malta; or
- Maltese applicants who in terms of of the Admissions Regulations, are exempted from possessing a SEC pass in Maltese and who intend to register for the Medical Maltese Proficiency course being offered by the University of Malta.