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Starting October 2020, the Islands and Small States Institute (ISSI) of the University of Malta is offering a fully online Master by research in Islands and Small States studies (full-time or part-time), as well as a PhD programme. Further information about these opportunities is available on the Institute's website.
This inter-disciplinary postgraduate course relates to economic, social, environmental and political issues associated with islands and small states. In response to the Coronavirus Pandemic, students will now have the opportunity to follow courses that will be conducted online by distance tuition, using secure platforms and dynamic interaction techniques. Students may also opt for part-time study, in which case more time will be allowed for the writing of the dissertation.
The ISSI is a centre of excellence in teaching and research associated with islands and small states, hosting world renowned scholars and lecturers, which has been ensuring the highest academic and professional standards for over thirty years. Watch our promotional video and discover the numerous opportunities that studying with us can offer to your career advancement, personal development and networking.
The University of Malta offers scholarships for the waiving of tuition fees. Full details can be found online.
The deadline for application is 30 June 2020.
If you require further information, including guidance for your application and enquiries about our PhD programme, please email us. Our team will be happy to assist you!