Nursing, M.Sc. | University of Malta | Msida, Malta
18 months
8933 EUR/year
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The Nursing programme from University of Malta is specifically designed if you are a graduate of any Bachelor of Nursing degree to enable you to extend your nursing knowledge, competences and skills. In the first two semesters of the programme you will complete 60 ECTS across a number of study-units. 

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These units embrace a blended approach to teaching and learning, comprising in-class sessions, online activity and self-directed commitment. 

In the third semester, you will pursue a research study leading to the writing up of a dissertation under the supervision of an academic supervisor. 

Through the series of study-units and the dissertation, this programme aims at enhancing the professional role of the nurse as a clinician, an educator, a researcher and as an active player in the realms of academia, policy making, management and innovation.

Career opportunites and access to further studies

The Nursing programme of the University of Malta enables you to master research, academic and professional skills which lend themselves well to various clinical and non-clinical posts and roles, primarily within the health and social care sectors. 

Upon the successful completion of this programme, you will be eligible to apply for registration on a doctoral programme of studies at the University of Malta or a foreign institution abroad.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methods for Health Care Professionals
  • Evidence Appraisal and Synthesis
  • Social Policies, Programmes and Services in the Field of Ageing
  • Financial Management and Health Economics
  • Public Policy and Ethics at the Edges of Human Life
  • Patient Safety in Healthcare Practice
  • Advancing Nursing Practice

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

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Academic requirements

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English requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

The Course shall be open to applicants in possession of:

  • a Bachelor's degree obtained with at least Second Class Honours in an area of study deemed suitable by the Board or
  • a degree from this or another university which the Board considers as comparable to the degree indicated in paragraph (a).

Applicants may be required to provide evidence of being in possession of the licence to practice in the register of the profession concerned, as kept by the relevant regulatory council.

Applicants may be required to provide evidence of work experience following registration with the relevant regulatory council in the proposed area of study or area of specialisation, if applicable.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    8933 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13400 EUR for the full programme during 18 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR for the full programme during 18 months.

Local/EU/EEA Applicants:

  • Annual Enrolment Fee: Eur 400

Living costs for Msida

690 - 1170 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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