18 months
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8933 EUR/year
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About

The Natural Environment and Resources Management programme of study from the University of Malta provides the opportunity to work on the sustainability challenges of our time. You will learn to work towards finding solutions for societal problems related to natural resource exploitation and environmental change.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

The Natural Environment and Resources Management programme of study from the University of Malta consists of core, methods, specialisation and a dissertation.

The coursework aims to provide a comprehensive knowledge base reflecting current thinking in Earth Systems, a solid methodological foundation, and an opportunity for in-depth focus in a thematic area relevant to environment and resource management in which the candidate has specific interest.

During the application process, you will be asked to rank the elective thematic areas in order of preference, and are encouraged to contact the Course Coordinator, Dr Charles Galdies here, in order to discuss your selection of a specialisation area and potential research topic BEFORE applying online.

Career opportunites and access to further studies

Potential employers include environmental, planning and resource management agencies and organizations, private-sector industry and services (such as aviation and marine meteorological services) and environmental appraisal consultancies, the University of Malta, other educational institutions, as well as European and international governmental and non-governmental agencies. 

Examples of the latter include the European Environment Agency, Centre International de Hautes études Agronomiques Méditerranéennes (CIHEAM), World Conservation Union (IUCN), Conservation International, the World Wildlife Fund, the World Bank, as well as various UN agencies including FAO, UNESCO, UNEP, UNDP and UNIDO.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methods for Natural Environment and Resource Management
  • Academic Reading, Writing and Speaking in English for Postgraduates
  • Earth Systems Science
  • Spatial Technologies for Environment Resources Management
  • Environmental Monitoring and Assessment
  • Tools and Techniques

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
95

Credits

90 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Third Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
95

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

To be registered as regular students in the Course, applicants shall be in possession of:

  • a first cycle degree in Science with Earth Systems as a main area of study obtained with Second Class Honours or better or
  • a first cycle degree in Science obtained with Second Class Honours or better in an area that is deemed relevant by the Board.
Applicants with a first cycle degree in Science with Earth Systems as a main area of study obtained with Third Class Honours may be admitted if they show evidence of significant experience in work relevant to the area of study of the Course, obtained after their first cycle degree.

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

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

Local/EU/EEA/ Non-EU/Non-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.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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