24 months
10800 EUR/year
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This two-year Theology programme from University of Malta is offered on a full-time basis at postgraduate level while covering areas in biblical studies, systematic theology, moral theology, ecclesiastical history and patristics, liturgy and church legislation. 

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Although mainly taught, the Theology programme from University of Malta is structured in such a way as to enhance student participation and research through tutorials, class-presentations and a dissertation.

Career opportunites and access to further studies

The Programme is mainly intended for candidates who intend to engage themselves in pastoral ministry, both as ordained as well as lay ministers in the Church. It is also intended for other individuals who wish to deepen their faith experience, and use this as a springboard to engage themselves in the field of social and pastoral care in the Church and non-Governmental organizations.

The Programme enables students to proceed to the PhD programme in the Faculty of Theology.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Holy Orders and Consecrated Life
  • Ecclesiology and Aspects of Ecumenical Dialogue
  • Palaeochristian Archaeology and Sacred Art
  • Principles of Moral Theology: Advanced Seminar
  • Foundations of Spiritual Theology
  • Old Testament: Exegetical Enquiries

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

The Course shall be open to applicants in possession of:

  • a Bachelor degree obtained with Second Class Honours or better in Theology with a subsidiary area in Philosophy or
  • a Bachelor degree obtained with Category II or better in Theology.
The admission of applicants under paragraph (b) shall be made conditional on the result of an interview conducted by an interviewing board composed of at least three members, appointed by the Board for the purpose. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    10800 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21600 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.

Non-EU/Non-EEA Applicants:

  • Total Tuition Fees: Eur 21,600
  • Yr 1: Eur 10,800 - Yr 2: Eur 10,800

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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