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English (English Language)

University of Malta

18 months
7200 EUR/year
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The taught MA in English (English Language) from University of Malta provides an opportunity for closely mentored postgraduate learning and research in theoretical and practical aspects of English Language Studies generally and in applied contexts relating to Maltese linguistic environments. 

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The MA in English (English Language) from University of Malta  offers a postgraduate pathway for work in English-language use across a variety of contexts and genres and offers students the possibility of focused work in areas relating to grammar, bilingualism, pragmatics, stylistics, corpus linguistics, language change, language acquisition, literary linguistics and cognitive poetics. 

This makes for an exciting blend of units which is also designed to address demands in the contemporary workplace for enhanced English-language use.

By the end of the course, students will be able to:

  • identify the key interdisciplinary elements of the different foci (grammar, bilingualism, stylistics, cognitive poetics, language change, corpora and their applications, usage, etc) offered by the programme,
  • evaluate the importance of learner motivation in language learning,
  • identify key issues related to language planning and language policy in bilingual countries,
  • analyse bilingual education programmes such as immersion education, heritage language maintenance and dual language programmes,
  • conduct large-scale scientifically-representative language surveys,
  • develop a keen sense of self-evaluation in their knowledge and use of the English language.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Bilingualism
  • T.S. Eliot and Modernism
  • Directed Studies
  • Hamlets: Shakespeare, Modernity and the Present
  • English in Context
  • Variation in English

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

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On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Third Class

Other requirements

General requirements

The Course shall be open to applicants in possession of one of the following qualifications:

  • the degree of Bachelor of Arts (Honours) with Second Class or better in the same or in a closely related area of study as the area of study applied for,
  • provided that the Board may consider applicants in possession of the Degree with Third Class Honours only if it is satisfied that such applicants are in possession of other qualifications, including relevant experience, obtained following the first cycle degree or
  • the degree of Bachelor of Arts in the same or in a closely related area of study as that applied for, with an average mark of not less than 55% in that area or
  • a degree from this or from another university which the Board considers as comparable to any of the degrees indicated in paragraphs (a) and (b) above. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7200 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10800 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
Non-EU/Non-EEA Applicants:
  • Total Tuition Fees: Eur 10,800
  • Yr 1: Eur 10,800 - Yr 2: NIL

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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