18 months
7200 EUR/year
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The taught MA in English (English Language) from the University of Malta is a taught postgraduate programme that will help you bring together the theoretical and practical aspects of the English language, especially and generally in applied contexts related to the Maltese linguistics environment.

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 If you’re interested in exploring English language use in a variety of genres and local contexts, this M.A. will guide to address the current demands in the workplace for enhanced English language use. 

It will train you to see the lacunas in the Maltese linguistic landscape and to address them using the current global language. By guiding you in the best possible ways to collect data, you will be appositely prepared to write extensively about the English language in the current climate.

Career opportunites and access to further studies

As a holder of the MA in English (English Language) from the University of Malta , you will be able to enter a career as a teacher, writer, copywriter, editor, publisher, public relations, librarian, social service and proof reader.

If you would like to enter a career as an academic, you may enrol in a doctorate programme offered at the University of Malta, or at a foreign institution abroad.

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

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT




On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Third Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

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

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.


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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