18 months
7200 EUR/year
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The Diplomatic Studies programme from University of Malta aims at providing advanced instruction in Diplomatic History, International Relations, International Economics, International Law and Diplomacy. 

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The Diplomatic Studies  programme from University of Malta  provides the students with both theoretical perspectives and practical work in the diplomatic field, concentrating mainly on the 20th century diplomatic history and international affairs. Students are familiarized with the major diplomatic and military events including World War I, World War II and the Cold War which are all discussed from a general and a Mediterranean perspective.

Career opportunites and access to further studies

Graduates from previous years have found employment in a variety of backgrounds where diplomatic skills are useful. These include the diplomatic service and other governmental agencies, international organizations, non-governmental organizations and the private sector.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • International Relations
  • International History
  • International Economics
  • International Law
  • Methodology
  • Diplomacy

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines




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Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

The Course shall be open to applicants in possession of a Bachelor degree obtained with at least Second Class Honours or Category II from the University of Malta or a degree recognized by Senate as equivalent in any of the following fields: International Relations, Law, History, Economics, Political Science, European Studies and Diplomacy, or any other related disciplines as approved by the University Admissions Board on the recommendation of the Board:

  • provided that applicants with a Bachelor degree obtained with at least Category II shall be required to follow a preparatory programme as specified below.

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

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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