24 months
10800 EUR/year
10800 EUR/year
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The Master of Psychology in Clinical Psychology from the University of Malta aims to equip you with the necessary psychological knowledge, values, attitudes and skills required to practise as clinical psychologists.

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This is done firstly through taught units on the theories and research on the promotion of health and wellbeing, development and learning of all children, young people, adults and older adults, and on relevant prevention, assessment and intervention strategies.

Secondly, you will have 9 hours of supervised field placement per week throughout the course to develop professional values, ethics, attitudes and skills to address the various needs of persons through individual, group, system, and society level strategies. Thirdly, you are also provided with training in research including the submission of a dissertation.

The Master of Psychology in Clinical Psychology programme from University of Malta  is the only route in Malta through which, when followed by two years of supervised practice, you can obtain a warrant to practise as Clinical Psychologists.

Mobility period

Students who wish to go for a field placement abroad are encouraged to do so during the summer period between the first and second year of the course.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Family Therapy and Systemic Practice
  • Psychological Assessment of Children - Clinical Focus
  • Psychotherapy with Children and Adolescents
  • Psychotherapeutic Approaches: Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, Humanistic-Existential Therapy and Couples Therapy
  • Leading Groups in Professional Settings
  • Psychological Trauma: Working with PTSD, Complex Trauma and Related Issues

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 who are proficient in the Maltese Language and who are in possession of the following qualifications:

  • a Bachelor degree in Psychology with at least Second Class Honours (Upper Division), or an equivalent qualification from this or another university or
  • a Bachelor degree in Psychology with at least Second Class Honours (Lower Division), together with a Master’s degree in Psychology-related areas from this or another University or
  • a Bachelor degree in Psychology or a Bachelor degree with Psychology as a main area of study, in both cases obtained with at least Category IIA or another degree in a related area deemed relevant by the Board of Studies obtained with at least Second Class (Honours)(Upper Division),

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

    10800 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21600 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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