18 months
10200 EUR/year
3000 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The Master in Knowledge-Based Entrepreneurship from the University of Malta is designed to impart knowledge to Science, Technology, Engineering and Media graduates, allowing them to become successful entrepreneurs and launch their own successful business ventures, and convince financiers and financial entities to finance their ventures.

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Following an introduction to entrepreneurship the students will cover topics in Creativity, Innovation, Marketing, Strategy, Business Planning, Finance, Risk Management and Performance Management, all focusing on the requirements of entrepreneurs.

This Master in Knowledge-Based Entrepreneurship from University of Malta will also be useful to intrapreneurs working within their own organisations, and to professionals who provide services to entrepreneurs on a day-to-day basis.

The course follows a highly pragmatic, hands-on approach, culminating in two business and operational planning exercises which allow participants to build their own plans that can be taken to the market for financing.

The course will be delivered as an intensive training program, with most of the face-to-face tuition delivered over four intensive weeks distributed equally throughout the first two semesters. Thus, even persons in employment would be able to follow the course.

Career opportunities and access to further studies

This course primarily teaches Science, Technology, Engineering and Media graduates how to become entrepreneurs and launch their own, successful business ventures, and convince financiers to finance their ventures.

The course will also teach intrapreneurs how to launch successful business initiatives within their own organisations and convince top management to fund their proposals and initiatives.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Creativity and Innovation - From Ideas to Products and Services
  • Marketing and Strategy for Entrepreneurs
  • Business Planning for Entrepreneurs
  • Enterprise Finance - Funding for Growth
  • Risk Management - Products and Projects
  • Performance Management - People and Organisations

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Third Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The Course shall be open to applicants in possession of a Bachelor degree from this University with at least Second Class (Honours) or Category II in the areas of Science, Information Technology, Engineering, Media, Communications, and the Humanities, or in any other area which the Board deems as appropriate.
  • Applicants in possession of a Bachelor degree from this University with Third Class Honours or Category III in the disciplines highlighted in the above paragraph may apply if they are also in possession of other qualifications or at least five years of relevant work experience, obtained following the first cycle degree. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    10200 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15300 EUR for the full programme during 18 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4500 EUR for the full programme during 18 months.

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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