18 months
7200 EUR/year
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The M.A. by research in Anthropology at the University of Malta gives you the opportunity to look at case studies or develop your own interest in a human society and its relative culture.

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Whether it’s human behaviour, biology, culture and values in a past or present society, in this Anthropology course at the University of Malta  you will be encouraged to advance a unique perspective on any aspect of a human demographic. This can range from the environment, race, ethnicity, psychology, food, religion, urban development and medical practices. You will be tasked with writing on your chosen setting at length, which will sharpen your discipline in answering a vast research question.

Learning outcomes

  • Understand a multitude of anthropological theories and apply them to a research question
  • Obtain a strong background in social sciences
  • Develop your interest in international field research
  • Learn how to make use of archival resources and to write academically about the field
  • Collect data for research analysis and apply sources and references to strengthen your writing.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second 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,
  • Third Class Honours only if 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 which the Board considers as comparable to any of the degrees indicated above. This comparability may, in exceptional cases, extend to applicants proposing a research topic which in itself bridges the area of study of the first degree and the one being applied for. In such cases, applicants would be required to attend an interview to assess their suitability.

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:
  • 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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