18 months
8933 EUR/year
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The Master of Science in Built Heritage is a by-research M.A. at the University of Malta under the guidance of Faculty experts in the field. Built Heritage is about the art of conservation in the face of cultural and economic constraints.

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If you are keen on protecting history from modern building demands, this M.A. at the University of Malta  invites your critical approaches and analyses and designs for building interventions while maintaining the cultural values of the buildings that are under threat. If you want to explore architecture through a humanistic approach, the M.A. asks that you present your research in the form of a long essay on a topic of your choosing.

Career opportunities

As a degree holder in the Master of Science in Built Heritage , you may be employed, both locally and abroad, as a conservator of historical buildings. Access to further studies are also available through local doctorate and postgraduate programmes offered by the University of Malta and foreign institutions abroad.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months
  • Part-time
    • 30 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT




On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

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  • 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 Science (Honours) in Built Environment Studies with at least Second Class Honours or
  • a qualification deemed to be comparable.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    8933 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13400 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.


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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