18 months
8933 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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This Communication Therapy course at the University of Malta aims to provide students with an opportunity to engage in a research exercise under the supervision of an appointed academic supervisor.

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The Communication Therapy programme at the University of Malta  will allow students to develop and refine their scientific knowledge and research skills and will ultimately lead to the write-up of a research based dissertation. During the course of the research project the students will enhance knowledge and research abilities in a specifically chosen area of research.

Learning outcomes

By the end of the research exercise, students will be able to:

  • critically review related scientific literature
  • identify a gap in the literature
  • successfully compile a research proposal
  • demonstrate in - depth understanding of the chosen research topic
  • demonstrate in-depth understanding of the chosen method/s of data collection and data analysis
  • appreciate effective ways of presenting research results and findings
  • critically appraise research findings adequately
  • evaluate and demonstrate the relevance of other researchers’ findings to the presented work
  • demonstrate an appreciation of ethical issues in research within this
  • field and respond to them appropriately
  • critically evaluate the chosen methodological approach and the results obtained
  • present, defend and debate findings
  • plan and design a research project
  • manage a research project, taking into consideration ethical issues, time-planning and budgeting, if relevant
  • effectively organise the collected research data
  • present information in a structured, accurate and logical manner
  • produce a potentially publishable piece of scientific 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 Science (Honours) obtained with at least Second Class (Honours) from the Faculty of Health Sciences in an area of study which should be directly related to the area in which the research is to be carried out or
  • a Bachelor's degree obtained with at least a Second Class (Honours) in a discipline deemed by the Board as being closely related to the area of study in which the research is to be carried out or
  • a qualification deemed equivalent

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
Non-EU/Non-EEA Applicants:
  • Yr 1: Eur 13,400 / 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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