36 months
3600 EUR/year
1600 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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This Youth and Community Studies programme at the University of Malta explores the life-world of young people and their engagement with the wider community in both local and global contexts.

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The Youth and Community Studies  course at the University of Malta  is aimed at furthering the academic competencies of participants in youth and community studies and to develop the expertise of youth work and youth policy practitioners, with an emphasis on evidence-based and reflective practice.

Career opportunities

Graduates of this programme will be prepared to work in different communities and social settings linked to youth and community work that among others include schools, youth centres and hubs, local councils and NGO’s. Other areas are related to the voluntary sector, community activism, social enterprise, as well as social and research agencies.

This programme offers an important pathway to the youth work profession. Graduates may apply for the warrant of youth worker, subject to meeting the requirements specified by the Youth Work Profession Act, 2014. The degree also leads to other higher education qualifications that include doctoral studies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Psychological Perspectives of Youth
  • Research Methods in Youth and Community Studies
  • Youth Work, Youth Policy and Practice
  • Young People and Human Services: An Interagency Approach
  • The Sociology of Youth
  • Young People and Social Inclusion
  • Advanced Youth Work Practice

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 36 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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  • 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 B.A. (Hons) degree in Youth and Community Studies or
  • the B.A. degree in Youth and Community Studies obtained prior to 2004 or
  • an honours degree from this or another university in an area of study that is deemed relevant by the Board, together with a minimum of two years' experience in a youth or community setting.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    3600 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10800 EUR for the full programme during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1600 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4800 EUR for the full programme during 36 months.

Local/EU/EEA Applicants:

  • Fee per semester: Eur 800
Non-EU/Non-EEA Applicants:
  • Yr 1: Eur 5,400 / Yr 2: Eur 5,400 / Yr 3: 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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