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About

The M.A by research in Oriental Studies (Near Eastern Studies) at the University of Malta is a gateway to an understanding of the region of the Middle East.

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Overview

Under the guidance of experts within the Faculty of Arts, you will trained on your abilities in one or more modern languages of the area and to write a thesis and report on a topic of your choosing involving the Middle East, from the politics that shape this turbulent territory, to the people that make it what it is.

You are encouraged to combine any disciplines that might inform your work and to explore any select timeline in one of the most abundant regions in the world within this Oriental Studies (Near Eastern Studies) course at the University of Malta .

Learning outcomes

  • Outline the key traits that have shaped the Middle East over centuries and explain their significance to contemporary developments
  • Learn how to make use of archival resources and to write academically about the field
  • Learn about the many dimensions and cultural deviations of the Near East and understand their importance when devising national and regional strategies
  • Discern the benefits of an interdisciplinary approach to gain a holistic perspective of socio-politico-cultural issues in contemporary society

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Dissertation
  • Methods of Research
  • Directed Study in Near Eastern Studies

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
95

Credits

90 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
95

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • 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 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,
  • provided that the Board may consider applicants in possession of the Degree with Third Class Honours only if it is satisfied that 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

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

    Free
    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.

Funding

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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