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About

This Access to Education in Inclusive Schools and Communities masters at the University of Malta is a transdisciplinary professional masters focusing on the inclusion of disabled persons and persons with mental health problems in schools and in the community.

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Overview

The masters is open to various professionals (educators, psychologists, psychology graduates, occupational therapists, speech and language pathologists, physiotherapists, nurses and social workers) if you are intending to develop your competencies in inclusive community-based and person-centred transdisciplinary collaborative teamwork. 

The Access to Education in Inclusive Schools and Communities course from the University of Malta shares some core study units with the other streams developing a common discourse with professionals working in other fields and, at the same time, with other practitioners working with disabled persons and persons with mental health problems. 

The overriding theme is the development of person-centred programmes facilitating self-determination and quality of life for active participation in education and community life.

Career opportunites and access to further studies

As a graduate, the Master in Access to Education will open opportunities in areas which require knowledge of inclusion practices in educational settings both in compulsory schooling and other educational settings in industry and other services.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Communities, Otherness and Inclusion
  • Strategies for Inclusive Practices, Early Intervention, Inclusive Schooling and Vocational Designing
  • Ethical Practices and Self Development
  • Inclusive Communities through Theatre and Clowning
  • Applied Educational Research Methods
  • Developing and Implementing Community Based Persons Centred Plans (across impairments)
  • Transdisciplinary Teamwork
  • Neurocognitive Foundations of Development and Learning
  • Understanding and Supporting Individuals with Behavioural Challenges
  • Understanding Dyscalculia
  • Educating Gifted and Talented Children

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

90 ECTS

Delivered

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 either:

  • a first cycle degree classified with at least Second Class (Honours) in one of the following areas: Psychology, Education, Communication Therapy, Social Work, Youth and Community Studies, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Nursing, or any other area deemed relevant by the Board, together with a minimum of one year’s work experience related to their first degree
  • a first cycle degree classified with at least Second Class (Honours) in any other area together with a Postgraduate Certificate in Education in any area and a minimum of one year’s work experience in education
  • a teacher’s certificate with at least five years’ teaching experience and other suitable qualifications obtained following their first cycle degree or the teacher’s certificate
  • any first cycle degree followed by a recognised teaching qualification together with three years’ experience in an education 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.

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.

Our partners

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