Study cover for Technical Design and Technology Education
M.Ed. On Campus

Technical Design and Technology Education

University of Malta

36 months
3600 EUR/year
1300 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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Educational research in the domain of Technical Design and Technology Education at the University of Malta will push the knowledge base forward by helping to understand problems related to technology in education.

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The Technical Design and Technology Education  programme at the University of Malta  deals with:

  • The variables involved in the uptake or downfall of studies (or courses) related to the technological subjects.
  • How to address common challenges that traditionally plague technological subject areas such as peoples’ negative perceptions or misinformation.
  • How to foster an updated philosophy of technology through better curriculum design, better use of school resources, better links with industrial entities, developing an authentic STEAM approach etc.
  • How to develop pedagogically sound practices for teaching and learning technological subjects.
  • How technology is learnt through informal activities.
  • The cognitive processes involved in the study of technological subjects and how these can be tapped to foster human development.

Career opportunities

  • The course should be particularly attractive for graduates possessing a B.Ed. in Design and Technology Education or other professionals who teach within the vocational area for technological subjects for example the curricular subject Engineering Technology.
  • Successful students can further pursue a postgraduate doctoral level in domains related to Technology Education.

Key information


  • 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:

  • a degree in Education with at least Second Class Honours from this University or a degree from another university recognised as equivalent for the purpose together with a minimum of one year’s teaching experience or
  • any other degree with at least Second Class Honours together with a recognised teaching or education qualification and a minimum of one year’s teaching experience or
  • a degree in Education or a Teacher’s Certificate together with at least five years’ teaching experience and other suitable qualifications obtained following the degree or after the Teacher’s Certificate or
  • any first cycle degree with either a recognised teaching qualification or a Diploma in Education together with five 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

    1300 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3900 EUR for the full programme during 36 months.

Local/EU/EEA Applicants:

  • Fee per semester: Eur 650
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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