18 months
7200 EUR/year
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This research-based master in Knowledge and Information Management at the University of Malta is targeted for those holding a first degree in Library, Information and Archive Sciences, in Knowledge and Information Management, or a related/equivalent area.

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All areas relating to libraries, archives, other forms of information-providing institutions and related issues are considered as topics for research in this Knowledge and Information Management  programme at the University of Malta .

The expected outcomes are twofold, namely the acquisition by the student of the required research skills and the experience in undertaking research at a postgraduate level. The research carried out would, in turn, provide useful in furthering one’s understanding of particular issues related to the researched area. Thus, research into the more vital venues and in areas as yet unexplored is highly encouraged.

Career opportunities

The Masters programme would enable the successful candidate to apply for professional-level positions with state and private entities where library, archive and information management positions are concerned. Other areas may include IT-related positions and museums-related ones.

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:

  • a Bachelor’s degree with Honours obtained with Second Class or better in the same area or in a closely related area of study as the area of study applied for, or
  • the degree of Bachelor in the same area or in a closely related area of study as that applied for, with an average mark of not less than 65% in that area of study, or similar qualifications deemed by the Board relevant to that chosen for the Course, or
  • a degree from this or another university, which the Board considers as comparable to any of the degrees indicated.

The Board may also consider applicants in possession of degrees or qualifications other than those referred to above if they also present a portfolio of work confirmed to have been carried out by them and which is related to the area of study

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

    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.


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