36 months
4466 EUR/year
1900 EUR/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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This Surgery degree at the University of Malta would help prepare medical trainees doing their basic surgical or anaesthetic training to develop their academic and scientific skills. It would serve as a stepping stone to academia or also to higher surgical training, bridging the gap between the basic science and clinical fields of Medicine and Surgery.

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This Surgery  course at the University of Malta  is mainly targeted at MD graduates, the majority of whom nowadays intend to specialise further and pursue a career in General Surgery or in one of the surgical specialties (such as Otolaryngology, Ophthalmology, Urology, Neurosurgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Gastro-Intestinal, Colorectal and Plastic Surgery) as well as candidates intending to specialise in Anaesthesia and Orthopaedic Surgery.

Career opportunites

Entry to higher specialist training rotations in surgical disciplines is highly competitive both locally and overseas.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fundamentals of Laboratory Science
  • Research Methods
  • Critical Care Management in a Surgical Setting
  • anslating Research to Clinical Practice
  • Applied Surgical Anatomy and Physiology
  • Evidence-Based Perioperative Care

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:

  • the degree of Doctor of Medicine and Surgery or
  • a qualification deemed by Senate, on the recommendation of the Board, to be equivalent to the qualification listed

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    4466 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13400 EUR for the full programme during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1900 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5700 EUR for the full programme during 36 months.

Local/EU/EEA Applicants:

  • Fee per semester: Eur 950
Non-EU/Non-EEA Applicants:
  • Yr 1: Eur 6,700 / Yr 2: Eur 6,700 / 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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