Bachelor of Psychology (Honours)

General

Program Description

Course information

  • Course title: Bachelor of Psychology (Honours)
  • Course code: UBPSYHIFT
  • Postnominal: B.Psy.(Hons)(Melit.)
  • Level of qualification: First Cycle
  • National Qualifications Framework level: Level 6
  • Duration: 3 Years
  • Mode of attendance: Full-time
  • Total ECTS credits: 180
  • Coordinator: Marilyn Clark
  • Delivered by: Faculty for Social Wellbeing

Course overview

The Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) course is a full-time course, which includes a number of compulsory core study-units in Psychology and a number of elective study-units which students may choose from. It has also a research component, where students have to design and conduct a research project. The Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) degree enables students to proceed with their studies in Psychology at the Postgraduate level, both in Malta and abroad, provided other requirements are also satisfied.

Admission and progression requirements

Applicants must satisfy the General Entry Requirements for admission, namely, the Matriculation Certificate and Secondary Education Certificate passes at Grade 5 or better in Maltese, English Language and Mathematics.

Applicants must also satisfy the following Special Course Requirements:

  • An Intermediate Level pass at Grade C or better in Biology.

Applicants in terms of the 'maturity (adult learners) clause' are required to sit for a Biology Examination. Successful applicants will then be required to sit for an interview. Once announced, these dates cannot be changed. A sample of the test paper and the syllabus in connection with the Biology test is available on the departmental website.

Info for applicants with international qualifications

UM currently hosts over 1,000 full-time international students and over 450 visiting students. The ever-increasing international students coming from various countries, in recent years, have transformed this 400-year old institution into an international campus.

Our international students generally describe Malta as a safe place, enjoying excellent weather and an all-year varied cultural programme. Malta is considered as the ideal place for students to study.

The International Office at UM provides information about admission, English language requirements, and comparability of qualifications. Dedicated personnel assist international students with visas, health tests, accommodation and other related issues.

Fees and funding

Local/EU/EEA Applicants:

  • No fees apply.

Non-EU/Non-EEA Applicants:

  • Fee per academic year: Euro 8,500

These tuition fees are quoted for indicative purposes only as they are based on the programme of studies of 2018/9.

Mobility period

Students who wish to participate in an ERASMUS exchange are encouraged to do so during the second semester of the second year of the course.

Last updated Mar 2020

About the School

The University of Malta (UM) is the highest teaching institution in Malta. It is publicly funded and is open to all those who have the requisite qualifications. There are some 11,000 students and abou ... Read More

The University of Malta (UM) is the highest teaching institution in Malta. It is publicly funded and is open to all those who have the requisite qualifications. There are some 11,000 students and about twelve per cent of the student population is international. Read less