Malta is an archipelago in the central Mediterranean between Sicily and the North African coast. It’s a nation known for historic sites related to a succession of rulers including the Romans, Moors, Knights of Saint John, French and British. It has numerous fortresses, megalithic temples and the Ħal Saflieni Hypogeum, a subterranean complex of halls and burial chambers dating to circa 4000 B.C.
Right in the centre of the Mediterranean lies the beautiful islands of Malta, altogether the islands inhabit over 400.000 people. As English is an official language of Malta along with Maltese this may be just the perfect place for your first study abroad experience. The Maltese educational system is very similar to the British one; Primary education of 6 years > Secondary education of 5 years. To enter higher education in Malta students need Matriculation examination certificate, this is equivalent to the British A-levels and is rewarded after the additional two years of study. These two years are carried out in sixth form college/junior colleges or another Post-Secondary education before applying for a university.
Area: 316 km²
Population: 423,282 (2013)
Official language: English, Maltese
Why study in Malta?
Studying abroad is not just about digging your head into books but also about getting to know another culture, explore different things and meeting lots of new friends from all over the world. The “Malta bus” is considered a tourist attraction of its own as it has a long tradition on the island.
- Malta is a very safe and politically stable country and is part of Schengen zone
- Malta is a member of both the European Union and the Commonwealth, and enjoys close ties with the UK. It is a member of the European Higher Education Area.
- Undergraduate courses for EU students are free.
- Peace and harmonious society
- High quality education and research
- An affordable cost of living
- Stunning surrounding and historic sites
- English is the prevailing language in Malta
- Malta is economically and financially very strong
Choosing a university:
There are almost many universities in Malta, while choosing universities you should take in mind about the benefits which meets your demand. Following are the stuffs you must know
- Investigate about the high quality education whether the university is providing or not
- Find location on net
- Worth searching good courses for further study
- Search about the climate and weather
- Get personal advice through webinar
- Identify your essential requirements
The University of Malta is the highest teaching institution in Malta. It is publicly funded and is open to all those who have the requisite qualifications. The University’s structures are in line with the Bologna Process and the European Higher Education Area. Conscious of its public role, the University strives to create courses which are relevant and timely in response to the needs of the country. The supreme governing bodies of the University are the Council and the Senate. Malta government offers a lot of money to the international student. There are varieties of sources which students can obtain.
Malta student visa:
It requires prospective application for the student visa:
- All document legalized from ministry of education, Keshar Mahal
- All document legalized from ministry of foreign consular section, Tripureshwor
- Police report
- No objection letter
- Medical report
- Must have sufficient funds to cover all the expenses
Student visa requirements:
For offer letter/ Admission
- Academic Document:
-S.L.C. mark sheet
-S.L.C. provisional (optional)
-H.S.E.B. (+2) Transcript
-H.S.E.B. (+2) provisional
-H.S.E.B. (+2) character
-Recommendation letter (English medium Instruction)
- Passport Copy
- Gap Period Work Experience
- IELTS/PTE/TOEFL (optional)
- Complete fill-up Application form
Working in Malta:
After reviewing about Malta, you will get idea about working process of Malta:
- Student can work up to 20 hours per week
- Pay is not high basically it depends on age and experience
- Bank Balance (16 lakh)
- Bank Balance statement (6 months or above)
Living Expenses in Malta:
The cost of living in Malta is lower than cities like London and Paris, but average incomes are also lower than the European average.
Prices may vary depending on product and service provider. The list below shows average prices for November 2015.
|Furnished two bedroom house||EUR 750|
|Furnished two bedroom apartment||EUR 650|
|Eggs (dozen)||2 EUR|
|Milk (1 litre)||1 EUR|
|Rice (1kg)||1.75 EUR|
|Loaf of white bread||1 EUR|
|Chicken breasts (1kg)||6.50 EUR|
|Pack of cigarettes (Marlboro)||5 EUR|
|Big Mac Meal||8 EUR|
|Coca-Cola (330ml)||1.35 EUR|
|Bottle of beer (local)||2.50 EUR|
|Three-course meal for two at a mid-range restaurant||50 EUR|
|Mobile to mobile call rate (minute)||0.25 EUR|
|Internet (uncapped ADSL or cable – average per month)||25 EUR|
|Basic utilities (per month for small apartment)||100 EUR|
|Taxi rate (per kilometre)||1.50 EUR|
|Bus/train fare in the city centre||1.50 EUR|
|Petrol/Gasoline (per litre)||1.40 EUR|
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